* The city of Davis hosts a Halloween dance for junior high school students from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased at the Community Services Office, 600 A St. To be admitted to the dance, students must have a ticket, a school ID and a 2012-2013 medical form in hand or on file. Students will be supervised by 18 adults employed by the city of Davis. All entrances and exits are monitored and students are not allowed to leave early unless a parent is present. For more information, contact the Community Services Department at 530-757-5626 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, Oct. 26
* Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to the city’s annual gymnastics Monster Mash from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Civic Center Gym, 23 Russell Blvd. Dinner is provided and participants will enjoy a spooky obstacle course, games, crafts and Halloween treats. The cost is $26 and space is limited. Sign up by calling the Community Services Department at 530-757-5626, online at www.cityofdavis.org or in person at 600 A St., Suite C.
* Today is the deadline to enter the city of Davis’ 2012 Teen Photo Contest, “Through the Lens of a Teen.” Submissions are due to the Community Services Office, 600 A St., by 5 p.m. The contest is open to all Davis teens in grades 7-12. Download the 2012 photo contest entry form and rules at http://www.davisteenscene.org/documents/pdfs/Photo-Contest-Entry-Form.pdf. A reception and gallery show featuring all entries will be at the Stephens Branch Library on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 3
* Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to bring their dolls to a special dance and tea party hosted by the city. Participants will explore basic jazz, tap and ballet, dance with their dolls and finish up with a tea party. The event takes place at the Civic Center Gym from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $18. Register by phone at 530-757-5626, online at www.cityofdavis.org or in person at 600 A St., Suite C.