Upcoming Events

October 2017

  • 10/24/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    $150 if paid by Oct 19, $165 after

    West Marin Choir (formerly known as Common Voice Choir) sings soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world including a-cappella songs, American folk music, spirituals and a variety of world music. No music experience is needed and you do not need to know how to read music. West Marin Choir began in 2013 in Point Reyes and has grown to two chapters totaling 80 members throughout West Marin.

    West Marin Choir: Harvest & Holiday Season 2017
    Oct. 24 to Dec. 5, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
    (no class Nov. 21, skipping Thanksgiving week)

    Sign up at www.westmarinchoir.org or mail check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, POint Reyes Station, CA 94956

    Director: Debbie Daly

    Call (415)663-1075 or email at mail@soundorchard.org

  • 10/25/2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

    Public meeting regarding Federal Grants presented by the County of Marin.  Open to the public.

  • 10/26/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Suggested donation $3 (over 60 years old) / $6 (under 60 years old)

    POINT REYES COMMUNITY LUNCH—HOSTED BY WEST MARIN SENIOR SERVICES
    Break bread with friends at the community lunch every Thursday. Plus live music the first Thursday of each month. The organic food is prepared by Good Earth Natural Foods. Make reservations by 11 AM on the prior Monday. Contact Cathy Bleeker, Nutrition Program Manager at West Marin Senior Services, 415-663-8148, x.104.
     

  • 10/26/2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

    West Marin Senior Services Medicare Presentations will present several topics.  They are:

    02/23/17: Fundamentals of Medicare

    05/18/17: Understanding of Medicare

    08/17/17: Fundamentals of Medicare

    10/26/17: Changes/Choices

  • 10/26/2017 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm

    FREE

    FREE Flu immunization clinic, in coordination with the Coastal Health Alliance and Dominican University.

  • 10/26/2017 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

    New!

    Point Reyes Children's Choir, Fall 2017 Season 

    Thursdays 3:15-4:45 pm

    September 7-December 7

    Performance on Sun. Dec. 10, 4pm

    A new choir taught by Sarah Cane, who leads singing classes at Inverness School. 

    Singing in a choir is a wonderful way for kids to begin their musical training. There are a multitude of benefits, helping them to develop musically, socially, and intellectually. We will begin to read and write music, and sing in harmony with new friends. Our rehearsals will be part vocal training, part musicianship, part games, part rehearsing pieces, and maybe even a little dancing thrown in. All elementary school ages welcome. Come sing with us!  Contact Debbie Daly at Sound Orchard (415) 663- 5018 for more information and register on-line at soundorchard.com.

     

     
     
  • 10/27/2017 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm

    Courtroom Dramas in the Movies and Theater, Part VII

    Abortion in Roe v Wade, sexual harassment in the confirmation of Clarence Thomas (Anita Hill), the Anthony Weiner case, and women’s suffrage will be explored.  The D. C. Stephenson trial and the Leo Frank Trial involving the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s will be dissected. We will examine trials at sea in Melville's “Billy Budd” and the “Mutiny on the Bounty Court-Martial” and enjoy the Tracy and Hepburn attorney characters in "Adam's Rib."

     

     

    Oak Dowling, JD is a retired attorney with 43 years of practice, including 31 years in San Rafael. He's a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison Law School and a native of Chicago. He has lived in Marin County for over 40 years and for over 24 years he has been a part-time instructor of Law at College of Marin. In his Law classes, he has used courtroom drama to demonstrate legal principles. As an avocation, he has performed in theater in Marin and San Francisco over the last 15 years.

     

     

    Fridays, September 22 – November 3, 2017 (no class on October 6)

    1:30 – 3:15 p.m. (six classes)

  • 10/28/2017 - 2:30pm to 9:00pm

    Join in the colorful procession with Aztec Dancers and Day of the Dead pageantry! March from Gallery Route One to the Dance Palace for an evening of song, ceremony, food, and treats. Community members are encouraged to dress in Day of the Dead finery and carry photos of love ones passed to place on the altar at the Dance Palace. Sponsored by the Dance Palace Community & Cultural Center, KWMR, West Marin Fund & West Marin Community Services.

    2:30- Facepainting at Ernesto's Studio (next to Cafe Reyes)  / 5 PM - Procession to Dance Palace / 6 PM Ceremony & celebration at the Dance Palace

  • 10/29/2017 - 11:00am to 1:30pm

    WEST MARIN CONTACT JAM

    Sundays, September 24 & October 29 from 11:00 - 1:30 pm; November 26 from 11:00 - 2:30pm. 

    This Contact Dance Improvisation Jam invites participants to explore principles of Contact Improvisation in a beautiful space with welcoming dancers.  

