February Events in Santa Cruz!
Get a jump on spring break camps!
April 6 - 9, 2015, Horse-n-Around
March 30-April 3, 2015, Catalyst Soccer Camp
Mon. April 6 through Fri, April 10, 2015
Ebb & Flow Sculpture
Come one, come all, and join us in creating a beautiful river-inspired public art piece at the Tannery Arts Center! This sculpture was designed through the input of over 100 community members, and is a collaboration between artists Kathleen Crocetti and Anna Oneglia.
Kathleen and her team will be leading a series of community builds to create the mosaic.
Please, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
We’re making mosaics! Come learn a new skill, it’s easy and fun. 10 year olds can do it really well… They made mosaics on Water, Soquel, and Laurel Street Bridges here in Santa Cruz, and if they can do it, so can you!
Feel free to plan a party at our place. Birthdays, girls’ night out, Bunco Babes, Dining for Women, surf teams, and book clubs take a break from your regular routine and come play with us. Socialize while you work and put your mark on our community.
Contact Kathleen (email@example.com) if you plan to bring more than 20 people so that we can be ready for you.
Feel free to drop in anytime on these days and times:
February 2nd through March
Tannery Arts Center
1040 River Street, Community Room #117 (near the Art Bar)
Monday through Thursday 3:30p – 8:30p
Natural Bridges Migration Festival
Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off and Festival
Feb 22-April 29, 2015, ages 8-16
Kiddie Cats, Ages 5-7
Hummigbird Days at UCSC Arboretum
March 7-8, 10am to 4pm
1. Explore the tide pools at Natural Bridges State Beach
2. Learn about the honor system at Swanton Berry Farm
3. Stroll through Henry Cowell State Park
4. Connect with nature at the Museum of Natural History, AKA the Whale Museum
5. Take a field trip to the Life Lab Garden Classroom on the UCSC Farm
6. Get a history lesson at Wilder Ranch
7. Be aMAHzed at the SC Museum of Art and History
8. Head to the Beach!
9. Explore your ocean at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center
10. Don't miss the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Serving you for over 45 years, Lenz Arts offers the largest selection of fine art supplies and the oldest custom frame shop on the Central Coast. Described as "one of the last real art stores on the West Coast," people drive for hours to take advantage of our selection of materials. From the finger-painting toddler to the professional gallery artist, we've got you covered!
Do you have time to head out of town?
We have so many wonderful places to visit close to Santa Cruz. Pick out one or two, and take your kids on an adventure
North of Santa Cruz on Hwy 1
South of Santa Cruz on Hwy 1
Other activities south on Highway 1: walking the beaches at Carmel-by-the Sea, kayaking near Fisherman's wharf in Monterey, renting bicycles and riding on the bike path between Monterey and Pacific Grove to Lover's Point, walking along Cannery Row, hiking in Pt. Lobos State Reserve south of Carmel and having a picnic there. Send us your ideas!
Movies Worth Watching
Miss Representation www.missrepresentation.org The documentary Miss Representation, by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, and aired on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The film explores how the media’s misrepresentations of women have led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence.
Race to Nowhere www.racetonowhere.com “Race to Nowhere” is a film and call to mobilize families, educators and policy makers to challenge current assumptions on how to best prepare the youth of America to become healthy, bright, contributing and leading citizens.
Waiting for Superman www.waitingforsuperman.com "When people ask me what inspired "WAITING FOR SUPERMAN" says Guggenheim, "it was really that feeling I had every morning driving past my public school — the feeling that I'm so lucky to have found another way for my kids, and the feeling that this is not enough, it's not enough that I take care of my kids and move on. Unless each one of us fights for change, our schools won't get any better."
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