Walk & Hiking: Presidio Loop (Western Section)

Presidio Loop

Presidio Loop (Western Section) 9:00am Carpool from SWC Join us for a 2.3-mile hike along the Battery to Bluffs Trail, offering breathtaking ocean views. For those seeking a more challenging experience, there will be options to explore smaller trails down to the beach and back up, including the renowned sand ladder. Afterward, we'll explore the […]

Book Discussion: Hotel Silence

SWC Club House 120 Central Ave, Sausalito

Shelby Van Meter, discussant Hotel Silence by an Icelandic author, Audur Ava Olafsdottir. A short, wistful tale of redemption and self-discovery by Icelandic author Audur Ava Olafsdottir. Hotel Silence is lyrically written with touches of dark humor and rich characterizations. Thought-provoking and utterly beguiling.

Walk & Hiking: Supermoon Hike to Kirby Cove

Meet at the Kirby Cove Trailhead Kirby Cove Trailhead, Sausalito

Supermoon Hike to Kirby Cove 5:30pm Meet at the Kirby Cove trailhead SWC members, family, and friends are invited to our annual full moon hike to Kirby Cove, featuring stunning views of the Bay, Golden Gate Bridge, and San Francisco skyline. The hike begins with an easy 1.8-mile descent through a forested cove to the […]

Walk & Hiking: Dominican University Campus Walk

Dominican Universtiy 50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, CA, United States

Dominican University Campus Walk 9:00am Carpool from SWC Founded in 1890 by the Dominican Sisters, Dominican was originally a four-year college for women until 1970. Join us for a walking tour of this beautiful campus, featuring intriguing architecture and vibrant fall foliage. Highlights include a boarding house that once belonged to the DeYoung family from […]

Walk & Hiking: Dawn Falls Loop

Dawn Falls Loop

Dawn Falls Loop 9:00am Carpool from SWC Discover one of the Bay Area's best-kept secrets with this moderate 5-mile loop. Baltimore Canyon, once home to the tallest redwoods and a logging and sawmill camp in the 1850s, later became a hippie enclave in the early 70s. Today, it offers seclusion, serenity, and breathtaking beauty. The […]

Book Discussion: The House of Doors

SWC Club House 120 Central Ave, Sausalito

Arliss Willis, discussant The House of Doors, Tan Twan Eng A spellbinding historical fiction about love and betrayal, colonialism and revolution, storytelling and redemption. Named a best book of the year by the New Yorker.

Book Discussion: Open Throat

SWC Club House 120 Central Ave, Sausalito

Julie Carlson, discussant Open Throat , Henry Hoke This is a fanciful, funny, touching, bittersweet social commentary on the way we live today. Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Barnes & Noble Discover Prize, and the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction.

Walk & Hiking: Horse Hill and Camino Alto Bowl Hike

Horse Hill

Horse Hill and Camino Alto Bowl Hike 9:00am Carpool from SWC Join us for a scenic 4.5-mile hike starting at Escalon Fire Road in Mill Valley. We'll explore the Alto Bowl and Horse Hill areas, enjoying fantastic local views. Our hike will take us along part of the ridgeline to the top of a knoll, […]

Walk & Hiking: Coit Tower / North Beach Urban Hike

Sausalito Ferry Building

Coit Tower / North Beach Urban Hike 8:15am Meet at Sausalito Ferry Starting at the Ferry Building, we’ll stroll down the Embarcadero to the famous Filbert Street stairs, taking our time to enjoy the flora and fauna while keeping an eye out for the parrots of Telegraph Hill. After the steep ascent, we’ll be rewarded […]