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April 18, 2019
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RCRPC hosted Annual Community Award night Libraries = strong communities Creating a teacher recruitment and retention plan RP Easter egg hunt SonomaFi coming to local libraries Showing off their talents Community Events Calendar April 12, 2019 through April 25, 2019 Volunteer's Corner RCHS Guard and drumline competition Space for reflection Join us on Easter Sunday Everything bunny in Rohnert Park Hub Cyclery celebrates another year Bailey So. Co. Woman of the Year Community Events Calendar October 5, 2018 through October 18, 2018 Community Events Calendar January 11, 2019 through January 24, 2019 The “Disney” concert in the TAG building Let’s talk Turkey Recipes sought for B’nai Israel cookbook Community Events Calendar April 5, 2019 through April 18, 2019 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 Coffee with a Cop 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 United Way ensuring community gets fair share in 2020 census 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 Volunteer's Corner JavAmore, Caprara’s Pizzeria hold fundraiser Save Rancho Adobe FPD Sonoma Clean Power partners with Uber Homeless veterans receive greatest gift Volunteer's Corner TAG building ribbon-cutting/dedication ceremony RP Expressway improvements Remo is ready for dessert SSU’s Sakaki names Griffin-Desta as new Chief of Staff Haute Flash takes the stage Transgender march and rally 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 Burton Recreation Center gets a new look McLea’s receives AAA banner Community Events Calendar September 14, 2018 through September 27, 2018 Pastis visits the Ranch A Cotati home has the Christmas spirit 2nd Annual Sweethearts Fairytale Dance Local nonprofit to host Santa Rosa fundraiser for homeless veterans 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 Cycle Without Limits in action again at SSU Community Events Calendar March 29, 2019 through April 11, 2019 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? RCHS ‘sold out’ crab feed Cotati chicken BBQ returns 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 NorCal Honor Band accepts Analy High School musicians Volunteer's Corner 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 Community Events Calendar February 1, 2019 through February 14, 2019 Free care planning workshop 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 Volunteer’s Corner Creative Sonoma supports artists impacted by fires 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 Collaborating Together for Peace Local winner at art show 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 Rancho Cotate Varsity Girls Basketball receives recognition 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 Community Events Calendar January 25, 2019 through February 7, 2019 Transgender Day of Visibility 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 Community Events Calendar February 8, 2019 through February 21, 2019 Credo students demand strong environmental action 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? Volunteer’s Corner RP celebrates “I Heart RP” Feb. 10 One Planet Youth Summit and Credo High School 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 Cotati hosts award dinner Volunteer's Corner Penngrove buries time capsule 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 Coffee with Cotati cops ‘Just Between Friends’ mega kids’ event Free job fair matches local employers and job seekers 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 Church of the Oaks crab feed Feb. 8-9 Miss SC Scholarship competition Nor Cal Aging, Disability and Advocacy Expo 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 Poetry Out Loud Sonoma County contest Community Events Calendar March 1, 2019 through March 14, 2019 Community Events Calendar March 22, 2019 through April 4, 2019 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 Celebrate Black History Month Heavy rain takes toll on drivers Volunteer's Corner Garbage rate increase may keep compostable materials in county Sonoma County reads ‘Kindred’ Be a resource for fire survivors STEM at SSU Community Events Calendar February 15, 2019 through February 28, 2019 Japanese Internment Remembrance Day Senior center prom Community Events Calendar August 3, 2018 through August 16, 2018 A warm day with dancing and good food Volunteers needed to ring a bell Volunteer's Corner Volunteer's Corner  Senior art show registration for artists age 60+ SSU to sign landmark commitment to sustainability Mobility is freedom…with a Purple Heart truck run Train as a coach to help older adults prevent falls Rotary District 5130 provides multiple fire relief grants A New Coalition: Forming alliances for barn owls Grand opening at Acme Burger Free LGBT awareness training for caregivers Seniors are targets for telescammers CTE Foundation invests in local schools Our invisible but critical water source Future leaders of the community Rohnert Park Democratic Club SSU named one of the nation’s “Most promising places to work” Community Events Calendar February 22, 2019 through March 7, 2019 Mayor Belforte reads at Monte Vista A new student center in RP New Entrepreneur in residence at Sonoma State University Sonoma County STEAM Showcase Transgender day in the square Apply to represent So County’s older adults Cross and Crown celebrates 50th Anniversary Monthly CalFresh benefits to arrive March 1 Community Events Calendar March 15, 2019 through March 28, 2019 SSU to screen ‘Big Sonia’ to honor Holocaust and Genocide survivors Explore foster parenting talk Feb. 25 Cross and Crown Church reaches the big 50 Looking through the glass at Arch’s for 55 years Crew does a fine job It’s “American” History Volunteer's Corner Clover Sonoma supports free concerts for youth Residents give high marks to Cotati living Event volunteers needed SSU Library presents ‘Alchemia’ exhibit Community Events Calendar March 8, 2019 through March 21, 2019 Art students big on art Volunteer's Corner Rancho Cotati Rotary Club visited Thomas Page Academy Artists showing off their works The Rohnert Park Sister City Committee is in full swing Parkour Speed competition

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.