It’s good to be a West Ender, especially if you are having a hometown holiday this weekend. The best things to do are located right here in the neighborhood.
July 5th, Friday at 6 p.m.- West End Bocce. You know the drill- socialize, eat, relax and play bocce at our beautiful DeMeo Park. Bring something to share. Family friendly. Well behaved dogs are invited. No glass, please. Location: DeMeo Park
July 5th & July 19th, Friday- 2013 West End Summer Movie Nights.What is more Americana than a neighborhood movie night? Friday nights at DeTurk Round Barn Park. Bring a blanket, warm clothes and friends. Free popcorn. All movies start at DARK. Questions? Email Paul or Veronica at firstname.lastname@example.org July 5th- The Secret World of Arrietty, July 19th Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Park 819 Donahue St.
July 5th, Friday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Summerfest in Railroad Square. Food from top chefs and restaurants. Wine & beer tasting. Music and unique vendors. Location: Historic Railroad Square Facebook
July 6th, Saturday- at 10 a.m. First SATURDAY Cleanup . Join neighbors and youth in the care of Prince Memorial Greenway the first Saturday of every month. Clean-up supplies provided. Organized by Stan Gow & Chop’s Teen Club. For more info go to http://firstsaturdaycleanup.org
July 7th, Sunday- The West End Farmers Market. Fresh veggies, fruit, baked delights, delicious prepared foods, beverages and specialty items will be available at the market. Lots of room to stretch out at the park. Ride your bike- free bike parking provided by So. Co. Bicycle Coaltion. A sampling of WEFM vendors: Arlene Francis Center (Coffee, tea, natural drinks), Farm Sinclair (Veggies, apples, eggs), Guerilla Foods (Breakfast & Lunch made from scratch from farmer’s fresh food), Talented Lady (Fused glass), From Ghana with Love (Shea butter, African black soap), Criminal Bakery ( scones, cookies, mini-pies), Wise Acre Farm (Pasture Raised Organic eggs), Bloomfield Farms (Heirloom tomatoes, veggies, strawberries), Liberty 5 Baking Co (Gluten free bread). Facebook
July 4th, Wednesday- Red, White & Boom! S.R. Fireworks Celebration An afternoon and evening of family fun- Food, Drinks, Live Music, Kid’s Activities. NOTE: No glass, alcohol, dogs, BBQs, personal fireworks or pop-up tents. Ice Chests & Folding Chairs OK ~ No tailgating please. Admission: $7 – Adults & kids 12+ / $3 – Kids 5-12 / Free – 4 & under / Parking: $5 Hours: Gates Open 3:30pm; Live Music @ 4pm; Fireworks at 9:30pm/Dark Location: So. Co. Fairgrounds http://santarosaredwhiteandboom.com
July 7th– August 11th5 to 7 p.m. – Live at Juilliard Free Sunday concert series. Extend the weekend, come and enjoy a picnic dinner on a summer Sunday filled with music, fun and food. Kid and Dog friendly. Location: Juilliard Park 227 Santa Rosa Ave. http://ci.santa-rosa.ca.us/departments/recreationandparks/programs/specialevents/Pages/LiveatJuilliard.aspx
Mark your calendars:
July 20th, Saturday- West End Neighborhood Association Annual BBQ and Bicycle Parade- 2 p.m. Bike Decoration, 2:30 p.m. Bike Parade, 3 p.m. BBQ/Potluck Location: DeMeo Park
Neighborhood Watch is the most effective and least expensive tool for ensuring the safe environment that we all want for our families. This is homeowner’s insurance that works! Do you have a crime to report? Post it on our Facebook page so the whole neighborhood hears about it. http://www.facebook.com/groups/45503934491
The West End Neighborhood home of the West End Farmers Market, where urbanism, preservation, art and people come together! For the latest updates, crime alerts, full calendar of events and photos- go the West End Neighborhood website. Click Here!