May 12, 2020 - May 18, 2020
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Community Events
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Resources Created Just For You by BI Staff
Paper Boat Making with Miriam
How to Borrow Books Online with Kaydee
How To Make a Grilled Cheese with Becca
Episode #4 of PaperPlateGirl!
Nature Walk with Kaydee
Smoothie Recipe with Judy
Science: What is Light? with Nichole
Making Shepherd's Pie with Giovanni

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This Week's Featured Playlists
An update from the San Francisco Zoo
Safari West's Quarantine Kitchen
Episode 1: Monkeys
En Español
Low Impact Dance Class Video
The Metropolitan Opera
Local Resources
 Here are some things happening in Sonoma County
Missing SNAPCats? Check out this live cam of the kittens & cats in action!
Farm to Feed the Hungry receives North Bay Spirit Award
City of Santa Rosa
Online Workshops
Backyard or Back Country Cooking
5/12/20, 3:00p - 3:30p
Learn to knit
5/16/20 10:30a - 12:30p
Do-It-Yourself Art Project!
Nature Prints

  • paper
  • flowers & leaves
  • paint

  1. Lay your paper on a flat surface
  2. Take a stroll around your backyard or neighborhood for flowers & leaves. The goal is to find things that have a fun shape & texture
  3. Dip your flowers and/or leaf in paint and apply to your paper. Like a stamp!
Check out this artist that creates breathtaking masterpieces with her foot!
Recipe of the Week
Homemade Dog Treats

Ingredients Needed:
  • 1 cup of pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup of peanut butter, smooth
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups of flour
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a baking sheet with non stick spray
  2. Combine pumpkin, eggs, and peanut butter in a bowl & stir
  3. Add in flour, stirring until combined
  4. Lightly flour a flat surface and roll out dough to one quarter inch
  5. Cut shapes out of dough and place on prepared baking sheet
  6. Bake for 20 to 40 minutes - depending on desired level of crunchiness
  7. Remove treats from oven and let cool on a cooling rack.
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