Chop’s Work Ready Program, DeTurk Classes

Feb 17, 2016 in Events, Neighbor News, West End Artists & Performers

February 23rd, Tuesday- Awesome Pretzel Cart Work Ready Program– Chop’s teen Club offers a 5 week program designed to prepare teens to get and keep a job! Learn about resumes, interviews and business skills that will help you earn a basic food handlers certificate. You’ll also gain valuable work experience by working on the Awesome Pretzel Cart at the West End Farmers Market. Completion award in the form of a $200 paycheck. Open to students in grades 10-12. 2 sessions:start dates are Feb. 23rd or April 19th. More info at


3 DeTurk Round Barn Classes- start Wednesday, February 24th– Flying Crane Qigong; Qigong for your spine and health & Change With Agility (Feldenkrais Awareness Movement). More Info at SR Rec and Parks Activities and Classes

Flying Crane Qigong at DeTurk Round Barn

Flying Crane Qigong at DeTurk Round Barn

Affordable Artist Housing Survey Launch Event! Are you an artist or creative? Do you lead an arts or cultural organization or creative or arts-friendly business? Do you or your business need affordable space? If yes, then we need to hear from you! Your input will help advance plans for a new, affordable, multi-use facility in Santa Rosa, CA. A facility that will be designed for the creative community and provide space for living and working, creating, practicing, showcasing art, engaging with the public and conducting business. SR Survey of Artists’ and Creative Individuals’ Space Needs and Preferences   SR Survey of Arts, Creative, and Cultural Organizations & Businesses


Coming Up in March:

March 5th, Saturday 10 to Noon- First SATURDAY Cleanup Join neighbors and youth in the care of Prince Memorial Greenway the first Saturday of every month. Clean-up supplies provided. Organized by Stan Gow & City of SR Storm Water Team . Location: Meet at 10 a.m. at Olive Park

First Saturday Prince Greenway Tours (all ages) First SATURDAY of each month (February to August) at 12:30 – 1:30 PM.   Following First Saturday Cleanup, join Bill Montgomery for a historical and botanical stroll through the Greenway. Bill served as the City’s Parks Superintendent when construction began on the Greenway in 2000. An avid historian, Bill will share tales of Santa Rosa before and after the Greenway and how Santa Rosa Creek influenced Santa Rosa’s development. These leisurely one hour walks will take place monthly from February through August. Contact: Alistair Bleifuss at 543-3845 or Location: Meet at Olive Park near 105 Olive St.

March 7–13th Sonoma County Restaurant Week: The 7th annual Sonoma County Restaurant Week will continue the tradition of celebrating the finest Sonoma County food! From March 7th through March 13th, 2016, participating restaurants will present fantastic food at fantastic prices.

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Would you like to sponsor the West End Neighborhood Association? West End Neighborhood Sponsors are West End resident owned or West End/Railroad Square area businesses. As sponsors, they support our neighborhood’s activities and events and as loyal customers we help their businesses prosper. That’s Micro Local success. Contact Lea Barron-Thomas for more information.

The West End Healthcare Clinic is a West End Neighborhood Sponsor

The West End Healthcare Clinic is a West End Neighborhood Sponsor

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The West End Neighborhood home of the West End Farmers Market, 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!