Datebook
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Saturday, Feb. 9

Book signing, toffee tasting

When: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Zinnia's Gift Boutique, 219 Mount Hermon Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Local author Rose Kahn will sign copies of her new romance novel, “A Place to Rest My Heat.” Visitors can also taste samples of Foxy’s Toffee.

Cost: Free

Info: 430-9466

 

Little League benefit

When: 6 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. music

Where: Joe’s Bar, 13118 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: A lasagna dinner will be accompanied by a raffle and music provided by Sharon Allen and the Dusty Boots, followed by Jay Lingo.

Cost: $10 for dinner, no cover charge

Info: 338-9417

 

Scotts Valley Artisans’ second anniversary party

When: 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Artisans, 230 Mount Hermon Road, Ste. D in Scotts Valley

Details: A celebration of the second year of Scotts Valley Artisans’ community art center will feature a silent auction and local food, wine and desserts.

Cost: Free

Info: 439-9094 or dawn@scottsvalleyartisans.com

 

Sunday, Feb. 10

Music for Marty, Part 2 benefit concert

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Don Quixote’s International Music Hall, 6275 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: An acoustic song circle, featuring numerous local musicians, will help filmmaker Marty Collins with medical and related expenses.

Cost: $20

Info: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/313808 or 603-2294

 

Tuesday, Feb. 12 

Senior center movie, meal

When: Noon

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

Details: The Scotts Valley Senior Center will show “The King’s Speech” and serve tea and treats.

Cost: $5 for senior center members, $6 for nonmembers

Info: 438-8666

 

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Floral, succulent design class

When: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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

Details: Participants can take a container and learn to design arrangements of flowers and succulents.

Cost: $20 for instruction and materials

Info:  438-8666

 

BCE family dinner night

When: All day

Where: Boulder Creek Brewing Co., 13040 Highway 9, in Boulder Creek

Details: Boulder Creek Brewery will donate 10 percent of the day’s proceeds to help pay for classroom equipment and supplies for Boulder Creek Elementary School's second-grade class.

Info: 338-7882

 

Friday, Feb. 15

Opening night of ‘The Who’s Tommy’

When: 7 p.m.

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. Additional evening shows are scheduled Feb. 16, 21, 22 and 23 and March 1 and 2, with a matinee at 2 p.m. March 3.

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

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

 

Saturday, Feb. 16

Hydroponic gardening class

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Scarborough Home Center, 9470 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond

Details: A representative from Tucker's Pride On-Site will lead a class on “The Anywhere Garden” and give advice about hydroponic gardening.

Cost: Free

Info: 336-5142

 

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Felton Library Readathon

When: 3 to 6 p.m.

Where: Felton Library, 6299 Gushee St., in Felton

Details: Members of the SLV community will read from some of their favorite works of literature.

Cost: Free

Info: 427-7708

 

Thursday, Feb. 21

Family support fundraiser night

When: 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Mama Mia’s, 6231 Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: Mama Mia’s will donate a quarter of its proceeds to support the young children of the late Josh and Carrie McCoid who both died tragically in the past year.

Info: 335-4414

 

Sunday, Feb. 24, and Monday, Feb. 25

Soda firing class

When: Noon to 2 p.m.

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

 

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

 

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

 

ONGOING

SLV High production of ‘The Who’s Tommy’

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 15, 16 and 21 to 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: tinyurl.com/slv-tommy

 

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, will lead classes for prospective poets of all skill levels.

Cost: Free

Info: pro@santacruzpl.org or 427-7717

 

Senior line dancing

When: Tuesdays at 12 p.m., and Fridays at 9 p.m.

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

Details: Biweekly line dance lessons and dancing is offered by the Scotts Valley Senior Center.

Cost: $2 for members, $3 for nonmembers

Info: 438-8666

 

Zumba for seniors

When: Mondays at 6 p.m., Tuesdays at 9 a.m., and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

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

Details: 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

 

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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