Citizen’s Alert

Fri., Dec. 1

AIDS Day: A number of events and activities are planned to recognize the 19th annual World AIDS Day. For a full list, call the Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health at 681-5120 or visit

AIDS Day Redux: The Pacific Pride Foundation commemorates AIDS Day with Transformations, an art reception featuring masks made by community members who have been touched in some way by HIV/AIDS. Reception at Muddy Waters, where the show will remain throughout December. 5:30-9pm. 508 E. Haley St. Call 963-3636 x114.

Naples Discussion: Ag Preserve Advisory Committee meeting to discuss Santa Barbara Ranch. Santa Barbara County Planning Commission Room. 10am.

Sat., Dec. 2

Naples Walk: Members of the Naples Coalition invite the public for a beach walk to discuss the sensitive and threatened nature of the Naples ecology. The walk departs from the public access parking lot at Haskell’s Beach at 1pm. The walk is two miles each way. Call 969-2500.

Community Planting Day: View the newly restored Arroyo Burro Estuary and help plant native trees. Pizza will be provided for volunteers. 10am-1pm. Call 897-2606.

Art Exhibit: The Marcia Burtt Studio presents its end-of-the-year group exhibit. 11am-5pm. 517 Laguna St. Call 962-5588.

Afghanistan Benefit: Seventh annual holiday bazaar of Afghan handicrafts benefiting Afghan women and children. Hosted by the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan. 9am-4pm. 435 E. Pedregosa St. Volunteer opportunities also available. Call 569-2331 or email, Dec. 5

Royals March: The San Marcos Royals marching band, winner of numerous awards, gives a special performance. 6pm. San Marcos High School.

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