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MONDAY LOWDOWN: Outdoor Art! Indoor Bands!

The Eureka Street Art Festival is in full swing -- oodles of artists will be working on their murals in Old Town's Opera Alley for the remainder of this week. Please make sure to stop by and cheer them on (more LoCO coverage here). 

Elsewhere Monday, Outer Space in Arcata has once again corralled a herd of bands including New Jersey-based lo-fi headliners Long Neck (sample their sound in the clip above).

Details on those  events and more in your Lowdown listings below.

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Eureka Street Art Festival

Old Town Eureka / 9 a.m. / Free

"Join us for a colorful week in the Street! Artists will be coming from around the corner and around the world to paint murals and install street art throughout Opera Alley, which runs between 2nd and 3rd Streets in Old Town."

eurekastreetartfestival@gmail.com / Web site

Long Neck, Fern Mayo, Sister Mantos, Blood Hunny

Outer Space / 7-10 p.m. / $5

Lo-fi sounds of LONG NECK from Jersey City, NJ plays Arcata on tour with Brooklyn’s noise rockers FERN MAYO. Blood Hunny brings the local charm!

798-0812 / breakfastalldaycollective@gmail.com / Web site

The Hip Connection

The Jam / 9 p.m.

Hip hop, neo-soul and future funk dance night.

822-4766 / Web site

SCRAP Artist in Residence Hunt

SCRAP Humboldt / midnight-11:59 p.m.

SCRAP Humboldt is seeking talented artists, who highlight the world of creative reuse in their art.

822-2452 / director@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

Pokemon TCG World

Nugames Eureka / 9 a.m.-noon / $110

In this Pokemon RPG based on the Pokemon Trading Card Game, campers choose a starting Pokemon and then embark on an adventure into the world of Pokemon!

497-6358 / nugamesonline@gmail.com / Web site

Calling Creative Crafters to Arcata’a Holiday Craft Market

Arcata Community Center / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $120 / $100 senior room booth / $135 end booth

Arcata Recreation invites crafters wishing to showcase their original craftwork to vend.

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Steps to the Great Perfect: Dzogchen Mind Training

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / $225

This is a preliminary teaching on one of TIbet's highest teachings, Dzogchen. Taught by an amazing Tibetan teacher with over 9 years of advanced study, this teaching is graspable for beginners, with a depth that will benefit more advanced students.

296-3444 / info@ewamkusumling.com / Web site

Children's Summer Lunch Program

See Event Description / noon-2 p.m. / Free / $None Children 18 years and under

June 18th marks the start of Food for People’s Children’s Summer Lunch Program, providing a free lunch’s for children on summer weekdays at different county-wide sites.

445-3166 / csmith@foodforpeople.org / Web site

Back to School Bullyproof Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Youth Camp

See Event Description / noon-3 p.m. / $160 / $45 Drop in

School is nearly upon us, this week-long class will give your child the tools they need to deal with bullies!

822-6278 / info@HumboldtJiuJitsu.com / Web site

Bully Proof Summer Camp

See Event Description / noon-3 p.m. / $160 / $45 Drop In Daily

"Kids between the ages 6 to 14 can learn effective self-defense skills, both psychological and physical, plus experience fun and games at the Back-to School-Bully Proof Summer Camp."

822-6278 / info@humboldtjujitsu.com / Web site

Tai Chi New Class Starting in McKinleyville

Spirals of Life / 1-2:30 p.m. / $15 / 18+

268-3936 / gkhesseltine@yahoo.com / Web site

Dungeons and Dragons Camp

Nugames Eureka / 1-4 p.m. / $110

Come learn the worlds’ greatest roleplaying game! Kids go on grand adventures as a heroic team of knights and wizards, them take turns as the Dungeon Master when they hone their storytelling and leadership skills.

497-6358 / nugamesonline@gmail.com / Web site

Humboldt Cider Co. Industry Night

Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 2-10 p.m. / Free

Do you work in the food and/or drink service industry? Drink.

497-6320 / humboldtcidercompany@gmail.com / Web site

Mentor Mondays

Humboldt Bay Provisions / 4 p.m.

Each week Provisions spotlights a local non-profit. $1 of each drink goes to their program.

Daily Art Walk

The Black Faun Gallery / 5:30 p.m. / Free

Join us for a daily Art Walk as part of the Eureka Street Art Festival.

eurekastreetartfestival@gmail.com / Web site

Tony Roach

Victorian Inn / 6-8 p.m.

Local crooner loves on some standards.

786-4949 / Web site

Jim Scott Concert

Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship / 7-9 p.m. / $20 / $5 No One turned away

The public is invited to attend. ‘Gather the Spirit”, Suggested donation $20 (no one turned away).

822-3793 / office@huuf.org /

Swing Dance Night

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7-10 p.m. / $7

616-6876 / Web site

Quiz Night

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Aww, show people how smart you are when you drink. Adorable.

822-3453 / Web site

Friendship Circle Dance

Humboldt Hill Grange / 7 p.m. / $4

Dancing to live music featuring tunes from the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s.

725-5323 /

Shuffleboard Tournament

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 7-9 p.m. / Free / Free All Ages

Maybe you are good at this game and don't even know it!

826-7222 / Web site

Really Cheap Bowling

Harbor Lanes / 8 p.m.-midnight

$1.75 per game? Steeeee-rike!

Poets on the Plaza

Plaza View Room / 8 p.m. / $1

Humboldt wordsmiths gather and read at each other.

Rude Lion Sound's Dancehall Mondays

Ocean Grove Lodge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Reggae/dancehall night. Looks like this.

677-3543 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre