August 14, 2020

Thank You for Our Success!

Pictures from our virtual event last night, An Evening with the JazKatz.  
Thank you to all that made it happen!
Thanks to a generous donation from Rebuild Northbay Foundation, Vintage House has been able to secure virtual classrooms that will allow us to continue to deliver programming during this extraordinary time.
Click Here: Learn How to ZOOM

Learn to Draw with an Artist's Eye

Jaye Hays

Learn to Draw with an Artist’s Eye is based on the work of Betty Edwards and her groundbreaking book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. By shifting our thinking from the sensible, symbolic, logical left brain to the more playful, flexible, and holistic right brain, we can learn to see well, and the factor that determines the ability to draw is the ability to see.

Over the course of six weeks, we will engage in a series of activities that highlight perception as a skill for drawing; making the shift from left to right brain thinking; how to perceive edges, shapes and contours; discerning the shape of negative space; and how to use your pencil to solve the problem of perspective. Finally, we will study methods of introducing lights and shadows into your drawings. Additionally, we will briefly look at what happens developmentally to cause many of us avid two- and three-year-old doodlers to abandon our love of drawing.

Get ready to relax into the pleasures of drawing with an artist’s eye.

To learn about Jaye Hays and her art visit

Tuesdays, August 25 thru September 29 • 2:00 to 3:00
Member $60.00 / Non-Member $120.00
Register Here: Lear to Draw with an Artist's Eye

Virtual French Conversation

Ready to speak French? Don't let the shelter-in-place delay your learning.
Join the conversation with Gerard.
Gerard Bassat, a native of France, facilitates a group of fluent or mid-level speakers.
Mondays • 10:30 to 11:30
Member $10.00 / Non-member $20.00
Register Here: French Conversation

Virtual Yoga

Join Sophie every Wednesday

It’s time to roll out your yoga mat and discover the combination of physical and mental exercises that for thousands of years have hooked yoga practitioners around the globe. The beauty of yoga is that you don’t have to be a yogi or yogini to reap the benefits.

Wednesdays • 9:30 to 10:30
Member $10.00 / Non-member $20.00

Register Here: Yoga

Virtual Italian Conversation

Are you mid-level or fluent in Italian?

Practice your Italian conversation skills with Franco Zacchia. In this class, you will learn about different aspects of Italian culture and connect with other Italian language speakers. 
Wednesdays • 10:00 to 11:00
Member $10.00 / Non-member $20.00
Register Here: Italian Conversation

Let's Talk with Susan Holzer

Want to listen to others’ stories and perspectives?

Want to share your experiences with others?

Feeling isolated?
Let’s Talk is an opportunity for seniors to get together either by video chat or by phone. We are all in this together!
Thursdays • 11:00 to 12:00
Register Here: Let's Talk

Bird Watching


Birding is a wonderful, healthy, and easy activity, especially during the Pandemic!

This class combines the academics of birdwatching (ornithology) with the pleasure of field experiences.
You must register for class online! No yellow tickets.
Sign the waiver.
Wear a mask (required), comfortable shoes, and bring a snack and water.
We plan to do some walking and light hiking – while social distancing. 
Meet at the Vintage House Parking Lot
Fridays • 8:00 to 11:00
Member $10.00 / Non-member $20.00
Register Here: Bird Watching

Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss?

Council on Aging is here to help.

During the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Council on Aging Adult Day Respite Program continues to support persons living with memory loss and their caregivers. Participants enjoy social, cognitive, and physical activities to enhance the quality of life from the comfort of their homes.

• Zoom Group Socials
• Check-in Phone Calls
• 1 on 1 Physically Distant Visits
• Delivered Activity Supplies
• Virtual Caregiving Support Groups

• Support with Socialization
• Improved Mood
• Reduced Isolation and Loneliness
• Increased Mind and Body Activity
To Learn More
About Enrollment, Contact
707-525-0143 x103

Vintage House Food Assistance

Vintage House is distributing meals curbside.
Supper's On!  is Wednesdays.
Soup's On! is Fridays.

Please have your mask on when you arrive.
Your mask protects us, and our masks protect you. Thank you!
We can deliver Senior meals, please call (707) 996-0311 for information.

Wednesdays and Fridays • 11:00 

Vintage House Care Calls

Feeling lonely or anxious during the Coronavirus outbreak?

Vintage House invites you to sign up to receive a daily call from a friendly, trained volunteer at a time of day that works best for you.  What would you love to talk about?  What you are interested in?  A community volunteer will be a cheery voice that you can check in with, who will also have some topics to discuss and may be able to connect you to additional services and resources.

Please contact Vintage House to sign up or to volunteer: 707.996.0311 or email

Vintage House Delivers

Vintage House Delivers is here to help those who are in need of a volunteer to do their grocery shopping, pick up a prescription or other non-food essentials.

To request a delivery or sign up as a volunteer shopper, please click here or call us at 707.996.0311. 
Click Here: Delivery Request
Click Here: Volunteer

Support Vintage House 

Your Amazon purchases can result in money for our programs and services.  Log in to every time you shop Amazon and designate Vintage House as your charity of choice.  Thank you for your support!
Click Here: Amazon Smile

Vintage House Cares. We're Here to Help

During this time of crisis please consider a tax-deductible donation to support all that Vintage House is doing to address the needs of seniors in our community.
We need each other now more than ever before.
Thank You. 

Click here to Donate Now
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Sonoma, California 95476


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