Classes

  • Sewing-101 class Wed, October 17, 2018, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Sewing 101: The Basics! – Hems by Hand or Machine
    Category: Skills, DIY
    Sewing 101: The Basics! Workshop #4 - Hems by Hand or Machine - shhhh! the secret to a well sewn garment!
    Sonoma

  • Graywater Thu, October 18, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Growing with Graywater in Your Rebuild – A Presentation, Panel Discussion & Mini Expo
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    If you are rebuilding, this is a great time to learn how to incorporate graywater re-use into your site and take advantage of this free resource.
    Santa Rosa

  • ear warmer knitting class Yarnitudes Fri, October 19, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Fair Isle Ear Warmers knitting class
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Ready for the slopes, need ear warmers? Knit for yourself or for a gift.
    Sebastopol    $25.00

  • Pastel painting class Sonoma Community Center Fri, October 19, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Pastel Painting class
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Relax and explore with this wonderful medium. Learn techniques in soft pastels.
    Sonoma

  • mystery of breathing retreat Fri, October 19, 2018, 2:00 pm
    Mystery of Breathing -3-day self-exploration retreat
    Category: Self, Relationships
    At “The Mystery of Breathing” workshop, we will totally immerse ourselves in breathing practices and self-exploration.
    Guerneville    $420.00

  • acorns class Fri, October 19, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Seed to Table: How to Process and Eat Acorns of the Laguna
    Category: Environment
    Have you ever thought about eating acorns? Here's your opportunity to try it in this hands-on workshop
    Santa Rosa

  • gps class REI Sat, October 20, 2018, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Introduction to GPS Navigation Class – Level 1
    Category: Skills, DIY
    Head out into the field for a day of hands-on navigation training with our REI Outdoor School GPS instructors.
    Santa Rosa

  • Papermaking class Sat, October 20, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    From Plants to Paper: Papermaking with Laguna Plants – 2-day workshop
    Category: Arts, Crafts,Environment
    Make paper from local plant materials found in the Laguna de Santa Rosa. Two-Day workshop with Jane Ingram Allen
    Santa Rosa    $200.00

  • Introduction-to-Relief-Printing-class Sat, October 20, 2018, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Introduction to Relief Printing
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Artist and Santa Rosa Junior College Printmaking instructor Hannah Skoonberg will cover the basics of carving and printing a relief block.
    Sonoma

  • Low-Fire-Surface-Techniques-class Sat, October 20, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Low Fire Surface Techniques class
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Bring your textured pottery to learn underglazing techniques to highlight texture and form!
    $138.00
    Sonoma

  • Fire-wise landscaping- lass Sat, October 20, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Firewise Landscape workshop
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Learn sustainable home landscaping principles; creating defensible space; plant selection, mulch considerations and water conservation and more.
    Petaluma

  • Fire-wise landscaping- lass Sat, October 20, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Firewise Landscape workshop
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Learn sustainable home landscaping principles; creating defensible space; plant selection, mulch considerations and water conservation and more.
    Rohnert Park

  • worms gardening class Sat, October 20, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    The Wonderful World of Worms
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Would you like tastier veggies and bigger blooms in your garden? Composting worms is for you!
    Santa Rosa

  • Spring lake Sat, October 20, 2018, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Family Hike at Spring Lake Regional Park Environmental Discovery Center
    Category: Environment
    Join us the third Saturday of the month for short hikes to learn about our local plants and animals, while participating in a citizen science project.
    Santa Rosa

  • Succulent pumpkin workshop Sat, October 20, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Succulent Pumpkin Workshop
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Create your own succulent pumpkin table-top decoration! All materials included.
    Healdsburg

  • Youth acting classes Mon, October 22, 2018, 4:00 pm
    Young Actors Studio Fall 2018 Acting Classes
    Category: Kids, Family
    Classes for students age 6-16 of all skill levels are offered by professional working actors.
    Santa Rosa

  • Wellness walks Wed, October 24, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Wednesday Wellness Walks
    Category: Wellness
    Wednesday Wellness Walks in Armstrong Redwoods every Wednesday thru Oct. 31.
    Occurs every Wednesday thru Oct. 31
    Guerneville    $0.00

  • Kids cooking class Wed, October 24, 2018, 11:00 am
    Little Monsters Culinary: Home School Cooking Classes
    Category: Kids, Family,Cooking, Food, Drink
    Little Monsters home school program introduces kids to the world of culinary arts.
    5 classes per session
    Petaluma

  • Tide Pool Wilderness Exploration class Wed, October 24, 2018, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Tide Pool Wilderness Exploration
    Category: Environment
    Get a glimpse into the marvelous underwater wilderness with a mile roundtrip walk to the ocean, tide pool exploration and a scavenger hunt as the sun sets slowly along the horizon.
    Bodega Bay

  • Gardening Thu, October 25, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Free Composting Workshop
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Learn how to turn yard waste and kitchen scraps into wonderfully rich compost to use as a soil amendment or mulch in your garden. For naturally healthy plans and soil…compost.
    Santa Rosa

  • Feldenkrais class Fri, October 26, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Ease into Fitness – The Feldenkrais Method
    Category: Wellness
    We use EASE to get you back into FITNESS. When your body is happy, you are happy!
    Sebastopol

  • Tai Chi class Fri, October 26, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Tai Chi – Boomers and Beyond
    Category: Wellness
    TAI CHI taught to meet the needs of the aging adult, with emphasis on improving balance and preventing falls.
    Sebastopol

  • Nature walk at Bouverie Preserve Sat, October 27, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Guided Nature Walk at Bouverie Preserve
    Category: Environment
    Experience the beauty and rich natural history of the 535-acre Bouverie Preserve.
    Glen Ellen

  • Science Discovery Day Sat, October 27, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    North Bay Science Discovery Day
    Category: Kids, Family
    FREE hands-on science festival for kids of all ages! Explore science, from energy to the environment, from bees to black lights, from eating liquid nitrogen ice cream to dissecting squid!

  • Fire-wise landscaping- lass Sat, October 27, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Firewise Landscape workshop
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Learn sustainable home landscaping principles; creating defensible space; plant selection, mulch considerations and water conservation and more.
    Sonoma

  • Straw bale gardening Sat, October 27, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Straw Bale Gardening
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    For large spaces or small. It's a great way to grow all kinds of veggies and fruit. Free workshop, no pre-registration required.
    Sebastopol

  • cooking class beans Sat, October 27, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Cooking Heirloom Beans with Rancho Gordo’s Steve Sando
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Rancho Gordo founder Steve Sando will be joining us for a hands-on workshop all about cooking beans in clay.
    Healdsburg

  • Growing garlic class Sat, October 27, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Garlic Swap and Garlic Growing Class
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Learn about hard- and soft-neck garlics and best practices in growing them. Share tips and tricks, and swap garlics.

  • Pearl Wire Wrap jewelry class Sat, October 27, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Pearl Wire Wrap Jewelry Making Class
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Learn how to make and take home your very own Pearl Wrap collection including a bracelet, necklace and a pair of earrings.
    Sonoma

  • sewn paper collage class Sat, October 27, 2018, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Sewn Paper Collage class
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Artist Mike Acker will lead students in using a sewing machine to make paper and/or fabric collage. Sewn fabric abstract collage which is stretched over stretcher bars like a painting.
    Sonoma

  • Watercolor class with Phyllis Rapp Mon, October 29, 2018, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    5-day Watercolor Workshop with Phyllis Rapp
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Watercolor class for beginner/ intermediate students. A review of basics as needed and introduction of new techniques.
    Healdsburg

  • Needle felting animal class Thu, November 1, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Needle Felting a Dog or Cat class
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    In this class you will make a small cat or dog, or other animal of your choice. All materials are included with class.
    Sebastopol    $40.00

  • Felted slippers class. Thu, November 1, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Make Comfy Felted Slippers in this workshop
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Learn to make a comfy pair of felted slippers for yourself or for a gift! 3-session class.
    Cotati

  • snake Sat, November 3, 2018, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Living Resiliency: Building Personal and Community Capacity workshop with Kerry Brady & Brad Kammer
    Category: Self, Relationships
    Living Resiliency teaches tools, based on cutting edge research, about the brain and our biology, that increase our resiliency and ability to adapt to change. 2-day course.
    Sebastopol    $345.00

  • website workshop Sat, November 3, 2018, 9:00 am - 11:30 am
    Workshop: Planning and Launching An Effective Website
    Category: Business, Career, Technology
    This interactive workshop features two and one-half information-packed hours of essential background, tips and strategies to help you develop a professional website that attracts and persuades prospec
    Santa Rosa

  • Fire-wise landscaping- lass Sat, November 3, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Firewise Landscape workshop
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Learn sustainable home landscaping principles; creating defensible space; plant selection, mulch considerations and water conservation and more.
    Rohnert Park

  • Gardening Sat, November 3, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Free Composting Workshop
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Learn how to turn yard waste and kitchen scraps into wonderfully rich compost to use as a soil amendment or mulch in your garden. For naturally healthy plans and soil…compost.
    Healdsburg

  • Letters to a Young Poet class Mon, November 5, 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Exploring Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet
    Category: Knowledge
    Seminar with Dr. Jon Jackson: Exploring Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet
    every other Monday
    Sebastopol

