It’s national Poem in your Pocket Day, and poetry activities get underway at the Davis branch library at 1 p.m. and continue until 6 p.m. in the Blanchard Room, 315 E 14th St. Elementary-age students are invited to recite a poem (either one they’ve written or an old favorite) from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., followed by junior high and high school students at 4:30 p.m.
The city of Davis hosts a junior high dance for students in grades 7 through 9 at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 and may be purchased at the Community Services Department, 23 Russell Blvd. For more information, call (530) 757-5626.
Celebrate Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Davis branch library, 315 E. 14th St. Part of a nationwide day celebrating children, books and literacy, the event will feature readings, art activities, dance performances, a library card drive and a book giveaway. For more information, visit http://www.yolocountylibrary.org. A similar event will take place at the West Sacramento branch library, 1212 Merkley Ave., from 1 to 5 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.
It’s Picnic Day! UC Davis’ annual open house takes place all over campus. See The Enterprise’s special Picnic Day edition on Thursday, or visit http://picnicday.ucdavis.edu for more information.
Wednesday, April 20
Enjoy fun activities, make sure your bike is mechanically sound and your helmet properly fitted at a Bike Rodeo at Pioneer Elementary School, 5215 Hamel St. The rodeo begins right after school at 1:30 p.m. and lasts until 4 p.m. Parents are encouraged to bring their own bikes as well.
Wednesday, April 27
Enjoy fun activities, make sure your bike is mechanically sound and your helmet properly fitted at a Bike Rodeo at North Davis Elementary School, 555 E 14th St. The rodeo begins right after school at 1:30 p.m. and lasts until 4 p.m. Parents are encouraged to bring their own bikes as well.
Friday, April 29
All Yolo County students in grades K through 6 are invited to come learn about 4-H by viewing the exhibits and projects during Farm Connection Day at the annual 4-H Spring Show at the Yolo County fairgrounds. For more information, contact Denise Sagara at the Yolo County Farm Bureau, (530) 662-6316.