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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

February 23 - March 2

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

Concerts

A PURIM CELEBRATION AND PRAISE CONCERT
February 23 (3 p.m.)

featuring the music of Vince and Deborah Kline is Feb. 23 a

info@olivebranchtalmidim.com
Phone: 878-2431
http://deborahkline-iantorno.com

Orcutt Presbyterian Church
993 Patterson Road
Orcutt , CA

Learning

THE CENTRAL COAST MEMORIAL SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
February 23 (1:30 p.m.)

annual meeting including an informational meeting Green Burials with Shari Wolf on Feb. 23 at

Phone: 544-1726
http://greenburialbouldercounty.org

First Congregational Church
11245 Los Osos Valley Road
SLO , CA

Concerts

THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Marley’s Ghost
THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Worth The Drive
February 24 (2:30 p.m.)

presents Marley's Ghost performing reggae to blues to stone country on Feb. 24 at

info@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400
http://slobg.org/marleys-ghost/

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $25, $20 for members

Kids and Family

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY YMCA
February 24 (Call for times)

holds registration for Youth Soccer for kids ages 3 to 9 on through Feb. 24.

Phone: 937-8521

Santa Maria Valley YMCA
3400 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria

Cost: $80, $60 for members

Art

THE BRUSH AND PALETTE ART GROUP
February 24 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

is hosting their annual art show and sale featuring an hourly demonstration and a raffle to win a gift basket on Feb. 24 from

Marilyn Dover Benson
donaldbenson2@mac.com
Phone: 314-2202
http://fineartbymarilyn.com

Brush and Palette Art Show
1087 Clubhouse Drive
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Free

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
February 24 (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

THE FOOD COMMONS WITH LARRY YEE
Worth The Drive
February 25 (6:30 p.m.)

on youtube.com at http://youtu.be/X-D5VRi0UNY, is happening Feb. 25 at

Carla Rosin
crosart05@yahoo.com
Phone: 816-8188
http://sbpermaculture.org

Ayni Gallery
216 State St.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

Clubs and Meetings

ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL INC. OF THE CENTRAL COAST
February 25 (noon)

presents its monthly program meeting featuring a talk by Darlene Chavez, community leadership manager at the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County on Feb. 25 at

melinda.aguirre84@yahoo.com
Phone: 733-1122

Shepard Hall, Santa Maria Public Library
421 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria

Learning

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
February 28 (7 p.m.)

hosts an oboe master class with Cal Poly instructor Gabrielle Castriotta on Feb. 28 at

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

Cal Poly, Davidson Music Center, Room 218
SLO

FREE CLIMATE CHANGE PRESENTATION
Worth The Drive
February 28 (7 p.m.)

is sponsored by the Santa Barbara Group of the Sierra Club and the Humanist Society of Santa Barbara on Feb. 28 at

jackyvlopez@gmail.com
Phone: 467-6777

Santa Barbara Downtown Public Library Faulkner Gallery
40 East Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara

UC SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
February 28 (2 p.m.)

presents a symposium  titled "Life in the Age of Drones  on Feb. 28 at

George Foulsham
george.foulsham@ia.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3071
http://ia.ucsb.edu

McCune Conference Center
6020 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UCSB
Santa Barbara

Health

FREE FOOD
Ongoing
February 28 (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

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS OF THE CENTRAL COAST
March 1 (3 p.m.)

holds a dedication ceremony for the new Nipomo Health Center on March 1 starting at

smahr@chcc.org
Phone: 478-5742
http://communityhealthcenters.org

CHC Nipomo Health Center
150 Tejas Place
Nipomo

Concerts

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Worth The Drive
March 1 (7 p.m.)

performs a live concert to celebrate the release of a new CD on March 1 at

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

SLO Brewing Co
1119 Garden St.
SLO

Learning

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

Concerts

LIVE OUTDOOR CONCERT
March 2 (3 p.m.)

titled "RAP~RAGGE~EATS" is open to public with no admission cost on March 2 at

Roger Fisher
Phone: 361-0060

Potter's House
2125 S. Broadway
Santa Maria 93456

Cost: no charge

NORTH STAR STEAM
Professor Gall
NORTH STAR STEAM
March 2 (9 p.m.)

presents "Shore Leave at the Shammy," a fundraiser event featuring D.on Darox & The Melody Joy Bakers and Professor Gall live on March 2 at

Wicked Shamrock
143 North H St.
Lompoc

Cost: Free

Stage

SANTA MARIA HAS TALENT 2012
March 2 (11 a.m.)

holds open auditions on March 2 at

santamariatalent@live.com
Phone: 348-1968

Orcutt Presbyterian Church
993 Patterson Road
Orcutt

Recreation

THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS
THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS
Worth The Drive
March 2 (1 to 3 p.m.)

In collaboration with Cuesta Book of the Year, San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is hosting a Flower Arranging Workshop to coincide with the book, “The Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Join Cuesta Professor Carol Ziehl as you learn the art of floral arranging, focusing on flowers that grow well in our area, and the meaning behind those flowers. Bring your own clippers. Class is free to attend on March 2 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
kdecou@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3100 Ext. 2287

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: Free

Learning

YOUR LIFE, STARRING YOU
Pam Rohr-Author-Teacher-Professional Life Coach-Missionary
YOUR LIFE, STARRING YOU
March 2 (Call for times)

is Nouveau Life Coaching’s one-day workshop for Women. Participants will be given an overview of important key areas on a “Life Wheel,” learn to develop a life purpose statement, and will generate “smart” goals in order to reach their defined purpose. Women will explore their special gifts, endowed by their Creator, and will work individually and in a small group to uncover the unique and specially designed masterpiece they really are on March 2.

Lisa Cassaro
lcassaro@yahoo.com
Phone: 478-3773
http://nouveaulifecoaching.com

The Conference Room, Marian Extended Care
1530 Cypress Way
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $25

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
March 2 (8 p.m.)

presents writer Gwen Ifill and her talk "Politics, Policy, and Reality: What's Really Going on in Washinton" on March 2 at

UCSB Arts and Lectures Box Office
meghan.henry@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu

UCSB Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Spiritual

CONGREGATION BETH DAVID
March 2 (6 p.m.)

meets for a pajama party and an adult "Purimshpil" on March 2 at

Phone: 544-0760

Congregation Beth David
10180 Los Osos Valley Road
SLO , CA

Cost: $36

LIVING COMPASSION FROM THE INSIDE OUT
March 2 (10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

is a workshop designed to bring more compassion in your life and help you experience deeper connections with family, friends, and co-workers on March 2 from

Alicia Nowicki
alicianowicki@gmail.com
Phone: 434-1704
http://CommunicationFromTheHeart.com

EquityReach
107 Nelson St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $60