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July 21, 2011
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Life on the BayEverybody Loves A Parade!
Tiburon/Belvedere Main Street Parade
Labor Day Weekend - Sunday, September 4 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm

The 2011 Main Street Parade will be more fun than ever!  

Belvedere Tiburon Recreation is livening up this year's event with the theme "Life on the Bay."  Consider creating a themed float that represents what "Life on the Bay" means to you.  Get a group of neighbors together, teams, clubs, a neighborhood, family and friends and come strut your stuff!

You can decorate bikes, trucks, scooters, wagons, or even you pet!  Do a little dance or whatever makes you smile!  This year, there will be prizes for best floats and entries, as well as a formal grand stand in front of which your group can perform.  We will even create a memorable DVD of the day's grand stand groups that you can purchase after the event.

PLUS!  This year there will be balloons, face painting, food, and drinks along Main Street and at the terminus of the parade, Belvedere Land Company Mini Park at San Rafael Avenue and Beach Road in Belvedere.

For more details and an application to join the fun, visit the Recreation website, send them an email, or give them a call!

George Rodericks
City Manager

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Interested in Volunteering? 
We've got a spot for you!
City Council looking for volunteers for Parks and Emergency Services

The City Council is currently considering applications for the position of Emergency Preparedness Volunteer and considering an appointment to the Parks and Open Space Committee.  The Emergency Preparedness Volunteer would assist the City's Emergency Services Coordinator with local Belvedere efforts; and the Parks and Open Space appointment would serve on the City's Parks and Open Space Committee. 

If you are interested in serving in either role, please submit a letter of interest and a brief statement of qualifications by July 29 to the Mayor at:

City of Belvedere
450 San Rafael Avenue
Belvedere, CA 94920

For additional information, contact the City Manager, George Rodericks at (415) 435-3838.  Alternatively, you can complete an online volunteer application.

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CMCM Highlights for JulyCMCM.TV
July Highlights
Belvedere Community Park, Belvedere

The Community Media Center of Marin (CMCM) strives to educate and advance the way residents, schools, and governments connect.  Marin TV provides southern Marin County with its own non-commercial community, educational and governmental cable channels.  

Available on Comcast Channels 26, 27, & 30 as well as AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 - and, online via the website. offers 24/7 local programming to over 70,000 Marin households and offers low-cost training and the latest digital tools to create cable TV and online media.  

For schools, non-profits, and governmental agencies, provides special organizational services and fee-for-service production assistance.

For more details, visit the website

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Blackies Hay DayBlackie's Hay Day  
Blackie's Pasture, September 24 from 10 am to 3 pm

Hosted by Bookmarks to benefit the children and teen programs of the Belvedere-Tiburon Library, this country fair offers numerous children's activities, including pony rides, a petting zoo, climbing walls, train rides, and jumps as well as live entertainment and fresh food.  

General Admission is $10 but children under two are free.

Come for the fun on September 24 at Blackie's Pasture, Tiburon; 10 am to 3 pm!  

For more information and tickets visit

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Concerts in the Park
August Concert - August 14 - 4 pm - 6 pm
Belvedere Community Park, Belvedere

ForeverlandThis is the 14th Year of Concerts!  Coming up in this year's season - tributes to Michael Jackson and the Big Band Swing!  The Concerts-in-the-Park Committee is proud to present four fabulous and FREE Sunday afternoon concerts for your enjoyment this coming summer.  Please join us for every concert in Belvedere Community Park from 4 pm to 6 pm. 

All of the concerts are FREE to the public, and sponsored by individual and community tax deductible donations.  The Committee thanks the City of Belvedere and the Belvedere Community Foundation for their support for the last 13 years.  The Concerts Committee consists of Belvedere volunteers:  Anne Butler, Nancy Cappelloni, Christina Decker, Tina Dewey, Jack Doyle, Ginny Doyle, Roger Felton, Nena Hart, Maureen Johnson, Cissy Kirrane, Jeffery Stein, and Petey Stein.

Bring a blanket, a picnic, your family and friends, and have a great time! 

This third concert is set for Sunday, August 14 at 4 pm:

An electrifying 14-Piece Tribute to the Music of Michael Jackson

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Blackie & Me - A Photo Contest
Entries Due August 15
Displayed @ the 2011 Art Festival

Blackie and Me Photo ContestYoung photographers from kindergarten through 8th grade are invited to share their best photo of Blackie!  Although he is "the horse that stood still," there's a lot of action that happens around him.  

Submit your framed photo of Blackie by Monday, August 15 to Holscher Architecture, 1550 Tiburon Boulevard (on the Boardwalk).  Images will be displayed at the 2011 TIburon Art Festival set for August 27 & 28 on Main Street.  Please download the Blackie Form and attach it to the back of your photography.

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2011 Tiburon Art Festival & Plein Air Competition
August 27 & 28
11 am to 6 pm
Ark Row, Main Street

Art FestivalGet ready for the 5th Annual Tiburon Art Festival on Historic Ark Row which features 64 juried artists, live music, family entertainment and activities.  
NEW this year!! -- Tiburon Peninsula Plein Aire Competition
Local artists will be invited to paint "in the open air" on Saturday, August 27th from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.  
Jurors will choose 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for cash prizes. The artwork will be displayed Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., and will be available for purchase in a silent auction on Ark Row.   
This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase paintings of local scenes from local artists at very reasonable rates.  Artist applications and full details on the competition are available on the Tiburon Art Festival website, or call Cathleen Andreucci at 435-4355.

Visit the Festival Website for more details!

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Belvedere Community Foundation 
10th Annual Photography Contest

Contest Winners 2010Professional and amateur photographers alike have enjoyed capturing the stunning nature of the Belvedere and Tiburon Peninsula in this annual event. This year's photography contest, the 10th Annual, will be exhibited online 24 hours a day and at a one-time public reception to honor the entrants on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the Belvedere City Hall, 450 San Rafael Avenue.

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Tiburon Library PhotoBelvedere-Tiburon Open
Golf Tournament
Tuesday, September 13, 2011

San Geronimo Golf Course

Do you golf?  Do you enjoy a good day on the links?  Do you enjoy the company of friends? Competitors?  A good cause?

How about playing in the 2011 Belvedere-Tiburon Open Golf Tournament?  This year the beneficiary is the Belvedere-Tiburon Library - nothing like a good book!  Or an E-book! 

Play!  Sponsor!  Volunteer!   We'd love to have you! 

For more information, contact City Hall at (415) 435-3838 or the Library at (415) 789-2665.  You can also download a Sponsorship Form
or a Player Registration Form here!

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A Night in Venice PosterA Night In Venice
October 8, 2011
China Cabin, Beach Road, Belvedere

This year's annual Landmarks event reaches back into the history of Belvedere and Tiburon to return Venice to the Beach Road Canal!  This magical celebration of song and lights first appeared in Belvedere in 1894 - that's right - 1894!  The breathtaking event spread across several days and involved nearly everyone in the community.  

Set to return in October 2011 for one night only, Landmarks invites you to visit Venice along Beach Road with music, food, celebration, lights, strolls along the canal, and yes, even gondola rides!  Mark your calendar now, October 8, 2011 - don't miss out!

For more details, visit the Landmarks website
or call the Landmarks Offices at (415) 435-1853.

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Sincerely ,

George Rodericks
City Manager
City of Belvedere

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