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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Learning to Surf

Ahh, summertime! Last year I wrote about how we registered our son for Capitola Junior Guards.  That was the last year, it seems, when folks had to get up at o’dark:30 to wait in line to make sure they got the session they wanted (now it’s all done online, boo hoo!). He is now in […]

Aptos Library Annual Kids Chess Tournament Returns

The Santa Cruz Public Library System (SCPL), a network of 10 neighborhood library branches throughout Santa Cruz County, today announced the return of its annual kids’ chess tournament at the Aptos Library, its 14th Annual Tournament. The tournament will be held on Saturday, May 28 from 12:00-4:00p.m. Children between the ages of 6-18 years old are […]

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. […]

Capitola Junior Guards Registration

I’m a morning person – I’m usually up by 5 or 5:30 AM, sometimes even a bit earlier than that…and I don’t have to set an alarm to do it. But on Monday this week, I actually did set my alarm for 4:00 AM so I could get in line for the Capitola Junior Guards […]

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 […]