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March 2019

May 2-5, 2019 Craft Retreat!

March 10 @ 5:00 am - July 26 @ 5:00 am
Happy Valley Conference Center, 2159 Branciforte Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95065 United States

Hello Friends! Happy Valley Conference Center, nestled between Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, is the perfect destination for you to do the things YOU love to do!  There is NO agenda for the weekend except for YOUR agenda!  The food is fantastic, the setting serene, and the focused time away, invaluable! Come scrapbook, stamp, sew, knit, paint... Whatever makes your heart happy! Check out this YouTube video for a glimpse into your weekend esacpe!  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM4q-tZm_yg)  The basic retreat is Friday at…

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May 2019

6 Week: Ultimate Body and Lifestyle Transformation Challenge

May 20 @ 5:00 am - July 1 @ 5:00 am
Santa Cruz, Sutter Materinty and Surgery Center
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States

TXT DISCOUNT CODE: TXTMember2019 TOADAL FITNESS MEMBER DISCOUNT CODE: ToadalMember2019 (TYPE IN DISCOUNT CODE AFTER SELECTING $185 CHALLENGE OPTION. 6 Week Ultimate Body Transformation Challenge!!! MAY 20th - JULY 1st 2019 Have you tried to lose weight only to give up after a few days or weeks? Or tried a fitness program only to lose interest? We have a solution for you! Not only will you gain a consistent workout schedule, you will gain tools and skills that will support you for…

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June 2019

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about the relationship between creators and their communities. Called Put Your Gold Money Where Your Love Is, Baby: Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead, the exhibit features documents, photographs, recordings, merchandise, and media clippings from newly processed business records of the band. Come and explore how the band's DIY approach to being working artists helped to…

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Songs of Labor & Transcendence: The Trianon Press Archive

Drawing on published and unpublished materials, business records, and personal materials, Songs of Labor & Transcendence: The Trianon Press Archive explores the breadth of this renowned press’s publications and the highly skilled printers' art behind each edition's creation. Founded in Paris in 1947, the Trianon Press published an astonishing catalog of fine art books in the latter half of the 20th century. The Press gained particular notoriety for its exceptional facsimile reproductions of the rare illuminated manuscripts of William Blake,…

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Exploring Big Basin

June 18 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Learn about redwoods, forest plants, fires, geology, history and more on these fun, varied hikes with docent Diane Shaw. Hikes are 5-8 miles and last up to 5 hours. We go rain or shine, but strong winds may cancel. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883.Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10. 

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Infant Sleep Basics for Parents

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mini Mint, 3912 Portola Dr, #1
Santa Cruz, CA 95602 United States

Sleep! Are you nervous about infant sleep issues, sleep training, and your own sanity around lack of sleep with a newborn? This class is designed not to give you yet another dose of confusing, opinion-based baby sleep training methods. Instead, this class starts with the basics of infant biology so you can understand and address the patterns of sleep you may notice in your baby and start to make adjustments based on your individual family’s needs. From there, you can…

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Heavy Metal Toxicity

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
New Leaf Community Markets, 1101 Fair Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Wellness Class with Dr. Danette Sutton This class will focus on the sources of heavy metal and chemical toxicity, how to test for it and how to safely and gently remove heavy metals. Heavy metal toxicity may prevent people from losing weight, getting healthier, and resolving chronic health issues you may not have realized are caused or hindered by heavy metal toxicity. These can include autoimmune diseases, dementia, TBI, autism, Parkinson's, MS, asthma, and many other conditions. Q&A period following…

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Cursive, Calligraphy and Brush Lettering for Teens @All Hands Workshops

June 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
All Hands Workshops, 514a Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Modern calligraphy and brush lettering are everywhere these days, yet fewer and fewer people know how to write beautifully by hand or even read cursive scripts. In this 5 week class, youth will develop this versatile skill set with the guidance of letterer and designer Kendra Dosenbach. Starting with a review of cursive handwriting, students will create a variety of modern lettering projects using brush pens, pointed pens, chalk, watercolor and more. Students will go home with all the tools…

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Big Basin Nature Club

June 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This fun program is designed for children ages 3 to 6 and their families. Pretend, play, sing, and explore! This half-hour program will introduce youngsters to the wonders of the redwood forest. Meet at the campfire center. Free event. Vehicle day-use fee is $10. For more information, call (831) 338-8883.

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Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - June 19 @ 12:00 am

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden. More information can be found here.

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