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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Rustic, Intimate & Uniquely, Truly Round

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Nestled in the charming West End neighborhood is the stunning DeTurk Round Barn, among California's oldest truly round buildings. With gorgeous hardwood floors and all the modern amenities, this historic venue can be the setting for your special event! Ta...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Playground Design Selected for Coffey Neighborhood Park

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The new playground at Coffey Neighborhood Park will be nature-themed with soothing colors and pops of bright color for fun. Representatives from the Coffey Park neighborhood and Coffey Strong recommended the proposal from Ross Recreation Equipment, which ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Accessibility Improvements for Howarth Park

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The City of Santa Rosa is reconstructing the pathways at Howarth Park around the train, carousel, picnic area by the carousel, pony ride and animal barn for the purpose of improving disability access.Construction is expected to start October 2019 and be c...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Rec & Parks Honored as "Best of Sonoma County"

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The Press Democrat has announced their 2019 award winners for their "Best of Sonoma County" awards and Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks has several honors!Thank you Sonoma County for casting your votes to honor your Santa Rosa City parks and faci...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: July 18, 2019

The NEW Fall/Winter Activity Guide is here!

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Start planning your fall and winter adventures now! The pages of the new Activity Guide are bursting with ways to spice up your schedule with new activities for adults, exciting winter camps for youth, fun events suitable for all ages and more!Click here ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

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The October 2017 firestorm damaged 10 Santa Rosa City park sites. Damage was sustained within Community Parks, Neighborhood Parks, Open Space and Landscape Areas. Total damage is estimated at $7-$14 Million. The City’s most severely damaged park is Coffey...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Public Art Walk

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Santa Rosa’s public art is calling you downtown! See a gorgeous horse statue, a colorful mosaic fish, a gigantic mural underway and plenty more. View this video preview (or click on image below), then come see for yourself!     ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Recovery Update: Coffey Neighborhood Park

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The City of Santa Rosa’s plans to rebuild Coffey Neighborhood Park are moving forward with several key items of progress occurring this month. Earlier in October, staff with the Recreation & Parks Department learned that the Federal Emergency Manageme...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Bayer Neighborhood Park Reservations

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Good news! Picnic Reservations (under 100 people) for Bayer Neighborhood Park & Gardens are now handled at Finley Community Center and no longer require a Park Permit. A Park Permit may still be required if your event has an attendance of over 100, is...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Digitization Project Preserves Historic Image Collection of Famed Horticulturalist Luther Burbank

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The Sonoma County Library and City of Santa Rosa are pleased to announce the completion of a project to digitize over 1700 images belonging to Santa Rosa’s famed Luther Burbank Home & Gardens. The project preserves the locally and nationally significa...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Recovery in Parks, Open Spaces & Public Landscaping

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Recovery is underway in the City’s fire-impacted parks, open space and public landscaping. For answers to some frequently asked questions on issues related to these areas, please visit the FAQ section of the City’s Rebuild website and follow the options a...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Hopper Ave Trees Removed

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Efforts to replace the burned wall along Hopper that leads to-and-through Coffey Park are now a step closer. This video shows City crews from Parks and Public Works making way for new construction. Take a look…Return to Recreation & Parks homepage.

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