January 31, 2015

Lydia opens on January 23 – Latino cast will perform in a play by bay area Latino playwright
Posted 1 week ago

Set in the 1970s on the Texas border separating the United States and Mexico, Lydia is a deeply emotional, lyrical, and magical new play, telling the story of a Mexican…

Lydia opens on January 23 – Latino cast will …
Slack Collective Open Mic, Second Fridays (Free – Donations appreciated)
Posted 1 week ago

 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: February 14
Coping with a Picky Eater
Posted 2 weeks ago

 

 

Nutrition Educator and Registered Dietitian,  Kathy DeMaggio, RD, CDE, will provide practical solutions to childhood feeding challenges

This class will discuss:

What is normal eating?
Preventing picky eaters
Reducing the struggle at mealtimes
Honoring your…

Coping with a Picky Eater, February 25 (free)
Free Cycling 101 Classes,
Posted 2 weeks ago

 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 prerequisite to become an…

Free Cycling Skills 101 Classes for adults an…
Visit the Toy Lending Library at CRC in Napa ( FREE)
Posted 2 weeks ago

 
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…
Donation based, Saturday Yoga Class in Napa – You're Invited! No on Turned Away Due to Lack of Funds
Posted 2 weeks ago

 

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…

Donation based, Saturday Yoga Class in Napa  …
Free Parenting Classes in English and Spanish! Register Now.
Posted 2 weeks ago

From Napa Valley Adult Education:
Are temper tantrums wearing you down? It’s time to regain control and set the stage for a healthy, loving family environment. We offer several popular parenting…

Free Parenting Classes in English and Spanish…
Sign up for Nixle notices in English or Spanish (FREE)
Posted 2 weeks ago

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…
Napa City-County Library Announces a New Study Center
Posted 2 weeks ago

 

The Study Center is a FREE, supervised space where children and teens can work on their homework.

Monday:  3:30-5:30pm

Tuesday:  3:30-5:30pm

Wednesday: 2:00-4:00pm

Thursday: 3:30-5:30pm

There is no registration required.   Services are offered…

Come to Napa City-County Library’s  Study Cen…
Freemuseumday.org – a Guide to San Francisco Freebies
Posted 2 weeks ago

 
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…
PreviousNext

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.

Lydia banner

Lydia opens on January 23 – Latino cast will perform in a play by bay area Latino playwright

Set in the 1970s on the Texas border separating the United States and Mexico, Lydia is a deeply emotional, lyrical, and magical new play, telling the story of a Mexican immigrant family caught in a … [Read More...]

Cashforcollege bilingual

Cash for College Workshops in January and February Help Families Complete Financial Aid Applications

High School seniors are encouraged to attend FREE Cash for College workshops with their parents and apply for financial aid. Workshops are available January 12, 2015 through February 21, … [Read More...]

city of napa

City of Napa Seeks Motivated Individuials For Police Careers

The City of Napa will begin accepting applications for the position of Police Officer Trainee on January 22, 2015. Applications will be accepted up until 11:59 pm on February 1, 2015. Those … [Read More...]

Calistoga High School

Volunteer Mentoring Opportunity at Calistoga High School

LET’S MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY!!! My name is Daniel Almanza. I am an AmeriCorp CalPREP Fellow working at Calistoga High School setting up a mentoring program for the first time at … [Read More...]

CoveredCalifornia

Free Healthcare Enrollment through Covered California at Clinic Ole

The Patient Services Department at Community Health Clinic Ole is offering free assistance for you and your family to apply for health insurance through Covered California.You do not have to be a … [Read More...]

Covered California Dec. 2104

Get Covered! Free and Low Cost Health Insurance – CHI will help you enroll.

Open Enrollment November 15, 2014 - February 15, 2015.  Call us for an appointment near you, 707-227-0830. See also this Bilingual flyer, from CHI. … [Read More...]

Citizen Legal Services

Citizenship Legal Services — Low Cost Legal Assistance — Next workshop, February 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 in … [Read More...]

Get flu shot post it

Free flu vaccine at Napa County Public Health

Call (707) 253-4270 for a free appointment. Appointments available Mondays and Wednesdays Drop in (no appointment needed): Tuesdays 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Thursdays 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Napa … [Read More...]

Open Mic Slack 2015

Next Slack Collective Open Mic: February 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...]

Mike_Thompson (head shot)

Public Forum on College Affordability, February 9th

Please join Congressman Mike Thompson for a public forum on college affordability. At our meeting, information will be available for both high school and transfer students applying for college, and … [Read More...]

Mariachi Vargas 2014 English

Mariachi Vargas de Tacalitlan at Lincoln Theater, February 13

This event sells out every year!  Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan is recognized  as the oldest and most famous mariachi ensemble. … [Read More...]

Master Gardeners Logo Napa

Master Gardeners’ Winter and Spring Workshops for the Home Gardener

  UC Master Gardeners of Napa County and the University Of California Cooperative Extension present: Workshops for the Home Gardener Workshops will provide University based … [Read More...]

PIcky Eater

Coping with a Picky Eater, February 25 (free)

    Nutrition Educator and Registered Dietitian,  Kathy DeMaggio, RD, CDE, will provide practical solutions to childhood feeding challenges This class will discuss: What is … [Read More...]

Human Trafficking

Informational Conference: Human Trafficking is Modern Slavery

Napa is not immune to Human Trafficking A recent Santa Rosa sting found 75 Napa residents attempting to solicit the services of a minor Victims are groomed (manipulated) as early as age 9 The … [Read More...]

Clean up day

Napa City Presidents’ Day Clean-Up, February 16

    Spruce up the community and help our city shine. Join the City of Napa Public Works Department, Napa Valley CanDo, and CVNL Volunteer Napa as we clean-up trash and graffiti in … [Read More...]

Cycling 101 logo from Gabby

Free Cycling Skills 101 Classes for adults and teens – 4 sessions to choose from this winter or spring

 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 prerequisite to become an instructor through … [Read More...]

Clean Bin Project

The Clean Bin Project Movie, February 25 (kids 12 and under are free)

Is it possible to live completely waste free? Filmmakers Jen and Grant go head to head in a competition to see who can produce the least garbage over the course of a year. Through interviews with … [Read More...]

tips of the week

Tip of the Week: Why is drinking milk so important for children

  Milk and dairy products are the food group that provide the greatest amount of calcium. Calcium is a mineral that is mostly present in your child’s bones. Consuming a diet high in … [Read More...]

Girls on the Run Spring 2015

Girls on the Run Napa & Solano Looking for Volunteers to be Life Coaches

Girls on the Run Napa & Solano's Spring 2015 Session has 33 teams that need empowered and healthy role models to inspire young girls! Go to www.gotrnapasolano.org to volunteer to be a life … [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...]

Todo-lo-que-quieres-saber-sobre-el-Hot-Yoga

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...]

latino family

Free Parenting Classes in English and Spanish – Register Now!

From Napa Valley Adult Education: Are temper tantrums wearing you down? It’s time to regain control and set the stage for a healthy, loving family environment. We offer several popular parenting … [Read More...]

Clinic Ole excercise class

Affordable Zumba Exercise Classes in Napa County

Starting November 18th Clinic Ole will no longer be offering the regular Exercise Classes through Community Health Clinic Ole.  Please see the list below for other  options available in Napa … [Read More...]

Carolyn Parr

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...]

car seat safety check

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...]

Nixle weather image

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...]

study center

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

  The Study Center is a FREE, supervised space where children and teens can work on their homework. Monday:  3:30-5:30pm Tuesday:  3:30-5:30pm Wednesday: 2:00-4:00pm Thursday: … [Read More...]

comcast 9.99 3

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...]

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...]

Double Spiral Staircase Inside Vatican Museums

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...]

UC Master Gardeners Napa Square

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...]

Pill turn in Eng, 10-11

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...]

DiscoverAndGo_2

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...]

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...]

Bilingual stories Vallejo

Bilingual Storytime at John F. Kennedy Library in Vallejo

Bilingual storytime in English and Spanish for children of all ages and their caregivers followed by a free craft. Families are invited to join us at each Thursday at 4:30 at the John F. Kennedy … [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...]

farmers market video

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...]

Muzzy1

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...]

big brothers

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...]

Can V Logo

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...]

car seat safety check

Car Seat Event – Get Your Child’s Car Seat Inspected and Properly Installed, January 23 (free)

  Bring your car, your car seat to be inspected, and the child who uses the car seat. … [Read More...]

Consejos

Consejo de la Semana: ¿Cuántas Veces al Día Come Usted Frutas y Vegetales?

