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Fun events in Sonoma County

Madeleine Edwards, 6, and her brother Sullivan, 4, practice their bird watching skills during a binocular bootcamp as part of the 8th annual Christmas Bird Count for Kids at the Sonoma Barracks on Sunday, January 3, 2016 in Sonoma, California. (BETH SCHLANKER/ The Press Democrat)

JULIE S. LEE,

COTATI, DEC. 31

Psychic party: Set intentions for 2018 by playing with a variety of divination tools 7-10 p.m. Sunday at Songbird Community Healing Center, 8297 Old Redwood Highway. Suggested donation is $10-$20.

Features informal readings, finger foods and nonalcoholic refreshments. 707-795-2398.

GUERNEVILLE, DEC. 31

Live music: David Nelson Band performs 9 p.m. and Edge of the West performs after midnight Sunday at River Theater, 16135 Main St. Admission is $55 at the door or $50 at Shakedown Street. Doors open 8 p.m. jerryknightsrivertheater.com

GUERNEVILLE, DEC. 31

Live music: Oakland blues diva Miz Dee Logwood performs 7 p.m.-midnight Sunday at Main Street Bistro, 16280 Main St. Free. Features pizza specialties and room to dance. 707-869-0501.

GEYSERVILLE, DEC. 26-JAN.6

Spaghetti Feed: Help rebuild the Mark West Community and its preschool by attending a spaghetti feed at the Alexander Valley Community Hall, 5512 Highway 128 from 6-10:30 p.m. Saturday. The event includes a live and silent auction, live music, dinner, beer and wine, and baked goods. General admission tickets are $30, children ages 5 and up $15, and group tickets are also available. Get details and purchase tickets at the door or at rebuildmarkwestspaghettifeed.brownpapertickets.com

GUERNEVILLE, JAN. 1

First Day Hike: Take an easy 1.4-mile hike to start the year 10 a.m.-noon Monday at Armstrong Woods State Natural Reserve, 17000 Armstrong Woods Road. Free. Wear boots, dress in layers and bring a lunch. stewardscr.org

CLOVERDALE, JAN. 2

Animal Music: Farmer Arann presents “Animal Music,” an interactive kids’ music experience for the whole family, 11 a.m.-noon Tuesday at Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. For kids under 6. 707-894-5271.

ROHNERT PARK, JAN. 2

Comedy showcase: The Laughing Tomato features local and Bay Area comics 8-10 p.m. Tuesday at Sally Tomatoes, 1100 Valley House Drive. Free. Hosted by Bay Area legend Tony Sparks. Features food and drink specials. 707-665-9472.

ROHNERT PARK, JAN. 2

Animal Music: Farmer Arann presents “Animal Music,” an interactive kids’ music experience for the whole family, 3-4 p.m. Tuesday at Rohnert Park-Cotati Library, 6250 Lynne Conde Way. Free. For kids under 6. 707-584-9121.

WINDSOR, JAN. 2

Project Linus: Teens can create knotted fleece blankets to donate to the local Project Linus chapter 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. The nonprofit provides blankets to children who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need of warmth and comfort. 707-820-1020.

CLOVERDALE, JAN. 4

Live jazz: The Jeff Denson Quartet performs 7:30 p.m. Thursday at THE Jazz Club, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Admission is $20. Doors open 7 p.m. 707-894-4410. cloverdaleartsalliance.org

PETALUMA, JAN. 4

Seasonal shop: Theatre District Farmers’ Market Thursday Pop-Up Shop, a weekly seasonal themed shop, is open 2-4 p.m. Thursday at Theater Square, 101 Second St. communityfarmersmarkets.com

PETALUMA, JAN. 4

Jam session: Aqus Celtic Music Session invites players to join 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Aqus Cafe, 189 H St. aqus.com

PETALUMA, JAN. 4

Live music: Western Centuries performs original country music 7-11 p.m. Thursday at The Big Easy, 128 American Alley. Free. Dinner reservations available. bigeasypetaluma.com

SONOMA, JAN. 4

Comedy show: Will Durst and a cast of fellow comedic pranksters present the “Big Fat Year End Comedy Kiss Off Show” 7 p.m. Thursday at Sebastiani Theatre, 476 First St. W. Admission $20. 707-996-9756. sebastianitheatre.com

WINDSOR, JAN. 4.

Ukulele 101: Scott Gifford teaches the basics of the small string instrument 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Free. For ages 8 and up. Register at 707-838-1020, ext. 1230 or at sonomalibrary.org/locations/windsor-regional-library

SEBASTOPOL, JAN. 5

Art reception: The opening reception for art exhibit “Year of the Dog” runs 6-7:30 p.m. Friday at 282 S. High St. Free. sebarts.org

WINDSOR, JAN. 5

Coffee and crosswords: Solve crossword puzzles over coffee 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Puzzles, coffee and reference books provided. 707-838-1020.

WINDSOR, JAN. 5

Keychain workshop: Lindsay Hunter, founder of Nutbar Studios, teaches teens how to create a design, make a simple pattern and hand sew 4-5:30 p.m. Friday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Free. For grades 6 and up. Registration required. 707-838-1020. sonomalibrary.org/locations/windsor-regional-library

GUERNEVILLE, JAN. 6

Live music: Ancient Future performs world fusion music 2-3 p.m. Saturday at Guerneville Regional Library, 14107 Armstrong Woods Road. Free. sonomalibrary.org

GLEN ELLEN, JAN. 6

Birdwatching hike: Watch for birds and other wildlife during a 3-mile nature walk 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Road. Admission is $10 per family; parking $10. Reservations required. 707-938-5216. jacklondonpark.com

SANTA ROSA, JAN. 6

Bowl turning: History Museum of Sonoma County hosts a bowl turning demonstration by Hugh Buttram 1-3 p.m. Saturday at 425 Seventh St. Free with $10 museum admission. museums.org

SANTA ROSA, JAN. 6

Louis Armstrong tribute: Trumpeter and vocalist Byron Stripling joins the Santa Rosa Symphony for “Symphony Pops: What a Wonderful World: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong” 3 p.m. Saturday at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road. Admission is $37-$80. lutherburbankcenter.org

SONOMA, JAN. 6

Seasonal marshlands: Explore the seasonal marshlands of Sonoma State Historic Park noon-3 p.m. Saturday along the bike path near the Vallejo Home, 363 Third St. W. Free, Rain boots or waterproof shoes suggested. 707-938-9547. sonomaparks.org