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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

December 9 - December 16

Stage

THE FRIENDS OF THE SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
December 9 (2 p.m.)

presents a fundraiser event featuring the Santa Maria Civic Theatre production of Over the River and Through the Woods and a wine reception on Dec. 9 with doors opening 1:15 p.m. and the play beginning at

lynda.and.jim@comcast.net
Phone: 934-1223

Santa Maria Civic Theatre
1660 North McClelland
Santa Maria

Dance Lessons

MONDAY NIGHT LINE DANCING!
December 10 (7:15 p.m.)

teaches how to gain confidence with many of the basic steps by learning the process of linking the steps together to form the dance.  Line dancing 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! Meets Mondays with beginners at 6:30 p.m. and intermediate classes at

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

Moose Lodge Family Center
116 West El Camino
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $6

Spiritual

IN THE COMPANY OF ANGELS CIRCLE
In the Company of Angels
IN THE COMPANY OF ANGELS CIRCLE
December 10 (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

Concerts

THE ONTIVEROS SCHOOL CONDOR CHOIR
December 13 (7 p.m.)

presents a performance on Dec. 13 at

mwhite@smbsd.net
Phone: 361-8113

Ontiveros School
930 W. Rancho Verde
Santa Maria , CA

Learning

UCSB AFFILIATES
Worth The Drive
December 13 (5 p.m.)

presents a lecture by Gerardo Aldana, UCSB professor, about "The Mayan Apocalypse of 2012: A Perfect Storm of Misinformation" on Dec. 13 at

Phone: 893-2877

University Club
1332 Santa Barbara St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $10

Concerts

PAULA POUNDSTONE
Worth The Drive
December 14 (7:30 p.m.)

performs a live concert on Dec. 14 at

Phone: 756-7222
http://pacslo.com

Cal Poly Arts Center
One Grand Ave.
SLO , CA

Special Events

LOMPOC GROCERY OUTLET GRAND OPENING
December 15 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is the celebration of the grand opening of a brand new store in Lompoc with a host of exciting events and door prizes like free coffee and treats, free eco-frugal reusable bags for the first 500 customers, fun games with prize giveaways and activities for the whole family to enjoy, as well as the chance to win a Xbox 360 with Kinect, a NSP Coco Mat Funboard with Board Bag, a par of “His” and “Hers” Trek 820 Mountain Bikes, or free groceries for a year on Dec. 15 from

Peyton Robertson
peyton@baybirdinc.com
Phone: (858) 382-4922

Lompoc Grocery Outlet
316 E. Ocean Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

Concerts

THE VERY LONESOME BOYS BLUEGRASS SHOW
Worth The Drive
December 15 (8 p.m.)

features Peter Feldmann and the Very Lonesome Boys performing live bluegrass music Dec. 15 at

BlueGrass West!
peter@bluegrasswest.com
Phone: 688-9894
http://bluegrasswest.com

Santa Ynez Valley Grange Hall
2374 Alamo Pintado
Los Olivos

Cost: $15, advance tickets $12

Stage

LOMPOC SCHOOL OF DANCE HOLIDAY SHOW
Dancer: Michelle Kurz
LOMPOC SCHOOL OF DANCE HOLIDAY SHOW
December 15 (7 p.m.)

by the Lompoc School of Dance, under the direction of Denise Donlon, will be a “Holiday Jubilee!” dance concert. The show will feature excerpts from The Nutcracker as well as contemporary jazz and tap numbers on Dec. 15 at

Denise Donlon
Phone: 736-9501
http://lompocschoolofdance.com

Lompoc Civic Theater
217 South L St.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $10, $8 pre-sale

Kids and Family

"CHRISTMAS FOR THE KIDS"
December 15 (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

is for ages 4 to 10 and will features the Christmas Story, songs, lunch, manger scene and photograph, and Christmas crafts on Dec. 15 from

Phone: 937-0339
http://starlutheran.org

Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4465 S. Blosser Road
Orcutt , CA

Cost: $3 donation

Learning

THE TOWN CENTER GALLERY
December 15 (1 to 4:30 p.m.)

presents adult art classes including watercolor painting from noon to 2:30 p.m. and acrylic painting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Ceramics meets from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Fridays. Silk painting workshops are the third Saturday of the month including Dec. 15 from

Phone: 878-4586

Town Center Gallery
321 Town Center West, B56
Santa Maria

Barbecues

ORCUTT ACADEMY BASEBALL BARBECUE
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ORCUTT ACADEMY BASEBALL BARBECUE
December 15 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

will feature a 1/2 chicken, bread, beans, and a drink with all funds raised going to the Orcutt Academy Baseball for supplies and building a new field on the school campus. The event is Dec. 15 from

Larry
ldtcards@yahoo.com
Phone: 478-4769

CVS Parking Lot
2116 South Broadway
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $10, includes $4 coupon to Giavanni's