Vote It is time to cast your ballot! Here are a few important voting facts and tips if you live in San Geronimo Valley or Nicasio. If voting by mail, please get your ballot in the mail asap and track it here. You can either mail your ballot at your local post office or drop off at an official ballot box. The drop boxes closest to the San Geronimo Valley and Nicasio are in Fairfax (Fairfax Town Hall) and Point Reyes (West Marin Health and Human Services). If voting in person, your polling place is the San Geronimo Valley Community Center. The Community Center’s polling place will [...]
Let’s Talk! Please join us next Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 7:00 PM for the second of six virtual community discussions that follow the chapters of Let's Talk: A toolkit for navigating teen substance use in Marin County, this session focusing on “What's the Big Deal?” Don Carney, the Director of Youth Transforming Justice, Jessica Glennon, a member of Youth Advisory Council and a Tobacco Use Prevention Peer Educator, and guest expert, Jaclynn Davis, who authored the Let's Talk booklet, will help us explore why the risks of teen substance use are greater today and what could be contributing to the consistently high rates of underage substance use [...]
Many Voices, No Single Story. We are all very much looking forward to seeing Many Voices, No Single Story, a short film that shares the experiences and journeys of West Marin immigrants. Two showings! One zoom screening and Q&A with the documentarians and participants on November 6th at 6:30pm, please sign up here. After registering you will receive an email on how to join this event. There will also be a drive-in screening in Bolinas on November 7th at 6:00pm. This event will be in the parking lot in front of the skate park on Mesa Rd. Please come ahead of time to secure a good spot. This [...]
Mark your calendars for December 5th, 2020, our Annual Holiday Arts Faire is going virtual! Looking forward to an afternoon with Jasper Thelin and Alexander McQuilkin as our hosts and MCs. There will be wreath making (info below!), kid craft projects, baking with Howie, Santa zooming in from the North, music, a climate discussion with our NextGen Group, local vendor gallery and talks, a mini emergency/fire safety webinar and more! We are very much looking forward to this excellent, with a new virtual zoom twist, holiday season kick off! Please register for this awesome afternoon here. (https://annualholidayartsfaire.eventbrite.com)
Amazing Secrets of Point Reyes Elephant Seals with Frank Binney! Join us December 16th, 6:30-8:00pm. Hunted to the brink of extinction by the end of the 19th century, Elephant Seals are making a remarkable comeback on the beaches of Point Reyes National Seashore. Join wildlife guide Frank Binney for a fun talk on these mysterious visitors from deep, distant waters. See rare photos of elephant seal mothers nurturing their newly born babies and huge males battling for mating dominance. Discover some of the amazing adaptations that allow elephant seals to thrive in hostile conditions. Please register here!
The Family Music Hour and the San Geronimo Valley Community Center invite you to this very special premiere! Please join Michael and Alexander McQuilkin, and Tom and Amy for this exciting virtual screening of the Valens' beautiful film. Just for the Joy of It. Enjoy interviews with the Family Music Hour performers and family members, go behind the scenes to see how it all comes together, and see great footage of some incredible shows. Don't miss this incredibly heart-warming family event! Join us tonight here on ZOOM
Goodbye 2020 Family Dance! While 2020 was not what any of us expected, there is still a lot to celebrate! Your family made it through some hard times and with any luck, brighter times are ahead in 2021! Bring the whole family down to this happening Zoom Room to ring in the new year and spend some safe, fun, and virtual time dancing with your community and friends! DJ Soph Dog returns after her debut at the Halloween Dance Party and is prepared to lead the fun with dance contests, party games, and more! Let's get together one last time before we say goodbye to 2020 and welcome [...]
Senior Lunch & Listen Award-winning singer/songwriter and folk musician Kyle Alden has been writing and performing on stages throughout the Bay Area, Ireland, the legendary Mabuhay Gardens in San Francisco and the old Sleeping Lady in Fairfax, with a roots-based acoustic palette. Kyle’s third CD, “Songs From Yeats’ Bee-Loud Glade” is a collection of original folk songs inspired by the poems of W. B. Yeats has received worldwide radio airplay. Email Amena Hajjar at email@example.com to get the Zoom link!
Foundations of Finance Session 1 Foundations of Finance is back on January 13th and January 20th from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Join a relaxed environment to learn the basics of personal finance and investing. The goal of the workshop is to promote financial independence through education. This workshop started at the Community Center in 2014 and is now updated for the days of Zoom! Please register here.
Foundations of Finance Session 2 Foundations of Finance is back on January 13th and January 20th from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Join a relaxed environment to learn the basics of personal finance and investing. The goal of the workshop is to promote financial independence through education. This workshop started at the Community Center in 2014 and is now updated for the days of Zoom! Please register here.
Artist Film Night Artist Film Nights are back beginning Monday, January 25, 2021! Before Covid-19, one of our favorite ongoing, creative events at the Community Center, has been our Artist Film Night. Debra Amerson and Larry Rippee presented an artist-themed film each month and all attendees would enjoy rich conversation post showing. This creative connecting around film has been missed—and Debra and Larry have decided it is time to re-launch Artist Film Night as a virtual event. Here’s how Artist Film Night will work for these zoom-ing times: We will send out an email each month and include information in these updates, in advance of the Artist Film [...]