Thu., May 17
Hang with Helene: City CouncilÂ-member Helene Schneider kicks off her re-election campaign. 5-7pm. SOhO, 1221 State St. Email email@example.com.
Sat., May 19
Come on In: Democratic Women of Santa Barbara will host an open house and fundraiser. Enjoy musical entertainment and refreshments.
4-6pm. Democratic Headquarters, 402 E. Gutierrez St. Call 568-5932.
Sun., May 20
Mister History: Distinguished historian and USC professor emeritus Doyce Nunis will be lecturing on California history.
2pm. The Mission Archive-Library. Call 682-4713 x124.
Fishy Festival: The 2nd Annual Steelhead Festival gives residents a chance to learn about this endangered indigenous fish. 10am-3pm. Stearns Wharf. Call 963-0583.
Mon., May 21
Compassionate Treatment: A town hall meeting will focus on how the legal system regards mentally ill people. 7-9:30pm. The Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Call 564-5608.
No Haters: The Anti-Defamation League is hosting a reception that aims to address problems associated with prejudice. 5pm. Santa Barbara County Education Office Auditorium, 4400 Cathedral Oaks Rd. Call 564-6670.
Tue., May 22
Run for It: La Cumbre Junior High School is holding a jog-a-thon fundraiser. Those who know a student are asked to sponsor him or her in advance. 2255 Modoc Rd. Call 687-0761.
Wed., May 23
Interns on Stage: Santa Barbara Summer Stock Youth Theater is looking for summer interns in such fields as music, choreography, makeup, and set design. Ages 7-17. Call 698-1250.