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]
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Boardwalk Holiday Ice @ Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Boardwalk Holiday Ice @ Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Dec 3 all-day
Our new 32′ x 90′ covered ice skating rink is open rain or shine! Each 1-hour session includes ice skate rental. Reservations for ice skating recommended at https://beachboardwalk.com/Boardwalk-Holiday-Ice Festivities Include: Ice Skating by the Beach—on Real Ice! Select Boardwalk Rides and Games Indoor Arcades, Mini Golf, and Laser Tag Delicious Boardwalk Treats Classic Holiday Movies Festive Crafts Holiday Lights and Decorations
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9:00 am UCSC Arboretum: Community Day @ UCSC Arboretum
UCSC Arboretum: Community Day @ UCSC Arboretum
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
UCSC Arboretum. 1st Tuesday. The Arboretum is open without charge to visitors.
9:30 am Exploring Big Basin @ Big Basin State Park
Exploring Big Basin @ Big Basin State Park
Dec 3 @ 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 Downtown Tuesdays @ Downtown Santa Cruz
Downtown Tuesdays @ Downtown Santa Cruz
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For 3-6 year olds. We will read books, sing songs and make a simple craft.
11:00 am Toys For Tots Collection at Kianti’s @ Kianti's PIzza & Pasta Bar
Toys For Tots Collection at Kianti’s @ Kianti's PIzza & Pasta Bar
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Free Kids Meal with the donation of an unwrapped toy for Toys For Tots. Last day to donate is 12/16/19.
12:00 pm Ask Us: Downtown Outreach Worker Office Hours @ Downtown Library
Ask Us: Downtown Outreach Worker Office Hours @ Downtown Library
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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 Genealogical Society Lecture Series @ Downtown Library
Genealogical Society Lecture Series @ Downtown Library
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County presents the 2019-2020 Genealogy Lecture Series. Join us the first Tuesday of each month to learn about a variety of resources, strategies, and tools in the field of family research. All are invited to these free events, and donations are welcome. For more information, please call the Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County (831) 427-7707 extension 5794.
1:30 pm Lego and Duplo Fun @ Branciforte Library
Lego and Duplo Fun @ Branciforte Library
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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.
3:15 pm Lego Club @ Scotts Valley Library
Lego Club @ Scotts Valley Library
Dec 3 @ 3:15 pm
Scotts Valley Library. Directed LEGO construction for kids 7 and older. Each week we will construct models based on a common theme.
3:30 pm Chess Club @ Aptos Library
Chess Club @ Aptos Library
Dec 3 @ 3:30 pm
Ongoing Tuesdays. Aptos Library. Ages 6-18 learn from a master and practice with peers.
3:30 pm Lego Club @ Boulder Creek Library
Lego Club @ Boulder Creek Library
Dec 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Come join in the fun with this directed LEGO club for kids 6 and older. Projects directed by LEGO Steve.
6:00 pm Grupo de apoyo femenino del superviviente @ Monarch Services
Grupo de apoyo femenino del superviviente @ Monarch Services
Dec 3 @ 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