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June 21

Concerts

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

presents a concert every other Sunday including a Songwriters at Play Shwocase on Aug. 10, Riptide Big Band on Aug. 24, 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

Nightlife

BLACKLAKE GOLF RESORT
(Call for times)

presents the "Wednesday Night Summer Concert Series" featuring Pitch and Rhythm on Aug. 6, the Nataly Lola Band on Aug. 13, Urban 805 on Aug. 20, and Unfinished Business on Aug. 27.

Phone: 343-1214, Ext. 400
http://blacklake.com

Blacklake Golf Resort
1490 Golf Course Lane
Nipomo

Stage

PCPA THEATERFEST
(Call for times)

presents its production Oklahoma! showing Aug. 1 through 24 at the Solvang Festival Theater. The San Patricios enjoys its world premiere July 31 through Aug. 17 at the Marian Theatre and Aug. 28 through Sept. 7 at the Solvang Festival Theater. 36 Views shows Sept. 11 through 28.

PCPA Theaterfest
Phone: 922-8313
http://pcpa.org

Severson, Allan Hancock College
800 S. College
Santa Maria

Cost: $29.50 to $37.50

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

THE SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
(Call for times)

offers a Summer Reading Program at the library and its branches in Orcutt, Guadalupe, and Cuyama for all agegs from through Aug. 2. A "Literary Elements" program is for adults. "Spark a Reaction" is for teens. "Fizz, Boom, Read" is for kids 12 and under.

libraryreference@cityofsantamaria.org
Phone: 925-0994
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Santa Maria Public Library
421 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATIONS
Ongoing
June 11,July 9(5:30 to 7 p.m.)

are available for interested "Bigs" on the second Wednesday of each month from

Maria Seda
mseda@fsacares.org
Phone: 925-1100

Big Brothers Big Sisters, program of Family Service Agency
120 E. Jones St., Suite 123
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Learning

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

offers summer workshops for adults including "Exploration of Mixed Media on Clayboard" from Aug. 15 through 17.

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
SLO

Art

THE BETTERAVIA GALLERY NORTH AND SOUTH
(9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

presents the exhibit "A Mindful Vision: The Legacy of Nat Fast" showing through Aug. 14. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from

ferri@co.santa-barbara.ca.us
Phone: 568-3994
http://co.santa-barbara.ca.us

Joseph Centeno Betteravia Government Center
511 E. Lakeside
Santa Maria

LOMPOC MUSEUM
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Eric Morlan, Selected Work: 1980-2014" showing through Sept. 1.

lompocmuseum@verizon.net
Phone: 736-3888

Lompoc Museum
200 South H. St.
Lompoc

Cost: $1 suggested donation

THE SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
(6 p.m.)

holds a call for artists for the library's Shepard Hall Gallery showings for the 2014 through 2015 season. Deadline to apply is Aug. 16 at

svoss@cityofsantamaria.org
Phone: 925-0994, Ext. 832
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Santa Maria Public Library, Shepard Hall
421 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria

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

THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents "Marinella Senatore: Building Communities" showing through Aug. 17.

press@mcasantabarbara.org
Phone: 966-5373
http://mcasantabarbara.org

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

KARPELES MANUSCRIPT MUSEUM
Worth The Drive
(noon to 4 p.m.)

presents the exhibit "Moment by Moment" by Cynthia Grili showing through July 31. The museum is open Wednesdays through Sundays from

karpelescurator@gmail.com
Phone: 643-8300

Karpeles Museum
21 West Anapamu St.
Santa Barbara

Farmers Markets

SAN LUIS OBISPO
(8 to 10:30 a.m.)

features the "Thursday night SLO County Farmers' Market" featuring produce, food, nonprofits, political groups, kids activities, and live entertainment on Thursdays from 6:10 to 9 p.m., downtown SLO. A morning farmers' market featuring fresh produce is Saturday from

http://slocountyfarmers.org

Gottschalk's Parking Lot
SLO

ARROYO GRANDE
(noon to 2:30 p.m.)

includes a farmers market on Wednesdays from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Spencer's parking lot at 1464 E. Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande. Another farmers market is Saturdays from

Phone: 544-9570
http://slocoutyfarmers.org

City Hall Parking Lot
215 Branch St.
Arroyo Grande

NIPOMO
(11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

features a certified farmers market on Sundays from

Phone: 929-3081
http://nipomofarmersmarket.com

Via Concha Road and Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo

PISMO BEACH
(3 to 7 p.m.)

holds a farmers market on the promenade Wednesdays from

info@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

Pismo Beach Promenade
Pismo Beach

SANTA MARIA
(12:30 to 4:30 p.m.)

features a farmers market on Wednesdays from

Phone: 305-9829

Town Center West parking lot
Broadway and Main Street
Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA SWAP MEET
(Call for times)

meets Friday mornings.

