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PopUp Picnics return to Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park on Thursdays.Events
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Mole chefs, food & Mercado vendors, sponsors sought for Mole & Mariachi Festival.Events
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Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks (Friends) is an entrepreneurial nonprofit sustaining the legacy of our state parks and beaches. Through an innovative partnership with California State Parks, and by leveraging local community support, Friends funds educational programs, visitor services and capital projects.I want to help!