Looking for something to do this afternoon? How about enjoying the monthly Wine Walk? From 3-6 p.m. Sunday, June 2, Petaluma GAP Winegrowers Alliance sponsors an afternoon of wine tastings at participating restaurants in the Theatre District. Tickets are $10 and available at any of the restaurants taking part, including Sugo Trattoria, La Dolce Vita Wine Bar and Rosso Pizzeria and Mozzarella Bar. Check out The Theatre District – Petaluma on Facebook.
Do your feet want to do more than just walking? Try the seven week summer folk dance class, starting Monday, June 3. Dances from a wide variety of countries, including Turkey, Romania, Greece and Israel are offered, partners are not necessary and beginners are welcome. Classes are from 7-9:15 p.m. Mondays through July 15 at Hermann Sons Hall, 860 Western Ave. Cost is $5 per class. Call 415-663-9512 or visit carolfriedmanfolkdance.blogspot.com.
Interested in video editing? From beginner to advanced, Petaluma Community Access can help. A three-part, hands-on class in Final Cut Pro X 101 begins Wednesday, June 5 and continues for the following two Wednesdays. All classes are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at PCA, 205 Keller St. Class is open to PCA members only, but it’s simple and inexpensive to join. Class cost is $60. Call 773-3190 to register and for details.
Want to know more about, or do more about, your city? One of the best ways is to be more involved. The city of Petaluma is accepting applications for airport commission; animal services advisory committee; pedestrian and bicycle advisory committee; planning commission; public art committee; recreation, music and park commission; senior advisory committee; technology advisory committee; transit advisory committee; tree advisory committee and youth commission. Full descriptions and applications are available at the City Clerk’s office at City Hall, 11 English St., by calling 778-4360 or visiting cityofpetaluma.net. Deadline is June 10.
Start your weekend with a sunset hike at Tolay Lake Regional Park in the hills east of Petaluma. The ranger-led hike covers the history of the park and the property’s biodiversity. The event is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 7. The part is at the end of Cannon Lane, off the south end of the Lakeville Highway. The hike is free; parking is $7 for non-members of Sonoma County Regional Parks. Call 789-9644 or visit parks.sonomacounty.ca.gov.
Grab your calendar and make sure you mark off the afternoon of Saturday, June 8, because that’s the afternoon to come down to the Aqus Foundry Fest. This local music festival is a benefit for COTS (the Committee on the Shelterless). Performers include the Rowan Brothers, the Mighty Groove, Side O’Smokehouse, Foxes in the Hen House, Lauren O’Connell and the Incubators. There will be food and drink as well as activities for young ones, all from 1-7 p.m. on the Foundry Wharf Green. Call 347-6692 for more information.
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