News Briefs: Red Ribbon Week begins with skate night
by Press-Banner staff
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Scotts Valley will celebrate drug-free Red Ribbon Week from Friday, Oct. 23, through Oct. 31. The Scotts Valley Police Department and the Scotts Valley Sports Center have teamed up to host the annual Skate Night-Costume Contest for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade.

The free celebration will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at the Sports Center, 251 Kings Village Road.

The city will hang banners promoting drug-free living around the city and hand out bracelets to Scotts Valley High School students.

Red ribbons can be picked up at the Scotts Valley Police Department.

Felton library hosts town hall meeting

Santa Cruz County Library director Teresa Landers will be at a town hall meeting at Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9.

Those who attend can meet Landers between 6:30 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28. A town hall meeting to develop a strategic plan for the library system will follow from 7 to 9 p.m.

For information: 420-5612.

Women’s talk offered in Santa Cruz

Women from the Women’s Freedom Center and Teen Challenge of Watsonville will speak from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Santa Cruz Community Church, 411 Roxas St., in Santa Cruz, about how God has transformed their lives.

The talk will be put on by Young Enough to Serve, a group based in Scotts Valley that helps adults in the second half of life serve God.

For information: Judy Wick, 359-1046; or

Supervisor announces office hours

Santa Cruz County Supervisor Mark Stone will not have office hours on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

Open office hours will return the following week, Nov. 18.

Stone’s usual office hours are from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays at the Felton Sheriff’s Service Center, 6060 Graham Hill Road; from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the San Lorenzo Valley Museum, 12547 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek; and from 5 to 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Scotts Valley City Hall, One Civic Center Drive.

For information: 454-2200.
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