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Ann Fitts: [email protected]  Christy Shults: [email protected]
Linda Kay: [email protected]  Sophie Veniel: [email protected]
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9:30 am Exploring Big Basin @ Big Basin State Park
Exploring Big Basin @ Big Basin State Park
Oct 13 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Ongoing Tuesdays. Big Basin State Park. Learn about redwoods, forest plants, fires, geology, history and more on these fun, varied hikes with docent Diane Shaw. Hikes are 5-8 miles and last up to 5 hours. Meet at park headquarters. Rain or shine, but strong winds may cancel.
10:00 am DIY Crafts @ Branciforte Library
DIY Crafts @ Branciforte Library
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drop in with your family or friends and make a craft together! Adult supervision is required for younger children!
10:00 am Downtown Tuesdays @ Downtown Santa Cruz
Downtown Tuesdays @ Downtown Santa Cruz
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Ongoing Tuesdays. Downtown Santa Cruz. Featuring specials all day throughout Downtown – come relax and meet your friends in your Downtown.
10:00 am New Parents with Babies 3 Weeks to 4 Months @ Sutter Room at Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center
New Parents with Babies 3 Weeks to 4 Months @ Sutter Room at Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Ongoing Tuesdays. Sutter Room at Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center. Classes are drop-in (no pre-reg required) donations accepted (no required fee). 477-2229. 2900 Chanticleer Ave.
10:00 am One-on-One Tech Tutoring @ Branciforte Library
One-on-One Tech Tutoring @ Branciforte Library
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
One of our tech savvy staff members will help you with a variety of technology services during these drop-in 20-30 minute appointments. First come first served, appointments are taken in order of appearance. Topics include: creating an email account, creating word documents, attaching files, using premium subscription library resources, downloading and streaming content like movies, books, and audiobooks, and much more! Please bring any devices you use, and have your necessary passwords and library card with you.
10:00 am Toddler Time @ Branciforte Library
Toddler Time @ Branciforte Library
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time is a weekly program for families with children ages 1-3 years old. It includes music, movement, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and fun for your child and you as well as social time with other children and their caregivers.      Let’s play and learn together!
10:30 am Preschool Storytime @ Scotts Valley Library
Preschool Storytime @ Scotts Valley Library
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For 3-6 year olds. We will read books, sing songs and make a simple craft.
12:00 pm Ask Us: Downtown Outreach Worker Office Hours @ Downtown Library
Ask Us: Downtown Outreach Worker Office Hours @ Downtown Library
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
An Encompass Downtown Outreach worker will be available on a drop-in basis for anyone with questions regarding connecting to social services, county mental health, addiction recovery options, housing applications, the Homeward Bound bus ticket program, obtaining an HSC PO Box, clearing camping tickets, obtaining a fee-free DMV CA Identification application and more. For more info contact Jesse at [email protected] or Kris at [email protected]
12:00 pm Tumble-On-Tuesdays at JuneBug’s Gym @ JuneBug's Gym
Tumble-On-Tuesdays at JuneBug’s Gym @ JuneBug's Gym
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ongoing Open Gym on Tuesdays at JuneBug’s Gym. Ages: walking to 7 years. Parents may leave children over 3 yrs. Need a break from the kids, go out to lunch, or just relax? The solution is JuneBugs Gym! 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
12:30 pm Cancer Support Group @ WomenCARE’s Office
Cancer Support Group @ WomenCARE’s Office
Oct 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ongoing Tuesdays. WomenCARE’s Office. Open to newly diagnosed women throughout the course of their treatment and up to 4-6 months post-treatment. Facilitated by Vickie Assunto and Deb Abbott. Pre-registration (office intake and a conversation with the group facilitator) is required before attending any of our support groups. Please call 831-457-2273 to provide us with necessary client information.
1:00 pm New Parents Support Group! @ Mt Community Resources, across from Rite Aid
New Parents Support Group! @ Mt Community Resources, across from Rite Aid
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Always fun, educational, non judge mental. Come meet other new parents and babies! Park and enter in the back. Postpartum doulas/lactation consultant facilitate…and pour hot tea.
1:30 pm Lego and Duplo Fun @ Branciforte Library
Lego and Duplo Fun @ Branciforte Library
Oct 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for some building fun with LEGO and DUPLO bricks. Children learn through play and bricks provide a wonderful link between structure, patterns and imagination. Ages 3 and older as the bricks are very small! Date:
3:00 pm Homework Help @ Branciforte and Live Oak Library
Homework Help @ Branciforte and Live Oak Library
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bring your assignments to one of our FREE drop-in Homework Help sessions. Students to grade 12.  Call 831.427.7717 for more information.
3:00 pm Homework Help @ Branciforte and Live Oak Libraries
Homework Help @ Branciforte and Live Oak Libraries
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bring your assignments to one of our FREE drop-in Homework Help sessions. Tuesdays from 3:00p to 5:00p. Students to grade 12.  Call 831.427.7717 for more information.
3:30 pm Chess Club @ Aptos Library
Chess Club @ Aptos Library
Oct 13 @ 3:30 pm
Ongoing Tuesdays. Aptos Library. Ages 6-18 learn from a master and practice with peers.
3:30 pm Turbo Tuesday @ Watsonville Main Library
Turbo Tuesday @ Watsonville Main Library
Oct 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come spend an afternoon of fun playing all kinds of games! For students in 4th -12th grades
6:00 pm Grupo de apoyo femenino del superviviente @ Monarch Services
Grupo de apoyo femenino del superviviente @ Monarch Services
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Martes en curso. En Espanol.¿Tu pareja es violenta o controladora? ¿Has sobrevivido a una agresión sexual? Monarch Services ~ Servicios Monarca ofrece un espacio seguro y de apoyo. Gratis. Actividades de cuidado de niños proporcionadas. 1685 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz. 425-4030. 24hr: 888 900-4232. wcs-ddm.org