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Matilda the Musical
The power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life
Every Fri and Sa (Oct 18-Oct 26) from 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: Rio theatre, 1205 Soquel, Santa Cruz Map

(0 A September 2019) matilda.jpgInspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Over the course of her first term at school, Matilda and Miss Honey have a profound effect on each other's lives, as Miss Honey begins not only to recognize but also appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however - the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace!

Packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and an unforgettable star turn for a young actress, Matilda is a joyous girl power romp. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.


Show time: 7:00 PM, doors 6:00 PM
Tickets: $18 Gen, $28 Gold Circle
Advance tickets: www.allabouttheatre.org
Event website: www.allabouttheatre.org

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Volunteers Wanted Monterey Birding Festival
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Monterey Bay Birding Festival
Call for Volunteers
Date: Every day (Apr 28-Oct 2)


The 2016 Monterey Bay Birding Festival, taking place September 23 - 25, 2016, will offer exciting new field trips, workshops, speakers, youth, and community events. The Festival's energetic Planning Committee has already hit the ground running to make this the best festival yet!

 

Many dedicated volunteers and docents help with the festival each year. Once again, they need your help with a diverse set of volunteer opportunities. In particular, they have three important coordinator positions that need a leader to participate in the advance festival planning, including Vendor Coordinator, Facilities Coordinator, and Co-Festival Director.

 

Detailed information for each of these positions is available so if you are interested in one of these or any other position, please send an email to montereybaybirdingfestival@gmail.com. It might seem daunting, but don't worry because you'll be working with a seasoned group of festival coordinators who will help make your area of responsibility a success. For more information about the Monterey Bay Birding Festival please visit the website at http://montereybaybirding.org/. Thank you!

 


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THURSDAY ART MARKET
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Tannery Arts Center
The Market features live music, artist demonstrations and guest chefs with rotating menus. In addition, the Artbar and Café will
Date: Every Th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Special Instructions: at the intersections of Highways 1 and 9

The Tannery Arts Center, Santa Cruz County's first-in-the-nation arts community that provides a sustainable, accessible and vibrant home for the arts in Santa Cruz County, announced today its year-round Thursday Art Market has new hours for spring and will feature Open Studios Art Tour artists each week.

 

Thursday Art Market, held rain or shine in at the Tannery, will be 4-7 p.m. weekly. The Market features live music, artist demonstrations and guest chefs with rotating menus. In addition, the Artbar and Café will serve a full menu of food and drinks.

 

As part of the Thursday Art Market, seven Working Studios located in two historic Tannery buildings covering 25,000 square feet, will also be open for tours. The Working Studios serve as the headquarters to professional artists, educators and businesses. Studios open for Thursday Art Market will include:

  • Apricity Gallery (Sarah Bianco)
  • Camp Tannery Arts (Linda Cover)
  • Jewelry Toolery (Angela Gleason)
  • Printmakers at the Tannery, also know as PATT (Jane Gregorius, Hedwig Heerschop, Frank Trueba and more)
  • Radius Gallery (Ann Hazels)
  • Tannery World Dance & Cultural Center (Cat Willis)
  • Cosmo Chic Designs (Sonia Le)

About Tannery Arts Center

The Tannery Arts Center is a first-in-the-nation arts community that provides a sustainable, accessible and vibrant home for the arts in Santa Cruz County, offering visitors a dynamic cultural destination. The Tannery is home to Arts Council Santa Cruz County, Jewel Theatre Company and the Colligan Theater, Radius Gallery, the Tannery Lofts, the Tannery World Dance & Cultural Center and Tannery Working Studios, which provides 27 separate studio spaces for professional artists to create, display and sell their art. The Tannery Arts Center is located at 1050 River St. in Santa Cruz. Learn more at www.tanneryartscenter.org or www.facebook.com/tanneryartscenter.


Location: 1050 River Street, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: (831) 621-6226 •website Santa Cruz create a direct event link
Chicken Fun
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Glaum Egg Ranch
Buy eggs and get a bonus, an animated chicken show
Date: Every Mon, Tues, Wed, Th, Fri and Sa from 6:00am to 8:00pm


(A June) GlaumChickensDancing.jpgGlaum Egg Ranch

Marvin's most talked about invention is the Egg Vending Machine. Customers can come up to the ranch, insert money and receive a flat of eggs. As the years progressed, so did the vending machine - today, when you insert the money you get to enjoy an animated chicken show as well.

 

The costumes on the chicken show are designed, created and changed seasonally by Sherrie. Every season/holiday is a different scene - the customers love to come and see what's new each time.

 

Glaum Egg Ranch Machine Hours

Vendor open "Only" when main bottom gate is open on Monday thru Saturday 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. Closed on Sunday. $4. Bring 4 Crisp One Dollar Bills

 

100% Cage Free & Organic California Family Farm Eggs

 

Ranch Store Hours

Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am-10:30 am
Closed on Sunday


Location: 3100 Valencia Rd, Aptos Map
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FREE Heritage Events
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Roaring Camp Railroad
Free Heritage Events all summer long! Take part in living history with activities for all ages including the old town printing
Date: Every day (Jun 6-Sep 2)


FREE Heritage Events

MONDAY - FRIDAY, JUNE 6 - SEPTEMBER 2

Free Heritage Events all summer long! Take part in living history with activities for all ages including the old town printing press, blacksmith and engine house tours, live music and panning for gold.

 

Free Weekday Heritage Activities

Monday: Watch Roaring Camp's Blacksmith make tools and ornamental ironwork from the coals of a real working forge. Demonstrations are free.

 

Tuesday: Learn about the effort that went into lighting up the darkness for past generations from our Candle Making Artisan. One free candle per guest.

 

Wednesday: See a real Old-Fashioned Printing Press in action and be amazed by the skill and artistry required of print makers in the past. Demonstrations are free

 

Thursday: I've been working on the Railroad Day. Take your turn at pumping our handcar for a ride back in time old track gang style. Later in the day meet one of our expert engineers for an informative talk about our unique geared steam locomotives. Handcar rides and presentations are free.

