Thursday, May 19

A free Covid-19 vaccination pop-up takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the clubhouse at the San Geronimo Commons (5800 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.), offering Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for ages 5 and older. Walk in or schedule an appointment at https://myturn.ca.gov. 

CANCELLED: A blood drive takes place from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the San Geronimo Commons (5800 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.). Appointments are strongly recommended by visiting www.donors.vitalant.org and entering the blood drive code SAN GERONIMO or calling (877) 258.4825. Arrive well-nourished and hydrated and bring a photo I.D.

The Mets play the Pirates in a West Marin Little League minors game at 5 p.m. at Contratti Park, in Fairfax.

The Shoreline Unified School District board meets at 6 p.m. at Bodega Bay Elementary School.

Eli Carlton-Pearson and Tommy O’Mahony play at 8 p.m. at the Papermill Creek Saloon, in Forest Knolls. Full vaccination required.

 

Friday, May 20

Today is the deadline for the “Name the Neighborhood” initiative to help the Community Land Trust Association of West Marin rename the former Coast Guard property. Information at www.clam-ptreyes.org. 

Drop-in tech support is available from 11 a.m. to noon on Fridays at the Point Reyes Station Library. Bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone. 

An educational exhibit on bird migration and how to protect bird populations is open from noon to 4 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through June 11 at the office of the Environmental Action Committee of West Marin (65 Third Street, Suite 12), in Point Reyes Station. 

The Tin Caps play the Knights in a West Marin Little League farm game at 5 p.m. at Nicasio’s Will Lafranchi Field.

The River Dogs play the Bulls in a farm game at 5 p.m. at White Hill School, in Fairfax.

The Pretty Sad Songs play at 5 p.m. at the Papermill Creek Saloon, in Forest Knolls. Then, Darren Nelson and the 421’s play at 9 p.m. Full vaccination required.

Jimbo Trout plays bluegrass, old-timey, Western swing and more from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the William Tell House, in Tomales. No cover.

The Neil Fontano Jazz Trio plays from 5 to 8 p.m. at Vladimir’s Czech Restaurant, in Inverness. No cover. 

Los Padres plays a West Marin spin on Latin folkloric music at 6 p.m. outdoors at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. $10 tickets available at www.smileyssaloon.com. 

“Introduction of Afro-Latin Rhythm Parts,” a six-week course, meets at 6 p.m. online taught by Joyce Kouffman. $90 to $240 sliding-scale fee. Register by contacting [email protected] or (415) 663.9176.

Steven Nightingale and Richard Nevle discuss their collaborative work, “The Paradise Notebooks: 90 Miles Across the Sierra Nevada” at 7 p.m. online. Presented by Point Reyes Books. Register at www.ptreyesbooks.com.

Fleetwood Macramé plays a Fleetwood Mac tribute at 8 p.m. at Rancho Nicasio. $20. Reservations required at www.ranchonicasio.com. 

 

Saturday, May 21

A western snowy plover docent training takes place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Point Reyes National Seashore. For information and registration, call Matt Lau at (415) 464.5294.

The Stinson Beach County Water District meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month. Information at www.stinson-beach-cwd.dst.ca.us.

“Exploring Fire Ecology: Eleven Mile Woodward Fire Loop,” a field seminar led by David Wimpfheimer, takes place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., meeting at the Bear Valley picnic area in the Point Reyes National Seashore. Presented by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association. $80 for members, or $90 for others. Register at www.ptreyes.org/programs-events/.

Staff and volunteers with the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network plant shrubs, perennials, sedges, rushes and grasses, and remove invasive plants from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Roy’s Riffles restoration site along San Geronimo Creek. To register, go to www.seaturtles.org/events. 

Marin County Parks rangers lead volunteers in restoration activities at Kent Island from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bolinas. Registration required at www.marincountyparks.org.

Charles Kennard leads a workshop in making a coiled straw basket from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fibershed Learning Center, in Point Reyes Station. $150. For information, visit www.fibershed.org/learningcenter.

A “Green Magick Spring Day Retreat” features yoga, meditation and herbalism with Amanda Giacomini and Kimiko Fujimoto from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Point Reyes Yoga. $125 includes lunch. Register at www.pointreyesyoga.com/events. 

The West Marin School Spring Fling features games, music, food and a silent auction from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Point Reyes Station campus. Everyone welcome.

A Dolly’d Up Drag Brunch starts at 11 a.m. and again at 2:30 p.m. at the William Tell House, in Tomales. Featuring food, cocktails, dancing and a drag show. $10 cover. Tickets at www.williamtellhouse.com. 

The Rangers play the Padres in a West Marin Little League majors game at 11:30 a.m. at Con-tratti Park, in Fairfax.

“The Arts and Consciousness,” a panel discussion with Jennifer Braman and Peter de Swart and led by Dr. Fariba Bogzaran, takes place from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Bolinas Museum. Free. More information at www.bolinasmuseum.org. 

The Athletics play the Royals in a minors game at 2 p.m. at Warner Field, in Woodacre.

William Brewer celebrates his debut novel, “The Red Arrow,” at 5 p.m. at Point Reyes Books. Information at www.ptreyesbooks.com.

Just Friends plays rock n’ roll covers at 6 p.m. outdoors at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. $10 tickets at www.smileyssaloon.com. 

Sharon Robinson performs her new show, “My Time with Leonard Cohen,” at 7 p.m. at the Dance Palace Community Center. $40. Presented by KWMR; tickets at www.kwmr.org. 

The Starling Six plays classic country and originals at 8 p.m. at the Papermill Creek Saloon, in Forest Knolls. Full vaccination required.

 

Sunday, May 22

InSpirt holds an after-sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the InSpirit greenhouse (55 Arroyo Rd.), in Lagunitas. Featuring herbs, tomatoes, annuals, perennials, drought tolerant plants and house plants. 

Today is the last day to view Gallery Route One’s current exhibitions by Austin Buckingham, Nicole Irene Anderson, Dotti Cichon and Anitta Tivio. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A virtual exhibition walk-through is available at www.galleryrouteone.org. 

The River Dogs play the River Cats in a West Marin Little League farm game at 11:30 a.m. at White Hill School, in Fairfax.  

The Grasshoppers play the Lake Monsters in a tee-ball game at noon at the West Marin School field.  

A memorial for Ricky takes place from noon to 5 p.m. at Vladimir’s Czech Restaurant, in Inverness.

Commonweal hosts an open house from 12:30 to 5 p.m. with tours, talks, workshops and dancing to El Radio Fantastique at 4 p.m. Anna O’Malley and host Steve Heilig discuss “Good Medicine: Music, Creativity, Culture and the Cultivation of Resilience” from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. both outdoors and on Zoom. Registration is required at www.commonweal.org. To volunteer, email [email protected].

“Historic School Houses,” a lecture by Sonoma County Parks educator Ellie Muelrath, takes place from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Tomales Regional History Center (26701 Highway 1), in Tomales. 

The Tin Caps play the Bulls in a West Marin Little League farm game at 2 p.m. at Contratti Park, in Fairfax.

The Mets play the Braves in a minors game at 2 p.m. at Warner Field, in Woodacre.

The Tin Caps play the Bulls in a farm game at 2 p.m. at Contratti Park, in Fairfax. 

The Brand New Still plays hard-driving bluegrass at 3 p.m. outdoors at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. $10 tickets available at www.smileyssaloon.com. 

The Athletics play the Mariners in a minors game at 4:30 p.m. at Warner Field, in Woodacre. 

The Doug Adamz Band plays at 5 p.m. at Rancho Nicasio. $18. Reservations required at www.ranchonicasio.com. 

The Papermill All-Stars play Americana at 5 p.m. at the Papermill Creek Saloon, in Forest Knolls. Full vaccination required.

The doRiaN Mode Duo plays vintage jazz and R&B from 5 to 7 p.m. at Tony’s Seafood, in Marshall. No cover. 

