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    Food Addicts Anonymous Meeting @ Trinity Presbyterian Church
    May 23 @ 9:00 am

    Ongoing Thursdays. Trinity Presbyterian Church. A 12-step group that helps people not eat addictively one day at a time. There are no fees. www.foodaddicts.com. 420 Melrose. Entrance is through the yellow gate to the library.

    New Parents with Babies 4 Months to 9 Months @ Sutter Room at Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center
    May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

    Ongoing Thursdays. All groups are held in the Sutter Room at Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center. Classes are drop-in (no pre-reg required) donations accepted (no required fee). Questions? Call Sutter Lactation Center 477-2229. Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center. 2900 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz.

    Toddler Time @ Aptos Library and Scotts Valley Library
    May 23 @ 10:00 am

    Aptos Library and Scotts Valley Library. For families with children ages 0-3 years old. Join us for early literacy practices involving music, movement, stories, rhymes and more for your child and you.

    Working Together @ Downtown Library
    May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

    Ongoing Thursdays. Downtown Library. Information navigation and social support open to all. Work individually with an information advocate on any information need: (housing search, application, resume?).

    Passionate Readers Book Discussion Group @ La Selva Beach Library
    May 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

    The LSB Adult Book Discussion group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 10:30a to 12:00p and all adults are welcome. For more information and/or book selection, call 831.427.7710.

    Preschool Storytime @ Downtown Library
    May 23 @ 10:30 am

    Downtown Library. We’ll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.

    Baby Happy Hour at JuneBug’s Gym!! @ JuneBug's Gym
    May 23 @ 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. www.junebugsgym.com

    Working with Mental Health Disorders @ Highland Park Senior Center 8500 Highway 9 Ben Lomond
    May 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Learn the basic characteristics of the most common mental health diagnoses and gain the skills to provide effective care.

    Hosted by the Health Projects Center these workshops help you learn effective communication skills and techniques to improve interactions with your loved ones. Know the warning signs of potentially dangerous situations and when and where to go for help. Gain confidence when working with care receivers who have a mental health diagnosis.

    DIY Crafts @ Boulder Creek Library
    May 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Ongoing Saturdays. Boulder Creek Library. Time to get crafty. A Do-It-Yourself craft will be ready and waiting for families, independent-minded kids! Children 8 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

    Sensory Art with Brooke @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
    May 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Ongoing Thursdays. Santa Cruz Children’s MOD. Each week Sensory Art encourages children to apply all their senses in art projects.