Tuesday, September 23, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 28
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Should Santa Maria voters pass Measure T, which would tax homeowners in order to build a new school?

Yes. The schools are overcrowded and we need more classrooms.
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December 1

Special Events

GINGER AROUND THE WORLD AT BEDFORD WINERY
Ginger, fresh and dried, has been used for over 5000 years
GINGER AROUND THE WORLD AT BEDFORD WINERY
Worth The Drive
December 1 (2 to 5 p.m.)

will add a little spice to your holiday season and with an afternoon of culinary excitement featuring the spice ginger. Aromatic, pungent and spicy, ginger adds a special flavor and zest to any dish. The Bedford Kitchen Crew will be applying ginger, fresh and dried, to a plethora of dishes from around the world from old favorites like curries and roast pork with ginger preserves to new creations like ginger ice cream & gingerbread trifle. Bedford wines will be served at the event on Dec. 1 from

Helen Daniels
tastingroom@bedfordwinery.com
Phone: 344-2107
http://bedfordwinery.com

Bedford Winery Tasting Room and Courtyard
448 Bell St.
Los Alamos 93440

Cost: $20

Concerts

CAL POLY'S
CAL POLY'S
Worth The Drive
December 1 (8 p.m.)

Polyphonics, The University Singers, and the Early Music Ensemble present "A Christmas Celebration" concert on Dec. 1 at

Ticket Box Office
pac.calpoly@gmail.com
Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org

Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93407

Cost: $12 to $14, $9 and $12 for seniors and students

THE SANTA BARBARA MUSIC CLUB
Worth The Drive
December 1 (3 p.m.)

presents a concert featuring musicians Emma Lou Diemer, Philip Ficsor, Per Elmfors, Betty Oberacker, and the Westmont Chamber Singers performing works by Emma Lou Diemer, Johannes Brahms, and holiday favorites on Dec. 1 at

mgilbertsb@gmail.com
Phone: 969-7183

First Congregational Church
2101 State St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Kids and Family

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA
December 1 (4 to 9 p.m.)

Recreation and Parks Department and the People for Leisure and Youth, Inc. present a Holiday Traditions in Town Square event featuring food, arts and crafts, Santa, carolers, and more on Dec. 1 from

dsmitherman@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 263
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

Hobbs Civic Center
Cook St. and Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY DISCOVERY MUSEUM
December 1 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

presents "Mighty Machines" featuring interactive vehicles of many styles and functions on Dec. 1 from

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
kelly@smvdiscoverymuseum.org
Phone: 928-8414
http://smvdiscoverymuseum.org

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
705 S. McClelland
Santa Maria

THE TOY ZOO
December 1 (11 a.m. to noon)

hosts a kids' concert featuring Nina Ryne and Jan Grigsby featuring storytelling, sing-a-longs, and a performance by kids on Dec. 1 from

Phone: 352-0123

Toy Zoo
1930 S. Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

Recreation

GO KART FUN DAY
GO KART FUN DAY
Worth The Drive
December 1 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Santa Maria Karting Association is excited to open its gates to the public for a fun day and membership drive featuring go kart rides and free food on Dec. 1 from

Adam Verlengiere
santamariakarting@gmai.com
Phone: 478-4199
http://smka.org

Santa Maria Kart Track
South Blosser Road
Santa Maria 93455