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Friday, March 8

Prophetic conference

When: 6:30 p.m.; continues March 9

Where: Redwood Christian Center, 6869 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: Guest speakers will minister prophetically during a conference titled “With God, all things are possible.”

Info: 335-5307

 

Saturday, March 9

SLV grad night fundraiser

When: 2 to 5 p.m.

Where: Upstairs at Bruno's BBQ, 230 Mount Hermon Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: A wine and chocolate tasting will raise money for Safe and Sober Grad Night festivities at San Lorenzo Valley High School.

Cost: $15 per person

Info: 588-7603

 

Artist reception, exhibit

When: 5 to 7 p.m.

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

Details: Felton-based watercolor artist Nancy Riedell will be displaying her paintings.

Cost: Free

Info: 438-0830

 

Sunday, March 10 

Musical history night

When: 3 to 5 p.m.

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

Details: The San Lorenzo Valley Museum will celebrate 100 years of Santa Cruz County’s musical past through stories of bands, composers, songs, instruments and photos.

Cost: $5 per family donation

Info: 338-8382

 

Wednesday, March 13

BCE family dinner night

When: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: The Red Pearl Chinese Cuisine, 13151 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: The Red Pearl will donate 20 percent of the day's proceeds to Boulder Creek Elementary School to help purchase classroom equipment and supplies. 

Info: 338-9800 or www.redpearlonline.com

 

SLV grad night fundraiser

When: 4 p.m. to closing

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

Details: Scopazzi's will donate 20 percent of dinner tabs when diners mention San Lorenzo Valley High School Grad Night.

Info: 338-6441

 

SLV Charter School information night

When: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: San Lorenzo Valley Middle School library, 7155 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Families can learn about kindergarten to 12th-grade charter school programs in San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District.

Info: 336-8527 or 335-0932

 

BC Rec community meeting

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where:  Annex room at Boulder Creek Recreation and Park Department, 13333 Middleton Ave., in Boulder Creek

Details: This community meeting is intended to make residents aware of what events and activities will be happening in Boulder Creek parks this summer.

Info: 338-4144

 

Thursday, March 14

Genealogical Society presentation

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

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

Details: Dr. Warren Pratt will explain his personal genealogical case study recently published in the Genealogical Society Quarterly.

Cost:  Free

Info:  Jennifer Cobas, gensocblog@me.com or 419-7244

 

Saturday, March 16

Financial planning clinic

When: 2 to 6 p.m.

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

Details: The Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a financial planning seminar that is open to anyone in Santa Cruz County.

Cost: Free

Info: 438-1010 or www.scottsvalleychamber.com

 

Tuesday, March 19

Felton Town Plan meeting

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: Supervisor Bruce McPherson, Planning Director Kathy Previsich and Economic Development Director Barbara Mason will lead a discussion on continuing projects detailed in the 1987 Felton Town Plan.

Info: www.slvchamber.org

 

Wednesday, March 20

Teen stress forum

When: 7:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley High School Student Union, 555 Glenwood Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: A forum for parents hosted by the SVHS Parent Club will cover ways to help teenagers deal with stress.

Info: 439-9555

 

Friday, March 22

VCUM Easter food distribution for seniors

When: 9 to 11 a.m.

Where: Valley Churches United Missions Food Pantry, 3400 Love Creek Road, in Ben Lomond

Details: This food distribution event caters exclusively to seniors for the Easter holiday.

Info: 336-8258 

 

SLV student fashion show

When: 7:30 p.m.; also 7:30 p.m. March 23 and 2:30 p.m. March 24

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

Details: The ninth annual fashion show at the high school, with a theme of “Starry, Starry Night,” will showcase work designed by students. Proceeds support arts education at the school.

Cost: $7 general, $5 seniors and students

 

Saturday, March 23 

VCUM Easter food drive

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Felton Safeway, 6255 Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: Donations of food will be accepted to support Valley Churches United Missions, under the direction of San Lorenzo Valley Rotary Club.

Info: 336-8258

 

Mat framing workshop

When: 12:30 to 2:30 pm

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

Details: Led by Anouk Johanna, this workshop will focus on learning to select mats when framing artwork.

Cost: Free

Info: 336-3513 or info@mountainartcenter.org

 

Family Easter celebration

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek United Methodist Church, 12855 Boulder St., in Boulder Creek

Details: A family-oriented Easter celebration will feature an Easter egg hunt and sing-along.

Cost: Free

Info: 535-9895

 

Sunday, March 24

VCUM Palm Sunday food distribution

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Valley Churches United Missions Food Pantry, 3400 Love Creek Road, in Ben Lomond

Details: Pre-registration is required for this free food distribution for adults and families with children.

Info: 336-8258 

 

Women’s club membership meeting

When: 11:30 a.m.

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

Details: The annual membership meeting for the Valley Women’s Club is open to the community. Those who go should take a potluck dish to share.

Info: www.valleywomensclub.org

 

Composting workshop

When: 10 a.m. to noon

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

Details: Landscaper Otis Johnson, a master gardener, will discuss composting and how it can improve the soil for healthy plants and vegetables. This workshop is designed for ages 16 and older. Those who plan to attend should call to register.

Cost: $3

Info: 335-9348

 

Vermiculture workshop

When: 10 a.m. to noon

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

Details: Master Gardener and landscaper Otis Johnson will discuss ways to use worms to aid composting. Ages 16 and up are welcome to participate.

Cost: $3

Info: 335-9348

 

Saturday, March 30

Community egg hunt

When: 11 a.m.

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

Details: A carnival-style community Easter egg hunt will include games, activities, vendors and age-specific egg-hunting zones.

Cost: Free

Info: 438-0646 or office@gatewaybible.org

 

Sunday, April 7

Pruning workshop

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

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

Details: Certified arborist Peter Quintanilla will lead a workshop to teach how to properly prune small trees and shrubs. The workshop is open to anyone who can use pruning shears and loppers. Those who plan to attend should call to register.

Cost: $3

Info: 335-9348

 

Saturday, April 27

Little Basin camping festival

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

Where: Little Basin cabins and campgrounds, 21700 Little Basin Road, in Boulder Creek

Details: In its second year, the "This Land is Your Land" Camping and Recreation Festival will include interpretive hikes, tours, family activities, games and live music.

Cost: Free; $10 for parking

Info: 338-8018 or www.littlebasin.org

 

ONGOING

Study of Galatians

When: 9 to 10 a.m. Sundays through March 17

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

Details: Dr. Jeremy Gabrielson will lead a study of Paul’s letter to the Galatians. Child care is available.

For information: 438-4360

 

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 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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