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Out, About and Around the County

Out, About and Around the County

By Brandon Sparks

The Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa presents a new online offering to provide access to interactive programs available around the clock and around the world. Schulz Museum On-Demand features pay-to-view videos of some of the Museum’s most popular events, including “How to Draw ‘Peanuts’” and talks with popular cartoonists. Viewers can view the events on the Schulz Museum’s website and purchase access to the recordings there. Featured events include “How to Draw Snoopy” and “How to Draw Charlie Brown,” providing step-by-step instruction for every skill level and age. All recordings are $5 each for members and $7 for non-members. The recordings are available for one week after the purchase date.

Website: schulz-museum-on-demand

Join Sonoma Land Trust on March 16 at 6 p.m. on a virtual guided tour through Estero Americano, a coastal route at the southern edge of the Sonoma Coast. It is one of the most biologically dynamic areas in all of California, and is where hundreds of fish and wildlife species begin their life. It’s also a spot for birds of prey to migrate and coastal ranchers to work. This virtual tour will guide you over this beautiful coastal region, right from your home and free of charge, which is made possible by voters in Sonoma County who funded the work of Ag + Open Space.


Copperfield’s Books presents Ira Rosen, the former producer of the famous “60 Minutes” TV show, and his new book, “Ticking Clock,” at 7 p.m. on March 17. The book recounts his time on the show, giving an incisive look behind the scenes of the show that invented TV investigative journalism. Rosen covers the many personalities that he encountered, along with the battles of clashing producers and anchors that he experienced over the many years he worked there. This event is free to register, and Rosen’s book is available for purchase now.

Registration: Botany for Beginners

The Laguna Foundation is hosting a webinar for free on March 25 at 12 p.m. on botany. The presentation will teach you about basic plant anatomy of flowering plants and what clues flowers give us to help us understand their relationships. You will learn to recognize and describe just a few of the amazing plants surrounding us.

The webinar will be hosted by Caprice Disbrow, a botanist and instructor at Santa Rosa Junior College. She holds a master’s degree in biology from Sonoma State University and serves on the board of the California Native Plant Society’s Milo Baker Chapter, where she edits the newsletter and helps with education and communication in the scholarship committee. This event requires pre-registration.

Registration: “Making Space, Clutter Free” with Author Tracy McCubbin

Is your home cluttered or do you need inspiration for your home organization? Join the Sebastopol Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on March 25 as they present Tracy McCubbin, author of “Making Space, Clutter Free.” The book is about decluttering your home and implementing seven empowering techniques to help you achieve a positive outlook on life, along with financial freedom and healthy relationships. McCubbin is the founder and CEO of dClutterfly, the #1 home organization company in Los Angeles. This event is $5 and three attendees will have the chance to win a signed copy of McCubbin’s book.

Tickets: making-space-clutter-free-with-author-tracy-mccubbin

Zuill Bailey performs with Santa Rosa Symphony Orchestra

The Santa Rosa Symphony (SRS) continues their virtual concert experience on March 28 at 3 p.m. with internationally acclaimed, Grammy-winning cellist Zuill Bailey. Bailey will be performing Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, which was performed for the first time less than a year ago.