Upcoming Events

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!

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

 

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 28, 2017

The Art & Garden of Food with Penny Livingston-Stark

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

Grand Opening of the Art & Garden of Food, $15-$20 Sliding Scale (includes appetizers)

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

April 29, 2017

The Art, Garden and Food Festival

Food Fest ImageSaturday April 29th 2017, 11am-6pm

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

MUSIC BY: PSDSP, COASTAL SCRUBBERS, JUST FRIENDS TRIO, DAVID POLO, RITUAL PROCESSING, JAN BROEK, STUART, WEST MARIN CHORUS and THE BUBBAS!

Please contact lia@bocenter.org to volunteer or to request an application to be a vendor!

Vendors include so far:

Amalia & Robin’s Monte Cristos

Baraca’s Chocolate

Carmen’s Tamales

Doug & Nuria’s Paella from Espana

Knowles Bowls

Laurie’s Tomato Starts

Schehera’s Ceramics & Goodies

John Sabbatini’s Food

Mirta Guzman’s cooking

Molly Brown Goods

Heidi Sandoval Norwegian Waffles & Plants

Organic Mangos

Mann Girls Goods

BCC Oysters, Café & Bar

Plants, starts and garden goods

More details soon!

May 5, 2017

B-Cast Theater Performance

Friday May 5th 2017

The Bolinas-Stinson After-School Theater Performance

Directed by Lisa Townsend

More info soon!

May 6, 2017

B-Cast Theater Performance

Saturday May 6th 2017

The Bolinas-Stinson After-School Theater Performance

Directed by Lisa Townsend

More info soon!

Current and Past Events

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 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

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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)

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

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)

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

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

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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

 

February 18, 2017

Memorial for Myan

myanmemorialSaturday, February 18, 2:30 pm

SHAKING the TREE

A Celebration of the life of MYAN BAKER

July 17, 1944 – September 17, 2016

Join us to commemorate Myan: Activist, Unique Spirit, Cool Mom, Creative Problem Solver & Longtime Bolinas Resident.

February 17, 2017

Spaghetti Bingo with Bo Children’s Center

BingoFriday February 17th 2017

Doors are Open from 5pm-10pm

Dinner at 5:30pm

Bingo at 7pm,

FREE ADMISSION / DINNER $10 Adult $5 Kids

SPAGHETTI BINGO FUNDRAISER

After many years we are reviving Spaghetti Bingo, which is a fundraiser for the preschool. It was a yearly event that brought our local communities together to laugh, eat, drink and play Bingo.

Menu

Spaghetti with a Vegetarian Marina Sauce or Meat sauce

Green Salad & Garlic Bread

* Dessert Table *

Beer and Wine for sale!!

Bingo Cards $5 each

Prizes donated by Local Business, Artists and Community Members

For more information contact Kate Ryan-Ross At Bluebigdogg@aol.com 415-686-1107

 

February 12, 2017

Standing Rock Pipe Ceremony

nodaplSunday, Feb 12, from 7 PM

 Sending Love to Standing Rock

 Please join us for a LAKOTA SACRED PIPE CEREMONY

led by Mimi Calpestri

 Please bring a blanket to sit on.

 * On Monday (2/13) US District Judge hears arguments to stop

the drilling until previously filed lawsuits are resolved *

* Sacred Stone Camp remains, and is calling in Water Protectors *

* Actions are taking place around the world in support *

BOLINAS STANDS WITH STANDING ROCK

Cash donations will be collected to support members of our community who continue to represent us at Standing Rock, and others in the camps who may need financial help

Please contact Lea Earnheart for more info: learnheart@sbcglobal.net

January 31, 2017

January 29, 2017

Family Dance with Amber Hines  & Los Padres + Dinner!!

familydancing1105_l_300_b_r-1Sunday 1/29/17, 3-5pm
$12-$20 pp or $25 for family
 
Come every last Sunday of the month to dance with Amber Hines leading a Diaspora Family Dance with LIVE music from Los Padres at the BCC!
Dinner by Mirta Guzman for purchase in the kitchen at 5:00pm!

January 14, 2017

Grateful Dead Night #4

grateful4Saturday January 14th, 5pm, $10 adults & Kids Free

We are having our fourth Grateful Dead Night here in Bolinas, Grateful Dead open-mic goes from 5-8ish, depending on how much fun we’re having, and then we shake our bones to a show on the big screen, this time we are screening July 24, 1987 in Oakland.

We will have food, beverages, and vending is encouraged. ALL proceeds benefit Miss Zamora Moon, an incredibly special girl diagnosed with DIPG brain cancer. So please come have an enjoyable evening with us and support a GREAT cause at the same time! It’s a win win! 

January 13, 2017

La Libertà

lalibertadFriday, January 13th at 7pm
Tickets are $10-$20 Sliding Scale
Join the ladies of La Libertà at the Bolinas Community Center on   The mission of La Libertà is to promote true love by deepening understanding of the human condition. Utilizing melody, narrative, rhythm and exchange, La Libertà offers the remarkable gift of honest and tender insight to shared experiences. 

The name La Libertà is Italian for “lady liberty” or “her release.”
The earthy force and unearthly grace of La Libertà’s music is for those who tenderly and fiercely carve their own way – music born
 from the windy wilds of the northern California coast.

June McCrory: Vocals, Guitar, Songwriting
Katy Larkin: Vocals, Cello, Bass
Beth Carusillo: Vocals, Percussion
Debbie Daly: Vocals, Accordion, 

December 31, 2016

New Year’s Eve at the BCC with Just Friends

nyedance2016Saturday December 31st 2016, 8pm doors and 9pm music, $10-$20 

New Year’s Eve at the BCC- its a Masquerade!

Come ring in the New Year 2017 with Just Friends and Special Guests!

BCC cash bar available. Please email katie@bocenter.org or call (415) 868-2128 to volunteer!

 

December 25, 2016

Winter-Christmas Day Potluck Celebration

xmas treeSunday December 25th 2016

Doors open at noon and lunch is served at 1pm. Please bring a dish to share!

Please contact Jodi Angel to volunteer and for more info at (415) 264-5541.

FREE EVENT / sponsored by the BCC

 

December 18, 2016

World Faire


worldfaire16Saturday December 17th  & Sunday December 18th 2016

The World Faire is coming back to the Bolinas Community Center! 10:00am-6:00pm

there are still openings for artists, craftspeople, and importers – please contact Flower Sierra to apply at riverflower@sbcglobal.net or call her at (831)747-4540.

There will be delicious food over the weekend cooked by Mirta Guzman!

December 11, 2016

Bolinas Winter Faire

winterfairposter2016Friday December 9th 2016, 5pm-10pm

Saturday December 10th 11am-6pm and Sunday December 11th 2016, 11am-4pm

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 at 2pm Baroque Instrumental Music with Anny Densmore, Sadja Greenwood, Michael Rafferty, & Bob Densmore whom will play period pieces on piano, recorders and bass. A group acapella sing of peace anthem: Finlandia for Soprano, Alto, Tenor & Bass.  Sample music for Finlandia included here!

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.) 

Food brought to you by Eleven (Becca and Kate from 11 Wharf Road!!) 😉
Friday
Beef Bourguignon or Vegetarian Tagine   BN Ranch beef with Gospel Flat sauteed greens and creamy polenta with mascarpone
Saturday
Lobster roll or Louie salad
Homemade potato chips
Little gem salad with tarragon dressing
Sunday
Farmstead Toma & cheddar grilled cheese on Brickmaiden pullman with pickled vegetable
Tomato Bisque
Butter leaf salad with a shallot vinaigrette

For more info or to volunteer please call (415) 8682128 or email lia@bocenter.org

To see all the vendors continue reading! Continue reading

December 4, 2016

Spiritual Mask Dancing & Drumming

shrawannepalinewyorktimesSunday December 4th 2:30pm-5:30pm

Curry Without Worry presents Spiritual Mask Dancing & Drumming! Please join us for a meaningful evening that will take you to the Himalayas — it’ll be a fun-filled evening with traditional Nepalese food, live music, a silent auction and more! Email us at cookwithcurrywow@gmail.com if you’d like to attend so you can provide us with you and your guests’ names.

The suggested donation for each ticket is $50, and proceeds will go towards helping Curry Without Worry’s mission of feeding the hungry in San Francisco and Kathmandu. Click on the Donate Button below to secure a spot at CurryWow’s Special Event. Checks may be mailed to: Curry Without Worry, 203 States St., San Francisco, CA 94114. Thank you for your help!     Curry without Worry

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December 3, 2016

Love Party

looovepartySaturday December 3rd 2016

EARLY SHOW 5-10 – ALL AGES! Only $15 in advance $18 @ door 12 and under Free (any further donations much appreciated) tix available at Amanda Ross Skin Care and online at brownpapertickets.com

A LOVE Party for the benefit of all, and to raise funds for our beloved Tuff Lion, who recently lost his house, music studio and almost all his belongings, including a vast music library of personal recordings, most of which were unreleased… to fire. We have a lovely lineup of singers n players coming in support of the cause, including Prezident Brown & The I Sound Band, Lee Tafari & The Upliftment, the Tuffest Lion himself, Messenjah SelahAsheba for the Youth (in all of us) and many Special Guests
Natural & Clean Jamaican/Cali Cuisine Menu
Love Sip Soup ~ 2 kinds
Mild Coconut Curry w/ chickpeas, pumpkin, potatoes
Fried Plantains in organic coconut oil 
Crunch Salad w/ Maitreya’s special dressing
Fresh Pineapple, Tamarind, Ginger, Carrot Juice
Beth’s desserts

 

We will be doing a Raffle with lots great prizes! Please try to come and support, it takes a ton of work to put these gatherings together, a true labor of LOVE, and I believe this just might be the best one yet! Peace ~ Maitreya Rose / Haile Conscious Works

November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner

thanksgivingThursday November 24th 2016

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 27, 2014, 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.

November 12, 2016

Wandering Reel Film Festival

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“MOBILIZE”

Immigration and climate change are two of the biggest issues facing the world today. This collection of inspiring films delve deep into some of our current problems and show that human compassion, curiosity, and a little mobilized action can go a long way to making the world a better place.

Films Screening: Patriot, For My Friends in Detention, The Silence of Nature, Mobilize, Forget Shorter Showers, Bright Spots, Teen Press

Screening followed by Q&A discussion with festival director, Michael Harrington.

Serving: Beer, Wine and Popcorn!

November 5, 2016

Great Minds Panel Discussion: Agricultural Innovators

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Presented by Bolinas Museum as part of their current BOUNTY! program

Saturday, November 5, 2-5 PM 

FREE / $10 suggested donation at the door

Space is limited / Come early to reserve your seat

with Albert Straus of Straus Family Organic Creamery 

Sue Conley, founder of Cowgirl Creamery and Tomales Bay Foods

Phyllis Faber, Marin Agricultural Land Trust co-founder

Warren Weber, Star Route Farms founder 

Helge Hellberg, past Executive Director of Marin Organic 

& Steve Kinsey, Retiring Marin County Supervisor 

Moderated by Robin Carpenter host of KWMR’s Farm & Foodshed Report

 

Followed by a honorary toast 

with Point Reyes Vineyards sparkling 

& small bites generously provided by Sir & Star Restaurant

 

Join us for this rare gathering of agricultural leaders! 

 

Dating back to the 1970s, these inspiring people have transformed local agricultural practices and influenced food and farming worldwide. Join these leaders and learn why and how their ideas have rippled out from this small special piece of earth to influence so many. 

Following the panel discussion, please join us in a toast to these great minds with Point Reyes Vineyards sparkling and enjoy light appetizers, lovingly crafted with local coastal Marin goodness by Margaret Grade and Daniel DeLong,

Sir & Star Restaurant founders and chefs.

 

November 2, 2016

Day of the Dead

dodTuesday November 1st Noon-10pm and Wednesday November 2nd Noon-10pm, FREE ENTRY

Mirta Guzman will have our BIG alter back!

Serving Pozole, Squash Soup and Hot Chocolate!

You are invited to the celebration of a traditional Latin American holiday that combines pre-Colombian festivals and indigenous traditions with European rituals for honoring the dead. It is celebrated every year at this same time as Halloween and the Christian holy days of All Saints Day and All Souls Day.

In homes, families arrange “ofrendas” or altars. Tables are covered with fruit, flowers, vegetables, bread, candy, candles, incense, photos of the deceased, papel picado (paper cut-outs) represent the sky. Marigold petals are sprinkled to create a path for the spirits to follow on their return.

Please feel free to bring photos of those who have passed over, along with mementos and flowers.

The hall will be open for the honoring of “Dia de los Angelitos” (remembering children who have died) on Tuesday, Nov 1 from Noon-10pm. The BCC will have Pozole and Mexican chocolate available for purchase in the kitchen.

On Wednesday Nov. 2, Dia de los Muertos”, the BCC  will be open from noon to 10pm. This day is not a sad time, but one rather of remembering and rejoicing. Musicians are welcome. 

Please join us for any or all of the celebration you can.   To volunteer: watch over the altar or bake some sweets for the BCC to sell which will help cover the cost of the altar, please call 868-2128 or email lia@bocenter.org.

October 31, 2016

Hallow’s Eve at the BCC

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Monday October 31st 2016

Doors at 6pm  – Show 7pm – $5-$10

sliding scale donation (nobody turned away for lack of funds!)

Come rock out with all the ghouls, goblins and ghosts and dance the night away with COASTAL SCRUBBERS and RKS!

Fog Belt Brewery, Iron Springs and Lagunitas Brewing Company are offering a small brewfest to help us raise funds for our BCC sound improvements in the hall.
Dave Cook and John Glavis will be cooking up some food in the BCC kitchen for purchase…
Happy Halloweeeeeeeen!

October 29, 2016

Out Of This World – Bo Land Trust Benefit

landtrusthalloweenSaturday October 29th, Doors 7pm, $20pp

The Bolinas Community Land Trust Presents a Halloween Benefit: Out of This World with Soul Ska Band! There will be an all ages costume contest with local prizes, a photo booth, games, face painting, beer & wine…

Sponsors are Smileys Schooner Saloon, The Coast Café and 2 Mile Surf Shop

Proceeds will all go to the Bolinas Community Land Trust to be used toward affordable housing projects!

October 23, 2016