Thu., Feb. 22

Gimme Shelter: The Affordable Housing Task Group will discuss
the El Carrillo housing project. Noon. Townley Rm., Santa Barbara
Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Email Linda Dunn at

War Media: Former United Nations weapons inspector Scott Ritter
and media analyst Jeff Cohen will discuss the role of corporate
news in the war on terror. 7:30pm. Victoria Hall Theater, 33 W.
Victoria St. Suggested donation $10. Call Jeff Norman at (310)

Green Dream: Sunita Narain, an expert on environmental resources
in India, will speak on Eight Percent Growth with
Sustainability: Is it Possible?
7pm. UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion.

Sat., Feb. 24

Field Trip: Los Padres ForestWatch and the Wildling Art Museum
will cosponsor a bus ride from Santa Barbara County to Carrizo
Plain National Monument in southeastern San Luis Obispo County. The
ride — which picks up in Santa Barbara at 8 a.m. and in Los Olivos
at 9 a.m. — costs $60 for ForestWatch or Wildling Art Museum
members and $80 for nonmembers. Call 688-1082.

Sporty Forty: Dos Pueblos High School will celebrate 40 years of
involvement in athletic competition; the event includes a dinner
honoring former track and cross-country coach Gordon McClenathen,
who has worked with student athletes for 30 years. 3pm. Track area,
Dos Pueblos High School, 7266 Alameda Ave., Goleta. Email David
Kuderka at

Mon., Feb. 26

Post Petrol: HopeDance FiLMs will screen Transforming
Energy: What Is Our Future After Oil?
, which examines the
implications of alternative energy sources. 7pm. Faulkner Gallery,
Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Visit or email


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