Sonoma Family Life Magazine — 2013 June
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Calendar Of Events

FREE Friedman’s KidsWorx Creative Workshop.Hands-on science fun with the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County.9 a. m.–12 p.m. Friedman’s Home Improvement.4055 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa.Cmosc.org.

FREE Redwood Empire Farmers’ Market.Year-round fresh produce from local farmers. Saturdays, 8:30a. m.–1 p.m. & Wednesdays, 8:30a. m.–12 p.m. Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building.1352 Maple Ave.Redwoodempirefarmersmarkets.com.

FREE Oakmont Farmers’ Market.Year-round produce, fine food & entertainment.Saturdays, 9 a.m.–12p. m. Oakmont Dr. & White Oak, Santa Rosa.538-7023.

FREE Healdsburg Farmers’ Market.Saturdays, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.,Wednesdays, 3:30–6 p.m. Downtown Plaza, North & Vine streets. Healdsburgfarmersmarket.org.

FREE Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers’ Market.A great place for breakfast. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.–12p. m., Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Wells Fargo Center for the Arts.50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa.Thesantarosafarmersmarket.com.

Healdsburg Jazz Festival.Charles Lloyd, Jason Maran Trio & many more roll into Healdsburg thru June 9.Various times.Various prices.Town of Healdsburg. Healdsburgjazz.org.

FREE Children’s Museum

Groundbreaking Festival.Build Forts, make collaborative yarn structures, egg carton caterpillars, clay exploration, butterfly origami & colorful fish prints!10 a.m.–2 p.m., groundbreaking ceremony 11 a.m. $5 suggested donation.1835 W. Steele Lane, Santa Rosa.Cmosc.org.

Wine Country Quilt Show.Hundreds of quilts & wearables, member boutique sales thru June 2.Sat.10a. m.–5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $10 both days.Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium.1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa. Mqsc.org.

FREE Sonoma County Pride Parade.This year’s theme, “Queer to Eternity,” celebration follows.11a. m.–6 p.m. Main St., Guerneville.Sonomacountypride.org.

FREE Read to a Dog.Kids & families enjoy quality time reading with man’s best friend.Wednesdays, 3–4 p.m. & Saturdays 11 a.m.–Noon.Petaluma Regional Library.100 Fairgrounds Drive.Sonomalibrary.org.

FREE Science Saturday at Environmental Discovery Center.Tangible experiments & projects let children explore the natural world.Every 1st Saturday, 1, 2 & 3 p.m. 393 Violetti Rd., Santa Rosa.Parks.Sonomacounty.ca.gov.

FREE Forestville Youth Park Annual BBQ.Sat.parade starts at 10 a.m. at Front & 1st streets.2-day event with live music, carnival, watermelon & pie eating contests.No pets or coolers. See Forestvilleyouthpark.Org for times and details.

2 Sunday

FREE Marin Farmers’ Market.

Thursdays & Sundays 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Marin Civic Center Parking Lot.10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael.Aginstitutemarin.org.

FREE Sebastopol Farmers’ Market.All year long!Sundays, 10 a.m.–1:30 P. m. Downtown Plaza across from Whole Foods.

FREE Glen Ellen Community Farmers’Market.Sundays, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Jack London Village.14301 Arnold Ave., Glen Ellen. Localharvest.org.

FREE Bodega Bay Farmers’ Market. Great food & shopping, live music, beautiful venue. Sundays, 10 a.m.–1p. m. 2255 Hwy 1, Bodega Bay.

FREE Windsor Farmers’ Market. Rain or shine.Thursdays, 5–8 p.m., Sundays, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Market St., Old Downtown Windsor.Windsorfarmersmarket.com.

Hit the Road Jack Run/Walk. 2.2 mile scenic run & 10K. Proceeds benefit the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation. 8 a.m., race day Registration 6:30 a.m. $20 2.2K run, $40 adults 10K, $20 under 16 10K. Sonoma Plaza.Hittheroadjack.org.

Fitch Mountain Foot Race.Great Atmosphere, refreshments.Children 12 & under get commemorative t-shirt. 8 a.m. $25 & $30. Downtown Plaza. Healdsburg.Theschedule.com.

4 Tuesday

FREE Petaluma East-side Farmers’ Market.Year round.Tuesdays, 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Petaluma Community Center, Lucchesi Park.320 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma.Cityofpetaluma.net.

FREE Valley of the Moon Farmers’ Market.Fresh produce thru October. Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.–dusk. Sonoma Plaza on the Square.2 E. Napa St., Sonoma.Vomcfm.com.

5 Wednesday

FREE Wednesday Night Market. Live performances & fresh produce thru Aug 21. Wednesdays, 5–8:30p. m. Downtown Santa Rosa.Wednesdaynightmarket.org

6 Thursday

FREE Cotati Farmers’ Market & Concerts in the Park.Fresh local produce, specialty foods, flowers, plants, beer & wine, handmade crafts thru Aug. 29. Thursdays, 4:30–7:30p. m. La Plaza Park, W. Sierra & Old Redwood Hwy. Cotati.org.

FREE Guerneville Farmers’ Market.Fresh fruit, vegetables, baked goods & food thru Oct. Thursdays, 3–7 p.m. 1st Street next to the Guerneville Plaza.

Hot Dog Thursday at Pacific Coast Air Museum.Every first Thursday thru summer.Admission includes, large hot dog, chili, chips & soda or water. 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. $5.Members get $1 off.One Museum Way, Santa Rosa. Pacificcoastairmuseum.org.

Peggy Sue’s All American Cruise.Premiere car show thru June 9 with Bowzer & The Stingrays June 8, 2 p.m. $80 to register car.A Place to Play Park. 2375 W. 3rd Street, Santa Rosa.Peggysuecruise.com.

FREE Readers’ Theatre for Kids.Weekly practice sessions June 6–July 11. Performance for family & friends on July 18! Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Sebastopol Library.7140 Bodega Ave.Sonomalibrary.org.

7 Friday

FREE Occidental Bohemian Farmers Market.Local, fresh Produce, live music,educational tables. Fridays,4 p.m.–Dusk. Main & 2nd Streets, Occidental.Occidentalfarmersmarket.com.

FREE Party on the Plaza.Rohnert Park Farmers’ Market, wine, beer & great entertainment thru Aug. 30.Fridays, 5–8 p.m. Library parking lot & adjoining City Center Plaza.Rpcity.org.

FREE Sonoma Valley Certified Farmers’ Market.Since 1985.Lunch served. Open all year.9 a.m.–12:30

p. m., Fridays.Arnold Field.241 First Street West, Sonoma.Svcfm.org.

FREE Petaluma Movies in the Park.Bring chairs & blanket for family movies on a 30-ft screen & live music and activities. Movie begins at dusk. Fridays thru summer. Lucchesi Park. 320 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma.

8 Saturday

FREE Cloverdale Sculpture Trail Reception.Meet the artists, refreshments & entertainment.View 14 Cloverdale sculptures & 5 Geyserville sculptures. Exhibit runs thru Feb. 2014. 4–6 p.m. Downtown Plaza, Cloverdale. Cloverdaleart- salliance.org.

Howarth Park Rides & Attractions.Season opens for train, carousel, jump house, animal barn, pony rides, dig zone. Sat.–Thurs. 11a. m.–5 p.m. thru Aug. 8. Closed Fridays & rainy days. $2-$4 tickets. 630 Summerfield Rd., Santa Rosa.Ci.santa-rosa.ca.us.

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Occidental Center for the Arts.4008 Bohemian Hwy.Occidentalcen- terforthearts.org.

FREE Bicycle Skills Rodeo. Ages 5–13.10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Rohnert Park Community Center.5401 Snyder Ln. rpcity.org.

12 Wednesday

FREE The Mark & Dre Comedy Show.Fast-paced variety show‚ sketch comedy, amazing couples juggling, stunts, witty banter & musical parody.Fun for the whole family! 2 p.m. Central Library.Downtown Santa Rosa. Sonomalibrary.org.

FREE Sing-Along with Tim Cain.Concert filled with warmth, good humor, spontaneity & laughter.11 a.m. Sonoma Valley Library.755 W. Napa St., Sonoma.Sonomalibrary.org.

13 Thursday

FREE Windsor Summer Nights on The Green. Farmers market, family lawn games & live music thru Aug. 29. Thursdays, 5–8 p.m. Windsor Town Green. Ci.windsor.ca.us.

FREE Balloon Artistry & Magic.Mr. SHAP fascinates children of all ages with dazzling balloon creations & extraordinary magic.2 p.m. Northwest Santa Rosa Library.150 Coddingtown Center.Sonomalibrary.org.

14 Friday

The Jen Tucker Band.Folk rock singer songwriter returns to her Acoustic roots with a bluegrass edge. Beer, wine, refreshments. Wheelchair accessible. 7 p.m. $5-$10. Occidental Center for the Arts. 4009 Bohemian Hwy. Jentuckerband. Com.

Singing in the Rain. Stage adaptation of a celebrated film, thru July 7. Thurs., 8 p.m., Sat., 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. $15-$35. G.K. Hardt Theater, 6th Street Playhouse. 52 West 6th St., Santa Rosa. 6thstreetplayhouse.com.

FREE Magic Dan. Be wowed by these magic tricks, humor, & fun! 2:30p. m. Cloverdale Library. 401 No. Cloverdale Blvd. Sonomalibrary.org.

15 Saturday

FREE Cloverdale Farmers’ Market. Local produce, local artists, crafters. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Downtown between 1st & 2nd Streets. Cloverdale.net.

Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic. 23rd annual event fills the sky with light & color thru Sunday. Launch 5 & 6:30 a.m., food, crafts,Kids playland til 11 a.m. $6 pre-sale & kids, $10 at gate, Under 6 free. Keiser Park.Windsor.Schabc.org.

Berkshire Choral Festival Chorus. Mozart‚ Requiem & Bach‚ Magnificat featuring Joshua Habermann, Conductor. 7:30p. m. $15-$35. Green Music Center, Sonoma State University.Rohnert Park. Gmc.sonoma.edu.

FREE Drop-In Father’s Day Crafts.Create a unique gift for the Dad in your life! Materials provided.1–3p. m. Windsor Library. 9291 Old Redwood Hwy. Sonomalibrary.org.

FREE Pam Brown Storytime: Dynamite Dads.Stories and crafts for children ages 2–6.11 a.m. Rohnert Park-Cotati Library.6250 Lynne Conde Way. Sonomalibrary.org

16 Sunday

FREE Cotati Jazz Festival.Jason Bodlovich, One World Latin Band, Bautista, The Burleigh Bunch & more.12–7 p.m. La Plaza Park, W. Sierra & Old Redwood Hwy.Cotatijazz.com.

FREE Father’s Day at Schulz Museum.Free admission for dads.2301 Hardies Ln., Santa Rosa.Schulzmuseum.com.

17 Monday

FREE Blackbeard the Pirate Auditions. Week-long residency Takes children from auditions to performance. 10 a.m.–12 pm. Students entering grades 1st thru 12th.Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa.Wellsfargocenterarts.org.

18 Tuesday

FREE Lauren Conrad at Copperfields. “The Hills” star signs her new book “Infamous: A Fame Game Novel.” No photos.7p. m. Copperfield’s Petaluma. 140 Kentucky St. copperfieldsbooks.com.

FREE Music and Rhyme Time.Ages 0-23 months.Thursdays, 10 a.m. Rohnert Park-Cotati Library.6251 Lynne Conde Way.Sonomalibrary.org.

19 Wednesday

Sonoma-Marin Fair.Dog days of Summer with The Marshall Tucker Band, Kellie Pickler, Loverboy, Kix Brooks, Fiesta Latina thru Jun 23. $10 & $15, Thursday $5 seniors. 176 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma. Sonoma-marinfair.org.

20 Thursday

FREE Dig Into Crafts!Get your hands dirty with these groundbreaking crafts. 11 a.m. Rincon Valley Library. 6959 Montecito Blvd., Santa Rosa. Sonomalibrary.org.

21 Friday

Russian River Rodeo.Free barrel races.Opening ceremony 1 p.m., Sat., June 22.Rodeo thru Sunday, June 23.Cowboy breakfast 7a. m.-Noon. $4-$12. Duncan Mills.River Road.Russianriverrodeo.org.

FREE Clifford the Big Red Dog Live! Copperfield’s Montgomery Village Santa Rosa, June 22 in Petaluma, June 23 in Sebastopol.Copperfieldsbooks.com.

Worlds Ugliest Dog Contest.$1,500 & trophy grand prize.Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Pedigree & mutt classes.

6 p.m. free advance registration.$20 day of event.Kiwanis Park Stage. 175 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma.Sonoma-marinfair.org.

Evita.A stirring musical Cinderella story about Eva Peron, the wife of Argentine dictator, Juan Peron, thru July 14.On June 27 all seats are $15. 8 p.m., Matinee 2 p.m. $25 & $30. Raven Theater.115 North St., Healdsburg. Raventheater.org.

22 Saturday

I Bike Sonoma County Century Fundraiser.Benefiting Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition.Beautiful routes & fabulous food.All ages & experience levels.Check–in 6 a.m. $15-$110.Coddingtown Mall.Santa Rosa. Bikesonoma.org.

Lavender Festival.5-acre lavender farm in full bloom.Educational demos, massage, plant sale, bubble lounge, eucalyptus grove. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $10, free under 12.Sonoma Lavender Barn.8537 Hwy 12, Kenwood.Sonomalavender.com.

Russian River Rodeo.Two-day Professional rodeo at Duncan Mills Rodeo Grounds, 1 p.m. start time both days.Friday night open barrel races.Presale tickets $10 adults, $7 seniors, $4 kids under 13.BBQ too.Russianriverrodeo.org.

23 Sunday

The Living Room’s 2nd Annual Garden Party Fundraiser. Champagne, wine, appetizers, SSU Jazz Trio, silent auction & jewelry raffle to benefit homeless women & children.2–4:30 p.m. Historic MacDonald Mansion Gardens, Santa Rosa. Thelivingroomsc.org.

Comedian Lily Tomlin.An unforgettable night of fun & sidesplitting laughter.8 p.m. $65 & $80, 12 and over.Uptown Theatre.1350 3rd Street, Napa.Lilytomlin.com.

26 Wednesday

FREE Tweens Create: Tie Dye Love.Artist Siobhan Loughney presents crafts for tweens, ages 9-12. Create one-of-a-kind tie-dyed shirts & handkerchiefs! Supplies provided. 2–4p. m. Healdsburg Library. 139 Piper St.. sonomalibrary.org.

FREE Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom. Exotic safari adventure, kids get up close & personal with awesome creatures from around the world. 2p. m. Central Library.Downtown Santa Rosa. Sonomalibrary.org.

FREE Karen Quest Cowgirl Tricks. A comedic bonanza of trick roping,Whip cracking, music, magic, audience participation & lots of kooky cowgirl shenanigans.11 a.m. Guerneville Library.14107 Armstrong Woods Rd. sonomalibrary.org.

28 Friday

Kate Wolf Music Festival. Great music, vibes, fun thru June 30. Camping available.Children 9 & under free.Prices vary.Discounted youth pricing. Black Oak Ranch.Laytonville.Katewolfmusicfestival.com.

Fly Me to the Moon. Broadway under the stars at Jack London Park thru July 6. 5 p.m. pre–show picnicing, 7:30p. m. concert. $29 12 & under, $42 under 21, $69 adults.Winery Ruins.2400 London Ranch Rd., Glen Ellen. Broadwayjacklondon.com.

29 Saturday

Santa Rosa Toy Con 2013.Old school toy & comic show.Appearance by Lou Ferrigno,TV’s Incredible Hulk.Vintage toy raffle, super hero action figure, anime character costume Contest with cash prizes.10 a.m.–5p. m., earlybird 8 a.m. $15, earlybird $25.Sonoma County Fairgrounds.Sonomacountyfair.com.

Shrek The Musical.In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre, not a handsome prince, shows up to rescue a feisty princess.Thru Aug.10. 2:30, 7:30 & 8 p.m. $15-$25.Santa Rosa Junior College.Santa Rosa.Summerrep.com.

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