Events and happenings


Drop-in Grief Support Group

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

Visit our Grief Support Services page for more groups and information.


7/9/15 The Longest Loss: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia - HFA Teleconference

Thursday, July 9
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Hospice of Santa Cruz County
The Borina Family Center for
Compassionate Care
65 Nielson St., Suite 121, Watsonville

When the diagnosis is Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, grief doesn’t wait for death. Through a combination of candid, compelling interviews and unscripted in-studio discussions, experts will identify how medical and social service professionals can improve care for patients, families and themselves while coping with loss and grief associated with these progressive illnesses. This program is 2.5 hours, with an additional 30 minute local discussion required for CE credits.

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8/5/15 Dine at Chili's

Wednesday, August 5th
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
1855 41st Ave. Suite E1, Capitola

Let Chili's do the cooking and support Hospice of Santa Cruz County at the same time. With each flyer presented on Wednesday, August 5th, Chili's will donate 15% of the event day sales back to this great organization.

The Give Back Event flyer required with each check to receive credit for the sale. Please print and bring with you!



9/12/15 Memorial Wall Open House

Saturday, September 12
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hospice of Santa Cruz County
Scotts Valley, CA 95066

HSCC will host an open house and invite you to view the specially engraved tiles given in honor or memory of your loved ones.



10/4/15 Oktoberfest!

Sunday, October 4, 2015
12-4 pm at the Scotts Valley Community Center
360 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley

Friends of Hospice presents its 32nd Annual Oktoberfest. There’s something for everyone at this family friendly event: food, music, a drawing for cash prizes, silent and live auctions that include vacations and weekend get-aways; fine wines from local wineries; original artwork by local artisans; tickets to sports events and area shows; and gift certificates to the area’s best restaurants, stores and beauty salons. Admission is free.  Have a fun day for a great cause!



11/6/15 Sockshop & Shoe Company Fundraiser

Friday, November 6 
Sockshop and Shoe Company 
1515 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, California 95060

Join us from 5:30 - 8:30 pm for beer, art and music at the Sockshop & Shoe Company fourth annual Kelly Short Memorial Fundraiser for Hospice of Santa Cruz County!
Shop on Friday through Sunday and Sockshop will donate a percentage of sales to HSCC.