Citizen’s Alert

Thu., May 25 Wilderness Youth Project: Presents Sharks, Seals, and Seabirds, a slideshow by Dan Fontaine. 7pm. Unitarian Society, Blake Lounge. Call 964-8096. S.B. Ecological Education Coalition: Presents Randy Hayes on New Frontiers in Community Design, about Oakland’s incorporation of sustainable cities. 7:30pm. Thornton Auditorium, Wake Center, 300 N. Turnpike Rd. Call 884-0459.

Fri., May 26 Beachcombers: Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Goleta hosts a community beach cleanup. 4:30-9pm. Beach near Ellwood Bluffs, by the old chimney. Call 636-9227.

Sat., May 27 Get Out the Vote: Volunteers needed for voter registration and outreach. 8:30am-12:30pm. Farmers Market, corner of Santa Barbara and Cota streets. Email Unitarian Society Speakers’ Forum: On end-of-life choices and the right to die. 4-6pm. Unitarian Society, Jefferson Hall, 1535 Santa Barbara St. Call 965-4583.

Mon., May 29 Memorial Day: Celebrate and thank our veterans at a chicken BBQ, free to active duty military. Apple pie contest. Noon-2pm. Pioneer Park, Santa Maria. Call 937-0043.

Tue., May 30 Westly Bus Tour: Gubernatorial candidate Steve Westly stops in Santa Barbara. 6:30pm. Restaurant Nu, 1129 State St. RSVP 882-1350 or with your name, phone number, and email address.

Thu., June 1 Save the Waves: Surfrider S.B. Chapter general meeting, with author and Surfrider founder Glen Hening. 7pm. Watershed Resource Center, Hendry’s Beach. Email

Ongoing A Bloody Good Deed: S.B. County urgently needs blood donors. Now through June 9, all donors will receive a coupon for a pizza from Pizza Mizza. Call the S.B. Blood Center at 965-7037 or go to to learn more and make an appointment.

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