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    Mi Casa Es Tu Casa 2018: Living Stories/Historias Vivientes @ Pajaro Valley Arts
    Mi Casa Es Tu Casa 2018: Living Stories/Historias Vivientes @ Pajaro Valley Arts
    Nov 7 all-day
    Through December 9. Pajaro Valley Arts. This year there are 28 altars/installations on display by eleven schools and seventeen community groups and families. Eight individual artists are presenting two-and-three-dimensional work. Guest Curator Mary Tartaro – e-mail: marymaytartaro@gmail.com. PVA Office: 831-722-3062
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    9:00 am All Together Now! @ Live Oak Family Resource Center
    All Together Now! @ Live Oak Family Resource Center
    Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
    Ongoing Wednesdays. Sessions incorporate the principles of Positive Discipline and are great for kids 0-5 years old. Share the joys and challenges of parenting as we grow and learn together. Drop-in classes in English. Classes facilitated by experienced and friendly teachers. Recommended fee of $3-$7 for those able to pay. Live Oak Family Resource Center, 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz. 476-7284
    9:00 am Latch Clinic @ Dominican Rehab Lactation office 610 Frederick St
    Latch Clinic @ Dominican Rehab Lactation office 610 Frederick St
    Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
    Ongoing Wednesdays. Dominican Rehab Lactation office 610 Frederick St. Receive personalized, one-on-one breastfeeding support from an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. A Baby Weigh® scale is also available.
    10:00 am Bookshop Santa Cruz Storytime @ Bookshop Santa Cruz
    Bookshop Santa Cruz Storytime @ Bookshop Santa Cruz
    Nov 7 @ 10:00 am
    Ongoing Wednesdays. Bookshop invites any toddler or pre-school age children to listen to stories read by Mamoura Slike. Mamoura is a wonderful reader and she will be sharing fantastic books! 460-3251
    10:00 am Capitola Book Discussion Club @ Aptos Library
    Capitola Book Discussion Club @ Aptos Library
    Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    1st Wednesday. Aptos Library. We will be reading Ladder of Years by Anne Tyler in September.
    10:00 am Ribbon Arts Guild @ Scotts Valley Library
    Ribbon Arts Guild @ Scotts Valley Library
    Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    1st and 3rd Wednesdays. Scotts Valley Library. Join Roxanne Langan for ribbon work and hand sewing.
    10:30 am Triple P @ Together in the Park (drop-in playgroup) @ Felton Covered Bridge Park
    Triple P @ Together in the Park (drop-in playgroup) @ Felton Covered Bridge Park
    Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Ongoing Wednesdays. Felton Covered Bridge Park, corner of Graham Hill Rd and Mt. Hermon Rd (across from Safeway).  Parent education is offered as part of the Together in the Park drop-in playgroup led by Mountain Community Resources every Wednesday, April through October. Triple P Positive Parenting tip sheets are covered with all participants or in brief, one-on-one consultations. Offered in English or Spanish by Rosa Reyes, Community Bridges – Mountain Community Resources. All children and parents/caregivers are welcome. Light snacks will be provided.
    11:00 am Family Storytime @ Boulder Creek Library
    Family Storytime @ Boulder Creek Library
    Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Ongoing Wednesdays. Boulder Creek Library. Stories and songs, art activities, games and play for families with children of all ages.
    11:00 am Preschool Storytime @ Live Oak Library
    Preschool Storytime @ Live Oak Library
    Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Ongoing Wednesdays. Live Oak Library. We’ll read books, sing songs and make a simple craft! Ages 3-6.
    11:30 am New Moms Support Group @ Dominican Rehab Yoga/Pilates Room 610 Frederick St.
    New Moms Support Group @ Dominican Rehab Yoga/Pilates Room 610 Frederick St.
    Nov 7 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
    Ongoing Wednesdays. Free for babies 0-6 months old and their moms to discuss common concerns with other new moms. Dominican Edu Center, Rm C, 1555 Soquel Dr, SC. 462-7709
    12:00 pm El Patio de mi Casa @ Live Oak Family Resource Center
    El Patio de mi Casa @ Live Oak Family Resource Center
    Nov 7 @ 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
    12:00 pm One-on-One Tech Tutoring @ Aptos Library
    One-on-One Tech Tutoring @ Aptos Library
    Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Aptos Library. Trying to play with technology and getting frustrated? A tech savvy librarian will provide instruction in the use of a wide range of technology services: How to use free downloadable content available from your library in a number of formats, introduction to SCPL databases, creating an email account, downloading and attaching files Word processing direction and support. Drop-in weekly appointments, 20 minute slots available. To best support learning, please bring the following items: devices (i.e., laptops, tablets, and/or smartphones), necessary passwords (Google Play, App Store), and library card! First-come, First-served. FREE!
    12:15 pm Baby Happy Hour at JuneBug’s Gym!! @ JuneBug's Gym
    Baby Happy Hour at JuneBug’s Gym!! @ JuneBug's Gym
    Nov 7 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
    Every Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday. AKA InchWorm Class is a class designed for the child that is crawling through early walkers. Come join the fun and let your young child crawl, creep and explore their motor skills in a fun and stimulating environment. Music, parachute and more!! Cost is $10/hr with open gym punchcard for $60 (with paid membership). Call 464-BUGS (2847) or drop by at 3910 Portola Drive. Ste. 2 & 3 Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz. www.junebugsgym.com
    1:00 pm Genealogical Society Lecture Series @ Downtown Library
    Genealogical Society Lecture Series @ Downtown Library
    Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Downtown Library. Join us the first Wednesday 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.
    1:00 pm Santa Cruz Farmers Market @ Cedar and Lincoln St.
    Santa Cruz Farmers Market @ Cedar and Lincoln St.
    Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
     
    1:30 pm Code Combat @ Live Oak Library and Downtown Library
    Code Combat @ Live Oak Library and Downtown Library
    Nov 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
    1:30pm-3pm (Live Oak Library) 2pm-4pm (Downtown Library). Ongoing Wednesdays.  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.
    3:00 pm Family Fun Night @ Capitola Mall
    Family Fun Night @ Capitola Mall
    Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    First Wednesday of every month. Capitola Mall (Macy’s Wing). Every month has a theme and features fun activities, including: A Happily Ever Laughter Faerie with magical Entertainment ranging from face painting, to balloon twisting, sing-a-longs, puppet shows and more! $5 Donation per Child benefits Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services
    3:00 pm R.E.A.D.: Reach Every Amazing Detail @ La Selva Beach Library and Downtown Library
    R.E.A.D.: Reach Every Amazing Detail @ La Selva Beach Library and Downtown Library
    Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Ongoing Wednesdays. La Selva Beach Library and Downtown Library. Individualized reading comprehension instruction with a California credentialed teacher. Open to students grades 2nd to 12th. Appointment required. For more information or to schedule a 25 minute session, contact Programs 831.427.7717 or email pro@santacruzpl.org
    3:30 pm Orchard Circus Arts Class @ Orchard School
    Orchard Circus Arts Class @ Orchard School
    Nov 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Ongoing Tuesdays. Orchard School. Includes juggling, unicycling, stilt walking, and more with Rock Lerum. Drop-in basis. Please contact the school at 688-1074, or www.orchardschoolaptos.org for more info.
    6:00 pm Female Survivor Support Group @ Monarch Services~Servicios Monarca
    Female Survivor Support Group @ Monarch Services~Servicios Monarca
    Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Ongoing Wednesdays. Is your partner violent or controlling? Have you survived a sexual assault? Monarch Services~Servicios Monarca offers a safe, supportive space. Free. Childcare activities provided. 1685 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz. 425-4030. 24hr: 888 900-4232. wcs-ddm.org
    6:00 pm Foster Parent Orientation Meeting @ Live Oak Family Resource Center
    Foster Parent Orientation Meeting @ Live Oak Family Resource Center
    Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    There is a need for loving, stable families to care for children of all age groups all over Santa Cruz County. Be an adoptive or foster parent to a child, adolescent or teen. Learn more at our monthly Orientation meeting. Live Oak Family Resource Center, 1740 17th Ave., Santa Cruz. For information or to sign up for an orientation, please go to www.fostercare4kids.com or call 345-2700.
    6:30 pm Board in the Library @ Scotts Valley Library
    Board in the Library @ Scotts Valley Library
    Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    1st and 3rd Wednesday. Scotts Valley Library. Adults need playtime too! Join this program for hours of tabletop gaming fun.