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Community Events

     Do you have a special event, fundraiser, or community activity you would like our readers to know about? Whether it’s a one-time event or an monthly or weekly happening, we want to help you get the word out.  Email 50 words or less to by the first Monday of the month.  Be sure to include, in this order, the name of the event, location, time, a short description and contact information.All events are subject to change.  Please contact the event or club sponsor to find out details about the organization/event and meeting times.


COMMUNITY YARD SALE. April 27, 8AM-Noon. Gloria Dei Lutheran parking lot. 4380 Orcutt Rd. (805)937-3905. Space rent $25.

FRIENDS OF THE SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY'S PAINTED CHAIR RAFFLE at the Santa Maria Town Center East April 20th-May 5th. Local artists create book-themed items for the public to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win. Raffle’s proceeds less administrative costs support the Santa Maria Public Library.  

CENTRAL COAST CHORDSMEN presents "Jukebox Saturday Night" April 20, 2:30 PM, Boyd Hall, Allan Hancock College.  Special Guest Coastal Voices Community Choir.

FREE ONE-DAY MEDIAL/DENTAL CLINIC Services include dental care, medical counseling, foot care, physical therapy, massage therapy, haircuts and more. Sunday May 5 at the Santa Maria Seventh Day Adventist Church. 1775 S. Thornburg. 8am to 4pm. First come first serve.


SANTA MARIA COIN & COLLECTIBLE SHOW, May 11, 9am-4pm at Elwin Mussell Senior Center Sport Cards, Beanies, Stamps and more, free admission & free appraisals. Info: 805-937-3158.

ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION located at 877 Francine Lane, Santa Maria is holding an Ethnic Food Fair on Saturday, May 18th, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. featuring foods from Greece, Syria, Ukraine, and Romania.Items include Dolma, Tabouli, Piroshki, Vareniki, Stuffed cabbage, Baklava, assorted cookies & pastries.



50+ CLUB Meeting/Luncheon at Giavanni’s Pizza,1108 E. Clark Ave. at 11:30AM on the second Thursday of the month, purchase our own lunch, meet & share ideas and support local charities. New members welcome. Pam Cosma 805-896-6045.


AA (Alcoholics Anonymous).  If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, that’s ours. Meetings Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 6:30PM Orcutt Presbyterian Church. General information and other meeting times and places, 805-925-3782.


ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS AND DISFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES ( meets on Thur, Fri, Sat, and Sun.  Contact Kim at (805) 714-6908.

ALL AMERICA CITY QUILT GUILD meets at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 4380 Orcutt Rd. on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm except March and July. Info: or 805.448.6276.

ALTRUSA OF THE CENTRAL COAST meets 6PM 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 info and meeting location call  805 478-9243 or

BREAKFAST at The OASIS Center, 420 Soares Ave, Old Orcutt on the second Saturday of each month, 7:45-10am.  Adult members: $7.00, Non-members: $8.00, Children under 10: $5.00.


AMERICAN LEGION POST 534 is open to all members Thursday 3-9PM, Friday 3-10PM, Saturday Noon – 10PM, Sunday noon-6PM, Monday 3-8PM, Closed Tuesday and Wednesdays. 

ANGELS FOSTER CARE is looking for families in Santa Maria and Orcutt local foster care providers. To learn more about becoming an Angels Foster Care parent,visit or call 805-884-0012.

ATTENTION ALL MAGICIANS!  Join our local magic club. Meets once a month. All ages and skill levels..Text Tom Becker (805) 720-1164


BENT AXLE CAR CLUB is welcoming new members! Do you have a pre-1973 American-made car and would like to socialize with us (cruising, eating and having fun)? MaAnn McKindley 805-714-6111

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.

BILINGUAL WORSHIP SERVICES at Christian Life Church every Sunday at 1PM, Oasis Senior Center. 

CAMPING LOVE OF ADVENTURE is a nonprofit single adult camping club.  We meet the second week of each month on Wednesday. Information: Elaine 805-937-5357

CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP at the OASIS Center.  Learn coping strategies and gain support from a professional.  1st Wednesdays from 630pm-7:30pm, and 3rd Thursdays 2:00-3:30pm.

CENTRAL COAST BEACH BOARDWALKERS WALKING CLUB. Call 805-714-1552 for information. 

CENTRAL COAST CHORDSMEN invite those who 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 @ Home Motors, showroom lobby at 1313 E. Main St., Santa Maria. Info: Mike-805-934-3948 or Bruce 805-588-5334

CENTRAL COAST CRUISE NIGHTS invites all car collectors to join us on the 4th Saturday of the month at Golden Donut in Orcutt, depart at 6pm, and drive into Old Orcutt. Afterwards, grab a bite to eat and support our local businesses.

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.

CENTRAL COAST SUDOKU CLUB – Ready to take your SUDOKU solving skills to the next level? Monthly “step-by-step” solutions to “Tough” puzzles in a “Skype” game format.  Email for more information.  For examples, search YouTube for SUbingDOKU.

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

COASTAL VOICES COMMUNITY CHOIR is looking for singers! Rehearsals Mondays, 6:30PM at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3945 S. Bradley Rd. . A love of singing and the willingness to work hard and learn beautiful music is the only requirement. or call 805-517-4645 for additional information.

COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY, an international non-denominational Bible study, runs through May 1, 2024. Meets weekly on Wednesday mornings from 10:10am to 12pm, at Grace Baptist Church in the Ed Building.

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. 

CRIBBAGE ANYONE?  The Santa Maria Cribbage Club is looking for new members. Meets Monday@the Best Western hotel@noon. We play 9 games against different opponents.  If you love cribbage, please join us. Contact: Debbie @ (805) 598-1867

CUB SCOUT PACK 91 welcomes boys and girls, grades K-5 to join us.  Scouting teaches children about their community, citizenship, service to others, and outdoor adventure.  To learn more about us visit or call us at 253-CUBS.


DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF SM VALLEY meets every 3rd Thursday at IHOP, 202 Nicholson Ave, Santa Maria. Social at Noon, guest speakers

at 1 PM. Business meeting for members follows. Call 805-349-2708 or visit for more information. 


DOUBLE DECK PINOCHLE meets the second and fourth Tuesday at Mussell Center from 12:30 - 4:00. Info: Jean 805-922-1615. 

EVANGELISTIC SERVICE 105 S. Broadway  (Old Orcutt), Sundays at 6:30PM, Worship with us.Pastor Jesse Pinheiro (805)937-6536.

FREE EXERCISE GROUP 9AM Saturday mornings throughout June and July.  Emphasis on walking and/or running the 1/4-mile-long Harbor Church Trail at 751 E. Foster Road.  Ages 4 - 94 welcome.  Questions? David Dantzer at (805) 937-0213.

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 Come and enjoy fresh vegetables, flowers and plants.  Located on the corner of Foster Rd and California.  

GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND PUPPY RAISERS. Raise a puppy and change someone’s life. Meet once a month. For more information contact Jack Brey at 805-598-9397


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

HEALTH AND WELLNESS CLASS at the OASIS Center 420 Soares Ave, Old Orcutt - Learn about supplements, exercise, cardiac health, and more!  2nd and 4th Thursdays from 2:00-3:30. 

INTERESTED in attending in-depth healing groups? Led by Pastor and Holy Spirit. Celebrated in members’ homes. Info: Pastor Victor at (805) 878-1033 or Carl Buck at (805) 478-6198

INVESTMENT GROUP meets at OASIS Center, 420 Soares Ave, on the 2nd and 4th Mondays, 11:30-12:30.  Educational group, no fees.

JOIN THE CUB 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. (805) 478-3538 or

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,

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

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

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 CHRISTIAN CHURCH FREE class on the fundamentals of 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 Wednesday of the month at the Orcutt Lions Den, 126 South Broadway, at Clark Avenue in Old Orcutt. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for socializing; the meeting starts at 7PM. Meetings are open to the public. Call 805-934-1246 for more information.

PATHWAY FAMILY SERVICES  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.

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.

POETRY FOR WELLNESS WORKSHOP at the OASIS Center 420 Soares Ave, Old Orcutt.  Join Dot as she guides you through an exploration of mental wellness through poetry.  2nd Thursday each month from 8:00am-9:30am.  

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 :


SANTA MARIA COIN CLUB meets 7PM third Wednesday of the month at the Church of the Nazarine in Santa Maria. Coin collectors of all ages and casino chip collectors are all invited. Bring coins for free appraisals.  805-937-3158

SANTA MARIA FAMILY HISTORY CENTER FREE services to help ancestors. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Tuesday - Thursday 10AM-2PM, and 6:30-8:30PM Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. 805 928-4722. 


SANTA MARIA FLYERS AIRCRAFT DISPLAY DAY at Santa Maria Airport on the second weekned of each month, both Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 2.  Hangar doors open to display aircraft and enjoy community with SMX pilots.

SANTA MARIA INCLUSIVE LEARNERS (SMILe) homeschooling group meets every Monday 10-11:30AM for academic enrichment, social interaction and fun. Home and alternative learners welcome. 805-934-9857 for location.

SANTA MARIA LAWN BOWLING CLUB Great fun, easy to play, all ages, all levels, low impact exercise lawn bowling and make new friends in a congenial atmosphere. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30AM at 420 S. McClelland St.  Call Don Yee 805-980-8673

SANTA MARIA MENS CLUB Spend a couple of hours with a great bunch of guys.  805-937-1499 or 805-937-0355

SANTA MARIA MODEL A CLUB meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month, 6:30PM, at the Elwin Mussell Center.  Visitors and guests are welcome.  Info: Jay McCord 805-598-8133.

SANTA MARIA VALLEY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY meets 3rd Thursday 2:15 to 4PM except Jun, Jul, Aug & Dec. Visitors welcome. Contact for program and location info.


SANTA MARIA WOMEN’S NETWORK meets the first Wednesday of every month from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Santa Maria County Club, 505 West Waller Lane, Santa Maria.  Please email or check out our webpage at for more information.

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 A Street Cafe, 2445 A Street Santa Maria.  For more information, call 805-264-2434

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, Sundays at 10AM, Pastor Jesse Pinheiro (805)937-6536

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

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.

WOMEN’S EXERCISE CLASS Cornerstone Church (Family Center) Mon/Wed/Fri  10-11AM. FREE. Bring mat. All Levels. 1026 E. Sierra Madre (next to Hancock College) Office: (805) 922-1919

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