COMING UP IN 2019
Moonlit Fandango Gala
Join Friends for our annual Moonlit Fandango Gala at Rockin’ H Ranch. Our premier event of the year, the location highlights the Petaluma Marsh, offering stunning views of the River’s Cloudy Bend. Enjoy an evening with Friends and support our programming focused on conservation, access to and education on the Petaluma River.
Moonlit Fandango Gala
Saturday, August 24th
5pm – 10pm
Tickets: $150.00; Table Host: $1,500.00; Sponsor: $3,000.00
Fall Petaluma River Cleanup
Join in on the next opportunity to support the Petaluma River – come out and help remove trash and debris from our waterways. 80% of the garbage in our oceans originates on inland rivers. Let’s stop this trash before it gets to our coast!
Saturday, September 21st
Steamer Landing Park, Petaluma CA
9am – 1pm
Earlier This Year
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER DAYS
Join Friends for a day of stewardship at Steamer Landing Park. Be a part of creating a rich and vibrant habitat for local wildlife while building community and and gathering space. Days will focus on projects at the park like planting, mulching, weeding, watering, and more. Come get your hands dirty with a group of dedicated and like-minded people.
When: December 16th, January 20th, February 17th, March 17th, April 21st
Time: 10am – 2pm
Where: David Yearsley River Heritage Center, Steamer Landing Park, Petaluma – D & Copeland Streets
What to bring: Water Bottle, shoes and clothes that can get dirty, positive attitude and willingness to work!
Come hear our Watershed Classroom students present what they’ve learned this year about the Petaluma River through multi-media presentations. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the next generation of stewards for our local environment and their conclusions about the health of the River.
We will also announce the winners of our Watershed Conservation Video Award and show the winning videos. This year’s theme is water conservation and how this affects your carbon footprint.
Student Showcase *FREE*
Thursday, April 18th
5:30pm to 7:00pm – Student Presentations
5:00pm to 5:30pm & 7:00pm to 7:30pm – Tabling and Discussions
Carole Ellis Auditorium, SRJC Petaluma Campus
Spring Petaluma River Cleanup
After a winter of heavy rains we need your help to remove trash and debris from the Petaluma River. Join us for our annual Spring Petaluma River Cleanup and be a part of the solution to river pollution. We’ll have a BBQ, live music, a raffle and educational booths for volunteers following the cleanup effort. RSVP today!
Saturday, May 4
9am – 1pm
Steamer Landing Park
6 Copeland Street
Come join Friends at the David Yearsley River Heritage Center for a look at ways to get involved in conservation and celebration of the Petaluma River. Enjoy lunch, a beverage and hear about the volunteer opportunities coming up in 2019.
David Yearsley River Heritage Center
Sunday, March 17th
River Heritage Days presents Sagra D’Autunno
Saturday, October 20th
5:30pm – 9pm
David Yearsley River Heritage Center @ Steamer Landing Park
A River Heritage Days celebration & Barn Dance with seasonal flavors and lively music.
Friends invites you to eat and dance the night away with us along the River at the David Yearsley River Heritage Center. Food sourced and prepared by local True Grass Farms in the Italian tradition of celebrating seasonal bounty.
Come and enjoy this seasonal feast of wild boar with entertainment by the Purple House Swing Band. Tickets include dinner, a free drink, swing lessons, and hours of dancing along the City’s longest Park.
*SPECIAL PRE-EVENT PRICE*
Buy your ticket today and save $5.00 / $25.00 at the Door