Events

September 19 - October 18, 2018

Wednesday, September 19

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

EXHIBITION : In the Industry

A group exhibition connecting those who balance a studio art practice and a professional position in the service industry. For many artists, working at a...

CodeCombat at Downtown Public Library

SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that...

Introduction to Mindfulness

This course introduces the student to the practice of mindfulness in daily life. It is informed by theories and practices that draw from contemplative...

Thursday, September 20

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

FabMo (Fabric and More) Santa Cruz

Find samples of designer material, wallpaper, carpet, and tile plus patterns, notions and more for a mere donation. Great source of supplies for teachers,...

EXHIBITION : In the Industry

A group exhibition connecting those who balance a studio art practice and a professional position in the service industry. For many artists, working at a...

CodeCombat at Aptos Branch Library

SCPL’s CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that...

Spanish Conversation Group @ Aptos Branch Library

Trying to work on your Spanish? Want to improve your vocabulary and Spanish speaking skills? The Aptos Branch Library is now hosting a Spanish conversation...

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

This Tony Award-winning dark comedy is set in the provincial Irish town of Leenane. Forty-something spinster Maureen Folan lives with her manipulative aging...

Friday, September 21

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

EXHIBITION : In the Industry

A group exhibition connecting those who balance a studio art practice and a professional position in the service industry. For many artists, working at a...

MAKE & Explore

Join us this afternoon to make something creative or make a new discovery! We are partnering with the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (inside the...

Food Truck Friday

Join us for a very special evening with delicious food & drink + great music! This month, Food Trucks A Go Go is showcasing young professionals, with most...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

This Tony Award-winning dark comedy is set in the provincial Irish town of Leenane. Forty-something spinster Maureen Folan lives with her manipulative aging...

Saturday, September 22

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Live Oak 10k/5k & Family Fun Run

Registration closes on Wednesday, September 19th at 12:00PM and is limited to 300 runners. Co-hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County and Santa...

Family Lagoon Watch

A Nature Study Program with a variety of activities inspired by the natural environment of Corcoran Lagoon. Learn about the environment and local wildlife...

Museum hosts Rockin' Pop-up: all geology questions and curiosities welcome.

The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History will host its monthly Rockin' Pop-up, where two UCSC geology grad students will identify any rocks visitors bring...

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

Tannery World Dance Family Festival Days

This year the Tannery World Dance + Cultural Center celebrates the African Diaspora during the 2018 World Arts Festival on October 13th & 14th. Once again,...

EXHIBITION : In the Industry

A group exhibition connecting those who balance a studio art practice and a professional position in the service industry. For many artists, working at a...

Toast the Coast Benefit Dinner and Gala

Our annual Toast the Coast celebration will take place on Saturday, September 22 at 6:00pm at the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey,...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

This Tony Award-winning dark comedy is set in the provincial Irish town of Leenane. Forty-something spinster Maureen Folan lives with her manipulative aging...

Sunday, September 23

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

Corralitos Farm and Garden Market

The weekly market features fruits and vegetables grown in this area without any pesticides or agricultural chemicals. In addition to fresh local produce,...

EXHIBITION : In the Industry

A group exhibition connecting those who balance a studio art practice and a professional position in the service industry. For many artists, working at a...

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

This Tony Award-winning dark comedy is set in the provincial Irish town of Leenane. Forty-something spinster Maureen Folan lives with her manipulative aging...

Monday, September 24

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

Tech Talks

Special guest, Philip King, shares his favorite tech tools and tips that can enrich your life. Join as we explore and discuss the following topics: 9/10 -...

Tuesday, September 25

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

Taco Tuesday in Soquel

Taco Tuesdays continue to happen at Anna Jean Cummings Park / Blue Ball Park! Tonight's chefs are Braddah Timmy with Holopono & Jerry with El Buen...

Wednesday, September 26

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

EXHIBITION : In the Industry

A group exhibition connecting those who balance a studio art practice and a professional position in the service industry. For many artists, working at a...

CodeCombat at Downtown Public Library

SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that...

Introduction to Mindfulness

This course introduces the student to the practice of mindfulness in daily life. It is informed by theories and practices that draw from contemplative...

Thursday, September 27

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Visual Artist Meet Up

Meet other local artists, find inspiration, motivation, and new friends. There will be a skillshare and artist presentation. Artist Meetups will be every...

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

EXHIBITION : In the Industry

A group exhibition connecting those who balance a studio art practice and a professional position in the service industry. For many artists, working at a...

CodeCombat at Aptos Branch Library

SCPL’s CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that...

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

This Tony Award-winning dark comedy is set in the provincial Irish town of Leenane. Forty-something spinster Maureen Folan lives with her manipulative aging...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

Friday, September 28

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

EXHIBITION : In the Industry

A group exhibition connecting those who balance a studio art practice and a professional position in the service industry. For many artists, working at a...

MAKE & Explore

Join us this afternoon to make something creative or make a new discovery! We are partnering with the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (inside the...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

This Tony Award-winning dark comedy is set in the provincial Irish town of Leenane. Forty-something spinster Maureen Folan lives with her manipulative aging...

Saturday, September 29

Kelly Broitman Art

New Art on display, Such Thoughts Should Shake My Soul I hope you enjoy

Family Lagoon Watch

A Nature Study Program with a variety of activities inspired by the natural environment of Corcoran Lagoon. Learn about the environment and local wildlife...

Tannery World Dance Family Festival Days

This year the Tannery World Dance + Cultural Center celebrates the African Diaspora during the 2018 World Arts Festival on October 13th & 14th. Once again,...

EXHIBITION : In the Industry

A group exhibition connecting those who balance a studio art practice and a professional position in the service industry. For many artists, working at a...

COSI FAN TUTTE opera by Mozart

Press Release Bay Shore Lyric Opera is back in Santa Cruz presenting Mozart’s timeless opera Così fan Tutte 2 PERFORMANCES in SANTA CRUZ Location:...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

This Tony Award-winning dark comedy is set in the provincial Irish town of Leenane. Forty-something spinster Maureen Folan lives with her manipulative aging...

Sunday, September 30

Corralitos Farm and Garden Market

The weekly market features fruits and vegetables grown in this area without any pesticides or agricultural chemicals. In addition to fresh local produce,...

Youth Rock Concert at Abbott Square

Rock out in Abbott Square for a special Sunday Play Event. Be Natural Music is holding its 20th year anniversary concert in Abbott Square. Come listen and...

EXHIBITION : In the Industry

A group exhibition connecting those who balance a studio art practice and a professional position in the service industry. For many artists, working at a...

COSI FAN TUTTE opera by Mozart

Press Release Bay Shore Lyric Opera is back in Santa Cruz presenting Mozart’s timeless opera Così fan Tutte 2 PERFORMANCES in SANTA CRUZ Location:...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

This Tony Award-winning dark comedy is set in the provincial Irish town of Leenane. Forty-something spinster Maureen Folan lives with her manipulative aging...

Wednesday, October 3

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

CodeCombat at Downtown Public Library

SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that...

Forest Law

Forest Law By Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares October 3 - December 3, 2018 Opening Reception: Wed, October 3 at 3-7 p.m. Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC...

Santa Cruz Film Festival

The 16th Santa Cruz Film Festival will take place October 3-7th, 2018 at the Tannery Arts Center. Visit http://santacruzfilmfestival.org/ for the full...

Introduction to Mindfulness

This course introduces the student to the practice of mindfulness in daily life. It is informed by theories and practices that draw from contemplative...

Thursday, October 4

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

Santa Cruz Film Festival

The 16th Santa Cruz Film Festival will take place October 3-7th, 2018 at the Tannery Arts Center. Visit http://santacruzfilmfestival.org/ for the full...

