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Community Events Calendar February 15, 2019 through February 28, 2019 Volunteer's Corner Rotary District 5130 provides multiple fire relief grants CTE Foundation invests in local schools SSU named one of the nation’s “Most promising places to work” New Entrepreneur in residence at Sonoma State University Cross and Crown celebrates 50th Anniversary Community Events Calendar February 8, 2019 through February 21, 2019 RP celebrates “I Heart RP” Feb. 10 Cotati hosts award dinner Coffee with Cotati cops Church of the Oaks crab feed Feb. 8-9 Hub Cyclery celebrates another year Burton Recreation Center gets a new look Community Events Calendar October 5, 2018 through October 18, 2018 Community Events Calendar January 11, 2019 through January 24, 2019 2nd Annual Sweethearts Fairytale Dance Let’s talk Turkey Recipes sought for B’nai Israel cookbook Cycle Without Limits in action again at SSU Community Events Calendar September 28, 2018 through October 11, 2018 Community Events Calendar December 28, 2018 through January 10, 2019 Welcome to a new year of reading and writing RCHS ‘sold out’ crab feed Community Events Calendar August 31, 2018 through September 13, 2018 Community Events Calendar October 19, 2018 through November 1, 2018 Local author donates to Wildfire Relief Charities LIME Foundation partners with local organization NorCal Honor Band accepts Analy High School musicians Gore in tune Community Events Calendar October 12 through October 25 Over 100 volunteers wrapping toys Community Events Calendar January 4, 2019 through January 17, 2019 Community Events Calendar February 1, 2019 through February 14, 2019 JavAmore, Caprara’s Pizzeria hold fundraiser Save Rancho Adobe FPD Sonoma Clean Power partners with Uber Homeless veterans receive greatest gift Volunteer's Corner Volunteer’s Corner RP Expressway improvements Remo is ready for dessert SSU’s Sakaki names Griffin-Desta as new Chief of Staff Haute Flash takes the stage Collaborating Together for Peace Community Events Calendar August 10, 2018 through August 23, 2018 Get your hula on for the Penngrove luau A day at Thomas Page Academy Elves clowning around Poetry Out Loud Sonoma County contest Community Events Calendar September 14, 2018 through September 27, 2018 Pastis visits the Ranch A Cotati home has the Christmas spirit Community Events Calendar January 25, 2019 through February 7, 2019 Bands and DJs playing great music in Cotati Photo exhibit by Penngrove artist sheds light on disability community Free Advance Care Planning workshop Jan. 15 SSU Outreach and events coordinator changes Cotati’s early morning breakfast Cotatians turned out in droves Sat. to celebrate Oliver’s Market 30th anniversary party Bark After Dark: Dinner and auction to help save animals Enrollment event at SC airport Would you make a great foster parent? Volunteer’s Corner Community Events Calendar August 24, 2018 through September 6, 2018 Community Events Calendar October 26 through November 8 Community Events Calendar November 9 2018 through November 22 2018 Rohnert Park students to learn bike safety Genealogy library hosts open house in Santa Rosa STEM at SSU CPI North Bay fire recovery Sonoma Raceway hosts food drive American Sign Language and police departments Volunteer's Corner Community Events Calendar January 18, 2019 through January 31, 2019 Photography Show Newest report finds new growth on rare Cotati albino Chimera Tree The work behind “The Art of Resistance” SRS has affordable family concert, Jan. 27, 3 p.m. RP Health Center ensures all children in school district receive dental care Volunteer's Corner Community Events Calendar September 21, 2018 through October 4, 2018 A Veteran remembers Veterans SSU to buy 90-unit Petaluma complex for workforce housing Decker waves the baton at a concert Richard Crane fourth graders harness the wind Volunteer's Corner It takes a village to honor its past Veterans story Mark Weston Volunteer's Corner Young accepts ‘prez’ of the RP Historical Society Community Events Calendar December 21, 2018 through January 3, 2019 A new strategy for the Cotati Chamber of Commerce The Native Daughters host CA Admission Day Veterans Day 2018, Rick Norman Community Events Calendar November 23, 2018 through December 13, 2018 A lighter, brighter Cotati Vandalism at Gold Ridge Community Center Community Events Calendar December 14, 2018 through December 27, 2018 Discrimination and bullying in our schools Volunteer City of Cotati offers Thanksgiving week fun for kids Saving on energy and giving youth jobs DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Volunteer's Corner RP Founders’ Day Oct. 6 30 years for Danny's vacuum shop Volunteer’s corner Home Instead partners with local businesses Large affordable housing project breaks ground in Rohnert Park Is your Carbon Monoxide detector chirping? Backpack drive event this Sunday Who you going to call? Adapting to the weather changes SC Public Library Foundation needs directors Athena sits in ‘artsy’ Cotati Community Events Calendar December 7, 2018 through December 20, 2018 SC nonprofit arts and culture generates $80.4 M Community Events Calendar November 2, 2018 through November 15, 2018 Multiple Commission, Committee and Board appointive terms expire Dec. 2018 – We have seats to fill! Community Events Calendar November 30 through December 20 Volunteer's Corner Community Events Calendar September 7, 2018 through September 20, 2018 SAY launches One Cold Night Devil Pups set a new goal Celebrate the holiday season responsibly  Tips for a Grinchless holiday season Kenneth Bradley, a local photographer showcasing Community Events Calendar August 17, 2018 through August 30, 2018 Staying safe on our local trails North Bay Construction Corps receives statewide recognition Don’t be a victim of a charity scam Be a resource for fire survivors Service dog dreams come true for heart attack survivor 20/30 club & Kohl’s outfit students Annual Sonoma County hunger index: 1/3 of residents went hungry in 2017 Volunteer's Corner Fun-filled Cotati stroll Garbage rate increase may keep compostable materials in county Sonoma County reads ‘Kindred’ Be a resource for fire survivors Community Events Calendar August 3, 2018 through August 16, 2018 A warm day with dancing and good food Community Events Calendar November 16, through December 6, Volunteers needed to ring a bell Mobility is freedom…with a Purple Heart truck run Train as a coach to help older adults prevent falls Seniors are targets for telescammers

Celebrate Black History Month

February 8, 2019

The Sonoma County Library is offering a variety of events and curating displays and resources to celebrate Black History Month in 2019. We pay tribute by celebrating and learning about the generations of African Americans who have influenced and enriched our nation and society.

Since 1976, the month of February has been designated Black History Month, or National African American History Month, and is a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history of African Americans.

The month-long celebration includes programs and events for children and families, teens and adults. The library will feature the following:

“Who am I?” challenge

Come test your knowledge and learn something new. Our Black History Month Challenge will be available the month of Feb. in the Children’s Room.

Central Library - Santa Rosa

Petaluma Regional Library

Rincon Valley Regional Library

Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library

African American Folktales with Kirk Waller

Join master storyteller Kirk Waller as he performs stories and songs that explore African and African American culture and history. For children ages 5 and up.

Cloverdale Regional Library, Fri., Feb. 8 at 11 a.m.

Guerneville Regional Library, Sat., Feb. 9 at 11 a.m.

Northwest Regional Library (Santa Rosa), Sat., Feb. 9 at 2 p.m.

Sebastopol Regional Library, Sat., Feb. 23 at 11 a.m.

Windsor Regional Library, Sat., Feb. 23 at 4 p.m.

Black History Short Film Series for kids

A film viewing and discussion to celebrate Black History Month. For ages 5 and up.

Healdsburg Regional Library, Fri., Feb. 28 at 4 p.m.

Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library, Wed., Feb. 13 at 6 p.m.

Cloverdale Regional Library, Thurs., Feb. 21 at 4 p.m.

Library Movie Matinee: Black Panther

Celebrate powerful black culture through a Marvel superhero movie.

Petaluma Regional Library, Sat., March 2 at 3 p.m.


Black History Month Film Series & Discussion: I Am Not Your Negro

“I Am Not You Negro” is a film based on an unfinished manuscript by author James Baldwin. View and discuss the film with Laura Ainsworth, Communication Studies Instructor at the Santa Rosa Junior College Communication Studies Department.

Guerneville Regional Library, Wed., Feb. 13 at 7 p.m.

Central Santa Rosa Library, Sat., Feb. 16 at 2 p.m.

Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library, Wed., Feb. 27 at 6 p.m.


Black History Month Film Series: I Am Not Your Negro

An up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using James Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material.

Windsor Regional Library, Sat., Feb. 16 at 2 p.m.

Roseland Community Library, Wed., Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Petaluma Regional Library, Mon., Feb. 25 at 6 p.m.

Healdsburg Regional Library, Wed., Feb. 27 at 6 p.m.


Understanding the Civil Rights Movement

Join us for an episode of Eyes on the Prize and a discussion led by Michael Ezra, Professor, American Multicultural Studies at Sonoma State University and Editor, Journal of Civil and Human Rights.

Rincon Valley Library, Wed., Feb. 20 at 6 p.m.

Sonoma Valley Regional Library, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m.


All events are free and open to all.