The SCAS General Meetings featuring guest speakers take place on the second Thursday of the month, at the Santa Cruz Live Oak Grange Hall at 1900 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 (click here for Google Maps directions). This building is on 17th Avenue between Capitola Road and Mattison Lane.

Upcoming Events

  • Breck Parkman: “Digging the Sixties: An Archaeology of Hippies and Marines” June 13, 2019
    When people think of archaeologists, they often picture an Indiana Jones-type character toiling away amongst ancient ruins. Archaeology can be that and yet, it can be so much more. For almost 40 years, Breck Parkman has been constructing an archaeology of the 1960s - that time of tremendous social and political upheaval.

  • Summer Archaeology Project at the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park June 24, 2019
    The Summer Archaeology Project (SAP) is held in collaboration between California State Parks and Santa Clara University. We meet every Monday, between 10 am and 2 pm, for 10 weeks during summer. SAP volunteers sort through material excavated from the site of the Native American Rancheria at the Santa Clara Mission. Studying this material helps answer critical questions about daily life for Native people in the Mission system.
  • Chitactac Family Day 2019 June 29, 2019 Celebrate the Amah Mutsun culture and discover the heritage of people who lived in this ancient village site. Play traditional games, make unique crafts, and learn about native plants and wildlife along uvas creek. The event is free and fun for all ages. Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park 10001 Watsonville Road, Gilroy Saturday, June 29, 2019 11:00 am to 2:00 ...

General Meeting Speaker Schedule

  • June 13, 2019 – Breck Parkman, Retired, California State Parks

A list of past speakers can be found here.

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