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August 2

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

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

Clubs and Meetings

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

offers a free diabetes support group on 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

CENTRAL COAST MCDONALD'S
August 2 (7 to 9 a.m.)

hosts its 3rd annual "Back-to-School" event including a school fair and backpack giveaway on Aug. 2 from

Phone: (435) 647-2100

McDonald's
320 N. Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

COMMUNITY DAY OPEN HOUSE
August 2 (10 a.m.)

is a public safety training complex on Aug. 2 at

Sonja Oglesby
soglesby@hancockcollege.edu
Phone: 922-6966, Ext. 3764
http://hancockcollege.edu

AHC Lompoc Valley Center
One Hancock Drive
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

THE 10TH ANNUAL CORVETTE BASH
August 2 (9 a.m.)

happens Aug. 2 at

Gale Haugen
galehaugen@charter.net
Phone: 610-7844
http://vaportrailvettes.com

Santa Maria Inn
801 S. Broadway
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $80 per car, must register by July 25

THE BOOKWORM
August 2 (noon to 3 p.m.)

presents childrens author and teacher Vahid Imani and his book "Naji and the Mystery of the Dig" on Aug. 2 from

quest@thebookwormcali.com
Phone: 922-4282
http://facebook.com/thebookwormcali

The Bookworm
230 E. Betteravia Road, Suite K
Santa Maria

THE GUADALUPE NATIVE GARDEN
August 2 (1 to 3 p.m.)

holds a "Grand Opening" ceremony event on Aug. 2 from

admin@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455
http://dunescenter.org

Guadalupe Native Garden
699 Campodonico Ave.
Guadalupe , CA

Cost: Free

Concerts

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Worth The Drive
August 2 (7 to 10 p.m.)

presents "A '60's America Rock and Soul Review" concert on Aug. 2 from

unfinishedbusiness@charter.net
Phone: 773-0606
http://unfinished-business.org

Marie Callender's
2131 Price St.
Pismo Beach , CA

Recreation

STAR PARTY
August 2 (8 p.m.)

is an evening nature program at the Cachuma Lake Fireside Amphitheater on Aug. 2 at

Santa Barbara County Parks
lgaspar@sbparks.org
Phone: 688-4515
http://sbparks.org

Cachuma Lake Nature Center
Highway 154
Santa Ynez Valley

Cost: $10 park entry fee