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January 17, 2019
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Community Events Calendar January 18, 2019 through January 31, 2019 Volunteer's Corner Hub Cyclery celebrates another year Community Events Calendar January 11, 2019 through January 24, 2019 Recipes sought for B’nai Israel cookbook Welcome to a new year of reading and writing LIME Foundation partners with local organization Community Events Calendar January 4, 2019 through January 17, 2019 Volunteer's Corner Haute Flash takes the stage Elves clowning around A Cotati home has the Christmas spirit SSU Outreach and events coordinator changes Community Events Calendar October 5, 2018 through October 18, 2018 Would you make a great foster parent? Let’s talk Turkey Genealogy library hosts open house in Santa Rosa Community Events Calendar September 28, 2018 through October 11, 2018 Community Events Calendar December 28, 2018 through January 10, 2019 Community Events Calendar August 31, 2018 through September 13, 2018 Local author donates to Wildfire Relief Charities Gore in tune Community Events Calendar October 12 through October 25 Over 100 volunteers wrapping toys JavAmore, Caprara’s Pizzeria hold fundraiser Save Rancho Adobe FPD Sonoma Clean Power partners with Uber Homeless veterans receive greatest gift RP Expressway improvements Remo is ready for dessert SSU’s Sakaki names Griffin-Desta as new Chief of Staff Community Events Calendar August 10, 2018 through August 23, 2018 Get your hula on for the Penngrove luau A day at Thomas Page Academy Community Events Calendar September 14, 2018 through September 27, 2018 Pastis visits the Ranch 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 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 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 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 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 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 October 19, 2018 through November 1, 2018

October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19  

• Doctors with a heart in October Maher Chiropractic, 101 Golf Course Dr., C-5 Rohnert Park.  Call 707-792-0202 for an appointment.

• Take the AARP Smart Driver Courses to refresh your driving skills, know the new rules of the road and save on car insurance. Two classes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fridays, October 19 and 26 at the Rohnert Park Senior Center, 6800 Hunter Dr. # A, Rohnert Park.  Must complete both classes for insurance certificate.  Call (707) 585-6780 to register for the courses.  $15 AARP member, $20 non-AARP member.

• “Until the Birds Return” will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Warren Auditorium, Ives Hall at SSU campus. Suggested ticket donation is $5. There is a $5 parking fee on all SSU lots.

The film is in Arabic with English subtitles. For more information, call 707-664-2606.

• The Friends of the Rohnert Park Senior Center are hosting weekly BINGO games, every Friday and all are welcome! The doors open at 4 pm and the first game is 6:30 pm. Buy-ins are $35 or $45 which includes everything. Payouts upon attendance.  Rohnert Park Senior Center, 6800 Hunter Dr., Suite A. 100 percent of the net proceeds go directly to the RPSC for building and program enhancements.

   • Seed to table: How to process and eat acorns of the Laguna Watershed - workshop with Zoe Minervini-Zink and Dyla Gearhert. 6-8:30 p.m. Heron Hall, Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401. Sliding scale $15, $25 or $45. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 707-527-9277 x 110.

• Blind Scream Haunted House-two huge haunted houses under one roof. Indoors. Free parking. $15 for one haunt,  7-11p.m. 1500 Valley House Dr., RP. 707-837-1928, Judy Walker, blindscream.com. 

 

Saturday, October 20  

• Cotati Chamber of Commerce Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting at Gemini Salon, 

4:30 p.m., 8278 Old Redwood Hwy, Cotati. Questions call (707) 795-5508.

• Pumpkin splash at Honeybee pool 1-4 p.m. $10. Swim and pick a pumpkin to embellish at the decoration station. Pre-register at the community center, 707-588-3456.

• From Plants to Paper: Papermaking with Laguna Plants - Two-Day workshop with Jane Ingram Allen Saturday and Sunday, October 20 and 21, 10:00am-4:00pm each day at Heron Hall, Laguna Environmental Center, $200. Pre-registration required. Suitable for adults and teens 15 years old and up. For more information, call 707-527-9277 x 110.

