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February 14 - February 21

Health

FREE FOOD
Ongoing
February 14 (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

Learning

THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY FARM BUREAU
February 15 (9 to 10 a.m.)

offers an informational meeting about SRA Fees by John Gamper, director of Land Use and Taxation for the California Farm Bureau Federation on Feb. 15 from

farmsbc@hwy246.net
Phone: 688-7479

Farm Supply
700 McMurray Road
Buellton , CA

BEGINNING DRAWING WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Learn to Draw with an easy approach!
BEGINNING DRAWING WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Worth The Drive
February 15 (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

BIZAAR RUMMAGE
February 16 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

at the Lompoc Elks Lodge is a youth activities fundraiser also featuring a Krispy Kreme doughnut sale on Feb. 16 from

Phone: 757-8862

Lompoc Elks Lodge
905 East Ocean Ave.
Lompoc

CARNAVAL DE SAN MARTIN DEL EDO
February 16 (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

is a celebration featuring performances by Grupo Sin Nombre, Banda de San Martin, and La Conquistadora del Pacifico on Feb. 16 from

Phone: 354-2669

Convention Center of Santa Maria
Santa Maria , CA

GARAGISTE FESTIVAL: SOUTHERN EXPOSURE
February 16 (2 to 5 p.m.)

is a high-quality, small-production winemakers festival featuring 30 Santa Ynez valley winemakers on Feb. 16 from

info@pasogaragiste.com
http://garagistefestival.com

Solvang , CA

THE LOS ALAMOS MERCHANT SOCIETY
February 16 (4 to 8 p.m.)

presents "Lovefest - Los Alamos" featuring Los Alamos merchants presenting Valentines themed shopping and events on Feb. 16 from

smee@casadumetzwines.com
Phone: 344-1900

Los Alamos , CA

Concerts

THE SWING SHIFT BAND
Worth The Drive
February 16 (7 to 9:30 p.m.)

performs in concert on Feb. 16 from

berndoge@hotmail.com

Bill's Place
112 East Branch St.
Arroyo Grande , CA

Stage

THE CLARK CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Worth The Drive
February 16 (8 p.m.)

presents the Jim Curry performing "Take Me Home: The Music of John Denver" on Feb. 16 at

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
jamie@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

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

Cost: $34 to $42

Kids and Family

KID'S GARDEN CANDY
KID'S GARDEN CANDY
Worth The Drive
February 16 (1 to 3 p.m.)

shows kids that making candy with simple garden ingredients is fun and tasty! Learn how easy it is to make homemade candied treats on Feb. 16 from

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 donation per family

Concerts

SAX ON THE BEACH
Sax on the Beach Benefit Concert for The American Cancer Society
SAX ON THE BEACH
Worth The Drive
February 17 (3 p.m.)

is performing in it's Third Annual Benefit Concert for The American Cancer Society Relay For Life featuring live jazz and Americana music on Feb. 17 at

Patsy
knitsandstones@hotmail.com
Phone: 202-4269

United Methodist Church
275 Halcyon Road
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Stage

LOBERO LIVE
Worth The Drive
February 17 (2 and 6:30 p.m.)

presents "It's Magic!" featuring a lineup of the best illusionists from the Magic Castle in Hollywood on Feb. 17 at

abertucci@lobero.com
Phone: 963-0761
http://lobero.com

Lobero Theater
33 East Canon Perdido
Santa Barbara 93101

Learning

SBCC CENTER FOR SUSTAINABILITY
Worth The Drive
February 17 (6:30 p.m.)

presents "Leading by Example in Sustainability The UMass Amherst Permaculture Initiative" with Ryan Harb on Feb. 17 at

Margie Bushman
sbpcnet@silcom.com
Phone: 962-2571
http://sbpermaculture.org

SBCC West Campus, Fe Bland Auditorium, BC Forum
800 Block of Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara 93109

Cost: $5 to $10

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
February 17 (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

Special Events

THE HORSELESS CARRIAGE CLUB OF AMERICA
Worth The Drive
February 19 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

presents a vintage car show featuring people dressed in period costume and live music by the Crustacea Jazz Band on Feb. 19 from

Curtis Reinhardt
Phone: 473-2250
http://hcca.org

Heritage Square Park
Arroyo Grande

Learning

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
February 20 (7 to 8:15 p.m.)

presents a conversation with 2012 National Teacher of the Year Rebecca Mieliwocki on Feb. 20 from

meguise@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2134
http://soe.calpoly.edu

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

Special Events

THE UCSB CARSEY-WOLF CENTER
Worth The Drive
February 21 (Call for times)

presents the "For Your Consideration" film series on Feb. 21.

george.foulsham@ia.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-2191
http://carseywolf.ucsb.edu/pollock

UCSB Carsey-Wolf Center
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $10, $5 for students

Stage

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
February 21 (11 a.m. to noon)

presents professor of English at Tribhuvan University in Nepal, Sanjeev Uprety delivering the lecture on "Media, Political PArties, and Politics of Gender in Contemporary Nepal" on Feb. 21 from

kclark@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2506
http://calpoly.edu

Cal Poly Ag Engineering Building No. 8, Room 123
SLO

Kids and Family

PIONEER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
February 21 (5 to 7 p.m.)

presents its annual "Back-to-School Night" on Feb. 21 from

PVHS Gymnasium
675 Panther Drive
Santa Maria

Learning

UC SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
February 21 (6 p.m.)

presents the 55th annual Carl Snyder Memorial Lecture with George Borjas on Feb. 21 at

UC Santa Barbara
andrea.estrada@ia.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-4620

UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara

Health

FREE FOOD
Ongoing
February 21 (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