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Friday, April 26
Free Family Jam: Bring your own instrument or play on instruments already there for Cheryl Teach Music’s all ages family jam. 6:30-7:15 p.m. 4910 Sonoma Highway, Suite C, Santa Rosa. cherylteachmusic.com

Saturday, April 27
Slow Art Day: Sonoma County Museum is taking part in this global event, inviting the public to take their time to look at 5 works of art for 10 minutes each, and then meet over lunch to talk about the experience. Members and children under 12 FREE, non-members $7. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa. sonomacountymuseum.org/event/slowartday

Saturday, April 27
Butter & Egg Days Parade: The 32nd annual parade and celebration holds on to its annual traditions, from the Cow Chip Tossing Contest, to the Cutest Little Chick. This small town festival brings everyone together for a citywide party downtown. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown Petaluma. www.petalumadowntown.com

Saturday, April 27
Canstruction: Local groups construct sculptures entirely out of canned food, creating amazing art with just cans in an event that raises awareness for healthy eating and for the Redwood Empire Food Bank. Free. 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Coddingtown Mall. 733 Coddingtown Center, Santa Rosa. northcoastnutrition.org

Saturday, April 27
Healthy Kids Day: A free community event meant to ket kids moving and encourage healthier living through fun activities, crafts, games, music, fitness demos, healthy food, and more. Lots of prizes and giveaways too! 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sonoma County Family YMCA. 1111 College Avenue, Santa Rosa. scfymca.org

Saturday, April 27
Sebastopol Bike Swap and Rodeo: Donate, trade, or get a bike at this bike swap. And then learn bike skills through special courses and safety education. 9-10:30 a.m. bike drop-off, 11-12 raffle, 11-1:30 Bike Skills Rodeo. Brook Haven School. 7905 Valentine Avenue, Sebastopol. (707) 545-0153

Saturday, April 27
Earth Day Santa Rosa: The 4th annual event opens at 8 a.m. with a cleanup of Prince Memorial Greenway and Juilliard Park, and then continues from noon-4 p.m. with a festival in Courthouse Square, complete with food vendors, family activities, green products, and more. For more information, visit www.srcity.org/earthday

Sunday, April 28
Milkshake:
Families can shake their thing when Milkshake, the popular kids band seen on multiple children’s TV programs, will perform their energetic pop-rock music. $12-$17. 3 p.m. Wells Fargo Center. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa. wellsfargocenterarts.org

April 27-28
Bodega Bay Fisherman’s Festival: in its 40th year, the event marks the beginning of salmon fishing season and the blessing of the fleet with a fun festival for all. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Westside Park, Westshore Rd., Bodega Bay. bbfishfest.org