Wednesday, January 28, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
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What’s happening for youths

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From page A8 | April 29, 2014 |

Through Friday
Birch Lane Elementary School students are selling plants and vegetables grown by students in the school garden. Lots of heirloom tomatoes and Baker Creek heirloom plants will be available, with all funds benefiting the school’s garden program. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The school is at 1600 Birch Lane. For more information, visit http://birchlanegardens.blogspot.com or https://www.facebook.com/birchlane.gardens.

Friday through Sunday
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
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.

Sunday
The Willett Elemantary School Challenge Club invites the whole Davis community to the school’s annual fun run beginning at 8 a.m. at 1207 Sycamore Lane. There are three distances to choose from, a quarter-mile, a 1-mile and a 5K, with the longer runs going over the pedestrian overpass and through Arroyo Park. Fun activities, food and drinks will be available at the school after the races. Race-day registration fees are $25 for the 5K and $15 for the quarter-mile and 1-mile races. For more information and to see the race routes, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/willett-elementary-family-fun-run-tickets-10984971345.

Ongoing
* Be a part of the excitement, glitz and glam that is Grad Night 2014! Volunteers have planned an amazing event for the graduating seniors from all Davis high schools; to bring this dream to fruition, help is needed. Even if you are not a parent of a high school senior, Grad Night organizers appreciate help from everyone. Openings are available for decorators, check-in helpers, event monitors, poker and black jack dealers, raffle team workers, café workers and security assistants. Choose a shift(s) for Thursday, Friday or Saturday (June 12-14). For more information and to sign up, see http://www.davisgradnight.org/volunteers

* Davis High School’s Blue Devil basketball camp will run from June 16-19 in the gym, 315 W. 14th St. Camp for fourth- and fifth-graders is 8 a.m. to noon; camp for sixth- through eighth-graders is noon to 4 p.m. The camp is designed to have young basketball players learn the fundamentals of the game through drills as well as team and individual competitions. Future Blue Devil basketball players will learn what is necessary for competitive basketball at the next level, while getting to know the program and staff. The registration fee is $100. Go to www.dhsbluedevils.com to download a camp flyer.

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