 

Monday, May 23

The Rollin’ Root produce truck sells farmers’ market produce on Mondays at the following locations in West Marin, including a new stop in Marshall: at Main Street and Dillon Beach Road in Tomales from 9 to 10 a.m., at the Hog Island Oyster Company parking lot from 11 to 11:30 a.m., at Walnut Place in Point Reyes Station from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., and at the Pump Espresso Bar in Forest Knolls from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

“Christus Victor,” a lecture by Father Vincent Pizzuto, takes place online from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. $30; limited scholarships available. Information at www.stcolumbasinverness.org/christus-victor.

Free Covid-19 rapid take-home tests are available for pickup for people who live or work in West Marin from 11 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Wednesdays at West Marin Community Services. 

The West Marin-Inverness School Site Council meets online from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month on Google Meet. For information, email Beth at [email protected]. 

Climate Café, a compassionate sharing circle, takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Zoom, offering a safe place for people distressed by climate change to share and listen. Details and registration at www.westmarinclimateaction.org/events. 

Open mic Mondays start at 7 p.m. at the Old Western Saloon, in Point Reyes Station.

 

Tuesday, May 24

Baby Gym, a free playgroup for children up to 3 years old and their caregivers, takes place in person from 1:30 to 3 p.m. every other Tuesday at the Bolinas Community Center. Sponsored by Parent Services Project and the Dance Palace. Register with Kerry at (415) 246.4048 or [email protected].  

The Athletics play the Rangers in a West Marin Little League minors game at 5:30 p.m. at Warner Field, in Woodacre. 

Drop-in tech support is available from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Point Reyes Station Li-brary. Bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone. 

An ESL class for all levels take place from 6 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday at the Point Reyes Station Library. To register, email [email protected] or call (415) 663.1849.

 

Wednesday, May 25

Inverness resident David Rempel describes the work of West Marin Climate Action’s renewable energy subcommittee during the regular meeting of the West Marin Rotary Club at 8:30 a.m. online. For an invitation, email [email protected]. 

The Inverness Public Utility District board meets at 9 a.m. on the fourth Wednesday on the month at the Inverness Fire Station. 

The Rangers play the Angels in a West Marin Little League majors game at 5:30 p.m. at Nica-sio’s Will Lafranchi field. 

The A’s play the Giants in a majors game at 5:30 p.m. at Warner Field, in Woodacre.

The Inverness Foundation and Association meets at 7 p.m. via Zoom and possibly also in person. Visit www.invernessassociation.org for the agenda, and email questions to [email protected]. 

The Bolinas Fire Protection District board meets on Zoom at 7 p.m. Call (415) 868.1566 or go to www.bolinasfire.org for details. 

Karaoke with Larry starts at 7 p.m. at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. Register at www.smileyssaloon.com. 

Grateful Wednesdays start at 7 p.m. with host Danny Luehring at the Papermill Creek Saloon, in Forest Knolls. Full vaccination required. 

 

Thursday, May 26

Free Covid-19 rapid take-home tests are available for pickup for people who live or work in West Marin from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursdays at the San Geronimo Commons. Take-home tests are also available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays and upon request at the Bolinas Community Center, and from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursdays and upon request at the Tomales Town Hall. 

Astrologers Rick Tarnas and Rachel Lang speak with host Michael Lerner about “Cosmos and Psyche in an Age of Transformation” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. online. Presented by the New School at Commonweal. Sliding-scale donations welcome. Register at www.tns.commonweal.org.

Indivisible West Marin hosts a Zoom phone bank with the Center for Common Ground to make calls to voters in Georgia from 1 to 3 p.m. every Thursday. RSVP to Carol at [email protected].

“Reciprocal Tending,” a workshop in therapeutic garden tending with Dr. Anna O’Malley, takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Commonweal Community Medicine Garden (480 Mesa Road), in Bolinas. $10 to $20 suggested donation. Information at www.naturainstitute.org. 

A free Covid-19 vaccination pop-up takes place from 2 to 5 p.m. at West Marin Community Services in Point Reyes Station, offering Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for ages 5 and older. Walk in or schedule an appointment at https://myturn.ca.gov. 

A Mending Bar Happy Hour takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Fibershed Learning Center, near Point Reyes Station. Donations appreciated and registration required at www.fibershed.org.

The Mets play the Giants in a West Marin Little League minors game at 5 p.m. at Contratti Park, in Fairfax.

 

Friday, May 27

The Point Reyes Tracking School presents a core class with Richard Vacha from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., meeting at Toby’s Feed Barn. Register by emailing [email protected]; bring $75 in cash to the class and a notebook for drawing.  

The New Skye Band plays an eclectic blend of country rock, Americana, jazz and blues from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the William Tell House, in Tomales. No cover.

The Tin Caps play the Mud Hens in a West Marin Little League farm game at 5 p.m. at Contratti Park, in Fairfax.

The River Dogs play the River Cats in a farm game at 5 p.m. at Nicasio’s Will Lafranchi Field.

Danny Montana plays a happy hour show at 5 p.m. at the Papermill Creek Saloon, in Forest Knolls. No cover. Then, Sam Grisman and Friends, featuring Rick Robertson and Logan Ledger, play at 8:30 p.m. Full vaccination required.

Desiree Cannon and Kacie Hill play at 6 p.m. outdoors at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. $10 tickets at www.smileyssaloon.com. 

Kate’s Café, an open mic at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center, starts at 7 p.m. for musicians, poets, dancers and others to share or listen. Hosted by Juliette Valente. Details at www.sgvcc.org/events. 

Familiar Strangers plays vintage jazz and more at 8 p.m. at Rancho Nicasio. $15. Reservations required at www.ranchonicasio.com. 

 

Saturday, May 28

The Point Reyes Open Studios starts today and continues through Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the studios of 16 artists throughout Point Reyes Station, Inverness Park and Inverness. Information and a map are available at www.pointreyesart.com and at local shops. 

An intimate gathering and Coast and Laguna Trail walk with Obi Kaufman to celebrate the release of “The Coasts of California” takes place at 11 a.m. at the Clem Miller Environmental Education Center, in the Point Reyes National Seashore. Presented by Point Reyes Books and the Point Reyes National Seashore Association. $100 includes a copy of the book. Register at www.ptreyesbooks.com.

Todos Santos plays harmony-driven roots and more at 5 p.m. at the Papermill Creek Saloon, in Forest Knolls. No cover. Then, Sam Grisman and Friends featuring Rick Robertson and Logan Ledger play at 8:30 p.m. Full vaccination required.

Sweet ‘n Juicy plays at 6 p.m. outdoors at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. $10 tickets at www.smileyssaloon.com. 

 

Sunday, May 29

The Marin Tracking Club meets at 8:30 a.m. on the front porch of Toby’s Feed Barn, in Point Reyes Station. Come prepared to explore sites in the Point Reyes National Seashore or other nearby locations. Free.

The 48th Annual Muir Beach Volunteer Firemen’s Barbecue features food, drink and live music from noon to 5 p.m. at Santos Meadows, on Frank Valley Road. Parking is $30 per vehicle; carpooling encouraged, with a suggested $10 donation for walk-in and bike-in attendees. Proceeds benefit the Muir Beach Volunteer Fire Department. Information at www.muirbeachfire.com/bbq.

Elvin Bishop and his Big Fun Trio play blues with Terry Hanck and Kid Andersen at 4 p.m. for the opening day of Rancho Nicasio’s Barbecue on the Lawn series. $40. Reservations required at www.ranchonicasio.com. 

Surf Monster play at 3 p.m. outdoors at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. $10 tickets at www.smileyssaloon.com. 

Pianist Bill Quist presents “A Stroll Through the Centuries” from 4 to 5:15 p.m. at the Dance Palace Community Center. By donation. Information at www.dancepalace.org.

Solid Air plays folk-rock, Americana originals and eclectic covers from 5 to 7 p.m. at Tony’s Seafood, in Marshall. No cover. 

Sky Blue plays at 6 p.m. at the Papermill Creek Saloon, in Forest Knolls. Full vaccination required.