We welcome June!

May 30, 2012 in Bocce, Entertainment, Events, Miscellany, Neighbor News

 If you haven’t been to Bocce yet, the weather has been marvelous, the company excellent and the food divine! Last Friday we were surprised by a performance from the Church Marching Band. Join us every Friday night. Bring a dish to share. It is a family friendly event and well-behaved dogs are welcomed too. Bocce Photos  A rundown of events for the beginning of June:


You never know what to expect at Bocce!


June 2nd, Saturday-  First SATURDAY Cleanup (ages 6 and up welcome). Next Saturday is first Saturday Cleanup. We’ll meet at Olive Park at 10 AM near the south end of the footbridge. Come join us. Anyone who would like to paint over graffiti, please let me know. I’m going to try to have equipment there for graffiti removal. Join us at 12 noon for pizza. It should be a lovely day, come spend a couple hours cleaning the creek and enjoying pizza. Hope to see you there,  Stan Stan@firstSaturdaycleanup  For more info go to http://firstsaturdaycleanup.org Time: 10 a.m. Location: Meet at Olive Park near south end of footbridge.

June 2, Saturday- Chop’s Open House. Teens are invited to go for BBQ, Karaoke and the climbing wall. Activities will be provided in the art studio, tech lounge, gym and recording studio. Parent consent is needed for the climbing wall. Go to chopsonline.com to download form. Location: Chop’s Teen Club 509 Adams Street Time: 1 – 3 p.m.

June 2nd, Saturday- Last Day Saloon 11th Anniversary Party. Pride and Joy- Rhythm and Blues, Motown. 21 years + $15  Location: Last Day Saloon Time: 8:30 p.m. door, 9 p.m. show

Last Day Saloon

Last Day Saloon

June 6th- June 27th- 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.  DeTurk Class Cost is $46. To register call 543-3737 or santarosarec.com


Put these events on your Summer calendar:
2012 West End Summer Movie Nights starting June 15th. All movies start at dark on Friday nights at the DeTurk Round Barn. Questions? Email Paul & Veronica

2012 W E Summer Movie Nights

June 30th, Saturday- Whitewater Rodeo on Santa Rosa Creek. Build a toy boat and race it down S. R. Creek’s shallow rapids. Don’t have time to build a boat? Build a boat that morning. Materials and assistance will be available. Boy Scouts and Lifeguards on hand to demonstrate their skills and provide water safety. Children of all ages welcome. Wear shoes that can get wet. For more info contact Alistair Bleifuss 543-3845 Location: Meet at the Pierson St. bridge. Time: 10:30- Noon

Whitewater Rodeo

July 21st, Saturday- The Annual West End neighborhood BBQ and Bike Parade. Friends and neighbors join together to dine, dish and delight in our beautiful park. The Bike Parade is routed throughout the neighborhood. Bring your decorated bike and join in. Under 18 yrs. must wear a helmet.   Location: Parade starts and ends at DeMeo Park, BBQ at DeMeo Park. Time: TBA See last year’s photo.

West End Bike Parade


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

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