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Community Rental: Santa Cruz Word Church

Mon, Oct 23, 2017, 4–8 pm

Word Church is a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word as a means of healing, growing, and empowering ourselves and each other. We gather every Monday to write together in an open writing workshop from 4-5pm, then host an open mic followed by a featured poet starting at 5:30pm. Admission is sliding scale from $2-7. Visit for more information.    

Community Rental: Housing 101- Santa Cruz County Looks Forward

Wed, Oct 25, 2017, 6:30–8 pm

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership Invites you to this free event! Mixer @ 6:30pm, Panel Discussion @ 7:15pm Santa Cruz County is among the most unaffordable areas in the nation. Exactly how bad is the situation? How are those involved in addressing housing supply responding? Please join us to meet other housing advocates and stay to participate with Santa Cruz Mayor Cynthia Chase who will moderate a panel discussion with voices representing various aspects of our housing challenge. Please RSVP to this free…

Community Rental: Research Frontiers Evening

Thu, Oct 26, 2017, 5:30–8 pm

The Division of Social Sciences at UC Santa Cruz will hold its annual interdisciplinary Research Frontiers Evening, Thursday, October 26, 2017 bringing together faculty, students, and community members to present and learn about how social sciences research is engaging key issues of the 21st century. These Social Sciences “Ed Talks” will have food, wine, and great ideas for attendees. Research Frontiers Evening is free and open to the public. All guests must register prior to attending. This year’s event will engage research…

Friday Night Live: Green Dog

Fri, Oct 27, 2017, 6:30–9 pm

Enjoy live music every Friday Night in Abbott Square. This week: Green Dog. Green Dog is a Santa Cruz-based acoustic trio. They play acoustic rock, country and Americana, with an emphasis on vocal harmony and a collection of songs everyone knows and loves.

Community Rental: Santa Cruz Word Church

Mon, Oct 30, 2017, 4–8 pm

Word Church is a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word as a means of healing, growing, and empowering ourselves and each other. We gather every Monday to write together in an open writing workshop from 4-5pm, then host an open mic followed by a featured poet starting at 5:30pm. Admission is sliding scale from $2-7. No one turned away. Visit for more information.  

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