Saturday, September 20, 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.
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?

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August 31 - September 7

Nightlife

CA' DEL GREVINO CAFE AND WINE BAR
(2 to 5 p.m.)

features live music in the tasting room and cafe on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Music also happens on Sundays from

dcp@grevino.com
Phone: 937-6400
http://grevino.com

Ca' Del GreVino Cafe and Wine Bar
400 E. Clark, Suite A
Orcutt 93455

LUCIA'S WINE CO.
(5:30 to 8 p.m.)

offers an open mic event on Wednesdays from

Phone: 332-3080
http://lucias-wine-co.com

Lucia's Wine Co. Tasting Room
126 East Clark Ave.
Orcutt

SHAW'S RESTAURANT
(Call for times)

hosts live music Saturdays. DJ Thursdays and Fridays.

Phone: 925-5862

Shaw's Restaurant
714 S. Broadway
Santa Maria

ROONEY'S IRISH PUB
(Call for times)

offers "This Bangs!" with DJs Mr. Butter, DJ Flashback, DJ Sol, and Hurrican Worldwide on Fridays at 10 p.m. DJs and bands perform on Saturday nights. Karaoke night is Thursdays.

Phone: 934-3777
http://rooneysirishpub.net

Rooney's Irish Pub
241 S. Broadway St.
Orcutt

Stage

PCPA THEATERFEST
(Call for times)

presents its production of 36 Views showing through Sept. 28.

PCPA Theaterfest
Phone: 922-8313
http://pcpa.org

Severson, Allan Hancock College
800 S. College
Santa Maria

Cost: $29.50 to $37.50

GOOD PEOPLE
Worth The Drive
(2 p.m.)

is an award winning play by David Lindsey-Abaire performed by the SLO Little Theatre through Sept. 21 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

SLO Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
SLO 93401

Cost: $15 to $26

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

DANCE LESSONS IN OLD ORCUTT
(6:30 to 8:15 p.m.)

teach East Coast Swing and Two Step for ages 15 and older Sept. 2 through 25 from

Lee Anne
darngooddancer@gmail.com
Phone: 680-5695

Lusi Oasis Senior Center
420 Soares Ave.
Old Orcutt 93455

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

THE ORCUTT BRANCH LIBRARY
(11:15 a.m.)

will be offering a free preschool story time titled "Mouse Tales" through Oct. 28 on Tuesdays at

mhousel@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 937-6483

Orcutt Branch Library
175 S. Broadway
Orcutt

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

Learning

THE C GALLERY
(2 to 4 p.m.)

offers a Watercolor Class with Carole Patton beginning Sept. 5 and running on Fridays through Oct. 3 from

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

The C Gallery
466 Bell St.
Los Alamos

Cost: $175

PRENATAL YOGA SERIES
Prenatal Yoga Class
PRENATAL YOGA SERIES
(11 a.m.)

is designed to keep expecting mothers and their babies healthy on Saturdays Sept. 6 through 27 at

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

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

Cost: $40

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

GALLERY LOS OLIVOS
(Call for times)

presents "The Vineyard Series: an Inspired Exhibit of Unique Textile Art" by Belinda Hart showing through Oct. 1. The exhibit "Bronze, Wood, and Stone" features the sculptures of Larry R. Rankin showing through Sept. 30.

rrgomez@hwy246.net
Phone: 688-7338
http://gallerylosolivos.com

Gallery Los Olivos
2920 Grand Ave.
Los Olivos

CULMINATING CAPTURES
Gaviota Coastline
CULMINATING CAPTURES
(Call for times)

by the Lompoc Photographers Guild shows through Sept. 28.

Cathy Gregg
cathy@rhinoconcepts.com
Phone: 349-1018
http://lompocphotoguild.com

Grossman Gallery
501 E. North Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

THE SANTA YNEZ ARTISTS GUILD
(Call for times)

presents artist Belinda Hart's work on through Oct. 1.

rrgomez@hwy246.net
Phone: 688-7338

Guild Room
2920 Grand Ave.
Los Olivos

THE BETTERAVIA GALLERY NORTH AND SOUTH
(9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

presents the exhibit "Under the Influence: Responses to Place" showing through Jan. 22. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from

ferri@co.santa-barbara.ca.us
Phone: 568-3994
http://co.santa-barbara.ca.us

Joseph Centeno Betteravia Government Center
511 E. Lakeside
Santa Maria

THE CYPRESS GALLERY
(noon to 5 p.m.)

presents "Animalia," showing Sept. 28 . The gallery is open on Tuesdays through Sundays from

vicaart@aol.com
Phone: 737-1129
http://lompocvalleyartassociation.com

Cypress Gallery
119 East Cypress Ave.
Lompoc

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

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Spirit Animals" by The Painters Group showing through Sept. 28. "Faces and Facets" by Pat Cairns shows through Sept. 28. "Dimensions" shows through Oct. 12.

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
SLO

ART CENTRAL GALLERY
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents "Reunion: 1974-1978" featuring the work of Cuesta Art Department professors through Sept. 30.

