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Out, About and Around the County

Out, About and Around the County

From June 17, 2021 to January 16, 2022, the Charles M. Schulz Museum will be presenting work from Charles Schulz that has never before been showcased anywhere else. These workplace humor strips are Schulz’ first experimentation with portraying teen and adult characters. While the adult characters in “Peanuts” are never seen, depicting only Charlie Brown and his friends, “Adults by Schulz” allows visitors a rare opportunity to see characters differing from the beloved “Peanuts” gang. “You don’t get to say, ‘Here is a brand-new strip from Charles M. Schulz, many weekly outdoor concerts at the plaza in downtown Cloverdale. The event will also feature the Cloverdale Street Fair, which will include music, arts and crafts, and rock-climbing walls. Dinner and craft beers and wines will be served by local restaurants at the Plaza. The street fair will open at 6 p.m. every Friday, with music playing from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

times in your life, but that is exactly what we have,” said curator Benjamin L. Clark. The Charles M. Schulz Museum is now open to the public for $12 a ticket for adults and $5 for children and college students.

WildAid, an organization working to protect wildlife around the world, is coming together with Wilderness Safaris’ leaders to discuss the importance of returning conservation tourism to Africa to protect the wildlife. The CEOs of WildAid and Wilderness Safaris will be speakers for this event, along with Dr. Neil Midlande, who is Wilderness Safaris’ impact manager. WildAid’s mission is to rid the world of the illegal wildlife trade that has become a multi-billion-dollar global industry; through this webinar, they hope to bring to light how awful the trade is. The webinar takes place at 11 a.m. on June 17 and is free with pre-registration.

Sonoma County Regional Parks is inviting everyone to the Spring Lake Regional Park in Santa Rosa on June 18 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. to learn how to standup paddleboard on the lake. The lessons are available to anyone over the age of eight, with all ability levels welcome, even if it is your first time. As you glide over the lake, you will also learn about the local flora and fauna that surround you. If stand-up paddleboarding is not for you, the Sonoma County Regional Parks will also host kayaking lessons on June 19 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. at Spring Lake Regional Park.

Visit the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County on June 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for their seventh “Bubbly Birthday Bash.” They will be transforming their garden into a bubble paradise, in addition to reopening their Science and Imagination Gallery for children to explore again. The Children’s Museum was founded in 2005 as a nonprofit organization that encourages children’s

Registration: www.cmosc.org/event/ bubbly-birthday-bash

The Cloverdale Arts Alliance, a nonprofit organization bringing cultural events to northern Sonoma County, announced that their popular “Friday Night Live” free concerts will continue this summer. This will mark their 18th year of hosting the

Information: www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org/fnlmusic

WildAid Virtual Webinar on wildlife protection

Registration: www.wildaidstaging.wpengine.com/wildaid-live Hours and Admission: www.schulzmuseum.org/visit/hours-and-admission Stand-up paddleboarding lessons

Registration and more events: www.parks.sonomacounty.ca.gov/Play/ Boating-and-Paddling/Calendar

Children’s Museum “Bubbly Birthday Bash”

development of foundational skills and hopes to spark a lifelong love of learning. Reservations are $12, or free if you are a member of the museum. Masks are required for everyone.

Lavender Daze and U-Cut Experience

The lavender fields at Bees N Blooms Farm are blooming during the months of June and July, and the farm will be hosting events to enjoy the purple beauty, including the option to cut your own lavender bunches. On June 19 and July 3, the farm grounds will be open to The Lavender U-Cut Experience will take place June 26 and 27 and July 10 and 11, allowing you to cut your own lavender bunches for $5 each.

Tickets are required to visit the farm. The Bees N Blooms Farm is located at 3883 Petaluma Hill Rd. in Santa Rosa.

Tickets: www.beesnblooms.com

In-person book-making workshop

The Sebastopol Center for the Arts is hosting an in-person workshop on June 26 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. to teach people how to make book structures. This four-hour workshop is being taught by the cofounders of Book Arts Roadshow, who will be offering handson instruction in making six sewn and folded book structures. People with no prior book-making experience can enjoy this opportunity to explore a possible new hobby and learn how to make books from materials that can be found in almost any home. Registration deadline is June 18 at $125 per ticket.

Registration: www.sebarts.org/classes-lectures/ bookmaking

Sonoma County Pride “Rainbow City” concert in-person

On Saturday, June 26, the Luther Burbank Center will present “Rainbow City,” a special concert event featuring performances from Cheer SF and DJ Lady Char. Hosted by Star D. Love, this concert will be one of the first in-person events hosted by Luther Burbank Center since last year. Masks will be

the public ; walk through the labyrinth, say hello to the wildlife, take pictures of the blooming flowers, and watch the many bees hard at work as you enjoy a picnic in the field.

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