Meetings, Music & Mother’s Day

May 4, 2010 in Bocce, Entertainment, Neighbor News, Public Meetings

West End Summer Bocce Season opens on Friday, May 14th 6 p.m. at DeMeo Park.  Your West End Neighborhood Association dues pay for the lavatory for our Summer Bocce season. Pay your dues by Pay Pal on our website or mail your check, payable to the West End Neighborhood Association to : Dan Wright, 512 Jefferson Street, Santa Rosa CA 95401. $10 suggested but any amount appreciated.

Ready for Bocce?

Ready for Bocce?

May 6th, Thursday at 5-7pm. Street Performer Presentation: The City of Santa Rosa will present a new draft ordinance to encourage permitted Street Performers in Santa Rosa. Comments and suggestions are encouraged. Although this will be a city wide policy, they anticipate heavier use of permits in the downtown area. Location: Finley Commnity Center, Manzanita Room, 2060 West College Avenue. For questions contact the Arts Coordinator, Tara Matheny-Schuster, at 707-543-4512 or

May 7th, Friday– Street Sweepers are scheduled to clean our streets- however last month they came 2 days early…. So who knows? If it goes as planned, sweepers come early in the morning so move your cars off the curb to allow the gutters to be cleaned.

May 7th, Friday 7:30 p.m. – The Sonoma County New Horizons Band, a concert band composed solely of musicians age 50 or older, playing woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments, will give their Spring Concert this Friday evening. West End musician (and Gardening extraordinaire) Joan Woodhull plays Alto Saxophone.  Location: The Glaser Center 547 Mendocino Ave, Dowtown Santa Rosa. This is a free concert. For more info on the New Horizons Band- click here!

May 8th, Saturday- Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive– Place your non-perishable food donations like canned meats & soup, pasta, juice etc.  at your mailbox before your letter carrier arrrives. It will be taken to the Post Office and then delivered to local foodbanks or panties. Visit for more info.

May 8 to May 9, Saturday & Sunday- Music with the Stars – Gala Benefit and concert.  It’s a hometown celebration and star-studded show featuring former Santa Rosa High School students. These talents return home to Santa Rosa for a special concert benefiting 6th Street Playhouse and honoring retired Santa Rosa High School music teacher Dan Earl. May 8: 6:30 p.m. Gala Reception / 8 p.m. Performance – Gala reception including hors d’oeuvres, fine wines, silent and live auction $100 per person  May 9: 2 p.m. Mothers’ Day Performance – Bring your mother or another special woman for a Mother’s Day Treat $30 per person.  LOCATION: 6th Street Playhouse GK Hardt Theatre, 52 West 6th Street  BOX OFFICE: 707-523-4185  For more info Click Here!

Music with the Stars Benefit

May 9, Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.- Luther Burbank Mothers’ Day & Plant Sale. The first 200 ladies who visit our Gardens on Mother’s Day, May 9, will receive a fresh flower corsage. Come early while the supply lasts. We will have an exceptional selection of plants to fill your spring/summer garden! For more info Click Here!

The West End Neighborhood where urbanism, preservation, art and people come together! For the full calendar, the latest updates and photos- go the West End Neighborhood website Click Here!