Sunday, December 21, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 41
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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

September 5 - September 12

Special Events

THE "ODE TO TOMATOES"
Worth The Drive
September 5 (noon)

is a culinary happening on Sept. 5 at

Phone: 595-7302

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
1215 Avila Beach Drive
SLO , CA

Recreation

SANTA MARIA CITY MEET 5K TRAIL RUN
September 5 (4 p.m.)

hosted by St. Joseph High School features free BBQ by the St. Joes' High School Track Team for participants in the run on Sept. 5 at

luisescobar150@gmail.com
http://smvos.org

Rich Ranch Open Space
Orcutt , CA

Special Events

ALTRUSA OF THE CENTRAL COAST
September 7 (11 a.m.)

presents a "Dog Day Afternoon" event featuring author Destry Ramey and her book about pugs, dog trainers, and a dog toy making session on Sept. 7 at

alvinjd34@verizon.net
Phone: 937-0222

Orcutt Public Library
175 S. Broadway
Orcutt

THE SAN LORENZO FOUNDATION
September 7 (4:30 to 10 p.m.)

holds it's annual fundraiser and gala event on Sept. 7 from

Phone: 688-0322
http://sanlorenzofoundation.org

San Lorenzo Seminary
1802 Sky Drive
Santa Ynez , CA

Cost: $75

Learning

CENTRAL COAST GYMNASTICS
Worth The Drive
September 7 (3 to 5 p.m.)

presents guest speaker Karyn Lutes and her talk "5 Truths About Attention, Reading, Behavior, Communication, and Learning Problems" on Sept. 7 from

info@thespeechandlearningcoach.com
Phone: 474-1144

Central Coast Gymnastics
21 Zaca Lane
SLO , CA

Cost: $10

Clubs and Meetings

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
September 7 (8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

meets featuring a "Google search strategies for common surnames" class on Sept. 7 from

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

IOOF Hall
520 Dana St.
SLO

Special Events

TASTE OF THE TOWN
September 8 (noon)

celebrates its 32nd year on Sept. 8 at

Riviera Park Garden
2030 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara 93105

Cost: $125

ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE CHEERLEADING
Get your glam on like Penelope Cruz....and shop!
ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE CHEERLEADING
Worth The Drive
September 8 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

holds a benefit event featuring shopping and food on Sept. 8 from

Ann Cooper
hanncooper@yahoo.com
Phone: 264-2465

Fundraiser
400 Clark
Orcutt 93455

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
September 8 (10 a.m.)

offers worship services Sundays at 10 a.m. with Sunday school at 9 a.mAn adult Bible study is Thursday at.

Phone: 937-0339

Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4465 S. Blosser Road
Santa Maria

Special Events

THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
September 9 (5:30 to 8 p.m.)

presents Seattle-based ethnobotanist and author Melany Vorass Herrera for a special evening presentation on how to identify and gather some of the most common edible weeds on Sept. 9 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members

Learning

A COMMUNITY NEEDS WORKSHOP
September 9 (5:30 p.m.)

the Block Grants Advisory Committee of the City of Santa Maria is holding a public workshop on Sept. 9 at

Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 118

Santa Maria Public Library
421 S. McClelland
Santa Maria

Learning

EDITOR LAURIE GIBSON
September 10 (7 to 8:30 p.m.)

presents a "Book Publishing 1-2-3: From the Writer's Fingers to the Readers' Hands" workshop on Sept. 10 from

eaglet5223@mypacks.net
Phone: (831) 646-4507

Santa Maria Inn
801 S. Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $20