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San Rafael Village

A Branch of Marin Villages

November  2017 News

As we approach the holiday season, San Rafael Village has much to be thankful for- our awesome volunteers, inspiring members and the wonderful staff at the Marin Villages office!  Hope you plan to join us at one of our social activities and please, bring a friend or neighbor.  And, a gentle reminder that Marin Villages has a policy regarding discussing politics at our events, as we are a non-partisan organization.  Although you may have strong opinions, we respectfully ask that you refrain from sharing your views on politics at Village events.


Information on San Rafael Village events for November 2017

 

FIRST WEDNESDAY COFFEE

Wednesday, November 1  2:00 PM              

An afternoon gathering at the home of SRV member and volunteer Lorraine Voskanian.  All invited.  Members and volunteers are encouraged to bring a guest to meet the friendly folks of our village.

875 Butternut, Terra Linda

Questions: Contact Joy Bloom at 415-492-8443 or joy@ejbloom.com

 

MEMBER/VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE

Wednesday, November 8  1:00PM  

Marin Villages office, 4340 Redwood Hwy., Suite F-142, San Rafael

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

 

MOVIE GROUP

Monday, November 13  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 Villages 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

 

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Wednesday, November 15  7:00PM            

SPECIAL TIME/LOCATION FOR NOVEMBER ONLY

Program Committee will be meeting at Carole Sherick’s house  91 Schmidt Lane, SR

Contact Carole Sherick at csherick@gmail.com or 415-479-0930

 

STEERING COMMITTEE

Friday, November 17 1:30PM                                  

Marin Villages office, 4340 Redwood Hwy, Suite F-142, San Rafael

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

 

MEMOIR WRITING GROUP

Friday, November 17 2:00PM                       

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

 

SCRABBLE GROUP

Tuesday, November 21  2:30PM                  

SUSPENDED UNTIL WE HAVE MORE PLAYERS.

This is a casual game on the third Tuesdays of the month from 2:30-4:00PM. If you would be interested in playing in the future, contact Barbara Rozen at b.rozen@att.net or 415-472-6610

 

LUNCH OUT AT VIN ANTICO

Tuesday, November 28  11:30AM    

This month’s LUNCH OUT! will be held at a great restaurant some of you may not know about. Located in the heart of downtown San Rafael. …”sophisticated yet comforting food, utilizing local growers…highlighting the season’s finest.” Street parking. A wonderful place to bring your friends to introduce them to the San Rafael Village.

Vin Antico, 881 Fourth Street, San Rafael

All members and volunteers welcome.  Please RSVP to Val Stilson at 415-479-1439 or valerie.stilson@sbcglobal.net

 

BOOK CHAT GROUP              

Wednesday, November 22  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 Alison Fuller. For more information and to RSVP, contact Alison at 415-816-0715 or alisoncfuller@gmail.com

 

WE’VE BEEN INVITED TO JOIN NOVATO VILLAGE FOR THESE EVENTS:

Novato Village GREAT BOOKS CLUB -Thursday, November 2, 2-4PM

The group is currently reading stories from the Even Deadlier anthology available from Amazon. At this month’s meeting, we’ll discuss two short stories from the ‘Anger’ section:  Torch Song by John Cheever and My First Women by Nadine Gordimer.  Contact Ginni Saunders ginnisaunders@gmail.com or 415- 408-3612

 

APPLE Workshop – Monday, November 13th, 2-4PM

Do you have an APPLE Device (Iphone, Ipad, etc.) on which you’d like to get hands-on help?

Trish King is our technology instructor who will work one on one with four Villagers to help you with your device. This workshop will be held at Ginni Saunder’s home in Novato.  Email ginnisaunders@gmail.com to RSVP and get address and directions.

           

OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS OF INTEREST

Sandy Levitan, member of San Rafael Village and a theater aficionado, as well as a lecturer on theater for the Dominican OLLI program, will be attending the Novato Theater Company on November 4th for “Chicago” and Berkeley Rep on November 18th for “The Imaginary Rabbit.” If you would like to join Sandy for these performances, you can purchase your own tickets and arrange transportation, if needed.

           

There are many music events happening in Marin. If you are interested, please check the schedules for College of Marin Performing Arts, the Marin Symphony, the Mill Valley Chamber series and the Dominican Guest concerts.