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Holiday Lights Train
Choo, Choo, Santa Claus is coming to town, not by sleigh, not by snow but by Train!
Every Fri and Sa (Nov 23-Dec 23)
Location: Graham Hill Rd, Felton Map

(0 A November 2018) holiday-lights-train2018.jpgSanta Cruz Holiday Lights Train

NOVEMBER 23 - 24, DECEMBER 1 - 2, 8 - 9 & 15 - 23

Departs from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk


Choo, Choo, Santa Claus is coming to town, not by sleigh, not by snow but by Train!

Vintage excursion cars, adorned with thousands of colorful lights, roll through the streets of Santa Cruz as passengers lend their voices to holiday carols, sip hot spiced cider and listen to musical entertainment while Santa visits the little ones, or the young at heart! Continue the merriment with a $6 MyBoardwalk card good for attractions, arcades and games in Neptune's Kingdom. Bring the whole family for festive fun. Happy Holidays!

 

Dear Santa Letter Download here - Print out your letter to Santa Claus and have Roaring Camp Deliver it by train to the North Pole. Write your letter and bring it with you to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, there will be a North Pole mailbox just outside of the entrance to Neptune's Kingdom by the first car of the train. Roaring Camp will be making a special trip each evening after the Holiday Lights Train to drop off your letters to Santa's Home in the North Pole.

 

Start a new holiday tradition! Gather your family and friends and celebrate Santa Cruz style with ice skating at the beach! See the new Main Entrance Plaza transformed into a winter wonderland with ice skating, rides, games, festive foods and more!

 

More info here: https://beachboardwalk.com/Boardwalk-Holiday-Ice

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Triple P Seminar: The Power of Positive Parenting
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Parenting Seminar, for parents of children birth - 12 years old
Date: 12/03/2018 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Ages: Adult Admission Fees: Free Admission
Special Instructions: phone x 220

Triple P Seminars offer general parenting tips that can be used in a wide range of situations. This seminar is the first in a series of three for families with children birth - 12 years old. You can attend one, two or all three of the seminars in the series.

The Power of Positive Parenting provides an introduction to the Triple P program and positive parenting strategies. Attend this free seminar to learn how to: Provide positive learning environments for children; Use assertive discipline; Have realistic expectations and take care of yourself.

This Triple P Seminar is FREE and open to the public. Free child care is available with advance registration. Light snacks will be provided for children and adults.

Presented in English by: Gladys Gómez, Community Bridges - La Manzana Community Resources


Location: La Manzana Community Resources , 18 W. Lake Ave, Suite E, Watsonville Map
Phone: (831) 724-2997 •website Watsonville create a direct event link
Taller de Triple P: Promoviendo la autoestima de los nios
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Los padres pueden asistir a tantos talleres sobre cualquier tema que se interese.
Date: 12/04/2018 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Ages: Adult Admission Fees: Free Admission
Special Instructions: phone x 211. This is a Spanish language workshop.

Los Talleres de Triple P ofrecen consejos prácticos y estrategias para manejar las preguntas y desafíos de crianza específicas. Los padres pueden asistir a tantos talleres sobre cualquier tema que se interese.
Asista a este taller GRATIS de crianza para aprender: Las razones del porque su hijo/a pueda tener una baja autoestima; Cómo fomentar en su hijo/a una autoestima saludable; y Herramientas para ayudar a su hijo/a a desarrollar habilidades para resolver problemas.

Este taller es gratis y abierto al público. Inscríbase para reservar su lugar y obtener el cuidado de sus niños gratis. Se proporcionarán bocadillos ligeros para niños y adultos.

Presentado en español por: Sandra Rodelo, Puentes de la Comunidad - La Manzana Recursos Comunitarios


Location: Live Oak Recursos Comunitarios, 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: (831) 724-2997 •website Santa Cruz create a direct event link
Triple P Seminar: Coping With Stress
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Attend this FREE parenting workshop to learn: Common causes of stress, and how stress affects parenting.
Date: 12/06/2018 from 6:00pm to 7:30am
Ages: Adult Admission Fees: Free Admission
Special Instructions: phone x 6605

Triple P Workshops are brief classes that provide quick tips for handling everyday parenting issues.
Attend this FREE parenting workshop to learn: Common causes of stress, and how stress affects parenting; How to recognize signs of stress; Healthy ways to reduce and manage everyday stress.

This Triple P Workshop is FREE and open to the public. Free child care is available with advance registration. Light snacks will be provided for adults and children.
Presented in English by: Cori Burt, Community Bridges - Mountain Community Resources


Location: San Lorenzo Valley Elementary Li, 7155 A Highway 9, Felton Map
Phone: (831) 335-6600 •website Felton create a direct event link
Taller de Triple P: Ir de compras con su hijo/a
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Los padres pueden asistir a tantos talleres sobre cualquier tema que se interese.
Date: 12/06/2018 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Ages: Adult Admission Fees: Gratis
Special Instructions: phone x 212. This is a Spanish language workshop.

Los Talleres de Triple P ofrecen consejos prácticos y estrategias para manejar las preguntas y desafíos de crianza específicas. Los padres pueden asistir a tantos talleres sobre cualquier tema que se interese.
Asista a este taller de crianza para aprender: Las razones más comunes por qué ir de compras puede ser difícil para los niños; Cómo preparar a su hijo o hija para un viaje de compras con éxito; Otros consejos para ayudar a hacer viajes de compras agradable para usted y sus niños; Este taller es gratis y abierto al público.

Inscríbase para reservar su lugar y obtener el cuidado de sus niños gratis. Se proporcionarán bocadillos ligeros para niños y adultos.

Presentado en español por: Liliana Zamora, Puentes de la Comunidad - La Manzana Recursos Comunitarios


Location: La Manzana Recursos Comunitarios, 18 W. Lake Ave, Saln E, Watsonville Map
Phone: (831) 724-2997 •website Watsonville create a direct event link
Triple P Seminar: Raising Confident, Competent Children
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This seminar is the second in a series of three for families with children birth - 12 years old.
Date: 12/10/2018 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Ages: Adult Admission Fees: Free Admission
Special Instructions: phone x 220

Triple P Seminars offer general parenting tips that can be used in a wide range of situations. This seminar is the second in a series of three for families with children birth - 12 years old. You can attend one, two or all three of the seminars in the series. Attend Raising Confident, Competent Children to get tips for helping your children: Learn how to treat others with respect; Develop good communication and social skills; Develop healthy self-esteem.

This Triple P Seminar is FREE and open to the public. Free child care is available with advance registration. Light snacks will be provided for children and adults.

Presented in English by: Gladys Gómez, Community Bridges - La Manzana Community Resources


Location: La Manzana Community Resources, 18 W. Lake Ave, Suite E, Watsonville Map
Phone: (831) 794-2997 •website Watsonville create a direct event link
Navigating the School Years w/Positive Discipline (5-12 yrs)
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Positive Discipline Community Resources
Navigating the School Years with Positive Discipline (5-12 yrs)
Date: Every Tues (Oct 23-Dec 11) from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Ages: Adults Admission Fees: $80
Special Instructions: Call 831-476-7284 x107 for discounts/scholarships

This 8-week (16-hour) class series (tailored specifically for parents of school-age children 5-12 years old) provides parents with all the concepts and tools needed to implement Positive Discipline in the home/family setting. Some of the prominent themes include early child brain development, social emotional learning, belonging and significance as innate social needs, the essential nature of long-term positive parent-child relationships, mutual respect, modeling behaviors, authoritative parenting styles that use kindness and firmness at the same time, connection before correction, the criteria for effective discipline, agreements and follow-through, non-violent communication, family meetings, routines, and the internal locus of control that guides parents and children alike to practice self-regulation.

