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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].

City of Lompoc – Proclamations & Resolutions Honoring Black History

Lompoc City Hall 100 Civic Center Plaza, Lompoc, CA, United States

Although the national theme for Black History Month is "African Americans and the Arts" our Government Relations Committee felt that the Santa Barbara County theme should be "Black History: More Than A Month." The committee has created a 2024 Black History Month Resolution/Proclamation to be used to honor our late regional Elders and community organizations […]

Pride Movie Night

105 N. Lincoln Street 105 N. Lincoln Street, Santa Maria, CA, United States

Pride Movie Night! This event is for ALL AGES Join Pacific Pride Foundation (PPF) and House of Pride & Equality (HOPE) on Wednesday, February 21 for a FREE, private screening of the new release film, Migration, a family-friendly movie about the importance of change and expanding one’s horizons. The fun kicks off at 4pm with […]

Free

Intermediate Proposal Writing – Three Module Series

Cal Lutheran Oxnard Center 2201 Outlet Center Dr # 600, Oxnard, CA, United States

Perfect for expanding your grant writing skills, this intermediate workshop dives into the art of proposal writing by exploring the planning phases and each component of a winning proposal. This hands-on workshop will give you the opportunity to learn about how proposals relate to strategic and program planning, grant writing terminology and the basic components […]

Black is Beautiful Gala & Fundraiser

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

The Black is Beautiful Gala and Fundraiser will help raise funds to support Black-led organizations and initiatives to help re-imagine our collective investment in community care. Saint Paul AME Church, Juneteenth Santa Barbara, Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Youth Artivism Scholarship, and the Black Community Emergency Needs Fund will receive the funds raised from the Gala. Below […]

$200 – $350

The Funky Neighbors Live!

Soul Bites 423 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Santa Barbara Black Culture House is hosted at Soul Bites Restaurant at 423 State Street, between Haley and Gutierrez Streets. Soul Bites opens at noon and events start at 1:00PM. Learn more! Announcing our 2024 lineup for Santa Barbara Black Culture House, this upcoming Black History Month. Black Culture House hosts weekly cultural events--concerts, films, […]

Free

Calling All Nature-Loving Wheelchair Users! Explore and Experience Freedom Trax at Pismo State Beach

Pismo State Beach 555 Pier Ave, Oceano, CA, United States

On Sunday, February 25 from 11am to 2pm, NatureTrack will be at Pismo State Beach to introduce those who use wheelchairs to the Freedom Trax devices at no cost. These devices enable users to get up close to the waters’ edge and navigate the beach under their own control. Being in nature is part of […]

Free

Live Reading of Richard Wesley’s ‘The Talented Tenth’ by The Robey Theatre Company

Soul Bites 423 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Santa Barbara Black Culture House is hosted at Soul Bites Restaurant at 423 State Street, between Haley and Gutierrez Streets. Soul Bites opens at noon and events start at 1:00PM. Learn more! Announcing our 2024 lineup for Santa Barbara Black Culture House, this upcoming Black History Month. Black Culture House hosts weekly cultural events--concerts, films, […]

Free

Weaving Posters from Past to Present: UCSB Reads 2024 Drop-In Art Workshop at UCSB Library

UCSB Library: First Floor Ocean side- "Fish Bowl" Bldg, Davidson Library, 525 UCEN Rd, Isla Vista, CA, United States

UCSB Library invites you to join a drop-in art activity any time between 11:00am and 7:00pm. Please note, there will be a break from 4:00-5:00pm so participants can attend Kim Yasuda’s Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series talk "Public Art and Campus Placemaking: Recentering the Artist in Communities of Practice." Visiting artist Elena Yu will lead […]

Free

Public Art and Campus Placemaking: Recentering the Artist in Communities of Practice

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

UCSB Library is pleased to present Kim Yasuda (Art) in the Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series for Winter 2024.Through her own place-based, public research and teaching, and drawing on the UCSB Reads 2024 book, Your Brain on Art: How the Arts Transform Us by Susan Magsamen and Ivy Ross, Yasuda makes a compelling case for […]

Free

Forward Ever, Backward Never

Isla Vista Community Center

Isla Vista Recreation & Park District, in collaboration with UCSB Black Student Union and the Office of Black Student Development, is excited to announce the return of the Black History Month event, Forward Ever, Backward Never on Tuesday, February 27th from 4pm to 8pm in the Isla Vista Community Center. This event will feature live […]

Free

Forward Ever, Backward Never

Isla Vista Community Center

Isla Vista Recreation & Park District, in collaboration with UCSB Black Student Union and the Office of Black Student Development, is excited to announce the return of the Black History Month event, Forward Ever, Backward Never on Tuesday, February 27th from 4pm to 8pm in the Isla Vista Community Center. This event will feature live […]

Free

Trauma-Informed Leadership

Cal Lutheran Oxnard Center 2201 Outlet Center Dr # 600, Oxnard, CA, United States

As a nonprofit leader you can feel the prevalence of individual and collective trauma and adversity in your everyday work. On the surface it shows up as stress, burnout, disconnection, […]