Send Calendar items to the North Bay Business Journal, Attn:   Calendar, 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401; fax 707-521-5292; or   e-mail news@busjrnl.com.This WeekSonoma County Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission Meeting

Sponsor: Sonoma County Regional Parks

Date: Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost:

Place: Board Chambers, 575 Administration Dr., Santa Rosa

Info: sonomacountyparks.orgBill Bryson -- At Home: A Short History of Private Life

Sponsor: Dominican University, Private Ocean

Date: Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. Cost: $20

Place: Angelico Hall, Dominica University, San Rafael

Info: www.dominican.edu/LLSHispanic Chamberof Commerce of Sonoma County's Business Expo & Job Fair

Sponsor: Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County

Date: Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost:

Place: Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building

Info: hccadmin@hcc-sc.orgSpeaking to the Top of the House

Sponsor: Northern California Human Resources Association

Date: Oct.. 27 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost: $35

Place: Nelson Family Companies, Sonoma

Info: www.nchra.org7 Walkers

Date: Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. Cost: $25  -$30

Place: Napa Valley Opera House, Napa

Info: www.nvoh.orgWho Loves Your Brand? with Steven Donaldson

Sponsor: Bay Area Consultants Network

Date: Oct. 28 at 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Cost: $35 - $40

Place: Mcinnis Park Golf Center Restaurant, San Rafael

Info: BACNetwork.comHaunted Opera House Masquerade Party

Sponsor: Napa Valley Opera House and Arts Council Napa Valley

Date: Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost: $25

Place: Napa Valley Opera House, Napa

Info: www.nvoh.orgCombating the Challenges of Aging Through Stem Cells: CIRM Patient Advocacy Day

Date: Oct. 29 at 8:30 a.m. Cost: No cost

Place: The Cooperage, SSU, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park

RSVP: lorstiehl@stiehlworks.comCorazon Latino: Latin Music Festival

Date: Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. Cost: $25 - $30

Place: Napa Valley Opera House, Napa

Info: www.nvoh.comComing UpEssential Tips for Auditing Manager Effectiveness

Sponsor: Northern California Human Resources Association

Date: Nov. 1 at 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Cost: $35

Place: Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa

Info: www.nchra.orgA Wine & Food  Affair

Sponsor: Bobby Flay "Throwdown" Champ

Date: Nov. 5 - 6 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $30 - $70

Place: Graton Ridge Cellars, Sebastopol

Info: 707-823-3040Wine, Bubbles, Bites and Beer - First Annual Gala Event

Sponsor: Soda Rock Winery

Date: Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cost:

Place: Soda Rock Winery, Healdsburg

Info: www.directionfive.orgNational Philanthropy Day - Luncheon Celebration

Sponsor: Association of Fundraising Professionals, Wine Country Chapter

Date: Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. Cost: $50 - 65

Place: Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa

Info: www.afpwcc.orgWinery Purchase & Sales

Sponsor: The Seminar Group

Date: Nov. 8 Cost: $125 - $620

Place: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, 3425 Solano Ave, Napa

Info: info@theseminargroup.comChris Matthews -- Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero

Sponsor: Dominican University, Private Ocean

Date: Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. Cost: free

Place: Angelico Hall, Dominica University, San Rafael

Info: www.dominican.edu/LLSLa Viña 2011 - A dinner and auction benefiting the Napa Valley Language Academy

Sponsor: Cultural, Language, Arts and Student Enrichment Foundation

Date: Nov. 12  Cost: $95

Place: Chardonnay Golf Club, Napa

Info: www.LaVinaAuction.orgWomen's Initiative: 2011 Women Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Ceremony

Sponsor: Siebert Bradford Shank & Co., LLC.; W. Bradley Electric; Circle Bank; and North Bay Business Journal

Date: Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cost: $100

Place: Mill Valley Community Center

Info: www.womensinitiative.orgYear End Tax Planning - Sonoma County Business Series

Sponsor: Michael Anderson & Company, Inc.

Date: Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. Cost: $45 (dinner included)

Place: Hilton Sonoma Wine Country, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-573-0326Fall Concert

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Symphony Young People's Chamber Orchestra and Preparatory Orchestra

Date: Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. Cost: $8 - $12

Place: Glaser Center, Santa Rosa

Info: www.santarosasymphony.comFree Internet Marketing Class

Sponsor: Sebastopol Entrepreneurs Project & DeepSky Marketing

Date: Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: 500 North Main St., Sebastopol

Info: http://www.deepskymarketing.com/internet/deepsky-event-calendar/Hanna Boys Center 61 Annual Holiday Open House & Craft Fair

Sponsor: Hanna Boys Center

Date: Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost:

Place: Hanna Boys Center grounds, Sonoma

Info: www. hannacenter.org