PÉTANQUE CLUB

SAVE THE DATE: JULY 14 The Oakmont Pétanque Club has tentatively scheduled its first tournament for 2021, the Bastille Day Tournament, for Bastille Day, Wednesday,

Free beginner ukulele lessons

The Oakmont Ukesters are starting the next series of free online lessons on the Zoom app on March 23, at 11 am. Ukester tutorials are

Fine French Wines

An Online (Zoom) Event March 18th at 4:30pm Tasting highlights Fine French Wines From Bordeaux and Loire FUN Zoom Event with wine experts Learn, play

Perfect Age to Exercise

by Charlene Bunas YMCA HEALTHY LIVINGFree Zoom Classes by JoRene9 – 10:00 Mondays, Wednesdays 967 9942 2442, passcode 573596 It appears a person is never

One Arrest in Oakmont Home Burglaries

   (Updated March 4)          Santa Rosa Police are stepping up patrols in Oakmont following four daylight burglaries. One person has been arrested so far.             Police spokesman

Second Vaccine Dose at Berger

The vaccination clinic at the Berger Center will be administering second doses March 4, 5 and 8. This clinic is for those who received their

Library Matters

With the encouraging news of vaccinations and impending movements to less restrictive tiers, know that the Oakmont Village Library with its over 100 volunteers is

Pétanque Club

PLAYING TIP: SLOW IT DOWNThe official Pétanque rules specify that a next throw must be made within a minute of the previous throw or completion

Oakmont Garden Club

Patty McHugh “To a gardener there is nothing more exasperating than a hose that just isn’t long enough.” Cecil Roberts THIS MONTH IN THE GARDEN

Current Events Discussion Group

There’s a lot to talk about, from what’s happening in Oakmont to what’s happening around the world. Topics are suggested by people who join our

Kiwanis Club activities

The March Kiwanis Magazine arrived in my mail today. I have been reading articles written by 8 Kiwanis members who are educators or health care

OHI Fund Raiser

OHI classes are free to participants, but additional funds to supplement basic expenses are always welcomed. Tax-deductible donations are being accepted through Oakmont Community Foundation

Boost That Metabolism

An article published recently in Circulation, described “short bursts of physical exercise induce changes in the body’s levels of metabolites that correlate to an individual’s

Month o’ Green

During this Saint Patrick’s Day month, Oakmont Health Initiative recognizes the luck of having JoRene lead classes, even if it means on Zoom from her

Oakmont Lawn Bowling Club

By Mary Blake In my last article, I said that every part of me (toes, nose, shoulders, pendulum of my arm) needs to aim for

Quantum Computing is here!

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4PM While today’s ‘classical’ digital computers are pervasive ….a complementary world of quantum computing is now here! Join Mihir Parikh, PhD

Understanding Ethnicity

We all use the term Ethnicity to refer to our family origins. In fact, this term means many different things. It derives from the Greek

Happy Anniversary

•John Brodey Happy Anniversary S.A.Y. It was 50 years ago, almost to the day, when one of the oldest nonprofit organizations in Sonoma County opened

Water Aerobics

It’s really not as cold as shown in this picture as the pool is toasty warm and Mary’s Polar Bears welcome you to join them

Oakmont Garden Club

Patty McHugh I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’ve been taking advantage of the nice days to garden, although I have to

PÉTANQUE FEATURED IN “UNCORKED”

Boules being tossed on leisurely afternoons in Provençal village squares dotted with plane trees, or on gravel-patch streets in front of cafés bordered outside by

Reducing Unforced Errors

by Bruce Hill One area of pickleball where I excel is repeatedly making unforced errors. I naturally turned to Oakmont’s pickleball coach, Adam MacKinnon, for

Oakmont Lawn Bowling Club

By Mary Blake I’m writing this on February 9th. That’s 2 full weeks before you’ll see this in your mailbox, which means things may have

Biden’s Foreign Policy Speech

The Oakmont Great Decisions discussion groups are continuing their Zoom meetings. We meet the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 10 AM. On

Candidates Forum on February 24

Get your questions ready for Candidate Night on Wednesday, Feb.24 at 6 p.m. Questions can be submitted in advance by email to askova@oakmontvillage.com. The Zoom

Charity Begins in the Garage

John Brodey If you saw the Sunday edition of the Press Democrat on Jan 31st, then you may have seen its interesting supplement titled ‘Sonoma

Featured Player – Peter Schmidt

Written by: Doc Savarese Drawing by: Peter Copen Featured Player – Peter Schmidt If the Oakmont Pickleball Club were to have an ambassador who promotes

Bingo is Back!

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COVID Vaccinations Begin at Berger Center

Oakmont News Staff             Vaccinations against COVID-19 began in Oakmont Feb. 4, with people holding appointments lining up at the Berger Center. The vaccinations were limited