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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

March 29 - April 5

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 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

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

Concerts

STEPHEN STYLES
LIVE in the Winery- Stephen Styles 3/30
STEPHEN STYLES
March 30 (7 to 10 p.m.)

performs a live concert on March 30 from

Candia Flynn
candia@standingsunwines.com
Phone: 693-9413
http://standingsunwines.com/LIVE-in-the-Winery-Ticket-Sale-33014_p_353.html

Standing Sun Wines
92 Second St.
Buellton 93427

Cost: $10 to $15

Special Events

ART OF PEACE IMAGINE
March 31 (7 p.m.)

presents "Celebrate Peace" with information about the Los Prietos Boys Camp Peace Chair event on March 31 at

Phone: 294-8240

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

THE CENTRAL COAST FUTURE LEADERS
March 31 (5 p.m.)

and the United Domestic Workers presents "Cesar Chavez Day" featuring a dinner reception and a "Peace March" to a screening of "Cesar Chavez" on March 31 starting at

Phone: 925-1010

United Domestic Workers
402 S. Miller St.
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $20

Learning

ALLIANCE FOR NUCLEAR RESPONSIBILITY
Worth The Drive
March 31 (7 to 8:30 p.m.)

presents "Three Years After Fukushima: Lessons Learned or Not Learned and the Future of Diablo Canyon" by Dave Lochbaum on March 31 from

david@a4nr.org

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
SLO , CA

Stage

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
April 1 (8 p.m.)

presents The Daily Show's John Hodgman and his show "I Stole Your Dad" on April 1 at

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

UCSB Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara

Cost: $25, $12 for kids

Health

DIGNITY HEALTH OF THE CENTRAL COAST
April 1 (Call for times)

offers seminars on its new weight loss surgery on April 1.

Phone: 270-2513
http://dignityhealth.org

Marian Regional MEdical Center Conference Center
1400 E. Church St.
Santa Maria

Stage

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

presents "An Evening with Garrison Keillor" on April 2 at

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

Granada Theatre
State Street
Santa Barbara

Cost: $35 to $55, $18 for students

Learning

WESTMONT COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
April 3 (5:30 p.m.)

presents a lecture by Russell Howell about mathematical algorithms on April 3 at

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

University Club
1332 Santa Barbara St.
Santa Barbara

Special Events

VENDETTA PRO
Flyer/Poster for Vendetta Pro Wrestling 4/4/14 event
VENDETTA PRO
April 4 (7:35 p.m.)

presents the "April Cruels Day" pro wrestling event on April 4 at

Vendetta Pro
vpwrestling@aol.com
Phone: 260-5586
http://vendettaprowrestling.com

Radisson Hotel
3455 Air Park Drive
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $10 to $30

Concerts

STANDING SUN WINES
Steven Roth 4/4/14 7pm
STANDING SUN WINES
April 4 (7 to 10 p.m.)

presents a live concert by Steven Roth on April 4 from

Candia Flynn
candia@standingsunwines.com
Phone: 693-9413
http://standingsunwines.com/LIVE-in-the-Winery-Ticket-Sale-4414_p_354.html

Standing Sun Wines
92 Second St.
Buellton 93427

Cost: $10 to $15

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
April 4 (7:30 p.m.)

presents a faculty chamber recital on April 4 at

mabba@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406

Room 218, Davidson Music Center
Cal Poly
SLO

Cost: $5

Stage

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

presents Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo performing live on April 8 at

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

Granada Theatre
State Street
Santa Barbara

Cost: $35 to $45, $18 for students

Learning

THE WANDERING DOG WINE BAR
April 4 (6 to 7 p.m.)

holds a special "Vinification Techniques with Syrah" informational program on April 4 from

wines@wnaderingdogwinebar.com
Phone: 686-9126
http://wanderingdogwinebar.com

Wandering Dog Wine Bar
1539-C Mission Drive
Solvang

Special Events

24TH ANNUAL KIWANIS CENTRAL COAST BASKETBALL SPECTACULAR
April 5 (7 p.m.)

features senior high school all-stars from northern Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. The event will be held at Allan Hancock College on April 5 with the girls' game at 5 p.m. and boys' game at

Gary Prober
gprober@yahoo.com
Phone: 928-2080

Allan Hancock College
800 S. College
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $8 general, $4 student/child

ARTISTE WINERY
April 5 (Call for times)

presents an "Artiste Quarterly Waxing Party" teaching how to re-wax empty Artiste bottles on April 5.

info@artiste.com
Phone: 686-2626
http://artiste.com

Artiste Winery
2948 Grand Ave.
Los Olivos

THE BOOKWORM
April 5 (noon)

presents an author book signing event with Madame Aline and her book "I Became a Vagabond Traveler" on April 5 at

quest@thebookwormcali.com
Phone: 922-4282
http://facebook.com/thebookwormcali

The Bookworm
230 E. Betteravia Road, Suite K
Santa Maria

THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
April 5 (1 to 3 p.m. )

offers "Spring in to Nature," a hands-on nature crafts workshop on April 5 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
Phone: 546-3190
http://slobg.org/spring

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Worth The Drive
April 5 (5:30 to 10 p.m.)

presents the band's "10th Anniversary Celebration Dinner and Dance" on April 5 from

Ed Miller
unfinishedbusiness@charter.net
Phone: 431-3067
http://unfinished-business.org

Pismo Beach Veteran's Memorial Building
780 Bello St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: $40, $300 per table

Concerts

EQUALSEQUALS
April 5 (8 p.m.)

presents a live concert on April 5 at

Phone: 686-9456
http://randystaproom.com

Randy's Taproom
1525 Mission Drive
Solvang , CA

Recreation

THE GOOD SAMARITAN SHELTER
Let your colors shine!
THE GOOD SAMARITAN SHELTER
April 5 (9 a.m.)

holds the 2014 Color Run on April 5 at

Kirsten Cahoon
kcahoongssi@gmail.com
Phone: 354-9307
http://goodsamcolorrun.com

Preisker Park
Santa Maria

Cost: $25

Learning

EXPLORATION STATION
Worth The Drive
April 5 (2 to 4 p.m.)

presents "NanoDays" featuring the science of the small on April 5 from

Exploration Station
info@explorationstation.org
Phone: 473-1421
http://explorationstation.org

Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach

Cost: $3, $2 for kids

Barbecues

RIGHETTI PTSA
April 5 (11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

holds the "Senior Scholarship BBQ" on April 5 from

The Orcutt Lions Club
126 S. Broadway
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $9

Spiritual

THE MAHAKANKALA BUDDHIST CENTER
April 5 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

presents "Life Without Worry" on April 5 from

info@meditationinsantamaria.org
Phone: 270-5103
http://meditationinsantamaria.org/life-without-worry/

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

THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION
April 5 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

presents a "Spring Bazaar" including crafts, food, and a demonstration of Pysanky egg dying on April 5 from

Olga Howe
olgahowe@gmail.com
Phone: 354-0879
http://odox.org

Orthodox Church of the Annunciation hall
877 Francine Lane
Santa Maria