Job Club

Want to make your job search more interesting and effective? Attend this workshop to connect with other job seekers to network and share job leads. Learn about resources, people, leads and events. Register at prior to attending this event. Monday, 9 a.m., Napa County Library Life Works Career Education Room, 580 Coombs St., Napa. Info, 299-1765.

Napa Valley Babywearing Group Playdate

Free and informational gathering about the art of babywearing. Whether you are a new parent, a seasoned veteran under the parental umbrella or a caregiver, babywearing can make your life easier and happier. Take a look at our exciting lending library of baby carriers that you can check out for free for 30 days. Dont be shy about bringing older siblings either. Monday, 2 p.m., Buhman Park, Buhman Avenue, Napa. Info, 266-4335 or

Bonsai for Anyone

Join the Napa Valley Bonsai Club for demonstrations, programs and instructional workshops that help members and their trees learn this ancient art. First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. Napa Senior Center, 1500 Jefferson St., Napa. Info, 945-0908.

Rainbow Girls

A civic organization for girls 11-20 years old. Meets the first and third Mondays of every month at 7 p.m. Learn social and leadership skills and public speaking, make lifelong friendships and apply for scholarships. Call for membership requirements. Napa Masonic Family Center, 4125 Solano Ave., Napa. Info, 363-2140.

Napa Valley Networkers (BNI)

BNI offers members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and business referrals. Its purpose is to provide a structured environment for the development and exchange of quality referrals. Free. Tuesdays, 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Bring business cards. Napa Elks Lodge, 2840 Soscol Ave., Napa. Info, or 738-7776.

Widowed Persons Association of California

The Napa chapter welcomes widows and widowers to join for support, friendship and activities. Breakfast meeting every Tuesday between 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. at the Black Bear Diner, 303 Soscol Ave., Napa or come to the monthly meeting at noon on the second Saturday of each month at the Senior Center on Jefferson St., Napa. Info, 224-7626 or visit

Singing at the Threshold

A new threshold singers group meets Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m. Threshold singing is learning, loving gentle simple songs to sing at the bedside of the sick and dying. We rehearse a long time and learn many songs before venturing out to sing for others. No need to be an expert singer to join; just love to sing. Info, or call 738-1628.

Sons In Retirement branch 149 (SIRs)

Retired or semi-retired men who would like to have lunch once a month and hear guest speakers on a variety of topics are invited to join SIRs branch 149. There are many activities available for members and partners. We have no dues, fund raising, neither political nor religious agendas. No surprises. Reservations required. First Tuesday of each month, 11 a.m., Napa Elks Lodge, 2840 Soscol Ave, Napa. Info, 255-4351

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

We want to hear from teens. Let us know your ideas for books, movies and activities. Community service hours will be given for the time you spend in the meeting. Tuesday, 4:30 p.m., St. Helena Public Library, 1492 Library Lane, St. Helena. Info, 963-5244.

Mature-minded Singles of the Napa Valley

Weary of going to events alone or staying at home? Interested in joining a newly forming group of like-minded men and women for various fun activities? Give us a try. We get together to mix, mingle, brainstorm and discuss upcoming activities. Every Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., sports bar at the Trancas Steak House (across from Queen of the Valley Medical Center), 999 Trancas St., Napa. Info,

Napa Valley Barbershop Chorus

Men who can carry a tune and would like to learn more about four-part harmony singing are welcome. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Napa Valley Baptist Church, 2303 Trower Ave., Napa. Info, 261-0989.

Napa Business Network

A business referral organization designed for local professionals who want to increase their business. Seeking business people to expand group. Personal referrals are the strongest marketing technique, and only one business per profession is allowed to join the referral group. Wednesdays, 6:45-8 a.m. Napa General Store, 540 Main St., Napa. Info, or 486-4436.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Napa

Join a fun group for a free breakfast. Come see if we are the service club for you with many opportunities to serve your community. Free. Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m., Downtown Joes, 902 Main St., Napa. Info, 254-5396.

Napa Success Connection

A business development organization of local professionals focused on mutual support in a non-competitive environment to discuss business trends, challenges, and successes. Free. Wednesday, 8:15 a.m., Napa Senior Activity Center, 1518 Jefferson St., Napa. Info, 252-1423.

Napa High Alumni Association

The third quarterly meeting of 2013 will be an evening meeting. Napa High mini-grant winners, as well as this years scholarship winners, will be in attendance. All Napa High graduates welcome. Wednesday, 6 p.m., Filippis Pizza Grotto, 645 First St., Napa. Info, 265-7321.

Napa Toastmasters Club

Napa Toastmasters earned the Toastmasters Internationals Distinguished Club Award at the landmark 55th anniversary. Napa Toastmasters meets every Wednesday, 7 p.m. Meadows of Napa, 1800 Atrium Way, Napa. Info, 224-0740.

Napa County Resource Conservation District

The Napa County Resource Conservation District board of directors holds its meeting the second Thursday of the month, 8 a.m., 1303 Jefferson St., Suite 500B, Napa. Meetings are open to the public. Info, 252-4188, ext. 108.

Napa Valley Needlers

The monthly meeting features a class in needlepoint pillow. Reservations suggested. Visitors welcome. Bring a bag lunch. Free. Thursday, noon, Napa Senior Activity Center, 1500 Jefferson St., Napa. Info, 224-2355.

Christian Business Mens Fellowship

The Napa chapter of the Christian Business Mens Fellowship is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization of businessmen. We find fulfillment in living our lives based on the Gospel and faith in Jesus Christ. Were also committed to daily Christ-like behavior through our fellowship, testimony, and mutual business activities that may enhance our life and business. Bring business cards. RSVP. Thursdays, noon-1 p.m. for lunch, Oventi Restaurant, 1900 Trower Ave., Napa. Info, 415-686-3111 or

Mac Users Group

The Napa Valley Mac Users Group (NVMUG) discusses software and hardware to make your Mac experience fun and productive. Second Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Napa Senior Center, 1500 Jefferson St., Napa. Info, 294-8904.

Napa Valley Yacht Club

We encourage yachting and recreational boating, and promote and increase the knowledge and efficiency of its members and others in the science of navigation and the art of handling, operating and maintaining cruisers, yachts and other watercraft. The club also helps protect and enhance the Napa River. Dinner meetings are held every Friday, 6 p.m., at the clubhouse, 100 Riverside Drive, Napa. Info, 255-1254, 815-9213 or

Napa Valley Quilters

Monthly meeting. Guest speaker. Second Saturdays, 10 a.m. Napa Senior Center, 1500 Jefferson St., Napa. Visitors welcome.

Birthday/Anniversary Potluck at Senior Center

The Napa Senior Citizens Incorporated sponsor a birthday/anniversary celebration potluck. For seniors and friends who would like to be with others and not make a big meal for themselves. Families welcome. Meat entree, ice cream, coffee and tea provided; please bring either a starch, vegetable, salad or dessert to share, plus table service and utensils for each diner. Free. Second Sundays, 1 p.m. Senior Center, 1500 Jefferson St., Napa. Info, 226-6317.


Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Orientation

The WIA program provides access to employment resources and training opportunities for veterans, laid-off workers, low-income workers and those new to the workforce. Individuals who enroll in the program have access to services that may include a career assessment, help with training costs and other supportive services, and job placement. Free. Workshops held daily, 1:30 p.m., WorkforceNapa Career Center, Suite 101, 650 Imperial Way, Napa. Info, 299-1765.

BEC Food Handler Certification

To obtain a California Food Handler Card, food handlers need to succesfully pass a food handler test. Food handlers must maintain a valid Food Handler Card for the duration of his or her employment. The cards are valid throughout most of the state and Napa County for three years. $30. Tuesday, 8 a.m., Napa Valley College Small Business Development Center, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway, Building 3300 Conference Room, Napa. Info, 256-7250.

College Admission Information Presentation and College Fair

Regional Admission Officers from more than 20 out-of-state colleges will demystify the admission process and cost of attendance, offer examples of scholarship opportunities and other financial aid, discuss student life and diversity among other helpful information to help students find their match school. Following the 45-minute presentation, the admission representatives in attendance will present two-minute snapshots of their institutions. The evening concludes with a college fair, allowing students to benefit from the contacts they make and ideas they explore. Free. Monday, 6 p.m., Napa Senior Activity Center, 1500 Jefferson St., Napa. Info, 580-9363.

TiPS Training for Intervention Procedures

TiPS is a certified program providing the skills to help servers, sellers, and consumers of alcohol how to prevent intoxication, drunk driving, and underage drinking. A test will be given at the end of the class and certificates are presented upon completion of training. $45. Tuesday, 8 a.m., Napa Valley College, Bldg. 3300 conference room, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway, Napa. Info, 256-7250.

