We encourage members and volunteers to bring guests to Novato Village events and activities -- help spread the word and grow our Village! If you need a ride to an event, please call Marin Village at 415-457-4633 about four days in advance of the event. Also, check out marinvillage.org to view the wide variety of Village activities throughout Marin that are available to you as Village members and/or volunteers.
THIS MONTH'S CALENDAR AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Thursday, November 2 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Great Books Club new location
Monday, November 13 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 14 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Book Lovers’ Club
Wednesday, November 8 10:30 a.m – noon
Thursday, November 16 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Let’s Play Boggle!
Wednesday, November 15 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Happy Hour at Rickey’s
Wednesday, November 22 Noon
Monthly luncheon (LOOK AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS WEBPAGE FOR MENU AND RSVP INFO)
Members: If you need a ride to an event, please call Marin Villages at 415-457-4633 about four days in advance
GREAT BOOKS CLUB
When: Thursday, November 2, 2017 2-4pm
Where: home of Ginni Saunders (contact Ginni at firstname.lastname@example.org for address & directions)
This month, we will begin with a new anthology called Even Deadlier, a sequel to the Seven Deadly Sins sampler we just completed. Even Deadlier can be purchased from Amazon or from the Great Books Foundation. At this month’s meeting, we’ll discuss two short stories from the ‘Anger’ section: Torch Song by John Cheever and My First Two Women by Nadine Gordimer. Contact: Ginni Saunders email@example.com or 415-408-3612
When: Monday, November 13, 2017 2–4 p.m.
Where: Ginni Saunders’ home
Need help with your Apple device --- iPad, iPhone, MacPro, etc.? Trish King, former Director of Behavioral Training at the Marin Humane Society, will assistfourVillagers one-on-one with their Apple devices at a house party. Contact Ginni Saunders to sign-up at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-408-3612.
BOOK LOVERS' CLUB
When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 2:30-4pm
Where: the home of Diana Shima. Call Diana at 415-883-0144 for directions.
Book to be discussed: A Gentleman from Moscow by Amor Towles
Our friendly group enjoys meeting in a variety of pleasant places where we exchange opinions, ideas, and frequently, surplus books. You're welcome to grab a beverage and a treat, and join in the discussion!
MONTHLY COFFEE (2nd Wednesday of every month)
When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 10: 30am - noon
Where: Nova-Ro III Community Room, 31 Pinheiro Circle, Novato
Directions: 101 north San Marin exit, left San Marin Dr., left Redwood, right Pinheiro Circle
Parking: Street parking is available on Pinheiro Circle past the Club House and also on Redwood Blvd. (Please be careful not to park in designated resident spaces. Thanks!)
It’s always fun to get together in this friendly, comfortable setting. There's lively conversation, good coffee/tea and lots of tasty treats. Feel free to bring your friends/neighbors. Questions? BethLivoti email@example.com (415) 892-1043.
LET’S PLAY BOGGLE!
When: Thursday, November16, 2017 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Sandy Blumenthal’s home. For address, contact Sandy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here's another Novato Village group that really knows how to have fun! Boggle is a game played using a plastic grid of lettered dice in which players attempt to find words in sequences of adjacent letters. Be prepared to boggle your mind and have a blast!
NO-HOST HAPPY HOUR BY THE POOL AT RICKEY’S (every third Wednesday)
When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4-6pm
Where: Rickey’s at Inn Marin, 250 Entrada Dr., Novato
Join the fun at this relaxing venue featuring great spirits and yummy food at reasonable prices. It’s an enjoyable way for Novato Village members and volunteers to get together.
When: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Noon
Where: Hilltop Restaurant, 850 Lamont Avenue., Novato
Novato Villagers are looking forward to lunch at Hilltop Restaurant, 850 Lamont Avenue in central Novato. The restaurant specializes in seasonal California fare in a scenic hilltop setting. Please contact Nancy Fisher at email@example.com with any questions. See you there!
New Activity in the works: Interested in having pot luck dinners in members home? Please contact Ginni Saunders at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
SAVE THE DATE
Novato Village Holiday Luncheon
Wednesday, December 13 at 12:00
Rickey’s, 250 Entrada Drive, Novato
This years holiday luncheon will once again be at Rickey’s! We are excited about the special menu they are offering which includes beverages – your choice of champagne, wine, tea and coffee – for $25/person. We are including the menu and rsvp form on the last page of this newsletter, so please complete this and send your checks no later than December 6th. Members, volunteers and guests are welcome!
- Thanks to your donations, the garage sale held on October 20 -21 at the home of Beth Livoti grossed over $2500.
- Starting this fall, Marin Village members and volunteers will receive a 10% discount on O.L.L.I. (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) classes.In order to qualify for the discount, just fill out the registration form in back of the O.L.L.I. Fall 2017 course brochure, and mail it in to the address indicated.Registration is underway! For more information, contact Marin Villages at email@example.com or call 415- 457-4633.
Where: Margaret Todd Senior Center, 1560 Hill Road, Novato
When: Wednesday November 1st at10:00
Learn how to protect yourself from identity thieves! This workshop outlines the most common ways thieves can steal your information from ATM skimming to email and phone scams and what you can do to protect yourself. You’ll also learn about the top eight holiday scams to watch out for. Please call 899-8290 to register or for more information.
Holiday Party RSVP Form
All entrees include:
Baskets of Cornbread & Butter
Butternut Squash Soup
with a Hint of Roasted Apples & Onions
Choice of beverage – champagne, wine, tea and coffee
Entrée Choice #1:
Shrimp Louie Salad
Crisp Romaine Lettuce and Bay Shrimp with
Tomato Wedges and a Hard-Boiled Egg
Garnished with Black Olives and
Served with a Lemon Wedge and Classic Louie Dressing
Entrée Choice #2:
Ravioli Filled with a Mixture of Beef,
Portobello and Porcini Mushrooms.
Tossed in a Tomato Cream Sauce and
Topped with Parmesan Cheese and Herb Oil
Your Name: ____________________________________________________________
Number Attending: ________
# Shrimp Louie Salad ____________________
# Beef Ravioli ____________________
Amount Included: ___________ ($25/person)
Check made out to Rickey’s – mail to Marge Jackson, 43 Mendocino Lane Novato, CA 94947
All checks must be received no later than December 5th.