The week in Rohnert Park: Jan. 13-20
Dine and Donate for a Cure all day Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Hooters, 6099 Redwood Drive in Rohnert Park. Tour de Cure is a cycling group that raises money for the American Diabetes Association. If you print out this flyer and bring it in, 15% of your bill will be donated towards the cause.
A special Family Movie Night on Wednesday, Jan. 16, features “Horton Hears a Who!” at the Rohnert Park-Cotati Library, 6250 Conde Way in Rohnert Park. Starting at 5:30 p.m. families can relax and enjoy the classic Dr. Seuss tale with popcorn. The original movie is rated G, runs approximately 30 minutes, and is a free presentation for the community. More info: 584-9121.
The Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce will host an After Hours Mixer at Mi Pueblo Restaurant from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16. You can network with other chamber members while enjoying food and drinks in an informal, relaxed setting. Mi Pueblo is located at 7384 Commerce Boulevard.
There will be a Digital Recording Workshop this Saturday, Jan. 19 at Zone Recording. From 1 to 4 p.m. you can learn everything about recording from the song to the shrink wrap. Blair Hardman is conducting the workshop along with a Pro Tools demonstration at a cost of $30. To reserve a space call Blair at 664-1221. Zone Recording is located within Loud & Clear Music at 7884 Old Redwood Hwy. in Cotati.
The Rohnert Park Peace Officer’s Sports Federations is having a Crab Feed Fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Rohnert Park Community Center. For $35 it is all you can eat crab, salad, and bread with proceeds going towards scholarships for local athletes and the Police/Fire Olympic Games. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with a charity raffle being drawn at 7 p.m. sharp. For tickets contact John Gilson at 584-2633. The Community Center is located at 5401 Snyder Lane.
The Cotati Chamber Annual Awards Dinner starts at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Church of the Oaks, located at the intersection of West Sierra and Page streets in Cotati. This annual awards event will celebrate the Citizen of the Year, Business Person of the Year and more. The menu this year will be a Hawaiian style BBQ, with tickets selling for $25. For more information, contact the Chamber at 795-5508.
The Bay Area Youth Orchestra Festival starts at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Green Music Center. The best of the Bay Area’s young musicians will come together for a special performance in Weill Hall. Tickets are $20-$60 at 546-8724. The Green Music Center is located on the Sonoma State University Campus on the east end of the Rohnert Park Expressway near the Petaluma Hill Road intersection.
The Free Bookmobile will be making an appearance on Sunday, Jan. 20 at the Cotati Oliver’s Market. Kids, parents, and seniors can stop by between 1 and 2 p.m. to pick up a few free books as they spread the gift of the printed work. Oliver’s Market is located at 546 East Cotati Avenue, Cotati.
– Nick Walden