Special Events

Wed., March 21: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Actor’s Corner Center hosting “The Art of Selling” seminar featuring Grace Lebecka with “Tips from Rodeo Drive.” Space is limited. To RSVP or for pricing or more information, call 686-2409 or email info@actorscornercenter.com. Actor’s Corner Center is at 435 Second Street, Solvang.

Wed., March 21: 7 p.m. Solvang Terrace Theater at 1693 Mission Drive, Solvang (upstairs at Manny’s Restaurant; no elevator) hosting “How to get the Blues” with Byron Laursen. Free event. Dinner available for purchase in the theater lobby from 6 p.m. Wine, beer and movie snacks also available. 691-9137.

Wed., March 21: New Frontiers’ 5% Wednesday will benefit Jodi House. New Frontiers is at 1984 Old Mission Drive, Solvang. 693-1746.

Thurs., March 22: 7 p.m. Free Movie Night at the Solvang Terrace Theater at 1693 Mission Drive, Solvang, featuring screenwriter Gerry DiPego’s “Sharky’s Machine” starring Burt Reynolds. DiPego will answer questions on the film. Beer and wine and a theater dinner menu will be available for purchase as well as concessions. No elevator to second-floor theater. 452-0902 or 691-9137.

Sat., March 24: 7 p.m. Solvang Terrace Theater at 1693 Mission Drive, Solvang (upstairs at Manny’s Restaurant; no elevator) hosting Banjerdan with Dan Mazer. Donation appreciated. Dinner available in the theater lobby from 6 p.m. Wine, beer and movie snacks also available. 691-9137.

Sat., March 24: 1 to 4 p.m. Bud Tullis, designer and master craftsman, offers pieces in silent auction at the Los Olivos Grange Hall in Los Olivos. Bids for each piece will start at $500, and a portion of the sales will benefit the Wildling Art Museum.688-3758 or email tulliszoo@earthlink.net. To view his work visit www.budtullis.com.

Sat., March 24: 9 to noon, Elverhoj holding printmaking workshop with Pamela Zwehl-Burke and Nicole Strasburg. Open to beginners as well as experienced printmakers, ages 16 and up. workshop fee $35 for museum members, $40 for others. Limited to eight students. To enroll, call 686-1211. The Elverhoj Museum is at 1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang.

Sun., March 25: 5 p.m. A-RU Restaurant hosting wine-dinner to benefit People Helping People and vineyard workers. Tickets are $125, and reservations must be made by March 5. 686-0295 or www.syvphp.org/events.

Sun., March 25: 1 p.m. Solvang Terrace Theater at 1693 Mission Drive, Solvang (upstairs at Manny’s Restaurant). Hosting “Banjer Dan”. Donation appreciated. Food will be available in the Theater Lobby. Wine, beer and movie snacks are also available. No elevator to second-floor theater. 691-9137.

Tues., March 27: 5 to 9 p.m. Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) holding fundraiser at Manny’s Restaurant, 1693 Mission Drive, Solvang. Dine in or take out. MOPS moms will be waiting and busing tables. Twenty percent of proceeds, plus tips will benefit MOPS. There will also be a bake sale. 693-4296

Thurs., March 28: 7 p.m. Solvang Terrace Theater at 1693 Mission Drive, Solvang (upstairs at Manny’s Restaurant; no elevator) hosting “How to get the Blues” with Byron Laursen. Free event. Dinner available in the theater lobby from 6 p.m. Wine, beer and movie snacks also available. 691-9137.

Thurs., March 29: 7 p.m. Free Movie Night at the Solvang Terrace Theater at 1693 Mission Drive, Solvang, featuring screenwriter Gerry DiPego’s “Angel Eyes” starring Jennifer Lopez. DiPego will answer any questions on the film. Beer and wine and a theater dinner menu will be available for purchase as well as concessions. (Sorry, there is no elevator.) 452-0902 or 691-9137.

