* “How to help your kids manage stress and anxiety” is the topic of the first installment in the Davis Parent University lecture series. Developmental and behavioral pediatrician Stephen Nowicki and DJUSD director of student services Pam Mari will be the featured speakers and will be followed by break-out sessions facilitated by school district counselors. The event is from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Harper Junior High School multipurpose room, 4000 E. Covell Blvd. For more information, contact Jodi Liederman at email@example.com.
* Norwood 4-H club’s December meeting will is at 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Holmes Junior High School, 1220 Drexel Drive. There will be a gift exchange and a STEAC collection. The theme is holiday attire.
Wednesday, Dec. 12
* The César Chávez Student Council is sponsoring a used book sale on Wednesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for the public to help raise funds for new lunch tables and other school activities. More than 5,000 gently-used quality books, CDs and DVDs for children and adults will be available at reasonable prices. All soft cover picture books and kids chapter books will be 25 cents and hard-cover books $1. For more information, contact Sara Caulfield at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kathy Roggenbuck at email@example.com.
Friday, Dec. 21
* Today is the deadline for the city of Davis Golden Heart Award nominations. The awards, created to honor Davis student Andrew Mockus, who died in 1992, recognize local teens for outstanding service to their community or for overcoming significant personal challenges. To nominate a teen, download a nomination form at http://www.davisteenscene.org. Nomination forms are due in the Community Services office, 600 A St., Suite C, by 5 p.m. Forms may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Youth in grades 7-12 are eligible for the awards and may be nominated in either the service or personal challenge category. For more information, call the Community Services Department at 530-757-5626 or visit http://www.davisteenscene.org.