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Saturday, May 10

Boulder Creek Town Sweep

When: 8 to 11 a.m.

Where: Downtown Boulder Creek, behind Boulder Creek Hardware

Details: The Annual Downtown Boulder Creek Clean-up, tools and refreshments will be provided but feel free to bring your own tools, as well. Sign-up or simply show up the day of.

Info: 338-3000

 

Volunteer with Big Basin Trail Crew

When: 9 a.m.

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

Details: Volunteer to help others safely enjoy the beauty of the park. Must bring work gloves, lunch and water, and be over the age of 18. The day will last until mid-afternoon.

Info: 338-8883

 

Mother’s Day Weekend Tea and Garden Tour

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Details: A full tea luncheon that includes English favorites, such as finger sandwiches, scones, soup and sausage rolls. Ten percent of the proceeds will go to help feed the poor.

Cost: $35

Info: 438-4360

 

Walk in the Past

When: Noon

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

Details: This four-mile, three and a half-hour walk takes a guided look at how the Ohlone Indians survived in the forests here. Bring water, lunch and snacks.

Info: 338-8883

 

Ben Lomond library celebration

When: 2 to 4 p.m.

Where: The Ben Lomond Community Library, 9525 Mill Street in Ben Lomond

Details: The Ben Lomond Community Library is celebrating 100 years with a plaque unveiling, ice cream social and book sale.

Cost: Free

Info: benlomondlibrary.org.

 

The New Age Vision Lecture Series

When: Starts at 6 p.m., lecture begins at 7 p.m.

Where: Satellite Telework Center, 6265 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: Ron Lampi continues his lecture series with number four about New Age Vision. Potluck and drinks during the first hour, with discussions and sharing after the lecture.

Cost: Free, donations welcome.

Info: 251-0225 or ral@sasquatch.com

 

Sunday, May 11

Mother’s Day Walk

When: 1 p.m.

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

Details: Walk through the redwoods on a half-mile, one-hour guided tour to celebrate Mother’s Day. Attention will be paid to the spirited women who were part of Big Basin’s history. The trail is wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Cost: Day-use parking fee of $10

Info: 338-8883

 

Wednesday, May 14

SVHS/SVMS Band and Choir Spring Concert

When: 7 to 9 p.m.

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

Details: Come enjoy music ranging from classical and jazz to pop/rock. Nearly 100 students will be performing throughout the evening in a variety of school ensembles. Cost: Donations

Info: www.svhsmusicdept.wordpress.com or www.svmsmusicdept.wordpress.com

 

Friday, May 16

Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 1 to 5 p.m.

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

Details: Donate blood or volunteer to assist at the blood drive. Donators must meet health, height and weight, and age requirements.

Info: www.redcrossblood.org or 800-733-2767

 

13th Annual Pasatiempo Art Show

When: 4 to 7 p.m.

Where: Hollins House, 20 Clubhouse Road in Santa Cruz

Details: The 13th Annual Art Show features art from club members and homeowners. Pasatiempo’s 9-Hole ladies club, Neuf Trous, is sponsoring the event with proceeds to benefits local high school girl’s golf teams.

Info: For art show, call 818-3028. To RSVP, call 459-9177.

 

Landscape Visions Art Show

When: Friday, May 16, 6:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, May 17, 1 to 5 p.m.

Where: Ben Lomond Art Gallery, 10295 Riverside Drive in Ben Lomond

Details: Three photographers exhibit their landscape photography, featuring the work of Ed Dickie, Kevin Osborn, and Frank Leonard.

Info: 345-5496.

 

Saturday, May 17

Spring Book Sale

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Santa Cruz Public Library, 224 Church Street in Santa Cruz

Details: The Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries will hold its annual used book sale in the library parking lot.

Info: 427-7707, ext. 7796 or visit fscpl.org

 

SVHS Hall of Fame induction

When: 6:30 p.m.

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

Details: The SVHS Falcon Club will induct the Hall of Fame class of 2014. This year's inductees are Hayley Huxtable, Jenn Brumbaugh, Dane Stevens, Artie Atencio, and Corey Sheredy. The evening will consist of a social hour, dinner, and awards ceremony.

Cost: $45

Info: benkolin1@comcast.net

 

Sunday, May 18

Beekeeping workshop

When: 12:30 to 2 p.m.

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

Details: Randy Fox and Wayne Pitts will discuss their expectations and experiences with beekeeping as well as explain the dos and don’ts of this profession. Participants should register in advance.

Cost: $3

Info: 335-9348

 

SVHS ROP Music Production and Recording Arts Class performance

When: 2 to 4 p.m.

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

Details: Students of the Regional Occupational Program (ROP) of Santa Cruz County will be performing original songs. Proceeds will go towards equipment for their classroom recording studio.

Cost: Donations

Info: www.donquixotesmusic.info

 

Thursday, May 22

Parenting Course on Anti-Bullying

When: 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Brook Knoll Elementary, 151 Brook Knoll Drive in Santa Cruz

Details: A course to teach parents how to recognize different types of bullying, including if your child is being bullied, your child is the bully, and what to do about bullying. Free childcare provided.

Cost: Free

Info: www.first5scc.org

 

Willing Suspension Armchair Theater

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Branch Library, 251 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley

Details: Willing Suspension Armchair Theater presents "For The Love of Dog," a tribute to man's best friend featuring poetry and excerpts from prose written throughout history and read to you by four of dog's best friends.

