Library offers free activities for all ages
Sonoma County Library offers a wide range of free activities to engage children, tweens and teens during spring break, with events from Monday through Saturday (March 20-25) at various library branches.
“Spring Break Cinema” at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Healdsburg and at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Rohnert Park.
Maker Studio with science, technology, engineering, art and math classes (STEAM) are offered throughout the week: “Take-Apart Day” at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Rohnert Park and Windsor and at 11 a.m. Thursday in Guerneville; “Doodle Bots” at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday (March 22) in Rincon Valley and at 11 a.m. Thursday in Healdsburg and at 3:30 p.m. Friday (March 24) in Petaluma.
High school juniors can attend the SAT Math Refresher Class from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday in Sebastopol, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Rincon Valley and from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday in Sonoma.
The Petaluma library invites kids to its Paper Airplanes! Program at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Zumba for kids 5 and older is offered at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Cloverdale, at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Windsor and at 11 a.m. Friday in Guerneville.
Magical Moonshine Theatre puppet shows will be offered at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Northwest Santa Rosa branch and at 11 a.m. Thursday in Rohnert Park. “Chanticleer the Rooster” is the Santa Rosa show; “Golden Armadillo” is featured in Rohnert Park.
Kids 8-12 can attend the Lego Stop-Motion Workshop at 10 a.m. Friday at the Rincon Valley branch; space is limited and reservations are accepted at the library information desk.
The Windsor library hosts a 4-H Art Workshop at 4 p.m. Friday for students in kindergarten through third grade.
“A Walk in the Park: Storywalk” will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Crane Creek Regional Park in Rohnert Park.
For more information, call Children’s Services Coordinator Kathy DeWeese at 707-545-0831, ext. 1513, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit sonomalibrary.org or facebook.com/sonomalibrary.
Vintage fashions on display at history center
Vintage fashions from the 1880s to the 1950s are currently on exhibit at the Cloverdale History Center and Museum, located in the heart of downtown at 215 N. Cloverdale Boulevard.
Docent-led tours of the historic Gould-Shaw House museum are available, and the gift shop carries an array of books, candles, clothing, cards and other items. All proceeds benefit the museum.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesday.
For more information, call 707-894-2067.
Active shooter training exercise at school Friday
After almost a year of planning, local emergency and law enforcement agencies will be conducting an active shooter training exercise from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Washington School while the campus is closed for spring break.
In conjunction with the Cloverdale Unified School District, the Cloverdale Police Department, Cloverdale Ambulance, Cloverdale Fire Protection District and the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department will be jointly responding to several scenario-based events that day.