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August 23

Dance Lessons

EVERYBODY CAN DANCE STUDIO
(Call for times.)

includes a Youth Dance Team class for ages 7 through 14 as well as dance classes for all ages both beginning Aug. 18 and running through Dec. 19.

Phone: 937-6753

Everybody Can Dance Studio
800 S. Broadway
Santa Maria

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

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

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

SANTA MARIA TOASTMASTERS CLUB #89
(7-8:30 p.m.)

is a public speaking practice group meeting Tuesdays from

Susan Friesen
susanlynettefriesen@gmail.com
Phone: 714-2037

Bethel Lutheran Church
624 E. Camino Colegio
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: free first 3 visits

Special Events

HYPERTUFA WORKSHOP
HYPERTUFA WORKSHOP
August 23 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m. )

features artist Jennifer Fox showing how to create rustic, textured containers that are lightweight, porous, and perfect for your garden on Aug. 23 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $60, $50 for members

SERVE SANTA MARIA VIII
August 23 (9 a.m. to noon)

is a volunteer beautification event on Aug. 23 from

mvandekamp@cityofsantamaria.org
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 372
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Abel Maldonado Youth Center
Santa Maria , CA

SOLVANG WHEELS 'N WINDMILLS
August 23 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

is a fundraiser car show on Aug. 23 from

Phone: 688-6112
http://wheelsnwindmills.com

Copenhagen Drive
Solvang , CA

THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY FARM BEUREAU
August 23 (Call for times)

presents the annual Celebrate Harvest Dinner event honoring Richard Quandt and Randy Jones on Aug. 23.

Phone: 688-7479
http://sbcfb.org

Rancho Alamo
Los Alamos , CA

Cost: $65

CAMP FIRE CENTRAL COAST
Worth The Drive
August 23 (6 to 9 p.m.)

presents its 4th annual Casino Royale fundraiser event including cocktails, dinner, and casino gaming on Aug. 23 from

symccarthy2955@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 481-5618

Private residence
Arroyo Grande , CA

Cost: $50

Concerts

CAL POLY COLLEGIANS ALUMNI BIG BAND
Worth The Drive
August 23 (7:30 to 10:30 p.m.)

celebrates its 47th reunion with a live concert on Aug. 23 from

Phone: 543-3000
http://cpcollegiansalumni.com

Madonna Inn Ballroom
SLO

Stage

THE LOMPOC CIVIC THEATRE
THE LOMPOC CIVIC THEATRE
August 23 (6 to 9:15 p.m.)

presents a dinner theater production of "Miracle of South Division Street," the Santa Barbara County premiere of Tom Dudzick's new comedy on Aug. 23 from

Larry McLellan
LompocCivicTheatre.com
Phone: 735-2281
http://lompoccivictheatre.com

Village Country Club
4300 Clubhouse Road
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $40

Learning

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
August 23 (10:30 a.m. to noon)

presents an "Online Genealogy Research" class on Aug. 23 from

cafi.cohen@gmail.com

History Center of San Luis Obispo County
696 Monterey St.
SLO

Cost: $10 each