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Friday, May 24

Blood drive

When: 1 to 6 p.m.

Where: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 9545 Love Creek Road, in Ben Lomond

Details: A blood drive to support the efforts of the American Red Cross. Visit http://redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code "FELTON" to schedule an appointment.

Info: 800-733-2767

 

Saturday, May 25

Felton Remembers Parade and Covered Bridge Festival

When: Parade at 10 a.m. and festival 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Parade on Highway 9 in downtown Felton, festival at Covered Bridge Park, corner of Mount Hermon Road and Graham Hill Road

 

Native American history hike

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way in Boulder Creek

Details: Docent Eva Fewel will lead a 4-mile hike to teach about the local Ohlone tribe.

Cost: Free

Info: 338-8860

 

Memorial Day celebration

When: 10 a.m. to sunset, continues Sunday and Monday

Where: Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: The 32nd Civil War re-enactment at Roaring Camp, featuring cavalry charges, musket fire and artillery barrages, will be accompanied by a barbecue and rides on the camp’s famous steam engine.

Cost: Re-enactment admission, $5 per person with an $8 per-car parking fee; steam train excursions, $26 for adults, $19 for children ages 2 to 12

Info: 335-4484 or www.roaringcamp.com

 

Youth chess tournament

When: Noon to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Aptos Library, 7695 Soquel Drive, in Aptos

Details: Children and teens are invited to compete for medals in a chess tournament organized by Chess Master Dana MacKenzie.

Cost: Free

Info: 427-7702

 

Sunday, May 26

Habitat for Humanity fundraiser barbecue

When: 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: Mount Cross, 7955 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond

Details: A family friendly event will offer swimming, hiking, a climbing wall, archery, birdhouse building, a barbecue, and more to benefit Habitat for Humanity’s  Harbor Drive project in Santa Cruz.

Cost: $15 for adults; $6 for children under 12

Info: 336-5179

 

Thursday, May 30

Valley Women’s Club Community Day

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

Where: New Leaf Community Market, 6240 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: Felton New Leaf Community Market will contribute 5 percent of the day's proceeds to the Valley Women's Club.

Info: 338-1728

 

Friday, May 31

Bocce tournament and barbecue

When: Noon to 8 p.m.

Where: Skypark, 361 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: Members of the Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce will participate in the organization's sixth annual bocce ball tournament, followed by a barbecue and family-friendly mixer.

Cost: $15 for adults; $5 for children under 12

Info: info@scottsvalleychamber.com

 

Saturday, June 1

Pop-up breakfast

When: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Community Center, 360 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: Local farmers and chefs will cook to highlight the local agriculture and food artisan community to raise money for Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Market’s public educational programs.

Cost: $30

Info: 325-4294 or www.santacruzfarmersmarket.org

 

Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2

Redwood Mountain Faire

When: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: A music and art festival featuring non-profit vendors and 22 bands.

Cost: $18 in advance, $20 at the door, kids and seniors: $13 and $15; under 11, free. Multiple ticket discounts available.

Info: www.redwoodmountainfaire.com

 

Sunday, June 2

SV Senior Center flea market

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Details: A flea market benefit to raise funds for a new back deck for the Scotts Valley Senior Center.

Cost: $15 per space, $25 for two spaces

Info: 818-3107

 

Monday, June 3

Science Symposium

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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

Details: SLV High School Environmental Monitoring students will present their award-winning research.

Cost: Free

Info: jorbuch@slvusd.org

 

Wednesday, June 5

Sons in Retirement luncheon

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

Where: Portuguese Hall, 216 Evergreen Street in Santa Cruz

Details: Catered Ladies' Day luncheon followed by a talk by Gitta Ryle entitled "Surviving the Holocaust."

Cost: $16

Info: 336-8481

 

Saturday, June 8

SLV-Scotts Valley Relay For Life

When: 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday, June 9

Where: Skypark, 361 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: A 24-hour event will raise funds to support cancer research.

Cost: Donations

Info: 408-688-0087

 

Wednesday, June 19

Junior volunteer summer orientation

When: 12 p.m.

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

Details: Community-minded youth between 13 and 16 are invited to serve as junior camp counselors as well as other volunteer service.

Info: 338-4144

 

Thursday, June 20

CEMEX property tour

When: 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Davenport

Details: The Coastal Watershed Council will lead a tour of the former CEMEX property now protected by the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County.

Cost: Free

Info: RSVP at tours@coastal-watershed.org or call 464-9200

 

Saturday, June 22

Sustainable gardening fair

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Skypark, 361 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: A celebration of sustainable organic gardening, focusing on the impact of individual actions on the community.

Cost: Free

Info: http://thegardenfaire.org

 

Bonny Doon Art & Wine Festival

When: 1 to 6 p.m.

Where: Vigne Farms and Equestrian Center, 3675 Bonny Doon Road, in Bonny Doon

Details: Wine tasting, live and silent auctions, gourmet food, artist demonstrations and sales, beer tasting, live music and more are on tap at an event to raise money for Bonny Doon Elementary School.

Cost: $50

Info: www.bonnydoonartandwinefestival.com

 

ONGOING

MCT presentation of “Kimberly Akimbo"

When: May 31 to June 1; June 6-8, 14-15 at 8 p.m.; June 9 at 2 p.m.

Where: Park Hall, 9400 Mill Street in Ben Lomond

Details: Mountain Community Theater presents "Kimberly Akimbo," a dark comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire, the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of "Rabbit Hole."

Cost: $20

Info: www.mctshows.org

 

First aid-CPR class

When: Third Saturday of each month

Where: Felton Fire Protection District, 131 Kirby St., in Felton

Details: Ray Soler will lead a class for First Aid and CPR certification for community members. Times and registration details are available online or by phone.

Cost: Free for district residents and employees of businesses within the district; $36 for all others

Info: 335-4422 or www.feltonfire.com

 

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: 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 leads 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, sport classes

Where: Boulder Creek Recreation and Park District, 13333 Middleton Ave., 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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