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FRIDAY LOWDOWN! Gyptian! Shao Way Wu! Sensi Party!

Humboldt will be busy the day before its plans to keep things a bit more chill. Just a few highlights from your 4/19 Lowdown:

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EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Godwit Days 2019

Humboldt County / 6:30 a.m.

Come celebrate the Marbled Godwit and explore the lush Redwood Coast. Observe many bird species and wildlife through our selection of field trips, lectures, workshops, and boat excursions led by experienced local guides during our annual week-long festival each April.

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Sensi Night Emerald Triangle

Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 5-9 p.m. / 21+

"We are so pleased to announce Sensi Night Emerald Triangle! Sensi Night is a FREE community event intended to foster conversation and showcase a variety of products and services offered by some of the finest brands in your community. Music by Object Heavy."

specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site

2019 Godwit Days Opening Reception

Arcata Community Center / 6:30 p.m.

Friday Keynote Speaker, back by popular demand, is Noah Strycker, Global Big Day record breaker and author.

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The 52nd Humboldt Int’l Film Fest

See Event Description / 6:30 p.m. / $5

Friday is Narrative Night, Saturday is Experimental/Animation Night, Sunday is Documentary Night, and Monday night is the Best of the Fest with an encore screening Tuesday.

826-4113 / filmfest@humboldt.edu / Web site

Poppo & Baloney and the Dream Circus

The Sanctuary / 7-9 p.m. / $10 / Free Kids 12 and under

"Poppo & Baloney and the Dream Circus" follows the adventures of a young boy named Poppo and his imaginary turtle friend Baloney. The story is told by a multidimensional cast of puppets, dancers, and live musicians.

822-0898 / info@sanctuaryarcata.org / Web site

Tricknology, Rafi B, Wet Spot, KLOD

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

Seattle based hip hop group Tricknology formed in early 2017 with the vision of combining old school hip hop lyricism with a relevant sound and production.

disbeatcrasher@gmail.com / Web site

Orphic Percussion

Arcata Playhouse / 7:30 p.m. / $15

Orphic Percussion returns to the Arcata Playhouse for an exciting evening of contemporary percussion music, rounding out their 2019 Spring Tour.

822-1575 / Web site

Salting: Shao Way Wu, Randy Porter, Gabe Porter

Morris Graves Museum of Art / 8 p.m. / $15 / $10 students/seniors

"The name “Salting,” Wu says, refers to “salting the mine,” the practice of surreptitiously adding gold or silver to an ore sample in order to deceive land buyers and investors."

442-0278 / Web site

Gyptian, I-Wayne, Frassman Brilliant, Guerrilla Takeover

Mateel Community Center / 8 p.m.-1 a.m. / $40 / 18+

"Humboldt Reggae Explosion" "This is a 420 celebration: 'The great American smoke out.'"

240-7156 / Humboldtreggaexplosion@gmaiil.com / Web site

Savage Burlesque

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9 p.m. / $15 / $13 Advance / 18+

Burlesque from our local scene's finest dancers. Comedy from seasoned comedy veterans. Mixed arts that surprise and inspire.

845-8864 / peter@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site

Full Moon Fever

The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+

Tom Petty tribute band.

822-4766 / Web site

52nd Humboldt Int'l Film Fest

See Event Description / 6:30-8:30 a.m. / $5

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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

Enrolling now for Adult Ceramic Classes through Arcata Recreation

Arcata Community Center / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $70 / $5 Material Fee for All / $81 non-resident / 18+

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

All Day 4/20 Pre-Party at Satori Wellness

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-8 p.m. / Free / 18+

839-4599 / info@satoriwellness.org / Web site

Chalk The Block

Arcata / 10 a.m.-8 p.m. / $5

On the corner of 6th and I st. in Arcata, Ca. Help us celebrate Green Week with a splash of color. Come in to snag your spot for just five dollars! Businesses, customers, vendors and patients alike are welcome to help us Chalk the Block!

822-9330 / theheartofhumboldt@gmail.com / Web site

Power for the People: Therapeutic Energy Work for the Community

Arcata Healing Arts Center / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / $30

Do you want to expand your wellbeing, experience deep relaxation and accelerate your healing on all levels? Book a therapeutic energy work session at a deep discount!

