SRJC Day Under the Oaks 2019

April 8, 2019, Santa Rosa, CA — Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) invites the entire Sonoma County community to join in the fun at the annual Larry Bertolini Day Under the Oaks on Sunday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at its Santa Rosa campus located at 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa. 

This open house event is a great opportunity for the entire community to reconnect with SRJC’s many offerings. Children will be introduced to the excitement of higher education, adults can learn about new and compelling career paths, and all can explore the college's many academic, cultural and student life offerings. Parking and admission are free; no pets are allowed.

SRJC’s Career Education department is the premier sponsor of the event, which will highlight hands-on education with the event theme, “Experience SRJC.”

Booths will offer food, hands-on activities, displays, demonstrations, shows, and fun for the whole family. Information on activities, performances, sponsors, food trucks and more are available at

Event highlights will include:

  • Baby chick petting area provided by Western Farms
  • A fashion show, run entirely by SRJC Fashion Arts students
  • Cultural performances, such as hula dancing and Polynesian music by Hui Pulama Mau, Native American crafts and performances, and Redwood Empire Chinese Dancers.
  • Chemistry magic shows
  • Musical performances including the SRJC’s symphonic and jazz bands
  • Kids activities, including face painting and bouncy houses
  • Culinary student cooking demonstrations
  • Delicious food
  • Free bike valet parking service provided by The Sonoma County Bike Coalition
  • Much more!

There will also be area building tours, free health evaluations, craft vendors, and a wide variety of demonstrations by instructional departments and student clubs. Attendees can enter classrooms and labs, speak with SRJC’s esteemed faculty members and students can meet with counselors and even register for summer and fall classes.

The event is named in honor of the late SRJC trustee and Day Under the Oaks co-founder Larry Bertolini, who arranged the annual farm petting zoo and also was co-founder of Western Farms.

Further Information available at

Santa Rosa Junior College

SRJC was established in 1918 and has since been home to more than one million students.  SRJC is known for academic excellence, superb faculty and staff, comprehensive student services and beautiful facilities. This treasured community institution enrolls approximately 37,000 students each semester. SRJC is dedicated to removing barriers to students’ success and making higher education accessible to all.  


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