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

Only events that meet our mission will be added. Please allow us up to 4 business days to approve or modify submissions.
To inquire about event sponsorship support, please contact [email protected].

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UCSB Library: Mountain Gallery 525 UCEN Rd, Santa Barbara, CA

UCSB Library is pleased to present these works by Johnny Onionseed, MFA candidate in UCSB's Department of Art. These collages were most recently displayed as part of UCSB Library’s exhibition A Call to Action: Documenting Santa Barbara’s Art and Activism, and are included in the Library’s COVID-19 Community Archives. The pieces now reside at the […]

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Santa Barbara School Supply Drive

ortega park 604 E Ortega St, Santa Barbara, CA

Hello! We are a local youth collective comprised of members from SBHS Ethnic Studies Club, Ortega Park Youth Brigade, #OccupyOrtegaPark, and local community members. We are fundraising for a School Supply Drive open to all k-12 local youth that will take place on August 13, 2022 at Ortega Park from 11-3pm/ while supplies last. For […]

$28

Afterparty @ Camp MOXI

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation 125 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA

Relive the days of summer camp and savor the end of summer, MOXI-style, with activities including DIY bandana screen printing with Loud Flower Art Co, knot-tying with the Sailing Center, rowing races with UCSB Rowing, making friendship bracelets + more. Enjoy s’mores, food + drinks, and be sure to hike up to the rooftop for […]

Experience Freedom Trax at Gaviota Beach

Gaviota State Beach 18000 CA-1 S, Goleta

On Sunday, August 14, from noon to 4pm, NatureTrack will be at Gaviota State Park to introduce those who use wheelchairs to the Freedom Trax devices at no cost! Get up close to the waters’ edge, navigate the beach under your own control. NatureTrack will have eight Freedom Trax devices available for wheelchair users to […]

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Pacific Pride Festival: Pride at the Beach

Chase Palm Park Field 323 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA

JOIN US FOR THIS YEAR’S PRIDE AT THE BEACH CELEBRATION IN ITS NEW LOCATION AT CHASE PALM PARK FIELD! The Pacific Pride Festival celebrates the beauty, art, and creativity LGBTQ+ individuals bring to the world. This year’s Pride will focus on access, inclusion and belonging, ensuring all members of our community can participate fully in […]


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The MARY JANE McCORD Planned Parenthood Booksale

Earl Warren Showgrounds - Exhibit Hall

The MARY JANE McCORD Planned Parenthood Annual Booksale begins September 15th and will run until September 25th, 2022 at the Earl Warren Exhibit Hall, Santa Barbara. Thursday, September 15th, is opening night with an admission fee of $30 and the following days will be free admission. This is an opportunity to purchase over 100,000 gently […]

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September Cafè y Cultura: Mexican Independence Day from a Decolonial Perspective

via zoom

Join us on September 16th at 7pm Via Zoom for our monthly Cafè y Cultura! this month's topic will be hosted by historian, activist, and poet Citlalli Citlalmina Anahuac who will pinpoint crucial elements of what that independence looked like to the majority of Mexicans at that time and offer a critical decolonial perspective of […]

$150

Every Brilliant Thing

center stage theater 651 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA

New Beginnings is hosting the British comedian Jonny Donahoe, performing his international smash hit, award-winning one-man show, Every Brilliant Thing. Every Brilliant Thing is a humorous and heart-warming performance about a boy growing up in the wake of his mother’s mental illness. The show has played more than 600 times on four continents, including five […]

$199

Every Brilliant Thing

center stage theater 651 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA

New Beginnings is hosting the British comedian Jonny Donahoe, performing his international smash hit, award-winning one-man show, Every Brilliant Thing. Every Brilliant Thing is a humorous and heart-warming performance about a boy growing up in the wake of his mother’s mental illness. The show has played more than 600 times on four continents, including five […]

$199

Every Brilliant Thing

center stage theater 651 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA

New Beginnings is hosting the British comedian Jonny Donahoe, performing his international smash hit, award-winning one-man show, Every Brilliant Thing. Every Brilliant Thing is a humorous and heart-warming performance about a boy growing up in the wake of his mother’s mental illness. The show has played more than 600 times on four continents, including five […]


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MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation 125 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA

Raising critical support for MOXI’s mission, this year’s [email protected] will include a cosmic cocktail reception, a celestial rooftop dinner, and an inspiring discussion with space experts followed by a Silent Disco for those that have the momentum to party after dinner. [email protected] 2022 Co-Chairs, Donna Barranco Fisher, Ginny Gates Lewis, and Alixe Mattingly invite you […]

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Unite to Light the Night Community Showcase

Community Arts Workshop (CAW) 631 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA

Unite to Light The Night has a mission to celebrate artists in the local community and explore how light is both an essential aspect of life as well as a creative medium. This fundraiser and exhibition merges art, culture, community, and social impact into a multi-sensory immersive experience. See large-scale interactive projection art, sculptures, paintings […]