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April 27 - May 4

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

Special Events

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

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

Learning

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
May 3 (6 to 9 p.m.)

presents a screening of "Soldados: Chicanos in Vietnam" including a talk with filmmaker Charley Trujillo on May 3 from

slloydmo@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2475
http://calpoly.edu

Chumash Auditorium, Cal Poly
SLO

THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Worth The Drive
May 3 (7 p.m.)

features speaker and wildlife artist Keith Hansen on May 3 at

stacey@ecologistics.org
Phone: 548-0597
http://keithhansen.com

SLO Botanical Garden
SLO , CA

Cost: $15, $10 in advance

THE SOUTH COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
May 3 (6 p.m.)

hosts a presentation by author Paul Ivey including his book "Radiance from Halcyon" on May 3 at

Phone: 489-8282
http://southcountyhistory.org

IOOF Hall
128 Bridge St.
Arroyo Grande

Special Events

LOS ALAMOS TOWN WIDE GARAGE SALE
May 4 (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

a map map/address list at the Los Alamos Post Office on May 4 from

Kathy Christoferson
Phone: 878-7909

Town Wide Garage Sale
Los Alamos 93440

TRAILPALOOSA 2013
May 4 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

is an outdoor music festival in benefit of the Santa Maria Valley Open Space and will feature performances by Sean Wiggins and 1one g0at, Marc Beauregard, Bloom and Embark, The Dirigible Hearst, and Joe Daddy and The Sumthings on May 4 from

SMVOS
info@smvos.org
http://smvos.org

Newlove (Breitburn) Picnic Grounds
1555 Orcutt Hill Road
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $10 donation includes food and drink

PINE NEEDLE BASKET
PINE NEEDLE BASKET
Worth The Drive
May 4 (9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

with Elizabeth Bear, shows how to create unique, sustainable, and beautiful baskets on May 4 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
Phone: 541-1400, Ext. 304
http://slobg.org

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $120, $95 for members

THE CLARK CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Worth The Drive
May 4 (1:30 p.m.)

presents a "Kentucky Derby Party" benefit event on May 4 at

Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

Greengate Ranch
300 Greengate Road
SLO

Cost: $60

Concerts

BLUEGRASS WEST
May 4 (8 p.m.)

presents Bluegrass Etc. live in concert May 4 at

peter@bluegrasswest.com
Phone: 688-9894
http://bluegrasswest.com

St. Marks in the Valley
2901 Nojoqui Ave.
Los Olivos

Cost: $15

BIRDIE FAMILY CONCERT AND FUNDRAISER
Birdie Family Concert & Fundraiser
BIRDIE FAMILY CONCERT AND FUNDRAISER
Worth The Drive
May 4 (11 a.m.)

sees proceeds going towards the Children's Resource Network on May 4 at

Teresa GascaBurk
birdietunes@yahoo.com
Phone: 440-5352
http://birdietunescom

Avila Community Center
191 San Miguel St.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $5 donation or a bag of gently used clothing accepted

Recreation

LA PURISIMA MISSION
May 4 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

features "Purisima's People Day" on May 4 from

Phone: 733-3713
http://lapurisimamission.org

La Purisima Mission State Park
2295 Purisima Road
Lompoc

Learning

A "ZERO WASTE WORKSHOP"
Poster for Sustainable Tourism
A "ZERO WASTE WORKSHOP"
Worth The Drive
May 4 (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

with Gary Liss is May 4 from

marge bushman
sbpcnet@silcom.com
Phone: 962-2571
http://sustainability.sbcc.edu/

Fe Bland Auditorium/BC Forum on the Santa Barbara City College West Campus
800 Block of Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara 93109

Cost: $50

CENTRAL COAST GYMNASTICS
Worth The Drive
May 4 (3 to 5 p.m.)

presents a guest speaker and presentation titled "The Truth About Attention, Behavior, Communication, and Learning" on May 4 from

info@thespeechandlearningcoach.com
Phone: 474-1144

Central Coast Gymnastics
21 Zaca Lane
SLO , CA

Health

YOGA FOR FIBROMYALGIA
Worth The Drive
May 4 (10:30 a.m. to noon)

with Shoosh meets May 4 from

Phone: 772-3560

SLO Vets Hall
801 Grand Ave.
SLO , CA

Cost: $15