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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

 

Monday, June 23

Vacation Bible Camp

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

Where: Community Covenant Church, 2700 El Rancho Drive in Scotts Valley

Details: A three-day Bible camp open to children from kindergarten through fifth grade, including art projects, and other activities. An evening art showcase and pizza party will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

Cost: $30 donation for supplies

Info: http://ccsv.org

 

Wednesday, June 25

Senior iPad and iPhone classes

When: 9:30 to 11 a.m.

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

Details: A senior-geared course to help learn the basics of using Apple smartphones and tablets.

Cost: $15 for members, and $18 for non-members

Info: 438-8666

 

Networking mixer and wine tasting

When: 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Hallcrest Vineyards, 379 Felton Empire Road in Felton

Details: The San Lorenzo Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a networking mixer and wine-tasting event at Hallcrest Vineyards in Felton. There will be appetizers, local wines, raffles prizes, and social networking.

Info: www.hallcrestvineyards.com or www.slvchamber.org

 

Thursday, June 26

'Santa Cruz: Mythos of Place'

When: 6 p.m.

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

Details: Ron Lampi will lead a discussion and social hour exploring the different aspects of Santa Cruz from his mythopoetic perspective.

Cost: Donations

Info: 251-0225 or ral@sasquatch.com

 

Friday, June 27

Live music at Scopazzi's

When: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

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

Details: Scopazzi's lounge will host live jazz music featuring Joy of Jazz.

Cost: Free

Info: 338-6441

 

Saturday, June 28

Hop 'N Barley Festival

When: Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m.

Where: Skypark, 351 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: A two-day event featuring tastings from 60 local breweries, live music, food, and crafts. Sunday will feature a home brew competition.

Cost: Prices listed online

Info: http://www.hopnbarley.org/

 

Wednesday, July 2

Senior iPad and iPhone classes

When: 9:30 to 11 a.m.

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

Details: A senior-geared course to help learn the basics of using Apple smartphones and tablets.

Cost: $15 for members, and $18 for non-members

Info: 438-8666

 

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 lunch by Barbara & Co., followed by a model railroading discussion and display by Craig Miller.

Cost: $17

Info: 336-8481

 

Friday, July 4

119th Annual Alba Schoolhouse 4th of July BBQ

When: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Alba Schoolhouse, 12070 Alba Road in Ben Lomond

Details: Annual celebration of Alba's historic schoolhouse will feature local art exhibits, a raffle, BBQ lunch, dessert and drink sales, plant sales and more.

Cost: Free (food and drinks not included)

Web: http://albaschoolhouse.com

 

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

 

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/

 

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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