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



Survival Fair

The Elk Emergency Preparedness Committee enourages your attendance at the Elk Survival Fair, September 22, 10:00 a.m. to Noon at the Greenwood Community Center.  Learn how to determine what items you need in a Survival Kit, how to assemble them and where to store them for a variety of situations.  Go Bags; 72-Hour Bags; First-Aid Kits; Kits for you, your children, seniors and even your pets.  Prepare for quick-moving fires, serious earthquakes, electric grid failure and much more.  Learn when to stay and when to go.  Find out how to register for the 2 different emergency notification systems in our county.  Hear about the types of fire extinguishers you should have and how to use them.  Learn how to activate those motor vehicle flares you should have in you trunk and see a demonstration of properly applying that lifesaving tourniquet in your First-Aid Kit.  Please, attend this event and take home all the guidelines and lists you will need to accomplish what could be the most important lifesaving action you could take.  There is no cost for this event and there will be door prizes given away!  For more information, contact Wendy Babbe at



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.


Great Day Raffle Winners

It was another GREAT Day in Elk!  Click here to see the list of raffle prize winners.  Call Rosi Acker at 877-1800 to claim your prize or with questions.  Thank you everyone!


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