Upcoming Events at the Sonoma Community Center

Sonoma Community Center

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Upcoming Events
Halloween Dance Party
Sheila Whitney “Letting Go”
Open House
Dance Sonoma!
Sustainability Symposium
Kitchen Tour “Thanks”
If this beautiful autumn weather invites you out to celebrate the season, then the Sonoma Community Center just might be the place to go!In the next couple of weeks, you’ll have two chances to kick up your heels. Or, if you prefer to be entertained, then come listen to the divine vocals of Sheila Whitney or enjoy a free piano concert by Harlem-stride expert Mike Lipskin at our Annual Open House. Then, come find out what you can do to a be a part of the movement towards a sustainable society.

We hope to see you soon!

This Saturday!
Saturday, October 27, 7:00pm-10:30pmcrossfire
Halloween Dance Party with Crossfire

You’ll have a Halloween to remember at this costume party when high energy Crossfire, fires up Sonoma.Crossfire is the North Bay’s leading cover band. This 10-piece band includes a four-piece horn section as well as two world-class lead vocalists (male and female). Their performances include the musical genres of Motown, R&B, disco, and classic rock. Crossfire has played to thousands at public venues and private functions throughout the Bay Area and was voted one of the “Top Ten” cover bands in the Bay Area.

Costumes please!

For tickets call: 707-938-4626 x1

Friday, November 2, 8:00pm
Sheila Whitney, Letting Gosheila
Experience an up-close and personal evening of entertainment as local vocalist Sheila Whitney debuts her latest tour de force one-woman show, Letting Go.
An original and engaging set of specially selected songs intertwined with witty monologues.
Voted Best Performer of the Year by citizens of Sonoma in the annual Best of Sonoma Valley 2006 awards.
Tickets at Readers’ Books, Pharmaca and the Sonoma Community Center. $15 General Admission , $30 Preferred Seating (limited)
For tickets call: 707-938-4626 x1

Tuesday, November 6, 5:30pm
Open House, Annual Membership Meeting
and Concert!
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SVVGA Beneficiary· Come tour theaters, new dance
studio, ceramics and printmaking

· See faculty and student exhibitions.

· Watch art demonstrations by center

· Explore Art Garden Exhibition.

· Enjoy refreshments.

· Experience a free concert featuring
Harlem-stride pianist Mike Lipskin.
SVVGA Beneficiary
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Open House
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Annual membership meeting and
volunteer of the year award presentation
7:30 p.m. Mike Lipskin in Concert

Free and open to the public!
For more information: 707-938-4626 x1

Saturday, November 10, 7:00pm-11:00pm
Dance Sonoma!
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Under the guidance of professional dance instructors, a one-hour dance lesson will start the evening off, followed by an opportunity to practice those new moves. Swing, ballroom, Latin and nightclub dancing will be highlighted. Local wines will be available for purchase. Guest DJ Steve Luther has produced hundreds of dance events over the last 15 years. $15
For tickets call SCC at 707.938.4626 x1

Sunday, November 11, 1:00pm-5:00pm
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Where on Earth are we going?
And what can we do about it?
Come find out how to be a part of the
solution at the Awakening the Dreamer,
Changing the Dream Symposium

A profound inquiry into a bold vision for:
· Environmental sustainability
· Social Justice
· Spiritual fulfillment

· Lecture
· Inspiring video clips
· Dynamic group discussion

For more information check out: pachamama.org

Call Sonoma Community Center to register: (707) 938-4626 x1


Thanks! Wine Country Kitchen Tour participants!kitchen tour '07Blessed by a beautiful October day, the Wine Country Kitchen Tour turned out to be a fun, educational and community filled day for all those who participated!

The Sonoma Community Center Board and Staff would like to thank so many people who have provided generous support to make the such a huge success.

We are especially grateful to the homeowners who opened up their homes to us! Randy and Harriet Derwingson, Ann Weeks and Arlene Curry, Malcom Jones and Karen Roche, Celia Canfield, Don and Valerie Patterson, Charles and Cathy Williamson.

All the busy real estate professionals who volunteered their time to welcome our guests as docents. Coldwell Banker-De Anza Realty- Lorene Campi, Will Ivancovich, Wendy Patry, Jane Hansen, Maggie Bafalon. Frank Howard Allen – Sheila Whitney, Holly Barker Lee, Erick Rothfeld, Mara Kahn, Barbara Sommerville, Helaine Forte. Century 21 – Catherine Sevenau, Kim Heddy, Anne Petersen, Linda De Martini Pacific Union – Mark Stornetta, Shanis Nelson, Ally May, Kimberly Pannone, Shana Sharp, Jane Bridges. Sotheby’s International Realty – Sandra Ormerod, Bari Williams, Kathleen Leonard, Jacque Scott, Michael Donahue

Our sponsors Dacor and Standards of Excellence, and advertisers, Unique Insurance/Fine Insurance, Chateau Sonoma, Sonoma Market, Kathleen Poer at Spacial Design, Mission Hills Mortgage, Marty Johnson at Accent on Design, AMG Group, Friedman Brothers, Harvest Home, The Other Guys/Don Sebastiani & Sons, Nash + Nash Architects, Gwenda Joyce at Art and Landscape, Chateau St. Jean, Gundlach-Bundshu, Glen Lyon Winery, MacArthur Place, Ramekins, Sebastiani Winery and The Lodge at Sonoma.

To the local friends who provided us with assistance: Gary Edwards of Sage Marketing, Whole Foods Market and chef Ben Mohan, Broadway Catering, Henry and Jeff Mayo of Mayo Family Winery, Michael Marino of California Wine Tours and Marshall Bauer of Wine Country Party, Elizabeth Smith for sharing her home, Phyllis Pollack Floral Design.

Special thanks those who participated on the committee Jean Knapp, Merrily Fine, Gwenda Joyce, Nancy Nicodemo, Susan Maloney, Mike Donahue and our chairperson, Susan Goldstein.

Sonoma Community Center
276 East Napa Street
Sonoma, California 95476
707.938.4626For more information, you may also visit or website:
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