Thu., Sept. 28 Open House: Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center invites supporters to attend a community housewarming celebration at its new digs. 4-7pm. 433 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-6832.

Fri., Sept. 29 Ventura Harvest Festival: Arts, crafts, and live entertainment; continues on Saturday and Sunday. 10am-7pm. Seaside Park, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Call (415) 447-3205. Environmental Task Force: Representatives from the League of Women Voters discuss coastal issues. 9:30am. Call Jean Holmes at 687-8260.

Sat., Sept. 30 Gabbing About Goleta: Candidates for three seats on the Goleta City Council participate in a political forum. Featuring Margaret Connell, Jack Hawxhurst, and Cynthia Brock. 2-5pm. Goleta Public Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave. Call 566-3929. Peace Is Every Step: S.B. weekly march for peace. 11:15am. Meet at Vera Cruz Park. Call 685-8822.

Sun., Oct. 1 Arlington West: Veterans for Peace needs volunteers to cover the 8-10am and 4:30-5:30pm shifts at Arlington West. Email

Tue., Oct. 3 Death Penalty Focus: Weekly vigil to abolish the death penalty. 4-5pm. Farmers Market at State and Cota sts. Call 967-7283.

Ongoing Waging Peace: The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’s 2006 annual report is now available. The report provides information on issues related to peace and international law. For a copy of the report, visit

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