WEATHER »

Hear Our Hearts Calling


Did you know that a blue whale’s heart is the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, and that its heartbeat can be heard two miles away? Or that a hummingbird has the smallest heart in the world and that it beats 1,250 times each minute? Inspired by these amazing facts, artist Emilie Halpern will lead a family workshop at Contemporary Arts Forum on Saturday, February 2, from 12-2 p.m., where the whole family can work together to make special Valentine’s Day crafts, such as solar print cards with secret messages inside! Have fun collaborating with other families on a unique sound-and-sculpture installation based on the heart of the blue whale. Contemporary Arts Forum is located at 653 Paseo Nuevo. The workshop is free. Call 966-5373 to RSVP.

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Montecito Pushes Back on Streamlined Rebuild Process

Not so fast with fast-track rebuilding, leaders tell the county

St. George Files Suit Against Gelb for Unpaid Debt

Pair of Isla Vista landlords in legal tussle over property sales costs.

Thousands of Plaintiffs Added to Refugio Oil Spill Case

Litigation follows footsteps of 1969 Union Oil spill attorneys.

Push Comes to Shove Between Law Enforcement and Mental Health

County supervisors confront too many needs with not enough money.

Helicopter Hits Electrical Wires, Starts Small Fire

A crop duster hit power lines in Ellwood Canyon.