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 9:00 AM

Food & Drink - Other
(Santa Barbara)
$115 'Award Winning' Wine Country Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, Santa Barbara, CA
Voted the #1 Wine Tasting Tour in Santa Barbara by the Santa Barbara News-Press Reader's Choice Awards!! ..... Our most popular tour and an experience you will never forget! This wine country tour will escort your party out of Santa Barbara and through the Los Padres National Forest, offering amazing views of mountains, lakes and sprawling hills. .....
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  (805) 564-1819
 

Whale Watching
(Santa Barbara)
Early Spring – Coastal Cruise – Gray Whale Watching & Dolphin Watching
Condor Express- SEA Landing
, Santa Barbara, CA
Join the Condor Express on a Coastal Whale Watching Trip to see the amazing California Gray Whales as they make their Northern Migration back up to Alaska with their newly born calves. This 2.5 hour trip will give you the opportunity to see these amazing animals as they head home with their new arri ........ Presented by Condor Express - SEA Landing
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  Website
  (805) 882-0088
 

Photography
(Santa Barbara)
Plants of California Photography Exhibition
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA
The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is pleased to feature an exhibition of photographs by legendary botanist, inspirational teacher and mentor, Dr. John Robert “Bob” Haller (1930-2016) in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery. ..... A gifted and prolific photographer who once studied under Ansel Adams in the 1950s, Haller received his Ph.D. in .....
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  Website
  (805) 682-4726
 
 

Meditation
(Santa Barbara)
Meditation for Families and Kids
Mahakankala Buddhist Center, Santa Barbara, CA
Through stories, songs, meditation and crafts, children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart. A parent needs to accompany each child. & .....
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  Website
  (805) 563-6000

Nature
(Santa Barbara)
Water Wise Home Garden
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, Santa Barbara, CA
Originally the Home Demonstration Garden designed by landscape architect Ron Lutsko, the Water Wise Home Garden features our Easy California Native Plants in a variety of landscape applications: sunny mixed borders, shady understory of a mature oak tree, ground covers, and decorative potted plants. These plans are easy to grow, readily available (a .....
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  (805) 682-4726
 
 

Sale
(Santa Barbara)
Spring Plant Sale - Grow Native!
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA
With thousands of plants from the many habitats of California, the Garden’s annual sales dwarf all other native plant events. Come for easy shopping as the Garden’s courtyard is filled with a huge selection of manzanita, ceanothus, sage, and coral bells, to name just a few. A small number of Matilija poppy and flannel bush will also be available. I .....
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  (805) 682-4726 x 102
 
 
 9:30 AM

Kayaking / Canoing
(Santa Barbara)
Heaven on Earth Kayak/Horseback Ride Tour-- Kim Kardashian rode this ride!
Captain Jack's Tours
, Santa Barbara, CA
This may well be the closest to "heaven" you will ever get...in this lifetime. Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours is proud to offer our most breathtaking tour ever. This tour combines an ocean kayak tour at the beautiful and famous "smugglers cove" (Refugio Beach) in the morning, where chances are good that the locals will show .....
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  (805) 564-1819
 

Walking
(Goleta)
Wonderful Wildflowers with Sally Isaacson
Arroyo Hondo Preserve, CA-1, Goleta, CA
Explore the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County's beautiful and botanically rich 782-acre Arroyo Hondo Preserve for flowering shrubs, trees and herbs with Sally Isaacson, Volunteer Coordinator and Edu ........ Presented by Land Trust for Santa Barbara County
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  Website
  (805) 966-4520
 10:00 AM

Worship
(Santa Barbara)
El Montecito Presbyterian Church Sunday Worship Service
El Montecito Presbyterian Chur, 1455 East Valley Rd., Santa Barbara, CA
We are a congregation which seeks to glorify God the Father, Maker of Heaven and Earth, to affirm the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, God’s only divine Son, our Lord, a .....
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  (805) 969-5041

Historic
(Santa Barbara)
Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S.
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The Santa Barbara Historical Museum and the Fundación Consejo España-EE.UU. invite our members and guests to join us for the opening of Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S. Perfectly set amidst the beautiful Spanish architecture of Santa Barbara, this landmark exhibition offers a view of Spain's extensive contribution to configuring the t .....
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  Website
  (805) 966-1601
 

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Segway Sight Seeing Tours (Various Times)
Captain Jack's Tours
, Santa Barbara, CA
Get ready for a totally new experience unlike anything you've ever tried. The Segway HT is perfect for touring Santa Barbara. Choose from 4 guided segway tours (prices vary) taking place daily. Your guide will cover the history of Santa Barbara as well as some of the more current points of interest along the way. Tours are offered every day by rese .....
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Design by Nature
Featuring ... Four Centuries of Botanical Illustration
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Significant milestones in the history of botanical illustration shed light on the evolution of scientific and artistic development.
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  Website
  (805) 682-4711
 
 

Class
(Solvang)
Photography Workshop
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
Join photographer Jeff Jones for a new two day workshop geared to improving your eye for what you see in nature. The first day will be an indoor class at the Wildling Museum where students will perform a number of hands-on exercises to improve their eye for composition. As a group we will review each exercise, and students will learn from the persp .....
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  Website
  (805) 688-8315
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Los Olivos)
Nature's Wonders
Featuring ... Artists - Sue Johnson and Liz Tallaklson
Gallery Los Olivos
, 2920 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA
Nature's Wonders is a visual exploration of both southern California 's unique locales and majestic mountainous regions. Liz Tallakson's watercolors capture the subtle nuances of florals in vibrant hues that invoke the awe of god's creations
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  (805) 688-7517
 

Other Misc. Event
(Santa Barbara)
Sign and Banner Making Workshops at Art From Scrap
Featuring ... Explore Ecology
Explore Ecology/Art From Scrap
, Santa Barbara, CA
Get ready for the People's Climate Rally! Make your own banners, posters, and signs every Sunday in April from 10 am to 1 pm at Art From Scrap. You can use our cardboard sunflower templates or create your own. Workshops are free, all materials provided. Wear clothes you can get paint on! Show off yo ........ Presented by Explore Ecology
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  Website
  (805) 884-0459 x 13
 
 

Zoological
(Santa Barbara)
California Condors
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
, Santa Barbara, CA
With the opening of California Trails on Earth Day 2009, the Santa Barbara Zoo became one of a handful of zoos to exhibit these highly endangered scavengers – the largest land birds in North America, with wingspans topping 9½ feet. The Santa Barbara Zoo’s condors are still part of the recovery program and wear wing tags that identify them as indivi .....
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  Website
  (805) 962-5339
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Solvang)
Private Collections of the Santa Barbara Region
Wildling Museum
, Solvang, CA
The Wildling Museum of Art & Nature is proud to present its newest exhibition Private Collections of the Santa Barbara Region, comprised of artworks borrowed from the private collections of its members. Not only will visitors be able to experience artworks that are not on public display, but they will get an inside look into how and why collectors .....
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  Website
  (805) 688-1082
 
 
 10:30 AM

Kayaking / Canoing
(Santa Barbara)
Coastal Kayak Tour
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Between Sea Landing & Sail Center, Santa Barbara, CA
This 2.5 - 3 hour guided Santa Barbara kayak tour is an extension of our Harbor kayak tour. Our professionally guided tour includes a kayak lesson/briefing, all kayak gear and paddles. The coastal tour offers breathtaking views of Santa Barbara's famous "Riviera Coast". Tour starts at the ........ Presented by Captain Jack's Tours
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

Meditation
(Santa Barbara)
Meditation for World Peace
Mahakankala Buddhist Center, Santa Barbara, CA
“Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso   ($10 - $10)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 563-6000

Historic
(Santa Barbara)
El Presidio de Santa Bárbara
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
, Santa Barbara, CA
Located in downtown Santa Barbara, El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park (El Presidio SHP) is a 5 1/2-acre park that preserves the site of the last Spanish fortress, or presidio, founded in Alta (Upper) California in 1782. Two of the fort‘s original adobe buildings still exist and are open to the public—El Cuartel and the Cañedo Adobe. .....
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  Website
  (805) 965-0093
 
 11:00 AM

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
January 29 – May 14, 2017 ..... David Wiesner (b. 1956) is one of the most highly acclaimed picture book artists in the world. Winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal for “Tuesday” in 1992, “The Three Pigs” in 2002, and “Flotsam” in 2007, Wiesner is only the second person in the history of the award to have received it three times. This exhibitio .....
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  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Sky Show
(Santa Barbara)
Twinkle Twinkle for Little Stars
Featuring ... Planetarium Show
Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA
This presentation for families with children five years and under features a different topic every week. Come back again and again to learn about stars, planets, constellations, and more!   ($0 - $4)... Presented by Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
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  Website
  (805) 682-4711 x 173
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Christian Marclay: Telephones
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Ongoing ..... A landmark in the history of video art, Christian Marclay’s "Telephones" (1995) is an expertly edited sequence of black-and-white and color film clips featuring people using an assortment of telephones, all from the pre-smart phone era. "Telephones" offers an engaging yet complex experience: while we are all famili .....
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  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Carved Paper: The Art of the Japanese Stencil
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, Santa Barbara, CA
February 12 – May 7, 2017 ..... Japanese paper stencils, or katagami, are the pattern-bearing tools used in a resist-dyeing textile process known as katazome. Despite their utilitarian role, katagami, with their striking patterns, have long captivated Western collectors and artists. Stencil designs were not intended to be viewed as isolated composi .....
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  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Judith Shea: Mid-Life Venus
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, Santa Barbara, CA
Ongoing ..... Inspired by an affirmation of the classical, employing the space that traditionally houses SBMA’s Wright Ludington/Lansdowne Collection of Greco-Roman antiquities (currently on view at the Getty Center), and extending the celebration of SBMA’s 75th anniversary, Judith Shea’s iconic "Mid-Life Venus" was recently installed in .....
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  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Brunch
(Santa Barbara)
Aries Birthday Brunch
Gail Rappaport and Peter Eastman Home , 1745 Boca Del Canon , Santa Barbara, CA
Organic Soup Kitchen, Gail Rappaport and Peter Eastman invite you to an Aries Birthday Brunch. Join us on Sunday April 2nd as we overlook the beautiful City of Santa Barbara, while listening to a ........ Presented by Organic Soup Kitchen
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  Website
  (805) 284-3552
 11:30 AM

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Horseback Riding Tours (VARIOUS TIMES)
Captain Jacks Tours
, Santa Barbara, CA
Our $90 trail ride is Kim Kardashian's favorite ride!. This coastal ride is 1.5 hours long and is a 30 minute drive from Santa Barbara. Transportation to the ranch is not included. During this ride you will wind through a forest, past a seasonal waterfall, and up to the top of a mountain where you w ........ Presented by Captain Jack's Tours
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

Other Leisure Activities
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara Beer Tasting Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara County may be known for its wine, but that's not the only locally-produced beverage receiving rave reviews. The region's micro-breweries give beer lovers a tasting trail of their own. On the tour you'll enjoy 3 of the area's prime brewing locations. In Santa Barbara, The Brew House is a lively full service restaurant, and M. Special B .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 12:00 PM

Sky Show
(Santa Barbara)
Black Holes
Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of the black hole and we on the verge of understanding their true nature. What are they? How are they made? Is the earth in danger of being pulled into one? Discover the answers in our full-dome presentation “Black Holes.”   ($0 - $4)... Presented by Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-4711 x 173
 
 

Whale Watching
(Santa Barbara)
Early Spring – Coastal Cruise – Gray Whale Watching & Dolphin Watching
Condor Express- SEA Landing
, Santa Barbara, CA
Join the Condor Express on a Coastal Whale Watching Trip to see the amazing California Gray Whales as they make their Northern Migration back up to Alaska with their newly born calves. This 2.5 hour trip will give you the opportunity to see these amazing animals as they head home with their new arri ........ Presented by Condor Express - SEA Landing
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 882-0088
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
LIFEFORMS: The Makeup Art of Michael Westmore
Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
Through sketches, masks and prosthetics, LIFEFORMS: The Makeup Art of Michael Westmore, explores this legendary makeup artist’s process of creating singular film and television characters and creature .....
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  (805) 893-7564

Multi-Media
(Santa Barbara)
Radical Bodies: Anna Halprin; Simone Forti; Yvonne Rainer in CA and NY 1955-1972
Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
In August 1960, the choreographer Anna Halprin taught an experimental workshop attended by Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer on her dance deck on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais, north of San Francisco. With .....
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  (805) 893-7564

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
2017 Artist-in-Residence: Bari Ziperstein
Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
Ceramicist and sculptor Bari Ziperstein has built an artistic practice at the crossroads of traditional craft, feminist critique, conceptual theory and historical research. For the past several years .....
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  (805) 893-7564

Historic
(Santa Barbara)
The Story of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, Santa Barbara, CA
We invite you to experience the Museum’s signature permanent exhibit, The Story of Santa Barbara. Stroll through exquisite galleries which trace the compelling history of “The American Riviera” from the days of the Chumash to the twentieth century.
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  Website
  (805) 966-1601
 
 1:00 PM

Sky Show
(Santa Barbara)
Kid's Space Adventure
Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, Santa Barbara, CA
Come and ask questions about space and the universe! Kid’s Space Adventure is an interactive place where you can find answers about the planets, constellations, comets, asteroids, galaxies and much more!   ($0 - $4)... Presented by Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
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  (805) 682-4711 x 173
 
 

Model Railroad
(Goleta)
Model Railroad Exhibit in HO-Scale
South Coast Railroad Museum
, Goleta, CA
A Model Railroad Exhibit in HO-Scale ... Funded in part by a grant from the Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation. This operating exhibit depicts the railroad areas of Santa Barbara and Goleta, California during the late-steam/early-diesel era. The museum will be open Friday through Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m.
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  (805) 964-3540
 
 1:30 PM

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Harbor Kayak Tour
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Santa Barbara, CA
Captain Jacks Santa Barbara Tours conducts guided 1.5 - 2 hour kayak tours of the Santa Barbara Harbor at 10:30 & 1:30 daily. Experience California's most beautiful harbor on this fun and easy tour. Our professionally guided tour includes a kayak lesson/briefing, all kayak gear and paddles. This tou ........ Presented by Captain Jack's Tours
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  (805) 564-1819
 
 2:00 PM

Other Performance
(Santa Barbara)
What's Up
Gladwin Planetarium
, Santa Barbara, CA
A truly interactive presentation that begins with a guided tour to our newly renovated observatory where visitors get the chance to use our state-of-the-art telescopes, weather permitting of course. Then, visitors are taken back to the planetarium for a live presentation where current astronomical news and observations are discussed.   ($0 - $ .....
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  (805) 682-4711
 

Birds
(Santa Barbara)
Eyes in the Sky - Birds of Prey
Featuring ... Presented by Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s Eyes in the Sky
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, Santa Barbara, CA
Join Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s Eyes in the Sky (EITS) volunteers to meet live raptors like a Red Tailed Hawk, Western Screech Owl, or Peregrine Falcon. Unable to survive in the wild, these “Species Ambassadors” offer an in-depth and close-up look at local birds of prey. Included with admission. Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. 2:00 PM - 4 .....
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  (805) 682-4711 x 4711
 
 
 3:00 PM

Sky Show
(Santa Barbara)
Your Cosmic Quest (en espanol los domingos, in Spanish on Sundays)
Featuring ... Planetarium Show
Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, Santa Barbara, CA
Have you ever looked up at the sky and wondered what you were actually seeing?   ($0 - $4)... Presented by Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
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  (805) 682-4711 x 173
 
 

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Sailing Cruises (Various Times)
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Sail Center, Santa Barbara, CA
The perfect way to spend your day in Santa Barbara. You'll experience a fun and exciting cruise while enjoying beautiful views of the coast and the channel islands. You'll find plenty of room for you and your guest or a large party. On board you'll find a beer, wine and a soda bar. Light snacks and ........ Presented by Captain Jack's Tours
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

Whale Watching
(Santa Barbara)
Early Spring – Coastal Cruise – Gray Whale Watching & Dolphin Watching
Condor Express- SEA Landing
, Santa Barbara, CA
Join the Condor Express on a Coastal Whale Watching Trip to see the amazing California Gray Whales as they make their Northern Migration back up to Alaska with their newly born calves. This 2.5 hour trip will give you the opportunity to see these amazing animals as they head home with their new arri ........ Presented by Condor Express - SEA Landing
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 882-0088
 
 3:30 PM

Presentation
(Santa Barbara)
Shark Sundays
Sea Center
, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA
Shark Sundays Sundays at 3:30 PM Watch us feed sharks and rays. Observe shark feeding behaviors, and if you're lucky, help us throw in a few pieces too! Included with admission to the Sea Center.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 962-2526 x 110
 
 5:30 PM

Music - Misc.
(Santa Barbara)
Hershey Felder in Concert
Featuring ... Hershey Felder
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Known for his musical character creations from Gershwin to Bernstein, Chopin to Beethoven and Irving Berlin, Hershey Felder will present a special one-night-only performance, featuring his signature style and lots of audience participation. Hershey will take you through 100 years of American music from the Gershwins, Jerome Kern, Berlin, Rodgers an .....
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  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 
 6:00 PM

Tribute
(Santa Barbara)
5th Annual Father Virgil Remarkable Life Award
Fess Parker Doubletree by Hilton
, 633 East Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA
LifeChronicles invites you to The Father Virgil Remarkable Life Award honoring Debby Davison and Larry Crandell -- two of our community heroes remembered for their remarkable lives that exemplified the values of service and compassion that were the touchstones of Father Virgil’s life. ... Presented by LifeChronicles
  Event Details
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  (805) 682-3411
 
 




















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