December 6, 2016

Family Fun Days at Napa Valley Museum, FREE
Posted 5 months ago

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…
Easter Egg Hunts in the Napa Valley
Posted 9 months ago

Napa:
Saturday March 26.  Easter Egg Hunt, 10am-noon. 

Hundreds of children and their families join us for a morning of treasure hunting, face painting, and pictures with the Easter Bunny and other…

Easter Egg Hunts in the Napa Valley, March 26…
Intercambios – Practice your Spanish on Wednesdays at the Napa Library
Posted 9 months ago

Practice English or Spanish and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Participants speak half the time in English and half in Spanish. Beginners welcome - 6:30 pm  -  8:30 pm, on Wednesdays.

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Napa County…

Intercambios – Practice your Spanish on Wedne…
Free Parenting Classes in English and Spanish! Register Now.
Posted 9 months ago

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
Slack Collective Open Mic, Second Fridays (Free – Donations appreciated)
Posted 9 months 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 Black and White Center Open Mic: April 8
Magical Calla Lilies are Back in Calla Lily Alley, March 30th – May 1st
Posted 9 months ago

The Magical Calla Lilies are Back Again!

Enter an "Alice in Wonderland" moment of unimaginable, wildly brilliant color. Hundreds of white lilies are individually hand-painted while still growing in the ground. Witness their…

Magical Calla Lilies are Back March 20 – May …
Napa City-County Library Announces a New Study Center
Posted 9 months ago

 

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 helpers to supervise,…

Come to Napa County Library’s  Study Center (…
Visit the Toy Lending Library at CRC in Napa ( FREE)
Posted 9 months ago

Come to Community Resources for Children’s Toy Library and check out toys to take home!

Mondays

1:00pm  - 6:00 pm
Wednesdays
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Fridays
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
 Now Open the First Saturday…

Visit the Toy Lending Library on Mondays, Wed…
Freemuseumday.org – a Guide to San Francisco Freebies
Posted 9 months 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…
Sign up for Nixle notices in English or Spanish (FREE)
Posted 9 months 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…
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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...]

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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Easter Egg Hunts in the Napa Valley, March 26, 2016

Napa: Saturday March 26.  Easter Egg Hunt, 10am-noon.  Hundreds of children and their families join us for a morning of treasure hunting, face painting, and pictures with the Easter Bunny and … [Read More...]

Intercambios

Intercambios – Practice your Spanish on Wednesdays with Spanish speakers at the Napa Library

Practice English or Spanish and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Participants speak half the time in English and half in Spanish. Beginners welcome - 6:30 pm  -  8:30 pm, on … [Read More...]

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Cascada de Flores – Blingual Program for Families, at St. Helena Library March 24, 2016

Cascada de Flores will present “The Tree & the Donkey Who Loved to Sing,” a bilingual and participatory story told through song, with ancient musical instruments and the sweet characters of … [Read More...]

Citizen Legal Services

Citizenship Legal Services — Low Cost Legal Assistance — Next workshop, March 22

  Workshop Steps Step (1): Pick up a flyer from McPherson FRC or Puertas Abiertas; or click HERE to print a flyer. Step (2): Contact McPherson FRC or Puertas Abiertas to … [Read More...]

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All Children From Low Income Homes Now Eligible for Medi-Cal, Regardless of Immigration Status

Under Senate Bill 75, low income, California children, age 19 and under will now be eligible for full scope Medi-Cal regardless of immigration status no earlier than May 2016, (flyer.) What are the … [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 … [Read More...]

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Free Tax Preparation Help Throughout the Valley

Below is a list of free tax preparation programs in Napa County in 2016. What to bring? When you are going to get your taxes prepared, be sure to bring with you the following … [Read More...]

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Napa Earth Day Cleanup, April 23, 2016

Please join Napa RCD and Spring Clean for the 11th Annual Earth Day Cleanup! Saturday, April 23 8-10am.  (Click here to download and print event flyer) Cleanup Sites: • South Wetland Area- … [Read More...]

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Browns Valley Elementary School’s Spring Carnival, May 6

Browns Valley Elementary School's 10th Annual Carnival - May 6, 2016, 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm Join the fun and festivities with other Browns Valley friends and families at the annual Spring Carnival! … [Read More...]

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FIRST STEP, Kindergarten Readiness Program

  FREE FIRST STEP Kindergarten Readiness Program (flyer) Is your child enrolled in a Napa District school for fall kindergarten?  Does your child have little or no preschool … [Read More...]

Open Mic Slack 2015

Next Black and White Center Open Mic: April 8

 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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Magical Calla Lilies are Back March 20 – May 1 (FREE)

The Magical Calla Lilies are Back Again! Enter an "Alice in Wonderland" moment of unimaginable, wildly brilliant color. Hundreds of white lilies are individually hand-painted while still growing … [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...]

Empleo

Workers’ rights hotline, EMPLEO, debuts in Napa County

From the Napa Valley Register: Local nonprofit and government officials and other stakeholders are launching a new program in Napa County for Spanish-speaking workers unfamiliar with U.S. … [Read More...]

Community Garden

Family and Community Garden- Get a plot to grow your own fruits and vegetables

    The Napa Community Garden currently has plots available - click here for more information. The McPherson Family Garden allow families the opportunity to grow fresh fruit … [Read More...]

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Spanish CPR and First Aid Class for people who work with children, April 30, 2016

The class will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at 3299 Claremont Way, Suite 1,in the Community Foundation Conference Center.   Register online, www.crcnapa.org, or in person at … [Read More...]

Toy LIbrary

Visit the Toy Lending Library on Mondays, Wednesdays 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 Wednesdays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Fridays 9:00 am to 2:00 pm  Now … [Read More...]

Home and Garden show 2016

Napa-Solano Home & Garden Show April 29, 30, May 1, 2016 at the Napa Valley Expo

 Our 26th annual show promises to hold even more excitement than ever before with more than 300 booths filling the Napa Valley Exposition buildings and grounds. With special features including … [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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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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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...]

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 Canyon Police Department: … [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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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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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...]

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

DUAL  IMMERSION  *   ENVIRONMENTAL  SCIENCES  *  TRANSITIONAL  KINDERGARTEN Pueblo Vista is a public Dual Immersion magnet school in the Napa Valley Unified School District that … [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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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...]

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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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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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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...]

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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...]

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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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...]

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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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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...]

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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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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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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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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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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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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...]

LHM Poster 2015

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...]

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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...]

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...]

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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...]

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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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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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...]