Posts Tagged "West End neighborhood"

Yoga, Bocce & ET

Aug 5, 2015 in Animals, Lost Pet, Bocce, Entertainment, Events, West End Farmers Market

Yoga, Bocce & ET

West End Farmers Market- Every Sunday 9:30 to 2 p.m.– Spend Sundays in a comfortable, friendly place. Buy healthy, fresh food, drink coffee, socialize, picnic- What are you waiting for?!  Yoga at the Round Barn- every Sunday in August. Donation based. BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat). The 1 hour class will start at 9 a.m. Arrive at 8:50 to take class. Questions? Call Yoga One at (707) 542-96448. Family Bubble Party with Professor Ron (Bubble Science 101) every Sunday at 11:15. When you shop at WEFM- you are a positive part of the local economy. Facebook Instagram- SRWEFM Location: Donahue St. between W. 9th & W. 8th Bocce EVERY Friday at 6 p.m. DeMeo Park (PHOTOS)– Join neighbors and friends for food, frolic and food. All are invited- bring something to share. Well behaved dogs welcomed. Location: DeMeo Park Only two Fridays left! West End Summer Movie Nights- Friday Nights at DeTurk Round Barn. All movies start at dark. Bring a blanket, warm clothes and friends. Free popcorn.  Aug 7th ET, Aug 21st Home. Questions? Email Paul or Veronica at jordanpoling@gmail.com August 9th, Sunday 3 to 4:40 p.m.- West End Poodle Party is always on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. All Poodles, Poodle-fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited. Rain will cancel party. Facebook Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Last one! August 9th Sunday at 5 to 7 p.m.- Live at Juilliard!  There’s no better way to spend your summer Sunday evenings than enjoying music, food and fun at Live at Juilliard! Now celebrating its 22nd season, this FREE concert series brings some of the Bay Area’s finest bands to Juilliard Park. Pack a picnic or purchase food from one of our tasty vendors. Location: Juilliard Park, 227 Santa Rosa Avenue August 8th, Saturday at 9am – 12pm Park-A-Month Volunteer at Prince Memorial Greenway These family-friendly workdays are a fun and productive way to help beautify a neighborhood park or community center through tasks such as litter pickup, spreading mulch, cleaning play area equipment and picnic barbecues, weeding, and more. Hand tools and gloves will be provided, or bring your own (no power tools). Children are welcome but must have adult supervision. Cleanups are held rain OR shine!  More info:  Elaine Gutsch, Rec & Parks Volunteer Coordinator (707) 543-3279  egutsch@srcity.org Location: Meet at Olive Park – 105 Orange St $10 It’s a Bargain! Our newsletter, website and events are funded by neighbors and W. E. Sponsors. Suggested neighbor contribution is $10 a year. Make a check to West End Neighborhood Association and send to Dan Wright 512 Jefferson Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 Or at srwestend.com with PayPal.  Put This on your calendar: August 21st to September 20th- The Wizard of Oz Location: 6th St. Playhouse GK Hardt Theatre September 12th, Saturday- The 2nd Annual Great Santa Rosa History Hunt A wonderful opportunity to learn more about your hometown, get some exercise and have lots of fun with family and friends. 10 clues corresponds to a famous Santa Rosa City landmark. Each site will have two volunteers, dressed in period costumes. Find the site, find the volunteers and receive your Historic Site Card. The first participant to return with all 10 Historic Site wins a cash prize of $50! Cost: $10 children under 10 free. Starts at S. R. Middle School at 10 A.M. with sign-ups at 9:30 A.M. To online register: historicalsocietysantarosa.org Our wonderful West End Sponsors support our website, events, meetings and more. Thanks them by patronizing their businesses. For information about our email updates or website- contact Lea Barron-Thomas westend@sonic.net The West End Neighborhood home...

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Rocky, Rosie, Buddy and Peggy Sue

Jun 5, 2015 in Clean-up, Entertainment, Events, West End Farmers Market

Rocky, Rosie, Buddy and Peggy Sue

West End Farmers Market- Every Sunday 9:30 am to 2 pm Invest in the community by buying fresh locally grown produce straight from the farmer. This Sunday look for: The Bubble Guy, Lagunitas- Hops for Crops, Rocky Rosie Chicken Truck (benefits WEFM EBT program) and a special guest appearance by Buddy Holly and the Crickets (Courtesy of 6th St. Playhouse). June 6th, Saturday 10 to Noon 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 & City of SR Storm Water Team .  Location: Meet at Olive Park June 7th, Sunday at  11 to 7 p.m.- 1st Annual Railroad Square Music  Festival- The latest project from The North Bay Hootenanny… A free music festival in Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square featuring… The Brothers Comatose, T Sisters, Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, John Courage  Location: Historic Railroad Square June 6-7 & June 13-14, Two Weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.- Art at the Source Discover the artistic abundance of Sonoma County. The 21st annual Art at the Source Open Studios Tour features 157 artists in 98 studio locations. West Ender, Robert (Bob) Ankers studio, Sculpture: creations produced from repurposed materials, will be open, 134 W. 7th St. www.robertankers.com 2015 West End Summer Movie Night Starts June 12th. Watch a movie under the stars right in the neighborhood.  All movies start at dark. Bring something to sit on, lots of layers and friends. Free popcorn. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Park June 12th, Friday at 7 p.m.- Peggy Sue Got Married See it on the big screen- lots of local landmarks including DeTurk Round Barn, SR High School and Lena’s restaurant. Cruising for Peggy Sue: a benefit Rich Williams. All Seats $10. Location: Roxy Theater June 14th, Sunday 3 to 4:40 p.m.- West End Poodle Party is always on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. All Poodles, Poodle-fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited. Rain will cancel party. Facebook Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Our wonderful West End Sponsors support our website, events, meetings and more. Thanks them by patronizing their businesses. For information about our email updates or website- contact Lea Barron-Thomas westend@sonic.net The West End Neighborhood home of the West End Farmers Market, 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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Bike Helmets for Kids at WEFM

May 15, 2015 in Entertainment, Events, West End Farmers Market

Bike Helmets for Kids at WEFM

May 17th- Free Bike Helmet Give-Away this Sunday! – The West End Farmers Market will give away free bike helmets to children- toddler to Grade 4. Give-Away starts at 10 a.m. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. Available while supplies last. Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition will assist with helmet fitting- a crucial part of bicycle safety. The Bike Helmet Give-Away is funded by a City of Santa Rosa Cab Grant that was awarded to WEFM Show us the Love! Vote for West End Farmers Market as your favorite Farmers Market in the Press Democrat Best of Sonoma County 2015 Awards. Please and Thank-you! Look for “Farmers Market” in the “So” Sonoma County Category. Nomination Round: May 1-31, 2015. West End Farmers Market Photos May 16th, Saturday 10 a.m. to Noon- 121st Annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade & Festival One of Sonoma County’s most honored traditions and one of the oldest and largest events of its kind in Northern California. This year’s theme, Out of a Storybook will be on Saturday, May 16 starting at 10 am in Downtown Santa Rosa. This theme allows for a fun, whimsical and entertaining; and most importantly provides an opportunity to focus on literacy. Festival, at Old Courthouse Square, will follow the Parade we will have music, family fun activities, and many different food vendors.   Location: Downtown Santa Rosa May 22nd – May 31st– New Voices On The Vine 6th Street Playhouse once again joins forces with Redwood Writers to produce an exciting line-up of deserving, fully produced new short plays; three brand new full-length staged readings; and workshops and keynote playwright speakers – all of which will populate a two-weekend-long celebration of new works!  Buy Tickets Location:  6th St. Playhouse, Studio Theater May 25th, Monday at 12:00pm – Memorial Day Ceremony A special event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. Location: Rural Cemetery 1600 Franklin Avenue at Franklin Gate. Trash Talk-Did you know that Residential Customers get 4 free Bulky Items pickups per calendar year OR 1 free 3rd bin. NOTE certain bulky items have pick up fee. Call SRRC Customer Service 586-1478 for more info When the summer season starts- so will West End Summer Bocce.  West End Summer Bocce- Every Friday evening at 6 p.m. June 19th– September 18th DeMeo Park is the place to spend your Summer evenings. Neighbors and friends meet up, socialize, share food and play bocce. Family friendly. Well behaved dogs are welcomed. Location: DeMeo Park 610 Polk St. Our wonderful West End Sponsors support our website, events, meetings and more. Thanks them by patronizing their businesses. For information about our email updates or website- contact Lea Barron-Thomas westend@sonic.net The West End Neighborhood home of the West End Farmers Market, 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...

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6th St. Playhouse- Auditions and Summer Camps

May 7, 2015 in Entertainment, Events

6th St. Playhouse- Auditions and Summer Camps

We have an amazing Theater right in our own neighborhood. Not only can we walk over to see wonderful plays but there are also opportunities to Audition to be in a play and classes and camps.   Auditions for The Wizard of Oz- Monday May 11th, 7-10pm or Wednesday May 13th, 7-10pm 6th Street Playhouse will be seeing adult and child actor/singers and dancers, for roles in the upcoming musical production of L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, directed by Benjamin Stowe. Please be prepared to stay the full three hours, and be prepared and dressed to move and dance. This will be an ensemble driven show and this will be a workshop style audition. More Info at 6th St Playhouse. To sign up to audition, please email joy@6thstreetplayhouse.com with your name and preferred audition day. 6th St. Playhouse Summer Theatre Camps – Be Part of The Wizard of Oz!  Spend your summer in the spotlight!  Youth Camp: Ages 8-12 June 22 – August 6 Mon-Fri 9am-3pm Performances: August 7-9 Tuition: $650 Teen Camp: Ages 13-19 June 15 – July 30 Mon-Fri 10:30am-3:30pm Performances: July 31 – August 2 Tuition: $600  Call 707.523.4185 to enroll while there’s still space! Our wonderful West End Sponsors support our website, events, meetings and more. Thanks them by patronizing their businesses.   For information about our email updates or website- contact Lea Barron-Thomas westend@sonic.net The West End Neighborhood home of the West End Farmers Market, 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...

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Spring in the West End

Mar 21, 2015 in Animals, Lost Pet, Development & projects, Events, West End Farmers Market

Spring in the West End

The West End Farmers Market 9:30 to 2 p.m. Every Sunday until December 13th! Our 2015 Season Opening day was fantastic! The freshest veggies, meat, sausage, spices, tea, coffee, pastries and delicious Jewish Deli food awaits. We will have a knife sharpener at the market, every 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month, starting this week! This Sunday, there will be a Giant Bubble display by a competition bubble master-(starts at 11:30 a.m.) and a free compost give away. Bring a 5 gallon bucket or feed sack to take home your own mini-load of compost. Check out the Gallery to see a few West Enders at the market on opening day. More info at wefm.co Fresh From The Farmer by Michele Anna Jordan- PressDemocrat Santa Rosa council backs ground-level rail crossing at Jennings Avenue- Press Democrat So far, our streets are safe from closure and our neighborhood businesses protected! Spring Chickens? Yes! -It is all about chickens at Western Farm Center right now. Western Farm Center’s first shipment of chicks has arrived Go to http://westernfarmcenter.com/calendar.htm to find a list of available  breeds and scheduled arrival time. (City of Santa Rosa allows 3 hens in city limits but prohibits roosters- repeat NO ROOSTERS. Zoning Code) Also… there is a Western Farm Center Spring Chicken Photo Contest! Do you have a cute, funny, or artsy chicken pics to share? Submit one or more of your favorite poultry pictures, get your friends to like your entry and the person with the most votes wins a $100 gift certificate to Western Farm Center! Contest ends April 30th 2015 Facebook March 24th, Tuesday at 7 p.m. Free Chicken Workshop at Western Farm Center March 25th, Wednesday at 4-5 pm – Special Tour of the New Art Museum of Sonoma County for St. Rose and West End Residents! Join other neighbors for a “Hard Hat” tour of the new Sonoma County Art Museum (located in the old Conklin Bros.) on 7th Street.  The new museum’s first exhibit is titled “Andy Warhol to Kara Walker” Location: Sonoma County Museum March 30th,  Monday at 6 pm- S R Police Chief Candidate Public Forum The City Manager is hosting a public forum to hear how the next Police Chief will respond to questions from the public. You have the opportunity to submit potential questions in advance. To have your question(s) considered for inclusion in this session, please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/PoliceChiefQuestions.  Deadline to submit questions in March 20, 2015. For any questions, please contact Serena Lienau at (707) 543-3457or slienau@srcity.org. Location: City Council Chambers March 30th deadline: The Spring Citizen Police Academy will begin on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The Citizen Police Academy is designed to enhance relationships with community members by familiarizing academy participants with the Santa Rosa Police Department, its policies, and practices.  The intent of the Citizen Police Academy is not to train citizens to become police officers, but to show participants firsthand the daily responsibilities and expectations of the occupation of police officers and other department employees. There are 25 spots available. Classes will be held every Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through June 10, 2015 (9 weeks). There will also be two Saturday classes that are currently being scheduled. Please fill out an application and submit it to the Santa Rosa Police Department at 965 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, or by email at srpdadmin@srcity.org no later than March 30th, 2015. Plan Ahead: Two Shows Only: Friday, April 24th at 7:00pm and Saturday, April 25th at 2:00pm Game of Tiaras  A hilarious parody of King Lear executed in the epic style of a...

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