We are nearing the end of July, but summer is still in full swing.
Every Friday Evening- West End Bocce. Meet for food, socializing and bocce. Bring a dish to share. Dog, kid friendly. Location: DeMeo Park
Every Sunday until October 27th 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.- The West End Farmers Market. It’s right in the ‘hood. Eat healthy, support local farmers and stay out of your car. Fresh veggies, fruit, baked delights, delicious prepared foods, beverages and specialty items will be available. The focus is on local, high quality products. Location: Donahue Street between W. 9th and Boyce Streets Photos
West End Bicycle Parade and BBQ recap. It was a great gathering of friends and neighbors at DeMeo Park. The bicycle parade was the best ever. Thanks to everyone who came but especially to our volunteers- Guy Dean, Heather Rosales, David Drake, Jen Watson, Kevin Pryne, Karen Spencer, Carol Haseltine-Ernst & Allen Thomas. Thanks to Western Farm Center for lending us their fabulous grill and the haybales. Thanks to Franco American Bakery for their freshly made hamburger buns. This event would not happen without you! Photos
Upper West End-Supper in the Street – A second annual event in the 10th, 11th, Ripley, Lincoln Street pocket was held Saturday, July13. Supper in the Street was an evening filled with old and new faces and a great opportunity for neighbors to meet. Truly a grassroots happening –neighbors brought tables, chairs, food to share, and can-do spirit. Special thanks to Jessica Heatherington and Tory Paul (co-instigators) and Heather and Jorge (grill masters). Thanks to all who came to celebrate! Photos
July 19th– August 4th– The Great American Trailer Park Musical. It’s baaaack! Last summer’s sold-out hit over 2 runs in Sonoma and Napa counties – if you missed it the first 2xs, you’ve got another chance! It’s the Great American Trailer Park Musical – buy your tickets NOW or miss out because it’s going to sell out in record time. Location: 6th St. Playhouse
July 25th, Thursday at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.- 5th Annual Art Gala This juried Art Gala features teen art created during our Side by Side Artist Series, including urban spray and acrylic painting, glass blowing, mosaics and welding. Enjoy appetizers prepared by Chop’s Teen Catering Crew and music by Chop’s Teen Band. Location Chop’s Teen Club 509 Adams Street
July 25 to August 11th (closed on Mondays!) Sonoma County Fair. This year “Backyard Blossoms” is the theme of their famous Hall of Flowers Floral Show. Musical highlights: West End favorite- Shannon Rider & Band will be playing the Sonoma County Fair on Saturday, August 10th from 1:15-4:30 (park stage)! Other music includes The Fondettes, Wonder Bread 5, The Don Giovannis. See So. Co. Fair website for more details.
The West End Newsletter July 2013 is out… if you didn’t get yours- there is a copy in our archive
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 by Paypal or send check (payable to West End Neighborhood Association) to Dan Wright, 512 Jefferson Street.
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