Film showing to benefit Boys and Girls Club
A special showing of the classic film, “All the President’s Men,” starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford, is slated for 6 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Clover Theater, with proceeds benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Cloverdale.
The evening will start with a no-host wine reception, followed by a short presentation on the work that the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County is doing in Cloverdale.
Tickets are $25 and available at http://tinyurl.com/y924tjc4.
Gardeners prepare for Tomato Fiesta
Backyard gardeners are invited to participate in the fourth annual Tomato Fiesta from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 30, hosted by the Soil King Garden Center.
In addition to tomato and salsa competitions, the Giant “Pumpking” weigh-off will award a winner-take-all prize of $1,000 for the biggest pumpkin. More than 50 vendors are expected to be on site and music will be provided by Ukiah-based Double Standyrd.
Proceeds will benefit Courtney’s Pumpkin Patch, whose mission includes aid to local cancer patients. So far this year, they have provided gifts and monetary assistance in excess of $7,400 to 11 cancer patients.
For complete information, including rules and entry forms, as well as information about Courtney’s Pumpkin Patch, visit tomatofiesta.com or call 707-894-3500.
Planning Committee’s monthly meeting
The monthly meeting of the Geyserville Planning Committee will take place Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Geyserville Oriental Grange Hall.
For more information and the agenda, contact Dallas Saunders at 707-708-9065 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
District refinances bonds, saving $566K
Geyserville Unified School District has refinanced outstanding general obligation bonds, which will save the district’s property owners over $565,000 in taxes, according to school officials. The bonds, totaling $2,587,500, come from a 2008 bond authorization, approved by 69 percent of voters in 2008.
The bonds were intended for repairing, upgrading, replacing and acquiring safety, communication, electrical and heating/air-conditioning systems for Geyserville schools.
The interest rates were between 4.875 and 5 percent. The interest rates for the new bonds will be 2.37 percent, a difference that will save property owners $566,694.
The refinancing of the bonds was authorized by the district school board at its June 21 meeting.
Property owners in the district will see a reduced rate on future tax bills.
Coach needed for girls’ volleyball team
Geyserville Middle School is looking for a volleyball coach for girls’ volleyball.
Contact Amy White at 707-857-3592, ext. 103, for more information.
Free Bookmobile visit
The Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County will be in Geyserville on Tuesday September 19 from 5-6:30 p.m., across from the Visitor’s Plaza on Geyserville Avenue.
Family Safety Fair includes free lunch
The Healdsburg Kiwanis Club presents a Family Safety Fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Healdsburg Ave.
The free event includes bicycle skills and a bike safety rodeo, bicycle helmet giveaway, child safety seat installations, distracted driver virtual reality simulations.
In addition, Smokey the Bear and the Bookmobile of Sonoma County will be in attendance. There will be a free taco lunch and a bike raffle.