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San Rafael Village

A Branch of Marin Villages

May 2018 News



Happy May to all our San Rafael Villagers!  We hope you’ll join us at one of our programs or events this month and be sure to join us for the special Birthday Blow Out celebration of our member who have turned, or are turning, 90 years young this year!


Information on San Rafael Village events for May 2018

 

FIRST WEDNESDAY COFFEE

Wednesday, May 2    2:00PM                

Join us for a special coffee to welcome San Rafael Village to Villa Marin, a senior community in Terra Linda, 100 Thorndale Drive. Villa Marin will host our coffee this month. Village members can learn more about life at a continuing care retirement community and Villa Marin will learn about the benefits of our Village. A shuttle will bring Villagers up to Villa Marin.  The shuttle will run from 1:30PM to 2:00PM and bring us back to Northgate beginning at 3:30PM. The shuttle will be in Northgate by the Sears store back entrance. Questions?  Contact Pat Donohue at Villa Marin 415-492-2613 or pdonohue@villamarin.com, or Joy Bloom at 415-717-0173 joy@ejbloom.co  *At Villa Marin there is limited handicap parking in the circle. You can get a permit from the front desk.


MEMBER/VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE

Wednesday, May 9    1:00PM                       

Help us recruit new member and volunteers.  Contact Jane Solomons at 415-492-8041 or cartersolo@comcast.net for more information.

 

PROGRAM COMMITTEE - CANCELLED THIS MONTH

Friday, May 11    1:30PM                  

 

MOVIE GROUP

Monday, May 14    at approx. 4:00PM                     

We meet for late afternoon movie and dinner.  On the Thursday before the second Monday of each month (our monthly movie date), those Villagers on the movie-goers list will receive notice of which movie has been chosen. If interested in becoming part of this group and receiving monthly notices, contact Joan Hartwell at joandh@aol.com or 415-479-9101

 

SCRABBLE

Tuesday, May 15    2:30PM                           

This is a casual game now on the third Tuesday of the month. If you are interested in playing, please contact Barbara Rozen at b.roz@att.net or 415- 472-6610

 

BOOK CHAT

Wednesday, May 16    3:00PM                     

Newcomers welcome! Participants describe a book they’ve read recently or in the past, or just listen. Meeting this month at the home of Valerie Stilson, 205 Sylvia Way, Terra Linda. Questions? Contact Barbara Rozen at b.roze@att.net or 415-472-6610.

 

STEERING COMMITTEE

Friday, May 18    1:30PM                  

Contact Sparkie Spaeth at oksparkie@aol.com or 415-250-3172

 

MEMOIR WRITING GROUP

Friday, May 18    2:00PM                  

Susan Mines facilitates our Memoir Writing Group.  Contact Susan at souzele@comcast.net or 415-479-0351 for information.

 

BIRTHDAY BLOW OUT!

Sunday, May 20    2:00PM               

Marin Villages is having a Birthday party in celebration of our 17 members turning 90 years old in 2018. That’s a lot of candles to light! We are using this event to help raise funds to support the work of Marin Villages. (Virtual) Birthday candles are for sale for $10.00. To buy a candle go to www.marinvillages.org

 

LUNCH OUT!

Tuesday, May 22    11:30AM            

We will be gathering at La Vier Latin Fusion Restaurant, 1025 C Street, San Rafael

We have been to this restaurant once before and everyone enjoyed it so much that we are planning a repeat!  The food is great, the owners/chefs delightful.  “ We always take great pains to acquire the finest and freshest ingredients, inspecting for perfection. Everything we make is 100% organic and whenever possible local ingredients are used. Relax Spanish style and enjoy a cozy setting with all of your favorite people.”

RSVP to Val Stilson at 415-479-1439 or valerie.stilson@sbcglobal.net

 

HAMILTON WETLANDS STROLL

Friday, May 25    10:00pm-11:30AM             

Take Nave Drive exit, make a right onto Main Gate Rd. Continue until Hangar Drive where you make a right turn, then right again to the parking lot on the right, where we will meet. Bring water, sun gear and binoculars, if you have them.  We’ll look for nesting birds. Questions and to RSVP, call Barbara at 415-472-6610 or b.roze@att.net

 

HAPPY HOUR

Wednesday, May 30    4:00 -6:00PM            

Join us at Café Arrivederci, 2nd and G streets, San Rafael for our quarterly Happy Hour. Nibbles will be provided, along with a no host bar, for this always festive event. Bring a friend or neighbor to introduce them to San Rafael Village. We hope to be out on the lovely patio for this event, which is a beautiful setting to enjoy spring weather and each other.  Call Val Stilson at 415-479-1439 or valerie.stilson@sbcglobal.net if you have questions or to RSVP.