 

Friday: Roll up your sleeves and try your luck as a forty-niner at the Gold-Panning station. One, unlimited, free round of Gold-Panning per guest.


Weekend Living History

Celebrate the history of Roaring Camp with the Town Marshal or visit with costumed characters from the Santa Cruz Mountains' storied past that will be strolling the streets of the town.

 

On the weekends, Candle Making is $3 and Gold Panning is $1 to try your luck and $5 for guaranteed gold. You can also choose to dig in at the Chuckwagon BBQ, prices vary. Pose in our authentic period costumes at our Old West Photo Studio. Individual Portrait $30, Couples $40, Groups +$5 per additional subject.

 

Kids Fare

JUNE 6 - AUGUST 19

Monday - Friday, excluding special event dates July 4, July 29 & August 5

Our Steam Train takes you through the Redwoods and back, and our Beach Train takes you to Santa Cruz and back. No matter which route you choose, what people enjoy going back to the most is their own childhood. That's why, this summer, everybody rides for the Kid's Fare WEEKDAYS AFTER 2PM.

Purchase advance tickets here for the 2:15 Beach Train or the 2:00 Redwood Forest Steam Train.

It will be the most fun you've had since you were a kid!


Location: 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton Map
Phone: (831) 335-4484 •website Felton create a direct event link
Free CERT Training
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Santa Cruz County CERT
The Basic CERT Training Class prepares you to handle disaster situations, at home and in your community. You will learn what to
Date: Every Th (Aug 18-Sep 22)


Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)


Next classes start October 11th.  Location TBD.  Visit the Santa Cruz County CERT website where signing up for upcoming classes is free and easy.

 

Disasters can occur at any time.  Friends, neighbors, and families can be adversely affected by the results. The Santa Cruz City CERT team will prepare you to help assist your community during these trying times.  If there is a disaster, professional responders (fire, police) may not be immediately available to help.

 

CERT trains people in basic emergency response skills, such as fire safety, light building search and rescue, team organization, and disaster emergency medical operations. Using this training, CERT members can assist emergency responders and others in their neighborhood, workplace and community.

 

Currently scheduled classes:

  • Boulder Creek - Thursday evenings, Aug 18 to Sep 22 (Outline | Register)
  • Santa Cruz - Tuesday evenings, Oct 11 to Nov 15  (Register)

Location: Boulder Creek Fire Dept, 13230 Highway 9, Boulder Creek Map
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Go Fishing Locally
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Loch Lomond Lake
Visit Loch Lomond Lake and go fishing or hike or picnic!
Date: Every day (Mar 1-Sep 30) from 6:00am to 8:00pm


After much anticipation, DFW came by on Friday and stocked the Loch with 2,000 lbs of trout (approximately 2,000 fish). This is the first time we've been stocked since the Loch was closed for the drought. Now is a great time to visit, as visitation is low early in the week and the fish are biting!

 

Loch Lomond Lake is nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the heart of Lompico and comprises an 87-acre lake stocked with Trout, Bluegills and Largemouth Bass. Twelve miles of trails wind their way across the woods and along two miles of lakeshore. One spectacular five mile loop goes along the lake to Deer Flat and to Highland Trail and up to the ridge where the view is worth every step. Fishing is always an option; just bring your pole. This 180 acres of recreation area offers picnic tables, a children's playground, nature center, interpretive walks with rangers and a lake side store where you can rent an electric or row boat, as well as pick up bait, tackle, fishing licenses, hot and cold drinks, and snacks.


Hours

March: 6 AM - 6:00 PM
April: 6 AM - 7:30 PM
May: 6 AM - 8:00 PM
June: 6 AM - 8:30 PM
July: 6 AM - 8:30 PM
August: 6 AM - 8:00 PM
September: 6 AM - 8:00 PM


Location: 100 Loch Lomond Way , Lompico Map
Phone: (831) 335-7424 •website Felton create a direct event link
Cell Phone Tours Monterey Historic Park
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State Park Monterey Historic
Take a cell phone tour of historic buildings
Date: Every day


Cell Phone Tours

Visitors to Monterey State Historic Park may take a cell phone tour of historic buildings by dialing (831) 998-9458, followed by a Stop Number when prompted. Stop Numbers correspond to various Monterey State Historic Park adobes in the downtown area. Listeners recieve a two-minute narration for each building. There is no charge for the cell phone tours, but callers will use cell minutes, according to their individual plan. Callers may also use land based phones and will be charged based on normal land based rates.
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Stop Number/Building
Call (831) 998-9458
After prompt, enter Stop Number:

401 Custom House
402 Pacific House
403 First Brick House
404 Old Whaling Station
405 California's First Theater
406 Casa Soberanes
407 Larkin House
408 Cooper-Molera Adobe
409 Robert Louis Stevenson House
410 Casa de Oro (J. Boston Store)

 


Location: Alvarado St and Franklin St, Monterey Map
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Salvador Dali Museum
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Dali17 Museum
The exhibition will be the largest collection of Dali’s art on the West Coast and will feature over 300 originals.
Date: Every day

Special Instructions: Call for hours

Dali17 Museum is Open

(A July) Dali_TimeSlithering.jpgDali17 Museum will open to the public on Friday, July 8 at 10am!

 

The new museum is a permanent exhibition of original etchings, mixed media, lithographs, and rare sculptures by one of the twentieth century's most celebrated surrealist artists, Salvador Dali.

 

This is the first permanent Dali exhibition on the West Coast and the second largest private collection in the United States. Previously, this collection has only been exhibited in Spain and Belgium.

 

will feature over 300 originals. Did you know that Monterey was the only place in the United States where Dali lived and worked? The exhibition will reintroduce Dali’s local history and will be the only museum to showcase photographs from Dali’s fundraiser Surrealistic Night at Del Monte.

