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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

February 1 - February 8

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

Special Events

ALEXANDRA WALLACE PHOTOGRAPHY
February 2 (3 p.m.)

presents a free "Valentine's Day Photo Event" featuring free digital portraits for couple on Feb. 2 at

http://awphotographyblog.com

Waller Park
Santa Maria , CA

SCOUT-O-RAMA
Scout-O-Rama | Feb. 2
SCOUT-O-RAMA
February 2 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Families are welcome to join thousands of Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and other community groups from across the Central Coast at the annual Scout-O-Rama. The free event will have a climbing wall, Pinewood Derby, games, crafts, and more on Feb. 2 from

Phone: 935-1955
http://lpcbsa.org

Santa Maria Town Center Mall
142 Town Center East
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

ST. MARY'S SCHOOL
February 2 (6 p.m. to midnight)

presents the 11th Annual Mardi Gras Dinner, Dance, and Auction event featuring vacations, jewelry, home decor, art, wine, and local goods and services on Feb. 2 from

Michelle Cox
stmarysm@sbceo.org
Phone: 925-6713
http://stmarysschoolsm.com

Santa Maria Airport Radisson
3455 Skyway Dr.
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $60

TEXAS HOLDEM POKER TOURNAMENT
Texas Hold EM Poker Tournament
TEXAS HOLDEM POKER TOURNAMENT
February 2 (5 p.m.)

will feature dinner, a no host bar, raffle prizes, and the tournament on Feb. 2 at

Kathy Hefferman
khefferman@ci.lompoc.ca.us
Phone: 875-8156

Dick Dewees Community and Senior Center
1120 W. Ocean
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $65, $10 for dinner

Concerts

SAN LUIS OBISPO SYMPHONY
San Luis Obispo Symphony
SAN LUIS OBISPO SYMPHONY
February 2 (8 p.m.)

presents "Classics III: Schherazade" conducted by Maestro Nowak featuring Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s colorful and exotic “Scheherazade” and Mozart’s “Great G minor Symphony” on Feb. 2 with a free dress rehearsal at 1 p.m. and the concert at

SLO Symphony
staff@slosymphony.com
Phone: 543-3533
http://www.slosymphony.com/cm/Home.html

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93405

Cost: $20 to $75

Clubs and Meetings

WRITERS GROUP
February 3 (3 p.m.)

now forming in Lompoc is for fiction, children stories, scripts, novels, but no poetry at this time. Those interested should call ahead and sign up. Bring two or three pages of material to be read and discussed. The club meets starting Feb. 3 at

Phone: 735-9729

The Book Store
1137 North H St.
Lompoc

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
February 3 (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

Learning

YOGA BASICS
February 5 (5:30 to 6:45 p.m.)

is a 4 week series that is an ideal intro for beginners meeting starting Feb. 5 and running on Tuesdays from

Nicole Donati
nicole@treetopyoga.net
Phone: 266-6391
http://treetopyoga.net

Treetop Yoga
2771 Santa Maria Way, Ste. C
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $50

Special Events

THE SANTA MARIA WOMEN'S NETWORK
February 6 (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)

presents its 4th annual Micro Trade Show on Feb. 6 from

Phone: 925-4610

Santa Maria Inn
Santa Maria , CA

Stage

THE CLARK CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Worth The Drive
February 7 (7 p.m.)

presents "The Streisand Songbook" by Ann Hampton Callaway on Feb. 7 at

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

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

Health

FREE FOOD
Ongoing
February 7 (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

Special Events

SECOND FRIDAY FLICKS
February 8 (1:30 p.m.)

will be showing the film "Mystic River," based on Dennis LeHane's book which explores the effect of a shared tragedy on three boyhood friends brought together by a new tragedy many years later. An optional discussion will follow the screening on Feb. 8 at

Lompoc Library Information
Phone: 875-8778

Lompoc Public Library
501 E. North Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

Learning

BEGINNING DRAWING WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Learn to Draw with an easy approach!
BEGINNING DRAWING WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Worth The Drive
February 8 (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

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
February 8 (1 to 3 p.m.)

Ethics and Emerging Sciences Group is sponsoring a talk on "Three Challenges in Food Ethics" by Paul B. Thompson on Feb. 8 from

palin@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2042

Cal Poly, Building 8, Room 123
SLO 93401

Health

DR. KATHY GRUVER
Worth The Drive
February 8 (10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.)

author of the new book "Body/Mind Therapies for the Bodyworker," is giving two talks on Feb. 8 at

Phone: 680-1984
http://womensfestivals.org

Bacara Resort and Spa
8301 Hollister Ave.
Goleta , CA