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Bee Informed

Bee Informed

The UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery is a Davis treasure. Tours, classes, family activities and the most wonderful plant sales are big attractions here. Last Saturday Robbin Thorpe professor emeritus of entomology, and Neal Williams, assistant professor of entomology,  spoke to a chilly and windblown but enthusiastic group of gardeners about native pollinators and, in […]

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2nd Friday ArtAbout

2nd Friday ArtAbout

  2nd Friday ArtAbout December 9, 2011  2nd Friday ArtAbout is a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in Downtown Davis and beyond.  All events are free and open to the public. Many include complimentary refreshments and opportunities to converse with featured artists.  For more information, visit www.davisdowntown.com, or e-mail artabout@davisdowntown.com. […]

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9 Hot "Staying Fit" Tips

9 Hot “Staying Fit” Tips

The holidays are always about food, family, and celebration, with emphasis on the food. Yes, tis the season of ultra-caloric temptations at every gathering that can easily derail the sacred workout schedule of even the most dedicated fitness fanatic. We are often asked how we manage to stay in shape during the holidays, and while […]

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A Beer to Celebrate

A Beer to Celebrate

Sometimes, you just need to celebrate.  Sometimes, you just need to celebrate with a special beer.  This week was just such a time.  Our church was celebrating its first anniversary in Davis, and for me, that was more than a reason to find something special to commemorate the occasion.  Surviving the first year as a […]

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UC Davis Arboretum

UC Davis Arboretum

UC Davis Arboretum Calendar of Events December 2011 Saturday, December 3 Guided Tour: Planting for Pollinators and Other Beneficial Insects 2 p.m., Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis People thinking about adding to their home landscapes can tour the new demonstration plantings at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Saturday, December 3. The […]

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