PETALUMA, FEB. 6
Playhouse fundraiser: “Mardi Gras Comes Early” fundraiser features dinner, beer, raffles and live music 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday at Lagunitas Brewery and Tap Room, 1280 N. McDowell Blvd. Admission is $35. Proceeds benefit 6th Street Playhouse’s education programs and production season. 6thstreetplayhouse.com.
WINDSOR, FEB. 6
Contest deadline: The deadline to enter the Parks and Recreation Department’s photo contest is Tuesday at townofwindsor.com/photocontest. The theme is how Windsor parks make life better.
WINDSOR, FEB. 6
TED Talks: Watch and discuss three TED Talk videos 12:30-1:30 p.m. Monday at Windsor Senior Center, 9231 Foxwood Drive. Topics are “How to Listen Better,” “What You Don’t Know About Marriage” and “How to Fight Desertification and Reverse Climate Change.” Bring a brown bag lunch. 707-838-1250.
MONTE RIO, FEB. 6
Supper Club: Friends of the Monte Rio Supper Club offers Gerard’s Famous Paella in meat and vegetarian options, live classic jazz and French music 6-9 p.m. Monday at Monte Rio Community Center, 20488 Highway 116. Admission is $15. mrrpd.org.
WINDSOR, FEB. 7
Business expo: Business expo “Grow Your Business” includes food sampling, wine tasting, raffle prizes and information about Windsor businesses 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Mary Agatha Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Highway. Free. 707-838-7285. windsorchamber.com.
PETALUMA, FEB. 8
California roots: Roots expert Robert Kourik presents “Roots of California Native Plants” 5:45-8 p.m. Wednesday at Petaluma Seed Bank, 199 Petaluma Blvd N. Free. rareseeds.com.
CLOVERDALE, FEB. 8
Music workshop: Acoustic Music Workshop welcomes all from beginners to experienced musicians 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. 707-894-2738. email@example.com.
SONOMA, FEB. 8-11
Book sale: Friends of the Library hosts a book sale 2-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday and 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday at Sonoma Valley Regional Library, 755 W. Napa St. Free. 707-996-5217. svfol.org.
OCCIDENTAL, FEB. 10
Book launch: Bring a valentine for an evening of champagne, chocolate and Andrea Granahan’s “The Man with the Portable Love Room and Other Stray Thoughts” 7 p.m. Friday at Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. occidentalcenterforthearts.org.
SONOMA, FEB. 10
Johnny Cash tribute: “The Cold Hard Cash Show,” a Johnny Cash tribute, starts 7 p.m. Friday at The Presentation School, 20872 Broadway. Admission is $35. 707-935-0122. presentationschool.com.
WINDSOR, FEB. 10
Robot workshop: Kids in grades 3-6 can learn about electrical circuits with a scribble bot and create a light-up merit badge 4-5:30 p.m. Friday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway, No. 100. Limited to 25. Sign up at 707-838-1020.
CLOVERDALE, FEB. 11
Aesop fables: Award-winning storyteller Diane Ferlatte’s special program “Aesop: Alive and Well” brings fables to life for the whole family with music and song 2-3 p.m. Saturday at Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. 707-894-5271.
CLOVERDALE, FEB. 11
Live music: The Bohemian Highway Band performs 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the Cloverdale Ale Co., 131 E. First St. No cover. 894-9610.
HEALDSBURG, FEB. 11
Valentine’s breakfast: Healdsburg Firefighters’ Association holds the annual Sweetheart Breakfast and Raffle 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at 601 Healdsburg Ave. Admission is $10 or free for kids younger than 10. 707-431-3360.