Teen voting: In California, teens can now pre-register to vote at age 16 and 17 so that they are all ready to go at age 18. Visit registertovote.ca.gov.
Walkout: On Wednesday, March 14 there will be a national school walkout for gun reform. The call is for students, parents, teachers and allies to take part in the walkout for 17 minutes at 10 a.m. across every time zone.
Educator resources: The Sonoma County Library Educator Card grants teachers special privileges to access materials that support students in the classroom. With this card, educators may borrow up to 50 items at a time for classroom use for up to six weeks and not accrue fines. Apply in person with your school ID and a paystub or copy of your contract.
Basketball: The Boys & Girls Club has room for a few more grade 6-8 girls for its spring basketball league. No experience necessary. Register at bgcsonoma.org/girls-basketball.html.
Clay classes: After-school clay classes begin tomorrow at the Community Center. They run Wednesdays from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. for four weeks, and restart at the beginning of each month. This month’s project is St. Patrick’s Day Fairy Houses. Open to age 5 and up. To register, call 938-4626.
School supply drive: From now through March 12, Celeste Winders is organizing a school supply drive to help replenish local classrooms so that teachers don’t need to use their own money to restock mid-year. Sign up to help on Facebook by searching for “Classroom Supply Drive for Sonoma Schools.”
Free books: The Free Bookmobile will be in our area on Saturday, March 10. You can drop off or pick up books at Kenwood Market from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m; at Glen Ellen Post Office from 11 a.m. to noon; and at Fiesta Center from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
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