Thu., Mar. 8
Wonder Woman: Marketing expert Jane Applegate speaks as part of the campus celebration of International Women’s Day. 5pm. UCSB’s Student Resource Bldg. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diversity Talk: Lawrence Baca, deputy director of the Office of Tribal Justice, lectures on multiculturalism. 5pm. UCSB’s MultiCultural Ctr. Call 893-8411.
Mucho Maya: Dr. Anabel Ford gives a presentation on Maya forest agriculture. 7pm. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Rd. Call 682-4711.
Fri., Mar. 9
Poetry Out Loud: Five high school students compete in a recitation competition. 7pm. Mural Rm., Santa Barbara Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St. Call 568-2220.
Sat., Mar. 10
Sea and SOhO: The Naples Coalition presents music and an art auction for this year’s Cash for the Coast fundraiser. 8pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State St. $15. Call 452-5936.
Defend Yourself: The Rape Crisis Center offers a women’s self-defense workshop. 10am-2pm. S.B. Rape Crisis Ctr., 433 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-6832.
Ag Preservation: County staff presents a workshop on farmland development and how to stop it. 10am-1pm. Board of Supervisors Hearing Rm., 105 E. Anapamu St. Call 681-4200.
Mon., Mar. 12,
Grant Meeting: Santa Barbara County Public Health meets to discuss applications for grant proposals for projects involving housing opportunities for people with HIV/AIDS. 11am. Public Health Dept., 300 N. San Antonio Rd. Call 681-5421.
Wed., Mar. 14
Green Dream: California Common Vision’s Fruit Tree Tour stops at the Goleta Community Center for a tree-planting ceremony and children’s lectures about environmental preservation. 6:30pm. 5679 Hollister Ave. Call 962-2571 or visit commonvision.org.
Wake Up Wendy: Citizens and former employees protest the Santa Barbara News-Press in De la Guerra Plaza. Noon-1pm. Call 403-8830.