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    November 28th, 2018

    Fairytale Ball

    Start Date: Saturday 2/23/2019 — End Date: Saturday 2/23/2019
    Admission:$35 per couple

    Come dance to fun tunes, meet a real princess and enjoy fun activities and light refreshments! This whimsical event is sure to delight and create lasting memories for children (ages 4-12) and their favorite adult chaperone!
    WHERE Finley Community Center
    TIME 5-7pm
    PRE SALE TICKETS ONLY
    $35 per couple

    Additional Chaperone - $10
    Additional Child - $10

    Must purchase in advance here: https://srcity.perfectmind.com/23508/Clients/BookMe4LandingPages/CoursesLandingPage?widgetId=46fcbb49-69b9-43af-b23b-067fb8272c0c&embed=True&redirectedFromEmbededMode=True&courseId=83e247bb-6d99-4b80-a341-db63d4683027

    Location: 2060 West College Avenue Santa Rosa

    Contact: Kristi Buffo kbuffo@srcity.org
    URL: https://srcity.org/calendar.aspx?EID=742

    Fishing in the City

    November 28th, 2018

    Fishing in the City

    Start Date: Saturday 2/23/2019 — End Date: Saturday 2/23/2019
    Admission:Free

    Join Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks and Santa Rosa Firefighters at Lake Ralphine for a morning, 9-11am, of fishing! Learn a fun and inexpensive way to spend quality time outdoors with your family and friends! Thirty minute, ‘Learn to Fish’ clinics will be offered which will cover all the basics. Loaner rods will be provided.

    SIGN UP NEAR THE BOAT LAUNCH AREA OF LAKE RALPHINE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT.

    Children should be 5 years and older and must be accompanied by an adult. Licenses are not required to assist your child. Fishing licenses are required for adults 16 years and older who are wishing to fish.

    Co-sponsored by Santa Rosa Firefighters, Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks, Mary’s Pizza Shack and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

    Location: 630 Summerfield Road Santa Rosa

    Contact: Jeff Tibbetts howarthpark@srcity.org
    URL: https://srcity.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=743

    Writers With Drinks featuring Shawn Wen and Jenn

    November 26th, 2018

    Writers With Drinks featuring Shawn Wen and Jennifer S. Cheng

    Start Date: Saturday 12/8/2018 — End Date: Saturday 12/8/2018
    Admission:$5 to $20

    This American Life contributor Shawn Wen, author of A Twenty Minute Silence, Followed by Applause: An Essay, reads at San Francisco’s longest-running spoken word event. She’s joined by Jennifer S. Cheng, author of Moon: Letters, Maps, Poems. Plus Jaymee Goh (The Last Cheng Beng Gift), Bryan Thao Worra (Outsiders Within), May-Lee Chai (Useful Phrases for Immigrants) and Alan Chazaro (Iron Horse Review). Hosted by Charlie Jane Anders.

    Location: 3225 22nd Street San Francisco, CA, USA

    Contact: Charlie Jane Anders charlieanders2@gmail.com
    URL: http://www.writerswithdrinks.com

    CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP (Starting January 2019)

    November 25th, 2018

    CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP (Starting January 2019)

    Start Date: Tuesday 1/1/2019 — End Date: Tuesday 1/1/2019
    Admission:0

    Deadline December 1, 2018

    Join our great team and get hands-on experience learning how to convey concepts in a museum-quality exhibition space with sculpture and new media works. Work with us for 9 months, 5 hours a week, and then curate one of ASG’s eight annual exhibitions in August 2019!

    The gallery will provide materials and full support for your final exhibition, bellow is some of the highlighted support:

    -Printed exhibition card for promoting your show
    -Access to projectors and monitors, sound equipment, media players
    -Full support for installing the show you always dreamed to curate!
    -paint
    -360 virtual reality documentation
    Regular DSLR High-Quality Documentation
    Video Documentation
    Your Artist Talk will be live as well
    vinyl
    Responsibilities:

    ? Fluency with contemporary art

    ? Attend Openings, First Friday events, Second Saturday Artist talks and be ready to help

    ? Open and close gallery on agreed upon times, usually 12:30-5: 15 pm (turn the exhibition on and off)

    ? Converse with public enthusiastically about the exhibitions

    ? Meet with exhibiting artists

    ? Work with others to update the database

    ? Author and edit exhibition materials for Mailchimp, social media, and press outreach

    ? Prepare major press outreach to promote exhibitions and special events

    ? Consistent Social Media messaging

    ? Post the exhibitions and events on event websites

    ? Minor cleaning and vacuuming before events

    ? Setup the bar and keep it organized before and after events

    ? Manage the bar during the event

    ? Encourage donations

    ? Count visitors to ensure we aren’t over capacity

    ? Check bathroom and perimeter of the building periodically for things that need attention

    ? Congenial, professional representative of the institution

    Desired Skills and/or Characteristics:

    ? A background in art and/or art history with two years minimum of an undergraduate degree

    ? MFA, MA or VCS in Fine Arts, curatorial studies and visual critical studies is a plus

    ? The desire to work with the public and learn the ins and outs of nonprofit management

    ? Experience with both Mac OSX and Windows 10 operating systems

    ? Basic knowledge of MailChimp and Google Apps.

