* All 4-H members are welcome to attend at 4-H meeting beginning at 6 p.m. in the Holmes Junior High School multipurpose room, 1220 Drexel Drive.
* The sophomore class at Da Vinci Charter Academy invites the community to the annual World War I Museum Night & Open House from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the school, 1400 E. Eight St. Admission is free and all are welcome.
* Davis Parent University Lecture Series continues with a program on understanding and preventing drug and alcohol use. “How to Help Your Kids Say No” takes place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the Brunelle Performance Hall, 315 W 14th St. Speakers include Dean Blumberg, adolescent and family programs manager at Kaiser Permanente SF, and Jon Daily, author of “How to Help Your Child Become Drug Free.” Tickets are free but must be printed in advance at http://helpyourkidssayno.bpt.me. The program is presented by the Davis Community-Wide K-12 Parent Education Collaborative.
* The city of Davis Community Services Division, together with the UC Davis Department of Campus Recreation, invites families to visit the seventh annual Children’s Summer Activity Faire from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. The fair will showcase summer activities presented by more than a dozen local organizations. For more information, call the Community Services Office at 530-757-5626 or visit www.cityofdavis.org.
Friday, March 15
* The Annual Father-Daughter Dance benefiting the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at the El Macero Country Club. Tickets are $35 for dinner, dessert and dancing and may be purchased at the dental offices of James Meinert, 604 Third St.; The Avid Reader, 605 Second St.; or at El Macero Country Club. Dress is formal and a photographer will be available for pictures.
Saturday, March 16
* Spend an hour learning about dreams at “Night Time Dreams,” sponsored by the city of Davis. The event is at 2 p.m. in the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets are $7 general and $5 for children in advance at the Community Services office, 600 A St., Suite C; Armadillo Music, 205 F St.; or The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. Tickets are $8 at the door. For more information, call 530-757-5626.
Tuesday, March 19
* Harper Junior High School hosts its annual open house, featuring food trucks and live music performed in the quad by students. Food trucks, including Fuzion Eatz, Addison’s Originals and Off the Mapp Espresso, will donate a portion of proceeds to Harper. Food will be for sale beginning at 5:45 p.m.; the open house gets under way at 7 p.m. The community is welcome to stop by and learn more about the school, 4000 E. Covell Blvd.
* Children can spend part of spring break in the gym during the city of Davis Spring Fling Gym & Dance Camp, taking place April 1-5, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Civic Center Gym, 23 Russell Blvd. The cost is $71 per child, and children should bring lunch to camp every day. For more information or to register, contact the Community Services Department at 530-757-5626.
* Children ages 6 to 12 can take a Spring Break Safari featuring games, arts and crafts, cooking, indoor and outdoor activities and field trips from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 1-5. The cost is $150 per child, with activities taking place at the Community Pool building in Community Park. For more information or to register, contact the Community Services Department at 530-757-5626.
* Youth ages 11 to 15 can receive baby-sitter training from the American Red Cross during a weekend-long session at the Community Pool Building at Community Park. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday and the session costs $150. Register with the city of Davis Community Services Department by calling 530-757-5626 or visit http://community-services.cityofdaivs.org
Friday, April 12
* Students in grades 7-9 are invited to a junior high dance from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased in advance at the Community Services Department, 600 A St., Suite C. For more information, call 530-757-5626.