Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 4:00-7:00 pm
Petaluma Community Center
320 N. McDowell
O Help Celebrate Community Projects
O Hear a poem from the book “Voices of the River”
O Sign a Proclamation
O Win a Prize
O Sample Tasty Snacks
Drop in any time between 4 and 7 to join the Petaluma River Access Partners in celebrating
projects already underway and to learn about ideas to enhance access and expand
community connections to the River. View sketches of ideas for site along the
Petaluma River from North Water STreet to Schollenberger Park.
To learn more about Petaluma Water Ways please visit: cityofpetaluma.net/river
Petaluma Water Ways is a project of the City of Petaluma and Petaluma River Access Partners, with technical assistance from National Park Service - Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program.
Friends' 2010 Year-End Celebration - we celebrated Friends' accomplishments in 2010, our fifth year on Dec. 2 at the P.O.S.T. Wellness enter Ballroom with music provide by the Rivereens.
Petaluma River Heritage Day - In conjunction with the Alma & Grace Quan’s annual visit to Petaluma, Friends of the Petaluma River celebrated our 2nd River Heritage Day on Oct. 9th. The event was open to our members and the community at large to join us for day and evening activities in the downtown turning basin and at the Petaluma River Heritage Center (RHC). See all the photos on Flickr.
Friends host Jon Young at the River Heritage Center - Tracker, mentor, author and educator Jon Young (http://jonyoung.org/) shared stories of his recent experience living with the Kalahari Bushmen with enthralled visitors at the RHC on July 30.
Rivertown Revival a Resounding Success! Friends of the Petaluma River would like to extend our warmest thanks to all of the hard working volunteers, talented performers, creative participants, generous sponsors and the thousands of high spirited attendees for making the first ever Rivertown Revival a resounding success!
Thank you to all the Rivertown Revival Sponsors:
Clementine Eco Events
Lions and Tigers and Hair
Young Nomad Design
Natal Modica Construction
Van Bebber Bros
G & B Kawasaki
Minute Man Press
Sonoma County Bike Coalition
Kresky Signs, Inc.
Petaluma Coffee and Tea
|Petaluma Craft Mafia
North Bay Corporation
Office of Timothy Mcsweeney
Green Frog Outdoor Furniture
Tom Sawyer Days - On April 10th & 11th Friends of the Petaluma River hosted “Tom Sawyer Days” at the River Heritage Center, near downtown Petaluma. The event was part of The Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest. KRCB Channel 22 and Radio 91 FM is the lead agency for The Big Read in Sonoma County. See photos on Flickr.
Rivertown Revival - Press Democrat, 7/25/2010
Rivertown Revival in the Argus Courier, 7/22/2010
Rivertown Revival in the Bohemian, 7/14/2010
A weekend on the river RHC's Tom Sawyer Days in the Press Democrat, April 8, 2010
Read about the highlights of 2009 at the RHC
River Heritage Fair Argus Courier, September 11, 2009
RHC open house Argus-Courier, April 2, 2009