Citizens’ Alert

Thu., June 28

U and S.B.: The next Plan Santa Barbara meeting allows citizens to give input regarding the future of the city. 6-9pm. Westside Community Center, 423 W. Victoria St. Email

Fri., June 29

Cover Your Mouth: One Care Now stages a “sick-in” at a screening of the new Michael Moore documentary, Sicko, in protest of the American healthcare system. 7:45pm. Arlington Theatre. Call 682-5183.

Sun., July 1

Beachside Reflection: Arlington West organizers seek volunteers to help set up and take down wooden crosses memorializing soldiers killed during the current military efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Cabrillo Blvd. at Stearns Wharf. 7:30-8am set-up and 3:30pm take-down. Email

Wed., July 4

Independence Memorial: In memory of Californians killed during the current Iraq War, Veterans for Peace and the American Friends Service Committee will place boots for public display. 9am-4pm. Cabrillo Blvd., between Calle Cesar Ch¡vez and Calle Puerto Vallarta. Call 965-5152.

Backyard Fun: The Democratic Service Club invites the public to a barbeque honoring special guest Art Hicks, a Tuskegee Airman, and his wife, Edith. RSVP to nmiller@nchc .com.

Fair Fun: Santa Barbara Elks Lodge 613 hosts a Family Fun Fair, with food, crafts, dancing, and raffles. 11am-5pm. Call 968-5740.


Online Time: Transition House has announced its computer lab is now open to the general public for research, typing practice, and job searching. Tue.-Thu., 4-7pm; Fri.-Mon., 10:30am-2pm. 425 E. Cota St. Call 966-9668.

Bird Is the Word: The Turduken Group, which holds an annual November dinner to benefit Vandenberg Village libraries, has announced that tickets for the 2007 event are now on sale. Call 733-1114


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