November 23, 2014

Helping Your Child or Teen with Anxiety
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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 anxiety,…

Helping Your Child or Teen with Anxiety, Oct.…
City and County Open Earthquake Local Assistance Center, Launch Website
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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…

City and County Open Earthquake Local Assista…
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: October 10
Save the Date – Napa Dia De Los Muertos Exhibition and Community Celebration Nov. 1& 2, FREE
Posted 2 months ago

The Napa Valley Latino Heritage Committee, lead by artist Juan Diaz, will offer a two day, Dia de Los Muertos exhibition and celebration, co-hosted by Harvest Middle School and the…

Napa Dia De Los Muertos Exhibition and Commun…
Friends of the Napa Library Book Sale – Children Receive Three Free Books
Posted 2 months ago

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…

Friends of the Napa Library Book Sale – Child…
Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child – Four Fridays in October, Starting October 3rd (FREE)
Posted 2 months ago

Every parent knows the importance of equipping children with the intellectual skills they need to succeed in school and life. But children also need to master their emotions – hello…

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child – Fo…
Family Fun Days at Napa Valley Museum, FREE
Posted 2 months ago

Saturday, October 11, 2-4pm, come celebrate Dia De Los Muertos by creating your own personalized Ofrendas using small jewelry boxes, beads, pictures and cloth.

 

Fun Days are a fantastic way to share…

Free admission and Free Día de Los Muertos Cr…
Bi-National Health and Wellness Fair, September 28 (free)
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On behalf of the Bi-National Health Alliance of Napa County we would like to invite you to the 10th Annual Bi-National Health and Wellness Fair. The event will be on Sunday, September…

Bi-National Health and Wellness Fair, Septemb…
Napa Valley Latino Heritage Month events start September 14th
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Napa Valley Latino Heritage Month events start Sunday, September 14th! 
Visit these websites for a calendar of events: 
ENGLISH: www.napavalleynow.com  / Direct link to Latino Heritage page
ESPAÑOL: www.napavalleyhoy / Direct link to Latino…

Napa Valley Latino Heritage Month events star…
Start Smart Class for Parents and Teen Drivers Every Month, Free
Posted 3 months ago

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 …
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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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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...]

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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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...]

Open Mic Slack

Next Slack Collective Open Mic: October 10

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

The Napa Valley Latino Heritage Committee, lead by artist Juan Diaz, will offer a two day, Dia de Los Muertos exhibition and celebration, co-hosted by Harvest Middle School and the Napa Valley Unified … [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...]

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Opening Reception for Inherit: Latino Artists in California at Napa Valley Museum, October 3rd ($5)

  In celebration of Latino Heritage Month Napa Valley Museum presents Inherit: Latino Artists in California on display October 4-November 30, 2014.  Join us for the opening reception … [Read More...]

Citizen Legal Services

Outreach Ambassador Needed

Citizenship Legal Services focuses its outreach and naturalization services on Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) living in Napa County. According to the “Profile of Immigrants in Napa County” … [Read More...]

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Fall newsletter from Napa Main Library

Read about fall programs for all ages at the Napa library.   Library Newsletter Fall 2014 Lo nuevo de la biblioteca - otoño 2014  … [Read More...]

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Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child – Four Fridays in October, Starting October 3rd (FREE)

Every parent knows the importance of equipping children with the intellectual skills they need to succeed in school and life. But children also need to master their emotions – hello – emotions. … [Read More...]

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Free admission and Free Día de Los Muertos Craft Activity at Napa Valley Museum on October 11

Saturday, October 11, 2-4pm, come celebrate Dia De Los Muertos by creating your own personalized Ofrendas using small jewelry boxes, beads, pictures and cloth.   Fun Days are a fantastic … [Read More...]

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“RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING NEEDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE GREATER NAPA VALLEY” – Info Forum, October 2

"RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING NEEDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE GREATER NAPA VALLEY" Informational forums with Napa Valley College President Dr. Ron Kraft The current skyrocketing cost of college … [Read More...]

Binational 2014

Bi-National Health and Wellness Fair, September 28 (free)

  On behalf of the Bi-National Health Alliance of Napa County we would like to invite you to the 10th Annual Bi-National Health and Wellness Fair. The event will be on Sunday, September 28, … [Read More...]

Coastal Cleanup Day 2014

Coastal Clean Up Day in Napa, Saturday, September 20th

Take part in the largest waterway and beach cleanup event of the year!          California Coastal Cleanup Day is a statewide effort to clean trash and debris from California’s coast, … [Read More...]

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NAPA VALLEY ROCKS! Thursday, September 25th – Sunday, September 28th

Join the Napa Valley community as we sip, savor, shop, and shake to support earthquake relief all weekend long! Beneficiaries of each event to include downtown Napa businesses and residents of Napa … [Read More...]

Know your rights

Workshop on Labor Rights at Puertas Abiertas, September 18

We are hosting this workshop with the purpose of understanding labor rights.   See flyer for details. … [Read More...]

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Donate food or funds to the Napa Food Bank to help with earthquake relief

See Napa Valley CanDo's list of drop off locations  at www.nvcando.org for non-perishable food donations and other instructions related to this food drive. … [Read More...]

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Napa Valley Latino Heritage Month events start September 14th

Napa Valley Latino Heritage Month events start Sunday, September 14th!  Visit these websites for a calendar of events:  ENGLISH: www.napavalleynow.com  / Direct link to Latino Heritage … [Read More...]

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Napa County Hispanic Network Gala – Buy One ticket, get the second one half off, September 19

The NCHN board and gala committee were deeply touched by the August 24th earthquake and its aftermath, which shook our beloved Valley to the core and left many injured and stranded from their homes. … [Read More...]

Citizen Legal Services

Citizenship Legal Services — Low Cost Legal Assistance — Next workshop, September 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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Next Start Smart Class for Parents and their Teen Drivers September 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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American Canyon Chamber of Commerce’s Sixth Annual Oktoberfest, September 27 ($5 – children free)

On September 27, 2014, Napa Smith Brewery will transform into Munich as it hosts the American Canyon Chamber of Commerce’s Sixth Annual Oktoberfest!  Herren, Frauen und Kinder will gather to eat, … [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 - new … [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...]

parkmusic

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...]

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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...]

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...]

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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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...]

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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...]

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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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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...]

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...]

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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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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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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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Suscol Intribal Council Pow-wow this weekend (FREE)

  The Suscol Intertribal Council, in support of its mission to preserve  Native American culture, invites the public to its annual powwow on the picnic grounds of the Veterans Home of … [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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Planning Underway for 3rd, Annual Napa Valley Latino Heritage Month – Submit Your Events

    Napa Valley Latino Heritage Month will be September 15th - October 15th, 2014.  To ensure your group's event's is featured in the heritage month's printed calendar, submit it to … [Read More...]

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National Night Out in Napa, Yountville, and American Canyon, August 5 (Free)

    National Night Out is a nationwide program that brings together law enforcement agencies, residents and other community groups to create partnerships, prevent crime and build … [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...]

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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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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...]

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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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...]

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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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...]

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Napa Porchfest, July 27 (free)

Napa's 4th annual Porch Festival is a one day event, 1:00pm - 6:00pm,  showcasing NAPA MUSICIANS playing on some of the finest historic porches in our downtown Napa neighborhoods. Mark your calendar, … [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...]

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...]