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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

March 2 - March 9

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

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

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

Special Events

2ND FRIDAY FLICKS
March 8 (1:30 p.m.)

presents a screening of "Freedom Writers Diary" with Hilary Swank followed by an optional book and film discussion on March 8 at

Cathy Rudolph
cathyrudolph@hotmail.com
Phone: 735-6566

Grossman Gallery, Lompoc Public Library
501 E. North Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Worth The Drive
March 8 (6:30 p.m.)

features a screening of "The Ride" and "Storm Surfers 3D" on March 8 at

stephanie@thepressroom.com
Phone: 546-3456
http://slofilmfest.org

Freemont Theatre
SLO

Stage

CAL POLY WIND BANDS'
Worth The Drive
March 8 (Call for times)

presents a production of "Robin Hood" showing April 5 through 7.

Cal Poly Ticket Box Office
pac.calpoly@gmail.com
Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org

Harman Hall, Cal Poly
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93407

Cost: $10

Learning

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

Special Events

CINDERELLA'S CLOSET
March 9 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is a place where young women can come and find their gently-used dream dress to wear to their prom or formal dance. The dresses are collected, cleaned up, displayed, and available to girls free of charge. The event is March 9 from

Ali Degraffenreed
adegraffenreed@gmail.com

Element Church
3596 Skyway Dr.
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

THE LOMPOC FIREFIGHTERS FOUNDATION
March 9 (5:30 p.m.)

presents the "Fire and Ice Ball" featuring a no-host bar, dinner, wine, music, dancing, and live and silent auctions on March 9 at

Arleen Lewis
arleenlewis061@verizon.net
Phone: 705-2405

Elks Lodge
905 East Ocean
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $50

THE SANTA MARIA WORD WIZARDS'
March 9 (12:30 to 2:30 p.m.)

present a book signing event featuring books by local authors in several genre on March 9 from

Phone: 929-2140

Cafe Noir
1555 S. Broadway
Santa Maria

Concerts

BIRDIE
Birdie - Music For The Kid In Everyone!
BIRDIE
March 9 (11 a.m.)

performs a live children's music concert featuring a musical take-home craft on March 9 at

Teresa Gasca-Burk
birdietunes@yahoo.com
Phone: 440-5352
http://birdietunes.com

Toy Zoo
1930 S. Broadway Ave.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO YOUTH SYMPHONY SPRING CONCERT
Worth The Drive
March 9 (7 p.m.)

presents a concert featuring guest soloist Joseph Wyer on March 9 at

SLO Symphony
staff@slosymphony.com
Phone: 543-3533
http://sloyouthsymphony.org

Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $5 to $15

Learning

GOPHERS, VOLES, AND MOLES
GOPHERS, VOLES, AND MOLES
Worth The Drive
March 9 (2 p.m.)

features County Farm Adviser Tamara Kleeman helping identify and problem solve pest issues on March 9 at 1 p.m. with a docent led hike 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: $10, $5 for members

Health

ALTRUSA OF THE CENTRAL COAST
March 9 (9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

along with WonHeart presents "5 Ways to Complete Health" on March 9 from

Phone: 714-1025
http://wonheartinfo.org

Souza Student Center
708 S. Miller
Santa Maria