What’s happening for youths
- 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.