Speaker discusses ‘the case against fluoride’

Davis Citizens Against Fluoridation will host a free presentation and question-and-answer session on the evidence against fluoridating drinking water. The event will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Come learn about the real science of water fluoridation. […]

February 14, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Dance therapy helps cancer patients, survivors

Cancer patients and survivors are invited to join free dance movement therapy classes at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St. The classes run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Feb. 23-May 17, with no session April 5. Nandi Szabo, a registered dance movement therapist, will be the instructor. To register, call (916) 529-1079 […]

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Rock Your Jeans program kicks off at open house

Rock Your Jeans, a new weight-loss and fitness program, will be introduced in Davis at an open house at FIT House at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. FIT House is a specialty fitness studio at 630 Peña Drive, Suite 500, owned by Jennifer Miramontes and Lisa Herrington, who bring more than three decades of industry […]

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Craft Center instructor’s work on exhibit

The Craft Center Gallery at UC Davis presents “Hollow,” flame-worked sculpture and vessels by Craft Center flame-working instructor Andrew Phillips, in an exhibit opening Friday and continuing through March 16. Located in the South Silo Building on the UCD campus, the gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. […]

February 15, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Other Voice features poets on Friday

The Other Voice poetry series, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, presents Carol and Laverne Frith on Friday. The reading begins at 7:30 p.m. in the church library, 27074 Patwin Road in rural West Davis. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. An open-mic session will follow the reading. Laverne Firth, founder […]

February 16, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Poets showcased at twice-monthly gathering

Jessica Kristie and Nora Bergamino will read their poetry at 8 p.m. Thursday at the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. in downtown Davis, as part of the Poetry Night Reading Series. Bergamino is a poet and graduate student in the Creative Writing Program at UC Davis. She grew up at the Jersey shore and […]

February 15, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Tree-O featured at Rominger West’s Happy Thursday

Lively tunes by Tree-O, catering by Stone Soup and discounted wine by the glass will be featured at Rominger West Winery’s weekly happy hour, Happy Thursday. The fun runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the winery, 4602 Second St. in Davis. George Haver, Rick Palkovic and Jamie Knapp come together to make the ultimate […]

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Guided tour highlights Nature’s Gallery Court

Nature’s Gallery Court, a new feature in the UC Davis Arboretum, will be highlighted during a free public tour of the Arboretum beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday. “Nature’s Gallery” is a ceramic mosaic mural composed of more than 140 tiles hand-crafted by UCD students and community members. The tiles showcase drought-tolerant plants from the Arboretum […]

February 14, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Folk music jam session set Friday

Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during an acoustic jam session from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the Wyatt Deck, on Old Davis Road next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum. Pull out your fiddles, guitars, mandolins, penny whistles, pipes, flutes, squeezeboxes (you name it) and join your fellow […]

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Tour de Cluck coop deadline nears

Attention, chicken coop owners: Friday is the deadline for submitting applications for inclusion on the Tour de Cluck’s third annual self-guided chicken coop crawl. “Don’t miss this opportunity to share your unique backyard chicken digs!” a news release said. “From poultry palace to humble hen house, the 2012 Tour de Cluck coop team is seeking […]

February 14, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

DDBA board endorses Measure C

The Davis Downtown Business Association board of directors has voted unanimously to endorse Measure C, the school parcel tax being decided in a mail-only election that ends March 6. Passage of Measure C will ensure that $6.5 million in funding for Davis schools will continue. That funding is provided by Measures Q and W, which […]

February 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Learn more about Cuba at talk Sunday

Susan Bassein, a Davis resident and participant in three missions to Cuba — two with Pastors for Peace — will speak and answer questions about her trips on Sunday. Her talk will run from 3:15 to 5 p.m. in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Pastors for Peace […]

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Creative Women’s Circle meets Saturday

Saturday’s meeting of the Creative Women’s Circle will begin at 10:30 a.m. at 445 Elm St. in Woodland. The meeting will include some information on book making as a creative skill. For more information, call Phyllis at (530) 661-8152.

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Davis High School choir auditions set for mid-March

Audition applications for the Davis High School Advanced Treble Choir, Jazz Choir and the Madrigal Singers are now available at all attendance offices at the junior and senior high schools. The forms are also available on the following choir websites: * Advanced Treble Choir: www.dhstreblechoir.org; * Jazz Choir: www.dhsjazzchoir.org; and * Madrigal Singers: www.davismadrigals.com. All choir audition applications must be postmarked […]

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