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The Bohemian's Best of the North Bay 2005

Kids
Readers' Choice

Best Public School

Sonoma
Village Charter School
5146 Old Redwood Hwy., Santa Rosa. 707.591.9262.

Honorable Mention
Santa Rosa High School
1235 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.528.5291.

Napa
First Place Tie
St. Helena High School
1401 Grayson Ave., St. Helena. 707.967.2740.
Yountville Elementary School
6554 Yount St., Yountville. 707.253.3485.

Marin
San Marin High School
15 San Marin Drive, Novato. 415.898.2121.

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Best Baby Gift Store

Sonoma
Earth Child
200 S. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.824.0940.

Honorable Mention
Rococo Baby
641 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.579.2165.

Napa
First Place Tie
Calistoga Kids
1227 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.0122.
Cribs & Bibs
1460 First St., Napa. 707.226.5965.

Marin
Heller's
514 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.456.5533.



Best Private School

Sonoma
First Place Tie
Sonoma Academy
50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. 707.545.1770.
Sonoma Country Day School
4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa. 707.284.3250.

Honorable Mention
Summerfield Waldorf School
655 Willowside Road, Santa Rosa. 707.575.7194.

Napa
Justin Sienna
4026 Maher St., Napa. 707.255.0950.

Marin
Marin Country Day School
5221 Paradise Drive, Corte Madera. 415.927.5919.



Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant

Sonoma
First Place Tie
Stim's Parkside Grill (formerly Clo's)
557 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa. 707.539.6100.
Funky Monkey
397 Aviation Blvd., Santa Rosa. 707.573.0304.

Honorable Mention
D's Diner
7260 Healdsburg Ave., Sebastopol. 707.829.8080.

Napa
Silverado Brewing Co.
3020 N. St. Helena Hwy., St. Helena. 707.967.9876.

Marin
Iron Springs Brewery
765 Center Blvd., Fairfax. 415.485.1005.



Best Kids' Bookstore

Sonoma
Copperfield's Books
140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 707.762.0563. 2316 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.578.8938. 138 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.823.2618.

Honorable Mention Tie
North Light Books & Cafe
550 E. Cotati Ave., Cotati. 707.792.4300.
Treehorn Books
625 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.525.1782.

Napa
First Place Tie
Bookends Book Store
1014 Coombs St., Napa. 707.224.1077.
Copperfield's Books
3900-A Bel Aire Plaza, Napa. 707.252.8002.

Marin
Borders Books & Music
588 Francisco Boulevard W., San Rafael. 415.454.1472.



Best Kids' Clothing Store

Sonoma
Earth Child
200 S. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.824.0940.

Honorable Mention
Wee Three Children's Store
1007 W. College Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.525.9333.

Napa
Calistoga Kids
1227 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.0122.

Marin
Bug-a-Boo
14 Bolinas Road, Fairfax. 415.457.2884.



Best Haircut Salon

Sonoma
Just Kidz Kutz
312 D St., Santa Rosa. 707.544.2766.

Honorable Mention
Elle Lui
205 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.575.1474.

Napa
Ultimate Look
1100 Lincoln Ave., Ste. 102, Napa. 707.255.0978.

Marin
A Head of Time Hair Design
4460 Redwood Hwy., San Rafael. 415.492.1462.



Best Place to Inspire Your Kids

Sonoma
Earth Child
200 S. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.824.0940.

Honorable Mention
Safari West
3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa. 707.579.2551.

Napa
Sharpsteen Museum
1311 Washington St., Calistoga. 707.942.5911.

Marin
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito. 415.339.3940.



Best Rainy-Day Activity

Sonoma
Pottery Studio
632 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.576.7102.

Honorable Mention
Funky Monkey
397 Aviation Blvd., Santa Rosa. 707.573.0304.

Napa
Sharpsteen Museum
1311 Washington St., Calistoga. 707.942.5911.

Marin
The Bay Model
2100 Bridgeway Blvd., Sausalito. 415.332.3871.



Best Summer Day Camp

Sonoma
Camp Watam
Howarth Park, 630 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa. 707.543.3292.

Honorable Mention
YMCA of Sonoma County
1111 College Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.545.9622.

Napa
Napa City Community Resources, Parks & Recreation
1100 West St., Napa. 707.257.9529.

Marin
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito. 415.339.3940.



Best Toy Store

Sonoma
The Toyworks
2759 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.526.2099.
6940 Sebastopol Avenue on the Square, Sebastopol. 707.829.2003.

Honorable Mention
Earth Child
200 S. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.824.0940.

Napa
Learning Faire
964 Pearl Drive, Napa. 707.253.1024.

Marin
Games People Play
695 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415.332.4151.



Best Pet Shop

Sonoma
Sebastopol Pet Center
618 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Sebastopol. 707.823.5749.

Honorable Mention
Western Farm Center
21 W. Seventh St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.0721.

Napa
Fideaux
1312 Main St., St. Helena. 707.967.9935.

Marin
Pet Arcade
4136 Redwood Hwy., San Rafael. 415.479.7386.


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