West End Neighborhood News & Updates

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...

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West End: Mom, Bikes, Poodles and More

May 8, 2015 in Animals, Lost Pet, Entertainment, Events, West End Artists & Performers, West End Farmers Market

West End: Mom, Bikes, Poodles and More

West End Farmers Market- Every Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. until December 13th.  This Sunday is Mother’s Day- so treat Mom to a lovely day at WEFM.  May is Bike Month- so get the whole family to ride their bikes and you can each enter into a free drawing for a $20 WEFM gift certificate. The Bubble Guy returns on Sunday too…. all the more reason to shop, play, picnic and socialize at West End Farmers Market.   May 8th to May 31th- Crazy for You You can’t get more American that the amazing Gershwin musical, Crazy For...

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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...

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This Sunday: WEFM, Day Under the Oaks, ChickenQue

Apr 27, 2015 in Entertainment, Events, West End Farmers Market

This Sunday: WEFM, Day Under the Oaks, ChickenQue

This Sunday is a blockbuster for great events- how can you choose just one? West End Farmers Market– Every Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. until December 13th. Buy fresh delicious food- right from the Farmer. Eat or drink something fresh and wonderful too. Picnic, listen to music, socialize and enjoy our beautiful weather. DeTurk Round Barn will be open for viewing this Sunday. Music by “The Rains”. May is National Bike Month- celebrate by riding your bike to the market. We have lots of bike parking! May 2nd, Saturday 10 to Noon-...

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West End Signs, The Graduate and Earthday

Apr 15, 2015 in Clean-up, Development & projects, Entertainment, Events, Gardens & plants, Miscellany, West End Farmers Market

West End Signs,  The Graduate and Earthday

West End Historic District Signs Have your very own West End Historic District Street Sign replica. Hang it indoors or out… it looks great framed too. 24” wide by 6 “,  Made out of 1/8” thick white PVC sheeting with standard vinyl graphics. high UV stabilized in so it’s Okay for inside or out. $40 Limit supply available. Contact Lea Barron-Thomas for purchase westend@sonic.net 8th St- W Steele Ln- San Miguel Rd SMART Railroad Crossing Sewer and Water Improvements. Estimated Construction Schedule: Slated to begin March, 2015 and is...

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Easter, The Graduate and Street Lights

Apr 4, 2015 in Animals, Lost Pet, Entertainment, Events, Holiday, Neighbor News, West End Farmers Market

Easter, The Graduate and Street Lights

The BEET goes on at West End Farmers Market, we’ll be open for Easter. We’ll have Giant Bubbles, a Demonstration Bees Hive and music. Beautiful market baskets will be raffled off to our  customers so don’t forget to collect your raffle tickets while shopping with your favorite WEFM vendor- each ticket will enter you into a drawing for a beautiful Easter basket. Drawing for basket #1 at 11 a.m. & Drawing for basket #2 at 1 p.m. Must be present to win. Winners will be announced at the North Bay Hootenanny Stage at  11 a.m. and 1 p.m.- be...

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West End Night at 6th St. Playhouse, Auditions

Mar 24, 2015 in Entertainment, Events

West End Night at 6th St. Playhouse, Auditions

Let’s get together and see a show! There will be an official West End Neighborhood night at 6th Street Playhouse on April 16th, Thursday at 8 p.m. featuring “The Graduate”. Get your tickets now! April 16th, Thursday at 8 p.m.- West End Neighborhood Night at 6th Street Playhouse This is a special night for West Enders to enjoy this remarkable live theater that is right our own neighborhood. Special Price for West Enders is: $20 for adults, and $15 for seniors (62 and up) remember to say “West End Friends” to get...

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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....

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West End Spring Meeting March 19th 7 p.m.

Mar 18, 2015 in Neighbor News, Public Meetings

West End Spring Meeting March 19th 7 p.m.

March 19th, Thursday  at 7 p.m. West End Neighborhood Spring Meeting– Our guest will be Kim Nadeau, City of SR Parking Division Manager. She will provide information about the residential parking permit program. With the SMART train anticipated to begin service in 2016, many neighbors have expressed concerns about potential parking issues in the West End. The Railroad Square Station will provide no commuter parking and we may see long-term commuter parking impacting the neighborhood in the future. This will be a good time to discuss the...

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7th Street Closing Decision on March 17th at City Hall

Mar 16, 2015 in Development & projects

7th Street Closing Decision on March 17th at City Hall

Please Join Western Farm Center, other Railroad Square businesses and West End residents that rely on W. 7th Street and ask the City Council to “Keep W. 7th Street Open”. Santa Rosa City Council Meeting- March 17th at 5 p.m. in City Council Chambers. This matter will probably be heard after 6 p.m.- call or text Allen Thomas (707) 477-8422 to be updated on time. Can’t come to the meeting? Simply email “Keep W. 7th Street Open” to citycouncil@srcity.org The City of Santa Rosa may be foreced to close W. 7th St if...

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