How to Podcast: Sam Lamott in conversation with Rae Palermo
Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

How to Podcast: Sam Lamott in conversation with Rae Palermo

Join Sam Lamott of popular podcast How to Human for an evening discussion about how to podcast. Sam will take us through why he started How to Human, what’s he’s learnt over its first years, and what advice he’d give to those of use with podcast ideas that we want to get out of our heads and into the world.

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Lunch & Learn: Work Smarter, not Harder Part 1 of 3
Mar
21
12:30 PM12:30

Lunch & Learn: Work Smarter, not Harder Part 1 of 3

Join us for a special monthly daytime workshop on Thursdays’s on how to get a hold of your life with Indie Alley’s Ruth Kim.

Have you ever wanted a life to not feel like an emergency? Like have a hold on life and not have life get a hold of you?

Wherever you are on the path of getting a grip on your life, you will learn how to maximize your time both personally and professionally in this 3 part series.

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Lunch & Learn: Work Smarter, not Harder Part 2 of 3
Mar
28
12:30 PM12:30

Lunch & Learn: Work Smarter, not Harder Part 2 of 3

Join us for a special monthly daytime workshop on Thursdays’s on how to get a hold of your life with Indie Alley’s Ruth Kim.

Have you ever wanted a life to not feel like an emergency? Like have a hold on life and not have life get a hold of you?

Wherever you are on the path of getting a grip on your life, you will learn how to maximize your time both personally and professionally in this 3 part series.

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The Indie Alley Anniversary Fundraiser: An Evening with Anne Lamott
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

The Indie Alley Anniversary Fundraiser: An Evening with Anne Lamott

Anne Lamott writes and speaks about subjects that begin with capital letters: Alcoholism, Motherhood, Jesus. But armed with self-effacing humor – she is laugh-out-loud funny – and ruthless honesty, Lamott converts her subjects into enchantment. Join us for an intimate evening with Anne Lamott where she shares her thoughts on creativity and life, followed by a Q&A with the author. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

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Lunch & Learn: Work Smarter, not Harder Part 3 of 3
Apr
2
12:30 PM12:30

Lunch & Learn: Work Smarter, not Harder Part 3 of 3

Join us for a special monthly daytime workshop on Thursdays’s on how to get a hold of your life with Indie Alley’s Ruth Kim.

Have you ever wanted a life to not feel like an emergency? Like have a hold on life and not have life get a hold of you?

Wherever you are on the path of getting a grip on your life, you will learn how to maximize your time both personally and professionally in this 3 part series.

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Feminist Culture Club: The Dropout Podcast
Apr
3
7:00 PM19:00

Feminist Culture Club: The Dropout Podcast

For our April Feminist Culture Club, we’ll be discussing The Dropout, ABC’s popular podcast about tech pioneer Elizabeth Holmes and the downfall of her company Theranos. It traces the fascinating story of how Holmes went from the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire to being indicted for fraud charges, how a company that promised to change the world led to allegedly making patients more vulnerable, and how the media was unknowingly complicit in both. Its all here: betrayal, hubris, fame, even love.

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Unknown Secrets to Outsmart Peri-Menopause Naturally
Apr
17
6:30 PM18:30

Unknown Secrets to Outsmart Peri-Menopause Naturally

Join Maria Quintana-Pilling, Functional Nutrition and Lifestyle Practitioner, and learn how to balance your hormones naturally so you can find relief from your brain fog, mood swings, night sweats, hot flashes, and weight gain. Maria will cover the key organs (you may be surprised!) and hormones to pay attention to and how to nourish them with food, lifestyle changes and supplements.

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Lunch & Learn: Leveraging Social Media
Apr
18
12:30 PM12:30

Lunch & Learn: Leveraging Social Media

Join us for a special monthly daytime workshop on Thursdays’s on how to leverage your social media with Indie Alley’s Ruth Kim.

Have you ever wondered how this social media thing works? This is for you if you feel at a loss on how to engage with your social media beyond “liking” a post or knowing what to do so that you reach more people.

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#BASIC, a branding workshop by Girl Gang Craft
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

#BASIC, a branding workshop by Girl Gang Craft

Join Girl Gang Craft founder Phoebe Sherman for an interactive basic branding class. We will explore social media tactics, finding a branding look, and cultivating a brand story. Bring your computer and your phone for this 2-hour workshop. Let's make your website/instagram/facebook/brand as fantastic as you are. Are you in?

