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Saturday, Sept. 14

Girl Scout school supply drive

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: SLV High School, 7105 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: The Girl Scouts’ 4th Annual "Stuff the Bus" school supplies drive will accept donations for all San Lorenzo Valley schools.

 

Ohlone Day

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

Where: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, 101 Big Trees Park Road in Felton

Details: Learn the traditional basketry, songs and musical instruments, stories, dances, tools, language, and history of the native Ohlone people

Cost: Free, $10 for parking

Info: www.mountainparks.org or 335-7077

 

Art show and sale

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Artisans, 230 Mount Hermon Road in Scotts Valley

Details: A one-day art show and sale, featuring the artwork of impressionist painter Karin H. Leonard.

Info: 724-5400 or http://karinleonard.com

 

Introduction to yoga discussion

When: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Core Fitness and Pilates Studio, 4859 Scotts Valley Drive in Scotts Valley

Details: A discussion about the merits of yoga for those considering trying it out.

Cost: Free

Info: www.shannonmcquaideyoga.com

 

Mooseheart Fix-It Fiesta

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Moose Lodge #545, 2470 El Rancho Drive in Santa Cruz

Details: An authentic Mexican dinner, dance and live auction to benefit the Mooseheart Child City and School.

Cost: $40

Info: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/427225 or 334-8273

 

Sunday, Sept. 15

Senior Center pancake breakfast

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

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

Cost: $5 for adults and $2.50 for children

Info: 336-8900 or seniorcenterslv@cruzio.com

 

Native plant gardening workshop

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

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

Details: Master Gardener Carri Wagner will lead a morning of tips, ideas, and information about gardening with native plants.

Cost: $3

Info: 335-9348 to register

 

Ceram-A-Rama event

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

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

Details: Family friendly ceramics event will feature artist demonstrations, clay contests, and children’s activities.

Cost: Free

Info: 336-3513 or info@mountainartcenter.org

 

Sunday school event

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

Where: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 101 Riverside Avenue in Ben Lomond

Details: Pony cart rides, petting zoo, face painting, and balloon animals will be provided for families whose children may be interested in Sunday School programs and youth group.

Cost: Free

Info: 336-5994

 

Basic garden design workshop

When: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

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

Details: Master Gardener Carri Wagner will lead a presentation of the principles of home garden design.

Cost: $3

Info: 335-9348 to register

 

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Business plan workshop

When: 8 a.m.

Where: Satellite Telework Center, 6265 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: Business consultant Keith Holtaway will lead a workshop hosted by the SLV Chamber of Commerce to help local entrepreneurs create one-page business plans

Info: http://backtableconsulting.com. 

 

Clean Air Workshop

When: 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Highlands Park, 8500 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond

Details: The Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District is seeking the input of San Lorenzo Valley residents to gather input on a voluntary program to reduce wintertime wood smoke.

Info: www.montereybaycleanair.org

 

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Gee’s Bend quilt discussion

When: 6:30 p.m.

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

Details: Professor Chichi Lovett of Auburn University will lead a discussion of the art and history of the quilts of Gee's Bend, Ala.

Cost: Free

Info: 427-7717 or pro@santacruzpl.org

 

Thursday Sept. 19

Women's Bible study

When: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Felton Bible Church, 5999 Graham Hill Road in Felton

Detail: “Living Beyond Yourself,” a Beth Moore study focusing on the fruits of the Spirits. Order workbook by Sept. 8.

Cost: $19.50 for workbook

Info: Linda Means at 338-6124

 

Saturday, Sept. 21

River and Road clean-up

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Felton, Lompico, Ben Lomond, and Boulder Creek.

Details: Annual cleanup event in collaboration with Save Our Shores.

Info: 335-1728

 

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Grey Bears Harvest Picnic and 40th anniversary

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

Where: Harvey West Park, 326 Evergreen Street in Santa Cruz

Details: A BBQ lunch, speakers and presentations, live music, dancing, and a raffle to celebrate 40 years of Grey Bears.

Cost: Free for everyone 55 and older

Info: 479-1055 or http://greybears.org

 

Friday, Sept. 27

Live music at Scopazzi's

When: 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Scopazzi's, 13300 Big Basin Way in Boulder Creek

Details: Scopazzi's lounge will host live jazz music featuring Joy of Jazz.

Cost: Free

Info: 338-6441

 

Sunday, Oct. 6

Dinner club summer dinner

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Contact for location

Details: The Santa Cruz Mountains Gourmet Dinner Club will host its annual summer dinner featuring filet mignon, wild mushroom lasagna, wild meat sausages and wild blueberry pie among salads and sides.

Cost: $25

Info: czelak@comcast.net or 336-8098

 

Friday, Oct. 11

Cub Scout recruitment meeting

When: 7 to 8 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Elementary School, 400 W. Lomond Street in Boulder Creek

Details: Cub Scout Pack 623 will host an informational meeting for prospective scouts in first through fifth grades.

Info: http://Pack623.info

 

Saturday, Oct. 12      

Chili cook-off

When: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Rec Hall, 13333 Middleton Avenue in Boulder Creek

Details: Chili cooking and tasting event will highlight the chili-cooking prowess of the San Lorenzo Valley.

Info: slvcookoff@yahoo.com or 588-1387

 

 

ONGOING

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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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