Kids between the ages of one and 12 are invited to Friday Night Live from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the city of Davis Gymnastics and Dance Center. For a $5 fee, children can work on gymnastics skills, jump on the trampoline and more. Gymnastics and dance staff will be available for coaching questions, supervision and fun. Children under four must be supervised on the gym floor by a parent or guardian. For more information, call 530-757-5626.
The Stephens Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th St., welcomes readers to an Electronic Petting Zoo from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Children’s Activity Room. Come to the library and try out downloadable eAudiobooks and eBooks using OverDrive, the library’s digital lending library. Compare electronic devices and eReaders including Amazon’s Kindle Touch and DX, Barnes & Noble’s Nook Simple Touch, Apple’s iPad and iPhone, Sony’s e-Reader and the Android Galaxy Tablet. No reservations are required. The Electronic Petting Zoo is recommended for adults and children over 10. For more information, contact Joan Tuss at 530-757-5588 or [email protected]
Saturday and Sunday
Become the best babysitter on the block with American Red Cross babysitter training. Learn the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children, including child and infant CPR, rescue breathing, choking rescue, preventing disease transmission and first aid, as well as basic child-care skills like diapering and feeding, handling bedtime and discipline and more. Participants must be between the ages of 11 and 15. Training takes place Saturday and Sunday at the Community Pool Building from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and costs $150 per person. For more information, contact the city of Davis at 530-757-5626.
A new library group for sixth- through ninth-graders is meeting on Sunday from 3:30 to 4:30 in the staff room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. The group will help the library create a “tween” bookshelf and space for books that appeal to this age group. For more information, email Jennifer Borenstein at [email protected]
Through Feb. 28
Attention high school juniors: The Rotary Club is sponsoring Camp Venture, a training and motivational summer camp for juniors interested in pursuing a career in business, particularly as entrepreneurs. The camp will be at CSU Maritime Academy in June. At the camp, students will meet with experienced business people and meet other students who have similar interests. The deadline to apply is February 28. For more information and an application, go to the Davis High School Career Center.