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February 2019

February First Wed. Talk: The Return of the Heisler No. 9 Locomotive

February 6 @ 7:00 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railroad historian Fred Runner will update us about the restoration and return to Mill Valley of the Heisler No. 9 locomotive.

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March 2019

March 2019 First Wed. Lecture: The Grateful Dead and Marin County with Dennis McNally

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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April 2019

April 2019 First Wed. Talk – Tilden Daken: The Mill Valley Years

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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May 2019

May First Wed Presentation – Cool Gray City of Love – Gary Kamiya

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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Getting under San Francisco's skin: A deep dive into the strangest neighborhood in the cool, gray city of love Most American cities used to have skid rows in the heart of downtown. They've all been developed and gentrified out of existence -- but not in San Francisco. Bestselling author Gary Kamiya explores why. Gary Kamiya is the author of the bestselling book Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco, which was awarded the 2013 Northern California Book…

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June 2019

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June 2019 First Wednesday Lecture – Women of the Dipsea Race by Barry Spitz

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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July 2019

July First Wednesday Talk: Shipwrecks of Marin with Brian Crawford

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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August 2019

August First Wednesday Talk: The Barbary Coast Trail by Daniel Bacon

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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September 2019

Sept 2019 First Wednesday Talk: Mill Valley’s Secret Places with Historian Phil Rhodes

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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October 2019

October First Wed. Talk: Uncharted Waters: A look back at the development of drinking water access for Marin County and the construction of Alpine Dam in 1919 with MMWD historian, Jack Gibson.

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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Alpine Dam Downstream Face - Aug. 19, 1918 Mt Tamalpais has remained surprisingly undeveloped since the 19th century. Armed with the power of eminent domain, in 1912 the Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) started the conversion of the vast watershed areas from private to community ownership, a process that ultimately saved the mountain and left in its formidable shadow the beloved and beautifully preserved natural land of the Mount Tamalpais Watershed. Join us as historian Jack Gibson talks about the…

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November 2019

November 2019 First Wednesday Talk – Blithedale: The Cushing’s Place in Marin

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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December 2019

December 2019 First Wednesday Talk: The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California, with author Mark Arax 

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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REGISTER HERE The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California, with author Mark Arax  A vivid, searching journey into California’s capture of water and soil—an epic story of a people’s defiance of nature and the wonders, and ruin, it has wrought. MARK ARAX is an author and journalist whose writings on California and the West have received numerous awards for literary nonfiction. A former staffer at the   Los Angeles Times, his work has appeared in   The New York Times and the  …

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