Thu., May 4 S.B. LULAC Youth Council: Presents an educational forum on students’ freedom of speech rights. 7-9pm. La Casa de la Raza, 601 E. Montecito St. Call 705-8392.
Sat., May 6 Bilingual Conference: Building Bridges for the Future of Our Children. Workshops on financial aid, university requirements, parents’ rights, and more. Free transportation, food, and childcare. 9am-3pm. Girvetz Hall, UCSB. Call 478-6933.
Celebrate National Astronomy Day: With games, planetarium shows, and hands-on demos. 10am-5pm. S.B. Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Rd. Go to sbnature.org.
Sun., May 7 La Casa de la Raza: Hosts a Cinco de Mayo street festival celebration. Noon-8pm. 601 E. Montecito St. Call 965-8581.
True Blue: ChannelKeeper hosts David Helvarg, environmental author and president of the Blue Frontier Campaign. 2-4pm. Ty Warner Sea Center, 211 Stearns Wharf. Call 563-3377.
Tue., May 9 Examining Exams: UCSB holds a panel discussion on the politics of educational testing. 3pm. Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Rm. 6220, UCSB. Call 893-2191.
Earth Day Film Series: Presents The Power of the Sun and a Q&A with filmmaker John Perlin. 7pm. Unitarian Society, 1535 Santa Barbara St. Go to powerofthesun.ucsb.edu.
Wed., May 10 Green Party: Presents a panel discussion on immigration, with five local leaders. 7pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Library. Call 884-8259.
Thu., May 11 Fact or Fiction? Westmont Prof. Bruce Fisk discusses Breaking the Da Vinci Code. 5:30pm. The University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. Call 565-6056.
S.B. County Parks: Holds a scoping hearing on the Goleta Beach County Park Master Plan EIR. 5:30pm. Goleta Valley Community Center, 5679 Hollister Ave. Call 568-2461.
Ongoing Volunteers Needed: Help 2nd District activists conduct voter registration at S.B. City College. Mon., May 8 through Fri., May 19. Email Jim MacMillan at email@example.com.