Welcome to Ross Valley Village


Greetings to Members, Volunteers and Friends!

Spring is upon us and Ross Valley Village is gearing up for an exciting month of fresh new programs, events, and community building!  As the clock springs forward in a few weeks’ time, we look forward to longer days filled with sunshine and light as we experience the beautiful changing of the seasons here in Marin County.  We hope to see you at one of our programs or events in the coming days! 


Your steering committee –

Loulie Sutro, Anne Ramsay, Suellen Lamorte, Carolyn Jones, Katie Erickson, Sydney Park, Dianne Sheridan, Arlene Henry, and Margret Wilner.



What’s Happening in Ross Valley 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.  Please note: Table for 8 is the second Thursday of the month.


Table for Eight – Second Thursdays

March 9, 12:00 p.m.

Where: Jason’s Restaurant, 300 Drakes Landing, Greenbrae

Join fellow members and volunteers each month for a nice break, good food, and some wonderful conversation.  Set price of $15.00, beverages to be paid by guest.  *Limited number, so please RSVP at 415-457-4633.   


Coffee at Il Fornaio – Third Thursdays

March 16, 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. 


Monet – The Early Years

March 20, 3:00 p.m.   

Where:  St. John’s Church, 14 Lagunitas Rd

Kerrin Meis earned her master’s degree in Art History at U.C. Berkeley.  For ten years she taught Art History at San Francisco State University.  Kerrin now lectures for the College of Marin, Osher Lifetime Learning Institute (OLLI) at Domincan University and teaches courses at Book Passage in Corte Madera.  Her classes have been favorites in Marin for years! Please RSVP at 415-457-4633.      


Annuity Mythology

March 21, 11:30 a.m

Where: 4340 Redwood Highway, Suite F-138, San Rafael

What is an annuity?  What is the difference between variable and fixed?  And when is one better for your portfolio than another?   Annuities have specific purposes in a portfolio, depending on needs.  This presentation is for Education purposes only by Maria Gregoriev, Financial Advisor from Quest Capital Strategies.   Maria has been a registered advisor in financial services for over 25 years.  She is also a member of the Marin FAST Team, Financial Abuse Specialist Team, for Marin County.  Please RSVP at 415-457-4633.      


Around the Villages

Many activities and programs offered within Marin Villages are open to all members and volunteers. 


Being Mortal – Film and Discussion

March 15, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Where:  Central Marin Police Authority Community Room, 250 Doherty Drive The film investigates the practice of caring for the dying, and shows how doctors are often remarkably untrained, ill-suited and uncomfortable talking about chronic illness and death with their patients.  Plan to engage in a lively post-film discussion with representatives from Hospice by the Bay and the Marin County Commission on Aging. 



The Ross Valley Village Steering Committee Meeting will meet on March 9 at 10AM, if you are interested in organizing our programs, producing the monthly newsletter, or a trying new idea, we welcome you!   Please call the office at 415-457-4633 for directions.