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the Marin/Golden Gate Chapter of the National League of American Pen Women. Exhibit accessible only during venue events. 7-11pm. Free. Redwood Foyer, Marin Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. 666-2442. www. marinarts.org Through 01/31:‘Quilt Artistry’ Textile art by Pat Dicker, Loretta Armstrong, Joanne Berry and Sandra Harrington. Reception with the artists 1-4pm on Sunday, Jan 9. Free. 142 Throckmorton Theatre, Downtown, Mill Valley. 383-9600. www.142ThrockmortonTheatre.com

Through 01/31: Group Photography Exhibition Images from 12 local photographers. 6:30pm. Free. The Image Flow, 401 Miller Ave., Suite F, Mill Valley. 388-3569. www.theimageflow.com Through 02/08:‘Old Hero Song’ Photography exhibit and book release by Miguel Farias. Reception 5-8pm Jan. 14, during 2nd Fridays Art Walk 10am5pm. Art Works Downtown, 1337 Fourth St, San Rafael. 451-8119. www.artworksdowntown.org

Through 02/20:‘Mark Chatterley: New Works’ Features large-scale ceramic sculptures placed throughout the garden terraces surrounding the gallery. 10am-5pm. Free. A New Leaf gallery|sculpture site, 23588 Highway 121, Sonoma. 707-933-1300. www.sculpturesite.com Through 03/07:‘Life in Full Color’ Cara Brown, watercolors. 7am-3pm weekdays; 8am-3pm weekends. Anthony Miceli Gallery, 625 San Geronimo Valley Dr., San Geronimo. 488-0105. www.lifeinfullcolor.net

Through 03/17: Baulines Craft Guild Master Show “Paths in Studio Craft.� The celebrated guild, renowned for its apprentice program presents a group show. Reception 4:30pm. Jan. 13. 9am-5pm. Free. Marin Community Foundation, 5 Hamilton Landing # 200, Novato. 6662442 . www.marinarts.org

Through 04/30:‘Treasures from the Vault’ Exhibition celebrating the Museum’s 75 years of collecting and caring for artifacts from the local community. 11am-4pm. Free. Marin History Museum, 1125 B St., San Rafael. 454-8538. www. marinhistory.org

Talks/Lectures 01/07: Inside the Voice Actor’s Studio with Billy West Q&A with legendary voice actor Billy West whose voice acting credits include modern Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, Ren & Stimpy, Fry & Farnsworth (Futurama) and the Honey Nut Cherrios Bee. 7pm. $100. Voicetrax, 1207 D Bridgeway, Sausalito. 331 - 8800. www.voicetraxsf.com 01/08:World War II in Sausalito Discover Sausalito’s historic past beginning with the early days of WW II and concluding with the war’s end. How did the construction of a shipyard on the shores of Richardson Bay affect the town. 12:30-1pm. Free. Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 3323871. www.spn.usace.army.mil/bmvc/index.html

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01/13: Why There Are Words Literary Reading Anniversary Event Encore readings from Michael Alenyikov, Tamim Ansary, Catherine Brady, Stephen Elliott, Alice LaPlante, Janet Thornburg plus an open mic. 7-10pm. Studio 333, 333 Caledonia St., Sausalito. www.whytherearewords. wordpress.com 01/14: Eric Alterman Alterman presents “Kabuki Democracy: The System Vs. Barack Obama.� 7pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. www.bookpassage.com

Film Events 01/11: 'South of the Border' Documentary. Wheelchair accessible. 7-9pm. Free. Town Center, 770 Tamalpais Dr., Corte Madera. 488-9037. www. dfa-marin,com

Community Events (Misc.) 01/07: TEAM Singles Happy Hour Walk in and say hello, if you are single, 60+senior, man or woman, at the TEAM Singles TGIF. Get acquainted, have fun, make new friends. 5-7pm. Free. San Rafael Joe’s, 931 Fourth St., San Rafael. 456-8577. 01/08: Trekking the Model Ranger guided tour of the Bay Model, a 1.5 acre hydraulic model of San Francisco Bay and Delta. Discover the stories of the two major operations that took place at this location between 1942 - 2000. 1:30-3pm. Free. Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 332-3871. www.spn.usace.army.mil/bmvc/index.html 01/14-16: Santa Rosa Gem Faire Beads, gems, jewelry, fossils, and minerals. Noon-6pm Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 10am-5pm. Sun. $7 weekend pass Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. www.gemfaire.com Tuesdays: Why Not Square Dance? Caller Eric Henerlau and the Tam Twirlers invite you come out and kick up your heels. Through Jan. 25. Contemporary country music and casual dress. 7-8:30pm. $25 per person. Los Robles Social Hall, 100 Roblar Dr., Novato. 699-3239. www.tamtwirlers.org

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01/13: Buddhism: Religion or Philosophy?

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College of Marin philosophy instructor John Marmysz, PhD explores idea of Buddhism as a religion and philosophy in a three part lecture series. 7:30-9:30pm. Free. Buddhist Temple of Marin, 390 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. www.buddhisttempleofmarin.org

feed the hungry inhabitants of our fresh and saltwater tanks. Watch the different feeding styles of perch, crabs, sea stars, and steelhead trout. 3-3:30pm. Free. Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 332-3871. www.spn.usace.army.mil/bmvc/ index.html

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Hall Council Chambers, 420 Litho St., Sausalito. 289-4121. www.ci.sausalito.ca.us 01/10: Claire Dederer Dederer talks about “Poser: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses.� 7pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. www.bookpassage.com 01/12: Charles Rubin The author discusses “I’ll Get Right Back To You & Other Annoyances: The Things That Can Screw Up Your Day... and Even Your Life!� 7pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. www.bookpassage.com 01/13: Candace Dempsey “Murder in Italy: The Shocking Slaying of a British Student, the Accused American Girl, and an International Scandal.� 7pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. www.bookpassage.com

Readings 01/10: An Evening with the Marin Poet Laureate Poet Laureate CB Follett will read from several of her books. 7-8:30pm. Free. Sausalito City

01/08: Greenwood School Winter Open House Meet faculty, visit classrooms, hear from alumni and learn about their Waldorf inspired education. 10am-1pm. Greenwood School, 17 Buena Vista Ave., Mill Valley. 388-0495. www. greenwoodschool.org 01/08: Rip the Page: Poetry for Kids Imaginative writing workshop with Karen Benke for kids

8-12 who want to create poems. 1-3:30pm. $45. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. www.bookpassage.com 01/09: Captain Jack Spareribs Ahoy there Ace Miles presents a show featuring ventriloquism, juggling, magic and escape illusions. 1pm. $8. Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 444-8088. www.marinjcc.org

01/09: Kids Cooking: Comfort Food Workshop Join the Culinary Dude for hands on preparation of classic comfort food favorites like ovenbaked fried chicken, macaroni & cheese, roasted fresh vegetables and chocolate chip cookies. 10am. $40. In The Kitchen Culinary, 300 Turney St., Sausalito. 331-8766. www.itkculinary.com 01/11: Parent and Child Cooking Culinary cooperation and equality is the focus as you and your child, or children, work as one of several teams to prepare a savory dish for a sit-down group feast at the end of class. 5pm. $65 per team. In The Kitchen Culinary, 300 Turney St., Sausalito. 331-8766. www.itkculinary.com 01/12: Fun and Funky Kids Art For kids ages 2-4. Movement, recycled art, stories and singing. 10am $7 drop-in/$30 for 6 classes Fairfax Community Center, Fairfax. www.fairfaxfocas.com/ products.html 01/13: Magic Dan Through the power of magic, Magic Dan gets kids to embrace reading and feel good about themselves. 6:30pm. South Novato Library, 6 Hamilton Landing, Suite 140A, Novato. 506-3165. www.marinlibrary.org

01/13: The Caterpillar Puppets 'Itty Bitty Variety Show' 4pm. Belvedere-Tiburon Library, Founders Room, 1501 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon. 789-2662. www.caterpillarpuppets.com or www. bel-tib-lib.org 01/14: Jump and Bounce Date Night Drop off the kids for dinner, indoor bouncing, arts and crafts, face painting and movie time while you have a bit of evening free time. 5-10pm. $10-15 an hour. Jump ‘n’ Bounce, 718 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 459-8978.

Outdoors (Hikes & Bikes) 01/08: Cataract Trail Volunteer Event Assist with tread and drainage maintenance, rock work and installing a retaining wall. Rain or shine. 4 to 5 mile hike, out and back. 9am-2pm. Marin Municipal Water District, Cataract Trailhead on Bolinas-Fairfax Road just past Alpine Dam, Fairfax. 250-5656. www.marinwater.org 01/08: Saturday Sunset Hike Join a four-mile hike on a single track trail over looking the Pacific and coastal mountain range with wine and cheese served at sunset. 2:30-5:30pm. $15. Pelican Inn, 10 Pacific Way, Muir Beach. 331-0100. www.meetup. com/sunsethike Tuesdays: Outdoor Fitness, 50+ Energize, meditate hike and get fit. Meet at the Fairfax Parkade at 4pm, in front of the theater, to car pool to beautiful Lake Lagunitas. 4-6pm. $7 donation Fairfax Parkade, Fairfax,. 456-3341.

Support Groups Fridays: Caregiver Support Group An ongoing support group provided by Senior Access for families and friends taking care of older adults with memory loss, dementia, or chronic illness. 11am-12:30pm. Free. Senior Access, 70 Skyview Terrace, San Rafael. 491-2500 ext 13. www.senioraccess.org ✚

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Pacific Sun Weekly 01.07.2011  

Section 1 of the January 07. 2011 edition of the Pacific Sun Weekly

Pacific Sun Weekly 01.07.2011  

Section 1 of the January 07. 2011 edition of the Pacific Sun Weekly

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