THURSDAY LOWDOWN: Fundraiser for ‘Mia the Heart Warrior’

Friends and family of Ciarra Tavares and Mike Grisback are rallying to help the couple’s infant Mia who was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. Thursday the community has the opportunity to purchase a drive-thru dinner with funds going to help pay the family’s medical bills and travel expenses. 

Read more about fundraising efforts for “Mia the Heart Warrior” here, or peruse the rest of your Thursday Lowdown below.

Events

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9th Annual Inked Hearts Tattoo Expo
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 11 a.m.-10 p.m. / $10 / $30 All Event Pass / 21+
Hosted by Ted and Amy Marks of Nor Cal Tattoo, world class featured artists Liz Cook Tattoo, Tye Harris and Joshua Carlton, along with over 30 incredible artists such as Salem Ofa and Casey Sheehan will be present and tattooing on-site.
877-252-2946 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site / View Comments

Mia the Heart Warrior Benefit
Fortuna Fire Hall / 5-7:30 p.m.
Drive-thru dinner fundraiser for Humboldt infant born with a Congenital Heart Defect. Read more.
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HSU Basketball vs. CSU East Bay
Lumberjack Arena / 5:30-9:30 p.m. / $10
Big time college basketball among the redwoods!
826-3666 / kelly.kime@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

The Humboldt Poetry Show
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 7:30 p.m.
“The Humboldt Poetry Show, a monthly event that features local poetry and art. This month’s featured artist is Jeff DeMark along with Aber Miller.”
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Summer Farm Shares Available for Purchase
Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $450
It’s not too soon to think about securing your Summer Farm Share.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Natural Farming Classes
See Event Description / 3-4:30 p.m. / Free
Natural Farming Classes at TeaLAB Spring is just around the corner, and with a little advance preparation you will be ready to start the growing season right.
798-7275 / Jessica@composttealab.com / Web site / View Comments

HSU Wind Ensemble Open Auditions
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 3-5 p.m. / Free
HSU Wind Ensemble invites community musicians to attend open rehearsal auditions.
826-5435 / paul.cummings@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Game Night
The Boardroom / 5-10:30 p.m. / 21+
Every Thursday is Game Night at The Boardroom, the new tasting room at Redwood Acres in Eureka! Choose one of our many classic games, or BYOG.
572-5129 / Web site / View Comments

Pints for Nonprofits
Lost Coast Brewery / 5-8 p.m.
Join us in supporting Friends of the Dunes!
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Paradigm Shift
Eureka Community Health & Wellness Center / 5:30-7 p.m. / $55
“Paradigm Shift is a new six week course being offered by Chabad of Humboldt. It’s an elevator ride to the heights of what is possible.”
633-8770 / rabbi@jewishhumboldt.com / Web site / View Comments

Good Company
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m.-10:30 a.m. / Free
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

First Time Home Buyer’s Seminar
Center Activities, HSU Campus / 6-7:30 p.m. / $20 / $15 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Galentine’s Night Out
See Event Description / 6-8 p.m. / Free / 21+
nicoleddahlcreative@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Cribbage Club
Moose Lodge / 6:15 p.m. / $8
Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.
444-3161 / View Comments

80’s Theme Booty Barre Class
Arcata Core Pilates Studio / 6:30-7:25 p.m. / $13 / Free If you dress up / 18+
760-793-8495 / Krystalkamback@gmail.com / View Comments

Open Mic with Mike Anderson
Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free
Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go “hmm.”
445-8600 / OldTownCoffeeEureka@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Folklife Society Sing-Along
Arcata Community Center / 7 p.m.
Sing your favorite folk, rock and pop songs with leader Joel Sonenshein. Songbooks provided, just bring your voice.
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Open Mic
Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.
Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.
822-3453 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.
When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Viva Commedia!
Carlo Theatre (Dell’Arte) / 8-9:45 p.m. / Free / Free All
668-5663 / roman@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic Night
Central Station / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Be the next Mack Idol.
839-2013 / View Comments

Rude Lion Sound
Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
Hip hop krunkage for your butt.
822-0919 / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 12 STRONG: 12:20, 3:20, 6:20, 9:20
  • DEN OF THIEVES: 11:50, 2:55, 6:00, 9:05
  • GREATEST SHOWMAN, THE: 12:50, 3:30, 6:05, 8:35
  • HOSTILES: 11:40, 2:45, 5:45, 8:45
  • INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY: 1:55, 4:30, 9:35
  • JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE 2D: 11:50, 6:00, 9:10
  • JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE 3D: 3:15
  • MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE: 12:00, 3:05, 6:10, 9:15
  • PADDINGTON 2: 12:25, 3:00, 5:35, 8:10
  • PHANTOM THREAD: 11:40, 2:35, 5:40, 8:40
  • POST, THE: 12:40, 3:25, 6:15, 9:00
  • SHAPE OF WATER: 11:45, 2:40, 5:35, 8:30
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 2D: 11:55, 2:40, 5:55, 8:50
  • WINCHESTER: THE HOUSE THAT GHOSTS BUILT: 7:00
Mill Creek Cinema
  • 12 STRONG: 3:20, 6:20, 9:20
  • DEN OF THIEVES: 3:05, 6:10, 9:15
  • HOSTILES: 2:45, 5:45, 8:45
  • JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE 2D: 3:00, 5:50, 9:10
  • MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE: 3:00, 6:05, 9:05
  • PADDINGTON 2: 3:10, 5:40, 8:10
  • POST, THE: 3:15, 6:00, 8:50
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 2D: 5:55, 8:40
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 3D: 2:40
Minor Theatre
  • PHANTOM THREAD: 2:00, 5:00, 8:00
  • THE POST: 1:30, 4:30, 7:30
  • THE SHAPE OF WATER: 2:30, 5:30, 8:30