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Election Fever Heats Up In Greenbrae

Larkspur City Council candidates will meet in a debate; Supervisor Steve Kinsey talks to the Lions Club in Corte Madera.

Thursday, Oct. 13 Highlights:

• Mayor Larry Chu, Ann Morrison and Brad Marsh will be in the spotlight at Thursday night's Larkspur City Council election debate at 7 p.m. The three candidates are running for two open seats in the Nov. 8 election. Another council post will be filled by appointment after the election. The debate, at 501 Via Casitas in Greenbrae, will be moderated by the League of Women Voters.

Mayor Chu and Marsh already met once in a televised debate, which is available online.

• Supervisor Steve Kinsey will be the guest of honor at Thursday night's Lions Club of Corte Madera dinner. Kinsey will discuss topics that concern the Twin Cities, including flood control, transportation, the planned Highway 101 project and more. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Corte Madera Recereation Center. The price is $10. Please RSVP by contact Lions Club membership representative Pat Ravasio. 415-945-2483.

• Redwood High School students looking for a chance to get more involved in their community might want to check out the Community Service Faire on campus, sponsored by the Jefferson Awards Club. The lunchtime event will be held on the South Lawn on Thursday.

• Hey, did you see the debut of EPIC's production of Urinetown on Wednesday? Well, the play runs through Saturday, Oct. 15 this week and Oct. 19-22 next week at Redwood High School's Little Theater.

• Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough wil be at Dominican University in San Rafael to discuss his new book The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. The event, sponsored by Book Passage, begins at 7 p.m. Thursday night.

Friday, Oct. 14 Highlights:

Mimi the Sardine kicks off a two-day grand opening spectacular in Corte Madera on Friday with its “Eat, Spill, Be Happy Fest.” The event includes wine tasting, kids art workshops, cheese and rye bread slicing demos and tasting, live music, fusion finger foods, coffee and pastries from a local bakery, an open house by a local cookbook author, and more.

The store is located at 305 Montecito Avenue. The festivities will run between 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday, and 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday.

• Swing into the weekend with the fourth annual SPARK Golf Tournament on Friday. Busses will leave from the Tavern at Lark Creek Inn on Magnolia for StoneTree Golf Course. Enjoy a BBQ lunch, play a round of golf, compete for great prizes, and then head on back to the Tavern for cocktails in the Redwoods and dinner on the patio.

The entry fee is $275 for the full day, or $60 for dinner only.

Julia Glass, author of The Widower's Tale, will be at Book Passage in Corte Madera at noon as part of the store's Literary Luncheon series. The $55 fee includes an autographed copy of the book and lunch.

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