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Feminist Culture Club: Russian Doll
May
1
7:00 PM19:00

Feminist Culture Club: Russian Doll

For our May Feminist Culture Club, we’ll be discussing Russian Doll, the new Netflix comedy-drama created by Natasha Lyonne (who also stars), Amy Poehler, and Lesyle Headland. In twisted Groundhog Day style, Nadia keeps reliving the day that she heads to an NYC party to celebrate her 36th birthday and dies, in various ways. We can’t tell you more or we’ll give too much away. Just watch the first series, then let’s unpick this together and figure out what its really about.

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Lunch & Learn: Kris Galmarini of Neve & Hawk on Building and Fostering Your Community
May
2
12:00 AM00:00

Lunch & Learn: Kris Galmarini of Neve & Hawk on Building and Fostering Your Community

Join us for a special Lunch & Learn with Kris Galmarini, the co-founder of one of our favorite local brands Neve & Hawk, a California-inspired apparel brand for families by her family. Last year, Kris also launched a collective and retail space called The Alongside with other women business owners facing the same challenges of balancing motherhood and building a brand. During this Lunch & Learn, Kris will discuss her experiences as a local business owner and creative and share her best advice on building and fostering community.

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Professional Portrait Sessions with Suzanne Christine
May
8
9:30 AM09:30

Professional Portrait Sessions with Suzanne Christine

Have you postponed updating your image because you dread having your photo taken? Suzanne Christine’s speciality is helping people feel relaxed and at ease.  Clients often say "I can’t believe it, I actually enjoyed myself!” Register for your personal portrait session and update those professional pictures!

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Enneagram Workshop with Michelle Olsen
May
8
6:30 PM18:30

Enneagram Workshop with Michelle Olsen

Join us for an evening workshop with Michelle Olsen on the Enneagram, an ancient spiritual and psychological system that reveals nine different aspects of human consciousness and personality. Learning about this approach can help you to understand co-workers and loved ones more as well as yourself and what motivates you. 

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Women in Tech Social
May
15
6:30 PM18:30

Women in Tech Social

Join us for a special networking evening for local women who work in tech or tech-related fields. This will be a powerful networking opportunity to meet other women in the industry, who commute into SF or work from home. You’ll get to share your experiences and advice, as well as start to form a local support network as you move forwards with your career.

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Copy of Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Leveraging Social Media
Mar
14
12:30 PM12:30

Copy of Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Leveraging Social Media

Join us for a special monthly daytime workshop on Thursdays’s on how to leverage your social media with Indie Alley’s Ruth Kim.

Have you ever wondered how this social media thing works? This is for you if you feel at a loss on how to engage with your social media beyond “liking” a post or knowing what to do so that you reach more people.

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Brown Bag Workshop: LinkedIn with Jamie Ginsberg of Marin Power Yoga
Mar
7
12:00 PM12:00

Brown Bag Workshop: LinkedIn with Jamie Ginsberg of Marin Power Yoga

Join us for a special daytime workshop on how to make the most of LinkedIn with Marin Power Yoga’s Jamie Ginsberg.

Wherever you are on the LinkedIn knowledge spectrum (from don’t have an account to having over 500 people in your network), learn how to maximize LinkedIn to support your business and personal projects.

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Feminist Culture Club: Educated
Mar
6
7:00 PM19:00

Feminist Culture Club: Educated

For our March Feminist Culture Club, we’ll be discussing Tara Westover’s striking memoir Educated. Repeatedly on Best of Lists for 2018 (just see this list over on Amazon), this is a book that has stunned people with its true tale of a seventeen-year old Westover entering a classroom for the first time after growing up in a Survivalist family in the mountains of Idaho.

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A Formula for Financial Wellness with Beth Crittenden
Feb
28
12:00 PM12:00

A Formula for Financial Wellness with Beth Crittenden

Join us for this 2-hour adventure on increasing your own financial wellness. The tools and skills we will review and practice together work for both business and personal finances. This will be a safe zone, guided and informed by mindfulness and feminine values, in which to grow more clear and confident around this topic. The date has also been set with tax preparation in mind. Bring your questions and ideas about how to make peace with the tax process...handling it well without it casting any dark shadows on your life!

