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.
Living Earth Structures “Cob to Code” fundraiser
Monday, Nov. 11, 5:30-9:30pm
A Structural Engineer has started to work on designing the Pallet/ Cob hut the “Palletable Cobin” to code to be used as an emergency sleeping cabin and eventually as a permanent backyard ADU. Come enjoy a film and presentation, live music by the Grange Bluegrass Pickers, and cob oven pizza to support this exciting project. $20 donation at the door. Rsvp here.
Tuesday Nov. 12, 7-9pm
Come experience the joy of singing with others! No singing experience necessary. The songs are fun and easy to learn, This month’s song leader, Lydia Violet, is an accomplished Iranian-American multi-instrumentalist who weaves together Southern blues, American roots, and Iranian folk music traditions. She has studied to learn how we can metabolize climate despair, eco-anxiety, and community traumas into energy for resilience, action, and community healing. $10-20 at the door.
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
Social Prophet Choir
1st & 3rd Mondays of the month 7:30-9pm
Songs are stories and we pass them on through time, with high hopes that the power of song will ripple out in positive ways across the globe. Choir Director: Amira Diamond. Open to all, drop-ins always welcome.
Let’s Talk About Death – Film and Discussion Evening
Wed, Nov 13, 6:30 – 9pm
Non-profit Final Passages presents the animated movie Coco, about aspiring child musician Miguel who travels to the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather and unlock a family secret. Suggested Donation: $5 to $15 at the door. Join us for a lively and educational discussion afterward. Come early to enjoy homemade savory food and desserts for sale at the event.
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.
Every Thursday, 10am-1pm, No Evening Ping Pong currently.
$3 for seniors, $5 for non-seniors.
Community Grief Ritual
Nov. 17, 9:30am-6pm
We will come together to create a space for our grief and remember how to grieve together as a community. Through groupwork, movement, song, and community ritual, we hope to metabolize grief and remember our belonging to ourselves, community, and our earth. Our facilitator Will Rogers has trained in community grief with Francis Weller and Laurence Cole. RSVP or for more info contact email@example.com. $30-60, NOTA.
Grange Election Potluck Meeting
SPECIAL DATE: Tue, November 19, 6-8:30pm
Join us for a Thanksgiving-inspired meal followed by our annual Grange Officer Elections.
NOTE: No Business Meeting in November.
West County Craft Fair
Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 23 & 24, 11am to 4pm
More than 50 North Bay crafters offering their hand made goods: jewelry, soaps and lotions, wearable goods, ornaments, ceramics, felted creations, and more! Live music, food trucks, and beverages. (All vendor slots have been filled.)
Holiday Networking Party & Environmental Awards
Thursday, Dec. 5, 5-8pm
Join members of local environmental groups for good food, wine, hot cider and music with the NewGrange Jam Band – Bluegrass with a holiday theme!
Benefit for the Environmental Center of Sonoma County, hosted by the Sonoma County Conservation Council, the Sierra Club Sonoma Group, and the Sebastopol Grange. This year, SCCC is proud to present the Ernestine Smith Environmentalist of the Year award to Woody Hastings, and a posthumous award for Lifetime Environmental Achievement to Pat & Ted Eliot.
$30 per person includes dinner and one drink! Tickets online or mail a check to SCCC, PO Box 4346, Santa Rosa, CA 95402, or at the door.
To help or for more information, contact Wendy Krupnick, 544-4582, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Future of Housing is in Our Hands
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2-4pm
Come learn about a new solution to Sonoma County’s affordable housing crisis! Community Land Trusts (CLTs) are non-profit, community-based organizations designed to steward affordable housing and land. Event includes a presentation from the co-founders our own local CLT, CommonSpace Community Land Trust, and facilitated conversation to hear about your priorities for affordable housing and land stewardship in Sonoma County. Free & open to the public, no registration necessary. Donations welcome!