    Jam hosted by Maica Folch, Cory VanGelder and Christine Renaudin. For more information contact Maicaf@earthlink.net

    Sliding scale $12-20

  • 10/31/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    $150 if paid by Oct 19, $165 after

    West Marin Choir (formerly known as Common Voice Choir) sings soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world including a-cappella songs, American folk music, spirituals and a variety of world music. No music experience is needed and you do not need to know how to read music. West Marin Choir began in 2013 in Point Reyes and has grown to two chapters totaling 80 members throughout West Marin.

    West Marin Choir: Harvest & Holiday Season 2017
    Oct. 24 to Dec. 5, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
    (no class Nov. 21, skipping Thanksgiving week)

    Sign up at www.westmarinchoir.org or mail check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, POint Reyes Station, CA 94956

    Director: Debbie Daly

    Call (415)663-1075 or email at mail@soundorchard.org

November 2017

  • 11/02/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Suggested donation $3 (over 60 years old) / $6 (under 60 years old)

    POINT REYES COMMUNITY LUNCH—HOSTED BY WEST MARIN SENIOR SERVICES
    Break bread with friends at the community lunch every Thursday. Plus live music the first Thursday of each month. The organic food is prepared by Good Earth Natural Foods. Make reservations by 11 AM on the prior Monday. Contact Cathy Bleeker, Nutrition Program Manager at West Marin Senior Services, 415-663-8148, x.104.
     

  • 11/02/2017 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

    New!

    Point Reyes Children's Choir, Fall 2017 Season 

    Thursdays 3:15-4:45 pm

    September 7-December 7

    Performance on Sun. Dec. 10, 4pm

    A new choir taught by Sarah Cane, who leads singing classes at Inverness School. 

    Singing in a choir is a wonderful way for kids to begin their musical training. There are a multitude of benefits, helping them to develop musically, socially, and intellectually. We will begin to read and write music, and sing in harmony with new friends. Our rehearsals will be part vocal training, part musicianship, part games, part rehearsing pieces, and maybe even a little dancing thrown in. All elementary school ages welcome. Come sing with us!  Contact Debbie Daly at Sound Orchard (415) 663- 5018 for more information and register on-line at soundorchard.com.

     

     
     
  • 11/02/2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Scoping Meeting fot the Paradise Ranch Estates Tank #4 project, open to the public.  Meeting starts at 6:00pm

  • 11/03/2017 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm

    Courtroom Dramas in the Movies and Theater, Part VII

    Abortion in Roe v Wade, sexual harassment in the confirmation of Clarence Thomas (Anita Hill), the Anthony Weiner case, and women’s suffrage will be explored.  The D. C. Stephenson trial and the Leo Frank Trial involving the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s will be dissected. We will examine trials at sea in Melville's “Billy Budd” and the “Mutiny on the Bounty Court-Martial” and enjoy the Tracy and Hepburn attorney characters in "Adam's Rib."

     

     

    Oak Dowling, JD is a retired attorney with 43 years of practice, including 31 years in San Rafael. He's a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison Law School and a native of Chicago. He has lived in Marin County for over 40 years and for over 24 years he has been a part-time instructor of Law at College of Marin. In his Law classes, he has used courtroom drama to demonstrate legal principles. As an avocation, he has performed in theater in Marin and San Francisco over the last 15 years.

     

     

    Fridays, September 22 – November 3, 2017 (no class on October 6)

    1:30 – 3:15 p.m. (six classes)

  • 11/03/2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

    $20 advance, $18 seniors, $10 kids & teens, $22 at the door

    WAKE THE DEAD, The Bay Area's own Celtic All-Star Summer of Love party band, is returning to the Dance Palace, performing exciting new material from their recently released fourth CD, "Deal." This ever popular septet combines Irish jigs and reels with the songs of the Grateful Dead and other '60s iconic bands, delivering them with unique power and joy. Soaring vocal harmonies and daring instrumentals fuel Wake the Dead's music, delighting folkies, Celtoids, and Deadheads alike.

    Doors open at 7 PM

  • 11/04/2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

    The purpose of “West Marin Standing Together” is to speak out and take action on behalf of the planet, the environment, of economic and social justice, and of the democratic traditions of our country. We welcome all our neighbors who want to be part of a community effort to share information about local, state, national and global issues and events, and to plan and carry out strategically effective collective actions.

  • 11/05/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    The Marin Chamber Players perform the masters of the late 20th century classical music:  Stockhausen, Messaien, Kagel, HK Gruber and Judith Weir.

    Paul Smith, Music Director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangements of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers performed by the Music from Marin Chamber Players.

    Sunday, November 5 at 7:00pm - FREE admission

  • 11/05/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    FREE

    The Contemporary Opera Marin performs "Bolshevik Cabaret." Paul Smith, music director and pianist, continues his on-going series devoted to presenting free performing arts to West Marin.

    100 years ago, visionaries overturned a society 
    100 years ago, bullies duped the masses 
    BOLSHEVIK CABARET!!! 
    Music theater, dance, and opera by Soviet composers in observance of the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution. (and yes, the October Revolution actually occurred November 7-8). Program includes scenes from the suprematist opera Victory over the Sun and Dimitri Shostakovich’s underground opera Rayok, in addition to stagings of declamations, instrumental, vocal, and choral music from this extremely fertile period of Soviet artistic creativity. 
    Program length approximately 75 minutes. 

     

  • 11/07/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    $150 if paid by Oct 19, $165 after

    West Marin Choir (formerly known as Common Voice Choir) sings soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world including a-cappella songs, American folk music, spirituals and a variety of world music. No music experience is needed and you do not need to know how to read music. West Marin Choir began in 2013 in Point Reyes and has grown to two chapters totaling 80 members throughout West Marin.

    West Marin Choir: Harvest & Holiday Season 2017
    Oct. 24 to Dec. 5, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
    (no class Nov. 21, skipping Thanksgiving week)

    Sign up at www.westmarinchoir.org or mail check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, POint Reyes Station, CA 94956

    Director: Debbie Daly

    Call (415)663-1075 or email at mail@soundorchard.org

  • 11/09/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Suggested donation $3 (over 60 years old) / $6 (under 60 years old)

    POINT REYES COMMUNITY LUNCH—HOSTED BY WEST MARIN SENIOR SERVICES
    Break bread with friends at the community lunch every Thursday. Plus live music the first Thursday of each month. The organic food is prepared by Good Earth Natural Foods. Make reservations by 11 AM on the prior Monday. Contact Cathy Bleeker, Nutrition Program Manager at West Marin Senior Services, 415-663-8148, x.104.
     

  • 11/09/2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    West Marin Senior Services and the Alzheimer's Association present two workshops in Pt. Reyes Station on Thursday, November 9th.  Shannon Speaker  addresses  “Healthy Habits for your Brain & Body” and “Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors”.  Both topics are designed for interested members of the community along with local Healthcare partners

    Healthy Habits for Your Brain & Body will be held at the Dance Palace Main Hall from 1:00 – 2:00
    Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors will be presented at Stockstill House 12051 CA-1 from 3:00 to 4:00.
    For more information, contact Mark Solomons at 663-8148 x103 or mark@wmss.org
  • 11/09/2017 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

    New!

    Point Reyes Children's Choir, Fall 2017 Season 

    Thursdays 3:15-4:45 pm

    September 7-December 7

    Performance on Sun. Dec. 10, 4pm

    A new choir taught by Sarah Cane, who leads singing classes at Inverness School. 

    Singing in a choir is a wonderful way for kids to begin their musical training. There are a multitude of benefits, helping them to develop musically, socially, and intellectually. We will begin to read and write music, and sing in harmony with new friends. Our rehearsals will be part vocal training, part musicianship, part games, part rehearsing pieces, and maybe even a little dancing thrown in. All elementary school ages welcome. Come sing with us!  Contact Debbie Daly at Sound Orchard (415) 663- 5018 for more information and register on-line at soundorchard.com.

     

     
     
  • 11/11/2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
    Fibershed hosts an annual Wool Symposium for a sold out crowd each year in mid-November. The event functions to cross pollinate urban and rural communities by bringing together designers, farmers, ecologists, scientists and the general public to hear about topics that range from place-based breeding practices to designer & farmer clothing collaborations. The event includes a marketplace and free demonstrations to the public on sheep shearing, spinning, weaving and natural dyeing.  For more information go to fibershed.org or email fibershed@gmail.com.
  • 11/12/2017 - 10:30am to 3:30pm

    Details to come..

  • 11/12/2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Details to come...

  • 11/14/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    $150 if paid by Oct 19, $165 after

    West Marin Choir (formerly known as Common Voice Choir) sings soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world including a-cappella songs, American folk music, spirituals and a variety of world music. No music experience is needed and you do not need to know how to read music. West Marin Choir began in 2013 in Point Reyes and has grown to two chapters totaling 80 members throughout West Marin.

    West Marin Choir: Harvest & Holiday Season 2017
    Oct. 24 to Dec. 5, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
    (no class Nov. 21, skipping Thanksgiving week)

    Sign up at www.westmarinchoir.org or mail check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, POint Reyes Station, CA 94956

    Director: Debbie Daly

    Call (415)663-1075 or email at mail@soundorchard.org

  • 11/16/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Suggested donation $3 (over 60 years old) / $6 (under 60 years old)

    POINT REYES COMMUNITY LUNCH—HOSTED BY WEST MARIN SENIOR SERVICES
    Break bread with friends at the community lunch every Thursday. Plus live music the first Thursday of each month. The organic food is prepared by Good Earth Natural Foods. Make reservations by 11 AM on the prior Monday. Contact Cathy Bleeker, Nutrition Program Manager at West Marin Senior Services, 415-663-8148, x.104.
     