    ? A sincere interest in and/or experience working with nonprofit art organizations

    ? Good verbal communication skills

    ? Flexible availability, with at least 4 hours/week on Fridays and Saturdays. Some evening hours are

    required to cover events and gallery openings.

    Wishlist Skills:

    ? Photoshop/Illustrator for assistance in designing signage

    ? Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign for designing and producing web optimized graphics and basic HTML

    ? Social media sites experience (Vimeo, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

    ? Photography, videography, graphics and web design skills are a huge plus

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    ? Cover letter detailing why you want this fellowship

    ? Resume

    Please email all materials with “Curatorial Fellowship” in the subject line to willis@aggregatespacegallery.org Interviews with selected candidates are by appointment only. No phone calls, please. Position open until filled.

    More information:

    https://aggregatespacegallery.org/fellowship

    Location: 801 W Grand Ave Oakland

    Contact: Sophie Feuer sophie@aggregatespacegallery.org
    URL: https://aggregatespacegallery.org/internship/

    CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP (Starting January 2019)

    November 25th, 2018

    CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP (Starting January 2019)

    Start Date: Tuesday 1/1/2019 — End Date: Tuesday 1/1/2019
    Admission:0

    Deadline December 1, 2018

    Join our great team and get hands-on experience learning how to convey concepts in a museum-quality exhibition space with sculpture and new media works. Work with us for 9 months, 5 hours a week, and then curate one of ASG’s eight annual exhibitions in August 2019!

    The gallery will provide materials and full support for your final exhibition, bellow is some of the highlighted support:

    -Printed exhibition card for promoting your show
    -Access to projectors and monitors, sound equipment, media players
    -Full support for installing the show you always dreamed to curate!
    -paint
    -360 virtual reality documentation
    Regular DSLR High-Quality Documentation
    Video Documentation
    Your Artist Talk will be live as well
    vinyl
    Responsibilities:

    - Fluency with contemporary art

    - Attend Openings, First Friday events, Second Saturday Artist talks and be ready to help

    - Open and close gallery on agreed upon times, usually 12:30-5: 15 pm (turn the exhibition on and off)

    - Converse with public enthusiastically about the exhibitions

    - Meet with exhibiting artists

    - Work with others to update the database

    - Author and edit exhibition materials for Mailchimp, social media, and press outreach

    - Prepare major press outreach to promote exhibitions and special events

    - Consistent Social Media messaging

    - Post the exhibitions and events on event websites

    - Minor cleaning and vacuuming before events

    - Setup the bar and keep it organized before and after events

    - Manage the bar during the event

    - Encourage donations

    - Count visitors to ensure we aren’t over capacity

    - Check bathroom and perimeter of the building periodically for things that need attention

    - Congenial, professional representative of the institution

    Desired Skills and/or Characteristics:

    - A background in art and/or art history with two years minimum of an undergraduate degree

    - MFA, MA or VCS in Fine Arts, curatorial studies and visual critical studies is a plus

    - The desire to work with the public and learn the ins and outs of nonprofit management

    - Experience with both Mac OSX and Windows 10 operating systems

    - Basic knowledge of MailChimp and Google Apps.

    - A sincere interest in and/or experience working with nonprofit art organizations

    - Good verbal communication skills

    - Flexible availability, with at least 4 hours/week on Fridays and Saturdays. Some evening hours are

    required to cover events and gallery openings.

    Wishlist Skills:

    - Photoshop/Illustrator for assistance in designing signage

    - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign for designing and producing web optimized graphics and basic HTML

    - Social media sites experience (Vimeo, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

    - Photography, videography, graphics and web design skills are a huge plus

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    - Cover letter detailing why you want this fellowship

    - Resume

    Please email all materials with “Curatorial Fellowship” in the subject line to willis@aggregatespacegallery.org Interviews with selected candidates are by appointment only. No phone calls, please. Position open until filled.

    More information:

    https://aggregatespacegallery.org/fellowship

    Location: 801 W Grand Ave Oakland

    Contact: Sophie Feuer sophie@aggregatespacegallery.org
    URL: https://aggregatespacegallery.org/internship/

    ASG Book Launch and Celebration

    November 24th, 2018

    ASG Book Launch and Celebration

    Start Date: Wednesday 12/12/2018 — End Date: Wednesday 12/12/2018
    Admission:FREE

    Aggregate Space Gallery is celebrating the launch of its book, ASG First 50, and we would love for you to join us!

    The Celebration and Book Launch will take place on December 12, 2018, fro 7-9 PM at ASG in Oakland.

    You can RSVP to the event HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asg-first-50-book-launch-celebration-tickets-52799073450

    During the event, they’ll also be able to view our current exhibition, Imposter, and join us for a conversation with the artist, Alicia McDaniel.

    We look forward to celebrating with you at the ASG Book Launch + Celebration!

