2 Photography Shows – Bay Model & Sausalito Library

You’ll have a chance – during the Feb 27th FHA Annual Meeting festivities – to see Elena Sheehan’s photographs on display at the Bay Model. The exhibit closes March 5th. Titled Traces, Sheehan’s works are elegant studies in the abstract beauty of water and rocks. “Some traces pass quickly. Others linger, change, disappear.” ... Read more

Legendary Local Sailors Preview Epic Film

The world premiere of “Warwick Tompkins—A Lifetime at Sea” will be held February 24 at the Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley. Tompkins is a legendary local sailor who earned his sea legs before he could walk, accompanying his family on a passage around Cape Horn on the schooner WANDER BIRD... Read more

The Sausalito Film Series Comes to an End – Feb 5th

  Phil Frank’s Secret Sausalito – Friday, Feb 5th at 7pm WHERE: Main Floor of the Sausalito Library—420 Litho Street ADMISSION: Free to the public The film series comes to an end with a selection of clips that Phil Frank originally created for a series of programs he presented at the Sausalito... Read more

Being Mortal: 2nd Session – Save the Date: Jan 27

  End of Life Option Law Being Mortal: Second Session What does it mean? A speaker from COMPASSION AND CHOICES, an organization that improves care and expands choice at the end of life will provide the latest legal information about this law, often called “Brittney’s Law”. This presentation is sponsored... Read more

2 PUBLIC FORUMS: Dunphy Park – JAN 19 and 27

The Parks and Recreation Commission will be holding two public forums seeking input on the proposed Schematic Master Plan as presented by the Friends of Dunphy Park.  The Schematic Master Plan is a guideline to assure that the future improvements and plans funded by Measure F and other sources are... Read more

Sausalito Herring Festival – Sunday Jan 31 2016

Save the Date: Sunday Jan 31 2016 The Helsinki Baltic Herring Fair is the oldest traditional event in Helsinki, since 1743. Not nearly as long-running but no less short on ambition, or establishing tradition, is our own Sausalito Herring Festival, now in its 4th year. Admission to the event is free. A... Read more

The Series Moves to the Sausalito Woman’s Club

I’m Ink, Therefore I Am: the Wit and Gentle Humor of Phil Frank On January 30 the Sausalito Public Library’s documentary film series moves to the Sausalito Woman’s Club for a special Saturday evening tribute to Phil Frank, the cartoonist, writer and historian who was one of Sausalito’s most beloved residents until he... Read more

The Library’s Documentary Film Series Continues

  The Sausalito Public Library’s documentary series continues with short films that feature two of Sausalito’s most celebrated residents: artist Jean Varda and philosopher Alan Watts. Uncle Yanco is the beautifully remastered 2015 version of Greek filmmaker Agnes Varda’s 1967 film about the life and ideas of her distant relative Jean Varda, who... Read more

Life and (Near) Death at the Flea Market

In the ’80s, my lady friend Sharron and I were regulars at the old Marin City Flea Market. It had been around for decades, and was considered among the biggest and finest flea markets in the Bay Area. Sharron was a true flea market aficionado—she bought most of her clothes... Read more

Sausalito Public Library Documentary Film Series 2016

This year’s Sausalito Public Library documentary series begins with screenings of two films about Sausalito’s anchor-out community.  Ale Ekstrom’s Boat House is a 2013 short made for KQED News by Noam Eshel and Sam Harnett. The film is a moving tribute to the live-aboard who was the community’s longest resident... Read more