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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.

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Virtual Storytime

Free Virtual Event

  • Date: 05/30/2020 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  
  • Introduction: Tune in for three short stories read by Katherine Anderson from Copperfield's Books Novato!
Continuing our commitment to provide #NovatoFUNatHome to our community even during times when we can't meet face to face - please join Novato Parks & Recreation and Copperfield's Books Novato for our TENTH, free, VIRTUAL Storytime!

Tune in for three short stories read by Katherine Anderson
from Copperfield's Books Novato!

This 20-30 minute show is geared for Infants, toddlers, and school aged children, but will leave the whole family smiling!

Guests will be emailed a link to our Virtual Theater 10 minutes before the show begins. The Virtual Theater will open promptly at 10:30am at which time guests will have 3 minutes to enter before the "doors" close and the show begins! Please "arrive" to the Theater on-time to ensure your "seats"!


TO REGISTER: Please either direct message us on Facebook or Instagram @Novatofun or email   your email address and number of guest watching from home to be added to our Guest List.

*Reminder - Those not on the Guest List will not be considered registered, and will not receive the virtual "ticket". Registration accepted on a first come first serve basis. REGISTER EARLY!

We hope you will join us for this FREE virtual family event! Social distancing does not mean disconnecting!! Stay connected with us!

Please send all questions to us via direct message, or post in the event comments.
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