Waldorf School presents parenting lecture

Kim John Payne, an author and family consultant, will give a parenting lecture titled “Soul of Discipline” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. His appearance is sponsored by the Davis Waldorf School. A donation of $5 to $10 will be collected at the door. […]

UC Davis School of Nursing hosts information night

An information session for prospective students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is planned from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the UC Davis Health System’s Education Building, 4610 X St., Room 1222, in Sacramento. Faculty, staff and current students will be on hand to answer questions about the school’s master […]

Spend ‘after hours’ with Peterson

Nestware, a downtown Davis boutique featuring home decor and fanciful gifts, will host “After Hours with Nancy Peterson” from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at 207 F St. Guests will be treated to refreshments, a drawing, and time to meet Peterson, who is seeking a seat on the Davis Board of Education in November. Donations […]

First tour of the season set at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area

The Yolo Basin Foundation docents will lead a free public tour of the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to noon. October can be one of the best birding months of the year at the Wildlife Area, with many species migrating to the area for the winter. Songbird activity is […]

Winters ag tour features walnuts, hops, vegetables

Three farms owned by Craig and Julie McNamara — Sierra Orchards, Heron Hopyard and Free Spirit Farm — will be the focus of an ag exploration tour offered Wednesday, Oct. 17, by the Winters Chamber of Commerce. Participants will start the day with pastries and beverages at 9 a.m. at Steady Eddy’s, 5 Main St. […]

New UC Davis Honey Center hosts debut event

If you want to learn more about bees, honey and pollination, then you’ll want to attend the debut event of the newly formed Honey and Pollination Center at UC Davis. Themed “Bounty of Pollination: More Than Just Honey,” the event is set from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in the Silverado Vineyards Sensory […]

Stitchers will learn how to create prairie lace

The Valley Oak Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Agnes Nilsen will teach prairie lace, otherwise known as chicken scratch embroidery, a type of needle lace used to embellish gingham, popular in the 1930s for […]

Linux users get a hands-on demonstration

On Monday, Oct. 15, the Linux Users’ Group of Davis will host a presentation on, and demonstration of, CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machining with Linux: how one can mill and route materials, and even print circuit boards, at home. Attendees will get a chance to take home their own engraved/machined object. The meeting, which is free and open to […]

‘It’s never too late to pursue your dreams’

Some people hit the dreaded 4-0 and submit to a half-hearted celebration with some black balloons. Others, like Davis resident Heidy Kellison, take action. Says Kellison, who writes The Enterprise’s “Personal Shopper column, “When you turn 40, you kind of re-evaluate what you’re doing in your life.” Kellison had been a jazz dancer through high school […]

Oct. 25 is deadline for Covell, Brinley nominations

Details What: Nominations for Davis’ top citizen honors When: Due by 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 How: Submit to Judy Wydick at jjwydick@dcn.org or 2620 Corona Drive, Davis, CA 95616 Info: Call Wydick at 530-756-1171 Nominations are still being sought for Davis’ top citizen honors — the C.A. Covell Award (Citizen of the Year) and the A.G. […]

University Farm Circle hosts its annual tea

Members and prospective members are invited to the annual tea of University Farm Circle from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center at UC Davis. An affiliation with the university is not required. Reservations are not necessary and there is no charge. Parking costs $7. At the tea, […]

Get first dibs on plant sale inventory on Saturday

Plant lovers can get first choice of the Friends of the Arboretum’s fall 2012 plant sale inventory at a show and sale Saturday. Members of the Friends and the Davis Botanical Society will be admitted from 9 to 11 a.m. and the general public will be admitted from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the […]

Save the date for Farmers Market Fall Festival

Break out the Halloween costumes early for the Davis Farmers Market Fall Festival, planned from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. This free family event includes a Kids Costume Parade, sponsored by Sutter Davis Hospital, at 11 a.m. on the Oak Tree Deck, plus craft and […]

Yolo Community Foundation affiliates with Sacramento group

Donors, board members and advisory circle members of the Yolo Community Foundation met this month with officers and board members of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation to formally acknowledge and celebrate the completed affiliation agreement between the two organizations. “We are so pleased to have this agreement in place and it took a long time […]