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Twin Cities Village
Serving the communities of Corte Madera and Larkspur

October 2018

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT CORTE MADERA LIBRARY?

The Origins of American Tattoo: “Lew the Jew” and His Circle
Tuesday, October 2, 7:00 pm

This illustrated presentation by Ron Glait, docent at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, will explore the work of Albert “Lew the Jew” Morton Kurtzman, one of the most influential artists of early American tattoo. The Contemporary Jewish museum exhibit includes rare and original tattoo artwork, photos, and correspondence with California tattoo artists.


Shared Housing for Seniors:  A Presentation by Home Match Marin
Monday, October 15, 10:30-11:30 am

Home Match Marin helps homeowners with extra rooms connect with those who need an affordable place to live. This free program is offered by the non-profit organization Covia.  Learn about their services that include applicant interviews and background checks.

Basic Pruning with Marin Master Gardener Gary Bartl
Wednesday, October 17, 7:00 pm

Are you intimidated at the thought of doing your own pruning? Learn the basic principles that will give you the confidence to prune anything in your garden—from roses to redwoods.  Gary Bartl, a UC Marin Master Gardener since 2001, has over twenty-five years of gardening experience.

Shipping in San Francisco Bay:A Presentation by Captain Craig Thomas, of Agile Marine
Monday, October 22, 10:30 am – 12 noon

Curious to learn how products arrive in San Francisco?Captain Thomas will present an overview of shipping operations in the Bay. Learn about:the types of ships visible from shore, their construction and layout, manning requirements, shipping regulations, and more.


Preventing & Combating Cyberbullying:A Presentation by Alyssa Surges, Community Development Specialist at Microsoft
Wednesday, October 24, 7- 8:30 pm

In this participatory workshop, parents, caregivers, educators, and students in middle school or older, will learn about the types of cyberbullying as well as the academic and social impacts of this behavior. Participants will learn strategies to address and prevent cyberbullying.

Adult Coloring
Thursdays, 10 – 11 am

Stay relaxed with this fun, low-stress activity. We provide the coloring books and the pencils!

One-to-One Internet Tutoring
Thursdays, 10 – 11 am

Struggling with your email?Frustrated with searching the Internet? Our tech savvy volunteer provides free one-to-one tutoring on Thursday mornings from 10-11 am.For an appointment, please call the library or sign up at the information desk.

Ongoing Activities

Corte Madera Bingo
Thursdays – Ongoing, 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m
Where: Corte Madera Community Center, 498 Tamalpais Dr., Corte Madera

Join our group of active older adults for BINGO. You’re sure to have fun! Come and enjoy wonderful company, delicious treats like Lappert’s ice cream, and other great perks and surprises.Once a month, representatives from local senior organizations will be on hand to answer questions regarding services they offer.

Lunch Club for Seniors
Thursdays - Ongoing, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Where:Corte Madera Recreation Center, 498 Tamalpais Dr., Corte Madera

Come have lunch with us! Every Thursday Good Earth Natural Foods prepares organic, well-balanced, hot lunch for adults. 60+. Enjoy a nice meal and conversation with friendsAdults age 60+, $3.00 suggested donation. No older adult turned away for lack of funds. Reservations are required seven days in advance, call 415-457-4636.

Corte Madera Intergenerational Center
498 Tamalpais Dr, Corte Madera

Check out the October calendar on the Town of Corte Madera website: http://www.agefriendlycortemadera.com/intergenerational-center-1.html

 

Check out the new Makerspace

The Intergenerational Center's new Makerspace opens on Thursday, October 4th, from 3:30-5:30, complete with a 3D printer and incredible laser cutter/engraver. It's open to all ages -- you can come with an idea of what you want to make, make the what the activity is, or just watch. If you aren't familiar with a Makerspace, you definitely should stop by and learn all about this creative technology. (Your grandkids will be so impressed!)

 

Marin Villages is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization • 415-457-4633 • email • 4340 Redwood Highway, Suite F-142 San Rafael, CA 94903

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