Other weekend events you might be interested in

Student Forum: Navigating Borders, Labor, and Home

Date & Time: April 26th 6-8pm
Museum of Art & History (705 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA)
Register for Navigating Borders, Labor, and Home

Celebrating their 25th Anniversary, the Chicano Latino Research Center (CLRC) invites you to a student forum featuring four sponsored graduate and undergraduate projects. Presentations include: Making Home Under Precarious Housing Conditions: The Experiences of Latinxs in Los Angeles, CA (Alma Villa, LALS & Sociology majors, HAVC minor), “Living Openly and Notoriously”: The Sexual Policing of Migrant Women (Bristol Cave LaCoste, History), The Demons of Open Borders (Cesar Estrella, LALS), and Self-governance in small scale Mexican fisheries (Eric Medina, LALS and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology majors). Selected photographs from the Home/Mobility photo scholarship contest will also be on display. The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. and the program begins at 6:45 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, but attendees are kindly asked to register in advance.  

Enviroslug welcomes UCSC Alumni to attend and participate in our 17th Annual Earth Summit

Date & Time: April 27th 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Colleges 9/10 Multipurpose Room

Come hear Amah Mutsun Tribal Band Leader, Valentin Lopez speak on the history of the land UCSC is on. 

Learn about food and housing justice on campus, including the university’s current plans to build 148 Family Student Housing units in the East Meadow and to construct 7-9 story towers in the place of the old FSH (and how it impacts students, faculty, and the community). 

Participate in our direct action station where you can sign petitions, register to vote, and comment on the Student Housing West environmental impact report.

We will also be featuring our Student of Color Caucus and Whiteness in Sustainability workshop in order to engage in the conversation about racism within the sustainability movement and on campus.

Bring your friends, family, and a reusable container for free food! 

Dedication of “Rachel in the Garden”

Date & Time: April 27th 2-3 pm
Rachel Carson College Plaza

A UCSC Art student, Rachel Smith, has created a lovely bronze bust of Rachel Carson which now lives on the Rachel Carson Plaza surrounded by a landscape of California natives. Please join us as we dedicate the bust and celebrate the last day of Earth Week 2018! The event will be held from 2-3pm on Friday, April 27th, on the Rachel Carson College Plaza. Light refreshments will be served. 

Welcome to Cowell College

Date & Time: April 28th 8:30-10:00am
Cowell Courtyard

Join fellow alums in the Cowell Courtyard for an informal gathering of coffee, donuts and conversation.

First Generation Initiative

Date & Time: April 28th 10am-3:00pm
Quarry Plaza

The UC Santa Cruz First Generation Initiative (https://firstgen.ucsc.edu) is part of a UC system-wide effort to build awareness and develop programming to address the needs of our first-gen community. We involve staff, faculty, and students who themselves are the first in their family to go/graduate from college as well as those of us who support first-gens.

T-shirts will be available for purchase at Quarry Plaza on Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Buy one, give two. Alumni can purchase a T-shirt for $25.00 and buy a second T-shirt that will be donated to a graduating first-gen student.

For more information contact: firstgen@ucsc.edu

NCAA Women’s Soccer Spring Scrimmage vs. Academy of Art

Date & Time: Saturday April 28, 2018 12:00pm
Lower East Field

For more information, please contact: Lauren Nadler, Head Women’s Soccer Coach831-459-3362 or lnadler@ucsc.edu 

UCSC Farm & Garden Spring Plant Sale

Date & Time: April 28th 10am-3pm and April 29th 10am-2pm
Corner of Bay Street and High Street at the base of campus, next to the Barn Theater.

Join us for the annual Spring Plant Sale! All plants are organically grown and include a wide selection of annual vegetables and flowers, along with wonderful perennials for the landscape. Plants are selected for their proven performance in the Monterey Bay region. Proceeds benefit the Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture training program.

Please note that Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden members are invited to attend a special “members’s hour” starting at 9 am on Saturday. Membership renewals and new memberships are available starting at 8:30 am that morning. The sale also takes place on Sunday, April 29 from 10 am to 3 pm (no early entry on Sunday).

Cooking Crass? Wokking for Social Justice in an era of increasing social stratification

Date & Time: April 29th 1-3pm
India Joze | 2555 Branciforte Drive

Everyone is invited to join us at India Joze for a Cooking Class Lecture and Demonstration with refreshments served. Space is limited (and it’s free!) so arrive early to secure your spot. 

For more information contact: Jozseph Schultz, Cowell ‘72 | joze@indiajoze.com













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