NATURAL EXPLORATION, JUNE 8
Santa Rosa: Youth ages 7 to 13 explore redwood forest flora during a 2-mile hike with a park ranger, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park, 5297 Sonoma Mountain Road. Bring a snack, sunscreen and wear comfortable shoes. Cost is $5, plus $7 parking. Register at sonomacountyparks.org
VOLUNTEER WORKDAY, JUNE 9
Santa Rosa: Help with critical post-fire restoration work at Pepperwood Preserve, 2130 Pepperwood Preserve Road. Refreshments at 8:30 a.m., work 9 a.m. to noon, then enjoy a lunch provided by Pepperwood Preserve. Wear sturdy boots, bring a hat and a water bottle. Tools and gloves provided. RSVP required to Sloane Shinn, email@example.com
INCARNATION 100, JUNE 9
Sonoma County: Register for the Incarnation 100 bicycle ride on June 9 to raise funds for homeless services. 30-, 45-, 100-mile and 100K rides in west and north county and the Russian River Valley. Gourmet meal and live music party after the event. Visit incarnation100.org for information.
GARDEN WALK, JUNE 9
Glen Ellen: Docent Kathleen Aspenns leads a walk through the east Asian flora at Quarryhill Botanical Garden, 10 a.m. to noon, 12841 Highway 12. Admission to the garden is $12 general, $10 for members. Register in advance at quarryhillbg.org/page153.html. 707-996-3166.
SUGAR SHUTTLE, JUNE 9, 10
Glen Ellen — Santa Rosa: Hike between North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve at 5297 Sonoma Mountain Road in Santa Rosa and Jack London State Historic Park. 2400 London Ranch Road in Glen Ellen or vice versa. Leave your vehicle at one park, take the Sugar Shuttle to the other, then hike back to your vehicle. Shuttles leave North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park every hour between 8-11 a.m. and leave Jack London State Historic every hour between 8:30-10:30 a.m. Advanced registration is required with $10 donation, and parking fees apply. 707-833-5712.
SPRAY GROUND OPEN
Santa Rosa: Cool off at the Spray Ground at Prince Gateway Park, 711 Santa Rosa Ave. seven days a week 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in June, July and August. 707-543-3292 or 707-543-3737 or information. srcity.org/397/Recreation-Parks
SWIM LESSON, JUNE 10
Windsor: Sonoma County Regional Parks Vamos a Nadar swimming lesson in English and Spanish for kids five and older at the Windsor Senior Center pool, 9231 Foxwood Drive, 9 a.m. to noon. Free with a $15 coupon. Parents get a water safety lesson while kids learn to swim. Registration required at 707-565-8034.
RESTORATIVE YOGA, JUNE 10
Healdsburg: Stretch, breathe and ground yourself with a restorative yoga, 9:30-11 a.m. at Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach, 13839 Old Redwood Highway. Free for all experience levels and ages, bring a yoga mat or towel. Registration required. Parking, $7. sonomacountyparks.org
BUILD A HABITAT, JUNE 16
Santa Rosa: Help build a wildlife habitat structure in the Laguna de Santa Rosa, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at the Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, then carpool to the Joe Rodota Trail for a naturalist-led 1-mile walk. $10, registration required at lagunafoundation.org Call 707-527-9277 ext. 110.
North Coast Wine Challenge Tasting Event
When: May 15, 2016, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Sonoma Mountain Village, Rohnert Park