Upcoming Events

July 3, 2017

Raging Fyah + Lee Tafari & The Upliftment Live in Bolinas

raginMonday 3rd of July 2017 / Doors 7pm / All ages show 

Tix $20 in Advance and 25 at the Door

Grammy Nominated Raging Fyah Will be playing the Bolinas Community Center on July 3rd 2017

Also Preforming: Lee Tafari and the Upliftment plus Special Guests

Epicenter Sound In The Mix

Natural and Clean Jamacian/ Cali Food Available B4 the Show

August 26, 2017

Leslie Nuchow Singer-Song writer Performance

Saturday August 26th, 8pm,

Leslie’s message – which blends nature, spirituality, and activism – is at home in Bolinas.  The daughter of a labor leader and a feminist, music, protest, and healing have always been inseparable to her.  She grew up understanding the power of having a voice, and what a voice!   It is one of the most powerful, moving voices you will ever hear.  Annie Lennox wrote, “Leslie’s voice stands alone.”  

 She had an illustrious career before taking time off to raise her son and care for her ailing mother.  She appeared widely in magazines and on television and radio including MTV, VH1, Dateline NBC, Good Morning America, CNN headline News, and CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, to name a few.  She sang for Nelson Mandela, and she was invited to perform at the Lilith Fair where she shared the stage with Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, the Indigo Girls, and the Dixie Chicks.

 Now she is back with a new album, which has gotten great reviews.

 

September 4, 2017

Labor Day Street Party

Labor-DayMonday September 4th 2017
The Bolinas Community Center hosts the annual Labor Day Street Party & BBQ happening September 4th, noon-6pm!
We will have two stages of live dancing music, A Silent
Auction, delicious BBQ foods, homemade desserts, Beer & Wine and a Kids Corner in the Plaza.
We need lot’s of volunteers, so please contact the BCC office if you can help (415) 868-2128 or email lia@bocenter.org.
Make sure to also look for all those hidden treasures to bring down to our famous White Elephant Silent Auction happening in our Center and ending at 5pm on Labor Day.
Silent Auction Items to be brought to the BCC Thursday 8/31 – Friday 9/1/2017 10am-4pm. There will be Dancing Bo Dogs, Spinning Elephant and Arm & Drumstick T-shirts for sale and you may of course renew your membership or become a new member at our booth to support your fabulous Community Center.
For your convenience, we offer parking and a shuttle ride from Mesa Park to Downtown and back.
EXTRA INFO on the road closure at Wharf & Brighton:

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November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner

thanksgivingThursday November 23rd 2017

Doors Open 4pm, Dinner at 5pm, FREE ENTRY

Join us for our annual Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration and Potluck. Please bring a dish to share for 12 people and your own drinks.

Ilka Hartmann is organizing the evening and needs volunteers to help set-up, breakdown, cook turkeys and help with other small tasks. Please call Ilka at 868-0419 to volunteer.

Centro de Comunidad en Bolinas Jueves Noviembre 23, 20147 GRATIS

 Las Puertas Abren a las 4. Comida empieza a las 5. Por favor traen un “potluck plato” para 12 personas y tus propios bebidas.

Todos son Bienvenidos! Illama a Ilka a ayudar 868-0419.

December 10, 2017

Bolinas Winter Faire 2017

winterfaire-logo-1Friday December 8th 2017, 5pm-10pm

Saturday December 9th 11am-6pm and Sunday December 10th 2017, 11am-6pm

The Bolinas Winter Faire offers beautiful handmade crafts, jewelry, art and more! All items handmade by West Marin artists and crafters. 

FRIDAY EVENING The party gets started: Come get the first glance of all the gorgeous crafts our friends and community members have made over the year, have an eggnog at the BCC Bar and sing along the good old holiday songs at 7pm.

SATURDAY the faire is open 11am-6pm: shop local, eat good food, support your friends and neighbors, have egg nog and hot apple cider while enjoying the day!

SUNDAY Santa Claus is coming back to Bolinas!! Santa will emerge from the General Market (John’s Store) at 11am and walk down with the Elf and the Santa Parade to the Community Center Stage to meet the sweet children, families and pets of our town. Santa will be at the Winter Fair till 4:00 pm. It is FREE to come visit Santa and sit in his lap and a photo with Santa is $5.  (You can take your own digital photos or have a photo taken with Santa’s old polaroid.) 

More details closer to the event date. Please call (415) 868-2128 for more details.

Current and Past Events

June 18, 2017

Enter the Dragon * A StarryTelling Slideshow of Eclipse Enlightenment

EnterDragonFather’s Day * Sunday * June 18th * 3:33pm * Free Admission

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Enter the Dragon – A StarryTelling Slideshow of Eclipse Enlightenment

Astrology * Astronomy * Alchemy * Magic * Mystery * Hidden History

 

“The Sun is Its Father, the Moon its Mother,

The Wind hath carried it in its belly, the Earth its nurse.”

– Emerald Tablet of Hermes Trismegistus

 

Is Sun the Father? Is this why we celebrate Father’s Day on the SUNday closest to Summer Solstice, which brings the height of the Light and the longest day of the year? Here comes the Sun King! But what happens when Moon Queen intervenes?

We’re sure to find out soon because a Total Solar Eclipse is heading our way for the first time since 1979. Join us for a free presentation this Father’s Day and learn everything you need to know about the Great Summer Eclipse of 2017.

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June 17, 2017

Old Hippie From Bolinas

stuSaturday, June 17, 7-9pm

“Old Hippie From Bolinas”

Join small town troubadour StuArt Chapman in celebrating the Hearsay Press publication of his new songbook “Old Hippie From Bolinas” a collection of 33 original songs. StuArt will sing songs from the songbook and tell stories about how the songs came to be. Tea & cookies will also be served!

Donations appreciated.

 

Music with Juan Sanchez with Bolinas Library

JuanJune 17th, 2pm / Free event.

Summer Reading Program- Music with Juan Sanchez, for kids of all ages. Singer-songwriter and educator Juan Sanchez will enchant us with this fun, interactive musical journey that celebrates multiculturalism and messages of peace.

 

June 11, 2017

Bolinas Baby Blessing

baby blessing paradeSunday June 11th 2017, Blessing at Wharf Beach at 10 am and Potluck After-Party in Downtown Park (if weather is bad, we will have picnic inside the Bolinas Community Center!)

CEREMONY THRIVES ON PARTICIPATION

Baby Blessing on the beach! Babies and families gather around 10am and the Blessing Ceremony starts at 11am.

Procession afterwards to the Downtown Park

After-party & picnic at the Park.

Bring those babies to be blessed, before 10am!

Bring the kids!

Wear ceremonial regalia!

Bring your potluck offerings to the Park picnic!

 If the weather is bad we will picnic at the Bolinas Community Center!

BCAST presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

amsndSunday June 11th 7pm / $10 Adults, $5 Kids

Back by popular demand:

BCAST (Bolinas-Stinson Children’s After School Theater)

presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Directed by Lisa Townsend

 

June 9, 2017

Gappy Ranks w/ 7th Street Band & Special Guests

GappyJune 9th @ the Bolinas Community Center Doors @ 7:30 pm! All Ages event $15 in advance $20 at the door

Epicenter Sound and Inspired Lion present a Benefit for the Bolinas Skate Park:

 GAPPY RANKS alongside the 7th Street Band, with Special Guest – Leaf of Life Plus Epicenter Sound in the mix ft. DJ Zelus and Omatic.

May 29, 2017

Memorial Day BBQ

memorialday17Monday May 29th 2017, Noon-5pm

MEMORIAL DAY BBQ & PLAZA PARTY

Come celebrate Memorial Day while dancing to Coastal Scrubbers, Bobo Tempo and Guests in the BCC Plaza!

Sausages, Salads, Baked Beans, Tamales, Three Twins ice cream, Lagunitas Brew Co Beer, Sola & Thackrey wine, Mimosas & Bellinis…. come hungry and thirsty!

BCC Fundraiser; call (415) 868-2128 to VOLUNTEER!!

The BCC does not do a road closure for this event!!

May 27, 2017

Spaghetti Bingo

bingoThe Bolinas Children’s Center Fundraising Event

 Dinner 5pm-7pm / Bingo 7:30pm / Bingo Cards $5 Each 

Spaghetti Bingo  

Come Laugh, Eat, Drink and Play Bingo ! 

Menu

Spaghetti with a Vegetarian Marina Sauce or Meat Sauce

Green Salad & Garlic Bread

Adult Plate $10     Kids Plate $5 

* Dessert Table *            * Beer & Wine Bar * 

 

Prizes donated by Local Business, Artists and Community Members

 

May 26, 2017

Grateful Dead Night

gRATEFULFriday May 26th 2017

Grateful Dead Night “Gimme 5…I’m still alive”

Grateful Dead Open Mic, from 5-8pm, $10 minimum

Screening of August 27, 1972 Veneta, Oregan at 8pm

The Burrito People cooking organic Mexican food by Shari & Charles

All proceeds to help Ruby treat Lyme disease.

AUCTION EMS SO FAR:

Gift certificates for facials, yoga classes & child’s portrait, wetsuit, kids clothes, antique lamp, tv, gift baskets from La Sirena, Amanda Ross Skin Care, wine,  Navajo purse, Resist posters, rocking horse, planters, jewelry, shoes, bag, teddy bears, so much beautiful art from Dennis Dierks, Emmeline, Kale, Gary Stephens, Curly Rigg, Piro Patton, Grateful Dead Lyric book, giants tickets…….AND MORE!! ❤❤❤❤❤

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May 21, 2017

B-CAST Presents Selections from Roald Dahl’s MATILDA

Sunday May 21st 2017, 2pm and 6pm / $5 kids / $10 adults

BCAST 2017 presents Selections from Roald Dahl’s

MATILDA

@ the Bolinas Community Center $10 Adults – $5. Children (under 16)

Directed by Lisa Townsend

Performed by

Stella Buckenmeyer, Sonnet Butterfield, Alex Clapp, Willsy Clapp, Estella Cruz, Lana Glavis, Taeya Glavis, Mark Harmon, Alora Lucanic, Bella Mann, Sadie Mann, Lourdes Mora-Lopez, Lucian Patton, Xanthe Patton, Rain Pinkham-Hines, Hattie Pohlman, Johnny Ratcliffe, Mixu Sabbatini, Jaana Tremp

May 12, 2017

Middle School Dance

middleschooldanceFriday May 12th, 2017

7pm-9pm, $5

Bolinas-Stinson Middle School presents and 8th Grade Party with DJ Omatic spinning tunes – lit jams all night!

Food & Drink for sale

May 10, 2017

Thank You!!!

ART GARDEN & FOOD THANK YOU

What a great Art Garden and Food Festival that was! Thank you once again to everyone who contributed, volunteered, played music, cooked food, donated art, services, gift certificates, who bid on our auction, who came and danced and had fun! We did great this year, currently grossing at over $11,000!

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May 1, 2017

Island Earth Documentary Film

Island Earth

Monday May 1st 2017 / $10 at the door 7PM start

Cyrus Sutton is coming to Bo next Monday to share his beautiful film: Island Earth, A documentary film exploring the GMO controversy in Hawaii and the Pandora’s box of sustainably feeding the world. Please come and watch!!

April 30, 2017

Shelter Publication, Inc.

small homesSunday April 30th 2017, 7pm Presentation & Slideshow / Free Event

Shelter Publications will be showing their new book Small Homes: The Right Size with a slide show presented by: Lloyd Kahn.

This book is about homes that are larger than “tiny,” but smaller than the national average. It’s a logical step for Shelter Publications after our two books on tiny homes.

Compared to the average American home, small homes are less expensive, use less resources, are more efficient to heat and cool, and cheaper to maintain and repair.

For more info on the Small Homes: The Right Size, please visit Small Homes and Shelter Publication, Inc. Website.

April 29, 2017

The Art, Garden and Food Festival

SATURDAYSaturday April 29th 2017, 11am-6pm

Food Vendors, Music, Silent Auction and lot’s of fun!

OUTSIDE IN PLAZA MUSIC
11am StuArt & Jan Broek
1pm David Polo
3pm Coastal Scrubbers
5pm PSDSP

INSIDE BCC MUSIC
12 Noon West Marin Choir / The Bubba’s at 12:30pm
2pm Ritual Process
4pm Just Friends Trio
5pm Silent Auction Closes

MC Mr Howard Dillon

Vendors include so far:

Amalia & Robin’s Monte Cristos

Bay Area Bee Company – offering BOLINAS HONEY!

Carmen’s Tamales

Doug & Nuria’s Paella from Espana

John Sabbatini’s Cheese Steak Sandwiches & Portobello Steak Sandwiches

Heidi Sandoval Norwegian Waffles & Plants

Knowles Bowls

Laurie’s Tomato Starts

Love Sip Soup w/ Maitreya & Lee Tafari

Lynn MacLaird Herbal Skin Care & Remedies

Mann Girls Goods

Mirta Guzman’s Pozole

Molly Brown Goods

Organic Mangos

Rob Katz Botanist with California Native Plants Society

Schehera’s Ceramics & Goodies

BCC BBQ Oysters from Tomales Bay and Hog Island Oyster Companies, served with Coast Café garlic butter n BBQ sauce AND raw Hog Island oysters served by Sam Weismiller and his mignonette!

BCC Salad with Star Route and Gospel Flat Farms greens and goods with Princess Dressing

BCC Membership table with Bolinas Food Festival bags, aprons, T-shirts and more!

Plants, starts and garden goods

EVENT SPONSERED BY KWMR.ORG!

April 28, 2017

The Art & Garden of Food with Penny Livingston-Stark

fRIDAYFriday April 28th 2017, 6pm Doors, 7 pm Presentation

Grand Opening of the Art & Garden of Food, $15-$20 Sliding Scale Appetizers included by Chef Heidi Lundy

6pm Doors, Appetizers, Bar with Herb Cocktails and Silent Auction Viewing with RDL+ playing Live Jazz Music

7pm Regenerative Herbalism with Penny Livingston-Stark

Regenerative Herbalism is a wholistic approach to herbalism that involves enhancing the environment while developing deep connections to plants on multiple levels. Penny will share her experience and journey into the world of plant healing as well as tools to develop a deeper knowledge of the mystical and magical world of healing herbs. Penny will explore: the benefits medicinal plants share with the Earth’s biosystems, ethics of harvesting and growing herbs, specific “rock star” herbs featured at Comonweal Garden that are easy to grow and have multiple uses techniques of preserving the healing constituents that plants hold and tools for tuning in deeper to learn to “listen” to what the plants are offering to us.

Here is a link to Penny’s bio: http://www.regenerativedesign.org/instructors/penny-livingston-stark

To VOLUNTEER, DONATE an auction item or for more INFO, please call (415) 868-2128 or email lia@bocenter.org

The event is sponsored by our very own local radio station KWMR.ORG!

April 22, 2017

Aerial Arts Performance

upswing correctedSaturday April 22nd 2017, 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 1, 2017

Tales of a Sexual Tomboy

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Saturday April 1st 2017 / 7:30 Doors / 8pm Show / $15
Refreshments available for purchase
‘TALES OF A SEXUAL TOMBOY’ – awarded “Best of the Fringe” at the 2016 San Francisco International Fringe Festival – is a bold one woman comedy written and performed by Joyful Raven, directed by Jael Weisman – former director of the Dell’ Arte Players Co. and the San Francisco Mime Troupe.
A raucous one-woman comedy about a horny tomboy, equipped with bad boundaries from her hippie upbringing, looking for empowerment in all the wrong places. Blending standup and storytelling Raven recounts some of the more hilarious and misguided moments from her treacherous path towards sexual liberation. Let’s just say the generation after the sexual revolution is a little bit confused! Her uproarious stories highlight the blatant veins of misogyny that lurk in our culture and sex lives. With unflinching honesty, Raven delivers 60 minutes of dark comedy with deep heart.“It’s one of the funniest shows now on display on Bay Area stages.” – SF Chronicle.

“Raven is a talented and truthful performer…Using skillful impersonations and amazing physical comedy…she connects the stories from her life right before our eyes and comes out stronger on the other side.” – Theater is Easy NYC

“Tales of a Sexual Tomboy is powerful, sexy, liberating” – The Union, Nevada County

 

March 31, 2017

A 50s Sock Hop

Sock HopSaturday March 31st 2017

$12 adults, $7 kids under 17 / Food @ 6:00pm Dinner / Dancing 7-10

Bolinas Stinson School Foundation hosting the SOCK HOP! Dress in 50s costume for a free ice cream!

Live music by The Right Time: Dance ’til you Drop!

March 26, 2017

CANCELLED Family Dance Party with Los Padres

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CANCELLED

Sunday March 26th  2017

3-5pm, $10-20 per person or $25 per family

Last Sunday of the month Family Dance Party with Los Padres! Come together, dance, feel free and enjoy some of Mirta’s wonderful cooking!!

Come on down this Sunday and dance with your community!

 

March 25, 2017

Bolinas Museum & Bo Bop Evening

bo bopSaturday March 25th 2017, 6-9pm, $5-10 at the door

BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR
COMMUNITY SUPPER
A BOLINAS MUSEUM & BOBOP
COLLABORATION

Have a chair with a good story? Inspired by the Bolinas Museum Chair Stories exhibition, bring it along as your seat at the table where we’ll share stories and get to know our neighbors over a BoBOP communal supper made with local goodness and love.

Chairs not required, but in keeping with BoBOP tradition, be sure to bring your own plate, silverware, drinking vessel, and libations! All are welcome!

RSVPs requested but not required
Call 415-868-8809 or visit www.bolinasmuseum.org

March 18, 2017

Freebox Follies

Freebox-Poster-2017Saturday March 18th 2017 / Doors 6pm / 6:30 Videos / 7 pm Show, $10

The Bolinas Community Center’s annual Freebox Fashion Show is back! This year’s theme is The Shore… BCC bar is available and Carmen will have delicious tamales in the kitchen!

Please contact katie@bocenter.org to volunteer or participate in this fun community event!

More info soon!

March 17, 2017

The BCC’s fabulous A&G silent auction 4/28 & 4/29/17!!

base-a-and-gThe Bolinas Community Center’s Art, Garden and Food Festival is happening Friday April 28th and Saturday April 29th 2017!

Our Silent Auction has all kinds of great gift certificates and services as well as lot’s of beautiful one-of-a-kind art. We are still accepting tax-deductible donations for the auction. Please contact randi@bocenter.org to offer a gift certificate or service and to bring in art we are at 14 Wharf Road, BCC office Mon-Fri 11am-1pm, and often much later…

Here are just some of our auction goods in store for you this year:

$300 gift cert to Whole Foods Market

Good Earth Gift Certificate

Haircuts with Philippa Shenandoah

Massages by Meadow Evans, Penny Hamilton & Cheytanne

Good & Clean services

Parkside Café Gift Certificates

The Coast Café Gift Certificate

Memberships to Bolinas Museum, Point Reyes Light, The Hearsay News

Drum lessons with Michael Pinkham

Dream Session with Mimi Calpestri

Tarot Reading with Madame Charlatania

Lot’s of classes, including ballet with Erika Townsend, Yoga with Lisa Brendel, Qigong with Vivienne Verdon-Roe

Discount on floor repair with Broek Hardwood Floors

Bolinas Bay Mercantile Gift Certificate

Gift Certificates from Point Reyes Books and other Pt. Reyes stores

Consultation with Lea Earheart on Native Plants

And so so much more!!

 

 

March 12, 2017

Equal Means Equal

EqualSunday March 12th 2017, 2pm and 5pm screenings,

FREE educational event sponsored by The Grand Fraternal Order of Mothers, Inc.

Conversations and Pot Luck snacks before, between, and after the showings.

Equal Means Equal

The film we are showing is a documentary about the Equal Rights Amendment. The film was created by Kamela Lopez … and it won “Best U.S. Documentary of 2016 Audience Award” at the Michael Moore film festival. Every American woman, and everyone who cares about women and about children, should see this film … especially now. Without the ERA we have insufficient legal protections under our U.S. Constitution.

The film runs for 1 hour & 33 minutes.

Elnora Mae Phillips

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March 11, 2017

Hearty Tardy Mardi Gras Party

REDOMARDI2017Saturday March 11th 2017

5:30 pm Parade, Doors & Food at 6pm, Music 6:30-8:30 pm

$10 Adults/ $5 Seens & Teens / 12 and under free

$5 Gumbo made with Love by Magi!

The Hearty Tardy Mardi Gras Party is back with BOBO TEMPO!

 

March 4, 2017

Delovealution – Comedy by Jerry Bojeste

DeloveSaturday March 4th 2017

DELOVEALUTION!

(The Lovealution)

Comedy coming to you at the Bolinas Community Center! 4 performances: February 24th & 25th (Fri. & Sat.) and March. 3rd & 4th (Fri. & Sat.)

18 years or older (or youth with parents’ consent)

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March 3, 2017

Delovealution – Comedy by Jerry Bojeste

DeloveFriday March 3rd 2017

DELOVEALUTION!

(The Lovealution)

Comedy coming to you at the Bolinas Community Center! 4 performances: February 24th & 25th (Fri. & Sat.) and March. 3rd & 4th (Fri. & Sat.)

18 years or older (or youth with parents’ consent)

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February 25, 2017

Delovealution – Comedy by Jerry Bojeste

DeloveSaturday February 25th 2017

OPENING NIGHT

DELOVEALUTION!

(The Lovealution)

Comedy coming to you at the Bolinas Community Center! 4 performances: February 24th & 25th (Fri. & Sat.) and March. 3rd & 4th (Fri. & Sat.)

18 years or older (or youth with parents’ consent)

8:00 p.m. show / $15pp

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February 24, 2017

Delovealution – Comedy by Jerry Bojeste

Delove

Friday February 24th 2017

SNEAK PEEK OF DRESS REHEARSAL: DELOVEALUTION!

(The Lovealution)

Comedy coming to you at the Bolinas Community Center! 4 performances: February 24th & 25th (Fri. & Sat.) and March. 3rd & 4th (Fri. & Sat.)

18 years or older (or youth with parents’ consent)

8:00 p.m. show / $15pp

The play is a journey about a wealthy family that falls through the cracks in New York City. As they descend through the different strata’s of society, experience the Thrill of Defeat, they grow together in a cohesive perception of love!

The family is the smallest yet most profound unit in society.  Journey with us through, epiphanies, ecstasies and survival improvisations!  Behold new dimensions that we all will embrace!  FAMILY COMES FIRST!

Bojestical Productions

Contact # 415- 306-4665 for more Information

February 19, 2017

Bo Can Meeting

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Sunday February 19th at 6pm

Community Bo Can meeting

Topic: Brighton ave and our House-less neighbors

Please contact Zack Fuller for more info at zackeryfuller3@gmail.com