Events

May 24 - June 22, 2019

Friday, May 24

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.

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Friends Civic Center big book sale

Over 10,000 Plus books for sale at the Civic Auditorium most $2-3 dollars

Friends of SCPL BIG Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the SCPL are having our 2-day Big Book Sale at the SC Civic Auditorium! We’ll have over 10,000 gently used books of all kinds. Most books for...

Friends of the SCPL BIG Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library are having our Big Book Sale at the SC Civic Auditorium! We’ll have over 10,000 gently used books of all kinds....

Taiko for Kids class

Watsonville Taiko is offering a 2-month (9 Fridays) session of taiko classes for youth ages 7 and up. Students experience rhythm, movement and power while...

Epic Fort Building Make Night

If you can dream we can build it. Take over the MAH with epic fort building for Friday Make Night. Dream up the coolest fort you can imagine then grab your...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya

Directed by Kinan Valdez As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical odyssey through U.S....

The Explorers Club

THE EXPLORERS CLUB By Nell Benjamin Directed by Art Manke It’s 1879, in London. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants...

The Suborbitals: Acoustic in the Art Cave

Join The Suborbitals for a special acoustic show as they scrinch and gobble their way into The Art Cave, the art collective and gallery in the Old Wrigley...

Saturday, May 25

Friends of SCPL BIG Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the SCPL are having our 2-day Big Book Sale at the SC Civic Auditorium! We’ll have over 10,000 gently used books of all kinds. Most books for...

Rockin' Pop-Up at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Come explore local geology at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History! Every month, our "Geology Gents," Gavin and Graham, post up at the Museum for...

Imagining and Making a University Campus at Santa Cruz

What were the creative and political forces behind the new UC campus at Santa Cruz? Frank Zwart will take us behind the scenes to the early days of...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

10-Week Afro-Cuban Percussion Class

LEARN FROM A CUBAN PERCUSSIONIST | 10-WEEKS Do you love listening to Salsa, Rumba, & Afro-Cuban styles of music? Would you like to learn how to play Latin...

Aptos Young People's Annual Chess Tournament

Aptos Library Chess Master Dana McKenzie and the Santa Cruz Public Library host this annual tournament open to all young chess enthusiasts ages 6-18. Please...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

The Explorers Club

THE EXPLORERS CLUB By Nell Benjamin Directed by Art Manke It’s 1879, in London. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants...

Sunday, May 26

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

The Explorers Club

THE EXPLORERS CLUB By Nell Benjamin Directed by Art Manke It’s 1879, in London. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Monday, May 27

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Tuesday, May 28

Animal Art Classes for Kids 5-15

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30 $10 Drop-In / $15 material fee Ongoing except school holidays Tannery Arts Center/ Watershed Art Studio #116 1050 River St....

Seven Decades of Rock Guitar - 10 Week Class

COURSE 1: THE ’50s THROUGH THE ’70s Students will learn to play legendary guitar passages by rock icons like Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Led...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Wednesday, May 29

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

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...

10-Week Music Exploration Class

10-WEEK PIANO & MUSIC THEORY EXPLORATION CLASS The objective of this 10 week, 10 class course is for students to feel confident with a basic grasp on piano,...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

HAM Radio Licensing Course

Interested in acquiring your HAM (Amateur Radio) Technician License? Now's your chance! HAM radios are both a fun hobby and an important aspect of...

STRATFORD FESTIVAL ON FILM -The Tempest

The Stratford Festival’s latest film, The Tempest, directed for the stage by Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino and for the screen by Barry Avrich, premières...

Thursday, May 30

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Animal Art Classes for Kids 5-15

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30 $10 Drop-In / $15 material fee Ongoing except school holidays Tannery Arts Center/ Watershed Art Studio #116 1050 River St....

Kunal Gupta: Withfriends [Digital Alchemy]

Kunal Gupta speaks about Withfriends, a membership tool to preserve a city’s cultural spaces by helping art galleries, barbershops, bars, music venues, and...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Naturalist Night at the Museum: Exploring Science Through Art

Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History on a journey into science illustration — past and present, on Thursday, May 30. Andrea Dingeldein will provide...

The Explorers Club

THE EXPLORERS CLUB By Nell Benjamin Directed by Art Manke It’s 1879, in London. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants...

Friday, May 31

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.

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

DeLaveaga Annual Spring Carnival

Mark your calendars now and grab your family and friends for the best event of the year! Delaveaga's annual Spring Carnival is on Friday, May 31 from...

Taiko for Kids class

Watsonville Taiko is offering a 2-month (9 Fridays) session of taiko classes for youth ages 7 and up. Students experience rhythm, movement and power while...

Glowga: Glow in the Dark Yoga Class

Get glowing and flowing with Glowga– a special black light yoga flow session at the MAH. Get All the Event Details Join yogi Hannah Muse for black lights,...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

The Explorers Club

THE EXPLORERS CLUB By Nell Benjamin Directed by Art Manke It’s 1879, in London. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants...

Saturday, June 1

Zumba y Feria de Salud

VENGAN LISTOS PARA BAILAR, COMER, Y HABLAR DE SALUD CON TODA LA FAMILIA EN ESTE PROGRAMA GRATIS. Instructora de Zumba Catalina nos acompañará para empezar...

Seabright: Santa Cruz Cultural Hub in the Early 20th Century

Discover how early 20th century female artists, architects, and activists made Seabright a dynamic cultural hub and tourist mecca. Building on this culture...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

10-Week Afro-Cuban Percussion Class

LEARN FROM A CUBAN PERCUSSIONIST | 10-WEEKS Do you love listening to Salsa, Rumba, & Afro-Cuban styles of music? Would you like to learn how to play Latin...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Friends of the SCPL Kids Book Sale

This 2-day sale is to kick-off the Santa Cruz Public Library’s 2019 Summer Reading Program. A Universe of Stories! Free book to children ages 0 to 18 who...

Adult Arts & Crafts Workshop: Wool Spinning

This month: Wool spinning. This workshop series for adults features a different art or craft every month. Discover your new favorite hobby or hone the skills...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

In Her Shoes: Fire Burning Within - Celebrating the lives of women of color

This special evening of storytelling, spoken word and song will be on Saturday, June 1st at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean Street, Santa...

Tchaikovsky Spectacular!

Join us for a evening of all Tchaikovsky music capped off by a Spectacular Light Show!

The Explorers Club

THE EXPLORERS CLUB By Nell Benjamin Directed by Art Manke It’s 1879, in London. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants...

Sunday, June 2

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Friends of the SCPL Kids Book Sale

This 2-day sale is to kick-off the Santa Cruz Public Library’s 2019 Summer Reading Program. A Universe of Stories! Free book to children ages 0 to 18 who...

Student Research and Education Awards Celebration

Each fall, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center and the Institute of Marine Sciences hold an open competition for UC Santa Cruz students to encourage research...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

The Explorers Club

THE EXPLORERS CLUB By Nell Benjamin Directed by Art Manke It’s 1879, in London. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Monday, June 3

Tech Talks

Discuss and explore the most useful apps and settings for optimizing your tablet and smartphone. Mondays in June at Aptos Branch Library....

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Tuesday, June 4

Music Together MusicalMe Special Storytime

Experience first-hand just how fun learning and playing musically with your child can be. We’ll teach you how to take music out of the box and put it into...

Animal Art Classes for Kids 5-15

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30 $10 Drop-In / $15 material fee Ongoing except school holidays Tannery Arts Center/ Watershed Art Studio #116 1050 River St....

Conversations for Change: Status and Privilege

June Topic: Status and Privilege We joke about “keeping up with the Joneses” — but there’s real competition in our society for status and the accompanying...

Fire Safety Lecture

Fire Marshall Mike DeMars from Central Fire Protection District will discuss the potential risks of a home fire, how you can protect yourself, and the...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Wednesday, June 5

Music Together MusicalMe Special Storytime

Experience first-hand just how fun learning and playing musically with your child can be. We’ll teach you how to take music out of the box and put it into...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

LEGO: EV3 Robotics

Create advanced mechanical devices and program motors with Lego Mindstorms. Open to ages 10 to 17. Class will meet weekly on Wednesdays at the Live Oak...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

3rd Annual Get Hired Event

10+ LOCAL COMPANIES HIRING + UCSC CEID Winners Our 3rd Annual GET HIRED! Over 300 jobs will be hot and ready to be filled: engineering, product / project...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

HAM Radio Licensing Course

Interested in acquiring your HAM (Amateur Radio) Technician License? Now's your chance! HAM radios are both a fun hobby and an important aspect of...

Thursday, June 6

Music Together MusicalMe Special Storytime

Experience first-hand just how fun learning and playing musically with your child can be. We’ll teach you how to take music out of the box and put it into...

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Last Day of School Party

The last day of school party is a celebration of summer. With so many children using the library throughout the year for school work and to gather for...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Animal Art Classes for Kids 5-15

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30 $10 Drop-In / $15 material fee Ongoing except school holidays Tannery Arts Center/ Watershed Art Studio #116 1050 River St....

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

BLUE Film Screening

Join Save Our Shores at the Rio Theater and celebrate World Oceans Week with BLUE: a remarkable, award-winning documentary. This beautiful and informational...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Friday, June 7

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.

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Taiko for Kids class

Watsonville Taiko is offering a 2-month (9 Fridays) session of taiko classes for youth ages 7 and up. Students experience rhythm, movement and power while...

