Santa Cruz Parent Education Nursery School (SCPENS), part of the 3PENS group of co-op preschools through Santa Cruz Adult School,  will host an open house on Saturday, April 2, from 10-12p.m. Located at 411 Roxas Street in Santa Cruz, SCPENS has been providing the community with a high quality parent participation preschool and toddler program since 1975 and is the only parent education cooperative in Santa Cruz that offers a toddler program.

Open house activities will include art and crafts, story-telling, tours of the classrooms and playgrounds. SCPENS’ credentialed teachers and current families will be available to answer questions about the program.

For more information, contact SCPENS at, 831-425-4495 or visit