Last days of holiday gift-wrapping fundraiser
When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; also 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.
Saturday, Dec. 31
All-ages dance party
When: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Jan. 1
Where: The 418 Project, 418 Front St., in Santa Cruz
Details: San Lorenzo Valley reggae and rock band Love Eternal is one of four bands featured at this New Year’s Eve celebration for all ages.
Tuesday, Jan. 3
Free children’s music class
When: 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.
Where: San Lorenzo Valley School District Office, 325 Marion Ave., Room 29, in Ben Lomond
Details: Infants, toddlers and preschool children and their caregivers or parents may attend a free demonstration class of Music Together, an early-childhood music enrichment program.
Info: www.musicalme.com or 438-3514
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 a talk by Luke Rizzuto about the longest automobile race from New York to San Francisco in 1908.
Info: Dave, 336-8481
Thursday, Jan. 5
Genealogical society meeting
When: 1 to 3 p.m.
Where: Central Branch Library meeting room, 224 Church St., in Santa Cruz
Details: This meeting will include a Celtic roots ancestry lecture. The group meets the first Thursday of each month, with lectures for genealogy enthusiasts of all levels, from beginning to advanced.
Info: 427-7707, ext. 5794; or Janine Charlton, firstname.lastname@example.org