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The Santa Barbara Veterans Foundation and Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation present an afternoon with live music, food, military vehicles on display, local beer and wine vendors, prizes and much more. Steve McPeters Band and Phantom Pomps will be performing throughout the afternoon.
Follow the parade down State Street to the Veterans Memorial Building to watch in awe as skydiving members of the Patriot Parachute Team – a team of Active Duty SEALS and retired SEALS – perform in the sky above the waterfront and land spectacularly on Cabrillo Boulevard.
WHEN: 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017
WHERE: Team will land near the Veterans Memorial Building, 112 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
This star-spangled event will include a mix of entertainment and heartfelt military tributes, complete with WWII vehicles and re-enactors, representation from all branches of the military, a Huey helicopter, and historic military aircraft flyovers. Come show your support for our veterans and watch the parade as it makes its way down State Street to the Veterans Memorial Building on Cabrillo Blvd.
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 from noon to 1:00 p.m.
The Granada Theatre will be showcasing the documentary Thank You for Your Service, a nationally-acclaimed documentary, co-directed by Santa Barbara’s own local veteran, William T. Rodriguez.
This documentary takes aim at the failed mental health policies within the U.S. Military and their tragic consequences. Thank You for Your Service won the Impact Award at the 2016 Illuminate Film Festival and won Best Feature Documentary at the 2016 GI Film Festival.
WHEN: Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Vietnam Veterans Lunch with Medal of Honor Recipient, Colonel Jack Jacobs
Many, including Veterans of the Vietnam War, will find this an exceptional opportunity to meet this highly-decorated veteran. Join us to share our stories and enjoy lunch at the Elks Club. This event is co-sponsored by VVA Chapter 218.
The Military Ball is a formal evening mingling with honored guests, veterans and active duty military members. The event includes a cocktail hour, three-course dinner, dancing, live music, and moving tributes to those who have served our country. Medal of Honor recipient and Vietnam War veteran Jack Jacobs will be the keynote speaker.
WHEN: 5-10 p.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017
WHERE: The Fess Parker, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson has issued a statement in response to the denial of the proposed Puente Power Plant in Oxnard.
SBCC has once again received recognition for its outstanding educational programs. College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, ranked Santa Barbara City College at #9 for Best Online programs. The full ranking can be viewed here.