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August 2018

Gallery Route One’s BOX SHOW™ 2017

August 8 @ 11:00 am - August 20 @ 5:00 pm
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150 ARTISTS. 150 BOXES. 7 WEEKS OF FANTASTICAL, WILD, IMAGINATIVE WORKS. GALLERY ROUTE ONE’S LEGENDARY BOX SHOW™ ENTERS ITS 18TH YEAR. Exhibition: August 11th to September 24th Opening reception, Saturday August 12th, 3 to 5pm Live Auction September 24th, Closing Party 2 to 3 PM, Followed by Live Auction 3 to 5 PM. Box Stories: Saturday, August 16 and September 19 3- 5 PM GRO is open every day 11 to 5, Saturday open till 7pm during the BOX SHOW™…

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Robert H. Hopcke, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

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

After the popularity of There Are No Accidents, Jungian psychotherapist Robert H. Hopcke returns once more with There Are No Accidents in Love and Relationships—an exploration of the phenomenon of meaningful coincidences.

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Alicia Amerson: “My Address Like My Wings Travel With Me: Drone Stewardship to Protect Marine Life”

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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$5

ACS San Francisco Bay Chapter presents founder of Alimosphere, Alicia Amerson’s “My Address Like My Wings Travel With Me,” a discussion on drone stewardship to reduce wildlife disturbance. This event is open to the public and free of charge. Donations are greatly appreciated and will support cetacean research and education programs. Drones are known to cause disturbance to wildlife. Our California coastline is home to a large biodiverse group of species from sea birds to pinnipeds. Some species of marine…

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Jonathan Miles, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Anatomy of a Miracle is the provocative new novel from Jonathan Miles, the critically acclaimed author of Want Not. A paralyzed veteran’s sudden recovery becomes a stunning exploration of faith, science, and mystery.

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Ocean Film Night Double Feature

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bay Conference Center, Estuary & Ocean Science Center, 3152 Paradise Dr
Tiburon,CA94920United States
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$9.00

The Estuary & Ocean Science Center & International Ocean Film Festival kick off their 2nd season with a double feature! "Alice in Borneo's Ocean Wonderland" and "Patterns of the Ocean," followed by audience Q&A with a shark expert Alice in Borneo’s Wonderland, (USA), David McGuire 12 min - Alice, a sixteen-year-old aspiring biologist, learns to SCUBA dive off the coast of Malaysian Borneo and discovers a wondrous world. With the help of Shark Steward instructors she learns to respect the…

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Dawn Raffel, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

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

In The Strange Case of Dr. County, acclaimed journalist and magazine editor Dawn Raffel explores the extraordinary tale of how a mysterious immigrant doctor became the revolutionary innovator in saving premature babies.

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Jeanne Walker Harvey, at Book Passage, Sausalito

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Free

Special Event for Kids! Jeanne Walker Harvey lives in Sausalito where she watches all the boats, and that was the inspiration for Boats on the Bay, a large-format picture book buoyed by a lyrical text. The book features a spectacular double-spread gatefold finale showing a boat parade and fireworks glowing against a city backdrop. She is the award-winning author of several picture books, including Maya Lin, Artist-Architect of Light and Lines and Astro, the Steller Sea Lion.

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Why the Bay Model is Important Today

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Free

The Bay Model was state of the art in 1957 and functioned as a scientific research center for the US Army Corps of Engineers for almost 50 years when it was retired in the year 2000. Can an obsolete physical model still have an important function today? You bet it can. Join Ranger Linda to learn more and be introduced to two new exhibits.

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Delia Owens, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Free

Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder. Author Delia Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were.

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Spiritist Society Towards the Light

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Spiritist Society Towards the Light, One Simms Street
San Rafael,CA94901United States
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The Spiritist Society Towards the Light has weekly meetings on Fridays at 7:00 PM at One Simms Street in San Rafel, CA -- Spiritual Readings, Meditation, and Individual Healing Treatments. Spiritism is a moral science, it explains the origin, the nature, the destiny of spirits and their relationship with the earthly world. In the Healing Treatments the mediums work with Divine energy to transmute and heal through a deeper method of the medium's activating of hands that are used to…

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Storytime with Clare, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

August 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until Dec 23, 2018

Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Free

Storytime is perfect for five-and-unders and their parents. Bring the children to our Corte Madera store on Monday mornings for a storytime with bounce! There’s no better way to start the week than with picture books, songs, rhymes and some jumping around. Our storyteller Clare picks her favorite new books, classics, and poetry to share with kids aged 0-5 and their parents in this free half-hour story time. Please join us! Free!

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Opera Guild Previews Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci at August 27 Lecture

August 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Redwoods, 40 Camino Alto
Mill Valley,CA94941United States
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$10

Join the Marin Chapter of the San Francisco Opera Guild for a 90-minute preview of the music and history of these two popular one-act operas that will be performed in September. Our lecturer is the popular musicologist and San Francisco Opera dramaturg, Kip Cranna, whose lively presentations are always enjoyable and informative whether or not you plan to attend the performance. The preview lecture is held at The Redwoods, 40 Camino Alto, Mill Valley and begins promptly at 7:30 PM.…

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Cancer

August 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Center for Integrative Health & Wellness at Marin General Hospital, 1350 S Eliseo Dr
Greenbrae,CA94904-2011United States
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Free

After completing the intense experience of cancer treatment, patients are often left asking, “What’s Next?” This FREE lunch-n-learn series focuses on providing the education and support survivors need to renew the body, mind, and spirit after treatment.

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Regina Louise, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Free

Someone Has Led This Child to Believe is the beautiful follow-up to Somebody’s Someone, Regina Louise’s harsh but compelling memoir about growing up in the US foster-care system. Louise is an author and trauma-informed trainer.

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A Celebration of Diverse Voices in Publishing, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Free

In celebration of diverse new voices in publishing, Vanessa Hua, Crystal Hana Kim, Lillian Li, R.O. Kwon, and Ingrid Rojas Contreras will read from their debut novels examining identity, family, and more. • Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras • The Incendiaries by R.O. Kwon • A River of Stars by Vanessa Hua • If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim • Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li

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Carolyn Wood, at Book Passage, Sausalito

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Free

Tough Girl is Carolyn Wood’s story of growing up in Portland as a swimmer training for and winning gold at the 1960 Olympics. This is juxtaposed with a story of her older self, as she walks 500 mile Camino de Santiago trail alone, trying to come to terms with the end of her thirty-year-marriage to her spouse, Rose.

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September 2018

Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux previewed in Opera Guild Lecture

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Redwoods, 40 Camino Alto, 2-4 Lounge
Mill Valley,CA94941United States of America
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$10

Based on events in English history and Queen Elizabeth’s secret passion for the Earl of Essex, Donizetti’s Roberto Deveruex is a romantic operatic masterpiece. Join performer and popular lecturer Deborah Rosengaus as she previews San Francisco Opera’s upcoming performances with musical excerpts and historical background that will enhance your understanding even if you are not attending the opera. Presented by the Marin Chapter of the San Francisco Opera Guild, the 90-minute preview lecture is held at the Redwoods, 40 Camino…

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Networking Entrepreneurial Women of Marin – N.E.W.

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Piatti’s Ristorante and Bar, 625 Redwood Highway
Mill Valley,CA94941United States
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$38.00

Network with other entrepreneurial women, hear from a fabulous guest speaker and enjoy delicious dining! NEXT DINNER MEETING will be Tuesday evening August 9th from 6-8:30pm at Piatti's in Mill Valley. TOPIC: How to Create an Action Packed Presentation with ease! SPEAKER: Sally Bonkrude public speaking coach In this informative talk Sally will cover: 1. The latest trends in public speaking, 2. Ways to interact and engage your audience, & 3. How you can get to know, appreciate and embrace…

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Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

September 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Braden Diabetes Center, 1100 South Eliseo Dr Suite 2
Greenbrae,CA94904United States
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Free

Talk about a healthy lunch! Our new Lunch-n-Learn series serves up a big helping of useful information to help you manage your diabetes more effectively. Living well with diabetes is a lifelong journey, and there’s always something new to learn. In fact, this series was inspired by requests from Braden Diabetes Center patients who were interested in extending learnings from our regularly scheduled classes.

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TEDxMarin Live Filming and Gala Reception / Saturday Sept 15th 6pm

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
James Dunn Theatre at College of Marin, Corner of Sir Francis Drake and Laurel Ave
Kentfield,CA94904United States
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$55 – $85

The 9th Annual TEDxMarin featuring the filming of 7 original TEDTalks, happens Saturday Sept 15th 2018 6pm @ the College of Marin. 2018 THEME: Where radical advancements reconfigure the convergence between our humanity and the technology we wield, we may need to rethink our search for meaning, joy, profession, health and purpose. Our annual show will explore the pitfalls and promises of our technology-infused future. From the molecular to the grand, the many new ways we’ll engage with technology are…

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