Thursday, February 21, 2019     Volume: 19, Issue: 51
Signup

Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

Search Results

Kids and Family

CULTURAL HOMESTAY INTERNATIONAL
July 11 (Call for times)

is a nonprofit organization looking for loving families to share their home and culture with students from China staying for two weeks starting July 11.

iwink12@earthlink.net
Phone: 478-5334

Santa Maria , CA

Concerts

CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Free Concerts in the Park in Santa Barbara
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Worth The Drive
July 14 (6 p.m.)

in Santa Barbara are free every Thursday night featuring Sgt. Pepper Aug. 18 at

Judith McCaffrey
jmccaffrey@santabarbaraca.gov
Phone: 564-5418

Chase Palm Park
Cabrillo Boulevard and Calle Cesar Chavez
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
July 14 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Special Events

THE CENTRAL COAST AMERICAN TRUCK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
July 16 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

presents the 20th Annual Antique Truck Show featuring big and little rigs, antique machinery, and BBQ July 16 from

Phone: (925) 699-6532

Trinity Hall
6565 Edna Road
SLO , CA

Special Events

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF SLO COUNTY
Worth The Drive
July 17 (2 to 6 p.m.)

hosts their "Big Event" wine tasting and auction event July 17 from

Big Brothers Big Sister of SLO County
anna@slobigs.org
Phone: 781-3226

Embassy Suites
SLO , CA

Cost: $45

Recreation

THE DANA ADOBE NIPOMO AMIGOS
Ongoing
July 17 (1 to 4 p.m.)

features burros available to visit Sundays from

Phone: 929-5679
http://danaadobe.org

Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos
671 South Oakglen Ave.
Nipomo , CA

Art

HOSPICE OF SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
July 19 (5:30 to 7 p.m.)

presents an art exhibition and open house featuring Leighton Collier Roux and Paul Roux's Along The Way July 19 from

Phone: 563-8820
http://hospiceofsantabarbara.org

Leigh Block Room, Hospice of Santa Barbara
2050 Alameda Padre Serra, Suite #100
Santa Barbara , CA

Special Events

SOLVANG HERITAGE TRAIL DEDICATION CEREMONY
July 20 (2:30 to 3:30 p.m.)

is a dedication of a historical point in Solvang in celebration of the city's centennial July 20 from

centennial@solvangusa.com
Phone: 688-1211
http://solvang100.com

Alisal Road and Mission Drive
Solvang , CA

Concerts

CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Free Concerts in the Park in Santa Barbara
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Worth The Drive
July 21 (6 p.m.)

in Santa Barbara are free every Thursday night featuring Sgt. Pepper Aug. 18 at

Judith McCaffrey
jmccaffrey@santabarbaraca.gov
Phone: 564-5418

Chase Palm Park
Cabrillo Boulevard and Calle Cesar Chavez
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
July 21 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Clubs and Meetings

DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF SANTA MARIA VALLEY
July 21 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

offers various speakers and programs, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. Reservations required for optional dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Monday to Friday to RSVP or for more information. Contact office from

Democratic Club of Santa Maria Valley
dcsmv@dcsmv.net
Phone: 349-2708
http://santamariademocrats.org

IHOP Restaurant
202 Nicholson Ave.
Santa Maria 93454

Recreation

THE CITY OF PISMO BEACH
Worth The Drive
July 23 (8:30 a.m.)

Recreation Division holds its annual Stride with the Tide 5K Run July 23 at

Phone: 773-7063

Pismo Beach Pier
Pismo Beach , CA

Cost: $20 with T-shirt and a cap, $10 for race only

Special Events

THE TEDDY BEAR CANCER FOUNDATION
Worth The Drive
July 24 (1 to 4 p.m.)

presents Cupcake Camp Santa Barbara 2011 featuring cupcake tastings benefitting kids battling cancer July 24 from

Phone: 448-7336
http://cupcakecampsantabarbara.com

Fess Parker Double Tree Resort
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $10

Recreation

THE DANA ADOBE NIPOMO AMIGOS
Ongoing
July 24 (1 to 4 p.m.)

features burros available to visit Sundays from

Phone: 929-5679
http://danaadobe.org

Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos
671 South Oakglen Ave.
Nipomo , CA

Concerts

CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Free Concerts in the Park in Santa Barbara
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Worth The Drive
July 28 (6 p.m.)

in Santa Barbara are free every Thursday night featuring Sgt. Pepper Aug. 18 at

Judith McCaffrey
jmccaffrey@santabarbaraca.gov
Phone: 564-5418

Chase Palm Park
Cabrillo Boulevard and Calle Cesar Chavez
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
July 28 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Stage

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY DISCOVERY MUSEUM
July 29 (7 p.m.)

presents Seussical Jr. The Musical July 29 at

Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center
South McClelland Street
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $5

Special Events

MUTINY STUDIOS AND STAY GOLD PRODUCTIONS
Worth The Drive
July 30 (noon until late)

presents "The Creekside Summertime Jamboree" featuring live music, a classic car show, pin-up girl contest, BBQ pit, raffle prizes, and photo booth July 30 from

mutinystudiosmail@gmail.com

The Creekside
4444 Hollister Ave.
Santa Barbara , CA

Learning

PUEBLO
Worth The Drive
August 3 (noon)

or People United for Economic Justice Building Leadership through Organizing presents the "Keeping Families Together Commission Press Conference" Aug. 3 at

hazel@sbpueblo.org
Phone: 882-2484, Ext. 4
http://sbpueblo.org

Trinity Episcopal Church
1500 State St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Concerts

CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Free Concerts in the Park in Santa Barbara
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Worth The Drive
August 4 (6 p.m.)

in Santa Barbara are free every Thursday night featuring Sgt. Pepper Aug. 18 at

Judith McCaffrey
jmccaffrey@santabarbaraca.gov
Phone: 564-5418

Chase Palm Park
Cabrillo Boulevard and Calle Cesar Chavez
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
August 4 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Concerts

THE JAXX BAND
Worth The Drive
August 5 (10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.)

performs in concert Aug. 5 from

jaxxbandpismo@gmail.com
Phone: 757-8126

Mongo's Saloon
Grover Beach , CA

Kids and Family

LITTLE HEARTS, BIG SMILES
August 5 (noon to 5 p.m.)

provides free dental care to Central Coast children Aug. 5 from

Phone: 682-4800

Johnson Family Dental
200 N. La Cumbre Rd, #H, Santa Barbara
678 Alamo Pintado, Solvang , CA

Special Events

CRAFTACULAR SUPPLY SALE
August 6 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

and fundraiser event is in benefit of the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society's "Pet Project" featuring papercraft, scrapbookin, and general craft supplies at bargain prices Aug. 6 from

wrap-it-up@mindspring.com
Phone: 878-4855
http://smvhs.org

Maramonte Community Center
620 E. Sunrise Dr.
Santa Maria , CA

THE SANTA MARIA HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1991
August 6 (Call for times)

holdsits 20 year Reunion event featuring Santa Maria Style Barbecue with dancing to DJ Mucho Aug. 6.

mrsbillyjack@yahoo.com
Phone: 934-6189

Santa Maria Inn
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $60

Kids and Family

CITY OF PISMO BEACH
Worth The Drive
August 9 (1:30 to 5 p.m.)

presents "Kidz Engineering" including "Village Collections with Lego" for ages 5 to 7 years old Aug. 9 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $30. An "Architecture and City Planning with Lego" for ages 7 to 12 is Aug. 9 from

City of Pismo Beach
Phone: 773-7063
http://pismobeach.org

Pismo Beach Veterans' Hall
Pismo Beach , CA

Cost: $45

Concerts

CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Free Concerts in the Park in Santa Barbara
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Worth The Drive
August 11 (6 p.m.)

in Santa Barbara are free every Thursday night featuring Sgt. Pepper Aug. 18 at

Judith McCaffrey
jmccaffrey@santabarbaraca.gov
Phone: 564-5418

Chase Palm Park
Cabrillo Boulevard and Calle Cesar Chavez
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
August 11 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Special Events

THE SANTA MARIA NOONTIME KIWANIS
August 12 (Call for times)

invites locals to its top secret "Speakeasy" benefit event including dinner, dancing, raffles, and mock gambling Aug. 12.

jsilveria@yourcbsm.com
Phone: 922-2900
http://santamariakiwanis.org

Santa Maria Veteran's Memorial Hall
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $25

Special Events

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST
August 13 (8 a.m. to noon)

is a benefit for P.A.L. and Youth Center Key Club Aug. 13 from

City of Santa Maria
rnarez@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 516
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

Atkinson Community Center
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $5

AN AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING
August 13 (1 to 3 p.m.)

with author Holly J. Williams will feature the author signing copies of her book Waffles at Grandma's: A Sweet Story Plus Delicious Recipes Too! Aug. 13 from

james@tatepublishing.com
Phone: (88) 361-9473

Onesie~Twosie
703 E. Ocean Ave.
Lompoc , CA

BUSINESS ENRICHED NETWORK
August 13 (6 p.m.)

presents the 3rd Annual Poker Shuffle Fund Raiser event Aug. 13 at

dcloud07@comcast.net
Phone: 925-0265
http://thecloudcompany.com

Elks Lodge
, CA

Cost: $30

Recreation

THE WILDLING ART MUSEUM
Worth The Drive
August 13 (2 to 4 p.m.)

presents "Get Inspired!" featuring a docent led tour of the UCSB Coal Oil Point Reserve Aug. 13 from

Holly Cline
holly@wildlingmuseum.org
Phone: 688-1082
http://wildlingmuseum.org

UCSB Col Oil Point Reserve
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $10, $5 for members.

Special Events

PROUD YOUTH GROUP
August 14 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

presents a day celebrating culture, equality, and diversity featuring free food and entertainment Aug. 14 from

Pacific Pride Foundation
teresa@pacificpridefoundation.org
Phone: 349-9947, Ext. 103
http://pacificpridefoundation.org

Preisker Park
Santa Maria , CA

THE CITY OF SOLVANG
August 14 (1 to 5 p.m.)

as part of its centennial celebrations presents the "Old Mission Santa Ines Fiesta" Aug. 14 from

centennial@solvangusa.com
Phone: 688-4815
http://solvang100.com

Santa Ines Mission
1760 Mission Drive
Solvang , CA

THE LOMPOC MUSEUM
August 14 (1 to 5 p.m.)

presents "Party Like It's 1911" celebrating the centennial of Lompoc's Carnegie Library featuring live music, period games, kids activities, and a cake walk Aug. 14 from

lompocmuseum@verizon.net
Phone: 736-3888

Lompoc Museum
200 S. "H" St. , CA Lompoc

Learning

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
August 15 (6:30 p.m.)

begins a 13-week course taught by Dave Ramsey about managing money beginning Aug. 15 at

meg.grunke@daveramsey.com
Phone: 937-4974
http://daveramsey.com

Orcutt Presbyterian Church
993 Patterson Road
Santa Maria , CA

Stage

PEACEKEEPER ASSOCIATION
August 17 (6:30 p.m.)

presents "Rebels of Comedy" featuring headlining comedian TK Aug. 17 at

Peacekeeper Association
pkacomedytickets@gmail.com

Elks Lodge
905 E. Ocean Ave.
Lompoc , CA

Cost: $15, $10 in advance

Special Events

THE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION
Worth The Drive
August 18 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

presents the"MDA Telethon Executive Lock-Up" benefit event Aug. 18 from

mweisz@mdausa.org
Phone: (818) 391-5961
http://mdausa.org

Butler Event Center
3744 State St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Concerts

CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Free Concerts in the Park in Santa Barbara
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Worth The Drive
August 18 (6 p.m.)

in Santa Barbara are free every Thursday night featuring Sgt. Pepper Aug. 18 at

Judith McCaffrey
jmccaffrey@santabarbaraca.gov
Phone: 564-5418

Chase Palm Park
Cabrillo Boulevard and Calle Cesar Chavez
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
August 18 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Special Events

VINO-Q
August 20 (noon to 4 p.m.)

is a benefit for the Special Olympics features local wine, beer, and Santa Maria Style Barbecue Aug. 20 from

rnarez@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 353
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

Santa Maria Town Center East
Santa Maria , CA

Learning

MASTER GARDENERS OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
Worth The Drive
August 20 (Call for times)

present a free workshop "Good Bug/Bad Bug-Who's in YOUR Garden?" on Aug. 20.

sbmastergardener@aol.com
Phone: 893-3485

Terra Sol Garden Center
5320 Overpass Road
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: Free

Concerts

IMPROVISING FROM THE HEART
Worth The Drive
August 21 (3 p.m.)

