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THURSDAY LOWDOWN: Local Librarians are Not Obsolete

As part of the Science on Screen program, Thursday night the Eureka Theatre will screen Obselidia, a Sundance Film Festival award-winning movie which tells the story of a librarian’s quest to catalogue obsolete occupations. The evening includes a panel of Humboldt librarians discussing how they view their roles in the digital age. Details on that and more in your Lowdown listings below.

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Obselidia

Eureka Theater / 7-10 p.m. / $5

The Eureka Theater presents a National Evening of Science on Screen®, featuring OBSELIDIA (2010). A Sundance Film Festival award winner, the film follows a nostalgic librarian cataloging obsolete occupations.

442-2970 / info@theeurekatheater.org / Web site

Humboldt Juggling Festival Pre-Show

The Jam / 8 p.m. / $10

Eccentrici Circus brings you jugglers, poi artists, cabaret dancers, aerialists, and sideshow acts to kick off this year's fest.

822-4766 / Web site

The Great KEET Auction

KEET-TV / 8 a.m.-11 p.m. / Free

Everything from fine dining to fashion, travels, hotel stays, and to keep you safe during your trip - automotive repair.

445-0813 / sperkins@pbsnc.org / Web site

City of Eureka Strategic Visioning

See Event Description / 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free

The City Council of the City of Eureka develops a Strategic Visioning Plan annually to assist the city in addressing future challenges.

441-4144 / cityclerk@ci.eureka.ca.gov / Web site

Farm Shares from City of Arcata's Bayside Park Farm

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

It’s not too soon to think about securing 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

Colleen Clifford and Loryn White

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

The stained glass of Colleen Clifford and ceramics of newest member Loryn White are on display at the Trinidad Art Gallery for all of March, with a special reception on the afternoon of Sunday.

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

Free Sketchbook Workshop

See Event Description / 5-6 p.m. / Free / $20 sliding scale donation / $5 sliding scale donation

This free sketchbook workshop focuses on a different technique each month.

442-8413 / conversationsaboutpower@gmail.com / Web site

Hatha Yoga!

Om Shala Yoga / 6-7:15 p.m. / $10

Hatha gives attention to the form, alignment, action and intention of poses and movement through instruction and practice.

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

Dinner Music

Humboldt Bay Provisions / 6 p.m.

Each Thursday a local musician comes and serenades the crowd!

Live Music at The Tap Room!

Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 6-9 p.m. / Free / 21+

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

MHS Drama Dept.: Our Town

McKinleyville High School / 7-10 p.m. / $6 Seniors & Students / $8 Standard Admission

Thornton Wilder’s classic Pulitzer Prize winning play “Our Town” is being brought to life by the students of McKinleyville High School for their annual Spring Play.

839-6400 /

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / 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

Comedy Karaoke

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $5 / 18+

In between regular karaoke signups, catch comedians doing their sets followed by a karaoke song. One 12 public karaoke signups available.

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

Latin Nights!

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / Free / 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