TRINIDAD NOTES: Garden sale, casino anniversary event this Saturday

There will be a Yard & All-Things-Garden Related Sale at the Trinidad Museum Courtyard on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine.  Proceeds benefit Native Plant Garden work at Trinidad TrinidadNotesBoxMuseum.

Friends of Trinidad Library hold their plant sale in front of new library on the same day at the same time.

A Vintage Affair at Cher-Ae Heights Sunset Restaurant

A Vintage Affair in celebration of the Silver Anniversary of the Cher-Ae Heights Casino will take place on Saturday, April 27 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Sunset Restaurant.

Hostesses Joy and Lisa Sundberg suggest wearing vintage clothing for the High Tea, which is a benefit for the Sumeg Village Brush Dance.  There is a $25 per person suggested donation. Checks should be made out to “Sumeg Village.”

Reservations:  677-0692.

‘Afternoon Tea in the Spirit of Martha Underwood’ at Trinidad Museum

Trinidad Museum’s Annual Meeting takes place Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m., 400 Janis Court.  Tea and delectable treats from vintage cookbooks will be prepared by Janine Volkmar and her volunteers.

Martha Underwood’s cookie recipe will be featured along with those of other ladies important to Trinidad’s history.  Call 677-3816 or email for information.

Martha Underwood, Trinidad’s first lady post mistress and the proprietor of Underwood Store in the early 1900s at the corner of Trinity (then Mallory) Street and Edwards, was a charter member of Trinidad Civic Club when it formed in 1913. Underwood Street is named after her. Martha and her mother, Roseanne Sangster, were the first occupants of the 1899  home which is now Trinidad Museum.

A short business meeting and election of directors will precede the Afternoon Tea.  Native Plant Garden Chairman Jill Mefford will tell about recent improvements in the gardens.

Mayor Julie Fulkerson Continues Series on KEET

“Aquaculture:  Humboldt Bay as a Resource” is the subject of Julie Fulkerson’s second program in her KEET-TV series, North Coast Perspectives, scheduled for April 24 at 7 p.m.

Erika Blackwell, entrepreneur, will be interviewed about her experimental aquaculture startup in Samoa.  Mike Wilson, Commissioner, Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District, will be Julie’s other guest.

The panel will discuss the 17 square miles which make up Humboldt Bay, the largest protected body of water on the West Coast between San Francisco and Puget Sound. In the past, the bay has been used extensively for exporting forest products.  Current projects and future possibilities are topics for the April 24 program.

Westhaven Center for the Arts Member Show Entry Date and More

Tuesday, April 30 is the WCA Member Show entry date.  If you are a WCA member and would like to exhibit in this show, bring your work of art to the center from 10 a.m. to noon and from 4 to 6 p.m.

The exhibit will be on view in May and June 2013.  Call 677-9493 for details.

Also at WCA, Music in Progress continues on Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. with resident musician Joe Garceau.

Art in Progress with Howdy Emerson continues on Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m.

Painting Classes with Jeff Stanley take place on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m.  $20 per class plus a materials charge.  Call 497-8003 to sign up.

Scholarship Potluck at Trinidad Civic Club

Recipientsf the 2013 $1,000 Academic Scholarship will be announced at Trinidad Civic Club’s potluck on Thursday, May 2 at 11 a.m.

Kathleen Duncan will preside at the business meeting at 10 a.m., after which the presentation and potluck will commence.

Lena Macy and Joey Wauters form the scholarship committee, which evaluates high school senior essays and overall academic and other student achievements.

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