Don’t forget! Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 9th and ends on Sunday, November 2nd. Remember to set your clocks forward one hour on Saturday night before you go to bed.
March 10th to 16th- 5th Annual Sonoma County Restaurant Week. This week long event celebrates fine dining opportunities in Sonoma County. Try out a new restaurant or return to a favorite such as Stark’s Steak & Seafood, Jack and Tony’s Whisky Bar, La Gare French Restaurant, Heritage Public House, Jackson’s Bar and Oven. Enjoy 2 course lunch menus at $10, $15 or $20 or enjoy 3 course dinner menus at $19, $29 or $39. www.sonomacountyrestaurantweek.org
West End Farmers Market opens on March 16th– Our second season promises to be satisfying with an excellent selection of local farmers, food makers and artisans. We will also feature the best in homegrown music- the Timothy O’neal BAnd will play opening day. WEFM is held every Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Donahue Street next to the DeTurk Round Barn. Don’t forget to bring your shopping basket. www.wefm.co
March 20th, Thursday at 7 p.m.- W. E. Neighborhood Spring Meeting. Our special guest is Lisa Grant from Rec & Parks. She will report on the current condition and recommendations about the historic tree in DeMeo Park. We will have updates about local topics such as the W. E. Farmers Market, Shakespeare in the Cannery and more. Our meetings are a great time to check in as a neighborhood. We can discuss current events and future plans. If you are a new neighbor, come out and introduce yourself. Location: DeTurk Round Barn
March 17th to 23rd- Fix A Leak Week. Minor leaks account for more than a trillion gallons of water wasted each year in U. S. homes. Fix a Leak Week is the third week in March each year and it is an annual reminder to Americans to check household plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks. More info at Fix A Leak Week & Water Saving Tips
March 28th to April 13th- Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Two con men living on the French Riviera both spend their time swindling women. After meeting on a train, they attempt to work together only to find that this small French town isn’t big enough for the two of them. One must leave town. A hilarious battle of cons ensues that will keep audiences laughing, humming and guessing to the end. Location: 6th Street Playhouse GK Hardt Theater
Santa Rosa Selfie– S. R.’s Economic Development Division is asking for photographs of people showing their love for Santa Rosa. They will use these photographs for promoting Santa Rosa as a visitor destination and boosting local pride. They may be used on our website, social media, promotional videos or other publications. Just take a photo of yourself or have a friend take one of you holding a sign that says, “I love Santa Rosa” and then underneath write what you love most about Santa Rosa. Feel free to use a regulary 8.5X11 piece of paper or a larger poster board. Make sure the photo is will-lit and you’re fully clothes. More info at I love Santa Rosa Selfies Send to: email@example.com
Neighborhood Watch is the most effective, least expensive tool for ensuring a safe environment that we all want for our families. This is the homeowner’s insurance that really works! Do you have a crime to report? Post it on the West End Facebook page so the whole neighborhood hears about it. Facebook
Local Success- The West End Neighborhood Association sponsors are West End resident owned or West End/Railroad Square area businesses. As sponsors, they support our neighborhood activities and events. As loyal customers we help their businesses prosper. That’s micro-local success!
The West End Neighborhood, home of the West End Farmers Market where urban-ism, preservation, art and people come together. For the latest updates, calendar of events and photos go to srwestend.com