Welcome to June. Here’s a list of summer fun ideas in Northern Sonoma County and elsewhere:
June 4 – Colorful, Light-filled Pastel Landscapes – Upstairs Art Gallery – Influenced by strong shapes and contrast Jan Thomas’s recent paintings reflect a keen awareness of abstraction in the landscape. Healdsburg. Details: (707) 431-4214 and at http://bit.ly/2qhFFIk.
June 8 – August 31 – Summer Nights on the Green – Windsor Town Green –Town of Windsor celebrates its 25th anniversary with the 16th Annual Summer Nights on the Green! Friendly, healthy family fun. Walk, bike, run or dance to the Windsor Town Green, or park and shuttle on the free shuttle at Windsor High School! Windsor. Details: (707) 838-1260 and at http://bit.ly/2riD3OD.
June 24 – Gardening for Biodiversity – Audubon Canyon Ranch Conservation Center – Drop in first and third Thursdays and the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 9 – 11a. Help maintain native wildflowers in our small urban native garden. You’ll also help sustain native bees, butterflies, birds and more. Healdsburg. Details: https://www.egret.org/.
Elsewhere in the county:
June 4 – Astronaut Lullabies at the SRJC Planetarium – A live concert planetarium experience, returning by popular demand. This heart expanding exploration of inner and outer space, is an immersive live concert planetarium experience. Expect a mesmerizing multi-sensory journey–a poetry of sight and sound–as a live planetarium show is choreographed to original live music. Santa Rosa. Details: (707) 521-6914 and at http://bit.ly/2qXv7BC.
June 10 – The Face of Petaluma: Portraits of Our Town – A photographic portrayal of people who live in this historic town. From all walks of life, some of whom are hidden within our unique community, and whose diverse and relevant stories need to be shared in these transitional times. Petaluma. Details: (707) 762-5600 and at http://bit.ly/2qXvaNE.
June 24 – Willowside School – The Middle School Nursery is a working nursery with student involvement. It is self-sustaining through plant sales. There are thousands of plants: a variety of low water and drought tolerant perennials, California natives, a multitude of succulents, grasses, salvias, and many beautiful plants to invite beneficial insects into the garden. Santa Rosa. Details: (707) 569-4724 and at http://bit.ly/2rVwnSL.
Have a wonderful start to your summer June!