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Kids

Santa Barbara's Online Source for Children's Activities and Program Information: SBKids.com

Recreation

Santa Barbara Athletes Calendar: http://www.west.net/~scs/sbaa/athcal.htm

Run Santa Barbara:  http://runsantabarbara.com/events.html

Nite Moves Every Wednesday Evening, May 3rd through August 30th, 2000 at Leadbetter Beach. For online registration, please go to Active.Com. Search on "Nite Moves" First time registration fee of $20.00 includes a goody bag, full color event shirt, your entire NITE MOVES evening. Each additional evening is only $10.00 right on site at Leadbetter Beach Park. Registration starts at 5:15 PM, walkers can take off and enjoy themselves and be first in the buffet line which starts at 6:35 PM. Check inside for each event’s start times. All race rules and details will be found in your Goody Bag along with discounts, prize opportunities and surprises. For more information visit Run Santa Barbara above.

Waterfront Beachway and Breakwater

Join local Santa Barbara residents as they celebrate the clean air and beauty of their City. Bring your walking shoes, running shoes, roller blades, or bikes and enjoy this four mile community treasure.


Bike Tours of the Wine, Coastal and Mountain regions

Adventours Outdoor Excursions.  SB's premier sports promotion & adventure company: County Triathlon, the SBAA's Grand Prix Series, and our own local bike tours. Offering adventure tours, kayak rentals, sports promotion and more. For further information contact: Joe Coito; Adventours Outdoor Excursions; PO Box 215; Santa Barbara, CA 93102; ph 805.963.2248; email: aoe@adventours-inc.com Web site: www.adventours-inc.com


Chase Palm ParkRight across Cabrillo Boulevard from the waterfront beachway is the award winning  Chase Palm Park. Stroll through beautiful gardens next to the great lagoon, relax on the benches at the great plaza, enjoy the carousel or shipwreck playground with your kids. On Cabrillo Blvd between Garden and Calle Caesar Chavez.

 


Santa Barbara Zoo

Santa Barbara ZooThe Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens is dedicated to the preservation,
conservation, and enhancement of the natural world and its living
treasures through education, research, and recreation.  Visit the Santa Barbara Zoo


Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens

Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens Tired of the beach? Visit the real Santa Barbara.  Hike uncrowded nature trails in the Santa Barbara foothills lined with beautiful native plants. Only a few minutes from the Old  Mission.   www.sbbg.org/


Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Exhibits of beautiful, new and exciting mineral collections from worldwide locations. 2259 Puesta del Sol Road (up the road behind the Mission). 682-4711. Visit the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History


Island Whale Watching on the Condor

CondorSee the Southern Migration of the California Gray Whales! 2-1/2 hour Whale Watching Trips. Our trips are guaranteed. Galley, Sundeck, Qualified Naturalists. 9 am, noon, 3 pm. Sea Landing 963-3564. www.condorcruises.com/code/home/index.html


Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Santa Barbara Maritime MuseumThe Santa Barbara Maritime Museum's main exhibit hall opened in the summer of 1999.


Helicopter Excursions

Picnic on Beautiful Santa Cruz Island. Scenic City/Harbor Tours. Winery Tours Available. Call Heli-Tours 964-0684


Casa De la Guerra

Open to the public Thurs. through Sun, 12 PM to 4 Pm everyday! The newly restored adobe Casa de la Guerra in the historic heart of town at De la Guerra Plaza across from city hall -- 15-19 East De la Guerra street just off State. For further information: 805-965-0093 KingJQA@Aol.com


Planetarium Shows

The Museum of Natural History presents “The Serpent in the Sky” and “Jupiter the Giant Planet” daily. Gladwin Planetarium, 2559 Puesta del Sol Rd.


Santa Barbara County Genealogical Library

5,000+ volume research library now open for genealogical and historical research. Located 3 blocks from the beach at 316 Castillo Street.  Hours: T-Th-F: 10 am to 3 pm Sun: 1 to 4 pm. For more information contact Cari Thomas, public relations director western37@aol.com
964-5523

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Art:

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Music:

SB Symphony www.thesymphony.org
Santa Barbara Civic Light Opera
: www.sbclo.com
UCSB Music Dept. http://boethius.music.ucsb.edu/dept/music_dept.html
SB Choral Society: http://catalina.org/sbchoral
Opera Santa Barbara: www.operssb.com  - click here for Current Opera
SB Quire of Voyces http://catalina.org/sbqv/index.htm

Santa Barbara Bowl: www.sbbowl.com

Santa Barbara Bowl The Santa Barbara Bowl holds several concerts throughout the Spring and Summer.

 

Music Showcase and Open-mic

Every Thursday Evening 8:00 PM. Some of the most talented Singer/Songwriters in the state come to perform in this weekly venue that includes music from all disciplines. From the Delta Blues of Spyder Murphy to Zydeco and Contemporary Folk music gifted artists play guitars, piano, drums, trombones, harmonica  and washboards to a festive audience. With single performers to jazz bands this unique revue specializes in original compositions that are sure to inspire the creative juices in all of us. Join us for an evening of music that you won't soon forget and that you can't hear  anywhere else in the world! Bring your guitar and join in on the fun and sing us a song at the Open-mic following the Showcase.  Where: Dargans Irish Pub 18 east Ortega St. Santa Barbara,CA Just off State Street in downtown Santa Barbara For further information contact: Antara Blasius/RedStar Productions (805) 563-2508 e-mail antara@silcom.com

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Dance

UCSB Drama and Dance http://www.dramadance.ucsb.edu
State Street Ballet http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/5007/dance1.html
Summerdance http://www.summerdance.com
SB Dance Alliance http://www.prosprts.com/sbda/


Drama

UCSB Arts & Lectures http://www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu
Center Stage Theater:
www.centerstagetheater.org
Ensemble Theater: www.ensembletheatre.com
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum: www.sbcaf.org
UCSB Drama and Dance http://www.dramadance.ucsb.edu




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Other

SB International Film Festival http://www.west.net/~sbiff

Yoga For Lunch

Monday, Wednesday and Friday’s - 12:10-1:30pm Yoga for Lunch - Only $8.00 per class! Ongoing 6 week sessions: 1x per/wk fee: $48./ 2x per/wk fee: $96./ 3x per/wk fee: $144. Single drop-in fee: $10. Location: Carrillo Rec. Center;100 E. Carrillo (Anacapa and Carrillo)

Spend your lunch hour enhancing your complete well-being with Diane Feingold at the Carrillo Rec. Center. Yoga is a practical nonreligious method to develop radiant health and inner peace. Learn to balance, heal, strengthen, cleanse and enjoy yourself through; postures and movement (Asanas), conscious breathing (Pranayama), internal rejuvenation (Bandhas) and meditation (stilling the mind).

More info: Sue Russell 962-8956 City of Santa Barbara Cultural Arts


Every Saturday:

Santa Barbara Fisherman's Market

7:30 - 11:30 am; Santa Barbara Harbor at the Breakwater. Come down and buy fresh fish, crab, lobster right off the decks of the fishing boats!


Downtown Santa Barbara Farmers Market

8:30 am to 12:30 pm; Corner of Santa Barbara and Cota Streets. Come down and buy fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, small plants, specialty items; street musicians and music.


Touristorica-Historic Downtown Walking Tour

An easy stroll experiencing Santa Barbara's past. Led by trained docents, the tour focuses on significant historic buildings, architectural styles, landscaping and our rich cultural past. 10 am-noon.

Walking shoes and a hat are recommended. Tours for private groups and the physically challenged available by prior arrangement. Where: Meet on the steps of city hall, de la Guerra Plaza, Santa Barbara. For further information contact: Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara 805.965.6307 e-mail  afsb@silcom.com


Juggling at UCSB

We are open to everybody interested in juggling. Come out at 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. and learn to juggle, learn new tricks or pass clubs with the experts. Other props too diablo, unicycle, cigar boxes, etc. Location  On the lawn next to the Davidson Library, UCSB campus. See web page for map.  http://www.sa.ucsb.edu/orgs/juggling/ . See the web page to join our automated e-mail list, or leave a voice message for Matthew at 805-961-2019.


Audrey Heartburn's Drag Cabaret

Santa Barbara's longest-running and most popular weekly drag show hosted by 1997 Queen of Pride Audrey Heartburn in the Audrey Heartburn Lounge at Chameleon Restaurant & Bar. 9:00 pm.
General Admission $2. Tables of 6, including drinks: $25. Reservations STRONGLY recommended. where: The Audrey Heartburn Lounge at Chameleon Restaurant 421 East Cota Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 965-9536  For more info: Dan Munoz, c/o 421 East Cota Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 965-9536 E-Mail: AHeartburn@aol.com


Live Public Auction

Santa Barbara has an auction every Saturday at 6 PM. Viewing from 3 PM to 6 PM on sale days. Lot's of interesting antiques, silver, jewelry, collectables, art, furniture,etc -- mostly from local estates. Come and get an interesting gift for that special someone. Consignments always welcome..Something different every week great fun and real bargains for all....

