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Saturday, June 7

Improv Fix

Beginners are welcome to join in theater games and exercises from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Boulder Creek Recreation Center. The cost is $5.

 

Saturday, June 7

Golden Standard Barbershop Chorus performance

When: 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: The Gold Standard Chorus will serve up homemade desserts and old-time entertainment featuring entertaining Barbershop Quartets and more.

Cost: $20; $10 for 12 and under

Info: 218-1771 ext. 2

 

Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8

Woodland Fairy Tale

When: Jun 7 at 4:00pm and Jun 8 at 4:00pm

Where: Mount Hermon Conference Center Fieldhouse. Follow the signs for "Redwood Canopy Tours."

Details: International Academy of Dance performs a story about love, told through many dance forms, including, Classical Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz and Tap. 

Cost: Free

Info: www.IADance.com

 

Sunday, June 8

Jim Lewin Band, The Wooden Suns, M. Lockwood Porter

Where: Don Quixotes

When: 7 p.m.

Cost: $10

Ages: 21 +

What: Singer/songwriters 

 

Sunday, June 8



Año Nuevo Coastal Geology Walk

Where: Año Nuevo State Park

When: 10 a.m.

Cost: Free; $10 Parking 

Ages: All

What: Join a docent-led walk from the old Steele Ranch to picturesque Cove Beach for an interactive introduction to the geological make-up of our ever-changing shoreline.

 

Tuesday, June 10

Job-seeker workshop

There will be a job-seeker workshop from 6-7 p.m. at Gateway Bible Church, 5000 Granite Creek Road, in Scotts Valley. Ken Winters hosts the free workshop to help job seekers find work. For more information, go to www.hirewire.org.

Tuesday, June 10 

Woodsong Acoustics Group featuring William Coulter, Michael Manring, Adam Werner

Where: Don Quixotes

When: 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $12 adv./$15 door seated 

Ages: 21 or under w/parent

What: New Age

 

Tuesday, June 10

Karaoke with Ken

Where: Henflings

When: 7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Ages: 21+

What: Sing karaoke with your friends at Henflings. 

 

Wednesday, June 11

Neighborhood Night at Casa Nostra

Casa Nostra restaurant hosts live jazz music featuring Joy of Jazz. There is no charge and the music lasts from 6-9 p.m. Casa Nostra is located at 9217 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond. For more information, call 609-6132

 

Thursday, June 12

SV High Graduation

Scotts Valley High School will hold a graduation ceremony for its senior class at 4 p.m. on the high school’s football field.

 

Thursday, June 12

Time and Energy

Where: Henflings

When: 8 p.m.

Cost: Free

Ages: 21+

What: Experimental rock

 

Thursday, June 12

Steve Forbert plus RJ Comer

Where: Don Quixotes

When: 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $15 adv./$15 door seated

Ages: 21 and under w/parent

What: Americana

 

Friday, June 13

SLV High Graduation

San Lorenzo Valley High School will hold a graduation ceremony for its senior class at 11 a.m. on the school’s baseball field.

 

Friday, June 13

Life Is A Carnival: A Tribute to The Band by Johnny Harper & Carnival

Where: Don Quixotes

When: 8 p.m.

Cost: $12 adv./$15 door Dance

Ages: 21 +

What: This special show recreates the music of the legendary1969 three-night stand of The Band at San Francisco’s Winterland. In late April of 1969.

 

Friday, June 13

Los High Tops

Where: Henflings

When: 9 p.m.

Cost: Free

Ages: 21+

What: Rock and roll

 

Saturday, June 14

Ewaste Fundraiser for Brook Knoll

Brook Knoll Eagle Connection is hosting an eWaste Fundraiser Event from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. in the Bailey Properties Parking Lot, located at 4788 Scotts Valley Drive. All proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to help pay for dedicated student programs at Brook Knoll Elementary in Art, Music, Science, Computer Lab and more. For more information, please visit their website at www.BrookKnollEagleConnection.com and click the eWaste Fundraiser tab.

 

 

Saturday, June 14

Valley Women's Club rummage sale

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

Where: 12788 Highway 9 at Flat Street in Boulder Creek

Details: Annual rummage sale with proceeds going to scholarship awards for SLV students.

Info: 338-2247

 

 

Sunday, June 15

 

Men of Big Basin

 

Celebrate Father’s Day by honoring some of the remarkable men who lived in, worked in and fought for Big Basin. Living history re-enactments bring you back in time where you’ll meet pioneer settlers, Big Basin founders and early park rangers. Stroll through the magnificent redwoods on this half-mile, 1.5-hour guided walk. Wheelchair and stroller accessible. Meet at Park Headquarters at 1 p.m.

 

 

Saturday, June 21

12th Annual Bonny Doon Art and Wine Festival

When: 1 to 6 p.m.

Where: Bonny Doon Equestrian Park, 3675 Bonny Doon Road in Bonny Doon

Details: The 21 and over festival offers food, wine and beer tastings, live music, artists and live and silent auctions. All of the proceeds benefit the art, music, and science programs at Bonny Doon Elementary.

Cost: $55 in advance, $60 at the door.

Info: www.bonnydoonartandwinefestival.com

 

ONGOING

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

Live Raptors at Museum 

The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, in partnership with Native Bird Connections, presents a special free program featuring live raptors. It will take place outdoors at the museum, 

located at 1305 E. Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz. The live raptor event will be from 11:30-1:30. For more details please visit www.santacruzmuseum.org or call (831) 420-6115. 



Raising Chicks at Home

Are you thinking of raising chickens at home? Candice McLaren will talk about local city codes, types of feed, where to



place the coop, predators, and when to expect that first egg. Open to ages 8 and up. Sign up by calling 831-335-9348. Lasts from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: $3 per person.

 

Orchids!

Orchids are not as delicate as they look and with proper handling can be grown and enjoyed outside. Join Ed Nazzal, experienced orchid grower for more than 30 years, as he highlights techniques that help you be successful with outside orchids. Ed has identified local, wild orchids and will share how to find them. Mark your calendars! This informative program is for ages 16 and up. Sign up by calling 831-335-9348. The class is from 1-3 p.m. and costs $3.

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