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Friday’s community calendar

* Saturday, Feb. 6: City representatives will be at the Farmers Market in Central Park, Fourth and C streets, seeking community input on the city’s Open Space Program. The city has developed a brief, easy-to-complete survey to solicit feedback about open space areas.  * Tuesday, Feb. 9: The Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group meets from 3:30 to 5 p.m. […]

Genealogy expert offers tips to break down walls

Stuck in your genealogy research? Come hear some strategies to jump-start your research for success. On Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m., the Davis Genealogy Club will present “Tips for Breaking Down Brick Walls” by experienced researcher Lisa Gorrell at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Eventually, every genealogist comes across a problem that […]

Library staffers help probationers’ families connect through books

A new program at the Turner Community Library in West Sacramento gives probationers the opportunity to be their child’s first teacher through story times, teachings and shared interactions. The Families Together program, funded by a $15,000 donation from the King-White Family Foundation, is a 10-week program in which probationers and their families visit the library once […]

Youths can become trained baby-sitters

Youths ages 11-15 are invited to become trained baby-sitters at a city-sponsored course meeting from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 27-28, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Participants will learn how to provide responsible care for children in the absence of adults in this American Red Cross, including child and […]

Book sale kicks off busy month at Davis library

February is shaping up to be a busy month at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis, featuring a book sale, book groups, family movie night and Harry Potter celebration. The following programs are planned for adults: * Feb. 5-7: Friends of the Davis Public Library Book Sale. Public hours are Friday from […]

Giddyup on over to Pony Club

See for yourself Those of you interested in seeing a Pony Club rally in action are in luck. Panache has a rally scheduled When: Saturday, April 16 Time: Events from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Willow Creek Horse Barn, 23355 County Road 100A How much: Free More info: Watch the Panache Pony Club Facebook […]

Need a new best friend?

Muffin is a 2-year-old spayed female terrier mix with a fluffy white coat. She was shy when she first arrived at Rotts of Friends Animal Rescue but she’s gotten braver by the day. She’d probably do best in an adult home or one with older children. She has a gentle, cheerful nature that’s guaranteed to […]

Pets of the week

Lots of animals are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Sweet Potato (No. 137413), an 11-month-old neutered male orange tabby cat. Also hoping for a good home is Oliver (No. 140789), a 2-year-old male gray-and-white pit bull. Fees are charged for licensing. The shelter […]

Andy Warhol: Portraits coming in March to the Crocker Art Museum

The status symbol of the disco era was the commissioned Warhol portrait. Opening in March at the Crocker Art Museum, “Andy Warhol: Portraits” features more than 160 works exploring the development of the artist’s iconic portrayal of the famous or wealthy. Included are Polaroids, fashion sketches, photo-booth film strips and more. Visitors also will have […]

‘Bringing Up Baby’ is second film in Odd Fellows’ festival

“Bringing Up Baby,” a 1938 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, is the second entry in the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge’s Classic Film Festival, which features classic screwball comedies. Directed by Howard Hawks and released by RKO Radio Pictures, the film will be screened at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 […]

Davis Arts Center: Artists may sign up soon to show their studios

Last April, my mom and I went on the Davis Art Studio Tour. We looked at the tour map, read the artist biographies, selected a few interesting studios and put our plan in to action. We covered a wide range of media, including fiber art, ceramics, printing and painting. I enjoyed introducing mom to many […]

Cirque Alfonse to juggle hatchets in rollicking tribute to rustic Quebec

Cirque Alfonse is a young troupe from Canada, performing in the “nouveau cirque” tradition. The group’s latest creation draws on the group’s Quebeçois country roots. With axes flying, logs rolling and fiddles blazing, “Timber!” is an acrobatic celebration of the lumberjacks, loggers and traditional farm life in Quebec. Inspired by their real-life family farm in the woods […]

HOLIDAYS2: Holiday safety tips for pet owners

The holiday season is upon us, and many pet parents plan to include their furry companions in the festivities. As you gear up for the holidays, it’s important to try to keep your pet’s eating and exercise habits as close to their normal routine as possible. Also, be sure to steer pets clear of the […]

November 25, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

HOLIDAY: Giving outside the box

By Julia Price Special to The Enterprise It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping. If you love waiting until the last minute because, well, you hate dealing with the crowd, then how about trying a gift that’s a little outside the box? We can sometimes end up spending hours debating whether or not […]

November 19, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,
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