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  Santa Cruz Parent Santa Cruz, CA

July 3, 2014
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Arboretum Garden Tour
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(Holidays) 4thJuly_BoyinStripedShirtwithFlag.jpgHallowed be the day, forever bright its memory in the heart of the Nation.
Sing to it, poets;
shout to it, freemen;
celebrate it with bonfires, parades, and triumphant assemblies"

(Daily Alta California, 4 July 1855)

 27th Annual 1, 5, 10k Firecracker Run  ALBA SCHOOL 4th Celebration & BBQ
 Wilder Ranch Independence Day  Roaring Camp  4th Celebration
 FREE 4th of July COMMUNITY SWIM!  Gilroy Gardens Independence Day   BBQ Buffet
 4th in Monterey  Santa Cruz Beaches July 4th Road Closures
 4TH  Parade & Fireworks Scotts Valley  Boulder Creek Fire Station Pancake Breakfast
 Freedom Fest in Morgan Hill  Spirit of Watsonville Parade
 World’s Shortest July 4 Parade Aptos
 Spreckles
 Cooper Molera Celebration

 Evening Kayaking Tour in Santa Cruz

 Pacific Grove  Carmel-by-the-Sea
 Boulder Creek 4th  Parade  Stagnaro Evening Cruise
 Seaside  Half Moon Bay's Ol' Fashioned 4TH Parade
  This Week

 

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Events in the Parks

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A - Z Camps Swimming Holes Camp Guide
 

(Logos Business) SeahorseSwimSchool.jpgAs part of an effort to prevent and reduce accidental drownings, Seahorse Swim School offers

FREE swim lessons

to all ages, levels & abilities

SATURDAY JULY 5

12noon to 2pm 

Lifestyle Fitness

25 Penny Lane

Watsonville.

FREE swim lessons will be offered every first Saturday of each month thereafter.


No appointment needed, no former swimming experience required.

For more information, contact Tiffany (831) 476 - 7946 (SWIM)

or visit


SeahorseSwimSchool.com

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Kids Love

Clubs for Kids!

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So many

museums!

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Visit several

this summer!

 

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 Arboretum Garden Tour

Arboretum at UC Santa Cruz
A tranquil place to see plants from around the world plus quail, bunnies...
Date: The 1st Sat of every month at 11:00am
Admission Fees: Tour free with $5 admission

 Take advantage of a free guided Arboretum tour on the first Saturday of the month. With more than 300 plant species, ranging from Santa Cruz natives to rare and threatened plants of unusual scientific interest, the Arboretum is the place to see a variety of flora, fauna, birds and more. Meet at Norrie's Gift Shop.

 UCSC Arboretum. 11 am. Tour free with $5 admission.

 Come and see native flora from around the globe, including California, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and Chile. The Arboretum offers many rich opportunities for casual visitors, researchers, students, members, and friends. You can find more information by visiting our About page.


1st Tuesday of every month. Free admission to the Arboretum.  The Arboretum is open each day from 9 am to 5 pm. (Closed only on Thanksgiving and Christmas days.) Directions and information about admission can be found here.


Location: 1156 High St, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: 831.427.2998 •website Santa Cruz West Side

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Kiddie Kapers Parade
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  Kiddie Kapers Parade
California Rodeo
Date: 07/16/2016 at 6:30pm
Details: Bring your family to Oldtown Salinas and join years of tradition with the Kiddie Kapers and Colmo del Rodeo Parades.
Special Instructions: followed by Colmo Parade
City: Salinas Phone: 831-751-3100 view all details >>
     
In the Shadows of the Ancients
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  In the Shadows of the Ancients
State Park Big Basin
Date: Every Th (Jun 18-Jul 30) at 6:30pm
Ages: All
Details: Discover the ancient redwoods and the flowers, ferns and other plants
Special Instructions: 5.5 miles roundtrip
City: Boulder Creek Phone: (831) 338-8883 view all details >>
     
Happy Birthday America!
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Young Eagles - Kids Fly Free
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Young Eagles
Date: The 2nd Sa of every month from 8:00am to 4:00pm
Ages: 8 yrs - 17 yrs
Details: Kds fly free EAA airplane rides, on the first Saturday of every month between January and April and then again between September
City: Watsonville Phone: 831-531-8440 view all details >>
     
Happy Birthday America!
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Solstice Contra Dance
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Santa Cruz Dance
Date: 12/22/2017 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Ages: 7+
Details: Contra couples dancing for beginners and experienced dancers
Special Instructions: Usually Third Friday, Check website.
City: Santa Cruz view all details >>
     
Happy Birthday America!
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Birding Walk, Elkhorn Slough
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  Birding Walk, Elkhorn Slough
Elkhorn Slough
Date: The 1st Sa of every month at 8:30am
Details: Go on a guided bird hunt, begin or add to your list of sitings
Special Instructions: Meet in the parking lot behind Whole Enchilada
City: Watsonville Phone: (831) 728-2822 view all details >>
     
Free Wildlife Eco-Tours of the Santa Cruz Wharf
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  Free Wildlife Eco-Tours of the Santa Cruz Wharf
City of Santa Cruz
Date: 07/05/2014 at 1:00pm
Details: Free Wildlife Eco-Tours of the Santa Cruz Wharf Celebrating the
City: Santa Cruz Phone: (831) 420-5270 view all details >>
     
     
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