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Drug Take-Back Day!

When: Sunday, Oct. 26th, 10 a.m – 2 p.m. sharp.

Cost: FREE

Where: Town Hall, at Park and Bolinas Road (142 Bolinas Road)

Keep our landfill and water systems free of harmful chemicals. Dispose of prescription and over-the-counter medicines safely.

Saturday the 26th from 10-2, the police department  will be disposing of medicine and drugs safely in the Police Station/Town Hall lobby.

Dispose of medication in its original container or by removing the medication from its container and disposing of it directly into the disposal box. If an original container is submitted, we encourage you to remove any identifying information from the prescription label.

Liquid products, such as cough syrup, should remain sealed in their original container. Please ensure that the cap is tightly sealed to prevent leakage.

The 8th Annual Town-Wide Picnic! 9/22

When: Sunday, Sept. 22nd, noon – 5 p.m.
Where: The Rudy Contratti Ballfield
Cost: Free!

Join us for fun in the sun at the 8th Annual Town-Wide Picnic. This event is fun for adults and kids of all ages, with games, activities, and music by Revolver! Rock out to the tunes on the Good Earth stage, while the kids bounce in the jumpy house, get their faces painted, and more.

The music and fun is free. There will be food and refreshments available for purchase.

  • Yummy food for purchase from the Hummingbird Cafe
  • Lemonade for sale by the Girl Scouts
  • Bake Sale by Cascade Canyon School
  • Beer for sale from Iron Springs Pub

Many Hands Make Light Work
To help make this event happen, please go to to register as a volunteer!

No pets on the Ballfield, please. Service animals only.


Fairfax Volunteers is a town-sponsored group whose mission is to foster good will in the Town of Fairfax. We plan events and undertake projects to strengthen the community, improve town safety and awareness, and to make living in Fairfax special. Volunteers not only help the community, but we meet our neighbors, make new friends, and have a lot of fun!


  •  Sign up for our Email Newsletter – The newsletter comes out about once a month, with updates on Town events, information from local safety organizations like Get Ready Marin, and other fun and useful tidbits.
  • Most importantly, you can Volunteer for an event. Our event registration website has events from many Town organizations, like Sustainable Fairfax, F.O.C.A.S., and more!

We also partner with organizations to promote events, recruit volunteers, and help with venue sponsorship. Contact us if you are planning a community event and would like our help.

Catch up on our latest news below, or check out our calendar for upcoming events! There are lots of great things to do, and lots of ways to get involved.

Take-Back Day – 4/27

Take Back Day – Closing the Waste Loop

Free, for Fairfax Residents Only!

When: Saturday, April 27th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Important note: Medications take back ends at 2:00 pm

Where: Fairfax Pavilion Parking Lot (off Elsie Lane)

Now that your taxes are done and your house is clean, take advantage of this fabulous opportunity to clear out unwanted medications, drugs, and supplements, e-waste, and shred your sensitive documents. Continue reading Take-Back Day – 4/27