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EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Horrors of the Red Planet (1964)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5

Four astronauts crash land on Mars after taking readings. With limited supplies they begin to explore the planet’s surface and come across a golden cave and road that leads them to a Martian city whose leader forbids them to leave.

822-1220 / Web site

Pints for Nonprofits

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free

Join us for a Pints for Nonprofits benefiting Godwit Days. $1 per pint sold all day will be donated. Music by The Kentucky Warblers.

668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

Everyone Is Dirty, Grocery Outlit, Super Senior

Outer Space / 7-10 p.m. / $7

"Everyone Is Dirty, wild electric violin rock from Oakland, is stopping in Arcata on their way to Treefort Music Festival. Come dance to Everyone Is Dirty, and local rockers Grocery Outlit and Super Senior."

outerspacearcata@gmail.com / Web site

Sylvestris Quartet

Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $5 / $20 sliding scale

The dynamic San Francisco Bay Area Quartet performs a program that explores the cyclical transformation and development of the string quartet, all on gut strings with a historical perspective.

677-9493 /

Ages and Stages Development Fair at Arcata Play Center

D Street Neighborhood Center / 10 a.m.-noon / Free

Arcata Play Center with funding from the County of Humboldt is hosting a three day Ages and Stages Developmental Fair for children birth to five years and their families.

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Ages and Stages Development Fair

D Street Neighborhood Center / 10 a.m.-noon / Free

Arcata Play Center with funding from the County of Humboldt is hosting a three day Ages and Stages Developmental Fair for children birth to five years and their families.

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Redwood Empire BMX Practice/Racing

Redwood Empire BMX / 5-6:30 p.m. / Free / $11 Trophy Race Days / $8 Medal Race Days / $5 Ribbon Race Days / $2 Practice

Redwood Empire BMX (REBMX) is a local non-profit organization with a mission to promote and deliver quality BMX (bicycle moto-cross) programs that stimulate a fun, healthy environment, emphasizing on good sportsmanship and safety for kids of all ages.

845-0094 / redwoodempirebmx1992@gmail.com / Web site

Aber Miller

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.

Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.

677-0230 / Web site

Introduction to Kayaking — On Land

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 6-7 p.m. / Free

This on-land course is perfect for beginners to feel more comfortable before their first kayaking lesson.

443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site

Pauper Night!

Nugames Eureka / 6-9 p.m.

Join us at NuGames Eureka for Pauper night! Bring your all commons Pauper deck and show off how powerful these cards can actually be!

497-6358 / Web site

The James Zeller Trio

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 6:30-9:30 p.m.

"If you're looking for a relaxing evening with a cocktail, a comfy chair and live Jazz par excellence, come join vocalist and trombonist James Zeller and his trio Wednesday Nights at The Palm Lounge."

646-245-6865 / JamesZellerTrio@yahoo.com / Web site

MHS Drama Department: Dearly Departed

McKinleyville High School / 7-9:30 p.m. / $6 Students & Seniors / $8 General Admission

The McKinleyville High School Drama Department is ready to tickle everyone’s funny bone with their spring play “Dearly Departed,” a dysfunctional family comedy.

839-6400 /

Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino)

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7:15-8:15 p.m. / $7 / $40 6 week series

Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.

822-2652 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site

Ultra Secret Wednesdays

SpeakEasy / 8-11 p.m.

Queer night with alt-jazz house band LD51!

444-2244 / Web site

Open Mikey Comedy

Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 8-11:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

Rotating hosts Nando Molina, Jessica Grant, Josh Barnes, and Talvi Fried keep the laughs rolling. Bring your homegrown jokes to the lux Phatsy Kline's.

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Madi Simmons

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Local reggae.

877-252-2946 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site

Karaoke

Vista Del Mar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Provided by Lightning Boom productions.

443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com /

Whomp Wednesday

The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+

whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp.

822-4766 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+

Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre