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.
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 7-9pm
Community singing is for all people, all voices. No singing experience necessary! Come experience the joy of singing with others. The songs are fun, easy to learn, and will be taught orally. This month’s song leader, Copperwoman, is a Sebastopol local song leader who has been doing this good work for many many years. $10-20 at the door.
Cultivating Compassionate Communication
Sunday, Sept. 22, 10:30am to 12 noon.
NVC Educator, Lorene Allen will be our coach sharing Marshall Rosenberg’s Non-Violent Communication Techniques for better connection in relationships and addressing conflict. Space is limited! RSVP at SebastopolNVC@gmail.com . Funded by a Sebastopol Grange Community Impact Grant. Free to Grange Members, Suggested donation $20/session.
Grange Potluck “Harvest Feast” and Meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6-8:30pm
As in the olden days at the Grange, bring a dish to celebrate the harvest and join Grangers and friends for a good time! Student Sakiko Pizzorno will talk about her Grange scholarship-funded trip to France and “learning to love to learn”. Starts at 6pm; Grange Meeting and program at 7:30pm. All are welcome.
Come early and bring your surplus garden produce and starts to trade! And please bring a homemade or locally-made item for our Sebastopol Grange Basket we’ll take to the State Convention Basket Raffle.
Home Gardener Produce Exchange/Donation
Sept 24, Oct 15 & 29; 5-5:45 pm
Bring produce or starts to trade.
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 during summer.
$3 for seniors, $5 for non-seniors.
Grange Ole Opry w/ The Easy Leaves, Trevor Mcspadden & Friends
Friday, Sept. 27, 6-9pm
In homage to the Grand Ole Opry’s omnipresent influence on Country Music and the mid-century California Country sounds which took the world by storm when Buck Owen burst onto the national scene, we bring you – ‘The Grange Ole Opry’! Learn more.
The Farmers Guild and Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) – “Pitchforks & Policy”
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 6-9pm
Farmers, ranchers and advocates for local food and sustainable agriculture, join the North Bay CAFF & Farmers Guild community for our annual “Pitchforks & Policy” gathering to learn how policies could impact our farms and food system and what we can do about it. Potluck at 6pm, program at 7pm. Free and open to all.
Let’s Talk About Death: Film & Discussion Evening
Wednesday, Oct.9, 6:30-9pm
Local non-profit Final Passages continues its monthly series with the October film: What They Had starring Blythe Danner, Hilary Swank, Robert Forster, and Michael Shannon. Donation: $5 to $15 at the door.
The California State Grange Annual Session
Sat., Oct. 12 – Tues., Oct. 15
The state convention will be held in our backyard at the Rincon Valley Grange.
Grangers are encouraged to attend the event, where they can meet Grangers from all over the state, participate in the resolution process, take in the talent show and have an opportunity to take the 5th & 6th degree. Trathen Heckman of Daily Acts will be a featured speaker. For more info visit the CA State Grange website or contact Gary at email@example.com .
Sebastopol Carbon Conversations
Sunday, Oct. 20, 3:30-5:30pm
Author Mary DeMocker presents “Why We can still build a Thriving Future & easy ways to help”. Author of “The Parents Guide to Climate Revolution”. She shares ways to feel empowered in the fight for a healthy planet while deepening our connections to one another. Leave with at least three easy ways to help change our system – not just our light bulbs. This workshop is for community, teachers, students, everyone… FREE, but registration is required. Learn more.