Sunday, May 3, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
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What’s happening for youths

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From page A8 | April 15, 2014 |

Wednesday
The community is invited to a free concert by the Davis High School Madrigal Singers and the Advanced Treble Choir performing the repertoire from their recent musical tour in New York City. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. The two choirs were invited to perform as one of a select group from around the country at Avery Fischer Hall at Lincoln Center (home of the New York Philharmonic) over spring break. The musical selections are drawn from the works of famed choir composer and conductor Eric Whitacre and Broadway legend Stephan Schwartz.
Both choirs had the honor of working with Whitacre and Schwartz in intensive rehearsals prior to the concert along with a range of other master classes and events throughout the week.

Friday
Kids between the ages of 1 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 4 must be supervised on the gym floor by a parent or guardian. For more information, call 530-757-5626.

Saturday, April 26
Birch Lane Elementary School will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a party at Davis Community Church’s Fellowship Hall, 421 D St. in downtown Davis. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. and will include appetizers, a dessert buffet and silent and live auctions. Tickets will be $10 and may be purchased at http://blepta.ejoinme.org/atickets or at the door. All proceeds will go toward helping Birch Lane students. For more information, visit www.birchlanepta.org or email Mike Clark at [email protected]

Monday, April 28
Local residents are invited to enjoy a burrito for a great cause between 5 and 8 p.m. at Chipotle, 227 E St. in downtown Davis. Fifty percent of the sales that evening will go toward a technology upgrade at Emerson Junior High School that has been four years in the making. The goal is to raise $1,500 that evening. Supporters must mention Emerson or the Da Vinci Charter Academy when they make their purchases.

May 2-4
Come support Yolo County’s 4-H members who will be showing off their projects at the annual Spring Show at the Yolo County fairgrounds. Youths ages 5 to 19 will be presenting the animals they’ve raised as well as other projects including photography, baking, engineering, rocketry, archery and more.

Saturday, May 3
Support Yolo County’s Center for Families by participating in “Cycle de Mayo,” a benefit bike ride that begins at 8 a.m. in either Davis or Woodland with Plainfield Station serving as a rest stop/party location in between, complete with music and wild bikes on display. Woodland riders depart from Woodland High School, 21 N. West St., and Davis riders depart from Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Advance tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for children over age 12, students and seniors. Children under 12 are free. Order tickets online at http://cycledemayo.brownpapertickets.com. Tickets are $35 and $15 the day of the ride and registration begins at 7:30 a.m. For more information, contact Maria Contreras at 530-753-1125. All participants will receive a Cycle de Mayo backpack and entry to the Plainfield Station party.

Friday, May 9
Kids between the ages of 1 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 4 must be supervised on the gym floor by a parent or guardian. For more information, call 530-757-5626.

Ongoing
* Davis Grad Night 2014 is looking for sponsors to support this year’s big event celebrating Davis’ high school graduates. Donors receive a variety of fabulous publicity, and much gratitude, for their financial support of this treasured Davis tradition. More information is available at http://www.davisgradnight.org/donors. Organizers also are requesting donations of items for the Grad Night raffle as well as food, drinks, boxer shorts and various supplies. For a specific list of items needed, please go to http://www.davisgradnight.org/what-to-donate. Davis Grad Night is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, so most donations will be tax deductible. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

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