Tradition Crush, 7 days of Feb. 8
Trash to Treasures
There is the saying—“one man’s trash is a further man’s supplementary revenue.” For these who desire to get in on the totally free sector economy, there is the impending Spring “Trash to Treasures” Flea Market in Novato. Nevertheless the current market by itself does not happen until March 18, applications to promote secondhand things by way of a booth rental at Novato’s Margaret Todd Senior Heart have commenced on a to start with-come, very first-served basis. Applications can be downloaded at bit.ly/trash-treasures and returned to the middle at 1560 Hill Rd. This indoor community sector averages extra than 200 customers and is held rain or glow. For a lot more details, which includes event particulars, phone 415-899-8290 or stop by novatofun.org.
Good Cycling Lessons
With National Bike Thirty day period looming just more than the horizon this May, regional wheels are presently turning when it will come to bicycle security. The Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition (SCBC) gives an instructive, safety-oriented Intelligent Biking course from 9am to 1pm, Saturday, Feb. 11 at its parking great deal, located at 750 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. From lane positioning to gear ratios, targeted visitors legislation and driving etiquette, nationally accredited instructors will supply two several hours of class instruction and two hours of on-bike instruction, such as skill drills and an instructional bicycle experience to identify and stay away from potential dangers. A bike in great mechanical affliction and a thoroughly fitted helmet are essential to participate. For a lot more details or to indication up, stop by bikesonoma.org/our-operate/traffic-skills-101.
Lion in the Living Space
Bushtracks Expeditions CEO David Tett relays the story of the “five brothers”—lions that battle to survive in the severe desert landscape of the Namib—in his chat, “The Lions of The Namib and Gorillas of Central Africa: The Energy of Sustainable Journey.” Also lined are the remote rainforests in the Congo and Central Africa, house to lowland gorillas, chimps and pink forest elephants, as very well as safari camps and robust micro-economies that contribute to preserving tens of millions of acres of wildlands and assistance conventional communities. The “living room” design and style presentation commences at 5:30pm, Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Hearth Lounge of CraftWork, 445 Centre St., Healdsburg. Wine and eats will be supplied by Journeyman Wines and Journeyman Meat Company, respectively. Tickets are $40 ($15 for CraftWork users) and are offered on line at craftworkhbg.com/crafted-conversations.
Artwork & Tech
The Petaluma Arts Center’s Strategy Lounge is ”a collection of unexpected conversational pairings” in which 1 speaker hails from the arts and the other does not. The gatherings past one particular hour, with each individual speaker presenting for 20 minutes and then the audience ferreting out the connective threads in between two seemingly disparate matters. The collection returns this thirty day period with Danielle Stroble, founder of Keller Avenue CoWork, whose chat, “Human Centered: Local community, Culture & Coworking,” is paired with artist Gary McKinnon’s talk, “Art and Technologies: Equipment of the Trade.” The chat begins at 7pm, Wednesday, Feb. 22 and is hosted by Barber Lee Spirits, 120 Washington St., Petaluma. Tickets are $15 ($12 for arts centre users) and are readily available at little bit.ly/idea-lounge.
— Daedalus Howell, editor