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- Submit Datebook items to, or drop off press releases or photos at 5215 Scotts Valley Drive, Ste. F, Scotts Valley 95066. Deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday. Entries are subject to editing, and publication is not guaranteed.

Friday, March 16

St. Patrick’s dinner

When: 6:30 to 10 p.m.

Where: San Agustin Catholic Church, 257 Glenwood Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: The church will host its fourth annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, featuring a no-host bar and a corned beef-and-cabbage dinner, along with prizes and Irish entertainment.

Cost: $25

Info: 438-3633


Saturday, March 17

Teen Challenge service project

When: 8:30 to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Teen Challenge Women’s Freedom Center, 113 Green Valley Road, in Freedom

Details: Scotts Valley-based Young Enough to Serve will do light projects for the Freedom Center, followed by a brunch.

Info: or 359-1046


First aid, CPR class

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Felton firehouse, 131 Kirby St., in Felton

Details: The class includes pediatric first aid; adult, child and infant CPR; and use of automatic external defibrillators.

Cost: Free for Felton residents, $36 for others

Info: or 335-4422


Bonsai show

When: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; continues Sunday

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

Details: Santa Cruz Bonsai Kai will host its annual tree show, including a 2 p.m. demonstration each day. To read more, see Page 10.

Cost: $4 suggested donation

Info: 336-5779


Dog adoption fair

When: Noon to 2 p.m.

Where: ACE Hardware, 218 Mount Hermon Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: The Center for Animal Protection and Education will host a dog adoption fair.

Info: 336-4695 or


Irish cheese, wine tasting

When: Noon to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Skov Winery, 2364 Bean Creek Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: A sampling of Irish cheeses will accompany wine to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and Skov Winery’s one-year anniversary.

Cost: $15 or $10 for winery members

Info: 438-4374 or


Student community service day

When: 1 to 5 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Library, 13390 W. Park Ave., in Boulder Creek

Details: Students ages 12 through 18 can fulfill service requirements by volunteering at the library.

Info: 427-7700, ext. 7665


St. Patricks’s Day dinner and dance

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: St. Michael’s Church, 13005 Highway 9, in Boulder Creek

Details: A traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner will be accompanied by cocktails and dancing.

Cost: $25 adults, $15 children younger than 11

Info: 336-5098 or 338-4259


Sunday, March 18

Pancake breakfast

When: 8 a.m. to noon

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 371 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Breakfast includes pancakes, ham, eggs, juice and coffee.

Cost: $6

Info: 438-8666


Pancake breakfast

When: 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where: Highlands Park Senior Center, 8500 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond

Details: Piano styling by Char is included with breakfast.

Cost: $5 adults, $2.50 children

Info: 336-8900


Young artists’ drop-off

When: 2 to 5 p.m.

Where: Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 9341 Mill St., in Ben Lomond

Details: Artists younger than 21 can submit artwork in any medium to be shown in the 15th annual Youth Art show that runs from March 21 to 31.

Info: 336-3513


Thursday, March 22

Student fashion show

When: 2 p.m.; continues March 23 and 24

Where: San Lorenzo Valley High School Performing Arts Center, 7105 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Members of SLV High School’s Fashion Club will show off their clothing designs on the runway in “Wear the Wild Things Are.”

Cost: $5 students, $7 general, $10 front row



Eighth-grade parent night

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

Where: San Lorenzo Valley High School multipurpose room, 7105 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Students and parents can meet counselors and administrators and learn about high school programs before they begin school in the fall.

Info: Jeannette Lange, 335-4721


Scotts Valley High talent show

When: 6:30 to 10 p.m.

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

Details: Singers, bands, group acts and more will vie for prizes. A bake sale will benefit the student government.

Cost: Free

Info: 439-9555


Saturday, March 24

Campaign kickoff for supervisor candidate

When: 2 p.m.

Where: Felton Fire Station, 131 Kirby St., in Felton

Details: Fifth District Santa Cruz County Supervisor candidate Susan Weber will host a dessert-and-coffee reception to kick off her campaign for the June 5 election.

Info: 336-2914 or


Sunday, March 25

Valley Women's Club annual meeting

When: 11:30 to 2 p.m.

Where: Highlands Park Senior Center, 8500 Highway 9, in Ben Lomond

Details: Members and guests of the club will gather for a potluck lunch and meeting. The meeting will include public officials giving updates on District 5 and VWC board members discussing programs and issues for the SLV community.

Info: Karen, 355-8231


Thursday, March 29

Wine and the Spoken Word fundraiser

When: 4 to 6 p.m.

Where: Bargetto Winery, 3535 N. Main St., in Soquel

Details: The afternoon includes wine tasting, student performances and a wine tour. Sixty percent of ticket sales will go to the Scotts Valley High School English Department.

Cost: $12

Info: Mike Rein, 440-9835


Business mixer

When: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Where: Stonehouse Bar and Grill at Hilton Santa Cruz-Scotts Valley, 6001 La Madrona Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: Businesses are invited to the kickoff celebration for the new bar and grill at the Hilton.

Info: 438-1010


Saturday, March 31

Gymnastics tournament

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

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

Details: Vargas Gymnastics is hosting a tournament. An open gym with trampoline will follow from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 1.

Cost: Free


Wednesday, April 4

Sons in Retirement Luncheon

When: 11:45 a.m.

Where: Portuguese Hall 216 Evergreen St., in Santa Cruz

Details: SLV, Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz County senior men will hear speaker Dr. Bob Burmeister, who will talk about advanced research and development in Silicon Valley.

Info: Dave, 336-8481

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