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



Elk Holiday Street Fair

Come and enjoy an evening of shopping, dining, and music in downtown Elk.  On December 10th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, businesses are staying open later for a festive holiday evening.  Enjoy music by Alex Wright of 2Ton Bridge, dine out at Queenie’s, and do your holiday shopping at the Artists Collective, the Elk Store and Matson Mercantile.  Visit and shop each local business to be entered into the holiday raffle.  Click here for a poster of the event.


Christmas Sing-Along

The Greenwood Community Church will hold its annual Christmas Sing-Along December 20, 7:00 p.m. at the church.  There will be live music and singing with a children's choir and community participation and a visit from Santa followed by baked goods and hot cider.  Offerings will be gratefully accepted.


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