  • 11/16/2017 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

    New!

    Point Reyes Children's Choir, Fall 2017 Season 

    Thursdays 3:15-4:45 pm

    September 7-December 7

    Performance on Sun. Dec. 10, 4pm

    A new choir taught by Sarah Cane, who leads singing classes at Inverness School. 

    Singing in a choir is a wonderful way for kids to begin their musical training. There are a multitude of benefits, helping them to develop musically, socially, and intellectually. We will begin to read and write music, and sing in harmony with new friends. Our rehearsals will be part vocal training, part musicianship, part games, part rehearsing pieces, and maybe even a little dancing thrown in. All elementary school ages welcome. Come sing with us!  Contact Debbie Daly at Sound Orchard (415) 663- 5018 for more information and register on-line at soundorchard.com.

     

     
     
  • 11/18/2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
    Gallery Route Ones Latino Photography Project's Mole Dinner
    Saturday Nov 18th, 2017
    Dinner is from 6:00-8:30 doors open at 5:30
    Tickets Adult $30.00 
                Child (under 12 yrs) $10.00 
     
    Local Latina cooks from various states in Mexico will serve their home Mole recipes. 
    Tickets can be purchased at Gallery Route One in Point Reyes and through their website galleryrouterone.org Tickets won’t be available at the door.
     
    Dinner includes 2 types of Mole, Salad and rice. 
    Tickets also include non alcoholic drinks of Aqua Fresca, Jamaica, and Horchata.
    Margaritas and Michelada drinks can be purchased
    The Mole Dinner is a fundraiser for Gallery Route One and our Latino Photography Project. Located at 11101 Hwy One, Point Reyes CA  415-663-1347
  • 11/19/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Details to come...

  • 11/21/2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Monthly meeting of the Dance Palace Board of Directors

  • 11/23/2017 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

    New!

    Point Reyes Children's Choir, Fall 2017 Season 

    Thursdays 3:15-4:45 pm

    September 7-December 7

    Performance on Sun. Dec. 10, 4pm

    A new choir taught by Sarah Cane, who leads singing classes at Inverness School. 

    Singing in a choir is a wonderful way for kids to begin their musical training. There are a multitude of benefits, helping them to develop musically, socially, and intellectually. We will begin to read and write music, and sing in harmony with new friends. Our rehearsals will be part vocal training, part musicianship, part games, part rehearsing pieces, and maybe even a little dancing thrown in. All elementary school ages welcome. Come sing with us!  Contact Debbie Daly at Sound Orchard (415) 663- 5018 for more information and register on-line at soundorchard.com.

     

     
     
  • 11/24/2017 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

    Private event

  • 11/26/2017 - 11:00am to 2:30pm

    WEST MARIN CONTACT JAM

    Sundays, September 24 & October 29 from 11:00 - 1:30 pm; November 26 from 11:00 - 2:30pm. 

    This Contact Dance Improvisation Jam invites participants to explore principles of Contact Improvisation in a beautiful space with welcoming dancers.  

    Jam hosted by Maica Folch, Cory VanGelder and Christine Renaudin. For more information contact Maicaf@earthlink.net

    Sliding scale $12-20

  • 11/28/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    $150 if paid by Oct 19, $165 after

    West Marin Choir (formerly known as Common Voice Choir) sings soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world including a-cappella songs, American folk music, spirituals and a variety of world music. No music experience is needed and you do not need to know how to read music. West Marin Choir began in 2013 in Point Reyes and has grown to two chapters totaling 80 members throughout West Marin.

    West Marin Choir: Harvest & Holiday Season 2017
    Oct. 24 to Dec. 5, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
    (no class Nov. 21, skipping Thanksgiving week)

    Sign up at www.westmarinchoir.org or mail check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, POint Reyes Station, CA 94956

    Director: Debbie Daly

    Call (415)663-1075 or email at mail@soundorchard.org

  • 11/30/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Suggested donation $3 (over 60 years old) / $6 (under 60 years old)

    POINT REYES COMMUNITY LUNCH—HOSTED BY WEST MARIN SENIOR SERVICES
    Break bread with friends at the community lunch every Thursday. Plus live music the first Thursday of each month. The organic food is prepared by Good Earth Natural Foods. Make reservations by 11 AM on the prior Monday. Contact Cathy Bleeker, Nutrition Program Manager at West Marin Senior Services, 415-663-8148, x.104.
     

