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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

February 3 - February 10

Art

SATELLITE @ HOTEL INDIGO
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

by the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum features the exhibit "The Vastness is Bearable" showing through Dec. 7.

sbcaf@sbcaf.org
Phone: 966-5373
http://sbcaf.org

Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara
121 State St.
Santa Barbara

THE GALLERY AT THE NETWORK
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Unique Expressions" showing through May 31.

galleryatthenetwork@gmail.com
Phone: 788-0886

The Gallery At The Network
778 Higuera St., Suite B
SLO

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Traditional Printmaking: Pushing the Limits" showing through May 11.

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
SLO

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

ARROYO GRANDE
(noon to 2:30 p.m.)

includes a farmers market on Wednesdays from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Spencer's parking lot at 1464 E. Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande. Another farmers market is Saturdays from

Phone: 544-9570
http://slocoutyfarmers.org

City Hall Parking Lot
215 Branch St.
Arroyo Grande

NIPOMO
(11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

features a certified farmers market on Sundays from

Phone: 929-3081
http://nipomofarmersmarket.com

Via Concha Road and Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo

PISMO BEACH
(3 to 7 p.m.)

holds a farmers market on the promenade Wednesdays from

info@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

Pismo Beach Promenade
Pismo Beach

SANTA MARIA
(12:30 to 4:30 p.m.)

features a farmers market on Wednesdays from

Phone: 305-9829

Town Center West parking lot
Broadway and Main Street
Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA SWAP MEET
(Call for times)

meets Friday mornings.

Phone: 861-6202

Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S.Thornburg St.
Santa Maria

Clubs and Meetings

SANTA MARIA COIN CLUB
(7 p.m.)

holds its monthly meeting every third Wednesday of the month at

Santa Maria Coin Club
Phone: 937-1250

Edward Community Center
809 Panther Drive
Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA MEN'S CLUB
(8:30 a.m.)

meets for breakfast and a guest speaker the second Tuesday of each month at

Santa Maria Men's Club
atdulaney@comcast.net
Phone: 937-1499, 937-0355

Ambrosia Restaurant
122 E. Boone St.
Santa Maria

FRENCH HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
(5 to 6 p.m.)

offers a free diabetes support group on April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 24, and Dec. 22 from

Emily Reneau
emily.reneau@heart.org
Phone: 602-0435
http://sloheartwalk.com

French Hospital Medical Center Auditorium
1911 Johnson Ave.
SLO

THE RETIRED ACTIVE MEN (RAMS)
(8:30 a.m.)

Chapter #3 of Santa Maria meet the fourth Tuesday of every month for breakfast, fun, and fellowship at

smrams3@aol.com
Phone: 714-5635 or 928-6644

Radisson Hotel
3455 Skyway Dr.
Santa Maria

Spiritual

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
(7 p.m.)

holds "iCharge" Bible study on Wednesdays at

First Baptist Church
secretary@fbcsantamaria.com
Phone: 937-8405
http://fbcsantamaria.com

First Baptist Church
2970 Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

Concerts

THE AFRICAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR
Worth The Drive
February 3 (7 p.m.)

performs a live concert on Feb. 3 at

Phone: 489-4608
http://africanchildrenschoir.com

Hillside Church
1935 Newport Ave. , CA Grover Beach

Stage

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
February 3 (8 p.m.)

presents the Montreal circus troupe Cirkopolis on Feb. 3 at

karna.hughes@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3535
http://sa.ucsb.edu

The Granada Theatre
Santa Barbara

Cost: $25 to $65

Dance Lessons

SWING DANCE LESSONS
West Coast Swing Dance Lessons @ the 510
SWING DANCE LESSONS
February 4 (7 to 9 p.m.)

are Tuesdays with dinner at 6 p.m. and dancing from

Marty Mariscal
510eventcenter@gmail.com
Phone: 928-5519
http://510eventcenter.com/dance-class.html

510 Event Center
510 S.Broadway
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $10 per person

Concerts

THE SINDICATE
February 5 (8:30 p.m.)

performs live reggae rock on Feb. 5 at

Phone: 925-0658

O'Sullivan's Pub
633 E. Main St.
Santa Maria

Stage

UCSB ARTS & LECTURES
Worth The Drive
February 5 (8 p.m.)

presents the Santa Barbara debut of the Royal New Zealand Ballet performing Giselle on Feb. 5 at

Karna Hughes
karna.hughes@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu/index.aspx

The Granada Theatre
State Street
Santa Barbara

Cost: $40 to $80

Concerts

THE CLARK CENTER
Worth The Drive
February 6 (7 p.m.)

presents the songs and dance of "Celtic Nights - Emigrants Bridge" on Feb. 6 at

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

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

Cost: $35 to $46

Special Events

SPAGHETTI DINNER/BINGO NIGHT
Worth The Drive
February 7 (6 to 9 p.m.)

includes dinner and prizes on Feb. 7 from

Phone: 627-1997
http://avilabeachcc.com

Avila Beach community Center
191 San Miguel St.
Avila Beach , CA

Cost: $10, $5 for kids

Kids and Family

THE SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
February 7 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

hosts The Digital Bookmobile National Tour on Feb. 7 from

dhildinger@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 320
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

Santa Maria Public Library
421 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria

Concerts

BUCKLE RASH
February 8 (9 p.m.)

performs a live rock concert on Feb. 8 at

Phone: 736-5109
http://bucklerashband.com

DJ's Saloon
724 East Ocean Ave.
Lompoc , CA

THE ORCUTT ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL PTSA
February 8 (noon to 4 p.m.)

presents a "Battle of the Bands" event on Feb. 8 from

OAHSBattleOfTheBands@gmail.com

Orcutt Academy High School
610 Pinal St.
Orcutt , CA

Cost: $5

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

presents the Cal Poly Early Music Ensemble performing "A Night at the Mission" on Feb. 8 at

mabba@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4849
http://calpoly.edu

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
SLO

UNFINISHED BUSINESS PRODUCTIONS
Worth The Drive
February 8 (8 p.m.)

ppresents a "50th Anniversary of The Beatles first U.S. performance on the Ed Sullivan Show" featuring the music of The Beatles performed live on Feb. 8 at

unfinishedbusiness@charter.net
Phone: 929-5211
http://unfinished-business.org

Mongo's Saloon
359 W. Grand Ave.
Grover Beach , CA

Cost: $5

Stage

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
February 8 (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.)

and the Cal Poly DanceSport Team present the seventh annual Ballroom and Latin DanceSport Competition on Feb. 8 from

Phone: 242-3262
http://mustangball.com

Cal Poly, Chumash Auditorium
SLO

Cost: $10, $7 in advance

Kids and Family

PISMO BEACH FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE
February 8 (Call for times)

is Feb. 8 with registration due by Jan. 31.

Colleen Ghiglia
ccghilia@pismobeach.org
Phone: 773-7063
http://pismobeach.org

Pismo Beach Veterans' Hall
780 Bello Street
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: $25

WESTMONT COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
February 8 (1 p.m.)

presents its 27th annual High School Mathematics Contest on Feb. 8 at

Westmont College
scraig@westmont.edu
Phone: 565-6051
http://westmont.edu

Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara

Recreation

THE SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
February 8 (10 a.m.)

offers "Community Valentine's Healthy Cupcake Walk" on Feb. 8 at

Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 347

Rotary Centennial Park
2625 S. College Drive
Santa Maria

THE ORCUTT ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL
Worth The Drive
February 8 (8 a.m.)

presents its "3 Mile Run and Kids Quarter" on Feb. 8 with late registration at

Michelle Downing
mdowning@orcutt-schools.net
Phone: 938-8594
http://oahs.net

Elks Unocal Event Center
4040 Highway 101
Santa Maria

Cost: Prices vary

Learning

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
February 8 (8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

invites all K through 12 teachers for the college's annual "Central Coast Teacher Technology Challenge Day" on Feb. 8 from

ejmeyer@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-6553

Cal Poly
SLO , CA

Concerts

SAN LUIS OBISPO WIND ORCHESTRA CHAMBER ENSEMBLES
SLO Winds Chamber Ensembles
SAN LUIS OBISPO WIND ORCHESTRA CHAMBER ENSEMBLES
Worth The Drive
February 9 (3 p.m.)

perform live on Feb. 9 at

Shannon McNeely
publicity@slowinds.org
Phone: 456-3333
http://slowinds.org

Community Presbyterian Church of Cambria
2250 Yorkshire Drive
Cambria 93428

Cost: $15, $10 for students

THAT'S AMORE
THAT'S AMORE
Worth The Drive
February 9 (2 p.m.)

presents "My Heart Belongs to Broadway" live at

Opera San Luis Obispo
operaslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 541-5369
http://operaslo.org

The Lido at Dolphin Bay
2727 Shell Beach Road
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: $65, $520 for a table of eight

THE CLARK CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Worth The Drive
February 9 (3 p.m.)

presents the first installment of the new "Clark Classic Movies Series" featuring a screening of a classic film and cartoons 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

Cost: $39 to $49

VIVA EL ARTE DE SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
February 9 (2 p.m.)

presents a special performance by Perla Batalla on Feb. 9 at

kcarl@sbma.net
Phone: 884-6430
http://perla.com

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara 93101

Recreation

THE GUADALUPE-NIPOMO DUNES CENTER
February 9 (3 p.m.)

presents a "Photography in the Dunes" hike with Jules Reuter on Feb. 9 at

admin@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455
http://dunescenter.org

Pacific Dunes Ranch
1205 Silver Spur
Oceano

Learning

YOGA 101 WORKSHOP
Yoga 101 Workshop
YOGA 101 WORKSHOP
February 9 (2 p.m.)

teaches basic yoga poses and relaxation on Feb. 9 at

Vicki Forman
vicki@yogaformankind.com
Phone: 680-6542

130 North Broadway
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $30

Clubs and Meetings

CENTRAL COAST CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
February 9 (2 p.m.)

meets with a featured speaker, plant exchange, and plant raffle every second Sunday including a panel discussion on Feb. 9 at

Central Coast Cactus and Succulent Society
Phone: 481-3495
http://centralcoastcactus.org

San Luis Obispo Public Library
995 Palm St.
SLO

Learning

THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Worth The Drive
February 10 (6 to 7:30 p.m.)

presents the informational class "Poop: The Process of Elimination" discussing the importance of manure in a garden on Feb. 10 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
lcollinsworth@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400

San Luis Obisop Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members