Tuesdays, October 23rd-December 11th, 2018 from 6:30pm-8:30pm

Facilitated by Colleen Murphy, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, ECE co-op teacher with over 16 years of ECE teaching experience both with children and as a parent educator

Cost: $80 per person and $10 per child per class session for childcare


Location: Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: (831) 476-7284 •website Santa Cruz create a direct event link
Triple P Seminar: Raising Resilient Children
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Attend Raising Resilient Children to get tips for helping children develop important social-emotional skills.
Date: 12/17/2018 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Ages: Adult Admission Fees: Free Admission
Special Instructions: phone x 220

Triple P Seminars offer general parenting tips that can be used in a wide range of situations. This seminar is the third in a series of three for families with children birth - 12 years old. You can attend one, two or all three of the seminars in the series. Attend Raising Resilient Children to get tips for helping children develop important social-emotional skills, such as: Recognizing and expressing emotions in healthy ways; Developing positive ways to think about themselves and the world around them; and Coping with difficult emotions and stressful situations.

This Triple P Seminar is FREE and open to the public. Free child care is available with advance registration. Light snacks will be provided for children and adults.

Presented in English by: Gladys Gómez, Community Bridges - La Manzana Community Resources


Location: La Manzana Community Resources, 18 W. Lake Ave, Suite E, Watsonville Map
Phone: (831) 794-2997 •website Watsonville create a direct event link
Medicare Explained Series
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Library Scotts Valley
If you, a loved one, or even someone you know is on Medicare or about to be eligible for Medicare, Manfred will answer your qu
Date: The 3rd Mon of every month (Aug 20-Dec 17) from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: All Admission Fees: Free

(0 A Aug 2018) Medicare-Options-Logo.jpgEverything you need to know about Medicare. Manfred Luedge of Health Markets in Santa Cruz will explain and simplify all things Medicare, from the basics to Medicare supplemental insurance to Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare savings plans, and outpatient services.

 

If you, a loved one, or even someone you know is on Medicare or about to be eligible for Medicare, Manfred will answer your questions. The five months of the program will correspond to the open enrollment period to choose plans.

This series will be offered on the 3rd Monday of each month, August - December 2018

August 20 - Understanding Medicare: The Basics
September 17 - Choosing a MediGap Plan: Medicare Supplements
October 15 - Finding help with prescription drug costs
November 19 - How do Medicare Savings Plans (MSP's) Work?
December 17 - Medicare and Outpatient Services


Location: 251 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley Map
Phone: (831) 427-7717 •website Santa Cruz create a direct event link
Taller de Triple P: Cmo hablar con adolescentes sobre el uso de
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Los padres pueden asistir a tantos talleres sobre cualquier tema que se interese.
Date: 12/18/2018 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Ages: Adult Admission Fees: Gratis
Special Instructions: phone x 211. This is a Spanish language workshop.

Los Talleres de Triple P ofrecen consejos prácticos y estrategias para manejar las preguntas y desafíos de crianza específicas. Los padres pueden asistir a tantos talleres sobre cualquier tema que se interese.

Asista a este taller de crianza para aprender: Cómo reconocer las señas de alerta que su adolescente quizás esté usando drogas; Consejos para hablar con los adolescentes y enseñar a ellos a resistir la influencia de sus compañeros a usar drogas; y Pasos a tomar si usted cree que su adolescente está usando drogas.

Este taller es gratis y abierto al público. Inscríbase para reservar su lugar y obtener el cuidado de sus niños gratis. Se proporcionarán bocadillos ligeros para niños y adultos.

Presentado en español por: Sandra Rodelo, Puentes de la Comunidad - La Manzana Recursos Comunitarios


Location: La Manzana Recursos Comunitarios, 18 W. Lake Ave, Sala E, Watsonville Map
Phone: (831) 724-2997 •website Watsonville create a direct event link
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