• Jeff Elliott: The Making of Young Brainerd Jones,

Petaluma Museum - 20 Fourth St., Corner of 4th and B Streets, 2:00 - 3:30 PM  Free For more information about these and other events, please visit Petaluma Museum.com

• Petaluma Museum Annual Cemetery Tour, Cypress Hill Memorial Park 430 Magnolia Avenue - 10:30 - 12:00 pm General $15 / Members $10

For more information visit Petaluma Museum.com.

 

Sunday, October 21  

• Food For Thought Antiques Gifts & Garden parking lot sale 10 am-3 pm We are joining our neighbors the  Antique Society and filling the parking lot.  2701 Gravenstein Hwy S, 

Sebastopol,  707-823-3101

• Petaluma Museum Terry Park’s Presentation on the History of Petaluma Gas Stations Petaluma Museum - 20 Fourth St., Corner of 4th and B Streets, 2:00 - 3:30 PM. Free

For more information visit Petaluma Museum.com

• “Until the Birds Return” will be shown at 4:30 p.m. in the Warren Auditorium, Ives Hall at SSU campus. Suggested ticket donation is $5. There is a $5 parking fee on all SSU lots. The film is in Arabic with English subtitles. For more information, call 707-664-2606.

• The Santa Rosa Junior College Chamber Music concert will start with the Hermitage Piano Trio at 4 p.m. Descending from the great Russian musical tradition, the trio is distinguished by its sumptuous sound. Held at the Newman Auditorium on the SR campus, 1501 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. Tickets for six concerts are $134.50, three concerts $76, single ticket $29.75, or $18.75 for youth under 16 and students with an ID. 

• From Plants to Paper: Papermaking with Laguna Plants - Two-Day workshop with Jane Ingram Allen Saturday and Sunday, October 20 and 21, 10:00am-4:00pm each day at Heron Hall, Laguna Environmental Center, $200. Pre-registration required. Suitable for adults and teens 15 years old and up. For more information, call 707-527-9277 x 110.

• The Addams Family, Oct. 12-28, 2pm, Main Stage/Codding Theatre Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park (707) 588-3400, www.spreckelsonline.com.

 

Monday, October 22  

• Museum Mondays for little ones at the Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Ln., Santa Rosa. 707-284-1263. $5. monica@schulzmuseum.org.

 

Tuesday, October 23  

• Free tutoring program at 1620 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. Free. For more information, call Honor Jackson at 707-584-2856.

 Wednesday, October 24 

• Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce After Hours Mixer by Patelco Credit Union 5:30-7 p.m. at Sally Tomatoes, 1100 Valley House Dr., Rohnert Park. Complimentary appetizer & refreshments. For more information, call 707-584-1415

• All Sonoma MBA Programs Information Session, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wine Spectator Learning Center, Sonoma State University. Questions, email: 

mba@sonoma.edu, 

(707) 664-3501

 

Thursday, October 25 

• Free tutoring program for grades 5 through 12. Runs entire school year. Adult supervision. 3-6 p.m. 1620 Sonoma Ave. Santa Rosa. For more information, call Honor Jackson 707-584-2856.

• Free Thursday night trivia. Free to play all ages at 7-9 p.m. Presented by Sally Tomatoes, 1100 Valley House Dr., Rohnert Park. 

• Halloween Carnival fundraiser. Come show your support for the opening of the SoZo (The new home of the LIME Foundation) Student Center in RP. Games, activities, candy and fun for all ages. Raffle prizes. Wear your best Halloween costume to enter a contest. 5-9 p.m. 1100 Valley House Dr., RP. Dinner $15 and under 12 free. Karaoke started at 7 to 9 p.m. https://sozocenter.eventbrite.com.

