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Calendar of Events

October 2014

Watercolors have been artist Kate Peper’s medium of choice since she was a child. Working in a variety of art-related jobs from graphic and rug designer to animator, all of these vocations have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Marin Coffee Roasters
546 San Anselmo Ave.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
View map »


Sponsor: San Anselmo Arts Commission
Website »

More information

Tiburon celebrates the arts with a new public art phenomenon: The Tiburon Art Walk - a free, self guided, public art exhibition. Combining its stunning surroundings with the finest artists, the Art...

Cost: free

Where:
Main Street & Tiburon Blvd.
Downtown Tiburon, CA  94920


Sponsor: Tiburon Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 415 435 5633
Contact Name: Tiburon Chamber
Website »

More information

Graciela Pera was born in Buenos Aires. She is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires and has been teaching Spanish for over 35 years.

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 4159270960, ext. 234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

The class will discuss and debate current issues, and students will also read a contemporary French novel. (No class 9/9) Genevieve Blaise-Sullivan has taught French at College of Marin for over...

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020, x 234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

  September 13-December 14, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, September 12, 2014 | 6:00-8:00 pm   Organized by the Mills College Art Museum, this exhibition presents a unique examination...

Cost: free

Where:
Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA  94613
View map »


Telephone: 510-430-2005
Website »

More information

Fright Fest Presented By Snickers is back at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with more zombies than ever before with thrills by day and fright by night. Fright Fest features haunted mazes, frightful...

Cost: Free with paid park admission

Where:
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
1001 Fairgrounds Drive
Vallejo, CA  94589
View map »


Website »

More information

Gallery Bergelli is pleased to present "Attraction", an exhibition of new paintings by Greg Ragland. Opening on October 18, with the Gallery Reception on from 4pm-6pm, and the Artist Talk at 5pm,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Gallery Bergelli
483 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur, CA  94939
View map »


Telephone: 415-945-9454
Contact Name: Gallery Bergelli
Website »

More information

A supportive and challenging environment to deepen writers’ abilities to take risks. Join us to write close to the bone and from the heart. For prose writers (journal, essay, memoir, fiction)....

Cost: 8-session fee: $200, $160 OHCA members. Single sessions $26 by appointment only.

Where:
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415-388-4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
Website »

More information

  Develop your passion for photography & learn to take control of your camera! Join us for hands-on photography and Camera RAW processing, in-the-field shooting, and critical review of work...

Cost: $275

Where:
The Image Flow
401 Miller Ave Suite A
Mill valley, CA  94941
View map »


Telephone: 415-388-3569
Website »

More information

StereoTYPE Creativity Explored artists investigate individual letters and alphabets as art objects in their own right October 9 – November 23, 2014 Opening reception: Thursday, October 9, 7 –...

Cost: Free

Where:
Creativity Explored
3245 Sixteenth Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »


Telephone: 415-863-2108
Contact Name: Charlotte Russell
Website »

More information

ROSS VALLEY PLAYERS presents their RAW (Ross Alternative Works) 2014 Fall Festival, October 17 through 26, featuring the World Premiere Production of  Alcatraz the Island of Love, a romantic...

Cost: $15

Where:
The Barn Theater
30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Ross, CA  94957
View map »


Sponsor: Ross Valley Players
Telephone: 415-456-9555, ext. 1
Contact Name: RVP box office
Website »

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  Center: Candace Loheed: orangeland     Project Space: Annalisa  Vobis , *pH 8.1 – Denatured Conditions* Annex: Will Thoms, This Is Just To Say     Exhibition : Sept. 26 -...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

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Watercolors have been artist Kate Peper’s medium of choice since she was a child. Working in a variety of art-related jobs from graphic and rug designer to animator, all of these vocations have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Marin Coffee Roasters
546 San Anselmo Ave.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
View map »


Sponsor: San Anselmo Arts Commission
Website »

More information

Graciela Pera was born in Buenos Aires. She is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires and has been teaching Spanish for over 35 years.

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 4159270960, ext. 234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

Tiburon celebrates the arts with a new public art phenomenon: The Tiburon Art Walk - a free, self guided, public art exhibition. Combining its stunning surroundings with the finest artists, the Art...

Cost: free

Where:
Main Street & Tiburon Blvd.
Downtown Tiburon, CA  94920


Sponsor: Tiburon Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 415 435 5633
Contact Name: Tiburon Chamber
Website »

More information

Special Event for Kids! Newbery medalist Katherine Applegate presents Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla, the extraordinary true story of a special gorilla who was...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

The class will discuss and debate current issues, and students will also read a contemporary French novel. (No class 9/9) Genevieve Blaise-Sullivan has taught French at College of Marin for over...

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020, x 234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

  September 13-December 14, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, September 12, 2014 | 6:00-8:00 pm   Organized by the Mills College Art Museum, this exhibition presents a unique examination...

Cost: free

Where:
Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA  94613
View map »


Telephone: 510-430-2005
Website »

More information

Fright Fest Presented By Snickers is back at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with more zombies than ever before with thrills by day and fright by night. Fright Fest features haunted mazes, frightful...

Cost: Free with paid park admission

Where:
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
1001 Fairgrounds Drive
Vallejo, CA  94589
View map »


Website »

More information

This group reads authors that have won literary prizes including the Nobel Prize, the Man Booker Prize, the National Book Award and the Asturias Literary Prize. Carol Benet has an MA from...

Cost: $105

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020, x234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

Gallery Bergelli is pleased to present "Attraction", an exhibition of new paintings by Greg Ragland. Opening on October 18, with the Gallery Reception on from 4pm-6pm, and the Artist Talk at 5pm,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Gallery Bergelli
483 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur, CA  94939
View map »


Telephone: 415-945-9454
Contact Name: Gallery Bergelli
Website »

More information

A supportive and challenging environment to deepen writers’ abilities to take risks. Join us to write close to the bone and from the heart. For prose writers (journal, essay, memoir, fiction)....

Cost: 8-session fee: $200, $160 OHCA members. Single sessions $26 by appointment only.

