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. 


Village Men’s Group

Wednesdays, January 3 and January 17, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Sweetwater Music Café, Mill Valley

We are joining the Mill Valley Village’s Men's Group and encourage you, whether a volunteer or a member, to come join us.  It is an informal gathering with no particular agenda beyond the company of friends.  Contact Marcus Byruck (617-763-1697 or marcusbyruck@gmail.com) or David Cardenas (transitionssupport@gmail.com) to get more.


Commission on Aging: Dimensions of Dementia – Part I

Thursday, January 4, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Where: Whistlestop, 930 Tamalpais Ave, San Rafael

This community forum will present current information in an understandable format, while offering resources and a sense of hope.  Participants will learn the differences between normal aging and cognitive changes, discover when it’s time to see professional help, and find out the differences between Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. 

Featured Presenter: Carol Zeller, R.N, B.S.N., Commissioner: Marin Commission on Aging.


Ross Valley Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 11, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Where: Suellen Lamorte’s Home – San Anselmo

The Ross Valley Steering Committee will meet at Suellen’s home to discuss and plan activities for 2018.   If you are interested in helping with program planning, membership and/or volunteer management or just want to add some ideas to help make Ross Valley Village even better, please know you are welcome to join us.   For directions, please call the office at 415-457-4633.

Coffee at Il Fornaio – Third Thursdays

Thursday, January 18, 10:00 a.m.   

Where: Il Fornaio, 223 Corte Madera Town Center

Just show up and have a cup of coffee, pastry and conversation.  Our coffee group meets at Il Fornaio, a lovely setting where there is plenty of parking, good coffee and, if we have enough people, our own dedicated table in the front of the restaurant.


Age Friendly Fairfax Forum: Stretching Your Dollars for Financial Stability 

Friday, January 26, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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

What are the resources available for planning your financial future so you’ll have enough to enjoy your golden years?  What part will Social Security play?  Come hear experts from SparkPoint and Money Matters and share your own insights for prosperity.  FREE and open to all! 


Foreign Language Skills

A Twin Cities Village member, Inna Mink, would like to setup a group for persons who would be interested in practicing their language skills in either Russian, German, and/or French at her home every other week or once a month.  Inna can be reached at 415-891-8447.


There will be no Third Monday programs in January and February at St. John’s due to Martin Luther King and Presidents’ Day holidays.


Save the Date:


Welcome to Watercolor

Thursday, February 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   

Where:  Larkspur Recreation Building, 240 Doherty Drive, Larkspur

Start the New Year with a new skill!  Join us exploring the medium of watercolor painting.  All skill levels are welcome to join the class.  For more information, contact Lisa Guthrie at 415-461-1419 or lisaguth1@comcast.net