WINDSOR, NOV. 5
Hometown Heroes: Windsor’s sixth annual ceremony honors U.S. Army service members Anthony Wright, Mark Terra and Nathaniel De La Cruz, and Coast Guardsmen Joseph Odetto and Michael Fitzpatrick 1 p.m. Sunday at Huerta Gymnasium, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #200. A banner with a photo of each service member will be hung from lamp posts around the Windsor Civic Center. 707-838-1260.
GUERNEVILLE, NOV. 6
Volunteer cleanup: Guerneville Town Cleanup meets to tidy up the square, footbridge and Riverkeeper Park 4 p.m. Monday at Guerneville Town Square. Gloves, brooms, pickers and water provided. Dress warmly. cleanriveralliance.com
PETALUMA, NOV. 6
Music history: Santa Rosa Symphony historian Dr. Kayleen Asbo presents “History of the Concerto, Musical Mondays” 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday at Petaluma Historical Library and Museum, 20 Fourth St. Admission is $100 per series or $30 per lecture. kayleenasbo.com
WINDSOR NOV. 6
Mystery Book Club: Discuss “The Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith 2:30-3:30 p.m. Monday at Windsor Senior Center, 9231 Foxwood Drive. 707-838-1250.
WINDSOR, NOV. 6
TED Talks: Bring a brown bag lunch to watch and discuss three TED Talks videos 12:30-1:30 p.m. Monday at Windsor Senior Center, 9231 Foxwood Drive. This month’s topics are “Learning from Dirty Jobs” by Mark Rowe, “I Am the Son of a Terrorist Who Chose Peace” by Zak Ebrahim and “A Promising Test for Pancreatic Cancer” by Jack Andraka. 707-838-1250.
WINDSOR, NOV. 6-21
Gratitude Tree: Stop by the children’s area to create and add a leaf to the Gratitude Tree 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Supplies provided. 707-838-1020.
HEALDSBURG, NOV. 7
Author reading: Lee Slonimsky reads from his latest book “Lion, Gnat” 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at Healdsburg Center for the Arts, 130 Plaza St. Free. healdsburgcenterforthearts.org
ROHNERT PARK, NOV. 7
Women in Business: Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business program features The Hip Chicks discussing struggles and steps to succeed in starting a new business 11:45 a.m. at Mary’s Pizza Shack, 101 Golf Course Drive. Admission is $30-40 and includes lunch. This event was rescheduled from Oct. 10 due to the fires. 707-584-1415.
HEALDSBURG, NOV. 8
Writing workshop: Writer Lee Slonimsky leads a writing workshop 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at Healdsburg Center for the Arts, 130 Plaza St. Admission is $15 at healdsburg.z2systems.com/np/clients/healdsburg/eventRegistration.
WINDSOR, NOV. 8
World music: Virtuoso instrumentalists Ancient Future perform stunningly rhythmic world fusion music 7-8 p.m. Wednesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Free.
CLOVERDALE, NOV. 9
Books on Stage: Author Jeffery Renard Allen speaks 7 p.m. Thursday at Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Suggested donation is $10. Followed by wine, cheese and conversation in the lobby. 707-894-2214.
PETALUMA, NOV. 9
Holocaust survivor: Chabad Jewish Center of Petaluma welcomes speaker Dr. Jakob Eisenbach at “Wherever You Go I Go: An Evening with a Holocaust Survivor” 7-8 p.m. Thursday at Hotel Petaluma, 205 Kentucky St. Admission is $10-20. jewishpetaluma.com
PENNGROVE, NOV. 10
Live music: Petaluma-based band The Dirty Red Barn performs two sets of rock ’n’ folk music 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Twin Oaks Roadhouse, 5745 Old Redwood Highway. Free. 707-795-5118.
How to help
State scientists are seeking help with data collection and other activities, as well as observational accounts, photos and videos related to the urchin barren. Shared images and information should, if possible, include the date, location and depth at which they were acquired. Contact Cynthia Catton at Cynthia.Catton@wildlife.ca.gov or 875-2072.