Beginners Acrylic Painting

Learn to paint in acrylics. Complete a 9-inch by12-inch acrylic painting in a three-hour session with art instructor Emily Freiman. Emily teaches the Grumbacher Paints acrylic painting method in four categories: landscape, floral, still life and seascape. $60 for three hours; $40 small group lesson. Tuesday, 1:30 p.m., 125 Golden Gate Circle, Napa. Info, 224-5454.

Speak Spanish

A class for people who have studied Spanish and want to expand their ability to understand and use the language. Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. Cottage by the bocce ball courts at the Napa Senior Center, 1500 Jefferson St., Napa. Info, 252-3384 or 226-7720.

A Course in Miracles

Spirituality removing the barriers of fear that block loves presence. Tuesdays, 6:15-8 p.m. Center for Spiritual Living, 1249 Coombs St., Napa. Info, 224-7515.

Brown Bag: Recordkeeping 101

A Napa Valley College Small Business Development Center Business Advisor will help start-up business owners with the framework of recordkeeping and budgeting. Emphasis at this bring-your-own lunch workshop will be on setting up a profit and loss statement, organizing records for your business and exploring options for ongoing bookkeeping and taxes. $20. Thursday, noon, Napa Valley College, Bldg. 3300, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway, Napa. Info, 256-7250.

Discovery Education Common Core Academies

The immersive, two-day professional development events are designed to provide teachers and administrators a better understanding of the key components of the Common Core State Standards, strategies for effectively integrating the standards into curriculum and instruction, and methods for aligning assessments to the standards. $300. Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m., American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon. Info, 240-662-2851.

Events That Changed History

While social, political and economic forces were the driving factors behind past events, the instructor shows that it is individuals, acting alone or together, who alter the course of history. Free. Saturdays, 4 p.m. St. Helena Public Library, 1492 Library Lane, St. Helena.

Support Groups

Family Support Group

For those whose friends or loved ones face mental health problems. Group meets the first Monday of the month (or second if the first falls on a holiday), 3:30-5 p.m. If a session falls on a holiday, our group meets the following week. Sponsored by the Napa County Health and Human Services Agency. Comprehensive Services for Older Adults (Mezzanine Conference Room), 900 Coombs St., Napa. Info, or 253-4046.

Grief Recovery Program

Facilitated by Judy Crabb, the 10-week program provides a safe place to look at losses, and to take actions to complete the pain attached to a recent loss or one that occurred long ago. $75. Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Well Now Showcase, 1200 Main St., St. Helena. Info, or 963-6477.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

Having trouble controlling the way you eat? No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Free. Mondays, 7 p.m. Queen of the Valley Medical Center, 1000 Trancas St., main conference room, Napa. Info, 254-7699.

Celebrate Recovery

Do you have hurts, habits or hang-ups that seem out of control? Celebrate Recovery is a free program that addresses lifes toughest issues, such as anger, chemical addictions, co-dependency and abuse. Open to anyone experiencing pain and in need of support and encouragement. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 2659 First St., Napa. Info, 253-7222 or


DivorceCare is a 13-week, video-based support group for those going through separation or divorce. Everyone is welcome in this non-denominational, Christian-oriented setting. $15. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Crosswalk Community Church, 2590 First St., Napa. Info, or 227-9083.

Man-to-Man Prostate Cancer Support Group

Helps men cope with prostate cancer by providing information, education and support to patients and their caregivers. Meets the first Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Queen of the Valley Medical Center, 1000 Trancas St., Napa. Info, 1-800-ACS-2345. Info, or 255-5911, ext. 3.

Spanish Support Group for Families of Mentally Ill Adults

Support group in Spanish for family members, caretakers and close friends of individuals suffering or having been diagnosed with a mental illness. Only requirement for participation is to be a Napa County resident. First Wednesday of each month, 5 p.m. Napa County Adult Mental Health, 2344 Old Sonoma Road, Building B, Napa. Info, or 253-4462.

Spanish Mental Health Family Support Group

For Latino families of individuals with mental illness. Group meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m. ParentsCAN, 1909 Jefferson St., Napa. Info, 253-4172.

Attitudes for Health and Healing

Support group explores healing attitudes as a result of illness, loss, needed support, financial fears, relationship issues and other life challenges. Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Queen of the Valley Medical Centers Wellness Center, 3421 Villa Lane, Napa. Info, 815-1108 or 815-1557.