  • 11/30/2017 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

    New!

    Point Reyes Children's Choir, Fall 2017 Season 

    Thursdays 3:15-4:45 pm

    September 7-December 7

    Performance on Sun. Dec. 10, 4pm

    A new choir taught by Sarah Cane, who leads singing classes at Inverness School. 

    Singing in a choir is a wonderful way for kids to begin their musical training. There are a multitude of benefits, helping them to develop musically, socially, and intellectually. We will begin to read and write music, and sing in harmony with new friends. Our rehearsals will be part vocal training, part musicianship, part games, part rehearsing pieces, and maybe even a little dancing thrown in. All elementary school ages welcome. Come sing with us!  Contact Debbie Daly at Sound Orchard (415) 663- 5018 for more information and register on-line at soundorchard.com.

     

     
     

December 2017

  • 12/01/2017 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm
    • 12/02/2017 - 10:00am
    • 12/03/2017 - 10:00am

    FREE ADMISSION.

    This favorite celebration of locals and visitors alike starts on Friday night following the tree lighting ceremony. The annual holiday fair features over 40 West Marin Artisans offering unique and treasured holiday gifts including pottery, toys,  jams, clothing, jewelry, and more.  Call (415) 663-1075 for more information.

  • 12/02/2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

    This favorite celebration of locals and visitors alike starts on Friday night following the tree lighting ceremony. The annual holiday fair features over 40 West Marin Artisans offering unique and treasured holiday gifts including pottery, toys,  jams, clothing, jewelry, and more. Call (415) 663-1075 for more information.

  • 12/03/2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    This favorite celebration of locals and visitors alike starts on Friday night following the tree lighting ceremony. The annual holiday fair features over 40 West Marin Artisans offering unique and treasured holiday gifts including pottery, toys,  jams, clothing, jewelry, and more. Call (415) 663-1075 for more information.

  • 12/05/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    $150 if paid by Oct 19, $165 after

    West Marin Choir (formerly known as Common Voice Choir) sings soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world including a-cappella songs, American folk music, spirituals and a variety of world music. No music experience is needed and you do not need to know how to read music. West Marin Choir began in 2013 in Point Reyes and has grown to two chapters totaling 80 members throughout West Marin.

    West Marin Choir: Harvest & Holiday Season 2017
    Oct. 24 to Dec. 5, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
    (no class Nov. 21, skipping Thanksgiving week)

    Sign up at www.westmarinchoir.org or mail check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, POint Reyes Station, CA 94956

    Director: Debbie Daly

    Call (415)663-1075 or email at mail@soundorchard.org

  • 12/07/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Suggested donation $3 (over 60 years old) / $6 (under 60 years old)

    POINT REYES COMMUNITY LUNCH—HOSTED BY WEST MARIN SENIOR SERVICES
    Break bread with friends at the community lunch every Thursday. Plus live music the first Thursday of each month. The organic food is prepared by Good Earth Natural Foods. Make reservations by 11 AM on the prior Monday. Contact Cathy Bleeker, Nutrition Program Manager at West Marin Senior Services, 415-663-8148, x.104.
     

  • 12/07/2017 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

    New!

    Point Reyes Children's Choir, Fall 2017 Season 

    Thursdays 3:15-4:45 pm

    September 7-December 7

    Performance on Sun. Dec. 10, 4pm

    A new choir taught by Sarah Cane, who leads singing classes at Inverness School. 

    Singing in a choir is a wonderful way for kids to begin their musical training. There are a multitude of benefits, helping them to develop musically, socially, and intellectually. We will begin to read and write music, and sing in harmony with new friends. Our rehearsals will be part vocal training, part musicianship, part games, part rehearsing pieces, and maybe even a little dancing thrown in. All elementary school ages welcome. Come sing with us!  Contact Debbie Daly at Sound Orchard (415) 663- 5018 for more information and register on-line at soundorchard.com.

     

     
     
  • 12/08/2017 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Regular meeting of the West Marin Fund Convening (formerly West Marin ConFab)

  • 12/09/2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

    The Point Reyes Christmas Bird Count is an annual tradition that has been a definive census of the status, trends, and distribution of the 200 plus species wintering in the Point Reyes area.  At this compilation dinner participants tally the species seen and generally enjoy the birding highlight of the season.  Interested people should go to www.forestdata.com/cbc/ for further information and to sign up.

  • 12/10/2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
    Sound Orchard Choir Fest
    Sun. Dec. 10, 4pm
     
    West Marin Choir showcases its three community choirs in this year-end gala. With chapters in Point Reyes and Stinson Beach, plus the new Point Reyes Children's Choir which will be making its debut performance. The choirs will sing the joyful harmony songs they've been working on this fall and will invite the audience to join for a festive singalong of holiday songs for all traditions. Refreshments available. This heartwarming community event highlights the best of the local spirit of West Marin, with proceeds benefitting Sound Orchard, a nonprofit with a mission to build community through music. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 day of event. Tickets and info at www.soundorchard.org.
  • 12/14/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Suggested donation $3 (over 60 years old) / $6 (under 60 years old)

    POINT REYES COMMUNITY LUNCH—HOSTED BY WEST MARIN SENIOR SERVICES
    Break bread with friends at the community lunch every Thursday. Plus live music the first Thursday of each month. The organic food is prepared by Good Earth Natural Foods. Make reservations by 11 AM on the prior Monday. Contact Cathy Bleeker, Nutrition Program Manager at West Marin Senior Services, 415-663-8148, x.104.
     

  • 12/15/2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Kids' Musical Theater Presents: The Holiday Extravaganza 

    Tickets are available at the door:

    $10 general, $7 seniors, $5 children

  • 12/16/2017 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

    $20 General Admission, $18  Seniors, $5 children and teens

    Conductor Dr. Magen Solomon will lead the audience through Handel’s classic masterpiece. Four professional soloists will help lead each section. Musical scores will
    be provided to the audience so singing along with this great holiday tradition could not be easier.
     
     
    Megan Solomon has been the Artistic Director of the San Francisco Choral Artists since 1995, Dr. Solomon brings a wealth of experience with University, professional and community choirs and many years experience as an innovative teacher and conductor. Under her leadership SFCA (a semi-professional chamber choir specializing in contemporary a cappella choral music) has premiered over 180 choral works, performed at conferences of Chorus America and the American Choral Directors Association, been awarded the ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award, and has released three CDs: With Strings Attached (2011), Music Among Friends (2005), and So Gracious Is the Time (1999). The ensemble has collaborated with nationally known instrumental ensembles including The Alexander String Quartet, Veretski Pass, The Whole Noyse, Sonos Handbell Ensemble and others.
  • 12/17/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Kids' Musical Theater Presents: The Holiday Extravaganza

    Tickets $10 general, $7 seniors, $5 children

  • 12/19/2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Monthly meeting of the Dance Palace Board of Directors

  • 12/21/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Suggested donation $3 (over 60 years old) / $6 (under 60 years old)

    POINT REYES COMMUNITY LUNCH—HOSTED BY WEST MARIN SENIOR SERVICES
    Break bread with friends at the community lunch every Thursday. Plus live music the first Thursday of each month. The organic food is prepared by Good Earth Natural Foods. Make reservations by 11 AM on the prior Monday. Contact Cathy Bleeker, Nutrition Program Manager at West Marin Senior Services, 415-663-8148, x.104.
     

  • 12/21/2017 - 12:30pm to 7:00pm
    Many local families depend on this program to truly enjoy the holiday season. This program serves families, seniors, and others who cannot afford gifts and food during the holiday season. With community support and local partner organizations, West Marin Community Resources served 88 families and seniors last year (with over 200 children).
     
    For more information contact 415-663-8361, or info@westmarincommynityservices.org
  • 12/24/2017 - 5:15pm to 6:45pm
    COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLE LIGHTING & CAROLS SERVICE
     
    Sunday, December 24th 5:15 PM
     
    Celebrate Christmas Eve with the singing of Christmas carols interspersed with the telling of the Christmas story, time to meditate on the universal meaning of Christmas, and concluding with the lighting of Christmas candles and singing "Joy to the World!"
     
    All Are Welcome! 
     
    Prelude music begins at 5:15 PM
     
    Service begins at 5:30, concludes at 6:45 PM
  • 12/28/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Suggested donation $3 (over 60 years old) / $6 (under 60 years old)

    POINT REYES COMMUNITY LUNCH—HOSTED BY WEST MARIN SENIOR SERVICES
    Break bread with friends at the community lunch every Thursday. Plus live music the first Thursday of each month. The organic food is prepared by Good Earth Natural Foods. Make reservations by 11 AM on the prior Monday. Contact Cathy Bleeker, Nutrition Program Manager at West Marin Senior Services, 415-663-8148, x.104.
     

January 2018

  • 01/12/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
    • 01/26/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/02/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/09/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/16/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/23/2018 - 1:30pm
    Reconstruction and Recovery:  The Post-Civil War South
    Old Dixie was shocked and humiliated by her unexpected defeat at the hands of the detested Yankees.  Incredibly, "The Chivalry" had been beaten by soulless, materialistic Northerners.  How would the loyal sons and daughters of the Confederacy react to the Unthinkable?  Carry on the struggle, or join the modern world and create a commercial, urban culture where cotton and sugar cane once grew?  This class will trace the moral and political struggle post-war Southerners faced in the wake of utter ruin.
     
