Transitioning To a More Localized and Sustainable Community

5/2 Summer Farmers Market & May Day Celebration  The Farmers Market returns to Bud Snider (City) Park with produce, seedlings, crafts, food and music. May Day fun will include dancing around the maypole, face painting, wreath making, etc. 3–6.
 5/25/145/215/28 Grange Textile Studio May Schedule – Room 10, 7pm  Sewing with Betty: how to use, fix sewing machine, make simple things.Making Period Costumes from Clothing and Collected TrimsMini-Maker Faire Playday: glue gun/decoupage, purse & mask decoratingMountain of Clothes : Swap and share with each other
 5/4 Green Burials Seminar and Workshops  Empowering our community in the process of death and dying. 9 – 5, Willits Methodist Church . Donation, lunch included. Info & RSVP: Carlin, 459-4850
 5/11  Family Gardening Workshop in Willits, 8 - 5 Taught by John Jeavons; learn skills to grow food for years to come. For families, teachers, friends, children 12 and up. Benefit for Waldorf School of Mendocino. Register: Registration closes May 9th.
 5/13 Willits Community Alliance Ellen Drell will talk about the Caltrans Bypass History: Past, Present and Future. Open to all the community. Library Meeting Room, 6:30
5/16 Now and Then Film: Betting the Farm A group of Maine dairy farmers launch their own milk company in a bid to save their farms. The documentary follows 3 farmers and their families during the first 2 years of this endeavor. LL Grange 7pm. $5 donation
 5/17  Dinner Theater plus Dirt Floor Band Local talent, food and fun: Italian dinner by the Grange, Shakespeare Company’s Complete History of America , Abridged. LL Grange 7pm. Tickets $30 at Goods Stamp Shoppe. Benefit for SOLLV.
 5/18 Brief Tour of Ecology Action Research Garden , 10-Noon  Pre-registration at a week in advance. $10
 5/19 Commonwealth Garden Plant Sale Starts for late May planting. 90 Haehl Creek Drive 12:30-4:30
 postponed Wowser Opening Fundraiser Bash A new facility that will teach people how to make things that are needed locally. 330 East Commercial St. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(Got to get bathrooms completed first)
5/25 14th Willits Walk for Health & Wellness Registration 10am at JD Redhouse 212 S. Main St .
 5/25 1st Annual Mini Maker Faire Booths, displays, demonstrations, workshops to share what neighbors are making, inventing, creating and learning. 10am-5pm at Mendocino County Museum . For those who want a free booth or offer a demonstration, application form at