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October 2019

One Tam: Wildlife Picture Index Project

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MMWD Corte Madera Offices, 220 Nellen Avenue
Corte Madera,California94925Select a Country:
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Come contribute to the Marin Wildlife Picture Index Project! Volunteer community scientists assist with research by processing photos taken by motion activated cameras on Mt Tamalpais. At this event, we view the images on the computer, identify the mammals, and enter the results in a database. New and experienced catalogers welcome, as training is provided. Register today: https://www.onetam.org/calendar as space is limited to 15 people. Suitable for ages 13 and up. Saturday October 19, 1 – 4pm Tuesday October 22,…

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Poetry & the Natural World Writing Workshop with Susanne West

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
San Rafael Public Library, 1100 E Street
San Rafael,CA94901United States
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We will work with the poetry of Thich Nhat Hanh, Mary Oliver, Wendell Berry and Denise Levertov. The writing exercises we will use are designed to help you reflect on your connection to the natural world and explore the ways that nature teaches, heals and inspires you. Susanne West is a writer and professor of psychology. She was on the faculty of John F. Kennedy University for 30 years and received the Harry L. Morrison Distinguished Teaching Award at JFKU.…

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Click Off Photography Competition – Kick Off

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto
Mill Valley,CaliforniaUnited States
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The Mill Valley Arts Commission is pleased to announce the 21st annual Click Off photography competition. The subject categories are designed to highlight Marin County’s unique characteristics and each photographer’s perspective through the camera lens, cell phone photos encouraged. Contest fees: $25/adult (16+) or $15/person 15 years & under or 62 years & over The photography subject categories will be randomly chosen by participants at the “Click Off - Kick Off" which will be held at the Mill Valley Community…

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Marine Mammal Research in Malaysia & Vietnam with Ellen Hines

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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$5 – $10

Join us for an enthralling evening with scientist, Dr. Ellen Hines, as she reports on her fascinating Fulbright Fellowship work doing surveys off the coastline of Malaysia and measuring bones in Vietnamese whale temples! ABOUT ELLEN HINES Dr. Ellen Hines, the Associate Director of the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, is also a Professor in Geography at San Francisco State University. Her research addresses population and community ecology of threatened and endangered species in local conservation efforts and regional…

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“The Gift of Failure” with Jessica Lahey

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento Country Day School, 2636 Latham Drive
Sacramento,CA95864United States
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On Tuesday, October 22, Sacramento Country Day School will host an engaging discussion with educator and best-selling author Jessica Lahey about her book "The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed." Join us for a keynote talk and Q&A discussion from 7 - 8p.m., with a book signing and reception from 8 - 9 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are encouraged.

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Rosalind Brackenbury with Joseph Olshan – Without Her

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In Conversation with Joseph Olshan When her old friend Hannah doesn't show up at her house in the south of France, everyone assumes that Claudia will know where she is and what has happened. But as Claudia travels from the USA to France to help Hannah’s husband and children conduct their search, she is forced to deal with her old jealousy of Hannah, as well as her own relationship in the present with her French lover, Alexandre. As events unfold,…

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Marin Senior Fair

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Marin Center Exhibit Hall, 10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael,94903United States
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Free

The Marin Senior Fair presents a fun and varied collection of vendors, activities, information, services, and entertainment of interest to retirees, older adults, their families and caregivers. With over 140 vendors and 2,000 attendees, the Marin Senior Fair is the largest event of its kind in Northern California. The 2019 theme is Viva Marin Seniors! This year's event will feature Vegas-style activities, costumes, booth decorations, and entertainment. Don't miss this free, fun, and informative event. Remember, What Happens at the…

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Work Smarter

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on Oct 24, 2019 at 9:00 am

The Indie Alley, 69 Bolinas Avenue
Fairfax,CA94930United States
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$45.00

If you feel like life is passing you by and you can't seem to get a hold of your schedule. This is your class. If you are wondering how you are going to finally get your sh*t together, this is your class. Join us for a 2 day s workshop on Wednesday and Thursday on how to get a hold of your life with Indie Alley’s Ruth Kim. We will work smarter from 9-10am on Wednesday and Thursday. Wherever you…

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Free Tech Help at Larkspur Library

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Larkspur Library, 400 Magnolia Ave
Larkspur,94939United States
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Free

Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, from 1:00-2:30pm. Each session is 20-30 minutes long, an ideal amount of time to gain a new skill or resolve a frustrating tech issue. Tech help is by appointment, or first come, first served and wait for the next opening. Sign up online, over the phone at 415-927-5005, or in person at the library. Staff may not be able…

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Ginny Hogan – Toxic Femininity in the Workplace

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Free

If there’s one thing we can agree on in a post-Trump America, it’s that sexism exists. While there are myriad books on female friendship in the marketplace, Toxic Femininity in the Workplace is the first book on the special relationship between female coworkers and gender dynamics in the workplace to hit the market in a comedic gifty way. Ginny Hogan explores themes of sexism, workplace gender dynamics, and the challenges facing women at work.

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Economic Inequality with Dr. Jon Haveman

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
San Rafael Public Library, 1100 E Street
San Rafael,CA94901United States
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Free

Economic inequality, whether measured by income or wealth, is at levels not seen in nearly 100 years. Dr. Jon Haveman will explore trends in inequality, the sources of growing inequality, explore the potential implications, and discuss policies that might address issues of growing inequality. There are a variety of policies that can be pursued that would reduce inequality. The appropriate policy is in direct response to the particular causes. Though there is no single cause, there are a variety that…

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A Taste of Ethic Ciders: An evening with maker Ned Lawton

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Drivers Market, 200 Caledonia Street
Sausalito,Ca94965United States of America
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Free

Join Ned Lawton, founder of Ethic Ciders in Sonoma County, for a talk about the beloved apple and its perilous journey from orchard to glass. Ned will discuss: • Growing proper cider fruit • crazy fermentations • and blending for taste. Ned will pour selections from Ethic Ciders, and walk us through their offerings. Light food pairings will be served from Driver’s kitchen. Don’t miss this chance to learn about Ethic’s biodiverse orcharding techniques, and get a taste for cider…

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Lara Prescott – The Secrets We Kept

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Free

The Secrets We Kept combines a legendary literary love story--the decades-long affair between Pasternak and his mistress and muse, Olga Ivinskaya, who was sent to the Gulag and inspired Zhivago's heroine, Lara--with a narrative about two women empowered to lead lives of extraordinary intrigue and risk. Author Lara Prescott captures a watershed moment in the history of literature. And at the center of this unforgettable debut is the powerful belief that a piece of art can change the world.

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A Seaweed Sanctuary – Art Exhibition

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Nov 16, 2019

The Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Free

Josie Iselin and Ellen Litwiller come together with delightful visions of seaweed and the wonders that live within. Although they work in different mediums, both have extensive experience bringing art and science together, Josie's newest book recently out ’The Curious World of Seaweed” and Ellen’s exhibit/illustration work for Natural History Museums/publications. Their work engages and challenges the way we can observe, appreciate and learn about the underwater world of seaweed. October 8 – November 16, 2019

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Gail Collins – No Stopping Us Now

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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$33

Tickets: $33 (includes a copy of No Stopping Us Now) In No Stopping Us Now acclaimed New York Times columnist Gail Collins illustrates the ways in which age is an arbitrary concept that has swung back and forth over the centuries. She gives women reason to expect the best of their golden years.

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Dr. Greg Nelson – The Strategic Stop

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Free

In The Strategic Stop, Dr. Greg Nelson is calling into question our culture’s tilt toward “doing” in contrast to “being”. The highest value in our workplaces has been productivity, and while that seems normal to us, we have paid a price as individual workers, teams, and organizations. We are jeopardizing the soul of our greatest resource: the human being side of our doers; knowing and honoring each other's strengths, preferences, and unique experiences as human beings; the challenge to bring…

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Chaos, Climate and Creation – an evening with Michael Meade

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church, 410 Sycamore Ave.
Mill Valley,CA94941
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$10 – $15

Join renowned author, mythologist and storyteller Michael Meade for an evening of myths of renewal, tales of transformation, and a resounding call to find unity and wholeness in this time of conflict and confusion. As the chaos in the world increases, most ideas of the future become fatalistic. Yet, the situation only seems “hopeless” when viewed from the narrow logic of a collapsing world view. Old ways of seeing the world are blocking more vital paths of imagination, vision and…

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Swing Fever! at the Corte Madera Library

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Corte Madera Library, 707 Meadowsweet Dr
Corte Madera,CaliforniaUnited States
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Free

Witty and romantic tunes from the 1930s and 1940s have inspired Swing Fever since 1978. They learned from the originators of the music, which is why their performances have an authenticity that fans expect and critics appreciate. Seating is limited so don’t be late! This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Corte Madera Library.

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The Masters of Photography: 2019 Lecture Series with Jeffrey Martz

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Image Flow, 401 Miller Ave., Suite A
Mill Valley,CA94941United States
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Free

Photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz continues his inspiring lecture series The Masters of Photography at The Image Flow. You are invited to join photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz for an evening talk and presentation celebrating the life and work of some of the most influential practitioners in the history of photography. This photography lecture series The Masters of Photography will use the best possible reproductions and an interactive format and is intended for both the newcomer and the…

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Santa Rosa Gem Faire

October 25 - October 27
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd
Santa Rosa,95404United States
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$7

October 25-27, 2019, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa. Hours are Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Fine jewelry, crystals, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 60 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com.

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