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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

September 8 - September 15

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

Special Events

ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL OF THE CENTRAL COAST
September 13 (6 to 10 a.m.)

accepts donations for the C.A.N. Project with a donation drive on Sept. 13 from

communications194@gmail.com
Phone: 934-3013

Food Maxx
2440 S. Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

Learning

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY YMCA
September 13 (6:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

hosts the class "Fulfilling your Wishes, Accomplishing your Goals" through Feb. 13 on Thursdays from

Santa Maria Valley YMCA
info@meditationinsantabarbara.orb
Phone: 563-6300
http://meditationinsantamaria.org

Santa Maria Valley YMCA
3400 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Special Events

ALTRUSA OF THE CENTRAL COAST
September 14 (12:45 p.m., the play starts at 1:30 p.m.)

presents a fundraiser performance of Dial M for Murder" by the Santa Maria Civic Theatre Sept. 15 starting at

laura.selken@gmail.com
Phone: 868-7718

Santa Maria Civic Theatre
1660 N. McClelland St.
Santa Maria

Cost: $25

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO BOTANICAL GARDEN
THE SAN LUIS OBISPO BOTANICAL GARDEN
September 14 (1pm to 3pm)

presents a class with Meg Crockett, garden volunteer and president of Pacific Wildlife Care, for a wonderful overview on creating a backyard habitat that encourages visitation by local wildlife on Sept. 14 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members, $3 for parking

VAPOR TRAIL VETTES
September 14 (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

presents its "Corvette Blast" featuring rallies and a car show on Sept. 14 from

Gale Haugen
galehaugen@charter.net
Phone: 773-4515
http://vaportrailvettes.com

Santa Maria Inn
801 S. Broadway
Santa Maria 93456

Cost: $80 per car

CATCH OF THE CENTRAL COAST
Worth The Drive
September 14 (6 to 10 p.m.)

is a benefit event or the Central Coast Aquarium's children's marine science educational programs on Sept. 14 from

Phone: 595-7280
http://centralcoastaquarium.com

Avila Beach Golf Resort
Avila Beach , CA

Stage

THE DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF SANTA MARIA VALLEY
September 14 (1:30 p.m.)

holds a fundraiser event featuring "Dial M for Murder" by the Santa Maria Civic Theater on Sept. 14 at

demsofsmv@gmail.com
Phone: 349-2708
http://smct.org

Santa Maria Civic Theatre
1660 N. McClelland
Santa Maria

Cost: $25

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
September 15 (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