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THURSDAY LOWDOWN: Ta-da!

Oh, oh, oh, it's magic! You know the place to be utterly amazed Thursday is the Arkley Center which will play host to magicians Garry and Janine Carson. The evening serves a a fundraiser for the athletes of Special Olympics of Northern California.

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Sustainable Futures Speakers Series

See Event Description / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free

In this Sustainable Futures Speakers Series event, a panel discussion will highlight the challenges and opportunities at Humboldt State University for reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.

826-4345 / serc@humboldt.edu / Web site

Evening of Illusions

Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 6 p.m. / $30 / $30 At door / $25 Advance Tickets

Escape Reality with an Evening of Illusions starring master illusionists Garry and Janine Carson (from Las Vegas!).

834-2484 / Rhea.place1@gmail.com / Web site

Ocean Night

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6:30-9 p.m. / $5 / Free Current Surfrider Members

Join Surfrider Humboldt in April as we host a very special "River Night." Come enjoy an evening of river documentaries, local film footage, and kayak adventures!

822-1220 / humboldt@surfrider.org / Web site

The Humboldt Poetry Show

See Event Description / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $5

We have a special feature from: Bruce Taylor! Bruce is a local singer and songwriter who plays everything from folk to rock. There will also be live music by DJ Goldylocks, and Live Art from Dre Meza!

496-9404 / areasontolisten@gmail.com /

Wizzerd, Ultramafic, FHOG

Little Red Lion / 8 p.m.-midnight / $5 / 21+

Wizzerd returns to Humboldt County, to bring the heaviness and delight your ears with doom metal straight out of the mountains of Montana! Local support from Ultramafic and FHOG.

798-0749 / ultramaficmusic@gmail.com / Web site

Let's Talk About the Middle East

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 5:30-8:30 a.m. / Free / 18+

HSU history professor Leena Dallasheh will be hosting a screening of Avanti Popolo (1986).

630-5000 / leenad@humboldt.edu / Web site

From Humboldt to Hulu

Sequoia Conference Center / 5:30-7:30 a.m. / Free

826-5565 / mikedronkers@humboldt.edu / Web site

Contracting with California State Government

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9 a.m.-noon / Free

California wants to buy your products or services. Are you ready to sell them? The state of California is the fifth largest economy in the world!

826-3916 / info@norcalptac.org / Web site

Farm Shares

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

It’s time to secure your Summer Farm Share. The City of Arcata Parks and Recreation offers Farm Shares grown at Bayside Park Farm.

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

Leader-in-Training Summer Program

Arcata City Hall / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $15 / $80 5+ weeks non-resident / $16 non-resident / $75 5+ weeks

Teens, ages 13-17, become a Leader-In-Training (L.I.T.) and gain real life work experience and leadership skills, all while having fun in the sun! L.I.T.s work with 4-14 year-old campers, helping to plan and lead summer camp activities, field trips and more.

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

Artists Howdy Emerson and Barbara Wright

Trinidad Art Gallery / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free

The Trinidad Art Gallery features two of its members, mosaic and glass artist Barbara Wright, and Celtic Harpist and painter Howdy Emerson.

677-3770 / trinidadgallery@gmail.com / Web site

StepUp Eureka presents: Job Applications and Mock Interviewing

RAVEN Project / 1 p.m. / 18+

Youth Work Readiness

The Job Market / 1:30 p.m. / Free / Free ages 15-25 / 18+

This is a 2-part workshop where you can develop you resumes and learn skills that can help you with applications and job interviews.

441-5705 /

Tartan Day Celebration

Lost Coast Brewery / 4-8 p.m. / 21+

Pack yer sporrans! One dollar donations from each pint goes to the Redwood Highland Games fund. Kilt up!

442-7898 / info@northcoastscots.org / Web site

Pizza & Pints for Nonprofits

The Madrone / 4-8 p.m.

Please support the Affordable Homeless Housing Authority.

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Meet the Maker with Trinity River Vineyard + CASA

Libation / 5-7 p.m. / Free / 21+

499-7335 / libationwinebar@gmail.com / Web site

Sunny Brae Middle School Open House

Sunnybrae Middle School (1430 Buttermilk, Arcata) / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free / $5 for dinner

Sunny Brae Middle School Principal Becky MacQuarrie and the teaching staff invite the community to an Open House.

822-5988 / twallis@arcatasd.org / Web site

Sailing Ground School

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 5:30-7:45 p.m. / $20 / $15 HSU Students

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site

Racial Equity Roundtable: Cultural Whiplash and Media Literacy

Humboldt Area Foundation / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $15 / Free request a scholarship / $5 sliding scale / $10 sliding scale

From traditional news outlets to social media, stories about race are everywhere. But just because we’re talking about race as a society doesn’t mean we are doing so responsibly.

267-9918 / equitynorthcoast@hafoundation.org / Web site

Dinner Music

Humboldt Bay Provisions / 6 p.m.

Each Thursday a local musician comes and serenades the crowd!

Live Music @ The Humboldt Cider Co. Tap Room

Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 6-9 p.m.

497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.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

Guys and Dolls

Arcata High School / 7 p.m. / $15 / $15 General / $12 Students and seniors / $8 General Admission, opening night / $5 Students and seniors, opening night

Arcata Arts Institute presents the Broadway classic “Guys and Dolls”, winner of the Tony award for best musical and best musical revival.

825-2401 / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Humboldt Folklife Society Sing-Along

Arcata Community Center / 7 p.m.

Sing your favorite folk, rock and pop songs with leader Joel Sonenshein. Songbooks provided, just bring your voice.

International Fly Fishing Film Festival

Minor Theatre / 7 p.m. / $15 / $10 Students

Enjoy an evening of inspiring films and fun at the 2019 IF4 screening presented by California Trout.

415-392-8887 / mnguyen@caltrout.org / Web site

Humboldt Homebrewers Monthly Meeting

Humboldt Beer Works / 7-9 p.m. / 21+

442-6258 / info@humboldthomebrewers.org / Web site

Laidback Lounge

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 7:30 p.m.

Fraktal Productions and The Historic Eagle House present Laidback Lounge every Thursday featuring local DJs playing jazz, soul, funk, Latin and more.

444-3344 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Lightning Boom Productions

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m. / 21+

Why not?

733-9644 / Web site

Karaoke with KJ Leonard

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

"The first Thursday of every month, come out and sing your favorite songs with KJ Leonard!"

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

Fickle Hill Band

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / $None All Ages

Classic rock and roll jam band.

826-7222 / Web site

Latin Nights

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / 21+

Sonido Pachanguero knows what it takes to get you out on the dance floor moving.

668-9770 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

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

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre