The Week in Cloverdale: July 27 – Aug. 3
~ Sunday Night Jazz with Gary Johnson on sax and flute from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 27 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. Joining him is the Jazz Quartet with Christian Foley on guitar, Greg Hester on keyboards, Carol Shumate on bass and Tom Scott on drums. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ Immigration and Citizenship Information Meeting, hosted by California Human Development, will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, July 28, in Riali Hall at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 491 S. Franklin. Discussion will be led by Kathy Differding. For more information, call 521-4721.
~ Summertime Storytime, featuring stories, songs and other fun pre-literacy activities for ages 2 to 5, will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29 at the Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. No charge. 894-5271.
~ Cloverdale Community Farmers Market & Exchange from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, in the empty lot next to Plank Coffee, 225 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Vendors will include Duncan Soldner (mushrooms), Lou Preston’s bread, Flour Girl pastries, Ariel Ross breads and crackers, Six Oaks Farm, Split Rock Ridge Olive Oil, Artisan cheese makers, avocados, as well as jams, plants, flowers and other seasonal items. 894-6379.
~ A free Island-themed Acoustic Music Workshop, led by Dave Garland and Tom McBride, and open to acoustic musicians of all skill levels, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, at the Cloverdale Center for the Arts, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd. For more information, contact email@example.com or call 894-2738.
~ Summer Reading FINALE! for children ages 5 to 12, featuring games, prizes and fun for the whole family, begins at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 31 at the Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. 894-5271.
~ Cloverdale’s Certified Farmers Market opens at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 1 along N. Cloverdale Blvd. between 1st and E. 2nd Streets. Shoppers will find fresh produce, flowers, plants, artisan crafts and prepared foods, as well as activities for children. For more information, call 893-7211 or visit cloverdalefarmersmarket.com.
~ Grammy-nominated Tab Benoit will bring his solid guitar skills and leathery Cajun-spiced vocals to the Friday Night Live stage at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, August 1 in the Downtown Plaza, located in the 100 block of N. Cloverdale Blvd. The free summer concerts, held every Friday through Aug. 29, are presented by the Cloverdale Arts Alliance. 894-4410.
~ Beginning with live music at 11:15 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, Midnight Madness returns to the Clover Theater, 121 E. First St., with a special midnight screening of “The Raid 2: Berandal.”
~ Bruce Halbohm, “a new voice in jazz,” will perform a medley of blues, jazz and classics from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 2 for diners at Piacere Ristorante Italiano, 504 N. Cloverdale Blvd. No cover charge. 894-0885.
~ Over Easy, also known as Sheridan Malone and John Morris, will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 2 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First Street. Alternating on guitar and standup bass, their repertoire is based on close harmony and includes classic country, bluegrass, gospel and folk. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ Sunday Night Jazz with Gary Johnson on sax and flute from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 3 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. Joining him is the Jazz Quartet with Christian Foley on guitar, Greg Hester on keyboards, Carol Shumate on bass and Tom Scott on drums. No cover charge. 894-9610.