What's going on? | June 22-28


Events calendar for June 22-28:

Saturday, June 22

Special events

Woodies on the Wharf

Celebrate the Santa Cruz surf lifestyle and classic surf wagons at Woodies on the Wharf from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf. This year plans to be bigger and better to celebrate the 25th Anniversary. Come see more than 200 “Woodies,” gorgeous, pre-1950s cars that feature wood bodies.

Pleasure Point Street Fair

Pleasure Point will be buzzing as the community takes to the street to enjoy the Pleasure Point Street Fair. The event will be held on Portola Drive between 41st and 38th Avenues from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with bike parking available. Admission is free. For information: pleasurepointstreetfair.com.

Recurring events

Aptos Farmers’ Market

Open rain or shine, the Aptos Farmers’ Market at Cabrillo College runs every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

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Sunday, June 23

Recurring events

Farm and garden market

The Corralitos Farm and Garden Market offers locally grown fruits and vegetables and home made baked goods prepared with organic and locally grown ingredients. The market runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 127 Hames Road in Corralitos.

Wetlands Nature Center

Discover the wildlands on free exploration walks at 1:30 p.m. at the Wetlands Nature Center, 30 Harkins Slough Road, Watsonville, behind Ramsay Park. Binoculars provided. Rain cancels. Information: 768-1622 or wetlandsofwatsonville.org.

Watsonville PAL skate camp

Watsonville PAL’s once-a-week skate camp gets underway at 9 a.m. at its Davis Avenue location. Limited enrollment is available. For information:763-4147.

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Monday, June 24

Recurring events

Family Movie Time

Enjoy a relaxing movie night with your family in the Main Library Storytime Room at 5:30 p.m. This week Bumblebee will illuminate the screen: On the run in the year of 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.

Hamburger Night

The American Legion Post 121 invites all to its Hamburger Night from 5:30-7 p.m. at 214 Center St., Watsonville. Cost: $6. Proceeds benefit veterans and the post’s community activities.

Aikido

The Ten Chi Kai Aikido Dojo trains on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7:15-8:45 p.m. at the Watsonville Police Activities League, 130 Rodriguez St., Watsonville. Details: Coresta Angelo at 763-4146.

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Tuesday, June 25

Recurring events

Boxing at Watsonville PAL

Come learn the ropes from Carina Moreno and Rick Noble at Watsonville PAL’s Rodriguez Street location form 3:15-4:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For information visit Watsonvillepal.org or call 763-4146.

Traditional Mexican Music

Come see Watsonville youth performing traditional Mexican melodies in the Main Library Meeting Room at 6 p.m. For all ages. For information: 768-3400.

Bingo at Senior Center

The Watsonville Senior Center, 114 E. Fifth St., hosts bingo from 1-4 p.m. All proceeds benefit the center and its programs. Free coffee. Open to anyone 18 or older. In addition, the Senior Center holds a flea market starting at 9:30 a.m. Details: 722-1333.

Preschool open house

Watsonville Cooperative Preschool holds a free open classroom from 9-11 a.m. Located at 220 Elm St. in Watsonville, inside Linscott Charter School. Bring your toddler age 2 1/2 to 5 and check out the facility and learn more about the preschool/parent learning program. For information: 761-6647.

Valley Heights

Free social hour every Tuesday and Friday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. is open to the public at 925 Freedom Blvd., Watsonville.

Bay Village Homeowners Association

Bay Village Homeowners Association meets the third Tuesday of each month — this month rescheduled to June 25 — at the YWCA, 340 East Beach St. in Watsonville, at 3 p.m. Homeowners are welcome.

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Wednesday, June 26

Recurring events

Chris Lopez: Magic

It’s showtime at your library! Celebrate with Chris Lopez, award winning bilingual magician, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library Meeting Room. For all ages. For information: 768-3400.

STEAM in Watsonville Library

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) meets in the library from 3-4 p.m. For ages 8-12, the ongoing program allows participants to learn about and make electronic creations from Little Bits kits.

Lions Bingo

Join the Watsonville Associated Lions Clubs Bingo and support a nonprofit that gives back to the Pajaro Valley. Meets Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the Kennedy Center, 2401 E. Lake Ave., Watsonville.

Bilingual toddler time and lap time

Freedom Branch Library, 2021 Freedom Blvd., offers child socialization and early literacy skills for children ages 6-30 months at 10:30 a.m., and for ages 2-4 at 11:30 a.m. Details: 768-3420.

Watsonville Band

The Watsonville Community Band wants new members who can read music and competently play an instrument. Rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. in the Watsonville High School band room on Marchant Street. Information: band manager Don Spence at 728-2767 or watsonville-band.org.

Elks Lodge dinner

The Watsonville Elks Lodge, 121 Martinelli St., hosts dinners for members and guests. Lodge opens 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served 6:30 p.m. A full course dinner is included for $10 per person (special events may be higher). Contact the lodge for reservations at 724-2493. Reservations are a must.

Migrant assistance

The Community Information Center for Migrant Assistance/Centro Communitario de Información Migratoria at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 Lawrence Ave., Watsonville offers immigration information and assistance from 6-8 p.m. Free. Information: 724-3461.

Magic Club

Our new magicians club meets on the last Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. in club room at the Antonelli Mobile Manor at 2655 Brommer St. in Santa Cruz. If yo do magic or want to get started in this fun hobby, join us. Questions? Call Jim at 685-3829.

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Thursday, June 27

Recurring events

Bilingual toddler time

Watsonville Public Library, 275 Main St., Suite 100, offers child socialization and early literacy skills for children ages 2-4 at 10:30 a.m. Details: 768-3400.

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Friday, June 28

Special events

County Firefighters golf tournament

The Santa Cruz County Firefighters memorial golf tournament returns for its seventh year at the Seascape Golf Club in Aptos. Registration and a putting contest begins at 11 a.m. A shot-gun start is scheduled for 1 p.m. The $150 ticket includes a cart, bag lunch, raffle ticket, dinner and more. To register: sccfirefightersmemorialgolftournament.com.

Recurring events

Farmers’ market

The Watsonville Certified Farmers’ Market takes place every Friday from 3-7 p.m. on Peck Street in the downtown Plaza. Offers organic and ethnic produce, flowers, live music and plenty of goodies to eat.

St. Francis bingo

Bingo meets every Friday evening at the Kennedy Center, 2401 E. Lake Ave., Watsonville. Doors open at 5 p.m. Proceeds go to scholarships at St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High School. Information: 722-2665 or 722-3274.

Senior dance

The Watsonville Senior Center hosts a free dance at 10:30 a.m. at 114 E. Fifth St.

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