Archive » April 7, 2011
By SYVJ Staff
Saturday, April 9UCSB Sedgwick Reserve hike at 8:30 a.m. Sedgwick operates on a very limited University budget; therefore a donation of $10 per hiker or $15 per couple or family is suggested for the hikes. Donations can be made on the day of the hike, and reservations are required. Also, be advised that if there is inclement weather, the hikes will be cancelled and a message will be placed on the Sedgwick answering machine. For further information and reservations, contact email@example.com or 686-1941, Extension 6.
Geology with Jim Cleland at 10:30 a.m. A program for 2nd-4th graders and their families at Solvang Branch Library. Did you ever wonder: How did those rocks get there? Why are there different kinds? How are they made? Join us to explore these questions and more. Find out what a geologist does! To sign up, please call 688-4214.
April 9 & 1016th Annual Cachuma Lake Nature Center Trout Derby, Shine. Guaranteed cash prizes will be awarded to lucky anglers. Pick up registration forms at the marina, Nature Center, front gate, or the General Store. For registration during the Derby: Friday, April 8, from 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. at Rec Hall; Saturday, April 9, from 5:45 a.m.-noon at Rec Hall and noon-6:30 p.m. at Launch Ramp; Sunday, April 10, from 5:45 a.m.-noon at Launch Ramp. To request a registration form and obtain more information, call The Trout Derby Hotline 693-8381 or go online to www.troutderby.org.
Sunday, April 10Solvang School’s 8th Annual Golf Tournament at the River Course at the Alisal. The community is invited to participate either to play, or become a major sponsor, tee sponsor, family sponsor, donate a raffle item or come to the barbecue. This event has been extremely successful in raising funds to support updated computer technology for Solvang School students and teachers. Check-in and putting contest begin at 12 p.m., shotgun start is at 1 p.m., and the event culminates with a barbecue at 5 p.m. and awards ceremony and raffle. $85 per player includes 18 holes and golf cart. $20/plate for barbecue. Pre-registration is due by April 1. Golfers, no jeans. Contact event chairperson Patrick Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org. 688-1684. Registration and sponsor forms available in the Solvang School office at 565 Atterdag Road.
Saturday, April 16Birds, Feathers, and Flight, the 3rd annual spring time call for The C Gallery group show. Show opens April 16 with entries due April 6, 7, 8, 9. Go online for entry form at www.thecgallery.com/bffentry.html or for questions, 344-3807.
Wednesday, April 21Windchimes: An Earthday craft with Pamela Zwehl-Burke at 2 p.m. at Solvang Branch Library. Using natural materials, participants will construct fantastic chimes for hanging outdoors, where the wind will continue your Earthday celebration year round. Pamela Zwehl-Burke is an artist, a reader, and a watcher of the natural world. Best for 1st-6th grades. Younger children are welcome with an adult to assist them. To sign up please call 688-4214.
April 23, May 14, June 252011 SYVEA Stock Horse Show and Rodeo. Judges are Tim Stewart, Bill Enk, and Rick Drayer. Event is free to the public and community, The series will include four competition classes to include: open, non pro, non pro limited, and greener than grass. Santa Ynez Coffee Company will provide breakfast and lunch to all competitors and spectators. Competitors must be SYVEA members. Complete information including membership costs, applications and entry forms can be found on syvea.org. For information, contact Davia Montoya at 588-4793 or email@example.com.
July 30 & Sept. 10Western Circuit Horse & Mule Shows this year at the Santa Ynez Valley Equestrian Center, 195 N. Refugio Road. 688-2738. For more info and entry forms, go to www.syvea.org.
Saturday, July 30Los Alamos Chair Faire from 10 a.m-4 p.m. We line up all and any kind of chairs along the sidewalk for a chair show and sale. Prizes and musical chairs, too. There are three categories for the sculptures of chairs: 1) Indoor, 2) Outdoor, and 3) Repeating Object Designs. There will be entry forms for the chair sculptures, commitment due by June 30 with entry fee of $10.
Monday, Sept. 26The Solvang Centennial Committee is still taking reservations for our scheduled trip to Denmark. Departure is set for Sept. 26, with a charter bus from Solvang to the Los Angeles airport for scheduled flights into Copenhagen with a return from Aalborg, Solvang’s Sister City, Oct. 6. Please call Linda Johansen at 686-1644 or 453-1875 for additional information and a completed itinerary.
Cachuma Lake Wildlife Cruise – Fridays 3-5 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. - noon and 3-5 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. - noon. 2-hour cruises that focus on nesting birds, other local wildlife, flora, cultural history, and geology. $15/adults $7/kids (4-12 years old, please, no children under 4). Reservations: 686-5050 weekdays, 686-5055 weekends. $8 Park Admission per vehicle. 688-4515 or visit www.cachuma.com and click on “Calendar of Events.”
MondaysUnited Voluntary Services rolls bandages for Direct Relief International the first Monday of the month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Ynez mobile home park and the fourth Monday of the month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the First Baptist Church on Janin Way. For information, call Mary at 686-1965.
Al-Anon step study meeting at noon at the Solvang Alano Club, 320 Alisal Road, Solvang.
Global Gardens Organic Food Tasting, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Los Olivos. $3 pp, Mon-Sun, 693-1600.
TuesdaysPreschool Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, & fun for little ones. Stay for a craft afterward and make a new friend! Solvang Library 688-4214.
Santa Ynez Christian Women’s Connection meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Little Red House, 555 Atterdag, Solvang from 9:30-11 a.m. $5.00 Donation. Child care is provided; please contact Mary at 693-0244.
