07/27: Mingle at MAGC - British Invasion Drinks, food and live music. Meet and converse with young professionals at these monthly cocktail parties in a relaxed setting. Cocktails, beer and wine sold to benefit MAGC. 5-8pm. Donation. Marin Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Ross. 454-5081. www.magc.org Fridays: Food Truck Crush Gourmet mobile food trucks and live music. Through Sept 30. 4-8pm. Larkspur Ferry Terminal, 101 East Sir Francis Drake Blvd. , Larkspur. 259-7263. www.foodtruckcrush.com Fridays: Senior Yoga with Kelly Enjoy an hour of yoga.Gain and maintain balance, strength and flexibility of both body and mind. Previous experience not necessary. Modification poses available. Bring water and a mat if you have. 3-4pm. $3 per class. Whistlestop Active Aging Center, 930 Tamalpais Ave., San Rafael. 456-9062. www.whistlestop.org
Through 10/29: Marin Open Garden Project Community Veggie Exchange Bring the excess from your garden to exchange with other gardeners. Mill Valley: 10-11am Saturdays at Volunteer Park, Evergreen and Melrose, Homestead Valley, Mill Valley. Novato: 9-10am Saturdays at the School District Lawn, 7th & Grant, Novato. Mill Valley: 9:30-10:30am Saturday at Boyle Park, 11 East Dr., Mill Valley. San Rafael: 9:30-10:30am Saturdays at Sun Valley Park, K & Solano St., San Rafael. San Anselmo: 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the Town Hall Lawn, 525 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. Free. 419-4941. www.opengardenproject.org
Kid Stuff 07/22: Summer Sunset Concerts: Enzo Garcia Enzo is a one-man band, playing cool instruments like the 5-string banjo, accordion, harmonica, musical saw and the unique enzotar. 5-7pm. $5-10. Bay Area Discovery Museum, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito. www.baykidsmuseum.org 07/24: Kids NIght Pizza party with music, video games, movie and art and crafts projects for kids. 5pm. $10-16, includes dinner. Ghiringhelli’s, 1535 S. Novato Blvd., Novato. 878-4977. www.ghiringhellisnovato.com
07/26-27: Little Music Circle for Toddlers Small instruments, bubbles, songs, movement, bubbles and laughter. Music is live, classes are ongoing and drop ins are welcome. 10:1510:45am. $10, drop in. UU Marin Church, 240 Channing Way, San Rafael. 608-8308. www.littlemusiccirclde.com 07/26: Read to a Dog Bring a book of your choice and read to specially trained dogs from the Marin Humane Society. Open to anyone under 13 who can read. 3-4pm. Free. Sausalito Public Library, 420 Litho St., Sausalito. 289-4121. www.ci.sausalito.ca.us/index.aspx?page=517
07/27: Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime For children ages 0-3 and their parent or caregiver. 9:30-10am. Free. Marin City Library, 164 Donahue St. , Marin City. 332-6157. www.marinlibrary.org 07/27: Tam Valley Origami Through 08/24.
Join Tia Smirnoff and learn the exciting art of paper folding. Turn a simple square of paper into a frog, butterfly,or box. All levels & ages welcome. Co-ed. 2-3 p.m. Free The Cabin, 60 Tennessee Valley Rd., Mill Valley. 388-6393. www.tcsd.us 07/27: Toddler Story Time Stories, rhymes and songs in the library with Molly McCall. For children 0-3 and their caretakers. 9:40-10am. Free. Sausalito Public Library, 420 Litho St., Sausalito. 289-4121. www.ci.sausalito.ca.us 07/28: Wildlife Associates Meet a grey fox, golden eagle and other wild animals. Learn about the fascinating world of predators and their prey. 4-5pm. Free. Sausalito Public Library, 420 Litho St., Sausalito. 289-4121. www.ci.sausalito.ca.us 07/29: Parent’s Night Out Drop the kids off then they will create a fresh, healthy dinner for themselves. 5-9pm. $60. In The Kitchen Culinary, 300 Turney St., Sausalito. 331-8766. www.itkculinary.com 07/29: Radio Nachi Presents With the Fork Table String Band, Solshine, TSA, Satellites Don’t Blink with special guests Sharky Coast. All ages. Come support the youth community and jam to good local tunes . 7:30pm. $7-10. Dance Palace Community Center, 503 B St., Pt. Reyes Station. 663-1075. www.dancepalace.org Through 07/23:‘Grease’ Marilyn Izdebski Young Performners Musical Theater production. 7:30-9:30pm. $12. Little Theater, Redwood High School, Doherty Dr., Larkspur. 453-0199. www.marilynizdebskiproductions.com
Through 08/19: San Anselmo Library Summer Reading Program “One World, Many Stories.” Children explore the world through stories, songs, crafts, author visits, and special weekly performances by puppeteers, magicians, storytellers and world musicians. Free. San Anselmo Public Library, 110 Tunstead Ave., San Anselmo. 258-4656. www.sananselmolibrary.org
Through 09/11:‘Curious George: Let’s Get Curious’ Exhibition Have your picture taken with the rocket George took to outer space. Experiment with color, light, and shadow inside his apartment. Play mini golf on George’s special course. This new exhibition will introduce young children to Curious George’s world and lead your family on a fun, interactive math, science and engineering-based adventure. Free with museum admission Bay Area Discovery Museum, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito. 339-3900. www.badm.org
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. 11am12:30pm. Free. Senior Access, 70 Skyview Terrace, San Rafael. 491-2500 ext 13. www.senioraccess.org Wednesdays: Senior Support Group Seniors having sleep, anxiety, pain or related medication issues, please join us for a free support group and refreshments. Led by experienced RN. 11am12:15pm. Free. Homestead Valley Community Center, 315 Montford Ave., Mill Valley. 846-0026. ✹
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