 

(A July) Dali.jpgMonterey was the only place in the United States where Dali lived and worked. While the Nazis stormed across Europe, Dali and his wife Gala fled to the U.S. and in July 1941 found refuge at the Hotel Del Monte. While living in the Monterey area, he was heavily involved with the arts. Dali exhibited vintage sourced photographs as an early member of the Carmel Art Association and every May he participated as a juror for the local high school art competition.

 

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Location: Museum of Monterey, 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey Map
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Animal Art Classes
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Watershed Art
Animal Art Classes at the Tannery Arts Center
Date: Every Tues and Th from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Ages: 6-13 Admission Fees: $10

Tuesday/Thursday - Animal Art - Drop-In and Ongoing. We draw all kinds of creatures in their wonderful habitats from our watershed. This session we will be working on larger format work, exploring more media and techniques.
Watershed Art Studio #116

for children ages 6-13 yrs.


Location: Watershed Art Studio #116, The Tannery, Santa Cruz Map
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Tales to Tails at Garfield Park Library
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Date: Every Th from 4:00pm to 5:30pm


Tales to Tails - Garfield Park (4:00 PM-5:30 PM)

Trained therapy dogs will be available at the Library to be attentive, non-judgmental reading partners for children reading aloud. Children have individual 20-minute time slots to sit with a dog and read.

 

Contact pro@santacruzpl.org or 831.427.7717 to reserve a spot.


View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Early Literacy, Tales to Tails

 

 


Location: 705 Woodrow Avenue, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: 831-427-7709 •website Santa Cruz West Sidecreate a direct event link
Scotts Valley Toddler Time
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Date: Every Th from 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 3-6 year olds Admission Fees: Free

Scotts Valley Toddler Time (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)

A 60 minute program for children, 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Join us for music, stories & play!


View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes, Programs for Kids, Early Literacy

 


Location: 230-D Mount Hermon Road Kings Village Shopping Center, Scotts Valley Map
Phone: 831-427-7712 •website Scotts Valley create a direct event link
Monthly Meeting Genealogy Society
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Library Central
Stop by the "Californiana Room" to get genealogy searching tips
Date: The 1st Th of every month


Santa Cruz Public Library, Central Branch, - Genealogy Society of Santa Cruz

First Thursday of the Month

 

The organization's mission is to serve the community with the knowledge and tools to make family researching more fulfilling. Stop by the "Californiana Room" at the Central Branch, or call 420-5794

 

February Meeting

Learn how the discovery of a box of 100 year old letters from her mother's closet helped Gail Chaid uncover her family history. Despite the challenges of researching records in Bulgaria, Gail persevered and with a new strategy, was able to unlock the secrets of her story.


For more information, please call the Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County (831) 427-7707 extension 5794.

 


Location: 224 Church St, Santa Cruz Map
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The Teen Readers Guild - Felton
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Date: Every 2 weeks on Tues and Th from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Ages: 13-18 Admission Fees: Free
Special Instructions: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays

The Teen Readers Guild - Felton (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)
 
Book club for teens! Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month, from 3:30-4:30 at the Felton Branch. Open to teens 13-18.


View similar upcoming events: Programs for Teens, Book Groups-Teens, Literacy

 

 

 

 

 


Location: 6299 Gushee, Felton Map
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Boulder Creek Family Crafts
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Date: Every Th from 3:00pm to 4:00pm


Boulder Creek Family Crafts (3:00 PM-4:00 PM)

Join us at the Boulder Creek Library on Thursday afternoons for our Family Crafts program! Our projects are often messy so please dress accordingly. Let's get creative together!
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Arts & Crafts

 


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Labor Day Weekend at Butano
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State Park Butano
Enjoy activities for the entire family over Labor Day weekend
Date: Every day (Sep 2-Sep 5)


Labor Day Weekend

Nature Club/ Little Rangers
Saturday, September 3 at 10 am
Sunday, September 4 at
10 am
Monday, September 5 at 10 am
 Children 3 to 6 years old and their family are welcome to join interpreter specialist Alicia for a 30 minute program based on play and exploration featuring the plants and animals of the redwood forest. Meet at the Campfire Center.

 

Junior Rangers
Saturday, September 3 at 11 am
Sunday, September 4 at 11 am
Monday, September 5 at 11 am
Kids 7 to 12 years old are welcome to join interpreter specialist Alicia for 1 hour of fun activities including games, arts & crafts, and hiking exploration based on the plants, animals, and history of Butano State Park. Meet at the Picnic Area. Junior Rangers is a statewide program offered at more than 70 California State Parks. Receive your logbook and badge, and begin your Junior Ranger journey.

 

"Amazing Redwoods" Guided Nature Walks
Saturday, September 3 at 1 pm

Join interpreter Specialist Alicia for a 3 mile, 2 hour round-trip walk along the Little Butano Creek Trail to discover the beautiful features of the redwood forest. Bring a water bottle and snacks. Meet at the Little Butano Creek Trail entrance. All ages welcome. No pets.

 

"Pioneers in the Redwoods" Guided History Walk
Saturday, September 3 at 1 pm
Join interpretive specialist Rosanna Petralia for this 1.5 mile/3 km, 2 hour walk back in time. In the 1860's, new immigrants to the coastside were making fresh starts for their families. Although little remains in the park of their homesteads, the pioneers affected dramatic changes we can still witness today. Revisit their lifestyles, hopes, and struggle as you hike in the shade of ancient redwoods.

 

"Birds of Butano" Guided Nature Walks
Sunday, September 4 at 1 pm

Join interpretive specialist Alicia for a 2 hour walk along the Six Bridges Trail to discover the birds that live in Butano - there are over 100 species that can be found in this State Park! Learn to identify the local birds by sight and sounds and explore their roles in the redwood forest. Meet at the Visitor Center. Bring water, snacks, and binoculars. All ages and experience levels welcome! No pets.
 
