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Friends of the Arcata Marsh and Redwood Region Audubon Society are co-sponsoring a student bird art contest in conjunction with Godwit Days and a student nature writing contest. For more details visit and Entries must be received by Friday, March 22.

The Humboldt Branch of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom seeks applications for its Edilith Eckart Memorial Peace Scholarship/Grant, designed to support projects promoting peace and/or social justice, locally or globally. Visit Deadline is 4 p.m. on April 1. May mail applications to WILPF at P.O. Box 867, Arcata, 95518 or email 822-5711.

The Humboldt Arts Council invites community members to share collections in the show Humboldt Collects! send a completed submission form, which can be downloaded at and up to three digital images (high resolution JPEG: minimum 300 dpi, 1 MB) to by Jan. 18.

Donations and consignments are now being accepted at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center for the annual Get Outside Gear Sale, happening April 13. Stop by Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 444-1397 or visit for more info.

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

The Eureka Symphony holds auditions for its Young Artist Competition on Jan. 20. Two artists will receive cash awards and be selected to play with the symphony in the Inventive Voices concert on April 12 and 13. For more information and an application, email

Humboldt International Film Fest call for entries. Independent filmmakers, share your art. Submission deadline: Feb. 15. Visit to learn more.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife Dove Banding Program seeks volunteers. More information at

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