Event Calendar

Purple = At Sonoma Garden Park, 19996 7th St East, Sonoma        Red = At Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd Kenwood
Green = SEC Event, see details for location        Yellow = Partner Events, see details for location

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Harry Potter Camp: Goblet of Fire 9:00 am
Harry Potter Camp: Goblet of Fire @ Sonoma Garden Park
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm
Registration is full! To be added to our wait list, please email holland@sonomaecologycenter.org and provide your name, camper’s name and age, and best phone number to reach you.
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Harvest Market 9:00 am
Harvest Market @ Sonoma Garden Park
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us on Saturdays for our seasonal Harvest Market! Veggies and fruits come straight from our garden, and we also have amazing eggs, local olive oil, lavender and beautiful bouquets of flowers. Do your shopping[...]
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series 9:00 am
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Please Join us for an 8-week Hiking for Fitness Program. The program leaders will guide you on a series of weekly hikes with the challenge increasing each week. Before the first hike, the leader will[...]
Nature Hike 10:00 am
Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join us for a 1.4-mile nature hike along the Sonoma Creek,   On the hike your leader will teach you about the plants, animals and aquatic life of Sonoma Creek.   The hike starts at[...]
Almost Full Moon Hike 6:00 pm
Almost Full Moon Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Almost Full Moon Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Bring a flashlight and your sense of wonder as you explore the park after dark. This moderate to strenuous level hike route will band head up to Vista trail where we will see the moon[...]
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Trail Clearing & Construction Day 9:00 am
Trail Clearing & Construction Day @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Help us keep our trails clear of brush and free of mud and rocks and assiste with construction and maintenance projects such as painting and building repair.  Meet at the White Barn at 9:00.  [...]
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Sugar-Hood Shuttle 8:00 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 12 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Want to do a through hike from Sugarloaf to Hood Mountain or vice versa?  Ride the Sugar-Hood Shuttle. How it works Every half hour our Shuttle will leave from either Sugarloaf Park or Hood Mountain[...]
Harvest Market 9:00 am
Harvest Market @ Sonoma Garden Park
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us on Saturdays for our seasonal Harvest Market! Veggies and fruits come straight from our garden, and we also have amazing eggs, local olive oil, lavender and beautiful bouquets of flowers. Do your shopping[...]
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series 9:00 am
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Please Join us for an 8-week Hiking for Fitness Program. The program leaders will guide you on a series of weekly hikes with the challenge increasing each week. Before the first hike, the leader will[...]
Sugarloaf Volunteer Training 9:00 am
Sugarloaf Volunteer Training @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park - Observatory
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sugarloaf Volunteer Training @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park - Observatory
Whatever your talents or interests, we have volunteer opportunities for you.  Initial training is provided and periodic docent enrichment events feature speakers who provide more insight into specific aspects of park history or ecology. You can[...]
Nature Hike: The Trees We See 9:30 am
Nature Hike: The Trees We See @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Nature Hike: The Trees We See @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
What better way to spend a summer morning than to learn about our native trees and especially to enjoy their cooling shade. Sugarloaf has as many as 15 different native trees and we’ll find as[...]
When in Bloom – Flower Workshop with Natasha Drengson 10:00 am
When in Bloom – Flower Workshop with Natasha Drengson @ Sonoma Garden Park
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
When in Bloom – Flower Workshop with Natasha Drengson @ Sonoma Garden Park
Flowers are blooming at Sonoma Garden Park! Join Natasha Drengson on Saturday, August 12th from 10am-1pm for a flower arrangement workshop, utilizing fresh flowers from Sonoma Garden Park. The workshop will focus on wedding bouquets and boutonnieres, but[...]
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Sugar-Hood Shuttle 8:00 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Want to do a through hike from Sugarloaf to Hood Mountain or vice versa?  Ride the Sugar-Hood Shuttle. How it works Every half hour our Shuttle will leave from either Sugarloaf Park or Hood Mountain[...]
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RFO: The Night Sky Classes 7:30 pm
RFO: The Night Sky Classes @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
RFO: The Night Sky Classes @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
The three seasonal series (six classes each) are designed for everyone from total beginners to experienced amateur observers. Whether you want to learn the constellations or have a telescope and want to expand your knowledge[...]
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Harvest Market 9:00 am
Harvest Market @ Sonoma Garden Park
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us on Saturdays for our seasonal Harvest Market! Veggies and fruits come straight from our garden, and we also have amazing eggs, local olive oil, lavender and beautiful bouquets of flowers. Do your shopping[...]
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series 9:00 am
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Please Join us for an 8-week Hiking for Fitness Program. The program leaders will guide you on a series of weekly hikes with the challenge increasing each week. Before the first hike, the leader will[...]
Edible Plants Walk 9:30 am
Edible Plants Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Edible Plants Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join Mary Good on a hike exploring the Medicinal and Edible plants of the park.  Weaving in natural history, ethnobotany, herbalism and folktales, this walk will open your senses, as well as your curiosity to[...]
Spanish / English Nature Hike 10:00 am
Spanish / English Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Spanish / English Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join us for a 1.4-mile nature hike along the Sonoma Creek,   On the hike, your leaders will teach you about the plants, animals and aquatic life of Sonoma Creek.   The hike starts at[...]
RFO Solar Viewing 11:00 am
RFO Solar Viewing @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
-Solar Observing:  Time: 11AM – 3PM.  Come and view our closest star and learn about sunspots, prominences, flares and more. We observe with both visible light and radio telescopes.  No Charge. For more info please[...]
RFO Public Star Party 8:00 pm
RFO Public Star Party @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
Aug 19 @ 8:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 12:00 am
RFO Public Star Party @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
-Presentations on astronomical topics are given in the classroom throughout the course of the evening. Starting at dusk, the Observatory’s three main telescopes are open for your viewing. Docents set up additional telescopes in front[...]
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The Great American Eclipse Viewing Event at RFO 8:00 am
The Great American Eclipse Viewing Event at RFO @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
Aug 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Great American Eclipse Viewing Event at RFO @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
Come see The Great American Eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21 between 8 a.m and noon at Robert Ferguson Observatory in Sugarloaf Ridge State park. The observatory will be using its solar telescope and offering eclipse[...]
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Trail Clearing & Construction Day 9:00 am
Trail Clearing & Construction Day @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Help us keep our trails clear of brush and free of mud and rocks and assiste with construction and maintenance projects such as painting and building repair.  Meet at the White Barn at 9:00.  [...]
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Harvest Market 9:00 am
Harvest Market @ Sonoma Garden Park
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us on Saturdays for our seasonal Harvest Market! Veggies and fruits come straight from our garden, and we also have amazing eggs, local olive oil, lavender and beautiful bouquets of flowers. Do your shopping[...]
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series 9:00 am
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ParkRx – Hiking for Fitness Series @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Please Join us for an 8-week Hiking for Fitness Program. The program leaders will guide you on a series of weekly hikes with the challenge increasing each week. Before the first hike, the leader will[...]
ParkRx – Forest Therapy 9:30 am
ParkRx – Forest Therapy @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
ParkRx – Forest Therapy @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Have you heard about Shinrin Yoku or “Forest bathing”?  Here is an opportunity to take a walk, and experience the practice for yourself. Learn techniques to maximize the health benefits and stress reducing qualities, of this[...]
Medicinal Herbs in Your Home Garden 10:00 am
Medicinal Herbs in Your Home Garden @ Sonoma Garden Park
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Medicinal Herbs in Your Home Garden @ Sonoma Garden Park
Led by long-time local herbalist, Tina Tedesco, this workshop will introduce you to the many ways in which medicinal herbs can be used in our daily lives. Tina will focus on the everyday herbs and[...]
Nature Hike 10:00 am
Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join us for a 1.4-mile nature hike along the Sonoma Creek,   On the hike your leader will teach you about the plants, animals and aquatic life of Sonoma Creek.   The hike starts at[...]
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Sonoma Salutes Sugarloaf! 5:00 pm
Sonoma Salutes Sugarloaf! @ Oakmont East Recreation Center
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sonoma Salutes Sugarloaf! @ Oakmont East Recreation Center
Join the Oakmont Hikers Club in a fundraiser for Sugarloaf Ridge State Park—celebrating five years as a community-operated state park in Sonoma Valley! This event includes wine and cocktails, a four-course meal, and a presentation[...]
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