Campfire Programs
Saturday, September 3 at 7 pm
Sunday, September 4 at 7 pm

Join us around the campfire for an hour of activities about the natural and cultural history of the park. We will have marshmallow roasting, songs, trivia, and a slideshow. Meet at the Campfire Center. Dogs on 6 foot leash are welcome.

 


Location: 1500 Cloverdale Rd, Pescadero Map
Phone: (650) 879-2040 •website Pescadero create a direct event link
Parent's Date Night!
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Kaiwa Art & Play Space
Parent's Date Night!
Date: Every Fri and Sa from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Ages: 3-12 Admission Fees: $15/hr
Special Instructions: Pre-registration required

Parents - treat yourselves to a night out on the town for dinner and a movie while the kids play and create art! Walk from Kaiwa's downtown location to your favorite restaurant and entertainment venue. Under the guidance and care of the teacher, children will have toys, musical instruments, books, and art supplies to create a magical night for themselves!


Location: Kaiwa Art & Play Space, 185 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: (831) 316-0918 •website Santa Cruz create a direct event link
Chess Instruction - Central
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Library Central
Date: Every Sa from 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Admission Fees: Free

 

 


Location: 224 Church St, Santa Cruz Map
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Guided Redwood Grove Walks
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State Park Henry Cowell
Amazing forest adventure - ask any questions you may have
Date: Every Su and Sa at 11:00am
Admission Fees: Day-use parking fee is $10
Special Instructions: Saturdays at 11 am & 2 pm

Guided Redwood Grove Walks

Saturdays at 11 am & 2 pm

How do redwoods grow to become the tallest organisms on earth? How important are banana slugs to the redwood ecosystems? Why are there so few old growth trees left? Answer these questions and more every Saturday and Sunday on our Redwood Grove Walks. One of our knowledgeable docents will lead you through our magnificent old growth forest and answer any questions you may have. Meet at the Visitors Center in the Day Use area of Henry Cowell off of HWY 9, at 101 N. Big Trees Park Road in Felton.

 


Location: 525 North Big Trees Park Road, Felton Map
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Goal-Setting for Sanity: Easing the transition to adulthood
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Suki Wessling
Get help setting up a goal-setting system with teens/pre-teens
Date: Every Sa (Jul 1-Sep 5) at 9:30am


(0 May 2017) Suki_BookGoalSettingGuideforTeens2.jpgGoal-Setting for Sanity: Easing the transition to adulthood 7pm. In this free parent workshop, writer and teacher Suki Wessling will lead parents through the preparatory steps of setting up a goal-setting system with their teens/pre-teens. Why goal-setting? We all know that raising teens can be stressful.

 

Academically, emotionally, and socially they are in a time of huge transition and growth. Parent/teen interactions can become minefields where teens inevitably feel that they are misunderstood, and parents find themselves pushing buttons they didn't know were there. Helping teens learn about goal-setting offers new vocabulary and strategies for avoiding or resolving these conflicts. In this workshop, we will identify problems in our households, talk about the basics of goal-setting, and explore how this approach can help improve parent/teen relationships during the time of transition. This workshop will be geared to both homeschooling and schooling families.

 

Held at The Art Factory, 9099 Soquel Drive #15, Aptos. Registration: Please register for this free workshop by using this linkhttp://bit.ly/2p42SRB or email  suki@sukiwessling.com for more information.


Location: The Art Factory, 9099 Soquel Drive #15, Aptos Map
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Plan Your Visit to the 2016 Bay Area Idea House
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Sunset Magazine
Innovative Idea House with expansive views of the San Francisco
Date: Every Su and Sa (Aug 6-Sep 25)


Plan Your Visit to the 2016 Bay Area Idea House - Sunset

 

Nestled in Oakland's Claremont Hills, we are building an innovative Idea House with expansive views of the San Francisco! Bay! An award winning design team will make this ultra-modern home one you won't want to miss.

 

Address: 540 Gravatt Road Berkeley, CA 94705

Tours: August and September

 

(A A Sep 16) Sunsettour-tickets-burst.jpgPURCHASE TOUR TICKETS NOW!

http://www.sunset.com/home/idea-houses/berkeley-hills-idea-house!

 

The Sunset Idea House in the Bay Area

Our 2016 Idea House nestled in Oakland's Claremont Hills, is a 4,500-square-foot, 4-bedroom/4.5-bathroom home features 5 decks overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Sunset is collaborating with the Bay Area's design leaders: DFI Properties, Landmark Development Corporation, Robert Nebolon Architects and Geremia Design. The home will be published in the November issue of Sunset.

 

The Tours

FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS ONLY, 10am to 5pm
August 19 - September 25, 2016

Parking available only at 2299 Tunnel Rd, Oakland, CA 94618 with shuttle service provided to and from the Idea House.

No parking at the Idea House. House is only available via the shuttle.

Tickets are also available for purchase at the door during tour hours (credit card only). A portion of the ticket proceeds benefit the Oakland Public Education Fund.

 

Have questions about Bay Area Idea House? CONTACT SUNSET MAGAZINE


Location: 540 Gravatt Road, Berkeley Map
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Basic Bicycle Maintenance Class
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The Spokesman
Learn how to fix your flat tire!
Date: The 1st Sa of every month from 10:00am to 12:00am
Ages: Free

Spokesman Bicycles Free Flat Fixing Class

 

Spokesman offers this great (and FREE) flat-fixing class. Check it out to learn how you can most efficiently change your own flat whether you're in the middle of a ride or just wanting to bust out your bike from your garage but the tires are flat.

Spokesman Bicycles, Cathcart Street, Santa Cruz, CA

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Location: Cathcart Street, Santa Cruz Map
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Family Yoga
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Luma Yoga and Family Center
Come stretch, play & explore!
Date: Every Su at 1:30pm
Ages: 4+ Admission Fees: $14 drop in (class cards + memberships also available)

Family Yoga: Ages 4+

Family Yoga is now offered EVERY Sunday afternoon at 1:30 pm! This class offers a unique approach by blending yoga and family bonding! Laughter and love fill each class and are sure to inspire and nurture the entire family's relationship. This class works best for children who can follow instructions and participate and is designed for parents and little ones ages 4 and up.

