Oakmont E-Blast 10-5-2021

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Oak at Valley of the Moon

Open House 

October 25, 2 to 4 p.m.

Valley of the Moon Club’s new restaurant Oak is hosting an open house for the Oakmont community on October 25 from 2 pm to 4 p.m.  Join Courseco and the staff at Oak to tour the building and sample small bites from the menu. Beverage tickets can be purchased at the event. We look forward to welcoming you to our new spot. 

Clarification on Oak Hours 
The hours are listed as 12 to 6 p.m., but you may come as late as 5:50 and still be seated and served.  

Berger Center will be Closed

October 25 to November 7 

The Berger Center will be closed starting on Monday, Oct. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 7, for interior painting.  OVA staff will be reaching out to clubs with events scheduled in the Berger during that time to assist with relocating and rescheduling them. 

Join-a-Club Night

By 6:15 p.m., Berger was filled with many old and new residents eager to finally visit and learn about many Oakmont clubs after almost two years without an in-person event.

Get Ready

Get Ready

Sonoma County Emergency Preparedness Videos

Take advantage of the wealth of program videos developed by the Sonoma County Library and the Sonoma County Department of Emergency Preparedness to help residents get ready for all disasters. They contain information and resources to prepare yourself and your family for emergencies ranging from wildfire and flood to power outages and earthquake preparation. Each video is designed to educate and empower residents with need-to-know information. Click here for the library’s YouTube page. 


Free ‘Evac Packs’ containing a personal emergency plan template are available at all library branches. Each one contains a template for use in planning for disaster and a checklist for evacuations.

Crack Out the Fire Ball

Valley of the Moon Tuesday Women’s Golf

The Valley of the Moon Tuesday Women’s Golf Club is celebrating its successful showing at the PWGA/NCGA Zone Team Play held at Foxtail North Golf Course on September 14-15. The team of Laurie Vree, Sue Treleaven, Noreen Hagerty and Michele Yturralde represented Oakmont women’s golf as one of 32 clubs from Central California to the Oregon border competing for champion.  The team shot nine under par, jumping the team into sixth place for the tournament.  What an amazing two days for women’s golf in Oakmont. Their success was hard fought and recognition well-earned.

What’s Happening In Oakmont?

October 10

10:30 a.m. in Berger and on Zoom

Yvonne Horn

100 Things to do in Sonoma County

After sheltering in place, we are finally released to the wild.  Where to go?   What will you do?  Yvonne Horn has some ideas, in fact 100 great ideas about where to go and what to do in Sonoma County.  Zip through a redwood canopy, view all 21 California missions in one day, get buried up to your chin in a relaxing bath of hot cedar shavings, discover world-class wine, take a cooking class, attend local theatre.   Discover amazing nooks and crannies of Sonoma County.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 837 3177 9099
Passcode: 234871

Sundays at 2 p.m.

Berger Center

October 10: Red Joan

October 17: Emma (2020)

Hidden Oakmont

Thursday, October 7, at 9:00 a.m.

Meet in Berger Parking Lot

This is a lovely opportunity to spend a morning with Oakmont resident and award-winning author Yvonne Horn on a short, leisurely stroll following Oakmont’s hidden paths. She is a travel and garden writer as well as a third generation Sonoma County resident. Yvonne’s most recent book, 100 Things to do in Sonoma County Before You Die, is very popular and a must read. This short “stroll” has ups and downs, 85 spaced stairs (with handrails), dirt paths, neighborhood streets and views and is less than three miles. Meet at the Berger parking lot on Thursday, October 7th for a at 9:00 am departure to the starting point, a short drive away. Bring water, sun protection, a snack; hiking poles optional. Hike Leader: 322-9248

October 12 at 11:30 a.m.

Berger Center

Tom Schwedhelm

What Was it Like to be Mayor During the Fires, Covid and Police Unrest

The September picnic was a rousing success and will be repeated with a nice lunch at the Berger and what should be a most interesting and informative speaker. Tom Schwedhelm is a member of the Santa Rosa City Council since 2014.  In December of that year, he was elected mayor of Santa Rosa. Prior to that he worked for the Santa Rosa Police Department for 31 years and was the Chief of Police from 2009 to 2013 when he retired.

For those who wish to zoom in we will be sending out the link on 10/12/21. Any non-member wishing to zoom in please contact: blefson@gmail.com. Anyone interested in the group please contact: johncbarret@comcast.net.


Mike Amaral’s California Beach Boys Experience

California Beach boys Experience

WHEN: Friday, October 15th from 6:30 – 9:00 PM.
Doors open at 6:00 PM. Please, No Early Birds!
WHERE: Berger Center
COST: $22 per person
SEATING: Concert style seating. There is NO reserved seating for this event. 
BRING: Your beverage of choice and snacks are fine.   TO REGISTER Drop off your completed Reservation Coupon (see below) at the OVA office in the Oakmont Boomers file. Make checks payable to Oakmont Boomers
To Print the Reservation Coupon, Please Click Here

Or Click Here To Buy Online

Questions about reservations?
info@oakmontboomers.orgDEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS: 3PM, OCTOBER. 13 2021

Sonoma County Face Covering Requirements: This order directs that face coverings shall be worn, regardless of vaccination status, over the mouth and nose, in all indoor public settings, venues, gatherings, etc. Those in attendance at this event may only remove their masks while actively eating and/or drinking in their seat. If you leave your seat for any reason you must wear your mask. There are no exceptions. Please note, that a plastic shield is not a proper mask covering.