Overeaters Anonymous

Sometimes the more you eat, the emptier you feel. Beyond diets and counting calories, Overeaters Anonymous is a 12-step program of recovery from compulsive eating. Fridays, 6 p.m., Health and Human Services, Building A, 2344 Old Sonoma Road, Napa; Saturdays, 9:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 625 Randolph St., Napa. Info, 255-5524 or 252-8743.


Napa Valley Music Associates Classes

Napa Valley Music Associates has open registration for new eight-week spring music classes including: musical theater, guitar/ukulele, violin, clarinet/saxophone. No previous background necessary. All students must have own instruments. $125/$15 per class. Napa Valley Music Associates, 68 S. Coombs St., Napa. Info and class times, 252-8671.

Story Time

Children are invited to listen to storybooks read aloud. Free. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., St. Helena Public Library, 1492 Library Lane, Childrens Room, St. Helena. Info,

Rhythm, Melody and Harmony: An Introduction to Music

Conforms to the state requirements for music education. Students will use a keyboard and rhythm instruments to learn how to read and write music, how to compose and play simple melodies, and learn about music in a way that involves games and storytelling. $88. Tuesdays, 4:30 and 5:15 p.m., Napa School of Music, 4032 Maher St., Napa. Info, 252-4040.


B-Girl Hip Hop Class

A class for young girls to learn hip hop technique and style. Learn body isolations, contractions, dynamics in movement, such as sustainability, fluidity, and sharpness. $50 per month. Monday, 3:30 p.m., Image Dance Studio (ASK), 1755 Industrial Way, Suite No. 22, Napa. Info, 738-6556.

B-Boy Hip Hop Class

Learn technique and creative movement from B-boys. Learn floor or feet work, freezes and tricks. Youll be introduced to popping, locking, and krumping. No experience required. Bring tennis shoes. $50 per month. Monday, 4:15 p.m., Image Dance Studio (ASK) 1755 Industrial Way, Suite No. 22, Napa. Info, 738-6556.

Contemporary Dance Class

Learn creative movement, across the floor combinations, routines and strengthening exercises. Dance experience is required. You must have two years of technique ballet, jazz, contemporary or modern technique. Wear jazz pants, dance shorts, leotards, tank top, or shirt. Jazz shoes, modern shoes or bare feet welcome. $50. Monday, 5 p.m., Image Dance Studio, 1755 Industrial Way Suite No. 22, Napa. Info, 738-6556.

Ballroom, Latin & Salsa Dancing

Learn basic moves as well as lead and follow techniques. Do all the favorites like cha cha, waltz, swing, night club two step, foxtrot, tango, bachata, merengue, salsa and much more. No sneakers please. No partner is required. Pre-registration is required. $80. Mondays, 7 p.m., Napa Valley College, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway, 600 Building (Room 601B), Napa. Info, 967-2900.

Intermediate/Advanced Jazz

A class designed for the intermediate and advanced jazz dancer. Youll learn advanced jazz techniques and combinations that will challenge every dancer. Well explore dance tricks, choreography, style and floor work. Dance experience and jazz shoes are required. Wear jazz pants, dance shorts, tank top or shirt. $50. Tuesdays, 5 p.m., Image Dance Studio, 1755 Industrial Way, suite 22, Napa. Info, 738-6556.

Ballroom Dancing

Susan Gai offers this individualized class that is open to all levels of experience. A routine of moves will be taught with rotation of partners to ensure everyone has a chance to dance. Ballroom dance can help improve flexibility, endurance, strength and mental health. Partner not required. $40-$46. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., Yountville Community Center, 6516 Washington St., Yountville. Info, 944-1597.

Bellydance Classes

Ask about a free class. Classes are designed for students to play, have fun and exercise, while engaging mind, body and spirit and celebrating being feminine. Eight-week session is $96 and cost will be pro-rated for those who start the session late. Classes begin Sept. 10. Tuesdays, 7:30-9 p.m., Jessel Gallery, 1019 Atlas Peak Road, Napa. Info, Shahreena at 255-4340.

Ballet/Jazz Combo Class

For 4- to 7-year-olds. This combo class is developed to help students expand their skills in ballet and jazz. There is no experience required for this class and open enrollment is welcome at all times. Please wear a leotard of your choice, tights and ballet shoes. Hair must be up and off the face. $50/$15. Thursdays, 2:30 p.m., Image Dance Studio, 1755 Industrial Way, Suite No. 22, Napa. Info, or 738-6556.

