WELCOME TO SANTA VENETIA!
Santa Venetia is a neighborhood of over 1,600 homes and is one of Marin’s best kept secrets with fantastic weather, natural beauty, quiet streets and a great community of people.
The Santa Venetia Neighborhood Association (SVNA) strives to preserve and promote the quality of life for the Santa Venetia community. This is achieved through encouraging healthy social interaction; facilitating the flow of information; and protecting the natural beauty and economic well-being of the community.
We invite you to join the SVNA! Support your community, meet your neighbors and help us to continue to protect and enhance the natural and economic stability of this wonderful community.
CHINA CAMP ANNUAL HERITAGE DAY – 2017
♦ Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11am – 4pm
Heritage Day this year will be on Saturday, August 26 from 11am to 4pm. China Camp is the site of a thriving fishing community from about 1870 to 1940. Friends of China Camp are keeping this State Park open and this is a big opportunity for neighbors to come, enjoy, and get acquainted with the park.
We will have the Marin Chinese Cultural association Lion dancers as well as the Redwood Empire Chinese Association cultural dancers, chorus, and tai-chi. Several groups will also be there: Marin History Museum, Marin WildCare, SF Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, and SF Maritime National Historic Park. There will be crafts for the children and local artists will have their works for sale. Parking fee is is $5.00, shuttle is available from the Ranger Station from 10:30am to 4pm.
For more information: https://friendsofchinacamp.org/event/heritage-day-2017
SVNA 18th ANNUAL LABOR DAY PICNIC
♦ Monday, September 4, 2017 at noon – 3pm
The SVNA is, once again, sponsoring our annual Labor Day Picnic at Adrian Rosal Park. So, mark your calendars NOW and plan on having TONS of family fun right here at home in the neighborhood on Labor Day, including food, fun and live music by Moonlight Rodeo! Check the most recent newsletter for more details, watch your mailbox for your tickets (current SVNA members), and remember to RSVP to 472-3269 or SVNA@santavenetia.org. It’s gonna be great!
And don’t forget to bring a little spending money — Sylvia Lakeman will be running a raffle and silent auction to benefit our medians (keep them weeded and watered) and CERT (supplies in case of local emergency). There will be lots of prizes so buy some tickets to benefit both our neighborhood and yourself.
SVNA 9th ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARTY
♦ Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Featured as one of the top places to Trick-or Treat in Marin County for 2015 by MarinMommies.com and highlighted on KPIX in 2014 as a safe place to trick-or-treat in Marin County, the SVNA brings you our Annual Halloween Party. Adrian Way (between Meadow and Mabry) will be closed off to all through traffic on October 28, 2017. Come check out what is brewing in the Witches Kitchen, wander though the spooky graveyard, explore the haunted house, groove to our local band and check out our new Massacre Disco. Not to mention there will be lots of trick-or-treating. The SRFD will be there too with the fire truck for all to check out. We get hundreds of kids and families from all over Marin. We look forward to seeing you there!
NEXT SVNA COMMUNITY MEETING
♦ Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7pm
Join your neighbors for our bi-monthly Community Meeting. The format changes, the topics change, the people change… but the meetings are always informative and the debate lively.
Most meetings include Working Committee presentations regarding our Watershed, Neighborhood Beautification, Social Activities, Traffic, Parks, and more… as time allows.
All residents welcome. Meetings are held at the Korean Presbyterian Church, 635 Adrian Way, at Rosal Way, in Santa Venetia.