“Quarter of Mania”
The sixth annual “Quarter Mania” event, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Fortuna, will be held Saturday at the River Lodge, 1800 Riverwalk Drive in Fortuna.
The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour, then the auction begins at 6:30 p.m. which includes a baked potato bar with salad, a cookie, and water. Dinner is prepared by the Fortuna High School Culinary Club.
More than 120 lots will be auctioned during the evening. All money raised will go to local youth activities throughout the Eel River Valley. Call Kathy at 707-725-3951 for tickets and more information.
Mad River Community Hospital in Arcata will host a free health fair with vendors, information booths and exhibits on September 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fresh produce from the garden, petting zoo and low cost blood tests will be available. There will also be giveaways and raffles, as well as a two-mile walk/run – and much more. For more information about the event, call 707-822-7220.
Mad River Community Hospital is located at 3800 Janes Road.
The Eureka Elks Lodge at 445 Herrick Ave. will host a car, truck and motorcycle show on Sept. 24 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in support of local veterans.
All proceeds from the event will be used to help veterans with food, shelter, clothing and other needs.
Entry forms are at the Elks Lodge office or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $25 to register. There is no cost to attend the show. There will be food, a raffle and trophies. This event is open to everyone. For more information, call the lodge at 707-442-6652.
Top of the trails
The 2022 Humboldt County Trails Summit is scheduled for Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Sequoia Conference Center, 901 Myrtle Ave. at Eureka.
This year’s focus is on future trails in Humboldt County, including trail initiatives currently underway and those planned, funded, and under construction.
Doors open at 9 a.m. with a trail support organization resource fair where attendees can have one-on-one conversations about trail progress and development. Presentations begin at 10 a.m. with Hank Seemann, Assistant Manager, Environmental Services, Humboldt County Department of Public Works, sharing updates on work underway to complete the Humboldt Bay Trail connection between Arcata and Eureka, the trails McKay Community Foresters and Humboldt County Trail Initiatives. State Senator Mike McGuire and Karyn Gear of the State Coastal Conservancy will provide an update on the progress of the Great Redwood Trail, a 320-mile world-class multi-use rail project connecting California’s San Francisco and Humboldt Bays .
This year’s presentation will be available live on Access Humboldt TV and YouTube on the Humboldt Trails Council Facebook page. The public is encouraged to send trail questions to email@example.com in advance. For more information on this event, visit humtrails.org.
The Humboldt Trails Summit is sponsored by the Humboldt Trails Council in conjunction with the Humboldt Bay Trail Working Group, Humboldt County, and the many organizations, jurisdictions, and agencies working to expand access to non-motorized trails.