The Coastal Post - October, 1997

PR Oct 97

Slide Ranch Event

Sunday, October 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Slide Ranch will hold its annual family-oriented event, the Harvest Celebration. Participants can harvest vegetables and flowers to take home or donate to charity, milk goats, make cheese, bake bread, spin wool, make masks, view a giatn puppet procession, listen to story-telling and music on the coastal farm in a wilderess setting.

Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the ranch, 2025 Shoreline Hwy. between Muir and Stinson Beach. Call 381-6155.

Slide Ranch runs educational programs for school classes and groups from one to five days in length, and on weekends for families, all by advance reservation.

Homestead Holiday Fair

Entries are being sought for this year's Homestead Holiday Crafts Fair, to take place at the Homestead Valley Community on Saturday and Sunday December 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Entrants are subject to selection by committee. A photo and brief description of the items to be sold should accompany the application form. All work must be hand-produced by the artist. Call 388-9916, or write to 315 Montford Ave., Mill Valley 94941, marking the envelope Crafts Fair. Deadline is November 8.

Hospice Programs

For children

Two eight-week groups for children ages six to nine and 10 to 14 who have lost a loved one to terminal illness will be offered by Hospice of Marin in October, the group for the younger children on Wednesdays beginning October 29, from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m., and the older group on Thusday, beginning October 30, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. For adults

Two six-week grief support groups for adults will be held on Mondays, beginning October 6, from 1:30 to 3 and Wednesdays, beginning October 8, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

To enroll

The groups are free, but donations are accepted. The sessions will be held at 9 Commercial Way in Bel Marin Keys, due to the remodeling of Hospice offices.

Call 927-2273 to reserve a place; space is limited.

Audubon Event

On Saturday, October 11 the Marin Audubon society offers a bird-watching opportunity. Meet at 8:30 at the intersection of Highway 37 and Sacramento Street, the first traffic light east of the Napa River bridge by Mare Island.

Robin Leong, a Vallejo resident, will serve as guide, and he knows where the birds are. Mashes, open water, sloughs, the Napa River, a city park and an area along American Canyon Road will be explored. Raptors, rails and huge flocks of migrating ducks and shorebirds are expected.

There is no charge. Bring lunch, beverages and a birding guide. Call 388-2821 for more information.


Guide Dogs Graduate

On Saturday, October 11 at 1:30 p.m. i 7 : Q z