.Storytelling, a Movie Club, a Resource Fair and Zero Waste


Resource Fair

Fairfax Library invites the community to a Resource Fair for Older Adults, focusing on health and wellness services in Marin County. Various senior-focused organizations will offer information on healthcare, safety, social support, lifelong learning and community resources. Attendees can explore resources such as transportation services, independent living support, memory care, social connections and more. The event features door prizes, light refreshments, music and opportunities for conversation. Admission is free, and all are welcome. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Fairfax Library, the fair takes place from 11:30am to 1pm Saturday, April 13, at the library, 2097 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax. Additionally, free memory screening will be available courtesy of JFCS Seniors At Home.


Movie Club

Starting Saturday, April 13, cinephiles can experience a unique cinematic experience at CineLounge Tiburon with the launch of the Morning Movie Club. Hosted by creative director Camilla Meoli, the six-week series will feature curated arthouse, documentary and foreign films by female filmmakers. Special guests, including critic Ruthie Stein, will offer insights into the visionary talents behind the lens. Each screening includes a breakfast buffet. The schedule comprises intros, screenings and post-discussions with guests. Tickets for the series are $80, available on Eventbrite. Among the films featured is ‘Brothers,’ starring Connie Nielsen, followed by a Q&A session with the actress.

Rohnert Park

Waste Not

Zero Waste North Bay presents the 2024 Zero Waste Symposium from 8am to 5pm on Thursday, May 2, at SOMO Village, 1100 Valley House Dr., Rohnert Park. The symposium aims to engage community stakeholders by showcasing zero-waste policies, programs and infrastructure, emphasizing waste reduction, composting, reusing and recycling. Chair Marie Kneemeyer expresses excitement, highlighting keynote speakers Anne-Marie Bonneau and Brock Dolman. The event features presentations and panels on local and state policy, reuse, food recovery and more. Attendees can network with sustainability leaders and representatives from organizations like Zero Waste Sonoma and Recology Sonoma Marin. For more information, visit zerowastenorthbay.org.

Santa Rosa

Storytelling Fest

The Bay Area Storytelling Festival, renowned for its multicultural narratives, arrives in Santa Rosa at Sonoma Academy. Presented by the Storytelling Association of California and Six Feet Apart Productions, the event offers both in-person and virtual experiences. Featuring five acclaimed storytellers, including Hawai’i’s state poet laureate Kealoha and Japanese storyteller Karin Amano, the festival kicks off at 4pm, Friday, May 3, with Kealoha’s film, The Story of Everything, followed by a Q&A. The Saturday, May 4, schedule includes storytelling concerts, workshops and more, ending at 6:30pm. Tickets are available for purchase at bit.ly/sr-storyfest.


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