Tuesday, September 16, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 27
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How should the county treat dogs it has charged with being dangerous?

It depends on what the dogs are charged with doing.
They should be put to sleep, no matter what they did.
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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

May 1 - May 8

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

2014 TECHNOLOGY EXPO
May 1 (3 to 7 p.m.)

by Quintron and CIO Solutions will include several technology companies sharing their wares on May 1 from

Phone: 361-8313

Radisson Hotel
3455 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria

Spiritual

SANTA MARIA VALLEY NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
May 1 (11 a.m.)

invites all to help pray for the community on May 1 at

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

Santa Maria Fairpark
Park Plaza Building
Santa Maria 93458

Cost: Free

Special Events

CELEBRATE RECOVERY
May 2 (6:15 p.m.)

is the 10th anniversary event starting May 2 with the barbecue starting at

Phone: 714-2146

Pacific Christian Center
3435 Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $4 donation for food

Concerts

SANTA MARIA HIGH SCHOOL BANDS
May 2 (6:30 p.m.)

presents a "Tamale Dinner, Silent Auction, and Spring Concert" on May 2 with the dinner starting at 5 p.m. and the concert at

uvaldivia@santamariahighschool.org
Phone: 925-2567, Ext. 3321

Santa Maria High School's Ethel Pope Auditorium
901 S. Broadway
Santa Maria

Cost: $5

THE FROG AND PEACH PUB
Worth The Drive
May 2 (10 p.m.)

presents IrieFuse performing live on May 2 at

Phone: 595-3764
http://frogandpeachpub.com

Frog and Peach
728 Higuera Street
SLO

Health

HEALTH MART HEALTHY LIVING TOUR
Free Health Screenings at JDX Pharmacy
HEALTH MART HEALTHY LIVING TOUR
Worth The Drive
May 2 (3 to 6 p.m.)

will include free health screenings on May 2 from

Chhitu Patel
jdxpharmacy@yahoo.com
Phone: 922-1747
http://hmhlt.com

JDX Pharmacy
1504 S. Broadway
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Special Events

PLANTEL NURSERIES
May 3 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

holds an open house event on May 3 from

Plantel Nursery
2890 Telephone Road
Santa Maria , CA

THE BUELLTON BREW FEST
May 3 (noon to 4 p.m.)

kicks off the Santa Ynez Valley's Craft Beer Week featuring lunch, live music, and unlimited tastings May 3 from

Phone: 996-0652
http://buelltonbrewfest.com

River View Park
151 Sycamore Drive
Buellton

THE SANTA MARIA COIN CLUB
May 3 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

presents the Santa Maria Coin and Collectibles Show May 3 from

Phone: 937-1250

Elwin Mussell Senior Center
510 East Park Ave.
Santa Maria

WILD HORSES AND WILD FLOWERS
May 3 (6:30 to 7 p.m.)

is an "Opening Day Event" and fundraiser at Return to Freedom Wild Horse Sanctuary near Lompoc featuring food, wine, raffles, and live music on May 3 from

Patty Blazer
ecents@returntofreedom.org
Phone: 737-9246

Return to Freedom
Jalama Road
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $65, $15 for kids under 16

THE SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
May 3 (noon to 5 p.m.)

presents the "Pearls of Whimsy" Trunk Show on May 3 from

info@sbma.net
Phone: 963-4364
http://sbma.net

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State St.
Santa Barbara 93101

Concerts

CLASSICS IN THE COHAN
CLASSICS IN THE COHAN
May 3 (8 to 10 p.m.)

by the SLO Symphony is May 3 from

Lisa Nauful
lisa@slosymphony.com
Phone: 543-3533
http://slosymphony.com

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93405

Cost: $20 to $75

CAFE MUSIQUE CD RELEASE PARTY
Worth The Drive
May 3 (2 p.m.)

celebrates the release of Cafe Musique's new album on May 3 at

Steynberg Gallery
Phone: 547-0278

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
SLO 93401

Cost: $25

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
May 3 (5 p.m.)

presents the first "Americana Music Jam" featuring performances by Run Boy Run, The Haden Triplets, and Jackie Greene on May 3 starting at

Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu

SOhO
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara

Stage

ANJELAH JOHNSON
Worth The Drive
May 3 (7 p.m.)

performs live on May 3 at

Granada Box Office
Phone: 898-9386
http://thesymphony.org

The Granada Theatre
1214 State St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $40, $35 in advance

Kids and Family

THE SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
May 3 (noon to 2 p.m.)

hosts a volunteer program orientation on May 3 from

rnarez@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 414
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

Abel Maldonado Youth Center
South McClelland
Santa Maria

Recreation

SPLASH AND DASH
May 3 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

is a safe and fun community event on May 3 from

Schylar Barrios
schylarbarrios@yahoo.com

Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Campus
800 S. College Drive
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $25, free for Allan Hancock College students

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
May 3 (10 a.m.)

offers a "Cinco De Mayo Walk" community walk event on May 3 at

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

Grogan Park Community Center
1155 West Rancho Verde
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

Special Events

FLAVOR OF SLO
A benefit for United Way
FLAVOR OF SLO
May 4 (1 to 4 p.m.)

is a food, wine, and beer tasting event on May 4 from

Rachel Cementia
flavorofslo@gmail.com
Phone: 541-1234
http://flavorofslo.com

Jack House and Gardens
536 Marsh St.
SLO 93401

Cost: $30 to $55

SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
May 4 (1:30 to 4 p.m.)

