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I had the pleasure of watching St. Helena Drama’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof” this weekend, and it was another winner from director Patti Coyle. The ensemble cast led by Frank Lenney, Mia Pelosi, Ileene Christianson-Torres and Hailey Peterson does an exemplary job with the oft-staged musical, and members of the Saint Helena Community Band, conducted by Craig Bond, bring the at-times lively, at-times melancholy score to vivid life. “Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match … ” is still stuck in my head, and it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere soon. Get tickets at sthelenadrama.com for one of the three remaining performances: 7 p.m. March 16-17, and 2 p.m. March 17 at the St. Helena Performing Arts Center.

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Short video clips are all the rage in marketing, and the city of St. Helena is embracing the technique with a 30-second video that showcases the St. Helena Assets Planning Engagement (SHAPE) Committee. The video showcases 10 city-owned properties that are under evaluation, including the charming Carnegie Building and the glorious vineyard next to the library. Look for the video on the city’s home page at cityofsthelena.org.

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My favorite type of White Barn event is coming up: a one-man show. Jim Jarrett stars and makes up the entire cast of “Vincent,” a play about the life of Vincent Van Gogh written by Leonard Nimoy – that’s right, Spock wrote a play, and it’s supposedly quite good. According to the White Barn, Jarrett has performed the show to more than a quarter of a million people around the world. There will be two showings, both 8 p.m. Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21. Tickets are $30 and available at thewhitebarn.org. Now, for a giggle, go Google “Leonard Nimoy The Ballad Bilbo Baggins.”

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Have you caught the St. Helena Historical Society’s “History becomes Art” exhibit at the library? Artists created their own interpretations of local historical photos, and the results are definitely worth checking out. The month-long library exhibit is just a preview of a historical society’s big fundraiser on April 21 at Brasswood. More details to come …

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After a tragic week, clinical child psychologist Alexandra Boeving Allen is offering a free talk on the childhood grieving process at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in the Newton Room at Grace Episcopal Church, 1314 Spring St. Learn how to talk to kids about grief, loss and other difficult topics. Information will be available in English and Spanish, and there will be time for questions and answers. Free child care will be offered. For details, email her at boevingallen@gmail.com.

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Remember Beclee Wilson’s collaboration with local students who took nature photos and then wrote poems to accompany them? Mark your calendars, because the results will be exhibited at “Eyes and Words to the Land” at the Napa Valley Museum April 7 through May 6.

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If you or someone you know is contemplating becoming a U.S. citizen, consider the citizenship legal services seminar on Tuesday, March 20, at the Calistoga Junior-Senior High School Library, 1608 Lake St. Appointments are available at 4 and 5 p.m., and you’ll need to register in advance at 965-5010. Call that same number for details about which documents to bring.

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In closing, my condolences to the friends and family of those killed at the Veterans Home last Friday. Our veterans must endure situations that we could never imagine, but they’re not necessarily the only ones who end up bearing the psychological burden. The professionals who work with our heroes – including Jennifer Golick, Christine Loeber and Jennifer Gonzales Shushereba – are heroes themselves.

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