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Complete guide to Sonoma County fun, July 5-12

Guerneville's Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence raise money for local nonprofits with regular bingo games and other regular events. (BETH SCHLANKER/ The Press Democrat)

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Get outdoors this week for an open air movie, concert, nature walk, BBQ, parade, Shakespeare play or quilt show. Plus dozens of other ways to keep yourselves entertained.

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GUERNEVILLE, JULY 11

Bingo with the Sisters: Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence present this month’s themed bingo event, As The River Churns, 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Guerneville Veterans Hall, First and Church Streets. Two bingo cards plus raffle tickets cost $20; early bird tickets are available at RRSisters.org.

COTATI, JULY 11

Pancakes and parade: The 23rd annual Cotati Kids Day Parade runs Saturday in and around La Plaza Park, 8000 La Plaza. Free. There is a free pancake breakfast 7 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Oaks. The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. and ends at La Plaza Park where there will be games, food, booths and activities until 2 p.m. 795-5508.

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SANTA ROSA, JULY 5

Music at Juilliard: Country band Buck Nickels and Loose Change perform on the first day of Live at Juilliard 5-7 p.m. today at Juilliard Park, 227 Santa Rosa Ave. Free. Bring a picnic basket or purchase food from a vendor. srcity.org/liveatjuilliard.

WINDSOR, JULY 5

Quilt show: Windsor Certified Farmers Market and Material Girl Fabric Lounge present the 10th annual All American Vintage Quilts and Textiles Show 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today on the Town Green, McClelland Drive. Kids can create a fashion art garment or cook summer smoothies at the Kidz Club. 838-5947. townofwindsor.com.

HEALDSBURG, JULY 6

Garden dedicated: Healdsburg Garden Club rededicates the West Plaza Rose Garden 9:30 a.m. Monday at 25 North St. healdsburggardenclub.org.

CLOVERDALE, JULY 7

Superheroes and sounds: Learn how to create special effects sounds and watch how science can create superheroes 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. Ages 5 and up. 894-5271.

GUERNEVILLE, JULY 7

Benefit buffet: Occidental Center for the Arts hosts a benefit buffet/raffle 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Rainbow Cattle Company, 16220 Main St. Requested donation is $5. 869-0206.

WINDSOR, JULY 7

Magic show: Magician Mike Della Penna performs magic 3 pm. Tuesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Ages 3 and up. 838-1020.

WINDSOR, JULY 8

Book discussion: Discuss “One Summer,” Bill Bryson’s book about America’s optimistic summer of 1927, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. 838-1020, ext 5.

WINDSOR, JULY 8

Puppet magic: Tony Borders presents magic, ventriloquism and puppets 6 p.m. Wednesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Ages 3 and up. 838-1020.

CLOVERDALE, JULY 9

Ditching the lawn: Certified Master Gardener Sandy Metzger presents “Design for Less Lawn,” a workshop on how to design a beautiful, drought-tolerant garden, 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday at Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. 894-2521.

SANTA ROSA, JULY 9

Film festival: Stars Under the Stars summer film festival opens 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Francis Winery & Vineyards, 100 Pythian Road. Free admission and popcorn. Z & The Benders performs, followed by “Sleepless in Seattle” at dusk. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. 833-0242. stfranciswinery.com.

WINDSOR, JULY 9

Music on the Green: Super Huey performs the music of Huey Lewis and the News during Summer Nights on the Green 6 p.m. Thursday at 701 McClelland Drive. Free shuttle and parking at Windsor High School. townofwindsor.com/summernights.

SONOMA, JULY 9-12

Simon comedy opens: Sonoma Arts Live opens the Neil Simon comedy “Jake’s Women” 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Sonoma Community Center Andrews Hall, 276 E. Napa St. Admission is $12-$26. Show runs through July 26. 938-4626, ext. 1. sonomaartslive.org.

CLOVERDALE, JULY 10

Step up to mic: Open Mic runs 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Doors open at 6 p.m. Sign up no later than 5 p.m. Thursday at 508-8339. Free.

PENNGROVE, JULY 10

Rock and blues: The Hots, short for “Ham On That Sofa,” performs a mix of old school rock and blues 8 p.m. Friday at Twin Oaks Tavern on Friday, 5745 Old Redwood Highway. Free. 795-5118.

SANTA ROSA, JULY 10

Shakespeare performed: “Twelfth Night” premieres outdoors 7 p.m. Friday at Shakespeare in the Cannery, 3 W. Third St. Admission is $5-$25 at shakespeareinthecannerytwelfthnight.brownpapertickets.com. Shows run through Aug. 15.

GUERNEVILLE, JULY 10-11

Local plays: Pegasus Theater Company presents the ninth annual Tapas, featuring seven original plays by local playwrights, Friday-Saturday at Mt. Jackson Masonic Hall, 14040 Church St. Admission is $18 or $15 for seniors and students. 583-2343.

HEALDSBURG, JULY 11

Art reception: Meet painter Laura Roney in the opening reception for “Vines and Vistas” 3-8 p.m. Saturday at Upstairs Art Gallery, 306 Center St. The gallery is open 11 a.m-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 431-4214. upstairsartgallerysite.com.

HEALDSBURG, JULY 11

Workday at preserve: Join a stewardship workday with Landpaths 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Fitch Mountain Preserve, 908 Chanticleer Way. The terrain includes uneven footing and hills. Bring a lunch and water and a pack to carry them. RSVP at landpaths.org/eventdetails.aspx?EventId=25242.

ROHNERT PARK, JULY 11

Kut-Ups perform: Rohnert Park Kut-Ups present “Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance!” 1 p.m. Saturday at Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5409 Snyder Lane. Admission is $18. Additional performances run 1 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Friday. 588-3400.

OCCIDENTAL, JULY 11

Live music: It’s A Beautiful Day Acoustic performs 8 p.m. Saturday at Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. Admission is $15-$20. The group features the violinist and keyboardist from the original 60s band. 874-9392. occidentalcenterforthearts.org.

SANTA ROSA, JULY 11

Create habitats: Find out how to create animal habitats in residential gardens 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday at Laguna Environmental Center Heron Hall, 900 Sanford Road. Admission is $10 at the door. 527-9277, ext. 110. lagunafoundation.org.

SEBASTOPOL, JULY 11

Eclectic tunes: Igor and the Red Elvises performs 9 p.m. Saturday at Hopmonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave. Admission is $15. The band started out as a Russian group, playing Siberian surf rock, but has traveled through many countries picking up new members and styles. 829-7300. hopmonk.com/sebastopol.

WINDSOR, JULY 11

Kids movie: This month’s Second Saturday Kids Movie, “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” starts 15 minutes after sunset Saturday on the Town Green, McClelland Drive. 838-1260. townofwindsor.com.

SEBASTOPOL, JULY 12

Musical benefit: Pre-Earlefest Benefit features musicians John Courage and Amber Fenex 1-6 p.m. Sunday at Hopmonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave. Suggested donation is $10; proceeds benefit the Earle Baum Center of the Blind. 829-7300. hopmonk.com/sebastopol.

SONOMA, JULY 12

Fire Department BBQ: Schell-Vista Fire Department holds its annual chicken barbecue noon-6 p.m. Sunday at Station 1, 22950 Broadway. Admission is $15. 938-2633. schellvistafire.com.