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Activities & Calendars

Enjoy a diverse collection of classes, activities and events to delight and strengthen your mind, body and soul. For details about our offerings either click on a calendar icon below or simply scroll down the page for a listing of this month’s activities.


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May 2016
Activities, Weekly Classes and Special Events Calendar


May "Hot Picks"

Scroll down to view this month's "Hot Picks" of activities & events.

To view a complete calendar and the 'Monthly Wrinkle' click on the link below.
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info@riandahouse.org

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SHORT TERM CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
 
Creative Arts: BEADING
Wednesdays - May 4 & 18
11:00 am - 12:45 pm


May Instructor: Liz Maslin 

Explore your creativity
using beads and baubles!
If you have beads - bring ‘em,
 others will be available

 May 4 you will leave with a
colorful bracelet or necklace;
May 18 earrings to match - or not!

Materials fee: $5
 
Fridays:  May 6, 13, 20, 27
 2 Sessions per day: 9:00 and 10:15 am

Napa Valley's only Meditation classes
specifically for Seniors!
Because of increasing popularity,
class reservations are now required
by calling:  (707) 963-8555
$5 fee per session

 

ARTS & LECTURES PROGRAMS
Join Father Mac as he gives a short presentation about the Labyrinth,
meditation, and explains how the group walk will flow. He will then escort
the group outside in a silent walk and start each person off on the Labyrinth.
Everyone welcome!
 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
at 3:30 PM


Allen Miluso will be speaking about Napa Nuts, a locally owned and operated dried fruit and nut wholesale distributor. Based in the Napa Valley for 25 years, Napa Nuts provides quality products to restaurants, bakeries and private customers all over the United States. He will be discussing various types of nuts including their usage and origin. Allen will be bringing some delicious samples for you to try. At the end of his talk, there will be time for questions.
 
 
CALISTOGA ACTIVITIES
ConverSAYtions 
1st and 3rd Fridays each month
May 6 and 20
10:00 - 11:30 am

Led by Toni Allegra and Dr. Jim Haslip 

Explore & share ideas, stories, experiences and perspectives with others about a wide range of intriguing and mind-opening topics. A new topic each day. Drop-ins welcome!
Calistoga Community Center
1307 Washington Ave. 

 
Co-sponsored by Rianda House and Calistoga Recreation Services. 
Attendance is FREE.
 

Wednesday, May 18th  
 Container Gardening


StopFalls Napa Valley

To reserve your spot at lunch, call Elena Mendez (UVFC) at 341-3185.
 
Each month a different educational topic to support healthy aging is offered. A fun activity and a delicious lunch is also provided so RSVP's are required. Call Elena Mendez (UpValley Family Center) at 707-341-3185 to reserve your spot.  Attendance is free!  
COUNSELING & WELLNESS RESOURCES

Meet with a
Victim Services Advocate

2nd Tuesday of every month  
May 10th
10:30 - noon
If you or someone you know is a victim of crime, scam, abuse or eviction, or in a crisis situation, Irma Luna from the Napa County District Attorney's Office can help!  Meet with Irma, one-on-one, to gain understanding and referrals to appropriate assistance.  
Drop-ins welcome.  
 Direct Line: 707-299-1441
 
Medicare Benefits & Insurance Counseling Sessions with HICAP 

3rd Tuesdays from 9 - noon
One-hour sessions  
May 17th

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program

HICAP offers FREE one-on-one consultations from a trained Medicare benefits and insurance specialist. Counselors do not recommend, endorse or sell private health insurance plans. Have your insurance cards ready before you call them for better assessment. 
Call HICAP at 707-526-4108 to speak to a representative to schedule your May 17th appointment.

 

NUTRITIONAL MEALS

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

SAVE THE DATE - MAY 2016

Tools & Strategies for Enriching Life's Possibilities
With Laura Masters, B.Ed & Judith Caldwell EdD, MST, MSP

Tuesdays June 7, 14, 21, 28
6 - 7:30 pm
MUST pre-register!

Author's Talk: "Hidden Biscuits"
With Audrey Ward
Wednesday, June 15, 3:30 pm

Travelogue: East Africa 
With Bruce Macumber 
Wednesday, June 22, 3:00 pm

Clutter / Hoarding Basics 
With Kari Pramuk, MSC, MFTI 
Wednesday, June 29, 3:00 pm

MISSION, HOURS & CONTACTS

RIANDA HOUSE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER  
1475 Main Street,  St. Helena, CA 94574  
707-963-8555

 
Hours: Monday - Friday  9:00 am to 4:00 pm

For more information email: info@riandahouse.org 
or check out our website: 
www.riandahouse.org

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OUR MISSION:

Rianda House Senior Activity Center is committed to providing 
UpValley older adults with programs, support services and 
experiences that stimulate minds, strengthen bodies and 
promote independent living through
education, recreation and social involvement. 

 
 We are a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation