This Sunday only– The West End Farmers Market hours will change due to a wedding at DeTurk Round Barn. The market hours on Sunday, April 13th will be 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. We open 1/2 hour earlier but will close 1 hr 15 minutes earlier too. So early in and early out ONLY on this Sunday, April 13th. We will go back to our regular time for the rest of the season. Sign up for the latest news, weekly musical guests, photos and more at www.wefm.co
April 13th, Sunday 3 p.m.- West End Poodle Party. A party in the dog park for Poodles and their owners. All Poodles, poodle-fusions and poodle friendly dogs are invited to come out and play. Great fun! Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park
April 18th– 27th– The Year of Magical Thinking – This special two-weekend-only, one-woman tour de force promises to touch the heart and provoke the elemental questions we all have about the truly inexplicable and often times tragic paths life leads us down; and moreover how we as individual, resilient beings can actually choose a hopeful and life-affirming way in which to answer those questions. 6th St. Playhouse for showtime and Ticket info
April 19th, Saturday 9:30 to 11 a.m.- Earth Day Clean Up at DeTurk Round Barn Park. Help pull weeds and spread mulch around the perimeter of the historic DeTurk Round Barn and in the park area, located in the West End Neighborhood. This event is family-friendly. Refreshments and some tools will be provided. Bring your weeding tool or rake and remember to wear a hat and sturdy shoes. Contact Elaine Gutsch, City of SR Volunteer coordinator (707) 543-3279 for more info. Sign up online. Volunteer Signup. Location: DeTurk Round Barn 819 Donahue St.
April 19th, Saturday 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.- Earth day on the Greenway (ages 5 to adult)- Celebrate Earth Day’s 44th birthday on the Prince Memorial Greenway. Help with a cleanup of the S. R. Creek, native plant care and trail maintenance. Tools and refreshments provided. For info contact Alistair Bleifuss firstname.lastname@example.org 543-3845 Location: Meet at the Olive Park footbridge.
April 19th, Saturday 12 to 4 p.m.- 5th Annual Earth Day Festival. The community is invited to learn about local environmental organizations, green products and water-use efficiency goals. Lots of eco-art activities and games for kids. A good time to lighten your load: a Computer Recycling Center Van will accept broken or worn our appliances (nothing bigger than a microwave); Interstate Battery will be collecting used car and household batteries; Free Book Mobile will accept books. FREE. More info at www.srcity.org/earthday or contact Jann Trumbly at email@example.com Location: Courthouse Square Downtown Santa Rosa
April 23rd, Wednesday 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.- City of S. R. Drought Drive Up Pick up your FREE drought tool kit at one of three convenient locations. Shower bucket, faucet aerator, shower timers and more will be offered. More info at Drought Drive-Up Locations: Coddingtown Mall, Whole Foods parking lot or Finley Community Center 2060 W. College Ave. or Roseland Village Shopping Center 665 Sebastopol Ave.
Need tools? The Santa Rosa Tool Library offers hand and power tools for landscaping, home repair and automotive work- FREE of charge. For full details go to www.borrowtools.org
Need Plants? April 12th, Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 noon– Jail Industries Plant Sale. CA natives, succulents and Sonoma superstars to choose from. 100% of plant sales fund Nursery Vocational Education Program. All plants grown and nurtured by inmates. More info at: http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Services/Plant-Sale Location: 2254 Ordinance Road @ Airport Boulevard
Want to sponsor? 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. To sponsor contact Lea Barron-Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org
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