Ember Stomp May 28

Fire Safe Marin and Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority present “Ember Stomp,” a wildfire prevention and preparedness festival. This free event will create an opportunity to further build community while enjoying interactive games and demonstrations that educate Marin County residents on wildfire safety. The festival will honor community activists, highlight wildfire...

Entertainment Galore at Day in the Park

At noon on Sunday, May 22, MC Heather Lerner will present a full lineup of music and a poetry reading at the FHA’s free Day in the Park (between Issaquah and Charles Van Damme Docks). Here’s the schedule: 12:00 -12:40 Joe Tate and Maggie Catfish: Throwback Rock 12:45 -12:55 Teresa...

Let’s Make Day in the Park the Best Ever

The Floating Homes Association’s Day in the Park will be on the lawn between Issaquah and Charles Van Damme Docks on Sunday, May 22, from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. This will be an afternoon of free food, music and lots more. All residents and friends are welcome to attend. Here...

East Pier Gets a Book Shed

East Pierians Carole Angermier and Teddie Hathaway love the way the denizens of the dock share books. But books left out for neighbors to view often got caught in heavy dew or even, on rare occasion, rain. Plus, the green transformer box which was used to display no-longer-wanted items could...

Foundation Plans Scaled Down Art Fest

In an April 4 Zoom meeting of the Parks & Recreation Commission, Louis Briones, chair of the Sausalito Art Festival Foundation, announced plans to present a smaller, simpler and less expensive version of the festival later this year. Instead of the usual 50,000 attendees, the Foundation anticipates welcoming 4,500 people...

Opening Day on the Bay Apr 24

Boating enthusiasts will celebrate the official beginning of the San Francisco Bay sailing season on Sunday, April 24. This annual celebration is like New Year’s Eve for the yachting set. There’s a decorated boat parade, the blessing of the fleet and epic parties at yacht clubs all around the Bay....

Day in the Park Resumes May 22

Save the date of Sunday, May 22 for a family-friendly Day in the Park. This free Floating Homes Association event, which was postponed by last October’s atmospheric river, will be held at the Waldo Point Harbor Park and will feature live music, food by Davey Jones, local artists, information booths...

Dino Valenti, Waterfront Influencer

Singer-songwriter Dino Valenti, though little known today, was an early mover and shaker in Sausalito’s houseboat community. Born on the East Coast in 1937, Valenti (real name: Chester William Powers, Jr.) began performing in Greenwich Village and North Beach coffeehouses, occasionally with Karen Dalton, Bob Dylan, Lou Gossett, Josh White,...

Dancing in the Sunshine on Liberty

On a spring-like day in February, Donna and Eric Colson hosted a Liberty Dock party on their roof to celebrate the completion of work on their home. Neighbors danced for hours in the brilliant sunshine, to music by a band appropriately named The Barnacles. The Colsons served fresh sushi, sliders...

Door Prizes Galore at Annual Meeting

During the February 17 FHA virtual Annual Meeting, Julie Durbin gave away more than $2,000 in door prizes. The prizes and lucky winners are: Winner Donor Prize Lewis Shireman F45 Training Corte Madera 2 week membership + swag bag Annette Jensen Michele Affronte Prize #1: Gift Card to their favorite...