Beginning Jazz Dance Class

Students will work on the beginning fundamentals of jazz technique. This class teaches locomotion movement, turns, leaps and style in Jazz. No experience is required. Please wear dance clothes and jazz shoes. Hair must be up. Ages 8 to 11. $50. Thursdays, 4:15 p.m., Image Dance Studio, 1755 Industrial Way, Suite no. 22, Napa. Info, or 738-6556.

World Beat Dance Collective

Fun, energetic dance class. Yoga warm up/cool down, light plyometrics, belly dancing, Afro-Caribbean drum dancing, samba and hip-hop. All levels and ages welcome. Drop-ins OK. First class free/$10 thereafter. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. The Grange Hall, 3275 Hagen Road, Napa. Info,


Power Up Fit Club

Bring a mat, a towel, some water and the desire to get in shape. Well provide the workout videos, motivation and support to help you get started and reach your fitness goals. The club is open to adults of all fitness levels. Free. Mondays, 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 2659 First St., Napa. Info, 815-7451.

Pre- and Post-Natal Yoga Series

Pre- and post-natal yoga series taught by master instructor Erica Imrie. $99 for 10 classes. Mondays, 7 p.m., HealthQuest Fitness Center, 3175 California Blvd., Napa. Info, 254-7200.

BodyBlast Bootcamp

An eight-week series that incorporates battle ropes, plyometrics, resistance training, Pilates, kettle bells, and various fun and popular fitness toys. All levels welcome. Cost and location vary. Monday, 8:30 a.m.; Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday CardioBlast, 6 a.m. Info, 815-1866.

Diabetes Prevention Classes

Prevent diabetes through healthy eating, regular activity and weight loss. Registration required. $436, cost subject to discount. Contact department for meeting dates and times. 3421 Villa Lane, Napa. Info, 252-4411, ext. 2391.

Zumba at Amica Studios

Amica Studios now offers a Zumba-only membership for $55 per month; 36 Zumba classes offered per month. Class times vary. Amica Studios, 1014 Coombs St., Napa. Info and class times, or 255-2367.

CirqueFly Aerial Acrobatics

Have fun getting fit in this program developed by cirque performer and coach Cypher Zero. Everyone gets into the air on Day 1. Classes for kids (ages 8 and up) and adults. Classes start at $25. Monday-Saturday, 253 Walnut St., Napa. For details and class times, 800-823-6020.

Tai Chi Chuan Classes

Ongoing Tai Chi and Chi Gung classes. $60. 9:45-11:45 a.m. and from 1-3 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. Beginning group level starts Monday, Aug. 5. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1226 Salvador Ave., Community Room, Napa. Info, or 510-526-7387.

Zen Buddhist Sittings

A Soto Zen sangha (community) meets for zazen (meditation) in the community room of The Springs, 3460 Villa Lane, just north of Trancas Street and east of the hospital at 6:45 p.m. on Mondays. Park on the street, walk into the main lobby, go to the back hall and take the elevator or stairs to the second floor. Turn left and the community room is at the end of the hall. On the last Monday of each month there is a Dharma Talk by Mary Mocine, abbot of the Clearwater Zendo (Vallejo Zen Center). Info, 254-1208.

Evening Flow Yoga

This class offers a steady progression from meditation to a slow warm-up and breath practice (pranayama) to sun salutations (surya namaskar) and ends with some inversions and a restorative pose. $15 drop-in, $10 monthly sign up. Tuesday, 6 p.m., Jessel Gallery, 1019 Atlas Peak Road, Napa. Info, 321-8449.

Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi

Rohlffs Manor is offering an ongoing Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi class (through August) for arthritis sufferers. The program is proven to reduce pain, improve your mental and physical well-being, reduce stress, increase balance and flexibility. Must pre-register before joining. Free. Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Rohlffs Manor Community Hall, 2400 Fair Drive, Napa. Info, 312-0061.

Mid-Week Stress Buster

Reserve your spot (seating is limited) for this informative introduction to hypnotherapy, which includes a 20-minute stress/relaxation session. Participants will learn breathing and other techniques to help de-stress and relax. Free. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Dr. Noas Wellness Center, 2441 Imola Ave., Napa. Info, 721-1688.

Pilates Mat Class

This is a good class for beginners, but intense enough for those who have done Pilates before. Emphasis is on strengthening core muscles, correcting postural alignment and improving overall health and well-being. $10. Thursday, 9 a.m., Napa Valley Ballet, 1755 Industrial Way, No. 25, Napa. Info, 603-9102.


