Classes

  • Alcohol Ink art class Fri, February 22, 2019, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Alcohol Ink Workshop
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Painting with alcohol inks is a relatively new art form that is whimsical, intuitive, relaxing, loose, playful, and downright fun. No art experience is necessary.
    Santa Rosa

  • Edible plant walk Sat, February 23, 2019, 9:30 am
    Edible Plant Walk
    Category: Environment
    Weaving in natural history, ethnobotany, herbalism and folktales, this walk will open your senses, as well as your curiosity to the abundance of plantlore in Sonoma County.
    Kenwood

  • Hood Mountain Sat, February 23, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Wildfire Recovery & Rebirth Hike at Hood Mountain Regional Park
    Category: Environment
    Discover how nature has responded and rebounded from wildfire. We will focus on how fire benefits the oak woodland ecosystem, and why we actually need fire in our forests.
    Glen Ellen

  • Bat guano fertilizer class Sat, February 23, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Crazy as Bat Guano: the Bizarre Story of Fertilizer
    Category:
    A history of fertilizer, which covers, along the way, manure, the nitrogen cycle, the Green Revolution, fertilizer pollution, and alternative growing methods.
    Guerneville

  • water-wise garden class Sat, February 23, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    First Steps to a Water Wise Garden
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Learn simple steps you can take to use less water in your garden.
    Rohnert Park

  • MIG and metal working class Sat, February 23, 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Intro to MIG and metalworking w/Martin
    Category: Skills, DIY
    This 5-hour class is a great introduction to the wonderful craft of welding and metal work.
    Santa Rosa    $130.00

  • seed saving class Sat, February 23, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Introduction to Seed Saving
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Learn about plant families, integrating seed saving into a home garden, and preventing cross-pollination.
    Sebastopol

  • stress relief for teens class Sat, February 23, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Stress Relief Toolkit for Teens
    Category: Kids, Family
    Learn techniques to manage your stress in this Teen Life Hacks workshop with therapist Rachael Newman.
    Petaluma

  • Fusion 360 Shopbot class Sat, February 23, 2019, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Introduction to Fusion 360 for ShopBot – 2-day class
    Category: Skills, DIY
    Are you a Fusion 360 user who is ready to get started with CNC carving? Then this is the class for you!
    Class runs two consecutive days from 12:30-3:30pm
    Santa Rosa    $100.00

  • The Beverage People Sat, February 23, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Beginning Cheesemaking Class
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Learn to make chevre, mozzarella, burrata and ricotta at home! All of these cheeses are very easy to learn and are covered by culinary teachers Gabe Jackson and Kathy Laurie in this 3 hour course..
    Santa Rosa

  • Sat, February 23, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Winter's Graces: The Surprising Gifts of Later Life
    Category: Wellness
    Come enjoy Professor Susan Stewart give a free presentation on aging.
    Petaluma

  • Intro to 3D Printing class Chimera Sat, February 23, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Intro to 3D Printing
    Category: Skills, DIY
    Get an Introduction to 3D Printing! Every 3rd and 4th Saturday of the Month!
    Every 3rd and 4th Saturday thru 2019
    Sebastopol

  • orchid class Sat, February 23, 2019, 10:30 pm - 12:30 pm
    Supermarket Orchid Survival Class
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Bring your ailing orchids! Learn how to keep it alive and blooming for many years.
    Petaluma

  • sewing class Sun, February 24, 2019, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Sewing Patterns: Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way
    Category: Skills, DIY
    Ready to get started using or creating your own sewing and garment patterns?
    Santa Rosa    $50.00

  • Sea bird monitoring training Mon, February 25, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Seabird Monitoring Volunteer Training – FREE Training
    Category: Environment
    Stewards and State Parks community science volunteers monitor nesting seabirds along the Sonoma Coast, April through August, and document disturbances that compromise successful breeding.
    Jenner

  • healthy cooking class Mon, February 25, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Healthy Living at Your Library: Cooking Well at Any Age
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink,Wellness
    Join Jill Nussinow, The Veggie Queen, for a cooking demonstration using vegetables from local farmers markets for each season.
    Rohnert Park

  • Beginning camping class REI Tue, February 26, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Beginner's Camping Workshop
    Category: Skills, DIY
    It's always the season for campfires, s'mores, and spending time in nature. Join REI's expert guides for this hands-on, first look at camping.
    Santa Rosa

  • bird Fri, March 1, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Birding for Beginners
    Category: Environment
    Learn birding basics: how to spot birds, places to go, finding the best field guides and optics for taking up a new hobby.
    Guerneville

  • Home Brewing class Sat, March 2, 2019, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Introduction to All-Grain Brewing Class
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    This one-session All-Grain Brewing Class course will cover the basics of brewing, mashing, and fermentation..
    Santa Rosa    $55.00

  • Thai cooking class Sonoma County Sat, March 2, 2019, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Classic Thai Dishes: Bangkok Food 6
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Learn to make classic Thai dishes from Bangkok food and will give you a foundation to develop further skill in Thai cuisine.
    Santa Rosa

  • Healthy gardens class Sat, March 2, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Healthy Gardens: A Balanced Approach
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    This workshop combines a 45-minute presentation followed by demonstrations and displays of drip irrigation, less toxic pesticides, compost and beneficial insects.
    Cloverdale

  • managing weeds class Sat, March 2, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    A Healthy Gardening Approach to Managing Weeds
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Integrated Pest Management, or IPM, is a method of dealing with garden pests in a way that considers the whole ecosystem, not just the pest.
    Windsor

  • Native bees gardening class Sat, March 2, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Bee-Dazzled: An Introduction to Native Bees
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Join Master Gardener Janet Calhoon to learn how to make your landscape a magnet for native bees.
    Sebastopol

  • Fire-wise landscaping- lass Sat, March 2, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Firewise Landscape workshop
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    The new reality of wildfires in our community; sustainable home landscaping principles; creating defensible space; plant selection, and more.
    Healdsburg

  • Kids Gardening workshop Sebastopol Sat, March 2, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Kids' Garden Workshop
    Category: Kids, Family,Garden, Farm, Home
    Gardening for Kids and families at the Library! Learn about growing food and taking care of our earth. First Sat. of every month.
    Sebastopol

  • beginning weaving class Cotati Sat, March 2, 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Learn to Weave (Improv Weaving)
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Learn the basics of weaving while exploring texture, fiber and patterning!
    Cotati    $130.00

  • Science Saturday Environmental Discovery Center Sat, March 2, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Science Saturday at Spring Lake Environmental Discovery Center
    Category: Kids, Family,Knowledge
    Embrace your inner scientist and discover the wonders of environmental and physical science!
    Santa Rosa

  • Low cost ukulele class for fire relief Sat, March 2, 2019, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Low Cost Ukulele Class For Fire Relief
    Category: Music, Dance, Theater
    Learn to Play Ukulele by Learning Songs
    Periodic
    Santa Rosa    $20.00

  • Saturday Social and Fermentation Potluck at The Beverage People Sat, March 2, 2019, 7:00 pm
    FREE! Saturday Social and Fermentation Potluck
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Cheesemakers sharing with beer brewers, sauerkraut producers mixing it up with sour beer makers, hard cider fermenters exchanging products with water kefir hobbyists!
    Santa Rosa

  • Compassionate Self Forgiveness Workshop Sun, March 3, 2019, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Compassionate Self-Forgiveness Workshop
    Category: Self, Relationships,Wellness
    Compassionate Self-Forgiveness is a powerful, dynamic healing process that brings peace, understanding, and transformation to our outer world.
    Santa Rosa    $15.00

  • Understanding wood class at Chimera Mon, March 4, 2019, 7:00 pm
    Understanding Wood: A Craftsman's Meetup
    Category: Arts, Crafts,Knowledge
    Every other Monday: Come learn about the science of wood and woodworking!
    Every other monday
    Sebastopol

  • How to Farm class Tue, March 5, 2019, 9:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Learn to Farm – The Singing Frogs Farm Way!
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Intensive, hands-on workshops to teach the science and mechanics behind our multi-award winning, no-till, agroecological, intensive and profitable farming methods.
    Sebastopol

  • Fri, March 8, 2019, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Spring Speaker Series at Sebastopol Area Senior Senter
    Category: Knowledge
    2nd Friday of each month March, April, May and June
    2nd Friday of each month
    Sebastopol    $5.00

  • Water color class with Donna DeLaBriandais Sat, March 9, 2019, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Watercolor Painting for Beginners Workshop with Donna DeLaBriandais
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    You will gain an understanding of how watercolor paints respond and you will even leave with a completed painting.
    Santa Rosa

  • chicken keeping class Sat, March 9, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:31 pm
    Beginning Chicken Keeping
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Everything a beginner needs to know about chicken keeping.
    Santa Rosa    $65.00

  • Soul collage class Sat, March 9, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Soul Collage Class
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Make Tarot-like collage cards representing your personal spirit guides.
    Sonoma    $25.00

  • Compost class Sat, March 9, 2019, 10:30 am - 1:00 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.
    Windsor

  • Sat, March 9, 2019, 10:30 am
    FREE! Demo and Discuss: Making Classic Cider Styles of Europe and US
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Presented by Clare Speichinger at The Beverage People.
    Santa Rosa

  • Belly Dance Class Sat, March 9, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Intro to Belly Dance Class
    Category: Music, Dance, Theater
    Have fun, work out and listen to great music in a supportive environment while learning how to belly dance!
    Classes are ongoing, all year
    Cotati

  • chicken keeping class advanced Sat, March 9, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Advanced Chicken Keeping
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Advanced Chicken Keeping
    if two classes are taken the price is $120 if 3 classes are taken the price is $!50 🙂
    Santa Rosa    $65.00

  • quail raising class Sat, March 9, 2019, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Quail Keeping class
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Backyard quail keeping from small to large scale.
    if two classes are taken the price is $120 if 3 classes are taken the price is $!50 🙂
    Santa Rosa    $65.00

  • beekeeping Sun, March 10, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Introduction to Beekeeping
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Basic beekeeping: How to get started with bees, use of equipment and what to expect in your first year.
    Sebastopol

  • Eco-printing class in Cotati Sun, March 10, 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Eco Printing workshop
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Make beautiful, natural prints using locally foraged plants on a wool fabric.
    Cotati    $120.00

  • Pinniped Monitor Volunteer Training Tue, March 12, 2019, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Pinniped Monitor Volunteer Training – FREE Training
    Category: Environment
    Pinniped Monitoring Program volunteers collect data to ensure the protection of harbor seals.
    Jenner

  • Speaking of Death class Fri, March 15, 2019, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Speaking of Death…over tea and snacks
    Category: Self, Relationships
    Where friends meet, drink tea, and share in matters of life and death. Facilitated by Tess Lorraine.
    Sebastopol

  • Cougar track tracking class Sat, March 16, 2019, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Tracking: Seeing Patterns on a Landscape
    Category: Environment,Skills, DIY
    Observe animal behavior by tracking in a non-invasive way to research and conserve wildlife
    Bodega Bay    $20.00

  • Pond Farm Pottery Tour Sat, March 16, 2019, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Pond Farm Docent-led Tour
    Category: Arts, Crafts,Knowledge
    Learn about the history of this significant cultural site that is on the National Register of Historic Places.
    Guerneville    $20.00

  • tapestry weaving class Sat, March 16, 2019, 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Modern Tapestry Weaving (For Beginners)
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Make a beautiful, modern tapestry wall hanging in this 4.5 hour workshop!
    Cotati    $80.00

  • Beer Styles and Faults Tasting class Sat, March 16, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Beer Styles and Faults Tasting class
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Learn about the characteristic ingredients and brewing processes of a curated selection of beer styles along with beer off-flavor tastings.
    Santa Rosa    $50.00

  • Intro to 3D Printing class Chimera Sat, March 16, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Intro to 3D Printing
    Category: Skills, DIY
    Get an Introduction to 3D Printing! Every 3rd and 4th Saturday of the Month!
    Every 3rd and 4th Saturday thru 2019
    Sebastopol    $25.00

  • Understanding wood class at Chimera Mon, March 18, 2019, 7:00 pm
    Understanding Wood: A Craftsman's Meetup
    Category: Arts, Crafts,Knowledge
    Every other Monday: Come learn about the science of wood and woodworking!
    Every other monday
    Sebastopol

  • Mon, March 18, 2019, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Pre-intermediate LINDY HOP at THE BALLROOM-4 week series
    Category: Music, Dance, Theater
    Lindy is a fun and lively dance. If you already know some Lindy this might be the perfect class for you.
    Rohnert Park

  • dance class Tue, March 19, 2019, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Boot Camp Jitterbug at The Ballroom-4 week series starting March 19
    Category: Music, Dance, Theater
    This is a fast place Jitterbug class. FUN FUN FUN! It is a great first dance to learn and people pick it up quickly.
    Rohnert Park

  • How to Farm class Wed, March 20, 2019, 9:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Learn to Farm – The Singing Frogs Farm Way!
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Intensive, hands-on workshops to teach the science and mechanics behind our multi-award winning, no-till, agroecological, intensive and profitable farming methods.
    Sebastopol

  • IPhone class Thu, March 21, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    IPhone Workshop
    Category: Business, Career, Technology,Knowledge
    Get to know your IPHONE/ 3 sessions
    Sebastopol    $20.00

  • Class Finishing Products for Wine Sat, March 23, 2019, 10:30 am
    FREE! Demo and Discuss: Finishing Products for Wine
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Learn about Gum Arabic, Noblesse, Tannin Riche, StellarTan G, Wine Conditioner with Jane Jackson and/or Gabe Jackson of The Beverage People.
    Santa Rosa

  • Wine Cellaring Class Sat, March 23, 2019, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Wine Cellaring Class – Cellar Operations for Wine Storage and Wine Bottling
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Practical wine analysis using sensory evaluation. Learn how to recognize a wine flaw and fix it.. Instructor Nancy Vineyard has guided thousands of winemakers in their craft.
    Santa Rosa    $60.00

  • Intro to 3D Printing class Chimera Sat, March 23, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Intro to 3D Printing
    Category: Skills, DIY
    Get an Introduction to 3D Printing! Every 3rd and 4th Saturday of the Month!
    Every 3rd and 4th Saturday thru 2019
    Sebastopol

  • Fri, March 29, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Plants of the Redwood Forest
    Category: Environment
    Come learn how to identify understory plants growing in the shadows of the world's tallest trees.
    Guerneville    $20.00

  • Pollinators Sat, March 30, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Gardening for Pollinators and Butterflies
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Learn how to support more pollinators in your garden through site selection, design and habitat plants for all seasons.
    Sebastopol

  • Science Saturday Environmental Discovery Center Sat, April 6, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Science Saturday at Spring Lake Environmental Discovery Center
    Category: Kids, Family,Knowledge
    Embrace your inner scientist and discover the wonders of environmental and physical science!
    Santa Rosa

  • How to Farm class Tue, April 9, 2019, 9:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Learn to Farm – The Singing Frogs Farm Way!
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Intensive, hands-on workshops to teach the science and mechanics behind our multi-award winning, no-till, agroecological, intensive and profitable farming methods.
    Sebastopol

  • Fri, April 12, 2019, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Spring Speaker Series at Sebastopol Area Senior Senter
    Category: Knowledge
    2nd Friday of each month March, April, May and June
    2nd Friday of each month
    Sebastopol    $5.00

  • chicken keeping class Sat, April 20, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Chicken Keeping For Beginners
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Backyard chicken keeping for beginners.
    if two classes are taken the price is $120 if 3 classes are taken the price is $!50 🙂
    Sebastopol    $65.00

  • Keg wine class Sat, April 20, 2019, 10:30 am
    FREE! Demo and Discuss: How To Put Your Wine on Tap
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Presented by Gabe Jackson at The Beverage People
    Santa Rosa

  • chicken keeping class advanced Sat, April 20, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Advanced Chicken Keeping
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Advanced Chicken Keeping Everything from Incubation to Veterinary Care
    if two classes are taken the price is $120 if 3 classes are taken the price is $!50 🙂
    Sebastopol    $65.00

  • Chicken keeping class Sat, April 20, 2019, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Rooster and Quail Processing
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Come learn how to humanely processing a quail and rooster. Close the loop on your protein sources while empowering yourself to know where your meat comes from.
    if two classes are taken the price is $120 if 3 classes are taken the price is $!50 🙂
    Sebastopol    $65.00

  • Intro to 3D Printing class Chimera Sat, April 20, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Intro to 3D Printing
    Category: Skills, DIY
    Get an Introduction to 3D Printing! Every 3rd and 4th Saturday of the Month!
    Every 3rd and 4th Saturday thru 2019
    Sebastopol    $25.00

  • Intro to 3D Printing class Chimera Sat, April 27, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Intro to 3D Printing
    Category: Skills, DIY
    Get an Introduction to 3D Printing! Every 3rd and 4th Saturday of the Month!
    Every 3rd and 4th Saturday thru 2019
    Sebastopol

  • Cheese making class Sat, May 4, 2019, 10:30 am
    FREE! Demo and Discuss: Tasting Through the Different Cheese Cultures
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Presented by Jane Jackson and/or Gabe Jackson at The Beverage People.
    Santa Rosa

  • Science Saturday Environmental Discovery Center Sat, May 4, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Science Saturday at Spring Lake Environmental Discovery Center
    Category: Kids, Family,Knowledge
    Embrace your inner scientist and discover the wonders of environmental and physical science!
    Santa Rosa

  • Skip Lawrence art class Mon, May 6, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Skip Lawrence 5-day Art Workshop 'Not-So-Basic-Basics'
    Category: Arts, Crafts
    Skip addresses the 'tools' or principles of design, the elements that can really identify an artist's intention and create a personal style. For beginners and long time painters.
    Rohnert Park    $615.00

  • Fri, May 10, 2019, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Spring Speaker Series at Sebastopol Area Senior Senter
    Category: Knowledge
    2nd Friday of each month March, April, May and June
    2nd Friday of each month
    Sebastopol    $5.00

  • Science Saturday Environmental Discovery Center Sat, June 1, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Science Saturday at Spring Lake Environmental Discovery Center
    Category: Kids, Family,Knowledge
    Embrace your inner scientist and discover the wonders of environmental and physical science!
    Santa Rosa

  • Fri, June 14, 2019, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Spring Speaker Series at Sebastopol Area Senior Senter
    Category: Knowledge
    2nd Friday of each month March, April, May and June
    2nd Friday of each month
    Sebastopol    $5.00

  • Vineyard Management class Sat, June 15, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Vineyard Management Part 1: Establishing a Small Vineyard
    Category: Garden, Farm, Home
    Interested in establishing a hobby or small commercial vineyard? Already have vines you're not quite sure how to handle? Come learn to grow grape vines like a pro.
    Santa Rosa

  • Beer Styles and Faults Tasting class Sat, June 22, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Beer Styles and Faults Tasting class
    Category: Cooking, Food, Drink
    Learn about the characteristic ingredients and brewing processes of a curated selection of beer styles along with beer off-flavor tastings.
    Santa Rosa

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