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Dark Comedy Comes To Lark Theater

Catch the National Theater's production of 'The Last of the Haussmans;' Test your science knowledge; and more.

Here are some of the highlights happening around the Larkspur and Corte Madera Twin Cities area Oct. 10-11:

The only thing to be in life is a rebel. That's what it means to be The Last of the Haussmans. The National Theater London's production of the new comedic play by Stephen Beresford will be simulcast at The Lark Theater on Thursday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30.

Julie Walters plays Judy Haussman with Rory Kinnear and Helen McCrory as her children in this eagerly-anticipated new play: a funny, touching and sometimes savage portrait of a family that’s losing its grip.

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• Explore Science Month: The Corte Madera Library continues to celebrate Science Month with Marin’s master of trivia, Howard Rachelson, on Thursday at 7p.m. during an evening of thought-provoking fun. Bring a team of up to eight players or come alone and join a team. Enjoy prizes and refreshments.

• Fashion Sense: Stacy London presents The Truth About Style, in which the hilarious, beloved co-host of TLC’s "What Not to Wear" examines the obstacles all women put in their own way. London shares her ideas about the healing power of personal style. The Truth About Style is an inspiring, liberating, and often very funny guide to finding your truest self.

• Children's Storytime: Let's not forget how reading is FUNdamental for children, too. There are a variety of reading groups for young children and their parents around town. Mother Goose is on the loose at the Corte Madera Library every Tuesday at 10 a.m. for storytime for babies 0-24 months old, with a parent or caregiver. The Larkspur Library offers fun for babies and toddlers, with songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes and very short stories just right for this age group. Pottery Barn Kids and Barnes & Noble Booksellers also offer children's storytimes.

• Conservation Corps Fete: The community is invited to celebrate Conservation Corps North Bay’s 30th Anniversary Gala, enjoy fabulous organic food and wine, and bid on auction packages. The event takes place from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday at the Marin Country Mart. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased by calling (415) 454-4554 or emailing amorrow@conservationcorpsnorthbay.org.

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Tracy October 12, 2012 at 06:02 PM
Science trivia at the library sounds fun! A great way to test your knowledge.

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