Rose Club’s meeting Saturday is a stroll through historic garden

The Woodland Library Rose Club will hold its September meeting Saturday morning in the Leake Room of the Woodland Public Library, 250 First St. Members and visitors are invited at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments. The meeting will begin at 9:45 a.m. with a presentation by Judy Eitzen, of the American Rose Society. In keeping with […]

Save the summer harvest for winter

This is a time of abundance for gardeners, a time to reap, to share and to save some of the harvest for the winter and next spring. Among the three most popular ways to preserve the garden’s bounty are two of the most ancient, drying and freezing, and the most recent, canning. Pickling, fermenting and […]

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From field to fork: Ikedas offers a lot of local produce

I recently dropped by Ikedas, the large farm stand off the Mace Boulevard exchange on I-80, a few hundred yards to the north. Apologies for being so site specific. However, some Davisites on the western outskirts of our fair burg might be asking, “Huh? Where?” I’d come for local corn and wasn’t disappointed — four […]

What’s happening for youths

Monday, September 12 Families interested in joining 4H should attend an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 14th St. Information about the three 4H clubs in Davis and the many activities they offer will be provided. For more information, contact Claire Phillips at [email protected] Tuesday, September 13 The Golden Valley 4H club […]

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Girl Scout brings comforts of home to transitional housing program

Livia Morris has always had a social conscience. As a young girl, her mom says, Livia never passed a homeless person without saying hello. “She was never afraid,” Cyllene Morris said. “She would say, ‘Hi,’ and ask me to buy them food.” So it’s no surprise that when it came time to work on her […]

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Troop leaves its mark far and wide

Top 5 kids: Facts about Girl Scouts 1. The first Girl Scout troop was started by Juliette Gordon Low in Savannah, Ga., on March 12, 1912 2. Today, there are 3.2 million Girl Scouts (girls and adult leaders) in the United States 3. In Davis, 655 girls from kindergarten through high school are registered Girl Scouts 4. Famous American Girl […]

Review medications with a pharmacist

Bring all your medications, vitamins and supplements for an individual review and consultation with a pharmacist on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. “Are you taking medications that conflict or cause complications with one another? Are the doses questionable? Get expert answers in a private setting,” according to an event […]

Drivers Safety Class planned this month

A two-day AARP Drivers Safety Class will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 28 and 29 at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Class size is limited, and advance registration is required. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. To register, bring a check made payable to the AARP […]

Jewelry sale to benefit Senior Center

A jewelry and accessories sale is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. All proceeds from the sale will support the center’s programs and services. The sale will feature a wide selection of jewelry, hats, scarves, gloves, belts and purses. Donations of these types […]

Florian returns to perform folk music

Senior Citizens of Davis will present William Florian in an encore performance at this year’s “Flower Power” luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Back by popular demand, Florian will perform American folk songs of the 1960s and ’70s while also telling stories that will keep the […]

Moonlight Cabaret dance set Sept. 16

Senior Citizens of Davis and the Davis Dance Club will present Moonlight Cabaret from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Doors open at 6 p.m. A DJ music list of favorites will be available with tunes from the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s. Refreshments, appetizers and door […]

Senior Helpers partners with Alzheimer’s Foundation

With the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease escalating and the needs of families dramatically increasing along with it, Senior Helpers, one of the largest in-home care companies for seniors in the nation, has announced a partnership with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with the disease […]

Moving in

Ellie Glassburner, 90, gets a sneak peek of her new home at University Retirement Community back in July. Glassburner has made history for the second time at URC. She was the first resident to move into the Davis senior community in February 2000 and now — more than 11 years later — she was the […]

For the record

Tuesday’s news brief about next week’s meetings for those interested in Davis elementary school music programs reported an incorrect location. For band programs, students and parents should attend one of two meetings at Emerson Junior High School, 2121 Calaveras Ave., at 7:30 p.m. either Tuesday or Wednesday. For strings programs, students and parents should attend […]

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