The Yolo Community Foundation announces that guidelines and applications for the 2011 Yolo Youth Service Awards (YoYoSA) are available online at http://www.yolocf.org. Applications are due Friday, March 18, and awards will be announced by April 29. The YoYoSA program is designed to promote and reward Yolo County youths who volunteer with local nonprofit organizations, and […]
It’s been three decades since Rhonda Reed and her husband Ken Gebhart purchased the almost century-old Williams-Drummond-Rorvick house on I Street in downtown Davis. When they bought it, they dreamed of restoring the Davis historic landmark to its former glory. Today, their dream is well on the way to completion. Reed and Gebhart are carrying […]
Southwest Airlines Capt. James Hechtl doesn’t have to keep track of the miles he flies — he’s got a classroom full of fifth-graders at St. James School on the job for that. They have a United States map on the wall of their classroom, and as Hechtl e-mails in his locations, they mark his route […]
Author Morton Rumberg will talk about his book, “CodeName: Snake,” at 3 p.m. Sunday at Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave. in Davis. The public is welcome to attend this free event. “CodeName: Snake” is the story of a Jewish assassin operating in Berlin during World War II. Rumberg is a retired U.S. Air Force […]
A new Nintendo Wii video game system is available for use from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Davis Senior Center, 636 A St. Games such as bowling, boxing and virtual skiing and rowing can be played on the Wii system in the back of the center’s lunch room.
Get those grass skirts and leis ready, the Davis Senior Center introduces a new Hula dance class this month from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays. The first class is free to participate. Instructor Helene Otani has danced Hula since she was a child, and has taught for more than 15 years at various senior centers. […]
The Davis Senior Center, at 646 A St., will offer a special two-day spring flower watercolor workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 18-19, for beginning and continuing students. On the first day, students will paint a close-up view in the wet-on-wet style with lots of negative painting and lost-and-found edges, according […]
The Senior Center offers free tax preparation services by experienced volunteers for low- and moderate-income individuals. Appointments will continue through Wednesday, April 13. Appointments, which are each one hour long, can be made by calling the office at (530) 757-5696. Appointments are available during the following times: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, 1 to 5 […]
The Davis Senior Center and Senior Citizens of Davis will present “Opa! Greek Food and Fun!” from 11:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12. Tickets are $10 per person, $8 for SCD members. Admission includes Greek food, entertainment and raffle prizes. Attendees are encouraged to bring quarters to take part in a special bidding raffle, […]
A St. Patrick’s Day celebration is planned at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The party includes coffee, tea and dessert as well as musical entertainment by fiddlers from the Waldorf School. To reserve a spot for this free event, call (530) 757-5696.
Immersion Reality Education of Salida will present the Dementia Reality Tour on Saturday, March 19, at Palm Gardens, 240 Palm Ave., Woodland. This event, which is free to the public, will run every 20 minutes between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Each session will last 35 minutes. “True understanding comes not only from education but […]
Whitney Reed and Bryan Ireland, both of San Diego, were married on Oct. 22, 2010, at the beach in Mission Bay, San Diego. The bride is the daughter of Dave Reed and Sheryl Cambron, both of Davis. She is a 2003 graduate of Davis High School. She graduated from San Diego State University in 2007. […]
Weight Watchers meetings take place weekly in Davis. Redwood Park, 1111 Anderson Rd.: Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Physical Edge, 1460 Drew Ave., Suite 200: Wednesdays at 9 a.m.
A new Weight Watchers program that focuses on healthier choices may help tip the scale for those struggling to keep the pounds off. After 13 years of the original points program, Points Plus launched in late November. Watching their weight in a whole new way, members on Points Plus are now looking at total fiber, […]