 

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Location: Luma Yoga and Family Center, 1010 Center Street, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: (831) 325-2620 •website Santa Cruz create a direct event link
The Hidden Gems Film Club
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Library Central
Monthly screenings of foreign films, documentaries, independents and even mainstream movies!
Date: The 1st Su of every month (Mar 6-Aug 7) from 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Ages: Adults Admission Fees: Free

Come and enjoy those "hidden gems" of foreign films, documentaries, independents and even perhaps some mainstream movies that you might have missed!

Join us for an afternoon of unique cinema and enjoy those "hidden gems" of foreign films, documentaries, independents and even perhaps some mainstream movies that you might have missed! The screenings will be on the 1st Sundays of each month starting at 1:00pm at the Downtown Library from February to August.


BYOL: You are welcome to BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH to enjoy during the films!

The Hidden Gems Film Club meets the 1st Sunday of each month • 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Attendance is free, but we appreciate RSVP's via our Facebook event page in order to arrange seating: http://bit.ly/scpl-gems


Location: Santa Cruz Library Downtown Bran, 224 Church Street, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: (831) 427-7717 •website Santa Cruz create a direct event link
Dragonflies!
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Quail Hollow Park
All about dragonflies!
Date: 09/04/2016 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm


The summer's heat and the rich habitat of the pond at Quail Hollow combine to make an outstanding venue for finding dragonflies. Bring a pair of binoculars, a notebook, and a camera. Led by Christian Schwarz, this walk will be focused on the natural history and ecology of these critters, but we'll also talk about basic identification skills. This will be an excellent introduction for anyone interested in these dramatic but often overlooked insects.


Location: Quail Hollow Ranch County Park, 800 Quail Hollow Road, Felton Map
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Scotts Valley Preschool Story Time
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Library Scotts Valley
Join us for Preschool Story time!
Date: Every Mon from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: 3-6 year olds Admission Fees: Free

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Join us for Preschool Story time! Every Tuesday 10:30 to 11:30 - A 45 minute program for 3-6 year olds.

 

We will read books, sing songs and make a simple craft.

 

Come and join the fun!

 

FREE

 


Location: 230-D Mount Hermon Road Kings Village Shopping Center, Scotts Valley Map
Phone: 831-427-7712 •website Scotts Valley create a direct event link
Minecraft at Garfield Park Library
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Library Garfield
Date: Every Mon from 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 8-18

Minecraft @ GP (2:00 PM-3:30 PM)

Minecraft with a purpose. Learn how to find and use resources, build, and survive in the world of Minecraft. Open to ages 8 to 18. LIMITED TO THE FIRST 10 PLAYERS.


View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens, STEAM

 

 


Location: 705 Woodrow Avenue, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: 831-427-7709 •website Santa Cruz West Sidecreate a direct event link
Kids Craft- Downtown
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Library Central
Date: Every Mon from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Admission Fees: free

Kids Craft- Downtown (3:00 PM-4:30 PM)
random and ever changing crafts for kids - those three and under will need adult assistance.
View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Arts & Crafts

 


Location: 224 Church St, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: 831-420-5700 •website Santa Cruz create a direct event link
Baby Happy Hour
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Junebug's Gym
Where FUNdamental Motor Development begins.
Date: Every Mon and Wed from 12:15pm to 1:15pm
Ages: crawling to early walkers Admission Fees: 10.00/class

Baby Happy Hour  Mondays & Wednesdays from 12:15-1:15pm. AKA InchWorm Class is a class designed for the child that is crawling through early walkers. Come join the fun and let your young child crawl, creep and explore their motor skills in a fun and stimulating environment. Music, parachute and more!! $10/hr with Inchworm punch card.

 

Call (831) 464-BUGS (2847) or drop by at 3910 Portola Drive. Ste. 2 & 3 Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz. www.junebugsgym.com

 


Location: 3910 Portola Dr. Ste. 2 & 3, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: (831) 464-2847 •website Santa Cruz create a direct event link
Story Time at Garfield Park Library
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Library Garfield
Date: Every Mon from 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 3-6

Join us at the Garfield Park Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.


View similar upcoming events: Storytimes/Laptimes

 

 


Location: 705 Woodrow Avenue, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: 831-427-7709 •website Santa Cruz West Sidecreate a direct event link
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
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Conservatory of Flowers
Experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries
Date: The 1st Tues of every month


Conservatory of Flowers

 

The Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries.  Opened in 1879, the wood and glass greenhouse is the oldest existing conservatory of its kind in the Western Hemisphere.

 

Free to all visitors on the first Tuesday of every month.

 

Normal costs are:

General public:

$8.00 for Adults
$5.00 for Youth ages 12-17, Seniors age 65 & over, and College Students with ID
$2.00 for Children ages 5-11
Free for Children ages 4 and under


Location: Golden Gate Park, 100 John F. Kennedy Dr., San Francisco Map
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Aptos Youth Chess Club
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Library Aptos
Date: Every Tues from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Ages: 6yrs & up Admission Fees: Free

Aptos Youth Chess Club (3:30 PM-4:30 PM)

Learn from a master and practice with your peers! Ages 6-18 yrs.
View similar upcoming events: Library Classes, Programs for Kids, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens

 


Location: 7695 Soquel Drive, Aptos Map
Phone: (831)427-7717 •website Aptos create a direct event link
Tumble-On-Tuesdays
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Junebug's Gym
Where FUNdamental Motor Development begins.
Date: Every Tues
Ages: crawling to early walkers Admission Fees: 10.00/class

Tumble-On-Tuesdays  Tuesdays 12-3pm. Ongoing Open Gym  Ages: walking to 7 years. Parents may leave children over 3 yrs. Need a break from the kids, go out to lunch...the solution is JuneBugs Gym. Cost is $10/hr with open gym punchcard.

