Articles From : Edhat Staff
Fitness groups from around Santa Barbara and Ventura are gathering their teams and preparing for the 2nd Annual Run to Surf Challenge at Leadbetter Beach on Saturday, July 8th. Gyms, clubs and other fitness-centered organizations are gearing up for some friendly competition and fun times at this year’s event which is made up of a 5k run, ½ mile paddle on a surfboard and a beach challenge course, designed by local fitness experts, Killer B Fitness.
The City of Santa Barbara received over $1.62 million in transient occupancy tax for the month of April 2017, exceeding April 2016 collections by 13.6%.
The Santa Barbara Public Library System seeks energetic volunteers to help with all aspects of the Summer Reading and Learning Program. The 2017 program, “Build a Better World,” begins on June 13 and runs through July 31. Adults and teens interested in explaining the program, enrolling participants, discussing books with children, and awarding prizes can sign up now.
Assisted Watercolor and Meditative Relaxation
Finally a beginning watercolor class for adults with the goal of fun
and relaxation! Choose from dozens of pre-drawn flora and fauna
designs and start ‘assisted’ painting right away with vibrant, fluid
India inks. Working on a structured printed canvas of soothing
natural forms will automatically activate both hemispheres of your
brain so that you relax into a meditative, healing state. Explore
a variety of color application and watercolor techniques while
5:30 PM VIP
Pre-Screening Party at the Lobero in the rear patio.
VIP Tickets $45. (plus facility fee)
7 pm Screening $15 general admission (plus facility fee)
Come see two short films with very different nautical themes. Both short films will resonate especially with those who live next to the ocean - one is about fulfilling a personal dream; the other brings to light a new danger the oceans face from plastics.
TALK: Hearing the Music Academy of the West: Recording a Community Through the Decades
Derek Katz (Music, UCSB)
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 / 3:30 PM
UCSB Library, Special Research Collections
An Edhat Reader shares photos as he flys into and over Santa Barbara.