Why Boys Fail

Sponsor: Petaluma Chamber of Commerce

Date: Aug. 24 at 7:30 a.m. Cost: $20-$25

Place: Sally Tomatoes Grill, 1100 Valley House Dr., Rohnert Park

Info: 707-762-2785


Using Social Media to Engage Constituents

Sponsor: Association of Fundraising Professionals

Date: Aug. 25 at 11:45 a.m. Cost: $15-$25

Place: 153 Stony Cir. #100, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-636-4033, admin@afp-wcc.org

Agri-Business Barbecue

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Aug. 25 at 4:30 p.m. Cost: $45

Place: Richard's Grove & Saralee's Vineyard, Windsor

Info: 707-545-1414, www.santarosachamber.com


Impacts of “Going Green” Legislation on Small Businesses

Sponsor: Solano County EDC

Date: Aug. 26 at 7:30 a.m.      Cost: $25-$35

Place: Hilton Garden Inn, Fairfield

Info: 707 864-1855

Business Entrepreneurial Classes

Sponsor: Napa Valley College

Date: Aug. 26-Oct. 16            Cost: Call

Place: Napa Valley College, Napa Valley

Info: 707-253-3210


AIARE/RECSI Golf Tournament

Sponsor: AIA Redwood Empire, Redwood Empire CSI

Date: Aug. 27 at 12 p.m.         Cost: $150

Place: Windsor Golf Club, Windsor

Info: www.ezregister.com/events/1219


Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Sponsor: American Red Cross, Sonoma & Mendocino Counties

Date: Aug. 28, 29 at 9 a.m.     Cost: $100

Place: 5750 Faught Rd., Windsor

Info: 707-577-7600


Greywater with Gusto Tour

Sponsor: Daily Acts

Date: Aug. 29 at 10 a.m.      Cost: Free-$25

Place: Call

Info: 707-789-9664, www.dailyacts.org

Coming up

Geothermal Power in Sonoma's Green Energy Future

Sponsor: Climate Protection Campaign

Date: Aug. 31 at 5:30 p.m.      Cost: No cost

Place: Glaser Center, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-525-1665 x114, lora@climateprotection.org

First Friday Business Development

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 3 at 11:30 a.m.     Cost: $30-$35

Place: 3585 Solano Ave., Napa

Info: 707-226-7455, www.napachamber.com

Taste of Sonoma: Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Sponsor: Sonoma Valley Wine Growers

Date: Sept. 3-5       Cost: $150-$195

Place: McMurray Ranch, Healdsburg

Info: www.sonomawinecountryweekend.com.

USF Information Meeting

Sponsor: University of San Francisco North Bay Campus

Date: Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m.       Cost: No cost

Place: 416 B St., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-527-6912, www.usfca.edu/nbbj

Control the Sale

Sponsor: The Sales Foundry

Date: Sept. 9 at 8:30 a.m.       Cost: $99-$149

Place: Sonoma Mountain Village, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-542-9022, www.thesalesfoundry.com

Labor Law Workshop

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 9 at 2 p.m.            Cost: $50-$65

Place: 1556 First St., Napa

Info: 707-226-7455, www.napachamber.com

Charity Auction and Wine Tasting

Sponsor: Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation, Winesong!

Date: Sept. 10 at noon, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m.            Cost: $40-$175

Place: Little River Inn, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Info: 707-961-4909, winesong@mcn.org.

Water Harvesting in a Permaculture Paradise

Sponsor: Daily Acts

Date: Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.        Cost: $45

Place: Call

Info: 707-789-9664, www.dailyacts.org

Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival

Sponsor: Kendall-Jackson Wines

Date: Sept. 11 at 11 a.m.       Cost: $60-$65

Place: 5007 Fulton Rd., Santa Rosa

Info: 800-769-3649, www.kj.com

Staglin Family Music Festival for Mental Health

Sponsor: Staglin Family

Date: Sept. 11                        Cost: Call

Place: Staglin Family Winery, Napa

Info: 707-253-0868, www.music-festival.org

Artistry in Wood: 22nd Annual Exhibition

Sponsor: Sonoma County Museum

Date: Sept. 11-Oct. 17           Cost: $5

Place: 425 Seventh St., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-579-1500 x 15, erics@sonomacountymuseum.org

Bone Appetit: A Celebration of Great Pairings!

Sponsor: Canine Companions for Independence

Date: Sept. 12 at 2 p.m.          Cost: $75

Place: Charles Schulz Campus on Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-224-3647, 1-866-CCI-DOGS.

Massage for the Cure

Sponsor: Massage Envy Santa Rosa

Date: Sept. 14 at 8 a.m.          Cost: $49

Place: Mountain Hawk Way, Santa Rosa,

Info: 707-537-0555

Going Solar Sonoma County

Sponsor: Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 14 at 11:30 a.m.   Cost: $25-$40

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-584-1415

Management for a Hectic World

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce, NVC SBDC

Date: Sept. 15 at 7:30 a.m.     Cost: $20

Place: 1556 First St., Napa

Info: 707-253-3210

Annual Business Showcase

Sponsor: The San Rafael Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 15 at 3:30 p.m.     Cost: No cost with business card

Place: Embassy Suites, San Rafael

Info: 415-454-4163, gmarr@srchamber.com

North Coast Green Summit

Sponsor: North Coast Green

Date: Sept. 16 at 8 a.m.          Cost: Call

Place: 200 South School St., Ukiah

Info: www.northcoastgreen.org

ECA Mixer

Sponsor: Engineering Contractors Association

Date: Sept. 16 at 5 p.m.          Cost: No cost

Place: 7171 Stony Point Rd., Cotati

Info: 707-546-5500

Hispanic Chamber 14th Annual Fiesta Sonoma Golf Tournament

Sponsor: Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County

Date: Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m.   Cost: Call

Place: Oakmont Golf Club, Windsor

Info: 707-575-3648, www.hcc-sc.org

Wine Boot Camp

Sponsor: Affairs of the Vine

Date: Sept. 18         Cost: $495

Place: Chalk Hill Vineyard and Winery

Info: 707-874-1975, www.affairsofthevine.com/bootcamp.php

All Jazzed Up: A Swinging Gala

Sponsor: Napa Valley Opera House

Date: Sept. 19 at 4:00 p.m. Cost: $350-$1,250

Place: 2800 Main St., St. Helena

Info: 707-603-2333, maryann@nvoh.org

Farm Bureau Institute

Sponsor: Sonoma County Farm Bureau

Date: Sept. 22 at 7:30 a.m. Cost: Call

Place: 970 Piner Rd., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-544-5575, lex@sonomacountyfarmbureau.com

All Member Briefing

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 23 at 8 a.m.          Cost: Call

Place: 1556 First St., Napa

Info: 707-226-7455, www.napachamber.com

2010 California Residential Code

Sponsor: The American Institute of Architects, Redwood Empire Chapter

Date: Sept. 23 and 24 at 8 a.m. Cost: $75-$125

Place: 1030 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-838-2672, exec@aiare.org

2010 Best Places to Work Awards

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $70

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-521-5264, events@busjrnl.com

The Future of the Engineering Contracting Industry

Sponsor: Engineering Contractors Association

Date: Sept. 24 at 12 p.m. Cost: $40-$60

Place: 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-546-5500

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