Marin for Kids

Children and family activities in Marin County, California. Guide to family friendly living and things to do for kids in Marin.

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Coming Soon For Sale in the Lucas Valley Area of San Rafael

California resort style living describes this mid-century modern Eichler inside and out. Pool, spa and gorgeous hill views make every day a vacation! The entire home and systems have been meticulously maintained and upgraded with integrity. 4-bedroom model, now set as 3 with 2 baths and remodeled kitchen. Go to www.2149Elderberry.com for more information.

Hilary Davis, REALTOR (415)235-3133 Hilary@MarinModern.com

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Libraries are now so much more than loaning books. Ever expanding the Marin County libraries are also education centers:

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  • Homework HelpNow! is a program that provides online homework help from 1:00pm - 10:00 pm Monday through Friday. This help is available in English and Spanish.
  • Live Tutoring: Join the online classroom and receive help from a Brainfuse tutor.
  • Skills-Building: Master an academic concept through expert tutoring and standards aligned online lessons. Brainfuse Skills Building has been designed for a variety of age groups and academic needs.
  • 24/7 Help Center: Submit a question and a tutor will provide you with a response (usually within 24 hours).
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Searching for your new home anytime of the year is exciting and just as falling leaves, pumpkins and cooler temps are part of our fall season in the Bay Area, so too, are some truly great film festivals!  There's a little something for everyone, so check out the links below for lots of information and schedules.....and then, go see some great, new movies! 

Oct. 6-16                                 Mill Valley Film Festival                    www.mvff.com

Oct. 15-22                               Greek Film Festival                          www.grfilm.com

Oct. 28-30 & Nov. 4-6               Berkeley Video Film Festival             www.berkeleyvideofilmfest.org

Oct. 13-16                               SF Shorts Film

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WHAT: Marin Waldorf Children's Faire:

WHEN: Today Sunday Oct. 9th 10-4 pm

WHERE: 755 Idylberry Rd. San Rafael CA 94903

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Looking for something to do with your young child today? Waldorf School in San Rafael is hosting their annual children's faire from 10-4!

You will find good old fashioned fun and games and delicious food scattered throughout our gorgeous campus. Wandering minstrels, knights quest, heroes journey, cake walk, craft making and more!

There is no entrance fee but bring some cash for tickets and food!

Waldorf School is located in Marinwood just off Lucas Valley Road an area that has become very popular for home buyers, especially families moving from San Francisco. Contact me if you'd like to know more about the area,

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biketober-01_500What better way to kickoff the upcoming holiday season than at Biketoberfest? Grab your bike and join us on October 15th for a day of brews, bikes and music. Biketoberfest combines the celebration of bikes with food, music, family fun, and most importantly a brewfest. It doesn't matter what kind of biker you are, Biketoberfest celebrates it all. Mountain bikers, BMXers, commuters, speedy bikers and slow bikers are all invited to Fair-Anselm Plaza on Saturday, October 15th from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Biketoberfest is full of bike related activities. For those looking for a new bike, there will be 70 bike exhibitors and a handmade bike show. Different bike events will be happen throughout the day. There will be a 32 mile bike for the more experienced riders,

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Classic Car Show at Marinwood Park: Sept. 17, 2016 11-3pm

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Come join the fun this Saturday as the Marinwood Lion's Club hosts its 4th annual Classic Car Show and BBQ from 11 am -3 pm at Marinwood Park located at 575 Miller Creek Road San Rafael CA 94903.

The whole family will enjoy this event. There will be classic cars that you can get up close to and even meet the owners and talk about the car's history. Lots of great local companies are sposoring the event.

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Enjoy the live music entertainment featuring Miracle Mule, an Americana supergroup located right here in the North Bay.

Stay for lunch as Mariwood Market is selling a wide variety of lunch items. And Aloha Seafood of San Francisco will present great seafood options for your

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It¹s time to tune up your bike for this fall¹s cycling reducex2_300events. Sustainable Fairfax, a nonprofit organization that focuses on teaching sustainability and bringing the community together, has put together a community challenge for Marin Residence to replace car trips with other forms of transportation. ReduceX2 is a 3-week challenge full of fun activities and lots of encouragement. Sustainable   Fairfax has set up various community events to help residence discover beautiful walking and biking routes, as well as easy public  transportation that will make you want to ditch the car.


 I am excited to present to you Fairfax Slow Riders. Slow Riders is a group bike ride led by a friendly volunteer aimed to help the community with the ReduceX2 challenge. I will

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 Located on a quiet cul de sac, the pavered sidewalk takes you thru the wood & iron front door into a main level with beautiful earhttone stone floors, 1 full bedroom and bathroom on this level as well as a LR with gas fireplace, dining area and kitchen with tons of storage, gorgeous quartz countertop, top of the line Kitchenaid stainless steel appliances, including convection ovens.  Up the spiral staircase you will find a Jack N Jill bedroom, a BONUS family room perfect for movie watching with it's 2-way blackout honeycomb shades.  There's also an upstairs laundry area and a grand master suite. 

The backyard boasts a beautiful pavered patio, hot tub and a turf lawn making it very low maintenance and very high enjoyment time! 

For more

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Streets for People!
August 28, 2016
Downtown Fairfax

For an entire day Bolinas Avenue is closed to cars... People rock! Ride your bike to the event and take advantage for the bike valet parking service at Transit Alley (located next to Gestalt Haus). Learn how to load your bike onto the Marin Transit buses. Kids! Come out and bring your bike, decorate it, and and win some Scoop Ice Cream! Come ride the stationary bike and power up the blender for your personal smoothie! Check out the local shops (hint: there are some new groovy stores on Bolinas Ave.) All your favorite local green organizations will be out with fun games and things to do.

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Besides the right Marin neighborhood, right Marin school district and right commute distance to work, one of the most important things a Marin Buyer is looking for is an energy efficient home.  That means a home that has energy star appliances, energy efficient lighting, a cost saving HVAC heating/air conditioning, water saving plumbing fixtures, water saving landscaping as well as an eco friendly community.  Buyers in Marin are willing to pay for these eco upgrades!

Did you know that these few changes can save 50% a year in utility/water costs?  Yup, 'tis true and more and more buyers are looking to have lower monthly utility bills not only because of their eco friendly consciousness but also that savings allows them to have an

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