Alternative recreation available for teens

Teens with developmental disabilities are invited to participate in weekly bowling sessions and weekend outings around the community in the city’s Alternative Recreation program for teens. This program is similar to the adult program, but provides a bit more supervision and serves individuals ages 13 to 19. A monthly calendar of events can be found […]

November 08, 2011 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Next Gen correction

Due to incorrect information provided to The Enterprise, the wrong name was given for one of the winners of the Ace of Bakes Contest at Birch Lane Elementary School on last Tuesday’s Next Generation page. Sophia Nachmanoff won the “Special Creativity Award.”

November 08, 2011 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

DHS’s Hub is in the running for top awards

The Davis High School newspaper and website are in the running for two of the top awards in high school journalism. The National Scholastic Press Association has named The HUB newspaper a finalist for its Pacemaker award. The competition is co-sponsored by the Newspaper Association of America Foundation. The NSPA selected the HUB based on […]

November 08, 2011 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Rec Report: Our amazing youth basketball program

By Nick Gallaudet I have had the privilege of working for the city of Davis junior basketball league and basketball camp for six years, and before that, I played in the league as an elementary school student. In all of my years in the junior basketball program, I have played with and coached hundreds of […]

November 08, 2011 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Children’s Secret Store turns focus on eco-friendly, local artists

One of the most popular local holiday traditions is surely the Children’s Secret Store at the Davis Art Center’s annual Holiday Sale. Here, children leave their parents at the door, enter the Secret Store armed with a list and money, and with the help of volunteers, find and purchase gifts for everyone on their list. […]

November 08, 2011 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

Farmers Market showcased in new cookbook

Details What: “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook” by Georgeanne Brennan and Ann M. Evans When: Will be published in March; gift cards redeemable for signed copies may be purchased at the Davis Farmers Market beginning Saturday, Nov. 26 Where: Market booth in Central Park, Fourth and C streets Sneak peek: When The Davis Farmers […]

November 08, 2011 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Where is this robot?

Can you identify the subject and location of this mystery photo? Hint: It was taken somewhere in Davis or on the UC Davis campus. This feature runs occasionally in The Enterprise, highlighting a new location each time.To be entered into a prize drawing, submit your answer to [email protected]; mail it to The Davis Enterprise at […]

November 06, 2011 | Posted in Features | Tagged ,

Roberts to lead Arboretum walk on Wednesday

Join Arboretum Superintendent Emeritus Warren Roberts for a lunchtime stroll in the UC Davis Arboretum on Wednesday. Enjoy the crisp fall weather, explore the pleasures of the autumn garden, and get a little exercise. Meet at noon at the Gazebo, on Garrod Drive on the UC Davis campus. There is no charge for the tour. Parking […]

November 06, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Give it a twist

Using a giant corkscrew to break ground on a new sustainable winery building are, from left, UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi; Jenny (Jackson) Hartford; Laura (Jackson) Giron; Katie Jackson; Neal Van Alfen, dean of the UCD College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Christopher Jackson; and Barbara Banke, chairman and proprietor of Jackson Family Wines and […]

November 06, 2011 | Posted in Food & Drink | Tagged ,

Volunteer needed for Senior Citizens Commission

The city of Davis seeks a resident to serve on its Senior Citizens Commission, which has one vacant seat. This commission advises the City Council on all matters relating to policies and programs that will serve senior citizens in the community. It meets at 2:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month. “By serving on […]

November 04, 2011 | Posted in Seniors | Tagged ,

Talk set on health care decisions, advance care planning

Charley Johnston, RN, BSN, will present a free educational session focusing on health care decisions and the legal documents of advance care planning, on Wednesday, Nov. 30. The talk is at 1:30 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. This interactive session will include a presentation on the process of advance care planning and […]

November 04, 2011 | Posted in Seniors | Tagged ,

December lunch to feature Madrigal Singers

Davis High School’s Madrigal Singers will perform at the Senior Citizens of Davis’ business luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Also at this lunch, SCD will hold elections for its officers — president, treasurer and secretary for the 2012-13 term. Lunch will be catered by Atria […]

November 04, 2011 | Posted in Seniors | Tagged ,

Events planned to honor veterans

A lunch, planned by the Senior Citizens of Davis, will honor veterans — both past and present — at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. After lunch, Steve Swan will present his Las Vegas act, “Perfectly Frank” — an afternoon with the songs of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin and […]

November 04, 2011 | Posted in Seniors | Tagged ,

Senior Citizens of Davis plan Holiday Dinner Dance

The Senior Citizens of Davis will present its annual Holiday Dinner Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The evening features a hosted social with a catered dinner by University Catering at UC Davis and a favorite selection of dance tunes by The Frank Oddo […]

November 04, 2011 | Posted in Seniors | Tagged ,