The Davis Food Co-op has opened enrollment to Davis public schools for its “Carrots in the Classroom” program. Started in 2001, Carrots in the Classroom offers free classroom visits to provide hands-on lessons in cooking, storytelling, breathing and movement, the 4Rs and farms and food.
Davis’ 4H programs will host an informational meeting at 7 p.m. at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. The event will provide information about all three Davis 4H clubs — Golden Valley, Norwood and West Plainfield — and what 4H is all about. Kids ages 5 to 19 can join.
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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.
Fairytale Town in Sacramento presents the 12th annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival featuring guest authors and illustrators, storytelling performances, hands-on literacy activities, a book fair and more. The two-day festival, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, is free to the public. For more information, visit http://www.fairytaletown.org or call 916-808-7462. Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento.
The Sacramento-Davis chapter of Amigos de las Americas will host an informational meeting from 1 to 4 p.m. at Shriners Hospital, 2425 Stockton Blvd., in Sacramento. Families are invited to learn more about the program, which sends high school students on service-oriented trips to Latin America during the summer. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.