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Halloween Maze of Horror/Pumpkin Carving and Costume Contest

Enter if you dare! The G.H.W.R. Youth Center is creating a Halloween Maze of Horror for all to enjoy. Then head over to the courtyard to carve a pumpkin and join the costume contest hosted by the Neighborhood Services Division.

The maze will be open from 5pm to 8pm on Thursday, October 30th and Friday, October 31st.

The pumpkin carving and costume contest will be on Thursday, October 30th starting at 4pm.

This is a free, all ages event.

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Local Youth Honored by Monterey Bay Aquarium

Watsonville’s Jonathan Rincon was honored with the Leader of the Future Award at the Monterey Bay Aquarium for his motivation to reduce waste and inspire others to conserve at Pajaro Valley High School.

Update – Main Street Water Main Replacement Project

Update – Main Street Water Main Replacement Project

Update – October 7, 2014: Paving on Main Street from Green Valley Rd. to Holm Rd. will be completed today, 10/7/14. They will continue working in this area as they install 200 ft. of pipe but all work will be off of the road.

After the installation of the 200 ft. of pipe will end the Main Street Water Main Replacement Project where a total of one thousand seven-hundred ninety six feet (1,796′) of new 12″ ductile iron water main and new system isolation valves were installed.

Halloween At Neighborhood Services and the G.H.W.R. Youth Center

The Neighborhood Services Division and the Gene Hoularis and Waldo Rodriguez Youth Center are teaming up to celebrate Halloween on Thursday, October 30 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The event features a costume and pumpkin carving contests. For those who are brave, the inside of the Youth Center, which is located at 30 Maple Ave., will be transformed into a Maze of Horror. Pizza and refreshments will be served. Parents and children of all ages are invited to celebrate Halloween at this admission free event.

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Film Screening & Discussion

Film Screening & Discussion

2015 Strawberry Festival Poster Contest

2015 Watsonville Strawberry Festival Poster Contest

The City of Watsonville Parks and Community Services Department is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Watsonville Strawberry Festival Poster Contest. Entries must:

  • Be 16 inches wide by 20 inches high.
  • Reflect the strawberry crop, Watsonville and the Pajaro Valley.
  • Include the following information (optional):
    • 21st Annual Watsonville Strawberry Festival
    • Historic Downtown Watsonville
    • August 1st and 2nd
    • Text must stand out and be legible
  • Be all original art created by the artist. Entries with clip art will not be considered.
  • Be adaptable for print and electronic format.
  • Include the name, address, phone number and email address of the artist.

The winning artist will be awarded $1,000.

All entries must be submitted by November 20, 2014 at 5 p.m. to:

FREE Cat Spay/Neuter

FREE Cat Spay/Neuter

The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS) received a grant from PetSmart Charities for $86,000 to go towards FREE spay/neuter for cats who reside in zip code 95076. To receive the FREE spay/neuter surgery, cat owners are required to purchase: a microchip (includes registration), rabies and FVRCP vaccinations, all for a total of $5! To further entice residents to take advantage of this offer, SCCAS will also be giving away a FREE case of canned cat food (24 cans) to participants!