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(VIDEO) THURSDAY LOWDOWN: This Week's Reggae Option

Reggae. Should you seek it this Thursday you will find it at The Jam where the riddims will be provided by Kauai's own The Lambsbread


Bike to Work Day Eureka

Old Town Gazebo / 7 a.m. / Free

This year, cyclists can also roll past the Eureka Open Door Clinic on the waterfront trail for a morning energizer station. Rally at noon at the Old Town Gazebo.

269-2061 / emily@nrsrcaa.org / Web site

The Shining Heads of Homer

Gist Theater at HSU / 5:30 p.m. / $5 / $20 Sliding scale / $5 Sliding scale

The Shining Heads of Homer is a musical telling of Homer’s The Illiad, the story of the Trojan War, performed by Coastal Grove's 5th Grade Class. This sixteen song production is in the vein of such classics as The Who's Tommy and Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Compost Mountain Boys

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m.

Fine Humboldt bluegrass. Also beer.

668-4151 / Web site

Compost Mountain Boys

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m.

Fine local bluegrass.

668-4151 / Web site

The House that Will Not Stand

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $17 / $22 5/5 Gala Opening / $10 Thursdays

New Orleans, 1836. Following an era of French colonial rule and relative racial acceptance, Louisiana’s “free people of color” are prospering. Beatrice, a free woman of color, has become one of the city’s wealthiest women through her relationship with a rich white man.

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Crossing the Vortex: Thesis Festival

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m. / Free

Featuring five groundbreaking new works of theatre created by this year’s graduating MFA class. The festival marks the culmination of three years of graduate study by an international ensemble of theatre artists.

668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / Web site

The Lambsbread, Arkaingelle, Zahira, Irie Rockers

The Jam / 9 p.m.

Roots reggae music from Hawaii.

822-4766 / Web site

Farm Shares

Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $450

It’s time to think about securing your summer Farm Share, and the City of Arcata Parks and Recreation Division offers Farm Shares grown at Bayside Park Farm!

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

Pints for Nonprofits

Six Rivers Brewery / 11:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.

Drink beer for a great cause! 25% of All Beer Sales on Thurs 5/17 will be donated to Humboldt State University’s Library.

839-7580 / friends@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site

Free Produce Market

Food for People / noon-2 p.m. / Free

In addition to fresh produce, some of the markets may have free fruit and vegetable samples, cooking tips and demos, and assistance with applying for CalFresh.

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

Pregnancy Yoga-5 Class Series

The Multi-Generational Center (MGC) / noon-1 p.m. / $50

This class is designed for pregnant women and covers postures, meditation intended to integrate body and mind to promote calmness, flexibility, strength and balance in preparation for childbirth.

725-3300 / aramirez@ervmgc.com / Web site

Redwood Writing Project Events

See Event Description / 4:30-7:30 p.m. / $200 / $200 for all 6 sessions / $45 per session / 18+

826-5109 / rwp@humboldt.edu / Web site

Pints for Nonprofits

Lost Coast Brewery / 5-8 p.m.

Join us in supporting Area 1 Agency on Aging!

Resolve Symptoms at Their Source

See Event Description / 5-6:30 p.m. / $597 / 18+

629-3533 / amanda@confluencenutrition.com / Web site

Game Night at The Boardroom

The Boardroom / 5-10:30 p.m. / 21+

Thursday is Game Night at The Boardroom! Bring your own board game, borrow one of our classic games.

572-5129 / Web site

The Cat's Meow

SCRAP Humboldt / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $5

Create custom-built enrichment for our feline friends while refining or learning new skills with a variety of tools. Twist twine into a mini scratching post, use a drill to create a treat dispenser, or tie fabric scraps into tempting catnip toys!

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

Compost Mountain Boys

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free

668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

Cornhole Tournament

Bear River Casino Resort / 6 p.m. / $25 / 21+

733-9644 / kylehudson@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

Magic the Gathering Commander Night

Nugames Eureka / 6 p.m. / $5

Monday and Thursday it's Commander Night!

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

Artist Talk: Nancy Tobin

The Black Faun Gallery / 6-7 p.m. / Free

The Black Faun Gallery presents D•STATE, a group show of Surrealist work by sculptural installation artist, Nancy Tobin.

798-6207 / Web site

Hatha Flow

Om Shala Yoga / 6-7:15 p.m.

A Hatha Flow class taught with unique sequencing to promote a dynamic + relaxing experience.

825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site

Humboldt Cribbage Club

Moose Lodge / 6:15 p.m. / $8

Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.

444-3161 /

Open Mic with Mike Anderson

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go "hmm."

445-8600 / OldTownCoffeeEureka@yahoo.com / Web site

Seabury Gould and Evan Morden

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.

Irish/Celtic music.

442-1177 / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Good Company

Six Rivers Brewery / 7-9:30 p.m. / Free

Celtic music.

839-7580 / goodcompanyceltic@gmail.com / Web site

Good Company

Six Rivers Brewery / 7-9:30 p.m. / Free

Traditional Celtic music.

839-7580 / friends@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site

Redwood Fusion Partner Dance

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7-10 p.m. / $5

Join us for a weekly night of fun and social partner dance. Every Thursday Night.

616-6876 / Web site

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.

When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.

668-9770 / Web site

Smith and Tegio

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages

Vocal and guitar duo.

826-7222 / Web site

The Lamsbread, Arkaingelle, Zahira and Irie Rockers

The Jam / 9 p.m.

822-4766 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /


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