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The City of Novato's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department offers a wide variety of diverse and exciting special events for all ages with a focus on building community and engagement. Thank you for your continued support of our growing special event offerings!

Check out our upcoming events below, scroll through our calendar to see future event dates and information, or click one of our "Quick Links" for information about a specific event or series.

Novato Live Concert Series

Saturday, April 27th 6PM - 8PM

Novato City Hall, 901 Sherman Ave.

Novato Live April 27

Fishing in the City

Saturday, April 27th 8 AM - 10 AM

Scottsdale Pond

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Mad Hatter Tea Party

Wednesday, May 15th 2PM - 4PM

Margaret Todd Senior Center, 1560 Hill Road

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10th Annual Altered Book Exhibit & Fundraiser

  • Date: 04/27/2019 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Marin MOCA
    500 Palm Drive
    Novato, California 94949
  • Introduction: Opening reception on Saturday, April 27, from 4pm - 7pm
    Exhibit and Silent Auction: April 27 - June 1, 2019
    Closing Party and Live Auction: June 1, 5pm - 8pm

2019 Altered Books Poster

Join the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MarinMOCA) for their 10th Annual Altered Book Exhibit! The opening reception will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 4pm-7pm at the Novato Arts Center Campus, 500 Palm Drive in Novato.

The Altered Book Exhibit and Silent Auction will be on display from April 27 - June 1, and the public is invited to view and bid on their favorite works during this time. This popular exhibit features over 180 original book art objects, created by artists who combine compelling messages with creative technique. This exhibit is MarinMOCA's biggest fundraiser of the year and all proceeds from the auction support their exhibitions and programming.

The Altered Book Exhibit Closing Party and Live Auction will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 5:00 - 8:00pm.  

For more information about MarinMOCA, including exhibits, classes and membership, please visit or call (415) 506-0137.

Learn more about the city-owned Novato Arts Center at Hamilton Field.


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