In response to community concerns about noise the San Rafael and Novato City Councils have established a Quiet Zone effective immediately. The train horn will not blow at railroad crossings.

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Library Events

May
24
Wed
10:30 am Family Storytime
Family Storytime
May 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and Mother Goose. For children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by …read more
6:00 pm Family Storytime / Cuentos para ...
Family Storytime / Cuentos para ...
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lectura de Cuentos bilingues en Español e Inglés para toda la familia a las 6pm. Bilingual in Spanish and English …read more
May
25
Thu
10:30 am Stay & Play
Stay & Play
May 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stay & Play @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Sing, talk, read, write, PLAY! Did you know that playing is not only fun, it’s also one of the fundamental …read more
11:30 am Toddler Storytime / Lectura de c...
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de c...
May 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lectura de cuentos bilingües para niños de 0 a 3 años. Jueves a las 11:30 am. Seguido por 30 minutos …read more
4:00 pm Math Club
Math Club
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Strengthen your math skills at the Library! Math Club will provide  students in 4th-7th grade the opportunity to practice and …read more

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Cyclists compete in the Sunset Criterium bike race in Downtown San Rafael

Cyclists compete in the Sunset Criterium bike race in Downtown San Rafael

May 24 2017

San Rafael Fire Department’s Spring Blood Drive

08:00 am Fire Station 56
  • Add to calendar 2017-05-24 08:00:00 2017-05-24 12:00:00 America/Los_Angeles San Rafael Fire Department’s Spring Blood Drive 650 Del Ganado Road, San Rafael, California 94903
  • Directions

The sun is finally out and winter is behind us. What better way to celebrate than to donate your blood?! Plus, you get a free T-shirt! The San Rafael Fire Department will be hosting their 2017 Spring Blood Drive on Wednesday, May 24th from 8 a.m. to noon at Station 56 (650 Del Ganado Rd). … Continued

May 24 2017

Park & Recreation Commission Meeting

07:00 pm San Rafael Community Center
  • Add to calendar 2017-05-24 19:00:00 2017-05-24 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Park & Recreation Commission Meeting 618 B Street, San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Park & Recreation Commission assists the City Council in developing and implementing the long-range plans for City parks and recreation facilities, monitors current service levels and community needs, reviews the performance of City partnerships with community groups in the utilization of facilities and production of programs, and reviews and advises on general policies and … Continued

Jun 1 2017

Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing Meeting

07:00 pm 3rd Floor Conference Room
  • Add to calendar 2017-06-01 19:00:00 2017-06-01 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing Meeting 1400 Fifth Ave., San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development and Affordable Housing (“CAC”) advises the City Council on activities related to the economic vitality of the City including the Economic Vitality Work plan, the Downtown Station Area Plan, the Homeless Action Plan, and various General Plan policies related to economic development and affordable housing. Check out the … Continued

Jun 3 2017

Hope For Crohn’s Blue Wave Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquathlon & 5k Family Fun Run

07:00 am McNears Beach Park
  • Add to calendar 2017-06-03 07:00:00 2017-06-03 12:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Hope For Crohn’s Blue Wave Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquathlon & 5k Family Fun Run McNears Beacyh, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

Are you Talking It! Walking It! Doing It! Tri/Du for Charity The Power of Giving For Charity Come swim, bike, run for Crohn's Triathlon: Swim 1/4 mile, Bike 8 miles, Run 3.1 miles Duathlon: Run 3.1 miles, Bike 8 miles, Run 3.1 miles Aquathlon: Swim 1/4 mile, Run 3.1 miles 5k: Run 3.1 miles All … Continued

Jun 6 2017

Fire Station 52 Groundbreaking Ceremony

10:00 am Future site of Fire Station 52
  • Add to calendar 2017-06-06 10:00:00 2017-06-06 11:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fire Station 52 Groundbreaking Ceremony 210 3rd Street, San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

Join us in celebrating these milestones in our effort to bring you safe and modern essential facilities. Parking at Fire Station 52 is limited. Please use the overflow parking lot east of the Montecito Shopping Center and DO NOT PARK in the shopping center.

Jun 7 2017

Fire station 57 Groundbreaking Ceremony

10:00 am Future site of Fire Station 57
  • Add to calendar 2017-06-07 10:00:00 2017-06-07 11:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fire station 57 Groundbreaking Ceremony 3530 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael, California 94903
  • Directions

Join us in celebrating these milestones in our effort to bring you safe and modern essential facilities.

Jun 8 2017

City Hall at the Downtown San Rafael Market

05:30 pm Downtown San Rafael
  • Add to calendar 2017-06-08 17:30:00 2017-06-08 19:30:00 America/Los_Angeles City Hall at the Downtown San Rafael Market Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Directions

Say hi to Councilmember Kate Colin at the Downtown San Rafael Market on Thursday, June 8. She'll be available to answer questions and discuss the City's effort to better communicate and engage the community. Find her near the Market info booth. Learn more about our efforts.

Jun 10 2017

Hands-Only CPR and “Stop the Bleed”

10:00 am
  • Add to calendar 2017-06-10 10:00:00 2017-06-10 14:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Hands-Only CPR and “Stop the Bleed”

Free training! Take a few minutes and learn to save a life at these locations: Mi Pueblo Foods Fairfax Festival Target, Marin City Woodacre Market The Cheese Factory Muir Beach Parking Lot Vintage Oaks Shopping Center Strawberry Village Shopping Center Marin Country Mart Woodlands Market Tiburon - Sausalito Ferry Terminal Tomales Bakery Bon Air Tiburon … Continued

Jun 14 2017

Fire Commission Meeting

04:00 pm Fire Department Administrative Offices (Temporary)
  • Add to calendar 2017-06-14 16:00:00 2017-06-14 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fire Commission Meeting 1600 Los Gamos, Suite 345, San Rafael, California 94903
  • Directions

The Board of Fire Commissioners consists of five members appointed by the City Council, one of whom may be a councilmember. The Fire Chief is an ex officio member of the commission, but is not entitled to vote as a member of the commission. The commission reviews and makes recommendations concerning the future needs of the … Continued

Jun 15 2017

Park & Recreation Commission Meeting

07:00 pm San Rafael Community Center
  • Add to calendar 2017-06-15 19:00:00 2017-06-15 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Park & Recreation Commission Meeting 618 B Street, San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Park & Recreation Commission assists the City Council in developing and implementing the long-range plans for City parks and recreation facilities, monitors current service levels and community needs, reviews the performance of City partnerships with community groups in the utilization of facilities and production of programs, and reviews and advises on general policies and … Continued

Jul 6 2017

Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing Meeting

07:00 pm 3rd Floor Conference Room
  • Add to calendar 2017-07-06 19:00:00 2017-07-06 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing Meeting 1400 Fifth Ave., San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development and Affordable Housing (“CAC”) advises the City Council on activities related to the economic vitality of the City including the Economic Vitality Work plan, the Downtown Station Area Plan, the Homeless Action Plan, and various General Plan policies related to economic development and affordable housing. Check out the … Continued

Jul 12 2017

Fire Commission Meeting

04:00 pm Fire Department Administrative Offices (Temporary)
  • Add to calendar 2017-07-12 16:00:00 2017-07-12 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fire Commission Meeting 1600 Los Gamos, Suite 345, San Rafael, California 94903
  • Directions

The Board of Fire Commissioners consists of five members appointed by the City Council, one of whom may be a councilmember. The Fire Chief is an ex officio member of the commission, but is not entitled to vote as a member of the commission. The commission reviews and makes recommendations concerning the future needs of the … Continued

Jul 20 2017

Park & Recreation Commission Meeting

07:00 pm San Rafael Community Center
  • Add to calendar 2017-07-20 19:00:00 2017-07-20 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Park & Recreation Commission Meeting 618 B Street, San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Park & Recreation Commission assists the City Council in developing and implementing the long-range plans for City parks and recreation facilities, monitors current service levels and community needs, reviews the performance of City partnerships with community groups in the utilization of facilities and production of programs, and reviews and advises on general policies and … Continued

Aug 3 2017

Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing Meeting

07:00 pm 3rd Floor Conference Room
  • Add to calendar 2017-08-03 19:00:00 2017-08-03 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development & Affordable Housing Meeting 1400 Fifth Ave., San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development and Affordable Housing (“CAC”) advises the City Council on activities related to the economic vitality of the City including the Economic Vitality Work plan, the Downtown Station Area Plan, the Homeless Action Plan, and various General Plan policies related to economic development and affordable housing. Check out the … Continued

Aug 9 2017

Fire Commission Meeting

04:00 pm Fire Department Administrative Offices (Temporary)
  • Add to calendar 2017-08-09 16:00:00 2017-08-09 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fire Commission Meeting 1600 Los Gamos, Suite 345, San Rafael, California 94903
  • Directions

The Board of Fire Commissioners consists of five members appointed by the City Council, one of whom may be a councilmember. The Fire Chief is an ex officio member of the commission, but is not entitled to vote as a member of the commission. The commission reviews and makes recommendations concerning the future needs of the … Continued

Aug 9 2017

Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting

06:00 pm 3rd Floor, City Hall
  • Add to calendar 2017-08-09 18:00:00 2017-08-09 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting 1400 Fifth Ave., San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) meet bimonthly to review the City’s progress in implementing the San Rafael Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and other related issues as directed by the City Council.  The Committee will also promote public involvement and support for bicycling and walking as viable alternatives to driving. All of these … Continued

Aug 17 2017

Park & Recreation Commission Meeting

07:00 pm San Rafael Community Center
  • Add to calendar 2017-08-17 19:00:00 2017-08-17 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Park & Recreation Commission Meeting 618 B Street, San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Park & Recreation Commission assists the City Council in developing and implementing the long-range plans for City parks and recreation facilities, monitors current service levels and community needs, reviews the performance of City partnerships with community groups in the utilization of facilities and production of programs, and reviews and advises on general policies and … Continued

Sep 13 2017

Fire Commission Meeting

04:00 pm Fire Department Administrative Offices (Temporary)
  • Add to calendar 2017-09-13 16:00:00 2017-09-13 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fire Commission Meeting 1600 Los Gamos, Suite 345, San Rafael, California 94903
  • Directions

The Board of Fire Commissioners consists of five members appointed by the City Council, one of whom may be a councilmember. The Fire Chief is an ex officio member of the commission, but is not entitled to vote as a member of the commission. The commission reviews and makes recommendations concerning the future needs of the … Continued

Sep 21 2017

Park & Recreation Commission Meeting

07:00 pm San Rafael Community Center
  • Add to calendar 2017-09-21 19:00:00 2017-09-21 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Park & Recreation Commission Meeting 618 B Street, San Rafael, California 94901
  • Directions

The Park & Recreation Commission assists the City Council in developing and implementing the long-range plans for City parks and recreation facilities, monitors current service levels and community needs, reviews the performance of City partnerships with community groups in the utilization of facilities and production of programs, and reviews and advises on general policies and … Continued

Oct 11 2017

Fire Commission Meeting

04:00 pm Fire Department Administrative Offices (Temporary)
  • Add to calendar 2017-10-11 16:00:00 2017-10-11 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fire Commission Meeting 1600 Los Gamos, Suite 345, San Rafael, California 94903
  • Directions

The Board of Fire Commissioners consists of five members appointed by the City Council, one of whom may be a councilmember. The Fire Chief is an ex officio member of the commission, but is not entitled to vote as a member of the commission. The commission reviews and makes recommendations concerning the future needs of the … Continued

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