September 14th, Tuesday (Tonight!)– Community meeting about the 9th Street Mural. Give your input on the final colors and designs for the mural. This is your chance to provide input- be there or miss your opportunity. Neighborhood volunteers will actually paint the mural. We want a show of hands for volunteer painters. Location: CHOPS 509 Adams Street Time: 6 p.m.
September 15th, Wednesday- Pros and Cons of State Ballot Measures presented by the League of Women Voters of So. Co. Location: S. R. City Council Chambers at City Hall 100 Santa Rosa Ave. Time: Refreshments 6:30 p.m. ; Program 7-8:30 p.m.
September 17th, Friday- West End Summer Bocce and… LAST ONE!!! We will be taking our group photo- so dress to impress. Meet your friends and neighbors at beautiful DeMeo Park. Bring food to share. Bocce is an all age, dog friendly event. To keep the event enjoyable and comfortable for all- please remember to observe Park rules: No glass, dogs on leashes. The West End Neighborhood Association has procured a Special Alcohol Permit and Lavatory for West End Summer Bocce. Wear layers for chilly nights. West End Bocce is also on facebook . Location: DeMeo Park Time: 6 p.m.
…Movie Night. Last movie night of the year! Join your neighbors this Friday night 9/17/2010 at 8:15 pm (when it’s dark enough) to watch the movie Princess and the Frog in DeMeo Park. (Movie details here and parental advisory here ) Bring a blanket & such to sit on and keep warm with. We will return to having free popcorn to share this time. (Thanks Paul and Veronica for this wonderful event!)
September 17th, Friday- 6th Street IMPROV! Trained actors take suggestions from the audience and perform on-the-spot stories, songs & scenes. Location: 6th Street Playhouse Time: 8 p.m.
September 18th, Saturday- 6th Annual Motorcycle Poker Run & Classic Car show & BBQ. Benefits Kid Street’s K-6 Grade Charter School. Music, BBQ, Car show and more. $27 before 8/18/10, $30 after. Location: BBQ & Car show at Kid Street School 709 Davis Street. Poker run registration get info at www.kstreet.org Time: Gates open at 1 p.m. BBQ at 3 p.m.
September 18th, Saturday– West End Poodle Party. Poodles and their owners meet for socializing and play. Water provided at park. A chair might be a good idea. As always, other friendly breeds are welcomed to attend. Get on the email list or join Facebook Group Contact Lea Barron-Thomas for more info. Location: Dog Park at DeTurk Round Barn Park Time: 11 a.m.
September 19th, Sunday- 3rd Annual Alley Cat Bike Race & Food Drive. Our good friend Kelly Cowan has once again pulled together a great event. Come on by The Toad with your bike, to cruise or race, to local stores for canned goods. Lots of great prizes, people and beers.Fun all around. Come to race or just cruise the course or just sit in the pub drinking. The raffle includes two great bikes donated by “whiskeydrunk cycles” and “bike czar”and plenty more schwag! All the proceeds and the food will be donated to the Redwood empire food bank. Location: Toad in the Hole 116 5th Street Time: Race starts at 3.00pm with sign ups beginning at 2.00pm.
The West End Calendar has a full listing of events, West End Artists and performer dates, meetings and other dates of neighborhood interest.