Community Events

To submit your community event, email 50 words or less to by the second Wednesday of the month.  Be sure to include, in this order, the name of the event, location, time, a short description and contact information.


GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND PUPPY RAISERS. Raise a puppy and change someone’s life. Meets one Monday a month.  For location and more information contact Jack Brey at 805-937-7773 or Jack brey

FREE E.S.L. CLASSES Star of Bethlehem, 4566 S. Blosser Road, is offering English as a Second Language classes to the community for free.  The next session begins Tuesday, September 4.  There will be classes on Tuesday and Thursday nights, 6-7:30PM.  Call (805) 937-0339 for more information or just come.

CENTRAL COAST BEACH BOARDWALKERS WALKING CLUB has hosted two local group walks, and is inviting people to enjoy some fun, fitness, and friendship on the Bob Jones Trail at their Avila Beach walk on Saturday, August 25th from 8:00-11:00 am. The event is free for everyone not walking for AVA credit, and people of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Go to, or call Club President Ty Fredriks at 805-714-1552 for more information.

Friends of the Library Book Sale, Saturday, November 3, 2018, 10AM-1:30PM at Orcutt Public Library, 175 S. Broadway in Old Orcutt, just off Clark Ave. Great selection of books, CDs, DVDs, games in good condition. $1 (or less) per book. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  All proceeds go to the Library.

Valley Art Gallery located at 125 W. Clark Ave.  Original Art by Local Artists. New Show every two months.  Celebrate First Fridays every month 5-7PM.(805) 937 2278, Open Thursday - Saturday Noon-6PM, Sunday 1- 4PM.

The Orcutt Lions Club First Friday hamburger fest will also be held on Friday, October 5 in addition to the one scheduled for September 7.  Hours are from 5-8PM.  Hamburgers or cheeseburgers, plus potato chips, are only $5.00.  Purchase tickets at the door.  Sodas and other drinks are available for separate purchase.  Come celebrate First Friday at the Orcutt Lions Den, 126 So. Broadway in Orcutt.  Only two more First Friday hamburger feasts left this year.  So c’mon down.

SBC Animal Care Foundation's upcoming "2nd Annual Raise the Woof" comedy show and dinner on Saturday, September 22nd at 5PM at the Masonic Lodge located on Lakeview Road to raise funds for animals that come into the three shelters in Santa Barbara County.  This event will feature live music by local band, Clark Street Flyers, a three course sit down dinner, 50/50 drawing, raffle, and silent auction. The comedy show consists of two comedians from the Los Angeles area that have been featured on HBO, Comedy Central, and a variety of venues across the country including late night programs such as Jimmy Kimmel. Tickets: call Libby Walling 805-298-2968


50+ CLUB LUNCHEON, at St Louis De Montfort Church Hall at 11:30AM on the second Thursday of the month. Event is catered with nominal charge.  For reservations call Irene at 934-2511.

ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLIC AND DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY SYSTEMS meets Sundays at 4PM in the conference room of the Marian Extended Care Facility at 1530 Cypress Way off of Palisades and Main.  If you have questions, contact Kim at (805) 714-6908.

AA (or Alcoholics Anonymous).  If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, that’s ours. Meetings Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30PM Orcutt Presbyterian Church.General information and other meeting times and places, 925-3782.

ALL AMERICA CITY QUILT GUILD meets at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 4380 Orcutt Rd., on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM. except March and July. Info: or 937-4024.

ALTRUSA OF THE CENTRAL COAST meets at Noon on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Altrusa is an international non-profit organization of men and women that strives to make our local communities better through leadership, partnership and service.  For more information and meeting location call our president at 805.835.7627 or go to our website:

AMERICAN LEGION POST 534 Breakfast 8-11AM on the first Sunday of each month.  Public invited.  145 W. Clark Ave.

AMERICAN LEGION POST Veterans BBQ  in Orcutt, 145 W. Clark Ave.  11AM-3PM or until sold out on the third Saturday of each month.

ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST at OASIS Senior Center, 420 East Soares, Old Orcutt on the second Saturday of each month 8-10AM: Adult members $5, Non members $7, Children under 10: $3.

BIBLE STUDY on I & II Corinthians at St. Louis de Montfort.  Monday nights 7-8:30PM. For more info contact Steve Stanley 937-1353; Trent Benedetti 937-9625.

BSA Troop 87 in Orcutt.  Enjoy outdoors camping, hiking, fishing, snow & water sports, etc.  Scouting provides an opportunity to try new things, build self-confidence, provide service to others, and reinforce ethical standards that improve relationships, family lives, and values.

Bilingual worship services at Christian Life every Sunday at 2PM, Unity Chapel of Life church located at 1165 Stubblefield Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93455. 719-660-9789.

CA 0295 TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Foster Road Church of Christ every Monday evening.  Weigh-ins @ 5:30 meeting @ 6PM. (805)2681480

CAMPING LOVE OF ADVENTURE is a non-profit single & adult camping club.  We meet for camping outings once a month on second Wednesday for up to a week or less. Elaine @ 805 937-5357

CAREGIVER’S SUPPORT GROUP.  Learn coping strategies and gain support from a professional social worker.  For those who care for people that are home bound or suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia or senility.  Class is free and meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the OASIS Senior Center.

CENTRAL COAST BEACH BOARDWALKERS WALKING CLUB meets at Giovanni’s Pizza in Orcutt (next to Albertson’s) on the fourth Thursday of each month from 6-7:30PM. Anyone interested in joining the CCBB is invited to meet Thursday, August 23rd for the next club meeting, Details can be found at, or call Club President Ty Fredriks at 805-714-1552. 

CENTRAL COAST CHORDSMEN invite those who would like to sing or would like to learn to participate with them.  Call 937-7960 for information.

CENTRAL COAST CORVETTE CLUB open to Corvette Owners and Enthusiasts. meetings at 7PM on the first Thursday of the month @ Merrill Gardens, Wellness Center, 1350 N. Suey Road, Santa Maria. Info: call Mike @ 805-934-3948 or Lorri @ 805-481-7545.

CENTRAL COAST COMPUTER CLUB Knollwood Village Clubhouse 4012 S. Bradley

Meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 5:45PM. with Q&A session, coffee and cookies, followed by a 7PM. brief business meeting. Information: Bill 934 0775 or

Central Coast Gardeners meet at the Luis OASIS Senior Center, 420 Soares Ave., on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30PM. from September through May.  Guests are welcome.  Info: Dorothy  934-8325.

CENTRAL COAST SAMS RV GROUP meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month for a 3 day "campout". We enjoy planned tours, good food and fellowship at local campgrounds within 100 miles of the Central Coast.  We welcome new members. Contact Faye Cardoza 805-481-1047.

COASTAL VALLEYS MARINE CORPS LEAGUE 1340 monthly meeting on the fourth Tuesday of the month held at Veteran's Memorial Bldg at 313 W Tunnell in Santa Maria at 7PM.

COASTAL VOICES is looking for singers to join us! Rehearsals are held Mondays, 7 PM, at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3945 S. Bradley Rd., Santa Maria. A love of singing and the willingness to work hard and learn beautiful music is the only requirement. Check our website at Singers can contact us at or call 937-5827 for additional information.

CRESTWOOD CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (Non-Denominational) 1265 W. McCoy Lane, Ste A, Santa Maria, CA  93455, 925-7500. An All Volunteer Church concentrating on teaching the word of God and using our resources to help the poor in love thru service. Come find out what it is like to "Do Church Differently."

CUB SCOUT PACK 91 is always looking for new boys between 1st and 5th grade.  Scouting teaches young boys about their community, citizenship, service to others, and outdoor adventure.  To learn more about us visit or call us at 253-CUBS.

Evangelistic Service, 105 S. Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93455 (Old Orcutt), Sundays at 6:30PM, Worship with us.Pastor Jesse Pinheiro (805)937-6536.

