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Sunday, May 19, 12 - 4pm

Louden Nelson Community Center
& Laurel Park

Free Admission for All Ages!

(0 A May 2019) Playho-ho-ha-ha-ha300.jpgRide, skip, skate or dance your way to Play it Forward Santa Cruz, brought to you by Santa Cruz Public Libraries and City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation  Experience how play can transform lives and strengthen communities.

What's a Playshop? A playshop is a fun hands-on experience that showcases how local organizations use play to make a positive impact in our community. There are a wide variety of playshops to choose from in the park and in Louden Nelson Community Center rooms. Schedule of playshops updated daily. 12:00pm

(0 A May 2019) Playlaughter_yoga.jpgLaughter Yoga Laugh your way out of stress and negative thoughts through playful, interactive laughter exercises, meditation and shivasana (deep relaxation). Room #1, 12 :00pm

Cuéntame a Story We can all use a little self-love. Join us for an All Ages Bilingual Adventure towards self-acceptance through storytime and crafts. (2:30- 3:10)  Room #5 

Martial Arts Maneuvers Come experience a Martial Arts mini class! Learn meditation, energy flow, stretching and kicking and hear an ancient martial arts story. Every child gets to kick through a wooden board at the end of the 20 minute session! (Limit 10 children per session.) Room #4, 2:00 & 2:40pm

(0 A May 2019) Playdoggone150.jpgA Virtual Playshop  Explore first-hand how virtual reality technology is used for gaming, learning and more. Ages 13 and up. (Drop in 12:30 -1:10)  Room #5  

Dog-gone Fun  Try not to fall in love with any of the friendly dogs that are taking turns hanging out in the Beer & Wine Garden with the hopes of finding a forever home. (Drop in 12:00 - 4:00) Multi-purpose Room

(0 A May 2019) Playjazz_band.jpgMeet the Band  This is your backstage pass to meet members of the Kuumbwa Honors Jazz band! (Drop in 1:30-2:15) Room #1

Zines for Social Change  Join our DIY Zine making workshop to explore community social issues around the themes of climate change, families and speaking up and out. (Drop in 1:30 -2:10) Room #5

(0 A May 2019) PlayMusicalMe.jpgDiscover your Family's Rhythm Make the world a better place through interactive music-making for the whole family: singing, dancing and rhythm instrument play.  Room #1, 2:45pm

(0 A May 2019) Playwaltz2.jpgLearn to Waltz Swirl your way into fun at this beginner Waltz lesson. (40 minute lesson)  Room #4, 12:45pm

Math Adventures of Jamear Discover how math is a fun part of everyday life through exciting math-based crafts, games and activities for kids K-3. (0 A May 2019) Playmath_adventures.jpg(12:15-1:00) Room #7

Up-cycle Plastics to Art! Using plastic re-purposed scraps, create a jellyfish, sea turtle, fish or something entirely of your own creation. Room #7, 3:10pm


There's MORE! Ongoing Activities,  Live Bands,   Beer & Wine,   Food Trucks,   Schedule


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