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Noon, Marin Civic Center, Board of Supervisors, Room 330, San Rafael
Jessica Wasserman of the Marin Master Gardeners will discuss the origin of succulents and how to incorporate these beauties into your garden. These camels of the plant world are timely additions to everyone’s plant lists because of their versatility and sustainability. Find out how to grow and propagate them in the garden and containers, and how to keep them alive over our wet and frosty winters.Second Fridays "(Almost) Midnight in Paris" & Poodle Parade
5 p.m., downtown San Rafael
Downtown San Rafael will take on a bit of Parisian flair with street musicians, entertainment, artists and French inspired food on Friday October 11, from 5 -8 pm, during the Second Fridays "(Almost) Midnight in Paris" event.Friday Night Jazz! Free at the Marin Country Mart
6 p.m., Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
Come to the Marin Country Mart on Friday, October 11, to hear free live jazz! Robby Elfman Trio will be playing from 6 - 9 pm in the courtyard.The Laramie Project
7 p.m., 27 Kensington Rd., San Anselmo
"Please join us for San Francisco Theological Seminary's 2nd annual dramatic reading of The Laramie Project, which documents the reactions of the residents of Laramie, WY to the 1998 murder of gay student Matthew Shepard."
SaturdayJames Patterson Treasure Hunt! At Book Passage
11 a.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera
Do you love the thrill of a treasure hunt? Then come by our Marin store to find some treasure of your own! In James Patterson’s new book Treasure Hunters ($14.99), the Kidd siblings must go on the adventure of a lifetime, battling pirates and following up clues to find out what happened to their parents. Join the Book Passage treasure hunt! We’ll have gifts and surprises hidden around the store, including signed copies of Patterson’s new book. One of them—sort of like the legendary case of gold doubloons—is a note from Patterson that is good for a full set of his young adult series.Marin Against Monsanto Demonstration
1 p.m., Red Hill Shopping Center, San Anselmo
Marin County will stand with the world against Monsanto and its poisons on October 12 as part of the global March Against Monsanto. Join us!
11 a.m., FairAnselm Plaza, 765 Center Blvd. Fairfax
“It's bikes, beer and fun when the Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Access4Bikes presents Biketoberfest-Marin 2013, a festival, bike expo and brew fest in downtown Fairfax, Calif., the future home of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame.”
SundayMarin County Pride - Football Try-Outs
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Novato
Must be 18 and over to Participate. Please wear a plain WHITE T-Shirt and Navy or Red Shorts ONLY to ALL try-outs. Must wear cleats.Marin Waldorf School Children's Faire
10 a.m., 755 Idylberry Road San Rafael
“Marin Waldorf School's Annual Children's Faire will be held on Sunday, October 13th from 10am-4pm.
“Bring the entire family for a day of magical games, puppet shows, crafts, organic food, and unique vendors. Admission is free and we offer a free shuttle throughout the day! Pick up the shuttle at the Hwy 101/Lucas Valley Park & Ride.”