Lifestyle briefs | ‘Quarter Mania’ benefits youth activities – Eureka Times-Standard

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The sixth annual “Quarter Mania” event, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Fortuna, will take place Saturday at the River Lodge, 1800 Riverwalk Drive in Fortuna.
The event starts at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour and then the auction begins at 6:30 p.m. For $20 (or $25 at the door), people get admission, a program, an auction paddle, a door prize entry and dinner, which includes a baked potato bar with salad, a cookie and water. Dinner is being prepared by the Fortuna High School Culinary Club.
Over 120 prizes will be offered for bidding during the evening. All money raised goes toward 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 hold a free health fair featuring vendors, informational booths and exhibits on Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Garden-fresh produce, a petting zoo and low-cost blood testing 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 go to help veterans with food, shelter, clothing and other needs.
Registration forms are at the Elks Lodge office, or by emailing The cost is $25 to register. There’s no cost to attend the show. There will food, raffle and trophies. This event is open to all. For more information, call the lodge at 707-442-6652.
The 2022 Humboldt County Trails Summit is set for Sept. 24 from 9 to 11:45 a.m. at the Sequoia Conference Center, 901 Myrtle Ave. in 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 resource fair of trail-supporting organizations where participants can have one-on-one conversations about trail progress and development. Presentations begin at 10 a.m. with Hank Seemann, deputy director, Environmental Services, Humboldt County Public Works Department, sharing updates on the work underway to complete the Humboldt Bay Trail connection between Arcata and Eureka, the McKay Community Forest Trails and Humboldt County trail initiatives. State Sen. Mike McGuire and Karyn Gear from the State Coastal Conservancy will provide a progress update on the Great Redwood Trail, a 320-mile, world-class, multi-use rail to trail 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 questions about trails in advance to For more information about this event, visit
The Humboldt Trails Summit is sponsored by the Humboldt Trails Council in collaboration with the Humboldt Bay Trail Working Group, the County of Humboldt, and the many organizations, jurisdictions and agencies working on behalf of expanding non-motorized trail access.
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