Friday, September 19, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 28
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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.
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August 2

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

RON GREEN SOFTBALL
Can You Still Hit?
RON GREEN SOFTBALL
Ongoing
July 28,July 31,August 4,August 7,August 11,August 14,August 18,August 21,August 25,August 28,September 1,September 4,September 8,September 11,September 15,September 18,September 22,September 25(10:30 a.m.)

is a softball day for those over 50 on Mondays and Thursdays at

Ron Green
rgreen1467@hotmail.com
Phone: 264-4448

Haggerman Sports Complex
3300 Skyway Drive
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $1 per day

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

THE WILDLING MUSEUM
(Call for times)

includes several shows including "Celebrating 50 Years of Wilderness" showing through Dec. "Selections by D.L. Engle" shows through Nov. 3. "Visions of the Night Sky: Artwork by Santa Ynez Valley Third Graders" shows through Sept. 22. The work of local artist Carol Wood Jacksen shows in the Museum Store through Aug. 25.

jessica@wildlingmuseum.org
http://wildlingmuseum.org

The Wildling Museum
1511-B Mission Drive
Solvang

Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for children

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

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