Wed. March 5
Iraqi Poetry Reading
4-6 p.m., Voorhies 126 (Due to the rain forecast, we have moved to the indoor location
Poems chosen from Iraq’s vast literary heritage will be read in Arabic and English by UC Davis faculty and students in commemoration of the 7th anniversary of the bombing of al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad, the city’s thriving historic literary and cultural center. Co-sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature; Dept. of English and the Program in Creative Writing; Middle East/South Asia Studies; and the UC Davis Arboretum.
Wednesday, March 12
Guided Tour: Walk with Warren
12-1 p.m., Warren G. Roberts Redbud Collection, meet at Arboretum Headquarters
Join Warren Roberts, Superintendent Emeritus of the Arboretum and famous storyteller and punster, for an always engaging noontime exploration of the UC Davis Arboretum’s gardens and plant collections.
Friday, March 14
FOLK MUSIC JAM SESSION
12–1 p.m., Wyatt Deck
Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments—fiddles, guitars, banjos, mandolins, squeeze boxes, you name it—and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome, and listeners are invited.
Saturday, March 15
MEMBER APPRECIATION PLANT SALE
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Arboretum Teaching Nursery (members only; join at the door)
THE NEW FRONT YARD: Prepare your landscape for long-term water conservation with attractive, drought-t0lerant, easy-care, region-appropriate plants including a large selection of California natives and Arboretum All-Stars. Not a member? Join the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum at the door to receive a new-member $10-off coupon. In addition, all members receive a special $10-off coupon at this sale as our thank you. In addition, you will receive the regular member discount of 10% of your total purchases. Find out more about becoming a member here. Members of the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and the Davis Botanical Society are welcome. Click for more information.
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