They hadn’t come home in a long time. That’s why the elders are mad. The roundhouse is a sacred place for our people. It’s where we go to bring in the new year, to give the newborn babies their native names, to celebrate our strawberry festival. It’s where we go to heal and connect with our culture and pay respect to our traditions. Yet there are people who turn their backs to it all. People who never come home. The elders are mad. They say that these people have lost their way. That they are poisoned. No good.
The Mendocino College Art Gallery is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated exhibition opening of “Full Circle: Wesley Wright Sculpture.” The opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, September 28th, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Mendocino College Art Gallery. This event is open to all art enthusiasts and members of the community, and we invite you to join us.
Adventist Health Clear Lake will be hosting a Benefit Show fundraiser, Every Beat Counts, bringing together community members for a lively evening of family-style dining and an interactive dueling piano performance by the Kelly Twins. This special event will take place at the beautiful Boatique Winery in Kelseyville on Thursday, November 2, 2023, at 5 p.m.
The Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF) is a state-wide program to promote a sustainable and equitable recovery from the economic distress of COVID-19. CERF will distribute funds across thirteen regions to support inclusive planning and implementation of projects to identify and create accessible, high-quality jobs in sustainable industries for the Redwood Region.
Lake County, Calif. (September 15, 2023) — The Lake County Library’s Literacy Program has scheduled an in-person, no-cost New Tutor Training for Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at the Lakeport Library located at 1425 N. High Street in Lakeport. The training will take place from 11 am to 4 pm. Light snacks and refreshments, and training materials will be provided.
Join the KPFZ family for what is sure to be a memorable and fun event dubbed by the organizers, “For the Love of Ron Green.” It’s an outdoor concert so bring your lawn chairs, put on your dancing shoes and plan on having a good time in Ron’s memory. Concert admission is free.
The Lakeport Police Department, City of Lakeport, Lake County Behavioral Health and Lake Family Resource Center are partnering to conduct a Town Hall meeting to address the homelessness and mental illness crisis in our community.
In the early morning coolness of a Friday in May, vehicles filled with young artists from the North Coast region began their trek to the Born to Breathe 2023 Youth Media Festival at the Benbow KOA, just south of Garberville in Humboldt County. It was the second festival in two years, but the first in-person, and NorCal 4 Health staff worked diligently to make the event extra special and accessible to all participants.
The Lake County Winegrape Commission announces the highly anticipated launch of the second year of Lake County Pruning School, which will begin December 2023.
The immersive training program will again be delivered in collaboration with Simonit & Sirch, the renowned grapevine pruning school with more than 30 years of research and experience and a client list that includes some of the world’s preeminent vineyards in the United States and Europe, including the recently announced Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
The Middletown Art Center is thrilled to announce the commencement of Water Basket which opens with a Pomo Basket Design Panel Discussion at Twin Pine Sunday, September 17, 2-3:30pm. Featured artists and culture bearers include Millie Simon, Wanda Quitiquit, Eric Wilder, Patty Ray-Franklin, Corine Pearce, Meyo Marrufo, and Buffy Thomas, with an introduction from Moke Simon. The event is free and open to the public.
The Land Trust will celebrate with a 30th anniversary on Sat., Oct. 28, at Boatique Winery, 8255 Red Hills Rd., Kelseyville. The public is warmly invited to participate. Admission to the event is $100 per person and sponsorships, with special benefits, are available.
The Clear Lake Splash-In is a community event providing educational seminars and an opportunity to learn about careers in aviation. It draws pilots and people interested in aviation to the community for the weekend and this year, it has been combined with the Taste in Lakeport food and wine festival to showcase all that Lakeport has to offer.
The Sierra Club Lake Group will host Jordan Beaton and Angela DePalma-Dow of the Lake County Water Resources Department. The Lake County Department of Water Resources exists to promote both an environmentally and economically sustainable watershed and is tasked with providing services ranging from lakebed management to groundwater monitoring and stormwater management. They will provide updates and field questions on various projects under their purview.
WIC encourages enrollment of migrants and eligible women in the early months of pregnancy. Single fathers, foster parents and guardians of children under age five are also eligible to enroll their children.
This summer, more than 3,300 residents across Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma counties took a proactive stance against fraud and identity theft. Shred-It trucks were onsite at each event to help communities safely dispose of and recycle 134,940 lbs. of documents. And Conservation Corps of the North Bay collected more than 35,775 lbs. of e-waste, including old TVs, printers, monitors, computers, and other personal electronics for secure recycling.
Lake County Vet Connect members will host the annual Veterans Stand Down, an outreach event for local veterans and active military personnel who will benefit from connecting with community and Veterans resources Scheduled for Sept. 20 and 21, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day, the event will be at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin Street. Veterans must provide their ID cards or DD Forms 214. Lake Transit will provide veterans free rides to the Stand Down. Lunch will be served by Vet Connect volunteers.
The Redbud Audubon Society will host Ariana Rickard, who will present a fascinating program on Antarctica on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. “After this hot summer, Redbud Audubon will take you to frozen Antarctica for our first meeting of the new program year,” noted Redbud’s President Donna Mackiewicz.
Local author and life coach Mimi Whittaker is shining a light on the extraordinary citizens of Lake County in her new book, “Lake County Diamonds: Ten Remarkable People from Lake County, CA.” Whittaker will visit several branches of the Lake County Library to read a short excerpt from Lake County Diamonds and sign copies of her book.
In 2023, what can help you save money, kickstart a reading habit, learn a professional skill, and provide you with language-learning software — all without any cost to you? A library card, of course. Without even leaving the comfort of your own home, a free library card can unlock a whole new world of fun and useful resources.
The Lake County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk and Health Expo on Saturday, September 9th, proudly sponsored by Sutter Lakeside Hospital and Adventist Health Clear Lake. After the Fun Run/Walk, the entire community is invited to enjoy the Health Expo, featuring 25 vendors offering food and health-related goods, information booths, and demonstrations.
On Tuesday, September 19, at 11am, the County of Lake will be hosting a small and micro business owner training in Kelseyville, focused on “Business Start-up and Expansion in 2023.”
Mendocino College is delighted to invite the community to a closing reception for its 50th Anniversary Exhibit, scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 7th, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. This event, open to the community, will be a fitting conclusion to a remarkable retrospective exhibition that has captured the essence of Mendocino College’s rich history and its close ties with the community.
Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians (Tribe) announces its groundbreaking and construction of Big Valley Market & Fuel on 8/22/2023 at 1135 Soda Bay Rd in Lakeport, CA. The Big Valley Market & Fuel is intended to create jobs and promote revenue growth for the community.
On September 16, 2023, Lake County Tribal Health presents the 22nd Annual Lake County Wine Auction. We would like to thank our sponsors who have made this year’s event possible.