July 25, 2014

BYOD Fair – BYOD FAIR – For NVUSD families with 6th-12th graders
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Students in grades 6-12 in all Napa public schools are invited to bring their own computers to school beginning this academic year. Come to the BYOD ("Bring Your Own Device" )…

BYOD FAIR: For NVUSD families with 6th-12th g…
Danza Azteca Nanahuatzin Dance Troupe, July 27 (free)
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BILINGUAL & MULTICULTURAL EVENT: This dance troupe is committed to preserving the traditions and teachings of their Aztec ancestors through indigenous dance. The group will demonstrate the ceremonial practices of the…

Danza Azteca Nanahuatzin Dance Troupe,  July …
Start Smart Class for Parents and Teen Drivers Every Month, Free
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Parents are encouraged to attend this one-time class with their teenagers, ages 15-19.  Start Smart classes address traffic safety issues directly affecting new teen drivers and helps parents and teens…

Next Start Smart Class for Parents and their …
Family Fun Days at Napa Valley Museum, FREE
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Fun Days are a fantastic way to share great family moments and have a little fun, too!  The second Saturday of every month the Museum offers free admission all day…

Free admission and Free Family Fun Day Activi…
Slack Collective Open Mic, Second Fridays (Free – Donations appreciated)
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Do you write poetry, tell jokes, make beats, rap, sing, or act? Then you don't wanna miss out! Sliding scale suggested donation. Limit 2 pieces per person, or one longer…

Next Slack Collective Open Mic: August 8
Outdoor Movie Nights in Napa, Yountville & American Canyon, FREE
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Movies begin at dusk (8:15 -8:30pm, etc.)  It gets chilly so bring blankets and sweaters or coats.  You may also bring short-backed lawn chairs and picnics.   Movies are based…

FREE Outdoor Movies in Parks: American Canyon…
Free Summer Concerts In Napa, St. Helena, Calistoga
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Calistoga Music in the Park,  Musical Picnics in Lymon Park in St. Helena,  Napa City Nights on Fridays in Downtown Napa and Concerts in the Park in Yountville offer free…

Free Concerts in the Park in St. Helena, Cali…
Visit the Toy Lending Library at CRC in Napa ( FREE)
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Come to Community Resources for Children’s Toy Library and check out toys to take home!
Mondays
1:00pm  - 6:00 pm
Tuesdays
1:00pm  - 6:00 pm
Fridays
9:30am – 1:30pm
Community Resources for Children
3299 Claremont Way, Suite 1
Napa,…

Visit the Toy Lending Library on Mondays, Tue…
Napa County Libraries Present
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 “Discover and Go”services are available for cardholders of all libraries throughout our county libraries in Calistoga, American Canyon,  Yountville, Napa Main Library and also St. Helena Public Library
 
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Napa County Libraries Present “Discover & Go”…
Freemuseumday.org – a Guide to San Francisco Freebies
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From freemuseumday.org:
"We are all about visiting museums and, like any opportunivore, we like to do it for free. We want people to know when that elusive free day is at…

Freemuseumday.org  and funcheapsf.com  guides…
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BYOD Fair 2014 English

BYOD FAIR: For NVUSD families with 6th-12th graders, August 1

  Students in grades 6-12 in all Napa public schools are invited to bring their own computers to school beginning this academic year. Come to the BYOD ("Bring Your Own Device" ) Fair to learn … [Read More...]

Discovery Day Outdoors

Free Discovery Day & Bothe Trail Junction Dedication, July 27

Discover Napa Valley Outdoors with Fun Activities for All Ages at the Bothe Junction of Vine Trail/Ridge Trail Shared Route in Calistoga. PARK DISTRICT’S FIRST-EVER “FREE DISCOVERY DAY” … [Read More...]

Circus Show 2014

“Circle of Smiles” Circus Show, July 23-24 at county libraries (FREE)

The “Circle of Smiles” entertainers really know how to make kids laugh. With a combination of songs, dances, spinning rings, juggling, acrobatics, and crazy slapstick antics, everyone is in on … [Read More...]

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Danza Azteca Nanahuatzin Dance Troupe, July 27 (free)

BILINGUAL & MULTICULTURAL EVENT: This dance troupe is committed to preserving the traditions and teachings of their Aztec ancestors through indigenous dance. The group will demonstrate the … [Read More...]

AB60 Drivers License

AB60 Drivers License for Immigrants Information Session, July 30

  Come to this information session on Wednesday, July 30th at St. John's Hall in Napa.  See details on flyer. … [Read More...]

Summer Discovery Days

Summer Discovery Days at Napa Valley Museum – Ideal for 2nd through 5th graders

World of Wonder We had so much fun getting Down and Dirty with Dig It! Minecraft, Minerals, and Mining Electrons, Protons and Newtons- Ohm My! and The Good the Bad and the … [Read More...]

