United Way launches Week of Caring
United Way kicks off its annual Week of Caring with a breakfast and rally at the new Golden 1 Center plaza at 9 a.m. Over the week, 1,500 volunteers will be helping out at nonprofits, schools and community parks across the region. Week of Caring is part of United Way’s Square One Project, which recognizes the importance of volunteers for nonprofits and schools. To sign up: www.yourlocalunitedway.org/week-caring.
Things to do
▪ The Dave Rawlings Machine plays at Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., starting at 8 p.m. The band, featuring Dave Rawlings and singer-songwriter Gillian Welch, is on a West Coast tour.
▪ An extended director’s cut of “The Exorcist” plays at Tower Theatre, 2508 Land Park Drive, starting at 7 p.m. Directed by William Friedkin, it is considered one of the most horrifying movies ever made.
▪ Gallery 1855 in Davis opens an exhibition, “Dreamers, Altars, Words and Paintings,” featuring art screenprints by Jaime Montiel, with text by poet Francisco X. Alarcón. The opening reception will include food, indigenous dancers and the Escritores del Nuevo Sol poets. The exhibition opens at 3 p.m. at 820 Pole Line Road in Davis.