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Ann Fitts: [email protected]  Christy Shults: [email protected]
Linda Kay: [email protected]  Sophie Veniel: [email protected]
Live Oak Farmers Market @ 15th and Eastcliff Dr.
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Overeaters Anonymous @ Sutter Maternity & Surgical Center
Aug 2 @ 9:05 am – 10:15 am

Ongoing Sundays. Do you have a problem with food? Come join us for a friendly, FREE, 12-Step support group with the solution. Teens and adults welcome. Includes compulsive overeating, anorexia and bulimia. Sutter Maternity & Surgical Center, 2900 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz. 429 7906 or

The Road Less Traveled: A Dog Friendly Walk @ Big Basin State Park
Aug 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

On this dog-friendly walk, we travel North Escape Road, a paved road closed to traffic. We tour stunning old-growth redwood groves along beautiful Opal Creek. We’ll discuss redwood ecology and park history while exploring the deep shade of the redwood forest. This is a fun and easy, 3-mile, 2-hour walk with docent Diane Shaw. Dogs not required, but welcome! Bring water. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10. Event made possible by Mountain Parks Foundation and California State Parks.

DIY Crafts @ Live Oak Library
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join the fun with DIY crafts every Sunday afternoon between 1pm and 4:30 pm! Come and create a self-directed craft.

Downtown Farmer’s Market @ Pacific Avenue
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

There will be vendors selling handmade items; such as clothing, jewelry and one of a kind treasures!

Open Art at the MOD @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 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

Sunday Seaside Craft @ Seymour Center
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sunday Seaside Crafts—make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by creating a bright sun catcher for your window, or create a fancy fish with paper, paint, and color. Build a seal or sea lion puppet decorated with your own special seal nose, complete with whiskers! Join the hands-on fun at the crafts table every Sunday from 1–3 PM. Free with admission to the Seymour Center.

Watsonville Nature Walks @ Watsonville Nature Center (30 Harkins Slough Road)
Aug 2 @ 1:30 pm

Ongoing Sundays. Watsonville Nature Center (30 Harkins Slough Road). Come experience the incredible bird life that the Wetlands of Watsonville have to offer. The wetland system of sloughs and their uplands offer breeding and year-round habitat for over 220 species of shorebirds, waterfowl, raptors and song birds.