First Friday at the Museum: California's Coastal Birds with Jacqueline Deely

Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for the opening reception of “California’s Coastal Birds,” a photography exhibit from Jacqueline Deely. Seeking...

Kate Compton & Ted Gordon [Digital Alchemy]

Kate Compton and Ted Gordon give talks and present an installation about the intersection of human creativity and computation. Kate Compton has a PhD in...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Saturday, June 8

Japanese Cultural Fair

The annual Japanese Cultural Fair of Santa Cruz will be held on the second Saturday of June, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Mission Plaza Park (in front of the...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Author Talk: Jill Cody “Climate Abandoned”

Former Aptos resident, author, and radio host Jill Cody will be returning to the La Selva Beach Library where she wrote her first book, the award-winning...

Boulder Creek Writers' Group

Are you a serious writer looking for a local writers' group? The Boulder Creek branch is hosting a writers group at the library. The group follows a...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

UCSC Games Showcase

Check out the future of games in one of the largest student game festivals in the country! The UCSC Games Showcase celebrates undergraduate and graduate game...

March for the Ocean (M4O) - Santa Cruz

Be a part of the community to save our shores and make a sign to celebrate your ocean or to protest its greatest threats. Join Save Our Shores, wear blue,...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Retirement Party Casino Night Fundraiser

It's A River Boat Themed Casino Night! Come celebrate Patrice Keet's over four years of service to MOD as Executive Director as we transform MOD into a...

HOT Jazz Swing & Dance Night

“Kylan DeGhetaldi with the HOT Jazz Swing ensemble. With his extraordinary talent and energetic style, DeGhetaldi has performed with Postmodern Jukebox...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Sunday, June 9

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

Summer Reading Kickoff Event: A Universe of Stories with Nikki Borodi

Join us for some fun in the sun as we celebrate the start of Summer Reading! Come sign-up for summer reading while enjoying a special performance by Nikki...

UCSC Games Showcase

Check out the future of games in one of the largest student game festivals in the country! The UCSC Games Showcase celebrates undergraduate and graduate game...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

Pickwick Book Club discussion

The Santa Cruz Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly September-June to discuss a nineteenth century...

Broadway-style Circus, Venardos Circus, arrives in Santa Cruz

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-Style Circus is coming to Santa Cruz with performances running May 23 – June 9 at San Lorenzo Park. Created by former...

Monday, June 10

Summer Music Camp @ The Rio Theatre

Musicians will compose music together in a group, write a script for their music video and record their song on the Rio Theatre stage! For semi-beginner* &...

Tech Talks

Discuss and explore the most useful apps and settings for optimizing your tablet and smartphone. Mondays in June at Aptos Branch Library....

Tuesday, June 11

Summer Music Camp @ The Rio Theatre

Musicians will compose music together in a group, write a script for their music video and record their song on the Rio Theatre stage! For semi-beginner* &...

ScienceTellers: Aliens! Escape from Earth

Don’t miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure using science experiments for special effects. It's totally out of this world! Audience...

Animal Art Classes for Kids 5-15

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30 $10 Drop-In / $15 material fee Ongoing except school holidays Tannery Arts Center/ Watershed Art Studio #116 1050 River St....

Local Author Talk: Max Mobley reads from his new novel, "Howard and Debbie"

Local author Max Mobley has written a guide on Mastering Auto-Tune and the definitive book on the Canadian power trio Rush, Rush FAQ: All that's Left to Know...

Wednesday, June 12

Summer Music Camp @ The Rio Theatre

Musicians will compose music together in a group, write a script for their music video and record their song on the Rio Theatre stage! For semi-beginner* &...

Family concert with José-Luis Orozco

​Join in the fun as celebrated author Jose Luis Orozco encourages children to sing and play in Spanish and English through a mix of Latin American songs,...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

LEGO: EV3 Robotics

Create advanced mechanical devices and program motors with Lego Mindstorms. Open to ages 10 to 17. Class will meet weekly on Wednesdays at the Live Oak...

HAM Radio Licensing Course

Interested in acquiring your HAM (Amateur Radio) Technician License? Now's your chance! HAM radios are both a fun hobby and an important aspect of...

Thursday, June 13

Summer Music Camp @ The Rio Theatre

Musicians will compose music together in a group, write a script for their music video and record their song on the Rio Theatre stage! For semi-beginner* &...

PopUp Picnics in the Park

PopUp Picnics in the Park return to Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for the fourth summer in a row, taking place Thursdays from June 13 through August...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Robo Sumo

Come compete in the not-so-ancient art of Robo-Sumo. Kids ages 8-17 will work in groups of two to build a competition. Meets every Thursday. Program begins...

Animal Art Classes for Kids 5-15

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30 $10 Drop-In / $15 material fee Ongoing except school holidays Tannery Arts Center/ Watershed Art Studio #116 1050 River St....

