Over the past several months, we’ve been reporting on the progress at the new Sausalito Community Boating Center at Cass Gidley Marina. A group of community members are working their tails off to raise the funds needed to turn the once-dilapidated facility into a safe and ADA-compliant community sailing center. They’re closing in on the halfway mark, but that leaves about $75,000 that needs to be found by the end of the year.
To that end, ‘Boatrides & Barbecue’ fundraising events, featuring — as you might have guessed — free boat rides and BBQ, as well as live music by the Waterfront Pickers (including Latitude’s Managing Editor ‘Banjo Andy’ Turpin) are held on the fourth Thursday of every month (except Thanksgiving). The next will be tomorrow, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on the beach in Dunphy Park. Although the entire event is free, donations are encouraged — they’re tax-deductible! For more on the project, go to www.cassgidley.org.