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Forestville News & Events, December 2018

For years, Earl Stevens made sure the downtown holiday tree was cut, hauled, put up and decorated so we could celebrate our very own town tree lighting. When an indispensable volunteer like that retires, what happens? The Wood and Trappe families knew what to do. They stepped in and have now made this formidable task a fun family and friends’ event where everyone from their darling toddlers to town patron Hal Wood shows up to make it happen.

Categories: 2018 Posts, Downtown, Local Businesses, Music Events, People, School, Special Events

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Forestville News & Events, August 2018

It’s a tale of two Sean’s. One a longtime resident, all around nice guy and frequent customer at Sunshine Roasters coffee shop downtown.

Categories: 2018 Posts, Downtown, Farmers Market, Food for Thought, Hollydale Club, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, Music Events, People, School, Special Events, Youth Park

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Forestville News & Events, July 2018, Summer's Here

Special July 4th Farmers Market
I’ve got a great idea for you. Kick off summertime in Forestville by coming to the 4th of July Farmers Market (Wednesday). Think pig roast, beer and wine, yummy food and bands! Joy Ride plays from 12-3, then Dog Gone Honey’s from 3-7PM. Bring enough money to buy the usual fresh produce, gourmet olive oils, breads, crafts and treats.

Categories: 2018 Posts, ⇒ Town Square & Park, Farmers Market, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, Music Events, People, Special Events, Youth Park

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Forestville News & Events: June 2018

Flapjacks! Why not? It’s a perfect start to Forestville’s party- down weekend, the famous Youth Park BBQ June 2 and 3. You can get those pancakes at the Methodist Church starting at 8AM on Saturday. Right outside their front door you’ll see folks preparing for our own sweet little hometown PARADE, which starts at 10.

Categories: 2018 Posts, ⇒ Town Square & Park, Community Fund, Farmers Market, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, People, School

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Forestville News & Events, April 2018

I don’t know about you, but I rarely gave Trenton Road much thought. I love the section that parallels River Road. I sometimes take it coming home from Santa Rosa when I want to get a sense of being on a sweet country road in the middle of the rich, luscious countryside we live in. And of course, when River Road is backed up it’s fun to know the local way around a traffic jam.

Categories: 2018 Posts, Farmers Market, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, People, School, Youth Park

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Forestville News & Events, February 2018

As we celebrate, or possibly lament, Valentine’s month, I like to think about the concept of love a bit broader than who my date might be that night. So, it occurred to me to write why I love Forestville. What about you?

Perhaps you fell in love with our town simply by driving through. You thought, “Oh look, it’s tiny, it’s cute, different.” A sweet setting with two parks for the public. Your kids could get a small-town flavor growing up in this beautiful spot.

Categories: 2018 Posts, Hollydale Club, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, School

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Forestville News & Events, November 2017

When I think of Thanksgiving this year, I know I’m not waiting until the end of the month to count my blessings. You may be feeling that same way, especially since Forestville escaped the monster firestorm that devoured neighborhoods to our east.

Categories: Hollydale Club, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, People, 2017 Posts

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Forestville News & Events, October 2017

I got lost in Forestville the other day. I overshot my intended turn. Ended up in an unfamiliar neighborhood. As I drove through I was struck at how different this section of Forestville was from mine.

Some of us live in sweet neighborhoods with sunny gardens. Some of us are on ridgetops overlooking a vineyard, the river, or both. Some of us cling to hillsides hoping our trees hold the soil during winter rains. We all call Forestville home.

It’s interesting to explore our town’s neighborhoods. The more we understand each other, the better community we create.

Categories: ⇒ Town Square & Park, Downtown, Farmers Market, Food for Thought, Local Businesses, School, Special Events, 2017 Posts

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The Gazette's New Forestville Columnist Lucy Hardcastle's First Article

Special Addition
To all Forestvillians (and those who wish they were). What an honor to take over writing this column from Richard Naegle. It was Richard who got me involved in local projects in the first place.

His enthusiasm for all things Forestville was catching. Volunteer he said, you’ll like it. He was right. I’ve met some of the best people on the planet thanks to his encouragement. Because of that I feel a part of this community, and that feels good.

According to those whose grandparents pioneered this town, and you know who you are, I’m a latecomer. In October of ’89, in my 40s and newly divorced, I was looking for a new start.

Categories: Farmers Market, Food for Thought, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, Music Events, Special Events, Variety of News, 2017 Posts

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$1000 Raised for the Arts at Forestville School The Forestville Education Foundation thanks all the generous businesses who participated in another festive Holiday Window Painting fundraiser.

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