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(AUDIO) Senator Mike McGuire is Going to Hang Out at Safeway in Eureka Today and Hopes You’ll Bring Him Food

’Tis the season of giving, they say! And if that generous spirit strikes you while you’re out and about in Eureka, oh, between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, consider dropping by Eureka’s Safeway. There you will find California State Senator Mike McGuire collecting canned and non-perishable food for the Humboldt Holiday Food Drive. Your kind donation will ensure that the do-gooders at Food for People have enough sustenance to feed people Humboldt-wide during this high-need time of year. 

But don’t take our word for it! The always energetic McGuire called into KHUM to gab it up with DJ Midge and pump the event. Aurally feel his passion in the interview below (click the link) and/or also peruse the rest of Wednesday’s goings-on in your Lowdown listings farther down. -AG

(AUDIO) McGuire and Midge!

^^^ (AUDIO) McGuire and Midge ^^^

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Shoe Drive!

See Event Description / 9 a.m.

Coastal Grove Charter School’s Class of 2021 is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser between November 1 - December 13 to raise funds for their 8th Grade Trip to Washington, D.C.

bellawaters@gmail.com / Web site

Pints for Non-Profits

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Eureka / noon-11:59 p.m. / Free All Ages

Benefitting the Humboldt Bay Trail.

Operation SoHum Secret Santa

Gyppo Ale Mill / noon-8 p.m. / Free

986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site

Humboldt Holiday Food Drive

Safeway, Eureka / 3-6 p.m.

Sen. Mike McGuire will be accepting non-perishable food on behalf of Food For People, Humboldt County's food bank, which serves more than 12,000 Humboldt households every month.

Free English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / 4:30-7:30 p.m. / Free / 18+

Want to improve your English for everyday life, work, or school?

269-1905 / Web site

Return to Oz: Dell'Arte's Annual Holiday Show

Orick School / 5-6:30 p.m. / Free

The Dell’Arte Company’s annual holiday show tour, now in its 39th year, ushers in the festive season with RETURN TO OZ, an adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s original world of Oz trilogy.

668-5663 / Web site

Crafting an Employee Handbook to reflect your culture & CA compliance standards (HR series)

Prosperity Center / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $30

445-9720 / admin@northcoastsbdc.org / Web site

Meadow Maker

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 6-9 p.m.

444-3344 / Web site

Jazz Night with Bill Allison & Friends

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 6 p.m. / Free / 21+

Bill Allison brings back the tantalizing smooth sounds of history of American jazz.

444-3344 / specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site

Diverse Abilities Skate Night

See Event Description / 6-8 p.m. / $13 Adult - Age 12 and over / $8 Child - to age 12

786-9511 / humboldticerink@gmail.com /

Figure Drawing

The Sanctuary / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / $15

Sessions are hosted by Natalie Williams, Sanctuary co-operator and artist. We begin with short poses, 1-5 minutes, and end with longer poses 10-20 minutes.

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

Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino)

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7:15-8:15 p.m. / $7 / $40 6 week series

Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.

496-6189 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site

OMNI

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9-11:59 p.m. / $10 / $5 earlybird tickets online / 21+

OMNI (Sub Pop Records) was formed in 2015 by former members of DEERHUNTER and CARNIVORES. Drawing inspiration from groups like Devo, Television, and Josef K, the Atlanta band channel the best herky-jerk pop through the ages.

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

Karaoke

Vista Del Mar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Provided by Lightning Boom productions.

443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com /

Rude Lion Sound

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+

Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!

Whomp Wednesday

The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+

whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp.

822-4766 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema