County, State and Federal Agencies Helping Flood-impacted River Businesses

County officials are working to bring programs to help businesses get back on their feet. State and Federal officials are still working to determine Federal Disaster status that will unlock FEMA support.  The Local Assistance Center set up at the Bank of America Building in Guerneville will be open from 9-6 through next weekend –(…)

Many LGBTQI Films Slated for Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival 2019 is pleased to partner again with OUTwatch, Wine Country’s LGBTQI Film Festival, to offer a slate of films curated by the OUTwatch producers as part of our program. Look for the OW icons in the program! SDFF 2019: 4 LGBTQI features, 2 LGBTQI shorts plus 4 more films about strong women: LGBTQI FeaturesThe Rest I Make(…)

Santa Rosa Symphony Youth Ensembles Perform in Free Mini-concerts

a On Saturday afternoon, March 23, musicians and faculty from the Santa Rosa Symphony Institute for Music Education will play music in various Railroad Square venues. These “Music Around Town” performances are free to the public. The Institute has partnered with a select group of historic businesses and venues to create community and expose more(…)

Will Durst presents: ‘Durst Case Scenario: And They’re Off!’ at Occidental Center for the Arts.

Sunday March 31 @ 4 pm. Will Durst presents: ‘Durst Case Scenario: And They’re Off!’ at Occidental Center for the Arts. In this lightning-paced, 85-minute comedic tour-de-force, satirist/author/actor Durst, described by the New York Times as “possibly the best political comic working today”, celebrates the two-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s ‘Reign of Error’ with a hysterically historical(…)

Sonoma County Pride Announces Entertainment Sponsor & Additional Venues for 2019

Sonoma County, California:  The Sonoma County Pride Board of Directors is excited to announce Graton Resort & Casino as our Year of LoveEntertainment Presenting Sponsor for Pride weekend on Valentine’s Day.  The resort is returning for the fifth year as a major sponsor of Sonoma County Pride. Board President, JD Donovan says: “The tremendous growth Sonoma County(…)

3nd Annual LGBTQI Family Symposium at Social Happens March 30

Mark your calendars and join North Bay LGBTQI Families for a JAM PACKED DAY at the 3nd Annual LGBTQI Family Symposium at Social Advocates for Youth – SAY! A free day of education, advocacy and community building on Saturday, March 30, 2019. This is a family-friendly event for BOTH parents-to-be AND existing LGBTQI families, and(…)

Applications for the Russian River Sisters Grant Fund Are Now Being Accepted

The Russian River Sisters’ Grant Fund is managed by a committee of Sisters. Grant funding requests are accepted only via the application form on our website.  Grant Fund applications are reviewed and evaluated by the Grants Committee. In evaluating an application, we consider the nature of the request and how relevant it is to the needs of our(…)

What’s Happening at Marin’s Spahr Center

New Pantry HoursOur HIV client pantry is open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from noon – 5pm. Please come visit during those hours; Bri shops the foodbank for staples on Wednesday mornings and we get deliveries of fresh food on Thursdays! Save the Date!! Our next LGBTQ Senior Luncheon will be Wednesday February 20th. Save your spot now(…)