Santa Cruz Yacht Club expands its annual Lighted Boat Parade this year at the harbor to include all in the boating community. …On Dec 3 at 4 p.m., weather and harbor conditions permitting, boats will parade in single file a few times and then go on to Santa Cruz Wharf and return for a few more rounds at the harbor.

Power or sail boats may be decor- Garlands Lights Tree Tops Stockings Wreaths Nativity Scenes Wall Decor Table Arrangements Candles f07 ated with lights and Christmas decorations for the event. Prizes will be awarded to the five best-decorated boats and t-shirts will go to the top 10 skippers. Originality, number and type of lighting effects and overall appeal will be considered by the judges. Prizes will be $150, first; $100, second; $50, third and fourth; and a fishing trip, fifth.

Bob Levin is taiking sign ups at 458-1177; the deadline is Monday.