Here's a few items that have something for everyone. Put them on your calendar. It'd be worth getting up on any of these dates…
August 21 (Thursday):
LIFE IN SEBASTOPOL PHOTO CONTEST AWARDS RECEPTION
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 South High St. - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
This summer, the City of Sebastopol, together with the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, the Sebastopol Chamber of Commerce, and Sonoma West Times & News, sponsored a photo contest to capture "Life in Sebastopol."
Entrants were also asked to think about the City departments and to select nonprofit organizations that help to contribute to Sebastopol's unique quality of life. There are over $1,000 in prizes.
113 photos were submitted depicting everything from the Police Chief, Fire Department and Public Works on the job, the Laguna, sunsets, rainbows, and, of course apples and apple blossoms.
The public is invited to the Awards Reception where the 5-6 winners will be announced.
The finalist images will remain on display at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts through the month of August.
See all entries at www.lifeinsebastopol.com
August 22 (Friday):
TOUR OF "OUR FRONT YARD: SEBASTOPOL'S LIVING HISTORY GARDEN"
Sebastopol City Hall and Library Complex, 7120 Bodega Ave. - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
The City of Sebastopol invites you to tour the landscape
transformation under way at Sebastopol City Hall and Library. At this free, family-friendly event, you'll discover the ecological features of the garden, the historically relevant and regionally appropriate plants used, and the exciting things to come in Phase 2.
Learn how you can support this model in the making and apply water-wise, eco-friendly changes to your own garden from partner organizations Daily Acts and Permaculture Artisans. Light refreshments will be served. Limited space. Pre-registration suggested. www.OurFrontYard.org.
September 16 (Tuesday);
PICNIC DINNER WITH CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS Ives Park - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
|L-R: Robert Jacob, Patrick Slayter, Sarah Gurney, John Eder & Una Glass|
The Sebastopol City Council invites Sebastopol residents to a free meet-and-greet, including a light dinner at Ives Park from 4pm to 5:30pm on Tuesday September 16.
Get to know the people who represent you in a fun and informal setting. The regularly scheduled City Council meeting will follow at the Youth Annex of the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center, starting at 6pm.