Exciting Bible Study at Revival Tabernacle, 105 S. Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93455 (Old Orcutt) Wednesdays at 7PM Join us as we explore God’s word. Pastor Jesse Pinheiro

FAMILY FUN NIGHT 6-8PM. Last Friday of the month @ Unity Church, 1165 Stubblefield, Orcutt.Bring games and food to share.  (805) 937-3025. 

FOUR-PARK BARBERSHOP HARMONY FOR WOMEN who love to sing. For additional information, call 805-736-7572. We love to sing for special occasions. Rehearsals on Thursday nights, 6:45PM, Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 4725 S. Bradley Rd.

GROWING GROUNDS FARM STAND open Thursdays from 12-6PM.  Come and enjoy fresh vegetables, flowers and plants.  Located on the corner of Foster Rd and California.  For more information call 934-2182.

GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND PUPPER RAISERS. Raise a puppy and change someone’s life. Meets one Monday a month.  For location and more information contact Jack Brey at 805-937-7773 or Jack brey

HEARTHSTONE EDUCATORS Christian support group for home educators. Meeting for those considering homeschooling on the second Thursday of each month at 7PM.  Call Cheryl Kliewer for more information (937-7099)

HEALING GRIEF CLASS an 8 week support class for the newly bereaved held 5 times a year (Tues 10AM-Noon at Marian Residence) and a Grief Recovery Support Group every Tues. 3-4:30PM at Marian West, 505 E. Plaza Drive in Santa Maria. Info on either group: Marian Hospice at 739-3830

INSPIRATIONAL BUT CHALLENGING CHRISTIAN 12 STEP CLASS at the Crucified Life Church, 109 W. Fesler, second Monday of each month at 7PM. Welcome anyone in recovery from Alcohol, Drugs or just life itself. For any questions call Pastor Victor 878-1033 or Carl 478-6198.

INTERFAITH COMMUNITY OUTREACH NETWORK meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30PM to bring people of diverse backgrounds to work collaboratively to promote education, justice, and harmony through open dialogue. Unity Chapel of Light at 1165 Stubblefield Rd in Orcutt.  Come join us!

JOIN THE CLUB SCOUTS.  Pack 93 of Orcutt Camping, hiking, lots of outdoor activities. Family oriented pack. Siblings are invited! Join the fun of the most exciting Cub Scout pack around. Contact Cubmaster Paul Rodarte at 478-3538 or for more information check out Pack 93's website:

JOIN US FOR THE EPIC: A JOURNEY THROUGH CHURCH HISTORY in Room 2-Parish Community Center, Monday evening, 7:30-9PM.  For more information contact Trent Benedetti, 922-4881, or Steve Stanley, 937 1353,

JOB’S DAUGHTERS is an organization for young women ages 10 - 20 that teaches leadership, self-confidence, fundraising and philanthropic activities, friendship and respect for people and cultures and has over 20,000 members in the USA; Canada; Australia; the Philippines and Brazil.  For a girl to qualify, she must have a Masonic relationship.  Assistance is offered to identify the Masonic relationship.  Info: Pat Cuthbertson, Bethel Guardian, at 937-0838.

KINCARES, Inc. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Resources, Training, Education & Support. Group meeting held at the Oasis Senior Center, second Wednesday each month 10AM-12PM. RSVP at 452-2896.

KIWANIS CLUB OF ORCUTT is adding two 12PM meetings each month on the 3rd and 4th Wednesdays in the back room of Rooney’s Irish Pub, beginning September 20th. This is in addition to their regular meeting schedule of 7AM on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays at Jack’s in Old Orcutt. Everyone is welcome to attend. Kiwanis has exciting plans for Orcutt and they invite you to take part. For more information contact Doug Dougherty: or 937-9750 ex. 6.

