Marin IJ In Your Town for March 6, 2015

Marin IJ In Your Town for March 6, 2015 By Marin Independent Journal 05 Mar 2015, 04:48 PM Send us your news: Email news items from Marin’s cities and towns to or mail them to City Desk, Marin Independent Journal, 4000 Civic Center Drive, Suite 301, San Rafael, CA 94903. Send us your photos: Send photos to and include your name, phone number and some details about the photo. CORTE MADERA Discussion planned on brain fitness The Marin County Multiple Sclerosis Group will meet to talk about brain fitness from 11:50 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. March 21 at Aegis Assisted Living, 5555 Paradise Drive. Attendees will learn the latest in brain fitness research including tips for improving memory, word finding and remembering names. Patients, family members, friends or caregivers are invited to attend the free meeting. For more information, call Anita at 415-892-5548 or Vicki at 415-892-7370. SAN RAFAEL Arts school plans student show Marin School of the Arts, a Novato-based school of cinematic arts, dance, digital arts, photography, creative writing, visual arts, music, and theatre arts, is hosting a student show as a fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. March 14 at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road. The event includes a catered reception, a gallery of student work, and live performances in the theater. To purchase tickets, go to Communication skills in marriage discussed A two-session class on improving marriage communication will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. March 18 and 25 at the San Rafael Community Center, 618 B St. Couples will learn how to hold weekly meetings to foster romance, intimacy, teamwork and obtain smoother resolution of issues. Guidelines, a simple agenda and communication skills will be explained and demonstrated by instructor and therapist Marcia Naomi Berger. The class is $45 for singles and $85 for couples. For more information, call 415-485-3333. Whistlestop cafe has St. Pat’s luncheon Whistlestop’s Jackson Café, 930 Tamalpais Ave., will host a St. Patrick’s Day luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 17. Lunch will feature corned beef and cabbage, green non-alchoholic beer and live Irish music provided by Bread & Roses. Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for non-members. Tickets must be purchased by March 15. For more information, call 415-456-9062. ROSS Historian to talk about shipwrecks “Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate” featuring National Parks historian Stephen Haller will be the topic of a First Friday Forenoon program March 6. Hosted by the Moya Library and the Ross Historical Society, the illustrated talk by Haller will feature an update on recent efforts to study underwater artifacts. Copies of the book of the same name will be available for sale. The talk is at 11 a.m. in the Livermore Pavilion at the Marin Art & Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. A donation of $10 is requested. For more information, call 415-258-9595 David N. Swaim Tam Realty Inc Owner DRE#1070789 415-710-5504 609 San Anselmo Ave San Anselmo CA 94960 Serving all of Marin County

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