Dates to remember:

Saturday, May 16Humboldt Folklife Society hosts a Barn Dance with Striped Pig String Band and caller Tara Stetz. Cover is $7 unless you’re an HFS member, in which case it’s $6. Proceeds from beer/wine sales go to Humboldt Surfrider! We hear the dances are fantastic fun. You don’t need experience or a partner, so come on out! Volunteer to help serve beer/wine via Kalei at

Sunday, May 17 – Post-graduation beach clean-up at Mad River Beach! Volunteer to help organize and clean up via Kalei at

Tuesday, May 19– PG&E Wave Energy workshop, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Wharfinger Bldg. The workshops will be in an open house format, providing an opportunity for the public to learn about the proposed pilot project, ask questions of the project team staff, and learn about how to get involved. More specifically, information will be available regarding:

  • Project overview and schedule
  • Environmental review process and permitting
  • Maps of study areas
  • Current and future public involvement opportunities
  • Wave energy technologies

We have a couple folks covering this, but encourage anyone who’s interested to attend. (By a bizarre coincidence, all your boardmembers are out of town that evening.)

Saturday, May 23Kinetic Sculpture Race Fair at the Manila Community Center. We’ll have a table approximately 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., maybe less hours. Volunteer to help via Kalei at

Monday, May 25 – Post-Memorial Day beach clean-up at Moonstone Beach! Volunteer to help organize and clean up via Kalei at
…Coming in June… Regular meeting on June 2, International Surfing Day on June 20! Volunteer to help via Kalei at