West End Neighborhood Association is run by hardworking volunteers. Activities are funded by neighbors’ donations and our wonderful sponsors. Suggested neighbor contribution is $10 a year. Pay on our website by PayPal or make a check to West End Neighborhood Association and sent to Dan Wright 512 Jefferson St., SR CA 95401
West End & Railroad Square:
Only two more Bocces! Every Friday at 6 p.m.- West End Summer Bocce ends Sept. 26th. This Week we will take an “We Love Santa Rosa- West End Bocce Selfie” so come out to take a photo! Relax on Friday nights with friends and neighbors at DeMeo Park. Bring a dish to share or something to throw on the grill. We talk, eat, play a little bocce and then talk and eat some more! Good times. Family friendly. Well behaved dogs are welcomed. No glass at park please. Location: DeMeo Park 610 Polk St.
Every Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.- West End Farmers Market. Local veggies and fruit, artisan foods and music- what’s not to like! WEFM is a great place to spend a Sunday. Location: Donahue Street between W. 9th & W. 8th Street.
September 20th, Saturday 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.- 2nd Annual Lincoln St. Block Party There will be a festive community gathering with music, outdoor entertainment, BBQs and food on Lincoln Street. The street will be closed off that day and there will be lots of room to mingle, listen to music (5 to 7 bands) and there will even be jump house for the kids. Please bring food to grill or a dish to share. For more info contact Steve Anello email@example.com Location: Lincoln St. (runs parallel to College) between Cleveland & Ripley
Sept 21st, Sunday at noon to 6 p.m.- Mostly Python V1 Toad In The Hole Pub and 6th Street Playhouse Present MOSTLY PYTHON VI THIS SUNDAY! Beer! Food! Live Python skits and prizes to be won! Live music with 4 bands. Free and fun for the whole family! Come be silly. Location: 5th Street in front of Toad in the Hole Pub 116 5th St.
Until September 28th The Glass Menagerie In director Craig A. Miller’s newly envisioned version of the Tennessee Williams classic, Tom Wingfield is a homeless man living under a fire escape in 1960s St. Louis. Haunted by his past, the audience experiences the hallucination-like memories of his sister and mother unfold before their eyes. The question arises: what is truth, and what has become a fabrication of memory played over and over in Tom’s troubled mind? Location: 6th Street Playhouse St
Sept. 21st, Sunday at 3 p.m.- Pug Play Day A special time for Pugs and their owners to get together. Lots of fun to see masses of Pugs playing around. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Park
Downtown and our other favorite downtown neighborhoods:
Creek Week September 20th-29th Creek Week is a week-long celebration of our local creeks. It’s a week of fun and adventure, clean ups & educational activities for everyone at your local creeks and nature areas. Children should be accompanied by an adult for all events. Family Fun Day- September 27th 10:00 AM-2:00PM is a day with free family-friendly adventures such as Turtle Talk & the Downtown Underground tour. Learn about how to protect our creek water, how to care for feral cats and what to do with injured wildlife and more. Location Prince Memorial Greenway (Santa Rosa Creek) between Gateway Park at Santa Rosa/Sonoma Avenues to Olive Park at Olive/Hazel/Orange Streets. More info at Creek Week
Starts September 21st! Fall Writer’s Support + Inspiration Workshop w/ Leilani Clark (West Ender) – If you’re looking for camaraderie and writing community, look no further! In this monthly workshop, you’ll receive support and inspiration to help you make progress on a writing project (all genres welcome) whether that involves writing every day for 20 minutes, or completing a set amount of words or pages. We will get the creative sparks flying with two short writing prompts, followed by check-ins and accountability on the previous month’s writing goal(s). We’ll also do email check-ins between sessions to keep you on track towards your goals. Plus, you’ll get lots of resources and mini-craft talks from workshop facilitator Leilani Clark. All levels of writers welcome! Dates: Sundays, Sept. 21, Oct. 19 and Nov. 16 (Three-month commitment, once-a-month) Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm Where: Undercover Baking Agency, 463 Sebastopol Avenue in Santa Rosa near Julliard Park Price: $50.00. Class fee due upon registration to reserve your spot. RSVP:firstname.lastname@example.org
September 20th, Saturday- The Great Santa Rosa History Hunt. The Historical Society of SR is hosting a History Hunt. It’s a fun activity where you can hunt historic locations, solve clues and discover City landmarks. Register at Santa Rosa History Hunt. Hunt starts at So. Co. Museum. Clues released at 10 a.m. Hunt ends at 2 p.m. $10 Donation
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. Shop, purchase, dine and support micro-local!
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