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Saturday, Oct. 20

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


Bigfoot Discovery Day

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: The Bigfoot Discovery Museum, 5497 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: A day of support and fundraising for Felton’s Bigfoot museum features films and sasquatch discussions, including a roundtable talk with researchers.

Cost: Free; barbecue and roundtable discussion not included

Info: 335-4478 or


SVMS pasta fundraiser

When: 5 to 8 p.m.

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

Details: An all-you-can-eat pasta dinner will be hosted by Santa Cruz Pasta Factory and the Scotts Valley Middle School PTA.

Cost: $20 per adult, $10 per child

Info: or


‘The Missing Arm of William Waddell’

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Details: Bring a flashlight to experience the haunted tale of Big Basin's last lumber mill owner and his fateful encounter with a grizzly bear during a half-mile theatrical guided walk through the redwoods at night.

Cost: $10 per vehicle

Info: 479-7798


Sunday, Oct. 21

SLV Senior Center pancake breakfast

When: 8:30 a.m. to noon

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

Details: A pancake breakfast to benefit the SLV Senior Center will include piano styling by Char.

Cost: $5 for adults; $2.50 for children

Info: 336-8900 or


Wednesday, Oct. 24

Outback Trading’s 15th anniversary

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Outback Trading Co., 6257 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: Clare Campbell’s Outback Trading Co. will celebrate 15 years in Felton with appetizers and beverages and a preview of the fall and holiday store collection.

Info: 345-5972 or


Lompico Water District candidate forum

When: 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: Zayante Fire Protection District, 7700 E. Zayante Road, in Felton

Details: The Lompico Community Center will host a debate among the candidates running for the Lompico Water District board, moderated by the League of Women Voters.

Info: 435-3545


Thursday, Oct. 25

Medicare workshop for seniors

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Evalyn Taylor, a community education with the Senior Network Services Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program, will host a discussion on Medicare-related concerns in Santa Cruz County.



Backyard burning rules open house

When: 4 to 8 p.m.

Where: Zayante Fire Protection District, 7700 E. Zayante Road, in Felton

Details: Officials of the Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District will be on-hand to answer questions and address concerns about the new backyard burning laws recently enacted.

Info: 647-9411 or


Pizza fundraiser

When: 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Round Table Pizza, 6267 Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: San Lorenzo Valley Elementary School will receive 15 percent of proceeds from food and drinks to support its programs. Takeout orders can be placed by phone.

Info: 335-5344


SV chamber networking mixer

When: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Where: Elements Salon & Spa, 6006 La Madrona Drive, Ste. E, in Scotts Valley

Details: The Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a meet-and-greet with local businesses.

Info: 438-1010 or


Friday, Oct. 26

Cycle shop grand opening

When: Noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Cycle Sport, 203 Mount Hermon Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: A grand opening and ribbon-cutting event will celebrate Scotts Valley Cycle Sport’s new location.

Info: 440-9070


Saturday, Oct. 27

Boy Scout rummage sale

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Details: Boy Scout Troop 604 of Scotts Valley is having its annual rummage sale, a major fundraiser for the troop.

Info: 336-3155 or


Arts, crafts fair

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

Where: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 5271 Scotts Valley Drive, in Scotts Valley.

Details: The fair will include original handmade crafts, a quilt display, a Kid’s Korral, pumpkin decorating, baked goods and raffles.

Info: 438-4360


Pumpkin carving, chili feed

When: Noon to 4 p.m.

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

Details: Participants can test their carving skills, with pumpkins and tools provided free of charge by the Boulder Creek Chapter of the Friends of the Santa Cruz Libraries. Homemade chili and cornbread will be available for purchase.



SV Artisans show

When: 3 to 5 p.m.

Where: Bruno’s BBQ Gallery at the Loft, 230 Mount Hermon Road, Ste. G

Details: During a reception for "My Best Friend," a dog-inspired art show, artists will be available to discuss their work. A portion of all sales will benefit the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter.

Info: 252-5013 or


Halloween Bash

When: 4 to 8 p.m.

Where: Zayante Fire Protection District, 7700 E. Zayante Road, in Felton

Details: Lompico Community Center’s annual Halloween Bash offers candy and prizes for kids.

Cost: Free

Info: 435-3545


Tuesday, Oct. 30

Business With Pleasure ribbon-cutting

When: Noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Business With Pleasure, One Victor Square, in Scotts Valley

Details: A ribbon-cutting event sponsored by Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce will celebrate Business With Pleasure's new location.

Info: 430-9711


Friday, Nov. 2

Elite Martial Arts new location grand opening

When: 4 to 7 p.m.

Where: Elite Martial Arts, 216 Mount Hermon Road, in Scotts Valley.

Details: A grand opening celebration for Elite Martial Arts’ new location in the Kings Village Shopping Center will include food, drinks, live music, martial arts demonstrations and a raffle.

Info: 438-5425


Wednesday, Nov. 7

Sons in Retirement Luncheon

When: 11:30 a.m.

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

Details: A catered luncheon will be followed by a talk by Robin Gysin on "Avoiding Con Artists and Assorted Scams."

Cost: $15

Info: 336-8481
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