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Santa Cruz Branch Calendar

January 2019


January 8 -  Peer Support Group led by Beverly Crook, 12 to 1:30 p.m.

January 9 - Technology classes begin.  Low Vision iPhone Class 10 to 11:30 a.m. $30 for six classes.  Technology Workshop and Beginning iPhone class 12:30 to 2 p.m.  Workshop is $20.  Class is $30 for six sessions.  Call Stacie Grijalva to register at 831-458-9766 or email  
January 12 - Game Day! 1 to 4 p.m. at Vista Center Santa Cruz.  Come play with us, laugh and learn some braille.  Free event!

January 14 - "Get an Earful" Book Club.  10:00 to 11:30 a.m.  We will be discussing The Hellfire Club by Jake Tapper. Want to join us in February?  We will be reading Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri.  All readers are welcome!

January 14 - Reading Resources Workshop.  12:30 to 2 p.m.  The workshop will cover Braille and Talking Book Library, and how to access free reading material, and demo the Victor Reader.

January 15  - English Support Group led by Ana Bedingfeld, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

January 16 - Tech Lab appointments available.  At these one-hour sessions, you can work on a variety of devices with our tech volunteers and specialists on a one to one basis.  Just let us know when you make your appointment what you are interested in exploring and we will do our best to help you. Contact Stacie Grijalva or call the office 831-458-9766.

January 17 - Let's Dance with Katie Bargetto! Katie makes learning ballroom dancing very fun.  It's also a great way to improve balance and spend time with your partner.  Vista del Lago Clubhouse, Scotts Valley.  $10/couple.  RSVP to Patrice Maginnis at 831-458-9766 or 

January 22 - Peer Support Group led by Beverly Crook, 12 to 1:30 p.m. 

January 23 - Low Vision iPhone, Beginner iPhone and Technology Workshops continue. Contact Stacie Grijalva or call the office 831-458-9766 to register or for more infomation.

January 26  - Technology Users Group 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Louden Nelson Center, 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz.  Topic TBD.  RSVP for the Technology Users Group is not required, but we would love to know you're coming.  Call Stacie Grijalva at 831-458-9766 or email

Unless otherwise noted, all classes and activities are held at Vista Center Santa Cruz, 3315 Mission Drive, Suite B in Santa Cruz (near Dominican Hospital).  Call Vista Center at 831-458-9766 for information about any of the events, classes and activities above. 

Vista Center Santa Cruz's hours office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.