Where:
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415-388-4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
Website »

More information

When a boy tries to save his parents’ marriage, he uncovers a legacy of family secrets in the new novel from Garth Stein, author of the bestselling phenomenon, The Art of Racing in the Rain. A...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage at the Ferry Building
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA  94111
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

This group reads authors that have won literary prizes including the Nobel Prize, the Man Booker Prize, the National Book Award and the Asturias Literary Prize. Carol Benet has an MA from...

Cost: $105

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020, x234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

StereoTYPE Creativity Explored artists investigate individual letters and alphabets as art objects in their own right October 9 – November 23, 2014 Opening reception: Thursday, October 9, 7 –...

Cost: Free

Where:
Creativity Explored
3245 Sixteenth Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »


Telephone: 415-863-2108
Contact Name: Charlotte Russell
Website »

More information

  Develop your passion for photography & learn to take control of your camera! Join us for hands-on photography and Camera RAW processing, in-the-field shooting, and critical review of work...

Cost: $275

Where:
The Image Flow
401 Miller Ave Suite A
Mill valley, CA  94941
View map »


Telephone: 415-388-3569
Website »

More information

The crown of England changed hands five times over the course of the fifteenth century. The War of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors describes how the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

  Center: Candace Loheed: orangeland     Project Space: Annalisa  Vobis , *pH 8.1 – Denatured Conditions* Annex: Will Thoms, This Is Just To Say     Exhibition : Sept. 26 -...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Watercolors have been artist Kate Peper’s medium of choice since she was a child. Working in a variety of art-related jobs from graphic and rug designer to animator, all of these vocations have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Marin Coffee Roasters
546 San Anselmo Ave.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
View map »


Sponsor: San Anselmo Arts Commission
Website »

More information

Heidi Segedin, Instructor Tamalpais Valley Community Center  203 Marin Ave., Mill Valley   Every Tues. & Thurs.   8:30 AM-9:45 AM Ages: 18+   Fee: $98for 8 classes $15 drop-in  ...

Cost: $98/8 classes or $15 Drop-in

Where:
Tamalpais Valley Community Center
203 Marin Avenue
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: Tamalpais Community Services District
Telephone: 415-388-6393
Contact Name: TCSD
Website »

More information

September 30 - December 8, 2014 From the monochrome knotweed and bladder wrack of the Maine coast to the more spectacular bull kelp, sea grapes, and nori of the California coast, seaweed is a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
Website »

More information

NanHai Art is pleased to present Contemporary Ink, a group exhibition of contemporary Chinese ink painting featuring 16 new works by Li Huayi, Wang Tiande, Zheng Chongbin, and Lu Chuntao,...

Cost: Free

Where:
NanHai Art
520 Broadway
Millbrae, CA  94030
View map »


Sponsor: NanHai Art
Telephone: 650-259-2100
Contact Name: Li Chen
Website »

More information

Graciela Pera was born in Buenos Aires. She is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires and has been teaching Spanish for over 35 years.

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 4159270960, ext. 234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

Tiburon celebrates the arts with a new public art phenomenon: The Tiburon Art Walk - a free, self guided, public art exhibition. Combining its stunning surroundings with the finest artists, the Art...

Cost: free

Where:
Main Street & Tiburon Blvd.
Downtown Tiburon, CA  94920


Sponsor: Tiburon Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 415 435 5633
Contact Name: Tiburon Chamber
Website »

More information

The class will discuss and debate current issues, and students will also read a contemporary French novel. (No class 9/9) Genevieve Blaise-Sullivan has taught French at College of Marin for over...

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020, x 234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

Barnes & Noble Corte Madera Announces Free October Storytime Lineup Celebrating Humor, Friendship, Halloween and More Barnes & Noble Corte Madera’s October lineup of free Storytime events for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble
313 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Corte Madera
Telephone: 415-927-9016
Contact Name: Laurel Kidd, Community Business Manager
Website »

More information

  September 13-December 14, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, September 12, 2014 | 6:00-8:00 pm   Organized by the Mills College Art Museum, this exhibition presents a unique examination...

Cost: free

Where:
Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA  94613
View map »


Telephone: 510-430-2005
Website »

More information

Fright Fest Presented By Snickers is back at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with more zombies than ever before with thrills by day and fright by night. Fright Fest features haunted mazes, frightful...

Cost: Free with paid park admission

Where:
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
1001 Fairgrounds Drive
Vallejo, CA  94589
View map »


Website »

More information

March 21, 2014 marks the 110th anniversary of the legendary Westin St. Francis, San Francisco’s most iconic hotel. Originally opened in 1904 to international acclaim, the hotel quickly became...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Westin St. Francis
335 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »


Sponsor: The Westin St. Francis
Telephone: 415-397-7000
Contact Name: Tina Swithin
Website »

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Selections from French authors and the French press, review of grammar, and a contemporary French novel. (No class 9/9) Genevieve Blaise-Sullivan has taught French at College of Marin for over...

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020, x 234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

Nation columnist Katha Pollitt, winner of a National Book Critics Circle Award for her poetry and two National Magazine awards for her essays and criticism, makes the case for women’s...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

Gallery Bergelli is pleased to present "Attraction", an exhibition of new paintings by Greg Ragland. Opening on October 18, with the Gallery Reception on from 4pm-6pm, and the Artist Talk at 5pm,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Gallery Bergelli
483 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur, CA  94939
View map »


Telephone: 415-945-9454
Contact Name: Gallery Bergelli
Website »

More information

Storytime with JAMaROO Kids @ Sprout, Mill Valley 12 Miller Ave | Mill Valley | CA | 94941 Every Tuesday | 4:30p-­‐5p | Ages 6mths – 4 yrs | $10 per family JAMaROO Kids’...

Cost: $10- drop in rate

Where:
Sprout Mill Valley
12 Miller Avenue
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »

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Storytime with JAMaROO Kids @ Sprout, Mill Valley 12 Miller Ave | Mill Valley | CA | 94941 Every Tuesday | 4:30p-­‐5p | Ages 6mths – 4 yrs | $10 per family JAMaROO Kids’...

Cost: These weekly drop-in classes are $10 per family.

Where:
Sprout, Mill Valley
12 Miller Avenue
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »

More information

A supportive and challenging environment to deepen writers’ abilities to take risks. Join us to write close to the bone and from the heart. For prose writers (journal, essay, memoir, fiction)....

Cost: 8-session fee: $200, $160 OHCA members. Single sessions $26 by appointment only.

Where:
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415-388-4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
Website »

More information

The word Photography is from the Greek meaning “To Write or Draw with Light”.  Like any artists we have our media. Photographers must know our light: Morning…noon…late day…...

Cost: 3-sessions: $108, $90 OHCA members.

Where:
O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415.388.4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
Website »

More information

Co-Sponsored by the California Film Institute. From Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage at the Ferry Building
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA  94111
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

Penguin Drop Caps is a series of twenty-six collectible hardcover editions of fine works of literature, each featuring a specially commissioned illustrated letter of the alphabet by type designer...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

  Develop your passion for photography & learn to take control of your camera! Join us for hands-on photography and Camera RAW processing, in-the-field shooting, and critical review of work...

Cost: $275

Where:
The Image Flow
401 Miller Ave Suite A
Mill valley, CA  94941
View map »


Telephone: 415-388-3569
Website »

More information

StereoTYPE Creativity Explored artists investigate individual letters and alphabets as art objects in their own right October 9 – November 23, 2014 Opening reception: Thursday, October 9, 7 –...

Cost: Free

Where:
Creativity Explored
3245 Sixteenth Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »


Telephone: 415-863-2108
Contact Name: Charlotte Russell
Website »

More information

  Center: Candace Loheed: orangeland     Project Space: Annalisa  Vobis , *pH 8.1 – Denatured Conditions* Annex: Will Thoms, This Is Just To Say     Exhibition : Sept. 26 -...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Watercolors have been artist Kate Peper’s medium of choice since she was a child. Working in a variety of art-related jobs from graphic and rug designer to animator, all of these vocations have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Marin Coffee Roasters
546 San Anselmo Ave.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
View map »


Sponsor: San Anselmo Arts Commission
Website »

More information

The Marin County Watercolor Society will host a booth at the Marin Senior Information Fair on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 9am- 3 pm.  The event will be held at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Marin Center Exhibit Hall
10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, CA
View map »

More information

September 30 - December 8, 2014 From the monochrome knotweed and bladder wrack of the Maine coast to the more spectacular bull kelp, sea grapes, and nori of the California coast, seaweed is a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
Website »

More information

NanHai Art is pleased to present Contemporary Ink, a group exhibition of contemporary Chinese ink painting featuring 16 new works by Li Huayi, Wang Tiande, Zheng Chongbin, and Lu Chuntao,...

Cost: Free

Where:
NanHai Art
520 Broadway
Millbrae, CA  94030
View map »


Sponsor: NanHai Art
Telephone: 650-259-2100
Contact Name: Li Chen
Website »

More information

Become part of Sausalito’s very own attraction known around the world! We have a variety of volunteer positions that are suited for people just like you!  Greet visitors, lead tours, work with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
Website »

More information

Tiburon celebrates the arts with a new public art phenomenon: The Tiburon Art Walk - a free, self guided, public art exhibition. Combining its stunning surroundings with the finest artists, the Art...

Cost: free

Where:
Main Street & Tiburon Blvd.
Downtown Tiburon, CA  94920


Sponsor: Tiburon Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 415 435 5633
Contact Name: Tiburon Chamber
Website »

More information

Graciela Pera was born in Buenos Aires. She is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires and has been teaching Spanish for over 35 years.

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 4159270960, ext. 234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

JAMaROO Music Time -­‐ plus bonus free play at Parents Place, San Rafael (9 months -­‐ 4 years): JAMaROO Music Time is a fun- packed, 40- minute class that combines music, creative...

Cost: Pre-­‐registration is required. $39 per child; $22.50 for each additional siblin

Where:
Parents Place San Rafael
600 Fifth Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
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From 1942 – 1945 Sausalito was home to a bustling wartime shipyard called Marinship. Innovations, ingenuity and inspiration all played a part in the day-to-day routine.  Join Ranger Joanne on a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
Website »

More information

  September 13-December 14, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, September 12, 2014 | 6:00-8:00 pm   Organized by the Mills College Art Museum, this exhibition presents a unique examination...

Cost: free

Where:
Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA  94613
View map »


Telephone: 510-430-2005
Website »

More information

Fright Fest Presented By Snickers is back at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with more zombies than ever before with thrills by day and fright by night. Fright Fest features haunted mazes, frightful...

Cost: Free with paid park admission

Where:
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
1001 Fairgrounds Drive
Vallejo, CA  94589
View map »


Website »

More information

In these fun and unique classes taught by Zoe Harris, children will learn about different creative traditions from cultures around the world.  Sessions will incorporate recycled materials, found...

Cost: Each session: $20, $16 OHCA Family members.

Where:
O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415.388.4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
Website »

More information

Gallery Bergelli is pleased to present "Attraction", an exhibition of new paintings by Greg Ragland. Opening on October 18, with the Gallery Reception on from 4pm-6pm, and the Artist Talk at 5pm,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Gallery Bergelli
483 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur, CA  94939
View map »


Telephone: 415-945-9454
Contact Name: Gallery Bergelli
Website »

More information

A supportive and challenging environment to deepen writers’ abilities to take risks. Join us to write close to the bone and from the heart. For prose writers (journal, essay, memoir, fiction)....

Cost: 8-session fee: $200, $160 OHCA members. Single sessions $26 by appointment only.

Where:
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415-388-4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
Website »

More information

No instructor, just four hours to draw or paint from a live model and hone your skills!   All mediums welcome. Bring your art supplies (oil painters Gamsol only), including easel, and...

Cost: Per session: Non-members $20; MSA members $15

Where:
Marin Society of Artists Gallery
30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Building L
Ross, CA  94957
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Sponsor: Marin Society of Artists
Telephone: 309-1945
Contact Name: Doug Andelin
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JAMaROO Kids in partnership with Google Shopping Express brings to you Babies Music Circle! "For the month of October, we invite you to join us for this special class we'll be offering weekly, in...

Cost: $10 per child

Where:
JAMaROO Kids Studio
2001 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA  94115
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The word Photography is from the Greek meaning “To Write or Draw with Light”.  Like any artists we have our media. Photographers must know our light: Morning…noon…late day…...

Cost: 3-sessions: $108, $90 OHCA members.

Where:
O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415.388.4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
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Our award-winning Cooks with Books events are held at outstanding Bay Area restaurants. The meal is inspired by the author/chefs who discuss their cookbooks with guests throughout the meal. Dana...

Cost: $140 per person -- The ticket for the event includes the meal, wine, tip, and a

Where:
Bottega Restaurant
6525 Washington St.
Yountville , CA
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
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  Develop your passion for photography & learn to take control of your camera! Join us for hands-on photography and Camera RAW processing, in-the-field shooting, and critical review of work...

Cost: $275

Where:
The Image Flow
401 Miller Ave Suite A
Mill valley, CA  94941
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Telephone: 415-388-3569
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Fall Author Series • 11th Anniversary. Book Passage is pleased to work with the Institute of Leadership Studies at Dominican University of California in San Rafael to present an outstanding...

Cost: $30 ticket includes a signed book.

Where:
Dominican University
San Rafael, CA


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
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StereoTYPE Creativity Explored artists investigate individual letters and alphabets as art objects in their own right October 9 – November 23, 2014 Opening reception: Thursday, October 9, 7 –...

Cost: Free

Where:
Creativity Explored
3245 Sixteenth Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Telephone: 415-863-2108
Contact Name: Charlotte Russell
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Author Lisa Alpine (Wild Life: Travel Adventures of a Worldly Woman and Exotic Life: Travel Tales of an Adventurous Woman) hosts an ensemble of writers for this series of literary travel tales from...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mill Valley Public Library
375 Throckmorton Ave
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Telephone: 415-389-4292
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How did a tiny little pill shatter our family? This is the harrowing question that plagued Erin Marie Daly after her youngest brother Pat, an OxyContin addict, was found dead of a heroin overdose...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
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  Center: Candace Loheed: orangeland     Project Space: Annalisa  Vobis , *pH 8.1 – Denatured Conditions* Annex: Will Thoms, This Is Just To Say     Exhibition : Sept. 26 -...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
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Watercolors have been artist Kate Peper’s medium of choice since she was a child. Working in a variety of art-related jobs from graphic and rug designer to animator, all of these vocations have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Marin Coffee Roasters
546 San Anselmo Ave.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
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Sponsor: San Anselmo Arts Commission
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Heidi Segedin, Instructor Tamalpais Valley Community Center  203 Marin Ave., Mill Valley   Every Tues. & Thurs.   8:30 AM-9:45 AM Ages: 18+   Fee: $98for 8 classes $15 drop-in  ...

Cost: $98/8 classes or $15 Drop-in

Where:
Tamalpais Valley Community Center
203 Marin Avenue
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Sponsor: Tamalpais Community Services District
Telephone: 415-388-6393
Contact Name: TCSD
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September 30 - December 8, 2014 From the monochrome knotweed and bladder wrack of the Maine coast to the more spectacular bull kelp, sea grapes, and nori of the California coast, seaweed is a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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We associate fall with the autumnal colors of deciduous shrubs and trees, but what causes these colors, and why do some plants drop their leaves in preparation for winter? We’ll discuss the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cascade Canyon
Cascade Drive
Fairfax, CA
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Sponsor: Marin Parks
Telephone: 415 893-9508
Contact Name: David Herlocker
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Tiburon celebrates the arts with a new public art phenomenon: The Tiburon Art Walk - a free, self guided, public art exhibition. Combining its stunning surroundings with the finest artists, the Art...

Cost: free

Where:
Main Street & Tiburon Blvd.
Downtown Tiburon, CA  94920


Sponsor: Tiburon Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 415 435 5633
Contact Name: Tiburon Chamber
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Graciela Pera was born in Buenos Aires. She is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires and has been teaching Spanish for over 35 years.

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 4159270960, ext. 234
Contact Name: webmaster
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(No Class Sept. 25) Josette Charbit Schwartz has taught at the Lycée Français, the Branson School, and French American International. “Josette makes us feel comfortable with asking questions...

Cost: $220

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 4159270960, ext. 234
Contact Name: webmaster
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NanHai Art is pleased to present Contemporary Ink, a group exhibition of contemporary Chinese ink painting featuring 16 new works by Li Huayi, Wang Tiande, Zheng Chongbin, and Lu Chuntao,...

Cost: Free

Where:
NanHai Art
520 Broadway
Millbrae, CA  94030
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Sponsor: NanHai Art
Telephone: 650-259-2100
Contact Name: Li Chen
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  September 13-December 14, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, September 12, 2014 | 6:00-8:00 pm   Organized by the Mills College Art Museum, this exhibition presents a unique examination...

Cost: free

Where:
Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA  94613
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Telephone: 510-430-2005
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Fright Fest Presented By Snickers is back at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with more zombies than ever before with thrills by day and fright by night. Fright Fest features haunted mazes, frightful...

Cost: Free with paid park admission

Where:
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
1001 Fairgrounds Drive
Vallejo, CA  94589
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The class will include a review of grammar and a reading of a French play. (No class 9/11) Genevieve Blaise-Sullivan has taught French at College of Marin for over 30 years. She graduated from...

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020, x 234
Contact Name: webmaster
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JAMaROO Kids Movement & Music @ the Mill Valley Community Center 180 Camino Alto | Mill Valley | CA | 94941 Ongoing (Thursdays)| 3:30p-­‐4p | Ages 16mths – 4 yrs In class...

Cost: Call 415.383.1370 for pricing & schedule information!

