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Fun events in Sonoma County towns


PETALUMA, SEPT. 24

Emergency preparedness: Boy Scouts of America’s Community Emergency Preparedness event features hands-on demos for CPR, emergency survival camping and more 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at Walnut Park, D Street and Petaluma Boulevard. Includes a free emergency gift for the first 100 families.

ROHNERT PARK, SEPT. 24

Chinese acrobatics: Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin of the People’s Republic of China present innovative high-flying stunts, acrobatics and martial arts movements from over 100 performers 3 p.m. Sunday at Green Music Center Weill Hall, 1801 E. Cotati Ave. Admission is $25. 866-955-6040.

WINDSOR, SEPT. 24

Tomato and Pepper Fest: Windsor Certified Farmers Market’s 17th Tomato and Pepper Fest includes tomato tasting, a salsa bar with local restaurants, pepper display and live music by The Rains 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday in the Town Green, 701 McClelland Dr. Free. windsorfarmersmarket.com

SEBASTOPOL, SEPT. 25

Dancehall: Monday Night Edutainment with G. Davis of SHC Records brings the Bay Area’s longest running weekly dancehall event 10 p.m. Monday at Hopmonk Sebastopol, 230 Petaluma Ave. Admission is $10. hopmonk.com/sebastopol

CLOVERDALE, SEPT. 26

Farmers’ market: Cloverdale Tuesday Farmers Market offers fresh locally grown produce 3-6 p.m. in the empty lot next to Plank Coffee, 225 N. Cloverdale Blvd. marne@14feet.net

CLOVERDALE, SEPT. 26

Wine and music: Enjoy wine and music 4-7 p.m. Tuesday in the History Museum Patio Garden, 215 N. Cloverdale Blvd. 707-894-2067.

GUERNEVILLE, SEPT. 26

Give Back Tuesday: Enjoy a banquet and raffle prizes 6 p.m. Tuesday at Rainbow Cattle Company, 16220 Main St. Admission is $5. Proceeds benefit the Russian River Senior Center. 707-869-0206.

HEALDSBURG, SEPT. 26

Landlord workshop: Workshop “Rights and Responsibilities for Residential Landlords” runs noon Tuesday at Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce, 217 Healdsburg Ave. Free. Limited space. 707-433-6935.

PETALUMA, SEPT. 26

River Rocks Lagunitas: Family-friendly event River Rocks Lagunitas offers dinner, live music, line dancing, auctions and more 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lagunitas Brewery and Tap Room. Admission is $15-40. All beer sales benefit the River Montessori Foundation. rivermontessoricharter.com

GUERNEVILLE, SEPT. 27

Home energy workshop: The County of Sonoma, Energy and Sustainability Division Office discusses energy and water upgrades, considerations for going solar and financing options 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at Guerneville Regional Library, 14107 Armstrong Woods Road. Home Energy and Water Savings Toolkit is free to check out. 707-869-9004.

HEALDSBURG, SEPT. 27

Floral design: Learn “Designing in Compote: A Romance with Flowers” 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dragonfly Floral School, 425 Westside Road. Admission is $125. dragonflyfloralschool.com

HEALDSBURG, SEPT. 27

Sustainable dining: Zero Foodprint Dinner celebrates sustainable restaurants 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Healdsburg Shed, 25 North St. Admission is $160. healdsburgshed.com/events

ROHNERT PARK, SEPT. 27

“Moana”: Enjoy a sing-a-long family movie night featuring action-comedy movie “Moana” 6 p.m. Wednesday at Rohnert Park-Cotati Library, 6250 Lynne Conde Way. Free. Refreshments included. Come dressed as your favorite character from the movie. 707-584-9121.

ROHNERT PARK, SEPT. 27

Guest speakers: Sonoma County Women in Conversation Experience offers a chance to mingle with numerous women-related business and services 3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Green Music Center, 1801 E. Cotati Ave. Admission is $95 at the box office. Women in Conversation features speakers Sonoma State University President Judy Sakaki, Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis and women’s rights advocate Shiza Shahid 6:30-9 p.m. 866-955-6040.

WINDSOR, SEPT. 27

Computer class: Learn about operating Windows Office in Spanish 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Limited to 10. 707-838-1020.

SONOMA, SEPT. 28

Happiness lecture: Dr. Patricia Brooks talks about “Four Scientific Ways to Become Happier!” 1:30-3 p.m. Thursday at Vintage House, 264 First St. E. Free. Reservations requested. Part of the “Active Aging: Live Your Best Life Now” fall series hosted by Vintage House and Sonoma Valley Hospital. 707-996-0311. info@vintagehouse.org

WINDSOR, SEPT. 28

Card making: Learn the art of stamping, embossing and die cutting to create your own hand-stamped greeting cards, scrap books and more 1-2 p.m. Thursday at Windsor Senior Center, 9231 Foxwood Drive. Admission is $25. Bring $5 for supplies. Classes continue Oct. 26 and Nov. 30. 707-838-1250.

WINDSOR, SEPT. 28

Fear of Falling Class: Sonoma County Department of Human Services holds a class for seniors whose fear of falling compromises their level of social and physical activity 1-3 p.m. Thursday at Windsor Senior Center, 9231 Foxwood Drive. Free; donations accepted. Classes run weekly through Nov. 16. 707-838-1250.

SANTA ROSA, SEPT. 29

Horse talk: Check out the “mane” attraction at Sarah Lockwood’s talk “Native or Feral? How Wild Horse Populations Need a Change in Status” 6:30-8 p.m. Friday at History Museum of Sonoma County, 425 Seventh St. Admission is $15. sonomacountymuseum.org

SANTA ROSA, SEPT. 29-30

Benefit concert: Rock Star University’s House of Rock hosts a benefit concert weekend for the Anova School for Autism and Learning Differences 7:30 p.m. Friday at 3410 Industrial Drive. Admission is $30-35. rockstaruniversity.com

CLOVERDALE, SEPT. 30

Tomato Fiesta: The fourth annual Tomato Fiesta benefits Courtney’s Pumpkin Patch 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Soil King Garden Center, 320 Santana Drive. Free. 707-894-3500. tomatofiesta.com

CLOVERDALE, SEPT. 30

Live music: Kevin Russell and His So Called Friends perform 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Cloverdale Ale Company, 131 E. First St. Free. 707-894-9610.

GLEN ELLEN, SEPT. 30

Summer of Love Celebration: Listen to Creatures of Habit and Chick Jagger and earn a prize for best 1960s hair and attire 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at B.R. Cohn Winery, 15000 Highway 12. Free. brcohn.com

GUERNEVILLE, SEPT. 30

Hispanic Heritage Month: Cascada de Flores performs a family-friendly program reliving old traditions and exploring the diversity of Mexican culture 11 a.m. Saturday at Guerneville Regional Library, 14107 Armstrong Woods Road. 707-869-9004.

GUERNEVILLE, SEPT. 30

Take-Apart Day: Children can find out what’s inside a computer or a keyboard 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Guerneville Regional Library, 14107 Armstrong Woods Road. Free. Safety glasses and gloves provided. For ages 6-12. 707-869-9004

OCCIDENTAL, SEPT. 30

Nigerian concert: Nigerian percussionist and band Onye and The Messengers perform 8 p.m. Saturday at Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. Admission is $15 or $12 at occidentalcenterforthearts.com. Floor space for dancing and seating available.

PETALUMA, SEPT. 30

Altar making workshop: Petaluma Historical Library and Museum hosts Día de Muertos Altar Making Workshop 2-4 p.m. Saturday at 20 Fourth St. Free. petalumamuseum.com

SANTA ROSA, SEPT. 30

Art class: Nina Antze teaches “Drawing Autumn Colors: Colored Pencil Techniques Workshop” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road. Admission is $95. lagunafoundation.org

SONOMA, SEPT. 30

Musical Fiesta!: Bilingual musician Juan Sanchez celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 11 a.m.-noon Saturday at Sonoma Valley Regional Library, 755 W. Napa St. Free. 707-996-5217. sonomalibrary.org

WINDSOR, SEPT. 30

Homecoming dance: Windsor High School “Glitz and Glam” dance runs 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Mary Agatha Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Highway. 707-837-7767, ext. 2210.

GRATON, SEPT. 30, OCTOBER 1

Open studio: Join in celebrating art studio Atelier One’s 30th Anniversary Weekend with over 20 artists studios open to the public 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at 2860 Bowen St. Free. atelierone.blogspot.com