Ukiah Community Events
I’m Ed Smith, a Ukiah personal injury lawyer. The city of Ukiah sits in the very heart of Mendocino county and offers residents and visitors easy access to some of the California’s most beautiful landscapes and scenery. Ukiah is a city with rich character, a vibrant arts community, vineyards, and stunning natural surroundings.
May 2017 – Ukiah Community Events
If you are a resident of Ukiah, or just visiting, you might be excited to learn that the city is always abuzz with many engaging and exciting community events. Listed below are just a handful of the events that Ukiah has going on in the month of May.
Color Me Green 5K Run
Starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017, Ukiah’s 4H chapter will host a run to benefit its programs in the area that teach youth valuable agricultural and farming skills. Participants will run (or walk) a 5-kilometer track that offers views of rare plant species, old-growth oak trees, and a large boulder with prehistoric petroglyph style carvings. Participants can expect volunteers at the event to shower them with green dye powder as they make their way along the course. Organizers of the event say that they aim for it to be a fun way for youth and community members to learn about improving their health through exercise. Calling all runners, walkers and pedestrians – the race will begin at Nelson Vineyards at 8 a.m.
Barn to Yarn
The Hopland Research and Extension Center, the University of California’s chief facility for field research related to agriculture and natural resources in the north coast region, is holding an event on Saturday, May 13, 2017, during which participants will learn about all of the work that goes into making wool clothing. The event will include demonstrations of sheep shearing as well as opportunities for visitors to try their hand at felting, spinning, and dyeing wool. The event will be held and the Hopland Field Station and starts at 9 a.m.
Family Fun Carnival
In celebration of Nursing Home Week, an effort of the American Health Care Association to support those living in nursing homes across California and the nursing professionals that serve them, the AHCA is hosting their sixth annual Ukiah Family Fun Carnival on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The carnival will include jump-houses, waterslides, face painting, a petting zoo, a rock wall, and many more events that promise to be great fun for families. The proceeds from all of the food bought at the event will benefit the American Cancer Society. The event will start at 1162 Dora Street at 1 p.m.
Ukiah Library Game Night
The Mendocino County Library’s Ukiah Branch is hosting a game night on Thursday, May 11, 2017. All residents of and visitors to Ukiah are invited to spend an evening playing their favorite card and board games starting at 5:30 p.m. Those with Mendocino County Library cards are welcome to check out any game for a week so that they can play at home with family and friends.
Hope you and your family take some time together to enjoy one of the many Ukiah community events taking place in May!
Ukiah Car Accident & Personal Injury Lawyer
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