Zumba is the modern way to fit exercise into daily life. Fee is $40, $35 resident, $10 drop-in. Thursdays, 9 a.m., Yountville Community Center, 6516 Washington St., Yountville. Info, 944-8712.

Traditional Japanese Karate

For a limited time, the first month of training is 50 percent off ($35). With continuous training and increased concentration, students learn how to apply techniques with proper timing, distance, strategy, and state of mind. Family rates start at $50 a month. Thursdays, 6 p.m. ASK of Napa, 1755 Industrial Way #22, Napa. Info, or 252-0152.

Zumba with DJ

Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, and easy-to-follow Latin-inspired dance fitness party. $10 drop-in. Thursdays, 6 p.m., Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1226 Salvador Ave., Napa. Info, 363-4569.

Community Hoop Jam

Modern hooping (or hoopdance) uses large, heavy hoops and the size and weight of the hoop affects the style of the hooper. Low-impact exercise for your entire body. Free. Saturday, noon, Veterans Park, Main Street, Napa. Info,

Perinatal and Postpartum Yoga

Pregnancy and postpartum yoga. Babies up to 6 months welcome. No registration required. Free. Thursdays at 1 p.m., Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Synergy Medical Fitness Center, 3421 Villa Lane, Napa. Info, 251-2047.

Tibetan Qigong

Learn a simple, yet profound practice that can balance one physically, mentally and spiritually. The Center for Tibetan Qigong-Napa Valley offers an introduction to Tibetan Buddhist Qigong taught by Kay Luthi. $10. Saturdays at 9 a.m. For location and information, call 224-5613.

Bootcamp Phyzzical

Focus on agility, core strength, cardio and endurance. No two workouts are the same. Two trainers put students through the paces. $16. Saturday, 9:15 a.m., Studio Phyzz, 1115 Jordan Lane, Napa. Info, 224-8033.


Vinerunners Running Group

Dedicated to friendship and the love of athletic pursuit. The main goal is having fun; however, many members train seriously to meet individual fitness needs. Free. Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. Napa Running Company, 942 Main St., Napa. Info,

BMX Bicycle Racing

All riders must wear long pants, long-sleeve shirts and a full face helmet to ride on the track. Gloves and other protective gear are recommended. We have loaner bikes, helmets and Yakima Highroller and Frontloader racks at the track. Sign-ups are 10 a.m. Racing Starts at noon. $10, plus membership fee. Saturdays, 10 a.m. Kennedy Park, Streblow Drive, Napa. Info, or 256-0269.



Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers are needed to work with children who are dependents of the court as a result of having been abused, neglected or abandoned. Volunteers undergo a thorough background and screening process and complete 36 hours of training. Napa CASA, 1804 Soscol Ave. (No. 203), Napa. Info, 257-2272 or

Cornerstone Assisted Riding and Equitherapy

Train to be a volunteer therapeutic horse handler or leader or sidewalker. CARE provides equine-assisted activities for children and adults. 3 p.m. Wednesdays and 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. Info, or 888-922-7366.

Community Action Napa Valleys Volunteer Center

Opportunities range from arts/culture; education; seniors; disabled; children; low-income; and homeless. Volunteers with computer, graphic, marketing and/or business skills needed for day-to-day operations of various nonprofits. Info, or 253-6100, ext. 109.

Somos Napa

Join our volunteer team helping to launch Napa Countys first fully bilingual website, Somos Napa We Are Napa, at Opportunities available for all skill levels and time available. Info, 252-1123 or

Volunteer Box Office Personnel

Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center is seeking volunteers to work in the box office during performances. Box office volunteers will be required to learn the Ticket Turtle box office system. This is an unpaid position, but volunteers do receive complimentary tickets to all events worked. Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway, Napa. Info, or 256-7510.

Senior-Volunteer Connection

Make a difference in the life of a senior citizen. Seeking volunteers to visit seniors, transport seniors to medical appointments, and complete minor home repairs like installing grab bars or small wheelchair ramps, which support senior citizens in maintaining independence. Contact Enrique Puente at Community Action of Napa Valley, 252-6222.


Television: Faces of the Valley

Judd Finkelstein, owner of Judds Hill Winery, radio show host, musician and activist is guest on Faces of the Valley, hosted by Harris Nussbaum. Learn about Finkelstein and hear Harris and Judd team up on their ukuleles. Airing Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 12:30 p.m., on Channel 28. Its also available online through NPACT Channels 27 and 28, from anywhere.

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