West End Farmers Market- every Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can buy fresh, local produce, bread, cheese, meat and honey. Want to brunch? Lots of choices from bakery goods, biscuits and gravy, cerviche to okonomiyaki! There’s even a Jewish deli- what’s not to love? Eat, shop, socialize and listen to the best in local music on our North Bay Hootenanny stage. More info at www.wefm.co
May 2nd– May 25th– Thoroughly Modern Millie. The story of young Millie Dillmount who has just moved to the city in search of a new life for herself. It’s a New York full of intrigue and jazz – a time when women were entering the workforce and the rules of love and social behavior were changing forever. West End songbird Laura McGinnis is featured in the cast. Location: 6th Street Playhouse Hardt Theater
May 3rd & June 7th, Saturdays at 8:00 PM- Flying Leap Improv Theatre Ensemble. Improv returns to the 6th Street Playhouse! $15 Tickets sold at the door only – 1 hour prior to each performance. Location: 6th St. Playhouse
May 3rd, Saturday- at 10 a.m.- noon 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
Events in other neighborhoods:
May 4th, Sunday 11:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. – 53rd Annual ChickenQue-4 H members and their families from all over the county come together to host the largest single day BBQ west of the Mississippi. This is a great family event. Rain or shine. ChickenQue Tickets $10 565-2681
May 5th, Monday 4 to 9 p.m.- 9th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration Join the celebration- a family friendly, safe, alcohol free event. There’s music, dance, food and youth demonstrations of their after school programs. Location: Roseland Shopping Center 771 Sebastopol Rd.
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