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NOVATO VILLAGE - September 2017

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.


SEPTEMBER  2017

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.

 

Thursday, September 7                                         2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Great Books Club

 

Monday, September 11                                          2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Apple Party

 

Tuesday, September 12                                         2:30  – 4:00 p.m.

Book Lovers’ Club

      

Wednesday, September 13                                  10:30 a.m – noon

Monthly Coffee

 

Thursday, September 14                                     1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Let’s Play Boggle!

 

Wednesday, September 20                                  4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Happy Hour at Rickey’s                                                                           

 

Sunday, September 24                                        4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Marin Villages’ Volunteer Recognition Party

Jason’s Community Room, Greenbrae                                                                           

 

Wednesday, September 27                                   Noon

Monthly luncheon

 

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, September 7, 2017   2-4pm

Where:  Joan Raab’s home (contact Joan at 415-686-8297 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 review the Foreword and discuss two short stories from the ‘Pride’ section:  La Grande Breteche by Honore Balzac and The Old Gentleman by Frances Hwang.  Contacts: Paula Weinberger p.weinberger41@gmail.com 415-382-1660 or Ginni Saunders ginnisaunders@gmail.com 415-408-3612

 

APPLE PARTY

When:  Monday, September 11, 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 assistfourNovato Villagers one-on-one with their Apple devices at a house party. This September 11 session is full, but the next training will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017, 2-4pm.  Contact Ginni Saunders to sign up.  Ginnisaunders@gmail.com415-408-3612

 

BOOK LOVERS' CLUB 

When:  Tuesday, September 12, 2017      2:30-4pm

Where:  Creekside Bakery, 1719 Grant Ave., Novato

Book to be discussed: A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

 

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, September 13, 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  llivoti@comcast.net  (415) 892-1043.

 

LET’S PLAY BOGGLE!

When:  Thursday, September 14, 2017  1:30-3:30 p.m.

Where:  Roberta Dixon’s home. For address, contact Roberta at dixoncra@aol.com

 

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

When:  Wednesday, September 20, 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.

 

MONTHLY LUNCHEON

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017    Noon

Where: Aurora Ristorante Italiano, 8 Commercial Blvd., Novato

 

Novato Villagers are looking forward to lunch at Aurora Ristorante Italiano in the Bel Marin Keys area of Novato. The restaurant specializes in Italian food and seafood. One customer described her experience like this: "Aurora is always charming, greeting and interacting with her customers. The restaurant feels as if you have entered someone’s home. The staff is friendly, efficient, and personable. You are encouraged to dine and are never rushed." The restaurant's web site is currently being updated, but the menu offers lots of options, including vegetarian choices and non-Italian foods like burgers. Something for every taste and appetite. See you there!

 

COMING IN OCTOBER…

  • In an effort to raise funds for Novato Village, we’re planning a garage sale on Friday and Saturday, October 20-21……AND WE NEED YOUR DONATIONS! We’ll pick up donations from September 25 - October 16, or you can drop them off by contacting Beth Livoti at 415-892-1043.Due to limited resources, please call to discuss items that might require a van or truck.Sorry, but we’re unable to accept encyclopedia sets, exercise equipment, old TV’s, printers, and fax machines. QUESTIONS?Call Beth Livoti at 415-892-1043.

     

  • Need help with your Apple device --- iPad, iPhone, MacPro, etc.? Trish King, former Director of Behavioral Training at the Marin Humane Society, will assistfourNovato Villagers one-on-one with their Apple devices at a house party. The Training will occur on Monday, October 16, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.at Ginni Saunders’ home.Contact Ginni atGinnisaunders@gmail.comto sign up and get directions.