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A Special Microscopic Evening with Denise King of the Exploratorium
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

A Special Microscopic Evening with Denise King of the Exploratorium

Join us for a unique night-time experience with Denise King, an Exhibit Designer at San Francisco’s Exploratorium and a Marin local. This evening’s live demonstrations at the Indie Alley will celebrate, demonstrate and display a variety of magnification devices, from state of the art equipment and futuristic gadgets to home made single lens scopes designed to see the invisible.

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February Field Days: Small-business Owners
Feb
8
9:00 AM09:00

February Field Days: Small-business Owners

Want to meet and network with other Small Business Owners who work locally? Work from the Indie Alley for at a discounted rate on Friday, February 8th, from 9 am to 5 pm. We'll have coffee on arrival, and will break for lunch (bring your own) at noon, so you can share your stories and expertise, without interrupting your workflow.

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February Field Days: Therapists and Coaches
Feb
7
9:00 AM09:00

February Field Days: Therapists and Coaches

Want to meet and network with other Therapists & Coaches who work locally? Work from the Indie Alley for at a discounted rate on Thursday, February 7th, from 9 am to 5 pm. We'll have coffee on arrival, and will break for lunch (bring your own) at noon, so you can share your stories and expertise, without interrupting your workflow.

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Free Wellness Evening: Healing Hashimoto's through Root Cause Disease Reversal with Functional Medicine Doctor, Stephanie Daniel, D.O. 
Feb
6
6:30 PM18:30

Free Wellness Evening: Healing Hashimoto's through Root Cause Disease Reversal with Functional Medicine Doctor, Stephanie Daniel, D.O. 

Join us for a wellness discussion with Functional Medicine Doctor, Dr Stephanie Daniel. Over the course of the evening learn how Hashimoto's develops and what can be done to reverse or prevent it from ever happening in the first place. Through particular nutritional principles, reducing toxins in your environment and in your body, addressing other culprits of autoimmunity like imbalanced gut microbes and chronic infections, Dr Daniel will show you the way to get back to health and increase your resiliency against autoimmune disease.

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February Field Days: Tech Workers
Feb
6
9:00 AM09:00

February Field Days: Tech Workers

Want to meet and network with other Tech Workers who work locally? Work from the Indie Alley for at a discounted rate on Wednesday, February 6th, from 9 am to 5 pm. We'll have coffee on arrival, and will break for lunch (bring your own) at noon, so you can share your stories and expertise, without interrupting your workflow.

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Intention-Setting at the Lunar New Year
Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

Intention-Setting at the Lunar New Year

CANCELLED.

If you didn’t get a chance to state your intentions for 2019 — now is a good time to do so! On this fun and creative evening led by Suzanne Christine we’ll be setting our intentions for the year, and how to stay connected with them as the months progress.

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February Field Days: Designers
Feb
5
9:00 AM09:00

February Field Days: Designers

Want to meet and network with other Designers who work locally? Work from the Indie Alley for at a discounted rate on Tuesday, February 5th, from 9 am to 5 pm. We'll have coffee on arrival, and will break for lunch (bring your own) at noon, so you can share your stories and expertise, without interrupting your workflow.

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February Field Days: Freelancers
Feb
4
9:00 AM09:00

February Field Days: Freelancers

Want to meet and network with other Freelancers who work locally (from whatever field)? Work from The Indie Alley for at a discounted rate on Monday, February 4th, from 9 am to 5 pm. We'll have coffee on arrival, and will break for lunch (bring your own) at noon, so you can share your stories and expertise, without interrupting your workflow.

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February Field Days: Work-at-Home Parents
Feb
1
9:00 AM09:00

February Field Days: Work-at-Home Parents

You work from home and you are a parent. Work from The Indie Alley at the discounted day rate of $15 on Friday, February 1st, anytime between 9 am and 5 pm. We'll have coffee in the morning, and will break for lunch at noon, so you can share your stories and expertise without interrupting your workflow.

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FLO Parent Coffee Connection / Monthly Meet-Up
Jan
23
9:00 AM09:00

FLO Parent Coffee Connection / Monthly Meet-Up

From this November, the Indie Alley will host FLO’s monthly Parent Coffees. FLO (Flexible Learning Opportunities) is a Ross Valley community based support group for parents who have children that are unique learners. 

Every month, typically on the last Wednesday, FLO holds this parent coffee meeting where parents can share and learn from each other in a safe and supportive environment.

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Culture Club: Private Life
Jan
22
7:00 PM19:00

Culture Club: Private Life

To kick of our 2019 Feminist Culture Club, we’ll be discussing Tamara Jenkin’s Private Life currently showing on Netflix. This poignant film is about a long-married couple’s quest to have a baby through adoption or IVF. It’s wonderfully well acted by Paul Giamatti and Katherine Hahn and is so cleverly written, that while it deals with a serious topic, it remains entertaining. We loved this movie. There’s so much to talk about.

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Speed-Coaching
Jan
16
6:30 PM18:30

Speed-Coaching

One evening. 5 coaches. 15-minute sessions. Life starting to be solved. Over a fun and fast-paced evening, you'll get to meet and talk with each of the coaches, to get a glimpse of the issues you want to work on, and maybe even the person you want to work on them with. This is part life overhaul, part coach dating!

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A New Year's Workshop: Envision Your 2019 with Ease
Jan
9
6:00 PM18:00

A New Year's Workshop: Envision Your 2019 with Ease

This will be a fun and interactive workshop to help you envision, breathe, and acknowledge your 2018 before you then set your personal and professional intentions/goals for 2019. Come and be with a group of people focused on creating a fulfilling and satisfying 2019. You will walk away with an inspiring action plan for your 2019 year.

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Creativity Lounge: Holidays Edition
Dec
18
7:00 PM19:00

Creativity Lounge: Holidays Edition

We're hosting a special Holidays edition of our Creativity Loves Company sessions and we’ll be doing that thing that some of us love and some of us quite honestly hate, gift wrapping. We’ll provide the materials and some festive cheer, you bring your gifts, and over the evening we’ll get all those presents beautifully wrapped.

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Feminist Culture Club: End of Year Review
Dec
11
7:00 PM19:00

Feminist Culture Club: End of Year Review

For this final meeting of the year, we’re handing over to you. We want to hear what female-produced content you’ve been reading, watching, listening to, and thinking about over 2018. So come armed with the answers to just three questions: what you’ve loved in 2018, what your guilty pleasure has been, and what you are looking forward to in 2019. See you at Culture Club!

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Mrs Claus is coming to town!
Dec
8
11:00 AM11:00

Mrs Claus is coming to town!

Here at the Indie Alley we believe in the power and magic of women. Behind every great man is an amazing and magical woman... oh oh oh... ho ho ho... In our book, Mrs. Claus is equally as important in ensuring all get some holiday cheer.

Now Mrs Claus gets her moment. Stop by the Indie Alley between 11am and 1pm and meet the woman behind the Christmas throne!

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From Pain to Power: A Celebration of Female Resilience and Strength
Nov
14
7:30 PM19:30

From Pain to Power: A Celebration of Female Resilience and Strength

For many of us, recent events have exposed our own personal hurts and broken places. If you have been wanting to gather and speak your experience with other women, and to combine your voice and strength with that of other women, you are invited to participate in a community gathering for women and their allies at the Indie Alley. This gathering will be led by Emily Swanson, local psychotherapist and mother.

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Culture Club: Field Trip Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque
Nov
12
7:30 PM19:30

Culture Club: Field Trip Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque

Join us for a Special Edition of Culture Club. This month, we'll be heading out on a Field trip to see the Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque at the Mystic Theater and Music Hall in Petaluma. With cult sets inspired by Star Wars, 50 Shades of Grey and Game of Thrones, this popular show features a mix of classic and new burlesque dancing. And this being Culture Club, there will be some chat too: about body shapes, and beauty, and social norms, and how women get to depict their own sexuality.

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Techniques: Iphone Photography
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Techniques: Iphone Photography

Join us for a weekend workshop with photographer Suzanne Christine. Over a 2 hour hands-on class, she'll take you through essential iPhone photography tips and tricks. By the end of the class, you'll be more confident with taking the photographs that you need for your business to thrive.

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