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McNears Block Party and More this Weekend

Check out what's happening in San Rafael this weekend.

Marin County Parks wants to celebrate this Friday. Summer is just around the corner, school is nearly out, the busy season has started and they're turning 40. So, join them for the 1st annual McNears Beach block party. There will be food, music, a sand castle contest, swimming and plenty of fun for the whole family. This is a great chance to meet the rangers and your Marin County neighbors.

For more information, contact Dan Sauter at dsauter@marincounty.org. Entrance fee is waived. Swimming fee is $5 per person. Festivities start at 4p.m.

The grand opening of the 680 Trail will take place on Saturday at 9:30a.m. Join volunteers and county officials for a brief morning ceremony, including guest speakers, followed by guided tours of the new trail—by bike, by horseback and on foot. Everyone is welcome.

Visit www.marincounty.org and click “what’s new” on the home page to view the new 680 Trail map. The grand opening site is identified on the map.

RSVP is required: Call (415) 473-6387. Transportation is available for people who need assistance.

Directions: Road entries in Terra Linda and from Lucas Valley Road. The site is approximately one mile from those road entries. For more information contact Chris Bramham at (415) 473-6387 or CBramham@marincounty.org.

Dance, sip a martini and “chill” with one of the country’s hottest young singer/pianists. Described as romantic, swinging and sensual, what sets DeSare apart is his ability to write original material that sounds fresh and at the same time blends seamlessly with the Great American Songbook. He glides from George Gershwin to Bob Dylan or Phil Collins, to one of his inventive original songs with ease.

See him perform this Satruday, at 8p.m. at the Tickets are $25.

Looking for more to do this weekend? Check out all the events listed for the weekend on our calendar.

Do you have an event going that is not in our calendar? Well, our calendar is open for everyone to post your own events and have them go live on the site right away.

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