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]
Drop-In Crafts @ Live Oak Library
Oct 10 @ 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.

Yin Yoga for All @ Scotts Valley Library
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Who says wellness has to cost an arm and a leg? Join us the 2nd and 4th Saturday morning of each month for some gentle yin yoga and stretches. BYO yoga mat or towel. Good for all ages and abilities.

Agricultural History Project @ Agricultural History Museum, 2601 East Lake Avenue, Hwy 152, Watsonville
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

2nd Saturday. Agricultural History Museum, 2601 East Lake Avenue, Hwy 152, Watsonville. We have created some unique interactive educational activities to help you have fun learning about past agricultural practices.

DIY Crafts @ Garfield Park Library
Oct 10 @ 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.

Discover Big Basin Redwoods Hike @ Big Basin State Park
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 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.

Boulder Creek Writers’ Group @ Boulder Creek Library
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you a serious writer looking for a local writers’ group?  The Boulder Creek branch is hosting a writers group at the library.

The group follows a Milford workshop critique format and is open to all genres of fiction.

You must be 18 or older to join the group.

Open Art at the MOD @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
Oct 10 @ 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.

Ranch Tours @ Wilder Ranch
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Discover what life was like a century ago on this innovative dairy ranch. This hour-long tour includes the 1897 Victorian home, 1859 Gothic Revival farmhouse, 1896 water-powered machine shop, barns and other historic buildings. For more information, call (831) 426-0505. Event free. Day use parking fee is $10. Event made possible by Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks and California State Parks.

Redwood Grove Loop Walk @ Big Basin Redwoods State Park Headquarters
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm

Meet at Big Basin Redwoods State Park Headquarters. How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this fun and informative guided half-mile stroll through a magnificent old-growth redwood forest. Meet the famous Mother Tree, the Father of the Forest and the incredible Chimney Tree on this 90-minute walk. Stroller and wheelchair accessible. Event is free. Day-use vehicle fee is $10. Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Located 9 miles outside of Boulder Creek on Hwy 236 at 21600 Big Basin Way. 338-8883