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March 2 - March 9

Recreation

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY RAILWAY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
(noon to 4 p.m.)

features a locomotive, boxcar, caboose, and railroad artifacts and a diorama on the second and fourth Saturday of the month from

Phone: 714-4927

Santa Maria Transit Center
Miller and Boone Streets
Santa Maria

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 SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ARTS COMMISSION
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Pursuit of Passion: Early Santa Barbara Women Artists" showing through Feb. 20, 2015.

ferri@sbartsscommission.org
Phone: 568-3994
http://sbartscommission.org

Santa Barbara City Hall, De La Guerra Plaza
Santa Barbara

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

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

offers a free diabetes support group on 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

Dance Lessons

KINGS OF SWING DANCE STUDIO
March 2 (Call for times)

is now registering for a new session of adult and kids dance classes beginning the week of March 2.

Phone: 928-7799
http://kingsdancestudio.com

Kings of Swing Dance Studio
Town Center Mall
Santa Maria 93455

Recreation

"ON THE RED CARPET"
March 2 (5 to 8 p.m.)

is a special event in the theme of the Academy Awards with fun and prizes for those 50 years old and older on March 2 from

rnarez@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 260
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

Elwin Mussell Senior Center
510 E. Park Ave.
Santa Maria

Learning

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
March 4 (5:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

presents the third annual Diversity and Inclusiveness Colloquium featuring a keynote speech from SLO superior court judge Ginger Garrett on March 4 from

Cal Poly Performing Arts Center
diversity@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2250

Harman Hall, Cal Poly Performing Arts Center
1 Grande Ave.
SLO

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
March 4 (8 p.m.)

presents author Timothy Egan discussing his book "The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the First That Saved America" on March 4 at

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

UCSB Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara

UCSB MULTICULTURAL CENTER
Worth The Drive
March 4 (5 p.m.)

presents as part of its "Interfaith" series the talk "Interfaith Peacemaking: Healing the World" by Najeeba Syeed Miller on March 4 at

UCSB MultiCultural Center
aracely.rodriguez@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-8411

UCSB MultiCultural Center
UCen Road, University Center Room 1504
Santa Barbara

Learning

ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN COMMUNICATION
Worth The Drive
March 5 (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

presents the program "Managing Information Overload" featuring several speakers on March 5 from

http://awcsb.org

Antioch Campus
602 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $20, free for members

Health

HICAP (HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING AND ADVOCACY PROGRAM)
March 5 (2 p.m.)

presents the informational meeting "Medicare Plans and Changes" on March 5 at

laura.selken@gmail.com
Phone: 928-5663

Marian Regional Medical Center
1400 East Church St.
Santa Maria

Concerts

THE ASSOCIATED STUDENTS PROGRAM BOARD
Worth The Drive
March 6 (9 p.m.)

of UCSB and the UCSB Multicultural Center presents Bone Thugs N Harmony on March 6 at

Phone: 893-3536
http://asprogramboard.com

UCSB Hub
Santa Barbara

Cost: $35 at the door

Kids and Family

SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
March 6 (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

presents "Family 1st Thursdays" including a "Space Mobiles" contruction project on March 6 from

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
kcarl@sbma.net
Phone: 884-6430
http://smba.net

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State St.
Santa Barbara

Learning

WESTMONT COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
March 6 (2 to 3 p.m.)

hosts a panel discussion about wildfire and focusing on the book "The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America" by Timothy Egan on March 6 from

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

Westmont College, Voskuyl Library
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara

Special Events

THE SLO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Worth The Drive
March 7 (6 to 10 p.m.)

screens the documentary "If You Build It" on Mach 7 from

Phone: 756-2919
http://calpoly.edu

Cal Poly
Business Building
SLO , CA

Concerts

THE LOMPOC CONCERT ASSOCIATION
March 7 (7:30 p.m.)

presents a concert with pianist Umi Garrett on March 7 at

Tom Gerald
mollyfgerald@gmail.com
Phone: 735-1408
http://lompocconcert.org

First United Methodist Church
925 North F St.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $25, $5 for students

Special Events

EDIBLE LANDSCAPING
EDIBLE LANDSCAPING
March 8 (1 to 3 p.m.)

at the SLO Botanical Garden teaches how to combine form and function in your yard by using plants as stunning design features on March 8 from

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

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members

THE FIVE CITIES DOG PARK ASSOCIATION
Worth The Drive
March 8 (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

holds its annual garage sale on March 8 from

info@fivecitiesdogpark.org
http://fivecitiesdogpark.org

Elm Street Park Pavilion
Arroyo Grande

THE SANTA BARBARA DOLL CLUB SHOW AND SALE
Worth The Drive
March 8 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is the 52nd annual show including collectible dolls, toys, books, and doll-related items on March 8 from

Phone: 733-1261

Warren Hall
Las Positas and Highway 101
Santa Barbara 93105

Cost: $5, free for kids

Concerts

CLASSICS IN THE COHAN
CLASSICS IN THE COHAN
Worth The Drive
March 8 (8 p.m.)

by the SLO Symphony features Holsts' "The Planets" on March 8 at

Lisa Nauful
lisa@slosymphony.com
Phone: 543-3533
http://slosymphony.com

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93405

Cost: $20 to $75

Learning

WONHEART AND ALTRUSA OF THE CENTRAL COAST
March 8 (10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

presents "Empower Yourself By Inspiring Change" for women and girls ages 13 and up featuring guest speakers Andrea C. Wasko, Carrie Asuncion, and RaChell Jahn on March 8 from

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

UDW Union Hall
402 S. Miller St.
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $20, $20 for mothers with duaghters, free for teens

Special Events

THE SANTA BARBARA JEWISH FEDERATION
Worth The Drive
March 9 (2 to 4 p.m.)

presents a free "Family Purim Party" on March 9 from

Nancy Friedland
Phone: 957-1115, Ext. 123
http://jewishsantabarbara.org

Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center
524 Chapala St.
Santa Barbara

Learning

FREE PREMA YOGA CLASS
Free Prema Yoga Class
FREE PREMA YOGA CLASS
March 9 (3:30 p.m.)

is for all levels of yogis, including healing oon March 9 at

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

Yoga for Mankind
130 North Broadway Suite B
Orcutt 93455

Cost: Free

Art

SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
March 9 (1:30 to 4:30 p.m.)

presents "Studio Sundays on the Front Steps" featuring "Modeling Compoung" on March 9 from

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
kcarl@sbma.net
Phone: 884-6430
http://smba.net

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: Free with suggested admission