Thursday, July 24, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 20
Signup

Weekly Poll
How would you fare in solitary confinement?

I'd be fine. I'm not a people person.
I might be able to tolerate it, if I had a book or two.
I don't even want to think about it.

Vote! | Poll Results

RSS Feeds

Latest News RSS
Current Issue RSS

Special Features
Delicious
Search or post Santa Barbara County food and wine establishments

Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

June 5

Nightlife

BLACKLAKE GOLF RESORT
(Call for times)

presents the "Wednesday Night Summer Concert Series" featuring the Red Skunk Band on July 30, 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

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

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

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

THE GALLERY AT THE NETWORK
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Carved, Coiled, and Thrown, CERAMICS at the Gallery" showing through July 31.

galleryatthenetwork@gmail.com
Phone: 788-0886

The Gallery At The Network
778 Higuera St., Suite B
SLO

THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ARTS COMMISSION
Worth The Drive
(8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

presents "The Barry Berkus and Family Collection: WWBD? What Would Barry Do?" showing through Aug. 15 on Mondays through Fridays from

ferri@sbartscommission.org
Phone: 568-3994
http://sbartscommission.org

Channing Peake Gallery, County Administration Building
105 E. 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 July 28, 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

THE DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS COMMITTEE
June 5 (5:30 p.m.)

and the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and KSBY present a "Downtown Merchants Kick Off Event" on June 5 at

edc@santamaria.com
Phone: 925-2403, Ext. 817

Town Center Mall
upstairs
Santa Maria , CA