Kids of Summer 2019

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Kids of Summer APRIL 12, 2019

& Recreation Guide

Modern Medicine, Compassionate Care

Careyla Acosta

Maxine Chuck

Jennie Gutierrez

Irene Maggini

Ella Pasqua

Aryanna Sicoli

Helen Andrade

Carole Churchill

Marissa Gutierrez

Candy Maroney

Bunny Perez

Pat Slatten

Maryann Armijo

Diane Collins

Mary Guttirez

Pat Marshall

Phyllis Postle

Karen Smith

Roberta Baber

Fannie Curro

Mary Ellen Hague

Marilyn McDonald

Ryan Rana

Larry Smith

Nancy Bacnat-Pascua

Julie Davies

Kathi Hart

Melissa McGinnis

Victoria Reyes

Violet Smith

Pat Baker

Veronica DeBaca

Lori Hayes

Pamela McHam

Patty Rice

Brando So

Aileen Bauder

Delilah DeLaCerda

Jan Huntzinger

Joanna McMahon

Taylor Robinson

Nancy Stafford

Donna Berlin

Dolly DeVasier

Fernanda Hurtado

Nathalie Medina

Rudy Rodriguez

Adam Stubblefield

Lucinda Berumen

Jeannie Diller

Jorge Inojoza

Vivian Medina

Alexa Rocha

Alissa Tortorelli

Lanetta Bishop

Danielle Dodson

Lois Itow

Katelyn Menchaca

Vivian Romero

Patrick Trumpet

Annie Bradford

Andrea Duran

Gayle Jackson

Gladis Mendoza

Dorothy Rose

Caitlin Veerkamp

Karen Breen

Shelby Enriquez

Kayoko Jorgensen

Joan Moore

John Rose

Theresa Vieira

Tom Breen

Suzanne Frausto

Mary Keith

Tim Moore

Gloria Rosskamp

Richard Wagoner

Barbara Brookshire

Rose Fregosa

Yolie Lambrick

Anita Mora

Linda Ruprecht

Felix Wakefield-Mills

Rick Bush

Nickolas Fu

Krista Lober

Adam Oliveira

Sarah Rufener

Gretchen Whitt

Gordon Byers

Natalya Gallion

Joan Lotz

Carlos Oliveira

Kristin Sanders

Diane Williams

Margaret Byers

Laura Garcia

Clarissa Luna

Leanne Oliveira

Shannon Sandoval

John Williams

McKenzie Capozza

Glenda Goldstone

JoAnn Machado

David Pace

Barbara Schneider

Mona Wolters

Maria Cardenas-Guzman

Carole Golightly

Mona Macrenaris

Ann Parry

Riley Scherr

Stephen Woolpert

Michael Casillas

Isabella Gonzalez

Bhavika Sharma

Andrew Wong

Bobbie Champagne

Jennifer Guevara

Jackie Shearer

Kuni Wubbels

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SUMMER FUN Gilroy Gardens joins a hefty list of places that are offering summer camps this year.

Kids of Summer Art, science, sports and even Ninja Warriors DAY CAMPS TRADITIONAL DAY CAMP 3050 Hecker Pass Highway, Gilroy

For information, call 408.846.0460 or visit

Sunnyslope School, 1475 Memorial Dr, Hollister Campers can experience a variety of adventures at San Benito YMCA’s “Best Summer Ever” Summer Day Camp. Field trips will also be included throughout the summer. Financial assistance is available. Summer Day Camp runs Jun 10-Aug 16, 7:30am-6pm. Grades TK-8. For information, call 831.637.8600 or visit

CAMPVENTURES Kiddie Academy, 5750 Monterey Rd, Suite 150, Morgan Hill


CampVentures provides age-appropriate activities for campers ages 2-12. The youngest participants will explore hands-on activities designed to enrich their summer camp experience. Preschoolers will participate in activities focusing on language arts, math, science, creative arts and more. School-age campers will direct their learning based on their interests and will use their imaginations, create solutions and more. Ages 2-12.

P. A. Walsh STEAM Academy, 353 W. Main Ave, Morgan Hill

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Mt. Madonna YMCA presents Adventure Camp, where campers choose their own adventure in art, science, storytelling and outdoor play. This camp provides a daily diverse menu of activities to be explored and conquered. Each week is themed and includes a field trip and swim day. Weekly, Jun 10-Aug 9, 7am-6:15pm. Ages 9-12.

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The City of Gilroy and Gilroy Gardens invites children ages 6-12 to a summer day camp filled with adventure and discovery including various activities and field trips. Jun 17-Jul 26, Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5:30pm, $275 per week, save $25 per week before May 31. Sign up for one week or all six.






SATURDAYS | April 27 & May 4 Walk & Mountain Bike SUNDAYS | April 28 & May 5 Walk & Horseback Ride 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Over 7 miles of trails to explore!

FLY YOUR KITE CAMP Calvin Crest Campgrounds, Oakhurst






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ALL SPORTS CAMP Wheeler Center Gym, 275 W Sixth St, Gilroy

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Predators Archery, 7350 Monterey St, Gilroy

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This camp teaches children practical life skills. Its flagship sleepaway camp will take place in Oakhurst (near Yosemite) July 28-Aug. 4. The weeklong camp, designed for children ages 7-13, will provide 17 different workshops to gain reallife skills from self-care, fixing and creating things to leadership and outdoor orientation. Workshops will be combined with activities such as ziplining, archery, wall climbing and boating.




Little Sonshine Preschool offers Summer Camps & Programs to engage little learners. Students will get to explore the world they live in in a hands-on environment that engages all their senses. An Open House is held on Wednesdays, 9:3011:30am. Ages 2-6. For information or to register, call 408.779.6788 or visit

MOUNTAIN OF FUN SUMMER PROGRAM Mount Madonna School, 491 Summit Rd, Mount Madonna The Mountain of Fun Summer program offers art, yoga, fitness, Spanish immersion and horse camps that promote creativity, cooperation and community building. Camps run Monday-Friday, 9am-3:30pm the weeks of July 8 and July 15, with a full day horse camp offered Aug 19-23. Transportation available from Gilroy and Morgan Hill. Age specific camps offered for children entering kindergarten through eighth grade. For information, visit

All Sports Camp offers a camp for children that love playing sports. Campers will learn sportsmanship playing a variety of sports including hockey, dodgeball, basketball, soccer and more. Jun 24-28. Ages 8-12. For information and to register, visit

ARCHERY Campers will learn the ancient sport of archery, but will practice with a modern compound bow. Campers will have the chance to shoot with and without sights, and the fundamentals of the bow will be discussed. Archery programs are available each Saturday, 2-3:30pm in one-month increments in June, July and August. Ages 8 and over. For information and to register, visit

BASKETBALL CAMP - AGES 8-12 Solorsano Middle School Gym, 7121 Grenache Way, Gilroy Basketball Camp is open to children ages 8-12of all ability levels and will focus on learning the game of basketball in a fun, positive environment while developing passing, dribbling and shooting skills. Age-appropriate camp curriculum will pay attention to fundamentals, techniques and confidence. Basketball Camp runs Jun 17-21, 9am-noon. For information, visit ybo4qcca.

BASKETBALL CAMP - AGES 10-14 Solorsano Middle School Gym, 7121 Grenache Way, Gilroy Basketball Camp is open to children ages 10-14 of all ability levels and will focus on developing ➝6


Life Skills + Golf Skills + Core Values Grades 2nd to 12th Very Affordable 1.5-Hour Lessons for 8 Weeks Gavilan College Golf Course (Gilroy) Now enrolling summer camps and classes at The Little Gym for kids ages 0-12 years. Call for our summer specials at (408) 776-8125

English — or 408-288-2934 Español — or 408-508-4886

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The Little Gym of Morgan Hill 15750 Vineyard Blvd. Suite 190 Morgan Hill , CA 95037

Register April 10th for Summer 2019 July 10th for Fall 2019 October 9th for Winter 2019


KIDS OF SUMMER & RECREATION GUIDE fundamental skills through a variety of drills, exercises and scrimmages. Age-appropriate camp curriculum will pay attention to ball handling, passing, shooting, defense and rebounding. Basketball Camp runs Jul 29-Aug. 2, 9am-noon. For information, visit ycmoc2tu.

BASKETBALL JONES HOOP CAMP Margarite Maze Middle School, 900 Meridian St, Hollister Basketball Jones Hoop Camp offers a time-tested agenda, spacious outdoor facilities and a ratio of one coach to every eight campers. Children will refine their skills and improve on team concepts. This program also offers a combination of breakdown drills, games and competitions to provide an unforgettable camp experience. Jun 24-28, 8am-4pm. Ages 7-15. For information, visit

DODGEBALL CAMP Wheeler Center Gym, 275 W Sixth St, Gilroy Dodgeball Camp offers everyone’s favorite P.E. game as a camp. Campers will learn how to duck, dive, dip, chuck and dodge a ball while playing a variety of games that lead to a dodgeball tournament the last day of camp. Dodgeball Camp runs Jul 22-26, 9am-noon. Ages 8-12. For information, visit


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P.A. Walsh STEAM Academy, 353 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill


Golf Camp offers developing golfers a place to expand their knowledge and skills to play the game. Participants will receive comprehensive instruction during daily lessons including golf etiquette, putting, chipping and basic scoring. Presented by Mt. Madonna YMCA. For ages 9-12. Golf Camp runs Jun 17-21, 7am-6:15pm. For information or to register, visit


GOLFERS - GILROY JUNIOR CAMP Gilroy Golf Course, 2695 Hecker Pass Road, Gilroy The Gilroy Municipal Golf Course is holding a junior golf clinic taught by assistant golf professional Andrews Brown. Participants will learn all aspects of the game of golf including full swing, putting, chipping, rules, etiquette, club selection and course management. All participants will receive a summer pass providing access to Gilroy Golf Course and Gavilan College Golf Course while they learn the game. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-3pm, Jun 11-Aug 1. Ages 5-16. For information and to register, visit

NINJA WARRIOR DAY CAMP P. A. Walsh STEAM Academy, 353 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill This American Ninja Warrior-inspired camp develops confidence and increases body awareness in a fun and creative way. Participants will build strength, endurance, balance and coordination while tumbling, jumping, climbing and swinging on the parkour and obstacle courses. Presented by Mt. Madonna YMCA. For ages 6-12. Sports Day Camp: Ninja Warrior runs Jul 8-12, 7am-6:15pm. For information or to register, visit

SOCCER CAMP Rancho San Justo Sports Complex, Prospect St and Park St, Hollister Campers will enjoy developing skills, building core techniques and more at Challenger’s Summer Soccer Camp. Participants will also learn about respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership. Soccer Camp runs Jul 19-Aug 2, 9:15am-12:15pm. Ages 5-16. For information or to register, visit

TENNIS CAMP Christopher High School Tennis Courts, 850 Day Rd, Gilroy Tennis Camp is geared toward

beginner and intermediate players who are just starting out or need additional play time. Campers will be grouped based on levels of play, focusing on skill development, practice and match play to develop consistency in their games. Tennis camp runs July 22-26, 9am-noon. Ages 8-12. For information and to register, visit

WRESTLING CAMP Wheeler Community Center Gym, 270 W Sixth St, Gilroy Wrestling Camp promotes the sport in a recreation-style atmosphere that includes the fundamental techniques and rules, as well as live wrestling. Wrestling Camp runs Jul 8-12, 9-11am. Ages 6-13. For information, visit y92ms9tw.

GYMNASTICS CALIFORNIA SPORTS CENTER CSC Morgan Hill, 16959 Monterey Rd, Morgan Hill At CSC Morgan Hill, campers enjoy many active hours of sports-specific skill development with summer camp instructors. Campers will enjoy snacks, participating in fitness games, educational activities and more. Full- and half-day camps are available in one-week increments Jun 17-Aug 16. Ages 3-16. For information, visit

FUN-N-FIT SUMMER CAMP USA Sports Gilroy, 7800 Arroyo Circle, Gilroy

For information, visit or call, 408.848.8720.

USA SPORTS HOLLISTER 864 Industrial Dr, Hollister Fun-N-Fit Summer Camp at USA Sports Hollister offers campers a tumble track, trampolines, rock wall, games, relay races, crafts and much more. Full- and half-day camp programs are available in one-week increments Jun 11-Jul 27 for children ages 4 and over. For information, visit or call, 831.635.0872.

TITANS SPORTS ACADEMY 700 Jarvis Dr, Morgan Hill Titans Sports Academy offers fun and professional gymnastics and tumbling lessons including preschool and recreational gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline, competitive gymnastics and more. Many categories of classes are available from TOT Classes for ages 2-5 to various levels of recreational and competitive classes for ages 5 and up. For information, visit titansmh. com or call 408.782.2872.

MARTIAL ARTS FARANG HAPKIDO Schleeter’s Academy, 618 San Benito St, Hollister Farang Hapkido classes offer children a fun, effective way to learn martial arts. Classes focus on a variety of aspects such as joint locks, weapons, sparring and grappling, forms and take-downs. Time and days of the classes vary. Classes meet at 4pm or 4:30pm weekdays and midday programs are offered on Sundays. Ages 3-13. To register, visit schleetersacademy. �8

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The goal of USA Sports Gilroy is to develop happy, healthy and responsible children by focusing on motor skill development, strength, stamina, flexibility and fun in a safe and supportive environment. USA Sports Gilroy offers a 14,000-square-foot facility with state of the art gymnastics equipment and equipment designed for preschoolers and

beginners. USA Sports Gilroy offers a wide range of programs for children ages 1-18.



JUNIOR MARTIAL ARTS The United Academy of Martial Arts, 330 Digital Drive, Morgan Hill The United Academy of Martial Arts (UAMA) offers a Sparring Camp to junior students, gold belt and up. Students have an opportunity to boost confidence in their sparring skills, see themselves spar on video and win awards. Sparring Camp runs Jun 17-20 and/or Jul 29-Aug 1. For information, visit www. or call 408.779.4364.

TAE KWON DO Wheeler Center, 250 W Sixth St, Gilroy Students will learn self defense and how to defend others in a program focusing on discipline, respect, self control and overall physical health. This program allows students of all ages to reach their martial arts goals and compete in tournaments and other events. Choose from beginning classes for white-orange belts, intermediate classes for purple-blue belts, ages 5-14 or advanced classes for blueblack belts, ages 7-15. Tae Kwon Do runs Jun 3-Aug 28. For information, visit yxpek2nt.


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Wheeler Center, 250 W Sixth St, Gilroy


This weeklong introduction to computer coding teaches participants short and simple Python tricks to customize Minecraft products. Campers will see Minecraft in a whole new light by making minigames, duplicating entire buildings and turning blocks into gold. Computer Code For Fun: Intro to Python with Minecraft Camp runs Jul 22-26, 9am-3pm. Ages 10-16. For information and to register, visit


ECOLOGY CAMP P. A. Walsh STEAM Academy, 353 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill Ecology Camp teaches campers to love nature and animals. Participants will grow dinosaur eggs, interact with exotic bugs, build animal habitats, dissect worms and owl pellets and more. Presented by Mt. Madonna YMCA. For ages 6-12. Ecology Camp runs Jun 17-21, 7am-6:15pm. For information or to register, visit

ENGINEERING CAMP P. A. Walsh STEAM Academy, 353 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill Campers are invited to apply realworld concepts in physics, engineering and architecture with thousands of Lego at Engineering Day Camp: STEM Challenge. Participants will build engineer-designed projects including catapults, pneumatic cranes, arch bridges and more. Presented by Mt. Madonna YMCA. For ages 9-12. Engineering Camp runs Jul 22-26, 7am-6:15pm. For information or to register, visit

MAD SCIENCE CAMPS Las Animas Veterans Park, 400 Mantelli Dr, Gilroy Campers can choose from three different one-week Mad Science Camp adventures. At Little Green Thumbs Camp kids will discover how to paint with wind, build a bug model, start a garden and learn what nature needs to make plants grow with nonstop activities. Aug 5-9, 9am-noon. Ages 4-6. Spy Academy Camp runs Jul 29-Aug 2, and invites participants to step into the shoes of a detective to discover the science of forensics. 9am-noon. Ages 6-11. Wheeler Community Center Craft Room, 270 W Sixth St, Gilroy Campers can join NASA: Journey into Outer Space and have âž? 11 the opportunity to journey


The 2019 Gilroy Art & Wine Stroll promises an afternoon of wine tasting, local artists, music and more on Apr. 13.



ART & WINE The 2019 Gilroy Art & Wine Stroll takes place in Downtown Gilroy, featuring wine tasting, art, special dining, music and more. Attendees can enjoy local wineries highlighted throughout downtown businesses and local artists featured at the Gilroy Center for the Arts. This is a 21-and-over event, and valid photo identification will be required. Saturday, Apr. 13, 1-5pm in Downtown Gilroy, 7341 Monterey St. For tickets and information, visit


SUCCULENT SHOW Plants that may not be found at the local nursery will be on display at the Monterey Bay Area Cactus & Succulent Society Spring Show and Sale. The sale features a plethora of plants and goods for sale. Saturday, Apr. 13, 9am-5pm and Sunday, Apr. 14, 9am-4pm at San Juan Bautista Community Hall, 10 San Jose St. For more information, visit


BLOSSOM BOUTIQUE Celebrate Spring at B & R Farms’ Blossom Boutique. Attendees can enjoy shopping, snacks and more than 20 vendors specializing in handcrafted goods. The boutique features arts and crafts, home decor, natural beauty products, flowers and plants, craft beer, food and wine. All purchases support local businesses, with a portion of event proceeds benefiting non-profit organizations in San Benito County. Saturday, Apr. 13 and Sunday, Apr. 14, 9am-4pm each day at B & R Farms, 5280 Fairview Rd. For more information, visit



BookSmart of Morgan Hill will celebrate the book launch of The Minimalist Way, written by Erica Layne, Morgan Hill resident, mother of three and founder of the Life On Purpose Movement. Learn how to apply a minimalist’s mindset to every area of life and discover the peace and joy of living with less. Saturday, Apr. 13, 5pm at BookSmart of Morgan Hill, 421 Vineyard Town Center. For more information, visit


