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Petaluma Perspective by Houston Porter

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2019-06-29Jun 29, 2019

July starts with a bang in Petaluma, literally, with the July 4th Music Festival and Fireworks event at the Petaluma Fairgrounds on Thursday, July 4, from 5 to 10 p.m. Admission is free, and includes live music and fireworks. Lagunitas will be on hand pouring beer and there will be plenty of great food vendors. The Art and Garden Festival will have everything you love about Petaluma on Sun, July 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., all in one place along the closed streets of downtown Petaluma.


2019-06-11Jun 11, 2019

Petaluma, CA – Farm workers who pick our food are victims of an unjust system that benefits corporations over workers, often leaving parents and grandparents unable to afford school supplies for their children or grandchildren. Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.) – where farm worker rights are a critical pillar of our advocacy – strives to give these children every possible chance at success. Today we announce the launch of our 2019 School Supply Drive to benefit the children of farm workers and support families trying to meet their basic needs.


2019-05-29May 29, 2019

If it seems like I write a lot about music events at the Petaluma Historic Library and Museum that is because the affiliated Petaluma Museum Association never ceases to amaze Petalumans with the level of entertainment the PMA offers on a regular basis. It also doesn’t hurt that the sound quality within the walls of the historic downtown Carnegie library is surprisingly clean and balanced, due in large part to the use of Douglas Fir, instead of the normal harder oak paneling that we normally see in buildings like this. 


2019-05-10May 10, 2019

The Petaluma City Council became the first city in Sonoma County to pass a Climate Emergency Resolution. Petaluma joins nearly a dozen municipalities in Northern California and more than 500 jurisdictions worldwide—representing about 52 million people—that have passed such a resolution.

2019-04-29Apr 29, 2019

Although not the first event of the month, it tops my list so gets top billing. The Petaluma Museum presents Jura Margulis, Russian virtuoso, in concert on Fri, May 24, starting at 7:30 p.m. Another concert of sorts, the Petaluma Speedway has finally started up the short-track race season after being rained out by a couple of soggy weekends. Petaluma Film Alliance hosts the 11th Annual Petaluma Film Festival on May 4 at the Mystic Theater.  Show times are 12, 3, 7:30, and 10:30 p.m. and will highlight the best new animated and live action short films from around the world, followed by a lively discussion with the filmmakers.

2019-03-30Mar 30, 2019

The Petaluma Pie Company is very proud to announce their first Deaf Pie Happy Hour. LaLa’s Jam Bar is hosting two Spring Wreath Making Classes the first weekend of April. The North Bay Bohemian just named “On a River Winding Home” as one of its writers picks on their Best of 2019 list. Petaluma Drinks was launched last year as a festival to celebrate and enjoy all the great drink makers and mixers in and around Petaluma. the Butter & Egg Days festivities kick off on April 20 with the Opening Ceremonies at the Petaluma Historical Library and Museum, from noon to 1 p.m., where Mayor Barrett will read a proclamation honoring the Grand Marshal and Good Egg.

2019-02-27Feb 27, 2019

For its latest project, a partnership of Petaluma community service groups retrofitting a decaying community center.

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Students $12    Adults $25 
Suggested audience high school and older--mild adult themes and strong language.

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Lively FUNdraiser for local schools - Great Food, Spectacular Music, Instruments for sale! Family Friendly. 

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