Current news for this second week in December. Don’t forget to check out the calendar to see all events.
Upper W. E. CRIME ALERT– Ray on 10th Street reported that a rock was thrown through his house window at approximately 11:30 pm last Sunday night (Dec. 5). The SRPD has been alerted and fortunately the damage was not too major. If you see or hear suspicious activity in the neighborhood: Call the Police. Non-emergency 528-5222 and Emergency 911 (on Cell phones- call 528-5222 for both). Also call (or email) your neighbors to report situations or to get backup. Neighborhood Watch is the most effective and least expensive tool for ensuring the safe environment that we all want for our friends and families.
December 9th, Thursday– Planning Commission Meeting. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Draft will be reviewed by the Planning Commission for their recommendations to the City Council. Location: City Hall Chambers Time: Meeting starts at 4- Bike & Ped Master Plan (Item 11) will be sometime after that. See Agenda
December 12th, Sunday- West End Poodle Party . A time for Poodles and their owners to socialize. Winter policy: Rain cancels event (Poodles don’t like their poms wet!) Also note that the DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park can be very muddy during wet months. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park 819 Donahue Street, Santa Rosa Time: 11 a.m.
December 12th, Sunday- The 6th Street Playhouse Holiday Open House. Celebrate the holidays at the 6th St. Playhouse. All ages invited to this fun FREE event! No RSVP is necessary, just come as you are. Backstage tours of the Playhouse, holiday cookies, snacks, hot apple cider, eggnog, music, song, and good cheer! Location: 6th Street Playhouse Time: 4- 6 p.m. For December Theater offerings at 6th Street Playhouse- Click Here!
West End Caroling December 18th, Saturday 6 p.m.: Tis the Season! Looking for carolers! The West End Carolers are back and we are looking for singers to join our group. We especially need some low parts- Alto, bass and tenors! For more info contact Tory
Starks and West Enders: The current Santa Rosa Magazine article “Warm up the chill” talks about fun things to do on the weekend. Of course, Railroad Square and West End favorites are noted including the Stark’s Steakhouse Happy Hour (Monday to Saturday 3 to 6 p.m.) Photo Alert! Great photo of Stark’s filled with West Enders! Check it out on Page 16.
Horse and carriage rides available on weekends (weather permitting) in Historic Railroad Square. This long time tradition is offered courtesy of Railroad Square Merchants.
The West End Calendar has a full listing of Holiday events, West End Artists and performer dates, meetings and other dates of neighborhood interest.