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Transgender Day of Visibility Credo students demand strong environmental action One Planet Youth Summit and Credo High School Penngrove buries time capsule Free job fair matches local employers and job seekers Nor Cal Aging, Disability and Advocacy Expo Community Events Calendar March 22, 2019 through April 4, 2019 Volunteer's Corner Senior center prom SSU to sign landmark commitment to sustainability Free LGBT awareness training for caregivers Rohnert Park Democratic Club Hub Cyclery celebrates another year Mayor Belforte reads at Monte Vista Community Events Calendar October 5, 2018 through October 18, 2018 Community Events Calendar January 11, 2019 through January 24, 2019 Transgender day in the square Let’s talk Turkey Recipes sought for B’nai Israel cookbook Community Events Calendar March 15, 2019 through March 28, 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 Looking through the glass at Arch’s for 55 years 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 Volunteer's Corner 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 Event volunteers needed JavAmore, Caprara’s Pizzeria hold fundraiser Save Rancho Adobe FPD Sonoma Clean Power partners with Uber Homeless veterans receive greatest gift Volunteer's Corner Art students big on art RP Expressway improvements Remo is ready for dessert SSU’s Sakaki names Griffin-Desta as new Chief of Staff Haute Flash takes the stage Artists showing off their works 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 Parkour Speed competition 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 Grand opening at Acme Burger 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 Future leaders of the community 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 A new student center in RP 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 Apply to represent So County’s older adults 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 SSU to screen ‘Big Sonia’ to honor Holocaust and Genocide survivors 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 Cross and Crown Church reaches the big 50 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 It’s “American” History 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 Residents give high marks to Cotati living 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 Community Events Calendar March 8, 2019 through March 21, 2019 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 Rancho Cotati Rotary Club visited Thomas Page Academy 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 The Rohnert Park Sister City Committee is in full swing 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 SC nonprofit arts and culture generates $80.4 M 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 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 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 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 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 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 Volunteer's Corner Volunteer's Corner  Senior art show registration for artists age 60+ 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 Seniors are targets for telescammers CTE Foundation invests in local schools Our invisible but critical water source SSU named one of the nation’s “Most promising places to work” Community Events Calendar February 22, 2019 through March 7, 2019 New Entrepreneur in residence at Sonoma State University Sonoma County STEAM Showcase Cross and Crown celebrates 50th Anniversary Monthly CalFresh benefits to arrive March 1 Explore foster parenting talk Feb. 25 Crew does a fine job Clover Sonoma supports free concerts for youth SSU Library presents ‘Alchemia’ exhibit Volunteer's Corner

Community Events Calendar November 2, 2018 through November 15, 2018

November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2 

 •  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.

• “Eve’s Bayou” will be shown 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.

 Saturday, November 3

 • Bark after Dark, the Animal Shelter League’s annual fundraiser will be held Sat., Nov. 3 at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park

6:30-10 p.m.  

• Apple Blossom Harvest Carnival, 12-3 p.m., 700 Watertrough Rd., Sebastopol. Free. Wear your costume and join one of the best family festivals. Games, face painting, cookie decorating, cake walk, inflatables, food and the 5th grade hosted haunted house. Proceeds benefit the Twin Hills Apple Blossom Education Foundation. For more information, call Lori, 201-294-7810.

• Free open house sneak peek and fundraiser for the Lost Church at Santa Rosa. 6-11 p.m. 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. No cover charge. All ages welcome. 510-788-0171.

• Clocks fall back 

Sunday, November 4

• “Every Brilliant Thing”, a comedy by Duncan Maximillian. A play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love. Runs through Dec. 9 Tickets are $25 for general admission, $40 for VIP. For more information, call 707-536-1620.

• A pasta feed fundraiser for Stephanie Divine who has been diagnosed with stage three breast cancer with lymph node involvement. 12-4 p.m. at Sally Tomatoes, 1100 Valley House Dr., Rohnert Park. $20 presale or $25 at the door. Tickets available at

• Free - Cotati Museum & Historical Society is having a fall reception from 1-4 p.m. at the Cotati City Hall featuring Japanese Americans in Cotati, 201 W. Sierra Ave. at School St.

• “Eve’s Bayou” will be shown 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.

 Monday, November 5

• Free event on emergency preparedness event from 4-7 p.m. There will be a limited amount of emergency preparedness bags for seniors. Registration required, sign up online at 167 N. High St., Sebastopol. 707-829-2440.

Tuesday, November 6


Wednesday, November 7

 • Business Start Up Orientation Workshop through the Small Business Development Center 6-9 p.m., Cotati Chamber of Commerce, 216 E School Street, Cotati.  Registration is required ahead of time. Call 707-792-4600 for more information.

• RP Chamber of Commerce  Noon Times Lunch at Foxtail Golf Club - 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Jeff Weaver, Interim Director Rohnert Park Public Safety; Susan Farren, Paramedic & EMT Training Manager. Register by Fri., Nov 2 to the for $25 early bird discount $30 After Nov. 2 and at the door / non-members $40. 707-584-1415.

• Luther Burbank Experimental Farm-9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bodega Ave., Sebastopol. Plant sales for a good cause. 707-481-3488.

Thursday, November 8

• Cavanagh Community Food Forest-corner of 8th and G St. in Petaluma. 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

• Bring a can of food for the Redwood Empire Food Bank and bowl a game on Double Decker Lanes, 300 Golf Course Dr. RP. 707-585-0226.

“The Reluctant Radical” a flim showing at 7-9 p.m. at the Arlene Francis Center, 99 Sixth St., Santa Rosa. Free with donations welcome. For more information, call 707-877-6650 or go to


Friday, November 9


• Tickets on sale for the 2018 Champions for children benefit luncheon 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club. For more information, go to 

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

• The second concert in the Santa Rosa Junior College Chamber music is “ZOFO” at 7:30 p.m. This Grammy-nominated, duo is blazing a bold new path for piano four hands groups. This will be held in the Newman Auditorium on the SRJC campus, 1501 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa.  For more information, Call 707-527-4372. Tickets- six concert is $134.50, three concert $76, single ticket $29.75, or $18.75 for youth under 16 and students with an ID. 

• “The Third Murder” will be shown 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.

Saturday, November 10

 • Petaluma Regional Library is having a book sale at 100 Fairgrounds Dr., Petaluma. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Half price all day. 

 For more information, call 707-763-9801 ext. 5 or visit

 Sunday, November 11

 • Veterans’ Day celebration. Honor the veterans and active duty military. 2-3 p.m. Free admission. RP Community Center, 5401 Snyder Ln. 

• “The Third Murder” will be shown 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.

 Monday, November 12

 • Museum for little ones. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. $5 per child. Up to two adults per child are free before 11 a.m.- after 11 a.m. regular museum admission applies. Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Ln., Santa Rosa. 707-579-4452.

Tuesday, November 13 

• Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Networking Mixer ~ Hosted by Your Sweet Expectations Bakery & Café, 8099 La Plaza in Cotati ~ 5:30 - 7pm.

• Free tutoring program at 1620 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. For grades 5th through 12th. Runs the entire school year with qualified tutors. For more information, call Honor Jackson, 707-584-2856.

Wednesday, November 14

 • Holidays along farm trails 10 a.m. Free. Various locations. Call 707-837-8896 for more information.

 Thursday, November 15

 •  The household toxics facility is open weekly for free drop-off of toxics from Sonoma county residents. Bring your ID to prove residency. Appointment not required. Hours Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 7:30 am-2:30 pm. 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. Located at 500 Mecham Rd., Petaluma.