Map Your Neighborhood

Map Your Neighborhood is dedicated to helping community members gather and prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies. In this workshop you will...

Friday, June 14

Summer Music Camp @ The Rio Theatre

Musicians will compose music together in a group, write a script for their music video and record their song on the Rio Theatre stage! For semi-beginner* &...

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.

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Taiko for Kids class

Watsonville Taiko is offering a 2-month (9 Fridays) session of taiko classes for youth ages 7 and up. Students experience rhythm, movement and power while...

Saturday, June 15

Zumba y Feria de Salud

VENGAN LISTOS PARA BAILAR, COMER, Y HABLAR DE SALUD CON TODA LA FAMILIA EN ESTE PROGRAMA GRATIS. Instructora de Zumba Catalina nos acompañará para empezar...

Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Coventry & Kalusa!

Join us for some fun in the sun as we celebrate the start of Summer Reading! Come sign-up for summer reading while playing with bubbles, hula hoops and...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Glimpses of World History with Robert W. Strayer

Series of illustrated talks dealing with various themes, topics, and periods of time in World History. Robert W. Strayer (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin)...

San Lorenzo Valley Community Band Concert

Bring the whole family and enjoy an evening of band music in the Boulder Creek Library Amphitheater. A selection of music from Stage and Screen by a...

Sunday, June 16

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Percussion with James Henry!

Join us for some fun in the sun as we celebrate the start of Summer Reading! Come sign-up for summer reading while playing with bubbles, hula hoops and...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

Monday, June 17

Tech Talks

Discuss and explore the most useful apps and settings for optimizing your tablet and smartphone. Mondays in June at Aptos Branch Library....

Tuesday, June 18

Animal Art Classes for Kids 5-15

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30 $10 Drop-In / $15 material fee Ongoing except school holidays Tannery Arts Center/ Watershed Art Studio #116 1050 River St....

All About CERT

Join Kevin Foster from the Boulder Creek Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to learn all about how to be a citizen who is prepared for natural...

Wednesday, June 19

Family concert with José-Luis Orozco

Join in the fun as celebrated author Jose Luis Orozco encourages children to sing and play in Spanish and English through a mix of Latin American songs,...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Stars of Poetry

Are you a star of poetry? If not, you can easily become one this summer! Join this free series of workshops to explore poets, poem-making, and performance....

Traveling Lantern Theater: My Mother The Astronaut

My Mother The Astronaut: To the moon and beyond! Aquarius' mom is an astronaut and today is "Take your child to work day." Aquarius can't wait to go to NASA...

LEGO: EV3 Robotics

Create advanced mechanical devices and program motors with Lego Mindstorms. Open to ages 10 to 17. Class will meet weekly on Wednesdays at the Live Oak...

Santiago the Magician

Santiago is a Modern Day Medieval Magician, based in Santa Cruz, California, who brings together the beauty of historical wizardry and modern day conjuring...

Brave Space - daringly intimate circus in a blanket fort

Brave Space is the building of a blanket fort, sneaking under a hoopskirt, an impulsive congregation in the tiniest of tents. Starting as a puddle of fabric...

HAM Radio Licensing Course

Interested in acquiring your HAM (Amateur Radio) Technician License? Now's your chance! HAM radios are both a fun hobby and an important aspect of...

Thursday, June 20

Percussion with James Henry

James Henry, master percussionist, has traveled the world with this program and brings to everyone pieces of cultural wisdom from every area of the globe....

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

Music Together MusicalMe Special Storytime

​Experience first-hand just how fun learning and playing musically with your child can be. We’ll teach you how to take music out of the box and put it into...

PopUp Picnics in the Park

PopUp Picnics in the Park return to Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for the fourth summer in a row, taking place Thursdays from June 13 through August...

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Percussion with James Henry

James Henry, master percussionist, has traveled the world with this program and brings to everyone pieces of cultural wisdom from every area of the globe....

Percussion with James Henry

James Henry, master percussionist, has traveled the world with this program and brings to everyone pieces of cultural wisdom from every area of the globe....

Robo Sumo

Come compete in the not-so-ancient art of Robo-Sumo. Kids ages 8-17 will work in groups of two to build a competition. Meets every Thursday. Program begins...

Animal Art Classes for Kids 5-15

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:30 $10 Drop-In / $15 material fee Ongoing except school holidays Tannery Arts Center/ Watershed Art Studio #116 1050 River St....

Friday, June 21

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.

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

Taiko for Kids class

Watsonville Taiko is offering a 2-month (9 Fridays) session of taiko classes for youth ages 7 and up. Students experience rhythm, movement and power while...

Saturday, June 22

"Bend" by Shay Church

An environmental installation by Shay Church.Created from raw materials of wood and clay, this mythological bend in a river is where wildlife and traces of...

May 24 - June 22, 2019