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June 14

Concerts

THE VILLAGE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Worth The Drive
(1 p.m.)

presents a concert every other Sunday including the SLO Blues Society's concert by the Lenny Blues Band on Sept. 7 and Giles Apap on Sept. 21. Concerts are at

Curtis Reinhardt
Phone: 473-2250
http://arroyograndevillage.org

Heritage Square Park
Arroyo Grande

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

Concerts

O'SULLIVAN'S PUB
June 14 (8:30 p.m.)

presents a live performance by the David Luning Band on June 14 at

O'Sullivans
633 E. Main St.
Santa Maria

Stage

IN THE KITCHEN WITH A KNIFE
Actor Phillip Sisco, IN THE KITCHEN WITH A KNIFE.
IN THE KITCHEN WITH A KNIFE
June 14 (7 p.m.)

is the Poetic Justice Project's interactive murder mystery production on June 14 at

Deborah Tobola
deborah@poeticjusticeproject.org
Phone: 264-5463
http://poeticjusticeproject.org

Unity Chapel of Light
1165 Stubblefield Road
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $20, $15 for students and seniors

Kids and Family

FREE FATHER'S DAY EVENT
Orchard Supply Hardware Free Father's Day event
FREE FATHER'S DAY EVENT
June 14 (10 a.m. to noon)

includes making a personalized grill apron for dad on June 14 from

Phone: 928-7454
http://osh.com

Orchard Supply Hardware
1950 S. Broadway
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

THE EXPLORATION STATION
Worth The Drive
June 14 (2 p.m.)

presents "Story Lab" with local writer Beryl Reichenberg on June 14 at

Tosha Punches
youth@explorationstation.org
Phone: 473-1421
http://explorationstation.org

Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach

Cost: $3, $2 for kids and adults

Recreation

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA
June 14 (10 a.m.)

Recreation and Parks Department offers a free community walk June 14 at

Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department
dsmitherman@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 263
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us/losfloresranchpark.shtml

Los Flores Ranch Park
Santa Maria

THE GUADALUPE-NIPOMO DUNES CENTER
June 14 (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

holds a "Summer Solstice" sunset hike on June 14 from

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

Oso Flaco Lake State Park
Oso Flaco Lake Road
Nipomo

Learning

ATTACK OF THE INVASIVE SPECIES
ATTACK OF THE INVASIVE SPECIES
Worth The Drive
June 14 (1 to 3 p.m.)

will feature Deputy Ag Commissioner Marc Lea discussing identification of the most prevalent and damaging invasive plants and insects in the County and share how you can help stop their spread on June 14 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, for $5 members

Art

THE LOS PADRES ARTIST GUILD GARDEN AND STUDIO TOUR
June 14 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

features 8 studio, over 30 artists, and various kinds of fine art on June 14 from

934-3433
Phone: lospadresartistguild.com

Santa Maria Valley

Cost: $10 for tour book, admits two