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Thursday, April 24, 2014

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Music, wine, food highlight Wine’d Down

Wine’d Down this week at the Sundstrom Hill Winery features Marty Cohen and the Sidekicks. Cohen, a singer/songwriter, is joined by the Sidekicks — Ken Rabiroff, vocals, lead/bass guitar and Jeff Sears, vocals, bass/lead guitar; they’ve established themselves as one of the premier acoustic groups in Northern California. Their rich vocal harmonies and distinctive arrangements enhance […]

History, politics, race, society and 2012 election discussed at WCC

Woodland Community College faculty members will examine statewide propositions and other election issues on the Nov. 6 ballot at a panel discussion from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, on campus. The event will take place in the Community Room in the 800 building; the college is at 2300 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. […]

All are welcome at Woodland’s annual Peace Picnic

The Islamic Center in Woodland invites community members to its annual Peace Picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at John Ferns Park, 750 W. Southwood Drive in Woodland. The Woodland Ecumenical Ministry churches will join the Islamic Center in providing food, games and entertainment. There will be a chance to learn to play cricket, do […]

Memorial service set for slain ambassador

The family of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens has announced that a memorial celebration of his life will take place Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in the Rotunda of the San Francisco City Hall, No. 1, Carleton B. Goodlett Place at Grove Street. The program, with speakers from his family, Libya and the U.S. […]

Family caregiving topics to be covered

The Family Caregiving 101 Education Series brown-bag lunch on Thursday, Oct. 4, will feature Jodie Valley of the Yolo Adult Day Health Center. She will speak on “The 3 D’s: Dementia, Delirium, Depression.” Valley’s talk will begin at noon in the Railsback Building at Woodland Healthcare, 1207 Fairchild Court in Woodland. Admission is free and all […]

Hear Spangler Band at winery Thursday

Helen and Tim Spangler, aka the Spangler Band, will play from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Sundstrom Hill winery, 2744 Del Rio Place in Mace Ranch. Their repertoire includes folk, rock, Americana and alternative music, with the focus on melody-driven songs. “Join them in the barrel room for an evening of music and […]

Caregiver resources covered in class

“Making the Most of Your M.D. Visit” will be presented by Joanne Hatchett, a family nurse practitioner, at the Family Caregiving 101 class on Thursday. The class will run from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in the Courtyard Conference Room at Woodland Healthcare’s Railsback Building, 1207 Fairchild Court in Woodland. Brown-bag lunchers are welcome at this […]

Free pet health care services offered to homeless

The Yolo County SPCA and the Pet Assistance League will vaccinate dogs and cats owned by homeless people at two clinics this month and next. The clinics will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Davis Community Church Fellowship Hall, 421 D St. […]

NewStar Chinese School kicks off another year

The Davis NewStar Chinese School will host its 12th annual open house from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Davis High School’s old gym, 315 W. 14th St. Registration for the 2012-13 school year will be taken. The school’s mission is to teach students Chinese language and culture through classroom instruction, extracurricular activities, cultural events […]

‘Mission to Lars’ screening benefits Fragile X research

The UC Davis MIND Institute will screen a documentary film, “Mission to Lars,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, featuring one of its researchers, Randi Hagerman. The film revolves around the journey of Tom Spicer, who has Fragile X, a type of autism, and his family’s quest to make his one burning desire come […]

Hear Justis, enjoy wine at Sundstrom Hill

Singer/songwriter Mike Justis, along with Steve O’Neil and Steve McLane of the Mike Justis Band, will perform from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Sundstrom Hill Winery, as part of the winery’s First Saturday program. The event will feature wine, light appetizers and live music in outdoor setting at 2744 Del Rio Place in Mace […]

Free Medi-Cal presentation scheduled

Are you concerned with rising costs of long-term care? Medi-Cal is one option for paying these costs. You can qualify without risking your home or spending your savings. By following all Medi-Cal Rules, you can become Medi-Cal-eligible. Yolo Adult Day Health Center is sponsoring a speaker, Mary O’Connell, director of Medi-Cal Solutions, to present information […]

Glide Into Summer at farm event

A “Glide Into Summer” event to support local farmers is planned from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Glide Ranch, 36355 Russell Blvd., west of Davis. Live music, local food and drink and children’s activities will be featured. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children under 12, available at Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, 630 G […]

Davis Community Folk Orchestra performs

The Davis Community Folk Orchestra, a class offered through the Davis Adult School, will present its final concert of the school year at 7 p.m. Thursday at King High School, Seventh and B streets. Admission is free. The repertoire includes traditional folk tunes from many different parts of the world. The community is welcome.

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