Who doesn’t like listening to stories? Petaluma Readers Theatre likes telling them and, starting June 20, takes a look at youth. “Childhood Revisited: Scary, Strange and Wonderful” includes stories by a number of local and well-known writers: including Nancy LoDolce, Robert Frost, Barry Gifford and Jaime Weiser Love and performed by Lorin Bell, Terry Kolke, Matt Maguire and Jennifer March. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, June 20-22 and 27-29 at Clear Heart Theater, 90 Jessie Lane. Tickets are $10. Visit petalumareaderstheatre.com, pick up tickets at the Mail Depot, Fourth and C streets or at the door.
Welcome summer at the Petaluma Historical Museum from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20 with “The Bounty of Petaluma,” an evening of wine, food and jazz with Dorian Bartley and Bob Johns. Tickets are $20-$25. Call the museum, 778-4398 for reservations. The museum is at 20 Fourth St.
The fifth annual Save the Tatas Motorcycle Run is coming up Saturday, June 22. Register at 8 a.m. at Hooters, 6099 Redwood Drive in Rohnert Park. The first pack leaves at 9 a.m. and the final stop is Penngrove Park. Cost is $20-$25, plus $15 per passenger and includes dinner, an event pin and a raffle ticket, plus music, tattoos, a dunk tank and the Tata Girls. To pre-register call Dan Markiewicz at 292-5909. Like the event at facebook.com/savethetataspokerrunsonomacountyca. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society’s breast cancer awareness programs.
A YART Sale? Don’t you mean a YARD sale? In this case, it’s both. The Petaluma Arts Center hosts a sale of used and unused art supplies with all items priced under $25 and profits benefiting the center’s youth art programs. You can YART from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the PAC, 230 Lakeville St. Visit petalumaartscenter.org.
Andy Ross, head of the Andy Ross Agency, discusses “Finding and Working with an Agent” at this month’s Writers Forum. He’ll address researching agents, writing query letters, preparing book proposals, contract negotiation and the culture and business of publishing from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at the Community Center, 320 N. McDowell Blvd. Cost is $15. Visit thewritespot.us.
Hoods up, all you Corvette fans out there. The inaugural Corvette Cruise-In comes your way from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, June 23. Considered by many to be this country’s most beautiful sports car, it’s a free afternoon of Corvette love at Fourth and Sea, 101 Fourth St. Visit corvettecruisein.com for more info.
“A Fierce Green Fire,” a documentary on the environmental movement, will be screened at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23 at the Sunflower Center, 14335 N. McDowell. Activities start at 3 p.m. with vegan and raw food samples and natural energy drinks. The film offers an in-depth study of Greenpeace, Earth First, the Sierra Club and the Occupy movement. Suggested donation is $10-$15.