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California Rodeo Salinas
2018 California Rodeo... Cowgirl and Cowboy Up!
Every day (Jul 19-Jul 22)
Location: Salinas Sports Complex, 1034 Main Street , Salinas Map

(Special Event Images / Graphics) CaliforniaRodeoPoster2014.jpgKnown for its week-long cavalcade of events, California Rodeo "Big Week" is the largest community event held in Salinas. Parades, barbecues, cowboy poetry, fireworks, concerts, a carnival, and much more.

 

Big Week offers something for every member of the family, and a chance for the entire community to participate in the California Rodeo.

 

The Rodeo itself is designed to operate like a two-ring circus, each Rodeo performance features events that occur in the arena and on the track simultaneously. While the classic event of saddle bronc riding bucks out in the arena, a horse race speeds by on the track.

 

Each year, the Salinas Rodeo ranks in the top 20 of nearly 800 North American rodeos sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. For four action-packed days, more the 50,000 spectators pass through our gates to see the country's top professional rodeo athletes compete.

 

Saddle Bronc Riding ~ Bareback Riding ~ Bull Riding ~ Tie-Down Roping ~ Steer Wrestling ~ Team Roping ~ Barrel Racing ~ Bull Fighting

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La Leche League
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La Leche League Santa Cruz Mountains
Date: The 2nd Sa of every month at 10:30am


La Leche League Santa Cruz, Weekend Live Oak Meeting 10:30am-Noon. Ongoing 2nd Saturday of each month.

 

All women interested in breastfeeding are encouraged to attend group meetings regardless of membership status. Children and Fathers are welcome at this meeting. Learn about all the ages and stages of the breastfeeding relationship from pregnancy through weaning. Available at each meeting is an excellent library containing books on breastfeeding, pregnancy, birth, nutrition, and parenting. Our manual, The Womanly Art Of Breastfeeding, recently revised, is available to borrow or purchase. FREE.

 

Held at Live Oak Family Resource Center, 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz


Location: Live Oak Family Resource Center, 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: 831.425-3088 •website Ben Lomond create a direct event link
La Leche League Santa Cruz
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La Leche League Santa Cruz Mountains
Date: The 2nd Tues of every month at 10:30am


La Leche League Santa Cruz Mountains Meeting 10:30am-Noon. Ongoing 2nd Tuesday of each month. FREE. All women interested in breastfeeding are encouraged to attend group meetings regardless of membership status. Babies are always welcome. Learn about all the ages and stages of the breastfeeding relationship from pregnancy through weaning.

 

Excellent library containing books on breastfeeding, pregnancy, birth, nutrition, and parenting. Our manual, The Womanly Art Of Breastfeeding, recently revised, is available to borrow or purchase.

 

Volunteer Leaders can be contacted for breastfeeding questions or for more information on our meetings by calling 425-3088. Highlands Park Senior Ctr, 8500 Highway 9, Ben Lomond.


Location: Highlands Park Senior Ctr, 8500 Highway 9, Ben Lomond Map
Phone: 831.425-3088 •website Ben Lomond create a direct event link
ADHD Support Group
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The Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay Support Group CHADD
Monthly ADHD Support Group Meeting
Date: The 2nd Wed of every month from 6:00pm to 8:30pm


The Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay Support Group CHADD branch is run by kind and helpful volunteers and hosts monthly support group meetings for anyone who would like to learn more about ADHD or has questions or concerns. Join us at a meeting for more information and support resources or just come and share with those who understand.


Location: Aptos Fire Station Conference Ro, 6934 Soquel Drive, Aptos Map
Phone: (831) 684-0590 •website Aptos create a direct event link
Passionate Readers Book Discussion Group
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Library La Selva Beach
Date: The 2nd Th of every month from 10:30am to 11:30am
Admission Fees: Free

Read and Discuss with Us

La Selva Book Club

La Selva Beach Branch

 

We all love a good book - almost as much as we love talking about a good book. The La Selva Beach Adult Book Club invites you to join the literary conversation, tomorrow! Feel free to gush or critique to your heart's content with others who are all on the same page as you - at the end! The Book Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:30 am. For more information and to get the discussion started, please call 831-427-7710.


Location: 316 Estrella Avenue, Aptos Map
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Popular Computing Topics with Computer Dave
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Library Central
Do you want to know more about your computer than how to turn it on?
Date: The 3rd Wed of every month from 4:00pm to 5:30pm


eConnect: Popular Computing Topics with Computer Dave


Do you want to know more about your computer than how to turn it on? On the third Wednesday of each month seniors gather to share what they know, don't know, and want to know about computers. The groups is led by computer instructor, David Shaw, and topics are chosen by the group. Beginners are welcome.


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Location: 224 Church St, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: 831-427-7707 •website Santa Cruz create a direct event link
Watsonville Wetlands Alive!
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Watsonville Wetlands
Fun-filled day sprucing up the wetlands
Date: The 4th Sa of every month from 9:00am to 12:00pm


We invite you to help restore wetland habitat by planting native plants and removing exotic invasive plants as part of our monthly community work day on Feb. 22. We will work from 9 a.m. until noon, and we always make time for birding or a short hike around the wetlands. We supply the gloves, tools, and a snack.

 

Meet at our Fitz Wetlands Educational Resource Center (map/directions). If you have questions, please contact Mary Paul at mary@watsonvillewetlandswatch.org or 831-566-4938.


Location: 235 Ohlone Parkway, Watsonville Map
Phone: 831-345-1226 •website Watsonville create a direct event link
R.E.A.D.: Reach Every Amazing Detail
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Library Central
Date: Every Mon from 3:00pm to 5:00pm


R.E.A.D.: Reach Every Amazing Detail @ Downtown (3:00 PM-5:00 PM)  
Individualized reading comprehension instruction with a California credentialed teacher. Open to students grades 2nd to 12th. Appointment required. For more information or to schedule a 30 minute session, contact Programs 831.427.7717 or email pro@santacruzpl.org

 


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Adopt A Family
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Walnut Ave Women's Center
Adopt A Family 2014; Bring the magic of the Christmas Season to a family in need.
Date: Every day (Nov 26-Dec 14) from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Admission Fees: Free

The Adopt-A-Family Program matches families in need with individuals, community groups and/or local businesses who "adopt" them for the holidays. Every gift, large or small makes a difference!

 

Choose how you'd like to participate:

-Adopt an entire family or individual

-Provide gift cards

-Make a cash donation and we'll take care of the gift-purchasing


Choose A Family (click on a family to view their bio and wishlist):


Please deliver your new, unwrapped gifts (WITH WISH LISTS STAPLED TO THEM) by December 16th to our North Pole location at 740 Front St, Suite #160. (inside the Galleria).

 

Gift Drop-off day is  December 15-16 during the hours of 10:00am.-3:30pm (close 1-2 for lunch). For more information and to sign up to adopt a family, please contact Mary at (831) 426-3062, ext. 201 or mrivera@wawc.org

 

Please Note: Some browsers seem to have trouble displaying the lists. If you have trouble please call Mary and she can email wish lists directly to you.  Please call Mary at 831-426-3062, ext. 201

 

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Location: 303 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: (831) 426-3062 •website Watsonville create a direct event link
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