News and Views for Families in Santa Cruz

Upcoming Events
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8:30 am Low Impact Stretching Exercise C... @ Health Education Center 700 South Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Low Impact Stretching Exercise C... @ Health Education Center 700 South Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Jun 23 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Ongoing Sundays. Health Education Center 700 South Green Valley Road, Watsonville. Promotes circulation. Decreases muscle stiffness. Improves posture. Helps manage or reduce stress. Improves balance. Increases range of motion. Instructor–Ace Martinez, a PA with over 16 years of Weight and Balance Training. (831) 352-7993.
9:00 am Live Oak Farmers Market @ 15th and Eastcliff Dr.
Live Oak Farmers Market @ 15th and Eastcliff Dr.
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
9:05 am Overeaters Anonymous @ Sutter Maternity & Surgical Center
Overeaters Anonymous @ Sutter Maternity & Surgical Center
Jun 23 @ 9:05 am – 10:15 am
Ongoing Sundays. Do you have a problem with food? Come join us for a friendly, FREE, 12-Step support group with the solution. Teens and adults welcome. Includes compulsive overeating, anorexia and bulimia. Sutter Maternity & Surgical Center, 2900 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz. 429 7906 or santacruzoa.org
9:30 am The Road Less Traveled: A Dog Fr... @ Big Basin State Park
The Road Less Traveled: A Dog Fr... @ Big Basin State Park
Jun 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
On this dog-friendly walk, we travel North Escape Road, a paved road closed to traffic. We tour stunning old-growth redwood groves along beautiful Opal Creek. We’ll discuss redwood ecology and park history while exploring the deep shade of the redwood forest. This is a fun and easy, 3-mile, 2-hour walk with docent Diane Shaw. Dogs not required, but welcome! Bring water. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10. Event made possible by Mountain Parks Foundation and California State Parks.
11:00 am Redwood Grove Loop Walk @ Big Basin Redwoods State Park Headquarters
Redwood Grove Loop Walk @ Big Basin Redwoods State Park Headquarters
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am
Meet at Big Basin Redwoods State Park Headquarters. How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this fun and informative guided half-mile stroll through a magnificent old-growth redwood forest. Meet the famous Mother Tree, the Father of the Forest and the incredible Chimney Tree on this 90-minute walk. Stroller and wheelchair accessible. Event is free. Day-use vehicle fee is $10. Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Located 9 miles outside of Boulder Creek on Hwy 236 at 21600 Big Basin Way. 338-8883
1:00 pm Bachata by the Sea @ 106 Beach St
Bachata by the Sea @ 106 Beach St
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
1pm-3pm (picnic) 3pm-4pm (class) 4pm-7pm (dancing). Ongoing Sundays. 106 Beach St. Free Bachata dance class, followed by 3 hours of non-stop social dancing! Before the dancing starts we will do a fun Beach Picnic.
1:00 pm DIY Crafts @ Live Oak Library
DIY Crafts @ Live Oak Library
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Come and create a self-directed craft.

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