Grand Opening

New Shakespeare Sanctuary

SSA held the Grand Opening of the New Shakespeare Sanctuary April 23, 2009 to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 445th birthday and invited the Queen of England and UN Secretary General’s Office to the event.

At The Sanctuary

Since the founding of the New Shakespeare Sanctuary, we have hosted 8 members of Friday Shakespeare Club Santa Cruz (FSCSC), 8 member entourage National, State and Local Leaders of the Women’s Women Auxiliary for Veterans of Foreign Wars – National Officers Visit, and hosted an informational luncheon for the Watsonville Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

April 23, 2019 marked William Shakespeare’s 455th Birthday, with cake and candles here every year since 2009.