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What’s Happening in Twin Cities Village

Are you interested in participating in a movie group?   We are looking into creating a monthly group who will meet to view movies in and around the Twin Cities.  If you have interest in this once-a-month movie group to begin in September to please reply to 415-945-8931. 



August At-A-Glance

 

Wednesday, August 15                                                                                  10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Village Men’s Group with Mill Valley Village

 

Wednesday, August 15                                                                                  1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Third Wednesday Speaker Series

 

Thursday, August 16                                                                                      10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Coffee at Farm House Local

 

Monday, August 27                                                                                        10:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Steering Committee

 

Tuesday, August 28                                                                                        3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Happy Hour at the BACKSTAGE

 

Save The Date – Sunday, September 23                                                       Timing TBD

Marin Villages’ Volunteer Appreciation Party

 

Members: If you’re a member and you need a ride to an event, please call the office at 415-457-4633 at least three days in advance.

 


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.

 

Corte Madera Library Presents: Marin Villages

Monday, August 6                 10:00 a.m.

Where: Corte Madera Library, 707 Meadowsweet Drive

Marin Villages is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) with the mission of helping older adults remain independent, stay active and be connected in the place they call home.  Learn about their services, programs, and resources and how you can get involved—as a member, volunteer, or donor.

 

Village Men’s Group

Wednesday, August 15          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 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.

 

Twin Cities Village/Age Friendly Corte Madera: Drive as we Age

Wednesday, August 15          1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

Worried about your driver’s license renewal? Wondering if you should still be driving? Many people value driving as a mark of independence. The rules of the road, and your hearing, vision and reaction time have changed since you learned to drive. Discover how to tune up your driving skills and get helpful hints to pass the license renewal exam. This presentation will provide valuable information and help you continue to maintain your driving privilege as long as you are safe to do so. 

Presenter: Rosemary Robles, DMV Community Outreach Senior Ombudsman.

Coffee at Farm House Local – Third Thursdays

Thursday, August 16               10:00 a.m.   

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

Just show up and have a cup of coffee, pastry and conversation.  Park in main lot if driving!!    

 

Twin Cities Village Steering committee meeting 

Monday, August 27               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.

 

 

Twin Cities Village/Age Friendly Corte Madera: Why Does Everyone Mumble?

Wednesday, September 19   1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

Having trouble understanding your grandchildren? Do you have difficulty following conversations in restaurants? Join us to learn how hearing changes as we age and some simple strategies that can improve the quality of your life. In addition, you will learn how to seek hearing help from a skilled clinician, who will listen well to your needs, and explain the complex trade-offs involved in selecting and fine-tuning the best hearing aids for you. Presenter: Lee Weissman, Doctor of Audiology, Novato.

If you would like to participate in any of the activities above and need transportation, please call the office at 415-457-4633 to arrange a ride and remember that your friends and neighbors are always welcome.

 

What’s Happening Around the Villages:

 

Mill Valley Village - Sage & Sierra:  Growing Up In Owens Valley

Volunteer Joan Busby Talks About Her Book 

Thursday, August 2                2:00 p.m.

Where: Mill Valley Golf Course Clubhouse

Village volunteer Joan (pronounced Jo-Ann) Busby is going to chat with us about her childhood growing up in the Owens Valley, as captured in her recent book Sage and Sierra.  Joan and her sister Carol wrote this memoir together, alternating chapters and recollections.   So please plan to come join us for a fun afternoon of stories, books and friendship.  All are welcome so please feel free to pass this along to friends and neighbors. 

 

Ross Valley Seniors

Thursday, August 2                12- 2pm

Fairfax Women's Club

Come socialize, enjoy the luncheon and hear local historian Dick Miner present, “A Walk in Time: San Anselmo 1900 to 1950.” First time guests always welcome ($7 drop-in fee).  Sponsored by Towns of Fairfax and San Anselmo.   For more info, call 415-258-4669

 

Breakfast with Friends

August 15                                9:30 to 10:30am (3rd Wednesday)

Barefoot Cafe, 1900 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax

Join us for socializing, coffee and/or breakfast to make new friends and keep the old (you cover cost of your meal). Hosted by the Age Friendly Fairfax Task Force.

What’s Happening At the Corte Madera Library?

 

 

Corte Madera Library Presents:

Growing Strawberries and Blueberries

Monday, August 6                 7 pm

Marin Master Gardener Judy Orsini will talk about the best varieties to plant and what their requirements are for light, soil, water as well as how to propagate plants, and how to respond to diseases and pests. Judy Orsini was a landscape architect and became a UC Marin Master Gardener in 2015.

 

Adult Coloring

Thursdays                               10 – 11 am

Stay relaxed with this fun, low-stress activity. We provide the coloring books and the pencils!

 

One-to-One Internet Tutoring

Thursdays                               10 – 11 am

Struggling with your email?  Frustrated with searching the Internet? Our tech savvy volunteer provides free one-to-one tutoring on Thursday mornings from 10-11 am.  For an appointment, please call the library or sign up at the reference desk.

 

All programs are free and open to the public.

 

What’s Happening Around Town?

 

Marin General Community Classes –

Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation

Every Monday, starting July 30, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: 1350 S. Eliseo Dr., Greenbrae

Space is limited. RSVP is suggested. Call 1-888-996-9644 to register or check their website:

https://www.maringeneral.org/about-us/classes-evernts/mindfulness-meditation-and-guided -relaxation

 

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. 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.

 

Lunch Club for Seniors

Thursdays - Ongoing, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   

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

Come have lunch with us! Every Thursday Good Earth Natural Foods prepares organic, well-balanced, hot lunch for adults. 60+. Enjoy a nice meal and conversation with friendsAdults age 60+, $3.00 suggested donation. No older adult turned away for lack of funds. Reservations are required seven days in advance, call 415-457-4636.

 

Corte Madera Intergenerational Center
498 Tamalpais Dr, Corte Madera

Check out the August calendar on the Town of Corte Madera website: http://www.agefriendlycortemadera.com/program-schedule.html