The week in Cotati: Nov. 19-25
Ongoing classes and groups:
Overeaters Anonymous offers a 12-step based recovery program for anyone with a desire to stop eating compulsively. 8:15-9:15 a.m. ongoing Fridays at Church of the Oaks, 175 Page St. in Cotati. No fee. Call 332-7416 or go to Sonomaoar2.org for more information.
Relax with Carol Hince in a gentle therapeutic yoga class offered 9-10:30 a.m. each Friday at Songbird Community Healing Center, 8280 Old Redwood Hwy in Cotati. Compassion and guidance are offered for those with limitations. Drop-in sliding scale $10-14. Call 795-2398 for more information or go to songbirdcenter.org.
The City of Cotati offers ongoing aikido, yoga and karate classes at the Ray Miller Community Center in the Eagle Room, 216 E. School St. in Cotati. Aikido 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10-11:30 a.m. Saturdays; Hatha Yoga 5:30-6:45 p.m. Tuesdays; Karate for adults and children 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. For information, including cost and enrollment, call 206-8393.
Noted Baroque opera conductor Alan Curtis and opera mezzo Joyce DiDonato join forces for “Drama Queens” 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Green Music Center’s Weill Hall at SSU, 1801 E. Cotati Ave. in Rohnert Park. They perform a selection of arias by Handel, Monteverdi, Gluck and Haydn in their only West Coast appearance. Cost is $35-90. For more info, call 866-955-6040 or go to gmc.sonoma.ed/events.
Petaluma North Bay Performing Arts Association and Contessi Ballet present “Nutcracker 2012” during Thanksgiving weekend at Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5401 Snyder Lane in Rohnert Park. Shows are 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25. Cost: $15 children, $20 students/seniors, $25 adults.
Watch Sunday football with your friends at Tradewinds Bar in Cotati 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 25. Cost is $3.75 for cold Stellas and a hot dog with any drink. Stay for the Timothy O’Neil Band to hear power folk-rock-punk. 8210 Old Redwood Hwy.
Call 795-7878 or go to tradewindsbar.com for more info.