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, February 1 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Great Books Club
Thursday, February 8 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Let’s Play Boggle!
Tuesday, February 13 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Book Lovers’ Club
Wednesday, February 14 10:30 – noon
Saturday, February 17 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Learn about Novato Village
Wednesday, February 21 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Happy Hour at Rickey’s
Thursday, February 26 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 28 Noon
GREAT BOOKS CLUB
When: Thursday, February 1, 2018 1-3pm
Where: Ginni Saunders’s home. Contact Ginni at (415) 408-3612 for address & directions.
We’ll be discussing two short stories from the Even Deadlier Sampler published bythe Great Books Foundation. The stories under “Gluttony”are Theft in a Pastry Shop by Italo Calvino and Fat People by Alison Lurie. Beginning in April, we’ll start reading selections from Counterparts, also published by the Great Books Foundation.
LET’S PLAY BOGGLE!
When: Thursday, February 8, 2018 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Roberta Dixon’s home. Contact Roberta for her address: email@example.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!
BOOK LOVERS' CLUB
When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Where: Teeny Cake Boutique Bakery, 7400 Redwood Blvd. #101, Novato
The book we’ll discuss is Lab Girl by Hope Jahren.
When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:30-noon
Where: Community Room, NovaRo III, 31 Pinheiro Circle, Novato
Directions: 101 north to San Marin exit, left on San Marin Dr., left on Redwood Blvd., right on Pinheiro Circle
Parking: Street parking is available on Pinheiro Circle past the Club House and also on Redwood Blvd. Please avoid parking in designated resident spaces.
LEARN ABOUT NOVATO VILLAGE
When: Saturday, February 17, 2018 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Where: Community Room, Novato Public Library, 1720 Novato Blvd., Novato
This event provides a wonderful opportunity for the Novato Community to learn more about the Village movement that’s sweeping the country. Meet members of the Novato Village Steering Committee and find out about the services and activities Novato Village provides to members, along with the flexible opportunities available for volunteers.
NO-HOST HAPPY HOUR AT RICKEY’S
When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 4-6pm
Where: Rickey’s at Inn Marin, 250 Entrada Dr., Novato
Join the fun in 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: Thursday, February 26, 2018 2–4 p.m.
Where: Ginni Saunders’ home
Another Apple Workshop will be held this month with Trish King as technology tutor. Bring your iPhone or other Apple device for one-on-one assistance with your questions for Trish.
Each workshop is limited to four participants. All Marin Villagers are welcome to attend.
Contact Ginni to sign up and obtain address: Ginnisaunders@gmail.com)
When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at noon
Where: China Palace, 7089 Redwood Blvd., Novato
Let's celebrate the Chinese New Year! 2018 is the Year of the Dog according to the Chinese zodiac. China Palace is a favorite of Novato Villagers. Bring along a friend who’s interested in finding out more about Novato Village.