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The Week in Windsor: Oct. 14 – 21

Sunday, October 14th, 2012 | Posted by

Health First Pharmacy presents an “Immune Support” seminar at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Flamingo Hotel and resort, 2777 Fourth St. Topics will include dietary influences on immunity, the role of stress, the role of sleep and exercise, and vitamins for better immunity. Cost is $15. Register at mark@healthfirstpharmacy.net or 837-7948.

“Heroes for Y Kids,” an annual golf tournament to benefit the Sonoma County Family YMCA, starts at 12:15 p.m. Friday, followed by a putting derby, dinner and an auction at Windsor Golf Club, 1340 19th Hole Drive. Cost is $165, which includes lunch, dinner and registration. More info: Laura Gilbert at lgilbert@scfymca.org or sonomacountyheroes.golfreg.com.

The Great Sonoma County Trivia Challenge offers an evening of fun at 6 p.m. Friday, benefitting the Santa Rosa Symphony and the 6th Street Playhouse. Local businesses will compete for brainiac bragging rights, medals and the grand trophy, a brain. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door, and include a lasagna dinner. It’s held at the Mary Agatha Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Hwy., Windsor. More info: triviasonoma.com.

The Windsor Library holds a pumpkin-carving contest for teens 12-18 at 2 p.m. Saturday at 9291 Old Redwood Hwy., Building 100. Contestants will have one hour to clean and carve their pumpkins, with prizes awarded to the top three. Free; no registration required. More info: sonomalibrary.org or 838-1020 (press 5).

ARTrails Open Studios continues 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 21 at locations throughout Sonoma County. It’s free. For more information or a directory of participating artists, visit sonomaarts.com/artrails/artrails_home.

The Windsor Farmers Market holds the 11th annual Pumpkin Festival 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 21 in Old DowntownWindsor. The event includes pumpkin desserts, largest pumpkin contest, pumpkin bowling, scarecrow building, pumpkin car races, Arts & Crafts, BBQ, music by 4th Street Jazz, Kidz Dig It Club and Windsor Garden Club’s fall plant sale. Cost: Free. More info: windsorfarmersmarket.com.

– Jessie De La O

If you would like your event listed in the weekly Windsor Towns calendar, email information to windsortownnews@gmail.com.

  • Karen Alves

    This Sunday the Town of Windsor, Windsor Unified School District, Windsor Farmers Market and the Windsor Community as a whole will be celebrating Windsor as one of ING’s 100 Best Communites for Young People and one of 5 Best Communites for Hispanic Youth. This prestigious award was awared to Windsor on September 12 in a nation wide telecast with Colin Powell helping to announce the winners. If you would like to get more information about the party, October 21 from 10:00-2:00 with food, entertainment a visit from Snoopy himself please contact Tammy Gable at the Windsor Unified School District or Donna Legge at the Parks and Rec Department Town of Windsor. Please join us on the Windsor Town Green this coming Sunday for this awesome celebration of well deserved award.

    Karen Alves

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