Fri., and Sat., March 30 and 31: 7 p.m. Church at the Crossroads presenting “One Truth,” an Easter musical drama with a cast and crew of 70 under the direction of Barbara Owens. The drama portrays the public ministry of Jesus Christ from the marketplace to his death and ressurection in Jerusalem.  The church is at 236 La Lata Drive, Buellton. Free to the public. Free childcare for children up to 5. 688-3075.

Fri., Sat., Sun., March 30 - April 1: Wildling offering 3-day workshop in digital and film landscape photography, “Masters Program” taught by Tom Gamache and Van Webster. Tuition is $450. March 16 is the deadline for registration.To enroll, call 686-8315, email holly@wildlingmuseum.org or visit www.wildlingmuseum.org. Wildling Art Museum is at 2928 San Marcos Ave., Los Olivos.

Sat., March 31: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Solvang Antiques hosting one-day-only free oral appraisals. Several specialty antique dealers and professionals will be on hand to answer questions. No appointment necessary. Solvang Antiques is at 486 First St. in Solvang. Email info@solvangantiques .com or visit www.solvangantiques.com

Sun., April 1: Artists Guild holding art auction, reception at Avant Tapas at 35 Industrial Way, Buellton; art of 21 artists already on display; silent auction bids taken through April 1 with final bidding to be held during reception from 5 to 7 p.m. April 1. For more information, call Avant at 686-4742 or email Carol at artistofsolvang@aol.com.

Sun., April 1: 11 a.m. Bethania Lutheran Church hosting farewell luncheon for Pastor Jarmo Tarkki; $5 donation requested for lunch. Bishop Dean Nelson will attend the luncheon.

Sun., April 1: 2 to 4 p.m. Lompoc Horticultural Society holding plant sale at Union Bank Parking Lot, Pine and H Streets in Lompoc.

Sat., April 5: SYV Therapeutic Riding Program holding volunteer orientation and training meeting at the SYV Equestrian Center, 195 Refugio Road, Santa Ynez. Orientation for new volunteers will be at 12:30 p.m. and training for both new and existing volunteers will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Volunteers needed; call 325-1544 or email robinserritslev@hotmail.com.

Mon., April 9: 7 to 9 p.m. Square dance lessons at Bethania Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 603 Atterdag Road, Solvang, $5; bring water and a partner; everyone over 16 years old is invited. 686-1644.

Fri., April 13: 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Parents Night Out at SYV Presbyterian Church, 1825 Alamo Pintado Road at Baseline Road. A night out for parents while their kids have supervised movies, snacks, crafts and play time. Free for the first visit, $10 per child thereafter.

Sat., and Sun., April 14-15: The Neal Taylor Nature Center holding annual Trout Derby at Cachuma Lake. Registration for adults is $35 until March 31 and then $40; kids from 4 to 10 can enter for $10. Cash prizes amounting to $5,000 plus thousands of dollars worth of merchandise prizes will be awarded. Registration forms available at Cachuma Lake Park entry gate, store, marina and Nature Center. To get information and a registration form by mail, leave name and address on the hotline at 693-8381 or visit www.troutderby.org.

Fri., April 27: 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Parents Night Out at SYV Presbyterian Church, 1825 Alamo Pintado Road at Baseline Road. A night out for parents while their kids have supervised movies, snacks, crafts and play time. Free for the first visit, $10 per child thereafter.

Fri., May 4: 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Parents Night Out at SYV Presbyterian Church, 1825 Alamo Pintado Road at Baseline Road. A night out for parents while their kids have supervised movies, snacks, crafts and play time. Free for the first visit, $10 per child thereafter.

Sat., May 12: 1 to 5 p.m. Return to Freedom holding its annual fundraising event “Hoof-Beats” with wine, music by LA Hootenanny and singers Bent Myggen and Eric Brittain; silent auction, hay rides, horse performances and kids activities. Tickets are $50 for adults; kids 6-12 are $20; under 5 are free. For tickets, call 737-9246 or visit www.returntofreedom.org

Mon., May 14: 7 to 9 p.m. 7 to 9 p.m. square dance lessons at Bethania Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 603 Atterdag Road, Solvang, $5; bring water and a partner; everyone over 16 years old is invited. 686-1644.

Fri., May 18: 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Parents Night Out at SYV Presbyterian Church, 1825 Alamo Pintado Road at Baseline Road. A night out for parents while their kids have supervised movies, snacks, crafts and play time. Free for the first visit, $10 per child thereafter.

Sat., and Sun., May 19 and 20: Relay For Life of Santa Ynez at Solvang Park. To join or volunteer call Deb Jeffers at 245-2475. Visit www.relayforlife.org/santaynezca.

Fri., Sat., Sun., June 15-17: 24th Live Oak Music Festival at Live Oak Camp off Highway 154 near Cachuma Lake. Tickets, the up-to-date entertainment lineup and complete festival information are at www.liveoakfest.org or by calling 781-3030.

Sat., July 28: 4 to 7 p.m. St. Mark’s third annual Cellar Classic, an auction of rare, fine wines in the church’s garden courtyard at 2901 Nojoqui Avenue in Los Olivos. Tickets are $100 per person including wine, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment — available only in advance with payment by check, credit card or PayPal. 735-7867; email steve@clospepe.com or call the church office at 688-4454.

Galleries & Exhibits

Artists Guild: Guild Room inside Gallery Los Olivos at 2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. Gallery open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Artist of the month is Kiar Mesko through April 4. Also a group show featuring member artists at the Guild Room at Gallery Los Olivos through March. April will feature “Applause” student show finalists in cooperation with Arts Outreach. 688-7517.

Artiste Winery & Tasting Studio: 2948 Grand Ave., Studio E, Los Olivos. Featured artist is James-Paul Brown through April. 686-2626 or email events@artiste .com.

Arts Outreach Gallery: 2360 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. New exhibit “Muse” by artist Zoe Nathan. March 3-April 6. 688-9533.

Buttonwood Farm Winery: 1500 Alamo Pintado, Solvang. Featured artist for March is Seyburn Zorthian. 688-3032.

Carina Cellars: 2900 Grand Ave., Suite A, Los Olivos. Feature artist is Chris Rickman through March. 688-2459.

Corner House Coffee: 2902 San Marcos Avenue, Los Olivos. Open weekdays 6:30 to 5:30 p.m., weekends 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featured artist for March is Ken Daly. 688-1722.

Cypress Gallery: 119 E. Cypress Ave., Lompoc. Gallery is open from noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday (closed Mondays). 737-1129.

Designs In Gold: 485 Alisal Road, Solvang; fine-art jewelry by local artist James Cleland, inspired by Japanese themes as well as the natural world. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday. 693-8700 or www.digsolvang.com.

D’Vine Wine Bar: 107 West Ocean Avenue, Lompoc. Open from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday and by appointment Sunday through Tuesday. 735-8771.

Gallery Los Olivos: 2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featured for March is “Capturing the Essence” by Mirella Z. Olson and Barry R. Lundgren. 688-7517 or visit www.gallery losolivos.com.

Gerlach Photography Gallery: 1539 Mission Drive, Solvang. Large format photography of the Santa Ynez Valley by Philip Gerlach. 693-0031.

Grossman Gallery: Located in the Lompoc Library, 501 E. North Ave., Lompoc. Open Monday through Thursday from noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. 736-3477.

Imagine Wine & Art Gallery: 3563 Numancia St., Santa Ynez.

Featuring a group showing for March. 688-1769 Fax: 688-9305 or visit www.imaginewine.com.

Los Olivos Cafe: 2879 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos. New exhibit “On The Road” by Judi Stauffer through April 10. 688-7265.

Morley-Bryant & Co/Art Brut Gallery: 458 Bell St., Los Alamos, at the historic General Store. Current exhibition by artist Alan Freeman. 344-4440.

Old Macdonald’s Gallery: 433 Alisal Road, Suite C, Solvang. Featuring abstract symbolist watercolors. Current exhibition by Herbert Evans Macdonald. Open 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day but Tuesday. 686-5391 or 686-1636.

Pavlov Art Gallery: 437 Alisal Road, Solvang. Featuring original artwork by contemporary artists in various styles and mediums. Open every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 259-7233.

Solvang Antiques Gallery: 486 First Street, Solvang. A section of theGallery devoted to Judith Hale Art featuring sculptures by Lou Mariani, Angie Whitson and Vic Riesau; oil paintings by Dave DeMatteo, Dirk Foslien, Betty Boyle and Neil Boyle. The gallery also features oil paintings by Thomas Hill and Robert Wood, watercolors by Ellsworth Woodward and Carl Frederich Heinrich Werner. Winter hours are Thursday-Monday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Email www.solvangantiques.com or call Peggy Friesen or Judith Hale at 688-6222.

Solvang Brewing Company: 547 Mission Drive, Solvang. New exhibit by Vicki Mitchell and Suzanne Huska. 688-2337.

Solvang Gallery & Frame: 1693 Mission Drive, Suite B101, Solvang. The gallery is exhibiting works by local artists. Also showing jewelry, mirrors, frames, custom and ready made, supplies and repairs. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. 688-2025.

The C Gallery: 466 Bell St., Los Alamos (across the street from the Post Office and next door to the Quackenbush Cafe). Exhibits contemporary art with a contemplative edge and includes traditionally based art which has been stylized or altered. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. New exhibit for March and April, “A Bit of Los Alamos.” 344-3807 or connie@thecgallery.com.

Valley Grind: 3558 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. Featuring the photography of Phil Hall for March. All proceeds to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. 688-1506.

Wandering Dog Wine Bar: 1539 Mission Drive, “C,” Solvang. Featuring Christina LoCascio who paints in wine, Kari Crist who focuses on pin-up photography, Royanna Robertson, a Santa Barbara watercolorist and Geri Dunn. Call 686-9126 or visit www.wanderingdog wine bar.com.

Young’s Gallery: 2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. 688-9745. Featuring paintings, sculpture, original lithographs, Giclee prints, pottery, jewelry and whimsical clay figures and newly acquired originals by Merv Corning. Local artists include Patricia Hedrick, Rick Garcia, R.J. Carnahan, Marcia Burtt and Rebecca Davis. Merv Corning’s book “Paintings of the Santa Ynez Valley” is also available. Young’s specializes in custom mirrors, shadow boxes, calligraphy and conservation framing. Pick-up, delivery and art installation. 688-9745 or visit youngs gallery@ yahoo.com.

Zaca Creek Art Gallery: 91 Second St., Suite C (north of Andersen’s off Avenue of Flags), Buellton. Regular hours, Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekends by appointment only. 688-2270.

Z Folio Gallery: 1685 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang. Specializing in contemporary Bohemian glass art, American and international designer jewelry and large scale photo-murals of nature by Michael Mendizza. 693-8480 or visit www.zfolio.com.

Museums

Buellton Historical Society: Upstairs at Pea Soup Andersen’s, Buellton. Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. 688-9874.

Cachuma Lake Nature Center: Open Wednesday through Sunday. Call for hours. 693-0691.

Elverhoj Museum of History and Art: 1624 Elverhoj Way, Solvang. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; noon to 4 p.m. Friday; Saturday, Sunday and by special appointment. New exhibit, “Original/Multiple” through April 7. 686-1211.

Hans Christian Andersen Museum: Upstairs, 1680 Mission Drive, Solvang. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 688-2052.

Old Mission Santa Ines: 1760 Mission Drive. Open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. 688-4815.

SYV Historical Museum & Carriage House: 3596 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. Current exhibit “Valley Views” by Curt Cragg and “Layers” photographic display by Kam Jacoby through June 24. Open noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission $4; free for museum members and kids 16 and under. Visit www.santaynezmuseum.org. 688-7889.

Wildling Art Museum: 2928 San Marcos Avenue, Los Olivos. New exhibit “Earth as Art 3” plus Aerial Abstractions by photographer Bill Dewey. The museum is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. $3 donation requested. Museum members and children 12 and under are free. 688-1082 or visit www.wildlingmuseum.org.

Ongoing

Cachuma Lake Recreation Area offers adventures for the whole family, including exciting Wildlife cruises, nature walks, Junior Rangers, and a hands-on Nature Center and boat rentals. To reserve for cruises, call 686-5050 week-days, 686-5055 weekends. Call the naturalists’ office at 688-4515 for more information on nature programs or visit www.cachuma.com and click on Calendar of Events.

Cachuma Lake Fishing: Fishing from shore or a boat is open all year (except Christmas Day) with a valid fishing license. The lake supports large populations of large mouth and small mouth bass, crappie, bluegill, red-ear sunfish and channel catfish and is stocked through the winter with rainbow trout. See www.cachuma.com or call 688-4515.

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meetings are scheduled seven days a week in the Valley. Call 688-4304 for times and locations.

Al-Anon holds regular meetings in the Valley every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Women’s Clubhouse at 533 Atterdag, Solvang; at 8 p.m. every Wednesday night at St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Church, 2901 Nojoqui, Los Olivos; and a step-study meeting every Monday at noon; and at 10 a.m. every Friday at the Alano Club, 320 Alisal Road, Solvang. Call 688-3003.

FAA (Food Addicts Anonymous) is a recovery program for those who have lost control over their eating. This is a 12-step group with no dues, fees or weigh-ins. FAA treats sugar, flour and wheat as addictive substances. Santa Ynez Valley meetings of FAA are held each Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Santa Ynez Valley Alano Club, 320 Alisal Road, Solvang. For more information, www.foodaddicts anonymous.org.

NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Got a drug problem? Need help? Meetings are scheduled in the Santa Ynez Valley daily, (except for Saturday). Meetings are held in Solvang at 312 Alisal Road; 800-549-7730.

Nicotine Anonymous meets every Monday at 7 p.m. in the Solvang Alano Club at 320 Alisal Road, Solvang. This is a free 12-step group for those interested in stopping their use of nicotine.

OA (Overeaters Anonymous) A recovery program for anorexics, bulimics, and compulsive overeaters meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church, 2901 Nojoqui Avenue at Alamo Pintado in Los Olivos, in the east-wing office; Wednesdays at noon St. Mary’s Church, 2800 Harris Grade Road at Highway 1, Lompoc; Thursdays at 6 p.m., and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m., at Bethel Lutheran Church at 624 E. Camino Colegio Drive, Santa Maria. For other meeting locations, call 899-3250 or 541-3164.

Monday-Sunday: SYV Cultural Center having ongoing martial arts classes for children, teens and adults. Kung fu, judo, aikido and Brazilian ju jitsu. Call for schedule. 686-1111.

Monday-Sunday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Life Enrichment Day Care program for dependent seniors. Services include showers, in-continence care, grooming, podiatry, health monitoring, supervision, social interaction and meals. Alzheimer’s support group also meets twice a month. 688-8748.

Mondays: 9:15 a.m. Solvang Senior Center holding senior t’ai chi classes under the direction of Sifu Chris Milner. All levels of ability are welcome. Cost is $2 per class or purchase a five punch card for $10. If you miss a class, you can make it up. 688-1086.

Mondays: 7 p.m. Total Life Fitness at 270 E. Highway 246 in Buellton holding two free support groups for Valley residents with chronic pain, fibromyalgia or arthritis on the third Monday of every month. Call 688-0789 or visit www.totallifefitness.com.

Mondays: 7:30 p.m. Buellton 4-H meets on the third Monday of the month at Buellton Senior Center. Contact Ali or Tamara at 688-6180 or email buellton4h@yahoo.com.

Mondays: 7 p.m. Lucky Clover 4H meets the first Monday of every month at the Grange Hall in Los Olivos. Email carlene@santaynezvalley.com

Mondays: 9:30 a.m. Friendship House Auxiliary meets the second Monday of the month at Netzer House. 688-4527.

Monday: 4 p.m. Grief Group led by Dr. Doug Smith meets the third Monday of each month in the chapel at St. Mark’s Church in Los Olivos; www.smitv .org or 688-4454.

Mondays: noon Game Day sponsored by Friendship House Auxiliary meets the first Monday of each month at Rancho Santa Ynez Mobile Estates club house. Call Phoebe at 688-3325.

Mondays: 10 a.m. to noon. United Voluntary Services (UVS) meets the first and the fourth Monday of each month to roll bandages for Direct Relief International. Volunteers needed. 686-1965.

Mondays and Tuesdays: 9 a.m. to noon “Mom’s Day Out” A morning out for moms while their kids have their own special time with crafts, playtime with their own age group and a snack all in a supervised, safe, nurturing environment at the Presbyterian Church. Cost is $10 per child. To reserve space, call 688-6323. Reservations required. Cost is $10 per child. Call Lis Wilson at 757-2797.

Mondays and Wednesdays: 11 a.m. to noon Cancer Center of Santa Barbara sponsoring North County Well-Fit Program at the Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA, 900 North Refugio Road, Solvang. Designed for anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer in the past nine months. Participants will work with trainers in a small group to develop a personalized fitness routine. Also held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon at the Walnut Pier Health Club, 803 East Walnut Ave., Lompoc. To register call 898-2116, email events@ ccsb .org, or visit www .ccsb.org.

Mondays and Wednesdays: Noon to 1 p.m. Warm Water Pool Exercise classes led by a certified instructor through the Arthritis Foundation. Classes are for anyone dealing with stiffness and joint pain due to aging, arthritis, fibromyalgia, hip/knee pain and/or replacement, back and neck pain, stroke, etc. Call Sharon at 693-1636.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: By appointment only. Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital offers ongoing outpatient cardiac rehab services. Cardiac rehab is a medically supervised exercise and education program to help cardiac patients resume full and active lives. Medicare and most insurance companies will cover most or all of the costs. A doctor’s referral is required; 688-6431, ext. 73990

Mondays and Thursdays: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. The Arthritis Foundation’s Exercise Program (formerly known as PACE) has ongoing classes at the Solvang Senior Center at 1745 Mission Drive, Solvang. Classes use gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility and range of motion, maintain muscle strength and improve overall stamina. Classes are free and open to everyone. To register, call 688-3793.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 9:15 a.m. Exercise for Life classes (for women) taught by Barbara Owens, in the Church at the Crossroads multipurpose room, 246 La Lata Drive in Buellton. 688-8027 or visit www.churchatthecrossroads.org.

Mondays and Fridays: Free tax help begins Feb. 3 through April 13 for low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention for people 60 and older at Solvang Senior Center. Call for appointment. 688-3793.

Tuesdays: The Heart Link Network, a network for female entrepreneurs, providing an informal forum to help grow their businesses, meets twice a month, for lunch on the first Tuesday of the month or for dinner on the third Tuesday of each month. More information can be found on the website at www.93463.theheartlink network.com or call Darcy Wright at 637-1320.

Tuesdays: 6 p.m. Wandering Dog Wine Bar holding wine classes starting Sept. 20 and running Oct. 4, 18, Nov., 1 and Nov. 15. Participants receive five to six half glasses of wine, light snacks and a guided tasting with educational handouts and plenty of time for discussion. Classes are $35, $25 for wine society and industry. Reservations are required. Wandering Dog is at 1539 C Mission Drive, Solvang. 686-9126.

Tuesdays: A film about natural childbirth will be shown the first Tuesday of every month at Imagine, 3563 Numancia St., No. 103, in Santa Ynez. Meet local healthy-birth advocates and receive resource lists, discussion and more. Free; 448-0136 or on Facebook: Confident Childbirth.

Tuesdays: 5 p.m. Santa Ynez Valley Cycling Club weekly ride leaves from Dr. J’s Cyclery at 1693 Mission Drive, Solvang. Call Corey Evans at Dr. J’s, 688-6263.

Tuesdays: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wandering Dog Wine Bar holding wine classes. All participants receive five to six half glasses of wine, light snacks and a guided tasting with educational handouts and plenty of time for discussion. Reservations required. Cost is $25 for Wine Society, $35 for General Public. 686-9126 or email jody@wandering dogwinebar.com.

Tuesdays: Alzheimer’s Association Support Group; 2 to 3:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, Solvang Friendship House; 688-8748.

Tuesdays: 4 p.m. Santa Ynez Valley Youth Coalition meets quarterly, on the fourth Tuesday of January, March, June and September, at People Helping People, 545 Alisal Road, Solvang. The coalition seeks to reduce substance abuse among Valley youth. Call Mary Conway at 686-0295.

Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. Jodi House II Support Group for people suffering with brain injuries holds meetings every Tuesday at People Helping People on the corner of Alisal and Maple. 259-8090.

Tuesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. Solvang Senior Center holds knitting group. All are welcome. 688-3793.

Tuesdays: Refresher Course in Bridge meets Tuesdays at 1 p.m. or after lunch. Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive. 688-3793.

Tuesdays: 6 p.m. sharp. Play Cribbage at Mi Amore Pizza, 1321 North H St., Lompoc. Sponsored by the Lompoc Cribbage Club. New members needed. 588-2194.

Tuesdays: 7:15 a.m. Solvang Rotary meetings at Alisal River Grill in Solvang. www.solvangrotary.com

Tuesdays: SYV Women’s Tennis Club, SYV High School courts, 8 to 10 a.m. Looking for new players. 686-1454.

Tuesdays: 2 p.m. Arthritis Foundation tai chi classes at Friendship House in Solvang; $3 per class. Arthritis tai chi is geared for people with physical limitations such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, stiffness, hip/knee replacement, stroke, etc. 693-1636.

Tuesdays: 7:30 p.m. Santa Ynez Valley Chorale rehearsals at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Janin Acres. 350-4241.

Tuesdays: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Santa Ynez Christian Women’s Connection meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Little Red House at 555 Atterdag, Solvang. Childcare provided with advance reservation. Call Mary at 693-0244; $5 donation requested.

Tuesdays: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Old Mission Santa Ines Catholic Boys and Girls Club. St. Francis Boys Club and St. Agnes Girls Club will be held every Wednesday afternoon for children in 4th and 5th grades who have received Holy Communion. Club members will learn more about the Catholic Faith while taking part in service projects and special outings. They will make arts and crafts to take to the elderly in the local rest homes, help to feed and clothe the poor and take part in sports and recreation along with Bible study. To enroll, call 688-4138.

Tuesdays: 4 p.m. Atterdag Village of Solvang Auxiliary meets on the first Tuesday of each month in the Don Sorenson Living Room at Atterdag Village. New members are welcome. Call Linda Johansen at 686-1644.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 11 a.m. Preschool Storytime — stories and songs for ages 2 to 5 followed by a short craft afterward at Solvang Library, 1745 Mission Drive. 688-4214.

Tuesdays or Wednesdays: 6 to 7:30 p.m. New Frontiers holding free seminars on health, nutrition, ecological, environmental and community concerns.

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tai Chi class with Steve Dunlap in the Buellton Recreation Center. $30 for eight classes. 735-7069 or 688-1086.

Tuesdays and Thursdays: Buellton Rec sponsoring Kung Fu Classes from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Buellton Rec, 301 2nd Street, Buellton, Room B, for 4 to 6 year olds and from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., at the Solvang Vets Hall for 7 to 14 year olds. Call Barbara at Buellton Rec, 688-1086.

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