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Greetings and happy March to all our Twin Cities Villagers!  The spring is off to a fantastic start, and we hope all our members and volunteers will consider joining us this month at an event or program. 

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, March 7 and March 21, 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 or David Cardenas ( to get more info.


Coffee at Il Fornaio – Third Thursdays

Thursday, March 15, 10:00 a.m.   

Where: Il Fornaio, 223 Corte Madera Town Center

Just show up and have a cup of coffee, pastry and conversation.  Our coffee group meets at Il Fornaio, a lovely setting where there is plenty of parking, good coffee and, if we have enough people, our own dedicated table in the front of the restaurant.


Third Wednesday Speaker’s Series – Smart Food Choices for Healthy Living

Wednesday, March 21, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

What’s on your plate?  Are you making food choices that may impact your long-term health?  As we age, nutrition and physical activity needs change.  You may experience changes in appetite, dental condition, body composition, or organ function, all of which may affect what and how much you choose to eat.  Discover special nutrient concerns for the older adult.  Presenter: Kelli Ruderman, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Marin General Hospital


Twin Cities Village Happy Hour

Monday, March 26, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Where: Left Brank Brassiere, 507 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur

You are invited to join Twin Cities Village members, volunteers and friends in this popular social event that brings our community together.  The issues of the day will be discussed, including some news about Marin Villages, temporary tattoos will be available, and it is expected that everyone will leave this get together at least 10% happier.  Finger foods are available as is a no-host bar for alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages.  


Twin Cities Village Steering committee meeting 

Monday, March 26, 10:30 – 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.


Save the Date - Welcome to Watercolor


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


Twin Cities is offering a new opportunity – “Preserve your family memories!”   

Do you have pictures or articles, photographic treasures, scrapbooks, or photo albums that you would like to organize, preserve and safely store?  We will make it easy for you to have your precious memories “Digitized.”  You will receive a Thumb Drive ($10) that will allow countless opportunities to share or create new treasures.  Call Mitchell Marriott to discuss how it works, what works best for you and how to arrange it.  415-246-1751


Bocce will resume when the weather warms up

Bocce ball will return when the weather gets a little warmer, so get ready Twin Cities Rollers, we will be taking the courts by storm in 2018.


Twin Cities is Forming a Knitting Group!

Let’s get together to knit and chat.  If interested, please call Sue at 415-309-8228 or email her at

Save the Date:

Information Session on the Marin County Civil Grand Jury

Tuesday, March 20, 1:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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

Have you ever been tempted to apply to serve on the Marin County Civil Grand Jury?  Or wondered how it works and what its role is in county government?  Please plan to join us for this information session aimed at answering some of your questions.  Jack Nixon, President of the Marin Chapter of the California Grand Juror’s Association will be our presenter.  Jack will make a half-hour presentation and then take your questions for the remainder of the time.


Information Session on the History of Cannabis Regulation and the Implications of Proposition 64

Monday, April 16, 1:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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

Have you ever wondered what all the hoopla is about regarding cannabis use?  Some of our members have expressed curiosity about the implications of the changes that went into effect January 1, due to the passage of Proposition 64.  Dr. Larry Bedard will come talk with us and help us better understand both the history of cannabis regulation and what the impact of these changes may be, particularly for our demographic. 


Marin County Commission on Aging Annual Health Forum 2018 – Engage at Any Age!

Thursday, May 3, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Marin Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross

This will be a wonderful opportunity to meet you commissioner and enjoy breakfast provided by Comforts Café.  Dr. Dean Ornish, Physician, Author, and Researcher will be the featured presenter.