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Mill Valley friends release book on Marin’s best playgrounds.

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Mill Valley friends release book on Marin’s best playgrounds.

Vicki Larsen – Marin Independent Journal, February 24, 2005 As the mother of three active young boys, Marianne Shine understood there was something she needed in addition to a collection of trucks, Legos and assorted balls; a good place to let the kids run loose and bum off their energy. Often that was Boyle Park, iust a short walk from her Mill Valley home, where she was frequently joined by a former co-worker turned stay-at-home dad, Rich Shiro, and his 7·year·old daughter, Kimiko. But one day while on their weekly visit, Shine realized she was bored. Sbe wanted a new set of swings, a...

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Web Pick of the Week: Marin Playgrounds

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Web Pick of the Week: Marin Playgrounds

by Pamela – February 20, 2007 I’m always looking for a new playground for my kids to try out. A few of our favorites are Pioneer Park and Hamilton Airport Park in Novato and the tot lot located off Blackie’s Pasture walking trail in Tiburon. This week’s Marin Mommies web pick is Marin Playgrounds, at www.justplaygrounds.com. This is a great site that lists all Marin’s playgrounds by city and gives a full descriptions of each park including amenities, parking, bathrooms, drinking fountains, and more. Happy or sad face icons are used as a quick visual clue to each park’s rating....

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Playgroup Update

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Playgroup Update

by Christa Skov – Twin Cities Stroller, September 2007 Speaking of the www.justplaygrounds.com website, if you are not familiar with it, you should definitely look it up. It’s a great Marin resource that lists all of the local parks, rates them and includes directions and maps. The rating system is pretty accurate and if you are ever in need of a new park to try out this is the place to research it.  http://www.cmlmc.org/

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Getting to know the playgrounds

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Getting to know the playgrounds

Playgrounds are like recess, but without that dam bell. For kids, the playground spells out the word “freedom.” For parents, the playground guarantees a joy — seeing the smiling faces of their children. Beth Koelker – Mill Valley Herald, August 3 – August 9, 2004

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