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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

February 28 - March 7

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

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

Special Events

THE SANTA MARIA COUNTRY CLUB
March 3 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

presents a "Bridal Open House" event featuring some of the central coast's best wedding vendors onMarch 3 from

Phone: 938-5258

Santa Maria Country Club
505 West Waller Lane
Santa Maria

Concerts

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF SLO COUNTY
Worth The Drive
March 3 (2 p.m.)

presents "Chamber Music at the Fellowship" featuring the SLO Youth Symphony Chamber Players on March 3 at

Phone: 786-4331

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SLO County
2074 Parker St.
SLO

Cost: $20, $5 for students

Clubs and Meetings

SLO BYTES
March 3 (2:30 p.m.)

is a PC users group dedicated to educating its members in the use of personal computers that meets the first Sundays of the month at 12:45 p.m. John Kennedy will feature a webinar titled "Free and Alternatives to Free Software" on March 3 at

SLO Bytes
johnlwaller@sbcglobal.net
http://slobytes.org

Odd Fellows Lodge
520 Dana St.
SLO

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
March 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

Kids and Family

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
March 5 (6 p.m.)

and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History present "Imaginations Soar: Bringing Fables and Family to Life" with Antonio Sacre on March 5 at

Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol
Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Learning

WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY INSTITUTE OF THE CENTRAL COAST
March 5 (5:30 to 6:30 p.m.)

presents a "Community Education Seminar" by David Maccabee on March 5 from

Phone: 270-2513

MRMC Health and Wellness Center
1207 E. Main St.
Santa Maria

Learning

THE SANTA YNEZ VALLEY NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY
March 7 (7 p.m.)

presents director of the Sedgwick Reserve Kate McCurdy delivering the lecture "Bears of the Chaparral" on March 7 at

synature@west.net
Phone: 693-5683
http://synature.org

Solvang Library
1745 Mission Drive
Solvang

Health

FREE FOOD
Ongoing
March 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