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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

April 27 - May 4

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

Clubs and Meetings

SANTA MARIA COIN CLUB
(7 p.m.)

holds its monthly meeting every third Wednesday of the month at

Santa Maria Coin Club
Phone: 937-1250

Edward Community Center
809 Panther Drive
Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA MEN'S CLUB
(8:30 a.m.)

meets for breakfast and a guest speaker the second Tuesday of each month at

Santa Maria Men's Club
atdulaney@comcast.net
Phone: 937-1499, 937-0355

Ambrosia Restaurant
122 E. Boone St.
Santa Maria

Spiritual

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
(7 p.m.)

holds "iCharge" Bible study on Wednesdays at

First Baptist Church
secretary@fbcsantamaria.com
Phone: 937-8405
http://fbcsantamaria.com

First Baptist Church
2970 Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

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

THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
April 28 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

presents the 2013 Santa Barbara Jewish Festival featuring singing, dancing, good, and activities on April 28 from

info@sbjf.org
Phone: 957-1115
http://sbjf.org

Oak Park
Santa Barbara

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

Recreation

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA
May 1 (6 to 8 p.m.)

and other local groups hold a "MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run" competition on May 1 from

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

Hagerman Sports Complex
3300 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria

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

Spiritual

SANTA MARIA VALLEY NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
May 2 (11 a.m.)

invites all to help pray for the community on May 2 at

Cecile Prevost
smvndp@aol.com
Phone: 928-5779

Santa Maria Fairpark
Park Plaza Building
Santa Maria 93458

Cost: Free

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

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO SYMPHONY
Worth The Drive
May 4 (8 p.m.)

presents its season finale featuring Don Quixote and Haydn's Symphoyn no. 92 on May 4 at

SLO Symphony
Phone: 756-4849
http://slosymphony.com

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93407

Cost: $20 to $75

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

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
May 4 (9 a.m. to noon)

offers a tour of the Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach featuring interactive displays, touch tanks, microscopes, and a "Discover SCUBA" experience on May 4 from

rrhenry@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-7236

Cal Poly Pier
Avila Beach Drive
Avila Beach

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