CodeCombat at Aptos Branch Library

SCPL’s CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that...

Spanish Conversation Group @ Aptos Branch Library

Trying to work on your Spanish? Want to improve your vocabulary and Spanish speaking skills? The Aptos Branch Library is now hosting a Spanish conversation...

Friday, October 5

First Friday

The First Friday Art Tour happens every month, rain or shine throughout Santa Cruz. Founded by the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, and managed in...

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

Santa Cruz Film Festival

The 16th Santa Cruz Film Festival will take place October 3-7th, 2018 at the Tannery Arts Center. Visit http://santacruzfilmfestival.org/ for the full...

MAKE & Explore

Join us this afternoon to make something creative or make a new discovery! We are partnering with the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (inside the...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

Saturday, October 6

Family Lagoon Watch

A Nature Study Program with a variety of activities inspired by the natural environment of Corcoran Lagoon. Learn about the environment and local wildlife...

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

Open Studios 2018

Explore creativity across Santa Cruz County! Open Studios is a FREE self-guided tour, with 310 participating artists working in dozens of mediums. You’ll...

Santa Criz Comedy Festival

On Saturday October 6th 60 comedians run around 11 venues in downtown Santa Cruz. 8 Free events, 3 ticketed events. You can see all the headliners at the...

Tannery World Dance Family Festival Days

This year the Tannery World Dance + Cultural Center celebrates the African Diaspora during the 2018 World Arts Festival on October 13th & 14th. Once again,...

Santa Cruz Film Festival

The 16th Santa Cruz Film Festival will take place October 3-7th, 2018 at the Tannery Arts Center. Visit http://santacruzfilmfestival.org/ for the full...

Reidemeister Move

Microtonal tuba and bass duo Reidemeister Move perform a program of long tones in natural harmonies for low instruments, including Arcanum 17 by Christopher...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

Sunday, October 7

California Coast Paint and Sip Class ~ Ages 21 and up ~

ONLY $45! 3 hours of professional art instruction No experience necessary and all art supplies included! Don't forget that we allow you to BYOB wine or...

Corralitos Farm and Garden Market

The weekly market features fruits and vegetables grown in this area without any pesticides or agricultural chemicals. In addition to fresh local produce,...

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

Open Studios 2018

Explore creativity across Santa Cruz County! Open Studios is a FREE self-guided tour, with 310 participating artists working in dozens of mediums. You’ll...

Santa Cruz Film Festival

The 16th Santa Cruz Film Festival will take place October 3-7th, 2018 at the Tannery Arts Center. Visit http://santacruzfilmfestival.org/ for the full...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

Origami for Peace with Nate and Drew

Come learn to fold origami out of recycled paper or just come to hone your skills with Drew Glover and Origami Master Nathaniel Kennedy. Folding instruction...

Wednesday, October 10

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

CodeCombat at Downtown Public Library

SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that...

Introduction to Mindfulness

This course introduces the student to the practice of mindfulness in daily life. It is informed by theories and practices that draw from contemplative...

Thursday, October 11

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

CodeCombat at Aptos Branch Library

SCPL’s CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that...

 Autumn Swing Painting Class ~ Ages 21 and up ~

Learn to Paint a beautiful autumn scene for ONLY $35! 2 hours of professional art instruction No experience necessary and all art supplies included! Don't...

Santa Cruz Virtual Reality

Avatars and Social VR! Virtual Reality once thought of as a solitary experience only has developed into experiences that can be shared between multiple...

Friday, October 12

Paint Your Pet ~ TGIF ~ $5 OFF! Ages 21 and up

PAINT YOUR PET!! This event is for ages 21 and up Send us a photo of any kind of pet and we will handsketch the image onto a stretched canvas and show you...

Pre-School Storytime @ Aptos

Join us at the Aptos Library for our weekly Preschool Story Time. We'll read books, sing songs and make simple crafts! Suggested ages 3-6.

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

MAKE & Explore

Join us this afternoon to make something creative or make a new discovery! We are partnering with the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (inside the...

10/12: Starry Night over Natural Bridges ~ Ages 21 and up ~

Paint Van Gogh's Classic in a Santa Cruz Style- Starry Night Over Natural Bridges ONLY $45! 3 hours of professional art instruction No experience...

Strange Window: The Turn of the Screw - West Coast Premiere

This groundbreaking version of James’ 1898 horror novella is presented by the internationally celebrated, New York-based, and Obie Award-winning theater...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

Saturday, October 13

Family Lagoon Watch

A Nature Study Program with a variety of activities inspired by the natural environment of Corcoran Lagoon. Learn about the environment and local wildlife...

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

Open Studios 2018

Explore creativity across Santa Cruz County! Open Studios is a FREE self-guided tour, with 310 participating artists working in dozens of mediums. You’ll...

Santa Cruz World Arts Festival

TWDCC proudly presents the 2018 World Arts Festival! Join us at the Tannery Arts Center for a weekend celebrating the diversity of dance artists from around...

Be Natural Music | Halloween Youth Concert and Costume Contest

All 12 youth rock bands will be performing on the main stage. We’ll have our raffle for our scholarship program with BIG RAFFLE PRIZES! Plus a COSTUME...

Strange Window: The Turn of the Screw - West Coast Premiere

This groundbreaking version of James’ 1898 horror novella is presented by the internationally celebrated, New York-based, and Obie Award-winning theater...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

Sunday, October 14

Corralitos Farm and Garden Market

The weekly market features fruits and vegetables grown in this area without any pesticides or agricultural chemicals. In addition to fresh local produce,...

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

Open Studios 2018

Explore creativity across Santa Cruz County! Open Studios is a FREE self-guided tour, with 310 participating artists working in dozens of mediums. You’ll...

Steamer's Lane Lighthouse Painting Class

ONLY $35! 2 hours of professional art instruction No experience necessary and all art supplies included! Don't forget that we allow you to BYOB wine or...

 Santa Cruz Pickwick Club: 'Our Mutual Friend'

The Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly to discuss a nineteenth-century novel, beginning in...

Sordid Lives by Del Shores

September 21 – October 14 SORDID LIVES By Del Shores Directed by Hannah Eckstein This rip-roaring black comedy about white trash tells the story of a...

Strange Window: The Turn of the Screw - West Coast Premiere

This groundbreaking version of James’ 1898 horror novella is presented by the internationally celebrated, New York-based, and Obie Award-winning theater...

World Famous Comedy Pet Theater

Voted Best Family Show in Vegas! International circus legend award winner Gregory Popovich brings his European-style physical comedy, acrobats, jugglers but...

Wednesday, October 17

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

CodeCombat at Downtown Public Library

SCPL's CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that...

Introduction to Mindfulness

This course introduces the student to the practice of mindfulness in daily life. It is informed by theories and practices that draw from contemplative...

Thursday, October 18

Gallery Exhibition: "3-of-a-Kind", Friends & Inspiration

Gallery exhibition @ the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center - 3 artists: Painting, Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Jewelry and more! Linda A. Levy, Pat & Larry...

CodeCombat at Aptos Branch Library

SCPL’s CodeCombat Coding Club is a once weekly meetup where we use online, game-based coding to learn Python and JavaScript. CodeCombat is a real game that...

Spanish Conversation Group @ Aptos Branch Library

Trying to work on your Spanish? Want to improve your vocabulary and Spanish speaking skills? The Aptos Branch Library is now hosting a Spanish conversation...

Santa Cruz Sister City Visit Presentation: Shingu, Japan

Kids and their parents are invited to learn more about this travel opportunity at this free one hour presentation. The Sister Cities Committee of Santa Cruz...

September 19 - October 18, 2018