Barracks Bonfire

Calling all cowpokes! Nothing tastes better than a marshmallow on a stick after a long, dusty day on the range. Gather ‘round the campfire in the historic Sonoma Barracks Courtyard for a short talk, some al fresco singing, and family fun.

Friday, May 19, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. parks.sonoma.net/sonoma Free.

Head, Hands, Heart, Health

Pet a calf, flip a flapjack. The Sonoma Valley 4-H’s annual Flapjack Feed is back. Breakfast with all the fixins and silent auction items to browse, it’s a morning of downhome country fun for a good cause. For more information or to donate to the event, call 529-6085.

Sunday, May 21, 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Schell-Vista Fire Station. $8 adults/kids under 3 free.

Giddyap

Horsepower, of course, was once measured with real horses. Watch animals at work at Plowing Play Day! Hay wagon rides, analogue mowing demos, blacksmithing, and live horseshoeing will be demonstrated alongside sweet-tempered mules and some really big equines. jacklondonpark.com/plowing-2017.html

Sunday, May 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jack London State Historic Park. Free.

Ommmm

Think being a kid these days is easy? Think again. Today’s teen is juggling serious, real-world pressures. Find enlightenment and learn stress-management in this workshop for teens through the SHHHH Technique, a creative, meditative approach to help manage daily pressures.

Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sonoma Community Center, room 110, heartwithoutborders.com. Free.