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• HopeDance is looking for a new volunteer coordinator to help distribute its publications and screen two to three ecological, environmental, political, and spiritual films a month in the Santa Barbara area. If you can help coordinate either one of these outlets, call Bob Banner at 544-9663, or visit Hopedance.org for more information.

S.B. Arts Studios hosts the Hearts of Fire Project, featuring works of art created by people in homeless shelters, on Saturday, February 16, from 6-9 p.m. and on Sunday, February 17, from 1-5 p.m. The project hopes to shift perceptions about the homeless, and proceeds from sales will fund art and music workshops for those living in shelters. Visit the Web site, heartsoffire.tv, and view the art at 709 E. Mason St. Call 637-6802 for more info.

•Habitat for Humanity is opening the application process for low-income families to build a house together with the organization. Interested families need to meet certain income requirements and attend one of the orientations, held in both English and in Spanish, from Tuesday, February 19 through Saturday, February 23. Visit sbhabitat.org or call 692-2226 for more info.

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