Sep 14 Tour Progressing Well

The Tour Committee has been hard at work, with lots of progress to report on our September 14 Open Homes Tour. Michele Affronte and Mari Steeno have lined up 8 homes, on Liberty, Van Damme and Issaquah. If you know of other residents on those docks who would be willing... Read more

Vallejo Exhbition at Bolinas Museum

The Bolinas Museum is presenting an exhibit entitled “Ship of Dreams: Artists, Poets, and Visionaries of the S.S. Vallejo (1949 – 1969).” This is the same exhibit that appeared at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Arts last April. On Saturday, February 16 Betsy Stroman, the author of “The Art and... Read more

Age-Friendly Marin Survey

Marin residents age 60 and older and those working with older adults are encouraged to take the Age-Friendly County Marin survey. I took the survey myself and question 4 allowed me to indicate that I live on a floating home. As FHA emergency services chair Flo Hoylman points out, “Our... Read more

Sausalito Village Calls for Artists

All Sausalito Village members and volunteers are invited to submit an entry for the 2018 Art Exhibit at the Library, which will run from November 11, 2018 until January 6, 2019. Accepted media include painting, photography, sculpture, jewelry, fiber art, glass, ceramic and mixed media. This year the Exhibit will... Read more

CARSS Needs Volunteer Drivers

Call a Ride for Sausalito Seniors (CARSS) was founded in 2015 as a result of the hard work of the City’s Age Friendly Task Force. After surveying the community, the task force developed a plan prioritizing the needs of aging residents, and local transportation was at the top of the... Read more

Bill Kirsch Passes Away on Commodore

Longtime waterfront resident, artist and architect Bill Kirsch died on Tuesday, February 27. According to Sausalito Village, of which Bill and his wife Felicity were founding members, “Bill was sitting in his favorite rocking chair at home on Tuesday evening when he simply passed away.” Just two weeks earlier, the Sausalito... Read more

Local Nonprofits Benefit from FHA Tour

The Floating Homes Association has presented checks totaling $5220 to the two nonprofits which have helped with our Open Homes tour for many years. Between them, Sausalito Village and the Friends of the Marin City Library have turned out over half of the 200+ volunteers needed to put on our... Read more

Last Weeks to Catch SV Art Show at Library

Get down to the Sausalito Public Library to view the Sausalito Village Art Show—before the show closes on Dec 16. Michael Sheats, South 40—one of several floating homes residents exhibiting in the annual art show—created the sculpture titled Deadeye from wood that came from the scrap pile of the Matthew... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – FALL 2017

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT RECENT BOARD MEETINGS: The 2017 Open Homes Tour netted slightly over $20,000, after donations of $2,610 each to Friends of the Marin City Library and Sausalito... Read more