invites seniors age 50 and up to a Senior Prom event with dancing, prizes, and refreshments on May 4 from

Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 207
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Elwin Mussell Center
510 E. Park Ave.
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

ZUMBA MARATHON
ZUMBA MARATHON
May 4 (1 to 3 p.m.)

to raise money and awareness for Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County is May 4 from

Jesse Marquez, Zumba Instructor
jesseandhiszsquad@outlook.com
Phone: 714-4242

Upper level in the Santa Maria Town Center Mall
Santa Maria 93454

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

presents the 2014 Santa Barbara Jewish Festival featuring singing, dancing, vendors, and activities on May 4 from

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

Oak Park
Santa Barbara

Concerts

ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE
May 4 (7:30 p.m.)

presents a faculty recital featuring Ann Lucas, David Passage, and James Riccardo performing works by Brahms on May 4 at

Phone: 922-6966, Ext. 3252
http://hancockcollege.edu

Severson Theatre, Allan Hancock College
800 S. College
Santa Maria

Cost: $10

ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE JAZZ BAND
May 4 (7 p.m.)

directed by Chuck Osborne presents a spring concert on May 4 at

unitychapeloflight@verizon.net
Phone: 937-3025

Unity Chapel of Light
1165 Stubblefield Road
Orcutt

THE SANTA MARIA PHILHARMONIC
May 4 (3 p.m.)

presents its "Rendezvous House Concert Series" featuring The Burnished Brass Quartet on May 4 at

Phone: 925-0412
http://santamariaphilharmonic.org

Private home
Nipomo

Cost: $40, $15 for students, reservations required

COMMUNITY ARTS MUSIC ASSOCIATION OF SANTA BARBARA, INC.
Worth The Drive
May 4 (4 p.m.)

presents the Los Angeles Philharmonic featuring guest pianist Emanuel Ax on May 4 at

info@camasb.org
Phone: 899-2222
http://camasb.org

The Granada Theatre
1214 State St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $38, $53, $73, $93, or $103

THE LAND CONSERVANCY
Worth The Drive
May 4 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

of SLO County holds a "Pismo Preserve Rally and Benefit Concert" on May 4 from

Phone: 544-9096

Dinosaur Caves Park
Cliff Avenue and Shell Beach Drive
Shell Beach 93449

Cost: Free

Recreation

THE RUN FOR RICKY
May 4 (8 a.m.)

is a special tribute and fundraiser for the Santos-Lomeli family is May 4 with registration at

Phone: 895-1712
http://active.com

Santa Ynez Valley Union High School
2975 East Highway 246
Santa Ynez , CA

Clubs and Meetings

A MONTHLY BOOK GROUP
May 4 (Email for times)

welcomes open-minded, inquisitive people on the first Sunday of the month.

Charles
blueearth4u@gmail.com

Santa Maria

Cost: Free

Learning

THE ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN COMMUNICATION
Worth The Drive
May 5 (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

presents "Deepening Intra-Cultural Connections: From Multi-Cultural to Trans-Cultural" with Rachel S. Thurston on May 5 from

Antioch University
602 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $20

Special Events

SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
May 6 (3 to 5 p.m.)

presents a "Docent Recruitment Reception" on May 6 from

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
kcarl@sbma.net
Phone: 884-6430
http://sbma.net

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State St.
Santa Barbara

Stage

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
May 6 (8 p.m.)

presents "An Evening with Ann Patchett" on May 6 at

artsandlectures.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu

UCSB Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara

Cost: $20, free for UCSB students

Concerts

WILL HOGE
Worth The Drive
May 7 (7:30 p.m.)

performs live on May 7 at

Phone: 543-1843
http://willhoge.com

SLO Downtown Brewing Company
1119 Garden St.
SLO

Cost: $17

Stage

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

presents "Another Type of Groove" celebrating Asian Pacific Islander Month on May 7 at

mcc@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-1405
http://calpoly.edu

Cal Poly, Chumash Auditoreum
SLO

Health

THE SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
Worth The Drive
May 7 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

holds a "Free Stroke Prevention" class on May 7 at

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

Elwin Mussell Senior Center
510 E. Park
Santa Maria

Special Events

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

holds a Town Hall Meeting addressing "Southwest Neighborhood Issues" on May 8 at

Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 372

Church of Life
3130 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria , CA

Concerts

THE CHUMASH CASINO RESORT
May 8 (8 p.m.)

presents Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan on May 8 at

Chumash Casino Resort
Phone: 1-800-CHUMASH
http://chumashcasino.com

Chumash Casino Resort
3400 East Highway 246
Santa Ynez

Cost: 25, $35, and $45

Stage

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

presents Sandra Tsing Loh and her performance "The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones" on May 8 at

Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu

UCSB Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara

Cost: $15, $8 for UCSB students

Learning

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

presents its 33rd annual Santa Barbara County Economic Summit on May 8 from

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

Granada Theatre
Santa Barbara

Cost: $200, $25 for students

UCSB ECONOMIC FORECAST PROJECT
Worth The Drive
May 8 (7:30 a.m.)

presents the 2014 Economic Summit in Santa Maria on May 9 starting at

george.foulsham@ia.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-5148
http://artsandlectures.s.ucsb.edu

Radisson Hotel
3455 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria

Cost: $50