Weekly events calendar for May 25-31:
Saturday, May 25
No local events scheduled
Sunday, May 26
The Corralitos Community Center hosts the 60th annual Lumberjack Breakfast from dawn until noon. All you can eat pancakes, bacon, eggs and hash browns, as well as juice and coffee, for $15. Kids under 12 eat for $7, and children under 5 eat for free.
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.
Monday, May 27
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.
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 Salas at 763-4146.
Tuesday, May 28
Sons in Retirement Luncheon
Aptos Sons in Retirement is having a buffet luncheon and featured presentation on the history of the Cement Ship by John Hibble, Director of the Aptos Chamber and curator of the Aptos History Museum. The luncheon is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. at Severino’s Restaurant at the Seacliff Inn in Aptos. Entry is $24 per person.
Students grades fourth-12th, come spend an afternoon of fun playing all kinds of games at the Watsonville Main Library meeting room from 3:30-5 p.m. There is no charge. For information: 768-3407.
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.
Free social hour every Tuesday and Friday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. is open to the public at 925 Freedom Blvd., Watsonville.
Wednesday, May 29
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 with help of staff from the environmental Science workshop.
An outstanding opportunity to meet community leaders as well as a time for everyone to get together and enjoy an outdoor lunch in the downtown Plaza park. Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
Our new magicians club meets on the last Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. in club room at the Antonelli mobile home park at 2655 Brommer St. in Santa Cruz. If you do magic or want to get started in this fun hobby, join us. Questions? Call Jim at 685-3829
Thursday, May 30
Memoir writing class
A memoir writing class is held in the Watsonville Library Conference Room, second floor from 6-7:45 p.m. The free group is open to both beginning and experienced writers. For information, email [email protected]
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.
Friday, May 31
The Watsonville Certified Farmer’s 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.
The Watsonville Senior Center hosts a free dance every Friday at 10:30 a.m. at 114 E. Fifth St., with music by a DJ.