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September 22, 2023

Community corner

Chris Love
August 7, 8, 9 – Giorgi Park Playground Construction Project, 8
a.m. – 4:30 p.m. See follow-up paragraph.
August 7 – Bayer Farms Open Gardens, Santa Rosa, Arts/crafts for
kids, community fun, 4 – 8 p.m. Call 544-7284 for information and
August 8 – CPR Class at Healdsburg Fire Station, 9 a.m. – noon,
$30, call 431-3360 to register
August 8 – Master Gardener’s series, “Living with Wildfire in
Sonoma County”, Healdsburg Library, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
August 8 & 9 – Mutt Lunch Winery Dog Days of Summer Open
House, Benefit for Healdsburg Animal Shelter, 602 Limerick Ln., $10
per person, Dogs are welcome, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
August 8 – Bayer Farm Garden Story Time and Family Fun, Santa
Rosa, 10 a.m. – noon
August 9 – Concert at 6 p.m. in support of North County
Community Services featuring Nate Ben-Horin and Danny
Hawthorne-Foss at St. Paul’s Church. No tickets necessary, all
donations welcome. See follow-up paragraph.
August 11 – Center Literary Café, Healdsburg Senior Center, 7 –
9 p.m. Everyone welcome, bring poetry or prose to share
August 12 – 13 – Riddel Preserve Summer Stewardship and Campout,
working, hiking, sharing, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Must register at
August 13 – Redwall Book Discussion, Healdsburg Library, Kids 8
– 12, 11 a.m.
August 13 – Julie Silber, Quilt Expert at Senior Center,
sponsored by Healdsburg Museum, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Call 473-9803 to
reserve your space, $10 public, $5 museum members. See follow-up
August 13 – Look for Oaks and Acorns at Healdsburg Ridge Open
Space Preserve, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner. Call
544-7284 for more information
August 14 – Bayer Farms Open Gardens, Santa Rosa, Arts/crafts
for kids, community fun, 4 – 8 p.m.
August 14 – Blood Bank of the Redwoods, Healdsburg Exchange Bank
Parking Lot, 3 – 6 p.m.
August 16 – Literary Guild’s Third Sunday Salon, Healdsburg City
Hall, 2 – 4 p.m. featuring Poet Laureate Mike Tuggle. More info
August 20 – New Volunteer Orientation, Charles Schulz Museum, 3
– 4:30 p.m. Call Kristi at 284-1271 to reserve a space.
August 22 – Healdsburg High School Class of ’69 Reunion, Tayman
Park, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., Call April at 431-1569 or Mary at
The Giorgi Park Playground Construction Project needs volunteers
this weekend, August 7, 8, and 9 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sign up
to help by calling Matthew Thompson at 431-3384. You can help any
time during those three days with auguring holes, helping pour
concrete footings, assembling pre-fabricated decks, stairs,
railings, or various other jobs. Come out and help the City Parks
Department put back together our wonderful little park.
The August 9 concert at St. Paul’s Church by Nate and Danny is
free, but all donations are gratefully accepted and will be donated
to the North County Community Services (NCCS). NCCS helps folks
with emergency shelter and transitional housing, rent and utility
bill assistance, and puts on the holiday food and gift basket
program. Come see these two very talented musicians play works from
Bach, Ravel, Pizet, and also modern composers.
The Healdsburg Museum is sponsoring Julie Silber, Quilt Expert,
at the Senior Center on August 13 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. The first 25
people who sign up will be able to bring their own quilts
(pre-1960) for Julie to describe what she sees and for the owner to
share what history they know about the quilt. This will be a
popular event so call and reserve your space right away. The hall
can only hold 80 people.
Chris Love is a longtime Healdsburg resident who believes we all
need to make a difference in our world. Your items for this column
may be submitted by email at [email protected]
or by calling 433-1178.


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