  • Robert Ferguson Observatory Night Sky Classes Mon, November 5, 2018, 7:00 pm
    Robert Ferguson Observatory Night Sky Classes at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
    Category: Knowledge
    Whether you want to learn the constellations or have a telescope and want to expand your knowledge of deep sky objects, the solar system and beyond, these classes have something for you.
    Kenwood

  • Pizza workshop Sat, November 10, 2018, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Hands On Pizza Workshop
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Join us for a day of hands on pizza making with Chef Michael Kalanty.. Maybe you’ve already tasted Michael’s wood-fired pies at his Pizza Pop-up at Cornerstone Sonoma Marketplace!
    Petaluma

  • Stewards whalewatch training Sat, November 10, 2018, 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
    Whale Watch Volunteer Training
    Category: Environment
    Learn about Pacific Gray Whale physiology, migration, breeding habits, and other facts to share with the public. Docents are stationed at Bodega Head on weekends from January through June.
    Bodega Bay

  • Gardening Beneficial insects workshop Sat, November 10, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Healthy Gardens: A Balanced Approach
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Demonstrations and displays of drip irrigation, less toxic pesticides, compost and beneficial insects.
    Guerneville

  • worms gardening class Sat, November 10, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    The Wonderful World of Worms
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Would you like tastier veggies and bigger blooms in your garden? Composting worms is for you!
    Cloverdale

  • Beeswax Candlemaking at beekind Sat, November 10, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Beeswax Candlemaking class
    Category: Arts, Crafts,Skills, DIY
    Instruction/lecture/demo and valuable tips on the art of making poured and molded candles.
    Sebastopol

  • The Beverage People Sat, November 10, 2018, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Beginning Cheesemaking Class
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Learn to make chevre, mozzarella, burrata and ricotta at home! All the cheeses will be made in this 3-hr class.
    Santa Rosa

  • wildlife walk class at Modini Mayacamas Preserves Sun, November 11, 2018, 9:00 am
    Wildlife Camera Walk at Modini Mayacamas Preserves
    Category: Environment
    Spend the morning learning about some of the wildlife that inhabits the Preserves with Ginny Fifield, Wildlilfe Camera Specialist.
    Healdsburg

  • saving rainwater gardening class Sat, November 17, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Rain Water Conservation
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    A Beautiful Way to Save Water in the Garden. Mater Gardener workshop.
    Rohnert Park

  • saving rainwater gardening class Sat, December 1, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Rain Water Conservation
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    A Beautiful Way to Save Water in the Garden. Mater Gardener workshop.
    Healdsburg

  • Italian cookies class Sat, December 1, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
    Italian Cookies and Confections class
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    In this one morning workshop, students will learn to make delicious Italian recipes for the holidays.
    Sonoma

  • Robert Ferguson Observatory Night Sky Classes Mon, December 3, 2018, 7:00 pm
    Robert Ferguson Observatory Night Sky Classes at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
    Category: Knowledge
    Whether you want to learn the constellations or have a telescope and want to expand your knowledge of deep sky objects, the solar system and beyond, these classes have something for you.
    Kenwood

  • Feldenkrais class Fri, December 7, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Ease into Fitness – The Feldenkrais Method
    Category: Wellness
    We use EASE to get you back into FITNESS. When your body is happy, you are happy!
    Sebastopol

  • Cartoon Drawing Workshop with Brian Fies Fri, December 7, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Cartoon Drawing Workshop with Brian Fies
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Brian Fies will talk about why comics are a great medium and guide you through creating a very short comic
    Santa Rosa

  • Robert Ferguson Observatory Night Sky Classes Mon, December 10, 2018, 7:00 pm
    Robert Ferguson Observatory Night Sky Classes at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
    Category: Knowledge
    Whether you want to learn the constellations or have a telescope and want to expand your knowledge of deep sky objects, the solar system and beyond, these classes have something for you.
    Kenwood

  • wildlife walk class at Modini Mayacamas Preserves Sun, January 6, 2019, 9:00 am
    Wildlife Camera Walk at Modini Mayacamas Preserves
    Category: Environment
    Spend the morning learning about some of the wildlife that inhabits the Preserves with Ginny Fifield, Wildlilfe Camera Specialist.
    Healdsburg

  • Modini Mayacamas Preserves Sat, January 26, 2019, 9:00 am
    Nature Photography at Modini Mayacamas Preserve
    Category: Environment,Skills, DIY
    Join this photo expedition along Pine Flat Road with ecologist, photographer and Audubon Canyon Ranch Education Specialist Dave Self.
    Healdsburg

  • native habitat gardening workshop Sun, December 1, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Building a Habitat Garden
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Each decision the home gardener makes has a significant effect on the web of living things in their own backyard. By building a mostly native habitat garden,
    Guerneville

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