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Friday, May 31

Bocce tournament and barbecue

When: Noon to 8 p.m.

Where: Skypark, 361 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: Members of the Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce will participate in the organization's sixth annual bocce ball tournament and barbecue.

Cost: $15 for adults; $5 for children under 12

Info: Email info@scottsvalleychamber.com

 

Saturday, June 1

Pop-up breakfast

When: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Community Center, 360 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: Local farmers and chefs will cook to highlight the local agriculture and food artisan community while raising funds for the Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Market’s public educational programs.

Cost: $30

Info: 325-4294 or www.santacruzfarmersmarket.org

 

Artist reception

When: 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: The Art Store, 216 Mount Hermon Road, Suite E in Scotts Valley

Details: Felton artist Cecilia Stipes will be on-hand to display and discuss her photographs of the western United States.

Cost: Free

Info: 438-0830

 

Chorus Cabaret and dessert buffet

When: 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: The Gold Standard Chorus Annual Cabaret and Homemade Dessert Buffet event will raise funds for music scholarships.

Cost: $20

Info: www.scbarbershop.org

 

Dance showcase

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Santa Cruz High School Auditorium, 415 Walnut Avenue in Santa Cruz

Details: Students of the Agape Dance Academy in Scotts Valley will perform a showcase of their dance skills.

Cost: $12 for adults; $10 for kids and seniors

Info: www.AgapeDance.com

 

Sunday, June 2

SV Senior Center flea market

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: A flea market benefit to raise funds for a new back deck for the Scotts Valley Senior Center.

Cost: $15 per space, $25 for two spaces

Info: 818-3107

 

Chili cook-off

When: 12 to 2 p.m.

Where: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 101 Riverside Avenue in Ben Lomond

Details: A chili cook-off event will feature tasting and prizes for best chili.

Cost: $10 donation

Info: 336-5994

 

Genealogical Society meeting

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Santa Cruz Public Library, 224 Church Street in Santa Cruz

Details: Guest speaker Pamela Erikson will discuss "Planning a Successful Genealogy Research Trip."

Cost: Free

Info: www.scgensoc.org or 427-7707 ext. 5794

 

Monday, June 3

Science symposium

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: San Lorenzo Valley High School Multipurpose Room, 7105 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: San Lorenzo Valley High School Environmental Monitoring students will be presenting their award-winning research.

Cost: Free

Info: jorbuch@slvusd.org

 

Wednesday, June 5

Sons in Retirement luncheon

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:35 p.m.

Where: Portuguese Hall, 216 Evergreen Street in Santa Cruz

Details: Catered Ladies' Day luncheon followed by a talk by Gitta Ryle entitled "Surviving the Holocaust."

Cost: $16

Info: 336-8481

 

Thursday, June 6

Ribbon-cutting event

When: 6 to 7 p.m.

Where: Oak Tree Villa, 100 Lockwood Lane in Scotts Valley

Details: The Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Oak Tree Villa’s new hospice suite.

Cost: Free

Info: 438-1010

 

Friday, June 7

Art, music and wine

When: 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Antiques and Art, 13164 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: Part of Boulder Creek’s First Fridays, customers will be offered hors d'oeuvres, music and wine tasting.

Info: 338-0600

 

Contra Dance

When: 8 to 11 p.m.

Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: A contra dance featuring dance lessons and music by The Crabapples.

Cost: $10 donation

Info: http://santacruzdance.org

 

Saturday, June 8

Junction Park flea market

When: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Junction Park, Middleton Avenue in Boulder Creek

Details: Downtown Boulder Creek flea market will feature live music and a barbecue.

Cost: $15 to reserve a space

Info: 338-4144

 

SLV-Scotts Valley Relay For Life

When: 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday, June 9

Where: Skypark, 361 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: A 24-hour event will raise funds to support cancer research.

Cost: Donations

Info: 408-688-0087

 

Monday, June 10

Children's marionette show

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Library, 251 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: Fratello Marionettes will perform a retelling of "The Frog Prince."

