Seniors celebrate health and fitness

The Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., will host two events on senior health and wellness next week. At 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, registered dietician and former Senior Center employee Ashley Rosales will give a free presentation on ways to eat well and be active, so that the aging process does not have to […]

Cache Creek Preserve open Saturday

The Jan T. Lowrey Cache Creek Nature Preserve west of Woodland will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Visitors are invited to hike the trails and enjoy the natural beauty of the preserve, at 34199 County Road 20. For more information, contact the Cache Creek Conservancy […]

Genealogy club offers research tips

The Davis Genealogy Club will present “Tips, Tactics and Tools for More Successful Research” at 1 p.m. Monday, May 23, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Speaker Linda Lucky, co-director of the Sacramento Regional Family History Center, applies her 20 years of experience to help researchers bring family trees to life, emphasizing the […]

Baker teaches her final clay class at DAC

Curious about clay? All levels of sculptors and potters ages 16 and up are welcome to join the last spring session of “Wheel & Hand-Building for Teens & Adults” with Clarice Baker at the Davis Art Center. The class takes place Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m., May 31 through June 28. The fee is […]

Longtime DAC clay teacher retires June 3

Current and former students, parents, colleagues and members of the public are invited to a retirement party for Davis Art Center clay teacher Clarice Baker. The party, hosted by DAC staff and Baker’s daughters, Laura Baker-Averett and Liz Webb, begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the Art Center, 1919 F St. Those planning […]

Dance to Mumbo Gumbo at annual fundraiser

The popular band Mumbo Gumbo once again will perform at the annual “Dance for Human Rights” from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11, outdoors at the Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. Funds from the dance support humanitarian groups in El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti. Advance tickets are $15 general and $10 for students, […]

Professor tracks worldwide cocaine boom

An expert on the global flow of cocaine will speak from noon to 2 p.m. Monday in the Andrews Room (2203) of the UC Davis Social Sciences and Humanities Building. The public is welcome. Paul Gootenberg is a professor of history and sociology at Stony Brook University in New York and author of “Andean Cocaine: […]

Hear guitarist at Root Stock

Live music and wine tasting are offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Root Stock, 22 Main St. in downtown Winters. This week, guests will enjoy smooth jazz, rock, pop and classical music by guitarist Doug Martin.

Physician talks about humanitarian work in Ethiopia

Rick Hodes, a physician and humanitarian who has spent nearly 30 years helping care for the poor in Africa, will discuss his work and sign copies of his biography, “This Is a Soul: The Mission of Rick Hodes,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Sacramento. He’ll be at Time Tested Books, 1114 21st St. (between […]

Group will learn to make greeting cards

The Creative Women’s Circle will hold their monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at 1029 Bienville St. in Davis. This month’s meeting will be a hands-on workshop on making greeting cards. For more information, call Phyllis at (530) 601-6401.

‘Two Broadscasting’ hosts ‘Tommy’ cast

Judith Plank, host of the KDRT 95.7 FM radio show “Two Broadscasting,” will interview Broadway veteran and Granada Artist-in-Residence Mindy Cooper from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 20. Cooper is the director of the UCD Theatre and Dance Department’s production of “The Who’s Tommy,” opening Thursday. Also participating in the interview will be performers Alison Sundstrom […]

PFLAG will hear from lawyer

Cecilia Tsang, a Sacramento lawyer who specializes in law concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals, will speak and answer questions at the May meeting of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, in the Fellowship Hall at the United Methodist Church of Davis, 1620 […]

Rummage sale benefits Da Vinci project

Team Blend, a Da Vinci Charter Academy student group, will hold a multi-family rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at 611 Miller Drive. The sale will feature clothing, electronics, furniture, books, toys and more. Team Blend has created a bike-powered blender for the village of Sabana Grande in Nicaragua; the […]

Alumni invited to Applegate family picnic

Applegate Nursery School invites friends and alumni to its end-of-the-year family picnic from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Lutheran Church of the Incarnation, 1701 Russell Blvd. Guests are asked to bring dinner for their family and an appetizer to share. “We would love to see you again!” a school spokeswoman says.