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KIDS OF SUMMER & RECREATION GUIDE through the galaxy, learn about space phenomena and explore the atmosphere on Earth and beyond, Jul 8-12, 9am-noon. For information and to register, visit

ROBOTICS CAMP Wheeler Center, 250 W Sixth St, Gilroy Campers at beginner level will navigate robots through mazes, complete coding puzzles on a tablet, work in teams to complete games and make robots react to their environment. Code For Fun: Coding with Robotics Camp runs Aug 5-9, 9am-3pm. Ages 7-10. For information and to register, visit

SEAFLOOR ROV CAMP Wheeler Center, 250 W Sixth St, Gilroy This STEM summer day camp includes activities focusing on ocean exploration and the science, technology and operations that enable it. This camp will also feature hands-on STEM activities focusing on the scientific method and ocean technologies. Seafloor Science Remotely Operated Vehicle Camp runs Jun 17-21. Ages 8-10 in Level I, 9am-noon and ages 11-14 in Level II, 1-4pm. For information and to register, visit

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMPS 1051 W San Fernando St, San Jose

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TECHNOLOGY CAMP: STOP MOTION LEGO MOVIE P.A. Walsh STEAM Academy, 353 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill Campers will learn to bring movies to life at Stop Motion Movie Making. Participants will create, direct and film a stop motion movie using various objects including clay, toys and LEDs. Presented by Mt. Madonna YMCA. For ages 8-12. Stop Motion Movie Making with Lego runs Aug 5-9, 7am-6:15pm. For information or to register, visit


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Christopher High School Aquatics Center, 850 Day Rd, Gilroy This three-day camp is designed to teach children the skills needed to be safe in and around the water, as well as techniques to help themselves and others in trouble. Campers do not need to be proficient swimmers. This camp is not designed for children that are fearful of water or for a child’s first experience in the water. Bitty Lifeguard Camp runs Jul 2-5, 8:30-11am. Ages 6-10. For information and to register, visit

CHESS WIZARDS CAMP Wheeler Community Center Craft Room, 270 W Sixth St, Gilroy Chess Wizards Camp offers chess lessons, games and prizes. Campers will improve their chess skills, meet new friends and work out their brain. Chess Wizards Camp runs Jul 29-Aug 2, 9am-noon. Ages 6-12. For information and to register, visit

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The Science Factory, LLC is offering experiments, games, art and activities to kids ages 5-13 at its Summer Science Camps. Kids will launch rockets, dig for dinosaurs, do color changing chemistry and more. Camps run Jun 10-Aug 2, 9am-3pm. Ages 5-13. Extended care is also available.




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Walk A Mile in Her Shoes to raise awareness about gender violence and help end sexual assault at San Benito County’s 7th Annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event. Participants will don high heels and attempt to walk (or teeter) one mile through downtown Hollister. Men, women, youth and families are welcome to register as individuals or volunteers, or to join or create a team. Proceeds benefit Emmaus House Domestic Violence Shelter and Community Solutions. Saturday, Apr. 13, 10am at the Hollister Veterans’ Memorial Building, 649 San Benito St, Hollister. Online registration is now open. Visit


GILROY SPRING FLING Leadership Gilroy’s fifth annual Spring Fling will be held at Fortino Winery, with a gourmet catered dinner by Kneaded Bakery, live music by six-

piece cover band Rapture and raffle and auction items. This year will also honor 2019 LIFT Community Leader Jaime Rosso. Event proceeds support Leadership Gilroy’s ability to provide opportunities for adults to build leadership skills as well as scholarships to participants. Saturday,

Apr. 13, 6-10pm at Fortino Winery and Event Center, 4525 Hecker Pass Highway. For tickets and information, visit

SAN MARTIN WINERY YOGA Certified, sustainable winegrower Clos LaChance will host an outdoor yoga class. Participants will breathe and open, gently stretch and unwind, move through flow and twists and become grounded in balance and rest. After yoga, participants are invited to head to the tasting room and try reserve wines. Attendees are advised to dress for the outdoors and bring a yoga mat and water bottle. Sunday, Apr. 14, 9:30-

10:45am at Clos LaChance, 1 Hummingbird Lane. For more information, visit EGG HUNT Operation Freedom Paws will hold its fourth annual Easter Egg Hunt, featuring games, hunting for eggs and a special guest, the Easter Bunny. Children ages 10 and younger are invited to hunt for eggs while others enjoy face painting and more. Tickets are $5 per hunt participant. Saturday, Apr. 20, 1-3pm at Operation Freedom Paws Canine Education Center, 13920 Llagas Ave. For more information, visit or call 408.641.7137.

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during Hollister Bike Party’s sixth ride. The ride will be medium paced and is generally three to five miles around downtown Hollister, with a rest stop to regroup. All are welcome Saturday, Apr. 20, 7:30pm-10pm at 400 San Benito St. For more information, visit

Celebrate Spring at Agricultural History Project’s annual Easter on the Farm. The event includes egg hunts, hat and basket making, face painting, tractor driving, hayrides and a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. The Santa Cruz County Fair Junior Fair Board will bring their rabbits and discuss how to care for them. Saturday, Apr. 13, 11am-3pm at Agricultural History Project, 2601 E. Lake Ave, Watsonville. Visit or call 831.724.5898.

SAN BENITO OPEN STUDIOS Artists will open their doors for a self-guided tour of

HOLLISTER BIKE PARTY Pedal-powered bicycle riders of all kinds are invited to come together to enjoy the sites and streets of Hollister

BIKE BLESSING All bikes are welcome to Top Hatters MC’s 26th Annual Bike Blessing on Sunday, Apr. 14. Check in at Hollister Power Sports, 411 San Felipe, from 10am-1pm. $10 entrance fee includes Bike Blessing Metal, preferred parking and a meal. Sacred Heart Church will hold a service at 680 College St, Hollister at 1pm followed by blessing

of bikes at 1:30pm. For more information, call 831.801.6737.

