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Saturday, April 26

Church flea market

When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Felton Presbyterian Church, 6090 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: A flea market, featuring 70 vendors, to benefit the church's humanitarian work in Brazil.

Cost: $15 to reserve a vendor space

Info: 335-6905

 

Book release reception

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Fire Protection District, 13230 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: Legacy Planning Law Group will hold an open house to celebrate the release of attorney Greg Broiles' book, "Understanding Your California Estate Plan."

Cost: Free

Info: 337-4477

 

Iris Society event

When: Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center Street in Santa Cruz

Details: The Santa Cruz Iris Society will host its annual, two-day event.

Cost: Free

Info: www.montereybayiris.org

 

Little Basin Camping and Recreation Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Little Basin Group Campground and Cabins, 21700 Little Basin Road in Boulder Creek

Details: A celebration of camping and getting outside, celebrating the Earth, nature, and the great outdoors. The event will feature hikes, tours, family activities, games and art for kids, live music, outdoor classes and demonstrations, educational booths, displays and vendors.

Cost: Free

Info: www.wolfschool.org or 338-8018

Cougar baseball calamari feed

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: A calamari feed and silent auction to raise funds for SLV High School's baseball program. Tickets are available at Coffee 9 and Ben Lomond Liquors.

Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Info: 247-9929 or ssutcliffe@slvusd.org

 

New Age Vision Lecture Series

When: 6 p.m.

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

Details: Ron Lampi will begin offering the third of his six-part lecture series on the New Age Vision.

Cost: Donations

Info: 251-0225 or ral@sasquatch.com

 

Sunday, April 27

Trek to the Forbidden Sandhills

When: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Quail Hollow Ranch, 800 Quail Hollow Road, in Felton

Details: Flower lovers will have a rare opportunity to visit the sensitive flower-covered hills of the sand parkland.

Cost: $2

Info: 335-9348

 

Greywater harvesting workshop

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Quail Hollow Ranch, 800 Quail Hollow Road, in Felton

Details: LeAnne Ravinale, the Water Conservation Coordinator for the Scotts Valley Water District, will present a slideshow that will show you the tools, training, permits, soaps and the plants that are best suited for greywater. Participants should register in advance.

Cost: $3

Info: 335-9348

 

Monday, April 28

Sheriff candidate forum

When: 7 to 9 p.m.

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

Details: Jim Hart, Bob Pursley, and Roger Wildey, the three candidates for Santa Cruz County Sheriff, will speak and take questions at a community forum.

Cost: Free

Info: 239-5542 or hectic@cruzio.com

 

Wednesday, April 30

Measure A kick-off party

When: 6 to 8 p.m.

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

Details: The kick-off for the supporters of Measure A, the bond measure designed to rebuild Scotts Valley Middle School.

Cost: $25 donation, free for children

Info: www.yesona-sv.com

 

Thursday, May 1

Genealogical Society speaker

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

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

Details: Guest speaker Joanne Stewart will discuss "Creative Approaches to Memoirs."

Cost: Free

Info: 427-0707

 

Death Over Dessert

When: 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: Mountain Community Resources, 6134 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: A casual discussion on end-of-life issues over coffee/tea and dessert.

Cost: Free

Info: Register at 234-4508

 

Friday, May 2

Rotary Club Luau

When: 6 to 10 p.m.

Where: Hotel Paradox, 611 Ocean Street in Santa Cruz

Details: Scotts Valley Rotary Club will be hosting a luau fundraiser, featuring a Hawaiian-themed buffet, a live auction, ukulele lessons, a hula dance show, and hula lessons.

Cost: $75 per person

Info: http://svrotaryluau.brownpapertickets.com or sriddle@bayfed.com

 

First Friday Felton Art Walk

When: 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Downtown Felton

Details: Downtown Felton venues host community artist receptions and exhibits.

Cost: Free

Info: www.facebook.com/FirstFridayFelton

 

Live music at Scopazzi's

When: 6:30 to 9 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, May 3

Iris open gardens

When: May 3, 4, and 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Brook Lomond Iris Farm, 10310 California Drive in Ben Lomond

Details: Brook Lomond Iris Farm will open its gardens to the public for the plants' peak bloom time. Demonstrations are conducted throughout the day on how to care and prepare the plants.

Cost: Free

Info: 336-2203

 

Sunday, May 4

The Santa Cruz Mountains Makers’ Market

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Mountain Community Resources, 6134 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: An open-air, one-day market for creative hobbyists to set up and sell the goods they make. The market will feature makers, live music, and food vendors both packaged and made to order.

Cost: Free

Info: www.scmmakersmarket.com

 

Mother’s Day at Quail Hollow Ranch

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Quail Hollow Ranch, 800 Quail Hollow Road, in Felton

Details: Simon Stapleton and Karina Gaille will lead a workshop for kids and parents to make a gift of a succulent garden for Mother’s Day card. Participants should register in advance.

Cost: $5

Info: 335-9348

 

Masters of the Celtic Harp concert

When: 3 p.m.

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

Details: Irish and Scottish harp duo Grainne Hambly and William Jackson will demonstrate their artistry and interpretations of traditional Irish and Scottish music.

