The Yolo Audubon Society has rescheduled its bird-watching trip to Yuba County’s rice-growing area with its large populations of wintering waterfowl, shorebirds and ibis. The free field trip will take place Sunday and also will include a tour of grasslands and foothills to look for raptors and other open-country species. If time and weather permit, […]
Patricia R. Wheeler, author of the recently published book, “Cancer: How to Make Survival Worth Living — Coping With Long-Term Effects of Cancer Treatment,” will be the guest speaker at the March 10 meeting of the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group. Wheeler, a Woodland Community College adjunct professor of philosophy who wrote her book in […]
It was the Saturday of Presidents Day weekend in February and Gwyn Bruch was facing a tough decision.
The longtime Davis High School drama teacher had scheduled a full day of rehearsals for the Monday holiday, when students from Davis and Da Vinci high schools would be preparing for the annual spring play scheduled to open in less than a month at the Brunelle Performance Hall.
Auditions had already been held, roles long since cast, and students were busy memorizing their lines, preparing the set, even selling tickets.
The Davis Permaculture Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Conference Room at the Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. All are welcome to hear a presentation about year-around harvesting from edible landscaping. Don Shor, owner of Redwood Barn Nursery, will share his knowledge about sustainable growing practices for growing perennial and annual […]
The Management Committee of the local Sierra Club Yolano Group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at the home of Pam Nieberg, 3010 Loyola Drive in Davis. The agenda will include discussions of oil rail car traffic through Davis and updates on the status of the proposed wind turbine at the […]
The starting time for the Yolo County Women’s History Month Luncheon — scheduled for Thursday at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East St. in Woodland — will be 11 a.m., not 11:30 a.m., as was publicized. The Women’s History Month committee apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused. The luncheon is sold […]
The musical talents of Narayan and Janet will be featured at Sunday’s noon service at the Center for Spiritual Living, 1715 Anderson Road in Davis. “Music for peace, goodwill and the celebration of life” is how the couple describe their sound. Their “positive vibes” music lifts and transforms energy in concert venues and private gatherings […]
The nation and the world have made enormous strides in improving air quality in the 20th century. However, new research is arising that challenges the conventional wisdom and throws into question current air quality regulations for the 21st century. UC Davis professor emeritus Tom Cahill will present examples from as close as your kitchen and […]
Congregation Bet Haverim presents its annual Purim Carnival on Sunday, March 16, at the synagogue, and the public is invited to join in the fun. Bet Haverim is at 1715 Anderson Road in Davis. The carnival will be open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Approximately two dozen games and activities for children of all […]
Potential improvements to the Richards Boulevard underpass from Olive Drive to First Street are the subject of a public meeting planned for Saturday, March 15, at the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. in downtown Davis. The meeting will run from 1 to 3 p.m. The city of Davis is partnering with three local business […]
An all-day seminar on the Constitution of the United States will take place Saturday in Davis. The program is provided by the National Center for Constitutional Studies and is called “The Making of America: The Founders’ Principles of Liberty and the Meaning of the Constitution.” It is sponsored by The Avid Reader and We the […]
Happiness is a warm blanket, made with love! If you enjoy quilting, knitting or sewing, come to Project Linus’ gathering from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Volunteers make blankets for children in the community who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need. Those who attend the March […]
The next Davis Community Men’s Talk Circle will be Wednesday, March 12, from 7 to 9:15 p.m. at International House, 10 College Park in Davis. All men ages 18 years and older are welcome; admission to these monthly events is free. “We know there is great benefit from talk that is structured and safe, allowing men […]
The ALS Association’s Greater Sacramento Chapter is the recipient of the Odd Fellows’ next Second Sunday bingo fundraiser, planned for Sunday, March 9. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The ALS Association is the national […]