Azari Vineyards and Viva Cocolat are pairing chocolate and wine as a Mother's Day treat from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 12 at the vineyard, 1399 Spring Hill Road. For a discounted tasting fee of $15, visitors will sample chocolate and wine, along with pizza paired with Azari Chardonnay and tours of the estate. Ten percent of the proceeds will go to the North Bay Children's Center. For tickets and more information, visit or call 347-9846.


The Sheraton Sonoma County — Petaluma hosts a Mothers Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12 at the hotel's restaurant Tolay, 745 Baywood Drive.

The brunch includes mimosas and live entertainment. The cost is $45 adults, $19 children ages 6-12 and free for kids under 5. For reservations call 283-2900 or visit


Petaluma People Services Center hosts a tea celebrating moms at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at the Senior Caf? 211 Novak Drive.

Tickets are $25 per person and includes tea, light food, entertainment and a gift. Donations are being accepted to help sponsor a Petaluma mom to attend the tea. Call 765-8488.


Celebrate Mother's Day at La Dolce Vita! Starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12. La Dolce Vita will be offering an omelette pizza and $5 Mimosas all day. La Dolce Vita Wine Lounge is located at 151 Petaluma Blvd. South, Ste 117. Call 763-6363

School reopenings

Schools back in session next week
Santa Rosa City Schools reopening Oct. 27:
—Biella Elementary
—Brook Hill Elementary
—Burbank Elementary
—Hidden Valley Elementary
—Lehman Elementary
—Lincoln Elementary
—Maria Carrillo High School
—Monroe Elementary
—Piner High School
—Proctor Terrace Elementary
—Rincon Valley Middle School
—Santa Rosa Accelerated Charter School
—Steele Lane Elementary

Districts reopening schools Monday:
— Bellevue
— Bennett Valley
— Oak Grove
— Roseland (It’s temporarily moving its Roseland Collegiate Prep students to two of its elementary schools)
— Sonoma Valley (except Dunbar, which opens Oct. 24)

Districts reopening schools Tuesday
— Kenwood (tentative)
— Rincon Valley

Districts reopening schools Wednesday
— Geyserville (tentative)
SOURCES: Santa Rosa City Schools, Sonoma County Office of Education