San Rafael Village
A Branch of Marin Villages
November 2017 News
As we approach the holiday season, San Rafael Village has much to be thankful for- our awesome volunteers, inspiring members and the wonderful staff at the Marin Villages office! Hope you plan to join us at one of our social activities and please, bring a friend or neighbor. And, a gentle reminder that Marin Villages has a policy regarding discussing politics at our events, as we are a non-partisan organization. Although you may have strong opinions, we respectfully ask that you refrain from sharing your views on politics at Village events.
Information on San Rafael Village events for November 2017
FIRST WEDNESDAY COFFEE
Wednesday, November 1 2:00 PM
An afternoon gathering at the home of SRV member and volunteer Lorraine Voskanian. All invited. Members and volunteers are encouraged to bring a guest to meet the friendly folks of our village.
875 Butternut, Terra Linda
Questions: Contact Joy Bloom at 415-492-8443 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, November 8 1:00PM
Marin Villages office, 4340 Redwood Hwy., Suite F-142, San Rafael
Help us recruit new members and volunteers. Contact Jane Solomons at 415-492-8041 email@example.com for more information.
Monday, November 13 at approx. 4:00PM
We meet for late afternoon movie and dinner. On the Thursday before the second Monday of each month (our monthly movie date), those Villages on the movie-goers list will receive notice of which movie has been chosen. If interested in becoming part of this group and receiving monthly notices, contact Joan Hartwell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-479-9101
Wednesday, November 15 7:00PM
SPECIAL TIME/LOCATION FOR NOVEMBER ONLY
Program Committee will be meeting at Carole Sherick’s house 91 Schmidt Lane, SR
Contact Carole Sherick at email@example.com or 415-479-0930
Friday, November 17 1:30PM
Marin Villages office, 4340 Redwood Hwy, Suite F-142, San Rafael
Contact Sparkie Spaeth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-250-3172
MEMOIR WRITING GROUP
Friday, November 17 2:00PM
Susan Mines facilitates our Memoir Writing Group. Contact Susan at email@example.com or 415-479-0351 for information.
Tuesday, November 21 2:30PM
SUSPENDED UNTIL WE HAVE MORE PLAYERS.
This is a casual game on the third Tuesdays of the month from 2:30-4:00PM. If you would be interested in playing in the future, contact Barbara Rozen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-472-6610
LUNCH OUT AT VIN ANTICO
Tuesday, November 28 11:30AM
This month’s LUNCH OUT! will be held at a great restaurant some of you may not know about. Located in the heart of downtown San Rafael. …”sophisticated yet comforting food, utilizing local growers…highlighting the season’s finest.” Street parking. A wonderful place to bring your friends to introduce them to the San Rafael Village.
Vin Antico, 881 Fourth Street, San Rafael
All members and volunteers welcome. Please RSVP to Val Stilson at 415-479-1439 or email@example.com
BOOK CHAT GROUP
Wednesday, November 22 3:00PM
Newcomers welcome. Participants describe a book they’ve read recently or in the past, or just listen. Meeting this month at the home of Alison Fuller. For more information and to RSVP, contact Alison at 415-816-0715 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WE’VE BEEN INVITED TO JOIN NOVATO VILLAGE FOR THESE EVENTS:
Novato Village GREAT BOOKS CLUB -Thursday, November 2, 2-4PM
The group is currently reading stories from the Even Deadlier anthology available from Amazon. At this month’s meeting, we’ll discuss two short stories from the ‘Anger’ section: Torch Song by John Cheever and My First Women by Nadine Gordimer. Contact Ginni Saunders email@example.com or 415- 408-3612
APPLE Workshop – Monday, November 13th, 2-4PM
Do you have an APPLE Device (Iphone, Ipad, etc.) on which you’d like to get hands-on help?
Trish King is our technology instructor who will work one on one with four Villagers to help you with your device. This workshop will be held at Ginni Saunder’s home in Novato. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and get address and directions.
OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS OF INTEREST
Sandy Levitan, member of San Rafael Village and a theater aficionado, as well as a lecturer on theater for the Dominican OLLI program, will be attending the Novato Theater Company on November 4th for “Chicago” and Berkeley Rep on November 18th for “The Imaginary Rabbit.” If you would like to join Sandy for these performances, you can purchase your own tickets and arrange transportation, if needed.
There are many music events happening in Marin. If you are interested, please check the schedules for College of Marin Performing Arts, the Marin Symphony, the Mill Valley Chamber series and the Dominican Guest concerts.