Events Calendar: April 14 – April 20



    Friday, April 15

    UCSC Earth Week: Kick-off and rock climbing. Quarry Plaza, Bay Tree Bookstore. 12 to 4 p.m. Free.


    Saturday, April 16

    UCSC Earth Week: Younger Lagoon Restoration Work Day. UCSC Long Marine Lab. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.

    UCSC Earth Week: Day Hike: Campus Secret Spots. Stevenson Knoll. 1 to 5 p.m. Free.


    Sunday, April 17

    Sports: UCSC Slug Run XI. East Field. 8 a.m. $10 for UCSC students, $20-25 for general public.

    UCSC Earth Week: Compost Workshop at PICA. PICE, A Quad UCSC Village (near base of campus). 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.

    Sports: UCSC women’s tennis vs. Mills College Intercollegiate Athletics. East Field Center Tennis Courts. 2 to 4 p.m.


    Monday, April 18

    UCSC Dining: Meatless Monday. Crown/Merrill Dining Hall. All day.

    UCSC Earth Week: Sunset Hike. Porter Squiggle, Porter College. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Reserve a spot: on the Wilderness Skills section.

    Lecture: W.J.T. Mitchell. “Seeing Madness: Insanity, Media and Visual Culture.” Digital Arts Research Center, Room 108. Free.

    UCSC Earth Week: Education for Sustainable Living Speaker Series (open to the public). UCSC Classroom Unit 2. 7 to 10 p.m. Free.


    Tuesday, April 19

    UCSC Earth Week: Panel on Energy Security. College Eight, Academic Lecture Hall, Room 240. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Free.

    UCSC Earth Week: The Japanese Nuclear Disaster: Impacts & Implications (open to the public). Stevenson College Events Center. 7 to 9 p.m. Free.


    Wednesday, April 20

    UCSC Earth Week: How Green is Green? Sustainability and the Cannabis Industry. College Eight Red Room. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free.

    Concert: 21st-Century Chamber Music, April in Santa Cruz. Music Center Recital Hall. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free.

    UCSC Earth Week: Stargazing with Cosmic Joe Jordan. College Eight Plaza to depart or Bike Path Knoll 8 p.m. or later. 7:45 to 10 p.m. Free.

    UCSC Earth Week: Outdoor Film Screening: “Bag It!” Behind College Eight Red Building between A & B Quads. 8 to 10 p.m.



    Thursday, April 14

    Concert: The Kris Special (L.A.). Streetlight Records, 4 p.m. Free.

    Exhibit: Showcase at Santa Cruz Mountain Arts Center. 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Concert: Barbara Dennerlein Trio. Kuumbwa Jazz Center. 7 p.m. $20 in advance, $23 at door.

    Lecture: Could Israel be both Jewish and Democratic? UCSC Social Sciences 2 Room 71. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free.

    Concert: Gimme Shelter! Benefit Concert for Santa Cruz SPCA. The Crêpe Place. 8 p.m.

    Concert: Animal Collective plus Sun Araw. The Catalyst. 9 p.m. $30 in advance. Online sales only.


    Friday, April 15

    Concert: Karla Bonoff/Nina Gerber. Kuumbwa Jazz Center. 7:30 p.m. $40 for Gold Circle, general admission $25.

    Concert: G. Love & Special Sauce plus Belle Brigade. The Catalyst. 9 p.m. $19 in advance, $24 at door. 21+.

    Concert: The Brothers Comatose, Space Buffalo, Billy Manzik. The Crêpe Place. 9 p.m. $8.

    Film: “The Truman Show.” Del Mar Theatre. 11:59 p.m. $6.50. Event repeats 4/16.


    Saturday, April 16

    Earth Day Santa Cruz (open to the public). San Lorenzo Park. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.

    Dance Show: Bellydance Community Showcase hosted by Helene, featuring the Hala Dance Company. The Crêpe Place. 1:30 p.m. Free.

    Concert: Santa Cruz International Music Festival. Rio Theatre. 5:30 p.m. $25

    Sports: Santa Cruz Derby Girls Match. Harbor Hellcats vs. Merced Rollin’ Roulettes. Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. 6:30 p.m. $10–23.

    Concert: Forest Song: The Classical Clarinet. UC Santa Cruz Music Center Recital Hall 7:30 p.m. $6 for students, $23 general admission.

    Comedy Show: Tax Relief Comedy with Will Durst. Kuumbwa Jazz Center. 8 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 at door.

    Concert: Yonder Mountain String Band. The Catalyst. 9 p.m. 21+. $20 in advance, $25 at door.


    Sunday, April 17

    Sports: Stand Up Paddling Socials. Kayak Connection. 9 to 11 a.m. Free with own gear, $20 for board and paddle.

    Concert: The New Pornographers. Rio Theatre. 8 p.m. $22 in advance, $25 at door.


    Monday, April 18

    Concert: Proverb Trio: Dafnis Prieto, Kokayi, Jason Linder. Kuumbwa Jazz Center. 7 p.m. $20 in advance, $23 at door.

    Film: “Time Bandits.” The Crêpe Place. 9 p.m. Free.

    Dancing: DJ Tom LG’s Sides Speakeasy Time Portal & Swing Dancing. 515 Kitchen and Cocktail. 9 p.m. 21+. Free.


    Tuesday, April 19

    Concert: 7 Come 11. The Crêpe Place. 8 p.m. Free.


    Wednesday, April 20

    Event: Comcast Spring Break at the Boardwalk. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

    Concert: Sweet Honey in the Rock. Rio Theatre. 7:30 p.m. $40 for Gold Circle, general admission $30.


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