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The Sign of Rhythm: Paintings by Mark L Emerson

The Sign of Rhythm: Paintings by Mark L Emerson
The Sign of Rhythm: Paintings by Mark L Emerson
09-30-2014 - 11-09-2014
Pence Gallery
http://www.pencegallery.org/exhibit10.html
Admission: Free
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Red Rose Ranch to play for 'Tunes for Trees' - Oct. 4

Red Rose Ranch to play for 'Tunes for Trees' - Oct. 4

..Red Rose Ranch Band headlines the Tunes for Trees benefit concert for the Woodland Tree Foundation, set for Saturday October 4 from 5:30 � 9 pm at Woodland's Gibson House Museum. Band members (from left) include Louie Lewis - vocals and guitar; Ray Elzey - vocals, guitar and pedal steel guitar; Kathy Elzey - vocals, ukulele and percussion, and Phil Giebel - vocals and bass guitar. The family concert also features The Bottom Dwellers and features a silent auction, food and fun. Courtesy photo... Mark your calendar for this year's Tunes for Trees benefit ..... Read More

Sunflower Power on October 8 at the Winters Community Library

Sunflower Power on October 8 at the Winters Community Library

Ever wonder what happens to all those fields of sunflowers?  Come to the Winters Community Library on Wednesday, October 8 at 2:00 p.m. to find out! 

This exciting, 45-minute program, Sunflower Power, is guaranteed to inspire kids to eat their veggies.  Presented by the Food Literacy Center of Sacramento, kids ages 5 to 12 will learn about all the parts of the sunflower through a hands-on craft and a food activity. 

Sponsored by the generous support of the Winters Friends of the Library, this event is free.  The Winters Community Library is located at 708 Railroad Avenue in Winters.

For more information about the Yolo County Library, visit: www.yolocountylibrary.org, or connect with the Yolo County Library on Facebook at www.facebook.com/yolocountylibrary.org. 

Panel Discussion on Raising Children with Special Needs October 11

Panel Discussion on Raising Children with Special Needs October 11

In collaboration with UC Davis and the Campus Community Book Project, the Yolo County Library is presenting a panel discussion on parenting children with special needs, featuring local parents and authors Dale Flynn, Andy Jones and Kate Duren.  The forum will take place on Saturday, October 11, noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Blanchard Room of Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th St. in Davis.

The UC Davis’ Campus Community Book Project was initiated to promote dialogue and build community by encouraging the campus and surrounding communities to read the same book and attend related events.  This year’s project focuses on disability awareness with the book, Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism, by acclaimed researcher of animal behavior, professor, inventor and bestselling author, Temple Grandin.

UC Davis celebrates Global Confucius Institute Day, holds Chinese film festival's opening event

UC Davis celebrates Global Confucius Institute Day, holds Chinese film festival's opening event

UC Davis will host the opening ceremony and screening for the inaugural Davis Chinese Film Festival as the university celebrates Global Confucius Institute Day on Saturday, Sept. 27.

The Confucius Institute at UC Davis — devoted to Chinese food and beverage culture — and the Davis Chinese Film Festival Foundation will show "Eat Drink Man Woman," a 1995 Academy Award nominee for best foreign-language film.

Institute leadership at UC Davis selected the film to show at the 10th anniversary celebration of the founding of the first Confucius Institute because of its luscious depiction of Chinese food culture... Read More

Yolo County Flu Vaccination Clinics

Yolo County Flu Vaccination Clinics

The Yolo County Health Services Department will be holding the following seasonal influenza vaccination clinics this fall:

Tuesday, October 14, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Riverbend Community Room, 664 Cummins Way in West Sacramento

Tuesday, October 21, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Davis Senior Center, 646 A Street in Davis

Saturday, November 22, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento

Wednesday, December 10, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Woodland Senior & Community Center, 2001 East Street in Woodland.    

With the exception of the November 22 clinic, which is free, a $10 administrative fee will be requested.  Those unable to pay will not be turned away. 

In addition to getting a flu shot, everyone should also follow these simple steps to avoid the flu:

Sookie Stackhouse Halloween Party Cooking Demonstration October 9

Sookie Stackhouse Halloween Party Cooking Demonstration October 9

Do vampires send a thrill down your spine?  Do werewolves make you howl with delight?  Even if the paranormal world leaves you cold, you’ll find something to set your taste buds ablaze at the Davis Branch Library and Davis Food Co-op’s Sookie Stackhouse Halloween Party Cooking demonstration on Thursday, October 9 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Blanchard Room of the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis.