Trinidad Tidings: Beauty, art and advocacy

The Humboldt Alliance for Responsible Planning (H.A.R.P.), a citizens group interested in fostering citizen involvement in communities countywide on proposed land developments, invites the community to a public information meeting on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Trinidad Town Hall.

The principal topic of discussion will be the Cher-ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria hotel project being planned about one mile south of Trinidad off Scenic Drive. For information on H.A.R.P. or the meeting, contact Richard Johnson at (707) 407-5309.

Lions Club Breakfast

Lions Club President Craig Wanek, Vice President Bertha Herd, Secretary Amanda Nelson and Friendly Lions invite hearty breakfast eaters to Lions Club Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Trinidad School. 

The menu includes pancakes, eggs and your choice of meat, or biscuits and gravy and eggs. Orange juice and a hot beverage are included in the cost of only $6 for adults and $3 for children. Browse the used book sale tables while you wait for your lovingly prepared meal. Hardback books are priced at $1, paperbacks 50 cents, and children's books 25 cents.

Coffee With the Cops

Join Trinidad's sheriff's deputies for an informal "Coffee With the Cops" evening on Monday, Oct. 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Town Hall. 

Get acquainted with the deputies, ask questions, visit with your neighbors, and learn about the County Sheriff's Department work. The evening is sponsored by the City of Trinidad and the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office.

Beauty – A Mystery in Your Universe 

Inner Center Fine Arts Institute co-founder Donna Haddock will lead a discussion of "Beauty – A Mystery in Your University" on Friday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. in Trinidad. Light refreshments will be provided. A tax deductible donation of $10 per person is suggested. Seating limited. Call (707) 496-5350 for information and reservations.

CASA Kid Walk 

Trinidad Civic Club for several years has raised money for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for foster children. Sally Renlund and her committee have placed donation cans at the Seascape, Murphy's at at other local venues. Raffle tickets are for sale too by contacting TCC President Dana Hope at [email protected]. 

The Kid Walk 2018 takes place on Saturday, Oct. 6. It is a one-mile walk from Madaket Plaza to the Eagle House starting at 6 p.m. in Eureka. 

Teams, families or individuals are encouraged to participate. The Trinidad Civic Club team won the fund-aising race two years ago and came in second place last year. To participate, go to humboldtcasa.org/kidwalk or contact Development Director Chelsea Brown at (707) 443-3197 for information.

To find out more about becoming an Advocate for a child, contact Volunteer Coordinator Emily Sheehy-Wilkins at (707) 443-3197. Fall training at the CASA office in Eureka takes place on Oct. 23 and 30 and on Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. The need is great; the reward for advocating is priceless.

Last Trinidad Art Night of 2018

Friday, Oct. 5, will be the final Trinidad Art Night for the season. Venues all over Trinidad featuring music, art, food, and special exhibits will take place from 6 to 9 p.m.

Email Patti at [email protected].

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