Community Events

To submit your community event, email 50 words or less to by the second Wednesday of the month.  Be sure to include, in this order, the name of the event, location, time, a short description and contact information.


Los Padres Artist Guild 2018 Spring Show & Sale, to benefit Santa Maria Valley Humane Society at Luis Oasis Senior Center, 420 Soares Ave. Saturday, March 24, 2017 from 10 AM -3 PM.  It is a FREE show featuring exciting new artwork from local artists and craftsmen.  Jewelry, Pottery, Painting and Woodwork will be some of the wonderful items on display and for sale. There will also be many handmade yarn and fabric crafts.  Looking for a new Pet? The Santa Maria Valley Humane Society will bring some of their animals looking for new families to love. Please join us.

Introduction to Water Polo, April 9- June/July (final date TBA), Monday & Wednesday 7-8:30PM at Righetti High School - Rob Knight Pool, no formal or competitive experience necessary, must be comfortable swimming in deep water. USAWP Bronze membership required (  Club #048). Coached by CIF winning RHS Coaches Kyle Shaffer, Chris Yee, RHS players & Alumni, and Coach Kelly Porter. Info: 805.451.1955.

Friends of the Library Book Sale, Sat. May 5, 10am-1:30pm at Orcutt Public Library, 175 S. Broadway in Old Orcutt, just off Clark Ave. directly behind Doc Burnstein's. Great selection of books, CDs, DVDs, games in good condition. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All proceeds go to the Library. See you there! Support our library! Additional book sales for 2018: Aug.4 and Nov.3.

Valley Art Gallery located at 125 W. Clark Ave.  Original Art by Local Artists.  New Show every two months.  Celebrate First Fridays every month 5 PM to 7 PM.(805) 937 2278, Open Thursday - Saturday Noon - 6 PM, Sunday 1 PM to 4 PM.

Central Coast Orchid Show and Sale, “A Sea of Orchids”, will be held April 14, 9-5 and 15, 10-5pm at the South County Regional Center, 800 W. Branch St., Arroyo Grande. Admission $6, children under 12 free. Demonstrations on growing and caring for orchids, books and supplies for sale, beautiful displays, special kid’s programs and food available for purchase. 805-929-5749.

18th Annual Earth Day Celebration and Spring Boutique at the Natural History Museum 412 S. McClelland St., Saturday, April 21, 11-3. Grand re-opening of The Natural History Museum. Conservation and Natural World education, music and arts entertainment, refreshments. Project Wildsong will have a presentation with their live wolves. Museum members only private viewing, photo opportunity and petting with the wolves. for membership applications.


50+ CLUB LUNCHEON, at St Louis De Montfort Church Hall at 11:30AM on the second Thursday of the Month. Event is catered with nominal charge.  For reservations call Irene at 934-2511.

ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLIC AND DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY SYSTEMS meets Sundays at 4PM in the conference room of the Marian Extended Care Facility at 1530 Cypress Way off of Palisades and Main.   If you have questions, contact Kim at (805) 714-6908.

AA (or Alcoholics Anonymous).  If you want to drink, that your business. If you want to stop, that ours. Meetings Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30 PM Orcutt Presbyterian Church.General information and other meeting times and places, 925-3782.

ALL AMERICA CITY QUILT GUILD meets at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 4380 Orcutt Rd., on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. except March and July. Info: or 937-4024.

ALTRUSA OF THE CENTRAL COAST meets at 12 noon on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Altrusa is an international non-profit organization of men and women that strives to make our local communities better through leadership, partnership and service.  For more information and meeting location call our president at 805.835.7627 or go to our website:

AMERICAN LEGION POST 534 Breakfast 8-11am on the first Sunday of each month.  Public invited.  145 W. Clark Ave.

AMERICAN LEGION POST Veterans BBQ  in Orcutt, 145 W. Clark Ave.  11AM-3PM or until sold out on the third Saturday of each month.

ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST at OASIS Senior Center, 420 East Soares, Old Orcutt on the second Saturday of each month 8-10 am: Adult members $5, Non members $7, Children under 10: $3.00.

ARK TENNIS LESSONS for third through eighth graders.  Info: Coach Patrick Ortiz 934-9911.

BIBLE STUDY on Exodus at St. Louis de Montfort.  Monday nights 7:00-8:30pm. For more info contact Steve Stanley 937-1353; Trent Benedetti 937-9625.

BSA Troop 87 in Orcutt.    Enjoy outdoors camping, hiking, fishing, snow & water sports,    etc.    Scouting provides an opportunity to try new things, build self-confidence, provide service to others, and reinforce ethical standards that improve    relationships, family lives, and values.    Email:     

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Foster Road Church of Christ every Monday evening.  Weigh-ins @ 5:30 meeting @ 6pm. (805)2681480

CAMPING LOVE OF ADVENTURE is a non profit single & adult camping club.   We meet for camping outings once a month on second Wednesday for up to a week or less. Elaine @ 805 937-5357

CAREGIVER’S SUPPORT GROUP.  Learn coping strategies and gain support from a professional social worker.  For those who care for people that are home bound or suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia or senility.  Class is free and meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the OASIS Senior Center.

CENTRAL COAST CHORDSMEN invite those who would like to sing or would like to learn to participate with them.  Call 937-7960 for information.

CENTRAL COAST CORVETTE CLUB open to Corvette Owners and Enthusiasts. meetings at 7PM on the first Thursday of the month @ Merrill Gardens, Wellness Center, 1350 N. Suey Road, Santa Maria, Ca.

 Need more info: call Mike @ 805-934-3948 or Lorri @ 805-481-7545.

CENTRAL COAST COMPUTER CLUB Knollwood Village Clubhouse 4012 S. Bradley

Meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 5:45 p.m. with Q&A session, coffee and cookies, followed by a 7 p.m. brief business meeting. Information: Bill 934 0775 or

Central Coast Gardeners meet at the Luis OASIS Senior Center, 420 Soares Ave., on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. from September through May.   Guests are welcome.   Info: Dorothy  934-8325.

CENTRAL COAST SAMS RV GROUP meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month for a 3 day "campout". We enjoy planned tours, good food and fellowship at local campgrounds within 100 miles of the Central Coast.  We welcome new members. Contact Faye Cardoza 805-481-1047.

COASTAL VALLEYS MARINE CORPS LEAGUE 1340 monthly meeting on the fourth Tuesday of the month held at Veteran's Memorial Bldg, 313 W Tunnell in Santa Maria at 7 PM (1900 hrs).

COASTAL VOICES is looking for singers to join us! Rehearsals are held Mondays, 7 PM, at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3945 S. Bradley Rd., Santa Maria. A love of singing and the willingness to work hard and learn beautiful music is the only requirement. Check our website at . Singers can contact us at