Art Central
artcentralslo@yahoo.com
Phone: 747-4200
http://artcentralslo.wordpress.com

Art Central
1329 Monterrey St.
SLO 93401

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

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

Concerts

POPS BY THE SEA
POPS BY THE SEA
POPS BY THE SEA
Worth The Drive
August 31 (2:30 p.m.)

featuring Jon Anderson of Yes singing with the SLO Symphony on Aug. 31 with gates open at

San Luis Obispo Symphony
staff@slosymphony.com
Phone: 543-3533
http://slosymphony.org

Avila Beach Golf Resort
6464 Ana Bay Road
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $15 to $90, $5 for kids

Kids and Family

ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL OF THE CENTRAL COAST
August 31 (1 to 3 p.m.)

presents the annual "Festival of Books" giving free books to adults and kids Aug. 31 from

Phone: 448-6268

Santa Maria Town Center East, second level
Main Street and Broadway
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

Special Events

FIRST ANNUAL SANTA MARIA VALLEY UNION PICNIC
September 1 (noon to 5 p.m.)

is a Labor Day Celebration on Sept. 1 from

Mark James Miller
mark@pfaofahc.com
Phone: 352-0145
http://pfapfahc.com

Pioneer Park
1000 W. Foster Road
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Free

Clubs and Meetings

THE LOMPOC VALLEY ART ASSOCIATION
September 2 (6:30 p.m.)

holds a meeting featuring guest artist Zoe Nathan on Sept. 2 at

gourddiva@verizon.net
Phone: 735-7329

Stone Pine Hall
210 H St.
Lompoc

Kids and Family

MAGIC SHOW
September 4 (6 to 8 p.m.)

with Rich Ferguson is Sept. 4 from

Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 252

Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center
600 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Special Events

FRIDAY NIGHT WINES
FRIDAY NIGHT WINES
September 5 (6 p.m.)

starts its fall and winter season on Sept. 5 at

Wandering Dog Wine Bar
wines@wanderingdogwinebar.com
Phone: 686-9126
http://wanderingdogwinebar.com

Wandering Dog Wine Bar
1539-C Mission Drive
Solvang 93463

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA
September 5 (6 to 9 p.m.)

presents "Tastes of Mexico" featuring authentic Mexican food and fun on Sept. 5 from

dsmitherman@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 263
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Veterans' Memorial Community Center
313 West Tunnell St.
Santa Maria

Kids and Family

BE BIGGER THAN A BULLY
September 5 (Call for times)

will include Chuck E. Cheese donating 15% of sales generated by you/your group to the North County Rape Crisis and Child Protection Center, includes an extra 25 free tickets with food purchase on Sept. 5.

Cristina Jaquez
cristinajaquez@verizon.net
Phone: 922-2994

Chuck E. Cheese
Santa Maria

Special Events

SALADE BY PASCALE BEAL
September 6 (Call for times)

is a wine and food pairing event on Sept. 6.

Riverbench Winery
lperez@riverbench.com
Phone: 937-8340

Riverbench Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $45

Concerts

THE SANTA BARBARA BLUES SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
September 6 (8 p.m.)

presents a concert featuring Hot Roux, Kim Wilson, Roach and Byl, James Harman, and Carl Sonny Leyland on Sept. 6 at

sbblues.org
Phone: 722-8155
http://sbblues.org

Carillo Recreation Center
100 E. Carillo St.
Santa Barbara

THE SLO MARIACHI FESTIVAL
Worth The Drive
September 6 (6 p.m.)

is the first ever event of its kind in San Luis Obispo on Sept. 6 at

monarcanew@gmail.com

Performing Arts Center, Cal Poly
SLO , CA

Stage

EVERYBODY CAN DANCE
September 6 (1 to 4 p.m.)

studio holds auditions for its fall performance of Nutcracker on Sept. 6 from

Diane Zink
everybodycandance@msn.com
Phone: 598-7191
http://everybodycandance.webs.com

Everybody Can Dance studio
800 S. Broadway
Santa Maria 93454

Recreation

RIDDLE WALK
September 6 (10 a.m.)

is part of the city's monthly community walks on Sept. 6 at

http://cityofsantamaria.org

Preisker Park
, CA Santa Maria

Clubs and Meetings

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
September 6 (noon)

holds a meeting including a talk by Warren Bittner and two presentations on Sept. 6 at

San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society
janelletp@charter.net
Phone: 785-0383
http://slocgs.org

IOOF Hall
520 Dana St.
SLO

Spiritual

THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SANTA MARIA
September 6 (5 to 7 p.m.)

holds "Messy Church" including music, drama, games, and food on Sept. 6 from

fumcsmc@aol.com
Phone: 925-9573
http://santamariafumc.net

First United Methodist Church
311 S. Broadway
Santa Maria

Special Events

THE SANTA MARIA NOONTIMERS LIONS
September 7 (11:30 a.m.)

present the 15th annual Lou Benetti Memorial Golf Tournament on Sept. 7 with sign ups at

laura.selken@gmail.com
Phone: 937-8374

Village Country Club
Vandenberg Village

FIVE CITIES MEALS ON WHEELS
Worth The Drive
September 7 (2 p.m.)

is holding its fall fundraiser event Keep the Wheels Rolling on Sept. 7 at

Phone: 773-2053

Victorian Pitkin Conrow Estate
Arroyo Grande , CA

Cost: $55

TASTE OF THE TOWN
Worth The Drive
September 7 (noon to 3 p.m.)

is the 33rd annual culinary event in Santa Barbara on Sept. 7 from

http://tasteofthetownsantabarbara.org/restaurants-wineries

Riviera Park Garden
2030 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $140

Stage

THE SLO LITTLE THEATRE
Worth The Drive
September 7 (5 p.m.)

holds auditions for Frost/Nixon Sept. 7 at

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

SLO Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
SLO 93401