Friday, May 7, 2010

A complete list of all May activities!!!

Because there's just so much going on!!

Aztec Dance
Friday, May 7th • 6 pm
Carpinteria Main Family Resource Center (5201 8th Street, Carpinteria 93013)
Family Service Agency's 27th Annual Children's Festival
Saturday, May 15th • 11pm to 4pm
Alameda Park (Micheltorena & Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA)

They need your help, and being the helpful community citizens that you are, I hope you’ll sign up if you’re able! To volunteer please contact mentor Katya Armistead: Katya.Armistead(AT)sa(DOT)ucsb(DOT)edu or Debra Roets with FSA for more information: (805) 965-1001 x222.

Wheels & Waves 11th Annual Classic & Hot Rod Show
Saturday May 15th & Sunday, May 16th
Saturday “Cruise” down State Street begins at 3:30 from Pershing Park
Sunday viewing on State Street (between Haley and Cota) from 9 am to 2 pm
See the website ( for more details.

California Strawberry Festival
Saturday May 15th & Sunday, May 16th
10 am to 6:30 pm 
Strawberry Meadows of College Park in Oxnard, CA
General admission = $12
Seniors (62+) = $8
Active military and dependents with ID = $8 (only available at entrance gate)
Children ages 5-12 = $5
Free for kids 4 and under
There is a Free shuttle picking up at the northernmost point at the Channel Islands Harbor. You can visit their website for more information:

Mentor Program Trip to the Carpinteria Seal Rookery
Thursday, May 20th • 3:30 to 4:30 pm
See below for details (More May Madness!!! post)

City at Peace presents “Masks”
Thursday to Saturday, May 20th to 22nd
7:30 pm
Center Stage Theater (751 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101)
Admission is FREE to Teens with ID for the Thursday night performance. For more information, you can visit their Facebook event page: Facebook
In short, this is a “play about self-identity and the realities and unrealities of teens in Santa Barbara”. It’s entirely written and performed by a group of local junior high and high school students.
**If you want to attend this play with your mentee, please let your case manager know. We will fund your ticket if you attend on Thursday night, and fund both of your tickets if you go on Friday or Saturday night. Yes, we care that much.

3rd Annual Law Bowl
Saturday, May 22nd • 12 to 2pm
Zodos Bowling & Beyond
See below for details (Marvelous May post)

On-Going Mentor Training: Knowing the Signs of Domestic Violence
Wednesday, May 26th • 5:30pm to 6:30pm
CADA • 232 E. Canon Perdido St. • 2nd floor, Conference Room 2
See below for details (Marvelous May post)

Carpinteria Power of Parents workshop
Friday, May 28th • 6 to 8 pm
Girls Inc. (5315 Foothill Rd., Carpinteria, CA 93013)
This is not just for Carpinteria…it’s an opportunity for all caring adults to hear about real issues faced by youth in the community. Topics include: Bullying, Sexual Harassment, and Parent Enrichment. You can learn how to best communicate with your kids and open the dialogue about these important issues. There will also be a special performance by the Los Prietos “Drama Kings”. Bring your mentees along with you to let them know you are ready and willing to discuss these topics with them! You can also encourage your mentee's parents to attend!
If you need childcare your young ones, it will be provided free of charge.

Maxt Out at the Granada
Saturday May 29th • 7pm
See below for details (More May Madness!!! post)

I Madonnari Street Painting Festival
Saturday to Monday May 29th to May 31st
10 am to 6 pm
Old Mission Santa Barbara (Corner of Los Olivos & Laguna Street, Santa Barbara)
Artists use pastels on pavement to create beautiful large scale pieces of artwork to benefit the Children’s Creative Project.
For more information, please visit:
You can also go anytime before then that week to watch the artists begin their creations or anytime after the festival until the weather wipes the paintings away.

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