     
    Mick Chantler, MA has been a student and instructor of early American studies for over forty years. He currently teaches at several Bay Area Lifelong Learning Programs, including Sonoma State University, Dominican University, U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Davis. Additionally, Mick teaches in the Road Scholars Program, and at many Senior Citizen Centers throughout the North Bay.  His primary interests include the Revolutionary and Civil War eras, but he also has lectured on Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Mick is a member of several scholarly organizations, including the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, the Lincoln Forum, and the Society for American Baseball Research. He has lived in Sonoma California for over fifty years.
  • 01/14/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Details to come...

  • 01/19/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
    • 01/26/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/02/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/09/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/16/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/23/2018 - 1:30pm
    Reconstruction and Recovery:  The Post-Civil War South
    Old Dixie was shocked and humiliated by her unexpected defeat at the hands of the detested Yankees.  Incredibly, "The Chivalry" had been beaten by soulless, materialistic Northerners.  How would the loyal sons and daughters of the Confederacy react to the Unthinkable?  Carry on the struggle, or join the modern world and create a commercial, urban culture where cotton and sugar cane once grew?  This class will trace the moral and political struggle post-war Southerners faced in the wake of utter ruin.
     
     
    Mick Chantler, MA has been a student and instructor of early American studies for over forty years. He currently teaches at several Bay Area Lifelong Learning Programs, including Sonoma State University, Dominican University, U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Davis. Additionally, Mick teaches in the Road Scholars Program, and at many Senior Citizen Centers throughout the North Bay.  His primary interests include the Revolutionary and Civil War eras, but he also has lectured on Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Mick is a member of several scholarly organizations, including the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, the Lincoln Forum, and the Society for American Baseball Research. He has lived in Sonoma California for over fifty years.
  • 01/20/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Original jazz composer and pianist Eric Muhler returns to the Dance Palace for another amazing performance.

  • 01/26/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
    • 01/26/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/02/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/09/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/16/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/23/2018 - 1:30pm
    Reconstruction and Recovery:  The Post-Civil War South
    Old Dixie was shocked and humiliated by her unexpected defeat at the hands of the detested Yankees.  Incredibly, "The Chivalry" had been beaten by soulless, materialistic Northerners.  How would the loyal sons and daughters of the Confederacy react to the Unthinkable?  Carry on the struggle, or join the modern world and create a commercial, urban culture where cotton and sugar cane once grew?  This class will trace the moral and political struggle post-war Southerners faced in the wake of utter ruin.
     
     
    Mick Chantler, MA has been a student and instructor of early American studies for over forty years. He currently teaches at several Bay Area Lifelong Learning Programs, including Sonoma State University, Dominican University, U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Davis. Additionally, Mick teaches in the Road Scholars Program, and at many Senior Citizen Centers throughout the North Bay.  His primary interests include the Revolutionary and Civil War eras, but he also has lectured on Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Mick is a member of several scholarly organizations, including the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, the Lincoln Forum, and the Society for American Baseball Research. He has lived in Sonoma California for over fifty years.
  • 01/28/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Details to come...

February 2018

  • 02/02/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
    • 01/26/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/02/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/09/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/16/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/23/2018 - 1:30pm
    Reconstruction and Recovery:  The Post-Civil War South
    Old Dixie was shocked and humiliated by her unexpected defeat at the hands of the detested Yankees.  Incredibly, "The Chivalry" had been beaten by soulless, materialistic Northerners.  How would the loyal sons and daughters of the Confederacy react to the Unthinkable?  Carry on the struggle, or join the modern world and create a commercial, urban culture where cotton and sugar cane once grew?  This class will trace the moral and political struggle post-war Southerners faced in the wake of utter ruin.
     
     
    Mick Chantler, MA has been a student and instructor of early American studies for over forty years. He currently teaches at several Bay Area Lifelong Learning Programs, including Sonoma State University, Dominican University, U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Davis. Additionally, Mick teaches in the Road Scholars Program, and at many Senior Citizen Centers throughout the North Bay.  His primary interests include the Revolutionary and Civil War eras, but he also has lectured on Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Mick is a member of several scholarly organizations, including the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, the Lincoln Forum, and the Society for American Baseball Research. He has lived in Sonoma California for over fifty years.
  • 02/09/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
    • 01/26/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/02/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/09/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/16/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/23/2018 - 1:30pm
    Reconstruction and Recovery:  The Post-Civil War South
    Old Dixie was shocked and humiliated by her unexpected defeat at the hands of the detested Yankees.  Incredibly, "The Chivalry" had been beaten by soulless, materialistic Northerners.  How would the loyal sons and daughters of the Confederacy react to the Unthinkable?  Carry on the struggle, or join the modern world and create a commercial, urban culture where cotton and sugar cane once grew?  This class will trace the moral and political struggle post-war Southerners faced in the wake of utter ruin.
     
