Saturday, 4/22, 10-11am – Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery Tours
Experience the history and learn the stories of the people of Sonoma County and California during an 80 minute docent-led walk through this pioneer cemetery. The Rural Cemetery was founded in 1854 and continued in use until the 1930’s. Tours leave every 20 minutes for 10-11am. Note that there are uneven surfaces and slopes. Meet at the Franklin Gate, 1600 Franklin Ave. Admission is free; donations are appreciated.
Saturday, 4/22, 12 noon-4pm – Earth Day Celebration
Join the celebration of Earth Day with an OnStage Festival at City Hall on First Street. This fun, FREE, family-friendly festival is a great way to inspire awareness and build community through environmental protection.
• 75+ Exhibitors
• Outdoor Showcase of Santa Rosa’s Performing Arts Scene
• Food & Drink
• Kids’ Activities & Crafts
• Local & Earth Friendly Products
• Free Bike Parking
• Beer & Wine Garden
Enjoy an outdoor showcase of Santa Rosa performing arts scene on the main stage located on the corner of 1st and D Streets.
12:30 pm – VOENA Children’s Choir
1:15 pm – Chalkboard Players: Themed Theater for Children
2:00 pm – Redwood Empire Chinese Association: Lion Dance
& Martial Arts
2:45 pm – Sonoma County Taiko: Japanese Drumming
3:30 pm – Native Youth Pomo Dance Group: Pomo Dancers
Visit srcity.org/earthday for more information.
Saturday, 4/22, 12-2pm – March for Science at Julliard Park
Starting point: Juilliard Park at 12pm with a rally of invited speakers, followed by a march through downtown beginning approximately 12:30pm and ending at City Hall, at the Earth Day on Stage festival with food, entertainment, and informational booths from local organizations.
WHO: Scientists, medical professionals, nonprofit organizations, students, human beings who are affected by science and policy!
START: Juilliard Park, Santa Rosa
END: City Hall, Santa Rosa
This march is organized by Russian Riverkeeper, a local non-profit which protects the Russian River through the use of science.
Wed, April 12th, 6:30pm – St. Rose Neighborhood Meeting with Catholic Charities
UPDATE: There will be 2 and possible 3 council members at this meeting who will report on current items being worked on regarding the homeless situation. After that, the focus will be on a discussion of specific solutions that could help our area. West End residents and Railroad Square business owners are always invited.
Description: As a condition of their city permit for the Homeless Service Center (HSC) at 600 Morgan Street, Catholic Charities meets with our neighborhood 4x/year. These meetings provide neighbors with an opportunity to discuss any issues they may be experiencing as a result of the 600 Morgan Street Service Center and to hear updates on the HSC and other programs for the homeless handled by Catholic Charities. Representatives from the Santa Rosa City Council and the Police Department are usually in attendance. All interested parties are welcome.
Location: 465 A Street – Family Service Center
Start Time: 06:30 pm
Date: April 12
End Time: 08:00 pm