Welcome to Ross Valley Village




Please Join us for our Holiday Party
!

 

Members, Volunteers and Guests are invited and encourage to attend the Ross Valley Village Holiday Party:

 

Ross Valley Village Holiday Party

Monday, December 11, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: St. John’s Fireside Room, 14 Lagunitas Rd, Ross

Come one come all for the annual Ross Valley Village Holiday Party!  We will toast our volunteers, celebrate our members, and enjoy the holiday season together in the cozy fireside room at St. John’s Church in Ross.  Please call the office if you need a ride at 415-457-4633!

 

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: our monthly luncheon is the second Thursday of the month.

 

Village Men’s Group

Wednesday, December 6 and 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.

 

Coffee at Il Fornaio – Third Thursdays

Thursday, December 21, 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.

 

Foreign Language Skills

A Twin Cities Village member, Inna Mink, would like to setup a group for persons who would be interested in practicing their language skills in either Russian, German, and/or French at her home every other week or once a month.  Inna can be reached at 415-891-8447.

 

Ross Valley Steering Committee Meeting – NO December Meeting

Thursday, January 11, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Where: Suellen Lamorte’s Home – San Anselmo

The Ross Valley Steering Committee will meet at Loulie’s home to discuss and plan activities for 2018.   If you are interested in helping with program planning, membership and/or volunteer management or just want to add some ideas to help make Ross Valley Village even better, please know you are welcome to join us.   For directions, please call the office at 415-457-4633.

 

There will be no Third Monday programs in January and February at St. John’s due to Martin Luther King and Presidents’ Day holidays.

 

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND THE VILLAGES

 

Third Wednesday Speaker’s Series – Intergenerational Center

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

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

Your invited you to come learn about the plans for Corte Madera’s future Intergenerational Center.  Come celebrate the season with refreshments, festivities and holiday cheer.    

Save the Date:

 

Welcome to Watercolor

Thursday, January 18, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   

Where:  Larkspur Recreation Building, 240 Doherty Drive, Larkspur

Start the New Year 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

 

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND TOWN

 

Commission on Aging – Legislative Update for 2018

Thursday, December 7, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Where: The Redwoods Auditorium, 40 Camino Alto.  Mill Valley

This community forum will give participants an opportunity to meet Assemblyman Marc Levine to hear about his vision and commitment.  Participants who attend will gain insight regarding key budget issues in 2018, and will discover what lessons were learned from the Sonoma County fires and disaster preparedness for older adults.  The commission will also share an update on new laws concerning older adults in 2018.