Classes, meetings, lectures and other weekly events for Thursday.

Unity Toastmasters Club

7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., 1626 Santa Barbara St.

Yoga For Life - Level 1

9 a.m. to 10:25 a.m., Montecito Yoga

Core Fitness Roller Classes

10 a.m., 4430 Hollister Avenue ($10)

Overeaters Anonymous

10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Unity Church (Free)

Stretch and Tone

10 a.m. to 11 a.m., S.B. Recreation Center, 100 W Carillo St. (Free)

The New Oceanscapes

10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Art From Scrap (Free)


11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Elings Park ($12 - $15)

Nutrition and Diabetes

Noon to 1 p.m., Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, 2219 Bath St. (Free)

Goleta Valley Toastmasters

Noon to 1 p.m., 5679 Hollister Ave., Goleta

Core Fitness Roller Classes

Noon, 4430 Hollister Avenue ($10)

Stott Pilates Mat Class

12:15 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Sol Fit & Health, 225 E. Cota St.

Postpartum Support Group

1 p.m., Child Abuse Listening and Mediation office, Rm. 8, 1236 Chapala St. (Free)

Musical Theatre Tots

1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio, 316 E. Matilija St., Ojai

Carpinteria Farmers Market

3 p.m. to 6 p.m., 800 block of Linden Ave.

SPARQ Training

4 p.m., Prevail Conditioning ($20 - $60)

Bilingual Open Shop

4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Bici Centro ($3)

Summerland Book Group

5:30 p.m., Smmerland Church, 2400 Lillie Ave. Summerland (Free)


6 p.m. to 7 p.m., First Christian Church

Hula Hoop Dance Class

6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., Robertson Gymnasium, UCSB

My World Recovery

6 p.m., 1187 Coast Village Rd., Ste. 10-J (Free)

Touch Rugby

6 p.m., Chase Palm Park (Free)


6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant (Free)

Contemporary Israeli Dancing

6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., S.B. Hillel (Free)

Intro to Rock Climbing

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., S.B. Rock Gym ($40)


7 p.m. to midnight, Monty's Sports Bar

Locals Night

7 p.m., Roundin' Third ($4 - $5)

Meditation and Buddhist Teaching

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., 30 W. Mission St. #7 (Free)

Live Music

9:30 p.m. to 10:45 p.m., Brewhouse

Thursday, December 6, 2012

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The Early Bird Catches the Word

Intermediate scrabble event meets weekly every Thursday.

9:45 a.m. to noon, Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center (Free)

20th Annual Candy Cane Train

Year-end fun featuring a ride on a festively-decorated miniature train, holiday favors, and more.

2 p.m. to 4 p.m., South Coast Railroad Museum ($4)

Beignet and Grandpa Au Lait

Claudia Hoag McGarry will sign copies of her new young adult novel about a dog lost in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Brooks Institute's Gallery 27 (Free)

Desert to Dream: A Dozen Years of Burning Man Photography

Author and photographer Barbara Traub will be signing copies of her book.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., S.B. Museum of Art (Free)

Photography Show

Craig Joujon-Roche will meet the public to showcase his work.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sojourner Cafe (Free)

The Three Sunflowers Booksigning

Author Janet Lucy and illustrator Colleen McCarthy-Evans sign copies of their book.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Paradise Found Bookstore

Minds In The Water

Pro surfer Shaun Tomson and the S.B. Middle School Surf Team host an evening featuring S.B. artists, and a screening of an award-winning film that tells the story of one person’s journey that sparked an international movement.

5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Arlington Theatre

Intersections of Sacred Landscapes: Burma and Death Valley

Opening reception for an exhibit featuring the photography of Jesse Kaplan.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Divine Inspiration Gallery of Fine Art

Melinda Palacio

S.B. poet will read from her new collection of poetry How Fire is a Story, Waiting.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Book Den

100 Grand

Opening reception for an art show and sale featuring 100 works of art being offered at $1,000 or less.

5 p.m., Sullivan Goss Gallery

Forum Lounge: JEFF&GORDON, Moment of Glory

A collaborative artist duo will present an interactive, multi-media performance.

