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DECEMBER EVENTS

Monday, December 11, and 18, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Museum Mondays is held EVERY Monday from October – February. Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular Museum admission applies.


Saturday and Sunday, December 16 and 17

Gingerbread Doghouse Workshops
Assemble and decorate Snoopy’s doghouse out of gingerbread. Cost: $25 for members; $32 for non-members. Advance reservations required—register online or call (707) 284-1272.


Saturday, December 16, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kid’s Night at the Museum
Get your holiday shopping done while your kids enjoy after-hours fun at the Schulz Museum.
Cost: $25 for Member, $32 for Non-member, $20 for Sibling Member Discount, $27 for Sibling Non-member Discount. Advance reservations required—register online or call (707) 284-1272.


Friday, December 22 – January 6, 2017

Winter Classes for Kids
Spend your winter break at the Schulz Museum. Take classes in art, cartooning, animation, hands-on science, and more! View classes and register online from the Classes and Camps calendar.


Sunday, December 31, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Happy New Year, Charlie Brown!
Ring in the New Year with hands-on crafts for kids and Santa Rosa’s only Up-Down and Baby Balloon Drops at Noon. Root beer toasts will be at Noon and 3:00 pm!


JANUARY EVENTS

Monday, January 8, 15, 22, and 29, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Museum Mondays is held EVERY Monday from October – February. Cost: $5 per child; free for those displaced by fires. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular Museum admission applies.


Saturday, January 13, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Katie Shaw
Meet, watch, and talk to cartoonist Katie Shaw, creator of Dragon Child. Shaw debuted her first issue of the manga-inspired Dragon Child in 2014. All five issues can be purchased from her website.


Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Schulz Museum at LumaCON
Visit the Schulz Museum at LumaCon, Petaluma’s fourth annual comic festival!


Saturday, January 27, 5:30 pm through Sunday, January 28, 9:00 am

Girl Scout Art and Adventure Sleepover with Snoopy 
Brownies are invited to spend a night at the Schulz Museum. Sleep over at the Museum and design your own stamp and letterbox. Pizza dinner and continental breakfast included. Advance reservations required. For fees and reservations visit the Girl Scouts of Northern California website or call (707) 544-5472.


FEBRUARY EVENTS

Friday, February 2, 7:00 pm

First Friday Film Series: Rebel Without a Cause
The First Friday Film Series returns with Rebel Without a Cause (1955), starring James Dean and Natalie Wood. Cost: Free for members/$5 for public. Sponsored by Craig Schulz.


Monday, February 5, 12, 19, and 26, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Museum Mondays is held EVERY Monday from October – February. Cost: $5 per child; free for those displaced by fires. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular Museum admission applies.


Saturday, February 10, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Scott Kurtz
Meet, watch, and talk to Eisner and Harvey award-winning cartoonist Scott Kurtz. In addition to creating the popular webcomic, PvP, Kurtz has co-authored a book on making webcomics, co-created and produced several animated web series and launched a second ongoing webcomic, Table Titans.


Saturday, February 24, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

Kid’s Night at the Museum
Drop your kids off for after-hours fun at the Schulz Museum! Kids will have the Museum to themselves for pizza dinner, games, art, crafts, and cartooning. Discount of $5 off for siblings. Advance reservations required–register online or call (707) 284-1272.
Fee(s): $25 for Member, $32 for Non-member, $20 for Sibling Member Discount, $27 for Sibling Non-member Discount


Sunday, February 25, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free Day with Guest Cartoonist Judd Winick
Enjoy free Museum admission all day. At 1:00 pm cartoonist Judd Winick will talk about and sign his newest graphic novel, Hilo Book 4: Waking the Monsters. Winick started creating comics after appearing on the MTV reality-TV show The Real World. He won several awards for his 1999 graphic novel Pedro and Me, and also worked on Road TripFrumpy the Clown(from 1996-98); The Adventures of Barry WeenBoy Genius; and Green Lantern; among other titles. Winick’s newest graphic novel series Hilo was named Best Children’s Books of 2015 by Kirkus Reviews and made the Middle-Grade Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015 list, and also won the 2016 Children’s Choice Award.