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Qing Ming Evergreen Cemetery Chinese Memorial Clean Up and Work Day

April 11, 2015
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join the Evergreen Restoration Committee in a fun work day to celebrate the Chinese Cultural Holiday of Qing Ming.  Qing Ming is traditionally celebrated by family members who clean the grave sites of their loved ones and give offerings to their departed spirits.  The MAH’s Evergreen Cemetery team has been working for years to restore […]

3rd Friday: Beats

April 17, 2015
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

What makes your heart beat? Move and be moved by performances and workshops from community members that explore how beats play out in our bodies, lives, and passions. LIVE PERFORMANCES: 5:00-5:30pm: Culture Yard Capoeira presents traditional Afro-Brazilian call and response music with melodic and percussive instruments. 5:30-5:45pm: Youth Symphony Concert from El Sistema Santa Cruz […]


3rd Friday: Beyond Borders

May 15, 2015
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Beyond Borders festival shares local projects, ideas, and organizations that are breaking through limitations and moving beyond them- pushing past borders which are physical, cultural, emotional, political, historical, societal or artistic. This event celebrates these stories and empowers you to explore moving beyond borders too. Join us for performances, workshops, discussions and food that go […]

Memorial Day Remembrance

Memorial Day Remembrance

May 25, 2015
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

148th Annual Memorial Day Remembrance        Monday, May 25, 2015 11:00am Evergreen Cemetery near Harvey West Park Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History along with local military and veterans organizations to commemorate Santa Cruz’s 148th Memorial Day. Observance held in the quiet Grand Army of the Republic plot at Evergreen Cemetery. This […]

3rd Friday: Race Through Time

July 17, 2015
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ready. Set. GO!!!!— to the MAH for Race Through Time, a thrilling around-the-town scavenger hunt that will get you whizzing through Santa Cruz history, while biking or walking down sunny streets with friends and competitors.  Organized by the Museum of Art & History, Race Through Time is back and better this year with a biking and walking component, daring new […]

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