Solvang Rotary Club, Alisal River Grill Restaurant, 7:15 a.m., solvangrotary.com.
Los Olivos Wine Merchant Cafe, Wine and Art, 5-7 p.m. Meets the first Tuesday of every month.
Soul Group Gathering, Jivamukti Center, 6:30 p.m., 688-7079, jivamukticenter.com.
WednesdaysJodi House, a support program for people recovering from brain injury and stroke, meets on Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. at the SYV NonProfit Support Center, 595 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang. Family members welcome. Call (805)563-2882 for details.
The Soul Food Book Club chooses books with a spiritual focus or a valuable life lesson. We meet once a month, the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. at St. Mark’s in Los Olivos. For more information, call Paulette Miller at 688-0936.
Solvang Third Wednesday returns June 16th just in time to celebrate summer with a variety of opportunities to shop, wine and dine. Tickets are $20. For more information, contact Susan Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda Jackson at email@example.com.
Join The Vineyard House Restaurant for Jazz Under the Stars from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Music on the front deck, dinner is served, $3 per person entertainment charge added to the guest check. All this money goes directly musicians. 350-0284
On-going Drawing classes with Connie Rohde. Beginners 9 a.m.-noon; intermediate 6-9 p.m. Continental breakfast at morning break. Evening tea/coffee and cakes at break. The C Gallery, Los Alamos. 344-3807, www.thecgallery.com.
Meeting for Adult Children of Alcoholics or Dysfunctional Homes. Time: 7 p.m. at Lompoc Alano Club, 119 No. D St., Lompoc, 737-3969, www.adultchildren.org
Support the Troops Packing Day - 4th Wednesday of each month, 1 p.m. SYV Womens’ Club, 533 Atterdag, Solvang. 686-7976.
Farmers Market Certified Organic. Solvang, 2:30-6 p.m. Fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, etc, 688-0701.
Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe’s Tailor to your Taste, 5-7 p.m., Choose from five wines and hors d’oeuvres, $15 pp.
SYV Rotary Club meets at the Buellton Marriott, 12:15 p.m., santaynezvalleyrotary.org.
ThursdaysThe Santa Ynez Valley Lions Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday, at the Church of the Crossroads, 236 La Lata Drive, Buellton. Contact the SYV Club Secretary for details at 937-4252.
Buellton Library Storytime at 11 a.m. Stories, songs and a craft, Spring session runs from Jan. 6 through May 19th at Buellton Library, 140 W. Hwy 246, 688-3115.
Wandering Dog Wine Bar’s Blind Tasting 4-8 p.m. Cost is $15 pp. Check our website for each week’s theme wanderingdogwinebar.com.
Support the Troops Game Day - 2nd Thursday of each month, noon to 3 p.m. $5 donation - snacks, drinks, fun and friendship - Nextrain, Bridge, etc. SYV Rancho Mobile Estates Clubhouse. Sonnie Lindquist, 686-7976.
SYV Women’s Club Duplicate Bridge - 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, noon to 3 p.m. For beginners, SYV Womens’ Club, 533 Atterdag, Solvang. Sonnie Lindquist, 686-7976.
Los Olivos Rotary Club meets, Los Olivos Grange, 5:30 p.m. 688-0658.
Valley Wind Ensemble rehearsal, 7 p.m., SYV High School Music Room, 688-8728.
Buellton Rotary Club meets, Marriott Hotel, Buellton, noon. 688-1000.
FridaysFriday Nite Figure Drawing, instruction by MFA artist, Ken Doud. $200/mo. Should you decide to take 2 classes from The C Gallery simultaneously, there is a deep discount on the 2nd class. The C Gallery, Los Alamos. 344-3807, www.thecgallery.com.
First Friday of every month, Non-denominational, candlelit Taize prayer/chant service. Come be soothed and comforted in a haven of peace and tranquility. Old Mission Santa Inés, 7-8 p.m. The door is always open.
SaturdaysThe Los Olivos Farmers Market is closed for the winter. The market will resume next year in time for early summer harvest!
Cachuma Lake Nature Walk and Junior Ranger Program: one-mile walk, 10-11:30 a.m. Junior Park Rangers Program (ages 3-12) 12:30-1:30 p.m. Kids under 10 must be with an adult. Learn about wildlife, caring for the environment, and earn a badge. For more information please call,688-4515, or you can visit our website at cachuma.com.
Woodworking Class — Decorative box making, veneering, inlay, parquetry, traditional wood finishing, 9 a.m. Edward Jorgensen, Master Cabinetmaker. 325-3645 days.
Investor’s Roundtable: Markets and the Value of the Dollar. 3:30 - 5 p.m. The Investors’ Roundtable welcomes both novice and veteran investors to informal presentations and discussions. Meets on the second Saturdays of each month at the Solvang Library - check with Solvang library for dates.
SundaysKids, come check out the Awana Clubs at Trinity Baptist Church for games, Bible lessons 6:46-8:15 p.m., K-2 and 3-6 grades, 1693 Laurel Ave., Solvang, 688-8750, trinitysyv.net.
First Sunday monthly at 1 p.m. at The Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez. Live-Music, arts and raffles. Enjoy your lunch at The Hayloft Grill. Fundraiser for disabled children in SB County. For information, call 245-8494.
Gambler’s Anonymous meets at Lompoc Valley Alano Club at 2 p.m. every Sunday, at 119 North D Street. For info, call 737-3969.
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