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ONGOING EVENTS

Weekdays @ 10 – 10:30am
Daily Coffee Social hosted by John Crowley
https://zoom.us/j/7073476692

Ongoing:
Jaime Harrison for Senate Text Team! Join Petaluma’s Texting for change.Click here to learn more. 

Daily: Barton’s Bedtime Stories 7pm
https://www.facebook.com/bartonesmith

Mondays  @ 6:15pm
Aqus Poetry Open Mic hosted by Sande Anfang.   Details
https://zoom.us/j/7073476692

Mondays @ 5:30pm
Mahakaruna Kadampa Meditation Center  – Meditation & Modern Buddhism:  Streaming Pujas – Wishfulfilling Jewel|
https://www.meditateincal.org/live-streaming-prayers-pujas

Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 7:00pm
Mahakaruna Kadampa Meditation Center  – Meditation & Modern Buddhism:  Streaming Pujas – Tara Prayers
https://www.meditateincal.org/live-streaming-prayers-pujas

Fridays @ 7:00pm
Storytelling Salon: A Virtual Friday Night of storytelling hosted by Jessica Litwak.   Details
https://zoom.us/j/7073476692

Daily @ 3:00pm
Miyoko’s Home Comforts – Online cooking classes turning staples from your pantry into delicious healthy meals.
https://www.facebook.com/events/197531831537494/  Click on date to start video OR try this link: https://www.facebook.com/miyokoscreamery/

Daily –
Sonoma Body Balance – Dana Davis is offering a great selection of online classes to keep your body going! Check them out:
Yoga for a Healthy Back (Tues/Thurs-10:30 & 12)     Extra Gentle Yoga (Tues 1:30)     Pain-Free Posture    Destress Yourself

Mon/Wed/Fri @ 2:00pm
Market Zoom 2020. Join a discussion of the Small Business Administration’s response to Covid-19 and the financial assistance programs available. This is an open discussion for people to ask questions, share information and learn about additional resources. Visit  THE MARKET; Zoom gathering room. Password: 2020.

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Non- Recurring Events

Celebrate Earth Day!
From April 22, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, to April 24, activists, performers, thought leaders, and artists will come together for an empowering, inspiring, and communal three day livestream mobilization.

April 16th @ 5:00pm Join Greenpeace and community artists for an Online Arts Build this Thursday, April 16, to learn how to use your window or yard as a platform for creative resistance on Earth Day.

April 22 @ 1pm Join Sonoma Land Trust for Earth Day Nature Journaling with Jack Laws  

April 22 – 24 Sign up to join the Earth Day Live livestream with Greenpeace

April 23  Join the digital blockade to stop Wall Street investment firm, KKR, from exploiting the COVID-19 crisis and sacrificing Indigenous lives and lands for their own profit.

SPECIAL EVENT:
April 29 @ 6:00 PM Point Reyes: A Wilderness in Peril: Join John Crowley and a team of conservationists, biologists, film-makers and local leaders to learn about our backyard paradise and how it’s being threatened by pollution, habitat loss and giveaways to private industry. Find out how the National Park Service is proposing to further privatize our public land and what you can do to protect and restore the scenic and natural beauty of Point Reyes National Seashore for the enjoyment of all. Panelists will be available to answer your questions. RSVP req’d. To get your free e-ticket to this presentation, go to https://www.pointreyesrewild.org/events


BOOK SUGGESTIONS:

Frances Rivetti shares her link for shelter-in-place book picks on Bookshop.org.  an online bookseller that has raised over $150,000 for brick and mortar indie bookstores in the U.S these past few months. It is a great concept as a convenient, online alternative to ordering books on Amazon. Bookstores and authors who affiliate with Bookshop.org benefit from a portion of book sales.

Book recommendations from Frances’ friends, family & social media community: https://bookshop.org/lists/friends-family-top-read-recommendations. And here’s a link for books by Sonoma County authors.  https://bookshop.org/lists/books-by-sonoma-county-authors

Frances would be happy to add in more book titles if people have ISBN codes they wish to share for books that have distribution. She can be contacted at: Frances Rivetti francesrivetti@comcast.net

Would you like to share your book suggestions here?  Send them on over to Diane@aquscommunity.com and we’ll post them here.
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FOR KIDS:

Everyday @ 12 noon
Online hilarious story time with best-selling kids author Mac Barnett.
https://www.instagram.com/macbarnett/

Mondays @ 10- 11am
Draw A Dragon with Gio Benedetti. Beginning level drawing (of dragons and sometimes other things).
https://www.facebook.com/gio.benedetti.5

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Have any ideas for online meetings or activities or have you heard about any?  Please email (john@aqus.com) /call me 707.347.6692

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Past Events:

The Great Petaluma Beatles Singalong

with Robby Elfman
Saturday May 16th 7-8pm
Singing together heals the soul – and it a tonne of fun
Join 100’s of other Petaluma and Sonoma County residents as we sing together.
Robby Elfman of Royal Jelly Jive fame will lead us in song.

Click here to join in
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