TRES PINOS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL Oldtimey bluegrass tunes will fill the air at the Brookdale Bluegrass Festival. Bluegrass acts Peter Rowan, the Town Howlers, Blue Summit, the Wildcat Mountain Ramblers and more will perform. The festival also includes camping, food vendors and self-contained RV spaces. The Brookdale Bluegrass Festival will be held Friday-Sunday, Apr. 19-21 at San Benito County Historical Park, 8300 Highway 25. For tickets and more information, visit ➝ 15

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GOAT YOGA Goat Yoga arrives at Mount Madonna YMCA, an experience that is part yoga and part animal-assisted therapy. Ages 8 and older are invited to Guglielmo Winery to try this latest trend in yoga with two sessions to choose from Sunday, Apr. 14, 1-2:30pm or 3-4:30pm at Guglielmo Winery, 1480 E. Main Ave. $35 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

their studios throughout Hollister, San Juan Bautista and Aromas at the 2019 Open Studios Art Tour. This year’s tour features more than 45 local artists and artisans and showcases works in painting, photography, pottery, stained-glass, jewelry and more. Learn more about the process of making art, meet the artists, and view and purchase original works of art. Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 13-14. For information and an Open Studios 2019 map, visit

Phase Two of the San Juan Bautista Historic Walking Trail will kick off with a ribbon cutting. The public is invited to explore this self-guided twomile walking trail of 49 historically significant sites from Mission San Juan Bautista through downtown. Saturday, Apr. 13, 9am. The festivities begin at the new Downtown Map Kiosk next to the San Juan Bakery in San Juan Bautista. For more information and a full walking trail brochure, visit


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KIDS OF SUMMER & RECREATION GUIDE teaches the art of measuring, sifting, whisking, grating and rolling and best practices for a safe and sanitary kitchen. Young chefs will prepare items including breads, muffins and cakes and participate in a variety of outdoor and physical activities. Baking 101 runs Jul 15-19, 7am-6:15pm. Ages 6-12. For information and to register, visit

FIRST TEE OF SILICON VALLEY Gavilan College Golf Course, Gilroy First Tee of Silicon Valley’s mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Programs fall into one of three categories—classes, outreach and opportunities. Classes include seven levels of positive, developmentally appropriate life skills curriculum for youth in grades 2-12. For information, visit programs/youth-classes.

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Home on the Range Day Camp invites campers to strap on their cowboy boots and step into the world of Californian Ranchers. Participants will travel to Bright Ranch each day to learn how to care for and ride a horse, take daily nature hikes, play group games and more. Riding gear, including helmets, is provided. An additional liability waiver is required. Home on the Range Day Camp runs Jun 24-28, 7am-6:15pm. Ages 6-12.


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HORSE RIDING SUMMER CAMP Lone Oak Equestrian Center, 11690 Church Ave, San Martin Campers will trail ride and learn


how to care for horses and stables in this three-day horse riding camp. Participants will experience daily art classes, a petting zoo and team building games. No previous riding experience is required. Horse Riding Camp runs in three day sessions Jun 17-26, 9am-5pm. Ages 6-16. For information and to register, visit

INTERNATIONAL COOKING P. A. Walsh STEAM Academy, 353 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill International Cooking Camp invites campers to take their taste buds on a tour around the world in a week. Campers will be exposed to a variety of international cuisines and will learn to prepare dishes revolving around a multicultural menu. No previous cooking experience is required. International Cooking runs Jul 29-Aug 2, 7am-6:15pm. Ages 6-12. For information and to register, visit

MT. MADONNA STABLES 60 Summit Rd, Watsonville Campers can ride in the Santa Cruz mountains. Mt. Madonna Stables offers a variety of full- and half-day camps throughout the summer, or bring the whole family for a lesson and trail ride in Mt. Madonna Park. Beginner friendly. For information, visit or call 408.663.1665.

SUMMER OF SERVICE DAY CAMP 180 Woz Way, San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose presents Summer of Service (SOS). Children will spend two weeks of summer helping others, learning new skills and building community. Choose from five teams that focusing on community outreach, mentoring, the environment, activity facilitation and leadership. For youth entering grades 7-10. SOS offers one-week sessions Monday-Friday, Jun 24-Aug 2, ➝ 17


13 be hosted at Hillside Christian Fellowship, 281 San Felipe Rd in Hollister, on Friday, Apr. 19 from 7-8pm. Churches throughout the community are coming together for this special service. For information, call 831.630.0800. HOLI EVENT The Indian Association of South County (IASC) is hosting its annual Holi Event and Potluck. Holi, the Festival of Colours, is one of the largest festivals in India, celebrating the end of the winter season. Guests are invited to join the celebration, wear their bright whites and bring a treat to share. This year will also feature a surprise element. Saturday, Apr. 20, 11am–2:30pm at Morgan Hill Community Park, 171 W. Edmundson Ave, Morgan Hill. For more information, visit


The City of Morgan Hill will host a free event in honor of Earth Day. Attendees will learn about the local environment and ways to get involved to make a difference. Enjoy free giveaways, raffles, games and family-friendly crafts. Informational resources and booths will also be featured. All ages are welcome. Thursday, Apr. 18, 4-7pm at Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center, 17000 Monterey St, Morgan Hill. Visit or call 408.763.5200.

