Thu., Aug. 17 Fund for Santa Barbara: Hosts a
free grant-writing workshop for the fall 2006 grant-making cycle
that recently started. Fund for S.B. supports organizations working
for social, economic, environmental, and political change in S.B.
Noon-1:30pm. Faulkner Gallery. Call 962‑9164 or visit fundforsantabarbara.org.
St. Francis: Planning Commission meets
regarding the demolition of the St. Francis Medical Center. 1pm.
Fri., Aug. 18 Cuba and
Oil: The documentary The Power of Community: How Cuba
Survived Peak Oil explores how Cuba survived the loss of
Soviet oil in 1990 and examines the possible future of Cuba, post
Fidel Castro. The film will be accompanied by a presentation by
Cuba expert Rachel Bruhnke. 7:00pm. Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 21
W. Anapamu St. Email Tanya Cole at email@example.com or call
Sat., Aug. 19 The Humanist
Society: Hosts a debate about whether or not humanists
should be overtly critical or respectful of organized religion.
3:00pm. Vista del Monte Patio Rm., 3775 Modoc Road.
Sun., Aug. 20 Arlington
West: Veterans for Peace needs volunteers to cover the
8-10am and 4:30-5:30pm shifts at Arlington West. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tue., Aug. 22 Death Penalty
Focus: Weekly vigil to abolish the death penalty. 4-5pm.
Farmers Market at State and Cota sts. Call 967-7283.
Democratic Service Club: Needs your help with
voter registration at the Farmers Market. Call Jim LeVasseur at
Wed., Aug. 23 The Final
Days: UCSB Arts & Lectures presents a screening of
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days. 7:30pm. UCSB’s Campbell
Hall. Visit www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu.