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Biz Briefs: Library Sale, Baubles and Beads, MVFF35 and Massive Solar Project

Check out these business notes you might have missed throughout the month.

Here's a roundup of business news, sales, classes and volunteer opportunities around town:

The Friends of the Library are having a book sale on Saturday, September 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Library.

Family Service Agency of Marin has added a new session of  for divorced or separated families. The class will begin Wednesday, September 12 and meets every Wednesday for six sessions from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Classes are offered for a sliding-scale fee that ranges between $15 and $40. For information or to register for Parenting Apart call 415-491-5723. FSA of Marin is located in Terra Linda, across the street from Northgate Mall at 555 Northgate Drive.

Film buffs alert: . Register at www.shiftboard.com/mvff and be sure to attend the Volunteer Orientation Day on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. in the Rafael Film Center at 1118 4th Street in San Rafael. 

Beaders will have to trek to Berkeley in order to visit Baubles and Beads from now on as the owners have consolidated from two stores into one. Still offering beading and jewerly classes, just a little farther from Marin.

Keeping it green in Marin as the sits atop a hangar at the San Rafael Airport and will be up and running by the end of September. When complete, the panels will produce enough power for 280 homes for up to a year and over 1,200 customers during peak energy production. It will offset about 750 tons of greenhouse emissions annually. That’s a lot of gas!

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Cynthia Leonard September 06, 2012 at 03:43 PM
Why are you sending people out of the county to Berkeley for their beading needs? We have a great bead store right here in Marin County. Beads of Marin is in Mill Valley and is an awesome store. It is a local small business , just the type of thing we need to keep in the county .
Gabrielle Cullen September 07, 2012 at 06:46 PM
Hi Cynthia, Since this is a round up of San Rafael Biz Notes, we wanted to comment on the closure of Baubles and Beads in San Rafael. Thanks for your comment, it's great to know about other stores in the area!
Frank Kimball September 07, 2012 at 06:57 PM
If you're interested in volunteering for the Mill Valley Film Festival October 4-14, register online at www.shiftboard.com/mvff and mark your calendars for the orientation on Saturday, September 22 at 10 am at the Rafael Film Center at 1118 Fourth Street. There will be a FREE screening of a festival movie for all committed volunteers following the orientation! Volunteer incentives also include a festival voucher for each shift worked (good for one general admission festival ticket), a free t-shirt, a volunteer appreciation party, and the chance to be part of a major film festival! For more information on volunteering, visit www.mvff.com/volunteer If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at mvffvolunteers@cafilm.org or call me at 415-526-5833.

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