March 16, 2018

What is the BCC up to now!


  • Kitchen Remodel Phase 1 with new sinks, new hood and stove from the Kleider’s, new fridges
  • Installed lights donated from the PT Reyes Dance Palace
  • Sound proofing on library wall and stage ceiling, new bass traps & new sound board
    • BIG THANK YOU to Omar Rifkin & Zoro Drux for fundraising to get the board
    • BIG Thank you to Don Smith who tirelessly helps improve our Center on all ends, especially the sound and lighting upgrades at our Center!
  • We just re-furbished the floors – thank you Broek Hardwood Floors
  • Karen Green, with Om Garden, Painted the Hall walls this last year and Stage Maroon
  • Bathrooms also got re-painted thank you to Steve and Sparrow for time and volunteering
  • New stainless steel “Steelys” cups from John Borg & Family

If any of you are interested in helping or know someone who can help with the following projects, please send them our way:


  • New Dishwasher for kitchen costs at minimum $6000 with NSF qualification, permits, plumbing and electrical needed – we have $1500, need $4,500.
  • Kitchen Remodel Phase 2:
    • We need a new tiled floor, up to EHD standards, $7k-11k+
    • Phase 3 would be remodel cabinetry and create a 2nd work space with small outdoor walk-in
  • Plaza Deck & Awning with polycarbonate on top of the wood chips $11,100-$24,200
  • Upgrade our Projector & Screen, our current which is over 8 years old, doesn’t even have its own HDMI cable and only currently fills half the small screen.
  • Other Projects
    • New Stage Curtain with lifting mechanism
    • Roll-out pully under the stage to hold BCC tables
    • Thin cabinets on back of stage for holding all the mats
    • Replace house lighting system, and have it work from our new sound board
  • Old building constantly has termites, currently identified 4 places to spot treat which is $4,000
  • Old rotten pieces of wood to be replaced around the building

Upcoming Events

March 17, 2018

Bolinas Library Presents Cajun & Creole Dance Music

Saturday March 17th, 3pm, free

Marin County Free Library presents: Eric and Suzy Thompson Bring the Spice and Stomp of Cajun Country to West Marin!

A One Book One Marin Program

Using diatonic accordion, fiddle, and guitar, Eric and Suzy Thompson will perform a mix of Cajun waltzes and two-steps, Creole blues, and even an unaccompanied Cajun ballad with its origins in medieval France! This is the Cajun and Creole dance music, complete with authentic Cajun French lyrics, that’s been an integral part of celebrations in southwest Louisiana for over one hundred years.


March 24, 2018

Springtime Square Dance

Saturday March 24th 2018

6:30pm-7:30pm Family Dance and 8pm-10pm The Later Dance

$5-$10 suggested donation / Pizza for sale in the Plaza!

Come welcome in the Spring with a good ol’ square dance! Live old-time music performed by The West County Pickers with a special guest caller from Portland Oregon Marta King.

Isiah Mead – Bass

Conner Maguire – Fiddle

Matt Porter – Banjo

Nick Blechman – Guitar

No experience or partner needed! All dances taught beforehand. Bring the kids to the family dance from 6:30-7:30 and stick around for the later dance 8-10pm! West Country Pickers Band includes the following artists:



April 21, 2018

Aerial Arts Performance

Saturday April 21st  2018, 1pm, $10 – $5 kids

Bolinas Youth Aerial Artists and Zaccho Dance Theater from San Francisco will present their new original work at the Bolinas Community Center.

April 28, 2018

Garden of Bolinas – Art Garden and Food Fundraiser

Saturday April 28th 2018, 11am – 6pm, FREE

The Art, Garden and Food Festival is an important fundraiser for our Bolinas Community Center, which offers daily classes and events year-round for the community; including a Children’s Cooking Class, a weekly Food Bank and a Commercial Kitchen space for the Bolinas Peoples’ Store, Barbary Coast Pizza and Catering and other local small food businesses that need a Commissary Kitchen space. We also act as a Fiscal Sponsor to give non-profit status to many important local organizations, like Bolinas Immigration Action Committee, the Bolinas-Stinson Summer Camp, Bolinas Bay Performing Arts and a dozen other groups.

On Saturday 4/28 we have a fun-filled day in store for you with two stages of great local music, lots of food, food crafts and garden goods! Mark your calendars to come support your Community Center, eat, dance and enjoy your community.

We are currently taking in applications for those who would like to vend this year, with emphasis on local West Marin Food and Garden goods. We strive to keep the festival abundant and also not competing with other vendor’s goods so that everyone has a prosperous and fun time.

Currently confirmed 2018 vendors that we have are :

BCC Oysters

BCC Baked Goods

Pizza by Barbary Coast

Paella by Nuria and Doug

Tamales by Carmen

Molly Brown’s Goods

Schehera Van Dyk Pottery

Lynn Maclaird’s Herbals


BCC Membership table with bags, aprons, shirts & info

KID ZONE in the Plaza


2018 Music:


Los Padres

Ritual Process

Bolinas Stinson School Band and Music Tribe

**Still room for more MUSIC**




IN           Schehera’s Pottery & Sweets

IN           Molly Brown Goods

IN           Lauri Knowles Tomato plants & Knowles Bowls

IN           Amalia & Robin’s Monte Cristo Sandwiches

IN           Heidi Sandovall Norwegian Waffles & Plants

IN           California Native Plant Society (cancelled day of)

IN           Mann Family Girls Sadie & Bella

IN           Bay Area Bee Company offering Bolinas Honey



OUT       Carmen’s Tamales

OUT       Paella with Doug & Nuria

OUT       Mirta’s Tacos

OUT       John Sabbatini’s Cheesesteaks

OUT       BCC oysters: Tomales Bay Oyster Company & Hog Island Oyster Company

OUT       BCC salad: Star Route & Gospel Flat Farm greens & veggies w/ Princess Dressing

OUT       BCC Bake Sale & Café

OUT       BCC Bar

OUT       BCC Membership table with bags, aprons, shirts & info

OUT       KID ZONE in the Plaza

Let me know if you have any questions – we would love to have YOU participate!

Don’t forget the Silent Auction closes at 5pm on Sat. 4/28/18!

Please contact Lia at (415) 868-2128 or to sign-up as a vendor or to  VOLUNTEER! Please contact Randi at to DONATE a tax-deductible service or gift certificate for this year’s auction.





June 30, 2018

Bolinas Stinson Reunion 2018

Saturday June 30th 2018

3pm, $5 pp

Please come to the Bolinas Community Center for the first
Bolinas Stinson school reunion for all ages!
 Come Dance , Drink ,and Catch up with old friends.

There will be a pot luck table. If you want to contribute please post it so we can all know what’s going to be there to munch on.

All the Bar profits go to the Bolinas Community Center !
There will be Dj’s playing out favorite songs all evening.

I hope to see you there !