Give a Little

•Volunteers are needed for the Pearl of Havana gala benefiting the Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation at the Nesbitt Estate Polo Field (2800 Via Real, Carpinteria). Positions are available throughout the day on both Friday, October 19, and Saturday, October 20. RSVP by calling (310) 276-7111 or emailing

•The Santa Barbara Historical Museum (136 E. De la Guerra St.) is inviting interested volunteers to a school docent training class on Wednesday, October 24, from 10-11:30 a.m. RSVP by calling Robin Roe at 966-1601 x108 or emailing

• Community members are invited to take part in Lights Out Santa Barbara on Saturday, October 20. For one hour, participants are asked to turn off all nonessential lighting in their home. Visit for details.

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