A Conversation about Alzheimer’s and dementia in our community

Date/Time October 12, 2022 to October 12, 2022 06:00 PM until 07:15 PM Description Learn about Alzheimer’s, dementia, and memory loss in this town hall meeting, open to the community. We’ll review the basics of these conditions, services of the Alzheimer’s Association and how we can expand the reach of local programs and services. Bring

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UC Master Gardeners: Grow Great Garlic

Date/Time October 12, 2022 to October 12, 2022 05:00 PM until 06:30 PM Description Have you ever wanted to add garlic to your food garden? Now is the time to plant garlic from seed for harvesting next year. With so many varieties available, it can be hard to choose the right ones for our area.

Meet Angela Underwood Jacobs, Candidate for Lt. Governor

Date/Time August 11, 2022 to August 11, 2022 07:00 PM until 08:30 PM Description Listen to her story, see her smile, shake her hand and feel her indomitable spirit. Thursday August 11 7:00 p.m. at Christ Fellowship Church, 2066 San Benito Street, Hollister: multipurpose room Come here this sacred and inspiring story of Angela Underwood

“Frida” Movie Night at The GardenShoppe

Date/Time March 03, 2022 to March 03, 2022 07:00 PM until 09:00 PM Description Join us on The GardenShoppe patio for the first of our Women's History movie nights! We will be watching Frida. This is a FREE, 21 and older event. Please dress warmly as our patio can be chilly in evenings. No outside

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Pile burning workshop and workparty 

Date/Time June 13, 2021 to June 13, 2021 09:30 AM until 11:00 AM Description Date: June 13 Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CCPBA will be hosting a late season Pile Burn Workshop/ work party near La Selva Beach, Santa Cruz County. It will cover the basics of safely burning and the permit process. Post workshop, we

Tule Elk in Clear Creek Management Area Photo by Jesse Pluim and courtesy of Bureau of land Management.

Wildfire Home hardening and Defensible space workshop

Date/Time June 26, 2021 to June 26, 2021 10:00 AM until 12:30 PM Description Date: June 26 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Where: Woods Cove in Santa Cruz County. Cost: $20 but scholarships are available.   Subjects that will be covered: Local history:  Native cultural burning, Tule elk grazing, colonization, logging and brush encroachment Current

Anna's Hummingbird feeding on Mexican sage. Photo Carmel de Bertaut.

UC Master Gardeners: Grow a Hummingbird Garden

Date/Time June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2021 05:00 PM until 06:30 PM Description When: Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 5 – 6:30 pm (online) Cost: Free. Donations accepted.   There are few things as delightful as hummingbirds in the garden. This free virtual class outlines the natural history of hummingbird populations on the Central Coast and species

Plants for indoor and outdoor gardens were for sale.

UC Master Gardeners: Q and A

Date/Time June 29, 2021 to June 29, 2021 05:00 PM until 06:30 PM Description When: Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 5 – 6:30 pm (online) Cost: Free. Donations accepted.   Do you have questions about gardening? Are you seeing problems with your plants and don't know what to do? Or unsure what soil, water, or fertilizing a particular

Produce from the garden. Photo provided by Maya Gomez-Sheehy.

UC Master Gardeners: Growing Vegetables in Containers

Date/Time June 22, 2021 to June 22, 2021 05:00 PM until 06:30 PM Description When: Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 5 – 6:30 pm (online) Cost: Free. Donations accepted.   If you dream of growing your own food, but have limited space, or need ideas to creatively use your deck, patio or balcony, this class is for you. Growing

Irrigation check. Photo provided by Shawn Novack.

UC Master Gardeners Irrigation Basics class

Date/Time May 27, 2021 to May 27, 2021 05:00 PM until 06:30 PM Description Date: May 27, 2021 Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Cost: Free, donations accepted  Instructor Avry Miller will discuss the role of water in agricultural and home-scale irrigation: how to evaluate soil moisture and structure, understand the impact of environmental conditions

Small Business Development Center: Emergency Preparedness-Get your ducks in a row…be prepared for anything

Date/Time April 30, 2021 to April 30, 2021 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Description Businesses and their staff face a variety of hazards. Join us as we help businesses prepare for the unexpected. A panel representing banking, insurance, emergency response and business will share their thoughts on why an emergency/disaster plan is needed. Confirmed panelists

Monterey Bay Econimic Partnership Program and Public-Private Partnership Award Recipients for 7th Annual Regional Economic Summit

Date/Time May 06, 2021 to May 06, 2021 09:30 AM until 12:30 PM Description $59 Tickets Economic Partnership's 7th Annual Regional Economic Summit on May 6, 2021 This year the summit will again be virtual, and we have a great program planned that will look closely at the most recent economic data and the impact of

UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties: Start Your Summer Vegetable Garden

Date/Time April 14, 2021 to April 14, 2021 05:00 PM until 06:30 PM Description   UC Master Gardeners of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties offers free and low-cost gardening classes, serving Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties. For further information and to register, visit mbmg.ucanr.edu.   Start Your Summer Vegetable Garden Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Open Farm Tours: Plastics in Packaging webinar

Date/Time February 04, 2021 to February 04, 2021 06:30 PM until 08:00 PM Description Plastic pollution is one of the most critical environmental challenges facing the planet. Virtually all plastic ever produced still exists, and almost one-third of plastic consumed each year directly pollutes our land, oceans, and food chain. By now we’re all aware

Amah Mutsun Land Trust: Fire Symposium on Indigenous Wildfire Management for Healthier Futures

Date/Time November 19, 2020 to November 19, 2020 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM Description Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020, Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m. Where: Online, Register now for this Zoom-based event On Thursday, November 19, the Amah Mutsun Land Trust will host its first ever Fire Symposium. This online event will bring together tribal leaders, fire