Events and Activities

Annual Holiday Party and Scholarship Fundraiser is scheduled for brunch on Saturday, December 4th. It will again be held at the Dream Inn in Santa Cruz.

We will be again hosting our annual Holiday Party and Scholarship Fundraiser on December 4th at the beautiful Dream Inn in Santa Cruz. This is our major fundraiser for our scholarship program and hope you will be able to attend. Invitations will be sent in early October. Event will be a Holiday Brunch starting at 11:00 am with a Silent Auction and a buffet brunch starting at noon. We will have a university representative from the SJSU main campus to give us a campus update. We will also have a number of our scholarship recipients in attendance and we will be able learn about their Fall San Jose State experiences. View and download an invitation and reservation form here.

Annual Members BBQ and Meet our Scholarship Recipients was held on Saturday, September 25, 2021

On Saturday, September 25th we held our Annual Member’s BBQ at Roaring Camp in Felton. We also had the opportunity to meet some of our Scholarship Recipients and their families who attended. The BBQ began at 11:30 am. The BBQ was free to all members and family and friends were able to attend. Seven of our scholarships recipients were able to attend and tell us about their SJSU experiences last year and this Fall. From 1:30-3:00 pm a majority of to attendees rode the Roaring Camp Steam Train into the Redwood Forrest.The Roaring Camp stores, exhibits, and activities were open to all who attended.

Castro Adobe tour and wine tasting at Storrs Winery in late Spring.

Watch for information on a tour of the Castro Adobe State Park and wine tasting at Storrs Winery in Watsonville this upcoming spring. This will be a private tour of the home of one of the original founders of the Aptos and Watsonville areas.

Guided Tour of Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Bechtel Education Center in Monterey in March or April.

Board member and longtime Monterey Bay Aquarium docent Donna Ziel will lead a tour of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. We will then have a tour of the Aquarium's new Bechtel Education Center and have a talk provided by one the the aquarium founders.

Watch for future information on possible tours of the Moss Landing Marine Labs, Doc Rickett's Lab and a guided tour of the Monterey Bay Aquarium . Other potential events include a Wine tasting event with the Santa Clara Valley Alumni Chapter and a BBQ/music night.

Recent Events

SJSU Alumni Night at the Santa Cruz Warriors, Saturday, February 29, 2020

Annual Holiday Party and Scholarship Fundraiser, December 8, 2019

Private Elkhorn Slough Boat Safari, November 11, 2019

SJSU Main Campus Tour: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Scholarship Check presented to SJSU Marching Band at Wharf to Wharf Race on Sunday, July 28, 2019

Day at the Farm Tour and Lunch was held on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds

Annual Member's BBQ and Meet our Scholarship Recipients was held on Saturday, June 1, 2019

SJSU Alumni Night at Santa Cruz Warriors, January 18, 2019

Annual Holiday Party and Scholarship Fundraiser, December 5, 2018

Chapter Board Meetings

Chapter board meetings are open to all members. They are held on the third Wednesday of the month from 10:00am to noon. In-Person Location (tbd): The clubhouse of Villa Santa Cruz Mobile Home Park off of Felt Street.