Las frutas y los vegetales tienen muchos beneficios para la salud. Las personas que consumen frutas y vegetales junto con una dieta saludable, tienen menos probabilidad de desarrollar enfermedades … [Read More...]

gap_year_fair_logo

Gap Year Fair, January 25 (free)

USA Gap Year Fairs is a national circuit of events that bring together reputable Gap Year organizations, interested students and parents, high school college counselors and Gap Year experts. The … [Read More...]

citizenship photo -- cool

Volunteer for a Citizens Application Workshop — Sign up for January 15 Training

Why Volunteer? Helping our immigrant community become U.S. citizens strengthens the whole community!  You will become part of a great team providing low cost legal assistance. … [Read More...]

NCHN scholarship photo

Napa County Hispanic Network Scholarship Applications Available – Turn in by January 21, 2015

  Napa County Hispanic Network is now accepting applications for its annual student scholarship program! The application is due January 21, 2015. Details … [Read More...]

Preschool Fair

Annual Napa Moms Club Preschool Expo, January 10, 2015 (free)

The Napa Moms Club Preschool Expo gives parents a chance to meet educators from many Napa Valley preschool programs & kindergartens. This is your opportunity to find out about enrollment … [Read More...]

lego photo 2014

Free Family Fun Day: Ready, Set, LEGO at Napa Valley Museum, Saturday, January 10

Enter the Lego Exploratorium at Napa Valley Museum and choose your own building project. At each table, builders can construct a vehicle and go for a test drive, create a Lego snow globe with mason … [Read More...]

HappyNewYearCard2015

Happy New Year from Somos Napa

  Happy 2015  from Somos Napa.  Best wishes to you and yours for a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.       … [Read More...]

Holiday Fun in Napa

Holiday Fun in the Napa Valley

Click here for a listing of holiday activities including family events, seasonal music, free carriage and trolley rides, visits with Santa, Hanukkah parties,  holiday open houses at wineries, New … [Read More...]

Mi Zacatecas 12-26

“Noches latinas,” music and dancing at Mi Zacatecas on Weekends

  See flyers and contact the restaurant for more details.  List of bands is published on Facebook weekly. Mi Zacatecas Restaurante 100 West American Canyon Road, American Canyon, CA … [Read More...]

Zoo Lights

Zoo Lights – Magical experience, includes SNOW at the San Francisco Zoo

  Come take a moonlight meander through the Zoo as it sparkles with holiday lights and SNOW!     Sip  hot apple cider and cocoa. Visit Santa's  reindeer Belle, Holly, Peppermint.  Enjoy … [Read More...]

Health Tip of the Week logo

Health Tip of the Week – Happy Holidays “Tis the Season of Sweet”

During the holiday season many people take an unintentional vacation from staying on a healthy schedule. Less exercise More “sometimes” foods Less fruits and vegetables Less whole … [Read More...]

Give guide

Napa Valley Give Guide makes year end giving easy

$10 or more supports your choice(s) from among these “Fabulous 40.” Who will YOU give to?   You make a choice. You make a difference. We make it easy.  2014 Napa Valley … [Read More...]

fema help

Need Help to recover from the Napa Quake?

Individual and Household Assistance Declared Residents in Napa and Solano counties may be eligible for grants or low interest loans for earthquake repair. You can complete your FEMA application … [Read More...]

Limo rides

Free Limo Rides Friday and Saturday Nights During December Holiday Season (Be Safe!)

Napa Valley Tours and Transportation, in partnership with Napa Sunrise Rotary, is providing complimentary limousine service on selected nights this month including New Year's Eve. NVTT will provide … [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...]

Mi Zacatecas Dec. 19

Mi Zacatecas Restaurante in American Canyon Offers Latin Music on Weekends

See flyers and contact the restaurant for more details.  List of bands is published on Facebook weekly. Mi Zacatecas Restaurante 100 West American Canyon Road, American Canyon, CA 94503 (707) … [Read More...]

santaWink

Visit with Santa Claus in Yountville

  V Marketplace will be hosting PICTURES WITH SANTA. Santa will be visiting V Marketplace on December 6th and 7th, December 13th and 14th and December 20th and 21st. Santa will be sitting … [Read More...]

posada_category

Christmas Posada, December 19 (free)

The community is invited to come to a traditional Mexican posada, hosted by the St. Helena Public Library and the St. Helena Catholic Church. Enjoy a memorable evening with family and friends that … [Read More...]

book sale

Friends of the Napa Library Booksale: 3 free books for children and teens daily, December 6 – 13

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! Napa Library 580 … [Read More...]