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.
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Our Hall is now open for limited capacity rentals. Please contact Jeanna Collet at 707-331-4400 for any rental inquiries.

Everyone is invited to join us for our next General Meeting on Tuesday, June 28, at 5:30, following the Garden Exchange.

We’ll serve a light supper of pizza (GF and V options) and salad, by donation. Please bring your plate and utensils. After the meal, our Musician and Assistant Steward Paul Schwebel will talk about civil discourse and the methods the organization Braver Angels is using to promote a return to civil discourse, even when the topics are difficult.

At our May Grange General Meeting,

we socialized in the shade of the Hall before we enjoyed Dot Janson’s delicious homemade chili (which disappeared too quickly to get photographed!), and we sang along with Laura and Paul’s rendition of “I’m an Old Cowhand”. Jannike Allen gave a presentation on Preparing for Wildfire, and President Laura swore in Linda Mollenhauer Meyskens and Tom Meyskens as new Grange members!
Wildfire tips
Find resources from Jannike’s talk on fire preparedness here.

Don’t miss our next Garden Produce Exchange/Donation!

At the May 24 Produce Exchange, we stayed cool in the shade, trading plant starts and produce. and enjoying a wine tasting of a participants’ homemade fruit wines, says Dena Allen.
Join us for our next exchange on June 28th, 5-5:45pm!
Tuesdays through October to trade or donate plant starts and extra garden produce. See details at right (or below on mobile.)

Coming up!

Love Choir
Mondays, 5:30-7:30pm
Love Choir Sing-Along
“Loving the world, one song at a time”. Meets weekly to sing and share the joy of harmonizing together. No experience necessary, just show up and sing. Led by Mr. Music, Jim Corbett. Free will donation.
All abilities dance party
Thu, June 30, 4:30-6pm
Disability Friendly Dance
We’re building a community for disabled and neurodivergent people. So come, and bring your song suggestions. $8 admission includes a snack!
Creative dance movement class
Wed, July 6, 9:30-11am
Creative Dance Movement

Individual movement exploration with no formal instruction. Footwear and mat for floor work suggested. Suggested donation $5-$10.
First and third Wednesdays.
Farmers Amy and Jim Crawfford with cows and flowers

Open to Grangers, family & friends. Must RSVP by July 20th – 4Amydee (at) Saturday, July 23rd at 10 AM. 810 Helman Ln Cotati, 94931

Visit Amy and Jim Crawford’s farm on July 23

Come take a tour of the Flower Farm that Jim & Amy Crawford have created using regenerative farming techniques; creating mini-habitat areas with flowers, shrubs, and trees.
We will tour the farm, see the livestock (new calves!), and then socialize, with a BBQ around, noon. Bring a dish to share & something to drink.
Wear protected shoes, a hat, and clothes for a farm. Bring a vase/jar in case you decide to take some flowers.

Beekeepers at the Grange

On Sunday, June 12th, members of The Sonoma County Beekeepers Association who came to tour the Hedgerow project were met by President Laura. They brought and planted new additions of hearty natives to our Hedgerow near the pump house.
Connie and Ellen were part of the group who helped with the initial planting, and they were thrilled to see the progress of the habitat. The group is in support of joining us and writing to the Santa Rosa Water Department regarding the Kelly Farm evolving into no-till methods. Pictured: Ellen, Connie, Ellen, Franny and Gulten.

Gardening at the Grange

Join us for Gardening Day at the Grange

First Friday of every month, 10am
Come help tend the hedgerow and the grounds with other volunteer Grangers and friends. Bring hand tools; a wheelbarrow if you’ve got one.Thanks!

Flynn Creek Circus returns to the Grange!

‘Balloons, Birds and Other Flying Things’

AUGUST 11-14
at the Sebastopol Grange

Flynn Creek Circus is an all-human spectacle. Featuring original, live music from legendary rock stars, Eric McFadden and Kate Vargas.
A father gives a balloon to his daughter and instills a lasting memory that follows her throughout their life journey together. The 2022 season show is a series of real memories submitted by our audience and interpreted in wild acrobatics, comedy and awe-inspiring stunts. Deeply personal vignettes string together a larger story about the illusive, fleeting nature of time and how it transforms, defines and inspires us.
Beer and concession are available for purchase.

Internationally award winning talents from around the globe come together in this star-studded cast of creators. This is the show everyone will be talking about this Summer!

Thursday, August 11 at 7:00pm
Friday, August 12 at 5pm and 8pm
Saturday, August 13 at 5pm and 8pm (adults 21+ only)
Sunday, August 14 at 12pm & 4pm
Get your tickets online now!

Flynn Creek Circus Sebastopol Grange

Sebastopol Circus Camp at the Grange

Under the big top at the Sebastopol Grange!
Limited enrollment for children ages 7-15
Aug 10 to 12, 9:30AM TO 12:30PM daily with recital from 11:30AM-12:30PM, August 12