Holiday gift-wrapping fundraiser
When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day through Saturday, Dec. 24.
Where: A trailer in front of Kmart, 270 Mount Hermon Road, in Scotts Valley
Details: Gifts will be wrapped and 100 percent of donations will support safe and sober grad night festivities at San Lorenzo Valley High School.
Mount Hermon Christmas crafts boutique
When: 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.; repeats Dec. 16 and 17
Where: Mount Hermon Christian Conference Center, 37 Conference Drive
Details: More than 30 exhibitors will sell Christmas gifts. Proceeds benefit the camp’s scholarship fund.
When: 8 to 11 p.m.
Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9 in Felton
Details: All dances are taught and no partner is needed.
Cost: $10 suggested donation
‘Our town’ final weekend
When: 8 p.m. Dec. 16 and 17 and 2 p.m. Dec. 18
Where: Park Hall, 9400 Mill Street in Ben Lomond
Details: Mountain Community Theater continues it’s performance of Our Town.
Cost: $18 adults, $15 students and seniors
Saturday, Dec. 17
First aid, CPR class
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Felton fire house, 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: www.feltonfire.com or 335-4422
Christmas carols at Boomeria
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Boomeria, 60 Verde Drive, in Bonny Doon
Details: Bill Visscher, an organist and organ builder, will perform the carols in the 51st annual carol singing. Hot cider and cookies will be served.
Dog adoption event
When: Noon to 2 p.m.
Where: Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter, 2200 7th Avenue in Santa Cruz
Details: Ben Lomond-based The Center for Animal Protection and education will host a dog adoption fair for friendly dogs in foster homes.
Info: 336-4695 or www.capeanimals.org
Holiday dance party
When: 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Boulder Creek Recreation, 13333 Middleton Avenue in Boulder Creek
Details: A dance party for children 10 to 16 years-old hosted by the district’s junior volunteers. Popcorn, pizza and beverages will be on sale.
Sunday, Dec. 18
“It Happened in Whoville”
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Unity Temple, 407 Broadway, in Santa Cruz
Details: The creative Christmas play is directed by Boulder Creek’s Rev. Linda Livingstone and stars Ben Lomond’s Matthew Young as the Grinch.
Info: 423-8553, or www.unitysantacruz.org
Light up the Valley community potluck
When: 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9
Details: Live music, a potluck dinner, Santa Claus and a raffle will accompany the announcement of the Light up the Valley decorating contest winners.
Tuesday, Dec. 20
SLV winter concert
When: 7 p.m., continues Wednesday, Dec. 21
Where: San Lorenzo Valley High School performing arts center, 7105 Highway 9 in Felton
Details: The high school and middle school bands and high school choir will perform in the annual winter concert.
Cost: $3 or a canned food item for Valley Churches United Missions
Wednesday, Jan. 4
Sons in Retirement luncheon
When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Portuguese Hall, 216 Evergreen St., in Santa Cruz
Details: Lunch will be served followed by speaker Luke Rizzuto about the longest auto race from New York to San Francisco in 1908
Info: Dave, 336-8481