Citizen’s Alert

Thu., July 27 Benefit Concert: Toad the Wet Sprocket rocks out in a benefit for the S.B. Rape Crisis Center. 8pm. Marjorie Luke Theatre. Call 963-6832.

Fri., July 28 Art from Scrap: Holds its annual Assemblage Art Show and Auction, featuring 40 local artists’ work with recycled tile. 5-8pm. 302 E. Cota St. Email

Russell Feingold (D-WI): The senator who voted against the Iraq War and the Patriot Act, and called for the censure of President Bush, comes to Santa Barbara for a benefit dinner. 6pm. The Montecito home of Jon and Julie Williams. Call 565-9789.

Sat., July 29 More Russ: Senator Feingold speaks at the Democratic Women’s annual fundraiser. 10:30am-2pm. Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort. Call 568-5932.

Party for the People: PUEBLO holds its annual dinner celebration. Dinner, 5pm; program, 7pm; followed by dancing. Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center, 1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd. RSVP 882-2484.

Wed., Aug. 2 Moving Forward: S.B. Progressive Coalition meets. 7pm. Franklin Center, 1136 E. Montecito St. Email

Thu., Aug. 3 Naples by the Sea: Surfrider, S.B. Chapter, holds its general meeting, with special guests to discuss Naples development. 7pm. Watershed Resource Center, Arroyo Burro Beach. Visit

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