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Editor’s note: Due to evacuations because of threatening wildfires, all events listed here may be canceled or postponed.

Thursday, Oct. 12

Tech help at the library

Get tech help with your laptop, phone, tablet or use one of the library’s computers. Instruction and assistance available in English or Spanish. Appointments available Wednesday through Saturday for 30-minute sessions with Daniel Cottrell or Fredy Gonzalez at 942-4833 or Calistoga Library is located at 1108 Myrtle St.

Mt. St. Helena Women’s Golf Club

The club meets every Thursday at the golf course pro shop, 2025 Grant St. at 8:20 a.m. Tee time is 8:30 a.m. Info: Ann Smith at ann@barlowvineyards or 942-9966.

Lengthen and Strengthen class

Every Tuesday and Thursday at the Calistoga Community Center, 1307 Washington St., 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., instructor Karen Mann leads a Hatha yoga and fitness class. No registration required; fee is $5.

Storytelling for children

Copperfield’s Books will have a storytelling session for children at 11:30 a.m. every Thursday. The store is located at 1330 Lincoln Ave.

Rotary Club

Meetings are held every Thursday at noon in the Tucker Room at the Mount St. Helena Golf Course, 2025 Grant St. Each week features a different speaker.

Mindful Singing

Experience and participate in a music setting where you will sing and play rhythm instruments. No previous musical experience necessary. The class is free and held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Calistoga Community Center, 1307 Washington St.

Thursday, Oct. 12

Columbus Day Dinner

The OLPH Men’s Club is sponsoring a Columbus Day Dinner at the parish hall, 901 Washington St. All are welcome. Enjoy fine home-cooked Italian food, live music, raffle, silent auction with stunning wines. Doors open at 6 p.m. There are only 96 seats for this under-the-radar decades-old local festivity. Tickets are $30 ($10 for kids) available after masses, or phone the parish office, 942-6894.

PFLAG meeting

PFLAG Napa offers monthly UpValley Support Group meetings at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1504 Myrtle St. The meeting is held on the second Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Parents, families, friends, and allies of LGBTQ+ people are invited to attend. All are welcome. For ages 18 and over. Info;;, or 681-1477.

Sip and Listen

Sip and Listen is a new art history class (no tests) at the Calistoga Art Center that includes a complimentary glass of wine or juice. The second class topic is “The Fermentable Crescent.” The class meets every two weeks from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Art Center at the Fairgrounds, 1435 N. Oak St. Cost is $15 for non-members/$10 for members and seniors.

Friday, Oct. 13

County Medi-Cal Services

Every Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. a Medi-Cal workers is available to help with Medi-Cal, food stamp questions or to fill out applications. Held at the UpValley Family Center, 1705 Washington St. For appointments or information, call 341-3185.

Tech help at the library

See Thursday, Oct. 12 listing.

Calistoga Camera Club

The Calistoga Camera Club holds informal meetings over lunch every Friday at noon at the Palisades Deli and Cafe located in the Calistoga Depot, 1458 Lincoln Ave. Info:


For those 50 and older living with Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremor or balance issues, this free movement class will help increase strength, balance and posture. Every Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Calistoga Community Center. Free. Drop-ins welcome.

Tai Chi

Combining slow, meditative movement, Tai Chi helps aid in relaxation, balance and posture. This class is designed for those 50 and older. Every Friday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Calistoga Community Center. Free. Drop-ins welcome.

Live piano music

Brannan’s Grill has live piano music from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Listening to the music is free. Food and drink are available for purchase. Brannan’s is located at 1374 Lincoln Ave.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Calistoga Farmers Market

Find fresh local produce and artisan wares at the weekly Saturday Farmers Market. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 1235 Washington St.

Guitar lessons at the library

Small-group workshops for beginning and low-intermediate guitarists are offered every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at the Calistoga Library, 1108 Myrtle St. All ages welcome. Workshops available in English and Spanish. Register in person, phone, or by email: 942-4833, or

Harvest Hoedown

Due to the local fires, the Calistoga Rotary is rescheduling the Harvest Hoedown to a future date. The Rotary will announce the new date and any other changes when it has more information.

Monday, Oct. 16

Mt. St. Helena Men’s Golf

Every Monday and Wednesday the Men’s Golf Club meets at the Pro Shop of the Mt. St. Helena Golf Course, 2025 Grant St., at 8 a.m. for a tee-off time of 8:30 a.m. Newcomers are welcome. Info: Pro Shop, 942-9966.

Tuesday, Oct. 17

Life drawing

Drop-in Life Drawing is un-instructed class from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30. $20 drop-in or pre-pay for 4 for $60, at Calistoga Art Center, 1435 N. Oak Dr.

City council meeting

The Calistoga City Council meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Community Center, 1307 Washington St.

Wednesday, Oct. 18

Healthy Minds, Healthy Aging

A support and assistance for older adults service provided at Rianda House Senior Activity Center on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. The center is located at 1475 Main St., in St. Helena. Assistance in Calistoga is provided on the first Thursday of the month by appointment. Info: 963-8555.

Soroptimist International Calistoga

Soroptimist International Calistoga meets Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the All Seasons Bistro, 1400 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. Info: 942-0890;

Kids Literacy Tutoring

Calistoga Library offers 20-minute sessions on Wednesday afternoons by appointment for kids 8 and up. Sit down one-on-one to improve children’s reading skills.

Exercise class

See Oct. 12 for details.


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. Every Wednesday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Calistoga Library.

Practique inglés o español y ayude a los otros que están aprendiendo en un ambiente amable. Los participantes hablan la mitad del tiempo en inglés y la otra en español. Principiantes son bienvenidos. Todos los miércoles, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. a la Biblioteca de Calistoga.

Dia de los Muertos flower making workshop

In preparation for UpValley Family Center’s Dia de los Muertos community celebration Sunday, Oct. 29 from noon to 4 p.m. at the St. Helena Catholic School Gymnasium, volunteers are hosting paper flower-making workshops. One at Calistoga Elementary School starting at 6 p.m. and a second on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. at St. Helena Presbyterian Church, 1428 Spring St., St. Helena.

Thursday, Oct. 19

Garden Club

The Garden Club is taking a field trip to the Petrified Forest. Meet at 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the golf course at 2025 Grant St. for carpooling. There will be a guided tour, and refreshments will be provided by Darlene. For further information call 942-6063 or 942-6768.