Cost: Free

Info: 427-7717

 

Tuesday, June 11

Children's marionette show

When: 1:30 p.m.

Where: Felton Branch Library, 6299 Gushee Street in Felton

Details: Fratello Marionettes will perform a retelling of "Peter and the Wolf."

Cost: Free

Info: 427-7717

 

Thursday, June 13

Children's marionette show

When: 1:30 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue in Boulder Creek

Details: Fratello Marionettes will perform a retelling of "Aladdin."

Cost: Free

Info: 427-7717

 

Teen traffic safety workshop

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Santa Cruz Police Department, 155 Center Street in Santa Cruz

Details: A course for young drivers to become aware of the responsibilities of being a licensed driver in California.

Cost: Free

Info: 662-0511

 

Friday, June 14

Live music at Scopazzi's

When: 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Scopazzi's, 13300 Big Basin Way in Boulder Creek

Details: Scopazzi's lounge will host live jazz music featuring Joy of Jazz.

Cost: Free

Info: 338-6441

 

Saturday, June 15

Valley Women's Club rummage sale

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: 12788 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: Annual rummage sale with proceeds going to scholarship awards for SLV students.

Info: 338-2247

 

Wednesday, June 19

Junior volunteer summer orientation

When: 12 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Recreation and Parks District 13333 Middleton Avenue in Boulder Creek

Details: Community-minded youth between 13 and 16 are invited to serve as junior camp counselors as well as other volunteer service.

Info: 338-4144

 

Thursday, June 20

CEMEX property tour

When: 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Davenport

Details: The Coastal Watershed Council will lead a tour of the former CEMEX property now protected by the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County.

Cost: Free

Info: RSVP at tours@coastal-watershed.org or call 464-9200

 

Friday, June 21

Summer Solstice BBQ

When: 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: The Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 9341 Mill Street in Ben Lomond

Details: A summer celebration featuring a potluck, drinks and raku pottery.

Cost: Free

Info: www.MountainArtCenter.org

 

Saturday, June 22

Sustainable gardening fair

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Skypark, 361 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: A celebration of sustainable organic gardening, focusing on the impact of individual actions on the community.

Cost: Free

Info: www.thegardenfaire.org

 

Bonny Doon Art & Wine Festival

When: 1 to 6 p.m.

Where: Vigne Farms and Equestrian Center, 3675 Bonny Doon Road, in Bonny Doon

Details: Wine tasting, live and silent auctions, gourmet food, artist demonstrations and sales, beer tasting, live music to raise money for Bonny Doon Elementary School.

Cost: $50

Info: www.bonnydoonartandwinefestival.com

 

ONGOING

MCT presentation of “Kimberly Akimbo"

When: May 31 to June 1; June 6-8, 14-15 at 8 p.m.; June 9 at 2 p.m.

Where: Park Hall, 9400 Mill Street in Ben Lomond

Details: Mountain Community Theater presents "Kimberly Akimbo," a dark comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire, the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of "Rabbit Hole."

Cost: $20

Info: www.mctshows.org

 

First aid-CPR class

When: Third Saturday of each month

Where: Felton Fire Protection District, 131 Kirby St., in Felton

Details: Ray Soler will lead a class for First Aid and CPR certification for community members. Times and registration details are available online or by phone.

Cost: Free for district residents and employees of businesses within the district; $36 for all others

Info: 335-4422 or www.feltonfire.com

 

Toastmasters club

When: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays

Where: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 5271 Scotts Valley Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: The Redwood Ramblers Toastmasters meets weekly to help members build confidence as public speakers and leaders.

Info: 435-9308 or http://8203.toastmastersclubs.org

 

Poetry circle, workshop

When: 2 to 4 p.m., third Saturday of each month

Where: Scotts Valley Branch Library, 251 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Magdalena Montague, a local poet and teacher, leads classes for prospective poets of all skill levels.

Cost: Free

Info: pro@santacruzpl.org or 427-7717

 

Senior line dancing

When: Noon Tuesdays, 9 p.m. Fridays

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Biweekly line dancing and lessons are offered by the Scotts Valley Senior Center.

Cost: $2 for members, $3 for nonmembers

Info: 438-8666

 

Zumba for seniors

When: 6 p.m. Mondays, 9 a.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. Thursdays

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: An instructor-led Zumba class encourages exercise in a fun, rhythmic environment.

Cost: $3 for members, $5 for nonmembers

Info: 438-8666

 

Job-seeker workshop

When: 6 to 7 p.m., second Tuesday of each month

Where: Gateway Bible Church, 5000 Granite Creek Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Ken Winters hosts a free workshop to help job seekers find work.

Info: www.hirewire.org

 

Women’s Bible study

When: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays

Where: Felton Bible Church, 5999 Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: Beth Moore leads a Bible study of the book of Esther.

Cost: $15.50 for workbook

Info: 338-6214 or women@feltonbiblechurch.org

 

Creative Hands

When: 1 to 4 p.m., third Saturday of each month

Where: Felton Bible Church, 5999 Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: Participants will learn new skills, such as sewing, knitting and crocheting.

Cost: Free

Info: 338-6214 or women@feltonbiblechurch.org

 

Live music on Baldwin grand piano

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays

Where: Scopazzi’s Restaurant, 13300 Big Basin Way, in Boulder Creek

Details: Jan Hagge tickles the ivories in the lounge.

Info: 338-6441

 

Beginning ballet for fitness

When: 4:30 to 5 p.m. Mondays

Where: Agape Dance Academy, 104 Whispering Pines Drive, Room 5, in Scotts Valley

Details: This introductory beginner class emphasizes fitness through dance.

Cost: Free

Info: 359-0850

 

Line dance, weights

When: 9:45 to 11 a.m.

Where: Highlands Park Senior Center, 8500 Highway 9, in Ben Lomond

Details: $2 for members, $3 for nonmembers

Info: 336-8900

 

Duplicate bridge group players wanted

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Info: 438-8666

 

Fitness, sport classes

Where: Boulder Creek Recreation and Park District, 13333 Middleton Ave., in Boulder Creek

When: Various

Details: Fitness classes are being offered at the rec center, including belly dance, cardio kickboxing, dodgeball, pilates, yoga, volleyball and tai chi.

Info: 338-4144 or www.bcrpd.org

 

Bingo

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: All adults are welcome. The game is sponsored by Project Scout (Senior Citizen Outreach).

Cost: 50 cents per card; one card free with four or more

Info: 438-8666

 

Tai chi classes

When: 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays

Where: Highlands Park Senior Center, 8500 Highway 9, in Ben Lomond

Cost: $3 members, $5 nonmembers

Info: 336-8900

 

Genealogical society meeting

When: 1 to 3 p.m., first Thursday of each month

Where: Central Branch Library meeting room, 224 Church St., in Santa Cruz

Details: Lectures for beginning to advanced genealogy enthusiasts.

Cost: Free

Info: 427-7707, ext. 5794; or Janine Charlton, ivclb@comcast.net

 

Senior exercise class

When: 10 a.m. Mondays and Fridays

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road

Info: The class incorporates strength, balance and coordination exercises for complete body conditioning for men and women age 50 and older, led by retired physical therapist Cherry Nittler.

Cost: $2 members, $3 nonmembers

 

Drop-in meditation group

When: 7 to 8:45 p.m. Mondays

Where: The Satellite, 6265 Highway 9, Felton 

Details: Beginning and experienced students of meditation will participate in 40 minutes of silent meditation, followed by a dharma talk and discussion by Carla Brennan

Info: http://bloomofthepresent.com

 

Free laughter yoga

When: 4:30 p.m. Saturdays

Where: Luminescence Day Spa and Tea Room, 13140 Highway 9, in Boulder Creek

Cost: Free

Info: Lizzie Lochner, 338-7546

 

Zumba for seniors

When: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Instructors describe this as a fun class for all levels of physical ability.

Info: 438-8666

 

Beginners’ line dancing

When: 6 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays

Where: Boulder Creek Recreation, 13333 Middleton Ave., in Boulder Creek

Details: For dancers age 8 and older

Cost: Free

Info: danceramber@sbcglobal.net

 

Water media art classes

When: 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Participants will work with watercolor and acrylic paints. Adults of any age and all experience levels are welcome.

Cost: $7 for members, $8 for nonmembers

Info: Beverly Martin, 335-0425 or bevbcool@sbcglobal.net; or www.portrait-fineart.com.

 

Body Freedom qigong

When: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays

Where: Felton Covered Bridge Park, 122 Covered Bridge Road; on rainy days, The Satellite, 6265 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Qigong is similar to tai chi and is like a standing yoga with gentle, easy movements for flexibility, strength, health and relaxation.

Info: Bonnie Eskie, qigong instructor, 515-4144

 

SLV Community Band rehearsals

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays

Where: San Lorenzo Valley High School band room, 7105 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Dust off your instrument and try it out. The semester fee benefits school music programs in the San Lorenzo Valley.

Cost: $25 per semester

Info: Jon Christian, 335-3565

 

Bridge players wanted

Details: Intermediate and advanced bridge players are in demand for ongoing groups in the San Lorenzo Valley. Groups meet depending on availability.

Info: Shelby Charette, 335-5956

 

Advanced bridge players wanted

When: Noon Mondays

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Participants can hone their skills against other highly skilled bridge players.

Cost: $2 for members, $3 for nonmembers

Info: 438-8666

 

Chair and gentle yoga

When: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays

Where: Balance Health of Ben Lomond, 231 Main St. Ste. A, in Ben Lomond.

Details: This gentle yoga program is intended to increase circulation, mobility, balance, strength, awareness and confidence.

Info: Ruth Caudell, 336-3560

 

Healing tai chi for seniors

When: 9 a.m. Fridays

Where: SV Community Center, 360 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Gentle, easy movement for health promotion

Cost: $7 for members, $8 for nonmembers

Info: Mary Mulligan, 335-9390 or mary@marymulligan.com

 

Together in the Park

When: 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays

Where: Felton Covered Bridge Park, Graham Hill and Mount Hermon roads, in Felton

Details: Parenting support, information and age-appropriate activities for children up to 5 years old.

Info: Cori Burt, 252-1137

 

Mindfulness meditation group

When: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays

Where: Satellite Telework Center, 6265 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Beginning and experienced students are welcome for silent meditation and talk.

Info: Carla, 336-0136

 

Basic yoga

When: 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Cost: $6

Info: 438-8666

 

Beginning line dancing class

When: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Fridays

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Cost: $2 members, $4 non members

Info: 438-8666

 

Belly dancing for women

When: 7 p.m. Mondays

Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Experience the power of women dancing with women in a friendly atmosphere.

Cost: $40 for four consecutive classes, $13 to drop in.

Info: 335-4567

 

Life drawing classes

When: 7 to 9:15 p.m. Tuesdays

Where: Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 9341 Mill St., in Ben Lomond

Details: Both beginners and pros are welcome to drop in. The class features a different model each week.

Cost: $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers, $8 for students with ID

Info: 335-5000 or www.mountainartcenter.org

 

Raku classes

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays

Where: Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 9341 Mill St., in Ben Lomond

Details: The class is weather-dependent, so attendees should call a day in advance. Participants may take bisqueware or purchase pots at the center.

Cost: $18 for members, $20 for nonmembers

Info: Dale Bates, 345-7565

 

Square dance classes

When: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Where: German-American Hall, 230 Plymouth St., in Santa Cruz

Details: Go alone, take a partner or go with a group.

Cost: $5

Info: 763-9825 or 408-353-4766

 

Kidz Korner clothing exchange 

When: 10 to 11:30 a.m., third Saturday of each month

Where: St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 101 Riverside Ave., in Ben Lomond

Details: The exchange is for children’s clothes for newborns through 5-year-olds. Those who don’t have clothes to donate may pick up what they need.

Info: Rebecca, 408-875-3450

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