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Friday, April 12

Senior center dinner, game night

When: 4:30 to 7 p.m.

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

Details: An evening of games, featuring a ham dinner, is open to all participants. Reservations are required.

Cost: $10 for members, $12 for guests

Info: 438-8666

 

Youth art show reception

When: 6 to 8 p.m.

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

Details: Titled “Spring Into Art,” this show celebrates and recognizes young artists in the San Lorenzo Valley community.

Cost: Free

Info: 336-3513 or info@mountainartcenter.org

 

Jazz at Scopazzi’s

When: 6 to 8:30 p.m.

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

Details: The lounge of Scopazzi’s hosts live jazz music featuring the Joy of Jazz.

Cost: Free

Info: 338-6441

 

Saturday, April 13

Montessori school rummage sale

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

Where: Quail Hollow Montessori School, 187 Laurel Drive, in Felton

Details: A multifamily rummage sale will benefit the Quail Hollow Montessori School.

Info: 588-7526

 

Positive Parenting Program, part one

When: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: 127 Vine Hill School Road in Scotts Valley

Details: This is the first in a three-part series of workshops to help parents create positive learning and living experiences for their children. The series continues April 20 and 27.

Cost: Free

Info: www.first5scc.org/families-are-strong/triple-p

 

Sunday, April 14

Collectibles show

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

Where: Hilton Santa Cruz-Scotts Valley, 6001 La Madrona Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: The Santa Cruz Post Card and Paper Collectibles Show will feature rare and historical postcards and other collectibles.

Cost: Free

Info: josephemra@cruzio.com or 476-3262

 

Tuesday, April 16

Caregiver support workshop

When: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Where: CAN Insurance Office, 1500 41st Ave., Ste. 280, in Capitola

Details: Safety considerations, such as home safety, driving and wandering, will be discussed during a workshop for family caregivers. Call to register.

Cost: Free

Info: 459-6639

 

Anti-bullying dance celebration

When: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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

Details: A multicultural Jazzercise and Zumba dance celebration will raise funds for anti-bullying programs in honor of International Fair Week at SLVHS.

Cost: Donations

Info: 335-4425

 

Friday, April 19

Book signing, photo exhibit

When: 6:30 p.m.

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

Details: Local author Ron Lampi will present his new book, “On The Cruz: Poems of Santa Cruz,” and a series of art photos, “Plant Compositions: Surprise & Simplicity, Color & Beauty.”

Cost: Free

Info: 251-0225 or ral@sasquatch.com

 

Saturday, April 20

Positive Parenting Program, part two

When: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: 127 Vine Hill School Road in Scotts Valley

Details: This is the second in a three-part series of workshops to help parents create positive learning and living experiences for their children. The series concludes April 27.

Cost: Free

Info: www.first5scc.org/families-are-strong/triple-p

 

School bus awareness day

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

Where: Felton Faire shopping center, Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: Parents and children can meet and talk with the bus drivers of the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District.

Cost: Free

Info: 336-2223

 

Fire protection history night

When: 4 to 7 p.m.

Where: Zayante Fire Department, 7700 E. Zayante Road, in Felton

Details: More than 100 years of SLV firefighting history will be celebrated through personal stories and photographs.

Cost: $25 for the general public, $20 for San Lorenzo Valley Museum members, volunteer firefighters, students and seniors

Info: 338-8382 or www.slvmuseum.com

 

Calamari dinner-auction

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: A calamari feed and silent auction will raise money for the San Lorenzo Valley High School Cougars baseball team.

Cost: $10

Info: 247-9929

 

Thursday, April 25

Poetry reading

When: 7 to 8 p.m.

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

Details: Local poets will join David Swanger, Santa Cruz County poet laureate, in reading original poems.

Cost: Free

Info: 335-1135 or feltonlibraryfriends@gmail.com

 

Saturday, April 27

Positive Parenting Program, part three

When: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: 127 Vine Hill School Road in Scotts Valley

Details: The conclusion of a three-part series of workshops to help parents create positive learning and living experiences for their children.

Cost: Free

Info: www.first5scc.org/families-are-strong/triple-p

 

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: Interpretive hikes, tours, family activities, games and live music are on tap during the This Land is Your Land Camping and Recreation Festival.

Cost: Free; $10 for parking

Info: 338-8018 or www.littlebasin.org

 

Sunday, April 28

Children’s camp dessert fundraiser

When: 3 to 6 p.m.

Where: 755 Blair Ranch Road in Scotts Valley

Details: A vintage car show, a silent auction and a dessert fundraiser will benefit the Royal Family Kids’ Camp, a summer camp for foster children ages 7 to 11 in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.

Cost: Free

Info: rfkc.santacruz@yahoo.com

 

Wednesday, May 1

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 luncheon by Barbara & Co. will be followed by a talk by Dr. John Garza of the NOAA Molecular Ecology Team.

Cost: $16

Info: 336-8481

 

Saturday, May 25

Memorial Day celebration

When: 10 a.m. to sunset, continues Sunday and Monday

Where: Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: The 32nd Civil War re-enactment at Roaring Camp, featuring cavalry charges, musket fire and artillery barrages, will be accompanied by a barbecue and rides on the camp’s famous steam engine.

Cost: Re-enactment admission, $5 per person with an $8 per-car parking fee; steam train excursions, $26 for adults, $19 for children ages 2 to 12

Info: 335-4484 or www.roaringcamp.com

 

Saturday, June 22

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 and more are on tap during an event to raise money for Bonny Doon Elementary School.

Cost: $50

Info: www.bonnydoonartandwinefestival.com

 

ONGOING

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

 

MCT’s ‘Moon Over Buffalo’

When: 8 p.m. shows Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday matinee through April 14

Where: Park Hall, 9400 Mill St., in Ben Lomond

Details: Mountain Community Theater is producing the backstage farce that put Carol Burnett back on Broadway in 1995.

Cost: $20, $17 for students and seniors

Info: www.mctshows.org or www.brownpapertickets.com

 

Free yard-waste cleanup days

When: April 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27

Where:  Ben Lomond Transfer Station, 9835 Newell Creek Road, in Ben Lomond

Details: San Lorenzo Valley residents in ZIP codes 95005, 95006, 95007, 95041 and 95018 may take clean, sorted yard waste for free disposal.

Cost: Free

Info: 647-9418

 

Student nature art show

When: Through Wednesday, April 24

Where: Nature Store at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, 101 N. Big Trees Park Road, in Felton

Details: A display at the park includes 50 works drawn by 14 middle and high school students who have been learning the art of natural science illustration.

Cost: Free with park admission

Info: www.sierranatureprints.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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