Want to meet kids from around the world, right here in Davis? The Center for International Education at UC Davis Extension will offer that opportunity through a new summer program for kids ages 12-17. “We see this as a wonderful opportunity for the children of international scholars and faculty on campus to learn more about […]
Several lifeguard recertification and water rescue courses will be offered by the city of Davis in April. A Lifeguard Challenge course on Sunday, April 1, will give participants the opportunity to renew their lifeguard certification without having to retake the whole course. Students will be tested on all the necessary lifesaving skills taught in the […]
The city of Davis offers many class options for those seeking to stay fit and healthy. “Yoga Meditation” will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, April 2 to May 14, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. This class explores yoga as a mediation in movement, poses flowing with the breath, and awareness centered […]
Need some filing tips for all that paperwork stacking up? Want to learn how to treat an injured dog? The city of Davis will offer several adult special interest classes starting in April. A choral class runs from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 10 to May 10, at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, […]
The next Kaffeehausgespräch, the monthly open salon in German and English, will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Konditorei, 2710 E. Fifth St. in Davis. Admission is free. The topic is “Favorite texts? Literature and daily life.” Guests are invited to bring a favorite poem, song lyrics or novel. The discussion can be […]
Professor Lisa Randall of Harvard University, one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people, will give a public lecture in the ARC Ballroom on the UC Davis campus at 8 p.m Tuesday, April 17. Her talk will be based on her book, “Knocking on Heaven’s Door,” which explores the role of science in our lives. […]
Curious about Waldorf preschool? The Davis Waldorf School, 3100 Sycamore Lane, will host a “Morning in the Preschool” on Saturday, at which parents and children will enjoy typical activities in the early childhood classroom. Children age 2-3 will enjoy creative play, prepare and eat a small snack and see a finger play. Parents will be […]
Local residents are invited to learn about the wildflowers that adorn Putah Creek and the birds that call the creek home on Saturday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to noon. This educational hike and fundraising event for the Putah Creek Council will be led by plant ecologist Michael Barbour and wildlife ecologist Melanie Truan. Participants […]
Davis Enterprise photographer Wayne Tilcock won first place for his photo of the pepper-spraying of Occupy UC Davis protesters on the UCD Quad last November in the annual competition held by the San Francisco Bay Area Press Photographers Association. Tilcock competed in the category of Occupy Wall Street Movement photography, in which photographers from Reuters, […]
By David Mays Milagres is Portuguese for “miracle” — and it’s nearly a miracle the Brooklyn-based quintet by that name found itself touring the country right now — including a stop Friday night at Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St., Suite E, in downtown Davis. That’s because the group’s lead singer and songwriter, Kyle Wilson, […]
Denicia Morns and Mason Heard, second-graders in Kurt Yeaman’s class at North Davis Elementary School, jump rope under the eaves last week during the school’s “Jump Rope for Heart” event, which benefited the American Heart Association. Students all over campus were jumping rope, wherever they could find a place sheltered from the rain.
A phone number to express interest in living at the New Harmony project under construction in South Davis was transposed in a recent Davis Enterprise story. The correct number is (888) 453-8404, ext. 226.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down an appeal from a Christian sorority and fraternity challenging California State University’s refusal to provide funding and other campus benefits to student groups that exclude members of other religions. CSU denies official recognition and funding to student organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin and sexual orientation. […]
SACRAMENTO (AP) — A storm-weakened tree crashed down on a house, killing a sleeping 8-year-old girl, as a fierce winter storm blew through California over the weekend, leaving thousands without power Monday. The 100-foot-tall fir tree hit a home in the Northern California town of Arnold early Sunday, killing Haley Verzani in her bedroom, authorities […]