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October 15 - October 22

Dance Lessons

MONDAY NIGHT LINE DANCING
Ongoing
October 15 (7 to 9 p.m.)

teaches modern, urban sophistication, swing syncopations, flowing waltz, nightclub rhythms, and some latin flavor. It's fun, great exercise, and it will free the dancer in you! No partner needed, perfect for singles. Beginners welcome on Mondays from

Vanessa Robertson
vanrobertson@verizon.net
Phone: 310-1827

Moose Lodge Family Center
116 West El Camino
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $6

Concerts

THE ADDAMO TASTING ROOM AND BISTRO
October 17 (5:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

presents "ROCK"tober! Wednesdays featuring a live music and a costume party. Oct. 24 is Rock/Pop Star Night, and Oct. 31 is Fright Night. The concerts are from

Bethany
bethany@addamovineyards.com
Phone: 937-6400

Addamo Tasting Room and Bistro
400 E. Clark
Old Orcutt 93455

Cost: Free

Health

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
October 17 (noon)

presents "Volunteer Orientations" for interested volunteers on Oct. 17 at

Laurel Alcantar
laurel.alcantar@cancer.org
Phone: 473-1748

American Cancer Society
1540 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

Special Events

BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER
Filler'up to Fuel the Fight Against Breast Cancer
BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER
October 18 (Call for times)

invites all to "Filler’up To Fuel The Fight Against Breast Cancer" featuring a raffle drawing and door prizes Oct. 18 from noon to 3p.m. Main Street Shell Service is donating a penny per gallon of all gas and diesel purchases to the Mission Hope Cancer Center through Oct.

Jason
jason@mainstreetshell.com
Phone: 347-0076
http://mainstreetshell.com

Main Street Shell Service
1204 East Main St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $5 for raffle tickets

GROWING GROUNDS HARVEST FESTIVAL
Harvest Festival at Growing Grounds Farm, Santa Maria
GROWING GROUNDS HARVEST FESTIVAL
October 18 (noon to 4 p.m.)

features tri-tip sandwiches by Noontime Kiwanis Club of Santa Maria and flatbread pizza by Full of Life Flatbread of Los Alamos, plus a harvest of activity including music, specialty booths, farm tours, and good food on Oct. 18 from

Growing Grounds Farm
events@t-mha.org
Phone: 934-2182
http://firstgiving.com/fundraiser/HarvestFestival2012/harvest-festival-2012

Growing Grounds Farm
820 W. Foster Rd.
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $10

Learning

ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE
October 19 (9:30 a.m. to noon)

presents a "Career Exploration Day" on Oct. 19 from

Allan Hancock College
ralarcio@hancockcollege.edu
Phone: 922-6966, Ext. 3363
http://hancockcollege.edu

Allan Hancock College
800 S. College
Santa Maria

Special Events

ANNUAL BLACK AND WHITE BALL
ANNUAL BLACK AND WHITE BALL
October 20 (6 p.m. to midnight)

by the Mexican Ladies Social Club (MLSC) is a special event featuring cocktails, dinner, dancing, mariachis, and an orchestra all in benefit of the Boys and Girls Club on Oct. 20 from

Mexican Ladies Social Club
Phone: 922-8921 or 922-4001
http://facebook.com/mexicanladiessocialclub

Annual Black & White Ball
1309 N. Bradley Rd.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $75 per person, $135 per couple

Learning

THE WILDLING ART MUSEUM
October 20 (9 to 11:30 a.m.)

presents "Learn to Speak Fluent Nature with Fred and Larry" Oct. 20 from

holly@wildlingmuseum.org
Phone: 686-8315
http://wildlingmuseum.org

Los Alamos Park
Los Alamos

Cost: $25, $20 for members

Art

OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR
Open Studios Art Tour at the Avila Studio of Colleen Gnos
OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR
Worth The Drive
October 20 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

at the Avila Beach Studio of central coast artist and surfer, Colleen Gnos, will feature ocean/siren themed oil paintings and hand-painted surfboards Oct. 20 and 21 from

