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Send us your special valentine stories.  What makes your sweetheart so special? How do you keep the romance alive?  We love romance and humor! We'll put a few into the Valentine's newsletter.  Use your first name or a nom de plume! Please send us your story right now!   Brownie

Films by Women About Women
Don't miss these inspiring films! 
Lunafest Benefit Festival Saturday, 1/26, 7pm Rio Theater
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    LUNAFEST 2008 is a fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities.
    All proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Fund, WomenCARE of Santa Cruz, and the UCSC Women’s Center. 

My Other Mother – When her baby sister dies, Margo’s other mother shows her how to grieve.  Capetown, South Africa

Make A Wish – A young Palestinian girl will do whatever it takes to buy a birthday cake.

Dona Ana / Mrs. Ana – A seller of medicinal plants shares the joys and hardships of her life along with her love of strawberries.

Happiness – Iwona buys a box of happiness at a strange discount store and has to decide what to do with it.

Godir Gestir / Family Reunion – Katrin leaves New York to visit her native Iceland, in this whimsical tale of family secrets.

Daikon Ashi – A young girls struggles with adolescent rebellion and the reality of family ties.

Breaking Boundaries: The Sondra Van Ert Story – A documentary reflection on one female Olympic athlete’s determination and success.

The Guarantee – A dancer’s hilarious story about his prominent nose and the effect it has on his career.

Pockets – A pocket becomes an abstract metaphor for the journey of motherhood.

Tickets: $5.00 for students (with ID) and $10 general at the door.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at the UCSC Ticket Office.

Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel  423-8209  Rio Theater

  Events for the Family
Broom Bash Quail Hollow 1/26, 10am-1pm
    Work Party.  Bring lunch! 
Magic Carpet Ride: An All Disney Event 2/1 & 2, Acquire A Capella, UCSC. For details go here
Star Party, Observing at Bonny Doon Airport 2/2, sunset

If you're thinking of coming to a viewing event, its a good idea to check the club's Telephone Message Center for last minute updates,  335-2423.  Go here for directions.

Orchid Show, Soquel High 1/26 9-5 & 1/27 9-4 
American Orchid Society , Indoor & Outdoor plants for sale.
Marine Mammal Research Tour at Seymour 1/27 2:15-3:30

  Do you know some musically talented teens!?
 Santa Cruz Baroque Festival
Youth Chamber Music Competition
Entry Forms due February 1, Competition in two categories:

1) Chamber Music Competition
While groups are encouraged to compete by playing Baroque and other early music, the competition is also open to instrumental ensembles performing Classical and Romantic concert repertoire.
2) Early Music Guitar Competition  We offer a special and separate competition track for early music guitar soloist. The entrant must perform an early work (pre-1750), up to 8 minutes in length and without accompaniment.

Go here for more information. 

 Send us your cute photos!


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 Children, Teens, Moms, Dads,  Families, Pets! We would like to add to our photo Gallery.  Submit them here.



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Independent School

Open Houses 

GBK 6-12: 1/23, 7pm

Waldorf K-12: Parents only: 1/pp  7pm

Carden K-8: 1/26 10-1

Waldorf 9-12: Parents only: 1/26  11-2

Springhill K-6: 1/29  6-7:30pm  Corrected Date!

Waldorf 1-8: Parents: 1/29 9am

Waldorf K: Parents & Children 3-6: 1/30  9:30-10:30

Delta 9-12: 1/30  5-7pm 

More details on Events Calendar



Carden School

of Santa Cruz


"Life is a joy,
so should be learning."
Mae Carden
Please come to
Our Open House
Jan. 26, 10-1 

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319 La Fonda Ave

Santa Cruz

across from Harbor High 

Visit our us here also. 


Tyrolean Inn


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Family Friendly
 Fine Dining for Parents
Play Corner for
9600 Hwy 9, Ben Lomond

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 Dr. Louise Kindell won the Thomas & Friends 
train set at the Toy Train Show. Louise is a local psychologist and her younger clients will get much use out of this very cool set. Thank you MAH and!
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