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

Unity Toastmasters Club

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

Heated Meditation

8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., 1905 Cliff Drive Unit. G ($5)

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)

Pre-School Storytimes

10:30 a.m., Solvang to Carpinteria (Free)

Hawaii's Endangered Birds

11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wildling Museum, 1151-B Mission Drive, Solvang, 93463 (Free - $5)

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)

Zumba Class

Noon to 1 p.m., Brasil Arts Cafe ($10)

Postpartum Support Group

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

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)

Aikido with Ki

4 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., 255 Magnolia Ave Goleta, CA 93117 (Free - $25)

Summerland Book Group

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

Dance Fitness

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Carrillo Recreation Ctr. (Free)

Adult Shaolin Kung Fu

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sino West ($18)


5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Hope School, 3970 La Colina Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93110 ($8)


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)

Jon Jeffers

6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Moby Dick Restaurant

Eating Disorders: Friends and Families Support Group

6 p.m., 601 E. Arrellaga Street suite 101 Santa Barbara (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)

A Women's Circle of Inspiration & Connection

6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., downtown location ($35)

Aikido with Ki

6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., 225 Magnolia Ave., Goleta (Free - $25)

Aikido with Ki

6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., 225 Magnolia Ave., Goleta (Free - $25)


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

Locals Night

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

AA Meeting

8 p.m. to 9 p.m., St. Michael's University Church (Free)

Live Music

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

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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2014 Roe v. Wade Commemoration

Join the Santa Barbara Pro-Choice Coalition in commemorating 41 years since the landmark Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade.

5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., Louise Lowry Davis Ctr. ($15)

National Pie Day

7:30 a.m. to 5:50 a.m., 5392 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara (Free)

Word and Life Winter Series

Discuss the book "Field of Compassion" with different professionals.

10 a.m. to noon, First Presbyterian Church ($10 - $75)

Chris Ballinger’s Magic Show for Families

The Santa Barbara Public Library System presents local and accomplished magician, Chris Ballinger.

10:30 a.m., Carpinteria Library, 5141 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria (Free)

POP UP doc. Film Festival

A number of controversial films will be shown.

Noon to midnight, Arlington Theatre ($15 - $50)

Choreographic Performance and Politics in 20th century Urban Senegal: a Cosmopolitan History

The presentation traces the development of the performing arts in Dakar, Senegal from the 1930s to the contemporary period.

2:30 p.m., UCSB (Free)

Chris Ballinger’s Magic Show for Families

The Santa Barbara Public Library System presents local and accomplished magician, Chris Ballinger.

3:30 p.m., S.B. Central Library (Free)

TALK: Helplessness

This talk will take up a critique Susan Sontag made of the photography of Diane Arbus.

4 p.m., McCune Conference Room (Free)

Kids Club at La Cumbre Plaza

The La Cumbre Plaza Kids Club is a great opportunity for your child to learn in a fun, interactive setting. We've teamed up with National Geographic Kids to create activities and games that focus on discovery through play.

5 p.m., La Cumbre Plaza (Free)

Free Small Business Tax Workshop

With tax season upon us, there's often confusion about when to file, how to get the most from your refund and how changes to tax laws may affect your return. These are just a few of the questions H&R Block will answer at its FREE Tax Workshop.

5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., H&R Block, 3890 La Cumbre Pl. (Free)

Acting Fundamentals Class

Uncover the Performer Inside of You! Class will include both monologue and scene work with instruction in text and character analysis plus acting craft such as motivation, given circumstances, subtext, beats, blocking, and the use of stage business.

6 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($203)

Nancy Seagal

After overcoming mercury poisoning, hypnotherapist and author will take the stage.

6 p.m., Granada Books (Free)

An Introduction to Master Choa Kok Sui's Pranic Healing System with Chantal Evrard, CLT

Join us for an introduction to Pranic Healing, an effective and powerful, no-touch healing modality developed by GrandMaster Choa Kok Sui, which uses “Life Force” or Prana (Chi or Ki) to heal physical and emotional ailments.

6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Paradise Found Bookstore (Free)

UCSB Wine Lecture & Dinner at Wine Cask

Wine Cask is partnering with UCSB and Palmina Wines for an exclusive food and wine tasting event designed to discover Italian wine culture and its rich and ancient agricultural tradition.

6 p.m., Wine Cask ($65)

Mahader Tesfai: "Bliggity Black: Blacker Than Black"

Mahader is best known for his colorful works on canvas and wood that combine paint, ink, and collage to create powerful images of Africans. Using overlapping faces and bodies, this show explores a beautiful spectrum of African identities while constr

6:30 p.m., MultiCultural Ctr. (Free)

Salomon Pico: The Inspiration for Zorro?

Find out more about this fascinating Californian of royal heritage turned crafty criminal at R. Lawson Gamble’s presentation.

6:30 p.m., Santa Ynez Valley Museum and Carriage House (Free - $10)

Artsy Fartsy Film Series

Come and enjoy classic films and art at the SB Art Foundry and Gallery every Thursday from 7-9 pm. Bring a lawn chair and $5 and receive popcorn and wine and enjoy classic films such as Wizard of Oz, Some Like it Hot, and Citizen Kane.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Santa Barbara Art Foundry ($5)

Gray Whales Count Information Meeting

Michael Smith, Project Coordinator of Gray Whales Count, will talk about the Gray whale migration and provide information about how volunteers can participate in the fourteen week survey from Counter Point at the Coal Oil Point Reserve

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., S.B. Museum of Natural History (Free)

New Yorker Reading Discussion

Enjoy selections of the notable magazine with fellow readers in the community.

7:30 p.m., Montecito Branch Library (Free)

Makom: The Place of Space in Jewish Cultures

This talk explores the fundamental tension between place and placelessness in Jewish experience.

7:30 p.m., S.B. Hillel (Free)

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave will perform a brash and bold music party.

8 p.m., UCSB Campbell Hall ($19 - $45)

Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers

This show will also feature The Rainbow Girls.

8 p.m., SOhO ($15)

Christopher Cross

Christopher Cross will perform his many Grammy hits.

8 p.m., Chumash Casino Resort ($25 - $45)

Young Creatures, with Emily Wryn, The Lights Electric

A blend of folk and rock, these guys can go from sweet to intense very quickly.

9 p.m., Seven Bar and Kitchen (Free)

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Billy Collins & Aimee Mann

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