* Davis Parent Nursery School hosts its annual Children’s Bazaar from 8 a.m. to noon at 426 W. Eighth St. Shop for new and gently used children’s items, including clothing, toys, books, furniture and more. Donations for the bazaar are welcome and can be dropped off at the same location between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Sunday, Oct. 13
* Children ages 6 to 13 are invited to the Davis High School Cheer Clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. in the DHS Old Gym. Participants will learn cheers, jumps, tumbling and dance and will receive a T-shirt, a free ticket to the Oct. 18 DHS football game and a chance to join DHS cheerleaders on the field and perform. The cost is $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Contact Megan Hupe at 530-753-0424 or [email protected]
Tuesday, Oct. 15
* Teens and parents are invited to “Get Organized for Success” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E 14th St. Ashley Meyers, a Davis High alumna and professional organizer, will teach teens how to organize their personal spaces and manage their time for optimum success. Participants are asked to bring a smartphone, tablet or laptop if they have one. Space is limited but seats can be reserved at the library or by calling 530-757-5598 or emailing [email protected]
Wednesday, Oct. 16
* Come view the seminal documentary “Race to Nowhere” at the Brunelle Performance Hall, 315 W. 14th St., beginning at 7:30 p.m. The film challenges viewers to think about how children are prepared for success. A 2010 showing of the film in Davis drew more than 500 people. This showing is sponsored by the Davis High School PTA and a panel of school counselors will discuss the film after the viewing. For more information, contact Jennifer Creinen at [email protected]
Wednesday, Oct. 23
* Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. is the deadline for applications for the city’s teen services grants. Funding is allocated to a variety of programs and services for teens, including mentorship and leadership skills. Organizations must meet funding eligibility criteria and follow funding guidelines. For more information and the application packet, visit http://community-services.cityofdavis.org/teens/teen-services-grant-program or contact Anne Marquez at [email protected] or 530-747-5864.
Friday, Oct. 25
* Children ages 5-12 are invited to a Gymnastics Monster Mash at the Civic Center Gym, 23 Russell Blvd., from 6 to 9 p.m. The nighttime Halloween party will feature a spooky obstacle course, games, crafts and Halloween goodies. Participants are asked to not come in costume. The cost is $30 per child. For more information or to register, call 530-757-5626 or visit www.cityofdavis.org.
Wednesday, Oct. 30
* Children ages 6 to 8 are invited to spend a “howling” afternoon getting ready for Halloween during the city’s Halloween Haunts program, which takes place from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Guests will enjoy crafts, games, songs, dance and treats and all are encouraged to come in costume. The cost is $27 per child. Call 530-757-5626 or visit www.cityofdavis.org for more information and to register.
Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 2-3
* Youths ages 11 to 15 can receive American Red Cross baby-sitter training during a two-day program at the Community Pool Building in Community Park. Training includes child and infant CPR, choking rescue and first aid. Training hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday and the cost is $150. For more information, contact the Davis Community Services Department at 530-757-5626 or visit www.cityofdavis.org.