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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.

4th Annual “Sacramento Archives Crawl” on October 11!

4th Annual “Sacramento Archives Crawl” on October 11!

In celebration of National Archives Month, archives and special collections libraries from throughout the region will showcase their rarely-seen holdings during the 4th annual Sacramento Archives Crawl on Saturday, October 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Free and open to the public, the theme for the event this year is Having Fun in the Sacramento Region.  Showcasing historic treasures from 23 Northern California institutions, special artifacts will be on public display for one-day-only at four host locations, including the California State Archives, the California State Library, the Center for Sacramento History, and the Sacramento Public Library.

Project Pink 5K

Project Pink 5K
Project Pink 5K
10-25-2014 - 10-25-2014
Change of Pace
http://changeofpace.com/project-pink-5k/project-pink-5k-registration/
Admission: Adults (ages 13+) $30 Children (ages 0-12) $20
 
(530) 757-2012
info@changeofpace.com
http://changeofpace.com/project-pink-5k/project-pink-5k-registration/
Start Time(s): Sat 5pm
Join for a 5K walk or run to support Project Pink and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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Cha-Choomba Chair Dance Class September 27

Cha-Choomba Chair Dance Class September 27

(Woodland, CA) – Want your limbs to stay limber with well-toned muscles?  Then come to the Blanchard Room of the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, on Saturday, September 27, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, and enjoy a free Cha-Choomba chair dance class. 

Cha-Choomba is like Zumba, but in a chair; an exhilarating, high energy, choreographed exercise routine to red-hot music while sitting down.  There’s little chance of falling in this low-impact exercise class taught by Lellingby Boyce.

“If you seek the zing of Zumba from the safety of a chair, then come to the Davis Branch Library and try Cha-Choomba!” said Yolo County Librarian Patty Wong.

Reservations are not required.  Sponsored by the Yolo County Library, all programs free.  The Blanchard Room of the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library is accessible for persons with disabilities.

Grow with the Gardeners at the Library

Grow with the Gardeners at the Library

The Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, welcomes the Yolo County Master Gardeners on Sunday, September 21, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Blanchard Room.

Volunteers from Yolo County Master Gardeners will answer your questions and provide helpful information about gardening in drought conditions.  This month’s topics include colorful container gardening, edible and ornamental gardening, gardening for all abilities, and easy fall planting.

“Master Gardeners provide research-based information and assistance to home gardeners,” said Patty Wong, Yolo County Librarian.  “Come and ask a question!”

Global Confucius Institute Day and Davis Chinese Film Festival Opening Ceremony

Global Confucius Institute Day and Davis Chinese Film Festival Opening Ceremony
Global Confucius Institute Day and Davis Chinese Film Festival Opening Ceremony
09-27-2014 - 09-27-2014
Confucius Institute at UC Davis
http://confucius.ucdavis.edu/programs/specialevents/global.html
Admission: Free
 
(530) 754-2787
 
http://tickets.mondaviarts.org/single/SYOS.aspx?p=3085
Start Time(s): Sat 1pm-5pm Screening 2pm
Global Confucius Institute Day and Davis Chinese Film Festival Opening Ceremony is a free event featuring a screening of Ang Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman The event will also feature pre-event activities and a special Q&A session For a full event schedule, click here
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Davis Downtown's 2nd Friday ArtAbout (September)

Davis Downtown's 2nd Friday ArtAbout (September)
Davis Downtown's 2nd Friday ArtAbout (September)
09-12-2014 - 09-12-2014
Davis Downtown Business Association
http://www.davisdowntown.com/2nd-friday-artabout
Admission: Free
 
(530) 756-8763
 
Start Time(s): Fri 5pm-10pm
Davis Downtown’s 2nd Friday ArtAbout is a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at 32 different galleries, artists' co-ops, and businesses in Davis
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