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View from Oat Hill Mine Road

The view from the top of Oat Hill Mine Road, up the side of Mount St. Helena, shows the vineyards of Calistoga and the upper Napa Valley.

Thursday, Feb. 15

Tech Appointments

Need some help with your computer, phone, or tablet? One-on-one, 30-minute sessions are available in English or Spanish by appointment Wednesday through Saturday. Make an appointment in person, over the phone, or by email: 942-4833, or Calistoga Library, 1108 Myrtle St.

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 has 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 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.

Friday, Feb. 16

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.

Fit Fusion

Calistoga Recreation Department and Calistoga Fit offer this broad and dynamic workout that will challenge your strength, endurance, speed, mobility and balance on Mondays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Boys & Girls Clubhouse, 1401 N. Oak St. Purchase a 10-punch pass for $100 or pay for one month (11 classes) for $88. Info: 942-2838.

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.

Tech help at the library

See Thursday, Feb. 15 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.

Saturday, Feb. 17

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.

Calistoga Music Clinic

Have burning music questions? Looking to fine-tune your guitar or ukulele technique? Join Dan & Dan every fourth Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Drop-in, no registration required. Calistoga Library, 1108 Myrtle St.


Copperfield Books, 1330 Lincoln Ave., holds a weekly storytime reading for children beginning at 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

Family Storytime

Join Mr. Daniel and Hearts & Hands Preschool every Tuesday (until May 1) at 10:30 a.m. at the Calistoga Library for stories, poetry, and music. Calistoga Library, 1108 Myrtle St.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Healthy Minds, Healthy Aging

See Friday, Feb. 16 listing.

Hatha Yoga

Calistoga Recreation Department and Calistoga Fit offers Hatha Yoga, the practice will blend strength and stretch, effort and ease, movement and stillness, every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Boys & Girls Clubhouse, 1401 N. Oak St. Purchase a 10-punch pass for $100 or pay for one month (11 classes) for $88. Info: 942-2838.

Free Medicare counseling (HICAP)

Every first and third Wednesday of the month Calistoga Family Center, 1705 Washington St., offers free Medicare counseling between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call Elena at 341-3185 for more information or to set up an appointment with a representative.

Caregiver support group

Caregivers can get support and practical tips at this meeting hosted by Collabria Care. Held 10:30 a.m. to noon the first Wednesday of every month at Calistoga Community Center, 1307 Washington St.

Soroptimist International Calistoga

Soroptimist International Calistoga meets Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the All Seasons Bistro, 1400 Lincoln Ave. 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 Feb. 15 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.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

History of Oat Hill Mine Trail

In association with Rianda House, Ken Stanton will present a history of Oat Hill Mine Trails at 3 p.m. at the Calistoga Community Center, 1307 Washington St. The Oat Hill Mine, also known as Napa Consolidated Mine, produced the largest amount of quicksilver in Napa County. The mine was constructed in 1876 and operated sporadically until the mid-1980s when it was disabled for safety reasons. In 1892-1893 the road from Calistoga to Pope Valley was completed with one fork leading to Aetna Springs Resort, another to Oat Hill Mine. This road is now the popular Oat Hill Mine hiking trail. The trail is part of Robert Louis Stevenson Park and intersects with the Palisades Trail. RSVP: 963-8555, ext. 101.