Friday, Nov. 13: Noon. The Woodland Senior Center Computer Club, Inc., will hold open labs for any Yolo County resident 18 or older until 3 p.m. every Friday the Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East St., with no lab the day after Thanksgiving. The cost is $1 per session to use the Windows 7 computers and printer; five cents per printed page. Assistance is available. Questions about the club may be addressed by leaving a message at 662-9598 if not covered on the website, www.wsccc.com. Prospective Computer Club members are welcome at monthly program meetings, 1 p.m. on the 4th Monday of every month except December.
Saturday, Nov. 14: 9 a.m. Food contributions for the Woodland Food Closet may be left on the front porches of Woodland homes today. Place food in a bag for pickup. No glass or perishables. People can also drop-off food at the Woodland Fire Station No. 1, 101 Court St., at the northeast side of Grand Avenue.
Saturday, Nov. 14: 4:30 p.m. St. Paul’s and St. Agnes Catholic Churches of Knight’s Landing and Zamora are holding a Spaghetti Dinner. The dinner will be held at the Robbins Community Hall from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The cost is $13 for adults and $5 for children up to age 10. The dinner will be served “family style” and will include wine and homemade cake. The public is invited, especially those tired and hungry hunters who have been celebrating the opening of this year’s pheasant season. A Game Wheel will be featured with an opportunity to WIN live pheasants. Dinner tickets may be purchased at the door. For advanced ticket purchases, contact Mark Richter at 530 681-1391.
Saturday, Nov. 14: 6 p.m. The Yolo Cabrillo Civic Club No. 26 will have an Installation Dinner for its 2016 officers at the Holy Rosary Community Center, 575 California St. The dinner will be catered by Shaari Bowman, Cabrillo member, with three entrees, salad, hot side dishes, beverages and dessert. Prices are $15 for adults and students, children under 12 are $5 and under 6 are free. There will be a 50/50 raffle for the scholarship fund. To reserve a seat call 662-1976.
Saturday, Nov. 14: 6 p.m. The Yolo County Sheriff’s Posse will host a Crab Feed in John Rodgers Hall, at the Yolo County Fairgrounds, 1250 E. Gum. Ave., Woodland. The Jim Hunter Band will perform country-western dance music and a drawing for outdoor recreational prizes will follow. The meal features crab, shrimp, tri-tip beef, salad, bread, and pasta with marinara sauce. Dinner tickets are $45 per person. Those wishing to buy a table of eight will have a bottle of red and a bottle of white wine on their reserved table. The fundraising dinner is to support the Yolo County Sheriff’s Posse in its search and rescue training.For details and to purchase dinner tickets, please telephone Mike Nevis at 237-6274 or Vicky Fletcher at 237-6212.
Sunday, Nov. 15: 9 a.m. The Eagles Lodge will be having a menudo/pozole breakfast with all of the fixings. Also offered will be an All-American breakfast with choice of sausage or bacon with scrambled eggs and choice of biscuit and gravy or pancakes. The social room opens at 8. Breakfast will be served at 9. Prices are $7 for a small menudo or pozole, $9 for a large menudo or pozole, and $7 for the All-American breakfast. The Eagles Lodge is located at 37650 Hwy 16, Woodland.
Sunday, Nov. 15: 1 p.m. Route 3 Winery is holding a wine tasting at the Buckhornin Winters until 5 p.m. Online tickets are available at www.route3wines.com for $30 to club members ($35 at the door) and $35 for non-club members ($40 at the door).
Tuesday, Nov. 17: 9 a.m. YES! e-Waste Recycling (a member of the CyclePoint network) will be teaming up with Keep America Beautiful on November 15th to participate in America Recycles Day. The community program that trains and employs people with disabilities will be in the parking lot of San Bruno Bowling Center on West Main St., in Woodland until 3 p.m. to receive donated electronic items to be recycled. The following is a list of items that will be accepted: TVs (tube or flat screen), computers and computer components, monitors, laptops, cellphones, communications equipment, DVD players, VCRs, small household applicances, office machines, PDA, handheld games, printers, servers, routers, hubs, stereo and audio componetns and miscellaneous electronics.
Tuesday, Nov. 17: 7 p.m. The Woodland Camera Forum will present a free program of landscape and travel photography by Michael Heathman at Norton Hall, 70 Cottonwood St. Heathman, referring to himself as “yet another retired IT professional into outdoor photography”, was raised in Kansas, attended college in the Bay Area, lived in Seattle and Boston, and had his career in Silicon Valley in IT and software product marketing. He did some film photography in the ‘60s, but left photography until retirement, and restarted with digital photography in 2008. His other interests also include hiking and travel, with trips through the US West, Europe, Asia and South America. Heathman’s work is mostly landscape photography, with some dark sky and travel photography; but with growing interest in architectural, portrait, time-lapse and macro.The program is open to the public. There will be a refreshment break, and members of the Forum will show recent prints for discussion. For more info on the program or the WCF, contact Susan Bovey at 219-0955, or visit the club’s website at www.woodlandcameraclub.shutterfly.com.
Wednesday, Nov. 18: 7 p.m. Yolo Hospice is hosting Mary Kiki Wilcox to speak about music and its effect on patients, especially those with dementia. Wilcox is a resident of a senior community in Palo Alto, where for the last 15 years she has been taking recorded music to the residents in its Health Center. They listen together and they talk. She has been moved by what they say, and calls them her teachers. Even people with dementia do not have dementia every moment of the day. Her book, “A Song Just for Me,” is about what she learned from these teachers. The event is being held at the Yolo Hospice offices, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis. People who are interested in attending, please RSVP to Carlye, by calling 758-5566 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Nov. 19: 5 p.m. The Woodland Community College is inviting the public to help “flip the switch” when it starts up an electronic marquee that was donated by the Woodland Rotary Club. The Chamber of Commerce and the Woodland Community College Foundation will be assisting college officials at the event which will be held “rain or shine” at the WCC Entrance at 2300 E. Gibson Road. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be available and there will be music provided by the Putah Creek Crawdads.
Thursday, Nov. 19: 5:30 p.m. Meg Stallard, president of the board of the Yolo Community Foundation, announced that the ninth annual Yolo County Philanthropy Day will be held at the Woodland Community Senior Center, 2001 East Street. Local nonprofit organizations are invited to honor one of their dedicated donors or volunteers at this event. Information on participating in this event will be circulated to the nonprofit community. Nominations are due Nov. 10. Past organizations honoring their donors and volunteers have been Yolo Family Service Agency, CommuniCare Health Centers, Elderly Nutrition Program, Woodland Soroptimist International, along with many others. Organizations may nominate one donor or volunteer. Light refreshments will be served and reservations appreciated. Information on the program may also be obtained by email at email@example.com or calling 312-0593.
Friday, Nov. 20: 10 a.m. The Yolo Food Bank will distribute food to eligible residents in Dunnigan at the Happy Time RV Park, corner of CR-8 and 99W. Participants may receive food at only one site. Eligible participants are asked to bring a bag to carry their food home. For more information call the Food Bank at 668-0690.
Friday, Nov. 20: 10 a.m. The Yolo Food Bank will distribute food to eligible residents in Knights Landing at the Community Center, 7th and Mill streets. Participants may receive food at only one site. Eligible participants are asked to bring a bag to carry their food home. For more information call the Food Bank at 668-0690.
Friday, Nov. 20: 9 a.m. The Yolo Food Bank will distribute food to eligible residents at the Yolo Library, 37750 Sacramento St., Yolo. Participants may receive food at only one site. Eligible participants are asked to bring a bag to carry their food home. For more information call the Food Bank at 668-0690.