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September 2023
Friends of the Santa Maria Public Library
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Special Labor Day Weekend Sale All Adult and Young Adult books 50% off marked price. All DVDs and CDs $1.00  
Friends of the Santa Maria Public Library
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Our Used Book Store, The Library Shop, is have a special book sale in celebration of Labor Day. All Adult fiction and nonfiction and Young Adult books 50% off marked...
Friends of the Santa Maria Public Library--The Library Shop
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Our used bookstore, The Library Shop, is having a special sale.  All Adult fiction and nonfiction 50%off marked price. All DVDs and CDs are only $1.00.  
Santa Barbara County Trails Council
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
The open space around Goleta’s Lake Los Carneros is an oasis for nature lovers and history buffs. Over the years, it has brought together many community members with shared interests,...
Viva el Arte
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES Friday, September 8 | 7 PM | Isla Vista School, 6875 El Colegio Rd, Goleta Saturday, September 9 | 7 PM | Guadalupe City Hall, 918...
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Grab your girlfriends, mom, sister, aunt, co-workers, daughters, or partner and come move with us. Run, walk, jog, or stroller push. All ages and genders are welcome to join. Girls...
Lailan McGrath
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Enjoy a day filled with competitive racing and spectator cruises, a champagne reception and dinner buffet, music and fun, a silent auction and raffle, all while supporting VNA Health’s vision...
Santa Barbara Humane
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Details to follow
Viva el Arte
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES Friday, September 8 | 7 PM | Isla Vista School, 6875 El Colegio Rd, Goleta Saturday, September 9 | 7 PM | Guadalupe City Hall, 918...
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
SBMM is pleased to announce the return of its annual Paddle Out Party (POP!), which will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2023 at...
Hospice of Santa Barbara
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) hosts its 11th annual Heroes of Hospice luncheon on Sunday, September 10th, in person, from 11 am – 1:30 pm at the Rosewood Miramar Beach Resort, which is...
Viva el Arte
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
THREE FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES Friday, September 8 | 7 PM | Isla Vista School, 6875 El Colegio Rd, Goleta Saturday, September 9 | 7 PM | Guadalupe City Hall, 918...
Leading From Within
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Leading From Within Alumni Collaborative is hosting a headshot happy hour in Santa Maria for the nonprofit community in our north county region. This is a great opportunity to...
Center for Nonprofit Leadership
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
How do you measure the impact of your organization and the services it provides? Join us for Measuring Your Mission as we introduce an outcomes-based approach to program evaluation. Participants...
Alma Harmsen
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Property Owners and Property Managers Join Partners in Housing Solutions at our 2023 Property Owners and Managers Event Learn about the benefits of working with our program which include financial...
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Clarence Mattei – Portrait of a Community: A talk by Erin Graffy about the artist For over forty years Clarence R. Mattei captured in pen and pencil, charcoal, and oil...
Association of Women in Communications
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Headshots & Happy Hour is presented by AWC-SB, the Association for Women in Communications, Santa Barbara. Meet the new AWC-SB Board of Directors, network with members, and have a photo...
Family Service Agency
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara is hosting an insightful and engaging event dedicated to fostering healthy aging in the community. The Gift of Healthy Aging event takes place on...
Center for Nonprofit Leadership
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Workshop attendees will explore the basics of writing a winning proposal and learn how to craft each component of a grant proposal. Perfect for the first-time grant writer or those...
Friendship Center Adult Day Services
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Please join Friendship Center for a delightful outdoor evening event, bringing us together to enjoy great local wines and other delicious beverages for a good cause, along with hearty hors...
Planned Parenthood California Central Coast
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Mary Jane McCord Planned Parenthood Annual Sale is held each year for 11 days each September at Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara, California. Ours is a 100% volunteer...
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) presents “Cargo in Question: Two Films about Labor, Shipping, and Globalization in the 21st Century” taking place on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 1:00...
Ganna Walska Lotusland
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lotusland proudly presents the return of LotusFest, celebrating 30 years as a public garden in 2023! Sip and savor some of the best beer, wine and food the Central Coast...
Bethany Sutherland
8:00 am - 11:00 am
The Lemon Run Returns Sept 17: Celebrating elementary education in the Goodland with the Goleta Education Foundation Join the Goleta Education Foundation (GEF) for the return of its annual Lemon...
DANA Adobe Nipomo Amigos
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DANA’s Monthly Sunday Speaker Jim Corridan Presents: The Voyages of William Goodwin Dana September 17, 2023 at 1pm   Departing in 1816 at the age of 19, William Dana Circumnavigated...
Unite to Light
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for this special event combining the power of music and the spirit of giving. By attending, you’ll directly contribute Unite to Light solar Luke Lights to REACH for...
Pacific Pride Foundation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunset at the Canary Join us from April to September for a once a month mixer on the Kimpton Canary Hotel’s rooftop patio! Award-winning DJ Darla Bea will be entertaining...
Association of Fundraising Professionals, Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties Chapter
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Important Relationship between CEOs and Development Directors One of the most important relationships in a nonprofit organization is the working rapport between the executive director/CEO and the development/advancement director. ...
Community Environmental Council
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Do you want to electrify your ride? We’re here to help! In this EV101 webinar you’ll learn about the benefits of EV over gas-powered cars and current EV makes/models. We’ll...
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
together, we’re raising justice! save the date and rsvp today! 22nd ANNUAL RAISING JUSTICE Community Celebration & Fundraiser Thursday, September 21 4 – 6 pm Olivas Adobe Historic Park — Ventura...
Melissa Patrino
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Estate planning is about leaving the legacy you want for whomever — or whatever — is important to you. Designing a legacy consistent with your goals and values is...
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
As part of its monthly lecture series, the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is pleased to present Disaster at Devil’s Jaw, a new film about the Naval disaster at Honda Point....
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
One805 is thrilled to announce that supergroup Maroon 5 will be headlining the Fall One805LIVE! Festival. The Fall One805LIVE! concert is One805’s flagship event, and will once again take place...
Santa Barbara County Trails Council
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LET’S CELEBRATE THE 10TH FRANKLIN TRAIL ANNIVERSARY & 30 years of National Public Lands Day events! Established in 1994 and held annually on the fourth Saturday in September, the National...
Explore Ecology
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Calling all beach lovers! Be part of the solution to ocean pollution on Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 23rd. The largest volunteer effort in California, Coastal Cleanup Day is...
Aja Forner
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A MAGICAL EVENT AWAITS! Our annual evening fundraiser will begin with a reception, which includes games, a silent auction, music, drinks, and appetizers, followed by a gourmet dinner, and a...
Leading From Within
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Leading From Within board members Ken Saxon and Jennifer Reitz are offering their four-session program “Mindful Presence” this fall to the community.  This will be the first time the Mindful Presence program has...
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Behind the Scenes at the “Flying A” A talk by Betsy J. Green Santa Barbara became the center of the movie-making world when the Chicago-based American Film Manufacturing Company opened...
Center for Nonprofit Leadership
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
As the calendar year end approaches, mailboxes and social media will be filled to the brim with messages seeking financial support. How will you make sure that your organization’s mission, story and...
Melissa Davenport
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join Santa Barbara Unified School District Superintendent Hilda Maldonado and others to learn about the district’s work building literacy skills and how you can help.  Hosed by the SB Education...
Nicole Eads
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Environmental Council invites you back to our annual fundraising event: the Green Gala. Join us for extraordinary fun supporting local climate action with cocktails, plant-forward cuisine, and more! Date:...
Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bridging Education, Ambition Meaningful Work   Open to All: Alumni,  Students & Community Members!   PGIAA’s BEAM Fair will provide identity-centered career programming to support alumni/ae, students, and our local...
Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa Barbara
5:03 pm - 10:00 pm
The Pink Lounge – Friday, September 29, 2023 Experience “The Pink Lounge”, a colorful and exciting annual gala fundraising event. Turn emotion into action. Join us for a magical night...
The Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The 2023 Amethyst Ball, The Great Gatsby Getaway, will be a glamorous 1920s speak easy style event with casino games, a magician, and tango dancers. There will even be a photo...
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Artist’s Table Opening Soiree Dinner Party The Artist’s Table fundraiser is kicking off Friday, September 29 with an Opening Soiree Dinner Party with the artists. Ticket buyers and sponsors...
Jayme Yahr
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Come one, come all! To downtown Carpinteria for the Carpinteria Valley Historical Society and History Museum’s Marketplace on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the museum...
UCLArts & Healing
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mindful Creativity for Resilience: A Virtual Self-Care Retreat Join us for a restorative day of expressive arts, mindfulness, and self-care—all from the comfort of home. We’ll begin with a plenary...
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Join us for MOXI@Night 2023, an unforgettable night of science under the stars— an incredible evening that will illuminate your mind, delight your palate, and bring us together in support...
White Buffalo Land Trust
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
On September 30, 2023 we invite you to join us for a delightful evening connecting with our community and deepening our relationship with the land. White Buffalo Land Trust’s iconic...
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Calling all animal lovers! Bring your two- and four-legged friends to Elings Park on Sunday, October 1, for C.A.R.E.4Paws’ second annual Walk Against Abuse. Our family-friend event includes a dog...
Family Service Agency
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us as we commemorate Santa Maria Valley Youth & Family Center’s 50th Anniversary at our upcoming Santa Maria Family Festival! This community celebration will take place on October 1st...
UCSB Arts & Lectures
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Five-time Grammy Award-winning Musical Genius  Jacob Collier Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures Moving fluidly across jazz, pop and R&B, Jacob Collier creates mesmerizing soundscapes using layered vocal tracks and...
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