Who lived here before us? What influences have past practices had on our current landscapes? Culture is alive, thriving, and ever changing. Join us for this new series that examines the people and personalities of Sonoma County, their stories, and how their lives are tied to our most loved parks. Folks of all ages welcome.
Doran Past & Present
March 28 • 10-11AM
Doran Regional Park
Investigate the park’s cultural history revealing what the landscape looked like prior to Spanish/Mexican settlements, learning about the Coast Miwok, taking a journey back in time to Vallejo’s ranches and begin to unearth our root. For more information on this free event, contact Irma Cuevas by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (707) 565-7888.
Cultural Connections Under the Full Moon
May 7 • 7-9PM
Tolay Lake Regional Park
This event is full.
Join us and our partners at Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria to watch the sunset and moonrise from a spectacular vista point as you learn the cultural significance of this unique park. On a 2-mile hike with an incline, observe creatures at dusk as we await nightfall. Bring a blanket to sit on, snacks, and a warm beverage. Registration is required for this free event. Parking is $7 or free for Regional Parks members. For more information call (707) 789-9699.
May 9 • 7:30-9PM
Spring Lake Regional Park - Newanga Entrance, Group Camp
Join us for a fun evening of culture and nature under a star filled sky. Drop by for folklore stories about nature, a twilight walk, and gather around a warm fire for s’mores! Bring poems, songs, and stories to share. This will be led in Spanish. For more information on this free event, contact Irma Cuevas by email at email@example.com or by phone at (707) 565-7888.
Ragle Ranch Past & Present
May 30 • 10-11AM
Ragle Ranch Regional Park
Explore Atascadero Creek’s rich history as we leisurely walk back in time to Ragle’s ranching days. Who owned what is now Ragle Ranch Regional Park? Why was it a ranch? Join us as we read the untold stories of Atascadero Creek and learn about Sebastopol’s most popular park. For more information on this free event, contact Irma Cuevas by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (707) 565-7888.