presents Justin Rizzo-Weaver improvising on the piano Aug. 21 at

improvist@usa.net
Phone: 252-3617
http://rizzoweavermusic.com

Karl Geiringer Hall, UCSB
Department of Music
Santa Barbara , CA

LARISA STOW AND SHAKTI TRIBE
Worth The Drive
August 21 (noon)

performs live also featuring a potluck, silent auction, and opener Jimmy Townsend Aug. 21 at

cctwebsite@aol.com
Phone: 541-1971
http://centerforcreativethought.org

The Historic Victorian
789 Valley Road
Arroyo Grande , CA

Cost: $20, $15 in advance

Kids and Family

FAMILY DAY IN THE PARK
August 21 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

is Aug. 21 from

rnarez@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 414
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

Waller Park
Santa Maria , CA

Learning

AN ENVIRONMENTAL FAIR
August 24 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

happens Aug. 24 from

rnarez@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 414
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

Marian Medical Center
Santa Maria , CA

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
August 25 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Learning

SAFEGUARDING ELDERS AND DEPENDENT ADULTS AGAINST ABUSE
August 26 (9 a.m. to noon)

presented by the Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Prevention Council of Santa Barbara County is Aug. 26 from

seniors@kcbx.net
Phone: 925-9554

Elwin Mussell Senior Center
510 East Park St.
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: Free

Special Events

WHEELS 'N WINDMILLS CAR SHOW
August 27 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is an annual car show in benefit of Jonata Elementary School featuring hot rods, muscle cars, roadsters, pro street, and motorcycles Aug. 27 from

centennial@solvangusa.com
Phone: 688-6112
http://solvang100.com

First Street
Solvang , CA

WHEELS 'N WINDMILLS CAR SHOW
August 27 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is an annual car show in benefit of Jonata Elementary School featuring hot rods, muscle cars, roadsters, pro street, and motorcycles Aug. 27 from

centennial@solvangusa.com
Phone: 688-6112
http://solvang100.com

First Street
Solvang , CA

Stage

GET READY FOR THE KINGDOM PLAYERS
August 27 (5 p.m.)

presents Sam Shovel Private Eye in "The Case of the Frozen Saints" a comedic murder mystery Aug. 27 at

Phone: 937-2470

St. Andrew United Methodist Church
3945 South Bradley Road
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $10

Recreation

EXPLORATION STATION
Worth The Drive
August 27 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

presents a special electronic drop-off day Aug. 27 from

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

Miner's Hardware
2034 Santa Barbara St.
SLO , CA

Spiritual

BETHANIA LUTHERAN CHURCH
August 28 (9:30 to 11 a.m.)

presents a Centennial Celebration Worship Service Aug. 28 from

centennial@solvangusa.com
Phone: 688-4637
http://solvang100.com

Bethania Lutheran Church
603 Atterdag Road
Solvang , CA

Special Events

SLO WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S
Worth The Drive
August 30 (6 p.m.)

is Aug. 30 at

rayleen.moran@alz.org
Phone: 547-3830
http://alz.org

Sydney Creek
1234 Laurel Lane
SLO , CA

Learning

THE GREENHORNS
Worth The Drive
August 31 (6 to 8 p.m.)

"Farming the Next Generation" features grassroots farmers sharing information Aug. 31 from

david@loatree.com
Phone: 886-0355

Soho
1221 State St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Clubs and Meetings

AMERICAN WINE SOCIETY
August 31 (6 to 8:30 p.m.)

announces the launch of a Santa Barbara County Chapter Aug. 31 from

aws.santabarbara@gmail.com
Phone: 467-6777
http://santabarbarachapter.blogspot.com

Deep Sea Tasting Room
Steam Wharf
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $30

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
September 1 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
September 8 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Health

THE CITY OF PISMO BEACH
Worth The Drive
September 8 (6 p.m.)

presents a Health and Wellness Seminar titled "Cleanse and Weight Loss Program" Sept. 8 at

Phone: 489-8592
http://aghealthandwellness.com

540 Traffic Way
Arroyo Grande , CA

Cost: $10

Special Events

TRILOGY AT MONARCH DUNES
September 10 (noon to 2 p.m.)

invites the public to view new model homes in the community Sept. 10 from

jennifer.tsang@zenzi.com
Phone: 1-800-685-6494
http://zenzi.com

1640 Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo , CA

Learning

AMERICAN PUBLIC INFORMATION FORUM
Worth The Drive
September 10 (7:30 to 10 p.m.)

presents "What The Banks Don't Want You To Know" Sept. 10 from

http://mortgageremedyplan.com

The Marjorie Luke Theatre
721 E. Cota St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $10 per person, $20 per family

Special Events

9-11 AMERICAN THUNDER
Worth The Drive
September 11 (1 to 3 p.m.)

presents a Barbecue and Rally featuring speakers from the military, an honor guard, and open donations for troops over seas Sept. 11 from

matt@9-11americanthunder.com
Phone: 541-1880
http://9-11americanthunder.com

Mitchell Park
SLO , CA

Cost: $10

Recreation

THE CITY OF PISMO BEACH
Worth The Drive
September 12 (1 to 3 p.m.)

presents "Senior Dance Socials" for ages 50 and up the second Monday of the month from

cghiglia@pismobeach.org
Phone: 773-7063
http://pismobeach.org

Pismo Beach Veterans' Hall
Pismo Beach , CA

Cost: $5

Health

DINNER WITH THE DOCTOR
Our mission is to restore wellness to as many people in our lifetime as we can, especially children.
DINNER WITH THE DOCTOR
Worth The Drive
September 14 (6:30 p.m.)

with Dr. Egbert will be discussing natural health, scoliosis, bedwetting, ear infections, and so much more featuring dinner and free gifts Sept. 14 at

askus@egbertfamilychiro.com
Phone: 614-7820
http://egbertfamilychiro.com

Egbert Family Chiropractic
1767 South Broadway
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
September 15 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Kids and Family

THE EXPLORATION STATION
Worth The Drive
September 16 (1 to 5 p.m.)

presents "LEGO Club" featuring group lego building Fridays from

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

The Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach

Concerts

JAXX
September 17 (10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.)

performs live rock and roll music Sept. 17 from

jaxxbandpismo@gmail.com
Phone: 757-8126

Shaw's Cocktail Lounge
South Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $5 cover

Stage

TEMPLE BETH EL
September 18 (1 p.m.)

of Santa Maria hosts a performance of the classic comedy "Blithe Spirit" Sept. 18 at

dboradm@hotmail.com
Phone: 929-6071

Santa Maria Civic Theatre
1660 N. McClelland St.
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $20

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
September 22 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

FLUOR CORP.
FLUOR CORP.
Worth The Drive
September 22 (2:10 to 3:10 p.m.)

presents VP Wendy Hallgren speaking at Cal Poly as part of the Orfalea College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series. Hallgren will present "Business Ethics: Doing the Right Thing Can Be a Competitive Advantage," on Sept. 22 from

Royaa Silver
rsilve01@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2874

Spanos Theater (Cal Poly)
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93407

Cost: Free ($5 parking fee)

Kids and Family

THE EXPLORATION STATION
Worth The Drive
September 23 (1 to 5 p.m.)

presents "LEGO Club" featuring group lego building Fridays from

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

The Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach

Special Events

CARE NET SANTA MARIA
September 24 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

presents the Walk for Life 2011 featuring food, bounce house, games, booths, and a life walk Sept. 24 from

Phone: 928-9285
http://carenetpartnersm.com

Waller Park
Santa Maria , CA

HARVEST FOR HOSPICE
September 24 (1 to 5 p.m.)

features gourment good by Ca Dario, wines by Brander Vineyard, and live guitar music by Anthony Ybarra Sept. 24 from

Phone: 563-8820
http://hospiceofsantabarbara.org

Brander Vineyard
2401 N. Refugio Road
Los Olivos , CA

Cost: $125

LOMPOC HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
September 24 (9 a.m.)

presents the 21st annual Walk-a-thon event Sept. 24 at

Phone: 736-4005

River Park, Kiwanis Section
Lompoc , CA

THE SANTA MARIA EAGLES' WOMEN'S AUXILARY
September 24 (Call for times)

presents the "KO Corral" dinner event featuring a silent auction Sept. 24.

Phone: 614-1676

Eagles Aerie Hall
668 S. College Dr.
Santa Maria , CA

BALLET THEATRE SAN LUIS OBISPO
Worth The Drive
September 24 (5:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

presents "Ballet in the Vineyards" silent and live auctions, food, and live ballet Sept. 24 from

Phone: 439-2100
http://danceobispo.com

SLO , CA

Cost: $150 per couple

CAMP FIRE USA
Worth The Drive
September 24 (5 p.m.)

presents its 70th Celebration Spaghetti Dinner fund raiser event Sept. 24 at

70th@campnatoma.org
Phone: 543-0576
http://campnatoma.org

St. John's Lutheran Church
959 Valley Road
Arroyo Grande , CA

Cost: $10

Art

THE SANTA BARBARA CONTEMPORARY ARTS FORUM
Worth The Drive
September 25 (1 p.m.)

presents an Artists' Survival Strategies Seminar with Miki Garcia Sept. 25 at

curator@sbcaf.org
Phone: 966-5373, Ext. 105
http://sbcar.org

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $15

Concerts

THE LOMPOCS POP ORCHESTRA
September 26 (7:30 p.m.)

presents its 15th anniversary season debut concert featuring special guests the Agin Brothers and Territorial Law Sept. 26 at

connieatthepops@aol.com
Phone: 735-6463

Lompoc First United Methodist Church
Lompoc , CA

Cost: $15, $5 for students

Special Events

ALTRUSA OF THE CENTRAL COAST
September 29 (3:30 p.m.)

celebrates Peace Week on Sept. 29 featuring a cleaning of Sierra Vista Park from 3 to 4:30 p.m. A tree planting ceremony is at

laura.selken@gmail.com
Phone: 448-6268

Sierra Vista Park
809 Panther Drive
Santa Maria , CA

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
September 29 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Clubs and Meetings

PUEBLO
September 29 (5 p.m.)

presents a community forum with Santa Barbara Sheriff Bill Brown regarding the "Secure" communities deportation program Sept. 29 at

mark@sbpueblo.org
Phone: 882-2484
http://sbpueblo.org

Presidio Springs
721 Laguna St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Kids and Family

THE EXPLORATION STATION
Worth The Drive
September 30 (1 to 5 p.m.)

presents "LEGO Club" featuring group lego building Fridays from

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

The Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach

Learning

THE CITY OF LOMPOC
Worth The Drive
September 30 (6 to 8:30 p.m.)

presents an "Amazing Appetizers Cooking Class" for ages 14 and up Sept. 30 from

Phone: 875-8100
http://cityoflompoc.com

Lompoc , CA

Cost: $25, $30 for non city residents

Special Events

SAVOR
Worth The Drive
October 1 (6 to 10 p.m.)

and San Luis Obispo Vacations presents the "Mission Heritage Dinner" featuring gourment cuisine and local winemakers Oct. 1 from

jamie@thepressroom.com
Phone: 773-1000
http://sanluisobispovacations.com

Mission Plaza
SLO , CA

Cost: $125

Concerts

THE SALVATION ARMY
Worth The Drive
October 1 (7:30 p.m.)

presents a free concert featuring the Tustin Ranch Band featuring pianist David Dunfor and cellist Sarah Koo Oct. 1 at

Phone: 544-2401

First United Methodist Church
275 N. Halcyon Road
Arroyo Grande , CA

Learning

THE WILDLING ART MUSEUM
October 1 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

presents a tour of the Santa Ynez River along with the Santa Ynez Valley Natural History Society and the Environmental Defense Center Oct. 1 from

holly@wildlingmuseum.org
Phone: 686-8315
http://wildlingmuseum.org

Santa Ynez River
Santa Ynez , CA

Cost: $20

Special Events

SANTA BARBARA NEIGHBORHOOD CLINICS
Worth The Drive
October 2 (6 to 9 p.m.)

present the 13th annual Health Care Heroes Celebration at Coral Casino Oct. 2 from

info@sbclinics.com
Phone: 617-7855
http://sbclinics.com

Coral Casino, Four Seasons Biltmore
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $175

Farmers Markets

THE VANDENBERG VILLAGE FARMERS' MARKET
THE VANDENBERG VILLAGE FARMERS' MARKET
October 2 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

features local fresh food Sundays from

Joel Marshall
info@villagegoesgreen.org
Phone: 588-8469
http://villagegoesgreen.org

Vandenberg Village
Burton Mesa Boulevard and Constellation Road
Vandenberg Village 93436

