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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

January 25 - February 1

Farmers Markets

SAN LUIS OBISPO
(8 to 10:30 a.m.)

features the "Thursday night SLO County Farmers' Market" featuring produce, food, nonprofits, political groups, kids activities, and live entertainment on Thursdays from 6:10 to 9 p.m., downtown SLO. A morning farmers' market featuring fresh produce is Saturday from

http://slocountyfarmers.org

Gottschalk's Parking Lot
SLO

Special Events

THE FUND FOR SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
January 25 (5 to 7 p.m.)

presents its Social Justice Award for a documentary film including a community reception on Jan. 25 from

email@fundforsantabarbara.org
Phone: 922-1707
http://fundforsantabarbara.org

Arts and Letters Cafe
7 East Anapamu St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $25 suggested donation

Concerts

THE ST. MARK'S-IN-THE-VALLEY EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Worth The Drive
January 25 (7:30 p.m.)

hosts the 32nd annual "Schoolhouse Music Evenings" concert series including a concert featuring the trio of Sarah Bach, Damon Zick, and Robert Edward Thies on Jan. 25 at

info@smitv.org
Phone: 688-4454
http://smitv.org

St. Mark's-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church
2901 Nojoqui Ave.
Los Olivos

Cost: $20, $15 in advance

Nightlife

JON STEPHEN TROPICAL BRAZILIAN GUITAR
JON STEPHEN TROPICAL BRAZILIAN GUITAR
January 25 (6 to 9 p.m. )

at the Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa is a wonderful Tropical Brazilian Guitar weekend featuring great food and wine bar, great views, and great music on Fridays from

Phone: 773-8900

Lido Restaurant, Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa
2727 Shell Beach Road
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free admission

Special Events

THE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION
January 26 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

presents the annual Central Cost Muscle Walk fundraiser event Jan. 26 from

areggie@mdausa.org
Phone: 560-7651
http://musclewalkmda.org/centralcoast2012

Waller Park
Santa Maria

WESTMONT COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
January 26 (9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

professor Paul Willis hosts a dedication and poetry reading honoring William Stafford on Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. The event will be preceded by a free public poetry workshop titled "Writing the Stafford Way" from

willis@westmont.edu
Phone: 565-7174
http://westmont.edu

Los Prietos Ranger Station
3505 Paradise Road
Los Padres National Forest , CA

Concerts

CLAIRE LYNCH BAND
Claire Lynch Band
CLAIRE LYNCH BAND
Worth The Drive
January 26 (8 p.m.)

The Clark Center presents one of the most exciting and critically acclaimed Bluegrass bands of the last decade, The Claire Lynch Band, on Jan. 26 at

Box Office
info@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://www.clarkcenter.org

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $28 to $38

Special Events

THE 5TH ANNUAL SANTA BARBARA COMMUNITY SEED SWAP
The Magic of Seeds!5th Annual Santa Barbara Community Seed Swap/11-3pm
THE 5TH ANNUAL SANTA BARBARA COMMUNITY SEED SWAP
Worth The Drive
January 27 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

invites the community to bring seeds, plants, cuttings, and garden knowledge to swap. Don't have these? Then come get seeds. Seeds to sow. Seeds to grow. Seeds to harvest. Seeds to save and share next year. There will be activities for all ages: story hour, crafts, seed ball making, seed saving lessons, seed envelope making, worm composting, learning about bare root trees, and more on Jan. 27 from

margie bushman
margie@sbpermaculture.org
Phone: 962-2571
http://sbpermaculture.org

Santa Barbara Downtown Public Library Faulkner Gallery
40 E Anapamu St.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

Health

FIGHT LIKE A GIRL FUNDRAISER
Worth The Drive
January 27 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

presented by Central Coast Krav Maga, aims to educate women on building the mentality to fight back in threatening situations. The self-defense and empowerment seminar will be held at the Budo Ryu on Jan. 27 from

Michelle
michelle.budo@gmail.com
Phone: 544-8008
http://budoryu.com

The Budo Ryu
3566 S. Higuera St.
SLO 93401

Cost: $25, $20 in advance

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
January 27 (10 a.m.)

offers worship services Sundays at 10 a.m. with Sunday school at 9 a.mAn adult Bible study is Thursday at.

Phone: 937-0339

Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4465 S. Blosser Road
Santa Maria

Concerts

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
January 28 (2:10 to 3 p.m.)

presents "A Conversation with Paul Orfalea" on Jan. 28 from

rsilve01@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2874

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
SLO

Learning

UCSB MULTICULTURAL CENTER
Worth The Drive
January 28 (6:30 p.m.)

presents the discussion "Vietnamerica: Drawing Our Past to Write Our Future GB Tran" on Jan. 28 at

UCSB MultiCultural Center
aracely.rodriguez@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-8411

UCSB MultiCultural Center
UCen Road, University Center Room 1504
Santa Barbara

Clubs and Meetings

PUBLIC MEETING
January 28 (6 p.m.)

regarding a 40-megawatt solar power plant proposed for Cuyama will be discussed during a public meeting of the Central Coast Green Team on Jan. 28. The meeting starts with ordering off the menu at 5:30 p.m. followed by the program at

Jeanne Sparks
jeanne@jeannesparks.com
Phone: 739-1836
http://centralcoastgreenteam.org

IHOP
202 Nicholson Ave.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Health

FREE FOOD
Ongoing
January 31 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

thanks to The Salvation Army of Santa Maria is Monday through Friday from

Melanie
Melanie.swarz@usw.salvationarmy.org
Phone: 805-349-2421

211 East Fesler St
Santa maria 93455

Cost: Free

Concerts

UCSB MULTICULTURAL CENTER
Worth The Drive
February 1 (6:30 p.m.)

presents The Dengue Fever performing in concert on Feb. 1 at

aracely.rodriguez@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-8411

UCSB MultiCultural Center
UCen Road University Center Room 1504
Santa Barbara

Learning

BEGINNING DRAWING WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Learn to Draw with an easy approach!
BEGINNING DRAWING WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Worth The Drive
February 1 (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

explores drawing using an easy 'right-brain' approach Feb. 1 through March 15 on Fridays from

Wes Martin
phillip_martin@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3131, Ext. 2103
http://communityprograms.net

Cuesta College
Highway 1
SLO 93401

Cost: $112