Funky Fungi

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Why do mushrooms grow in circles? Why are mushroom rings historically associated with fairies? Come learn about funky fungi as we search for mushroom rings, and make your own fairy craft! This is a drop-in program; no registration is required. … Read more

Bay of Life: From Wind to Whales

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Join a special presentation by renowned National Geographic photographer-writer team Frans Lanting and Chris Eckstrom to launch their new BAY OF LIFE book. They will share images, videos, and stories. The show features exclusive work produced around the Monterey Bay … Read more

Pole Walking for Maintaining Mobility

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When PoleWalking, you’ll feel taller and experience profound freedom of movement! Special session for people with mobility challenges. Learn game-changing skills that address your issues, reduce fall risk, improve your balance, endurance, walking gait, and longevity. Easy pace; short practice, … Read more

Frans Lanting Open Studios

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The studio will be open to visitors as renowned landscape and wildlife photographer Frans Lanting participates in Santa Cruz’s annual Open Studios Art Tour. There will be an exclusive display of new prints for the upcoming BAY OF LIFE exhibition as … Read more

Frans Lanting Open Studios

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The studio will be open to visitors as renowned landscape and wildlife photographer Frans Lanting participates in Santa Cruz’s annual Open Studios Art Tour. There will be an exclusive display of new prints for the upcoming BAY OF LIFE exhibition as … Read more

Film Festival: The New Environmentalists

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Narrated by Sigourney Weaver, The New Environmentalists — from Malawi to Peru (US 2022, 30 min) is the latest in the Mill Valley Film Group’s Emmy Award-winning series about the dedicated recipients of the Goldman Environmental Prize who all have … Read more

Hike – Monte Bello Mushrooms

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On this three-mile tour of Monte Bello Preserve, you start with a gradual uphill along Stevens Creek and through a creekside forest to reach open grasslands and panoramic views. Next, you head back downhill along the shady Stevens Creek Nature … Read more