EVENTS ACOUSTIC NOMAD Singersongwriter Nomad, of the band Drifting Compass, will perform solo acoustic songs at Grillin’ & Chillin’ Alehouse. Attendees will enjoy original heart-on-sleeve, travelworn songs as well as select covers. This free show will be held Sunday, Apr. 14, 4-7pm at Grillin’ & Chillin’ Alehouse, 401 McCray St, Unit B24, Hollister. For more information, visit

GARDEN MARKET The free South County Spring Garden Market, presented by UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County, will give gardeners a head start on their summer gardens. Tomatoes, peppers, herbs and more will be available for sale, and UCCE Master Gardeners will provide gardening talks and advice. Arrive early for the best selection, cash or checks only. Saturday, Apr. 20, 10am-1:30pm at Guglielmo Winery, 1480 E. Main Ave, Morgan Hill. For information, visit GOOD FRIDAY A special citywide Good Friday service will

BACKCOUNTRY WEEKEND Backcountry Weekend, a once-a-year opportunity at Henry W. Coe State Park, is held in the little-traveled east side of the 87,000-square-foot park. Hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians are invited to enjoy the day, and camp or backpack among the spring wildflowers and scenic trails. Bring a bike, horse or fishing pole and enjoy kids’ activities, guided hikes and rides or exploring alone. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Friday-Sunday, Apr. 26-28 at the Henry W. Coe Dowdy Visitor Center, Bell’s Station Entrance on Highway 152. For registration, information and detailed directions, visit WORLD PREMIERE Luis Valdez, the Chicano playwright and director behind Zoot Suit, La

CHILDREN’S TEA The Morgan Hill Historical Society will present the Mad Hatter Alice in Wonderland Children’s Tea at Villa Mira Monte. Children of all ages are invited and must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $40, and reservations must be made by Apr. 20. Saturday, May 3, 11am at Villa Mira Monte, 17860 Monterey Rd in Morgan Hill. For reservations and more information, visit www. COMPETITIVE LEAGUE The weekly Alehouse Cornhole League’s tournaments are held every Tuesday through May 28, 7-9pm at Grillin’ & Chillin’ Alehouse, 401 McCray St, Unit B24, Hollister. There will be weekly and monthly winners and overall league winners for first, second and third place. For more information, visit tinyurl. com/y3n2ruxs. ART EXHIBITION The office of Dr. Jernell Escobar D.D.S. presents its bimonthly rotating art exhibition. The current exhibition features the fine art of Sheri Chakamian. Enjoy eight works that tell the story of people who transform their souls through dance and feel free to show their emotions through intimate body movement. The exhibition runs through Saturday, June 15 at the office of Dr. Jernell Escobar D.D.S., 7880 Wren Ave. Suite D-142, Gilroy. For more information, call 408.847.2658.

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SPRING CLEANUP The public is invited to bring brooms, dustpans, garden gloves and shovels to help get downtown Hollister into tip-top shape at this annual event. Volunteers will help beautify downtown with cleanup activities including pulling weeds, planting, scrubbing and painting. Students needing service hours and community-minded

adults are encouraged to volunteer, and groups are welcome. Volunteer Saturday, Apr. 20, 8:30-11:30am; meet at the HDA Office, 514 Monterey St, Hollister. To participate, call 831.636.8406.

REDWOODS EASTER The Easter Steam Train will depart from Roaring Camp in Felton, and travel over Indian Creek Trestle and through the Santa Cruz Mountains to the top of Bear Mountain, where children will scavenge for chocolate eggs. The Easter Steam Train will depart three times per day Saturday, Apr. 20 and Sunday, Apr. 21 at 11am, 12:30pm and 2pm at Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Rd, Felton. For tickets and information, visit

Bamba and El Teatro Campesino, stages the world premiere of his latest work, Adios Mama Carlota, the Empress of Mexico. Empress Carlota—daughter of King Leopold I, King of the Belgians—inherited her title after marrying Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico (later executed in the country Napoleon III had entrusted him to rule). The play is narrated by Carlota, 60 years after she fled Mexico to Europe in a failed attempt to save her husband’s crown and his life. The production runs through Apr. 28 at San Jose Stage Company. For more information, visit


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Inspire Performing Arts Academy strives to teach not only performance skills, but also real world lessons in teamwork, organization and commitment. Classes offered: Preschool Dance, Ballet/Tap & Mini Hip Hop, Ballet/Pre-Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical/Contemporary, Theater, Teen/Adult classes and more.


The mission at Tech Rocks is to spark children’s imagination for what can be possible through technology. Tech Rocks utilizes popular games like Minecraft and Roblox to get children excited about coding. Students in grades 1-6 learn core technology skills such as typing, coding, and game design in a fun environment. Main camp hours are 9am-3pm, with extended care available 8-9am and 3-6pm.

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BEING CREATIVE A variety of art classes and camps are in store this summer.

Dabble Art Center, 7680 Monterey Rd, Ste. 106, Gilroy Dabble Art Center is offering four summer workshops that feature different artistic mediums. Collage Workshop will be held Jun 24-27, Clay Workshop takes place Jul 23-25, Canvas Painting Workshop is Jul 30-Aug 1 and Colors of the Tropics is Aug 6-8. All workshops are held 10am-noon for ages 5-9 or 1-3:30pm for ages 10 and over. For more information, visit

ART CLASSES OR CAMP Diane Wallace Art, Address upon registration. Morgan Hill

For information, visit

MH ART SCHOOL Morgan Hill Art School, 1295 E Dunne Ave. Ste. 210, Morgan Hill Morgan Hill Art School offers classes in sculpture, drawing, painting, digital arts and more. Weekly course sessions. Classes meet daily in two-hour sessions Jun 17-Aug 9. All courses are $149. For specific program dates and to register, visit

KAREN’S ART ZONE 17836 Del Monte Ave, Morgan Hill Karen Leso Hegglin has been

offering art classes to the children in Gilroy and Morgan Hill for 15-plus years. She believes art is not only creative and fun, but it enhances all-around learning. For information, visit

DRAMATIC ARTS DAY CAMP: MAGIC P.A. Walsh STEAM Academy, 353 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill At Magic Day Camp, campers will learn the foundational skills to release their inner magician. Campers will utilize handeye coordination, public speaking, humor, prop making, costuming and character work. Campers will put on a magic show at the end of the week for family and friends. Magic Camp runs Jun 10-14, 7am-6:15pm. Ages 6-12. For information and to register, visit

For information, call or text 669.888.4148 or visit

MUSICAL RAINBOW Hollister United Methodist Church Musical Rainbow will present Singing Summer Camp for children ages 4-12. The weeklong, half-day camp features a mini-performance on the last day. Activities include arts and crafts, singing, microphone and performance techniques, karaoke, instrument play, games and more. For information, call 208.830.6017.

