Movie night, Poodles and W. E. BBQ & Bike Parade

Jul 6, 2011 in Animals, Lost Pet, Entertainment, Events, Miscellany, Neighbor News

West Enders always have many events, happenings and entertainment to choose from. You can socialize with your neighbors, hang out with your favorite dogs, play on the creek or listen to music.

Don’t forget! The West End Bicycle Parade and Yearly Potluck BBQ on July 16th, Saturday is almost here!, . Volunteers are requested to set up in the morning (move hay bales, set up tables etc.) and to break down and clean up late afternoon (stack hay bales, pick up trash, clean up etc.) Are you good with kids? Volunteer to coordinate kid’s activities like a hula hoop contest, water balloon toss or egg and spoon race. Lend your empty recycle bin and trash can that day- just roll it to DeMeo Park. Bicycle Parade safety marshals and decoration assistants would also be appreciated. Contact Allen (707) 477-8422 to volunteer.

Join us for the bike parade!

Join us for the bike parade!

July 8th– Movie Night at DeTurk Round Barn How to Train Your Dragon Watch movies under the stars.  Movie schedule posted on DeTurk Park Bulletin Board (by dog park) Bring a blanket, warm clothes and friends. Free Popcorn. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Park 819 Donahue Street Time: Movies start at dark- 8:30 to 9 p.m. As soon as it is dark enough to project.  If it rains, the event is canceled. Questions? Email Paul or Veronica at

July 9th Roots Americana #1 One Saturday a month, S. R.’s Courthouse Square will turn into a folk music paradise! These events are free to the public.  The idea behind Roots: Americana (and other North Bay Hootenanny events) is community building — to encourage people of all ages to pick up instruments and play music together while also promoting local folk/Americana artists. On July 9th  performances by…    – Old Jawbone (    – The Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra  (    – The Blushin’ Roulettes  ( . Location: Courthouse Square Time: 4 p.m.

July 10th– West End Poodle Party Time for Poodles to canoodle at the park! All Poodles, Poodle fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited. The West End Poodle Party is on the second Sunday of every month at the same time- 11 a.m. Limited shade and seating available. Don’t forget your sunblock! Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park 819 Donahue Street Time: 11 a.m.

June 2011 Poodle Party

June 2011 Poodle Party

July 10th, July 17th, July 24th, July 31st, August 7th & August 14th. Live at Juilliard. Free Sunday Concert Series. Enjoy listening to music in a lovely park setting. Great event for the whole family- including the dog. Location: Juilliard Park 227 S. R. Ave. Time: 5- 7 p.m. Live at Julliard info

Sunday, July 10th ,  5th Street Share Fair The 5th Street Share Fair will bring 5th Street merchants and restaurants out into the streets along with artists, musicians, inventors, and mad tinkerers.  Share Exchange, is an incubator of ideas for a new local economy with the goal to share, reuse and exchange resources amongst neighbors to promote a friendlier world. It will be a fun day filled with live music, performing arts, sculpture exhibits, juried arts and craft vendors, food and beer. Location: On 5th Street in Downtown Santa Rosa between B and D Streets Time: 11am-4pm Click here for participating vendors and more info!

July 13th FREE monthly workshop from the Clean Energy Advocates! Speaker is Armando Novarro from PG&E.   Come learn about available PG&E residential customer rebates, efficiency and solar rebates for your home. RSVP to or call 707-543-3886. Location: 35 Stony Point Road, UFO Building, Room M Time: 6-7 p.m. For more info. visit:

July 15th, 16th & 17th– Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Mark Twain’s classic performed by the 6th Street Playhouse School of Drama students. Location: 6th Street Playhouse Time: See website for show times and tickets

July 16th WNA Annual BBQ and Bicycle Parade. Location: DeMeo Park W. 7th & Polk Streets Time: 1 p.m. Bicycle Parade; 3 p.m. BBQ

Ice Cream Sundae table

Ice Cream Sundae table

July 16th Whitewater Rodeo on Santa Rosa Creek (children of all ages welcome) Build a toy boat and race it down Santa Rosa Creek’s shallow rapids that test stability, speed, accuracy, and durability. Wear shoes that can get wet. Laughs and prizes, everyone is a winner! No Boat! You can build a boat that morning on the creek. Materials and assistance will be available to craft your own vessel. Sea Scouts will be on hand to demonstrate their skills and provide water safety. Come out and enjoy your creek!  Location: Meet at the Pierson Street bridge (near # 5 Pierson Street between W. 3rd and W. 6th Streets). Time: 10:30 AM – noon. Contact: Alistair Bleifuss at 543-3845 or

July 17th Pug Play Day. Perky Pugs gather to socialize and snort. Very cute! Pug Play Day is held on the 3rd Sunday of every month. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Time: 10 a.m. Contact Lisa Howard for more info

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!