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This calendar intended to help our community stay up to date on progressive events and opportunities along the Central Coast.

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Volunteer as a Crisis Intervention Advocate

Standing Together to End Sexual Assault (STESA) is seeking compassionate and dedicated individuals to support survivors of sexual assault in our community by training to become volunteer Crisis Intervention Advocates. STESA’s next Crisis Intervention Training will take place September 5, 2023 through October 28, 2023. The training will be hybrid: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:30 […]

MARY JANE MCCORD Planned Parenthood Annual Book Sale

Earl Warren Showgrounds - Exhibit Hall

Join us at the MARY JANE MCCORD Planned Parenthood Annual Book Sale which runs from September 14th - 24th, 2023 at the Earl Warren Exhibit Hall in Santa Barbara. Opening night will be on Thursday, September 14th at 4:00 pm with an admission fee of $30. All other days are FREE admission. The sale includes […]


C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Walk Against Abuse

Elings Park Santa Barbara 1298 Las Positas Rd, Santa Barbara, California

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. Enjoy a dog parade, fun activities, food and music from 11am to 2pm. Proceeds benefit Safe Haven, a program that helps pet families exposed to domestic violence. It costs only $25 […]

32nd Annual Santa Barbara Senior Expo Active Aging Fair

Earl Warren Showgrounds - Exhibit Hall

For over 30 years, Santa Barbara’s Senior Expo has been a premier health fair and services exposition for older adults and caregivers. This year’s Expo offers an exciting new array of health screenings and fun activities for seniors and those who care for them. More than 1,000 seniors are expected to attend the Senior Expo […]


NatureTrack Film Festival

Metropolitan Fairview Theatre 225 N Fairview Ave, Goleta, CA, United States

(Goleta, CA) From the untapped beauty of nature to the stark realities we face in the world today, this year’s program line-up is wrapped up beautifully in the curiosity which drives people to explore all Mother Nature has to offer. The 5th Annual NatureTrack Film Festival October 6,7, & 8 at Metropolitan’s Fairview Theatre in […]

$12 – $200

A Fabulous Failure: The Clinton Presidency, the Transformation of American Capitalism, and American Labor Today

UCSB Library: Pacific View Room 525 UCEN Rd, Santa Barbara, CA

UCSB Library is pleased to present Nelson Lichtenstein in the Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series for Fall 2023. Lichtenstein will speak about his new book A Fabulous Failure: The Clinton Presidency and the Transformation of American Capitalism, published September 12, 2023, by Princeton University Press. Chaucer's Books will sell copies of the book before and […]


Cultura Cura: 50 Years of Self Help Graphics in East LA: Reception and Panel Discussion

UCSB Special Research Collections 525 UCEN Rd, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

UCSB Library invites you to a public reception and panel discussion to celebrate the opening of Cultura Cura: 50 Years of Self Help Graphics in East LA, a new exhibition featuring prints and ephemera from the Self Help Graphics & Art Collection in the Library’s California Ethnic & Multicultural Archives (CEMA). Self Help Graphics & […]