Measure B Projects Moving Forward at COM’s Novato Campus

Measure B Projects Moving Forward at COM’s Novato Campus

IVC Open House activities include groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremonies 

NOVATO / KENTFIELD, CA—September 27, 2018—On Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., College of Marin (COM) will host an open house at its Indian Valley Campus (IVC). The free event is open to the community and is a wonderful opportunity to see the progress being made on modernization and construction projects funded through the voter supported Measure B bond. 

The day’s activities include a guided tour led by Superintendent/President Dr. David Wain Coon, plant sales and farm stand, bounce house and crafts for children, free barbecue lunch, farm tours, and a roundtable discussion with Dr. Coon. 

Experience cutting-edge extended reality (XR) in COM’s Makerspace. Tours of the Makerspace and XR demonstrations will be available throughout the day. There will also be cooking demonstrations at the demonstration kitchen sponsored by Nugget Markets, educational booths hosted by partners from Marin Master Gardeners and The Cultural Conservancy, and faculty and staff on hand to showcase program offerings and answer questions.

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Miwok Aquatic and Fitness Center will take place at 11 a.m., followed by an afternoon ribbon cutting ceremony for farm classrooms and facilities at 1:30 p.m., with refreshments served after the ceremony.

Saturday, September 29

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Indian Valley Campus
1800 Ignacio Boulevard, Novato



10 a.m.
Campus Tour with President Coon
Explore the Indian Valley Campus with a guided tour

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Plant Sale and Farm Stand
Educational Booths Open

11 a.m.
Miwok Aquatic and Fitness Center Groundbreaking

10:30 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. / 1 p.m. / 2:15 p.m.
Farm Tours

10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Wild Goose Qigong Demonstration

11:45 a.m.
Wine Class Demonstration

Noon – 1 p.m.
Free BBQ Lunch

12:15 p.m.
Roundtable Discussion with President Coon

12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Plein Air Painting Demonstration

12:45 p.m. / 2:15 p.m. / 3:30 p.m.
Cooking Demonstrations by Nugget Markets Chef

1:30 p.m.
Farm Classrooms and Facilities Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Refreshments provided by Nugget Markets

2:30 p.m.
Bench Dedication