Thursday September 3, 2015
"Coastal Cleanup the Napa Way" takes places Saturday, September 19 from 9:00 a.m.to 12 p.m. with a “Creek to Bay” Cleanup effort in Napa County. Volunteers are needed for the local approach to the 31st Annual Coastal Cleanup Day, a statewide and international effort to clean trash and debris from beaches, bays, creeks, rivers, and lakes. In Napa County last year, 422 volunteers collected 4,337 pounds of trash and 2,110 pounds of recyclables. Volunteers are asked to bring their own reusable supplies such as a bucket, a box or bin, or garden gloves, and meet up and one of the designated sites.
Monday August 31, 2015
The Parks and Recreation Services Department will host a Design Workshop for playgrounds at the Las Flores Community Center and Sutherland Park in north Napa on Thursday, September 10. The public is invited to provide ideas and input on playground equipment at the meeting, which will be held at the Las Flores Center, 4300 Linda Vista Avenue, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. If you have questions, contact Parks and Recreation Services at 707-257-9529 or visit www.naparec.com.
Friday August 28, 2015
The Fall 2015 Water-Wise Landscaping Workshop Series runs three consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning September 16. Held at the Pelusi Building in Kennedy Park, the sessions will cover sprinkler scheduling, drip irrigation, soils and amendments, sheet mulching, landscape design, and plant selection. A special workshop on Sunday, September 20 will demonstrate installation of a laundry-to landscape greywater system. (Location provided at time of registration.) The Bay-Friendly Garden Open House on Sunday, October 4 affords another opportunity to see local water-wise landscapes and rain gardens and learn tips from landscape professionals. Details for these fall events are included on this month’s Napa recycling bill insert and at www.cityofnapa.org/water and naparcd.org.
Thursday August 27, 2015
The City of Napa has established a 15 day comment period beginning August 28, 2015 to receive comments on the 2014-15 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER). The CAPER lists accomplishments made by the City of Napa and progress made by local community organizations jointly in achieving the goals set by the One Year Action Plan for Housing that was approved by the Napa City Council on May 5, 2015.
Wednesday August 26, 2015