Aptos Little League: Life Lessons

Yesterday was opening date for Aptos Little League.  I can’t believe it, but I am now in my fifth year of being a Little League parent.  We started our oldest son Aiden with T-Ball when he wasn’t quite yet four years old.  Our youngest son Evan started when he was four, and now he’s in his […]

Triple P 4-Week Brief Group starting in Aptos

Community Bridges will be hosting a Triple P 4-Week Brief Group starting in Aptos, beginning Tuesday October 25th and ending November 15th. The workshop is about Teaching Children to Share & Cooperate using Positive Parenting methodologies. Anyone may attend this free parenting group to learn how to teach your child to share with siblings and […]

Synergy Dance Fitness and Tai Chi

Synergy Dance Fitness and Tai Chi is a dance studio and fitness center in Aptos offering a number of dance, movement, and Tai Chi classes for all kinds of students and experience levels. The studio features a high quality, surround-sound stereo system and high-tech disco light package. The classes which are offered include: Tai Chi […]

Chess Tournament at the Aptos Library

The annual youth Chess Tournament at the Aptos Library will be held on Saturday, May 16 from 12-4 PM. Children between the ages of 6-18 years old are invited to participate. All participants will receive a certificate, and medals will be awarded to the top three finalists. The tournament is free to enter, but preregistration […]

British Soccer Comes to Aptos

British Soccer Comes to Aptos this summer! The Aptos Soccer Club is hosting British Soccer, which kicks off June 8th and runs for the week to June 12th, and also from August 3rd to 7th. Each child will be coached by a British soccer coach flown to the USA exclusively to work on this program. […]

Spring Break is Happening at the MOD!

Spring has sprung, and thousands of Aptos area families with children aged 2-12 will be looking for fun, exciting, yet affordable ways to enjoy their spring break. This year there’s a new option for us: Spring Break is Happening at the MOD! The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (MOD) has a packed schedule for […]

Willowbrook Park

Willowbrook Park is a 6.3 acre park located on Willowbook Drive, right on the border between Aptos and Soquel. It offers basketball courts, tennis courts, a playground, and a rest room. It is a favorite place for local Pickleball Players as well. See also: Willowbrook Park Web Page

Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery Grand Opening

I attended the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on November 15 2014. I shot some video of both the ribbon cutting and a variety of the exhibits…which you could hardly see, because there were so many people there. In fact, they counted over 2,000 people through the doors […]

Museum of Discovery Opens Saturday November 15

The day that many of us have been waiting for is about to arrive! The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery opens Saturday November 15 in the Capitola Mall. The grand opening starts at 10 AM and lasts until 6 PM, when I am sure they will have to be pushing people out the doors […]

Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery

The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery is not actually located in Aptos – but it’s right next door in Capitola, and it’s such an amazing place that were it actually located in Aptos, it surely would be an Aptos Gem. And although it isn’t physically in Aptos, there’s no question that many Aptos children […]