Napa Humane 2014

Napa Humane’s Walk for Animals, August 3

Napa Humane’s Walk for Animals is a fun-filled family event where we “take it to the streets” on a short stroll through Downtown Napa that goes miles and miles to support companion animals … [Read More...]

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Swim at Napa High Pool, through August 7 (FREE)

City of Napa residents are welcome to join us for Recreation Swim at no cost!  Rec Swim is available at the Napa High School Pool from June 16 - August 7th.  Rec Swim hours are: Mondays: 2:00PM - … [Read More...]

Arts and Crafts

Thursday, Arts & crafts programs for kids at the Napa Main Library, June 19 – July 24 (FREE)

The Napa Main Library is hosting a series of Thursday afternoon arts and crafts programs for children age seven to 10 this summer in the Community Meeting Room of the Napa Main Library, 580 Coombs … [Read More...]

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Next Start Smart Class for Parents and their Teen Drivers August 21 (FREE)

Parents are encouraged to attend this one-time class with their teenagers, ages 15-19.  Start Smart classes address traffic safety issues directly affecting new teen drivers and helps parents and … [Read More...]

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Free admission and Free Family Fun Day Activity at Napa Valley Museum: Extreme Cupcake Decorating Challenge, August 9 (FREE)

  Fun Days are a fantastic way to share great family moments and have a little fun, too!  The second Saturday of every month the Museum offers free admission all day and an engaging activity at 2 … [Read More...]

Open Mic Slack

Next Slack Collective Open Mic: August 8

Do you write poetry, tell jokes, make beats, rap, sing, or act? Then you don't wanna miss out! Sliding scale suggested donation. Limit 2 pieces per person, or one longer performance. We want everyone … [Read More...]

Frozen

FREE Outdoor Movies in Parks: American Canyon, Napa & Yountville

  Movies begin at dusk (8:15 -8:30pm, etc.)  It gets chilly so bring blankets and sweaters or coats.  You may also bring short-backed lawn chairs and picnics.   Movies are based on … [Read More...]

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Free Concerts in the Park in St. Helena, Calistoga, Napa, Yountville, and American Canyon, FREE

Calistoga Music in the Park,  Musical Picnics in Lymon Park in St. Helena,  Napa City Nights on Fridays in Downtown Napa and Concerts in the Park in Yountville offer free music all summer long.  … [Read More...]

Family Bird Walk

Napa Solano Audubon monthly “Bird walks & talks” in American Canyon Wetlands – August 2 (FREE)

These monthly Beginning Birding Walks  are offered the first Saturday of each month at American Canyon Wetlands with short workshops just prior to the walks. Workshops and activities  start at … [Read More...]

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Spring, Summer and Fall Master Gardener Classes (Most are $5-10)

See upcoming Master Gardener classes for August. --------------------------------------------------------------------- March 29, Small Home Vineyard (Yountville) Saturday, Morning session:  … [Read More...]

Toy LIbrary

Visit the Toy Lending Library on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays ( FREE)

  Come to Community Resources for Children’s Toy Library and check out toys to take home! Mondays 1:00pm  - 6:00 pm Tuesdays 1:00pm  - 6:00 pm Fridays 9:30am – 1:30pm Community … [Read More...]

Citizen Legal Services

Civics Class for the Citizenship Exam – Join Now! (FREE)

Are you interested in applying for U.S. citizenship? Do you need help with speaking, reading, writing in English? Do you need to prepare for the civics test? Join our citizenship classes today - … [Read More...]

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Wonder if you’re eligible for Covered California health coverage?

Experienced big changes in your life?  You may be able to apply for health coverage– and qualify for financial assistance. … [Read More...]

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Carolyn Parr Nature Center and Museum (Free Admission)

  Explore the habitats of local animals, solve puzzles, put together floor puzzles, dissect an owl pellet, find a book on nature or check out the critters in our pond and native plant … [Read More...]

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Make an appointment for a free, car seat safety check

The California Highway Patrol reports a spike in child seat safety checks following the fatal car crash in Carneros:http://bit.ly/1kZ9Z5XTo make an appointment for a free child passenger seat … [Read More...]

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Napa County Libraries Present “Discover & Go”, Free passes for Museums & Cultural Institutions

 “Discover and Go”services are available for cardholders of all libraries throughout our county libraries in Calistoga, American Canyon,  Yountville, Napa Main Library and also St. Helena Public … [Read More...]

Americorps

Americorp has jobs available in Napa – interview now

As part of the CalSERVES After School programs, AmeriCorps members serve in elementary and middle schools as tutors, mentors, role models, and leaders. During your service term, you will create a … [Read More...]

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2015 UC MASTER GARDENER OF NAPA COUNTY TRAINING CLASS- APPLY NOW!

  There is still time to apply to be part of the 2015 UC Master Gardener of Napa County training class. Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who provide technical support to home … [Read More...]

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Add cell numbers to WARN for rapid notification

Add cell numbers to WARN for rapid notification WARN stands for Wide Area Rapid Notification. It’s a system used by public agencies throughout Napa County to alert residents when … [Read More...]

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Freemuseumday.org and funcheapsf.com guides to Bay Area Freebies

  From freemuseumday.org: "We are all about visiting museums and, like any opportunivore, we like to do it for free. We want people to know when that elusive free day is at the museum in your … [Read More...]

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RESOURCES FOR DROUGHT CONDITIONS from UC Master Gardeners

RESOURCES FOR DROUGHT CONDITIONS Home Gardeners and Grape Growers Here in our Mediterranean microclimate we depend on winter rains to sustain gardens and vineyards.  The low rainfall of early 2013 … [Read More...]

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Pills Piling Up? Don’t Put Them in the Toilet or in the Trash, Turn them In…

Protect your family and the environment. Turn in your prescriptions to one of three Clinic Ole locations or to the county's Hazardous Waste Collection Facility. … [Read More...]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay needs mentors – especially males

    We are in need of Volunteers to become mentors at our agency. We are in desperate need of Male mentors. Download and read the Become a Mentor Flyer  to learn more. … [Read More...]

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Donation based, Saturday Yoga Class in Napa – No one turned away!

  Here's to your Health! These mixed level yoga classes for ages 12 and up include: * mindful breathing ~ poses for flexibility, strength & balance ~ inversions~ meditation .    Please … [Read More...]

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Opportunity to quit smoking for free

Our classes, which meet weekly, follow the American Lung Association Freedom From Smoking curriculum and are open to any member of the community. Our program might be able to provide nicotine patches … [Read More...]

Footsteps to brilliance

Footsteps to Brilliance – Parents of Preschoolers, get your Free Login for this program

The Napa County Office of Education (NCOE), in partnership with NapaLearns, is providing Footsteps2Brilliance, €”a FREE research-based literacy program for the teachers and parents of preschool age … [Read More...]

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Pueblo Vista Elementary School – Offering Children the Gift of a Second Language and Exploration in Environmental Science

DUAL  IMMERSION  *   ENVIRONMENTAL  SCIENCES  *  TRANSITIONAL  KINDERGARTEN Helen Rocca, Principal (707) 253-3491 1600 Barbara Rd. Napa, CA … [Read More...]

Newsletter Library (Latinos)

Summer Newsletter and Schedule of Children’s Events from Napa County Library

Read about summer programs for all ages at the library. Library Newsletter - Summer 2014  (Schedule of children's events in the libraries below.) All Branches included - … [Read More...]

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Sign up for Nixle notices in English or Spanish (FREE)

Several Napa County agencies are using Nixle to keep the public informed of traffic advisories, public safety emergencies, crime trends, safety tips, as well as department sponsored … [Read More...]

Hospice - volunteers needed

Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services is looking for entertainers to perform for seniors

Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services is looking for entertainers to perform for seniors at our Adult Day Services program We are looking for: Singers• Jugglers • Actors • … [Read More...]

CHI

Cultural Homestay International is Looking for Families to Host An Exchange Student

CHI is a high school exchange program where students from over 50 countries are looking to have an authentic American experience. We are currently in search of host families for this upcoming second … [Read More...]

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No more ICE detainers at Napa County Department of Corrections

From the County of Napa:  June 4th Press Release:    (Napa, Calif—) Napa County Department of Corrections, which operates the Napa County Jail, will immediately stop honoring Immigration … [Read More...]

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Coventry & Kaluza Clown Show at St. Helena Public Library, July 17 (FREE)

This timeless team of comedians employs every genre of theater to open your heart, mind, and soul. Coventry & Kaluza blend clowning, juggling, acrobatics, music, and more for a performance … [Read More...]

Citizen Legal Services

Citizenship Legal Services — Low Cost Legal Assistance Available — Next workshop, July 19

This  workshop provides low cost legal assistance in English and Spanish, by immigration attorneys, to those applying for citizenship.    We can help you with this very important and final step in … [Read More...]

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Napa Valley Model Trains Are Running During the Fair, July 16-20 (FREE)

A treat for all ages - come see the HO gauge trains run through our rendition of the Napa Valley. Admission to the model railroad is free with paid entry to the fair. Donations accepted. Jul 16, … [Read More...]

Big Fun! Website

Annual Town and Country Fair, July 16 – July 20 – Kids Day is Thursday

For five fabulous days and nights the Napa Town and Country Fair fills the air with wholesome entertainment and a safe environment for toddlers and retirees alike - and, we don't forget all ages in … [Read More...]

