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‘Brother Can You Spare a Dime’ in its 60th year

“Brother Can You Spare a Dime” community baseball outings is back for its 60th year.

For the 60th year, the “Brother Can You Spare a Dime” community baseball outings program is again taking groups of special and deserving youngsters, senior citizens and the general public to San Francisco Giants baseball games for the 2018 season.

A group of tickets each game are donated free of charge to a local youth organization and the remaining tickets are sold to Napa seniors and local Giants fans.

Motor-coach transportation is provided for the entire group along with refreshments and entertainment on the road.

The schedule of games for “Brother Can You Spare a Dime” begins in April.

The schedule of 2018 games for the organization:

Sunday, April 29, Los Angeles Dodgers.

Sunday, May 20, Colorado Rockies.

Sunday, June 24, San Diego Padres.

Sunday, July 15, Oakland Athletics.

Sunday, August 26, Texas Rangers.

Sunday, September 16, Colorado Rockies.

Sunday, September 30, Los Angeles Dodgers.

For more information or to request tickets, visit or call (707) 337-4962.

Raiderette auditions April 7; registration deadline March 30

The Oakland Raiders are searching for enthusiastic and talented candidates for their renowned public relations and entertainment team – the Raiderettes.

Candidates must pre-register by 5 p.m. Friday, March 30 to participate in the auditions, which will take place April 7 at the Raiders’ Alameda facility.

For more information and to register, visit or call 510-864-5000.

Silverado Resort and Spa’s Golf Demo Days April 14-15

Silverado Resort and Spa’s Golf Demo Days are April 14 and 15.

Participants will be able to hit, for free, the latest golf equipment from top brands, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., each day on Silverado’s driving range.

It’s open to the public.

There will be equipment to test from TaylorMade, Titleist, PXG and Scotty Cameron on April 14, and Callaway, Cobra, Mizuno, Nakashima and U.S. Kids Golf on April 15.

For more information, visit or call 257-5460.

Shannon Lemieux Aquatics Day April 14

The 14th annual Shannon Nicole Lemieux Memorial Aquatics Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at the Vintage High Aquatics Center.

“The Shannon” is a fundraiser, mainly for high school aquatics athletes from American Canyon, Calistoga, Justin Siena, Napa, St. Helena and Vintage who have been invited to compete against each other for fun. There will be a synchronized swimming performance, water polo and diving exhibitions, a cannonball contest, and fun coed swimming relays such as the hilarious costume, T-shirt and “floatie” relays.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids age 12 and younger. There will be a silent auction and a snack shack with lunch items.

All proceeds benefit the Shannon Lemieux Memorial Scholarship Fund, which to date has awarded $104,000 in scholarships to deserving graduates from all participating schools.

Call Dan or Lori Lemieux at 255-7818 for more information.

St. Helena High’s ‘Fajita Fest’ athletic fundraiser May 5

St. Helena High School’s athletic booster club, the Saints Athletic Association, will hold its 14th annual “Fajita Fest” fundraiser on Saturday, May 5th, at 6 p.m. at Native Sons Hall in St. Helena. This popular hometown event features silent and live auctions with unique wine lots, gift baskets and sports memorabilia, a no-host bar, and a delicious fajita dinner from Villa Corona. All the funds raised will benefit all sports programs and athletes at St. Helena High School.

Tickets are available for $40 per person or $350 for a table for eight by contacting Kay McMullen at 707-963-2600, or online at