Cost: $20 at the door; $15 general admission and $10 for students/seniors in advance

Info: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/663524

 

Wednesday, May 7

Sons in Retirement luncheon

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

Where: Portuguese Hall, 216 Evergreen Street in Santa Cruz

Details: A catered lunch by Barbara & Co., followed by a presentation by Jeremy Verinski of the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office.

Cost: $17

Info: 336-8481

 

Spring Lakes Choir performances

When: Wednesday at 7 p.m.; Thursday at 2 p.m.

Where: Spring Lakes Park Clubhouse, 225 Mount Hermon Road in Scotts Valley

Details: The Spring Lakes Choir will perform a pair of free concerts, which will include secular, sacred, folk, classical, broadway, and jazz music.

Cost: Donations

 

Thursday, May 8

Arts nonprofit grand opening

When: 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Art of Santa Cruz Non-Profit Art Center, 1855 41st Avenue, inside the Capitola Mall

Details: The opening of Art of Santa Cruz, a new non-profit local art center, featuring food and wine. Artists will be on-hand throughout the evening.

Cost: Free

Info: christy@scottsvalleyartisans.com

 

Saturday, May 10

Ben Lomond library celebration

When: 2 to 4 p.m.

Where: The Ben Lomond Community Library, 9525 Mill Street in Ben Lomond

Details: The Ben Lomond Community Library is celebrating 100 years with a plaque unveiling, ice cream social and book sale.

Cost: Free

Info: benlomondlibrary.org.

 

Saturday, May 17

SVHS Hall of Fame induction

When: 6:30 p.m.

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

Details: The SVHS Falcon Club will induct the Hall of Fame class of 2014. This year's inductees are Hayley Huxtable, Jenn Brumbaugh, Dane Stevens, Artie Atencio, and Corey Sheredy. The evening will consist of a social hour, dinner, and awards ceremony.

Cost: $45

Info: benkolin1@comcast.net

 

Sunday, May 18

Beekeeping workshop

When: 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Where: Quail Hollow Ranch, 800 Quail Hollow Road, in Felton

Details: Randy Fox and Wayne Pitts will discuss their expectations and experiences with beekeeping as well as explain the dos and don’ts of this profession. Participants should register in advance.

Cost: $3

Info: 335-9348

 

Thursday, May 22

Willing Suspension Armchair Theater

When: 7 p.m.

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

Details: Willing Suspension Armchair Theater presents "For The Love of Dog," a tribute to man's best friend featuring poetry and excerpts from prose written throughout history and read to you by four of dog's best friends.

Cost: Donations

Info: sforrest@wcliff.com

 

Thursday, June 5

Genealogical Society speaker

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

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

Details: Guest speaker Debbie Simms, Co-director of Local Family History Center

will discuss "The mystery of the Family History Center of Santa Cruz."

Cost: Free

Info: 427-0707

 

ONGOING

Free Yard Waste Clean-Up Days

Where: Ben Lomond Transfer Station, Newell Creek Road in Ben Lomond

When: April 25-26.

Details: San Lorenzo Valley residents (95005, 95006, 95007, 95018 and 95041) can drop off clean, sorted yard waste.

Cost: Free

Info: www.mbuapcd.org

 

SLV Museum exhibit

When: Wednesdays to Sundays 12 to 4 p.m.

Where: SLV Museum, 12547 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: “Crystals, Caves, and Kilns” explores the natural and cultural history of limestone, lime, and marble in the Felton and Santa Cruz areas.

Cost: Donations

Info: 338-8382

 

Parent and Child play group

When: Wednesdays through October, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Felton Covered Bridge Park

Details: Hosted by Mountain Community Resources, parents and their young children meet for play, group activities, music, and healthy snacks.

Cost: Free

Info: 335-6605 or corib@cbridges.org

 

SLVHS bingo fundraiser

When: Mondays, 4 p.m.

Where: Portuguese Hall, 216 Evergreen Street in Santa Cruz

Details: A weekly 18-game bingo program to benefit the athletics programs at San Lorenzo Valley High School.

Info: 335-4425

 

Big Basin Trail Crew volunteer day

When: 9 a.m., second Saturday of each month

Where: Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way in Boulder Creek

Details: Volunteers (18 years of age or older) will meet at Park Headquarters to spend a day — rain or shine — working to maintain and preserve the park’s trails.

Info: www.bigbasintrailcrew.org

 

Boulder Creek Zumba

When: Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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

Details: Cecelia Kelly will lead a weekly Zumba class. Participants will get a great workout in a dance party atmosphere.

Cost: $10

Info: http://ceciliakelly.zumba.com

 

Senior pinochle game

When: Tuesdays at 2 p.m.

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

Details: An open game of pinochle.

Cost: $2 for members; $3 for non-members

Info: 438-8666

 

Free laughter yoga

When: 10:30 a.m. Sundays

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

Cost: Free

Info: Lizzie Lochner, 338-7546

 

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: 12 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.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 to confirm

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Beginners’ line dancing

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

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

Details: For dancers age 8 and older

Cost: Drop in by donation

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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