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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

May 11 - May 18

Special Events

A MOTHER'S LOVE DINNER SHOW
May 11 (5:30 p.m.)

and fundraiser event featuring live music by singers Dennis Headrick, George Stillman, and Maggie Worsdale is May 11 at

Dennis Headrick
deh@lompoc.com
Phone: 736-4567, Ext. 223

La Purisima Hall
213 W. Olive Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $35

THE 3RD ANNUAL FIREFIGHTER'S CHOW DOWN
May 11 (1 p.m.)

features firefighters and friends tackling the biggest sandwich on the central coast to raise funds for the Central Coast Firefighters Charity Fund on May 11 at

fireshot207@gmail.com
Phone: 345-0197

Rancho Nipomo Deli and BBQ
108 Cuyama Lane
Nipomo

LOTUSLAND
Worth The Drive
May 11 (1:30 to 4 p.m.)

offers a Mother's Day Tea and Tour event on May 11 from

Phone: 969-9990
http://lotusland.org

Lotusland
Montecito

Cost: $80, $70 for members

THE SLO MINI MAKER FAIRE
Worth The Drive
May 11 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is "The Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth" on May 11 from

Phone: 543-8562
http://slominimakerfaire.com

Mission Plaza
SLO , CA

Health

WELLNESS FAIR
Worth The Drive
May 11 (noon to 4 p.m.)

is Sycamore Mineral Springs' first annual event on May 11 from

Phone: 595-7302
http://sycamoresprings.com

Sycamore Mineral Springs
1215 Avila Beach Drive
SLO

Farmers Markets

VANDENBERG VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET
Vandenberg Village Farmers' Market
VANDENBERG VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET
May 12 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

meets every Sunday from

Joel Marshall
jm@villagegoesgreen.org
Phone: 588-8469
http://villagegoesgreen.org

Vandenberg Village
Vandenberg Village 93436

Cost: Free

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
May 12 (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

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
May 15 (8 p.m.)

presents the 9th Arthur N. Rupe Great Debate titled "Drone Warfare: Prospects and Dangers" on May 15 at

karna.hughes@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3494

UCSB Vampbell Hall
Santa Barbara , CA

Learning

UCSB MULTICULTURAL CENTER
Worth The Drive
May 15 (7:30 p.m.)

presents a screening of the comedy film "The Muslims are Coming!" on May 15 at

UCSB MultiCultural Center
aracely.rodriguez@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-8411

UCSB MultiCultural Center
UCen Road, University Center Room 1504
Santa Barbara

Stage

THE UCSB MULTICULTURAL CENTER
Worth The Drive
May 16 (7:30 p.m.)

presents "An Evening of Spoken Word with Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai" on May 16 at

Phone: 893-7608

The Coffee Cat
1201 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara

Kids and Family

THE NORTH COUNTY MATH SUPERBOWL
May 16 (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

will feature kids competing from 27 schools for several awards May 16 from

Phone: 598-0399

Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg
Santa Maria

Learning

CALIFORNIA ETHNOBOTANY
CALIFORNIA ETHNOBOTANY
Worth The Drive
May 16 (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

teaches the historical use of plants to relieve ailments on May 16 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
Phone: 541-1400
http://slobg.org/ca-ethnobotany

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members

Special Events

GOLF FOR WISHES
May 17 (11 a.m.)

by the Santa Maria Valley PT Group and Cleaner Cans is a benefit event for the Make-A-Wish Foundation on May 17 at

Jared Bailey
jbailey@smvpt.com
Phone: 928-8257

Monarch Dunes Golf Course
Nipomo

BLUEGRASS WEST
Worth The Drive
May 17 (8 p.m.)

presents the DVD release event for "50 Years in The Bluegrass" featuring a live performance by Peter Feldmann and the Very Lonesome Boys on May 17 at

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

Presidio Chapel
123 E. Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Kids and Family

FAMILY FUN FEST CARNIVAL
May 17 (5 to 8 p.m.)

at Patterson School is May 17 from

Patterson Road Elementary
Phone: 938-8750

Patterson Road Elementary School
400 E. Patterson Road
Orcutt 93455

Cost: Free admission

KID'S WORK FAMILY REUNION
May 17 (4 to 7 p.m.)

is for all past and present famalies of OT on May 17 from

Stephanie Foster PhD, OTR/L
Stephanie@kidswork.biz
Phone: 264-1553
http://kidswork.buz

Orcutt Community Park
Sage Crest and Bradley Lane
Orcutt 93455

Learning

A SENIOR HEALTH EXPO
May 17 (9 a.m. to noon)

is a free event offering activities, resources, BBQ lunch, and more on May 17 from

mweiss@sansumclinic.org
Phone: 737-8754

Dick Dewees Community and Senior Center
1220 West Ocean Ave.
Lompoc

Art

"A PLACE IN TIME"
May 17 (5 to 7 p.m.)

will feature a reception on May 17 from

Phone: 773-4860

Art Space
1200 E. Grand
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

Special Events

2013 COMMUNITY CLEANUP DAY
Community Clean Up Day
2013 COMMUNITY CLEANUP DAY
May 18 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is for residents of the Orcutt and Santa Maria Valley on May 18 from

Waste Management Yard
1850 West Betteravia Road
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Free

ASSEMBLYMAN KATCHO ACHADJIAN
Worth The Drive
May 18 (2 to 4 p.m.)

presents a "Veteran of the Year Event" on May 18 from

Phone: 549-3381

SLO Veterans Memorial Hall
801 Grand Ave.
SLO , CA

Concerts

"FEED THE FUNK"
Worth The Drive
May 18 (7 to 11 a.m.)

is a benefit concert featuring Orlando Napier and Kosha Dillz on May 18 from

yad@sbjf.org
Phone: 957-1115
http://jewishsantabarbara.org

Oreana Winery
205 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $25

Stage

HOSTAGE
May 18 (7:30 p.m.)

is a live drama that plays for one night in Santa Maria on May 18 at

Phone: (920) 819-7513

Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg St.
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: Free

Kids and Family

THE NEAL TAYLOR NATURE CENTER AT CACHUMA LAKE
May 18 (11 a.m.)

presents Saving Wildlife International bringing live animals on May 18 at

Cachuma Lake Nature Center
Phone: 693-0691
http://clnaturecenter.org

Cachuma Lake Nature Center
Cachuma Lake

Cost: $10 for parking

GARDEN FRESH FAMILY COOKING CLASS
GARDEN FRESH FAMILY COOKING CLASS
Worth The Drive
May 18 (1 to 3:30 p.m.)

is a family cooking class on May 18 from

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

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $25 for child and guardian, $5 for each additional family member

Learning

"SPIRITUAL ECONOMICS"
May 18 (1 to 2:30 p.m.)

is a class taught by Pastor Brian Walker delving into developing a posperous attitude on May 18 from

unitychapeloflight@verizon.net
Phone: 937-3025
http://unitysantamaria.net

Unity Chapel of Light
1165 Stubblefield Road
Santa Maria 93455

SOUTH COAST RAILROAD MUSEUM
Worth The Drive
May 18 (Call for times)

holds an orientation workshop for its "Trails and Rails" program on May 18.

museum@goletadepot.org
Phone: 964-3540
http://goletadepot.org

South Coast Railroad Museum
300 North Los Carneros Road
Goleta