December 21, 2014

Holiday Fun in the Napa Valley
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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 Year's…

Holiday Fun in the Napa Valley
Visit with Santa Claus in Yountville
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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…

Visit with Santa Claus in Yountville
Free Limo Rides at Night During December Holiday Season (Be Safe!)
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Napa Valley Tours and Transportation, in partnership with Napa Sunrise Rotary, is providing complimentary limousine service on selected nights this month.

NVTT will provide cars and drivers on Friday and Saturday…

Free Limo Rides Friday and Saturday Nights Du…
Napa Valley Give Guide makes year end giving easy
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$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 Give!Guide
 November 1-December 31,…

Napa Valley Give Guide makes year end giving …
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…
Free Cycling 101 Classes,
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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 prerequisite to become an…

Free Cycling Skills 101 Classes for adults an…
Free Family Fun Day: A Brave New World at Napa Valley Museum, Saturday, December 13
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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…

Free Family Fun Day: Ready, Set, LEGO at Napa…
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: January 9
Donation based, Saturday Yoga Class in Napa – You're Invited! No on Turned Away Due to Lack of Funds
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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.
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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…
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…
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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 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 … [Read More...]

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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...]

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. NVTT will provide cars and drivers on … [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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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...]

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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...]

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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 … [Read More...]

Open Mic Slack

Next Slack Collective Open Mic: January 9

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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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...]

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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Get Covered! Free and Low Cost Health Insurance

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...]

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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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...]

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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...]

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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

  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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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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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...]

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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...]

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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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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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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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...]

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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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...]

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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...]

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Affordable 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...]

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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...]

Winter middle school camp (Free)

Free Winter Camp for Middle School Students – Space Limited – Sign Up Now!

FREE WINTER CAMP at Redwood Middle School 12/15-12/19 9:00-2:00, available to all interested middle school students in Napa. Space is limited - sign up now. There will be free breakfast and lunch, … [Read More...]

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Information Session: AB-60 Drivers License and Executive Action, December 13

The following information will be presented: How communities will benefit from the AB60-Drivers Licences for undocumented Californias. Information about the Executive Action announced by … [Read More...]

Citizen Legal Services

Citizenship Legal Services — Low Cost Legal Assistance — Next workshop, December 16

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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City and County Open Earthquake Local Assistance Center, Launch Website

      The City and County of Napa opened a Local Assistance Center (NapaLAC) at 301 First Street in Napa (corner of First Street and Silverado Trail.) The NapaLAC is a one-stop … [Read More...]

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Next Start Smart Class for Parents and their Teen Drivers December 18 (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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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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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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FREE FLU SHOT Clinics in our communities

See Napa County Public Health Health's list of  2014 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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Pioneer Christmas at the Bale Grist Mill, December 6th ($5, children under 6 are free)

  Celebrate Christmas at Bale Grist Mill and learn how to make Christmas gifts of the past. Make ornaments and holiday decorations, decorate a gingerbread cookie, string popcorn and … [Read More...]

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Lighted Tractor Parade in Calistoga, December 6th (FREE)

Vintage and modern tractors, antique trucks, human-powered vehicles and construction equipment bedecked with dazzling lights roll down Calistoga's scenic main street to celebrate the Christmas season … [Read More...]

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Workshop on Anxiety for Teens on November 15th, Sliding scale fee and scholarships available

Many of us have stress, fear or anxiety in our lives and manage well enough, but sometimes fears can begin to control and limit our lives, leading to phobias, panic attacks, depression and other … [Read More...]

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Tip of the Week: How much sugar are you eating?

    Most Americans, including children eat too much sugar. Just a single 12 oz can of soda contains 10 teaspoons of added sugar! Almost half of the sugar we consume comes from sodas, sports … [Read More...]

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Ballet Folklorico: A special program at Lincoln Theater for Día de los Muertos, November 2 (K-12 students are free)

   The crowd-pleasing Ballet Folklórico Costa de Oro performs a special program for Día de los Muertos, featuring 25 dancers and a Mariachi ensemble of 10 musicians in a … [Read More...]

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Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams: How the Arts Are Transforming A Community, October 21-23 (Free)

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DON’T MISS! Inherit: Latino Artists in California at Napa Valley Museum October 4 – November 30

In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, this exhibition features Latino artists whose artwork portrays Latino culture, history and influence on American culture. The exhibition is presented in … [Read More...]

Health Insurance info nights

Do you or someone you know need health insurance? Health Insurance Information Events are being held in October in our Communities

   Attend an information event in your community to learn more about health insurance programs for children, adults, pregnant women and families. Talk to trained professionals about … [Read More...]

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Helping Your Child or Teen with Anxiety, Oct. 22 (Free)

Laura Masters will speak on “Helping Your Child or Teen with Anxiety” and give parents skills they can use at home with their children. The evening will help parents understand fear and … [Read More...]

St. Helena Dia de Los Muertos

Annual Día de Los Muertos Community Celebration in St. Helena, November 2nd

Featuring community altar exhibits, music, dance, food, and traditional arts and crafts for the whole family! Annual Día de Los Muertos Community Celebration Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 12:00 p.m. … [Read More...]

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Napa Dia De Los Muertos Exhibition and Community Celebration Nov. 1& 2, FREE

Altars Exhibition Saturday, Nov. 1: 10:00am - 8:00pm Sunday, November 2: 11:00am-2:00pm Community Celebration Saturday, Nov. 1: 4:30pm- 8:00pm Featuring altars, music, dance, food, traditional … [Read More...]

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Friends of the Napa Library Book Sale – Children & Teens May Select 3 FREE Books each day: Oct. 3 – 12

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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Workshops (Oct. 6 and 7) and survey regarding Senior services in Napa

The City of Napa is currently conducting a city-wide feasibility study to identify senior programs, services and facilities available in the community and the needs of future seniors.  Public … [Read More...]