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Reunions

Napa High Class of 1968

The Napa High School Class of 1968 will meet on Oct. 20 at Native Sons of the Golden West Hall, 937 Coombs St., Napa, to celebrate their 50th reunion. The event will be held from 6 p.m.-midnight. Tickets are $60 and include a buffet dinner and no-host bar. Spouses and significant others welcome. Reservations must be made by Thursday, Sept. 20. Make checks out to “Napa High Class of ’68 50th Reunion” and mail to: Napa High Class of ’68 Reunion, P.O. Box 722731, San Diego, CA 92172-2731.

Clubs/Meetings

Napa Climate NOW! Action Committee

The Napa Climate NOW! Action Committee meets on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The group works on projects to educate our community and elected representatives about effective measures and strategies to pursue in the effort to slow climate change. Email kittylong100@gmail.com for location and additional details.

Retired Teachers Luncheon

The California Retired Teacher’s Association Napa Valley meet at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Elk’s Lodge at 2840 Soscol Ave. CalRTA Napa Valley is a non-profit organization that provides scholarships for local educators, supports the Teacher Resource Center, and works to protect pensions and the rights of retired teachers.

Luncheon choices include Chicken Cordon Blue, salmon w/caper cream sauce, or spinach and cheese ravioli. Please indicate lunch choice and $17 for members, or $23 for non-members and guests. Send your lunch choice and money to CalRTA/NVRTA P.O. Box 6286, Napa, CA 94581-1286.

Soroptimist International Calistoga

Soroptimist International Calistoga meets on the third Wednesdays of the month from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Info, sicalistoga.org.

Napa Valley Genealogy Society

The Napa Valley Genealogy Society meets monthly on the third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. at the Napa Valley Genealogy Library, 1701 Menlo Ave., Napa. September’s meeting will include the presentation “Preserving Genealogical Memories Through Crafting & Scrapbooking”. Info, napavalleygenealogy.org; 252-2252.

Calistoga Lions Club

The Calistoga Lions Club meets the third Thursday of the month from 6-10 p.m. in the Tucker Room at the Fairgrounds, 1435 N. Oak St., in Calistoga. Info, 942-6400.

Calistoga Garden Club

The Calistoga Garden Club meets the third Thursday of the month at 2:30 p.m. in the Tucker Room at the Napa County Fairgrounds, 1435 North Oak St., Calistoga. Newcomers welcome. Info, 942-6063; 942-6768.

American Needlepoint Guild

Wine Country Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild meets on the fourth Saturday of the month at Napa Senior Center, 1600 Jefferson Ave., Napa, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Info, 649-0475; napaneedlepoint@gmail.com.

Rotary of North Napa

The Rotary Club of North Napa meets on Tuesdays at the Napa Valley Wine Train Culinary Arts Center, 801 Eighth St., Napa, from 6:30-8 p.m. Info, northnaparotary.org.

Napa Valley Harmonizers

Napa Valley Harmonizers, an all-male a cappella chorus, welcomes singers of all ages and experience levels to join rehearsals on Tuesdays at Napa Valley Baptist Church, 2303 Trower Ave., Napa, at 7 p.m. Info, napavalleyharmonizers.com; 261- 0989.

Kiwanis Club of St Helena

The Kiwanis Club of St Helena meets Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, 1291 Madrona Ave., St. Helena. Info, sthelenakiwanis.org; 337-8936; StHelenaKiwanis@gmail.com.

Napa Business Network

Meet local business professionals who grow their businesses through word-of-mouth referrals at the Napa Business Network meetings on Wednesdays at 6:45-8 a.m. at the Napa General Store, 500 Main St., Napa. Info, napabusinessnetwork.com.

Napa Toastmasters

Napa Toastmasters 2024 meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Napa Valley Language Academy (Room 28), 2700 Kilburn Ave., Napa. Toastmasters is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Guests welcome. Info, 634-4864; napatoastmasters.org.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Napa

Kiwanis Club of Greater Napa meets Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Downtown Joe’s, 902 Main St., Napa. Info, kiwanisgreaternapa.org.

Support Groups

Hearing Loss Support Group

Napa Valley Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association meets on the third Wednesday of the month (September-June) at Napa Senior Center, 1518 Jefferson St., Napa, at 1 p.m. Info, 226-9832.

For Parents Who Have Lost A Child

Compassionate Friends of Napa, a support group for those who have lost a child at any age, from any cause, meets on the third Thursday of the month from 7-9 p.m. at the Synergy Wellness Center, 3421 Villa Lane, Napa, on the second floor. All bereaved parents are welcome at no charge. Info, 258-1623.

Napa MS Self-Help Group

The Napa Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group meets on the third Thursday of the month at Center For Spiritual Living, 1249 Coombs St., Napa, from 4-5:30 p.m. Info, 363-5448; nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/CAN/Groups-and-Discussions.

Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease Group

The Napa Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease Group meets on the fourth Sunday of the month at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1226 Salvador Ave., Napa, to discuss issues regarding living with Parkinson’s disease from 3-5 p.m. Although not exclusively young onset – anyone may attend and bring their family or support people – the group focuses on staying active and living well with Parkinson’s disease. Info, 266-6156; 738-2366.

Developmentally Disabled Christian Ministry

Developmentally Disabled Christian Ministry meets on the fourth Monday of the month at St. John’s Hall, 924 Napa St., Napa. Info, 758-2603.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) hosts its monthly at the Napa Main Library, 580 Coombs St.,Napa, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24. This special meeting date and time includes a screening of the film “Real Boy”. A panel discussion and Q&A will follow the film. Info, pflagnapa.org.

Calistoga Caregivers

Calistoga Caregiver Support Group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 10:30 a.m.-noon at the Calistoga Center, 1307 Washington St., Calistoga. Program is supported by the Area Agency on Aging, Napa/Solano Counties. Info, 258-9080.

Health and Wellness

Senior Meditation Group

Master meditation teacher James Keolker hosts the class “The Fullfillment of Evening Meditation” on Friday, Sept. 21, at 9:30 a.m. at the Rianda House Senior Activity Center, 1475 Main St., St. Helena. The class is free but reservations are required. Info, 963-8555.

Suicide Prevention and Awareness

Aldea’s Children & Family Services hosts its annual Suicide Prevention and Awareness Conference on Friday, Sept. 21, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at The Meritage Resort, 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa. Admission is $79. Info, couragevillage.org.

Teen Depression and Anxiety

Mentis (Napa’s Center for Mental Health) and Teens Connect host “A Conversation on Teen Depression and Anxiety” on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at St. Helena High School Performing Arts Center, 1401 Grayson Ave., from 5-6:30 p.m. This is a free community forum for youth and adults to learn more about the signs, symptoms and treatment options for teen depression and anxiety. Info, 963-6208.

Volunteer

Arbor Day

Volunteers are needed to help plant 60 trees in Kennedy Park, 2295 Streblow Drive, Napa, on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m.-noon. Volunteers will meet at the Meadows Picnic Pavilion. All ages welcome. Info, 257-9960.

Napa Police Department

Volunteers are needed to assist at DUI checkpoints, school bike rodeos, and community events. Other opportunities with the Napa Police Department include neighborhood volunteer patrols, patrol vehicle maintenance, SWAT scenarios, and mobile radar units. You must be 21 or older, be a U.S. citizen, have a valid California driver’s license and have no felony or misdemeanor convictions. Info, 257-9353; etail@cityofnapa.org.

Community Resources For Children

Community Resources For Children promotes early education in Napa County. Volunteers help staff events, read at storytime events at the Napa Farmers Market, and share their talents by hosting learning activities such as music, art or science. Get involved and advocate for quality education. Info, esimonsson@crcnapa.org; crcnapa.org; 253-0376, ext. 140.

Napa Community Animal Response Team

Napa Community Animal Response Team (NCART) works in cooperation with loca, state, and federal agnecies to ensure the best possible outcome for animals in Napa County and other areas who need assistance during emergencies, such as earthquakes, floods and wildfires. Info, napacart.org; info@napacart.org.

Mariposa

Mariposa empowers young women in Napa to stand up and speak out against violence and substance abuse. Mentors are needed to help guide adolescent girls to make healthy life choices. Mentor training provided. Info, 253-6806; joguzman@napacoe.org.

Solano-Napa Habitat For Humanity

Volunteers are needed to help build a home in Napa. No construction experience necessary. Be a part of a global volunteer workforce that has built or repaired more than a million homes worldwide. Visit solanonapahabitat.org to fill out a volunteer application. Info, 422-1948; akilleen@solanonapahabitat.org.

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