Classes, meetings, lectures and other weekly events for Thursday.

Prosperity Yoga at the Park

5:45 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., La Mesa Park ($10)

Unity Toastmasters Club

7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., 1626 Santa Barbara St.

Heated Meditation

8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., 1905 Cliff Drive Unit. G ($5)

Core Fitness Roller Classes

10 a.m., 4430 Hollister Avenue ($10)

Overeaters Anonymous

10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Unity Church (Free)

Stretch and Tone

10 a.m. to 11 a.m., S.B. Recreation Center, 100 W Carillo St. (Free)

Pre-School Storytimes

10:30 a.m., Solvang to Carpinteria (Free)

Nutrition and Diabetes

Noon to 1 p.m., Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, 2219 Bath St. (Free)

Goleta Valley Toastmasters

Noon to 1 p.m., 5679 Hollister Ave., Goleta

Core Fitness Roller Classes

Noon, 4430 Hollister Avenue ($10)

Zumba Class

Noon to 1 p.m., Brasil Arts Cafe ($10)


Noon, Brasil Arts Cafe ($10)

Postpartum Support Group

1 p.m., Child Abuse Listening and Mediation office, Rm. 8, 1236 Chapala St. (Free)

Homework Center

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Carpinteria Public Library (Free)

Carpinteria Farmers Market

3 p.m. to 6 p.m., 800 block of Linden Ave.

SPARQ Training

4 p.m., Prevail Conditioning ($20 - $60)

Bilingual Open Shop

4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Bici Centro ($3)

Aikido with Ki

4 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., 255 Magnolia Ave Goleta, CA 93117 (Free - $25)

Summerland Book Group

5:30 p.m., Smmerland Church, 2400 Lillie Ave. Summerland (Free)

Dance Fitness

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Carrillo Recreation Ctr. (Free)

Adult Shaolin Kung Fu

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sino West ($18)


5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Hope School, 3970 La Colina Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93110 ($8)

Wellness Recovery Action Plan Group

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Mental Wellness Center, 617 Garden St. (Free)


6 p.m. to 7 p.m., First Christian Church

Hula Hoop Dance Class

6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., Robertson Gymnasium, UCSB

My World Recovery

6 p.m., 1187 Coast Village Rd., Ste. 10-J (Free)

Touch Rugby

6 p.m., Chase Palm Park (Free)

Jon Jeffers

6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Moby Dick Restaurant

Eating Disorders: Friends and Families Support Group

6 p.m., 601 E. Arrellaga Street suite 101 Santa Barbara (Free)


6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant (Free)

Contemporary Israeli Dancing

6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., S.B. Hillel (Free)

A Women's Circle of Inspiration & Connection

6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., downtown location ($35)

Aikido with Ki

6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., 225 Magnolia Ave., Goleta (Free - $25)


7 p.m. to midnight, Monty's Sports Bar

Locals Night

7 p.m., Roundin' Third ($4 - $5)

AA Meeting

8 p.m. to 9 p.m., St. Michael's University Church (Free)

Live Music

9:30 p.m. to 10:45 p.m., Brewhouse

Thursday, April 24, 2014

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Creating Stories with Free Apps!

Workshop for parents of preschoolers. Explore great new apps for tablets and smartphones that help children develop language and social skills through stories.

10 a.m., Montecito Branch Library (Free)

Library Volunteer Training

The library system seeks enthusiastic adult volunteer to visit classrooms and promote summer reading to elementary school students.

10:30 a.m. to noon, S.B. Central Library (Free)

Scrabble Time for Seniors

Come give those brain cells a good workout while meeting some new people. Bring your lunch! All are welcome. The Library will provide the Scrabble boards and dictionaries!

1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Goleta Library

Beading Circle

Learn new beading techniques.

3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Montecito Branch Library (Free)

"Procuratores: On the Limits of Caring for Another"

John Hamilton is the author of Security: Politics, Humanity, and the Philology of Care.

4 p.m., McCune Conference Room

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo celebrates “25 Years of Magic”, April 23-27, 2014 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds!

4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($4 - $22)

See, Hear & Touch: Apps that Help Kids Develop Music & Art Sense

Bilingual. For parents of children ages 8-12. Explore apps for tablets and smartphones that build cognition through the fine arts.

4:30 p.m., Carpinteria Public Library (Free)

Sessions: Radical Museums with Nina Simon

Museum consultant and author, Nina Simon, leads a discussion about how cultural institutions can reconnect with the public and demonstrate their value and relevance in contemporary life and how museums can experiment with audience participation.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (Free)

Making a Dollar Out of 15 Cents: An Investment Workshop for Teens

This special program offers teenagers an introduction to the world of investing. Learn about supply and demand, macro and micro benefits, major American financial events, current vs. future expectations, price to learning ratios, and much more!

6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Jewish Federation (Free)

Pop-Up Opera

Julie Adams, soprano, and Cathy Miller, pianist, will pay tribute to living American artist Michelle Stuart.

6 p.m., S.B. Museum of Art (Free)

Des Gestes Touchants

"Touching Gestures" is an interdisciplinary, collaborative improvisational performance with music of CREATE.

6 p.m., UCSB Music Bowl (Free)

Special Education: What Parents Need to Know for Their Children To Be Successful

Helen Rodriguez and her team of Specialists will inform parents about what constitutes special education.

6 p.m., La Colina Junior High School (Free)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.

7 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Michael Ray & Therese Vannier

Meet authors Michael Ray and Therese Vannier at a signing of their debut novel "The Long Way."

7 p.m., Chaucer's Books (Free)

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

This will be a wild musical romp through the hearts and minds of pubescent wonders as they conquer the big bad bee.

7 p.m., Laguna Blanca School (Free - $10)

Sourdough Slim, Robert Armstrong

These bands will play Western classics, country blues, and string band favorites from the 20s and 30s rural America.

7 p.m., Ojai Valley Woman's Club (Free - $25)

30th Anniversary of Footloose

Celebrate this classic film with a post-screening Q&A with screenwriter Dean Pitchford.

7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pollock Theater ($5 - $10)

"The Spirit in Stone: Illuminations on the Sacred Past of Jade and Stones"

Artists Jeff Spangler, Georg Schmerholz and Maile Ellington will present their experiential and educated perspective on the sacred ancient past of stone, gems, and the art of man.

7 p.m. to 10 p.m., JadeNow Galler, 14 Parker Way (Free)

New Yorker Reading Discussion

Enjoy selections of the notable magazine with fellow readers in the community.

7:30 p.m., Montecito Branch Library (Free)


The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.

7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Concerto Concert

This orchestra finale will include "Lord of the Rings."

7:30 p.m., Different locations (Free - $10)

Now Hear Ensemble

The Made in California Project is an exciting collaborative concert series with 11 composers throughout the state.

8 p.m., Old Little Theater, UCSB (Free)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.

8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

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