Apr
    23
    Tue
    Earth Week @ Seymour Marine Discovery Center
    Apr 23 – Apr 28 all-day

    Learn more about the big blue planet called Earth during the Seymour Center’s 2019 Earth Week celebration! Special pop-up exhibits and fun arts and crafts will be set-up for visitors every day during the week of April 23-28, 2019.

    Plus, each April the Seymour Center’s Earth Week celebration includes free admission for anyone arriving via people power (bicycle, walking, etc.) or via public transportation. The Seymour Center thanks you for doing your part to reduce your carbon emissions!

    Apr
    24
    Wed
    El Patio de mi Casa @ Live Oak Family Resource Center
    Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    Ongoing Wednesdays. Inspiring playgroups for moms, dads, caregivers and children 0-5 years old. Join us to sing, play, and tend a garden along with our children. Sessions incorporate the principles of Positive Discipline. Share the joys and challenges of parenting as we grow and learn together. Instructor: Yolanda Provoste-Fuentes. Recommended fee of $3-$7 for those able to pay. Drop-in. Classes facilitated in Spanish. Live Oak Family Resource Center, 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz. 476-7284

    Volunteer Housing Navigators @ Downtown Library
    Apr 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

    Are you currently experiencing homelessness? Work with a compassionate and effective community volunteer or “housing navigator,” who can help you set goals, overcome barriers, access documents and search for opportunities, helping you to transition back into housing, health and wellness.

    Spring Into Health: 3 Weeks to Healthier Eating @ Westside New Leaf Market
    Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    Class #3 Wednesday, April 24: Embracing Healthy Fats- Although our modern culture has distorted our perspective on fats, some fats are essential for optimal health. Historical and scientific evidence show that our ancestors did not suffer from many modern chronic diseases even though they ate wholesome, unprocessed fat-rich foods. Discover our favorite sources of fats and how they are part of a healthy diet.

    Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-into-health-3-weeks-to-healthier-eating-tickets-56674250208

    Code Combat @ Downtown Library
    Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    SCPL’s CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that teaches learners of all ages to code by playing through levels and quickly mastering programming concepts. It’s not just gamification with bells and whistles, it’s democratizing learning to code by making the process more accessible and engaging than ever before! Learners write code, execute it and see their changes in real-time! Ages 8-18. Space is limited and registration is required. Register by email pro@santacruzpl.org or call 831-427-7717.

    DIY Crafts @ Scotts Valley Library
    Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Drop in and make a fun craft every Wednesday afternoon. Families are welcome.

    Code Combat @ Live Oak Library
    Apr 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

    SCPL’s CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that teaches learners of all ages to code by playing through levels and quickly mastering programming concepts. It’s not just gamification with bells and whistles, it’s democratizing learning to code by making the process more accessible and engaging than ever before! Learners write code, execute it and see their changes in real-time! Ages 8-18. Space is limited and registration is required. Register by email pro@santacruzpl.org or call 831-427-7717.

    Downtown Streets Team / OnRoute22 Alumni Group
    Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Hosted by the Downtown Streets Team and the non-profit organization onRoute22, this ongoing workshop for women experiencing homelessness gives participants tools to more effectively navigate daily life. While this workshop is designed especially for graduates of “Finding our Way,” it is open to all. Participants learn skills to build a network of healthy relationships, become your own best advocate, explore your creative talents, and navigate emotions. If you are interested in learning more or participating with this group, please email brooke@streetsteam.org

    Nature Art with Sue @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
    Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Ongoing Wednesdays. Santa Cruz Children’s MOD. Sue introduces new projects that explore art in nature and nature in art. The classes are aligned to STEAM objectives (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) objectives.

    R.E.A.D. Reach Every Amazing Detail @ Downtown 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.