Where the action is this week
The seniors from Sebastopol Senior Center are heading north to Sho-Ka-Wah Casino at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (5/9). They will catch the bus at Mt. Olive Church, 460 Murphy Ave., Sebastopol. The cost is $13, and they get $10 playing credit, and $5 food credit. If you want to join them make reservations at 829-2440.
Evolution: Darwin was not a Darwinist is the topic of the talk at Science Buzz Café at 7 p.m. Thursday (5/10) at the French Garden Restaurant, 8050 Bodega Ave., Sebastopol. Cost is $4. For more information go to www.sciencebuzzcafe.org
There will be a folk music concert at 8 p.m. Friday (5/11) at Studio E in Sebastopol. Tickets are $15. Email email@example.com to make reservations and to get directions to Studio E.
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center is holding a second chance plant sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and a tour of its famous gardens at 10 a.m. The center is at 15290 Coleman Valley Rd. in Occidental. Call 874-1557 (x-101) for more information.
Brock Dolman will offer a workshop on Wise Water Management, that includes storm and roof water catchment at Occidental Arts and Ecology Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday (5/12). The cost is $35.For registration go to www.oaec.org. The center is located at 15290 Coleman Valley Rd., Occidental.
Occidental Community Choir will hold a concert Straw into Gold at Occidental Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Saturday (5/12) Tickets are $15 adults, $13 seniors, free for kids 11 and under. The center is at 4009 Bohemian Highway, Occidental at Harmony Village. Tickets are at www.brownpapertickets.com. For more information go to www.occidentalchoir.org
The Aged to Perfection fundraiser for the Sebastopol Senior Center will open its doors at the Sebastopol Veterans Building at 5 p.m. Saturday (5/12). There will be great food, fine wine, and delicious desserts. There are also live and silent auctions and the distinguished citizen of the year will be honored.Tickets are $50. To get them call 829-2440.
Analy High School starts its annual film festival at 7 p.m. Saturday (5/12) at the school auditorium. The short films were shot by students. Tickets are $5 adults, $2 students. Call 824-2300 for more information.
Occidental Community Choir performs a Mothers Day matinee at the Glaser Center in Santa Rosa at 3 p.m. Sunday (5/13). Tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com are $15 adults, $13 seniors, kids 11 and under free. For more information go to www.occidentalchoir.org
Watch out! And you might want to avoid driving Coleman Valley Road to the coast or Fort Ross Road on Sunday (5/13). The Amgen Bicycle Race starts and its route puts hundreds of cyclists on those roads. They start at 10:50 a.m. in Santa Rosa so if you get there early and park out of the way you can watch the racers fly by you and cheer them on.