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Evergreen Cemetery Monday Weekly Clean Up Day

July 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 […]


Recess in Abbott Square

July 29, 2015
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Do you work downtown, do you wish you could get outside and have some fun with your fellow downtown employees? Join the fun folks from NextSpace for a little midweek break in Abbott Square on Wednesdays from 12-2. Want to learn more about Abbott Square? Click here for more info on the Abbott Square website.


Yoga in Abbott Square

July 29, 2015
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bring your own mat/towel for a free intro to yoga session with instructor Emily Hope Dobkin. Participate in a 60 minute power vinyasa flow, a form of yoga that heals, detoxifies and electrifies the mind and body at deep levels (both on and off the mat). This practice is suitable for all-levels of yogis, from […]


MAH Around Town: “Watsonville Strawberry Festival”

August 1, 2015
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Besides the Big Red MAH Ball, what’s red, round and delicious?  Answer: STRAWBERRIES!  Join the MAH Outreach Team at this delicious celebration of everyone’s favorite round red berry.  With all kinds of yummy strawberry foods, drinks, music, games, a pie eating contest and of course a fun free interactive MAH art activity, it’ll be a […]

Davenport Jail Museum

Historic Davenport Jail open today from 11am to 4pm

August 2, 2015
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hang out with some of the MAH’s awesome historical docents in Santa Cruz County’s smallest jail house with only two cells.  The Davenport Jail was built in 1914 and decommissioned in 1936 yet still exists as a reminder of rowdier times on the north coast.  It was only used twice as a jail.  After 1936, the county […]

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