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Relaxed drawing and watercolor classes with frequent demonstrations are available at Wallace’s studio. Students choose favorite subjects to draw or paint, with personal help to guide them as they learn how to turn their ideas into images. Seating is limited to a maximum of seven students per class at the Home Studio. Classes are held daily Monday-Friday, 9am-noon or

1:30-4:40pm. Saturday classes are also available. All supplies for drawing and watercolor are included as well as a snack each day. Summer camps and are held each week for 11 consecutive weeks Jun 3-Aug 12. Ages 5-18. Tuition is $50 per three-hour class, $250 per art camp.

Gilroy Star Arts Education offers musical theatre, video arts, tech experience and young musicians camps second-graders through high school sophomores. The Musical Theatre Summer Day Camp presents “The Wizard of Oz,” Jun 24-Jul 19, 9am-4pm. Tech Experience Camp helps behind the scenes for “The Wizard of Oz,” Jul 15-19. Young Musicians Camp performs orchestra for “The Wizard of Oz,” Jul 8-19. The Video Creation Camp presents “STAR Nova Film Festival,” Jun 24-Jul 12, 9am-4pm. Scholarships, discounts and tuition trades are available.





MUSICAL THEATER Gilroy Children’s Musical Theater Gilroy Children’s Musical Theater is casting local youth ages 5-18 to star in “Wonderland Live!” a scripted musical comedy in Morgan Hill. No experience is required, and all who audition will be cast. Auditions will be held in Morgan Hill, May 2, 5-7pm. Thursday rehearsals will be held in Morgan Hill, May 9-Jul 11, 4:30-7:30pm. Performances at the Morgan Hill Playhouse will be held Jul 26-Aug 4. Ages 5-18. For information and to sign up to audition, visit

THEATER CAMP Sacred Heart Parish School, 670 Fifth St, Hollister

STAR Video Production Camp 3-weeks: STAR Video Kids create, write, produce and edit STAR NOVA Film Fest July 12. Ages 10-16 Dates & times: June 24-July 12 M-F 9am-4pm STAR Musical Theatre Summer Camp 4-weeks: Summertime fun! Perform in Wizard of Oz for family & friends. Ages: 8-16 Dates & times June 24-July 20 - M-F 9am-4pm STAR Musicians Summer Camp 2-weeks: Rehearse & Play in the Band The Wizard of Oz Ages: 12-16 - Dates & Times: July 8-July 20 - M-F 9am-4pm

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STAR Technical Theatre Experience 1-week Star What happens Behind the Scenes for the Wizard of Oz. Hands on learning: Backstage ages: 10-16 Dates & times: July 8-July 20 M-F 9am-4pm


San Benito Stage Company Theatre Camp incorporates singing, dancing and acting skills into its programming to help campers develop confidence, curiosity and imagination. This summer camp focuses on building performing art skills and is open to any and all skill levels. Campers will be placed into appropriate age group categories with no more than eight to 10 children in each age category. Camp runs Jun 22-29. Ages 6-14. For information, visit

VISUAL ARTS: FASHION DESIGN P.A. Walsh STEAM Academy, 353 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill At Fashion Camp, campers will create their own fashion designs. Participants will take inspiration from fashion innovators, brainstorm ideas for their own themed collections, work on sewing machines and learn to upcycle to make new creations. Presented by Mt. Madonna YMCA. For ages 6-12. Fashion Design Camp runs Aug 5-9, 7am-6:15pm. For information or to register, visit

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STUDIO ARTS P.A. Walsh STEAM Academy, 353 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill Participants at Art Studio Camp will


explore a variety of media including painting, sculpting and drawing, learn fundamentals and techniques and be able to display their work at the endof-session Art Gala. Presented by Mt. Madonna YMCA. For ages 6-12. The camp runs Jul 15-19, 7am-6:15pm. For information or to register, visit

YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER CAMPS Tabard Theatre, 29 N San Pedro St, San Jose Tabard’s Summer Camps are adventures in musical theater for youth of all skill levels. Camps run Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm. Session I is for ages 6-10 running Jun 17-21, Session II is for ages 7-12 running Jun 24-28 and Session III is for ages 8-14 running Jul 8-19. For information and to register, visit youth-programs.

EVENTS & WEEKEND FAMILY PROGRAMS ART IN THE PARK Dunne Park, 600 West St, Hollister July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Hollister Recreation’s Art in the Park will be held Mondays throughout July, noon-1pm at Dunne Park. For information, call Hollister Recreation at 831.636.4390.

ELKHORN SLOUGH SAFARI TOURS Moss Landing South Harbor, Dock A, 7881 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing Elkhorn Slough Safari Nature Boat Tours offers views of an array of wildlife. Attendees can witness sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions and hundreds of bird species in the wetlands. Tours last approximately 1½ to two hours and can be scheduled any day of the week; advance reservations are required. For information, visit or call 831.633.5555.

FULL MOON MADNESS Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Highway 9, Felton Full Moon Madness allows guests to experience Henry Cowell in a completely new way—at night. This free astronomy-based evening offers kids’ crafts, guided night hikes and a guest speaker. The Santa Cruz Astronomy Club will also bring out their telescopes for stargazing. Event is free; vehicle day use fee is $10. This event will be held at 6pm on three Friday nights: Jun 14, Jul 12 and Aug 9. For information, call 831.335.7077.

GILROY GARDENS’ FAMILY CAMP NIGHTS 3050 Hecker Pass Highway, Gilroy Gilroy Gardens’ Family Theme Park offers several Family Camp Nights throughout the summer. Camp Nights will be held May 25, Jun 15, Jul 6, Jul 27, Aug 31 and Sep 14. For information and tickets, visit

HOLLISTER RECREATION 300 West St, Hollister, CA 95023 Hollister Recreation runs programs throughout the year in Youth and Adult Sports, Classes, Jr. Giants and Special Events. 2019 Summer programs include: Kids in the Park, Movies under the Stars, 4th of July Kiddie Parade and the Hollister Recreation 5K Fun Run. For information, call 831.636.4390.

KIDS’ TRIATHLON Christopher High School, 850 Day Rd, Gilroy

For information and to register, visit

Freedom Fest will be held Jul 4 in Morgan Hill, beginning with the Freedom Run at 6:30am. The parade commences at 10am, followed by a car show at noon and Fireworks on the Green at 6pm. Sponsor and volunteer opportunities are available. For information, visit

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Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour Cyclists will be riding to and from Gavilan College through Morgan Hill Gilroy.


