Thu., July 12

Obamarama: Santa Barbarans for Barack Obama meet to discuss their presidential candidate of choice. 6:45pm. Democratic Headquarters, 402 E. Gutierrez St. Email

Peace Vigil: Trinity Episcopal Church hosts an interfaith, silent peace vigil. 5pm. Corner of Micheltorena and State sts. Visit

Fri., July 13

Speakin’ BEACON: The Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment holds its July meeting. 9am. Carpinteria City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria. Call 662-6890.

BBQ Boogie: Casa de la Raza holds a fundraiser for its youth activities, including food, drinks, and dancing. 7pm. Casa de la Raza, 601 E. Montecito St. Call 965-8581.

Sat., July 14

Tree Care: The Goleta Valley Beautiful Association seeks volunteers to help at the Devereux greenhouse. Call 685-9710.

Man the Clipboards: The Democratic Service Club seeks volunteers to help sign up voters at the Pacific Pride Festival. Email

Tue., July 16

Pressing Issues: A lecture focuses on women’s urinary incontinence. 6pm. Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Call 564-4333.


Plasma for Plasma: To highlight the need for blood donations, area blood banks will raffle off plasma-screen TVs. To inquire locally, call the United Blood Services Headquarters at 865-7037.

Teach to Read: The Santa Barbara Adult Literacy Program seeks tutors. Call 564-5619.

Clean Up: The Goleta Valley Beautiful Association seeks people to help with graffiti removal. Call 685-9710.

Foster Love: Santa Barbara County Child Welfare Services reminds citizens that 600 children are currently under its protection and looking for homes. Call (866) 899-2649.


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