     
    Mick Chantler, MA has been a student and instructor of early American studies for over forty years. He currently teaches at several Bay Area Lifelong Learning Programs, including Sonoma State University, Dominican University, U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Davis. Additionally, Mick teaches in the Road Scholars Program, and at many Senior Citizen Centers throughout the North Bay.  His primary interests include the Revolutionary and Civil War eras, but he also has lectured on Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Mick is a member of several scholarly organizations, including the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, the Lincoln Forum, and the Society for American Baseball Research. He has lived in Sonoma California for over fifty years.
  • 02/10/2018 - 12:00pm to 10:00pm

    Details to follow...

  • 02/16/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
    • 01/26/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/02/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/09/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/16/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/23/2018 - 1:30pm
    Reconstruction and Recovery:  The Post-Civil War South
    Old Dixie was shocked and humiliated by her unexpected defeat at the hands of the detested Yankees.  Incredibly, "The Chivalry" had been beaten by soulless, materialistic Northerners.  How would the loyal sons and daughters of the Confederacy react to the Unthinkable?  Carry on the struggle, or join the modern world and create a commercial, urban culture where cotton and sugar cane once grew?  This class will trace the moral and political struggle post-war Southerners faced in the wake of utter ruin.
     
     
    Mick Chantler, MA has been a student and instructor of early American studies for over forty years. He currently teaches at several Bay Area Lifelong Learning Programs, including Sonoma State University, Dominican University, U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Davis. Additionally, Mick teaches in the Road Scholars Program, and at many Senior Citizen Centers throughout the North Bay.  His primary interests include the Revolutionary and Civil War eras, but he also has lectured on Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Mick is a member of several scholarly organizations, including the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, the Lincoln Forum, and the Society for American Baseball Research. He has lived in Sonoma California for over fifty years.
  • 02/16/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    A fundraiser for the Dance Palace by the Inverness Garden Club.

  • 02/21/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am

    details to come...

  • 02/23/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
    • 01/26/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/02/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/09/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/16/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/23/2018 - 1:30pm
    Reconstruction and Recovery:  The Post-Civil War South
    Old Dixie was shocked and humiliated by her unexpected defeat at the hands of the detested Yankees.  Incredibly, "The Chivalry" had been beaten by soulless, materialistic Northerners.  How would the loyal sons and daughters of the Confederacy react to the Unthinkable?  Carry on the struggle, or join the modern world and create a commercial, urban culture where cotton and sugar cane once grew?  This class will trace the moral and political struggle post-war Southerners faced in the wake of utter ruin.
     
     
    Mick Chantler, MA has been a student and instructor of early American studies for over forty years. He currently teaches at several Bay Area Lifelong Learning Programs, including Sonoma State University, Dominican University, U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Davis. Additionally, Mick teaches in the Road Scholars Program, and at many Senior Citizen Centers throughout the North Bay.  His primary interests include the Revolutionary and Civil War eras, but he also has lectured on Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Mick is a member of several scholarly organizations, including the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, the Lincoln Forum, and the Society for American Baseball Research. He has lived in Sonoma California for over fifty years.
  • 02/24/2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Details to come...

  • 02/25/2018 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

    Details to come...

March 2018

  • 03/02/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
    • 01/26/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/02/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/09/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/16/2018 - 1:30pm
    • 02/23/2018 - 1:30pm
    Reconstruction and Recovery:  The Post-Civil War South
    Old Dixie was shocked and humiliated by her unexpected defeat at the hands of the detested Yankees.  Incredibly, "The Chivalry" had been beaten by soulless, materialistic Northerners.  How would the loyal sons and daughters of the Confederacy react to the Unthinkable?  Carry on the struggle, or join the modern world and create a commercial, urban culture where cotton and sugar cane once grew?  This class will trace the moral and political struggle post-war Southerners faced in the wake of utter ruin.
     
     
    Mick Chantler, MA has been a student and instructor of early American studies for over forty years. He currently teaches at several Bay Area Lifelong Learning Programs, including Sonoma State University, Dominican University, U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Davis. Additionally, Mick teaches in the Road Scholars Program, and at many Senior Citizen Centers throughout the North Bay.  His primary interests include the Revolutionary and Civil War eras, but he also has lectured on Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Mick is a member of several scholarly organizations, including the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, the Lincoln Forum, and the Society for American Baseball Research. He has lived in Sonoma California for over fifty years.
  • 03/04/2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

    Details to come...

  • 03/16/2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

    Details to come.

  • 03/17/2018 - 8:00am to 10:00pm

    Details to come.

  • 03/18/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Details to come...

  • 03/31/2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

    Details to follow...

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