Life in Focus, 105 S. Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93455 (Old Orcutt),Every Wednesday from 6-7PM. An evidence-based free program helping to rebuild our communities one person at a time. Changing lives. One family at a time. Julie Fernandez (805)704-2646

LOS PADRES ARTIST GUILD Meeting, OASIS Senior Center, 420 E. Soares, Old Orcutt on the second Friday of each month at 6PM.  Info: 937-9750.  Everyone welcome.

MOMS CLUB OF ORCUTT is a chapter of the MOMS Club International and is dedicated to supporting moms who are looking for exciting and fun things to do with their small children. Find us on Facebook at MOMS Club of Orcutt or email

Moxie Cafe offers live music every Thursday and Friday night from 5:30-7:30PM. We have everything from local acoustic artists to full bands. Check out our events calendar on our website,, for the current line up of music.

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM of Santa Maria presents LIVE! At the Museum on the first Saturday of every month.  Live family oriented program which feature animals and plants of interest to our community. NatureBabies story time is held on the last Friday of each month, a Museum docent presents a preschool story time which includes a free book to each attending child. Museum located at 412 South McClelland, Santa Maria. 614-0806 Hours: Wed and Friday Noon-3PM Saturday 11AM-4PM Free Admission.  Donations gratefully accepted.  The Museum offers free school tours.

NEWCOMERS CLUB - Santa Maria Valley women’s group meets monthly for lunch, coffee, special events and to have fun. Join us! Call Barbara Chappell 614-6800.

ORCUTT/SANTA MARIA STOCK INVESTMENT CLUB meets every Monday at 9AM in the Santa Maria Elks Lodge building. Learn about and discuss stock market investing. All investors and potential investors are welcome. Call Jim Speer at 805-934-1164 for information

ORCUTT AREA ADVISORY GROUP. Mid-State Bank and Trust, 1110 East Clark Avenue on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30PM. Guests are always welcome.  Info: 937-1861

ORCUTT CHRISTIAN CHURCH offers a FREE class on the Fundamentals of the Christian faith on the 2nd and 4th Mondays from 2-3PM, 204 Patterson Rd.

ORCUTT DONUT DERELICTS is an informal car club that meets every Sunday, rain or shine, in the parking lot outside the Golden Donut from 8-10AM.  Everyone is welcome.  

ORCUTT LIONS CLUB meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at the Orcutt Lions Club, 126 South Broadway at Clark Ave., in old Orcutt.   Doors open at 6:30PM for socializing, the meeting starts at 7PM.  Meetings are open to the public.

PACIFIC PRIDE FOUNDATION needs caring volunteers. Can you spare a few hours to support locals affected by HIV/AIDS?  Contact Jocelyn at 349-9947, Ext. 103.

PATHWAY FAMILY SERVICES is a faith based foster family agency that places children in certified homes and offers support to those who want to become foster parents. We offer free training and monetary compensation for qualified families. For more information call (805)-739-1111.

PARENTS SHARING SORROW & HOPE A grief support group for parents who have lost a child of any age.  We meet the 3rd Tuesday of every month at Church of Christ. 795 E. Foster Rd, Santa Maria, from 6:30-7:30PM For information contact:Susan Moran, RN, 805-466-0294

PATH POINT, a non-profit organization that has provided services for individuals with disabilities and disadvantages since 1964, is currently seeking donations of vinyl or leather chairs and/or couches for the day program. Contact Gail @ 934-3537 ex. 110 for questions or donations.

PILATES - Foxenwood Tennis & Swim Club 1087 Clubhouse Drive. Mon. & Wed. at 5:30PM & Tue. at 11AM. Cost per session: $8 members $10 non-members. Space is limited. Linda 805.540.9068

PUGS IN THE PARK, meet every second Sunday of the month, 2-4PM, Orcutt Community Small Dog Park, 5800 S. Bradley Rd., Orcutt, CA.

ROTARY CLUB of SANTA MARIA-SOUTH, Santa Maria Inn 801 S. Broadway (Kent Room), Meetings held on the 1st three Mondays of each month from 6-7:30PM. New members welcome! Join us for dinner and discover what our Rotary Club is all about. "Service above Self"  Contact Joe Gruba :

RPEA (Retired Public Employees’ Association) invites anyone who is a public employee to come to a meeting the 3rd Tuesday of the month at noon, Santa Maria Terrace, 1405 E Main St.  Come see what you can do to help save your retirement and other benefits RPEA has to offer.

SANTA MARIA COIN CLUB holds its monthly meeting at the Edwards Community Center located at 809 Panther Drive, Santa Maria at 7PM every third Wednesday of the month.  Coin Collectors of all ages and casino chip collectors are all invited.  We have a very active numismatic group which makes this a family meeting.  Bring coins for free appraisals.  937-3158.

SANTA MARIA FAMILY HISTORY CENTER services are FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and all members of the community are invited to visit and use the facility.  Hours are, Monday – Wednesday 10AM-2PM, and 7–9PM on Tuesday and Wednesday.  805-928-4722. Trained volunteers are ready and waiting to help you get started. The Santa Maria Family History Center is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The LDS Church operates the largest Family History Library in the world – entirely with the purpose of helping anyone connect with their ancestors by locating certificates, census records and photos that can prove family relationships.

SANTA MARIA INCLUSIVE LEARNERS (SMILe) is a fee-free inclusive homeschooling group that meets every Monday from 10-11:30AM in Santa Maria for academic enrichment, social interaction and fun. All home and alternative learners welcome. Call 934-9857 for location. Past activities have included: "Fun with Math" Club; Sign Language; Game Days; French. We are currently planting seeds for a book club, science club, backyard farm. Join us, and see what we grow.

SANTA MARIA MENS CLUB: A great way to spend a couple of hours with a great bunch of guys.  For more details, call 937-1499 or 937-0355

SANTA MARIA MODEL A CLUB meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month, 7PM, at the Edwards Community Center.  Visitors and guests are welcome.  Info: Jay McCord 805-598-8133

SANTA MARIA VALLEY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY meets every 3rd Thursday (except Jul, Aug & Dec) at the Cornerstone Community Room, 705 S. McClelland St., Santa Maria from 2-4PM. Free family history  research assistance and monthly educational presentations. Visit

SANTA MARIA VALLEY REPUBLICANS has a HOT Topic - bring your own brown bag -Luncheon at the Republican HQ Office, 104 E. Boone St. Suite E, 2nd Monday of each month at noon. Bring some good grub and a willingness to talk political issues. Phone 345-5943.

SENIOR SOFTBALL: boys and girls over 50 who like to play softball, Monday & Thursday mornings at Hagerman Softball Complex.  A player pays $1 each day to help purchase new balls and sponsor a picnic once a month.

SPECIAL NEEDS NETWORK meets the second Tuesday of the month at 12 noon at Cafe Noir in the Palmer Room, at 1555S. Broadway, Santa Maria.  For more information, call Diana Gard 937-8756

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH welcomes all to attend Bible study every Thursday @10AM.4465 S. Blosser Rd., 805 937-0339 Sunday School, 105 S. Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93455 (Old Orcutt), Sundays at 10AM, Worship with us. Pastor Jesse Pinheiro (805)937-6536

TEMPLE BETH EL, a reformed congregation invites those of the  Hebrew faith to attend our services every night at 7:30 pm. The  Temple  is at 1501 East Alvin Ave., Santa Maria. 

TRAINERS OF TREASURES (TOTs) Local moms group that meets twice monthly on Mondays at First Christian Church, 9:30-11:30AM., 619-206- 3422.

TRI CITY COUND CHORUS/SWEET ADELINES INTERNATIONAL invites women who like to sing to come join the chorus 6:45PM Thursdays at Lutheran Church of Our Savior 4725 S. Bradley Road, Orcutt.  805-736-7572.

TOASTMASTERS Improve your presentation skills and expand leadership skills in a friendly, helpful environment. Nina Toastmasters meet every Thursday from Noon-1:15PM at 1st American Title Co, 411 E Betteravia (corner of Miller). Guests welcome!