ONE WARM COAT
Thursday, Feb. 7,
101 Brewing Co.
WHAT’S HAPPENING? Do you have a spare used coat or jacket in your closet, garage or storage unit? You can bet there’s someone out there who could use a bit of warmth as the wintry weather stretches on. Bring your coat (or two, or three) to Petaluma’s 101 Brewing Co. in Feb. 7, after 5 p.m., and the good folks at the brewery, with the help of One Warm Coat, will get it into the hands of someone who needs it.
WHO DOES IT HELP? One Warm Coat, founded in 1992, is a national nonprofit organization working to distribute free coats and jackets to those in need of warmth. The nonprofit assists local organizations nation-wide in mounting their own coat drives. All coats are distribute within and around those communities in which were collected. To date, One Warm Coat has hosted 31,000 coat drives, distributing more than five million coats along the way.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD WE KNOW? 101 Brewing has plenty of tasty beers on tap, and snacks too. The tap room is at 1304 Scott St.
PETALUMA WOMAN’S CLUB
Friday, Feb. 8, 6:30 p.m.
WHAT’S HAPPENING? Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for crab, salad, French bread, beer, wine, soda and the club’s famous “better than sex” cake. A live auction follows. $50. Petaluma Woman’s Club, 518 B St.
WHO DOES IT HELP? Proceeds benefit the Petaluma Woman’s Club’s historic building.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD WE KNOW? Get tickets at pwc-crab-feed.eventbright.com org through the clubhouse (762-4271) or Esther Schau (799-6077).
AN AFTERNOON IN VIENNA
Sunday, Feb. 10, 2 p.m.
Hermann Sons Hall.
WHAT’S HAPPENING? Music and dancing to the gorgeous melodies of Johann Strauss, performed by violinist Kyle Craft. There will be a no-host bar, and delicious cakes and drinks available for purchase.
WHO DOES IT HELP? This event is a benefit for Lodge No. 26, Order of Hermann Sons.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD WE KNOW? Hermann Sons Hall is at 860 Western Ave. Cost is $5 at the door or in advance. To reserve tickets call Ruth at 794-7313 or Maria at 778-8066.
WHAT’S HAPPENING? The Phoenix Theater needs an up-to-date sprinkler system and a brand new roof. Repairs are estimated to cost upwards of $200,000, and are required to keep the beloved local institution open. So far, about $35,000 has been raised through the nonprofit’s GoFundMe campaign.
WHO DOES IT HELP? The Petaluma Phoenix Center, a 501C3 organization, supports local youth through concerts, recreation space, a teen health clinic and numerous art and music programs.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD WE KNOW? To make a donation, go to GoFundMe.com, and search “Save the Phoenix.” A donation in any amount is appreciated, and every little bit helps.
RUBY AZEVEDO CANCER TREATMENT
WHAT’S HAPPENING? On Jan. 2 of this year, Petaluma’s Ruby Rose Azevedo was diagnosed with Leukemia. She started treatment immediately, and it is expected to continue for two years. Ruby’s parents, Todd and Vanessa, have asked for their community’s help in absorbing the fast-climbing medical expenses, hoping for a minimum of $30,000, though they will need much more. As of this week, the campaign has raised almost $35,000.
ABOUT HELPING OUT
This is the Argus-Courier’s calendar of events that assist Petalumans in need, and locally-based nonprofits. Are you planning a fundraiser, benefit, volunteer events or crowdfunding campaign for a good cause or charity? For consideration in Helping Out, send the details to David Templeton at email@example.com