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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

May 31

Kids and Family

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY DISCOVERY MUSEUM
(10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

offers "Tuesdays Tales" story time events on Tuesdays, "Preschool Patrol" is on Wednesdays, "Homework Club" is Thursdays, and "Science Saturday" happens Saturdays, all from

programs@smdiscoverymuseum.org
Phone: 928-8414
http://smdiscoverymuseum.org

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
705 S. McClelland
Santa Maria

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

MARCH FOR BABIES
March for Babies
MARCH FOR BABIES
May 31 (8:30 a.m.)

is a walk to help babies on May 31 at

Jamie Maraviglia-Manalo
myty87@gmail.com
Phone: 801-6211
http://marchforbabies.org/team/nayaspapayas

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

THE UNITED BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
May 31 (Call for times)

present a fundraiser vintage gruise event ending with a post-raslly party featuring the band Papa Doo Run Run, comedian Paul Clay, and singer/songwriter Jeff Barry on May 31.

Phone: 681-1315
http://unitedbg.org

Buena Vista Ranch
Santa Ynez , CA

GLORIA L. VELASQUEZ
Worth The Drive
May 31 (2 to 3 p.m.)

will be autographing her new novel Tommy Stands Tall on May 31 from

crm2676@bn.com
Phone: 781-8334

Barnes and Noble
894 Marsh St.
SLO , CA

THE FIVE CITIES DOG PARK ASSOCIATION
Worth The Drive
May 31 (1 to 4 p.m.)

celebrates the parks "5 Year Anniversary" on May 31 from

Phone: 550-5334
http://fivecitiesdogpark.org

Elm Street Dog Park
Elm Street
Arroyo Grande

Concerts

THE CAL POLY MUSIC DEPARTMENT
Worth The Drive
May 31 (8 p.m.)

presents a "Jazz Night Concert with Ed Palermo" on May 31 at

Michele Abba
mabba@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4849
http://calpoly.edu

Harman Hall, Cal Poly PAC
1 Grande Ave.
SLO

THE SANTA BARBARA MUSIC CLUB
Worth The Drive
May 31 (3 p.m.)

presents a concert featuring 2014 scholarship winners on May 31 at

mgilbert@gmail.com
Phone: 969-7183
http://sbmusicclub.org

Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara Public Library
40 E. Anapamu St.
Santa Barbara