    Location: 801 W Grand Ave Oakland

    Contact: Willis Meyers willis@aggregatespacegallery.org
    URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asg-first-50-book-launch-celebration-tickets-52799073450

    Holiday Mixer

    November 22nd, 2018

    Holiday Mixer

    Start Date: Saturday 12/15/2018 — End Date: Saturday 12/15/2018
    Admission:10

    Celebrate the holidays with new single friends! Only $10 at the door includes a FUN Mixer Game, that makes it EASY to meet new friends; accompanied by light appetizers, served at 7pm, as long as they last. Festive holiday attire recommended. Santa Rich will be your host. Adults of all ages welcome. Saturday, December 15, 2018, 7-9pm.

    LOCATION: EV Wine Lounge, 500 San Anselmo Avenue, Downtown San Anselmo CA 94960. From Hwy 101 take Sir Francis Drake exit west. Free street parking.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Singles2Couples; and by many singles meetups.

    DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Thanksgiving Ball, Nov 24, Burlingame
    •Saturday Afternoon Delight, Dec 1, Silicon Valley
    •The Cougar Ball, Dec 8, Walnut Creek
    •The Jingle Ball, Dec 22, San Jose
    •Pre-New Years Eve Dance Extravaganza, Dec 29, Mill Valley
    •New Years Eve Bash, Dec 31, Walnut Creek

    Location: 500 San Anselmo Avenue San Anselmo CA

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Maharani Jindah

    November 22nd, 2018

    Maharani Jindah

    Start Date: Saturday 12/1/2018 — End Date: Saturday 12/1/2018
    Admission:$20

    The legacy of Sikh Raj and its downfall.

    Maharani Jind Kaur , popularly known as Maharani Jindan, was born in Gujranwala (now in Pakistan) in 1817. She was the wife of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (the first Maharaja of the Sikh Empire) and the mother of the last Maharaja, Duleep Singh. She was very beautiful, energetic, strong, and confident with an iron will.

    Duleep Singh came to power in September 1843 at the age of 5 and Jind Kaur became Regent on her son’s behalf. The British took her son, Maharaja Duleep Singh to England by force and they imprisoned Maharani Jindan. She was permitted to see her son after about thirteen years in 1961 in Calcutta. She was taken to England, where she died on 1 August 1863 at the age of 46.

    This is a story of a fight of women against British tyranny and treachery of some of the local powerful leaders who became disloyal after the death of her husband.

    Written and directed by Surinder Singh Dhanoa

    For tickets please call 925-366-3618 or 925-250-4646.

    Location: 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg

    Contact: Ramesha Suman info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com
    URL: http://www/pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

    Green Elephant Estate Sale

    November 20th, 2018

    Green Elephant Estate Sale

    Start Date: Friday 11/30/2018 — End Date: Saturday 12/1/2018
    Admission:Free Admission

    The Plant Exchange is excited to announce the below Green Elephant Sale dates, just in time for Holiday shopping:

    *Friday, November 30th – 9am-4pm
    *Saturday, December 1st – 9am-4pm

    W H A T: Items come from 4-6 different estates. Showroom quality items range from trays and platters, wine and martini glasses, George Foreman grills, Pyrex bowls and baking sets, soup tureens, crock pots, full set of bean pots, rice cooker, roasting pans, cookie jar collection, tea pots, stock pots, cookbooks and bakeware, Vintage kitchenware: Tupperware, utensils, serve-a-dish metal plate sets, enamelware, canister sets and dishes, Decor: desk lamps, CDs, wine racks, music boxes, starter telescope, porcelain figurines, bedroom sets, artwork, masks, Indonesian totem pole, picture frames, brass pots, garden books, J. Williams framed art, A Quiet Moment, glass and ceramic vases, chess set, brass inlaid trays, ginger jars, art glass, ironwood animal carvings, coffee tables, dining room chairs, chaise lounge, marble top side table, table and floor lamps, pair of bedside tables, chest of drawers, and more.
    Inventory updated daily.

    W H E R E: 445 30th Street, Oakland – Please note our SPECIAL Green Elephant Sale Location (The Plant Exchange is not leaving Lincoln Ave)

    N O T E:
    *Free admission
    *Plenty of onsite and street parking available
    *Delivery Available – for an additional fee
    *We accept Credit Cards and Cash

    Want to learn more? Want to volunteer or donate items for our fundraiser sale? Contact us at connect@theplantexchange.com or (510) 866-8482.

    *The Green Elephant Sale is the official fundraising arm of The Plant Exchange, Inc. Proceeds directly benefit keeping the annual March Plant Exchange FREE to the public.

    Location: 445 30th Street Oakland

    Contact: Odette Pollar connect@theplantexchange.com
    URL: http://theplantexchange.com/green-elephant-sale-nov-dec/

    PCT’s 4th Annual Christmas Show

    November 15th, 2018

    PCT’s 4th Annual Christmas Show

    Start Date: Sunday 12/16/2018 — End Date: Sunday 12/16/2018
    Admission:$20-$25

    Countdown to Christmas features Pittsburg’s top 20 favorite Christmas and Holiday songs. Performed American Bandstand style for your enjoyment.

    Location: 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg

    Contact: Janis Glover info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com
    URL: http://www/pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com