Do you have an event you want to include in our calendar? Please contact one of our ad reps:

Ann Fitts: [email protected]  Christy Shults: [email protected]
Linda Kay: [email protected]  Sophie Veniel: [email protected]
Feb
20
Thu
Entre Nosotros @ WomenCARE’s Watsonville Office
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Grupo de Triple P de 8 Semanas: para familias con niños 2 – 12 años @ La Manzana Recursos Comunitario, 18 W. Lake Ave, Salón E, Watsonville
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Asista por 8 semanas a este grupo de Triple P para conocer a otras familias y aprender estrategias sencillas que le ayudaran a: Fortalecer las relaciones en su familia; Fomentar conductas positivas; Enseñarle a su niño habilidades y comportamientos nuevos; Manipular las conductas disruptivas o problemáticas con mayor confianza; Cuidar de usted mismo como padre.

Este grupo es gratis y abierto al público. Inscríbase para reservar su lugar y obtener el cuidado de sus niños gratis.  Se proporcionarán bocadillos para niños y adultos.

Presentado en español por: Sandra Rodelo, Puentes de la Comunidad – La Manzana Recursos Comunitarios

Ubicación: La Manzana Recursos Comunitario, 18 W. Lake Ave, Salón E, Watsonville

Para inscribirse: Comuníquese con Sandra Rodelo al (831) 724-2997 x211 o [email protected] o vea el calendario en http://first5scc.org/calendar/parent-trainings  

Triple P 8-Week Group: For families with children 2-12 years old @ San Lorenzo Valley Elementary School Library, 7155 Highway 9, Felton
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Attend this 8-week Triple P Group to meet other families and learn simple strategies to help you: Strengthen relationships in your family; Encourage positive behaviors; Teach your child new skills & behaviors; Handle disruptive or challenging behaviors with greater confidence; Take care of yourself as a parent.

This Triple P Group is FREE and open to the public.  Free child care is available with advance registration.  Light snacks will be provided for adults and children.

Presented in English by: Cori Burt, Community Bridges – Mountain Community Resources

Location: San Lorenzo Valley Elementary School Library, 7155 Highway 9, Felton

To register: Contact Cori Burt at (831) 335-6600 x6605 or [email protected] or register online at http://first5scc.org/calendar/parent‐trainings

Trivia on Tap @ Steel Bonnet Brewing Company
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join Santa Cruz Public Libraries as we host a weekly trivia night at Steel Bonnet Brewing Company in Scotts Valley. Bring your friends, form a team (or take it on solo), and compete against other groups to win the grand prize.

Our Community Reads: Aptos and Soquel High School Art and Poetry @ United Methodist Church 221 Thunderbird Drive
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Aptos and Soquel art students will show designs for a re-imagined book jacket of Patriot Number One, with both professional and “audience choice” awards given. Original poetry and spoken word will be presented by AP English students. Come show your support for the young talent in our community!

Naturalist Night: Mushrooms and Community Science @ Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Using mushrooms and the community of people who admire them as lenses to focus our discussion, Christian Schwarz will lead us in a discussion about where we’ve come from and where we’re headed. Free with admission and pre-registration is highly recommended.

Feb
21
Fri
Toddler Time @ Downtown Library
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 1-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers.      Let’s play and learn together!

Infant/Toddler Workshop @ Santa Cruz Children’s MOD
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Ongoing Fridays. Santa Cruz Children’s MOD. Early Childhood Exploration (0-3). Come and enjoy this fun exploration-based program for infant and toddlers! Your young child will have the opportunity to engage in fascinating explorations of light and shadows. Your child will have the opportunity to explore open-ended materials in a safe space while developing skills and exploring cognitive concepts such as cause and effect.

Ask Us: Downtown Outreach Worker Office Hours @ Downtown Library
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

An Encompass Downtown Outreach worker will be available on a drop-in basis for anyone with questions regarding connecting to social services, county mental health, addiction recovery options, housing applications, the Homeward Bound bus ticket program, obtaining an HSC PO Box, clearing camping tickets, obtaining a fee-free DMV CA Identification application and more. For more info contact Jesse at [email protected] or Kris at [email protected]

Fun n’ Tumble Open Gym @ JuneBug's Gym
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Ongoing Open Gym on Fridays at JuneBugs Gym. Ages: walking to 7 years. Parents may leave children over 3 yrs. Need a break from the kids, go out to lunch…the solution is JuneBugs Gym. Parents can drop off their children for 1, 2 or all 3 hours for tumbling fun! Cost is $10/hr with open gym punchcard for $60 (with paid membership). Call 464-BUGS (2847) to sign up or drop by at 3910 Portola Dr. Ste. 2 & 3 Pleasure Point-Santa Cruz. www.junebugsgym