Lorna Sheridan: Education Roundup, Nov. 6
Health Fair: Free flu shots, blood pressure screenings, health education and more. The Sonoma Valley Bilingual Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Sassarini School on Fifth St W. This event is free.
Sonoma Farm Tots: Families with leftover pumpkins, corn, gourds and straw are invited to bring them to the animals at the Studdert Family Farm. The sheep and chickens love pumpkins. Email Cindy Studdert at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a time to visit and feed the farm animals. The program has a few spaces left for immediate enrollment. Ages 2 to 6, Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. www.sonomafarmtots.com
Hiring: The school district is looking to hire an administrative secretary for the Sonoma Valley High School principals. The full-time role pays $3,095 to $3,414 per month, plus full benefits. The secretary organizes, coordinates, schedules, leads and performs a wide variety of complex and administrative office activities. Apply on the Ed Join portal, or send an application, letter of intent, resume and recommendations to Kyra Sherman, 17850 Railroad Ave. or call 935-4251.
Crepesgiving: Le Petit Jarden French Immersion Preschool is hosting a Crepesgiving family meal and open house from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 17. The event is free but RSVP to amber@LPJkids,com. 542 First St. E.
Transition to College: Seniors who are planning to attend Santa Rosa Junior College and have an IEP or 504 Plan, should attend SRJC’s Transition to College Night for seniors and their parents on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. on both the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses, to learn how students can receive services through the SRJC Disability Resources Department. Learn more at the SVHS College & Career Center.
Art high school: ArtQuest’s information and admissions assistance night is Thursday, Nov. 8, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Santa Rosa High School. There will be an ArtQuest faculty panel on hand to answer questions. Now in its 25th year, ArtQuest is a magnet program for the visual and performing arts. artquestonline.org.
Hikes: Sugarloaf is hosting family hikes on Monday, Nov. 12 and Friday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon. Join Docent Bob Long to learn about Sugarloaf’s flora and fauna. The Veterans Day hike is 2.2 miles. The “Green Friday” hike is two miles; hot cocoa afterward. No charge, but parking fees apply.
Thanksgiving fun: Sonoma Marketplace is hosting a free Thanksgiving event on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. with face painting, popcorn, hot cocoa and more. Plus, there is a family-friendly movie in the gazebo starting at 4 p.m. and a canned food drive for FISH.
Get involved: The next board meeting of the Sonoma Valley Unified School District is on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the City Council Chambers at 177 First St. West.
Meet Socorro: The next Sip with the Supe is tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 17850 Railroad Ave. No agenda; light refreshments will be served.
College workshops: Lisa Conner, head of the SVHS College & Career Center, is hosting workshops to help seniors complete their four-year college applications from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 8, 14 and 15.
Tutoring: There is free math tutoring in the College & Career Center during lunch every Tuesday. Algebra I, algebra II and geometry students are encouraged to bring their lunch and get some work done.
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