Aptos Grange hall on Friday afternoons @ 4:30
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Do you find yourself thinking about your kids at all hours of the night? Are they on the screen too much? Are they eating enough healthy foods? Why are they always sick? Do they have good friends? What does their education look like? Thinking about homeschooling? What am I doing? Am I doing enough? Am I a good mom? Confused, stressed, experiencing physical pain, and lack of sleep while raising your kids? Are you feeling overwhelmed in motherhood because there is so much information out there you don’t know who to trust? Trust me. I’m Sheila, and I want to meet you in the messy part of motherhood and remind you that you ARE enough. I am here to alleviate that stress and worry and provide a plan so that you can: Get healthy meal planning done while using food as medicine. Take care of your kids so you don’t have to go to the doctor for everything. Be confident that you have energy to keep up with your kids because your needs are being met. Create the family culture that you have always dreamed of. Know what the best education for your child is. Have fun while being an awesome mom!!!
The Riekes Center exists for the enhancement of the individual student. Our mission is to provide each student with the best possible opportunity to define and accomplish individual goals, build character and learn transferable life skills through Creative Arts, Athletic Fitness and Nature Awareness, in an environment of non-judgment and mutual respect. We provide these opportunities regardless of the student’s ability to pay, or ability to perform. Each person’s uniqueness and potential is celebrated. The Riekes Center thrives on providing transformational outcomes for our students. At the Riekes Center, all students, all goals, and all interests are equally important. It’s a place where real world diversity thrives and empathy is encouraged. The Core Values of Self Supervision, Honest Communication and Sensitivity to Others are the Center’s operational and social standards.
Welcome to Horse Feathers Training & Riding Academy! Premier equine facility on the Monterey Peninsula offering the best in boarding, training and sales. We welcome all healthy breeds and offer a friendly, clean and safe home for all of your boarding, training, lessons and sale needs. Meet Loly Pop the wonder horse the mini horse. Home of The Sundance Kid APHA & AQHA Sorrel Overo World Class Stallion. My name is Jamie Kennedy and I can’t remember a time when horses were not the focal point of my life. For me, horses are not just a job or a hobby, they are a passion. I have always known what I wanted to be when I grew up…a horse trainer! I truly do what I love and love what I do. The only thing I enjoy doing as much as horse training is sharing my knowledge of horses with other horse lovers. Let’s ride! I offer a wide array of activites and services: Horse Training – All Breeds Welcome, Riding Lessons, Boarding, and so much more. I am now accepting students & horses. Be sure to contact me today to reserve your spot!
Capoeira is a fun and fantastic opportunity for kids to be exposed to a unique blend of martial arts, music, culture and camaraderie. This class is for new and continuing. Become familiar with the name of movement, learn how to play the instruments, I’m thinking additional songs. The focus will be on becoming a proficient capoeirista through games and exercise. McPherson Street location: Mon & Wed 4:00-5:00 ages 5-7 Tues & Thurs 5:00-6:00 ages 8-11 Mon & Wed 5:00-6:00 ages 12-15 Aptos Grange location: Friday 4:15-5:15
Join mushroom enthusiasts Dan Tischler and Justin Pierce from the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz to explore local habitats in search of interesting fungi. We will discuss a bit of the fungus life cycle and some of the various roles that fungi play in natural ecosystems. Learn to identify at least one or two common species and get tips for finding and identifying others that may be encountered in our area. Be prepared to walk about 3 miles round trip as we explore redwood, mixed hardwood/fir/pine, and meadow habitats. This walk will be held at Quail Hollow Ranch. Park information can be found here. In the case of rain, we have permission to use indoor facilities. Participants are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch or snacks. About the walk leaders: Dan Tischler has been hunting wild mushrooms on the California coast since around the time he learned to walk. He started as a child gathering porcini and later came to recognize a few other common edibles. This led to an interest in learning about all the other fungi out there. Now his main interests are learning about the complex lifestyles of fungi and the roles they play in broader ecosystems. […]
The Downtown Association of Santa Cruz is excited to present the return of Kids Day Downtown, a day-long festival of activities, events and entertainment just for kids. The sidewalks of Downtown Santa Cruz will be filled with exhibitors, free activities, and entertainment, plus in-store activities and specials throughout downtown at your favorite businesses. Come experience a great sample of community groups with great youth programming. Education, sports, arts, science, dance, theater, and other offerings will be present with hands on activities all day. The festival runs from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday, March 21st.
Boardwalk Fun Run 1K and 5K Sunday, April 5, 2020 1K- Ages 12 and Under 5K- Ages 4 and Up Lace up your shoes and join the fun with this family-friendly race through the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk! All registered runners receive: Finisher medal Boardwalk treats $5 MyBoardwalk Card for games Up to 2 hours of free-play in the Casino Arcade. $8 Off Ride Wristband for race day Continue the fun after the race is over and go on rides, play games and enjoy the beach! Register Now Sign up before February 15 for a $10 discount! Or sign up before March 14 for a $5 discount! Online registration ends April 4. Onsite registration available on event day from 6:30am-8am at the Season Pass/Group Services Office. Race Info Race-Day Timeline 6:30am: Race Registration and Bib Pick‑Up 7:30am: Warm-up led at Neptune’s Stage 8:00am: 1K Race Starts 8:30am: 5K Race Starts 8:30am-10:30am: Free-Play in arcades for people with event bibs (kids under 12 with bib can have one non-participant adult chaperone) 8:45am-9:30am: Entertainment on Neptune’s Stage 9:30am: Course Closed 10:30am: Awards at Neptune’s Stage 11:00am: Boardwalk Rides Open