February 7, 2016

NV Film Festival’s Spotlight On Latino Heritage – Day of films in Spanish, with English Subtitles, Nov. 14
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Napa Valley Film Festival will offer "Spotlight on Latino Heritage,"  a day of films in Spanish, at Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center, which include English subtitles - see below.  Tickets are $15…

Napa Valley Film Festival: Day of Spanish fil…
Family Fun Days at Napa Valley Museum, FREE
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Family 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…

Free admission and Family Craft Activity at N…
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 Black and White Center Open Mic: Novembe…
Free Parenting Classes in English and Spanish! Register Now.
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From Napa Valley Adult Education:

Positive Parenting for Parents of Preteens and Teens

Are you shut out of your tween’s life through Group Chat, texting and tweeting? Learn how to establish limits…

Free Parenting Classes in English and Spanish
Sign up for Nixle notices in English or Spanish (FREE)
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Stay updated on winter storm warnings!  Several Napa County agencies are using  Nixle to keep the public informed of traffic advisories, public safety emergencies, crime trends, safety tips, as well…

Sign up for Nixle (local emergency informatio…
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
11:00 a.m. – 1:30pm
 Now Open the First Saturday of Each…

Visit the Toy Lending Library on Mondays, Tue…
Food Day 2015 – October 24 (free)
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NAPA COUNTY CELEBRATES FOOD DAY— THE NATIONWIDE CELEBRATION THAT INSPIRES AMERICANS TO CHANGE THEIR DIETS AND OUR FOOD POLICIES. THIS YEAR WE FOCUS ON GREENER DIETS AS A WAY TO…

Food Day 2015 – October 24 (free)
Hometown Halloween Party in Downtown Napa (free)
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Bring your costumed ghouls and goblins to downtown Napa and stop in any store displaying black and orange balloons. They could get a trick, but it’ll likely be a treat.…

Hometown Halloween Party in Downtown Napa, Oc…
FREE! “Safe Cycling” Classes. Sessions: September 17 & 19 | October 22 & 24
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Learn: To Respect the Law, Be Predictable, Be Visible, Think Ahead, Ride Ready, Be Courteous & Be Safe and Enjoy the Ride!

(**This course is a pre-requisite to become an instructor…

FREE!  “Safe Cycling” Classes. Sessions: Octo…
Hecho Aquí / Made Here in the Napa Valley
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Hecho Aquí is a photography exhibition and collection of biographies featuring 20 Latino entrepreneurs–their lives, businesses, and dreams “made here” in the Napa Valley. It was created by the Napa…

Hecho Aquí / Made Here in the Napa Valley – F…
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Welcome to Our Community

Somos Napa - We Are Napa is a bilingual website co-created by Napa Valley residents and organizations together.
You are invited to submit news, calendar items, art or photos to share.

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Free BMX Biking Time on Saturdays at Kennedy Park includes loaner bikes and helmets!

Community Track is a special time when anyone not yet involved in the sport of BMX can come to the track and ride for free! So come on out and try BMX at our track on any Saturday.  … [Read More...]

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Annual Vintage Band Reserve, Saturday, November 14

The Annual Vintage Band Reserve: Parade & Field Show Competition is Saturday, November 14th 2015. Over 26th years, this event has grown to include over thirty bands from across California fired up … [Read More...]

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Napa Valley Film Festival: Day of Spanish films with English Subtitles, Nov. 14

Napa Valley Film Festival will offer "Spotlight on Latino Heritage,"  a day of films in Spanish, at Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center, which include English subtitles - see … [Read More...]

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Free admission and Family Craft Activity at Napa Valley Museum on November 14

Family 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 … [Read More...]

Open Mic Slack 2015

Next Black and White Center Open Mic: November 14

 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 … [Read More...]

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City of Napa – New Job Opportunities!

  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY! The City of Napa is currently accepting applications for Public Safety Dispatch Call Taker. The salary for this position ranges from $52,676 to $63,655 annually. Submit … [Read More...]

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FREE FLU SHOT Clinics in our communities, September – November

See Napa County Public Health Health's list of  2015 FREE Flu Clinics in our communities. Donations to cover the cost of the Flu Shots are appreciated but not required.    The flu shot clinics are … [Read More...]

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Free Parenting Classes in English and Spanish

From Napa Valley Adult Education: Positive Parenting for Parents of Preteens and Teens Are you shut out of your tween’s life through Group Chat, texting and tweeting? Learn how to … [Read More...]

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Napa County Library Fall Newsletter – Lots going on!

Library Newsletter Fall 2015   Upcoming movies in the library, volunteer trainings, art, new book releases, classes and so much more, for adults, children, and teens are featured in these … [Read More...]

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Sign up for Nixle (local emergency information) in English or Spanish (FREE)

Stay updated on winter storm warnings!  Several Napa County agencies are using  Nixle to keep the public informed of traffic advisories, public safety emergencies, crime trends, safety tips, as well … [Read More...]

Cell Phones - Free, Assurance

Free Cell Phone and 250 free minutes per month for qualifying low income families

  To apply, read the instructions at assurancewireless.com / (website in Spanish ) or call  1-888-321-5880. Federal Lifeline Assistance: Assurance Wireless is a federal Lifeline … [Read More...]

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Comcast offers internet services for $9.95 a month to low income households with children

If your child receives free or reduced price school lunches, you may qualify for Internet Essentials SM from Comcast.   Now you can connect to the Internet at home - for school, work, communicating … [Read More...]

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Technology Lab: Free help with your technology at the Napa Library on Wednesday Evenings

Have a question about technology? Bring your device or use ours. From tablets and phones to email and ebooks...we can help! All sessions are offered in English and Spanish each Wednesday from … [Read More...]

Toy LIbrary

Visit the Toy Lending Library on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, and one Saturday a month ( 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 11:00 a.m. – 1:30pm  Now Open the … [Read More...]

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Napa Valley Latino Heritage Month – Events continue through November

Visit these websites for a calendar of more than 25 events:  ENGLISH:  napavalleynow.com  ESPAÑOL:  napavalleyhoy.com This year there is more than a month of  Latino Heritage Month events to … [Read More...]

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Author Francisco Jiménez to speak in Napa on November 3rd and November 4th

Napa County Reads, a Napa County Office of Education program, invites students and the community to read books by Francisco Jiménez, especially The Circuit,  throughout September and October in … [Read More...]

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Napa Holiday Assistance Programs – Register on October 24 or November 14

The Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, Toys for Tots, Napa Valley Food Bank, CVNL Volunteer Napa, and Queen of the Valley have come together to provide food & gifts for families in need … [Read More...]

Family Peace Rally

Family Peace Rally and Film, “Private Violence,” October 21 (free)

  WHAT’S THE FILM ABOUT? PRIVATE VIOLENCE explores a simple but deeply disturbing fact of American life:  the most dangerous place for a woman in America is in her own home. … [Read More...]

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Napa Single Parent Group, Next Session, Tuesday, October 13 (free)

This group meets at different locations on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.  Please contact nvsingleparents@gmail.com or 707-257-7278 for details.     … [Read More...]

Food Day 2015

Food Day 2015 – October 24 (free)

NAPA COUNTY CELEBRATES FOOD DAY— THE NATIONWIDE CELEBRATION THAT INSPIRES AMERICANS TO CHANGE THEIR DIETS AND OUR FOOD POLICIES. THIS YEAR WE FOCUS ON GREENER DIETS AS A WAY TO ADDRESS HEALTH AND … [Read More...]

Citizen Legal Services

Citizenship Legal Services — Low Cost Legal Assistance — Next workshop, October 24

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 … [Read More...]

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Napa Hoopers Hula Hoop Jam, October 21 (FREE)

  Join the Napa Hoopers during our free, monthly hula hoop jams hosted on the third Wednesday of the month from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Veteran's Park, downtown Napa. Extra hoops and … [Read More...]

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Napa Valley Lutheran will provide an interest-free loan to a small business

                                          Napa Valley Lutheran Church (NVLC) is offering a micro-loan of at least $2,000 (and up to $5,000) to a local … [Read More...]

Halloween downtown 2015

Hometown Halloween Party in Downtown Napa, Oct. 31 (free)

  Bring your costumed ghouls and goblins to downtown Napa and stop in any store displaying black and orange balloons. They could get a trick, but it’ll likely be a treat. Take photos of the … [Read More...]

bicycle

FREE! “Safe Cycling” Classes. Sessions: October 22 & 24

  Learn: To Respect the Law, Be Predictable, Be Visible, Think Ahead, Ride Ready, Be Courteous & Be Safe and Enjoy the Ride! (**This course is a pre-requisite to become an … [Read More...]

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Hecho Aquí / Made Here in the Napa Valley – Featuring Local Latino Entrepreneurs

  Hecho Aquí is a photography exhibition and collection of biographies featuring 20 Latino entrepreneurs–their lives, businesses, and dreams “made here” in the Napa Valley. It was … [Read More...]

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Watch Charlie Appelstein MSW’s Responding Vs. Reacting to Kids Video for FREE

      This humorous and popular program was filmed in the Napa Valley Unified School District Auditorium in front of a live audience of parents and community members.  The … [Read More...]

Study with us 2015

Come to Napa County Library’s Study Center ( FREE )

  The Study Center is a free, safe place where K-12 grade students can work on their homework assignments after school hours.  The Study Center also offers computers and volunteer homework … [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...]

Water wise workshops 2015

Fall 2015 Water-Wise Landscaping Workshop Series

This historic statewide drought has served as a powerful reminder that efficient outdoor water use is the key to a reliable water future in California. Reduced irrigation and lawn conversions have … [Read More...]

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Volunteer Mentoring Opportunity at Calistoga High School

  Volunteers needed! ACE, an After Class Enrichment program run through the Napa County Office of Education at Calistoga Junior Senior High School is looking for community service driven … [Read More...]

