Sign up below for upcoming Parent -Hosted Events!

March Events

3/30 - Boot-camp and Breakfast at Miller Creek Middle School.  Class starts at 9am.   

May Events

5/4 - Vallecito Mother's Day Hike from 9 -11am.  

The 2019 Holiday Online Auction may be over,

but the fun doesn’t have to stop! 

Parent-Hosted parties are still available and there is something for everyone!


New this year:  Board & Brush Party and Big Jim’s Competition BBQ Class!

And back by popular demand is the Book Lovers Luncheon & Book Talk, Men’s Texas Hold ‘Em Party and Bella San Rafael Sip & Shop Party.

Space is limited so don’t miss out – BUY TODAY to secure your space.


Board & Brush Party!

Thursday, January 23, 2020     6:30pm - 9:30pm

351 3rd Street San Rafael, CA 94901


$68.00   30% of proceeds go to Can Do! and support our children!

For this event please sign up at:
Access Code: CanDo

Bring your creativity and a willingness to learn and you will build a wooden sign piece from scratch that is worthy of your walls!  Board & Brush Creative Studio is your place to build on-trend, farmhouse-classic, inspirational pieces of wood décor for your home, office or cottage.  The studio offers a vintage, timeless look with accents of black and weathered wood to help cultivate your inner DIY design skills.  And this workshop teaches you the techniques to

create a custom piece that looks professionally made. This is a 21+ only facility due to our beer/wine license, so all participants must be 21 years of age

or older. Snacks, Wine, Beer and Non-Alcoholic Beverages are included. 

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED! Men’s Night Out Texas Hold ‘Em Party

Saturday, February 1st   (We will contact you with time & location 2 weeks prior to the event)

$75.00     100% of proceeds go to Can Do! and support our children!

(Additional $75 is required upon entrance for the winner’s fund!)  


Back by popular demand!  Bring your poker face and appetite- then sit down, relax and join your hosts for a fun night of cards, cigars and Coronas. 

This is a night not to be missed!   All participants must be over 21 years of age or older.  This event sells out every year so sign up early!

Sip & Shop Party!

Thursday, February 13th    6:00pm – 9:00pm

Bella Boutique

1332 4th Street San Rafael, CA 94901


$30.00     100% of proceeds go to Can Do! and support our children!

Enjoy a fun evening of wine, food and shopping with your friends!  Owner Stacey Kaplan has a special after-hours shopping experience just for you. 

And the best thing:  receive 10% off your purchase that evening!   From a recent review:  “Love the choices here, this boutique is exceptionally well curated... and I love that it's organized by colors.  Stacy is the bomb!”


Big Jim’s Competition BBQ Class         

Saturday, March 14th    11:00am -1:30pm

Big Rock Cafe

1500 Lucas Valley Road  San Rafael, CA

$85.00   50% of proceeds go to Can Do! and support our children!





Combining modern San Francisco barbecue with southern influences, Big Jim’s Competition BBQ class teaches novice chefs the ins and out of cooking with charcoal, gas and wood.  Led by award winning BBQ guru Chef Jim Modesitt, the class includes all food and supplies, turning BBQ novices into the “King or Queen” of barbecue with dishes like Chef Jim’s award winning ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, salmon, steak and much more.  Chef Jim shows the students how to use meat injections, dry rubs, marinades, mop sauces, brines and homemade BBQ sauces.   Students leave with a wealth of knowledge and a full belly.      Beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks available for sale.  Space is limited so sign up early!

Book Lovers Book Talk!

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020  10:30am - 12:00pm

Book Passage

51 Tamal Vista Blvd.     Corte Madera, Ca. 94925


$30.00  100% of proceeds go to Can Do! and support our children!




Enjoy a lively and informative presentation, featuring hot topics in reading, the inside scoop on authors and publishers and suggested reading lists while enjoying light refreshments.  This would make a great event for your book club so tell your friends about this special experience.  

From a recent customer: “By far the Bay Area's best bookstore. Awesome literary events, amazing staff, and excellent classes.”

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Mailing Address: 

P.O. Box 6182, San Rafael, CA  94903

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