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May 18

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 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

THE SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
May 18 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

celebrates International Museum Day and Art Museum Day with a free admission on May 18 from

Phone: 884-6441
http://sbma.net

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

Recreation

THE GUADALUPE-NIPOMO DUNES CENTER
May 18 (10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service host a family interpretive hike into the back dunes on May 18 from

Phone: 343-2455
http://dunescenter.org

Oso Flaco Lake State Park
Oso Flaco Lake Road
Nipomo

Learning

MICHAELS ARTS AND CRAFTS
May 18 (noon to 3 p.m.)

presents "Social Event: Create the Perfect Celebration" on May 18 from

Michaels Arts and Crafts
1934 S. Broadway
Santa Maria

THE LOMPOC VALLEY BOTANIC AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
May 18 (2 p.m.)

presents a free talk titled "Wild at Heart: Secrets of a Good Natured Gardener (and Garden)" by Sharon Lovejoy on May 18 at

Phone: 733-3189

Fireside Room, Lompoc First Methodist
925 North F St.
Lompoc , CA

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
May 18 (3 p.m.)

presents "An Afternoon with Rick Atkinson" featuring the Pulitzer Prize-winning author on May 18 at

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

UCSB Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: Free