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Greetings and happy June to all our Twin Cities Villagers!  We have some exciting programming coming up this month, including a “Happy Hour Luncheon” at new a location, the Silver Peso!  We hope you’ll join us this month, see details below!


Your TWCV Steering Committee,

 

What’s Happening in Twin Cities 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

Wednesday, June 6 and June 20, 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 info.

 

Silver Peso “Happy Hour Luncheon”    

Tuesday, June 12, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Silver Peso, 450 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur

Ever wondered “what’s really behind those doors?”  Come join us at the Silver Peso in downtown Larkspur and find out!  We will gather for cocktails, lunch, and maybe even a game of billiards for those that are interested.  Don’t miss this first “Happy Hour Luncheon.”  Please RSVP to the office at 415-457-4633 or info@marinvillages.org to reserve your spot!  

 

Welcome to Watercolor

Thursday, June 14, 10:00 a.m. – 12: 00 p.m.  

Where:  Larkspur Recreation Building, 240 Doherty Drive, Larkspur

Start spring 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

 

Third Wednesday Speaker’s Series – Nature, Play, and Aging

Wednesday, June 20, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Central Marin Police Community Room, 250 Doherty Dr., Larkspur

Professor Erik Rosegard, chair of Dept. of Recreation, Parks and Tourism at SF State University, will lead a lively discussion detailing the benefits of being active in nature.

Coffee at Farm House Local – Third Thursdays

Thursday, June 21, 10:00 a.m.   

Where: Farm House Local, 25 Ward St., Larkspur

Our coffee group is moving to Farm House Local, an award-winning, locally sourced, Americana themed restaurant.  Just show up and have a cup of coffee, pastry and some good conversation.     

 

Twin Cities Village Steering committee meeting 

Monday, June 25, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: Central Marin Police Authority, 250 Doherty Dr., Larkspur

Are you interested in meeting new people?  Do you like to organize programs and events? We’d love to have you on our steering committee.  Come by and see what we’re planning.

 

What’s Happening Around the Villages:

 

Table for 8 – Monthly Luncheon 

Thursday, June 14, 12:00 p.m.    

Where: Insalata’s Restaurant, 120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo

Come join us for lunch and conversation.  Special offer: Bring a friend whom you would like to be a member of Ross Valley Village and their lunch is paid for by our Village! 

Set price of $15.00, beverages to be paid by guest.  *Limited number, so please RSVP at 415-457-4633 or to info@marinvillages.org.   

 

Age Friendly Fairfax – Did you Forget to do Your Spring Cleaning? 

Friday, June 22, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

Where did all my “stuff” come from and how do I go about letting things go?  Over time, our belongings can just pile up…Come hear from expert on how to de-clutter, as well as getting and staying organized

 

What’s Happening Around Town:

 

Larkspur Library Presents: Understanding Your Medicare       

Monday, June 4, 2018 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: Larkspur Library, 400 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur

How informed are you about the details of your Medicare benefits? Join us for a free and unbiased presentation brought to you by HICAP. You will learn about the following topics: Understand Details That Could Become an Issue When Portions of your Part A or B Claim is Denied Cost Saving Considerations Your Rights to Purchase a Medigap Supplemental Plan Question & Answer period.

 

Marin County Commission on Aging – Getting Around Marin 

Thursday, June 7, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: San Geronimo Valley Community Center, 6350 Sir Frances Drake Blvd., San Geronimo

Marin Transit offers older adults and people with disabilities a variety of options for getting around without driving.  Whether you need to learn how to use the fixed route bus service or sign up for an alternative transportation service, we are here to help. 

 

Corte Madera Bingo

Thursdays – Ongoing, 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m

Where: Corte Madera Community Center, 498 Tamalpais Dr., Corte Madera

Join our group of active older adults for BINGO every. at the. You’re sure to have fun! Come and enjoy wonderful company, delicious treats like Lappert’s ice cream, and other great perks and surprises.  Once a month, representatives from local senior organizations will be on hand to answer questions regarding services they offer. Most guests will be on hand the second Thursday of each month. Topics will include things like how to prevent slip and falls, wheelchair and walker tune-ups and housing options. 

 

Save the Date:

 

Marin Villages’ Annual Volunteer Appreciation Party!  

Sunday, September 23

Where: Jason’s Restaurant, 300 Drake’s Landing, Larkspur

Join us to celebrate the lifeblood of Marin Villages, our amazing volunteers.  We will get a chance to recognize the folks that make our grass movement possible.  More details on timing and program to come in the following weeks. Mark it on your calendar!