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Saturday, July 5

Boulder Creek Hardware Lumberjack Days

When: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Hardware, 13110 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: Annual celebration of Boulder Creek's logging heritage features lumberjack sports competition, children's activities, and a BBQ.

Cost: Free for spectators

Info: 338-6833

 

Sunday, July 6, 2014

50th anniversary celebration of Scotts Valley Foursquare Church

When: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Foursquare Church, 4001 Granite Creek Road in Scotts Valley

Details: The congregation of Scotts Valley Foursquare Church will celebrate 50 years with a lunch reception.

Info: RSVP at 438-1771 by June 30

 

Wednesday, July 9

Cowgirl rope tricks show

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Library, 11390 West Park Ave. in Boulder Creek

Details: Demonstrations of Wild West-style cowgirl rope tricks will be performed for families and children.

Cost: Free

Info: 427-7703

 

Saturday, July 12

Pink Prom benefit dance

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Santa Cruz Moose Lodge, 2470 El Rancho Drive in Santa Cruz

Details: An all-ages prom-style event, featuring dancing, a photo booth, and a costume contest — all to raise funds for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer and WomenCARE.

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

Info: www.pinkpromsc.com

 

Sunday, July 13

Pipe organ concert at Boomeria

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Boomeria, 60 Verde Drive in Santa Cruz

Details: Organist Bill Visscher will perform a free concert on Boomeria's famous 40-rank Baroque pipe organ.

Cost: Free

Info: boom@boomeria.com or 426-2617

 

Saturday, July 19

Hot Rods For Kids fundraiser event

When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Avenue in Watsonville

Details: Hosted by Classic Vapor Cleaners, the event features an open-class car show, with raffle prizes, local food, and live local music like The Cranks and Stock-Shot. All proceeds benefit Jacob's Heart, an organization that exists to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and support their families.

Info: http://www.hotrods4kids.com/

 

Friday, July 25

Soap bubble performance

When: 2:30 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Library, 11390 West Park Ave. in Boulder Creek

Details: Parents and children will be treated to a skilled display of bubble blowing.

Cost: Free

Info: 427-7703

 

Saturday, July 26

Red Cross blood drive

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

Details: The Red Cross will be accepting donations of blood. Use sponsor code: GWBCBLOOD to schedule an appointment.

Info: 1-800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org

 

Monday, Aug. 4

San Agustin's Serengeti Trek Camp

When: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: San Agustin Catholic Church, 257 Glenwood Drive in Scotts Valley

Details: A week-long children's Bible camp that includes games, music, crafts, snacks, drama, and stories. Participants must register by July 18.

Cost: $60

Info: 438-3633

 

ONGOING

Summer activities at Felton Library

When: Tuesdays from 3 to 4 p.m.

Where: Felton Library, 6299 Gushee Street in Felton

Details: Hosted by the Felton Library Friends, a series of family friendly activities that include drop-in crafts such as clay art and suncatchers, as well as fun and educational activities.

Info: www.feltonlibraryfriends.org or 335-1135

 

Fridays at Five food distribution

When: Fridays from 5 to 6 p.m.

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

Details: Food distribution to those in need. Every Friday, tables of groceries will be set up near the carport at the church office.

Info: 3Guy@comcast.net or 438-0646

 

Line Dance classes

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

Where: Boulder Creek Recreation Center, 13333 Middleton Avenue in Boulder Creek

Details: Line Dance Instructor Amber Blavin will lead a weekly line dancing class. No partners are needed to attend.

Cost: $5 per class or donation

Info: (408) 712-2287 or danceramber@sbcglobal.com

 

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

 

Improv theater games and exercises

When: Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Recreation Center, 13333 Middleton Avenue in Boulder Creek

Details: Heidi Drew will lead two hours of improvisation theater classes. Beginners are encouraged

Cost: $5

Info: cheididrew@gmail.com

 

Live jazz at Casa Nostra

When: Wednesdays and Fridays from 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: 9217 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond

Details: Casa Nostra will host live jazz music.

Cost: Free

Info: 609-6132

 

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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