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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

November 16 - November 23

Special Events

BADASS DANCE FESTIVAL
First Dance Festival of it's kind in Santa Maria
BADASS DANCE FESTIVAL
Worth The Drive
November 17 (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.)

features dancers from all over California who will gather to display their own style of dance. Most of the performers will be doing American Tribal Style Belly dance, Turkish or Middle Eastern Belly dance, Modern Fusion dance with music ranging from middle eastern Drums, to Gypsy music, to modern Rock and Roll, or Hip Hop Beat Music. There event is Nov. 17 from

Roger Hendrix
http://badasssophisticate.com/festival

Veteran's Memorial Building
501 N Pine St.
Santa Maria 93458

Cost: $10 for day show, $15 for night show

Kids and Family

THE SPOTTED WHALE LITTLE TOY SALE
November 17 at Grace Church in SLO
THE SPOTTED WHALE LITTLE TOY SALE
Worth The Drive
November 17 (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

will feature your favorite brands of toys, winter wear, and holiday apparel for children ages infant to 12 at highly discounted prices on Nov. 17 from

Michelle
michelle@thespottedwhale.com
Phone: 242-2213
http://thespottedwhale.com

Grace Church
1350 Osos Street
SLO 93401

Cost: Free

UPPER HAND TO COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
November 17 (8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

hosts a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math conference for girls in grades 6 through 12 featuring keynote speaker Dr. Anita Sengupta of NASA on Nov. 17 from

Phone: 984-2656
http://conta.cc/QeTezE

UCSB
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $25, $20 for students

Learning

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN
November 17 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

presents its November program "Learning English at Work" with Beth Wonson on Nov. 17 from

lynda.and.jim@comcast.net
Phone: 925-5426

Merrill Gardens
1220 Suey Road
Santa Maria

Cost: $18 includes lunch

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING AND ADVANCED STUDIES
November 17 (10 to 11:15 a.m.)

meets for an informational meeting precluding the event, which starts in January of 2013. Teacher Trainer Mary Kay West provides information as well as a free "Alignment in Flow" class on Nov. 17 from

Nicole Donati
nicole@treetopyoga.net
Phone: 266-6391
http://treetopyoga.net

Treetop Yoga
2771 Santa Maria Way, Ste. C
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Free

Special Events

BIRD NESTING BOX PRESENTATION AT SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
November 18 (2 p.m.)

offers helpful tips for creating a backyard bird sanctuary. The Garden welcomes Morro Coast Audubon Society member Cheryl Lish for this informative presentation with bird boxes available for sale benefiting the Morro Coast Audubon Society on Nov. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. with a free docent led garden tour at

Lindsey Collinsworth
education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400, Ext. 304
http://slobg.org

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members

JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
November 18 (2:30 to 3:30 p.m.)

presents its annual "Super Sunday" fundraiser event on Nov. 18 including free programs like a young family program titled "Stories on the Theme of Gratitude" from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and a discussion by Rabbi Cohen "What is 'Shema'? What does it mean to Listen, Hear, or Witness" from

Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara
jewishfestival@sbjf.org
Phone: 957-1115
http://santabarbarajewishfestival.org

Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara
524 Chapala St.
Santa Barbara

Concerts

TOAST OF TRILOGY WITH BEETHOVEN'S BUDDIES
Monarch Club at Trilogy Monarch Dunes
TOAST OF TRILOGY WITH BEETHOVEN'S BUDDIES
November 18 (3 p.m.)

is a relaxing afternoon of chamber music featuring wine with light hors d’oeuvres and a musical program performed by members of the San Luis Obispo Symphony. The concert will feature Mozart’s famous “Dissonance” String Quartet and Beethoven’s powerful String Quintet in C Major on Nov. 18 at

SLO Symphony
staff@slosymphony.com
Phone: 543-3533
http://slosymphony.com/cm/Home.html

Monarch Club at Trilogy Monarch Dunes
1645 Trilogy Pkwy
Nipomo 93444

Cost: $50

Spiritual

IN THE COMPANY OF ANGELS CIRCLE
In the Company of Angels
IN THE COMPANY OF ANGELS CIRCLE
November 19 (6 p.m.)

is an ongoing circle of individuals desiring to develop and expand our personal relationship with our angels for divine guidance. Meets Mondays at

Julie Jensen
juliejensenart@yahoo.com
Phone: 202-9349

Unity Chapel of Light
1165 Stubblefield Road
Orcutt 93455