Community Builders: A holiday celebration for Napa Valley families | Lifestyles

Neighborhood Builders: A vacation celebration for Napa Valley households | Life

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RAN members Cara Mae Wooledge, govt director of Napa Farmer’s Market, and Heather Bailie from NEWS dressed up as Rainbow elves and skim “The Snowy Day” by Jack Ezra Keats.

Anne Sutkowi-Hemstreet, director of the Rainbow Motion Community, sporting Rainbow Flag and Black Lives Matter pins, learn “The Shortest Day” by Susan Cooper in entrance of her Christmas tree along with her spouse and two youngsters.

Native households, together with Napa Metropolis councilmember Mary Luros and household, submitted movies sharing their traditions for Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah and LatinX American Christmas traditions.

The occasion started with a land acknowledgment carried out by Charlie Toledo of Suscol Intertribal Council. It was emceed by Kalaya Jones and Hope Villaseñor from the Teenagers Join program.

Dancer Miles Knowles offered dance/motion breaks for youngsters.

Visitors obtained an digital take-home packet of vacation actions, together with recipes, crafts, poems, and different actions. The take-home exercise packet on the Rainbow Motion Community web site

Napa Bookmine donated various youngsters’s books for a raffle.

“This actually was a group effort,” Anne Sutkowi-Hemstreet stated. “It felt magical, even on-line. I can’t think about how stunning it may very well be in individual and with extra time to plan! I’m wanting ahead to collaborating with my household in December 2021.”