News and Views for Families in Santa Cruz

Upcoming Events
Apr
23
Tue
all-day Earth Week @ Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Earth Week @ Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Apr 23 – Apr 28 all-day
Learn more about the big blue planet called Earth during the Seymour Center’s 2019 Earth Week celebration! Special pop-up exhibits and fun arts and crafts will be set-up for visitors every day during the week of April 23-28, 2019. Plus, each April the Seymour Center’s Earth Week celebration includes free admission for anyone arriving via people power (bicycle, walking, etc.) or via public transportation. The Seymour Center thanks you for doing your part to reduce your carbon emissions!
10:00 am Downtown Tuesdays @ Downtown Santa Cruz
Downtown Tuesdays @ Downtown Santa Cruz
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Ongoing Tuesdays. Downtown Santa Cruz. Featuring specials all day throughout Downtown – come relax and meet your friends in your Downtown.
Apr
24
Wed
9:00 am All Together Now! @ Live Oak Family Resource Center
All Together Now! @ Live Oak Family Resource Center
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Ongoing Wednesdays. Sessions incorporate the principles of Positive Discipline and are great for kids 0-5 years old. Share the joys and challenges of parenting as we grow and learn together. Drop-in classes in English. Classes facilitated by experienced and friendly teachers. Recommended fee of $3-$7 for those able to pay. Live Oak Family Resource Center, 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz. 476-7284
9:00 am Latch Clinic @ Dominican Rehab Lactation office 610 Frederick St
Latch Clinic @ Dominican Rehab Lactation office 610 Frederick St
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Ongoing Wednesdays. Dominican Rehab Lactation office 610 Frederick St. Receive personalized, one-on-one breastfeeding support from an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. A Baby Weigh® scale is also available.
10:00 am Working Together @ Downtown Library
Working Together @ Downtown Library
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Information navigation and social support open to all. Work individually with an information advocate on any information need: (housing search, application, resume?). Make a phone call or get help with free scanning, printing or email. Apply for a lifeline phone or get connected to a local program or service. You decide, we assist.
10:30 am Mini Mint Mamas Meet Up @ Mini Mint
Mini Mint Mamas Meet Up @ Mini Mint
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Ongoing Wednesdays. Mini Mint. Join us for a fun walking mom group! We will meet at Mini Mint then head out along East Cliff for a walk along the ocean with our babes. Join our community of Mamas and enjoy the sunshine! Free
10:30 am Triple P @ Together in the Park ... @ Felton Covered Bridge Park
Triple P @ Together in the Park ... @ Felton Covered Bridge Park
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Ongoing Wednesdays. Felton Covered Bridge Park, corner of Graham Hill Rd and Mt. Hermon Rd (across from Safeway).  Parent education is offered as part of the Together in the Park drop-in playgroup led by Mountain Community Resources every Wednesday, April through October. Triple P Positive Parenting tip sheets are covered with all participants or in brief, one-on-one consultations. Offered in English or Spanish by Rosa Reyes, Community Bridges – Mountain Community Resources. All children and parents/caregivers are welcome. Light snacks will be provided.

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