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December 11, 2018
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Vandalism at Gold Ridge Community Center DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Large affordable housing project breaks ground in Rohnert Park Community Events Calendar December 7, 2018 through December 20, 2018 Volunteer's Corner Tips for a Grinchless holiday season Be a resource for fire survivors Fun-filled Cotati stroll A lighter, brighter Cotati Saving on energy and giving youth jobs Home Instead partners with local businesses Athena sits in ‘artsy’ Cotati Community Events Calendar November 30 through December 20 Celebrate the holiday season responsibly  Don’t be a victim of a charity scam Volunteer's Corner Be a resource for fire survivors Volunteers needed to ring a bell Train as a coach to help older adults prevent falls Seniors are targets for telescammers SSU to buy 90-unit Petaluma complex for workforce housing Community Events Calendar October 5, 2018 through October 18, 2018 Volunteer's Corner Let’s talk Turkey Community Events Calendar November 23, 2018 through December 13, 2018 Community Events Calendar September 28, 2018 through October 11, 2018 City of Cotati offers Thanksgiving week fun for kids Community Events Calendar August 31, 2018 through September 13, 2018 Community Events Calendar October 19, 2018 through November 1, 2018 Volunteer’s corner Gore in tune Community Events Calendar October 12 through October 25 SC Public Library Foundation needs directors JavAmore, Caprara’s Pizzeria hold fundraiser Save Rancho Adobe FPD Sonoma Clean Power partners with Uber Multiple Commission, Committee and Board appointive terms expire Dec. 2018 – We have seats to fill! RP Expressway improvements Remo is ready for dessert Devil Pups set a new goal Community Events Calendar August 10, 2018 through August 23, 2018 Get your hula on for the Penngrove luau North Bay Construction Corps receives statewide recognition Community Events Calendar September 14, 2018 through September 27, 2018 Annual Sonoma County hunger index: 1/3 of residents went hungry in 2017 Bands and DJs playing great music in Cotati Photo exhibit by Penngrove artist sheds light on disability community Sonoma County reads ‘Kindred’ 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 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 CPI North Bay fire recovery Sonoma Raceway hosts food drive Photography Show Newest report finds new growth on rare Cotati albino Chimera Tree The work behind “The Art of Resistance” Community Events Calendar September 21, 2018 through October 4, 2018 A Veteran remembers Veterans It takes a village to honor its past Veterans story Mark Weston A new strategy for the Cotati Chamber of Commerce The Native Daughters host CA Admission Day Veterans Day 2018, Rick Norman Discrimination and bullying in our schools Volunteer RP Founders’ Day Oct. 6 30 years for Danny's vacuum shop Backpack drive event this Sunday Who you going to call? Adapting to the weather changes SC nonprofit arts and culture generates $80.4 M Community Events Calendar November 2, 2018 through November 15, 2018 Community Events Calendar September 7, 2018 through September 20, 2018 SAY launches One Cold Night Kenneth Bradley, a local photographer showcasing Community Events Calendar August 17, 2018 through August 30, 2018 Staying safe on our local trails Service dog dreams come true for heart attack survivor 20/30 club & Kohl’s outfit students Garbage rate increase may keep compostable materials in county Community Events Calendar August 3, 2018 through August 16, 2018 A warm day with dancing and good food Mobility is freedom…with a Purple Heart truck run

Community Events Calendar November 16, through December 6,

November 16, 2018

Friday, November 16 

•  Friends of the RP Senior Center host 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% of the net proceeds go directly to the RPSC for building and program enhancements.

• “Cocote” a crime fable set in the Dominican Republic will be show by the Sonoma Film Institute at 7 p.m. in Warren Auditorium, Ives Hall on the SSU campus. Suggested ticket donation is $5. There will be a parking fee of $5 on all SSU lots. For more information, call 707-664-2606.

• Friday Flock night from 7-9 p.m. Find keys to navigate from intuition. A suggested donation of $10-$20 is requested. 707-795-2398. Songbird Healing Center, 8299 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati.

Saturday, November 17 

• Expressive Nature Photography in the Laguna Watershed workshop with Brenda Tharp. 8-5 p.m. rain or shine. Meet at the Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Rd., Santa Rosa. 707-527-9277 x110. $125. Pre-registration required.

• “A Hero’s Life awaits you,” will be held at the Santa Rosa High School Performing Arts Auditorium, 1235 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $15. Students always free. For more information, go to debra@socophil.org.

 Sunday, November 18 

• “Cocote” a crime fable set in the Dominican Republic will be shown by the Sonoma Film Institute at 4:30 p.m. in Warren Auditorium, Ives Hall on the SSU campus. Suggested ticket donation is $5. There will be a parking fee of $5 on all SSU lots. For more information, call 707-664-2606.

• Nature Journaling at the Laguna with Marley Peifer workshop and field trip with Laguna Foundation and LandPaths. 1-5 p.m. (Back up rain date Nov. 25). Free. Pre-registration required through LandPaths. For more information, call 707-527-9277 x110.

Monday, November 19  

• Have tea and snacks while speaking of death at Sebastopol Area Senior Center, 167 N. High St., Sebastopol. Members are free and non-members $5 day-use fee. Katie@sebastopolseniorcenter.org. 707-829-2440.

Tuesday, November 20  

• 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, November 21  

• Join us at the Beer Barn, Santa Rosa for a fall live music night. Have tasty food and drink while relaxing and listening to Ian Scherer. No cover charge. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Listen to acoustic Latin and swing. Beer Barn 614 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 

Thursday, November 22  

• Happy Thanksgiving!

• The Community Voice is closed Thursday and Friday

 Friday, November 23

The Community Voice is closed today. 

• A holiday entertainment blockbuster set to dazzle audiences of all ages. Featuring the best talent from around the globe, A Magical Cirque Christmas has it all – jaw-dropping magic, breathtaking circus acts, and the most angelic voices singing your favorite Christmas carols with incredible live musicians on stage. Be transported to the golden age of entertainment by the mind-blowing talents, stunning costumes, comedy and more. 8-10 p.m. Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa.

• Holiday arts & crafts fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. RP Community Center, 5401 Snyder Ln. “Bring your little ones to our Little Elves’ Workshop! (ages 5-12 unsupervised - children 4 and under with parental supervision only) Our trained staff will help your children write letters to Santa, make festive crafts and decorations you can take home. Get your shopping done while the kids have fun! 

• 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% of the net proceeds go directly to the RPSC for building and program enhancements.

• 6th St. Playhouse will present “Annie” at 7:30 p.m. with a complimentary reception following at the GK Hardt Theatre, 52 W. 6th St. Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25, $35 and under 30 $22. 707-523-4185.

 Saturday, November 24

• 6th St. Playhouse will present “Annie” at 7:30 p.m. at the GK Hardt Theatre, 52 W. 6th St. Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25, $35 and under 30 $22. 707-523-4185.

• “Every Brilliant Thing” is a comedy by Duncan Maxmillan. A play about depression and the lengths we go to for those we love. Runs through Dec. 9. Tickets $25 for general, $40 for VIP. For single ticket information go to https://www.leftedgetheatre.com/tickets/single-tickets. Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. For more information, call Argo Thompson at 707-536-1620.

• Santa’s Riverboat Arrival 2018: Petaluma, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Petaluma River Turning Basin, Petaluma, California

Sunday, November 25

• 6th St. Playhouse will present “Annie” at 2 p.m. at the GK Hardt Theatre, 52 W. 6th St. Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25, $35 and under 30 $22. 707-523-4185.

• “Sex with Strangers,” a comedy by Laura Eason. A sensuous and provocative comedy. Runs through Feb. 17. Tickets are $25 for general admission, $40 for FIP and for a single ticket information go to www.leftedgetheatre.com/tickets/single-tickets.

Monday, November 26 

• Open Mic live at 2 Tread Brewing Co., 1018 Santa Rosa Plaza, 7:30-10:30 p.m. with your host Dean Martian. Free.

