Events and happenings



Drop-in Grief Support Group

Tuesdays at 6:00 pm in Aptos.  Please call (831) 430-3000 for directions.

Fridays at 12:00 pm in Scotts Valley.  Please call (831) 430-3000 for directions.


Lunes de Consuelo (Spanish Grief Circle)

Mondays, 4:00 pm - Center for End-of-Life Care, 65 Nielson St., Suite 121, Watsonville



National Healthcare Decisions Day Activities

Come to a free, 30-minute individual session where we will asist you in updating or completing your Advance Healthcare Directive:

Monday, April 14th 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Dominican Oaks, Oaks Room 3400 Paul Sweet Road, Santa Cruz

Tuesday, April 15th 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Garfield Park Village, Scott Hall 721 Bay Street, Santa Cruz

Wednesday, April 16th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Senior Circle Room, Watsonville Community Hospital

Friday, April 18th 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Scotts Valley Senior Center, 370 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley

Saturday, April 19th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Aptos Library, 7695 Soquel Drive, Aptos


April 16th, 7:00 pm "Changing the Way We Die" at Bookshop Santa Cruz

Join award-winning journalists and authors Sheila Himmel and Fran Smith, as they present their new book and its penetrating look at the hospice landscape.  Call 831-430-3000 for details.



May 7th Fairways for Kids Golf Tournament

Polish your shoes and grab your tees!  Golfers of all levels are invited to join in the Friends of Hospice 14th Annual Dr. Rich Shapiro Memorial Fairways for Kids Golf Classic at Seascape Golf Club.  A favorite among golfers, this fun-filled day starts with a BBQ lunch and includes 18 holes of golf, contests, a bugget dinner and silent auction.  All proceeds benefit HSCC's grief support programs for children and teens.  Golfers can sign up here.