YES! Saturday Serve
When: 8:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Bethany University, 800 Bethany Drive, in Scotts Valley
Details: Scotts Valley-based Young Enough to Serve will tackle some light projects followed by a free brunch at Bethany. All ages are welcome.
Info: www.yestoserve.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
SLV Grad Night wine, chocolate tasting
When: 1 to 5 p.m.
Where: Bruno’s BBQ, 230 Mount Hermon Road, Ste. G, in Scotts Valley
Details: A chocolate-and-wine tasting and silent auction will support San Lorenzo Valley High School’s Grad Night. Tickets will be sold in advance or at the door.
Cost: $15; includes crystal wine glass
Info: 295-3169, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ohlone expert to speak
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Park Hall, 9400 Mill St., in Ben Lomond
Details: Mark Hylkema, an archaeologist from California State Parks, will speak about the Ohlone tribe on the Central Coast from the Ice Age to the present, hosted by the San Lorenzo Valley Museum. Refreshments will be included.
Cost: $25, $20 for students and members.
Info: 338-8382 or www.slvmuseum.com
First aid, CPR class
Where: Felton fire house, 131 Kirby St., in Felton
Cost: Free for Felton residents, $36 for others
Info: www.feltonfire.com or 335-4422
Sunday, April 17 Highlands Senior Center monthly pancake breakfast
When: 8:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Highlands Park Senior Center, 8500 Highway 9, in Ben Lomond
Cost: $5 for adults, $2.50 for children
Royal Family Kids Camp silent auction
When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Baymonte School, 5000 Granite Creek Road, in Scotts Valley
Details: An evening of dessert and a silent auction will benefit foster kids.
Wednesday, April 20
Spring into Art gallery opens
When: Noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 9341 Mill St., in Ben Lomond
Details: This 14th annual youth art show will be open noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday through April 30.
Saturday, April 23
Mountain Charlie Challenge bike ride
When: 7 a.m.
Where: Skypark, 361 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley
Details: This annual 50-kilometer or 100-kilometer bike ride will benefit Scotts Valley’s schools.
Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society show
When: 10 a.m., repeats Sunday
Where: Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church St.
When: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 W. Park Drive, in Boulder Creek
Details: Shoppers can find used books at bargain prices, along with a chili feed, baked goods and stories for kids. The proceeds will fund summer programs. Book donations can be delivered to the library before the sale.
Info: Darby Kremers, 206-3623 or email@example.com
Boulder Creek Eggstravaganza
When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Redwood Elementary School campus, 16900 Highway 9, in Boulder Creek
Details: Live music, a jump house, snacks and 4,000 hidden eggs will be provided by Boulder Creek Recreation and Park District. Egg gathering bags will be provided. The hunt begins at 11:30 a.m.
Loch Lomond Easter egg hunt
When: 4:30 p.m.
Where: Loch Lomond, 100 Loch Lomond Way, in Felton
Details: Candy and prize donations are needed and can be taken to Zayante Fire, 7700 E. Zayante Road. Help is also needed for the day of egg hunt, which is sponsored by Lompico Community Center.
Info: 335-4084 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, April 26
Scotts Valley Historical Society meeting
When: 2 p.m.
Where: Scott House, 1 Civic Center Drive
Wednesday, April 27 Seventh annual SLV poetry reading
When: 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9, in Felton
Details: Gary Young, Santa Cruz County poet laureate, will read from his own works and then introduce local poets to read original poems he has selected, on the theme “Heroes and Heroines.
Info: Paul Machlis, 335-7391 or email@example.com
Thursday, April 28
Ribbon cutting at winery
When: 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Where: Skov winery, 2364 Bean Creek Road, in Scotts Valley
Details: This grand opening is also a Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce mixer.
Cost: $5 for chamber members, $10 for others
Saturday, April 30
SV Senior center flea market
When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley
Details: More than 30 spaces are available, 10 feet by 20 feet. Vendors should provide their own tables. Setup begins at 6:30 a.m.
Cost: $25 per space in advance; fees will be refunded in case of rain
Info: John Kiegelis, 438-8666
Sunday, May 1
Bean Creek Run
When: 8:30 a.m.
Where: Scotts Valley Community Center, 360 Kings Village Road
Details: Five mile run to support new sod for the Scotts Valley High School field
When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Highlands Park, 8500 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond
What: The carnival will include pony rides, a petting zoo, a balloon twister, inflatable slides, face painting, children’s games with prizes, a barbecue, music and more.
Cost: Free admission; tickets sold by activity.
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Felton Bible Church, 5999 Graham Hill Road, in Felton
Details: The church will show “The Hiding Place,” a film that traces the lives of a family who saved numerous Jews during World War II.