Giving Marin

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OUT OF THIS WORLD IN NOVATO

Novato Space Festival volunteers gathered together on Aug. 5 to host the event. Volunteers, 16 and older, are welcome throughout the year to help run the Space Station Museum. High school students can receive community…


RECYCLEDELIC FUSION ART

The Community Media Center of Marin provides residents of Marin County with access to communication technologies, media training, and the latest digital tools to create original content for cable TV and online media. The Georgia…


BOOSTING EDUCATION, FOSTERING PETS

The San Francisco Opera Guild – Marin Chapter staged a very successful Champagne Gala on Aug. 5 at San Dominico School’s Hall of the Arts in San Anselmo. 125 people attended the concert featuring Adler…


SCHOOLSRULE, CERES COMMUNITY PROJECT

“Step Right Up,” the sixth annual SchoolsRule Marin event on June 28 at the Marin County Fairgrounds, featured gourmet food, wine and lots of entertainment. Guests generously donated during this year’s Raise the Paddle, raising nearly $100,000…


ART BENEFITS MARIN NONPROFITS

The 30th Anniversary of MarinScapes Fine Art Exhibit & Benefit event, June 21-24, at Escalle Winery in Larkspur, featured juried art works that were sold to raise money for Buckelew Programs’ Mental Health and Addiction…


FANTASTIC FAMILY FUN AT ‘MAMMA MIA!’

 The 2018 Mountain Play delighted audiences in May and June at the Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre on Mount Tamalpais. Pictured are the cast of “Mamma Mia!” Conservation Corps’ Kyle LaRue, educating some young theater goers about…


PRIDE PICNIC AT PIPER PARK, BREAD & ROSES BENEFIT

The Spahr Center hosted its second annual Pride Picnic on June 10 at Piper Park in Larkspur. The picnic was a celebration of Marin’s diverse inter-generational LGBTQ population. There were between 150 and 200 people…


YOUTH TACKLE ISSUES THROUGH ART

The 2018 Youth Poster Contest recognized 21 student artists as finalists or winners in several categories at a reception on June 8 at RileyStreet Art Supply in San Rafael. 19 of the 21 recognized artists…


COMMUNITY GROUPS GIVE BACK

On June 4 and 5, Center for Volunteer &  Nonprofit Leadership, North Marin Community Services, and volunteers from the Islamic Center of Mill Valley delivered a Day of Service project impacting over 120 Novato residents….


PITCHING IN, PLUS PITCH PERFECT

The Marin Conservation League’s Water for Willows event at Chileno Valley Ranch on May 27th brought out volunteers  who worked to help establish 250 willow sprigs by clearing weeds around each plant, watering each willow,…