These events were curated from our events calendar. Click on an event's title for more information.
7:30 a.m., San Rafael
This session will show how small employers can prepare for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The event is free, but reservations are required. Call Caran Cuneo at 415-473-3309 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
11:30am - 6:30pm, San Rafael, Venture Greenhouse
The Capital Access Series for Entrepreneurs equips you, an entrepreneur, to accelerate your access to the capital, expertise, and resources you need to grow your business. Each of the courses is led by seasoned industry executives and delivers practical, relevant, and timely knowledge and practices that are critical to your business. After completing all three sessions in the series, you will be well prepared to engage in productive discussions with many types of investors but especially those who are members of Keiretsu Forum.
10 a.m., San Rafael, free
“Parents can create conducive home environments for optimal breathing, and teach young children correct breathing habits that can reduce, control and perhaps even prevent respiratory and sleep conditions before they start. We all know there are recommended standards for eating, drinking and sleeping. The same is true for breathing, although they are lesser-known. Come find out what they are. This is one of several talks at our open house.”Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses
6 p.m., San Rafael, $60
“This fun and informative workshop will help transform social media marketing into something you look forward to using and will cover basic introductions to major social media platforms and will share marketing tips and strategies for each.”Bill McKibben "Oil & Honey" Lecture at Dominican
7 p.m., San Rafael, free
“Bill McKibben is one of the nation's most important voices in the fight to prevent global warming. In his new book Oil & Honey, the former The New Yorker staff writer explains why the fight to save our planet must be waged both globally and locally.”
7 p.m., San Anselmo, free
Join us for this informative presentation about mountain lions and bobcats and their role in maintaining ecosystem health. Speaker will be Foundation Executive Director Zara McDonald. Felidae organization was formed in early 2006 to advance the conservation of wild felids throughout the world. Information: 415-456-5052 or www.friendsofcortemaderacreek.org.Sophistafunk at 19 Broadway
9 p.m., Fairfax
“SOPHISTAFUNK is an analog soul trio from Syracuse, NY that’s making heads bob and hula-hoops twirl one city at a time. This fierce group blends a deep pocket, powerful lyrics and devastatingly funky vintage-key licks to create a massive, high-energy sound.”
FridaySunset Stand Up Paddleboard Downwinder, McInnis Park to McNears Beach
6 p.m., San Rafael
"This is a great entry level Stand Up Paddleboard downwinder and a leisurely social for the experienced paddler. Visit www.marincountyparks.org and click Events calendar for more information on this event."