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Festival del Sole offers free concerts of classical music in July

The Festival del Sole and offers free concerts for our community.  See the links below to a community concert and the Bouchaine Young Artist series.   One must make a reservation for these free … [Read More...]

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Dia de La Familia, July 13 (Free)

Community organizations, educational institutions, and the Napa Valley Grapegrowers come together to provide Napa County vineyard workers and their families with seminars, alongside a diverse range of … [Read More...]

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An Afternoon of Argentine Tango, Sunday, July 13 (FREE)

Don't miss this delightful afternoon of live music and dance at the St. Helena Public Library. Refreshments will be served.  All ages welcome. … [Read More...]

Citizen Legal Services

Information Session about Citizenship Legal Services, June 12 (free)

Have questions about our services? Come learn more about the services we provide – to help Legal Permanent Residents become U.S. Citizens —  from Immigration Attorney Madeline Feldon.   Click … [Read More...]

ACE

ACE Summer Camp Free to Middle School Students – Sign Up Now

The Napa Valley County Office of Education’s ACE Camp is open to current and incoming middle school students. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided, along with daily activities such as swimming, … [Read More...]

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Festival 156 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, June 22 (Free Admission)

Celebrating the cultural unity and talents of our St. John the Baptist Catholic Community. Enjoy food, talent show, music, games and fun raffles.  Free admission.  Food for sale. Parking … [Read More...]

Napa United (soccer)

Registration for the fall 2014, youth soccer season is now open. Walk in registration will be May 10, 14 and 31

Click Here To Register Online Now!.  Walk-in registration days will be held on May 10, 14 and 31 at New Technology High School. The Walk-in registration schedule is: Saturday May 10th – 10AM … [Read More...]

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Friends of the Napa Library Book Sale – Children & Teens May Select 3 FREE Books each day: May 24-31

We have thousands of books  - and also CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, books on tape and books on CD for sale.  To encourage reading,  children and teens may each select 3 free books! BOOK SALE SCHEDULE: … [Read More...]

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Magical Calla Lilies are Back (FREE)

The Magical Calla Lilies are Back Again! Enter an "Alice in Wonderland" moment of unimaginable, wildly brilliant color. Hundreds of white lilies are individually hand-painted while still growing … [Read More...]

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Napa Valley 2014 Give!Guide Mandatory Meeting May 13 or May 15

Any 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in Napa County interested in being in the Napa Valley 2014 Give!Guide MUST attend a mandatory meeting in order to be considered. There are two meetings to choose … [Read More...]

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“I’m the Greatest Future Star” – Opportunity for young performers ages 6 – 14

On May 18, 2014, "I'm the Greatest Future Star" returns as a SHOWCASE event at the new City Winery at the Historic Napa Valley Opera House. This event is open to all interested youth performers ages … [Read More...]

Mini Maker Fair

Mini Maker Fair at Napa Valley Museum, May 10 (free)

Join the fun at the 1st Annual Mini Maker Fair at Napa Valley Museum -- a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. Part science … [Read More...]

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Town Wide Garage Sale in Napa on May 17 – Register your yard sale!

Get your spring cleaning done early and box up all your treasures. Napa Parks and Recreation is inviting all Napa households to have a yard/garage sale on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from … [Read More...]

Circle the Wagons

Circle the Wagons For ParentsCAN, May 17

ParentsCAN will host Circle the Wagons, a casual and fun-filled event, at Jamieson Ranch Vineyards on May 17th, 2014. Napa’s finest food trucks including Phat Salads and Wraps, Mark’s the Spot … [Read More...]

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Napa Town Hall Event on Combatting Stigma and Discrimination relating to Mental Health, May 13

  This event will be held on Tuesday, May 13th at the McPherson Elementary School Multipurpose Room from 5:30-7:30PM. The Town Hall will incorporate information and feedback learned from … [Read More...]

Mental Health First Aid Training

Attend a Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, May 6-8

Do you know how to help? YOUTH Mental Health First Aid teaches community members how to help by recognizing the signs and symptoms of emerging mental health disorders as compared to normal … [Read More...]

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Family Film Festival of the Napa Valley – Student Film Competition for 1st – 12th graders – Submit Films by May 12

  Calling all dreamers! The Cameo Cinema is super-excited to announce our first-ever competition in partnership with the Napa Valley Film Festival. If you are a student in grades 1 to 12 here … [Read More...]

Summer Jobs

Summer training and jobs for Teens offered through Napa Youth Ecology Corps

  The Napa Youth Ecology Corps Project will provide youth training and $9.00 per hour wages during an eight week period this summer, with sessions beginning May 6 and July 21, 2014. … [Read More...]