Spring is here and there are lots of ways to enjoy the outdoors. The West End is home to many gifted artists and performers. Take note of the many opportunities to support our local talent.
The West End Charter School has two fund raisers (see below) – a bake sale on Bocce clean up day and a yard sale. They welcome your support through donations and purchases. Questions? email to info@WECS.us
Don’t Forget! May 1st, Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.- The West End Neighborhood Spring yard sale. Time for Spring Cleaning! Empty out those closets and garages. (Rain Date is May 8th). $5 donation if you would like to participate- this covers costs of ads, signs that will be put up (and taken down) on the day of sale. Want to purge but don’t want to sell? The West End Charter School yard sale welcomes your donations. Drop them off at 127 W. 6th Street from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, April 29th.
April 24th, Saturday at 11 a.m.- Bocce Court Clean up at DeMeo Park. A yearly tradition, spruce up the courts for the West End Summer Bocce Season. Bring tools, gloves and don’t forget the sunblock. Plan to have a snack because the West End Charter School will hold a bake sale at the clean up.
April 24th, Saturday 9 a.m. to noon- Earth Day on the Greenway ( ages 5 to adult). Celebrate Earthday’s 40th birthday on the Prince Memorial Greenway. Help with a clean up of S. R. Creek, native plant care and trail Maintenance. Tools and refreshments provided. Location: Meet at the Olive Park footbridge. More info? Contact Alistair Bleifuss at 543-3845
April 25th, Sunday 4-9 p.m.- North Bay Film & Art Collective – Sustainable Food Short Film Finale. A showcase of short films, some locally-produced, focusing on sustainability, ethics and community in relation to how we produce our food. 99 Sixth Street
April 25th, Sunday 10 a.m.- Keep the Tour 10 k Fun Run– A widepread effort and campaign to help the Amgen Tour of California continue to be a successful and integral part of our Santa Rosa community. For walkers or runners, the fun run starts on Third Street (@ B St.) in the heart of downtown Santa Rosa and follows a six mile loop along the scenic Prince Memorial Greenway before finishing near the entrance to Gateway Park, just a few short blocks from lots of fun and festivities in Old Court House Square. Sign up at keepthetour.com.
Every Sunday Night – West End DJ Katie Vrooman has a new specialty radio show called “Great Dames, Vintage Chicks,” a collection of torch singers, big band singers and jazz vocalists from the 1930’s- 1960’s. Katie hand selects all the music from the show and talks about it as well. You can also hear Katie on Monday- Friday during mid-day- But the Sunday night show (10 p.m. to midnight) is about female singers who “carry the torch”. The KRUSH 95.9
More West End talent and events next week, all events now listed on calendar.
The West End Neighborhood where urbanism, preservation, art and people come together! For the full calendar, the latest updates and photos- go the West End Neighborhood website Click Here!