Rain?! What the heck was that about? Well, never mind. Summer is in full swing.
The West End Neighborhood Association Bicycle Parade and BBQ is on July 16th, Saturday. Mark it on your calendars! The Bike parade will start at 1 p.m. at DeMeo Park. BBQ will start at 3 p.m. at DeMeo Park. Don’t forget to decorate your bike!
Bocce, wine and friends- Every Thursday night 4- 8 p.m.- D’Argenzio Winery holds Wine Down Thursday…. they have just finished they bocce courts and they are awesome. Every Friday night- West End Summer Bocce. Celebrate the West End- neighbors and friends, great food and bocce in a family & kid environment. Well behaved dogs are invited to attend. Bring food or drink to share.
July 1- Summer Nights at Railroad Square. A Summer Street Party featuring wine tasting, live music, outdoor dining, crafters and art. The event is free, with wine tasting available for $20 with proceeds benefiting local non-profit organizations. Location: Historic Railroad Square- 4th Street from Wilson to Davis Street. Time: 6- 9 p.m. For more info: http://snrrs.com
July 2nd– First Saturday Clean up This Independence Weekend also celebrate your interdependence by cleaning up the Creek. The Creek is part of our water supply, provides us with recreation, contributes to wildlife habitat and the peace of mind of a babbling brook. Come join us Saturday. We will clean the Creek and if anybody is interested do some weeding and cleanup at the park. Lunch will be provided, pizza. So come join us as we take care of most valuable asset. Stan Gow Stan@1Saturdaycleanup.org Location: Meet at Olive Park near foot bridge Time: 10 a.m. First Saturday Clean Up
July 3rd, Sunday- Go for a Train Ride. West Ender Andre Siedentopf and the Redwood Empire Live Steamers invite you to come for a train ride this 4th of July weekend. Mention you saw invitation on Facebook and you’ll get 1st ride FREE. Only a $1 a ride after that. The Redwood Empire Live Steamers is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Sonoma Counties Railroad history through the re-creation, in miniature, of railroad equipment and historic landmarks. Location: Youth Community Park 1500 Fulton Rd Time: 12- 4 p.m. Facebook
July 4th, Monday – RED, WHITE & BOOM! S. R. Fireworks Celebration Food, Drinks, Live Music – A family-friendly Community Celebration Event! Presented by S. R.’s Police Officers & Firefighters and Active 20/30 Club #50. Proceeds benefit Schools Plus to help save Spring Sports Programs! NOTE: No glass, alcohol, dogs, BBQs, personal fireworks or pop-up tents ~ No tailgating please. Admission: $7 – Adults & kids 13+ / $3 – Kids 6-12 / Free – 5 & under / Parking: $5 Location: So. Co. Fairgrounds Carnival Area Lawn Organization: Active 20 30 Club, S. R. Police Officers Association & S. R. Time: Gates Open 4pm; Music @ 5pm; Fireworks at 9:30pm/DarkContact: David Hagele Phone: 707-578-7800 Website: www.santarosaredwhiteandboom.com
June 30-Sept 29 Lunch in the Sculpture Garden
Enjoy the Sonoma County Museum’s new Evert B. and Norma Person Sculpture Garden every Thursday. A food truck will be at the museum serving gourmet crepes and light entertainment/workshops are scheduled! Small admission fee will apply. Free to members. Location: So. Co. Museum 425 7th St. Time: 11:30am-1:30pm sonomacountymuseum.org
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