Tour de Cluck swag, raffle tickets on sale

Tour de Cluck tickets are sold out, but T-shirts and caps will be offered for sale at the Tour de Cluck booth at Saturday’s Davis Farmers Market in Central Park, Fourth and C streets in downtown Davis. These limited-edition signature items were snapped up in just a few days last year, so event organizers urge […]

Enjoy a ‘Moonlight Cabaret’ at Senior Center

Senior Citizens of Davis and the Davis Dance Club will present their inaugural event together, a “Moonlight Cabaret,” from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for a night of dancing and entertainment. Refreshments, appetizers and door prizes will be provided by […]

Cello duo to play tangos on Thursday

Tango Twosome, a duo featuring local cellists Patricia Valentine and Priscilla Hawkins, will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, 630 G St., Davis. Listeners can order dinner or a drink as the two cellists perform an assortment of tangos, blues, jazz and folk.

‘Boots, Bags & Bikinis’ at the Pence Gallery

It’s wonderful when one passing comment from an artist hits you as a summary of a whole exhibit. While visiting Melissa Woodburn’s studio, she said, “My work is really about trying to capture the female psyche.” Woodburn is one of three Marin artists whose work delves into the intimate nature of female beauty and identity, […]

Seniors celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Senior Citizens of Davis will host a Cinco de Mayo celebration at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. This year’s celebration will feature the music of Mariachi Mi Tierra from Sacramento and a lunch catered by Atria Covell Gardens. Luncheon tickets are available through Friday, May 6, for […]

Residents can exchange mowers in May

Yolo and Solano County residents can celebrate Clean Air Month in May with the purchase of a green lawn mower in a regional mower exchange program. A limited number of cordless, rechargeable mowers are available for a reduced price when a gas-powered mower is turned in. Participants must first register in the program to reserve […]

Putah Creek committee celebrates 10 years

The Lower Putah Creek Coordinating Committee will celebrate its tenth anniversary from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Winters Community Center, 201 Railroad Ave. The event will feature maps and exhibits of Putah Creek restoration, past and present, and will discuss where the restoration will go in years to come. The public […]

‘Peter Pan’ auditions set May 16-17

Davis Musical Theatre Company’s Young Performers’ Theatre will conduct auditions for “Peter Pan, a New Musical Adventure” at 4:30 p.m. May 16 and 17, with callbacks on Wednesday, May 18. Performances will run July 15-24. This journey to Neverland will be under the direction of Emily Jo Seminoff and M.J. Seminoff, with musical direction by […]

Craft Center showcases paintings, jewelry

The Craft Center Gallery at UC Davis presents oil paintings and custom jewelry by Andrew Dorn, who teaches precious metalsmithing at the Craft Center, opening Friday and continuing through June 3. Located in the South Silo Building on the UC Davis campus, the gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. […]

Secret Garden Bird Walk still has openings

Space is still available for the Secret Garden Bird Walk scheduled for Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. Guests are invited to visit a beautiful private garden and take a guided bird walk along a secluded stretch of Putah Creek in this benefit event for Putah Creek Council. The Kusch family’s two-acre garden is filled […]

Moyle leads fundraising tour along Putah Creek

The Putah Creek Council’s “Watershed Wonders” series continues with a tour of the creek’s hidden places on Sunday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fish expert Peter Moyle, a professor at UC Davis, will lead this exclusive tour of Putah Creek. Participants will travel the length of the lower Putah Creek corridor from […]

Pets of the week

Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Nelly (No. 93829), a 2-year-old female spayed tortoiseshell short-haired cat. “She is a very sweet cat and just melts with loving attention,” according to the shelter. Also hoping for a […]

DPNS offers two free workshops

Davis Parent Nursery School will offer two parent classes this month that are open to the public. * “Building Blocks of Parenting for Social Justice” will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 9, at DPNS, 426 W. Eighth St. in Davis. Parents and social justice educators Catrina Wagner and Laurie Stillman will partner […]

Say thanks to a teacher with a ticket to tea

Have you thanked a teacher lately? A perfect opportunity is coming up later this month. T(ea) is for Teachers is an appreciation tea to honor teachers and support Tech Trek, a summer camp to introduce junior high school girls to math and science careers. Sierra Marie and Megan Yamoah from Holmes Junior High have received […]