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First Friday: Friday Night Recess w/ City and County Parks & Rec


Play until dark with the City of Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department and the County of Santa Cruz Department of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services.Cooper Street in Santa Cruz will be closed off for an all-ages playground, featuring dodgeball, tetherball, cornhole, and a pop-up playground with huge building blocks and an activity table for kids! 
Groove to free music in Abbott Square.
Grab a bite and sip some drinks at Abbott Square Market.
Explore three floors of exhibitions for free and dig into a hands-on activity that’s great for all ages at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.


-- Play tetherball, dodgeball, cornhole, and hopscotch. Build structures with giant blue foam blocks. 
-- Dance to the awesome beats of a live DJ.

-- Free music at Abbott Square stage from 6:30-9pm.

-- Come in for an all-ages art activity.

Later Event: July 9
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