Cost: Donations

Info: sforrest@wcliff.com

 

Tuesday, May 27

SLV Grad Night Proceeds Day

When: 5-9:30 p.m.

Where: Red Pearl, 13151 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: During these hours, a percentage of proceeds will go to support the SLV Grad Night.

Info: 338-9800

 

Saturday, May 31

Red Cross Blood Drive

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

Where: Gateway Bible Church, 5000 Granite Creek Road in Scotts Valley

Details: Donate blood or volunteer to assist at the blood drive. Donators must meet health, height and weight, and age requirements.

Info: www.redcrossblood.org or 800-733-2767

 

Thursday, June 5

Genealogical Society speaker

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Santa Cruz Public Library, 224 Church Street in Santa Cruz

Details: Guest speaker Debbie Simms, Co-director of Local Family History Center

will discuss "The mystery of the Family History Center of Santa Cruz."

Cost: Free

Info: 427-0707

 

Saturday, June 21

12th Annual Bonny Doon Art and Wine Festival

When: 1 to 6 p.m.

Where: Bonny Doon Equestrian Park, 3675 Bonny Doon Road in Bonny Doon

Details: The 21 and over festival offers food, wine and beer tastings, live music, artists and live and silent auctions. All of the proceeds benefit the art, music, and science programs at Bonny Doon Elementary.

Cost: $55 in advance, $60 at the door.

Info: www.bonnydoonartandwinefestival.com

 

ONGOING

SLV Museum exhibit

When: Wednesdays to Sundays 12 to 4 p.m.

Where: SLV Museum, 12547 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek

Details: “Crystals, Caves, and Kilns” explores the natural and cultural history of limestone, lime, and marble in the Felton and Santa Cruz areas.

Cost: Donations

Info: 338-8382

 

Redwood Loop Walk

When: Every Saturday and Sunday in May at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (except Mother’s Day at 11 a.m.)

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

Details: This 90-minute walk is a family-friendly, informative guided half-mile stroll through the forest. Stroller and wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Free

Info: 338-8883

 

Junior Rangers in Little Basin

When: Every Saturday in May at 3 p.m.

Where: Little Basin Nature Fun Zone, 21700 Little Basin Road in Boulder Creek

Details: This one-hour course for children ages 7-12 explores natures, geology, and outdoor skills. Register children 15 minutes in advance, and be in active play clothes.

Cost: Free

Info: www.wolfschool.org or 338-8018

 

Little Basin Nature Club

When: Every Saturday in May at 4 p.m.

Where: Little Basin Nature Fun Zone, 21700 Little Basin Road in Boulder Creek

Details: A program designed for children ages 3-6 and their families. This half-hour program introduces kids and families to the world of the redwood forest through singing, reading, playing and pretending.

Cost: Free

Info: www.wolfschool.org or 338-8018

 

Campfires at Little Basin

When: Every Saturday in May, and Friday May 23 and 30, all at 7 p.m.

Where: Little Basin Campfire Ring, 21700 Little Basin Road in Boulder Creek

Details: Learn about Little Basin’s history, environment and culture through songs and interesting facts.

Cost: Free

Info: www.wolfschool.org or 338-8018

 

Night Hike or Astronomy Night

When: Every Saturday in May, and Friday May 23 and 30, all at 8:30 p.m.

Where: Little Basin Campfire Ring, 21700 Little Basin Road in Boulder Creek

Details: The one-hour night hike is about a mile, and encourages the use of your senses to discover the nocturnal animals that call Little Basin home. The one-hour astronomy night teaches about the planets and seasonal constellations viewed through a provided telescope, weather permitting.

Cost: Free

Info: www.wolfschool.org or 338-8018

 

Parent and Child play group

When: Wednesdays through October, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Felton Covered Bridge Park

Details: Hosted by Mountain Community Resources, parents and their young children meet for play, group activities, music, and healthy snacks.

Cost: Free

Info: 335-6605 or corib@cbridges.org

 

SLVHS bingo fundraiser

When: Mondays, 4 p.m.

Where: Portuguese Hall, 216 Evergreen Street in Santa Cruz

Details: A weekly 18-game bingo program to benefit the athletics programs at San Lorenzo Valley High School.

Info: 335-4425

 

Big Basin Trail Crew volunteer day

When: 9 a.m., second Saturday of each month

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

Details: Volunteers (18 years of age or older) will meet at Park Headquarters to spend a day — rain or shine — working to maintain and preserve the park’s trails.

Info: www.bigbasintrailcrew.org

 

Boulder Creek Zumba

When: Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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

Details: Cecelia Kelly will lead a weekly Zumba class. Participants will get a great workout in a dance party atmosphere.

Cost: $10

Info: http://ceciliakelly.zumba.com

 

Senior pinochle game

When: Tuesdays at 2 p.m.

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

Details: An open game of pinochle.

Cost: $2 for members; $3 for non-members

Info: 438-8666

 

Free laughter yoga

When: 10:30 a.m. Sundays

Where: Luminescence Day Spa and Tea Room, 13140 Highway 9, in Boulder Creek

Cost: Free

Info: Lizzie Lochner, 338-7546

 

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: 12 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.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 to confirm

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Beginners’ line dancing

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

Where: Boulder Creek Recreation, 13333 Middleton Ave., in Boulder Creek

Details: For dancers age 8 and older

Cost: Drop in by donation

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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