April is coming to a close… West End Bocce will be starting up next month.

April 26th, Thursday- Public Hearing for BoDean Company. Comments and questions may be directed to Bill Rose, City Planner, Dept. of Community Development, City of S. R. 100 Santa Rosa Ave., Room 3, Santa Rosa CA 95404  Phone: 707-543-3253  Email: wrose@srcity.org Location: City Hall Chamber, City Hall, 100 Santa Rosa Ave. Time: 4 p.m.

Neighbors Raise Stink Over Asphalt Plant

Video- A look at BoDean Asphalt Plant

BoDean Asphalt- located in downtown S. R.

April 26th, Thursday- D’Argenzio – Wine Down Thursday- Italian night. Live Music with Steve Albini. Wine By the Glass & Pasta Pasta Pasta. For info: info@dargenziowine.com or call 707 280 4658. Location: D’Argenzio Winery 1301 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa CA Time: 6 – 9 pm

April 27th, Friday- Chop’s Spring Variety Showcase. A showcase of Chop’s teen member’s accomplishments in music, dance, comedy, art & more. Location: Chop’s Teen Club 509 Adams Street Time: 5- 7 p.m. For more info chopsonline.com

April 27th & April 28th 6th Street IMPROV! Improvised Musicals. If you enjoyed Whose Line is It Anyway? on television, you’ll love 6th Street Improv live!! A team of professional improv artists will perform unique stories inspired by your suggestions. It’s up to you!! $14 Location: 6th Street Playhouse, The Studio Theater, 52 w. 6th Time: 8 p.m. See website for complete info

April 28th, Saturday- The Daniel Castro Band + Dangerous Beauties (belly dance troupe from SF). This is an evening of Blues and belly dancing. $10 21 years + Location: Last Day Saloon Time: 7:30 p.m. door, 8 p.m. show

April 29th, Sunday- San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers. Join the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers for their 25th annual Spring Concert Series. The stage will be filled with 120 musicians playing fiddles, piano, drums, cellos, guitars, harps and more, providing an infectious sense of fun and joy in community-based music making. Avery Risling-Sholl has a solo with dad, Ken Risling backing him. Reserved Seating $24 Adults/$15 for Youth 17 and younger. tickets online: www.brownpapertickets.com, tickets by phone: (800) 838-3006. Location: Spreckels Perf. Arts Center, R.P Time: 3:00PM

May 2nd- May 23rd- New Qigong Class– Flying Crane Qigong- utilize movement, breath and visualization to train one’s energy or Qi. This 4 week class is held every Wednesday at 10 a.m.  Additional classes available in   June (6/6- 6/27).  DeTurk Class Cost is $46. To register call 543-3737 or santarosarec.com

Do you have a crime to report? Post it on our Facebook page so the whole neighborhood hears about it. http://www.facebook.com/groups/45503934491

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