630-5047 / katie@vibrant-way.com / Web site

4/19 Pre-Party

Satori Wellness / 10 a.m.-8 p.m. / Free / 18+

Start your 4/20 early this year with the Satori community. They're starting the deals early so you can spend more time having fun and less time waiting in line. Food by Los Giles, live painting, art vendors, music and more.

839-4599 / info@satoriwellness.org / Web site

All Day 4/20 Pre-Party at Satori Wellness

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-8 p.m. / Free / 18+

839-4599 / info@satoriwellness.org / Web site

Twilight Paddle On Humboldt Bay

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 5-8 p.m. / $50 / $40 HSU Students

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

Three Leg Dog

Six Rivers Brewery / 5-9 p.m. / Free

Three Leg Dog is a Folk/Americana trio of talented songwriters, whose music is a tasty blend of bluegrass and folksy humor.

530-566-3629 / braelewis1968@gmail.com / Web site

Climax Organic California Lager release!

Eel River Brewing Company / 5:30-6 p.m.

This beer features 100% California sourced ingredients including single-row floor malts from Admiral Malting in Alameda and organic Ivanhoe hops from Hops Meister in Clear Lake.

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Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site

Dominic Romano

Chapala Cafe / 6-8 p.m. / Free

Every third Friday, Dominic Romano plays a two hour set of acoustic music.

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Laughy Hour

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 6-8 p.m. / Free / 18+

Evening comedy open mic.

845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site

Salsa Dance Lessons-All Levels

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 p.m. / $7 / 18+

Come by yourself or with a ton of friends! Humboldt county's most talented and professional salsa dance instructors will get your booty moving!

816-2809 / salsaatsix@gmail.com / Web site

The Run Up Humboldt

See Event Description / 6 p.m. / $40 / $80 VIP / $40 General Admission / 21+

info@therunuphumboldt.com / Web site

Six & Sax

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

Music.

668-4151 / Web site

Museum & Ice Cream

See Event Description / 6-9 p.m. / Free

A kid-friendly night of amusements and free ice cream(!) including food, carnival games, raffles, wine pours, Mirador glass gumball machine door prize, museum arts and more!

382-7725 /

McKinleyville Arts Night

McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.

Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.

52nd Humboldt Int'l Film Fest

See Event Description / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / $5

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Green Week: 'Babylon'

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 6:30-8:15 p.m. / $8

630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site

NPA Spring Cabaret

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7-9 p.m. / $10 General / $5 Students/Seniors

Come and enjoy a fun-filled evening of music and comedy acts performed by the talented students of Northcoast Prep and Performing Arts Academy!

498-9796 / aking@northcoastprep.org / Web site

Any One of Us: Words from Women in Prison

See Event Description / 7-9 p.m. / $12 / $10 Students / 18+

Collection of stories from the raw voices of fierceness and honesty written by the original 15 women combined with writing from women in prisons across the nation moving forward toward healing, understanding, and change.

496-9404 / vp24@humboldt.edu /

The Return of Goth Night

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8-11:59 p.m. / Free

559-760-7554 / dastbunnyenlacasa@gmail.com / Web site

Ghost Program

SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

PJ Moon and the Swappers

Little Red Lion / 9 p.m.-midnight / $5

"shreddy colorado super group."

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Rockstar Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

You may sing now.

839-2013 /

Clint Warner Band

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

Blues rock.

668-9770 / Web site

Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /

Marshall House Project

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Marshall House Project is a driving soul-funk outfit with one foot rooted in the deep pockets of the past and the other fearlessly exploring the deep fry of the future.

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

Melvin Seals and JGB

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.

Melvin Seals has been a powerful presence in the music industry for over 30 years with a long-established reputation as a performer, recording artist and producer.

826-2739 / Web site

DJs

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.

"What?"

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

DJ Rickshaw

The Griffin / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

"It’s real funky like the set of a seventies movie."

darrenrick@djrickshaw.com / Web site

The Stay Up

Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 10 p.m.-2 a.m. / $25 / $50 VIP / 21+

Featuring GoodSex, Doc Pearson, Joes Domingo, Zenas White and 40 People.

Info@therunuphumboldt.com / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre