Bocce, BBQ & back fence talk! West End Summer Bocce- a special tradition where friends and neighbors gather at the end of the week to socialize at DeMeo Park. The Marvelous Wonderettes (6th Street Playhouse) have been extended- this is a must see show. Great songs, costumes and a talented cast. You don’t want to miss it.
May 18th, Friday- West End Summer Bocce begins! Join your friends and neighbors at beautiful DeMeo Park for bocce, potluck eats and socializing. Everyone is welcomed kids, dogs and well-behaved adults. Bring a dish or beverage to share. Bring layers- jacket, scarf, thermals etc. (it does get chilly). Remember, no glass! Location: DeMeo Park Time: 6 p.m.
May 19th, Saturday 2012 The 118th Annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade and Festival One of So. Co.’s most honored traditions. This year’s theme “Rockin’ Round the Roses”. Location: Downtown Santa Rosa Time: 10 a.m. For more info www.roseparadefestival.com
The Marvelous Wonderettes Extended by Popular Demand through May 19th! This sweet blast to the past follows four high school girls who step in at the last minute as entertainers at their Springfield High School Senior Prom. Directed by Craig A. Miller (A West Ender!) GK Hardt Theatre Location: 6th Street Playhouse Click Here to Purchase Tickets or call (707) 523-4185.
May 11th – May 27th– Souvenir. For more than half a century the name Florence Foster Jenkins has been guaranteed to produce explosions of derisive laughter. As news of her terrible singing spread, so did her celebrity. At the climax of her career her concert at Carnegie Hall in 1944 sold out in two hours. Hilarious and poignant. Location: 6th Street Playhouse 52 W. 6th Street Time: See website for showtimes and tickets
May 18th, Friday- Girl Friday & Chico de Mayo plus Dgiin (jazz world, French Flamenco gypsy). $10 21 yrs + Location: Last Day Saloon Time: 9 p.m. door, 9:30 show
This Sunday is our monthly pug play day at DeTurk Round Barn at 3 p.m. (We revert to our10 am start time June – September)
May 19 & 20th ,Sat. & Sun. Free electronics recycling event in Santa Rosa. Get rid of that stuff sitting in your closet! Location: Whole Foods Coddingtown Time: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Event Flyer
May 23rd, Wednesday- Water Smart Expo at the Santa Rosa Downtown Market. The Water-Use Efficiency team will showcase rainwater and graywater demonstrations & answer questions rebate programs. You can win a high-efficiency clothes washer or toilet. Location: intersection of 4th and D streets Time: 5-8:30 pm
Artist and Performers : Are you a West End performer, artist or other talented individual? Don’t be shy! Share your performance dates and events with the neighborhood. We want to support you. Contact Lea Barron-Thomas at westend @sonic.net