R.E.A.D.: Reach Every Amazing Detail @ Downtown Library and La Selva Beach Library
    Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    R.E.A.D. is one-on-one reading comprehension instruction for readers 2nd through 12th grade. Instructors are California credentialed teachers. Wednesdays from 3:00p to 5:00p. Sessions are by appointment only. Contact Programs 831.427.7717 or pro@santacruzpl.org to make an appointment for a 25 minute session

    Afternoon STEAM: Lego Not-So Simple Machines & EV3 Robotics @ Aptos Library
    Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Not-So Simple Machines: Create and motorize devices using simple machines (levers, pulleys, gears & swivels). Participants will also learn how to program motors. No advanced registration. Ages 7 to 12.

    EV3 Robotics: Create advanced mechanical devices and program motors with Lego Mindstorms. Limited kits available on a 1st come basis. Participants must have attended at least 4 sessions of Simple Machines. Ages 10 to 17.

    Orchard Circus Arts Class @ Orchard School
    Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

    Ongoing Tuesdays. Orchard School. Includes juggling, unicycling, stilt walking, and more with Rock Lerum. Drop-in basis. Please contact the school at 688-1074, or www.orchardschoolaptos.org for more info.

    The Night Library, David Zeltser @ Bookshop Santa Cruz
    Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm

    The Polar Express meets The Night at the Museum in this fantastical picture-book adventure for children about the magic of books and libraries, from local author David Zeltser.

    Online Scams Workshop @ Downtown Library
    Apr 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

    Join our FREE hands-on digital skills workshops and learn to use the Internet for research, work, social interaction and more. Each week we explore new topics, such as Browsers, Searching, Email, and Google Docs. No registration required for these computer classes.  This week’s topic is online scams. Just drop in!

    Wednesday Night Sailboat Races @ Santa Cruz Harbor, 135 5th Ave, Santa Cruz
    Apr 24 @ 5:30 pm

    Ongoing Wednesdays through October. Santa Cruz Harbor, 135 5th Ave, Santa Cruz. Harbor restaurants & the beach are great viewing areas to watch the sailboat races against the setting sun.

    Female Survivor Support Group @ Monarch Services~Servicios Monarca
    Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

    Ongoing Wednesdays. Is your partner violent or controlling? Have you survived a sexual assault? Monarch Services~Servicios Monarca offers a safe, supportive space. Free. Childcare activities provided. 1685 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz. 425-4030. 24hr: 888 900-4232. wcs-ddm.org

    Healthy Eating Myths Debunked @ Westside New Leaf Market
    Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    With Graseilah Coolidge, Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP)

    We all know that healthy eating is a crucial component to our wellness goals. Yet, there seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to choosing the best diet for one’s own body. Join Transformational Nutrition Coach Graseilah Coolidge to debunk common misperceptions about optimal eating, learn the differences between dieting vs. nourishing, and enjoy making more informed decisions when dinner time comes again.

    About the Instructor:

    Graseilah has a passion for everything health, wellness, and nontoxic living. Through her own struggles healing from gut-related conditions, she leveraged the power of food and environment as her way to regain health. She now coaches others do the same. Graseilah s is a Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP), specializing in guthealth and lifestyle. She’s also the founder of Epic Gatherings and hosts wellness retreats in Tuscany every year.

    Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/healthy-eating-myths-de-bunked-tickets-57245392510

    Adults with ADHD Meeting @ Aptos Fire Station, 6934 Soquel Drive, Aptos
    Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

    4th Wednesdays. The Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay Branch of CHADD hosts monthly support group meetings. Held at the Aptos Fire Station, 6934 Soquel Drive, Aptos. Contact Judy Brenis at jbbrenis@comcast.net or call 818-9619.

    Attention All Magicians! @ Antonelli Mobile Park 2655 Bromer St.
    Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm

    Last Wednesday. Club Room Antonelli Mobile Park 2655 Bromer St. Join our magician’s club! If you do magic or want to get started in this fun hobby, join us. Questions? Call Jim at 685-3829