• “The Addams Family” a Tony award-winning musical, directed by Carl Jordan. Spreckels Performing Arts Center. 7 p.m. Tickets are general $36, seniors $34, students $30 and under 12. $18. For more information, call 707-588-3400.

•Blind Scream Haunted House-two huge haunted houses under one roof. Indoors. Free parking. $15 for one haunt, 7 -10p.m. 1500 Valley House Dr., RP. 707-837-1928, Judy Walker, blindscream.com. 

Friday, October 26 

•  An annual Santa Rosa tradition to see the Rocky Horror show at the new venue: Annie O’s Railroad Sq. Early bird tickets on sale. For more info, call 707-523-4185.

• Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 60 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. 10-5 p.m. 1350 Bennett Valley Rd. Sonoma County Fairgrounds. $7. Free to public.  Free hourly door prizes. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com.

• “Pickup on South Street” will be shown at 7 p.m. in Warren Auditorium, Ives Hall on SSU campus. Suggested donation is $5. There is a $5 parking fee on all SSU lots. For more information, call 707-664-2606.

• 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.

• The Addams Family, Oct. 12-28, 8pm. Main Stage/Codding Theatre Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park (707) 588-3400, www.spreckelsonline.com.

 

Saturday, October 27 

• Come join us for a Christian family concert @ St. Elizabeth Seton’s Catholic Church, 4595 Snyder Ln, Rohnert Park with Michael Russell O’Brien.  Tickets sold at the door: $15.00 for single, $20.00 for couple, $25.00 for entire family.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and Concert starts at 7:00 p.m.

• North Bay Science Discovery Day. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sonoma Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa. 

• Halloween carnival 12 to 5 p.m. food, games, costume contest, jump house and free candy for those in costume. RP Community Center, 5401 Snyder Ln. 

• Ner Shalom’s New Cotati Cabaret will host “The Monster Mash” dance party featuring the Thugz on Saturday, October 27 from 8:00 – 11:00 pm. Wine, beer and (legal) munchies will be available for purchase. There will be a raffle and a monster-themed fashion show. General Admission is $20 and Sponsor tickets, with swag, are $50. Purchase at shalomevents.org  or by calling (707) 664-8622.

 

Sunday, October 28 

• Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 60 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. 10-5 p.m. 1350 Bennett Valley Rd. Sonoma County Fairgrounds. $7. Free to public.  Free hourly door prizes. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com.

• “Pickup on South Street” will be shown at 4:30 p.m. in Warren Auditorium, Ives Hall on SSU campus. Suggested donation is $5. There is a $5 parking fee on all SSU lots.  For more information, call 707-664-2606.

 

 

Monday, October 29 

•  REFB’s great spooktacular volunteer night. Help bag produce and box-makin’. Come in costume! Prizes for impressive costumes. Registration required. 5-7 p.m. Redwood Empire Food Bank, 3990 Brickway Blvd., SR. Information and registration, jferguson@refb.org. 707-523-7902 ext. 143.                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Tuesday, October 30 

•Blind Scream Haunted House-two huge haunted houses under one roof. Indoors. Free parking. $15 for one haunt, opens at 7 p.m. 1500 Valley House Dr., RP. 707-837-1928, Judy Walker, blindscream.com. 

 Wednesday, October 31   

• City Hall-oween 1:30-5:30pm, Cotati City Hall, 201 West Sierra Ave. Cotati. Start your trick or treating off by stopping by City Hall-oween and visit the different departments for a special treat and to show off your costumes.

• Blind Scream Haunted House-two huge haunted houses under one roof. Indoors. Free parking. $15 for one haunt, opens at 7 p.m. 1500 Valley House Dr., RP. 707-837-1928, Judy Walker, blindscream.com.

 Thursday, November 1  

• Knit & crochet group enjoys each other’s company while working on their own personal knit & crochet projects. Noon to 4 p.m. Free, but please bring your own supplies. Located at the RP Senior Center drop-in.