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Forestville News & Events, September 2018 I got a wonderful surprise the other day. Something I get to check off my “Wouldn’t It Be Cool” list. You know, that list that isn’t quite Bucket-List caliber such as seeing the Northern Lights (not yet) or jumping out of an airplane (done). No, this cool surprise was local and tied to Forestville History. I got to actually see one of those rare “Forestville Chairs” made by the Faudre Chair Factory, which put Forestville on the map in the late 1800s.

Categories: 2018 Posts, ⇒ Town Square & Park, Environment, Farmers Market, Fire Protection, Forestville History, Hollydale Club, Local Organizations, People, Solar, Special Events, Youth Park

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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, January 2018

Have you ever noticed how humans have this ability to re-set the clock? To pick a specific date in time to refresh and renew. Like how every Monday I’m determined to eat better or exercise more in the coming week. If I kept all those Monday morning promises, I’d be a lot thinner. On the other hand, if I didn’t at least try to keep my weekend pattern of indulgence limited to the weekend, I’d probably be facing some serious mobility concerns right about now.

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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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Forestville News & Events, September 2017

The call came at 3 am. A neighbor thought we might want to know. The house directly above us was on fire. We stumbled out the back to witness a roaring blaze 30’ up the hill. My mind froze. What to rescue…photos, laptop, grandma’s quilt? Embers rained down. My attempt to wet our roof with a garden hose felt pathetic.

Categories: Farmers Market, Fire Protection, Hollydale Club, Local Organizations, People, 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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Forestville Farmers' Market Now Open The Forestville Farmers' Market is now open every Tuesday, 4-7PM in the Downtown Park. Local farmers, delicious foods, local crafters, beer & wine!

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