Just a few tickets remain for Soroptimist International of Davis’ major fundraiser benefiting emancipated foster youth and Soroptimist programs.
“Texas Hold ‘Em and More: Spirit of the West” will run from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets for the Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournament, which is run by professional dealers, are $60 and seats are limited. Top prizes are Visa gift cards worth $500, $250 and $100.
General admission tickets are $40. Both tickets allow guests to enjoy non-tournament poker, blackjack 22 and bingo as well as finger foods and a no-host bar. Prizes include gift baskets, gift certificates and wine.
Folk music jam set at Arboretum
Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during an acoustic jam session from noon to 1 p.m. Friday on the Wyatt Deck at the UC Davis Arboretum.
Pull out your fiddles, guitars, mandolins, penny whistles, pipes, flutes, squeezeboxes (you name it) and join your fellow musicians for a little bluegrass, old-time, blues, Celtic, klezmer and world music over the lunch hour. Musicians of all skill levels welcome, as are listeners.
Parking is available for $6 in Visitor Lot 5, at Old Davis Road and A Street.
For more information, call (530) 752-4880 or visit arboretum.ucdavis.edu.
Visit Waldorf School this month
Curious about Waldorf preschool? The Davis Waldorf School invites parents and children to attend a free open house Saturday, March 19, at the school, 3100 Sycamore Lane in Davis. The visit will showcase typical activities for the 2- and 3-year-olds, including creative play, snack time and the presentation of a finger play. Parents will be able to speak with the teachers and administrator.
Children born between June 2007 and June 2009 may enroll now for fall classes.
RSVPs for the open house may be made at (530) 753-1651 or office@daviswaldorforg.