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College educated, Mexican-American males needed for research study – Takes two hours

Attention First-generation Mexican-American men! I am looking for first-generation Mexican-American men who are interested in participating in an anonymous study about their meaning and experiences … [Read More...]

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Mental Health Navigators, Thursdays from 3-4:30pm at Puertas Abiertas (FREE)

    Just a reminder that we have Mental Health Navigators every Thursday from 3-4:30pm if you need to talk to someone in private about any issue! The appointments are free of charge. … [Read More...]

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The Napa Valley College Puente Program is Seeking A Few More Mentors

Would you like to be part of assisting our next generation of students to realize their dreams? Across California, thousands of professionals have helped Puente students build a bridge to college … [Read More...]

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Free Movies in the Parks – Napa, American Canyon & Yountville – 2015

Enjoy outdoor movies in Napa County this summer in three of our communities.   Pack your low-backed chairs, blankets and snacks to take with you and enjoy - no alcohol or pets allowed.  Movies … [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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Make an appointment for a free, car seat safety check

  To make an appointment for a free child passenger seat installation, contact the following organizations:   Installations & Inspections (On-Site Only)   American … [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...]

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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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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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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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...]

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Free Videos and Other Resources at Nutrition.Gov in English and Spanish

Enjoy videos,  printed  materials, other resources are available at Nutrition.gov.   Click the links below for information in English or click here for information in Spanish.   See also this … [Read More...]

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Muzzy available online through Napa County Libraries to Help Children Learn A Second Language, FREE

MUZZY Online is an animated, fun and free program designed to guide children on the journey to learning a new language - either Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese … [Read More...]

Fire Safety, Oct. 2015

Fire and Life Safety Day Open House, October 10 (free)

  The 19th Annual Fire and Life Safety Day is on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Fire Station #1, 930 Seminary Street, Napa. The event features a free Halloween … [Read More...]

Recycle-Guide

Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle Guide for Napa County, in English and Spanish (free)

Waste reduction, reuse, and recycling options for various materials are just a click away!  Remember, you can also look under “Recycling” in your Yellow Pages for the fullReduce, Reuse, & … [Read More...]

Bay Friendly Gardens Oct. 4 2015

Bay-Friendly Garden Open House, October 4

  Become inspired on Sunday, October 4, 10am-2pm, as three local gardens showcase the beauty of low-water-use landscapes. Professional landscapers, Master Gardeners, and the California Native … [Read More...]

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ACTION ALERT! Help raise the minimum wage in Napa, October 6 Hearing.

  The County Board of Supervisors is holding a hearing on raising the local minimum wage on Tuesday, October 6, 10:00 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors Chamber, 1195 Third St. We need … [Read More...]

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Fall Film Forum: Featuring Hollywood Effects Artist Mark Rappaport, Sept. 25 (Students are FREE)

  NAPA, CA Justin-Siena's Visual and Performing Arts Department is proud to announce the kick-off of their brand new series of professional Film Forums on Friday, September 25, 2015, at 7 pm … [Read More...]

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Friends of the Napa Library Book Sale – Children & Teens May Select 3 FREE Books each day: Sept 19 – Sept. 27

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...]

Noche Mexicana

Noche Mexicana, September 5

  ParentsCAN will host a new Mexican style fundraiser, Noche Mexicana , featuring the live music of local favorite “banda,” La Viñera . 6 to 10 pm. $45 ticket includes dinner Beer, wine, … [Read More...]

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Bi-National Health and Wellness Fair, September 20 (FREE)

  On behalf of the Bi-National Health Alliance of Napa County, we would like to invite you to the 11th Annual Bi-National Health and Wellness Fair. The event will be on Sunday, September 20th, … [Read More...]

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Buy your copy of the book DREAM, by members of the Napa Valley Dream Team

  The Napa Valley Dream Team Presents: "DREAM: A Book of Undocumented Migrant Spectrum of Education [in]Access."  "We are proud to present our book about stories and testimonials of … [Read More...]

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Napa Valley Children’s Chorus Welcomes New Members

The Napa Valley Children’s Chorus presents performances in the community throughout the year. No audition is required. A year-long commitment to membership is strongly encouraged. First meeting: … [Read More...]

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Grief Support Group in Spanish in American Canyon, Starts August 26 (FREE)

  Starts August 26 and runs through October 7th.  Meets at American Canyon Library. … [Read More...]

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Workshop in Spanish, August 23: Do You Know What Medication You Are Taking?

Latino Elder Coalition (LEC) invites the Latino elder community, family members and/or caregivers to this amazing proactive workshop in which participants will get hands on support on their … [Read More...]

Beyond the Label 2015

Beyond the Label, Chicano Art Show, August 29 (FREE)

  Back by popular demand, Beyond the Label Art Show is going down on Saturday August 29th, 2015. This year we will be featuring over 25 artists focusing on the Mexican-American/Chican@ … [Read More...]

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Local Job Openings – August, 2015

  The City of Napa and the Napa Valley Coalition of Nonprofit Agencies both have jobs listed, some of which prefer bilingual candidates.   The City of Napa Job Postings:   … [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 … [Read More...]