Friday, September 19, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 28
Signup

Weekly Poll
Should Santa Maria voters pass Measure T, which would tax homeowners in order to build a new school?

Yes. The schools are overcrowded and we need more classrooms.
No. Santa Maria-Bonita should go back to a year-round system.
No. Taxpayers shouldn't have to fork over any more money.
Couldn't state funding pay to build another school?

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

July 20

Stage

THE GREAT AMERICAN MELODRAMA
Worth The Drive
(6 p.m.)

presents its repertory productions of Song of the Canyon Kid and The Shaughraun showing through Sept. 21. Showtimes are Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 7 p.m., and Sundays at

Great American Melodrama Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499

Great American Melodrama
Highway 1
Oceano

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

MOVIES IN THE PARK
(Sundown)

is presented by the Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department and PLAY Inc. with a screening of The Muppets on Sept. 20 and Hotel Transylvania on Oct. 25.

dsmitherman@cityofsantamaria.org
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 263
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Pioneer Park
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

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 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

CHRISTMAS IN JULY CRAFT FAIR
July 20 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

includes artisans of all kinds sharing their wares on July 20 from

santamariacraftfairs@yahoo.com
Phone: 922-1538

Santa Maria Elks Lodge
1803 N. Bradley Road
Santa Maria

Cost: $40

CHRISTMAS IN JULY
Christmas in July Craft Fair Sunday July 20
CHRISTMAS IN JULY
Worth The Drive
July 20 (9 a.m.)

is a craft fair event happening July 20 at

Diane
santamariacraftfairs@yahoo.com
Phone: 922-1538

Santa Maria Elks
1309 N. Bradley Road
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Free

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY FRACK FREE MUSIC FESTIVAL
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY FRACK FREE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Worth The Drive
July 20 (noon to 8 p.m.)

happens on July 20 from

Grace Feldmann
morgainele@gmail.com
Phone: 705-7530

Paradise Store and Grill
1 Paradise Road
Santa Barbara 93105

Cost: $20

Concerts

CONCERT IN THE GARDEN
July 20 (noon to 2 p.m.)

includes music, a silent auction, and wine on July 20 from

Chris Garey
chris@peacefulpoint.com
Phone: 489-7359
http://unity5cities.com

The Victorian
789 Valley Road
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $10, kids under 12 free

Kids and Family

THE GUADALUPE POICE DEPARTMENT
July 20 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

hosts it's "3rd Annual Kids Day In The Park," featuring police vehicles, games, a bounce-house, information booths, arts and crafts, face painting, a water dunk tank, CPR training, live music, and more on July 20 from

Officer Ruben Ramirez
rramirez@ci.guadalupe.ca.us
Phone: 343-2112

Jack O' Connell Park
5200 West Main St.
Guadalupe 93434

Cost: Free

Learning

YOGA 101 WORKSHOP
Yoga 101 Workshop
YOGA 101 WORKSHOP
July 20 (2 p.m.)

teaches basic yoga poses for health on July 20 at

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

Yoga for Mankind Studio
130 North Broadway, Suite B
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $30

YOGA 101 WORKSHOP
Yoga 101 Workshop
YOGA 101 WORKSHOP
July 20 (2 p.m.)

teaches basic yoga on July 20 at

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

Yoga for Mankind Studio
130 North Broadway, Suite B
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $30