Kim John Payne, author of the acclaimed book, “Simplicity Parenting,” will give a parenting lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at the Veterans’ Memorial Theatre, 203 E. 14th St., Davis. Payne, an internationally recognized author and counselor, will discuss “how to use the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier, more secure kids.” “Reclaim […]
It all started the summer of 2009 with a trip to the Philippines. A mother and daughter were merely hoping to reconnect with their Filipino heritage, but they returned from the islands with much more than they had anticipated. Zita Demaree, a budget and finance assistant at UC Davis, along with her daughter, Alicia, a […]
The curtain is going up on a big show outside the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. In this case, the curtain is scaffolding all along the building’s south wall, from the ground to the roof. Workers will be removing all of the sandstone — an estimated 50,000 tiles — to repair the waterproofing underneath. […]
The Pence Gallery will hold its annual art auction gala Saturday, Sept. 10, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the gallery, 212 D St. in downtown Davis. Patrons may preview the art beginning Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Art forms available include painting, mosaics, ceramics, photography, textiles and sculpture. Silent bidding begins Saturday […]
Dr. Paula Watts-White, Yolo County Public Health and the Davis school district will team up to run a free Tdap clinic from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday in the multipurpose room at Holmes Junior High School, 1220 Drexel Drive, Davis. A new state law requires students age 11 and older to have a Tdap vaccine prior […]
Local teens will kick off the school year by showing off their music stylings Saturday, Aug. 20, at 8 p.m. in a rock concert at RockBand University, 720 Olive Drive #H. The concert is $5 with performances by Eluminati, Eulogy and Spectrum. The Facebook Event page with more information is http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=229904480378992.
WOODLAND — One of the perks of serving as a Yolo County juror is the endless supply of free coffee. Come next year, that may be a thing of the past. Even seemingly minor expenses such as ground coffee face the chopping block as Yolo Superior Court officials look to offset hundreds of thousands of […]
The Winters Theatre Company will hold auditions for “Fruitcakes,” a comedy by Julian Wiles, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 6-7, at the Winters Community Center, 201 Railroad Ave., Winters. Performances will take place on Nov. 18-19, 25-27 and Dec. 2-4, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Roles are […]
César Chávez Elementary School, 1221 Anderson Road, will have discarded/obsolete textbooks and other materials available for public giveaway starting Thursday evening at Back-to-School Night for the intermediate grades. These books are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Manny Provedor, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, will host a coffee club at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Konditorei Austrian Pastry Cafe, at 2710 E. Fifth St., Davis. The coffee club is an informal gathering that allows Edward Jones financial advisors to provide an update on the stock market and the economy. […]
The UC Davis chapter of the Tzu Chi Foundation will host a free e-waste recycling event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Save Mart, 1900 Anderson Road, Davis. “Get rid of your old TV or broken monitor and make moving a lot easier,” organizers said. “You won’t even have […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other bio-energy proponents are teaming up to bring together municipalities, regulators, public officials, financiers, scientists and key stakeholders to a symposium Sept. 13-14 to identify and help realize options that provide the greatest ecological and municipal benefits for bio-resources such as green waste, food waste and biosolids. The California […]
A recent Monday morning at Explorit Science Center found a pre-kindergarten class experimenting with wheels and axels by racing wooden cars of their own design down a ramp. Nearby first- and second-graders searched high and low for examples of the six different types of simple machines including pulleys, levers, wheels, ramps, wedges and gears. Meanwhile […]
The Davis Flower Arrangers will resume their monthly programs on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at International House, 10 College Park. The program will begin with a short business meeting at 7 p.m., followed by the featured speaker, Leann Castro — a flower designer for Raley’s in Woodland — demonstrating arrangements made with seasonally available flowers. Refreshments […]