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Saturday, Oct. 5

VCUM flea market

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

Where: St. John’s Catholic Church, 5953 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: An annual flea market, to benefit Valley Churches United Missions.

Cost: $15 for vendor space, $30 for two (advance price); $20 for one, $40 for two (day-of)

Info: 336-8258

 

SLV Music Boosters’ car wash

When: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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

Details: A car wash to support music programs in San Lorenzo Valley's schools.

Cost: Donations

 

Open Studios Art Tour

When: Oct. 5-6; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Details: The annual countywide tour of art studios will come to all areas of Santa Cruz County north of the yacht harbor in Santa Cruz.

Info: www.ccscc.org

 

Hops & Harvest Celebration

When: 6 to 9 p.m.

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

Details: A celebration featuring live music with pairings of food and drink from local microbreweries and restaurants to support the Scotts Valley Library.

Cost: $25

Info: dtimm@montalvohomes.com

 

St. Andrew's anniversary party

When: 7 to 10 p.m.

Where: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 101 Riverside Drive in Ben Lomond

Details: Food, drink, and live rock music will celebrate 113 years of the little red church in Ben Lomond.

Cost: $20 donation

Info: 336-5994

 

Sunday, Oct. 6

Hospice Oktoberfest event

When: 12 to 4 p.m.

Where: Santa Cruz Elks Lodge, 150 Jewell Street in Santa Cruz

Details: A family friendly Oktoberfest event to raise funds to support the end-of-life services of Hospice of Santa Cruz County.

Cost: Free (food not included)

Info: www.hospicesantacruz.org or 430-3000

 

Fun with succulents

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

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

Details: A master gardener will lead a workshop where participants will learn how to make succulent plant, like cacti, thrive. Participants should register in advance.

Cost: Call for info

Info: 335-9348

 

Dinner club summer dinner

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Contact for location

Details: The Santa Cruz Mountains Gourmet Dinner Club will host its annual summer dinner featuring filet mignon, wild mushroom lasagna, wild meat sausages and wild blueberry pie.

Cost: $25

Info: czelak@comcast.net or 336-8098

 

Blessing of the animals

When: 10 a.m.

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

Details: Community members are invited to bring animals to the patio to be blessed to celebrate the life of St. Francis.

Info: 336-5157

 

Fall Reskilling Expo

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

Where: Museum of Art and History, 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz

Details: Thirty-two sustainable-living skills classes will be offered, including: Electric Vehicles, Seed Saving, Water Catchment, and Solar for the Home.

Cost: $5 to $25

Info: http://reskillingexpo.org

 

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Affordable Care Act workshop

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

Where: The Hilton Scotts Valley, 6001 La Madrona Drive in Scotts Valley

Details: Stephen Hoversten will lead a discussion about the Affordable Health Care Act, and how it will affect individuals and the small-business owner.

Cost: $25 (includes lunch)

Info: 438-1010 (reserve by Oct. 3)

 

Retirement planning seminar

When: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Contact for location

Details: Financial planner Ted George will lead a seminar to help prepare people financially for retirement.

Info: admin@GeorgeFA.com

 

Wednesday, Oct. 9

BCE dinner and trivia night

When: 4 to 9 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Pizza and Pub, 13200 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: The Pizza Pub will donate 20 percent of the night's proceeds to the Boulder Creek Elementary science program.

Info: 338-2141

 

Bellarmine College Prep info night

When: 7 p.m.

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

Details: An informational meeting for families considering enrollment in the all-boys Jesuit college preparatory school.

Info: 408-294-9224

 

Thursday, Oct. 10

Water District open house

When: 7 to 9 p.m.

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

Details: An informational meeting with district staff and the community to discuss water issues.

Info: 338-2153 or www.slvwd.com

 

Friday, Oct. 11

Cub Scout recruitment meeting

When: 7 to 8 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Elementary School, 400 W. Lomond Street in Boulder Creek

Details: Cub Scout Pack 623 will host an informational meeting for prospective scouts in first through fifth grades.

Info: http://Pack623.info

 

Saturday, Oct. 12      

Chili cook-off

When: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Rec Hall, 13333 Middleton Avenue in Boulder Creek

Details: Chili cooking and tasting event will highlight the chili-cooking prowess of the San Lorenzo Valley.

Info: slvcookoff@yahoo.com or 588-1387

 

Ghost Mountain Riders fundraiser ride

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Don Quixote’s International Music Hall, 6275 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: The Ghost Mountain Riders Motorcycle Club will host its annual 90-mile scenic ride before returning to Camp Krem in Boulder Creek for a celebration. Funds raised support Camp Krem.

Info: 335-7720

 

Fire Prevention Day

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

Where: McDonald’s, 259 Mount Hermon Road in Scotts Valley

Details: Local fire agencies will be on-hand for a family friendly fire safety event hosted by McDonald’s.

Cost: Free

Info: 408-847-3588

 

Sunday, Oct. 13

SVMS clean-up day

When: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Middle School, Bean Creek Road in Scotts Valley

Details: Volunteers will help repaint, refurbish, and garden the SVMS campus.

Info: rsnider6@comcast.net

 

Woodland gardening

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

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

Details: A master gardener will lead a workshop about some of the special requirements and surprises when gardening in a woodland environment.

Info: 335-9348 to register.

 

Plant propagation workshop

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

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

Details: A master gardener will lead a workshop where participants will learn to increase their plant collections by using cuttings from existing plants.

Info: 335-9348 to register.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 15

North County Democratic Club meeting

When: 6:30 p.m.

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

Details: The first meeting of the North County Democratic Club.

Info: arobins10@yahoo.com

 

Rhododendron workshop

When: 7 p.m.

Where: The Inn at Pasatiempo, 555 Highway 17 in Santa Cruz

Details: The Monterey Bay Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society will present a program by Sherla Bertelmann, the owner of Pacific Island Nursery in Hawaii, on rhododendrons.

Cost: Free

Info: http://pacificislandnursery.com

 

Wednesday, Oct. 16

SLV Museum fundraiser

When: All day

Where: Boulder Creek Brewery and Café, 13040 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: The Boulder Creek Brewing Company will donate 10 percent of the day’s proceeds for the benefit of the San Lorenzo Valley Museum.

Info: slvhm@cruzio.com

 

Bellies, Birth, and Babies Expo

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

Where: Santa Cruz Elks Lodge, 150 Jewell Street in Santa Cruz

Details: Parents and expectant parents can connect with local professionals, see demos, and participate in discussions on birth and life with a newborn.

Info: 425-3373 or www.birthnet.org

 

Monday, Oct. 21

Boy Scouts Open House

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

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

Details: Boy Scouts Troop 604 of Scotts Valley and San Lorenzo Valley will make a presentation to middle school boys who want to learn about Scouting.

Info: E-mail rosenbergmark@comcast.net

 

Saturday, Oct. 26

Pumpkin carving event

When: 12 to 4 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Library, 13390 W. Park Avenue in Boulder Creek

Details: Children will be allowed to carve and decorate pumpkins.

Cost: Free

Info: 427-7703

 

Spooky night hike

When: 6:30 p.m.

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

Details: An evening theatrical hike will recount “The Missing Arm of William Waddell,” the tale of Big Basin's last lumber mill owner and his fateful encounter with a grizzly bear.

Cost: $10

Info: 338-8860

 

ONGOING

 

MCT Show: "An Adult Evening With Shel Silverstein"

When: Oct. 4 through Oct. 19

Where: Broadway Playhouse, 526 Broadway in Santa Cruz

Details: MCT explores the darkly comic world of Shel Silverstein.

Cost: $20 general admission; $17 for students and seniors

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

 

Models and miniatures exhibit

When: Sept. 21 to Oct. 20, Wednesdays to Sundays, from 12 to 4 p.m.

Where: San Lorenzo Valley Museum, 12547 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: In recognition of National Miniatures Month, the Museum will display a variety of models and miniatures, including Lincoln Logs and LEGOs.

Cost: $5 donation per family

Info: 338-8382

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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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