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February 2 - February 9

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

Concerts

TALES FROM THE TAVERN
February 6 (7 p.m.)

presents a pre-season kick-off concert and CD release party for the new album "Wil Ridge Live at the Maverick Saloon" featuring Wil Ridge in concert on Feb. 6 at

Phone: 686-4785
http://talesfromthetavern.com

The Maverick Saloon
3687 Sagunto St.
Santa Ynez

Cost: $10

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

Special Events

CRUZIN' FOR LIFE CRAB FEAST
February 9 (6 p.m.)

will feature all you can eat King Crab, BBQ beef, chicken, and live music by Freight Train all benifitting local cancer patients on Feb. 9 at

Cindy Alvarado
cruznforlife@verizon.net
Phone: 714-1539
http://cruzinforlife.net

Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $60

MINERVA CLUB BINGO FUNDRAISER
February 9 (11:30 a.m.)

includes a lunch and three bingo cards on Feb. 9 at

Heidi Cole
hlhcole@yahoo.com
Phone: 934-1915

Minerva Club
127 W. Boone St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $25

PASSPORT TO VIENNA
February 9 (5:30 p.m.)

is a fundraiser for the Santa Maria Philharmonic Orchestra featuring an evening of splendor and beauty, romance and joy, of the delightful and delectable, and a chance to win a trip for two to Vienna, Austria. Let your senses be filled with awe as you experience Passport to Vienna. The event is Feb. 9 at

George Majoue
george@santamariaphilharmonic.org
Phone: 925-0412
http://santamariaphilharmonic.org

Radisson Hotel Santa Maria
3455 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $125

"STAYING ALIVE" BUTTERFLY STATISTICS
"STAYING ALIVE" BUTTERFLY STATISTICS
Worth The Drive
February 9 (2 p.m.)

is a class in the Oak Glen Pavilion with Peggy Coon discussing how butterflies “stay alive” in each state of development: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and adult butterfly. She will show the beautiful and unique colors on the inside and outside of the butterfly wings and explain how these colors, patterns, and markings are used for protective coloration, warning, mimicry, and will display her own photos taken in Costa Rica, Belize, the Caribbean, Mexico, and the United States on Feb. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. with a free tour at

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400 Ext. 304

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members

PISMO BEACH ANNUAL FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE
Worth The Drive
February 9 (6 to 8:30 p.m.)

is for young ladies ages three to eighteen years old, and the special man in her life. This special event allows fathers, grandfathers, or uncles to treat their little one to a semi-formal night of dancing and fun. The event takes place on Feb. 9 from

Pismo Beach Recreation
kmelchiorsen@pismobeach.org
Phone: 773-7063
http://pismobeach.org

Cost: $25 per couple; $10 for each additional guest in same family

Concerts

THE LOMPOC CONCERT ASSOCIATION
February 9 (7:30 p.m.)

presents cello and guitar duo Acoustic Eidolon on Feb. 9 at

Phone: 737-1089
http://lompocconcert.org

First United Methodist Church
Lompoc

Cost: $25, $5 for students

CAL POLY MUSIC ENSEMBLES
Worth The Drive
February 9 (8 p.m.)

present "A Night at the Mission" featuring traditional and contemporary chamber music Feb. 9 at

Michele Abba
mabba@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406
http://calpoly.edu

Old Mission Church
SLO

Cost: $9 and $12

THE SANTA BARBARA BLUES SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
February 9 (8 p.m.)

presents a concert featuring Carl Sonny Leyland on Feb. 9 at

Butler Event Center
3744 State St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $10, free for members

Stage

THE CLARK CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Worth The Drive
February 9 (8 p.m.)

presents the Jan and Dean Show featuring Dean Torrence and The Surf City in concert on Feb. 9 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

THE ROTARY CLUB OF SAN LUIS OBISPO DE TOLOSA
Worth The Drive
February 9 (8 p.m.)

presents a fundraiser event featuring comedians Larry Miller, Jake Johannsen, and Pat Hazell on Feb. 9 at

Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org

Cal Poly Performing Arts Center
SLO , CA

Cost: $30 to $75

Recreation

ORCUTT ACADEMY 5K AND KIDS MILE
Worth The Drive
February 9 (9 a.m.)

is a benefit for the Orcutt Academy High School Cross Country and Track and Field Teams on Feb. 9 at

Michelle Downing
Phone: 938-8594
http://oahs.net

Orcutt Community Park
5800 S. Bradley
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $20, $15 for yout, $10 for kids mile

Learning

WESTMONT COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
February 9 (10 a.m. to noon)

presents "Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot: Conversations about Connoisseurship" on Feb. 9 from

scraig@westmont.edu
Phone: 565-6051

Westmont College, Darling Hall, Winter Room
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara