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August 2019

Eco-Sail to the Marin Headlands – Sunday Morning 2019

August 18 @ 8:45 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:45 am on Sunday, repeating until Nov 25, 2019

$49 – $69

Set sail aboard the Schooner Freda B for an ecology-themed tour of the Marin Headlands! This signature sail, boarding in Sausalito, will take you under the Golden Gate Bridge and all the way out to Point Bonita Lighthouse. This is a prime area for wildlife, since it's only viewable from the water, and we'll have a naturalist on-board to guide you through the whole experience. You'll learn about the diverse ecosystems of the San Francisco Bay, with frequent wildlife sightings,…

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Birds of Limantour

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Limantour Beach, Limantour Rd.
Inverness,CA94937United States
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Free

This walk is for ages 18 and up. Every year a multitude of birds move through the outer areas of the county while migrating to their winter destinations. In late summer many of them are already on the move pausing here to refuel before continuing their journey south. We'll follow the trail that runs above the estuary before we make our way back along the beach scanning for birds foraging with the tide and out on the open water. Remember…

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Hearing Loss Association of America North Bay Outreach Picnic

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shady Oaks Picnic Area/Spring Lake Park, 393 Violetti Road
Santa Rosa,CA95409United States
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Free

Meet members of the local organization that provides information, education, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss. Pick up printed materials. Chat with members. Everyone is welcome! Bring a dish to share. Park entrance fee $7.00.

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Sunday Afternoon Sail on San Francisco Bay – Summer 2019

August 18 @ 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Sunday, repeating until Oct 7, 2019

$59

Join the captain and crew of the Schooner Freda B for a leisurely afternoon sail on San Francisco Bay! Step aboard in downtown Sausalito see the Bay's iconic sights from the deck of an elegant, traditionally-rigged sailboat. Landmarks we'll often see include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Marin Headlands, Angel Island, Palace of Fine Arts, Fort Mason, Fisherman's Wharf, Coit Tower, and the Bay Bridge, all from the special vantage of the water. Guests are welcome to take a turn…

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New Copasetics at the Corte Madera Community Foundation Summer Concerts

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Piccolo Pavilion, Menke Park, Redwood and Corte Madera Avenues
Corte Madera,CA94925United States
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Free

New Copasetics perform Rock & Roll with a little bit of Soul. Free in the Park.

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Read to a Dog at Larkspur Library!

August 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Larkspur Library, 400 Magnolia Ave
Larkspur,94939United States
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Free

Share a story with a specially trained dog from the Marin Humane Society!

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Barfly at Fresh Starts in Novato

August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Key Room / Homeward Bound of Marin, 1385 N. Hamilton Parkway
Novato,CA94949United States of America
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$65

A longtime Marin resident, Jeff writes the "Barfly" column appearing weekly in the Marin Independent Journal, which was named "Best Column" in 2014 by the California Newspaper Publishers Association. His selections from the bar: Classic Vesper: Gin, Vodka and Tempus Fugit Kina L’Aero d'Or Cucumber Gimlet: Fresh Lime, Cucumber Vodka, St. Germaine or Cucumber Gimlet Mocktail also available: Lime, Cucumber, Seedlip Spice Old Favorite Old-Fashioned: King Floyd's Orange Bitters, Simple Syrup, Bourbon More details coming soon about fresh bites from…

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Dan Kovalik – The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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The battle for Venezuela, which is now being waged, will determine the fate of all of Latin America for many years to come. The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela lets readers know what is at stake in this struggle and urges readers to reconsider which side they are on. Dan Kovalik is the author of critically-acclaimed The Plot to Scapegoat Russia, The Plot to Attack Iran, and The Plot to Control the World and has been a labor and human rights…

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Spiders

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This walk is for ages 18 and up. This is a great place to see many species of spiders that represent a variety of arachnid lifestyles. We’ll discuss the biology of spiders, their life histories, and learn how to identify many of the common species found here. Remember to bring binoculars, if you have them. High fire danger cancels: Call (415) 893-9527 after 8am on the morning of the event to hear a recorded message if cancelled. We request that no…

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William Alsup – Won Over

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Free

What was it like growing up white in Mississippi as the Civil Rights movement exploded in the ’50s and ’60s? Won Over, a memoir, examines these questions. It traces the journey of United States District Judge William Alsup, as he moved away from subscribing to traditional Southern attitudes.