Cost: Free

Concerts

IGLESIA NI CHRISTO
October 3 (regular dinner time)

presents "Singing for a Cause" featuring secular and christian songs Oct. 3 at

Ace Jpang
Phone: 757-1637

Marian Residence
South College
Santa Maria , CA

Recreation

YOUTH SWIMMING
YOUTH SWIMMING
Ongoing
October 3 (4:30 to 6 p.m.)

by The Santa Maria Swim Club, is currently looking for 8 to 10 year olds to fill out their team roster. Skill assessment is Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from

santamariaswim@verizon.net
Phone: 928-9655
http://santamariaswim.com

Paul Nelson Aquatic Center

Recreation

YOUTH SWIMMING
YOUTH SWIMMING
Ongoing
October 4 (4:30 to 6 p.m.)

by The Santa Maria Swim Club, is currently looking for 8 to 10 year olds to fill out their team roster. Skill assessment is Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from

santamariaswim@verizon.net
Phone: 928-9655
http://santamariaswim.com

Paul Nelson Aquatic Center

Recreation

THE SANTA MARIA SWIM CLUB
Ongoing
October 5 (5:30 to 6:30 a.m.)

is currently running swimming training for Masters, Triathletes, and lap swimmers interested in a better workout and improving technique. Class available Wednesdays from

Michael Ashmore
santamariaswim@verizon.net
Phone: 928-9655
http://santamariaswim.com

Santa Maria

Clubs and Meetings

Monthly Mixer
SMYPNG
Monthly Mixer
October 5 (6:30pm)

Come and grow your network at the most exciting and motivated group in Santa Maria, SMYPNG. Our monthly mixer has been set for Wednesday, October 5th at 6:30pm at HONDA of Santa Maria.

Guillermo Chavez
smypng@gmail.com
http://smypng.org

, CA

Special Events

THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 534
October 6 (10:45 to 11:15 a.m.)

and Unit 56 will provide a free lunch to the servicemen participating in the "Ride 2 Recovery" event stopping through town including a ride by where the public is encouraged to cheer on the riders Oct. 6 from

Phone: 922-6682, Ext. 209

American Legion's Post
145 W. Clark Ave.
Orcutt , CA

Recreation

YOUTH SWIMMING
YOUTH SWIMMING
Ongoing
October 6 (4:30 to 6 p.m.)

by The Santa Maria Swim Club, is currently looking for 8 to 10 year olds to fill out their team roster. Skill assessment is Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from

santamariaswim@verizon.net
Phone: 928-9655
http://santamariaswim.com

Paul Nelson Aquatic Center

Learning

YOGA NIDRA CLASS
October 6 (7:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

teaches the deep state of relaxation and rejuvenation known as Yoga Nidra through Dec. 29 Thursdays from

radiantlotusbodywork@gmail.com
Phone: 757-9802

2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A1
Santa Maria

Cost: $10, $30 per month

Special Events

THE LOMPOC VALLEY MOTORSPORTS PARK PROJECT
October 7 (5 to 7 p.m.)

presents "Support Your Local Drag Strip" fundraiser barbecue and car show event Oct. 7 from

234 North "H" St.
Lompoc , CA

Cost: $8 per dinner

Kids and Family

THE EXPLORATION STATION
Worth The Drive
October 7 (1 to 5 p.m.)

presents "LEGO Club" featuring group lego building Fridays from

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

The Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach

Special Events

DOGTOBERFEST 2011
October 8 (Call for times)

features adoptable dogs, weiner dog races, shelter dog alumni reunion, Project Petsafe, and a vaccination and microchip clinic Oct. 8.

saeassociations@earthlink.net
Phone: 868-9561

Solvang Park
Mission Drive and First Street
Solvang , CA

Nightlife

STARRY SKY COFFEE COMPANY
October 8 (6 to 8 p.m.)

presents live music Fridays and Saturdays from

Steven Funkhouser
steven@starryskycoffee.com
Phone: 310-4183
http://starryskycoffee.com

Starry Sky Coffee Company
2880 Santa Maria Way, Suite A-1
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Free




Weekly Poll
Should Lompoc residents be allowed to keep chickens as pets?

Yes. They are just like cats or dogs.
No. They belong on farms and not in the city!
I'm undecided.
The only chicken I care about is crispy and comes in a bucket.

| Poll Results