Aptos Events – Overview

Aptos is home to a number of recurring events: Aptos Farmer’s Market at Cabrillo College 4th of July Parade – “the world’s shortest parade”. Santa Cruz Blues Festival

Congressional Town Hall in Capitola on March 25

Congressman Jimmy Panetta and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo will be hosting a community town hall on Saturday, March 25th 2017 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM at the New Brighton Middle School Performing Arts Center (250 Washburn Avenue, Capitola, CA). The event will be moderated by John Laird California Secretary of Resources. Doors open at 9:30 AM. […]

Zach Friend Dinner and Roast

Have you been waiting to see 2nd District Supervisor Zach Friend finally get his comeuppance?  Then you’re in for a treat!  The Capitola-Aptos Rotary Club is putting on a Zach Friend Dinner and Roast on Friday, May 5th 2017 at the Seascape Golf Club.  This event is a fundraiser for Leo’s Haven at Chanticleer Park, […]

Museum of Discovery Debuts Tinkering Workshop

The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (MOD) is growing again! The mission of the MOD has always been to be an extraordinary interactive learning environment where children aged 0 through 12 can explore and discover our world. In its first years, the MOD has been catering to the younger end of the age range.  The MOD has […]

Free Citizenship Workshop at Santa Cruz Public Library

The Santa Cruz Public Library System (SCPL) will host a free Citizenship information session and application workshop at the Downtown Branch Library at 224 Church St. on March 11th from 11:00am to 2:00pm. After the far-reaching success of a free citizenship application workshop last month, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has offered to hold another […]

Aptos Little League Pasta Night

Here’s the golden opportunity to do some serious guilt-free carbo-loading you’ve been waiting for! Aptos Little League is holding a Pasta Night fundraiser on Saturday, March 18th at 5 PM, at the Corralitos Community Center. Your dinner includes pasta, salad, bread, and dessert – beer, wine, and soft drinks will be sold. The price per […]

Aptos and the History of Manned Flight

Did you know that Aptos was host to a pioneering phase in aviation history? In 1903 a man named John Joseph Montgomery began flying his groundbreaking heavier-than-air glider around Aptos. This glider was the first vehicle of its kind to provide human-controlled sustained flight – before the Wright Brothers flew their plane at Kittyhawk. Craig […]

2017 Aptos Business Showcase

The 2017 Aptos Business Showcase is coming up! This annual event is sponsored by the Aptos Chamber of Commerce and the Capitola/Soquel Chamber of Commerce, who are uniting for this event to bring a fun-filled evening with raffles, prizes, free samples, coupons, and booths from a wide variety of local businesses. This event should be […]

Resurrection Church Hosts Chili Cook-off

Resurrection Church will Host a “The Great Chili Cook-off” this Friday, February 17! This fun Chili Cook-off is sponsored by local churches with all proceeds going to provide showers for mid-county homeless. They’ll have a chili tasting with live bands and dancing. The menu includes all kinds of chili, cornbread, desserts, and beverages. This will […]

Twelfth Night Harp Festival

The Community Music School is putting on a Twelfth Night Harp Festival, this coming Saturday, January 7th from 2:00 to 3:30 PM at Resurrection Church in Aptos. This will be a celebration of the harp in its many forms, featuring soloists Steve Coulter (folk harp) Cathleen O’Connell (wire-strung harp), Malima Kone, (kora), the Community Music […]

Free CPR Training at Aptos/La Selva Fire

The good folks at the Aptos/La Selva Fire District are having a free CPR class for our community!  The class is scheduled for January 7th. Check out their announcement on Twitter: Free Community CPR class offered on Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 – to register, call 831-685-6690! Early registration recommended (space limited). pic.twitter.com/FTnQTgphnq — Aptos/La Selva […]