Medicinal Uses of Native Plants

Learn to identify local medicinal plants with herbalist Julie Caldwell.

Tolowa Dunes State Park and Lake Earl wildlife areas are an ancient sand dune complex and coastal lagoon, located just 2 miles north of Crescent City and 15 miles north of the hostel. The Tolowa Indians have long considered this area to be the center of their universe, and sacred ceremonies continue to be held here, to ensure the Tolowa way of life survives.

RSVP to (707) 954-5253, email jerabek@jeffnet.org, or simply arrive with your curiosity in tow!

Where 

Meet at the Lake Earl Wildlife Headquarters, Crescent City

Cost 
Free
Please Note 

For more information, call (707) 954-5253 or email jerabek@jeffnet.org.

Wear sturdy shoes and bring water, bug repellent, and a hat.

If You Go 

Tolowa Dunes Exploration

Tolowa Dunes State Park and Lake Earl Wildlife areas are an ancient sand dune complex and coastal lagoon, located just north of Crescent City.

The Tolowa Indians have long considered this area to be the center of their universe, and sacred ceremonies continue to be held here, to ensure the Tolowa way of life survives. Explore the dunes and learn about this history with naturalist Jenny Hanson.

RSVP to (707) 954-5253, email jerabek@jeffnet.org, or simply arrive with your curiosity in tow.

Where 

Meet at the Lake Earl Wildlife Headquarters, Crescent City

Cost 
Free
Please Note 

For more information, call (707) 954-5253 or email jerabek@jeffnet.org.

Wear sturdy shoes and bring water, bug repellent, and a hat.

If You Go 

Stay at the Redwood National Park Hostel, 15 miles south of Towala Dunes.

Arroyo Hondo Walk

Join a Marin County Parks naturalist for a guided walk through Arroyo Hondo in the Point Reyes National Seashore.

This lush canyon in the southern portion of the park is a haven for dragonflies, butterflies, and birds. This level, well maintained, shaded trail is a perfect place to enjoy nature on a sunny summer day.

Where 

Meet at the Arroyo Hondo Trailhead, on Mesa Road (north of Bolinas, just south of the Point Reyes Bird Observatory).

Cost 
Free
Please Note 

For more information, call (415) 499-3647.

If You Go 

Stay at the Point Reyes Hostel, the only lodging within the park.

Sausalito Concerts for Kids

Bring the little ones down to Sausalito's Robin Sweeny Park for a free morning concert, held the first Saturday of the month, June - September.

The schedule for this season includes:

June 6:  Kenny Blacklock

July 11: Tim Cain (co-founder of Sons of Champlin)

August 1: James K.

Sept. 5: Miss Kitty

October 3: Christopher Smith

Where 

Robin Sweeny Park, Sausalito

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the Marin Headlands Hostel, just 5 miles from Sausalito.

June Blooms Discovery Walk

Join Laura Julian, a botanist with Redwood National and State Parks, for a leisurely walk through Tolowa Dunes State Park.

Julian will identify blooming plants and share the ecological history and cultural uniqueness of the area.

RSVP to (707) 954-5253, email jerabek@jeffnet.org, or simply arrive with your curiosity in tow!

Where 

Meet at the Lake Earl Wildlife Headquarters, 2591 Old Mill Road, in Crescent City

Cost 
Free
Please Note 

For more information, call (707) 954-5253 or email jerabek@jeffnet.org.

Wear sturdy shoes and bring water, bug repellent, and a hat.

If You Go 

Stay at the Redwood National Park Hostel, 13 miles south of Crescent City.

Presidio Walking Tour: History, Heroes, and Houses

Explore the heart of the Presidio of San Francisco, and learn about this former army post's past and its future during an easy one-mile walk.

Reservations required; call (415) 561-4323.

Where 

Presidio Visitor's Center in the Officer's Club

Cost 
Free
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at one of our three hostels in San Francisco.

Birds of Point Reyes

At this time of year, the Point Reyes National Seashore can be one of the best places to see an amazing variety of birds.

Join naturalist David Wimpfheimer for a hike through various Point Reyes destinations. David will share his intimate knowledge of this unique place and the birds that live there.

Where 

Meet at the north end of the gravel parking lot across from the Bear Valley Visitor Center.

Cost 
Free
Please Note 

Call (415) 499-6387 for details.

If You Go 

Stay at the Point Reyes Hostel, the only lodging within the park.

Albany Big Band Tea Dance

Dust off your dancing shoes and head to the Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station to swing, foxtrot, and waltz the evening away to the classic sounds of the 31-member Albany Big Band!

Tea, cakes, and champagne cocktails will be on sale at this benefit for the Dance Palace and Bolinas-Stinson Youth Program.

Where 

Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station

Cost 
$12 / $10 Seniors / Free for children and teens
Please Note 
If You Go 

Stay at the Point Reyes Hostel in Point Reyes National Seashore.

Paper Clay "Thought Rocks" Workshop

Talking Crow Studios, in the Crescent City Harbor, offers studio space, art materials, and workshops for all artistic levels.

Making paper clay "Thoughts Rocks" is a new addition to the schedule, and can be an intimate experience of transferring creative visualizations into clay.

No prior experience necessary.

Where 

Talking Crow Studio

Cost 
$15
Please Note 
If You Go 

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