Last Bocce, Mural Painting, White Water Rodeo

Sep 12, 2011 in Bocce, Clean-up, Entertainment, Events, Miscellany, Neighbor News

Our last West End Summer Bocce is this Friday… you won’t want to miss it. On Saturday, you can also participate in beautifying the dull, neglected 9th Street overcrossing. Kid fun alert! The White Water rodeo, also on Saturday,  promises to be extremely entertaining. Best of all almost everything is right in the neighborhood.

In the West End:

September 16th, Friday- West End Summer Bocce. LAST ONE! West End Summer Bocce. Celebrate the West End- neighbors and friends, great food and bocce in a family & kid environment. Well behaved dogs are invited to attend. Bring food or drink to share. Location: DeMeo Park Time: 6 p.m.

Last Bocce this Friday!

Last Bocce this Friday!

September 17th, Saturday- 9th Street Mural Community Painting Day #2 Help us paint! The St. Rose and West End neighborhoods have joined forces to create a mural for the 9th Street under crossing. The goal is to create an attractive, comfortable, graffiti-free experience for the pedestrian, bike rider, driver or neighbor who may travel through this under crossing. The design, by Mario Uribe, is also easy to maintain by neighborhood volunteers. Help us paint! Snacks and beverages provided. Location: 9th Street Undercrossing. 9th Street between Wilson and Morgan Street Time: 9 a.m. Facebook

Day 1 Volunteers

Day 1 Volunteers

September 17th, Saturday- 7th Annual Kid’s Street Poker Run, BBQ & Car Show.  Rev up your engines and go hog wild. BBQ & Car show 2:30- 4 p.m.  Poker run 8:30- 10:30.  Location: Kid St. 709 Davis- register for poker run.

September 17th– 24th– Creek Week. A week long series of walks, bike rides and activities for all ages.   This will be a time of fun and adventure, with educational activities for everyone at your local creeks and nature areas.   Creek Week event: September 17th, SaturdayWhitewater Rodeo On Santa Rosa Creek (all ages welcome) Build a toy boat and race it down Santa Rosa Creek. Don’t have time to build a boat? Materials and assistance will be available to build your own vessel that morning. Wear shoes that can get wet. Laughs and prizes, everyone is a winner! Boy Scouts and Lifeguards will be on hand to demonstrate their skills and provide water safety. For more info: Alistair Bleifuss at 543-3845 or Time: 10:30 a.m.- noon Location: Meet at the Pierson Street bridge (near # 5 Pierson Street between W. 3rd and W. 6th Streets) Creek Week

September 18th– Pug Play Day Piles of Pugs play and cavort. It’s a sight to see. Pug Play Day is held the 3rd Sunday of every month. For more info: Lisa Howard

September 18th, Sunday- The Great Burro Studios presents Rock-Cital 17 featuring So. Co. Youth Rock bands (a variety of rock covers) All ages. Location: Last DaySaloon 120 Fifth Street Time: 12 p.m.- 7 p.m.


September 14th -Solar Thermal Workshop – Clean Energy Series Workshop. Held every 2nd Wednesday until December. Location: 25 Stony Point Road, UFO Bldg., Room M Time: 6-7 p.m. For more info: CEA

September 16th & 17th, Friday and Saturday- S. R. Rural Cemetery Lamp Light Tour. Walk at night through Santa Rosa’s oldest cemetery to see and hear all new dramatic portrayals of some of our city’s early settlers. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a flashlight. Location: S. R. Rural Cemetery- Tours leave from the McDonald Gate.  Time: For ticket and times go do S. R. Rural Cemetery Events

Do you have any Pet Friendly news? a photo of your West End dog? or something else that will delight animal lovers? Email Lea Barron-Thomas