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From the Park’s FB page:

Don’t miss out on the best Egg Hunt ever! There will be tons of great things for kids to do including a bunny petting zoo, a visit from the Easter Bunny, plus fun games, prizes and goodies!  It is all happening at the Community Park this Saturday at noon.

Easter at the Park

Addendum:  More info.

Family Fun Fair:

Free Activities and Entertainment Booths!
Games and Rides!
Healthy Living Informational Booths
Food and Drink Booths Benefit Local Education Groups

The Walk in the Park:

Two Walk Times: 11:30am and 4pm
This 2¼ mile scenic walk is rated “easy” and beautiful!

REGISTRATION: $10-25 or $40 for a Family Pass
Local Schools will be walking for Pledges.
Register in advance or at the event

Details here.

More info here.

2nd Annual Fall Splendor
October 1st, 2011

An evening of Indian Fusion Cuisine, a Fashion Show and Live Auction & Bollywood Dance Extravaganza at the Mateel Community Center

6pm: Cocktails and Appetizers
7pm: Indian Fusion Wild Copper River Salmon dinner by Chef Brett Shuler
9pm: Fashion Show and Live Auction by Local and Fair Trade Designers
11pm: Music by DJ David Starfire

The Southern Humboldt Community Park is proud to announce Fall Splendor, an evening of Indian fusion cuisine, fabulous fashion and musical beats. This enticing evening not only benefits the park but also provides a quality dining experience with fashionable entertainment to captivate the crowd.

Taking place at the Mateel Community Center in Redway, the doors will open at 6:00pm with an hour of cocktails and appetizers. A Copper River Salmon Dinner will commence at 7:00. The fashion show and live clothing auction will begin at 9:00pm with dancing to follow. Limited dinner tickets for the entire evening sold in advance only, for $75. Tickets for 8:30 entry for Fashion Show and Music sold in advance for $20 & $25 at the door.

Tables may be reserved ahead of time for six to eight persons. Tickets are on sale at the following locations:  Blue Moon Giftsin Garberville, Redway Liquors in Redway, and The Works in Arcata and Eureka.

You can call me for tickets at 923-2128

5th Annual Walk in the Park & Fall Family Fair

A Benefit for Local Schools, Tooby Playground &
Southern Humboldt Community Park Education Programs

Sunday September 25th 1-6pm
Tooby Memorial Park – Check-in at 1pm

The Southern Humboldt Community Park is excited to host the Fifth Annual Walk in the Park and Fall Family Fair on Sunday, September 25th. The event will be held at Tooby Memorial Park, Sprowel Creek Road, Garberville. Check-in begins at 1pm. The Walk begins at 1:30pm and will take place on 2¼ miles of easy trail through the beautiful Community Park.

Throughout the day there will be activities and entertainment for the children including martial arts demos, music, games and crafts, horse and wagon rides, an electric cart farm tour and pony rides. Informational booths will be set up by local non-profits. Food booths will be provided by the schools. Family Fair activities will begin after the Walk and continue throughout the afternoon until 6pm.

In the afternoon, local experts will lead interpretive walks to the community farm, the labyrinth, about native plants and/or the scat & tracks found in the park. All the community is invited to join us and discover the beauty and diversity of our Community Park while supporting our children.

One entrance/registration fee covers all activities. Children under 5 are free, $5 for school students walking for pledges, $10 for children, $15-25 sliding scale for adults, or a $40 Family Pass.

Every early registrant will receive a Walk in the Park tote bag and on-site registrants will receive one as long as they last.

Entrance fees will go toward improvements and maintenance of Tooby Park Playground and education programs at the Community Park. Redway School, Skyfish School, Whitethorn School, the Home School Group, and South Fork Clubs are earning funds for their school through a pledge drive for The Walk and their food booths.

Register early. Pick-up forms at one of the schools, Blue Moon, Chautauqua, Signature Coffee, Café Bella or download the Walk in the Park Registration/Entrance Fee Form.

For more information call Carol Van Sant at 923-2468 or Kathy Bell at 986-7468.

Special recognition to The Park’s Platinum and Gold Leaf business sponsors:

Mattole River Studios, Chautauqua Natural Foods, Dazey’s Supply, J. B. Young Arts, APEX North, Security Store, Trim Scene Solutions, PG&E and KMUD.

You can buy tickets at the locations indicated. I’ve got a few to sell as well.


Im excited to invite you to an evening of fine food, fabulous fashion and melodic beats at Fall Splendor, a fashion show fundraiser for the Southern Humboldt Community Park, on October 22 at the Mateel in Redway.

At 6:30, come enjoy cocktails and appetizers ,then sit and relax as you are served a four course Copper River Salmon dinner including a butter lettuce salad with sliced pears, a wild mushroom and wild rice risotto, and braised kale, the veggies being donated from our community park farm. Finish with an organic apple strudel , topped with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream !!!! MMMM mmmm….

After dinner, at 9:00, A fashion show! Accompanied by DJ Marjo Lak of Brazil, you will be delighted, as local lovelies stroll the catwalk in the beautiful creations of ten, local and international designers. A live Auction hosted by Doug Green and Blushing Barefoot Burlesque emcee Chiara Chavez, gives you an opportunity to bid on these fabulous, clothes, hats , belts and jewelry. Be generous, and feel good,your money is going to support the park! If you are not into fashion your self, I bet someone you know is, a perfect time for shopping for loved ones! Not to mention the beautiful items at the silent auction that will be available too!

Then lets dance! DJ’s Bohdi Seed of Australia and Marjo will round the night out on the dance floor with their bumping beats and international flair! How often do we get a night like this in our small town?

Please get your tickets soon! There is limited seating for dinner, only 140 seats! If you miss out on dinner you can still buy a ticket for the show with doors opening at at 8:30.

Tickets are on sale at, Blue Moon in Garberville, Redway Liquors in Redway, The Works in Arcata and Eureka . For more info, to volunteer, or reserve special seating, contact, or call 707-223-3849.

Thanks and I hope to see you there,

Jenny Metz

Please join us for a Scoping Session on The Southern Humboldt Community Park’s Draft EIR. The Scoping Session will be held at the Community Park Barn located at 934 Sprowel Creek Road. The meeting will be from 5 – 7 pm on Thursday, September 9th, 2010.

The Community Park’s General Plan Amendment includes the following:

  • 305 acres will designated for Agriculture and Conservation with allowances for low impact recreation such as hiking, biking and picnics.
  • Creation of a 96 acre crescent of land to allow for future recreational and educational activities such as:
    • A location for soccer, baseball and other sport fields for all ages
    • A location for special events
    • An area for educational and environmental camps
    • A pavilion with picnic tables for group BBQ’s and private celebrations
    • Recreational zoning for Tooby Park
  • A 3-5 acre portion of roadside property to be zoned for Multiple Family housing

A digital copy of the GPA document is available by email request to

Oiling the fence and spreading woodchips – bring throw away paint brushes & a hoe
5:30 PM HOT DOG ROAST – for our volunteer workers
Hope to See you there – The SHCP Board


July 2020