DHS drama department presents ‘Tartuffe’

Just the ticket What: DHS drama department production of ‘Tartuffe,’ a fundraiser for the thespians’ summer trip to the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and March 15-17; 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. Tickets: $15 general, $10 students; at the door or […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,

Prostate cancer questions answered

William H. Hoch, M.D., a clinical professor of urology with the UC Davis Health System, will lead a roundtable discussion, “Questions and Answers About Prostate Cancer,” at the March 12 meeting of the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group. Hoch, who has been board-certified in urology since 1978, sees patients in UC Davis Medical Group offices […]

March 07, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Kaiser to offer eye screenings for free cataract surgeries

For the 17th consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente physicians and staff in Sacramento will offer screenings for area residents who may be eligible for free cataract surgeries that will be performed this spring. The screenings will take place Saturday, April 14, at the Kaiser Permanente Point West Medical Offices, 1650 Response Road, Sacramento. The surgeries are […]

March 14, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

India Association of Davis celebrates Holi

India Association Davis will celebrate Holi, an Indian cultural event known as Festival of Colors, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Rainbow City picnic area in Davis’ Community Park. Nearly 100 Indian community members are expected to attend. The association will provide the color to play Holi as well as lunch and […]

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Davis School for Independent Study has openings for students

The Davis School for Independent Study will host three more information meetings for secondary students (grades 7-12) interested in enrolling this academic year. Parents and students who also want to find out more about independent study for fall enrollment are invited. The parent/student information meeting is the first required step in enrolling at DSIS, 526 B […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Restorative justice is focus of film, talk

A film screening and discussion about restorative justice are planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Davis Friends Meeting House, 445 L St. in Davis. “Beyond Conviction,” tells the story of three crime victims on a journey toward healing and resolution. The film follows participants in a pioneering program run by the state […]

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Spend an evening at the Coconut Grove

Local residents are invited to enjoy jazz entertainment and a dinner catered by Dos Coyotes at the annual “An Evening at the Coconut Grove” fundraiser for the Davis High School bands. The event runs from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Emerson Junior High Indoor Commons, 2121 Calaveras Ave. in Davis. The award-winning DHS […]

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Measure C campaigners will gather

The Yes for Our Students campaign, which supports Measure C, will host an Election Night party beginning at 7 p.m. at the home of Kim Eichorn, 631 Rutgers Drive in Davis. All supporters of Measure C are welcome; for more information go to yesforourstudents.org. The No on Measure C campaign will meet for its party […]

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UC Davis actors give a modern twist to Lorca’s famous play

Check it out What: “The House of Bernarda Alba,” based on translation by Chay Yew, written by Federico García Lorca and directed by UC Davis Granada Artist-in-Residence Juliette Carrillo When: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 8-18 Where: Main Theatre, Wright Hall, UCD Tickets: $17/$19 general, $12/$14 students, children and seniors; www.mondaviarts.org; (530) 754-2787 […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Theater | Tagged ,

Family history seminar helps search roots

“Unlocking Our Family Treasures” is the theme of the seventh annual African-American Family History Seminar, which runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Sacramento. The seminar is sponsored by Sacramento Council Member Bonnie Pannell, the California Black Chamber of Commerce, the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau Juneteenth Committee and the Church of Jesus […]

March 07, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Mike Justis Band featured at Happy Thursday

Come celebrate Happy Thursday, the weekly happy hour event at Rominger West Winery, featuring discounted wine by the glass, catering by Stone Soup and lively tunes by the Mike Justis Band. The winery is at 4602 Second St., Suite 4, in Davis. Happy Thursday runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. each week. The second Thursday of […]

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Deffner plays organ recital at Davis Community Church

Mozart called the pipe organ the “king of instruments,” if not for its impressive power, perhaps for the wide range of its sounds and the resulting capability to convey a wide breadth of emotion and mood. Calling his program “High Drama on the Keyboard,” David Deffner will perform evocative music in his organ recital at […]

March 13, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Connors’ watercolors on exhibit at I-House

In 2006, Davis artist Matt Connors, decided to sketch and paint his favorite places in and around Davis. “Things seem to change so rapidly, that I wanted to capture scenes and give them a permanency,” said the 74-year-old artist. Six years later, Connors completed hundreds of sketches and paintings and selected a sampling for his […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

City offers fitness, golf and clutter-clearing classes

The city of Davis offers a slate of adult special-interest classes in March, providing a chance to learn a new skill and meet new people. * Body Blast, a high calorie-burning class, alternates strength training exercises with high-energy aerobic activities for two workouts in one. Instructor Ali Loge will lead various exercises (jump rope, resistance bands, […]

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