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Friday, Feb. 22

Food act workshop

When: 9 a.m.

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

Details: As a guest of the San Lorenzo Valley Chamber of Commerce, Phillip McCauley will speak about how the recently passed California Homemade Food Act (Assembly Bill 1616) works and how to take homemade food to market following the county’s guidelines.

Cost: $5 for light breakfast

Info: info@slvchamber.org or 345-5972

 

SVHS Fashion Show

When: 7 p.m.; also 3 and 7 p.m. Feb. 23

Where: Scotts Valley High School Student Union, 555 Glenwood Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: A fashion show showcasing student-designed apparel will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank.

Cost: $4 for students, $6 for adults and $5 for seniors

Info: 439-9555

 

Saturday, Feb. 23

Reiki workshop

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Santa Cruz Reiki Works, 10295 Riverside Drive, in Ben Lomond

Details: According to organizers, attendees can learn about this light-touch practice, relax and start healing.

Cost: Free

Info: Joyce Leonard, 421-1877

 

Sunday, Feb. 24

Cash 4 College Day event

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

Where: Cabrillo College Computer Technology Center, Building 1400, 6500 Soquel Drive, in Aptos

Details: Financial aid counselors from Cabrillo College and University of California, Santa Cruz, will help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as FAFSA.

Info: financial.aid@cabrillo.edu or 479-6415.

 

Soda firing class

When: Noon to 2 p.m.; also Monday, Feb. 25

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

Details: Travis Adams will lead up to six participants in a class to learn how to soda fire ceramic pieces.

Cost: $40

Info: 336-3513

 

Pioneer life event

When: 2 to 4 p.m.

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

Details: Park interpreter Lee Summers will host an afternoon of dressing up in historical attire and becoming pioneers as children ages 5 and older set up a homestead and learn how to survive through bartering. Participants should sign up in advance.

Cost: $2

Info: 335-9348

 

Thursday, Feb. 28

Rheumatology specialist guest speaker

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 371 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Dr. Bill Lages, a professor emeritus of Stanford University, will discuss rheumatology and answer questions.

Cost: Free

RSVP: 438-8666

 

Saturday, March 2

Crab cioppino feed, dance

When: 6 p.m. to midnight

Where: Portuguese Hall, 216 Evergreen St., in Santa Cruz

Details: An annual fundraiser event for the Scotts Valley Host Lions Club will feature drinks, dinner and dancing to support youth and community activities.

Cost: $45

Info: 594-7711

 

Wednesday, March 6

Sons in Retirement luncheon

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:35 p.m.

Where: Portuguese Hall, 216 Evergreen St., in Santa Cruz.

Details: Dr. Richard Hansey, a retired U.S. Air Force psychiatrist, will speak following the group’s monthly luncheon.

Cost: $16

Info: Dave, 336-8481

 

Saturday, March 9

SLV Grad Night wine, chocolate fundraiser

When: 2 to 5 p.m.

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

Details: A wine and chocolate tasting will raise money for the Safe and Sober Grad Night festivities at San Lorenzo Valley High School.

Info: 588-7603

 

Friday, March 22

SLV student fashion show

When: 7:30 p.m.; also 7:30 p.m. March 23 and 2:30 p.m. March 24

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

Details: The ninth annual fashion show at the high school, with a theme of “Starry, Starry Night,” will showcase work designed by students. Proceeds support arts education at the school.

Cost: $7 general, $5 seniors and students

 

Sunday, March 24

Women’s club membership meeting

When: 11:30 a.m.

Where: Highland’s Park Senior Center, 8500 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond

Details: The annual membership meeting for the Valley Women’s Club is open to the community. Those who go should take a potluck dish to share.

Info: www.valleywomensclub.org

 

Saturday, April 27

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: In its second year, the "This Land is Your Land" Camping and Recreation Festival will include interpretive hikes, tours, family activities, games and live music.

Cost: Free; $10 for parking

Info: 338-8018 or www.littlebasin.org

 

ONGOING

SLV High production of ‘The Who’s Tommy’

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23 and March 1 and 2; matinee at 2 p.m. March 3

Where: San Lorenzo Valley High School Performing Arts Center, 7105 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: A rock opera featuring music from The Who will be performed by 32 San Lorenzo Valley High students.

Cost: $15 for general admission; $10 for students, seniors and SLV faculty and staff

Info: http://tinyurl.com/slv-tommy

 

Study of Galatians

When: 9 to 10 a.m. Sundays through March 17.

Where: St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 5271 Scotts Valley Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: Dr. Jeremy Gabrielson will lead a study of Paul’s letter to the Galatians. Child care is available.

For information: 438-4360

 

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 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 will lead 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 and sport classes

Where: Boulder Creek Recreation and Parks District, 13333 Middleton Avenue 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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