Despite the frustration that comes with indoor mask recommendations turning into mask mandates in a community in which 90% to 95% of 94941 residents have received at least one shot, depending on the census tract, there’s plenty to be joyful about. The coming weeks look ripe for al fresco everything.
One of the key steps it intends to take on Sept. 20 is to declare the parcel’s northern portion as “exempt surplus land,” a legal step City officials say must be taken prior to entertaining proposals for the site. To take that step, the City must meet a number of key conditions.
The City of Mill Valley kicked off the process earlier this month of creating a new Housing Element for years 2023-2031, a long-term, state-mandated deep dive into the future of housing in our community. It takes the next steps towards that effort on Sept. 23 (6:30-8pm) with a workshop via Zoom with to discuss demographics, housing needs and general requirements for the Housing Element Update.
In a lengthy, gut-wrenching note to her members and followers late Friday, The Hivery founder Grace Kraaijvanger announced that the Fort Mason location has closed, remaining available for exclusive run-of-space venue rentals by the day through October 17, and the Mill Valley space will do so effective Sept. 30.
Have you ever found yourself looking at a building downtown, admired its architecture and wondered what it looked like in the past? What businesses were there before? Mapping Mill Valley History is a new project that invites you to tour familiar streets and buildings and see how they have evolved over the years. It’s a collaboration between the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce and the treasure trove that is the Mill Valley Public Library‘s Lucretia Little History Room.
Calling all art-loving kiddos: The Mill Valley Historical Society is inviting children and their families to come to the Mill Valley Lumber Yard (129 Miller Ave.) on a trio of upcoming Saturdays – Sept. 18, Sept. 25, and Oct. 2, from 11am to 2pm – to help paint a full-size model of historic Engine No. 9, a 100-year-old steam engine that is the only surviving piece of the once world-famous Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railway.
The Movies in the Park series kicked off in 2014 and has gotten bigger and better every year since. In 2018, the MV Chamber organized a successful fundraising campaign to raise enough money to purchase all of the equipment required to produce the series, propelled by a $5,000 grant from the Outdoor Art Club.
We spend all day, every day shouting into the hills about the wonders of Mill Valley. But we’re incredibly grateful when other organizations do the same, and that is certainly the case with a recent post by Pamela Coddington, Editor at MarinArts’ UPTAKE Culture Feed.