Colleen
colleen@colleengnos.com
http://colleengnos.com

Art Studio
546 First st, Unit A
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

Special Events

THE AMERICAN LEGION
October 21 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Orcutt Post 534 presents a "Rummage and Bake Sale" to raise funds to rebuild the house of a local Boy Scout's family on Oct. 21 from

munchfmy@gmail.com
Phone: 937-8598

Lions Club Meeting Hall
126 S. Broadway
Orcutt , CA

MID STATE SCARE HAUNTED HOUSE
The cental coast's favorite haunted house!
MID STATE SCARE HAUNTED HOUSE
Worth The Drive
October 21 (7 to 11 p.m.)

presents a fun and frightening Halloween tradition with two different events on seperate nights: "ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE!" and "SCREAM IN THE DARK" through Oct. 31 on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from

info@midstatescare.com
http://midstatescare.com

Mid State Scare
1106 E. Grand Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $10

Concerts

TINGSTAD AND RUMBEL IN CONCERT
Tingstad & Rumbel
TINGSTAD AND RUMBEL IN CONCERT
Worth The Drive
October 21 (4 p.m.)

features the acoustic sounds of artists Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel featuring a docent-led tour of the SLO Botanical Garden at 2:30 p.m. before the show. The concert is Oct. 21 at

Kristina Van Wert
info@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400
http://slobg.org

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $25, $20 for members, $15 for members online

Learning

RICHARD CONLIN
Worth The Drive
October 21 (2 to 5 p.m.)

delivers the lecture "Visions of a 21st Century Food System: Good Laws,Good Food Workshop"  on Oct. 21 from

margie bushman
msbushman@sbcc.edu
Phone: 962-2571
http://sustainability.sbcc.edu

Room # BC222, Santa Barbara City College West Campus
800 Block of Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara 93109

Cost: $20

VISIONS OF A 21ST CENTURY FOOD SYSTEM
Worth The Drive
October 21 (6:30 p.m.)

"Inviting Food and Agriculture Back Into Our Cities: What Makes a Great Food City?" by Seattle Councilmember Richard Conlin shares strategies of Seattle's Local Food Action Initiative passed in 2008 that envisions an exciting new urban agriculture model that is good for the economy, the environment, and our health. The event is Oct. 21 at

Margie Bushman
sbpcnet@silcom.com
Phone: 962-2571
http://sustainability.sbcc.edu

Fe Bland Auditorium, SBCC West
800 Cliff Dr.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $5

Spiritual

HEART SUTRA DAY RETREAT
October 21 (noon to 8 p.m.)

teaches the Heart Sutra, the very heart of Buddha’s teachings, and reveals the profound meaning of how everything we experience exists, and how that is the secret to our ultimate happiness. This beautiful one-day retreat, led by American Buddhist monk Kelsang Wangpo, will consist of four 1 hour sessions using the short sadhana (prayers), The Great Mother, a method to overcome hindrances and obstacles. Session times will be from noon to 1 p.m., 2 to 3 p.m., 4 to 5 p.m., and 7 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 21 from

Admin Director
info@meditationinsantabarbara.org
Phone: 563-6000
http://meditationinsantabarbara.org/heart-sutra

Mahakankala Buddhist Center
508 Brinkerhoff Ave.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: $5 per session, $15 per retreat

Dance Lessons

MONDAY NIGHT LINE DANCING
Ongoing
October 22 (7 to 9 p.m.)

teaches modern, urban sophistication, swing syncopations, flowing waltz, nightclub rhythms, and some latin flavor. It's fun, great exercise, and it will free the dancer in you! No partner needed, perfect for singles. Beginners welcome on Mondays from

Vanessa Robertson
vanrobertson@verizon.net
Phone: 310-1827

Moose Lodge Family Center
116 West El Camino
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $6