Fresh egg fans will be happy to hear that the City of Santa Rosa is working on zoning changes that will allow us city folks to have chickens. There will be certain restrictions… and NO ROOSTERS. An informational meeting is set for July 16th (See link below).
West End Summer Bocce- Every Friday at DeMeo Park. Bring a dish to share. Family and dog friendly. Location: DeMeo Park 810 Polk Street Time: 6 p.m.
West End Summer Movie Nights– Watch a movie under the stars. July 13th Friday– The Muppets, July 27th Friday– Back to the Future. Movies start at Dark. Bring something to sit on, warm clothes and friends. Free popcorn! Location: DeTurk Round Barn 819 Donahue Street Time: Dark approximately 8:30- 9 p.m.
July 13th Friday, S. R. Rural Cemetery Darkside Tours Experience the dark side of Santa Rosa’s history. Hear and see true tales of murder, suicide and other ghastly tragedies of past Santa Rosa residents. Evening Tours – Space is limited. REQUIRES PRE-REGISTRATION $25 Tickets Location: S. R. Rural Cemetery located at Franklin & Monroe Streets Times: No. 62187- 8:00pm ; No. 62189- 9:00pm; No. 62188- 8:30pm; No. 62190- 9:30pm
July 14thSaturday- Lost Dog Found (Neo-swing) Lost Dog Found has been on the forefront of the neo-swing revival of Northern Ca. Original music in the style of Jump Blues, New Orleans soul and rockabilly. $20 21 yrs+ Location: Last Day Saloon 120 5th Street Time: Door 9 p.m. Show 9:30 p.m.
July 14th, Saturday- Read to a Summer Dog. Put a kid, a dog and a book together in the library and watch wonderful things happen. Other times available at other branches Location: So. Co. Library– Central Branch 211 E. Street Time: 11 a.m – 12 p.m.
July 14th, Saturday The Bohemian’s North Bay Music Awards. Food by the epic chef, Mark Malicki! Full bar with ID! All ages! Photo fun in the parking lot! And even a 24 hour band contest! Please vote for your favorite act here: (West End Favorites- Church Marching Band (Folk) and Baby Seal Club (Rock) are in the running.) http://posting.bohemian.com/northbay/Survey?survey=2295166 And sign up for the 24 hour band contest here: http://www.bohemian.com/BohoBlog/archives/2012/06/27/sign-up-for-the-24-hour-band-contest
Location: Arlene Francis Center
July 15th– Santa Rosa Pug Play Day – Precious Pugs meet to socialize and perhaps snort on the 3rd Sunday of every month. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org Location: DeTurk Round Barn dog park, 819 Donahue Street Time: 10 a.m
July 16th, Monday- Chickens in the City– Neighborhood Meeting Informational Meeting to discuss changes to S. R.’s zoning code that would allow chickens in residential areas. Location: Council Chamber, City Hall (100 Santa Rosa Ave. at corner of S. R. Ave & 1st Street) Time: 6 p.m. Notice of Neighborhood Meeting – Chickens
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