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When: Thursdays

The Humboldt Arts Council will be accepting entries for the 25th Annual Junque Arte Competition and Exhibition Wednesday, Oct. 2 from noon to 5 p.m. The exhibition will run from Oct. 5 to Nov. 25 in the Thonson Gallery. To be eligible, art works must be made of 100 percent recycled materials. Please review detailed entry guidelines available at the Museum or at

The United Congregational Christian Church is holding a fall craft fair on Saturday, Oct. 25. Local crafters can reserve a table (provided) for $60. For further information, or to reserve a table, call the church office at 445-5488.

The Autumn Handmade Market will be held on Nov. 2 at the Center for Spiritual Living, Eureka. Crafters and artists can reserve a table to sell their wares. Any medium accepted. Call 445-8304 or e-mail


The Youth Concert Chorus seeks singers ages 8-18. Rehearsals at Coastal Grove Charter School, Arcata beginning Sept. 11, 4-5:30 p.m. Call or write to Kathe Lyth at, 499-3920.

The city of Arcata seeks applicants for one open volunteer position on the Planning Commission. Arcata residents and those who live or work within the Arcata planning area are welcome to apply. Visit, call 822-5953 or stop by the City Manager’s Office, located at 736 F St., Arcata.

Friends of the Arcata Marsh and the city of Arcata seek welcome desk volunteers for weekends at Marsh Interpretive Center. Shifts are four hours, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call 826-2359 or email

Faben Artist Fund now accepting applications. Grant guidelines are posted at Email or 442-0278, ext. 205.

The Redwood Art Association is looking for artists to compete in the first Humboldt Open Paint Out. This event is open to all artists and mediums and will be held Oct. 7-11. Find more information and register at Email any inquiries to

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