Out on the town this June? Here are some of the most fun and fabulous local galas, fundraisers, celebrations and other events to see and be seen at this month in Marin County.
Marin Community Clinics, which provides medical, dental, and behavioral health services to Marin’s underserved population, hosts its annual Summer Solstice Celebration. Elected officials, community health ambassadors, and hundreds of engaged supporters of equitable health care in Marin join together to recognize honorees and raise funds to benefit the organization’s mission. Last year’s event raised $185,000 for the clinics. Photos by Chris Constantine.
Date TBD Sausalito Pride
Sausalito, which has long been considered a gay-friendly community, hosts its second monthlong Pride Celebration. Festivities will include an opening night event and plenty of music, art and fun with the Sausalito Center for the Arts. Sausalito Pride is led by the organization’s ambassadors Wayne Kaleck and Michael Rose from Gene Hiller Menswear, and all 2023 events were spearheaded by a diverse team of volunteers in partnership with The Spahr Center, Marin County’s only LGBTQ+ nonprofit. Photos courtesy of Sausalito Pride.
Date TBD Vivalon and Multicultural Center of Marin Hold Park Outings
Vivalon teams up with the Multicultural Center of Marin to host an intergenerational outings in Marin nature. Last year’s walk included a guided nature walk led in Spanish by Marco Berger from the Multicultural Center of Marin, followed by a picnic lunch overlooking San Pablo Bay. This series aims to bring people of all ages and backgrounds together to enjoy the beauty of Marin’s parks. Photos by Gus Nodal, courtesy of Vivalon.
Side by Side’s annual golf tournament provides financial support for the organization’s behavioral and mental health services throughout the Bay Area. Featuring 18 holes of golf, at-hole games of chance, food and cocktail reception, this event generates donations through a live auction and fund-a-need paddle raise. Photos by Mimi Towle.
Give Back When You Go Out: Volunteer
Looking for more ways to give back to our community by volunteering your time? Here’s a list of Marin County nonprofits supporting a variety of causes — ranging from helping our most vulnerable residents to keeping our environment healthy — where your assistance can really make a difference.