Saturday, Jan. 25
The Davis Baseball Academy will conduct player assessments/tryouts for its U13/14 squad on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Davis High School varsity field. Players who are 13 years old as of April 30, 2014 — or younger — are eligible for the tryout, which will determine the level at which that athlete should compete. As of Aug. 31, the team will compete at the 14-year-old level. Players will be evaluated by a group that includes coach Kevin Keefer as well as other college and high school coaches and pro players and scouts. If there are enough players, two teams will be assembled. Tryouts for younger teams — players ages 10 through 12 — will come next month and will be posted at www.davisbaseballacademy.com. For more information, contact Keefer at 916-717-1914 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Jan. 29
The city’s annual Teen Job Skills Workshop takes place from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Learn how to apply, interview and get a job with the city of Davis Community Services Department or another employer. For more information, call 530-757-5626.
Learn how to deal with head lice and prevent future breakouts at a parent information program sponsored by Davis Parent University and the Patwin Elementary School PTA. Rebecca Fowler, an experienced health care worker from Napa Lice Patrol, will discuss prevention and treatment techniques. The event takes place from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Patwin Elementary multipurpose room, 2222 Shasta Drive. It is free and open to the public. Contact Shelley Dowling, Patwin parent education representative, at email@example.com for more information.
Tickets for the 2014 Davis Grad Night Celebration are still available for purchase online through the Davis Grad Night website at http://groups.dcn.org/davisgradnight/tickets. Scholarship tickets are also available through school counselors. Grad Night gives graduates of all four Davis high schools — Davis, Da Vinci, King and the Davis School for Independent Study — a fun, safe and sober way to celebrate completion of their high school education. For the past 28 years, Davis graduates have been enjoying this event, which includes music, dancing, casino games, outdoor activities, shows and a huge raffle, with plenty of food and refreshments. Nearly 90 percent of graduates attend each year. Tickets are $90, which covers the cost of all activities, food and drinks for the entire evening.
Also, dig out that kindergarten picture of your senior to be sure they are included in the awesome “Kinder Wall” at Grad Night — send your pictures (copies are OK) with graduate’s names on the back, to: Sandy Langley at 2026 Klee Place, Davis 95618. Please provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you would like the photo returned.