Do you have an event you want to include in our calendar? Fill out THIS form.

Boardwalk Holiday Ice @ Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Nov 18 all-day

Our new 32′ x 90′ covered ice skating rink is open rain or shine!

Each 1-hour session includes ice skate rental.

Reservations for ice skating recommended at

Festivities Include:

  • Ice Skating by the Beach—on Real Ice!
  • Select Boardwalk Rides and Games
  • Indoor Arcades, Mini Golf, and Laser Tag
  • Delicious Boardwalk Treats
  • Classic Holiday Movies
  • Festive Crafts
  • Holiday Lights and Decorations
Preschool Storytime @ Garfield Park Library
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

For 3-6 year olds. We will read books, sing songs, make a simple craft, and explore science.

Toddler Time @ Live Oak Library
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Toddler Time is a weekly early literacy program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. Music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, and songs are a fun way for your child to learn while spending valuable social time with other children and their caregivers. Please arrive on time. Let’s play and learn together!

Beth El Baby Brunch @ Temple Beth El
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Quality social time with parents and babies birth to age 3. At Temple Beth El in the coffee lounge. Questions? Contact Sarah [email protected]

Make Art Monday @ Santa Cruz MOD
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ongoing Mondays. Santa Cruz Children’s MOD. Each session, Doris introduces new projects that are educational and fun. All projects incorporate aspects of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics). Explore the creative human expression of objects through the use of varied artistic mediums. Children will paint, sketch, sculpt, design and assemble as they make new discoveries.

Medicare Explained @ Scotts Valley Library
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Everything you wanted to know about Medicare but were afraid to ask. Manfred Luedge of Health Markets in Santa Cruz will explain and simplify all things Medicare, from the basics to Medicare supplemental insurance to Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare savings plans, and outpatient services. If you, a loved one, or even someone you know is on Medicare or about to be eligible for Medicare, Manfred will answer your questions. The four months of the program will correspond to the open enrollment period to choose plans.

Knitting @ Live Oak Library
Nov 18 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Get together with other knitters to knit, chat, and make new friends. No registration required. The group meets every Monday from 11am- 1pm. Call 427-7711 for more information.

Ask Us: Downtown Outreach Worker Office Hours @ Downtown Library
Nov 18 @ 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]

Baby Happy Hour at JuneBug’s Gym!! @ JuneBug's Gym
Nov 18 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Every Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday. AKA InchWorm Class is a class designed for the child that is crawling through early walkers. Come join the fun and let your young child crawl, creep and explore their motor skills in a fun and stimulating environment. Music, parachute and more!! Cost is $10/hr with open gym punchcard for $60 (with paid membership). Call 464-BUGS (2847) or drop by at 3910 Portola Drive. Ste. 2 & 3 Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz.

ARM-in-ARM Cancer Support Group @ WomenCARE Office
Nov 18 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Ongoing Mondays. WomenCARE Office. Open to women with Advanced, Recurrent, or Metastatic cancer. Facilitated by Sally Jones & Shirley Marcus. Pre-registration (office intake and a conversation with the group facilitator) is required before attending any of our support groups. Please call 831-457-2273 to provide us with necessary client information.