Thursday, Dec. 7

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.

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.

Copperfield’s Book Club

The club meets at the store, 1330 Lincoln Ave. at 5 p.m., the first Thursday of each month. Members of the club may purchase the current selection at a 25 percent discount. Food and beverages are provided at the meeting. Info: Hillary Smith, manager, 942-1616.

Friday, Dec. 8

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, Dec. 7 listing.


Adults ages 50 and older explore and share ideas, stories, experiences and perspectives. Led by Toni Allegra (professional coach and author) and Jim Haslip (educator) on the first and third Fridays of each month. Held at the Community Center, 1307 Washington St. from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Free. Co-sponsored by Calistoga Recreation and Rianda House.

Calistoga Library Book Club

The Calistoga Library, 1108 Myrtle St., hosts a book club from 11 a.m. to noon, the second Friday of every month. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Daniel Cottrell at 942-4833 or visit online at

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, Dec. 9

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

Calistoga Writers’ Group

Come write, read, and meet other writers. Writers of all genres and formats are welcome to participate in an open, supportive, and constructive atmosphere. Teens and adults welcome. The second Saturday of each month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Calistoga Library, 1108 Myrtle St.

Art exhibition opening reception

Sofie Contemporary Arts presents Keith Wilson: Forgotten Cities of the Heart, an exhibition of original watercolors, drawings and prints spanning several decades of Wilson’s private architectural imaginings. A reception will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sofie Contemporary Arts, 1407 Lincoln Ave. For more information call the gallery at 942-4231.

Monday, Dec. 11

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.

Current events discussion

The second and fourth Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lorne Glaim, a retired Pacific Union College professor, will lead a current events discussion at the Calistoga Community Center, 1307 Washington St. This free event is co-sponsored by Rianda House.

Wednesday, Dec. 13

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.

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.-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 Dec. 7 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.

Winter concert

The Calistoga Jr. Sr. High School presents its Winter Concert at 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at the high school, where the winner of the cookie contest will be revealed. For more information and how to enter the contest, call Nina Pedersen at 494-9992.

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