5 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (Free)

Subtle Balance

Opening reception for an exhibit featuring works by New Mexico-based artist Cody Hooper.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Artamo Gallery

Present Perspectives

Opening reception for Brooks Institute’s 2012 faculty and staff photography exhibit.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Brooks Institute's Gallery 27

S.B. Art Assn. Holiday Show

Art reception featuring original art for sale at $300 or less.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Faulkner Gallery

SueMae Lin Willhite

Opening reception for an exhibit featuring original Chinese brush paintings.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Gallery 113

Molly Hahn (Mollycules)

Huffington Post cartoonist will sign copies of her second compilation of daily comics Buddha Doodles.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Plum Goods, 909 State St.

Solstice People

Photographs from Kevin Steele’s book will be on display for the first time at Samy’s Camera Gallery during December.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Samy's Camera (Free)

Photography Opening

Craig Joujon-Roche's images of Black Rock City, the Burning Man metropolis, will be on display.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sojourner Cafe (Free)

First Thursday Lolë Pop-up Shop

Fitness experts Barbara Won, Andrea McLarty, Anne Marie May, and Stephanie Bressler will display their top picks for the holiday season.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lolë Pop-up Shop 740 State Street (de la Guerra entrance) Suite 2 (Free)

Family 1st Thursday: Calligraphy & Chops

Explore the link between word and image in Chinese painting by adding your own calligraphic poem in ink to a landscape and carving a chop or signature seal.

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., S.B. Museum of Art (Free)

Latkes & Laughter All-Star Chanukah Comedy Night

Featuring sassy L.A.-based comedian Shawn Pelofsky with her physical comedy and high energy, plus Emcee Louise "Weezy" Palanker, and special performances by Comedy Club students.

6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center ($4 - $10)

Establishing Healthy Sleep Patterns

This First Thursday workshop provides helpful tips for parents to ensure their children have enough sleep.

6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Peanuts Maternity & Kids Boutique (Free)

Adams Elementary Science Night: A Celebration of Discovery

Exhibits will include displays from SBCC, UCSB, FLIR and other area science icons.

6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., 2701 Las Positas Rd., Santa Barbara. (Free)

Science Night: A Celebration of Discovery

Featuring exhibits by science-related organizations, plus smoothies made by a bicycle-powered blender, and live music by area bands.

6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Adams Elementary School, 2701 Las Positas Rd. (Free)

Ignite Your Love Vortex: The New Path to Your New Relationship

Symposium for singles who want to feel empowered entering the holiday season by clearing out the old, creating a path to their relationship goals, and applying the tools learned to find new relationships.

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Ayni Gallery ($10)

Thursday Night Dance

Dance will include lessons in line dancing and a variety of modern styles.

7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., 6396 Hollister Avenue, Goleta ($10 - $15)

The Moods of Beauty

1st Thursday Afterhours presents an exhibit by Dino Ohanian.

7 p.m., DNA Gallery, 529 E. Gutierrez St., Santa Barbara (Free)

Meditation and Buddhist Teaching

Resident teacher Dawa Tarchin Phillips will lead a meditation and Buddhist teaching on Gateway to Knowledge.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Bodhi Path Bhuddist Center, 30 W. Mission St. #7, Santa Barbara. (Free)

Weishan Liu

Special concert of Chinese music performed by one of the world’s leading gu-zheng virtuosos.

7:30 p.m., S.B. Museum of Art ($5 - $7)

SB Comedy Hideaway

Top comics will perform in an intimate setting.

7:30 p.m. to 11:55 p.m., Petrini's Family Restaurant ($12 - $15)

Becoming Forever

UCSB Department of Theater and Dance's annual fall dance concert with a diverse program featuring the choreography of advanced student choreographers.

8 p.m., Hatlen Theater ($13 - $17)

Bell, Book, and Candle

A delightful holiday romantic comedy with a Beatnik sensibility, the play conjures up "Bewitched" for the stage.

8 p.m., Alhecama Theatre ($30 - $60)

Vokab Kompany and Diego’s Umbrella

Live music.

9 p.m., SOhO ($8 - $10)

Pacific Air

Presented by Club Mercy.

9 p.m., Velvet Jones ($10)

SB Comedy Hideaway

Top comics will perform in an intimate setting.

10 p.m., Petrini's Family Restaurant ($12 - $15)

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