Brought to you by the Greenwood Civic Club and Greenwood Community Center

Elk, California, where the forests and meadows meet the sea

The place we call home



Halloween Party for the Kids

The Greenwood Community Center invites children and families to enjoy a Halloween party from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the safety of the Center.  A dinner of enchiladas along with other goodies will be served.  For more information, call Mea Bloyd at 877-3291.


Benefit Concert for Greenwood Community Church

A benefit concert for the Greenwood Community Church, featuring the beautiful acoustic music of Mendocino County locals, Gwyneth Moreland & Morgan Daniels, will be held on November 8th at the church.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:00 p.m.  There will be locally prepared appetizers, Anderson Valley wine tasting, and a silent auction.  Tickets are $35.  Seating is limited and the event sold out last year, so reservations are recommended.  For more information and to reserve tickets, call Jane at 877-3214.  Click here for a flyer of the event.


Survival Fair Handouts

The handouts from the September 22, 2018 Elk Survival Fair, sponsored by the Elk Emergency Preparedness Committee, have been compiled into a PDF document for you to download and share with others. Click here for the document.


SIgn Up for Emergency Alerts

Register for Mendocino County's two emergency notification systems.

Mendocino County Citizen Alert Notification System
For landline calls, cell texts & calls and email notifications.

For landline calls and cell text alerts.


Help the Fire Department Help YOU!

The Elk Volunteer Fire Department is calling on all households in the Elk Community to complete a Resource Identification Form to help emergency responders to serve you better in an emergency.  The forms are available at the Post Office or by clicking here.


Elk Community List

The Greenwood Civic Club has established a private listserv for Elk community members to circulate and share information regarding events, news, resources and needs within the community.  The Elk Community List is hosted by the Mendocino Community Network (MCN).  Any interested members and friends of the Elk community are welcome to subscribe. 

Use of the list is subject to terms and services.  To ensure the best possible experience for all list participants, subscribers are asked to observe some basic guidelines.

To sign up for the list, click here: 



Make Pizza With Your Neighbors

Like pizza?  Got dough?  Come on down to the Greenwood Community Center almost monthly.  Check the Calendar of Events or email Kevin at

to find out when the next one happens.  Bring your own dough and toppings and bake it in the wood-fired outdoor oven.  Share some with your neighbors and sample some of their creations.  You'll eat good and have fun, too.


Movie and/or Trivia Night

Good at trivia?  Like old movies?  Come to the Greenwood Community Center on occasional Thursday nights and have fun with your family and friends.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m., with trivia at 6:30 p.m. and sometimes a film after.  Bring a dish or drink to share.  Check the Calendar of Events or contact contact Anica Williams at

to find out when the next movie and/or trivia night happens.


Get on the Event Calendar

Do you have an event you want to put on the Event Calendar or do you want to book the Greenwood Community Center?  Contact Connie Taylor at 877-1631 or

Click here for details on renting the center, including rates, a fillable rental agreement, and instructions for renters.

Do you want to book the Greenwood School?  Contact Charlie or Rosi Acker at 877-1800 or