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]
Preschool Storytime @ Garfield Park Library
Oct 19 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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!

Knitting @ Live Oak Library
Oct 19 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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.

Knitting in the Library @ Scotts Valley Library
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join us every Monday afternoon at the Scotts Valley Branch for a knitting party. All you need to do is bring some yarn and knitting needles. All ages are welcome. For more info call 831-427-7712.

The Santa Cruz Poetry Project @ Downtown Library
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The Santa Cruz Poetry Project facilitates poetry and writing workshops throughout Santa Cruz County. Our mission is to bring poetry to those who would not otherwise have access. We do this through our Poetry in the Jails project, which offers poetry workshops to incarcerated men and women. Our new workshop at the downtown library, offered in partnership with the Life Literacies Center, welcomes anyone who would like to establish a writing practice in a safe and encouraging environment.

Word Church @ Santa Cruz MAH
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Word Church is a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word as a means of healing, growing, and empowering ourselves and each other.

We gather every Monday to write together in an open writing workshop from 4-5pm, then host an open mic followed by a featured poet starting at 5:30pm. $2-$7 (Sliding Scale).

Cuéntame un Cuento
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Acompáñanos para una hora de cuentos, actividades y canciones en español. Este programa es para niños de 0-8 y sus familias.