Citizens’ Alert

Thu., May 3

You Go, Girls: A luncheon held by Girls Inc. features an address by Santa Barbara activist Lynn Scarlett. 11:30am. Bella Vista, Montecito Ranch Estates. Call 963-4757.

Tres de Mayo: The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce invites members and nonmembers to a mixer in honor of Cinco de Mayo. 1715 State St. Call 280-1644.

Fri., May 4

Wondrous Water: The 7th Annual Barrett Conference, celebrating the ministry of all women, invites citizens to hear author Jean Bolen to speak on the spiritual power of water. La Casa de Maria Retreat House, 800 El Bosque Rd. Call 969-5031.

East Meets West: UCSB holds a global health conference focusing on Chinese medicine. 7pm. Wake Ctr., 300 N. Turnpike Rd. Call 964-6853.

Sat., May 5

Self Defense: The Rape Crisis Center invites women 13 and older to attend a workshop on self-awareness, assertiveness, and physical strength as protections against assault. 10am-2pm. S.B. Rape Crisis Ctr., 433 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-6832 x12.

Gang Solutions: The Santa Barbara Chapter of the ACLU holds an open forum discussion on local gang violence. 2-4pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Call 687-5321.

Sun., May 6

Hablas Espa±ol: The Community Counseling and Education Center invites citizens to a fundraiser for Spanish-speaking members of the community. 11am-3pm. Mediation Ctr., 1745 Calle Boca del Canon. Call 962-3363 x2.

Tue., May 8

Wee Whales: Artist Peggy Oki invites Santa Barbara residents to help make origami whales. 6-9pm. 7 W. Haley St. Call 963-2726.


Crisis Counselors Needed: The Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center will train people to become sexual assault counselors May 8-June 28. Call 963-6832.


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