Tuesday, September 23, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 28
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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

July 19

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 FRAME GALLERY
(10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

features the art of Betsy Jones. Also showing are works by Larry Delinger, Barbara Alloway, Larry Kappen, and Rob Fellows. The gallery is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from

photoworks@verizon.net
Phone: 287-9402

The Frame Gallery
1157 East Clark Ave.
Orcutt

THE C GALLERY
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Reductions/Formations" showcasing the work of Joseph Knowles and Darlyn Susan Yee through Sept.

connie@thecgallery.com
Phone: 344-3807
http://thecgallery.com

The C Gallery
466 Bell St.
Los Alamos

THE ARTISTS GUILD OF SANTA YNEZ VALLEY
(Call for times)

presents the art of Marilyn Benson showing in the exhibit "Images from Coast to Coast" through Nov. 3.

rrgomez@hwy246.net
Phone: 688-7338

Los Olivos Cafe
2870 Grand Avenue
Los Olivos

DANA ADOBE NIPOMO AMIGOS
(1 to 4 p.m.)

shows the art of Carolyn Leach, Daniel Kuras, Karen Floyd, and Aaron Regez through Sept. 28. The Dana Adobe is open Saturdays and Sundays from

Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos
dana@danaadobe.org
Phone: 929-5679
http://danaadobe.org

Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos
671 S. Oakglen Ave.
Nipomo

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 SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Daumier's Salon: A Human Comedy" showing through Oct. 5.

Katrina Carl
kcarl@sbma.net
Phone: 963-4364
http://sbma.net

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: Admission is $9, $6 for seniors and students

Clubs and Meetings

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

offers a free diabetes support group on 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

BOOK SIGNING
BOOK SIGNING
Worth The Drive
July 19 (1 to 3 p.m.)

with Author Karen Kain, an advocate for special needs parents and kids on July 19 from

http://karenkain.com

Barnes and Noble
160 S Westlake Blvd.
Westlake Village 91362

Cost: Free

PUGARITAVILLE
PUGARITAVILLE
Worth The Drive
July 19 (1 to 4 p.m.)

is a fundraiser event happening on July 19 from

Deborah
pugaritaville.eventbrite.com
Phone: 978-5888
http://centralcoastpugrescue.com

Pugaritaville Fundraiser
1809 Mira Vista Ave.
Santa Barbara 93109

Cost: $50

Kids and Family

23RD ANNUAL ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW
Worth The Drive
July 19 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

will include big and small trucks, shiny and rusty trucks, and more on July 19 from

Larry Hoenig
larry.hoenig@gmail.com
Phone: 904-6092
http://central-coast-aths.org

Trinity
6565 Edna Valley Road
SLO 93420

Cost: Free

Recreation

THE WINDMILL CENTURY
Great Weather, Great Scenery, Great Ride!
THE WINDMILL CENTURY
July 19 (6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

 is a 25, 62, or 100 mile bike ride which is open to the public on July 19 from

Tailwinds Bicycle Club of Santa Maria
tailwinds@tailwindsofsantamaria.org
Phone: 937-4097

Pioneer Park
Santa Maria

Cost: $60 to $75

ECO SLO
Worth The Drive
July 19 (9 a.m. to noon)

offers a "SLO County Work Day" at Ocean Memorial Park and Campground on July 19 from

programs@ecoslo.org
Phone: 544-1777
http://ecoslo.org

Lopez Lake
Arroyo Grande

KIDS FISHING WORKSHOP
Kids Fishing Workshop
KIDS FISHING WORKSHOP
Worth The Drive
July 19 (8:45 a.m.)

is a free event that teaches kids basic fishing skills on July 19 at

Julie McDonald
julie@clnaturecenter.org
Phone: 693-0691

Neal Taylor Nature Center
2265 Highway 154
Cachuma Lake 93105

Cost: $10 park admission