Sundstrom Hills Winery in Davis will be holding a back-to-school event for Davis school district employees from noon to 4 p.m. at 2744 Del Rio Place, Suite 130. All DJUSD employees will receive a 15 percent discount on bottles of wine and community members who bring and donate school supplies will receive the same discount. Live music will be provided by Brother Jimmie and the New Deal, a band that includes Davis High School teacher Chris Lee and Superintendent Winfred Roberson.
Saturday, Sept. 15
Children and their teddy bears are invited to the second annual Teddy Bear Tea on the lawn of the Gibson House Museum in Woodland. There is one seating, beginning at 11:30 a.m. and tickets are $25 for one adult and one child. Tickets for additional children are $10 each. Proceeds fund tours of the Gibson House museum and grounds by third-graders countywide. For more information, call (530) 666-1045. Tickets may be purchased in Davis at Mother and Baby Source, 714 Second St. or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Sept. 21
Today is the deadline to apply for a spot in the Davis Children’s Nutcracker. Applications are due in the Community Services Department, 600 A St., Suite C, by 5 p.m. The Nutcracker is open to children ages 6 to 12 and the 250 available spots are filled through a lottery. For more information, call (530) 757-5626.
Saturday, Sept. 22
Come celebrate National Gymnastics Day at an open house hosted by the city of Davis gymnastics and dance program. The open house is from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Civic Center Gym, 23 Russell Blvd. All ages are welcome and admission is free.
Become a fully trained babysitter, certified in infant and child first aid and CPR at a two-day program offered by the city of Davis to children ages 11 to 15. The program takes place Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at the Community Pool Building in Community Park. The cost is $125. Register by phone, (530) 757-5626, online at http://www.cityofdavis.org, or in person at 600 A St., Suite C.
Looking to take your garage band or acting troupe to the next level? Students ages 12 to 17 can master the art of stage lighting and sound during a weeklong program at the Veteran’s Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Participants will learn how to program a light board, cable gear to any theater system, run a sound check and more. The class meets Monday through Friday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the cost is $55. Register by phone at (530) 757-5626, online at http://www.cityofdavis.org or in person at 600 A St., Suite C.