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Bocce “Selfie” this Friday Night

Sep 18, 2014 in Bocce, Entertainment, Events, Neighbor News, West End Artists & Performers, West End Farmers Market

Bocce “Selfie” this Friday Night

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 steve.anello@gmail.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...

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Poodle, Pug & Block Parties and more

Oct 10, 2013 in Animals, Lost Pet, Entertainment, Events, West End Artists & Performers, West End Farmers Market

Poodle, Pug & Block Parties and more

So many fun things to do right here in the neighborhood! Sundays- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.- The West End Farmers Market. The first S. R. Farmers Market run by a neighborhood association. Fresh veggies, fruit, baked delights, delicious prepared foods, drinks and specialty crafts.  The focus is on local, high quality products. Buy your groceries right in the neighborhood. Location: Donahue Street between Boyce and Decker St. wefm.co to sign up for updates. October 11th, Friday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.- Sonoma County Museum Block Party. Join in the celebration of new art installations: Street Art at 505 B Street by Julia Davis/aka Bud Snow, Carlos de Villasante and Judy Kennedy. The Peace Tree sculpture by Mario Uribe. Music by Batacha. Beer, wine and street art activities. Free.  Location: Sonoma County Museum 425 7th St.   www.sonomacountymuseum.org October 13th, Sunday at 4 p.m.– West End Poodle Party. Calling all social Poodles!… it’s time to party. The West End Poodle Party is held the second Sunday of every month. All Poodles, Poodle fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited to attend. Organized by West Ender Lea Barron-Thomas. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park  Facebook   October 19th, Saturday 6 to 9 p.m.- 10th Annual Artstart Auction– Masquerade Party for Art. Enjoy delicious food from Gerard’ Paella, music by Batcha. Masks are not required but are encouraged. Tickets $25 For more info call 543-3456 . BUY tickets  Location: DeTurk Round Barn 819 Donahue St. October 20th, Sunday 3 p.m.- Santa Rosa Pug Play Day – Perky Pugs meet to socialize and perhaps snort on the 3rd  Sunday of every month. For more information contact lhoward@sonic.net October 25th– November 10th– One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The story of a charming rogue contrives to serve a short sentence in an airy mental institution rather than in prison. This, he learns, was a mistake as soon as he clashes with Nurse Ratched, a formidable opponent to his notions of nonconformity in her structured an controlling psych war and the famous show down between nurse and patient is one of the riveting evenings of theatre. West End actor Alan Kaplan is in the cast.. Location: GK Hardt Theater, 6th Street Playhouse NEW Date!! October 22nd, Tuesday- S. R. Historic Tour. Take a tour on Rosie the Trolley with Santa Rosa’s favorite docent, Bill Montgomery. View historic facilities in S. R. such as DeTurk Round Barn, Church of One Tree, the Rosa memorial stone, Carrillo Adobe and many otheres. Tour is from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. and meets at Howarth park. Tour fee $20. Register online at santarosarec.com  # 69220 Coming up! October 31st, Thursday- West End Kids Halloween Parade. Time TBA. Mark your calendars. This is a great opportunity to show off your costume. More details to follow.  Location: Meet at Coulter X Boyce Street. November 2nd, Saturday 5 to 9 p.m.- 4-a-Child Masquerade Ball. Enjoy an evening in the DeTurk Round Barn – hors d’ oeurvres, dancing and wine. Black tie optional, masks required. This fundraiser benefits the California Parenting Institute. Tickets are $75 per person BUY tickets  Location: DeTurk Round Barn 819 Donahue St. More info at www.4-a-child.org 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  ...

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Bocce, Farmer’s Market, DeMeo Clean up dates

Apr 16, 2013 in Events, Miscellany, Neighbor News, Preservation & Historic sites

Bocce, Farmer’s Market, DeMeo Clean up dates

 West End Summer Bocce at DeMeo Park  is coming. The opening night is May 17th. Bocce Court/ Park clean up on May 4th, Saturday at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  West End Farmer’s Market on Donahue begins May 26th, Sunday at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20th, Saturday at 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.-  Earth Day on the Greenway   Celebrate Earth Day’s 43rd birthday on the Prince Memorial Greenway. Help with a clean up of Santa Rosa Creek, native plant care, and trail maintenance. Tools and refreshments provided. (Ages 5 to adult) For More info: Alistair Bleifuss at 543-3845 or ableifuss@srcity.org Location Meet at the Olive Park footbridge April 21st, Sunday 3 p.m.- Santa Rosa Pug Play Day – Perky Pugs meet to socialize and perhaps snort on the 3rd  Sunday of every month. For more information contact lhoward@sonic.net April 26th to May 19th– The Full Monty. Unemployed steelworkers in Buffalo, New York come up with a bold way to make some quick cash. Location: 6th Street Playhouse 52 W. 6th Street, GK Hardt Theater Time: See website for showtimes and Tickets April 27th, Saturday 6th Street Improv  If you enjoyed Whose Line is It Anyway? on television, you’ll love 6th Street Improv live!! 6th Street Improv’s humorous creativity will raise your spirits and tug at your heart strings. We’ve assembled a team of professional improv artists who perform unique stories inspired by your suggestions. Will you see political satire? Science fiction? Musical comedy? It’s up to you!! You might experience it all in one night! $14 Tickets at 6thstreetplayhouse.com Location: 6th Street Playhouse, Studio Theater 52 W. 6th Street.  Time: 8pm Senior housing near Santa Rosa SMART station voted down- This is huge news! For various reasons, the City Council decided to vote down the affordable housing project that was the only element left in the once grand vision for the SMART site. Press Democrat. Plan ahead: June 9th, Sunday- International Yarn Bombing Day. Feeling crafty? Want to enhance our downtown? Courthouse Square trees will be adorned by crocheted and knitted cozies. If you would like to participate (ie: be a tree bomber) or find out more info go to facebook International Yarn Bomb Day or email Judy Kennedy  Concert in DeTurk Round Barn. June 16th, Sunday at 3 p.m.- Landmarks…. With Love. The California Redwood Chorale sings at DeTurk Round Barn. Director Robert Hazelrigg leads the California Redwood Chorale in beautiful music about Love…love of music, love of home, and love of each other. (Other Landmark concerts are on May 31st at 8 p.m.- Petaluma Historic Museum & June 2nd, Sunday at Church of One Tree.) Tickets $20 now available at Brown Paper Tickets http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/343155  Location: DeTurk Round Barn 819 Donahue Street   Announcement Guidelines:  The West End Neighborhood Association website is a tool that gives out information that is West End related or of West End interest.  Announcements are subject to our West End Neighborhood Association guidelines. Do you have a West End or Railroad Square related announcement? Announcements can be emailed (1 week lead time required) to Lea Barron-Thomas at westend@sonic.net   The West End Neighborhood 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!  ...

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W. E. Animal Friendly Updates- Feb 2013

Feb 2, 2013 in Animals, Lost Pet, Events, Miscellany, Neighbor News

W. E. Animal Friendly Updates- Feb 2013

February is World Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. Raising global awareness of the benefits of spaying and neutering pets is important but let’s not forget our own animals right here in the neighborhood.  DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park is located in the heart of the West End neighborhood next to the historic DeTurk Round Barn. It’s a small, friendly dog park and there are  “regulars” who visit every day. Many of the regulars take special care of the park by supplying bags, bowls and lending an extra hand to pick up waste. The informational bulletin board on the Prince Street side of the Park lists West End and Dog Park events. DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park also has it’s own facebook page. It’s a good place to check in about lost dogs, events and what’s happening at the park.  Lisa Grant, S. R. Rec & Parks Superintendent, is the contact person to make comments about needed repairs to the park- (707) 543-3774  lgrant@srcity.org Bags and gallon size + containers needed for the dog park. We can always use clean plastic bags at the dog park. Put them in the bag holders on the fence… or just hang them on the fence and one of the “regulars” will distribute them. We could also use a few more clean gallon size containers (bleach or vinegar containers are ideal). We are turning them into plastic bag holders. For more info- contact Lea Barron-Thomas Love me Fix me Spay/Neuter Program– the new low-cost, mobile, targeted spay/neuter program arrived in the West End (at Western Farm Center) on January 9th . This amazing program offers  low cost surgeries that  cost the owners between $15-$30. 240 surgeries will be provided at no cost, based on income. The goal is to spay or neuter 2,400 dogs and cats in 2013. Pass this info on- Let’s stop all unwanted litters. There are 2-3 clinics a week and several of them are held right in the West End at Western Farm Center.   Love me Fix me Make your appointment at 565-7200 or 427-7973   February 10th, Sunday at 10 a.m.– West End Small Dog Hour– A slower, downsized environment for the smaller dog to play in. A great time for small dogs to meet with other small dogs to romp without concern. The West End Small Dog Hour is held the second Sunday of every month right before the W. E. Poodle Party. Heavy rain will cancel event. Organized by West Ender Lea Barron-Thomas Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park  Facebook February 10th,  Sunday at 11 a.m. West End Poodle Party. Calling all social Poodles!… it’s time to party. The West End Poodle Party is held the second Sunday of every month. All Poodles, Poodle fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited to attend. Organized by West Ender Lea Barron-Thomas. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park  Facebook February 17th, Sunday 3 p.m.- Santa Rosa Pug Play Day – Perky Pugs meet to socialize and perhaps snort on the 3rd  Sunday of every month. For more information contact lhoward@sonic.net February 9-10, Saturday & Sunday- CFA All Breed Cat Show- All breed cat show plus houshold pet & feline agility competitions. If you have a special Household Pet consider taking part in the Household Pet competition. Adoptable cats & kittens, cat toys, furniture, gifts, jewelry and lots more! Proceeds Benefit: F.A.I.R.E, UC Davis FIP Research, The Humane Society, Forgotten Felines & Pets Lifeline. Website: www.srcatshow.com Admission: $5 adults; $3 Children 6-12; 5 & under FREE  Hours: Sat 10am-6 pm, Sun 9am-5pm Location: So. Co. Fairgrounds, Grace Pavilion February 2-3th, Saturday & Sunday...

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Dog Friendly November

Nov 9, 2012 in Animals, Lost Pet, Events, Miscellany

Dog Friendly November

“I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons.” – Will Rogers November 11th, West End Small Dog Hour at 10 a.m.– A slower, downsized environment for the smaller dog to play in. A great time for small dogs to meet with other small dogs to romp without concern. The West End Small Dog Hour is held the second Sunday of every month right before the W. E. Poodle Party. Rain will cancel the event. Organized by West Ender Lea Barron-Thomas Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park  DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Fans November 11th, West End Poodle Party at 11 a.m. Calling all social Poodles!… it’s time to party. The West End Poodle Party is held the second Sunday of every month. All Poodles, Poodle fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited to attend. Rain will cancel the event. Organized by West Ender Lea Barron-Thomas. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park  Facebook November 10th & 11th, Saturday & Sunday- Water Bark Dog Swim, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Spring Lake swimming lagoon will turn into a leash-free dog park this weekend. Dogs can romp on the beach, play in the water and enjoy a free treat donated by Western Farm Center. Water Bark is organized by the Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation, which requests donations of $3 per dog for Regional Park members and $5 per dog for non-members. All proceeds benefit the Foundation, which supports Regional Park programs and operations. Due to health regulations, swimming at this event is for dogs only. Parking near the lagoon is free for members and $7 for non-members. This event is underwritten by Bergin University of Canine Studies and AcCounting on Computers, Inc. For more info: (707) 565-2041 Location: Spring Lake Regional Park, Santa Rosa November 18th, Sunday 3 p.m.- Santa Rosa Pug Play Day – Perky Pugs meet to socialize and perhaps snort on the 3rd  Sunday of every month. For more information contact lhoward@sonic.net Now showing at the City Hall Council Chambers- Dog Inspired Art by Lauri Luck. Viewing hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except during meetings in progress. The City Hall complex is closed every other Friday. Please call (707) 543-3010 to check the schedule. Need to fix your dog or cat… but don’t have the funds?  – Every month Sonoma County Animal Care and Control (SCACC) offers a limited number of spay/neuter vouchers to obtain low cost surgery for your pet.  Qualifying low-income county residents may receive a dog or cat spay/neuter voucher to redeem at participating veterinary clinics that provide spay/neuter surgeries for $20 for a dog and $10 for a cat.  Sonoma County pays the remaining veterinary cost through the voucher program. To obtain a spay/neuter voucher you must call (707) 565-7105 on the first Wednesday of the month, beginning at 9:00am. Vouchers will be issued to qualified low income Sonoma County residents and feral cat caregivers and non-profit groups on a first call, first serve basis. Additional funding for the low-cost spay/neuter voucher program through the end of the year has been provided by The local non-profit Friends of the Animals in the Redwood Empire (FAIRE). Matchmakers for Seniors? Silver Paws for Love– A program to financially assist seniors to adopt senior pets. If you are 55 years of age or older, and you adopt a pet from the Sonoma County Animal Care & Control that is 6 years of age or older, you may qualify for Silver Paws! Call 707-565-7100 for more information, or visit SCAC&C at 1247 Century Ct., Santa Rosa CA, on Tuesdays –...

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