Trinidad Tidings: Something for everyone in the seaside village

Dallas Daynard, a McKinleyville High School senior, is the recipient of the Trinidad Civic Club James and Carmen Kidder Annual Academic Scholarship. Brooke Georgianna, also a McKinleyville High School senior, has earned the TCC’s Trade School Scholarship. 

Both students will be honored at the Trinidad Civic Club’s Scholarship Luncheon on Thursday, May 2 at 11:30 a.m. 

Dallas plans to attend University of California at Davis, where he plans to major in computer science. Brooke will attend Fredrick and Charles Beauty College in Eureka. The students’ parents, Arthur and Crystal Daynard and David and Jennifer Georgianna, will attend the luncheon as well.

Martha Sue Davis and Margie Adler, scholarship chairmen, will introduce the students. Dana Hope and Jan West will preside at the business meeting preceding the luncheon starting at 10 a.m. TCC members and guests are cordially invited to attend. 

Trinidad Art Night May 3

Trinidad Art Night is set for Friday, May 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. at venues all over Trinidad. 

Highlights will be the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust Fiesta de Mayo starting at 5:30 p.m. in Trinidad Town Hall. $10 fajita plates, libations, oysters by the Oyster Lady, art by artists who surf and music by the Sandfleas are some of the highlights. Admission is free of charge. 

At Trinidad Art Gallery, corner of Trinity and Parker streets, the winners of the Greater Trinidad Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest will be introduced at 6:30 p.m. 

Taylor Greytak won the grand prize; Emily Higbee won for her nature photography; and Kelsey Conger won for his photograph of people. 

JD Jeffries and Howdy Emerson will be featured musicians. The Jim Lahman Band will be entertaining outdoors in Saunders Plaza. 

Check the Trinidad Art Night website at for the full schedule of Trinidad Art Nights events.

Trinidad Head Lighthouse Open May 4

The Bureau of Land Management-California Coastal National Monument, the Trinidad Rancheria and Trinidad Museum will hold an open house at the Trinidad Head Lighthouse on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. 

Docents from Trinidad Museum will tell of lighthouse history. Pedestrians only. No vehicular access. The trail to the lighthouse is open all day, however the lighthouse itself is open only for the two hour period.

Pilot Point Stewardship Day May 4 

The Trinidad Coastal Land Trust will have an invasive plant removal morning on Saturday, May 4 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Pilot Point on south Scenic Drive. 

Bring water and wear sturdy shoes for the volunteer morning. Gloves and tools will be provided. Call (707) 677-2501 for details or email [email protected].

Marine Animals of the North Coast 

 Sean Craig will present a field trip and lecture on Marine Animals of the North Coast on successive Sundays, May 5 and 19 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. 

On May 19 there is a field trip from 7 to 9 a.m. and a lecture from 10 a.m. to noon at Trinidad Library. 

Sean Craig will present talks on marine tide pool animals and the Marine Protected Areas created to protect habitats in California’s rocky inter-tidal zone, sandy beaches, and kelp beds. 

This is an OLLI class number 27178. Tuition is $90 to OLLI members. Register at or call (707) 826-5880. 

Email Patti at [email protected].



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