The weather is gorgeous- get out and clean up the creek or perhaps ride your bike. Dog Park users… a special reminder to observe the park hours (6 a.m. to 9 p.m.) and to keep the noise down in early morning and evening hours. This is a neighborhood park with homes nearby- be kind to our neighbors. Lastly- Buy your Regatta tickets now… we all love this event and $5 is more than worth the price of admission.
Tomorrow!! May 7th, Saturday- First Saturday. On the first Saturday of every month, you can help take care of the Santa Rosa Creek that flows right by the West End. It only takes an hour or two. After the cleanup, First Saturday volunteers will enjoy pizza at DeMeo park. Please bring utensils so we may keep our trash impact low. Contribution to lunch, desserts, fruit and appetizers are always welcome. Don’t forget to wear a hat and sunblock and bring water! Location: Meet at Pierson Bridge Time: 10 a.m.
May 8th, Sunday– West End Poodle Party. Time for all Poodles to come out and play! The West End Poodle Party is on the second Sunday of every month. Poodles and Poodle-friendly dogs are invited. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Time: 11 a.m.
May Is Bike Month– a month long celebration to encourage and inspire everyone to ride their bikes. Highlights of the month include: May 12th Bike to Work Day, May 22nd- Pedal in Rose Parade, May 23rd Bike-In Movie. For more info: Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition
Got your REGATTA tickets yet? This is the best event in Santa Rosa and just minutes from out doors. West End residents receive a special discount- $5… that’s CRAZY CHEAP to support and attend this stupendous celebration. BUY Great West End and Railroad Square Handcar Regatta Tickets. ( Pssst- password is: historicwestend) The Great Handcar Regatta
Dog Park Reminders: Dog park hours are 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Be considerate of neighboring residents- keep your voices down and dogs quiet in early morning and evening hours. We must all take responsibility to keep this dog park a positive neighborhood feature. For more info: Dog Park Rules, DeTurk Park Info
FYI Here’s the rental info for the DeTurk Round Barn:
Membership Dues for the West End Neighborhood Association help pay for the costs of running the website, our meetings and events. Do you support the West End Neighborhood Association? If so, pay your dues! $10 suggested but any amount appreciated. Pay directly from the website or send check (payable to West End Neighborhood Association) to Dan Wright, 512 Jefferson Street.
The West End Neighborhood calendar features events, theater, music, meetings and other items that you might find of interest. To find a complete listing of everything in one place, check out the calendar.