Oakmont E-Blast 1-31-2020

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Important Info

CAC/Berger Town Hall – February 4
1 p.m. in the Berger Center

Oakmont will return to planning for the future of the Central Area at a Feb. 4 Board Town Hall meeting in the Berger Center, a principal focus of those plans, beginning at 1 p.m.

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Los Guilicos Shelter Information

For any questions or concerns please contact, Jack Tibbets, at the following number and address:

Additionally, the OVA Los Guilicos Shelter Task Force may be reached at:

Lockers Fees Now Past Due

Locker fees for 2020 are now past due. If you still have your belongings inside a locker rented for 2019, please remove them or submit a locker rental payment for 2020 in the OVA Admin Office (6637 Oakmont Drive, Suite A) as soon as possible.

Locker inspections will begin next week, and courtesy notices will be placed on lockers that still require payment for 2020 or removal of items.

Oakmont Neighbors Together

Oakmont Neighbors Together has launched with tremendous support from the community and we would like to thank all of you for the generosity you have shown to your fellow neighbors in need of dues assistance.

If you are in need of dues assistance, please fill out this form and turn it in at the OVA Admin Office (6637 Oakmont Drive, Suite A).

Inside Oakmont

If you happened to miss last week’s Oakmont Atelier Keyboard Society (OAKS) Concert, enjoy a sample of Ron Sfarzo’s performance above.

February 2

Free Hands-Only CPR Training
Wednesday, February 12, 10:30 a.m. in the Berger Center
Make a Difference. Safe a life.

We’re pleased to support the American Heart Association and its important mission to increase survival from cardiac arrest. We’re asking all members within our community to please make time to learn the lifesaving skills of Hands-Only CPR.

Sunday Symposium

Feb 2, 2020Tess Lorraine
How You Live Your Life: Compassion and Hard Choices

What gives meaning and purpose to your life and, eventually,  to your death?  We don’t often talk about end-of-life issues, but death is integral to living.  Tess will help us turn our inner compass to align with our deeper values. She will guide us to think about death in a way that can enhance our life to make it even more meaningful and relevant.

As part of our new Public Speakers Evening Series
Please mark your calendar and join us for a social time and
“Evening with ALAN SILOW”
President and CEO of the Santa Rosa Symphony
All Residents Are Welcome
Thursday, Feb. 6th, 2020 – Berger Center

5:30 PM – Social: wine, beverages, cheese, and crackers
6:00 PM – Alan Silow Presentation: “Looking To The Future”

Alan Silow has been President and CEO of the Santa Rosa Symphony since July of 2002. During his tenure, the Symphony has returned to a fiscally sound basis that has produced annual surpluses in both operations and an endowment that has grown over 500%. The SR Symphony is now the largest California Regional Symphony Orchestra north of Los Angeles and is the resident orchestra of the world-class Green Music Center. Alan and his wife reside in Oakmont.

Alan is pleased to share this relaxed and informative evening with us and will provide an overview of the Santa Rosa Symphony operation, including the development of a strong youth program and Youth Orchestra. He will also enlighten us as he speaks about “Looking To The Future” with Francesco Lecce-Chong as the new Director of the Santa Rosa Symphony and the numerous programs planned to benefit the community.

Please join us for this very informative and enjoyable “Evening with Alan Silow”.

The Genius of Hitchcock
Instructor: Terry Ebinger
Mondays | Feb. 10 – Mar. 2 | 2:30 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center
4-week session, Class ID: 7876, Cost: $81
Note: Early start time

Join film scholar Ebinger for a suspenseful journey into understanding Hitchcock’s visionary approach, symbolism, cinematic innovations, psychological depths and mythic storytelling in four classic films:
The 39 Steps, Shadow of a Doubt, Notorious and Strangers on a Train.

Terry Ebinger is a passionate educator and group leader who approaches film studies through art, history, psychology, anthropology, myth, and dream.

Cider – How America’s Favorite Beverage Was Almost Lost
Instructor: David Sandri
Wednesdays | Feb. 26 – Mar. 4 | 3:00 – 5:00 PM | Berger Center
2-week session, Class ID: 7870, Cost: $52

In early America, cider was the beverage of choice. But, by the first part of the 20th-century cider production almost stopped. Why did it fall out of fashion and why has its popularity roared back in recent times?

David Sandri is a 30-year veteran in the alcohol beverage industry with a passion for the production, history, and judging of wine and cider.

Five Ways to Register for a Class:
1) oakmontll.org We Just Updated The Site
2) communityed.santarosa.edu/oakmont
3) Credit card by phone (707) 527-4372
4) Pick up and fill out a form at the OVA office
5) Pay at the door on the first day of class

Friday, February 14, 6 p.m.
East Rec Center – $24/each

Please join us for an evening of wine and food tasting featuring Robert Larson wines paired with our savory dishes:

  • Greeter: 2018 Rose paired with carrot soup shooter
  • 1st course: 2017 Rose paired with smoked salmon mousse with capers on a baguette crostini
  • 2nd course: 2017 Grenache paired with a salad of rocket, pomegranate, toasted pecan and goat cheese with a light vinaigrette
  • 3rd course: 2017 Syrah paired with mushroom risotto topped with a roasted pork shoulder with a side of broccoli rabe
  • Dessert: Port paired with a yummy dessert

Please deliver your registration and check to the Tennis Club folder in the OVA Office no later than 4:00 pm, Friday, February 7. Open seating unless you reserve a table 6 (include all 6 names and entire remittance).
Registrations forms are available in the OVA Office in the Tennis Club folder.

Jazz Club Cabaret Show

A SUGGESTION FOR VALENTINES DAY -The Oakmont Jazz Club will present the “Grammy Award Nominee” singer, JAMIE DAVIS, and the “Outstanding Jazz Musician of 2019” award winner from the Nisvile Jazz Festival, LARRY VUCKOVICH, at a cabaret, on February 14th, in the Berger Center. The exceptional singer, CHARITY GOODIN-SONEN, will be singingChanteuse. Rounding out these super-stars will be Larry’s excellent trio. 7 p.m., February, 14th Berger Center $30.00. Drop off your reservation-payment in the Jazz Club folder in the OVA Office.

Dessert & Champagne Party

Wednesday, February 12 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.

Our residents are showcasing their lovely homes! Come for a casual tour to experience Oakmont Gardens’ lifestyle, listen to music, sample desserts, and sip champagne. There will be a special performance by guitarist Tom Duarte as well.

Please RSVP by February 10th by calling (707) 538 -1914
301 White Oak Dr., Santa Rosa, CA 95409 | oakmontgardens.com

Super Bowl Party

8ft x 8ft Screen – Live Streaming

Star of the Valley Parish – 545 White Oak Drive

The game begins at 3:15 p.m.
COST: $8.00

First Half:
Chips, Dip, and Nachos

Half Time:
Miller Hot Dogs, Potato Salad, Chili

Football Pools – 100 Squares
Cash Prizes Awarded Each Quarter

Beer & Wine Available At A Nominal Charge

Coffee Cart Temporary Closure

Coffee Cart will be closed next week (Feb 3-7), while the operator, Julie Kay, is having eye surgery.

Outside Oakmont

Santa Rosa Library Winter 2020 Book Sale

The book sale will be in the forum room.

Friday, February 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, February 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, February 23 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Central Library, 211 E Street, Santa Rosa
707-308-3020 x1541