Here are some of the highlights happening around the Larkspur and Corte Madera Twin Cities area August 15-16:
Children between the ages of 8 and older are invited to gather in the children’s room of the Corte Madera Library, for the finale in a series of five origami classes given by Kiyoshi Okada at the Corte Madera Library on Thursday at 2 p.m.
The students are discovering there's more to origami than just playing with paper. It can be an expression of determination and caring. It can be an art and a science.
Check the or Announcements for more things to do, or to post your own activities. Meanwhile, here are a few things to enjoy today and tomorrow:
• European Travelogue: REI hosts Geoff Siefert's presentation "Across France and Spain: The Way of Saint James" on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Corte Madera Town Center Community Room. The event is free.
• Outdoor movies: continues its weekly outdoor movie series on Wednesday with Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs. The film starts at 6 p.m. The series concludes August 22 with Tangled.
• Farmers Market: Get your shopping list together — and make sure to include some fresh fruit — before heading over to the Corte Madera Farmers Market at the Town Center. Fresh produce, including figs, oranges, berries and more, is available every Wednesday from noon to 5 p.m. Check out the Recipe of the Week every Saturday for tips from the farmers market.
• Get Started Writing: Opening up about yourself can be a daunting effort — and putting your life on paper can be even more challenging. It can also be a very rewarding experience. Laura Deutsch will lead a three-week class at Book Passage in Corte Madera to help beginning writers star their memoirs. The first class is Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The class includes instruction, in-class writing and feedback. The fee is $120 for three sessions.
• Protecting The Creek: The Friends of Corte Madera Creek Watershed have scheduled the monthly Board meeting for Thursday, 7 p.m., in the San Anselmo Historical Society Room, 110 Tunstead Ave,, San Anselmo.