Operation Surf Santa Cruz: Getting Vets in the Water for Healing and Stoke


Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:00 to Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:00

Operation Surf Santa Cruz: Helping injured Vets catch a wave, it doesn't get better than that. Volunteer, donate, or show up and cheer the men and women on, whatever you can do, it's sure to be the most meaningful day of the year.

The Last Coastal Sandmine: A Documentary Showing

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 19:00

The Last Sand Mine: A short documentary about the fight to end the illegal Cemex sand mine in Marina, California. Showing at the Santa Cruz Patagonia store.

Whale Watching at the Pigeon Point Lighthouse


Saturday, April 1, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, April 30, 2017 (All day)

The whales are on the move and you can add some biology to your Sunday drive at the Pigeon Point Lighthouse on April 1st. Grey Whales, a lighthouse, flowers and a stunning drive; grab that rental convertible and make it a Hwy 1 kinda day.

The Logging Days of Santa Cruz

Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:30

The loggers of the south bay were a pioneering bunch. Felling massive trees and supporting the growth of San Francisco, their history is fascinating and tied to the very birth of the west coast. Come learn and take part in some of that history in one of the most beautiful state parks around, Big Basin.

Cleanup Cowells Project


Repeats every 2 weeks every Sunday 10 times.
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 09:00, Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 09:00, Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 09:00, Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 09:00, Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 09:00, Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 09:00, Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 09:00, Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 09:00, Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 09:00, Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 09:00

The Cleanup Cowells Project is a bi-monthly beach cleanup with Save Our Shores that does what it says. Clean up a beach, make a difference. It's as simple as that.