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MOVIES UNDER THE STARS Dunne Park, Hollister Hollister Recreation encourages families to bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy family-friendly movies. Showtimes will begin at dusk on Jun 28, Jul 19 and Aug 2. For information, call Hollister Recreation at 831.636.4390 or visit

SCIENCE IN THE PARK Valley View Park, 2381 Driftwood Ct, Hollister July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Hollister Recreation’s Science in the Park will be held Wednesdays in July, noon-1pm at Valley View Park.

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FRI., APRIL 19th � 7pm Hosted by Hillside Christian Fellowship 281 San Felipe Rd., Hollister 831.630.0800

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SECOND SATURDAY ON THE FARM 2601 E Lake Ave, Watsonville Each month the Agricultural History Project produces Second Saturday on the Farm, a free family event focusing on a particular area of agriculture. Attendees of all ages can participate in regular Ag History Project activities as well as those related to the special focus of the day.

Low and medium impact paintball only, no paintballs on premises will stain clothing. Everything needed to play is included. Open Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-4pm, rain or shine. Minimum age is 8.



Rockin Jump Gilroy offers an indoor trampoline park, where guests of all ages can soar in open jump arenas, do flips and

T.A.G. Paintball offers paintball on a variety of courses and terrains.

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Children ages 5-13 can swim and run through an obstacle course at the 11th Annual Gilroy Kids Triathlon. Distances will vary depending on each competitor’s age group. Saturday, Jul 13, 8-11am. Ages 5-13. Registration deadline is Friday, Jun 21.




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CHRISTOPHER HIGH SCHOOL AQUATICS CENTER Christopher High School, 850 Day Rd, Gilroy The City of Gilroy Recreation Department Summer Aquatics Program offers a variety of ways to enjoy the pool including lap swim, recreation swim, swim lessons, fitness classes, camps and pool parties. Swim lessons and aquatics programs are available for ages 6 months to 15-plus years. Saturday and Sunday, Jun 1-16, 11:30am-5pm; Tuesday-Sunday, Jun 18-Aug 4, 11:30am-5pm; closed: Jul 4, Jul 26, Jul 27, Jul 28 and Mondays. Admission fee is $8 weekdays/$10 weekends or purchase a Summer Pool Pass.

Park is a 6,695-acre regional recreation area offering many outdoor activities including camping, hiking, biking and horseback riding. Between Memorial Day weekend and the end of September, rangers and docents conduct campfire programs on Saturday evening. For information about camping and other park activities, visit

HENRY COWELL REDWOODS STATE PARK Day Use Area, 101 Big Trees Park Rd, Felton Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains and is most famous for the 40-acre grove of towering oldgrowth redwood trees. The tallest tree in the park is approximately 277 feet, about 16 feet wide and around 1,500 years old. Visitors can enjoy hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, picnicking, swimming and camping on more than 4,650 acres of forested and open land.

For information, visit www. Recreation-Department.

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Visitor Center, 9000 E Dunne Ave, Morgan Hill

The Morgan Hill Aquatics Center boasts two large water slides, a water play feature, splash pad, a full size competition pool and a warm instructional pool. The facility is open year round for lap swimming, aqua fitness classes, aquatics club practices and private events. For information and a schedule, visit or call 408.782.2134.


Coe Park is the largest state park made up of wild open spaces in Northern California. The park features rugged and varied terrain with lofty ridges and steep canyons. Once the home of Ohlone Indians, the park is now home to a wide variety of plants and animals, including the elusive mountain lion. The park is open-year round for hiking, mountain biking, backpacking, horseback riding, car camping, picnicking, photography and more. For more information, call 408.779.2728.

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Area (SVRA) is California State Parks’ first SVRA. This park features more than 6,890 acres of scenic and varied terrain including oak woodlands, rolling hills, lush canyons and seasonal creeks. The park straddles the San Andreas Fault. For more information, visit

MOUNT MADONNA COUNTY PARK 7850 Pole Line Rd, Watsonville


friendly activities are on tap at various parks.

This 4,605-acre park overlooks the Santa Clara Valley to the east and Monterey Bay to the west, and is dominated by the redwood forest characteristic of the Santa Cruz Mountain range. Park visitors can learn about areas where Ohlone Indians hunted and harvested, and why cattle baron Henry Miller spent his summers there. Hikers and equestrians have access to an extensive 14-mile trail system; Mt Madonna Stables offers horseback trail rides; and a one-mile self-guided nature trail winds around the ruins of Miller's summer home.

to protect the Pinnacles volcanic formation, talus caves, associated lands and ecosystems for their scientific, educational and cultural values, by caring for their natural processes and wild character while providing opportunities for public enjoyment and understanding of these resources.

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This wooded park of 1,147 acres is nestled in upper Uvas Canyon on the eastern side of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Uvas County Park offers hiking, camping and picnicking opportunities throughout most of the year.

PACHECO STATE PARK 38787 Dinosaur Point Rd, Hollister Pacheco State Park is the last remaining portion of the Mexican land grant, El Rancho San Luis Gonzaga. The park features displays of spring wildflowers, scenic vistas and 28 miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking. The park is home to tule elk, deer, bobcat, coyote, fox, several hawks, golden eagles and many other small animals. Day use is available year round, 8am-sunset. For information, call 209.826.6283.

Pinnacles National Park, 5000 Highway 146, Paicines Established in 1908, Pinnacles National Monument was designed

UVAS COUNTY PARK 8515 Croy Rd, Morgan Hill

For information about camping and other park activities, visit

SAN LUIS RESERVOIR STATE RECREATION AREA Park Headquarters, 31426 Gonzaga Rd, Gustine San Luis Reservoir was constructed as a storage reservoir for the federal Central Valley Project and the California State Water Project. It stores runoff water from the Delta that would otherwise flow into the ocean. A visitor center at the Romero Overlook provides full information on the reservoirs and water projects through audiovisual and printed materials. For information or reservations, call 209.826.1197.

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