Early Summer Guide

Concert Series to Begin: July 1st, 2018

25th Annual ‘Live at Juilliard’ Concert Series to Feature Bay Area Original Artists

Santa Rosa, CA. ~ (May 24, 2018) – Celebrating a quarter- century of live music in the park, Santa Rosa’s popular ‘Live at Juilliard’ concert se- ries presents its 2018 lineup of original, danceable music from six of the Bay Area’s fin- est bands. From folk to funk, reggae to bluegrass, and world beat to outlaw country, ‘Live at Juilliard’ offers free, family- friendly concerts each Sunday from 5-7pm, July 1 to August 5 in historic Juilliard Park. In addition to outstanding free music, families enjoy picnick- ing on the grass and food and beverages available for pur- chase. “Live at Juilliard is a beloved Santa Rosa tradition and is especially notable this summer as we celebrate our 25th anniversary!” says Tara Thompson, Arts Coordinator for Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks. “Many Santa Rosans have grown up with these weekly, summer concerts in the park, first attending as children and now bringing their children and grandchildren to enjoy time together with family and friends,” she adds. Location: Juilliard Park, 227

Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa. Information: liveatjuilliard. or contact the marketing coordinator Kris- ti Buffo, (707) 543-3276 or Tell them Paul from Upbeat Times sent you!

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and struggle. Napoleon Hill

Whatever you are, be a good one. ~ Abraham Lincoln

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Bay Area Company Supports the World’s Ugliest Dog®

Contest At the Sonoma Marin Fair!!

PETALUMA, CA. ~ May 23, 2018 – This world-re- nowned pageant for not-so- pretty pooches is four paws in when it comes to ad- vocating

for pet

adoption. And to maximize the mes- sage of the 2018 contest, campaign, and June event, the World’s Ugliest Dog® Contest is announcing a first- of-its-kind team-up with Pawscout®, The Smarter Pet Tag™. The World’s Ugliest Dog Con- test and Marin- based Pawscout, Inc., will launch a community campaign to cel- ebrate the beauty of pets ev- erywhere, while promoting pet safety through community con- nection. “The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest is really about the Cinderella stories,” shares Sonoma-Marin Fair Publicist, Christy Gentry. “Many of our contestants have been rescued and adopted after becoming lost, so Pawscout is the perfect partner to help us campaign for pet safety and extend the powerful importance of build- ing a pet-loving community.

Not only will Pawscout, The Smarter Pet Tag™ be a gift to all of this year’s contestants,

able, and includes a free App to help pet owners of every lifestyle stay connected. We are

honored to

partner with So- noma-Marin Fair next month to promote adoption and

to celebrate

this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog.“ According to

fair officials, this year’s contest will be held on Sat- urday, June 23, 2018, during the Sonoma-Marin

Fair, which runs from June 20-24. For more infor- mation on the fair and World’s Ugli-

but their sponsorship dollars will fund a prize match dona- tion for a pet rescue/adoption nonprofit pre-selected by each winner.” “With a staggering 1 in 7 pets lost each year in the U.S. alone, keeping pets safe in their forever homes is one of Pawscout’s biggest priorities,” says Pawscout founder An- drea Chavez. “The Pawscout Smarter Pet Tag was created to promote safety, fun, and the irreplaceable power of com- munity. Pawscout is afford-

est Dog Contest, please visit

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You can prove Pythagoras’ theorem with fluid.

Popping your knuckles isn’t necessarily bad for you.

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