Where:
Mill Valley Community Center
180 Camino Alto
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Gallery Bergelli is pleased to present "Attraction", an exhibition of new paintings by Greg Ragland. Opening on October 18, with the Gallery Reception on from 4pm-6pm, and the Artist Talk at 5pm,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Gallery Bergelli
483 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur, CA  94939
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Telephone: 415-945-9454
Contact Name: Gallery Bergelli
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JAMaROO Kids Yoga @ the Mill Valley Community Center 180 Camino Alto | San Francisco | CA | 94115 Ongoing (Thursdays) | 4:15p-­‐4:45p | Ages 2-­‐4 In class children will work...

Cost: Call 415.383.1370 for pricing & schedule information!

Where:
Mill Valley Community Center
180 Camino Alto
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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You are invited to our Benefit Auction in support of Marin Society of Artists.     Art Auction - Food - Wine- Live Jazz.  Art from the  Bay Area’s finest Join us for a fun evening, find...

Cost: $20 for live auction

Where:
Marin Society of Artists
30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Building L
Ross, CA  94957
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Sponsor: Marin Society of Artists
Telephone: 415-454-9561
Contact Name: Ronile Valenza
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A supportive and challenging environment to deepen writers’ abilities to take risks. Join us to write close to the bone and from the heart. For prose writers (journal, essay, memoir, fiction)....

Cost: 8-session fee: $200, $160 OHCA members. Single sessions $26 by appointment only.

Where:
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415-388-4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
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Along with everything else on your HR plate, there's staff training and development. Training (or is it learning?) is very different from other aspects of HR - making it easy to set aside for later...

Cost: NCHRA Member $0 / General $35.

Where:
BBSI
1190 Airport Road, Suite 120
Napa, CA  94558
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Sponsor: Northern California Human Resources Association
Telephone: 415-291-1992
Contact Name: Denise Granados
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Arlene was a twice divorced, once-widowed copper miner’s daughter who raised six kids single handedly and went back to college at forty so she could support her family. In her late fifties, she...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage at the Ferry Building
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA  94111
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020
Contact Name: webmaster
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Doug Griffin is an entrepreneur and a pioneer in motion capture technology. As the Motion Capture Supervision for Industrial Light and Magic, Doug led several technical teams to deliver cutting...

Cost: 20.00

Where:
San Rafael Corporate Center
750 Lindaro Street
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: Startup Grind
Telephone: 415-637-3783
Contact Name: John Starr
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In response to the contemporary life stressors and distractions that leave so many suffering psychotherapist and creativity coach Eric Maisel offers Life Purpose Boot Camp: The 8-Week...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
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Join Allan Lees as he discusses the effect nutrition has on our brains, and which foods are most beneficial. This free event is part of the Around the Table at Driver's series. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Driver's Market
200 Caledonia Street
Sausalito , CA  94965
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  Develop your passion for photography & learn to take control of your camera! Join us for hands-on photography and Camera RAW processing, in-the-field shooting, and critical review of work...

Cost: $275

Where:
The Image Flow
401 Miller Ave Suite A
Mill valley, CA  94941
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Telephone: 415-388-3569
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Author/historian Dewey Livingston, accompanied by local historian Richard Torney, will present and talk about his new book, In the Heart of Marin: the History of Kentfield and Greenbrae.  ...

Cost: $10,00

Where:
San Rafael Elks Lodge
1312 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: Marin History Mueseu
Telephone: 415-454-8538
Contact Name: Abigail
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The 5Rhythms® are a simple, dynamic moving meditation practice that anyone – of any age, size, or physical ability – can do. There are no steps to follow, no choreography to learn, no way...

Cost: $15

Where:
San Geronimo Community Gym
1 Lagunitas School Road
San Geronimo, CA  94956
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Sponsor: Sandra Fitting
Telephone: 415.755.7905
Contact Name: Stacey Butcher
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StereoTYPE Creativity Explored artists investigate individual letters and alphabets as art objects in their own right October 9 – November 23, 2014 Opening reception: Thursday, October 9, 7 –...

Cost: Free

Where:
Creativity Explored
3245 Sixteenth Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Telephone: 415-863-2108
Contact Name: Charlotte Russell
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  Center: Candace Loheed: orangeland     Project Space: Annalisa  Vobis , *pH 8.1 – Denatured Conditions* Annex: Will Thoms, This Is Just To Say     Exhibition : Sept. 26 -...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
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Ben Shemano Jewelry is offering free jewelry evaluations every Thursday! So call to book an appointment to come in between 11 pm and 2 pm.   Ben Shemano Jewelry is a hidden gem located in the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ben Shemano Jewelry
442 Post Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Sponsor: Ben Shemano Jewelry
Telephone: 415.362.7777
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Watercolors have been artist Kate Peper’s medium of choice since she was a child. Working in a variety of art-related jobs from graphic and rug designer to animator, all of these vocations have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Marin Coffee Roasters
546 San Anselmo Ave.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
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Sponsor: San Anselmo Arts Commission
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September 30 - December 8, 2014 From the monochrome knotweed and bladder wrack of the Maine coast to the more spectacular bull kelp, sea grapes, and nori of the California coast, seaweed is a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Graciela Pera was born in Buenos Aires. She is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires and has been teaching Spanish for over 35 years.

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 4159270960, ext. 234
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

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Tiburon celebrates the arts with a new public art phenomenon: The Tiburon Art Walk - a free, self guided, public art exhibition. Combining its stunning surroundings with the finest artists, the Art...

Cost: free

Where:
Main Street & Tiburon Blvd.
Downtown Tiburon, CA  94920


Sponsor: Tiburon Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 415 435 5633
Contact Name: Tiburon Chamber
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NanHai Art is pleased to present Contemporary Ink, a group exhibition of contemporary Chinese ink painting featuring 16 new works by Li Huayi, Wang Tiande, Zheng Chongbin, and Lu Chuntao,...

Cost: Free

Where:
NanHai Art
520 Broadway
Millbrae, CA  94030
View map »


Sponsor: NanHai Art
Telephone: 650-259-2100
Contact Name: Li Chen
Website »

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  September 13-December 14, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, September 12, 2014 | 6:00-8:00 pm   Organized by the Mills College Art Museum, this exhibition presents a unique examination...

Cost: free

Where:
Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA  94613
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Telephone: 510-430-2005
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Printmaking is the natural companion process for a variety of mediums. For drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture this offers an opportunity to explore your visual ideas quickly and anew.  With...

