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BENEFIT EVENTS, STEM FAIR

The Marin Foster Care Association hosted their first annual Blues & Brews Marin at a private home in Mill Valley on Oct. 6. The event, which raised nearly $25,000, benefitted Marin’s nearly 100 foster children and the families who care for them.  Pictured are (top) foster parents Cyd and Paul Keser, (middle, left to right) Jasper Toscani Field, Claire Courter, Ted Abeyta, Juliana Mills, Marin Foster Care Association Executive Director Barbara Sabido, Mary Abeyta, Caeli Slagle and Teddy Abeyta, and (bottom, left to right) Matt and Ginger Langley, Agnes and Matt Caron, and  Marin Foster Care Association board member Darcy Alkus-Barrow.  -Photos courtesy of Eventful Events

Sudha’s Treasures annual sale will take place at Town Center in Corte Madera. The sale features hand-crafted jewelry, scarves and unique gifts created by designer Sudha Pennathur.  100% of the proceeds will go to Whistlestop, North Bay Children’s Center, Marin Villages and Berkeley Rep. The opening night party is Oct. 26, 4-8 p.m., and then the store will be open daily, Oct. 27-Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Pictured at the kick-off party are (back row, left to right) Whistlestop CEO Joe O’Hehir , Whistlestop Director of Development  Yvonne Roberts , House of Pennathur CEO Sudha Pennathur, Berkeley Rep trustees   Jill Fugaro and Jean Strunsky , Marin Villages board member Annemarie Clark, House of Pennathur’s Ed Messerly, North Bay Children’s Center Director of Development  Lori Mogan  and (front row, left to right) Berkeley Rep staff member Laura Fichtenberg , House of Pennathur General Manager Craig Potter, and Whistlesop staff member Bryttni Toddy.  -Photo courtesy of Sudha’s Treasures

 

North Bay Science Discovery Day is Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. Spend the day exploring an array of interactive exhibits with hands-on games and experiments including robotics, animals, microbes and DNA. The event is designed to inspire students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  Admission and parking is free. Pictured are students getting hands on experience at last year’s event. For more information, visit NorthBayScience.org.  -Photo courtesy of North Bay Science Discovery Day

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