What can you find at the Sebastopol Grange?
Opportunities for community-building and social action, music, food, fun and friendship! Everyone is welcome to attend, participate in activities, or become a member. (It’s not just for farmers!) Learn more about the Grange.
Community Potluck Meeting and Inaugural Ball
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 6-10pm
Open to members & guests. Bring a dish to share. Monthly meeting and officer installation follow potluck, then stay for our Inaugural Ball from 8:30 to 10pm. Dress up in Fancy Attire, Dance to Salsa and West Coast Swing tunes. Celebrate our Grange in 2020!
Community Sing w/ Holistic Resistance
Friday Jan. 31, 7-10pm
This special 3-hour, Friday night song circle will feature Holistic Resistance, a duo of change makers who have dedicated their life to dismantling racism through building relationships via workshops, programs, and song circles. This will be a space to receive emotional nourishment by disrupting the notion that we can not sing together, using collective singing as a healing modality to release distress and build the deep connections we need to fight systems of oppression and to dismantle racism. $10-$40 at the door.
Sebastopol Carbon Conversations: Carbon Pricing: The Carbon Fee & Dividend Proposal
Wednesday, Feb 5, 7-8:30pm
What types of policies can we, as a society, adopt to accelerate adoption of the solutions listed in Project Drawdown? In this Carbon Conversation, we’ll review the California Cap N’ Trade program, and then take a deeper look at the Carbon Fee & Dividend Plan proposed by Citizen Climate Lobby for adoption at the national level.
Speaker: Peter Joseph, M.D., is a physician trained by former Vice President Al Gore to educate the public about the devastating impacts of global warming. He now leads the Marin County chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Free, but online registration is required.
R and B Music Jam every Thursday night.
Bluegrass Jam every 2nd and 4th Monday.
Both at 7 pm at the Grange unless it is otherwise booked. Call Peter, 829-9052, to confirm location.
Let’s Talk About Death: Film and Discussion
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 6:30-9pm
Local non-profit Final Passages screens the film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock.
Donation: $5 to $15 at the door. Doors open at 6pm. Come early to get your seat and enjoy home-made savory foods and desserts for sale at the event.
Community Grief Ritual
Sunday, Feb. 16. 9:30am-6pm
Let’s come together and remember how to grieve as a community. This ritual is informed by the Dagara tradition of Malidoma and Sobonfu Somé as it has been carried by Laurence Cole and Francis Weller. Our facilitator Will Rogers has been apprenticing deeply to community grief for over two years and strongly believes that grief ritual is an integral part of what’s needed in this great turning. RSVP online or for more info contact email@example.com. $40-70.
Cultivating Compassionate Communication
2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, 10:30am – 12pm. Meeting at Coffee Catz Cafe.
NVC practice and support group sharing Marshall Rosenberg’s Non-Violent Communication Techniques for better connection in relationships and addressing conflict. Information at SebastopolNVC@gmail.com
Every Thursday, 10am-1pm, No Evening Ping Pong currently.
$3 for seniors, $5 for non-seniors.