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]
Aptos Farmers Market @ Cabrillo College
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Featuring more than 90 vendors, supplying a variety of fresh produce, prepared goods, items for the home. Live music, coffee, fresh baked goods keep visitors coming back each week. Regularly voted best farmers market by leading magazines.

Open Gym at JuneBug’s Gym @ JuneBug's Gym
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturdays, 9am-12 pm. Ages walking to 8 years old (or 80 lbs.). Parents may leave children over 3 years of age. If you need a break from the children, go out to lunch or go on a run, then the solution is JuneBug’s Gym. Parents can drop off 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.

Westside Farmers Market @ Mission St. Ext. and Western Dr.
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Drop-In Crafts @ Live Oak Library
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Nature crafts for children aged 3-10. Explore a variety of arts and crafts inspired by nature. Sometimes these will be led by staff or volunteers, and other times they will be DIY. Adults should be available to help with young children. Allow 15-20 min.

DIY Crafts @ Garfield Park Library
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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.

UCSC Garden Tour @ UCSC Arboretum
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am

1st Saturday. UCSC Arboretum in front of Norrie’s Gift Shop. Requires admission to the Arboretum.

Discover Big Basin Redwoods Hike @ Big Basin State Park
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm
Explore the park’s less travelled backcountry with Docent Barry Grimm. This moderately paced hike will be individually tailored to your group. Based on group size, experience level, and weather conditions, we will choose from the many trails that explore the park’s most scenic areas. Bring water and good hiking shoes. Meet at park headquarters. Free event. Vehicle day-use fee is $10. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event made possible by Mountain Parks Foundation and California State Parks.
Old Growth Redwood Tour @ Henry Cowell State Park
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm

Are there different kinds of redwoods? How do coastal redwoods grow to become the tallest organisms on earth? Why are there so few old growth trees left? How important are banana slugs to the redwood ecosystems? Answer these questions and more every Saturday on our Redwood Grove Walks. One of our knowledgeable and friendly docents will lead you through the wondrous old growth forest and answer any questions you may have. Meet at the visitor center. Free event. Vehicle day-use fee is $10. For more information, call (831) 335-7077. Event made possible by Mountain Parks Foundation and California State Parks.

Open Art at the MOD @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays. Santa Cruz Children’s MOD. There is no coloring within the lines during Open Art. We let the children’s imaginations soar through art projects.

Origami Club @ Aptos Library
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Calling Origami enthusiasts of all ages! Join our monthly get together to make beautiful creations in this ancient oriental art of paper folding. We will also demonstrate more contemporary arts of book folding and 3-D modular origami. Origami Club meets on the 1st Saturday of the month from 1:00-3:00p.