Cost: 4-sessions: $150, $130 OHCA members, $20 materials fee

Where:
O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415.388.4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
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Fright Fest Presented By Snickers is back at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with more zombies than ever before with thrills by day and fright by night. Fright Fest features haunted mazes, frightful...

Cost: Free with paid park admission

Where:
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
1001 Fairgrounds Drive
Vallejo, CA  94589
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Join Book Passage and the S.F. Public Library for an event celebrating their 2014 One City One Book selection Tales of the City and author Armistead Maupin. Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City...

Cost: $15: boxed lunch & guaranteed seat

Where:
Book Passage at the Ferry Building
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA  94111
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020
Contact Name: webmaster
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 GRAND OPENING Art Studio Grand Opening of award winning Bay Area artist Bebe. Visit her new studio in a lovely Hamilton Art Center in Novato. On display will be Bebe's newest art creations:...

Cost: free

Where:
Hamilton Art Center
789 Hamilton Parkway
Novato, CA   94949
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Sponsor: Bebe
Telephone: 415-713-8831
Contact Name: Bebe

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Gallery Bergelli is pleased to present "Attraction", an exhibition of new paintings by Greg Ragland. Opening on October 18, with the Gallery Reception on from 4pm-6pm, and the Artist Talk at 5pm,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Gallery Bergelli
483 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur, CA  94939
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Telephone: 415-945-9454
Contact Name: Gallery Bergelli
Website »

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You are invited to our Benefit Auction in support of Marin Society of Artists.     Art Auction - Food - Wine- Live Jazz.  Art from the  Bay Area’s finest Join us for a fun evening, find...

Cost: $20 for live auction

Where:
Marin Society of Artists
30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Building L
Ross, CA  94957
View map »


Sponsor: Marin Society of Artists
Telephone: 415-454-9561
Contact Name: Ronile Valenza
Website »

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A supportive and challenging environment to deepen writers’ abilities to take risks. Join us to write close to the bone and from the heart. For prose writers (journal, essay, memoir, fiction)....

Cost: 8-session fee: $200, $160 OHCA members. Single sessions $26 by appointment only.

Where:
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415-388-4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
Website »

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Join Louella Hill, The San Francisco Milk Maid, for a one-of-a-kind hands-on cheese tasting class like never before.Unlock the secrets of why chevre will crumble while Gruyere will bend. See milk...

Cost: $75/person

Where:
The Cooking School at Cavallo Point
601 Murray Circle
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Telephone: 415-339-4777
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Special for Young Adults! Jandy Nelson, the critically acclaimed author of The Sky Is Everywhere, presents I’ll Give You the Sun—a story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal. Told from...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
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Oct 24, 7pm, through Nov 8, 2014; ALSO Jan 30 - Feb 13, 2015 Our Yoga Therapy Training combines comprehensive curriculum and instructors who are leading experts in the field of Yoga Therapy...

Cost: Varies, starting at $4290 tuition; individual workshops: $215/day

Where:
Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa
2777 4th St.
Santa Rosa, CA  95405
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Sponsor: Ananda Seva Mission
Telephone: 707-722-7382
Contact Name: Shanti Devi
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StereoTYPE Creativity Explored artists investigate individual letters and alphabets as art objects in their own right October 9 – November 23, 2014 Opening reception: Thursday, October 9, 7 –...

Cost: Free

Where:
Creativity Explored
3245 Sixteenth Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »


Telephone: 415-863-2108
Contact Name: Charlotte Russell
Website »

More information

  Develop your passion for photography & learn to take control of your camera! Join us for hands-on photography and Camera RAW processing, in-the-field shooting, and critical review of work...

Cost: $275

Where:
The Image Flow
401 Miller Ave Suite A
Mill valley, CA  94941
View map »


Telephone: 415-388-3569
Website »

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Barnes & Noble Corte Madera to host San Francisco CrossFit Co-Founder for new Book Talk & Signing: Ready to Run: Unlocking Your Potential to Run Naturally by Dr. Kelly Starrett Friday, October...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble
313 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Corte Madera
Telephone: 415-927-9016
Contact Name: Laurel Kidd, Community Business Manager
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ROSS VALLEY PLAYERS presents their RAW (Ross Alternative Works) 2014 Fall Festival, October 17 through 26, featuring the World Premiere Production of  Alcatraz the Island of Love, a romantic...

Cost: $15

Where:
The Barn Theater
30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Ross, CA  94957
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Sponsor: Ross Valley Players
Telephone: 415-456-9555, ext. 1
Contact Name: RVP box office
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Delta Wires is a high-energy harmonica and horns blues band. They were finalists in the International Blues Challenge held in Memphis, TN, and were voted “Best Band” by Oakland Magazine and...

Cost: $12/$15

Where:
Fenix
919 Fourth Street
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: Fenix
Telephone: 415.813.5600
Contact Name: Merl Saunders
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  Center: Candace Loheed: orangeland     Project Space: Annalisa  Vobis , *pH 8.1 – Denatured Conditions* Annex: Will Thoms, This Is Just To Say     Exhibition : Sept. 26 -...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

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Watercolors have been artist Kate Peper’s medium of choice since she was a child. Working in a variety of art-related jobs from graphic and rug designer to animator, all of these vocations have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Marin Coffee Roasters
546 San Anselmo Ave.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
View map »


Sponsor: San Anselmo Arts Commission
Website »

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Come to the Marin Country Mart Farmers’ Market on Saturday, October 25, to celebrate the spookiest day of the year with a Halloween Carnival! Take part in our costume swap from 9-1: bring one get...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Marin Country Mart Farmers' Market
2257 Larkspur Landing Circle
Across from the Larkspur Ferry Terminal
Larkspur, CA  94939
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Come to the Marin Country Mart Farmers’Market on Saturday, October 25, to celebrate the spookiest day of the year at our annual Halloween Carnival & Costume Swap! Bring a costume, get...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Marin Country Mart Farmers' Market
2257 Larkspur Landing Circle
Across from the Larkspur Ferry Terminal
Larkspur, CA  94939
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September 30 - December 8, 2014 From the monochrome knotweed and bladder wrack of the Maine coast to the more spectacular bull kelp, sea grapes, and nori of the California coast, seaweed is a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
Website »

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  Marin Country Mart Farmers' Market - Saturday 9:00-2:00 Shop for the best local and organic produce, flowers, pastured meats, seafood, organic cheeses, yogurt and milk, breads and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Marin Country Mart
2257 Larkspur Landing Circle
Across from the Larkspur Ferry Terminal
Larkspur, CA  94939
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This weekly workshop provides a transformative atmosphere in which creativity in artists and “not yet” artists is fostered and nurtured.  We help you initiate and facilitate an emerging...

