Citizen’s Alert

Thu., Sept. 21 Peace Gathering: Twenty-fifth annual international day of peace. 6:30pm. Courthouse Sunken Gardens.

Sat., Sept. 23 Canvassing Training: Learn the basics of walking precincts; includes role-playing. Lunch will follow the training. 10am. Democratic Headquarters, 402 E. Gutierrez St. RSVP to Maureen Earls at Religion and Society: Humanist Society of Santa Barbara presents the society and religion critic Wendy Kaminer. 3pm. Fé Bland Forum, SBCC.

Sun., Sept. 24 Suicide Prevention Fundraiser: Community awareness event and fundraiser. Includes screening of Faces of Suicide, a documentary featuring local families affected by suicide. 7pm. SOhO, 1221 State St. Call 962-7776.

Arlington West: Veterans for Peace needs volunteers to cover the 8-10am and 4:30-5:30pm shifts at Arlington West. Email

Tue., Sept. 26 Global Warming Lecture: Architect Ed Mazria discusses climate change. 7pm. Marjorie Luke Theatre, Santa Barbara Jr. High, 721 E. Cota St.

Pizza and Computers: From 11am-10pm, California Pizza Kitchen will donate 20 percent of proceeds to Computers for Families, a program that brings computers, computer training, and Internet access to children from low-income families. Bring Computer for Families flyer; to pick up the flyer, contact Ben Romo at 964-4710 x4413 or email

Wed., Sept. 27 Youth for Social Justice: Youth newspaper seeks teen writers, photographers, and artists. 3:30-5:30pm. Bronfman Family Center, 524 Chapala St. Call 252-3012.

Bird Talk: The uncommon common loons of the Morro Estuary. 7:30pm. Farrand Hall, Natural History Museum, 2559 Puesto del Sol.

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