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Band- Watsonville Community - FREE. 
The Watsonville Community Band Needs You!

The Watsonville Community Band wants new members who can read music and competently play a band instrument. Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. in the Watsonville High School band room on Marchant St. For information go to

Watsonville High School, Band Room, 250
East Beach Street, Watsonville
Wed 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.                  Spence
Session 1: Aug 17 - Dec 14            Cost FREE
Section 7130

See Flyer attached for more information


Cost: FREE
Current PVUSD high school students: FREE!
Adult students: FREE!
Band questions: Barbara Smith

RegisterBirding Basics the Birds of Pajaro Valley 
Section 7110 Section 7111

This fun, fascinating class is an introduction to many of the amazing birds in our own area. Employing photos, bird sound recordings, and a combination of classroom and field sessions, you will learn the basics of birding in a supportive, stress-free environment. You will begin building your basic field skills, learning how to use your field guide, apps, and optics, and employing useful identification techniques. Weather permitting, much of the class will involve practical field practice. Please arrive for the first class with binoculars and a field guide, if you have them. This is an excellent opportunity to develop nature photography skills with the eventual goal of sales. Students can also train to be docents for the wetlands center.

Pajaro Valley High Wetlands Center
500 Harkins Slough Road, Watsonville
Wed  9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.    Adams: $70

Session 1:  Aug 17-oct 12                          $70
-Section 7110   Wednesdays           9:30-11:30AM
-Section 7113   Wednesdays          1:30-3:30PM
-section 7112 Thursdays             9:30-11:30AM

Session 2:  Oct 19 - Dec 14                        $70
-Section 7111   Wednesdays          9:30-11:30AM
-Section 7114   Wednesdays          2:30-4:30PM
-Section 7115   Thursdays                                        Oct 20-Dec 159:30-11:30AM


Cake Decoration Level 1-6 
Learn how to mix colors, decorate cakes with equipment bags and tips, edges, tissues and figures
of flowers and much more. At every level, recipe information and tips will be shared on homemade
pastries and fillings for cakes with seasonal fresh fruit. Each level is more advanced and intense.
This class needs to be started from the first level. The first day of every level will be an overview and
orientation. It is required that each student bake their cake before class. At the end of each level,
you will receive a certificate of completion. Any questions please call the office at (831) 786-2160.
Decoración de Pasteles Nivel 1-6 
Aprenda cómo mezclar colores, decorar pasteles con equipo de puntas y bolsas, bordes, tejidos y
figuras de flores y mucho más. En cada nivel se comparten recetas y tips sobre reposteria, panes
caseros, y se enseñan a hacer rellenos de pastel con fruta fresca de temporada. Cada nivel es
más avanzado e intenso. Se requiere iniciar desde el primer nivel. El primer dia de cada nivel
será un repaso y orientación. Se requiere que cada estudiante hornee su pastel antes de clase.
Al final de cada nivel, usted recibirá un certificado de completacion del nivel. Cualquier pregunta
llamar a la oficina al (831) 786-2160.
Green Valley Center (GVC), Room/Salón 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu/Jue 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Martinez
Section 7010 Level/Nivel 1: Basic Steps/Pasos Básicos Jan 20 - Feb 10 $100
Section 7011 Level/Nivel 2: Flowers and Paste/Flores de Pasta Feb 17 - Mar 10 $100
Section 7012 Level/Nivel 3: Two Tier Dec./Decoración de dos pisos y más Mar 17 - Apr 21 $100
Section 7013 Level/Nivel 4: Basic Fondant/Crema Fondant Básica Apr 28 - May 19 $100
Green Valley Center (GVC), Room/Salón 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Fri/Vie 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Martinez
Section 7014 Level/Nivel 5: Inter. Fondant/Crema Fondant Intermedio Jan 21 - Feb 11 $100
Section 7015 Level/Nivel 6: Advan. Fondant/Crema Fondant Advansado Feb 18 - Mar 11 $100

Croatian Language and Culture - Conversational, Intermediate/Advanced

There are many people in Watsonville and in Santa Cruz County whose ancestors came from Croatia. This class will teach intermediate and advanced conversational Croatian, vocabulary, grammar, greetings, and everyday expressions. It will introduce students to the country of Croatia, its culture (food, music, customs, etc.), as well as the Croatian influence in the Pajaro Valley for over 140 years. (NO CLASS NOV 24)
Session 2 is a continuation of Session 1.

Green Valley Valley Center Room 3, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Wed  6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  I Basor   $125 

Section 7084                     Session 1: Aug 17- Oct 12                         $125
Section 7085                     Session 2: Oct 19- Dec 14                          $125

RegisterSpanish - Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Cultural Studies


Designed for students who have intermediate to advanced Spanish language skills, this class provides an opportunity for students to practice advanced Spanish language conversation. Required Textbook for Beginning: "Spanish is Fun" (purchased at the Green Valley Center Office $35.00) Required Textbook for Intermediate/Advanced: "Curso Segundo" (purchased at the Green Valley Center Office $35.00)

Green Valley Center (GVC), Room 1, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue    12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.     TBD
Session 1: Jan 11-Mar 15   $70 -Section 7070
Session 2: Mar 22-May 31  $70 -Section 7071

Tue     1:30p.m. –3:30 p.m.     Sendell  
Session 1: Jan 11-Mar 15   $125 -Section 7072
Session 2: Mar 22-May 31 $125 -Section 7073

RegisterCeramics - Beginning  Sections 7270, 7271 


This class is for beginners and will cover basic potters wheel techniques, hand building sculpture, glaze formulation, bioregional glaze, surface decoration and kiln firing. 
Santa Cruz High School, Room 36, 415 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz
Tue           5:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                  Heady                                  $120
Session 1: Aug 30 - Oct 11     -Section 7270
Session 2: oct 18 -  Dec 13    -Section 7271 


RegisterCeramics - Intermediate Sections 7280, 7281


This class is for intermediate students, and will cover potters wheel techniques, hand building sculpture, glaze formulation, bioregional glaze, surface decoration and kiln firing. 
Santa Cruz High School, Room 36, 415 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz
Wed 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.                  Heady                                            $120
Session 1: Aug 31- Oct 12     -Section 7280 
Session 2: oct 19- dec 14      -Section 7281