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Sausalito Currents - October 8, 2012
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Posted Date: 10/8/2012 4:15 PM

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City Wide Yard Sale
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 from 9 am to 2 pm in the MLK PARKING LOT

It’s time to start planning ahead.  Sign up for Sausalito’s Community Yard Sale where your old goodies might be someone else’s new treasures. Make some money selling what you no longer need. Please no craft vendors or food vendors allowed and only garage/rummage sale items to be sold. The City reserves the right to refuse any items it does not view as appropriate for sale at this event.

Chose your spaces size: 19' x 9'    14' x 14'    10' x 18'.   Yellow Space is 16' x 9'

Cost to rent your space will be somewhere between $10 and $20, depending on location.  Space choice will be given in order of registration.  REGISTRATION OPENS SEPTEMBER 4.  Check out the SPACE MAP online:

Haunted House Call for Volunteers
The Haunted House is planned, designed and operated all by volunteers. If you want to help out with this year’s haunt, call Recreation Supervisor, Jeff Dybdal at 289.4140 or e-mail

Designers, Tour Guides, Actors, & Construction Workers are all needed!

Haunted House Construction will take place Monday thru Friday (Oct. 22-26) from 4-8pm
Haunted House Hours of Operation will be Sunday, October 28 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm & Halloween Wednesday, October 31 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Haunted House Organizing Committee meets as needed to plan and prepare for the event.

Arias in the Afternoon
Arias in the Afternoon with the San Francisco Opera Singers returns. This two-hour free program is once again sponsored by the Arques Charitable Education Trust and produced by the Sausalito Parks & Recreation Department. Come enjoy the San Francisco Opera in the beautiful and picturesque setting of Gabrielson Park. Reserved V.I.P. tables will go on sale September 4. These pre-set tables will include a chilled bottle of champagne and fresh strawberries.

Event Date:  October 21, 2012  at  2:00 pm
Place:   Gabrielson Park
Cost:  Residents:   $75           Non Residents:  $85.


Free and Discount Museum Passes
New from the Sausalito Public Library, Discover & Go provides access to free and discount museum passes that can be printed online.  Click the link below to log into Discover & Go with your library card number and password.  Museums available include the Bay Area Discovery Museum, the Asian Art Museum, the Exploratorium, and the Cartoon Art Museum.  Additional museums will be available in the coming months.  Email if you have any questions about museum passes.


City Council to begin interviews for City boards and commissions
On Tuesday, October 9, the Sausalito City Council will interview applicants for the Trees and Views Committee.  If you are interested in serving on this board, please contact the City Clerk’s Office to schedule an interview.  Applications are available on our website.

In addition, we are also accepting applications for many of the other Boards and Commissions such as the Historic Landmarks Board and Library Board of Trustees which have incurred recent resignations.  A complete list of the City boards and commissions, along with the membership requirements can also be found on our website.   If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the City Clerk at 415.289.4165.

(subject to cancellation)


 Oct 9  7:00 pm  City Council Meeting  Council Chambers
 Oct 9  4:00 pm  Library Board of Trustees  Friend’s Room
 Oct 11  6:00 pm  Sustainability Commission Mtg  Council Chambers
 Oct 13  9:00 am  City Wide Garage Sale  MLK Parking Lot



Sausalito Village  invites you to join them for their monthly featured talk.

Sausalito Village will feature a talk entitled “Family Legal Planning: Stretching Your Dollars to Pay for the Right Care at the Right Time.” By elder law specialist Patricia Tobin at the Edgewater Room, Sausalito City Hall, 420 Litho Street, Sausalito, on Wednesday, October 10 at noon. Participants are advised to bring a brown bag lunch. This program is open to the community and free of charge.

Patricia Tobin specializes in Elder Law and legal planning for families. She is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust and a Certified Elder Law Attorney, and a Fellow of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. From 2006-2012 she was selected as a “San Francisco Bay Area SuperLawyer”.

The Bay Area Discovery Museum presents the 26th Annual Goblin Jamboree Fundraiser, October 13 and 14, 2012
WHAT: Celebrate the true Halloween spirit at the Annual Goblin Jamboree Fundraiser, the Bay Area’s best Halloween festival for children and families. This year marks the 26th anniversary of this spooky-but-not-scary festival for the Bay Area’s youngest children, ages 6 months to 8-years-old. Children and their families are invited to come in costume and explore the Bay Area Discovery Museum, transformed into a haunted wonderland complete with games, attractions, and live entertainment. Enroll in the witches’ school, take a train or pony ride, visit the petting zoo and enjoy a full brew of games, activities and live entertainment. The Goblin Jamboree Fundraiser provides a safe and fun opportunity for children to partake in fabulous family fun!

The Goblin Jamboree Fundraiser is organized by the Discovery Council, an all-volunteer auxiliary. All proceeds benefit the Museum’s educational programs, exhibits and community access initiatives. On Community Connections Day, Saturday October 13, 600 children and their families from Museum community partner organizations attend Goblin Jamboree with free transportation, admission, lunch, and a special goodie bag. Private donations help provide these families access to the Museum and a safe, fun and educational place to celebrate Halloween.

WHEN:          Saturday, October 13 & Sunday, October 14, 2012
                      10 a.m. to - 4 p.m.
WHERE:        Bay Area Discovery Museum, Fort Baker

TICKETS:      Tickets are available online and at the door. All activities are included.
                     Members $13; General $15. Children under age 6 months are free.

SPONSOR BREAKFAST: Get a jump on the fun with a buffet breakfast including special entertainers and early access to the Museum and Goblin Jamboree on Sunday, October 14.

Ticket prices start at $200 for a family of four. Contact the Museum for tickets and more information.

CONTACT:  For more information, please call (415) 339-3900 or visit

SAUSALITO CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES NIGHT will be held Monday, October 15 from  7-9 PM in the Community Room of the Spinnaker Restaurant.  The doors will open at 6:30 PM.

The event is moderated by the League of Women Voters and sponsored by the Sausalito Woman's Club.  All candidates for the Sausalito City Council have been invited to participate.

The format for the evening includes a prepared statement from the candidates.  They will also respond to two questions that reflect current issues.  In addition, audience members are encouraged to submit written questions that will be posed to the candidates by the moderator.

Please join the Sausalito Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and residents at "Celebrate Sausalito" Awards Gala on Friday, October 26th at 6pm at The Spinnaker restaurant.

The theme this year is "Everyone's a Star" so we encourage you to come as your favorite Hollywood Celebrity, walk the red carpet and pose for the camera.  Top billing includes 3 Course Dinner with Wine Music & Dancing with Jim Gabbert of TV 20 Fame, Academy Awards for Business Silent Auction (versus silent film!)  MGM Grand Raffle.

Single Ticket Price - $135
Sponsor Tables of 10 - $1,250

Don’t miss your stage call!  Celebrate Sausalito has sold out for the last 4 years, so make your reservations now!  Reserve by calling the Chamber at 415-331-7262 Ext 10 or Book online at