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Market Street Senior Center and Theater

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General Agency Information
Name: Market Street Senior Center and Theater
Alternate Name(s): Santa Cruz Follies
Senior Citizens Opportunities, Inc.
Address: 222 Market Street
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-423-6640
Fax: 831-423-6631
Description: The Market Street Senior Center operates out of the Market Street Theatre at 222 Market Street, Santa Cruz. Our official name is Senior Citizens’ Opportunities, (SCO). We are a 501C3 tax exempt organization that has been serving Seniors in Santa Cruz County for over 62 years.

SCO provides social activities, companionship, educational opportunities and cultural activities for the senior residents of Santa Cruz County. Membership benefits of joining SCO include receiving our monthly newsletter via e-mail.

SCO is best known for our annual production of “The Santa Cruz Follies” a musical song and dance variety show performed by its members ranging from age 50 to the 80s. Five performances of the annual Follies show are held at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium each year to large audiences of locals and visitors from the Monterey Bay area and beyond.
Programs: "September ""Santa Cruz Follies"" show performed at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Monthly pancake breakfast
Annual Fashion/Tea
Annual Holiday Cabaret
Variety Shows
Open Mic ( Karaoke )
Potlucks the 1st Friday of each month"
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility: Adults 50 years and up
Fees: Annual Dues
Fee Amounts Senior: $25.00
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Funding Source: Memberships
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Ballroom Dancing Instruction
Dance Instruction
Dance Performances
Folk/Ethnic Dancing Instruction
Older Adults
Private Nonprofits
Senior Centers
Social Clubs/Events
Social Development and Enrichment
Tap Dancing Instruction
This agency was last updated on July 11, 2018.