Liberty's Auction House, 325 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, 93101, right near the Freeway on the mountain side. For more information call 568-1929. rondoc@west.net

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Every Sunday:

Waterfront Art and Crafts Show and Sale

Stroll along Cabrillo Boulevard on Santa Barbara's beautiful palm lined waterfront, between the the Dolphin Fountain adjacent to Stearn's Wharf and the Red Lion Resort. Enjoy the clean air and the aspectacular view. The show includes hundreds of booths with unique arts and crafts and displays the finest arts and crafts of local artists. Crafts featured include pottery, paintings, weavings, carvings and sculpture. These works are presented for sale as you stroll along Santa Barbara’s renowned beachfront boulevard.


Drumming Along the Waterfront

Every Sunday afternoon dozens of drummers gather in a celebration of rhythm and dancing. All are welcome. Bring your own drum or just come on down and listen or dance. Chase Palm Park between Cabrillo Boulevard and the Beachway.


Every Monday

City of Santa Barbara
Cultural Arts

Monday Evening Hatha Yoga

6:45-8:40PM Drop-in $18 or $15 with RDC* or $68 or $57 with RDC for the monthly 4 week series. You are welcome to register at class. 236 East Cabrillo Blvd. Chase Palm Park (Near Garden Exit, across from the carousel) This class is for the intermediate Yogi or Yogini. Instructor: Diane Feingold.

(*The above series and classes are maintained at the lower fees providing you are a resident of the City of Santa Barbara and have a card for the resident discount program from the City.)

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Every Tuesday:

Downtown Santa Barbara Farmers Market

Tuesday late afternoon: Lower State Street. 3:00 - 6:30 pm. Come down and buy fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, small plants, specialty items; street musicians and music.


Come and Play GO

Play GO , the oldest board game still played, Santa Barbara GO Group welcomes new and experienced players. Meetings twice a week. For more information visit our web site at http://www.west.net/~rondoc/sbgo.html


American Indian Elder Walk

American Indian Health & Services host an Elder's Walk for Native American Elders residing in Santa Barbara every Tuesday and Thursday.11:00 to Noon; American Indian Health & Services; 4141 State St. B-6; Santa Barbara, Ca; The El Mercado Plaza For further informaiton contact: Shelia Cockrell-Fleming, P.H.N. (805) 681-7356


Every Wednesday:

Sierra Club Hike

Weekly Conditioning Hike. Very strenuous. 4 - 7 mile round trip. Bring water and flashlight, 6:30 p.m. Old Mission. Call 966-7768 for further informaiton.


Wednesday Yoga for Lunch

12:10-1:30PM
Drop-in $15 or $13 with RDC* or $80 or $67 with RDC (resident discount card) for the 6 week series. You are welcome to register at class. 100 East Carrillo Blvd (Anacapa and Carrillo, downtown) This class is designed for the beginning Yoga student and/or continuing Yoga students primarily interested in stress reduction.  Instructor: Diane Feingold.


(*The above series and classes are maintained at the lower fees providing you are a resident of the City of Santa Barbara and have a card for the resident discount program from the City.)
 


Contemporary Arts Forum goes to the beach!

Join CAF Staff on a brisk one-hour walk and discuss contemporary art, life and anything else that comes up. Get your walking shoes out of the closet and meet at CAF at 5 pm every Wednesday (weather permitting). Everyone is welcome and it's FREE!  www.sbcaf.org


Santa Barbara Bird Club

First Wednesday of the Month at 6.30pm. A social occasion for bird lovers and owners alike to get together with their birds and meet other people. Where: Santa Barbara Humane Society. Overpass Road Goleta.  6.30 pm - 7.00 pm socializing and refreshments; 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm club activity or guest speaker 8.00 pm - 9.00 raffle & club business. Information: Nancy Kaplan (President) Phone: (805)569-0514


French Conversation Group/ Le Cercle Francais

Free weekly rendevous to practice French and meet fellow francophones. Sponsored by the Santa Barbara French Festival. where: Pacific Crepes, 705 Anacapa Street who: info@frenchfestival.com, or call (805) 569-1636


Bikram Style Yoga

A dynamic series to invigorate beginners and advanced yoga students. 9:30-11 AM.  All  levels welcome!  The Yoga Studio, 11 W. Arrellaga St., Santa Barbara For further information contact: Bob Cawley (805)963-2944.


Preschool Storytime

Stories and songs for children ages 2-6 when: Every Wednesday at 10 a.m.
where: Eastside Branch Library 1102 E. Montecito St. Santa Barbara, CA 93103
who: Marge Fauver, Librarian 963-3727sbeast@rain.org

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Every Thursday:

Beginning West African Drumming class

Learn the proper technique for playing the powerful djembe drum. This introductory class will give you an overview of djembe drumming: how to properly play the basic tones, how to develop a sense of timing and nurture your sense of rhythm, and how to play well in a group. Drums are provided; class size is limited to 10 people. Sponsored by SB Parks and Recreation. For more information and to sign up, call Pam Nishikawa at 564-4826. Location: La Cas de Las Palmas Chase Palm Park Cabrillo Boulevard at Cesar Chavez Street Contact: Pam Nishikawa 564-4826 (898-1698 after August 7) e-mail: NishandOv@aol.com Web: www.rain.org/~djembek


Music Showcase and Open-mic

Every Thursday Evening 8:00 PM. Some of the most talented Singer/Songwriters in the state come to perform in this weekly venue that includes music from all disciplines. From the Delta Blues of Spyder Murphy to Zydeco and Contemporary Folk music gifted artists play guitars, piano, drums, trombones, harmonica  and washboards to a festive audience. With single performers to jazz bands this unique revue specializes in original compositions that are sure to inspire the creative juices in all of us. Join us for an evening of music that you won't soon forget and that you can't hear  anywhere else in the world! Bring your guitar and join in on the fun and sing us a song at the Open-mic following the Showcase.  Where: Dargans Irish Pub 18 east Ortega St. Santa Barbara,CA Just off State Street in downtown Santa Barbara For further information contact: Antara Blasius/RedStar Productions (805) 563-2508 e-mail antara@silcom.com


Hora de Cuentos - Spanish Storytime

Preschool storytime. Every Thursday at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Eastside Branch Library 1102 E. Montecito St. Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Marge Fauver, Librarian 963-3727 sbeast@rain.org


Christian Businessmens Club Breakfast Meeting

Breakfast followed with talk by a Christian Businessman dealing with issues in his business and personal life. where: Moby Dick Restaurant  7:00 am Stearns Wharf  Santa Barbara.  For further information contact Roy Doty (805) 957-4525 rdoty@cbmc.com


Science & Engineering Council Luncheon Meeting

Every second Thursday of the month. Time: 12:00-1:30 PM; Elephant Bar Restaurant; 521 Firestone Road (off Hollister Avenue) near Airport Administration In Goleta; cost: $12 SEC Members, $15 Non-Members; Reservations Appreciated, But Not Required. For further information, visit our website: www.silcom.com/~scieng , contact Barbara Keaney e-mail -- scieng@silcom.com or phone 684-4927 (M-F, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)


American Indian Elder Walk

American Indian Health & Services host an Elder's Walk for Native American Elders residing in Santa Barbara every Tuesday and Thursday.11:00 to Noon; American Indian Health & Services; 4141 State St. B-6; Santa Barbara, Ca; The El Mercado Plaza For further informaiton contact: Shelia Cockrell-Fleming, P.H.N. (805) 681-7356

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Every Friday:

Dance Away

Fridays 7:30-10:30 PM Dance Away is an alternative to the club scene. It is open to all ages, it is smoke and alcohol free, has no dress code and no partners are necessary. Children are welcome when accompanyed by an adult. We have a very wide selection of music. You might hear pop/rock, hip-hop, old school, new age, waltz, African, Latin, house, zydeco, swing, disco, celtic, techno and more on any one night. From 8:40-9:00 there in live drumming.  Where: Unitarian Society Parish Hall, 1535 Santa Barbara St $4.00 Adults / $1.00 Children. For further information visit the Dance Away website or contact Dorthy 967-5241 or Mike DJMikeT@WebTV.net 685-2654


ComedySportz

ComedySportz is the nationally acclaimed, live, improvisational comedy show in which two teams of comedians compete for laughs - all based on audience suggestions. The show is fast, clean, hysterical and appropriate for all audiences. Every Friday at 9:00 and Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort. For reservations and information call 967-4679.


Young Republicans Club

Weekly Friday Meeting and Event.  Meet at O'Malleys upstairs in the cigar bar at 7:00. Call 682-2973 for more information and other YR events. e-mail wrwa@lycosmail.com

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