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    10:00 am Preschool Storytime @ Aptos Library
    Preschool Storytime @ Aptos Library
    Jan 11 @ 10:00 am
    Ongoing Fridays. Aptos Library. We’ll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
    10:00 am Toddler Time @ Downtown Library
    Toddler Time @ Downtown Library
    Jan 11 @ 10:00 am
    Ongoing Fridays. Downtown Library. Weekly program for families with children ages 0-3 years old. Join us for early literacy practices involving music, movement, stories, rhymes and more for your child and you.
    11:00 am Infant/Toddler Workshop @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
    Infant/Toddler Workshop @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
    Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
    Ongoing Fridays. Santa Cruz Children’s MOD. Early Childhood Exploration (0-3). Come and enjoy this fun exploration-based program for infant and toddlers! Your young child will have the opportunity to engage in fascinating explorations of light and shadows. Your child will have the opportunity to explore open-ended materials in a safe space while developing skills and exploring cognitive concepts such as cause and effect.
    11:00 am Redwood Grove Loop Walk @ Big Basin Redwoods State Park Headquarters
    Redwood Grove Loop Walk @ Big Basin Redwoods State Park Headquarters
    Jan 11 @ 11:00 am
    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
    11:45 am Sack Puppet Making @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
    Sack Puppet Making @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
    Jan 11 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
    Ongoing Fridays. Santa Cruz Children’s MOD. Join Puppet Master, Ricki Vincent and his staff and create imagination-inspired Sack Puppets.
    12:00 pm Fun n’ Tumble Open Gym @ JuneBug's Gym
    Fun n’ Tumble Open Gym @ JuneBug's Gym
    Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Ongoing Open Gym on Fridays at JuneBugs Gym. Ages: walking to 7 years. Parents may leave children over 3 yrs. Need a break from the kids, go out to lunch…the solution is JuneBugs Gym. Parents can drop off their children for 1, 2 or all 3 hours for tumbling fun! Cost is $10/hr with open gym punchcard for $60 (with paid membership). Call 464-BUGS (2847) to sign up or drop by at 3910 Portola Dr. Ste. 2 & 3 Pleasure Point-Santa Cruz. www.junebugsgym
    1:00 pm Triple P Workshop: Supporting Your Partner (for CalWORKs participants) @ Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Drive, Room 913.
    Triple P Workshop: Supporting Your Partner (for CalWORKs participants) @ Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Drive, Room 913.
    Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Drive, Room 913. Triple P Workshops are brief classes that provide quick tips for handling everyday parenting issues. Attend this FREE parenting workshop to learn: Parenting issues that often cause disagreements between partners; How to take care of your relationship with your partner and create a positive family life; Tools to help partners support each other and work as a team. This Triple P Workshop is FREE and open to CalWORKs participants. Contact your Employment and Training Specialist if you plan on attending. Presented in English by: Dr. Lourdes Barraza, Triple P practitioner
    2:00 pm Redwood Grove Loop Walk @ Big Basin Redwoods State Park Headquarters
    Redwood Grove Loop Walk @ Big Basin Redwoods State Park Headquarters
    Jan 11 @ 2:00 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
    2:00 pm Watsonville Farmers Market @ Downtown Watsonville Plaza
    Watsonville Farmers Market @ Downtown Watsonville Plaza
    Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    This market is in the heart of the famously bountiful Pajaro Valley. Peaceful and family-oriented, the Hispanic heritage of this community gives this market a “mercado” feel. You’ll find a large variety of Latin American treats, including some lesser known dishes such as pambasos, huarache and chicharrones, in addition to the local produce and flowers grown a mere stone’s throw away.
    3:00 pm Art and Science at the MOD @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
    Art and Science at the MOD @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
    Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Ongoing Fridays. Santa Cruz Children’s MOD. Each week our staff combines the worlds of art and science through fun projects. Come and see what fun activity is offered today.
    4:15 pm Cabrillo Youth Strings Chamber Music Program @ Cabrillo VAPA5137 and VAPA5141
    Cabrillo Youth Strings Chamber Music Program @ Cabrillo VAPA5137 and VAPA5141
    Jan 11 @ 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
    Ongoing Fridays. Cabrillo VAPA5137 and VAPA5141. Classes are offered in violin, viola, and cello for ages 7 to 18. Students must provide their own instruments. (831) 479-6101.
    5:00 pm Santa Cruz Harp Festival @ Museum of Art and History 705 Front St.
    Santa Cruz Harp Festival @ Museum of Art and History 705 Front St.
    Jan 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    5pm (craft) 6:30pm (free concert). Museum of Art and History 705 Front St. Exploring modern and historic music from all over the world on harps of all kind.
    6:30 pm Live Music by the Grateful Dads @ Abbott Square
    Live Music by the Grateful Dads @ Abbott Square
    Jan 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Abbot Square. “We started this band with the idea that “We just want to play the music we love the most… The kind of sound we’d want to hear, the kind of vibe we’d want to feel while hanging out with friends and family.”