Stay warm and cozy inside the McNears Beach snack bar and learn about the mammals of Marin. Chief Park Ranger Rob Ruiz will discuss the habits and identifying characteristics of our warm blooded neighbors–from shrews to mountain lions. Hot chocolate and appetizers will be served. Questions: Contact Chief Park Ranger Rob Ruiz at (415) 473-4045 or RRuiz@marincounty.org. Meet at the snack bar in McNears Beach Park in San Rafael (201 Cantera Way). DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 101 in San Rafael, take exit 452 for Central San Rafael east. Take 2nd St east, which merges into 3rd St, and then turns into Point San Pedro Rd. Follow Point San Pedro Rd for 3.6 miles, turn right onto Cantera Way, and follow to the large parking lot at the end. Park entrance fee is waived for participants.