SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVITIES, JUNE 21
Santa Rosa: Hike and make stained-glass art to celebrate the longest day of the year, 12-5 p.m. at the Museum on the Go and Mobile Discovery Center at Spring Lake Regional Park, 393 Violetti Road. Free. Parking, $7. 707-539-2865.
WILDFIRE ECOLOGY HIKE, JUNE 23
Santa Rosa: Naturalist-led, round trip 7-mile strenuous hike into the southern section of Hood Mountain Regional Park that burned in the Nuns fire in October, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring water and lunch. Sturdy shoes, sunscreen and hat recommended. Meet in the upper parking lot at 1450 Pythian Road. Carpooling is recommended. Parking, $7. Advanced reservation required. sonomacountyparks.org
TRAIL BUILDING, JUNE 22-24
Windsor: Spend a day or camp overnight and spend a weekend with Sonoma County Regional Parks staff and Volunteers for Outdoors California rerouting the Canyon Trail, repaving trail treads and improving drainage at Shiloh Ranch Regional Park, 5750 Faught Road. Starts at 5:30 p.m. June 22. Tools, gloves, instructions and food provided. Free camping for volunteers during the event, registration required. No trail building experience needed. sonomacountyparks.org
BIKER CHICKS, JUNE 23
Santa Rosa: The Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition’s Biker Chicks’ June ride starts 10 a.m. Saturday at Breakaway Bikes, 4235 Montgomery Drive. Choose a 17- or 23-mile ride. bikesonoma.org
STORY WALK, JUNE 24
Gualala: Families with young children take a guided walk down a coastal path with stops to read a bilingual story about a family of whales called Papa’s Song every half hour between 10 a.m. and noon. Enjoy kids’ crafts at Gualala Point Regional Park, 42401 state Route 1. Parking, $7. sonomacountyparks.org
PUEBLO DAY, JUNE 24
Sonoma: Commemorate the 1835 founding of Pueblo de Sonoma 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Sonoma Barracks at Sonoma State Historic Park, 36 Spain St. Watch a cooking and wool spinning demonstration. Free. Call 707-938-9560 or visit parks.ca.gov./sonomashp
FULL MOON HIKE, JUNE 30
Rohnert Park: Join an REI Outdoor School instructor and a Sonoma County Regional Parks naturalist on a 2-3-mile night hike, 6:45-9:45 p.m. at Crane Creek Regional Park, 5000 Pressley Road. Some hiking experience recommended. $25 for REI members, $45 nonmembers. Registration required at rei.com/learn. Parking, $7.
SENIOR SAUNTERS, JULY 3
Cloverdale: Take a leisurely walk on paved trails with older adults at Cloverdale River Park, 31820 McCray Road 10-11:30 a.m. Parking, $7. Meet at the parking lot.
HIKE REGISTRATION, JULY 4
Kenwood: Register now for Bill and Dave’s Hikes and Team Sugarloaf’s July 4 Fireworks Hike to the summit of Bald Mountain at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, 2605 Adobe Canyon Road. Event is from 6:45-11 p.m. The strenuous 6.5-mile roundtrip hike (90 minutes each way) provides a view of 18 fireworks displays in the Bay Area from Windsor to San Francisco and Berkeley and Oakland. $50 for adults, $10 for ages 12-17. Not recommended for under 12. Space is limited and expected to sell out. Proceeds benefit the park. sugarloafpark.org
WELLNESS WALK, JULY 4
Guerneville: Find serenity among the redwoods during a docent-led-walk, 10-11 a.m. at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, 17000 Armstrong Woods Road. Meet in the parking lot of the visitors center. Wear layered clothing and bring snacks and water. Reservation not required but you may register at stewardscr.org. 707-869-9177.