April 16, 2014

Turn in your Unwanted Prescription Drugs, No Questions Asked
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On Saturday April 26th , from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Napa Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will provide an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and…

Turn in your Unwanted Prescription Drugs, No …
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 …
Bilingual Magic Show at Napa Library, April 26 (free)
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The Napa Main Library is hosting a free BILINGUAL MAGIC SHOW featuring the Great Jonathon!  This show includes audience participation, live animals, and exhilarating illusions designed to amaze kids!  In English…

Bilingual Magic Show at Napa Library,  April …
Family Film Festival of the Napa Valley – Student Film Competition for 1st – 12th graders
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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…

Family Film Festival of the Napa Valley – Stu…
“I’m the Greatest Future Star” – Opportunity for young performers ages 6 – 14
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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…

“I’m the Greatest Future Star”  – Opportunity…
The Magic Flute – Free Family Movie
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Bring your family on a magical journey with this 60-minute version of Mozart’s famous opera, perfect for all ages.   Mozart's The Magic Flute is the charming story of Prince Tamino and…

The Magic Flute – Free Family Movie May 3
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…
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…
Pills Piling Up?
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Take your expired or unneeded medications to Clinic Ole. Protect your family and the environment.

Pills Piling Up?  Don’t Put Them in the Toile…
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  …
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Turn in your Unwanted Prescription Drugs, No Questions Asked, April 26th

On Saturday April 26th , from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Napa Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will provide an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding our … [Read More...]

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New Choral Work on Maundy Thursday, April 17

The First Presbyterian Church of Napa, (1333 3rd St.) will hold a special communion service on Maundy Thursday which will feature a new cantata by local composer John Partridge. The service will be at … [Read More...]

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Next Start Smart Class for Parents and their Teen Drivers April 17 (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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Affordable Housing Forum, April 30

  Are you concerned about affordable housing in Napa?  Then come to the Affordable Housing Forum!  Free, open to the public 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at Napa County Library, 580 Coombs … [Read More...]

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Community Dialogues to Reduce Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination April 22 (Napa and Calistoga)

Community Dialogue Events will be taking place throughout Napa County with screenings of the award-winning documentary “A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness.”   Below is a … [Read More...]

Kids Day

Kids Day, April 26 (free)

Are your kids looking for something fun to do? Join Cope Family Center and the Active 20-30 Club of Napa for Kids’ Day - bringing childrens’ activities and family resources together in one fun … [Read More...]

Bilingual magic show

Bilingual Magic Show at Napa Library, April 26 (free)

The Napa Main Library is hosting a free BILINGUAL MAGIC SHOW featuring the Great Jonathon!  This show includes audience participation, live animals, and exhilarating illusions designed to amaze … [Read More...]

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Day of the Child / Día del Niño, April 26 (free)

Please join us for our second annual Day of the Child/ Día del Niño celebration. We will be having a Raffle Drawing, Talent Show, Games, Food, Entertainment, and Fun for the whole family! We hope to … [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...]

Citizen Legal Services

Citizenship Legal Services — Low Cost Legal Assistance Available — Next workshop, April 27

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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Spring Newsletter from the Napa Library

Read about upcoming programs for all ages at the library including a bilingual magic show, live music, movies, computer classes, art programs  and speakers for adults, and teen video game contests. … [Read More...]

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Spring Master Gardener Classes (Most are $5-10)

Spring Master Gardener classes cover topics including home vineyards, tomatoes,  and container gardens and succulents.  See also summer classes and … [Read More...]

ROP Health Care

Teens: Explore the World of Health Care in this free, spring ROP camp – Sign Up Now!

  Emergency Medical Technicians , Home Health Aids and Paramedics are some of the fastest growing careers in California. If you are considering a career in the health care industry this camp … [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...]

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The Magic Flute – Free Family Movie May 3

Bring your family on a magical journey with this 60-minute version of Mozart’s famous opera, perfect for all ages.   Mozart's The Magic Flute is the charming story of Prince Tamino and bird … [Read More...]

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Earth Day, April 19th (free)

Building Awareness & Inspiring Change Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:00 to 4:00 Downtown Napa Presented by: The Environmental Education Coalition of Napa County Event Highlights Free games … [Read More...]

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Latino Heritage Month Student Art Contest

Middle and high school students are invited to participate in an art contest to design a poster to promote Napa Valley Latino Heritage Month  2014.  The artwork must be submitted by May 30, 2014. … [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...]

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...]

Family Bird Walk

Napa Solano Audubon presents monthly “Bird walks & talks” in American Canyon Wetlands – Next one is May 3

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 Clean St. Helena, April 26 (free)

The St. Helena Chamber of Commerce, Upper Valley Disposal and Recycling, and Umpqua Bank will host the annual Earth Day event in St. Helena --  Saturday, April 26, 9:00am  to … [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...]

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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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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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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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...]

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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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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Spring events at Jelly Belly Factory

Fun family events are coming up at the Jelly Belly Factory in April -  two are free.    Saturday, April 12 through Saturday, April 19 Visit the Easter Bunny at Jelly Belly April 12-13 … [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...]

Connolly Ranch

Second Saturday Series at Connolly Ranch – Programs for Adults and for Families

We are pleased to launch a new series of classes and programs for children and adults starting Saturday, April 12.  Our sustainable Second Saturdays series will expand program offerings to include … [Read More...]

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Parenting Classes, Single Parent Groups & Tax Help, in English and Spanish

See the  upcoming free parenting support programs and tax preparation help at Cope Family Center  and parenting classes offered by Napa Valley Adult Education.   OFFERED BY COPE FAMILY CENTER … [Read More...]

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

School  tours available every Friday.  Please call for an appointment. Information Sessions: Jan 16th, 6 pm and Jan 29th, 10am & 6pm Helen Rocca, Principal (707) 253-3491 1600 Barbara Rd. … [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...]

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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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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...]

Civics Class for Citizenship Exam

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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UC Master Gardeners’ Tomato Plant Sale, April 19

    2ND ANNUAL TOMATO PLANT SALE - SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 9 AM (free admission) Join the UC Master Gardeners of Napa County for their 2nd Annual Tomato Plant sale at the South … [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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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...]

Open Mic Slack

Next Slack Collective Open Mic: May 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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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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CNPS Native Plant Sale & Wildflower Show, April 12-13

Please join the Napa Valley Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) for our annual Spring Native Plant Sale & Wildflower Show on Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13, from 10:00 … [Read More...]

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Gardening with Native Drought Tolerant Plants, April 10th

  Henni Cohen, President of the Napa Valley Chapter of the California Native Plant Society, will discuss gardening during a drought on Thursday, April 10, 2014, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Napa … [Read More...]

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Free admission and Free Family Fun Day Activity at Napa Valley Museum: De Face, April 12

  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...]

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AALAS, A Group for Spanish Speaking Parents in the Napa Valley School District Meets on May 7

The mission of AALAS -- the Association for the Advancement Latino American Students (Asociación para la Educación de Estudiantes Latinos Americanos) -- is to increase the involvement of Spanish … [Read More...]

Citizen Legal Services

Information Session about Citizenship Legal Services – Next one is April 10 (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...]

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Open Mic Benefit – Help Send High School Students to Nicaragua, April 12

  Join us and local highschoolers' Napa to Nicaragua group for an open mic!  Music, poetry, comedy, dance, anything and anyone is welcome!  All donations will support the Outreach360 School for … [Read More...]

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Public Health Week Wellness Fair, April 9 (free)

In celebration of National Public Health Week 2014, Napa County Public Health will host the 5th annual family-friendly wellness event featuring over 50 local service providers and no-cost … [Read More...]

Success After High School 2014

4th Annual Success After High School Conference, April 12 — Register Now!

Students, are you the first in your family preparing to go to college? If so, this conference is for you. Come and learn what it takes to be college ready. Workshops will focus on college and career … [Read More...]

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Free Film-Making Workshops for Students April 4-5 and April 11-12

Are you passionate about filmmaking?  Do you want to learn more about this art? STUDENT FILMMAKING SKILLS WORKSHOPS  Click here for registration form for the workshops below and follow … [Read More...]

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NVUSD ALPS Spring Open House and Resource Sharing Fair April 9th – All Parents Welcome!

You are invited to attend the annual Advanced Learner Program Spring Open House and Resource Sharing Fair on Wednesday, April 9th from 6:00-8:00 pm in the district office Board Room at 2425 Jefferson … [Read More...]

Nimbus Chalk Fest

Napa’s Riverfront Chalk Festival, April 6 (free)

Join Nimbus Arts at the Napa Riverfront Chalk Fest!  (map)  We will be hosting an Interactive Chalk Art Area for kids of all ages from 10:00am - 2:00pm.  Hope to see you there! The event is 10am … [Read More...]

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Napa Women’s Club Spring Craft Affaire, April 5& 6 (free admission)

An affaire to remember that includes awesome hand crafted items is being held at the Napa Women’s Club. Check out the American Girl doll clothes, oil and water color paintings, hand painted gifts, … [Read More...]

Latino Youth Leadership Conference

30th Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference at Napa Valley College, April 5, Register Now!

High School students and 8th graders -- and parents of these high school and middle school students --  explore your future: career skills, leadership opportunities, positive self esteem, education … [Read More...]

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Home Energy Upgrade Workshop, April 2nd

Free workshop to learn how to qualify for up to $4,500 in rebates for making improvements to reduce energy use in your home.  SPONSORS: Napa County and  Energy Upgrade California.  Click here for … [Read More...]

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Get Covered Today – Help with Covered California, March 31

We will be on hand to help you with the following: Apply for Health Insurance through Covered California Answer any questions you may have about Health Care Reform Make enrollment appointments … [Read More...]

Blue Ribbon Day

April 4th, Be a part of events to stop child sexual abuse

April 4th, be a part of events to help stop child sexual abuse.    10am—11:30am Enough Child Sexual Abuse Training 11:45am—1:15pm Luncheon and Awards Ceremony  (suggested $10 … [Read More...]

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Food for Thought: A Community Event Exploring the Science & Controversy of Genetically Engineered Foods, April 2

They're on store shelves and on your dinner plate now: corn  that produces its own insecticide and soy that is resistant to herbicides are a few examples.  Last November’s election raised the … [Read More...]

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Los Voces de los Mexicanos: Napa Valley Oral History Project, April 3rd

Four members of Leadership Academy Youth Leaders in Action (LAYLA) created Las Voces de los Mexicanos: Napa Valley Oral History Project. The purpose of the project is to fill the void of primary … [Read More...]