14, 3PM -- local author Robin C. Harris will present his book "Journeys
out of Darkness: adventures in foster care" at Redbud Library, 14785
Burns Valley Road in Clearlake. Contact Meg Redmond at 994-5115
NOVEMBER 15 -- Sierra Club hike on Mount St. Helena.
Hike switchbacks about 20 minutes through fir woods up to an old access
dirt road, this leads to the very top of St. Helena Mountain. On a
clear day see spectacular views, including much of the San Francisco
Bay area, binoculars advised, view mountain ranges in a 360 degree
panorama including Mt. Shasta! Bring water, Lunch & snacks. Class
M-10-C. Carpool: 9 am in front of Middletown Mugshots coffee shop on
corner of Hwy 29 & 175. Meet 10 am at Robert Louis Stevenson
Park - parking lot. By reservation only. Leader Julie 707-987-9040 or
707-671-5947. Rain cancels.
NOVEMBER 15, 2PM -- program by Cathy Lawrence, a recruiter and trainer with the California Mentor Network, at the Lakeport Library, 1425 N. High Street.
Lawrence will “offer information on how individuals in the community
can make $1,000 to $5,000 a month from home by matching with a person
with intellectual or developmental disabilities to live in their spare
bedroom and mentor them towards a better quality of life and
NOVEMBER 22, 9AM -- 4-5 mile moderately-paced hike with
Karen Rhoads on various Boggs trails. Bring water, a hat, snack and
wear sturdy shoes. We meet in Boggs parking lot. Friendly leashed dogs
welcome. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOVEMBER 22, 2PM -- free presentation on fermented food
at Lakeport Library, 1425 N. High St: Desiree Todd will demonstrate
fermented milk products including clabber cheese, yogurt and
buttermilk. Milk-producing societies around the world have used
cultured dairy products for hundreds of years.
NOVEMBER 24, 7PM -- presentation on California's
historic drought: "A Watershed in Drought: Understanding Groundwater
and Wells, by UC Cooperative Extension hydrologist Dr. Thomas Harter,
followed by a brief review of recent state legislation on groundwater
management, by Chris Rogers, Senior Field Representative for
Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada. Middletown Community Center, free and open
to the public.
NOVEMBER 29, 9AM -- 4-5 mile moderately-paced hike with Karen Rhoads on
various Boggs trails. Bring water, a hat, snack and wear sturdy shoes.
We meet in Boggs parking lot. Friendly leashed dogs welcome. For more
NOVEMBER 29, 1-3PM -- "Technology Petting Zoo" at the
Lakeport Library, 1425 N. High St: The public is invited to “come play
with an Ipad, Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire, and Nexus 7 tablet and learn how
to download free ebooks from the Library!” For more information call
Lakeport Library at 263-8817.
NOVEMBER 30 -- Sierra Club hike to and through the town
site of Silverado within Robert Louis Stevenson State Park on Mt.
St. Helena. No buildings remain from the mining town that was
home to over 1,000 but the 1960 restoration of the area for tourism
left several buildings and the layout of the old mining town is still
intact. Fruit trees and other ornamentals date back to the early
1900's. We will walk past one mine tunnel and perhaps continue to
the feature known as the Turk's Head which lies on the ridge dividing
Napa and Alexander Valleys. Bring water and snacks.
Meet 8:30 a.m. at the RLS parking area on the east side of highway 29.
By reservation only.Leader Pete McGee at 942 1373 or email@example.com
DECEMBER 3, 7PM -- Sierra Club meeting featuring a California Water Boards film “Slow the Flow, make your landscape act like a sponge,”
followed by short subject “Permeable Pavers - Breaking Up is Easy to
Do.” Learn about the impacts of storm water runoff, the benefits of
getting rid of your lawn (or of making it “greener”), and ways to
transform your soil. At the Round Room at Mendocino College, 2565
Parallel Dr, Lakeport As always, the meeting is free and the public is
invited: for more info contact Chair Ed Robey, firstname.lastname@example.org
13, 10AM-2PM -- old-fashioned ranch Christmas celebration at Anderson
Marsh State Historic Park: experience a Victorian Christmas as we
gather in the parlor in front of the fire for Christmas music performed
by local musicians. Enjoy cookies and hot cider, sing Christmas carols
and visit with Santa Claus. FREE. More info.
DECEMBER 20, 1-3PM -- "Technology Petting Zoo" at Redbud Library in Clearlake: the public is invited to “come play with an
Ipad, Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire, and Nexus 7 tablet and learn how to
download free ebooks from the Library!” For more information call
Lakeport Library at 263-8817
JANUARY 1, 2015, 12PM -- start the new year right, with
a First Day hike on the McVicar Trail at Anderson Marsh State Historic
Park. About 8 miles round trip on easy terrain: bring water and snacks
and binoculars, and wear sturdy shoes and a hat. Rain cancels. More info