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Community Rental: Legendary Collective Slam Poetry

April 25, 2015
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Legendary Collective presents Santa Cruz’s only Slam Poetry competition, starting at it’s new location at MAH. All proceeds benefit the LC’s trip to 2015 slam Championships. Sign ups are at 6:30pm. Slam starts at 7pm Open to the public. $5-$10 sliding scale. Please be aware that this event may include adult language and themes.


MAH Around Town: Watsonville Earth Day

April 26, 2015
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

*Please note that this event is not at the MAH, but at Ramsay Park in Watsonville at Pennsylvania and Main St.  Join the MAH Community Outreach team in a fun, all-ages Earth Day celebration sponsored by the City of Watsonville.  There will be informational booths from local businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies, and lots of […]

Community Rental: 7 Line Guru Rinpoche Supplication Dance

April 26, 2015
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

All are welcome to this especially beautiful cultural event. Guru Rinpoche, or Padmasambhava, established Buddhism in Himalayan area known as Tibet in the 7th Century. He is revered as the second Buddha and in this beautiful, traditional dance, Karma Rinpoche invokes his protection and blessings. As is said of the Seven Line prayer, “This great […]

Evergreen Cemetery Monday Weekly Clean Up Day

April 27, 2015
9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Evergreen Cemetery volunteers make a difference in our community, discover history, and create a vibrant place for learning. In just the past two years, over 300 Evergreen volunteers donated over 2,500 hours working at the cemetery, and hundreds more hours on historical research. Help transform Evergreen into a place to connect and learn local history.  We […]

Free First Friday

Free First Friday: Bike Night, Dear Jerry Exhibition Opening

May 1, 2015
11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Three steps to celebrate Bike Night and the opening of Dear Jerry at the MAH this First Friday: 1. Find your finest tie-dye. 2. Pull up to the MAH and park your bike at the valet (and stop at one of the food trucks parked on Cooper St while you’re at it.) 3. Head inside […]

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