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CELEBRATE THROUGH THE ARTS

YOUR CREATIONS

CREATE WITH US

WHERE TO CONTRIBUTE

Share your passion for the Petaluma River by contributing your creativity to Voice of The River.

Beginning in 2010, Voice of the River is an ongoing public expression through poetry, painting, photography, prose, and music. You can contribute a page (PDF) to the circulating, one-of-a-kind anthology, or a video to our video blog.

It's easy to contribute! Take a moment. Imagine the river. Walk along its banks. Write a poem or story. Paint or draw a river view. Send a page to us. Or contribute short video (email for arrangements).

YOUR CREATIONS

SEND US ONE PAGE OF YOUR CREATIVE WORK— ABOUT THE PETALUMA RIVER:

poetry essay fiction
historical account
river sketch map
plein air painting
interview with an elder
nature writing
children's artwork
Native American story
published writing
notes while rowing
love letter to the river
photograph song lyrics ode
wildlife description
thoughts at lunch

GUIDELINES

• Send one page, must be 8 ½ x 11.
• Please, only writing / artwork about the Petaluma River, suitable for family reading!
• Send photocopies of original artwork! We will not return work, and will exhibit or publish with one-time rights only.
• Write your name on your page. Enclose a separate note with your email address. (Groups and teachers can provide one email address.)

CREATE WITH US

Together, let's celebrate how the river inspires us — historically, personally, and as a vibrant and creative city with a river running through it! Watch this space for announcements of upcoming workshops and events.

WHERE TO CONTRIBUTE

Mail your page, or drop it off—
Voice of the River
c/o Drew Halter
Petaluma Community Center
320 N McDowell Blvd Petaluma, CA 94954-2352

Or email (PDF only!) your page!

OPEN CALL FOR WRITERS AND ARTISTS, PICNICKERS, TEENAGERS, COMMUNITY LEADERS, SWIMMERS, SCOUTS, ROWERS, HISTORIANS, NIÑOS, POETS, OCTOGENARIANS, SCIENTISTS, OTTER-ADMIRERS, PESCADORES, CYCLISTS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, KAYAKERS, AND CLOUD-WATCHERS!

 

 

 

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Contact Information


Administrative Offices
320 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4380
Fax: 707.656.4057
Email: parksnrec@ci.petaluma.ca.us
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday



General Information:

General Division Inquiries 707.778.4380
Adults over 55 707.778.4399
Aquatics 707.778.4410
Community Gardens 707.778.4380
Facility & Park Reservations 707.778.4380
Marina 707.778.4489
Parks Maintenance 707.778.4303
Program Registration 707.778.4380



Recreation Coordinators:
Drew Halter (Adult Sports, Field Rentals)
707-778-4488
dhalter@ci.petaluma.ca.us

Kara Vorhees (Preschool, Camps, Craft Fair)
707-778-4336
kvorhees@ci.petaluma.ca.us

Sandra Kraus (Senior Center)
707-778-4349
skraus@ci.petaluma.ca.us