August 20, 2017
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You're invited to the 15th Annual Taste of the Vine & Auction -- Saturday, August 26
... This year’s 15th Annual Taste of the Vine & Auction will be new and improved, surely an event to remember! We already have the best food and wine lined up to treat you to local favorites! It’s going to be an afternoon overlooking the glistening ocean, sipping on the finest wines and enjoying exquisite food! Plus, you can leave with gifts in hand from our first-class auction. Take a date, a friend or a supporter of our inspiring organization. It will be a day to kick off your shoes, let go and relax in a gorgeous environment filled with friendly f...
Spectacular day with bright sun and crystal clear water
... The middle Santa Barbara Channel region was teeming with humpback whales. In one zone we closely watched 11, but there easily could have been 20 or more. Two Minke whales and 1,500 long-beaked common dolphins were also closely watched. It was a spectacular day with bright sun and crystal clear Santa Barbara cobalt blue water.
All the action centered around what we call the “mid-Channel buoy,” although NOAA actually calls it “Station 46053 (LLNR 196) – EAST SANTA BARBARA – 12NM Southwest of Santa Barbara.” Dolphins mobbed the Condor Express and were found feeding all...
Draw Your Way to Inner Peace. Art Meditation Classes start 8/26
... Draw Your Way to Inner Peace ... Barbara Eberhart offers joy-filled, tranquil Art Classes every Saturday morning at Goleta Valley Community Center beginning August 26. She leads students in relaxing, fun and restorative drawing adventures, with a variety of mediums. Beginners and all skill levels welcome.
Drawing is one of the most peaceful, soothing and refreshing experiences one can have. It puts you in your right-brained, meditative side - a wonderful escape from all the stress of daily living! Barbara has always believed in ART as a 'natural high'; the foc...
Save the Date! SBBG Fall Family Day -- 11/4
... Admission is free for kids 17 and under. Event highlights include: scavenger hunts, book signings, story time, Explore Ecology craft stations, one free shave ice per child from Kona Ice, and adventures through the Garden led by Garden volunteers and staff. Fall Family Day is a day dedicated to kids and their families encouraging everyone to spend more time outdoors. It's a special event to celebrate the fall planting season while benefiting the Garden's core programs for education, conservation, and horticulture.
Surrounded by the natural beauty of Mission Canyon, the Garden's 5.5 ...
Take the Bus!! ... SB Airbus Trips to LA Dodgers Baseball Games
... Price includes ticket to the game and transportation. All Seats are in Reserve MVP Section. (Second level up, behind home plate.) Please return to the bus immediately after the last out. While alcohol is allowed on our trips, please keep in mind that these are family trips. Irresponsible behavior will not be tolerated. Please refrain from any profanity and be courteous to others on the trip.
July 4 - Diamondbacks - $99 - Depart Goleta 2:00pm
July 9 - Royals - $99 - Depart Goleta 9:00am
July 23 - Braves - $83 - Depart Goleta 9:00am
Saturday afternoon ... Summer Sips Series at S.B. Botanic Garden ... 4-6 PM
... Summer Sips: Wine & Cheese Lecture Series is bringing together the local community for talks about native plants, botanical illustration, rare plants, and more! Each lecture begins with delicious appetizers, a wine tasting, and conversation with one of our local sponsoring vintners in the Garden’s Courtyard. Attendance is limited, please reserve early
SCHEDULE: June 17: Rock Creek Wildflowers (Cathy Rose, Naturalist & Author + Stephen Ingram, Photographer & Writer) ... July 15: Carnivorous Plants of Remote Locations (William Hoyer, Natural Res...
A Walk In The Woods opens tomorrow, Friday, at Center Stage
... A Walk in the Woods tells the story of two diplomats, one an experienced Russian arms treaty negotiator (Ed Giron), the other an idealistic American (Bill Waxman). Based on a real incident that took place in the woods outside of Geneva, Switzerland, in 1982, it portrays how these two men exited the formal proceedings of a nuclear arms nonproliferation meeting between the superpowers to take the title’s “walk in the woods," getting to know each other as people. In the process, they develop a new strategy for de-escalating the mutual buildup of weapons of mass destructi...
Saturday ... it's the 5th Annual Dam Dinner -- 8/19
... Join us for our Annual Dam Dinner! A casual community event on the Lake Los Carneros Dam. Bring your family and friends but please leave your furry friends at home. Don’t forget your hat and sunscreen! Share a meal together while enjoying music and our beautiful surroundings. Bring your dinner or purchase food from the on-site food vendor. If you’re feeling friendly, bring a dessert to share. Water, beer & wine will be sold.
This event is organized by a group of people who love Goleta and represent the City of Goleta, the Goleta Valley Historical Society, the Goleta Valley ...
This weekend ... Family Sleepover Safari at the Zoo!
... Going on safari doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money, packing a lot of gear, or traveling internationally. Go on a Sleepover Safari and enjoy adventure, exotic animals, and lots of fun right here in Santa Barbara! Your family will enjoy behind-the-scenes tours, animal encounters, train rides, movies, games, a pizza dinner, and a pancake breakfast after you’ve spent the night at the Zoo. ... Presented by: Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens ... Venue: Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
Zoofari Ball has retro Tiki theme - tickets on sale for “TIKIFARI BALL” Zoo fundraiser on 8/26
... Paradise awaits in this 1950s tiki-inspired fest straight out of the South Seas. Wear your finest Hawaiian shirt or kitschy getup to chill out under the palm trees and enjoy an icy cold, fruity mai tai or zombie–garnished with a paper umbrella, of course. Balmy ocean breezes blow as you appease the gods by bidding on exotic silent auction items, then partake of a scrumptious buffet worthy of Don the Beachcomber. Dance the night away amid your fellow revelers under a tropical moon.
The silent auction holds surprises and helps suppor...
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