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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.
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Fatoumata Diawara Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures

Campbell Hall, Isla Vista, CA 93117 Campbell Hall, Isla Vista, CA, United States

Combining thrilling vocals with deft guitar work and a flair for fashion, Fatoumata Diawara is a musical sensation out of West Africa. Singing in Bambara, the language of her native Mali, along with French and English, Diawara delivers biting social commentary and plays stinging electric guitar solos that ride on her band’s sinuous funk-influenced beats. […]

SBWPC Run Like A Woman -And Win!

On April 13, SBWPC once again is hosting Run Like a Woman—and Win!, a workshop for feminists interested in running for office in upcoming elections. County Supervisor Laura Capps, Goleta Councilmember Luz Reyes-Martin, Carpinteria City Councilmember Natalia Alarcon and political consultant Mary Rose will offer their insights on running for office. County Supervisor Joan Hartmann […]

$10 – $30

Santa Ynez Chumash Earth Day 2024

Kitiyepumu' Park 100 VIa Juana Road, Santa Ynez, California

Saturday, April 13, 2024 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Kitiyepumu' Park, Santa Ynez Join us for the Santa Ynez Chumash Earth Day celebration! This free event is filled with family-friendly activities and booths from local environmental organizations. And if you're one of the first 250 people to register at the event, you'll receive a swag […]

Open Studios at CCS: A UCSB Reads 2024 Event

UCSB College of Creative Studies Building 494, 1 UCEN Rd, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

The College of Creative Studies (CCS) and UCSB Reads 2024 invites you to an open studios event hosted by CCS students in the Book Arts, Sculpture, and Painting programs. Details and a map of the studios will be posted soon. This event is in conjunction with this year’s UCSB Reads book Your Brain on Art: […]

Free

Warming Shelters & Broken System: Separating Fact from Fiction in the lives of the Unhoused Citizens

The Anchor Rose 113 Harbor Way Ste 180, Santa Barbara, CA 93109, USA, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Event Title: Warming Shelters & Broken System: Separating Fact from Fiction in the Lives of the Unhoused Citizens. The Committee for Social Justice is proud to present the sixth edition in our Film Series on Homelessness. This month, our focus is on ‘Warming Shelters & Broken System: Separating Fact from Fiction in the Lives of […]

Free

Warming Shelters and a Broken System: Separating Fact from Fiction in the Lives of Unhoused Citizens

The Anchor Rose 113 Harbor Way Ste 180, Santa Barbara, CA 93109, USA, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Join us at our forum, "Warming Shelters and a Broken System," to dissect the realities faced by unhoused citizens and address the systemic flaws that perpetuate their plight. Our gathering aims to debunk myths, encourage open dialogue, and pave the way for reforms that ensure dignity and societal progress. Highlights of the Day: Panel Discussion […]

Run for Justice!

2040 Alameda Padre Serra 2040 Alameda Padre Serra Suite 224, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

A one day in-person workshop focused on learning more about running for office, campaign planning, field campaigns, fundraising/endorsements, and more! The application deadline is April 5th, so please apply as soon as possible.

Free

Chumash Dance Sisters & Saging the World film screening

Bell Arts Factory 432 N. Ventura Ave, Ventura, CA, United States

Please join us for an afternoon of songs and stories by the Chumash Dance Sisters, as well as a viewing and discussion about the film Saging the World, to learn about saving and taking care of this sacred plant. Suggested Donation $10.

Anti-Asian Hate, Racial Trauma, and Posttraumatic Growth, with Russell M. Jeung

McCune Conference Room 6020 HSSB, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life will present "Anti-Asian Hate, Racial Trauma, and Posttraumatic Growth," a talk by Russell M. Jeung, on April 15, 2024, at 5:00pm at UCSB's McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020). This event is free and open to the public. In this lecture, Russell […]

Free

Poverty & Power Documentary Screening + Q&A Discussion

McCune Conference Room 6020 HSSB, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The Blum Center Student Leader Team invites you to an in-person screening of End Poverty In California's (EPIC) documentary Poverty & Power. Light refreshments will be provided. Poverty & Power […]

Free

Cristina Mittermeier by UCSB Arts & Lectures

Campbell Hall, UCSB, Isla Vista, CA 93117 Campbell Hall, UCSB, Isla Vista, CA 93117

Between Land and Sea: Saving Our Oceans to Save Ourselves National Geographic photographer Cristina Mittermeier has dedicated her life to safeguarding the world’s oceans and inspiring millions to do the […]