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OCTOBER HAPPENINGS

PARADE OF SHIPS

Friday October 7, 2022

11:00 AM

San Francisco Fleet Week hosts the largest Parade of Ships on the West Coast from the Golden Gate to the Bay Bridge. San Francisco Fire Department will provide lead escort with their fire boat shooting jets of water into the air to celebrate the Fleet’s arrival.

Come see the Fleet enter the Bay under the Golden Gate Bridge as the visiting ships steam towards their ports, and Liberty Call for our honored Sailors and Marines.


A film made for Marinship Corporation between 1944 and 1945 documenting the shipyard’s wartime operations.

THE LEGACY OF MARIN CITY,
A CALIFORNIA STORY
1942 TO 1962

August 20th – November 1, 2022

FREE 10 AM – 5 PM

The Bartolini Gallery
The Marin Center
10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, California

The Legacy of Marin City – A California Story will display original, never seen before photos and articles about the Black experience of Marin City from 1942-1962 from several private collections. There will be a music exhibit from 1942-1962 on display on vinyl featuring Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie. Curated by Jahi of Microphone Mechanics.

This interactive, historical and immersive experience features memorabilia from Black shipyard workers who worked at the Marinship shipyard. It explores the Black migrational path and skill of metallurgy (welding) and its importance in shipbuilding. The exhibit features contemporary original artwork by Chuck D of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group Public Enemy, clay sculptures by San Francisco based artist Kaytea Petro, and original pieces made by Marin City youth in collaboration with Lynn Sondag of Dominican University of California.