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4/28 - Save the Date! Strategies for Staying Sane in a Crazy World -- 4/30 ... Create your very own mental health tool kit! In this class the best tools gathered during 30 years of psychotherapy practice will be shared. Discover how these tools can help you negotiate your busy, complex lives. Learn how to rapidly de-stress and clear reactivity fueled by old trauma. Use your energy field to empower the manifestation of your desires. It is a crazy world - but you can thrive amid the chaos with these life enhancing tools.
Terri Cooper, MA, MFT, is a licensed marriage and family therapist with 30-plus years of experience in counseling and coaching people in creating successful, happy, and fulfilling lives. As a teacher, counselor, lecturer, workshop leader, and college course facilitator i...
4/27 - Save the Date! Ballet In Bloom -- 4/30 ... Spring is in the air, and we can prove it! Join us for an evening of classical and contemporary ballet as the SBFB Company Dancers perform choreography by UCSB dance maven Valerie Huston, new SBFB Artistic Director Aimee Lopez and long time Conservatory Director Denise Rinaldi, The timeless classic, Pas De Quatre, will also be performed by our Company Dancers.
With special guest performances from the UCSB Freshman Dance Company and the SBFB Young Performers, the evening promises to deliver a bouquet of artistic movement that will leave you swooning. Watch these lovely dancers, from young sprouts to fully blossomed flowers, Spring into action and take charge of the stage!
Seating is limited, so don't miss out on this magical mix of cl...
4/27 - Mother and Calf Parade ... Oh, my. Sometimes the marine weatherperson gets it wrong. Today was supposed to start out breezy then morph into full gale conditions. Luckily for everyone on the Condor Express today, it started out with a slight breeze and soon went to almost perfect glass calm. All this and plenty of gray whale mothers and calves on both of our excursions…Captain Dave at the helm. Here’s the breakdown:
9 am ..... Soon after departing Santa Barbara and getting around the Princess cruise ship, we located our first 2 gray whales of the 8 we watched on this trip. They consisted of 4 mother-calf pairs. The first ones were picked up at the Yacht club and watched until we round a second pair about half-way up Shoreline going towards Hendry’s. These first whale...
4/26 - Save the Date! Upper Eastside History Walk ~ With Thad MacMillan -- 5/22 ... Santa Barbara Historical Hidden treasures Take an urban hike through history with a tour of our city's Upper Eastside. Thad MacMillan will share his knowledge of the area's notable residents and their beautifully crafted homes built around the turn of the 20th century. Reservation required. Members $15/ Guests $20
Meet at Unity Church, across from Alice Keck Park. ... Presented by: Santa Barbara Historical Museum ... Venue: Unity Church
4/26 - Save the Date! Hike With a Historian at Rattlesnake Canyon ~ By Hattie Beresford -- 5/21 ... Santa Barbara Historical Hidden Treasures Visit the ruins of the dam built for the Santa Barbara Mission along Rattlesnake Creek, hear stories of early homesteaders and visitors, and view dozens of historic photographs that include Tin Can Shack, the Chamber of Commerce Trail, and La Cumbre Peak.
Join us for this 3.5-mile round trip on well-marked trails, total time approximately 2.5 hours, with a 1000-foot elevation gain. Reservation required. Members $15/ Guests $20 ... Presented by: Santa Barbara Historical Museum ... Venue: Santa Barbara Historical Museum
4/26 - Save the Date! May History Hiking Series Mission to Mission Hiking For Modern Day History Buffs ~ by Curt Cra ... Santa Barbara Historical Hidden Treasures Learn about the route of this historic pilgrimage since its early inception by the Spanish explorers and missionaries. Speakers will include hiking and history aficionado Curt Cragg; Bob Brunson, a Third Order Franciscan; and guidebook authors Ron "Butch" Briery and Jim Lutz discussing their journeys hiking the 21 California missions from San Diego to Sonoma.
The Automobile Club of Southern California romanticized the mission route in the early 1900's as a way to encourage auto travel along coastal California. In 2011, after hiking the Camino de Santiago in Spain, Ron Briery conceived the idea of walking all ...
4/25 - Stranded in Antarctica: Shackleton’s Code for Survival ... Lecture presented by Michele Jackman

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
When: Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7 pm 

Members only Reception • 6:15 – 6:45 pm

Cost: Free (members), $10 (non-members)
Register: Go to www.sbmm.org or call (805) 456-8747

Lecture Series Sponsored by: Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, John C. Woodward, and Silvio Di Loreto

You may have seen the story of Shackleton and the ship Endurance, stranded with a crew of 27 men in Antarctica from 1914-16. Learn the real secrets of this amazing survival story and what lessons it still provides in our own time in a fun and interactive presentat...
4/25 - Little Jonny and Rockin’ Red at SBBS annual acoustic show -- May 7 ... The Santa Barbara Blues Society, the oldest existing U.S. blues society, founded in March 1977, is proud to present Little Jonny and Rockin’ Red at its annual acoustic show at 8 PM on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the beautiful, newly renovated New Victoria Theatre, 33 W. Victoria St. in downtown Santa Barbara.
Little Jonny, former resident of Santa Barbara, is a highly praised guitarist who leads Little Jonny and The Giants and formerly led Tip of the Top and renowned 1980s-1990s Santa Barbara band The Pontiax.
Rockin’ Red, a widely praised East Coast harmonica ace, has played with multiple blues icons, including the late legendary Mississippi Delta bluesman Son House.
Doors will open at 7:00 PM. Ther...
4/25 - The peak of the mother-calf gray whale migration ... Captain Eric took command of three excursions today and had great cetacean findings on all of them. The day started off with a mild breeze and a bit of chop from the west, and ended with a much stronger wind on top of the bump. Hearty whale watchers were rewarded for their bravery. Here are the stories:
9 am ..... Right out of Santa Barbara Harbor, at Stearns Wharf, the first two gray whales and mother-calf pairs of the day were encountered. (A total of 18 gray whales, 9 mother-calf pairs were found in total for all three trips). The Condor Express followed this first pair up to Shoreline Park where 4 more gray whales (2 mother-calf pairs) were seen in the shallow water kelp forest. These four were rolling in kelp, ...
4/22 - Save the Date! Meet Your Match Spring Event -- 5/21 ... It's time once again to Meet Your Match at our non-intimidating party where singles actually learn something about the person they are meeting. Our last Meet Your Match Valentine's party was a huge success and people loved it! Don't miss your chance to be a part of this upcoming event with other singles from Santa Barbara and surrounding areas. Come enjoy cocktails and delicious Indian and Spanish tapas at Nimita's Cuisine.
When: Saturday, May 21st at 6:30pm Where: Nimita's Cuisine (508 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101) Price: $40 at the door or $30 with promo code Suggested Age Range: mid30's - 60's
Event Includes: - 1 complimentary cocktails for each guest! - Free appetizers! - 1 Free raffle ticket at the...
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