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February 17, 2019
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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 Celebrate Black History Month 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 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

Community Events Calendar January 18, 2019 through January 31, 2019

January 18, 2019

 Friday, January 18 

• Friends of the RP Senior Center hosts Bingo at the Senior Center. Doors open at 4 p.m. First game begins at 6:30 p.m. Buy-in are $35 or $45 which includes all supplies. Payouts are given upon attendance and food is available for purchase. 100 percent of the net proceeds go directly to the RPSC for building and program enhancements.

 

Saturday, January 19 

• A fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstone event will be held in the Marin Center/Exhibit Hall, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. At 10 Ave. of Flags, San Rafael. Bring a food donation and receive free admission, benefiting the SF-Marin Food Bank. For more information, call 503-252-8300.

• “California’s Wild Gold” mixed media nature tapestries by Faith Rumm reception for new Heron Hall Art exhibit. 3-5 p.m. Free. No RSVP necessary. 707-527-9277 x 102.

• Grand opening and ribbon cutting 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at 6150 Commerce Blvd. Open to all and free to attend. 

 

Sunday, January 20 

• Kicking off the new year is the San Francisco Piano Trio at 4 p.m. The concert will showcase the music of Beethoven, Brahms and Lili Boulanger. This will take place in the Newman Auditorium on the SRJC campus, 1501 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. For more information, Call 707-527-4342. Tickets for six concert is $134.50, three concerts $76, a single ticket $29.75, or $18.75 for youths under 16 and students with an ID. 

• Lewis Black: “The Joke’s On US” tour starting at 7 p.m. Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. Tickets $47.50 to $75. Tickets and information are available 24/7 online at lutherburbankcenter.org.

 

Monday, January 21 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

• Basic gymnastics for the ages 3-11 at the Callinan Sports & Fitness Center. 4:15-5 p.m. $40 for residents and $47 for non-residents.

• Museum for little ones 10 a.m. to noon at the Charles M.  Schulz museum. Crafts, movement games, storytimes and other fun activities designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Offered every Monday through Feb. with a different theme each week. Cost $5 per child (free for up to two adults per child before 11 a.m.) For more information, call 707-284-1268.

 

Tuesday, January 22 

• Luther Burbank Center for the Arts will have the iconic Texas rock trio ZZ Top perform at 8 p.m. Tickets will range in price from $79-$119. For tickets call 707-546-3600 or go to lutherburbankcenter.org.

• Free tutoring program at 1620 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. Subjects include Math, English, History, Sciences and Languages. For grades 5 through 12 and runs the entire school year. For more information, call Honor Jackson at 707-584-2856.

 

Wednesday, January 23 

• An after-hours mixer at the Education Foundation of Cotati & Rohnert Park, 5:30-7 p.m. at 1100 Valley House Dr. Complimentary appetizers and a no host bar. Bring a raffle prize and advertise your business. Open to everyone.

 

Thursday, January 24 

• Free tutoring program at 1620 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. Subjects include Math, English, History, Sciences and Languages. For grades 5 through 12 and runs the entire school year. For more information, call Honor Jackson at 707-584-2856.

• Lighten up with a natural path to healing depression, anxiety and insomnia. Learn how to stabilize your mood, enhance your energy, sharpen your mind and heal your body. 1-3 p.m. Call for more information. 707-829-2440

 

Friday, January 25 

• Friends of the RP Senior Center hosts Bingo at the Senior Center. Doors open at 4 p.m. First game begins at 6:30 p.m. Buy-ins are $35 or $45 which includes all supplies. Payouts are given upon attendance and food is available for purchase. 100 percent of the net proceeds go directly to the RPSC for building and program enhancements.

• Let’s talk cannabis: Biodynamic and regenerative cannabis. Learn about the benefits of consuming cannabis. For members by donation and non-members $5 for a day-use. All proceeds benefit the Sebastopol Area Senior Center. Call 707-829-2440.

• 6th Street Playhouse presents “A Streetcar Named Desire” at 52 W. 6th St., Santa Rosa. 7:30 p.m. This performance will run through Feb. 17. For more information, call 707-523-4185, ext. 103. All performances will start at 7:30 p.m. except Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $23-$28. Under 30, tickets are $18.

 

Saturday, January 26 

• Colored pencil techniques workshop with Nina Antze 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cover blending, laying and burnishing techniques while incorporating the basics of botanical drawing at Heron Hall. All levels welcome. $95. Pre-registration required. 707-527-9277 x 102.

• “Sex with Strangers,” a comedy by Laura Eason. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $40 for VIP. Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. For more information, call Argo Thompson at 707-536-1620.

• Brownies are invited to spend the night at the Schulz Museum. For fees and reservations, visit gsnorcal.org. or call 707-544-5472.

 

Sunday, January 27 

• Expressive nature photography in the Laguna watershed workshop with Brenda Tharp 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Winter is a great time to capture the drama of nature. Meet at Heron Hall. $125. Pre-registration required. Limited to 15 participants. 707-527-9277 x 102.

• Brownies are invited to spend the night at the Schulz Museum. For fees and reservations, visit gsnorcal.org. or call 707-544-5472. 

 

Monday, January 28 

• Investigate, design, implement endings. A seminar series Tess Lorraine on how you can develop a values-centered approach to the end of life. The transformative nature of loss and grief and the purpose in aging, illness and dying. Members/class $8 and non-members $10/class. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

• Museum for little ones 10 a.m. to noon at the Charles M. Schulz museum. Crafts, movement games, storytimes and other fun activities designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Offered every Monday through Feb. with a different theme each week. Cost $5 per child (free for up to two adults per child before 11 a.m.) For more information, call 707-284-1268.

 

Tuesday, January 29 

• Strength and conditioning days for ages 8-13 from 6-8 p.m. at the Callinan Sports and Fitness Center Community Center, in meeting room # 2. To join contact Freddie@mylesaheadfitness.com. $110 per month.

 

Wednesday, January 30 

• Cross-training class will jump-start your metabolism and fat burning abilities. Sign-ups must be done in person through the community center. Please call for more details. 707-588-3456.

 

Thursday, January 31 

• Behind Peanuts: The Little Red-Haired Girl, Charlie Brown’s unrequited love. Check schulzmuseum.org for time and updates or call 707-579-4452.