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ON STAGE IN MARIN

The current Sausalito Woman’s Club President Alice Merrill and past presidents were honored at the club’s annual Founders Day Luncheon and High Jinks performance on  March 21.  The event was attended by approximately 175 members….


BEAUTIFUL BIRDS, FAVORITE ART

Stapleton Ballet will present Swan Lake on March 30 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, in San Rafael. The cast includes more than 100 young dancers…


EMPOWERING YOUTH

The first of a series of free Youth Poster Contest workshops was held at San Rafael High School on Feb. 5.  The guest instructor was Brian Narelle, a political cartoonist, writer and artist. Narelle works…


FRIENDS OF CHINA CAMP

Friends of China Camp, a group of volunteers who have been operating the park since July of 2012 when the park was threatened with closure due to lack of state funds, are responsible for all…


NO ONE EATS ALONE DAY

More than a million students in all 50 states, at 2,300 schools, including 15 schools in Marin, celebrated National No One Eats Alone Day on Feb. 15. The program was created by Marin nonprofit Beyond…


LOCAL NONPROFITS SUPPORT COMMUNITY

ExtraFood and Homeward Bound of Marin served Marin’s Coast Guard families who were without federal income for more than a month and had not yet received back pay as of Jan. 31, the date of…


WEEDING, DIGGING, PLANTING

Sanzuma is dedicated to increasing access to healthy food sources through programs that focus on reconnecting communities with their environment and supporting Marin County’s Title 1 schools. On Feb. 2, 40 volunteers, ages 15-75, from…


MARIN CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTES $174,000

Marin Charitable, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization established in 1961, held a ceremony at Unity in Marin in Novato on Jan. 24 to distribute a total of $174,000 to 53 local groups that support education and enrichment for Marin children who…


LEARNING, WORKING, CREATING

The spring semester of the Autistry Comprehensive Adult Program has begun. Students take academic and physical fitness classes at College of Marin. Pictured (above, left to right) are  Autistry students Christopher, Mark, Jacob, Riley, and…


SUPPORTING ART AND ANIMALS

Incavo Wine Bar owner Blake Jordan (left) and event director Bosil Kim hosted the annual Connected Arts Benefit at the Marin Masonic Lodge auditorium in San Rafael on Dec. 15. The event attracted more than 100 attendees…