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Forestville News & Events, January 2019

New Beginnings
No matter how old I get, I love the idea of new beginnings. January seems to afford us to do just that. Start anew.

For example, this month the newly formed Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Council under 5th District Supervisor Linda Hopkins begins to meet. Our “MAC,” as it’s referred to, stretches from Forestville west as far as Duncans Mills encompassing Hacienda, Pocket Canyon, Rio Nido, Guerneville, Monte Rio and Cazadero on its way.

Categories: 2018 Posts, Activism, Health, Local Organizations, School

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Forestville News & Events, November 2018

Year-round I’m filled with gratitude for living in such a beautiful place. I feel lucky, don’t you? Plus, after 33 years working for hospice I realize just being alive and well is a big deal. Getting to live in Forestville is icing on the cake. I’m sad though that our national holiday for gratitude seems more about eating a lot and getting good deals on stuff we, or our friends and relatives, may or may not need.

Categories: 2018 Posts, ⇒ Town Square & Park, Cell Tower, Local Organizations, Music Events, People, Politics, School

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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, May 2018 Get on your track shoes, there is a lot going on in May and early June in our little town. All of it sounds pretty cool. There are some things you don’t want to miss

Categories: 2018 Posts, Community Fund, Forestville History, Hollydale Club, Local Organizations, Music Events, People, Roundabout, School, Special Events, Youth Park

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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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