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ARTS AND MUSIC
A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL! Christian Youth Theater (CYT) Santa Cruz is again with a charming stay efficiency of “A Christmas Story, The Musical.” Primarily based on the hilarious and heartwarming film traditional that delights audiences all over the world each Christmas season, this high-energy musical follows the charming, decided nine-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest for the holy grail of Christmas presents: an Official Crimson Ryder Carbine-action 200-shot Vary Mannequin Air Rifle. With dynamic music by Pasek and Paul (writers of “The Biggest Showman,” “Pricey Evan Hansen” and extra) and a riveting story by Joseph Robinette, this present is really a magical deal with for the entire household. CYT’s spectacular manufacturing contains each iconic scene, from the flagpole, to the leg lamp, to the pink bunny swimsuit—this musical has all of it! Kick off your wonderful vacation season with CYT Santa Cruz at “A Christmas Story, The Musical,” coming to the brand new Performing Arts Chapel at Monte Vista Christian College November 12-14. Particulars and tickets out there now at cytsantacruz.org. Friday, Nov. 12, 7pm. Monte Vista Performing Arts, 2 College Means, Watsonville.
CHARLEY’S AUNT Brandon Thomas’ side-splitting farce, Charley’s Aunt is enjoying now at Cabrillo School’s Crocker Theatre’s Blackbox Stage. Ela Delahy (performed by Nichole Langmead) shares secrets and techniques with Lord Fancourt Babberley (Nathan Woodward) whereas Donna Lucia D’Alvadorez (Shannon Marie McDonough) eavesdrops. Performances start on November fifth and run weekends via November twenty first. Extra data and tickets out there via www.cabrillovapa.com or name 831-479-6154. Rumor has it: they may promote out quick!
CELTIC TEEN BAND PROGRAM Teenage musicians ages 12-19 play in an ensemble, creating musicianship, flexibility, and musical creativity. Members work on music from Eire, Scotland, Brittany, Norway, Sweden, and america, along with fashionable and extra quirky items. Devices welcomed embrace fiddle, viola, flute, tin whistle, pipes, cello, upright bass, guitar, mandolin, banjo, dulcimer, autoharp, ukulele, Celtic harp, accordion and percussion. College students should have at the very least two years expertise on their instrument, and should be capable to learn sheet music and chord symbols. The group meets twice a month Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-5pm on the London Nelson Middle with fiddle trainer John Weed. Price is free-$10 per session on a sliding scale. Potential college students are welcome to return for a session and see in the event that they prefer it—no obligation! Extra info and registration at CommunityMusicSchool.org/teenband. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 3:30pm. Louden Nelson Neighborhood Middle, 301 Middle St., Santa Cruz.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Vacation Open Home at Stewart’s Floral. Rejoice the start of a joyous vacation season. Adorned Christmas bushes, vacation presents and residential decor gadgets. That includes Mark Roberts Fairies. There can be refreshments, too. Name for extra info: 831-479-0999. Saturday, Nov. 13, 10am-5pm. Sunday, Nov. 14, 10am-5pm. Stewart’s Floral, 1658 Soquel Drive #A, Santa Cruz.
LA SELVA BEACH BRANCH LIBRARY OPENING CELEBRATION AND HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR The La Selva Seashore Department Library will host actions for adults and children indoors and on the patio. Teenage magician James Chan will stroll among the many crowd performing magic and card methods from noon-1pm and 1:30-2:30pm. The Craft Truthful will function 26 distributors of superb arts and crafts. The Buddies of the LSB Library will host a guide sale contained in the Clubhouse. LSB Neighborhood Emergency Response Crew (CERT) will host a bake sale and prize raffle to assist fund neighborhood emergency response wants. Come and luxuriate in stay music within the courtyard and nice eats from native meals vehicles. Saturday, Nov. 13, 10am-4pm. La Selva Seashore Department Library, 316 Estrella Ave., La Selva Seashore.
MOUNTAINFILM ON TOUR SANTA CRUZ Mountainfilm on Tour brings a number of culturally wealthy, adventure-packed and extremely inspiring documentary movies curated from the Mountainfilm competition in Telluride, Colorado. The tour will quickly go to Santa Cruz with movies that discover themes linked to Mountainfilm’s mission of utilizing the ability of movie, artwork and concepts to encourage audiences to create a greater world. The Rio Theatre has been organizing Mountainfilm on Tour for a number of years and has been working with native colleges to host Mountainfilm in Schooling to space college students. Mountainfilm is a documentary movie competition that showcases tales about environmental, cultural, climbing, political and social justice points. Mountainfilm is held each Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. Together with distinctive documentaries, the competition goes past the movie medium by bringing collectively world-class athletes, change makers and visionary artists for a multi-dimensional celebration of indomitable spirit. We can be serving Sierra Nevada Sufferfest beer with a portion of proceeds benefiting Second Harvest Meals Financial institution. Please test the Rio Theatre Covid-19 protocols earlier than buying tickets; riotheatre.com. Saturday, Nov. 13, 7pm. Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz.
OUTDOOR FILM SCREENING AT GREATER PURPOSE BREWERY: UNITED AGAINST HATE As a part of the nationwide United Towards Hate Week motion, SCPL has partnered with Santa Cruz County United for Protected and Inclusive Communities to carry neighborhood members collectively by movies, conversations and actionable alternatives to stop hate violence and to construct secure, inclusive environments the place everybody can take part in public life. Be a part of us at Better Function Brewery for a free outside screening and fascinating dialogue of Not in Our City quick movies. This curated record of movies function how devoted folks and neighborhood teams stood, spoke and acted in opposition to hate when hate crimes had been dedicated of their cities. A facilitated dialogue will observe every movie to discover what, the place, why and the way Santa Cruz County communities can unite in opposition to hate. Particular because of Better Function Brewery for internet hosting this occasion of their outside beer backyard and making provisions for us to maneuver inside in case of inclement climate. Meals and beer can be out there for buy. Proof of vaccination or a masks is required for entry into the taproom. Cheers! Sunday, Nov. 14, 6pm. East Cliff Brewing Co., 21517 E Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz.
COMMUNITY PILATES MAT CLASS Come construct power with us. This extremely popular in-person neighborhood Pilates Mat Class within the large auditorium at Temple Beth El in Aptos is in session as soon as once more. Please carry your individual mat, small Pilates ball and theraband when you’ve got one. You have to be vaccinated for this indoor class. Urged donation of $10/class is welcome. Thursday, Nov. 11, 10am. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 10am. Temple Beth El, 3055 Porter Gulch Highway, Aptos.
CUÉNTAME UN CUENTO Acompáñanos para una hora de cuentos, actividades y canciones en español. Este programa es para niños de 0-8 y sus familias. La hora será miércoles a las 4:30pm. Nos reuniremos en el porche exterior. Cuéntame un Cuento se llevará a cabo en Capitola durante el período de construcción de Dwell Oak. En caso de mal clima, se cancelará la hora de cuentos. Be a part of us for Spanish Storytime, actions, and music! This program is greatest suited to children ages 0-8 and their households. Storytime takes place on Wednesday at 4:30pm. We’ll meet on the surface porch. Storytime will happen at Capitola throughout Dwell Oak’s development interval. Within the occasion of dangerous climate, storytime can be cancelled. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 4:30pm. Capitola Library A Santa Cruz Metropolis County Public Library Department, 2005 Wharf Highway, Capitola.
DOWNTOWN SANTA CRUZ ANTIQUE FAIRE The Santa Cruz Vintage Faire is on the second Sunday of each month. Distributors supply an eclectic mix of antiques and distinctive gadgets, classic clothes, collectibles, LP’s, clothes, furnishings, memorabilia, house decor and extra! Sunday, Nov. 14, 9am-5pm. Downtown Santa Cruz Vintage Faire, Lincoln St. between Pacific and Cedar Sts, Santa Cruz.
FELTON TODDLER TIME Be a part of Librarian Julie on our stunning Felton patio for Toddler Time. Toddler Time is a weekly early literacy program for households with kids ages 0-3 years previous. Music, motion, tales, fingerplays, rhymes, and songs are a enjoyable method to your little one to study. Let’s play and study collectively! Be sure that to carry one thing to sit down on. We ask that adults please put on a masks. Repeats weekly. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 11am. Felton Department Library, 6121 Gushee St., Felton.
GREY BEARS BROWN BAG LINE Gray Bears are searching for assist with their brown bag manufacturing line on Thursday and Friday mornings. Volunteers will obtain breakfast and a bag of meals if wished. Be on the warehouse with a masks and gloves at 7am. Name forward for extra info: 831-479-1055, greybears.org. Thursday, Nov. 11, 7am. California Gray Bears, 2710 Chanticleer Ave., Santa Cruz.
KNITTING AT THE FELTON LIBRARY Be a part of us each Monday afternoon on the Felton Department for a knitting social gathering. All you could do is carry some yarn and knitting needles. All ages are welcome. Monday, Nov. 15, 12:30pm. Felton Department Library, 6121 Gushee St., Felton.
LA SELVA BEACH PRESCHOOL STORYTIME Be a part of us for a enjoyable interactive storytime. We’ll learn books, sing songs and use rhythm and motion. This occasion is appropriate for youngsters ages 3-6 years. There can be an arts and crafts undertaking to take house. This occasion can be held outdoors on the again patio. Please carry one thing to sit down on and costume for the climate. Masks can be required. Repeats weekly. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 11am. La Selva Seashore Department Library, 316 Estrella Ave., La Selva Seashore.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME IN THE SECRET GARDEN Be a part of us within the Secret Backyard in Abbott Sq. on the MAH for storytime! We’ll share tales, songs and rhymes in a secure setting! This 30-40 minute program is meant for youngsters aged 2-6. Do it your self craft kits can be supplied each week. Each different week we’ll function STEM-related tales and ideas. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 11am. Abbott Sq., 118 Cooper St., Santa Cruz.
R.E.A.D.: REACH EVERY AMAZING DETAIL R.E.A.D. is one-on-one studying comprehension instruction for readers second-Twelfth grade. Instructors are California credentialed lecturers. Classes are 25 minutes lengthy. By appointment solely. Contact SCPL Phone Info when you’ve got any questions: 831-427-7713. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 3pm. Capitola Library A Santa Cruz Metropolis County Public Library Department, 2005 Wharf Highway, Capitola.
R.E.A.D.: REACH EVERY AMAZING DETAIL @ DOWNTOWN R.E.A.D. is one-on-one studying comprehension instruction for readers second-Twelfth grade. Instructors are California credentialed lecturers. Classes are 25 minutes lengthy. By appointment solely. Contact SCPL Phone Info when you’ve got any questions: 831-427-7713. Thursday, Nov. 11, 3pm. Santa Cruz Public Libraries Downtown Department, 240 Church St., Santa Cruz.
R.E.A.D.: REACH EVERY AMAZING DETAIL @ LA SELVA BEACH R.E.A.D. is one-on-one studying comprehension instruction for readers second-Twelfth grade. Instructors are California credentialed lecturers. Classes are 25 minutes lengthy. By appointment solely. Contact SCPL Phone Info when you’ve got any questions: 831-427-7713. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 3pm. La Selva Seashore Department Library, 316 Estrella Ave., La Selva Seashore.
ENTRE NOSOTRAS GRUPO DE APOYO Entre Nosotras assist group for Spanish talking girls with a most cancers analysis. Meets twice month-to-month. Registration required, please name Entre Nosotras 831-761-3973. Friday, Nov. 12, 6pm. WomenCARE, 2901 Park Ave., Suite A1, Soquel.
S+LAA MENS’ MEETING Having hassle with compulsive sexual or emotional conduct? Restoration is feasible. Our small 12-step group meets Saturday evenings. Enter by the entrance entrance, go straight down the hallway to the final door on the proper. Thursday, Nov. 11, 6pm. Sutter Maternity & Surgical procedure Middle, 2900 Chanticleer Ave., Santa Cruz.
WOMENCARE ARM-IN-ARM WomenCARE Arm-in-Arm Most cancers assist group for ladies with superior, recurrent, or metastatic most cancers. Meets each Monday, at the moment on Zoom. Registration is required, name WomenCARE at 831-457-2273. All providers are free. For extra info go to womencaresantacruz.org. Monday, Nov. 15, 12:30pm. WomenCARE, 2901 Park Ave., Suite A1, Soquel.
WOMENCARE TUESDAY SUPPORT GROUP WomenCARE Tuesday Most cancers assist group for ladies newly identified and thru their therapy. Meets each Tuesday at the moment on Zoom. Registration required, name WomenCARE 831-457-2273. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 12:30-2pm. WomenCARE, 2901 Park Ave., Suite A1, Soquel.
WOMENCARE: LAUGHTER YOGA Laughter yoga for ladies with a most cancers analysis. Meets each Wednesday, at the moment by way of Zoom. Registration is required, please name WomenCARE at 831-457-2273. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 3:30-4:30pm. WomenCARE, 2901 Park Ave., Suite A1, Soquel.
CASFS FARMSTAND Natural greens, fruit, herbs and flowers are offered weekly on the CASFS Farmstand, beginning June 15 and persevering with by Nov. 23. Proceeds assist experiential teaching programs on the UCSC Middle for Agroecology & Sustainable Meals Techniques. Friday, Nov. 12, Midday-6pm. Tuesday, Nov. 16, Midday-6pm. Cowell Ranch Historic Hay Barn, Ranch View Highway, Santa Cruz.
HISTORIC RANCH GROUND TOUR Uncover what life was like a century in the past on this revolutionary dairy ranch. This hour-long tour contains the 1896 water-powered machine store, barns and different historic buildings. The car day-use charge is $10. For extra info, name 831-426-0505. Areas are restricted and early pre-registration is really useful. Attendees are required to self-screen for Covid-19 signs when pre-registering. Masks and social distancing are additionally required in any respect packages. Saturday, Nov. 13, 1-2pm. Sunday, Nov. 14, 1-2pm. Wilder Ranch State Park, 1401 Coast Highway, Santa Cruz.
SUNSET BEACH BOWLS Expertise the tranquility, peace and quietness because the ocean waves harmonize with the sound of crystal bowls elevating vibration and power ranges. Each Tuesday one hour earlier than sundown at Moran Lake Seashore. Name 831-333-6736 for extra particulars. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 6:30-7:30pm. Moran Lake Park & Seashore, East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz.