Tolay Lake Regional Park hosts a specialty food gardening workshop, “Water and Weeds: Management in the Edible Garden,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10. Wendy Krupnick teaches watering methods, soil types, water conservation, weed identification and removal, mowing and mulching. Cost is $20-$30. The park is at the end of Cannon Lane, off the Lakeville Highway. More info: or 789-9699.

Do you have something to say, speak or sing? Here’s a chance to do just that. Pick up a microphone at Petaluma Live!, a monthly night of “voice, verse and vibe,” including acoustic music and poetry. Take part in this open mic evening, or come and listen from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at United Methodist Church, 410 D St. at Fifth. It’s free, and all ages are welcome. Visit

Hey there, board game fans. HobbyTown USA hosts a monthly Community Board Game Day at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 10, organized by game collector Steve Salkovics. He brings a variety of games, but participants may bring their own. One game is featured, but almost all board games are welcomed. The action starts at 171 N. McDowell Blvd. in the Petaluma Plaza Shopping Center. More info: 762-2176 or Check out Salkovics’ game collection at

Party for the park at Shollenberger Shindig 2, a fund-raiser for Friends of Shollenberger Park, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 12. Wet your whistle at the Lagunitas Tap Room and Beer Sanctuary at 1280 N. McDowell Blvd. The event features a silent auction and plenty of food, plus music by the Peter Welker Sextet with Deborah Winters, Elaine Lucia, Kit ‘n’ Tenders (Gabby LaLa and the Ukulady), and Katie Freeman of the Incubators. Tickets are $30-$35; $15 juniors and $100 all-access pass. Info:

Are you interested in making a positive difference in the community? Why not attend the next Active 20-30 Community Service Group meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 13? For more than 80 years, this international group has helped 20- to 39-year-olds make a difference in their communities through volunteering, fund-raising and being role models for local children. Meet them at Brixx, 16 Kentucky St. in the Lan-Mart Building. Info:

Do you ♥ stickers? If so, Mrs. Grossman’s annual Summer Warehouse and Parking Lot Sale has just what you need. More than 500 types of stickers, retired, seconds and new, are available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at 3810 Cypress Drive. More info: or (800) 457-4570.

— Katie Watts


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