Welcome to Ross Valley Village




What’s Happening in Ross Valley Village

If you would like to participate in any of the activities below and need transportation, please call the office at 415-457-4633 to arrange a ride. 

If you would like to participate in any of the activities below and need transportation, please call the office at 415-457-4633 to arrange a ride.  Please note: our monthly luncheon is the second Thursday of the month.

 

Table for 8 – Monthly Luncheon

Thursday, May 10, 12:00 p.m.    

Where: Jason’s Restaurant, 300 Drake’s Landing, Greenbrae

Join fellow members and volunteers each month for a nice break, good food, and some wonderful conversation.  Set price of $15.00, beverages to be paid by guest.  *Limited number, so please RSVP at 415-457-4633 or to info@marinvillages.org.   

 

Breakfast at Barefoot Cafe 

Wednesday, May 16, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where: Barefoot Cafe, 1900 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax

Join us for our monthly social hour over coffee and breakfast (you cover the cost) to make new friends and keep the old – bring your neighbor, friend, a family member or show up ala carte!  Last month we had 10 people.  A great start!  This is a joint event by Age Friendly Fairfax and Ross Valley Village. 

 

Village Social: Coffee at Farm House Local – Third Thursdays

Thursday, May 17, 10:00 a.m.   

Where: Farm House Local, 25 Ward St., Larkspur

Our coffee group is moving to Farm House Local, an award-winning, locally sourced, Americana themed restaurant.  Just show up and have a cup of coffee, pastry and some good conversation.     

 

RVV Spring Tea with Music and Singalongs 

Monday, May 21, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where: St. John’s Church, 14 Lagunitas Rd., Ross

Join us for some easy-listening, sing-a-longs, fun, and a general good time!  We will have light snacks and appetizers to hold us over for dinner.  Don’t miss this one! 

 

Age Friendly Fairfax – Will I know if I’m Losing my Marbles?  Remembering as We Age.. 

Friday, May 25, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Fairfax Library, 2097 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax

Memory changes normally as the years roll by.  How do we keep our brains and bodies fit to slow the effects of time on our ability to remember what’s important in life?  Lots of research and information is available to on keeping our cognition as healthy as possible, come hear from those most in the know. 

 

What’s Happening Around the Villages:

 

Buck Insitute Tour

Thursday, May 31, 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Please join us on an excursion up to the Buck Institute in Novato for their tour.  We need to know how much interest there is in this outing, and who will join us, so that we can plan for transportation.  Please RSVP to the office by Friday, May 11 at 415-457-4633 or info@marinvillages.org.    

 

What’s Happening Around Town

 

Beginner Yoga for Older Adults   

Instructor: Tamela Smith

Mondays, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. @ Fairfax Women’s Club

Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. @ Bennett House

Fridays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. @ Fairfax Women’s Club

 

Marin County Commission on Aging Annual Health Forum 2018 – Engage at Any Age!

Thursday, May 3, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Marin Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross

This will be a wonderful opportunity to meet you commissioner and enjoy breakfast provided by Comforts Café.  Dr. Dean Ornish, Physician, Author, and Researcher will be the featured presenter. 


Larkspur Library Presents: Medicare Fundamentals      

Monday, May 14, 6:30 p.m. – 8: 00 p.m.

Where: Larkspur Library, 400 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur

Are you new to Medicare or want a better understanding of your healthcare?  Attend this free and unbiased seminar for a comprehensive presentation on the basics.  This comprehensive 2-hour seminar is for those who want a solid and detailed understanding of Medicare.


Documentary – Now Playing at the Lark Theater – Lives Well Lived 

Now playing

Where: Larkspur Theater, 549 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur

Lives Well Lived is a feature documentary film by Sky Bergman that celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of adults 75 to 100 years old who are living their lives to the fullest.

 

Lunch Club for Seniors

Thursdays - Ongoing, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   

Where:  Corte Madera Recreation Center, 498 Tamalpais Dr., Corte Madera

Come have lunch with us! Every Thursday Good Earth Natural Foods prepares organic, well-balanced, hot lunch for adults. 60+. Enjoy a nice meal and conversation with friends! Every Thursday (Except Holidays) from 11:45-12:45 pm. Adults age 60+, $3.00 suggested donation. No older adult turned away for lack of funds. Reservations are required seven days in advance, call 415-457-4636.

 

Save the Date:

 

Let’s Play Bocce Ball!

Friday, June 1, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where: Marin Bocce, 550 B St., San Rafael

Spring is here, and bocce ball is back!  Get ready for a fun afternoon with the Twin Cities Rollers, time to head back to the courts and let it roll!  Join us for snacks, beverages, and some outdoor fun! 


Ross Valley and San Rafael Villages Wine at Vines 

Wednesday, June 6, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Bring a guest to our Wine at Vines event. We are gathering at this lovely wine bar in Redhill shopping center for drinks and appetizers. We will enjoy conversation and share information with your friends about Marin Villages. We are always looking for new members and volunteers! Make an evening of it a go to one of the adjacent restaurants (Pizzalina, HighTech Burrito, and Farmburger) for dinner before heading home.