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March 29

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

Clubs and Meetings

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

offers a free diabetes support group on 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

Special Events

RIVERBENCH WINERY
March 29 (11 a.m.)

presents a salsa tasting, including a wine tasting on March 29 at

Laura Perez
lperez@riverbench.com
Phone: 937-8340

Riverbench Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $10

SANTA MARIA SWIM CLUB
March 29 (6 p.m.)

holds a benefit event featuring cocktails, dinner, dessert, auctions, and raffles on March 29 starting at

Phone: 310-1633

Cost: $100

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA
March 29 (9 a.m.)

Recreation and Parks Department presents a community walk titled the "Rock the '80s 5K and Kids' 1-Mile Fun Run" on March 29 starting at

Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 263
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Pioneer Park
1150 W. Foster Road
Santa Maria

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO BOTANICAL GARDEN
THE SAN LUIS OBISPO BOTANICAL GARDEN
March 29 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m. )

presents its spring plant sale and fundraiser on March 29 from

lcollinsworth@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

WILLIAM JAMES CELLARS TASTING ROOM
March 29 (11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

presents "Wine and War" with wine educators Kevin and Ilda Nelson on March 29 from

Phone: 478-9412

William James Cellars Tasting Room
3640 Sagunto St.
Santa Ynez

THE GARIGISTE FESTIVAL
THE GARIGISTE FESTIVAL
Worth The Drive
March 29 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

includes over 50 Santa Barbara County and Santa Ynez Valley wine makers pouring on March 29 from

Garagiste Events
info@garagistefestival.com
Phone: 888-71-TICKETS
http://garagistefestival.com

Veterans Memorial Hall
1745 Mission Dr.
Solvang 93463

Cost: $5 to $175

Kids and Family

COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION
Worth The Drive
March 29 (9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.)

holds the 37th annual Parent Conference featuring information on parenting on March 29 from

Phone: 740-4555
http://cacsb.com

Community Action Commission
5638 Hollister Ave., Suite 230
Goleta , CA

THE EXPLORATION STATION
Exploring Geodes
THE EXPLORATION STATION
Worth The Drive
March 29 (2 p.m.)

presents "Geology Rocks!" on March 29 at

Tosha R Punches
youth@explorationstation.org
Phone: 473-1421
http://www.explorationstation.org

Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach 93483

Cost: $2 for kids, $3 for adults

Learning

"PARENTS ARE TEACHERS TOO!"
37th Annual Parent Conference
"PARENTS ARE TEACHERS TOO!"
March 29 (8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is an adult educational conference on March 29 from

Linda Wilkes
lwilkes@cacsb.com
Phone: 740-4555
http://cacsb.com

Lompoc Adult Ed
120 W, Chestnut St.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $10

THE LOMPOC HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
March 29 (1:30 p.m.)

presents a workshop on colorectal cancer awareness on March 29 at

oliver.mj@verizon.net

Ocean's Seven Cafe, Lompoc Valley Medical Center
1515 East Ocean Ave.
Lompoc

Cost: Free

Art

THE LOS PADRES ARTIST GUILD
March 29 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

and the Santa Maria Model A Ford Club present the "Arts and A's" art show featuring members showcasing their art, a classic car show, and more on March 29 from

Los Padres Artist Guild
youani@aol.com
Phone: 937-6295
http://lospadresartistguild.com

Luis Oasis Senior Center
420 Soares Ave.
Orcutt

WORLD POETRY DAY
Poetic Voices 2014
WORLD POETRY DAY
Worth The Drive
March 29 (2 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

titled "Poetic Voices of the Central Coast" is March 29 from

Robin Gorley
communicationschair194@gmail.com
Phone: 934.3013
http://altrusaclubcentralcoast.org

World Poetry Day: Poetic Voices of the Central Coast
421 S. McClelland
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Health

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
March 29 (7 to 10 p.m.)

presents a "Spring Dance" event for grades 7 through 12 on March 29 from

smithermand@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 263
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

Abel MaldonadoCommunity Youth Center
600 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria

Barbecues

THE AGAPE SCHOOL OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
March 29 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

presents a Chicken Barbecue fundraiser event on March 29 from

Phone: 614-9292

109 W. Fesler
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $8