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Sunday, May 07, 2017Educational

Nestward Migration: Delta Pond Rookery Walks


Nestward Migration: Delta Pond Rookery Walks
Docent-led walks to visit a Double-crested Cormorant nesting site
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - Choose your start time: 8:00am OR 9:00am
Meeting location emailed upon registration (West Santa Rosa) 
Cost: $15. Pre-registration required: www.lagunafoundation.org


Join the fun of this annual trek to the Double-crested Cormorant nesting site on the banks of the Laguna. By May 7 we will likely see everything from courtship displays, nest building, egg-sitting, and maybe even peek-in on chicks while watching parents hustle to keep up with hungry mouths to feed. All the sights and sounds of the rookery are exciting! Other possible treats include sightings of American White Pelicans, Peregrine Falcon, Bald Eagle, and many other birds of prey. Bring friends and family out for a joyful morning experience! This event benefiting the Learning Laguna bus scholarship program is always a sell-out so register early! 

Plan to spend 2.5 hours walking and birdwatching. Approximately 3-mile walk over flat, uneven terrain. Full details emailed upon registration.


For more information, visit www.lagunafoundation.org 
Or contact Anita Smith, Public Education Manager, Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
(707) 527-9277 x 110, anita@lagunafoundation.org 


When:
Sunday, May 07, 2017 8:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Laguna Environmental Center

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Sunday, May 07, 2017Art & Galleries

Collage Creations for Beginners & Beyond

  • Barbara will share techniques for "painting" with paper that you would normally just throw away! Instead, she will show you how to use them to create art. A lovely gift may arise for your - self or just in time to use for a Mother's Day gift. Give yourself time to have FUN! No experience necessary. Beginners welcome. All you have to do is arrive, the rest HAPPENS. 
    The instructions and material cost is $30.00 
    Please register with Barbara at Barbara-Goodman@comcast.net

When:
Sunday, May 07, 2017 1:30 PM thru 03:30 PM
Where:

Jupiter Moon Art & Goods

Mid Town Sebastopol

507 S Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472 

For More Info:
Barbara Goodman
707-634-6304
barbaragoodman@comcast.net

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Monday, May 08, 2017Art & Galleries

Create a Simple Stitch Sketchbook

Come and learn the basics of constructing your 
Own handmade journal or sketchbook.

The art of bookmaking opens many doors to new creativity and makes a beautifully personal 
resource for growth and development in your 
writing or sketching practice

You will leave this workshop with a 
finished simple stitch book.
Age 8 up welcome

. . . And the knowledge to expand this art form into your own creative practice 

$35.00 All Materials Included

Please RSVP here or call 707-634-6304


When:
Monday, May 08, 2017 1:00 PM thru 03:00 PM
Where:

Jupiter Moon Art & Goods

Mid Town Sebastopol

507 S Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

707-634-6304 

For More Info:
Marie
707-634-6304
jupitermoonart@gmail.com

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Volunteer Orientation with West Sonoma County Health Centers

Volunteer Orientation with West Sonoma County Health Centers
  Volunteer with West County Health Centers. Opportunities include health center hosts, community outreach (homeless outreach, food pantries and education), administrative support, and event support. Get involved with your community today. Please contact Rebecca with any questions.

When:
Thursday, May 11, 2017 3:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
 

West County Health Centers Administration Conference Room

14045 Mills Street

Guerneville, CA 95446 

For More Info:
Rebecca Howell
707-823-3204 Ext. 6453
rhowell@wchealth.org
wchealth.org

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Friday, May 12, 2017Other...

"Invasion of the Body Snatchers" At the Drive-In

"Invasion of the Body Snatchers" At the Drive-In
AVFS BRINGS BACK THE DRIVE-IN MOVIE!

WHEN: Friday, May 12th - Gates open at 6:30PM | Movie starts at 8:15PM

WHERE: Citrus Fair Fairgrounds in Cloverdale

WHAT: INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956) Directed by Don Siegel 

*CARS (Fill 'er up!): $50
*INDIVIDUALs: $15
****Proceeds go directly into educational programming

WHO : Food and drink available for purchase: Pick's Drive In Cloverdale,Abbie's Taqueria, and Flour Girl, PLUS wine and beer from the AVFS cellar!

Limited number of tickets available;
prices go up $5 (individuals)/$10 (cars) at the door.
AVFS Members enjoy discounted tickets!

No outside food or drinks allowed. All ticket purchases are non-refundable.

When:
Friday, May 12, 2017 6:30 PM thru 10:30 PM
Where:

Cloverdale Citrus Fair

1 Citrus Fair Dr.

Cloverdale, CA 95425 

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Saturday, May 13, 2017Kids & Families

Native Plant Sale and Open House


Native Plant Sale and Open House
Saturday, May 13, 10:00am-4:00pm
Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
FREE (donations gratefully accepted). No RSVP required for the Open House.
For more information: www.lagunafoundation.org


Stop by the Laguna Environmental Center for this special Saturday Open House, celebrating spring and our native plant garden. We will have fun and engaging activities for all ages. Enjoy the Children’s Playscape with your family. Look for Bald Eagles through the binoculars or watch nesting Bluebirds through the spotting scope. Try your hand at weaving a tule “fish,” or create a leaf-rubbing to take home. Our Laguna Guides and Docents will be on hand to show you around the native plant garden or give you a tour of historic Stone Farm. It will be a great opportunity to see the newest Heron Hall exhibit, “FAUNA” Paintings and Mosaics by Stacey Schuett and to visit our natural history and Laguna-oriented gift shop. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the views from our picnic tables outside Heron Hall.  

Our friends with the Milo Baker Chapter of the California Native Plant Society will also be here selling native plants as part of the Sonoma County and North Marin “Eco-Friendly Garden Tour.” Learn about water-saving and wildlife-supporting native plants. Buy a few to take home, thereby supporting our local California Native Plant Society chapter while nurturing local wildlife habitat in your own backyard!

 
For more information, visit www.lagunafoundation.org 
Or contact Anita Smith, Public Education Manager, Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
(707) 527-9277 x 110, anita@lagunafoundation.org 

The Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation works to restore and conserve the Laguna de Santa Rosa, 
and to inspire public appreciation for this Sonoma County Wetland of International Importance.


When:
Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

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Saturday, May 13, 2017Art & Galleries

LOVEleigh PoP Up Boutique for a worthy cause

This pop-up will feature the ethical fashion collective LOVEleigh Designs, who specializes in unique women's clothing, jewelry, swimwear & much more.

Based in Mexico, LOVEleighs owner Morgan Leigh works hard to curate an incredible rare collection, of not only her own handmade designs, but also pieces from 25 artisans from across the world who have create pieces of art (but affordable too!) Every piece has a story and helps give back to those in developing countries including a women's collective in Mexico (teaching underprivileged women how to sew & speak English) & a children's kitchen (also in Mexico, feeding 300+ children daily).

Come out and help us, help those in need! Incredible one of a kind Pop Up experience! For any questions contact: 634-6304

When:
Saturday, May 13, 2017 1:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:

 Jupiter Moon Art & Goods

Mid Town Sebastopol

507 S Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

707-634-6304 

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Thursday, May 18, 2017Theatre

From Both Hips

From Both Hips

THE AMERICAN PREMIERE

By Mark O’Rowe

Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology, a gun and an extraordinary proposition, Paul is faced with a difficult choice.

“A black comedy revenge drama”


When:
Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

Main Stage West

104 North Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

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Friday, May 19, 2017Educational

Spring Fling: A Hike and Picnic in the Wilds of the Laguna!

Spring Fling: A Hike and Picnic in the Wilds of the Laguna! 
Laguna de Santa Rosa - Past, Present, and Future
Natural History Talk and Walk with Denise Cadman 
Friday, May 19, 5:30-8:30pm
Beginning at the Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Suitable for all ages. Families welcome. FREE. Pre-registration required: www.lagunafoundation.org

Join us for a walk on the wild side. You’ll learn a little about the City of Santa Rosa’s recycled water program on a working farm (Stone Farm, home of the Laguna Environmental Center). Then, we will carpool to and explore the 100 acre natural area on the City’s Alpha Farm, enjoying the last beautiful hours before sunset. Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy on the bank of the Laguna de Santa Rosa. Our walk will be casual, stopping to talk and looking for wildlife. We will make our way back just before it gets dark and should arrive back to the Laguna Environmental Center by 8:30pm.

The Laguna is a 254 square mile watershed with over 50 named creeks draining the Santa Rosa plain from Windsor to Forestville. The Laguna is a mosaic of habitats with a high species biodiversity, with endemic and rare species. Management is complicated by a history of altering ecosystem function and diverse land use today, including the majority of Sonoma County’s population. This talk will focus on why the health of the Laguna is important and projects that are helping to improve it.

Denise Cadman is the Environmental Specialist for the City of Santa Rosa. This position involves managing 1,500 acres of irrigated and natural area land in the Laguna de Santa Rosa; planting creek corridors, removing invasive species, conducting studies and performing long-term surveys on plants, birds and mammals. An education program compliments these efforts. Denise grew up in the wilds of Rincon Valley and received her BA, secondary teaching credential and MA from the biology department of Sonoma State University. She teaches at Santa Rosa Junior College as an adjunct faculty member in the Life Science Department in addition to working for the City of Santa Rosa and she and her husband operate a draft horse powered family farm in the Laguna de Santa Rosa. Denise attributes her career in natural resource management to a love of bird watching.

This free program is made possible through a partnership between the Laguna Foundation, LandPaths and the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District. The District permanently protects the diverse agricultural, natural resource and scenic open space lands of Sonoma County for future generations. It is funded through a quarter-cent sales tax that was voted in by the residents of Sonoma County.

For more information, visit www.lagunafoundation.org 
Or contact Anita Smith, Public Education Manager, Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
(707) 527-9277 x 110, anita@lagunafoundation.org 


When:
Friday, May 19, 2017 5:30 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:
Beginning at the Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

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Friday, May 19, 2017Theatre

From Both Hips

From Both Hips

THE AMERICAN PREMIERE

By Mark O’Rowe

Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology, a gun and an extraordinary proposition, Paul is faced with a difficult choice.

“A black comedy revenge drama”


When:
Friday, May 19, 2017 8:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

Main Stage West

104 North Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

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Saturday, May 20, 2017Art & Galleries

"FAUNA" Paintings and Mosaics by Stacey Schuett

NEW Heron Hall Art Exhibit
"FAUNA" Paintings and Mosaics by Stacey Schuett
On display May 5 through August 29, 2017
Heron Hall, Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Opening Reception Saturday, May 20, 2017, 3:00-5:00pm
FREE. No RSVP necessary. Light snacks provided.
Artist Statement - “I’ve always been drawn to using animals and insects as subjects, for their form and grace and contrast. I mostly make pieces about local wildlife, creatures in our area or nearby. Living near the diversity of the Laguna de Santa Rosa is especially fortunate for me – endless subject matter! Life here is fully present every moment, much of it hidden and secretive, seen and unseen. It’s easy to be aware of how many of us of different species overlap and occupy the same space.” 

“Making my pieces on wooden rigid panels helps with the crackle process, and with the aged, sometimes ancient feel. Building up texture and wearing it away again gives the appearance of roughening that comes with natural aging. I use a number of different materials that often do surprising things, and I find I can’t control everything; chance insists on happening. In the mosaics, I make the tiles myself with some aim of controlling variations of color, but the technique itself is a little awkward, given to flaws and imperfections. I like the flaws. They’re reminders of the beauty of the imperfect, and the fact that all of nature is a work continually in progress. So, being reminded daily, I try to have my pieces reflect a sense of time passing, with a bit of wonder at all the mysteries involved.”

Heron Hall Art Gallery
Reward yourself by visiting this beautiful exhibit in Heron Hall. Heron Hall is located at the Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road (at the corner of Occidental Rd. and Sanford Rd.), Santa Rosa, CA 95401. The Laguna Environmental Center is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm, but because of the variety of hall uses during the week, please call ahead to make sure you can view the art (707-527-9277, x107). Another great time to view the art exhibit is during our occasional special Saturday Open Houses from 10am-3pm. They are FREE and open to the public. Details here. Proceeds of art sales benefit the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

Upcoming Exhibit
"Natural Juxtaposition" Photographs by Dave Strauss, on display September 1, 2017 through January 4, 2018. Opening reception Saturday September 16, 2017, 3:00-5:00pm.

For more information, see www.lagunafoundation.org,
The Heron Hall Art Exhibits Webpage http://www.lagunafoundation.org/learning_art-exhibits.html
Or contact Anita Smith, Public Education Manager, Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
(707) 527-9277 x 110, anita@lagunafoundation.org


When:
Saturday, May 20, 2017 3:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:

Heron Hall, Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

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Saturday, May 20, 2017Theatre

From Both Hips

From Both Hips

THE AMERICAN PREMIERE

By Mark O’Rowe

Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology, a gun and an extraordinary proposition, Paul is faced with a difficult choice.

“A black comedy revenge drama”


When:
Saturday, May 20, 2017 8:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

Main Stage West

104 North Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

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Sunday, May 21, 2017Educational

Spring Birding in the Laguna Bird Watching Adventures with L


Spring Birding in the Laguna
Bird Watching Adventures with Lisa Hug
Sundays, March 26, April 23, and May 21, 8:30am-1:00pm
Meet at Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
$45 per class. Pre-registration required: www.lagunafoundation.org
Geared towards adults and older teens.
 
In this birding series, we will celebrate Spring by exploring a different non-publicly accessible corner of the Laguna each month. In March we will enjoy the wide variety of waterfowl that utilizes the deep channels of the Laguna that the winter rains have brought. During the months of April and May the resident songbirds will awaken and the colorful migrants will arrive from Central America with their vibrant songs. There will be a short PowerPoint orientation the first session. Bring binoculars, (spotting scope optional), a field guide, comfortable walking shoes, layered clothing, water and a packed lunch or snacks. We will end each session with a group lunch and make a list of the species which we encountered.

Lisa Hug originally came to California from the Midwest in 1986. She was very involved with Point Reyes Bird Observatory and eventually became a contract biologist and freelance naturalist in the mid-1990s. She has been teaching for the College of Marin, Petaluma Adult School and Point Reyes Field Institute for over a decade. She was president of Redwood Region Ornithological Society for two years and received the Martha Bentley and Ernestine Smith Award For the Dedication to Wildlife Conservation Education in 2009. She is currently a regional coordinator for the Sonoma County Breeding Bird Atlas and she just finished editing the new Birds Checklist for the Laguna de Santa Rosa which can be bought through the Laguna Foundation Store.


For more information, visit www.lagunafoundation.org  
Or contact Anita Smith, Public Education Manager, Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
(707) 527-9277 x 110, anita@lagunafoundation.org


When:
Sunday, May 21, 2017 8:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Meet at Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

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Sunday, May 21, 2017Theatre

From Both Hips

From Both Hips

THE AMERICAN PREMIERE

By Mark O’Rowe

Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology, a gun and an extraordinary proposition, Paul is faced with a difficult choice.

“A black comedy revenge drama”


When:
Sunday, May 21, 2017 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:

Main Stage West

104 North Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

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Thursday, May 25, 2017Theatre

From Both Hips

From Both Hips

THE AMERICAN PREMIERE

By Mark O’Rowe

Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology, a gun and an extraordinary proposition, Paul is faced with a difficult choice.

“A black comedy revenge drama”


When:
Thursday, May 25, 2017 8:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

Main Stage West

104 North Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

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Friday, May 26, 2017Theatre

From Both Hips

From Both Hips

THE AMERICAN PREMIERE

By Mark O’Rowe

Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology, a gun and an extraordinary proposition, Paul is faced with a difficult choice.

“A black comedy revenge drama”


When:
Friday, May 26, 2017 8:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

Main Stage West

104 North Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

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Saturday, May 27, 2017Theatre

From Both Hips

From Both Hips

THE AMERICAN PREMIERE

By Mark O’Rowe

Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology, a gun and an extraordinary proposition, Paul is faced with a difficult choice.

“A black comedy revenge drama”


When:
Saturday, May 27, 2017 8:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

Main Stage West

104 North Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

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Sunday, May 28, 2017Theatre

From Both Hips

From Both Hips

THE AMERICAN PREMIERE

By Mark O’Rowe

Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology, a gun and an extraordinary proposition, Paul is faced with a difficult choice.

“A black comedy revenge drama”


When:
Sunday, May 28, 2017 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:

Main Stage West

104 North Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

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Thursday, June 01, 2017Theatre

From Both Hips

From Both Hips

THE AMERICAN PREMIERE

By Mark O’Rowe

Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology, a gun and an extraordinary proposition, Paul is faced with a difficult choice.

“A black comedy revenge drama”


When:
Thursday, June 01, 2017 8:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

Main Stage West

104 North Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

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Friday, June 02, 2017Theatre

From Both Hips

From Both Hips

THE AMERICAN PREMIERE

By Mark O’Rowe

Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology, a gun and an extraordinary proposition, Paul is faced with a difficult choice.

“A black comedy revenge drama”


When:
Friday, June 02, 2017 8:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

Main Stage West

104 North Main Street

Sebastopol CA 95472

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