The used-book sale will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Baymonte School, 5000-B Granite Creek Road, in Scotts Valley.
The pack has a decades-long relationship with VCUM and in 2008 raised $800 for the outfit. For this year’s sale, the troop has collected hundreds of books to sell at prices between 25 cents and $3.
Leftover books will be donated to the Scotts Valley Friends of the Library.
Group offers tax help for artists
The Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County and Certified Public Accountant Al Walters plan to offer a tax workshop for artists. The workshop will help determine which tax deductions are most appropriate for individual artists and examine the best way to deal with tax regulations.
The Nov. 20 workshop will be at the Cultural Council office, 2400 Chanticleer Ave., Ste. G, in Santa Cruz, from 3 to 5 p.m.
The cost to attend is $20. Those interested can register in person or over the phone.
For information: 475-9600, ext. 16, or email@example.com.
SC Metro needs people’s help
The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District wants the help of county residents who are interested in the design and operation of bus and van service in Santa Cruz County.
Metro seeks to fill its 11-member Metro Advisory Committee, which advises the board of directors and managers about paratransit and bus service.
The MAC meets at 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month. Candidates are nominated and confirmed for two-year terms by the board of directors.
For information: 426-6080 or www.scmtd.com.