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Author advises parents to land that helicopter

Julie Lythcott-Haims, an author and former dean of freshmen at Stanford University, will speak Wednesday, Dec. 2, in Davis about her new book, “How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success.” Her talk, sponsored by Davis Parent University, begins at 7 p.m. in the Brunelle Performance […]

Holiday decorating contest is back

Clear away the Thanksgiving leftovers and get out the Christmas decorations: It’s time for The Davis Enterprise’s popular holiday decorating contest. Davis’ most festive homes will be featured in The Enterprise on Sunday, Dec. 20, just in time for some pre-Christmas community touring. Winners of this annual contest will receive cash prizes courtesy of The […]

Ice Breakers features music, munchies

Ice Breakers, a new senior group for those experiencing changes in their life, will gather on Friday, Dec. 4, at Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Drive in Davis. There will be pop, jazz and Latin music from 2 to 3 p.m., featuring the vocal talents of Full Circle. Then, Atria will host a “Munch and […]

Firefighters, families give to others

Davis firefighters and their families help assemble food baskets Wednesday for Davis Professional Firefighters Local 3494’s annual Thanksgiving basket program, which provided holiday meals for 550 Yolo County families in need. At right is Firefighter Adam Price. Funding for the program, now in its 29th year, was covered by community members who donated $7,000 during […]

Pancake breakfast helps feed the hungry in Woodland

The Woodland Masonic Lodge No. 81 will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Dec. 6, as a benefit for the Woodland Food Closet. The event will be at 228 Palm Ave. in Woodland. The Woodland Food Closet has provided emergency food resources to hungry local residents since 1968. Each week, volunteers distribute […]

Speaker discusses childhood trauma’s impact on adult behavior

Julie Langston from the Yolo Resilience Network will talk about her work with trauma-informed practices and adverse childhood experiences (ACES) at an upcoming meeting hosted by the Yolo Conflict Resolution Center. The meeting runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, at the Redwood Community Building, 1001 Anderson Road in Davis. The Yolo Resilience […]

DHS hosts Financial Aid Workshop on Dec. 1

Davis High School seniors and their parents are invited to attend the high school’s annual Financial Aid Workshop at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. The workshop is designed to help students and parents understand the college financial aid process, learn about the many sources […]

Holiday parade, tree-lighting are Dec. 3

Thanksgiving is behind us and Christmas is coming fast! The 34th annual downtown Davis holiday parade and tree-lighting is slated next week — on Thursday, Dec. 3. The Children’s Candlelight Parade will step off at 6 p.m. from the parking lot at the Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. Participants are encouraged to walk or ride bicycles […]

Flyway Nights talk features Putah Creek’s nesting birds

Tales from the Putah Creek Nestbox Trail — a combined research, education and conservation program for cavity-nesting birds — will be shared at the December Flyway Nights lecture sponsored by the Yolo Basin Foundation. Melanie Truan and Bobby Walsh of UC Davis will share insights gleaned from 15 years of study, including findings on breeding […]

Holiday tunes sing-along set Wednesday

All are welcome at the monthly sing-along from 4:20 to 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Davis Senior Center , 646 A St. Those gathered will sing holiday songs to accompaniment by pianist Sharon Cuthbertson; the words and music are projected on a large screen. For more information, call the Senior Center at 530-757-5696.

Feast on a post-Thanksgiving birding tour

Need some fresh air after your Thanksgiving feast? Yolo Audubon will offer its annual post-holiday field trip on Friday, Nov. 27, to several well-known birding sites in the greater Yolo and Sacramento Valley areas, where the group will look for an array of wintering shorebirds, ducks, geese, swans, raptors and cranes. Tour guides are Tim […]

Running of the Turkeys boosts Yolo Food Bank

All are invited to start Thanksgiving Day with some fresh air and exercise at the seventh annual Running of the Turkeys on Thursday, Nov. 26. The 5K run and walk — which begin at 8 a.m. at Heritage Plaza, 600 Main St. in downtown Woodland — are a benefit for the Yolo Food Bank. Awards […]

Happy Thanksgiving from The Enterprise

The Davis Enterprise will not publish Thursday so employees and newspaper carriers can spend the Thanksgiving Day holiday with their families and friends. In addition, office hours will be shortened this week, with the main office closing at noon on Wednesday and remaining closed Thursday and Friday. The circulation department will be closed Thursday but […]

Holiday closures slated at Sutter market

The Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, and will reopen Thursday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with an expanded market and craft fair at the hospital’s entrance, 2000 Sutter Place in West Davis. The market also will be closed Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, and New […]

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