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ScribdChat: How to Live Life and Face Death with BJ Miller & Shoshana Berger

August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Scribd HQ, 460 Bryant Street #100
San Francisco,CA94107United States
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*The first 50 Scribd subscribers to arrive will receive a free copy of A Beginner's Guide to the End What really matters at the end of life? That's the idea at the center of BJ Miller's poignant TED Talk, which has been viewed more than 9 million times. Now, he’s expanded on those ideas in his new book, A Beginner’s Guide to the End, which he co-wrote with IDEO’s Shoshana Berger. Join us as Miller—a triple amputee and palliative care…

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Rush: Cinema Strangiato 2019

August 21 @ 7:30 pm
Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 Fourth Street
San Rafael,CA94901United States
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Free – $60

The Holy Trinity of Rock returns to the big screen on Wednesday, August 21, when the first “Annual Exercise in Fan Indulgence” Cinema Strangiato brings Rush fans together in movie theatres worldwide. Featuring R40+, this global fan event will give audiences a special look into some of the best performances from R40 LIVE, including songs such as “Closer to the Heart”, “Subdivisions”, “Tom Sawyer” and more! (US 2019) 120 min.

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Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Point Reyes National Seashore, Red Barn Classroom, 1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station,CA94956Select a Country:
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Meeting of the community-based advisory body that advises sanctuary management and serves as a liaison to sanctuary community constituent groups. Open to the public. For more information, visit https://cordellbank.noaa.gov/ or call 415-464-5265.

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Pre-Conference Class: Hallie Ephron – Creating Memorable Characters

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Free

Lead by bestselling author Hallie Ephron, this workshop will walk through the process of planning and developing memorable characters--from coming up with names to finding those details that ignite their first appearance. You will also explore related elements such as: how to use character to drive a narrative voice and how to develop compelling character relationships and conflicts.

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Hallie Ephron – Careful What You Wish For

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In Conversation with Tim Maleeny After professional organizer Emily has too much wine with a client and they imagine life without their spouses, she finds herself faced with a deadly problem. Careful What You Wish For is the latest from bestselling author Hallie Ephron.

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Moises Way Dedication

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Library Patio, TUC Campus, 182 Moises Way
Vallejo,CA94592United States
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On Thursday, August 22, join US Congressman Mike Thompson and the Touro University California (TUC) family as they honor the over 100 years of service of the Moises Family on Mare Island by renaming Talos Avenue as Moises Way. The Moises Family is one of the pioneering Filipino-American families who influenced Vallejo’s history. WHO: US Congressman Mike Thompson Warlito Moises and other community members Rozzana Verder-Aliga, Vallejo City Councilwoman Dr. Sarah Sweitzer, Provost and CAO WHERE: Library Patio, Touro University…

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Who Gets Dad’s Keepsakes? Estate Planning Nite at the Auction House

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fine Estate Auction, 121 Jordan St.
San Rafael,CA94901United States
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When a parent passes on, adult children may disagree about dispersing the one of a kind collectibles, art objects and jewelry left in the estate. The disagreements can result in the loss of time and payment of otherwise unneeded professional fees before the estates are settled. Family relationships can fray as a result. A panel of three experts joins in a public discussion Thursday, Aug. 22 at 5:30 p.m. on this topic together with representatives of the Fine Estate Auction…

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Volunteer Orientation & Mixer

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sonoma State Historic Park, 36 E Spain Street
Sonoma,CA95476United States
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This orientation introduces volunteer opportunities in a social setting and kicks of Sonoma and Petaluma Adobe State Historic Parks annual volunteer training series. Please RSVP by August 20th. Contact Info Joleen Ossello California State Parks sonoma.vipp@parks.ca.gov 707-938-9547

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Move Freely with Zuleikha

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sukhasiddhi Foundation, 771 Center Blvd.
Fairfax,CA94941United States
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$25 – $45

"while moving, mind becomes fluid, heart opens and body feels, spaciousness arrives" This is a special invitation to move freely within the beautiful space of Sukhasiddhi. If you are a person who wants to move freely, this is an opportunity to dive into the mystery and explore. Cost: Sliding Scale – $45 – $25 “Through Zuleikha’s artistry, she raises the integration of body, mind, and spirit to a new level. Her style and her teaching inspire individuals to achieve levels…

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Stop Making Sense with Jerry Harrison

August 22 @ 7:00 pm
Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 Fourth Street
San Rafael,CA94901United States
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Free – $60

Energetic, iconic, and universally acclaimed as one of the greatest concert films ever made, Jonathan Demme’s Stop Making Sense captures the kinetic groove of pop-punk-avant-garde band Talking Heads at the height of their live performance powers, shot at the storied Hollywood Pantages Theatre over four nights in 1983, featuring fan favorites such as Burning Down the House, Psycho Killer, Once in a Lifetime, Take Me to the River, and many more! Director Jonathan Demme (US 1984) 99 min.

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