Phone: 861-6202

Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S.Thornburg St.
Santa Maria

Clubs and Meetings

FRENCH HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
(5 to 6 p.m.)

offers a free diabetes support group on Aug. 25, 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

FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN BREWING COMPANY
June 21 (All day)

celebrates the release of its new brew "101" on June 21 at the brewery's tastings rooms in Santa Barbara and Buellton.

kady@figmtnbrew.com
Phone: 694-2252, Ext. 126
http://figmtnbrew.com

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
45 Industrial Way
Buellton , CA

FLYING GOAT CELLARS
June 21 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

presents its annual "Barrel Tasting and Luncheon" event including a talk with the winemaker Norm Yost on June 21 from

Flying Goat Cellars
info@flyinggoatcellars.com
Phone: 736-9032
http://flyinggoatcellars.com

Flying Goat Cellars
1520 East Chestnut Court
Lompoc

Cost: $50, $40 for members

IMAGINE WINE
June 21 (7 to 10 p.m.)

presents an evening of "Wine, Music, Art, and Food" on June 21 from

Phone: 688-1769, Ext. 3
http://imaginewine.com

Imagine Wine Tasting Room and Art Gallery
3563 Numancia St.
Santa Ynez

RIVERBENCH WINERY
June 21 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

presents a honey tasting event by Blue Ribbon Honey on June 21 from

Phone: 937-8340
http://riverbench.com

Riverbench Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA HEART AND STROKE WALK
June 21 (9 a.m.)

is sponsored by the Marian Regional Medical Center on June 21 at

Belinda Gordillo
belinda.gordillo@heart.org
Phone: (714) 606-7646

Cambria Estate Winery
5475 Chardonnay Lane
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

THE FRIENDS OF THE ORCUTT BRANCH LIBRARY
June 21 (10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)

hold a used book sale on June 21 from

laura.selken@gmail.com
Phone: 922-2570
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Orcutt Branch Library
175 S. Broadway
Santa Maria

Concerts

HAWAIIAN FALSETTO AND UKELELE CONCERT
Kamakakehau Fernandez - Hawaiian Falsetto Artist
HAWAIIAN FALSETTO AND UKELELE CONCERT
June 21 (7 p.m.)

by Kamakakehau Fernandez happens June 21 at

Yvette
hoapili.pomaikai.aloha@gmail.com
Phone: 878-6793
http://santamariahula.org

The Hideout Cafe
338B W Tefft St.
Nipomo 93444

Cost: $22

SUNSTONE WINERY
June 21 (noon)

presents the 3rd annual "Summer Solstice Celebration" including performances by Paul Kenny, Kathleen Sieck, and The Paradise Road, the Fairground Saints, Elijah Edwards, and Megan McAllister on June 21 starting at

info@sunstonewinery.com
Phone: 686-2626
http://sunstonewinery.com

Sunstone Winery
125 N. Refugio Road
Santa Ynez , CA

THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF SAN LUIS OBISPO
Worth The Drive
June 21 (3 p.m.)

presents "The Organ Concert Series" featuring Ensemble Brilliante in concert on June 21 at

Phone: 543-5451
http://fpcslo.org

First Presbyterian Church
981 Marsh St.
SLO , CA

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Stage

THE VALLEY DANCE AND ARTS ALLIANCE
VDAA Toy Story Show Poster
THE VALLEY DANCE AND ARTS ALLIANCE
June 21 (5:30 p.m.)

presents a special "Toy Story" dance show on June 21 at

Catrina Boscutti
bbtdance@yahoo.com
Phone: 736-5620
http://valleydanceandartsalliance.org

Lompoc Veterans Memorial Building
100 East Locust Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $13 to $25

Kids and Family

FREE YOGA CLASS FOR KIDS
Free Yoga Class for Kids
FREE YOGA CLASS FOR KIDS
June 21 (11 a.m.)

is a free Children's Yoga Class for ages 6 and up at

Vicki Forman
vicki@yogaformankind.com
Phone: 680-6542
http://yogaformankind.com

Yoga for Mankind Studio
130 North Broadway Suite B
Orcutt 83455

Cost: Free

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA
June 21 (8:30 a.m. to noon)

presents an "Outside in Nature Play Day" featuring Bug Expert Joe Martin on June 21 from

treyburn@cityofsantamaria.org
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 260
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Los Flores Ranch
Santa Maria

Recreation

NESTING BOXES AND HUMMINGBIRDS
NESTING BOXES AND HUMMINGBIRDS
Worth The Drive
June 21 (1 to 3 p.m. )

teaches helpful tips and hints for creating a backyard bird sanctuary by Cheryl Lish of the Morro Coast Audubon Society on June 21 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members

Art

AN ART AND TEXTILE EXHIBIT
Worth The Drive
June 21 (10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

by Marilyn Benson and Michelle Ellis is June 21 from

Kelsey See Canyon Winery
1947 See Canyon Road
SLO 93405

Barbecues

CHICKEN BBQ
June 21 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

is a fundraiser for Agape School of Christian Education on June 21 from

Phone: 614-9292

109 W. Fesler
Santa Maria , CA

CHICKEN BBQ FUNDRAISER
June 21 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

includes chicken, beans, rice, bread, and a drink on June 21 from

Peggy Gorman
asce.clc@gmail.com
Phone: 614-9292

Agape School of Christian Education
109 W. Fesler
Santa Maria 93458

Cost: $8

Clubs and Meetings

THE CENTRAL COAST AMPUTEE PEER GROUP
June 21 (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

invites all amputees and their caregivers to their next mewetings on June 21 from

ccpeergroup@yahoo.com
Phone: 937-4432

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