Cost: $34, $28 OHCA members.

Where:
O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415.388.4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
Website »

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Michael Krasny, Master of Ceremonies. Book Passage is pleased once again to be working with the National Kidney Foundation to arrange and present the San Francisco Authors Luncheon. This highly...

Cost: Call for reservations: (415) 543-3303

Where:
Hilton Union Square
San Francisco, CA


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020
Contact Name: webmaster
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Join us for our monthly drop-in volunteer workday as we focus on restoring the grasslands of Ring Mountain! Ring Mountain is home to numerous rare and endangered plants, but this habitat is being...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ring Mountain Open Space
Taylor Road
Meet at the gate at the end of Taylor Road
Tiburon, CA
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Sponsor: Marin Parks
Telephone: 415 473-5058
Contact Name: Sarah Minnick
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Join Marin historian Marcie Miller on a walking tour of north San Rafael's historic cemetery. Marcie will tell the story of our historic father's lives and how they inter-lived, married and were...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery
270 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael, CA  94903
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Sponsor: Marin History Museum
Telephone: 415-454-8538
Contact Name: Abigail
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The National Kidney Foundation will celebrate its 26th Annual San Francisco Authors Luncheon on Saturday, October 25 from 10:00am-3:00pm at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Guests will be...

Cost: $135-$50,000

Where:
Hilton - San Francisco
333 O'Farrell St.
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Sponsor: The National Kidney Foundation
Telephone: (415) 543-3303
Contact Name: Suling Miller
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Saturday, October 25 The Marin Wildlife Discovery Day will be an opportunity to learn about and celebrate the rich diversity of wildlife in Marin. There are over 150 species of birds that live and...

Cost: free

Where:
marin civic center
lagoon parks
civic center drive
san rafael, CA
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Sponsor: marin county parks
Telephone: 415-945-1218
Contact Name: Suzanne Whelan
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Character-driven: it’s one way to ensure that your writing is compelling. But how do you create characters that captivate a reader? Digging up all you’ll need to create characters that jump...

Cost: $120

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960, x234
Contact Name: webmaster
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Tiburon celebrates the arts with a new public art phenomenon: The Tiburon Art Walk - a free, self guided, public art exhibition. Combining its stunning surroundings with the finest artists, the Art...

Cost: free

Where:
Main Street & Tiburon Blvd.
Downtown Tiburon, CA  94920


Sponsor: Tiburon Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 415 435 5633
Contact Name: Tiburon Chamber
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Graciela Pera was born in Buenos Aires. She is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires and has been teaching Spanish for over 35 years.

Cost: $250

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 4159270960, ext. 234
Contact Name: webmaster
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The Third Marin Community/School Garden Summit on Saturday Oct 25th from 10-4 at Bayside MLK Jr Academy school in Marin City addresses urban agriculture in Marin County through the lens of our...

Cost: $10.00, sliding scale

Where:
Bayside MLK Jr Academy
200 Phillips Drive
Marin City/Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: UCCE Marin, Marin Master Gardeners, Conscious Kitchen, Marin City Community Services District
Telephone: 415-271-3254
Contact Name: lauren klein
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Enjoy a FREE day of discovery and learning out in nature with the family. WildCare naturalists will lead fun family outings with the objective of deepening our commitment to taking care of our...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gerstle Park
San Rafael Ave
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Telephone: 415-453-1000 x17
Contact Name: Marco
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NanHai Art is pleased to present Contemporary Ink, a group exhibition of contemporary Chinese ink painting featuring 16 new works by Li Huayi, Wang Tiande, Zheng Chongbin, and Lu Chuntao,...

Cost: Free

Where:
NanHai Art
520 Broadway
Millbrae, CA  94030
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Sponsor: NanHai Art
Telephone: 650-259-2100
Contact Name: Li Chen
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Aquarium of the Bay’s BayMobile is coming to the Bay Model! Visitors will experiment with the science of climate change and meet some of the Aquarium’s animal ambassadors. All Bay Model...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Discover how the greenhouse effect works and explore how animal and plant species adapt to a changing environment, identifying the winners and losers in our rapidly warming planet. Target Audience:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Make your travel experiences memorable by keeping an art journal! Spend a day transforming a blank journal into a creative expression of your journeys. You’ll learn how to: Prep your pages for...

Cost: $115

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960, x234
Contact Name: webmaster
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MINE GALLERY presents CRAZY BIG ART SHOW, a giant art show full of contemporary and pop art, you are sure to find something that challenges, amuses, inspires, and empowers.  We have mined some of...

Cost: Free

Where:
MINE gallery
1820 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Fairfax, CA  94930
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Telephone: 415-755-4472
Contact Name: Amy Stock
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  September 13-December 14, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, September 12, 2014 | 6:00-8:00 pm   Organized by the Mills College Art Museum, this exhibition presents a unique examination...

Cost: free

Where:
Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA  94613
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Telephone: 510-430-2005
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Barnes & Noble Corte Madera Announces Free October Storytime Lineup Celebrating Humor, Friendship, Halloween and More Barnes & Noble Corte Madera’s October lineup of free Storytime events for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble
313 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Corte Madera
Telephone: 415-927-9016
Contact Name: Laurel Kidd, Community Business Manager
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A mashup of Halloween and makers, celebrating community-made arcade games, with free trick-or-treating and a food drive. Part of the Bay Area Science Festival – it’s the perfect mix of...

Cost: free

Where:
Bon Air Center
Just off Hwy 101 on Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Greenbrae, CA  94904
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Sponsor: Bon Air Center
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Fright Fest Presented By Snickers is back at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with more zombies than ever before with thrills by day and fright by night. Fright Fest features haunted mazes, frightful...

Cost: Free with paid park admission

Where:
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
1001 Fairgrounds Drive
Vallejo, CA  94589
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How do we know the earth is warming? What do scientists have to say? Learn about the nature of science, climate change basics, how animals and biomes are being affected, and what we can all do to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Our award-winning Cooks with Books events are held at outstanding Bay Area restaurants. The meal is inspired by the author/chefs who discuss their cookbooks with guests throughout the meal. Yotam...

Cost: Single $120, Couple $180 (one book)

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Ave.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
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Join us in our beautiful Mission-style Tasting Room for our complimentary wine and food program, Sonoma Tastemakers, featuring the best of Sonoma County. Each month, we host a different Sonoma...

Cost: 0

Where:
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
100 Pythian Road
Santa Rosa, CA  94509
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Telephone: 888-675-9463
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18,000 years ago there was no SF Bay Estuary and the delta was in a whole different location.   More recently, the last 164 years ago has dramatically changed these formations again.  Join...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Barnes & Noble Corte Madera Invites Children to Learn Building & Decorating at Free Hands-On Learning Events in October Klutz® Scoubidou Woven Whatzit! Decorating Project On October 18 Helps...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble
313 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Corte Madera
Telephone: 415-927-9016
Contact Name: Laurel Kidd, Community Business Manager
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37th Annual Vivaldi at San Domenico Concert Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Carol Franc Buck Hall of the Arts    San Domenico’s Virtuoso Program students, singers, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Carol Franc Buck Hall
1500 Butterfield Rd
Bettye Poetz Ferguson Hall
San Anselmo, CA  94960
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Telephone: 415-258-1921
Contact Name: Rob Denunzio
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Gallery Bergelli is pleased to present "Attraction", an exhibition of new paintings by Greg Ragland. Opening on October 18, with the Gallery Reception on from 4pm-6pm, and the Artist Talk at 5pm,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Gallery Bergelli
483 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur, CA  94939
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Telephone: 415-945-9454
Contact Name: Gallery Bergelli
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 GRAND OPENING Art Studio Grand Opening of award winning Bay Area artist Bebe. Visit her new studio in a lovely Hamilton Art Center in Novato. On display will be Bebe's newest art creations:...

Cost: free

Where:
Hamilton Art Center
789 Hamilton Parkway
Novato, CA   94949
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Sponsor: Bebe
Telephone: 415-713-8831
Contact Name: Bebe

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You are invited to our Benefit Auction in support of Marin Society of Artists.     Art Auction - Food - Wine- Live Jazz.  Art from the  Bay Area’s finest Join us for a fun evening, find...

Cost: $20 for live auction

Where:
Marin Society of Artists
30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Building L
Ross, CA  94957
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Sponsor: Marin Society of Artists
Telephone: 415-454-9561
Contact Name: Ronile Valenza
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A supportive and challenging environment to deepen writers’ abilities to take risks. Join us to write close to the bone and from the heart. For prose writers (journal, essay, memoir, fiction)....

Cost: 8-session fee: $200, $160 OHCA members. Single sessions $26 by appointment only.

Where:
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts
616 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Sponsor: O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Telephone: 415-388-4331
Contact Name: Megan Wilkinson
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Camp with The Marine Mammal Center in the Marin Headlands! Join The Marine Mammal Center for Seals & Slippers! Camp out under the stars, enjoy special after-hour activities and wake up to the...

Cost: $85

Where:
The Marine Mammal Center
2000 Bunker Road
Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: The Marine Mammal Center
Telephone: 415-289-7330
Contact Name: Kristen Ku
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StereoTYPE Creativity Explored artists investigate individual letters and alphabets as art objects in their own right October 9 – November 23, 2014 Opening reception: Thursday, October 9, 7 –...

Cost: Free

Where:
Creativity Explored
3245 Sixteenth Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Telephone: 415-863-2108
Contact Name: Charlotte Russell
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  Develop your passion for photography & learn to take control of your camera! Join us for hands-on photography and Camera RAW processing, in-the-field shooting, and critical review of work...

Cost: $275

Where:
The Image Flow
401 Miller Ave Suite A
Mill valley, CA  94941
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Telephone: 415-388-3569
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Oct 24, 7pm, through Nov 8, 2014; ALSO Jan 30 - Feb 13, 2015 Our Yoga Therapy Training combines comprehensive curriculum and instructors who are leading experts in the field of Yoga Therapy...

Cost: Varies, starting at $4290 tuition; individual workshops: $215/day

Where:
Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa
2777 4th St.
Santa Rosa, CA  95405
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Sponsor: Ananda Seva Mission
Telephone: 707-722-7382
Contact Name: Shanti Devi
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ROSS VALLEY PLAYERS presents their RAW (Ross Alternative Works) 2014 Fall Festival, October 17 through 26, featuring the World Premiere Production of  Alcatraz the Island of Love, a romantic...

Cost: $15

Where:
The Barn Theater
30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Ross, CA  94957
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Sponsor: Ross Valley Players
Telephone: 415-456-9555, ext. 1
Contact Name: RVP box office
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Elevate and inspire your passion with memorable musical experiences of deep connection. First meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland 22 years ago, Cilette Swann and Roman Morykit have been making music...

Cost: $20

Where:
Fenix
919 Fourth Street
San Rafael, CA  94901
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  Center: Candace Loheed: orangeland     Project Space: Annalisa  Vobis , *pH 8.1 – Denatured Conditions* Annex: Will Thoms, This Is Just To Say     Exhibition : Sept. 26 -...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
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Bring your excess fruit and veggies to exchange with other gardeners this Saturday at one of the weekly exchanges sponsored by the Marin Open Garden Project: Starting June 7th Santa Venetia,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various locations Marin County
, CA


Sponsor: Marin Open Garden Project
Contact Name: Julie
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