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

Art Vibes at the Libe

The Sausalito library was packed on Sunday, November 5 for the opening reception of the fifth annual Sausalito Village Art Show. Show organizers Hillair Bell and Michael Sheats of South 40 invited everyone to enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and libations, while listening to a classical string trio which included cellist... Read more

5th Annual Sausalito Village Art Show Opens Nov 5

Sausalito Village showcases member artists and authors, including many from the Floating Homes Community, at its 5th annual exhibition. The show will be hung in the Sausalito Library and will be available for viewing during regular hours November 5 through December 16. An opening night reception will be held on... Read more

It’s Back to the 40s for FHA Tour

“Good evening Mr. and Mrs. America and all the ships at sea” . . . The September 30 Floating Homes Tour will be a time-warp visit back to the 1940s, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Marinship, the WWII shipyard that gave rise to our community. Themed “Homefront on the Waterfront,”... Read more

FHA Tour: “Homefront on the Waterfront”

The September 30, 2017 Floating Homes Tour will tie in with the 75th Anniversary of Marinship, which helped to foster today’s waterfront community. Although Gate 6 Road and the area north of there weren’t technically part of the vast WWII shipyard, these areas were settled after the war by returning... Read more

Tour Proceeds Shared with Nonprofits

The Floating Homes Association Tour Committee has presented checks totaling $6,000 to the three nonprofits who helped with the 2016 Open Homes tour. As tour co-director and a volunteer at The Marine Mammal Center, I was proud to present a donation to Courtney Good, Guest Experience Coordinator at the Center,... Read more

Sausalito Village Living Room Chat – Please Come

Teddie and Brad Hathaway are holding a Sausalito Village Living Room Chat at their home on East Pier: this Sunday afternoon, August 7, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Sausalito Village is a non-profit organization founded by a small group of volunteers who wanted to build a community of friendship and support among Sausalito’s older... 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