Tuesday, November 27

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

Wednesday, November 28 

• The Glass Garden & Boutique Networking Mixer ~ 969 Golf Course Drive Suite B ~ 5:30 - 7pm. Complimentary appetizers & open to all. Questions call the Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce 707-584-1415. 

• Spreckels Performing Arts Center will have the famed Beatrix Potter story “Always the Best.” For tickets call 707-588-3400.

• The Santa Rosa Republican Women, Federated will hold its monthly meeting at the Flamingo Conference Center, 2777 4th St., Santa Rosa at 11:15 a.m.. the business meeting will be followed by a luncheon. $28 with reservations and $33 without a reservation. Call 707-538-9804 for more information. 

 Thursday, November 29 

• “Albatross” film screening 7-9 a.m. Directed by Chris Jordan. Free. (donations gratefully accepted). Pre-registration required. For more information, call 707-527-9277 x110.

• 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.

Friday, November 30   

•  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. By-in are $35 or $45 which includes all supplies. Payouts are given upon attendance and food is available for purchase. 100% of the net proceeds go directly to the RPSC for building and program enhancements.

• 6th St. Playhouse will present “Annie” at 7:30 p.m. at the GK Hardt Theatre, 52 W. 6th St. Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25, $35 and under 30 $22. 707-523-4185.

 Saturday, December 1 

•  Cotati Shop and Stroll downtown – 11a.m – 4 p.m.

• Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Holiday Lights Sat, Dec 1, 5-7pm ~ City Center Plaza.

• Rummage, crafts & baked goods faire including raffles for goodie baskets and handmade quilt. Sponsored by Women’s Guild of St Elizabeth Seton at 4595 Snyder Lane held in the Parish Hall. 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2 at 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Admission free. 

• Join in a family fun filled day located on Old Redwood Hwy. in downtown Cotati. Enjoy local businesses, music, carriage rides and holiday fun. Play your Cotati passport card at other locations and booths. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.

 •  6th St. Playhouse will present “Annie” at 2 p.m.  and 7:30 p.m. at the GK Hardt Theatre, 52 W. 6th St. Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25, $35 and under 30 $22. 707-523-4185.

• The household toxics facility is open weekly for free drop-off of toxics from Sonoma county residents. Bring your ID to prove residency. No appointment is required. 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. State transportation laws limit each vehicle to a maximum of 15 gallons of liquid (with a maximum of 5 gallons per container) or 125 pounds of solid material. Never mix chemicals. Place in sealed containers in the trunk packed to prevent spills. Syringes/needles must be in a sealed and labeled approved container. No electronics, explosives, ammunition, radioactive materials, biological wastes will be accepted. The disposal site is located at 500 Mecham Rd., Petaluma.

Sunday, December 2 

•  6th St. Playhouse will present “Annie” at 2 p.m. at the GK Hardt Theatre, 52 W. 6th St. Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25, $35 and under 30 $22. 707-523-4185.

• “Out of the Fire” benefit concert and silent auction at Sally Tomatoes , 1100 Valley House Dr. RP. Prairie Sun Recording and musicians of Sonoma County will present the benefit concert of live music. $10 or $25 for VIP. All proceeds go to the Out of the Fire Benefit Trust Fund. Tickets for the event are on sale at Eventbrite. For more information, call 707-480-3373.

Monday, December 3 

• Songwriters competition at the Redwood Café, 8240 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati. Please make sure that your membership is current. 6:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday, December 4

• 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, December 5

• It’s story slam. Meet at Sonoma Portworks at 6 p.m. to tell true personal stories. Sonoma Portworks, 613 Second St., Petaluma.

 

Thursday, December 6 

• Cotati Chamber of Commerce Holiday Cheer

• 6th St. Playhouse will present “Annie” at 7:30 p.m. at the GK Hardt Theatre, 52 W. 6th St. Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25, $35 and under 30 $22. 707-523-4185.

• 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.