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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

April 25 - May 2

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

Special Events

THE SANTA MARIA FIRE DEPARTMENT
April 25 (10 a.m.)

holds a centennial remembering of fallen firefighter Alvin Newton including a wreath laying ceremony on April 25 at

va0717@aol.com
Phone: 720-4050

Alvin Newton Memorial Site
Southeast Corner of Main and Broadway
Santa Maria

Clubs and Meetings

SANTA MARIA EVENING AGLOW
Come learn about upcoming Day of Prayer Event
SANTA MARIA EVENING AGLOW
April 25 (6:30 p.m.)

holds its meeting featuring speakers Cecile Prevost and Kathy Staples on April 25 at

Renee Osting
rlo4him@hotmail.com
Phone: 598-8942

Aglow Evening Meeting
421 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Special Events

SLO WINE COUNTRY TODAY
Worth The Drive
April 26 (4 to 7 p.m.)

presents Farmfest on April 26 from

http://pismochamber.com

Dinosaur Caves Park
Pismo Beach , CA

Cost: $40 per person

Kids and Family

THE SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
April 26 (4 to 5:30 p.m.)

presents a free craft event for junior high and high school students on April 26 from

libraryyouth@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 320
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

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

Cost: Free with reservation

Special Events

FRIENDS OF WALLER PARK
April 27 (11 a.m.)

celebrate Arbor Day featuring Gene Petersen on April 27 at

Jeanne Sparks
jeanne@jeannesparks.com
Phone: 739-1836

Waller Park
300 W. Goodwin Road
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: free

THE ORCUTT CHILDREN'S ARTS FOUNDATION
April 27 (6 p.m.)

presents its 10th annual Gala event on April 27 starting at

Phone: 938-8966
http://ocafonline.com

Santa Maria Country Club
505 West Waller Lane
Santa Maria , CA

THE SANTA MARIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM
April 27 (noon to 5 p.m.)

presents "Across Five Aprils," a public veiwing of the newly discovered "Lincoln Letters" on April 27 from

SMVHS
Phone: 922-3130
http://santamariahistory.org

Santa Maria Valley Historical Museum
616 S. Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: Free

THE 9TH ANNUAL ART ECO SHOW
THE 9TH ANNUAL ART ECO SHOW
Worth The Drive
April 27 (3 p.m.)

is a fundraiser event for the SLO Botanical Garden featuring artist led tours on April 27 at

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
Phone: 541-1400

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Concerts

UNA ACTUACION CLASICA
April 27 (7:30 p.m.)

is the final concert of the 2012-13 Santa Maria Philharmonic season featuring works by Haydn, Prokofiev, Ravel, and Rimsky-Korsakov on April 27 at

George Majoue
george@santamariaphilharmonic.org
Phone: 925-0412
http://santamariaphilharmonic.org/​Season/

Grace Baptist Church
605 E. McCoy Lane
Santa Maria 93455

Learning

FIGHT BACK!
Worth The Drive
April 27 (9:30 a.m.)

is a "Women's Self-Defense and Empowerment Seminar" with proceeds going towards the SLO Women's Shelter on April 27 at

Michelle
fightlikeagirl121@gmail.com
Phone: 544-8008
http://budoryu.webstarts.com/contact_budo.html

The Budo Ryu
3566 S. Higuera St., Suite 205
SLO 93401

Cost: $25, $20 in advance

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
April 27 (3 p.m.)

presents Gary Small, M.D. and his talk "Keeping Your Brain Healthy Preventing Alzheimer's" on April 27 at

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

UCSB Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Art

FLYING GOAT CELLARS
April 27 (4 to 6 p.m.)

presents a reception for the Kodue Photography installation titled "The Busy Business of Bees" on April 27 from

Phone: 737-GOAT
http://flygoatcellars.com

Flying Goat Cellars Tasting Room
1520 East Chesnut Court, Unit A
Lompoc , CA

Special Events

2ND GRADUATION OF THE PLAZA COMUNITARIA EDUCATIONAL CENTER UNITED NATIONS
April 28 (4 p.m.)

will feature a graduation ceremony and speakers including local educators and politicians on April 28 at

Dana Valverde
sefeliz@aol.com
Phone: 478-5905

Radisson Hotel
3455 Airpark Dr.
Santa Maria 93455

CENTRAL COAST MCDONALD'S
Worth The Drive
April 28 (noon to 4 p.m.)

sponsors the annual "Walk for Autism and Autism Awareness Fair" on April 28 from

Mission Plaza
SLO , CA

WALK FOR AUTISM AND AWARENESS FAIR
Zac Efron at our 2011 WALK for Autism
WALK FOR AUTISM AND AWARENESS FAIR
Worth The Drive
April 28 (noon)

is held on April 28 at

Juli Miller
contact@autismspectrumcenter.com
Phone: 763-1100

751 Palm St.
SLO 93401

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
April 28 (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

Stage

THE CAL POLY MULTICULTURAL CENTER
Worth The Drive
May 1 (7:30 p.m.)

celebrates "Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month" on May 1 at

Cal Poly MultiCultural Center
mcc@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-1405
http://multicultural.calpoly.edu

Chumash Auditorium, Cal Poly
SLO

Learning

ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE
May 1 (4 to 7 p.m.)

plays host to the "Try Teaching! Symposium" on May 1 from

stem@hancockcollege.edu
Phone: 922-6966, Ext. 3549

Allan Hancock College Student Center (Building G)
800 S. College
Santa Maria , CA

THE LOMPOC MUSEUM
May 1 (10 a.m.)

holds a new docent training for those interested in being docents for the museum on May 1 at

Lisa Renken
lompocmuseum@verizon.net
Phone: 736-3888

Lompoc Museum
200 South H St.
Lompoc

Art

THE LOMPOC VALLEY ART ASSOCIATION
May 1 (Call for times)

invites all artists to submit an application to participate in the arts and crafts show at the Lompoc Valley Flower Festival. The deadline to apply is May 1.

lompocff13@yahoo.com
Phone: 705-5328
http://lompocvalleyartassociation.com

Lompoc , CA

Learning

UCSB ECONOMIC FORECAST PROJECT
Worth The Drive
May 2 (8:30 to 11:30 a.m.)

presents its 32nd annual Santa Barbara County Economic Summit on May 2 from

george.foulsham@ia.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3071
http://ia.ucsb.edu

Granada Theatre
State Street
Santa Barbara