 

Call (831) 464-BUGS (2847) or drop by at 3910 Portola Drive. Ste. 2 & 3 Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz. www.junebugsgym.com

 


Location: 3910 Portola Dr. Ste. 2 & 3, Santa Cruz Map
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Preschool Storytime
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Bookshop Santa Cruz
Mamoura Slike reads to toddlers and pre-schoolers
Date: Every Wed from 10:00am to 10:30am
Ages: toddler and pre-school aged chil

Bookshop Santa Cruz invites any toddler or pre-school age children (with parental supervision) to listen to
stories read by Mamoura Slike. Mamoura is a wonderful reader and she will be sharing fantastic books!


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For Mom: Feel Good Friday Radio
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Lorraine Pursell and Dee James
Weekly Mom Uplift: Ask Your Future Self
Date: Every Wed
Ages: All

Moms need nurturing, TOO!
When you tap into your Future Self you access the power of your success that encourages you to keep going forward to your desires.

Women's Empowerment Coach, Lorraine Pursell, joins Dee James at KEYZ am radio with powerful topics, tips and tools for uplifting your life while you're raising your quiver-full.

Use these great tips to set you on higher ground. Live the happy life you deserve while raising your family well and thriving in life's daily challenges.

Get Lorraine's FREE e-Books at http://www.3KeysToSelfLove.com and http://www.StopYellingAtYourKids.com


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Capitola Book Discussion Group
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Library Capitola
Date: Every Wed from 9:30am to 10:30am
Admission Fees: Free

Capitola Book Discussion Group (9:30 AM-10:30 AM)


We will be discussing Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear, and starting to read Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. The Capitola Book Discussion Group meets every 1st Wednesday of the month at 9:30am. All adults are welcome. For more information, call (831) 427-7705.
View similar upcoming events: Book Groups-Adult, Programs for Adults, Literacy

 

 

 

 

 


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Fresh Food for Live Oak Families
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Santa Cruz Community Health Centers
Free Food Distribution Occurs the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Date: The 1st Wed of every month from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages: Families Admission Fees: Free

Santa Cruz Community Health Centers (SCCHC), a leading nonprofit provider of high-quality, affordable and comprehensive health services to everyone regardless of their ability to pay, has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County to offer its patients and Live Oak community access to fresh food.

The new fresh food distribution occurs every first and third Wednesday from 4-5pm at the East Cliff Family Health Center, which opened in Spring 2014. Fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as some pantry and dry goods, are available,

"A well-balanced diet is an important component of health," said Leslie Conner, SCCHC Executive Director. "Providing fresh, nutritious food to families - some of whom are our patients - supports our mission of improving health and well-being in our community."

The program is free and open to all with no income check required. Anyone who would like access to nutritious, fresh, healthy foods is welcome to participate. The use of reusable grocery bags is encouraged.

To learn more about this program or to volunteer, please contact Enrollment Counselor, Jorge Chen Valle at (831) 427-3500 x168.


Location: East Cliff Family Health Center, 21507 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz Map
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Code Combat
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Library Scotts Valley
Date: The 1st Wed of every month from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages: 8-18 Admission Fees: Free

(0 A September 2018) codecombat_logo22.jpgCode Combat @ Scotts Valley (3:30 PM-5:00 PM)

SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that teaches learners of all ages to code by playing through levels and quickly mastering programming concepts. It's not just gamification with bells and whistles, it's democratizing learning to code by making the process more accessible and engaging than ever before! Learners write code, execute it and see their changes in real-time!

 

Ages 8-18. Gamers will create teams by age. Space is limited and registration is required. Register by email pro@santacruzpl.org or call 831-427-7717.

 


Location: 251 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley Map
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Minecraft at Garfield Park Library
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Library Garfield
Date: Every Wed from 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Ages: 8-18

Minecraft @ GP (2:00 PM-3:30 PM)

Minecraft with a purpose. Learn how to find and use resources, build, and survive in the world of Minecraft. Open to ages 8 to 18. LIMITED TO THE FIRST 10 PLAYERS.


View similar upcoming events: Programs for Kids, Programs for Teens, STEAM

 

 


Location: 705 Woodrow Avenue, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: 831-427-7709 •website Santa Cruz West Sidecreate a direct event link
Lego & Duplo Fun!
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Library Boulder Creek
Date: Every Wed from 1:00pm to 2:30pm


Join us on Wednesday afternoons for some building fun! Children learn through play and blocks provide a wonderful link between structure, patterns and imagination. Let's build and learn together!


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Half Moon Music in the Park
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State Park Francis Beach
Bring a picnic blanket, beach chairs, snacks and your dancing shoes
Date: The 2nd Th of every month (Jul 14-Oct 13) at 6:00pm


(A July) FrancisBeach-HMBay.jpgHalf Moon Music in the Park 6pm. Bring a picnic blanket, beach chairs, snacks and your dancing shoes and join California State Parks in welcoming Francis Beach's monthly outdoor concert series.

 

Every second Thursday of the month Half Moon Bay State Beach will be featuring a local musician on the visitor center deck. This free event will run from July through October.

 

Parking is $10; biking and walking are encouraged. Half Moon Bay State Beach, 95 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay. (650) 726-8804

 

Events made possible by Coastside State Parks Association, California State Parks Docents, and California State Parks.

All events are free, a $10 parking fee is enforced at certain state parks. For more information regarding events and activities, please call (650) 726-8804 or email HMBParksVolunteer@parks.ca.gov


Location: 95 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay Map
Phone: (650) 726-8819 •website Half Moon Bay 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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Support Group for Moms with Mood Disorders
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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Date: The 2nd Sa of every month from 3:00pm to 5:00pm


Support Group for Moms with Mood Disorders 3-5pm. 2nd Saturday of each month. Join a free, confidential support group for moms with mood disorders including bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety affiliated with the new Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA of Santa Cruz County. Make new friends in a positive atmosphere where we encourage one another and have fun! Ease Mountain Yoga & Wellness in Ben Lomond.

 

For more information email dyane@baymoon.com.

 

To join visit the Meetup link: http://www.meetup.com/Medicated-Moms-with-Mood-Disorders-Support-Group/


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Cleanup Cowells Project
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Save Our Shores
Help clean up Cowells Beach
Date: Every 2 weeks on Sa from 9:00am to 11:00am


We are so excited to be teaming up with Haley Mander for the Cleanup Cowells Project. This cleanup program is in it's second successful year!  These cleanups would not be possible without donations from the Dream Inn.

 

Make sure you bring a filled reusable water bottle, sunglasses and a hat as well. We want to make sure everyone is staying hydrated! Any participants under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

 

Cleanups happen RAIN OR SHINE! It is especially important to clean the beaches in the rainy weather, as all that trash is quickly getting washed into the Sanctuary!

 

Cleanups will run every other Sunday from 9-11am. Follow this successful program on Instagram (cleanupcowells)!

If you have any questions please contact cleanup@saveourshores.org.

 

Thank you for keeping our beaches clean and beautiful!

 


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Parent's Night Out
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Junebug's Gym
Safe and fun place for the children while parents "go out"
Date: The 2nd Sa of every month
Ages: 3+ Admission Fees: ost is $10/hr with open gym punchcard for $60 (with paid membership)

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 Parent's Night Out
On Saturday, January 16th, 2015 from 5:45 pm to 8:45 pm. Dinner provided and sponsored by Whole Foods Market Capitola. $30 per child-member and $35 per non-member. For ages 3-8. Child must be potty trained. Space is limited. Please call the office today to reserve your child a spot

 

 

BABY Parent's Night Out

It will be on January 30, 5:30 pm-8 pm for ages crawling to 3 years old. $30/members. $35/non-members. Call the office for further information.

Call 464-BUGS (2847) to sign up or drop by at 3910 Portola Dr. Ste. 2 & 3 Pleasure Point-Santa Cruz.


Location: 3910 Portola Drive Ste. 2 &3, Santa Cruz Map
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Munching with Mozart Concert
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Library Central
Bring your lunch and enjoy a concert, great midday interlude
Date: The 3rd Th of every month from 12:10pm to 12:50pm
Admission Fees: free
Special Instructions: To make a reservation for your class or other large group contact

(0 July 2017) MozartMunching.jpgMunching with Mozart and Friends is a free monthly noontime concert series at the Santa Cruz Downtown Branch. Join us at 12:10 on the third Thursday of every month to hear local musicians play your favorite classical pieces. Munching With Mozart and Friends is sponsored by the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the Santa Cruz County Branch of the Music Teachers' Association of California.

To inquire about performing, contact Carol Panofsky • 831-426-3238 • panofsky@cruzio.com

 

For more information about the series, to make a reservation for your class or other large group contact Carol Panofsky • 831-426-3238 • panofsky@cruzio.com

 

 


Location: 224 Church St, Santa Cruz Map
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San Francisco Botanical Gardens
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San Francisco Botanical Garden
Escape to a unique 55-acre urban oasis of extraordinary beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, showcasing over 8,000 differen
Date: Every day

Special Instructions: 2nd Tuesday is FREE DAY

Second Tuesday of every month is free!

 

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world.

 

Free Admission Day Every second Tuesday of the month

Regular cost: $7/adults; $5/youth and seniors; $2/children; free/4 years and younger

 

Docent-led Tours: Join us for daily tours through the Botanical Garden led by trained docents or explore on your own with special features designed to enhance your next visit.

Free Tours Daily; 1:30pm at Main Gate

 

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse

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Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

 

Hours
Open daily, starting at 7:30 am. The Garden closes one hour after last entry. Last entry changes seasonally:

Last entry: Fall & Winter

  • October through early November: Last entry at 5 pm.
  • 1st Sunday in November through January: Last entry at 4 pm.
  • February through 2nd Saturday in March: Last entry at 5 pm.

From a reviewer: 9/12/2016

"I've been to botanical gardens around the US and other countries, and this one is truly world class. I can't believe I've lived here for years and had never gone. I was worried that there might not be many things blooming since it's September, but there were so many amazing flowers packed together, that I can't even imagine what it's like in the spring. The ratio of plants-to-walking is really excellent. Every square foot of the garden seems carefully planned to pack in more wonderful things to see, all meticulously labeled and growing vigorously."


Location: Golden Gate Park, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco Map
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Santa Cruz Sol Festival
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Santa Cruz Sol Festival
A family-friendly event with live music, activities for the kids, locally made products and food, beer and wine.
Date: Every day (Sep 17-Sep 18) from 11:00am to 7:00pm
Admission Fees: children under 10 are free with paid adult. discounted youth tickets will be available for ages 11-17, purchased with an adult t

(A Aug) SolFestival.jpgLocated at the picturesque Roaring Camp Meadows, the two-day Santa Cruz Mountain Sol Festival, is a family-friendly event with live music, activities for the kids, locally made products and food, beer and wine.

 

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17 Gates at 11:00am

  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros (5:30pm)
  • Third World (4:00pm)
  • G Love & Special Sauce (2:30pm)
  • Steve Kimock (1:00pm)
  • Mike Love (11:45am)
  • *All times approximate and subject to change

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18 Gates at 11:00am

  • George Clinton Parliament Funkdadelic (5:30pm)
  • Ozomatli (4:00pm)
  • Sheila E. (2:30pm)
  • Pimps of Joytime (1:00pm)
  • Katdelic (11:45am)
  • *All times approximate and subject to change

Tickets

 

What You Can Bring

  • Blankets and pillows
  • Regular-size/unframed backpacks
  • Empty Camelbak or other empty plastic container (i.e., Nalgene bottle)
  • Binoculars
  • Low back chairs
  • Personal cameras with a detachable lens 2 inches or shorter

Location: Roaring Camp, 5401 Graham Hill Rd, Felton Map
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Basic Bicycle Maintenance Class
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The Spokesman
Learn how to fix your flat tire!
Date: The 3rd Sa of every month from 10:00am to 12:00am
Ages: Free

Spokesman Bicycles Free Maintenance Class

3rd Saturday of every month, 10AM

Spokesman Bicycles, Cathcart Street, Santa Cruz, CA

http://www.spokesmanbicycles.com/events

 


Location: Cathcart Street, Santa Cruz Map
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Fresh Food for Live Oak Families
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Santa Cruz Community Health Centers
Free Food Distribution Occurs the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Date: The 3rd Wed of every month from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages: Families Admission Fees: Free

Santa Cruz Community Health Centers (SCCHC), a leading nonprofit provider of high-quality, affordable and comprehensive health services to everyone regardless of their ability to pay, has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County to offer its patients and Live Oak community access to fresh food.

The new fresh food distribution occurs every first and third Wednesday from 4-5pm at the East Cliff Family Health Center, which opened in Spring 2014. Fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as some pantry and dry goods, are available,

"A well-balanced diet is an important component of health," said Leslie Conner, SCCHC Executive Director. "Providing fresh, nutritious food to families - some of whom are our patients - supports our mission of improving health and well-being in our community."

The program is free and open to all with no income check required. Anyone who would like access to nutritious, fresh, healthy foods is welcome to participate. The use of reusable grocery bags is encouraged.

To learn more about this program or to volunteer, please contact Enrollment Counselor, Jorge Chen Valle at (831) 427-3500 x168.


Location: East Cliff Family Health Center, 21507 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz Map
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Fourth Friday Family Music Jam
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MusicalMe, Inc
Your children want from you, more than anything, to sing & dance & play - with you and their loved ones!
Date: The 4th Fri of every month from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Ages: birth - preschool with caregiver Admission Fees: $20 per family

Bring the whole family for our monthly "Fourth Friday Family Music Jam"!

It's time to Jam with your Fam! Join us every 4th Friday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Bring your whole fam & jam out with us in our Music Together® classroom behind The Abbey Coffeehouse. Drop in anytime, leave anytime. It's all good!

Bring your little ones, your fave dance tunes and any instruments you wanna share or perform with. We'll supply all of our instruments and music-making know-how, and we'll all jam out together!

$20 per family with all proceeds going to our Scholarship Fund for local families.

CONTACT: MusicalMe, Inc.
Call: 831-438-3514 or Text: 831-332-9002
Email: registrar@musicalme.com
PO Box 66438, Scotts Valley, CA 95067
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Location: MusicalMe Studio, 239 High Street, Santa Cruz Map
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Santa Cruz Mountains Harvest Festival
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SCM Harvest Festival
Browse items from local artists and farms and leave with something to decorate your home and bring in the season
Date: 09/24/2016 from 11:00am to 6:30pm
Admission Fees: Free

 

Santa Cruz Mountains Harvest Festival

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Nothing says welcome to fall like the Santa Cruz Mountains Harvest Festival. Browse items from local artists and farms and leave with something to decorate your home and bring in the season.

 

Live music, food and beverage for sale and sustainable living demonstrations will be part of the festivities. Money raised from kids' activities and adult drinking glasses go to helping local non-profits and companies and organizations in need.

 

Get more info here.

 


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Parent's Night Out
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Junebug's Gym
Safe and fun place for the children while parents "go out"
Date: The 4th Sa of every month
Ages: 3+ Admission Fees: ost is $10/hr with open gym punchcard for $60 (with paid membership)

(A Nov) Juneand2Kids.jpgParent's Night Out

2nd Saturday from 5:45 pm to 8:45 pm. Dinner provided and sponsored by Whole Foods Market Capitola. $30 per child-member and $35 per non-member. For ages 3-8. Child must be potty trained. Space is limited. Please call the office today to reserve your child a spot.

 

BABY Parent's Night Out

4th Saturday 5:30 pm-8 pm for ages crawling to 3 years old. $30/members. $35/non-members. Call the office for further information.

Call 464-BUGS (2847) to sign up or drop by at 3910 Portola Dr. Ste. 2 & 3 Pleasure Point-Santa Cruz.


Location: 3910 Portola Drive Ste. 2 &3, Santa Cruz Map
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Magical Glass Pumpkin Patch
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Los Gatos High School
Beautiful glass pumpkins and more to view and for purchase for the holidays
Date: Every day (Sep 24-Sep 25)


(A A Sep 16) GlassPumpkinPatchLosGatos.jpgCome and experience the magic of a glass event that has become a community tradition. Meet the artists! Enjoy a day in historic downtown Los Gatos with friends and family. Start your own unique art collection or find vibrant new designs. Do your holiday shopping early while supporting local artists and local art programs.

 

  • Thousands of locally-made art glass pumpkins for display and sale on the lawn of Los Gatos High School.
  • 10 phenomenal Bay Area glass artists, each on-site to represent their many months of work.
  • Over $160,000 raised for Los Gatos High School art programs and other LGHS programs in need.
  • Prices start at $25. Visa/MC accepted.
  • Admission is free. Kids and pets welcome. Rain or Shine.

Friday, Seotember 23  (viewing only, no sales) from 5pm-7pm

Saturday, September 24  from 10am-5pm

Sunday, September 25  from 10am-3pm


Location: Front lawn, Los Gatos High Scho, 20 High School Court, Los Gatos Map
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Neighbors Night Out
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Santa Cruz Neighbors
Join in the block parties.
Date: 09/25/2016


(A A Sep 16) Neighbor-Night-Out-1.jpgThe Santa Cruz Neighbors' Night Out program is hosting its 8th annual evening of neighborhood block parties on Sunday, September 25th throughout the afternoon from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. The City of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Police Department, Fire Department and other City Departments along with UC Santa Cruz will be visiting various block parties.

 

The Coastal Watershed Council will be meeting neighbors in the Lower Ocean neighborhood on Jessie St. from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.

 

For a full list of block parties visit www.santacruzneighbors.org.

 


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