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Sarah Glade Gurney is currently on the Sebastopol City Council

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2019-06-29Jun 29, 2019

The Annual Sidewalk Faire, from Friday July 19th through Sunday the 21st.  Merchants will offer amazing discounts and guest vendors will line Main Street. Swing Dance lessons to a live band at the dhyana Center on Friday, July 19th starting at 6:30pm.” The dhyana Center is upstairs in the Basso Building, at the intersection of North Main and McKinley Streets. Also downtown this summer, the newly launched program called Friday Nights Arts + Beats + Eats continues with guest musicians at People’s Music, just a few doors south of the dhyana Center on the same side of the street. The Center for the Arts contributes to our casual summertime with its free Patio Series each Sunday from 2-4 pm, now through August 11th.  The musical line-up of local talent is varied, the art activities fun for children and adults, and the venue relaxing.

2019-02-20Feb 20, 2019

‘After Miss Julie’ is a tightly-written, captivating play with the steamy rhythm of a sensual tango. Raucous celebrations of the 1945 Labour party victory reverberate around the cozy kitchen of an English country manor. Christine, the hard-working, amiable cook is looking forward to a romantic evening with John, the chauffer. Instead, the bewitching lady of the house, Miss Julie, flounces downstairs, where she does not belong, and shamelessly attempts to carouse with the staff. Their consternation simply amuses her, and Julie chuckles at their “feudal anxiety.”

2019-01-23Jan 23, 2019

We’re Talking about the Sebastopol Branch of the Regional Public Library. Information and statistics, proving these descriptors, abound. Let’s start with some numbers. Library Commissioner Stephen C. Zollman, recently shared them in his Annual Report to the City Council. In 2018, Sebastopol Library users borrowed over 367,324 items: books, movies, video games, home energy kits, Regional Parks passes, and more. These enthusiastic patrons share about 10,000 square feet with the dedicated staff and volunteers. In comparison, the Petaluma Library topped at 400,681 items in a 26,400 square foot facility; third place Rohnert Park-Cotati circulated 364,953 in a building of 25,000 square feet.


2019-06-25Jun 25, 2019

In June, Analy High School reversed a decision to cutback the school's jazz band program and announced the school's new music director, Casey Jones.

2019-04-26Apr 26, 2019

The Bus Buddy Program continues through May.  
Wanna find a buddy to help you learn about our bus? The May line-up starts with: May 1 - Bill Mattinson, SEB’s rep to the RCPA’s Citizen Advisory CommitteeMay 8 - Diana Rich, former Executive Director of SEB’s Community Cultural Center and continues with...

2019-04-05Apr 5, 2019

On March 20, the City of Sebastopol launched a three-month 'Bus Buddies' program in an effort to help encourage ridership on Sonoma County Transit's Route 24. Overall ridership on the shuttle has already increased over 57% since free fares were announced last summer. The program aims to keep the momentum going, and ridership growing.

2019-03-30Mar 30, 2019

The  Art Workshop of Western Sonoma County (AWS) is celebrating its 51st annual Apple Blossom Art Show this April. The show will feature more than 100 original paintings, drawings and fine art photography. With artworks ranging from rural landscapes to experimental abstracts, there's something for everyone. 

2019-03-06Mar 6, 2019

Local teens will be tuning in at the library as The Sebastopol Regional Library celebrates the annual Teen Tech Week, March 5-8, 2019. Thousands of other libraries and schools across the country are celebrating this year’s theme, “Get Connected” to raise awareness about how libraries can create spaces to extend teens’ learning beyond the classroom where they can explore, create and share content.

2019-03-02Mar 2, 2019

The County of Sonoma will host a community meeting on Sunday, March 3, to discuss the impacts of recent storms and share information on how to get started with the recovery process. The meeting will be 2 to 4 p.m. at El Molino High School, 7050 Covey Road, Forestville.

2019-02-27Feb 27, 2019

Help Sebastopol recover from the flood. In addition to donating time and money, consider these actions to keep Sebastopol’s customer base: Patronize the shops and restaurants that are open at The Barlow. Support Main Street. Sebastopol’s Local Shuttle # 24 is the FIRST electric bus in Sonoma County Transit’s fleet. Come take a ride and try it out with a buddy. It’s FREE! In April and May, local volunteers are offering to be a BUS BUDDY. The ride-along program takes place on Wednesday mornings, with the 9:38 AM departure from the Hub-Rialto stop on Laguna Parkway [eastbound] for a round-trip, returning in about 40 minutes. Everyone’s invited! 

2019-02-26Feb 26, 2019

The Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival will launch its 12th annual season in late March. The festival features films from around the world and several panel discussions with filmmakers.

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Saturdays and Sundays - July 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
Saturdays at 7:30  -  Sundays at 2:00
Students $12    Adults $25 
Suggested audience high school and older--mild adult themes and strong language.

Cotati Accordion Festival 2019

Lively FUNdraiser for local schools - Great Food, Spectacular Music, Instruments for sale! Family Friendly. 

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