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— September 1, 2015 —


THIS SATURDAY! September 5th beginning at 11:00AM—Marina Labor Day Parade and Festival! City of Marina celebrates 40 years with a Labor Day Parade at 11:00AM from Crescent Avenue on Reservation Road to Vince DiMaggio Park for a festival from 12:00PM to 4:00PM. The festival will include free hot dogs for children, free dessert, bounce house, horses, classic cars, bands, petting zoo, carriage rides, food vendors, face painting and family fun. Meet new friends and come celebrate with your neighbors! Click here for the Flyer (JPG).

Thursday, September 10th from 5:30PM to 7:00PM at The Museum of Monterey #5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey—You're Invited to the Leadership Monterey Peninsula Welcome Reception for the Class of 2016! Please help us welcome the new class at this free event: Mehdi Aghadadashi, Doris Beckman, Shawn Boyle, Donna Brandt, Julia Duran, Molly Evans, John Fox, Esq, Melanie Graham, Nancy Jarvi, Philip Maschmeyer, Regina Mason, Golnaz Monazamfar, Virginia Murillo, Paul Palomo, Nick Pasculli, Gwen Pelfrey, Scott Roark, Monica Sciuto, Susan Selix and Rose Wheelus. The keynote speaker will be Mayor Clyde Roberson. Hors d'oeuvres & wine will be served. RSVP to (831) 649-8252 or

Bob Nolan Roast & Fundraiser
Friday, September 25th, beginning at 6:00PM—Please join us as we host and roast Cmdr. Bob Nolan to benefit the Don Livermore Scholarship for Marina High School
. Besides the special guests who will share their favorite "Bob memories", attendees will also have the opportunity, all in fun of course, and all for a very good cause. Please plan on attending this fun adult evening. The event takes place at Bayonet/Blackhorse Golf Course (1 McClure Way, on the former Fort Ord). Doors open at 6:00PM and dinner is at 6:30PM. Tickets are $40 per person. Please R.S.V.P. with your choice of dinner entrée by Monday, September 14th. Dinner Entrée choices are Tri-Tip with Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Chicken Picata with Roasted Potatoes; Fish Tilapia with Rice Pilaf; Vegetarian Cheese Tortellini. There will also be a special live auction for desserts that you won't want to miss! Purchase Tickets Now, or for more information contact The Marina Foundation at (831) 717-4117 or e-mail

Fall Classes at SpectorDance!
SpectorDance offers classes in a variety of dance styles for all ages and levels of experience including ballet, pointe, hip-hop, jazz, musical theater, tap, and Zumba. Check out the  fall schedule and register today at UPCOMING EVENTS – Bring East West to your community and help bring awareness to the problem of gang violence and finding solutions through the arts. Current Performance Tour includes: September 20th at Diavolo in Los Angeles, September 25th at Stanton Theater in King City and September 26th and 27th at Hartnell College in Salinas.


Pinnacles Partnership Announces “Pinnacles Condor Experience”—Sign up today to take part in Pinnacles Condor Experience, an exciting new condor education and fundraising program presented by Pinnacles Partnership. The first portion of the program includes free lectures on these magnificent birds and the efforts to save them. These free classes will be held at local Bay Area Central Coast REI stores between August 11 and October 6. The second part of the program is a day-long learning adventure at Pinnacles National Park that focuses on the many natural wonders of the park with a special emphasis on the endangered California Condor. The educational lectures and guided hikes will be held at Pinnacles National Park on October 10, November 7, and December 5 for a fee of $150 per person. Click here for the full Press Release.


 The ORIGINAL Marina Dining Guide produced by the Marina Chamber highlights Marina’s fine restaurants, specialty foods, local brewery and area fine wines. It recognizes and promotes the businesses that participate in the Chamber’s “International Flavors of Marina—Food, Wine & Beer Tasting” event, which showcases Marina as a diverse dining destination. Click here for a PDF version, or email to request hard-copies of the Marina Dining Guide (50-100 guides per business can be provided while supplies last).

NEED MARINA VISITOR GUIDES? The Marina Chamber Visitors Guide highlights attractions and things to do in and around Marina, California. E-mail the Chamber at to request Visitors Guides (50-100 guides per business can be provided while supplies last).

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