This WeekSanta Rosa YPN Morning Buzz

Sponsor: Malia Anderson Consulting

Date: Aug.15,  7:30--8:30 a.m.  Cost: YPN members only.

Place: The Brasserie Restaurant and Lounge, Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa

Info: ypn@santarosachamber.comMusic in the Vineyards

Sponsor: Music in the Vineyard

Date: Aug.15, 16--19, times vary  Cost: $50 per performance

Place: Venues throughout Napa Valley

Info: mitv@sonic.net or 707-258-5550; nonprofit chamber music festivalTuesdays in the Plaza: Summer Concert Series

Sponsor: City of Healdsburg

Date: Aug. 14, 6--8 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: Healdsburg Plaza, 100 Plaza St., Healdsburg

Info: www.ci.healdsburg.ca.us State and Federal Leave Laws: How California Employers Survive the Perfect Storm

Sponsor: Sonoma County Employer Advisory Council, California Employment Development Department

Date: Aug. 15,  7:30--10 a.m. Cost: $30 members, $50 nonmembers

Place: Wedgewood Banquet Center at Foxtail golf Course, 100 Golf Course Dr., Rohnert Park

Info: 707-576-2015 or vnagle@edd.ca.govLean Manufacturing 101 workshop

Sponsor: Corporation for Manufacturing Excellence (Manex) and Solano Economic Development Corporation. Funded by National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Date: Aug. 16, 8:30--10:30 a.m.   Cost: No charge to manufacturers, distributors and suppliers 

Place: Calbee Foods, 2600 Maxwell Way, Fairfield

Info: Sandy Person, 707-864-1866Sonoma County Business Series: Competitive Pricing + Disciplined Spending = $$$$

Sponsor: Michael Anderson & Company, Inc., CPAs & Advisors

Date: Aug. 16, 6 p.m. Cost: $45, dinner included

Place: Hilton Sonoma Wine Country, 3555 Round Barn Blvd.,  Santa Rosa

Info: info@macocpa.com or 707-573-0326 12 week PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation Course

Sponsor: Northern California Human Resources Association

Date: Aug. 16--Nov. 8, 6--9 p.m. Cost: $1,129, $979 NCHRA members 

Place: Buck Institute, 8001 Redwood Blvd., Novato

Info: lhickey@nchra.org or 415-291-1992; 36 instructional hours for HR professionalsRockin' the River

Sponsor: Russian River Rotary Foundation and sponsors

Date: Aug. 16, 6--8 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: Guerneville Plaza, River and Armstrong Woods roads, Guerneville

Info: www.rockintheriver.org or 707-869- 9403Broadway Under the Stars: What a Wonderful World

Sponsor: Transcendence Theatre

Date: Aug. 16--26, 8 p.m. Cost: $25--$117

Place: Jack London State Park, 2400 London Ranch Rd., Glen Ellen; supports the park

Info: www.transcendencetheatre.orgEducation and Business Partnership Breakfast

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Aug. 17, 7--9 a.m. Cost: $30

Place: Flamingo Hotel, 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa

Info: Janet Rogers, janetr@santarosachamber.coGlow in the Dark Golf Tournament

Sponsor: San Rafael Chamber of Commerce, San Geronimo Golf Course

Date: Aug. 17, 7--10 p.m. Cost: $90--$115,  includes dinner

Place: San Geronimo Golf Course, 5800 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Geronimo

Info: jwebster@srchamber.co or 415-454-4163 ext. 104 Open house for First-time students

Sponsor: College of Marin

Date: Aug. 18, 9 a.m.--1 p.m. Cost: No Charge

Place: Indian Valley and Kentfield campuses

Info: 415-485-9375 or Arnulfo.Cedillo@marin.eduHolstein 100: 19th Annual Bike Ride and Walk

Sponsor: West Marin Senior Services

Date: Aug. 19.  Cost: $30--$68; six-mile walk, 100-mile bike ride

Place: Petaluma Junior High School, 700 Bantam Way, Petaluma

Info: www.wmss.org/holstein or 415-663-8148; benefits West Marin Senior ServicesWings Over Wine Country Air Show

Sponsor: Pacific Coast Air Museum

Date: Aug. 18--19.  Cost: $5--$17; VIP tickets available

Place: Charles M Schulz--Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa

Info: www.wingsoverwinecountry.org or 707-566-8380 Live at Juilliard Sunday Concert Series

Sponsor: Sonoma County Employer Advisory Council, California Employment Development Department

Date: Aug. 19, 5--7 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: Juilliard Park, Santa Rosa

Info: ci.santa-rosa.ca.usComing Up CANVAS Connect: Hospitality Networking Event

Sponsor: Canvas (Concierge Alliance of Napa Valley and Sonoma)

Date: Aug. 21, 6--8 p.m. Cost: Free for members, $10 nonmembers (hospitality professionals only)

Place: Ram's Gate Winery, 2700 Arnold Dr., Sonoma

Info: Info@ConciergeAlliance.com or 707-254-5495Stroke Orientation Program

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Date: Aug. 22, 7--8:30 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: 1165 Montgomery Dr., Conference Room B, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-228-7778 or Alina.Matei@stjoe.org Grassroots Grazing Gala

Sponsor: Western Sonoma County Rural Alliance

Date: Aug. 25, 6--9:30 p.m. Cost: $45, $55 at door

Place: Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental  

Info: Brown Paper Tickets; delectables, music and live auction with Ernie Carpenter; benefits Climate Protection CampaignRich Thomas honored at 40th annual Agribusiness Barbecue

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Aug. 29, 5--9 p.m. Cost: Call

Place: Richard's Grove & Saralee's Vineyard, 3575/3351 Slusser Rd., Windsor

Info: Janet Rogers, 707-545-1414 ext. 13Impact Napa

 Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: Aug. 30, 7:30--10:30 a.m. Cost: $45, $450 table of 10

Place: Napa Valley Marriott, 3425 Solano Ave., Napa

Info: events@busjrnl.com, 707-521-5264 NorthBayBusinessJournal.com; Keynote speaker: Chris Thornberg of Beacon Economics along with a powerhouse wine industry panel2012 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Sponsor: Sonoma County Wine Weekend

Date: Aug. 31--Sept. 2, times varies  Cost: Varies

Place: Locations throughout Sonoma County

Info: sonomawinecountryweekend.com; benefits more than 20 Sonoma County charitiesSummerfest: Summer Street Party 

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Railroad Square Historic District

Date: Sept. 7, 6--9 p.m.  Cost: Free

Place: Railroad Square, between Morgan and Wilson streets,  Santa Rosa

Info: railroadsquare.net or summerfesttrailrailroadsquare.com; celebrated chefs, live music, wine and beer tastingsAmerican Harvest Workshop: Farmer's Market and Opening Night Reception

Sponsor: Cakebread Cellars

Date: Sept. 8, 4--5:30 p.m. Cost: $25 wine club, $30 nonmembers

Place: Cakebread Cellars, 8300 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford

Info: cakebread.comEco Fair Marin 2012, author Van Jones as keynote presenter

Sponsor: Marin County

Date: Sept. 9, 10 a.m.--6 p.m. Cost: $5, Free for children 17 and under 

Place: Sonoma County Fairgrounds

Info: ecofairmarin.org American Harvest Workshop: Harvest Dinners

Sponsor: Cakebread Cellars

Date: Sept. 10--11, 6 p.m. Cost: $175

Place: Pecan Patio, 8300 St. Helena Hwy., Rutherford

Info: cakebread.com or Shelly Van Zandt, 707-963-5221 ext. 240Best Places to Work Gala Reception

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: Sept. 11, 4:30--7:00 p.m.  Cost: $70, $750 table of 10

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Spa, 100 Railroad St., Santa Rosa

Info: events@busjrnl.comSan Rafael Business Showcase 

Sponsor: San Rafael Chamber

Date: Sept. 12, 3:30--6:30,  Reception 6:30-7:30 Cost: Attendee Admission $5

Place: Embassy Suites Hotel, San Rafael

Info: srchamber.com or 415-454-4163; more than 90 local businessesUnderstanding Addiction: Seeking Safety and Creating Change

Sponsor: Drug Abuse Alternative Center

Date: Sept. 13, 8:30 a.m.--5 p.m. Cost: $90--$100

Place: Mary Agatha Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Hwy., Windsor

Info: 707- 571-2233 ext. 369A Road to Success BBQ and Fun-raiser

Sponsor: 4H Foundation of Sonoma County

Date: Sept. 15,  3--8 p.m. Cost: $35, $800 table of 10

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

Info: 707- 584-9284, 4HFoundationofsoco.org16th Annual Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato FestivalSponsor: Kendall-JacksonDate: Sept. 15.  Cost: $85Place: Kendall-Jackson Wine Center, 5007 Fulton Rd., FultonInfo: Robin, 707-571-8100LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Workshop

Sponsor: U.S. Green Building Council Northern California Chapter

Date: Sept. 17.  Cost: Varies, contact host

Place: StopWaste.Org, 1537 Webster St., Oakland

Info: usgbc.orgSocial Media Marketing Made Simple: Marin

Sponsor: SBDC at Santa Rosa Junior College

Date: Sept. 18, 9 a.m.--noon. Cost: Free

Place: 3240 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael

Register: nc.ecenterdirect.com/ConferenceDetail.action?ID=2200421st Wine Industry Financial Symposium

Sponsor: Wine Industry Symposium Group

Date: Sept. 24--25,  times vary.  Cost: $275-$775 until Sept. 10.

Place: Napa Valley Marriott, 3425 Solano Ave. , Napa

Info: winesymposium.com or KathyA@swgnapa.com; keynote speaker: Jay Wright, COO, Constellation BrandsImpact Solano: Exploring top issues shaping the future of business in Solano County

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: Sept. 26, 8--10:30 a.m.  Cost: $45, $450 table of 10 

Place: Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Ct., Fairfield

Info: northbaybusinessjournal.com, 707-521-5264; keynote speaker Dr. Robert Eyler4 a Child benefit and auction

Sponsor: California Parenting Institute

Date: Sept. 29,  4:30--7 p.m.  Cost: $50

Place: Rodney Strong Vineyard, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy., Healdsburg

Info: 4-A-CHILD.org or 707-585-6108 X 123 or wendyh@calparents.org; live entertainment, chef tasting stations, wine and beerSanta Rosa Symphony's Orchestral Opening Concert

Sponsor: Green Music Center

Date: Sept. 30, 2 p.m. Cost: Call

Place: Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park

Info: 866-955-6040 10th Annual Catwalk for a Cure Fundraiser

Sponsor: Sutter Health

Date: Oct. 5, 11 a.m.--2 p.m.  Cost: $125, sponsorships available

Place: Wells Fargo Center (big white tent), 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa 

Info: gills@sutterhealth.org, 707-521-8883 Artrails Open Studios

Sponsor: Aarts Council Sonoma County

Date: Oct. 13--14, 10 a.m.--5 p.m.  Cost: Free

Place: See website

Info: SonomaArts.com/arttrails or rdwdbw@sbcglobal.net; more than 150 Sonoma County artists on this self-guided art tourRussian River Watershed Symposium 2012

Sponsor: Russian River Symposium

Date: Nov. 2, 8 a.m.--5 p.m.  Cost: $40 through Sept. 14, then $55

Place: Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds, 1 Citrus Fair Dr., Cloverdale

Info: rrsymposium@yahoo.com or 707-569-1448 ext. 100