Events At-A-Glance

  • Current Events Discussion Group
    • Friday, October 20    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • 524 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Open to all view points. Led by Mitch Sigman every first and third Friday of each month. Hosted by Jewish...
  • The Ojai Chautauqua: An Evening with Dan Schnur and Warren Olney
    • Friday, October 20    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • 703 El Paseo Rd, Ojai, CA, 93023
    • Come for this rare opportunity to hear a thoughtful conversation between these two experts on media, journalism, and government. The...
  • 12th Annual Students for a Democratic Society National Convention
    • Saturday, October 21    11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 93106
    • Held in Room 1004. UCSB Student Activist Network has been selected to host this year's Students for a Democratic Society...
  • Fight For ALL 11 Million March
    • Saturday, October 21    11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • 415 S St Louis St, Los Angeles, CA, 90033
    • We continue our fight to #DefendDACA and ALL Immigrants!!! Our families continue to be attacked and divided by a stream...
  • Ventura Co. Indivisible Groups' Potluck Blowout: Healthcare
    • Saturday, October 21    11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • 36 Figueroa St, Ventura, CA, 93001
    • Join Indivisible Ventura, Indivisible Ojai Valley, Indivisible Conejo, Physicians for Progress, the National Health Law Program, Grassroots Ventura, MoveOn, and...
  • Who Chooses Our Food?
    • Saturday, October 21    3:00 pm
    • 1407 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Dr. David Cleveland, Research Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at UCSB, will give the talk, "Who Chooses Our...
  • An Afternoon with Joe Biden
    • Saturday, October 21    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • 1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • A lifelong public servant, former Vice President Joe Biden's career has been defined by his commitment to equality of opportunity,...
  • 12th Annual Students for a Democratic Society National Convention
    • Sunday, October 22    11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 93106
    • Held in Room 1004. UCSB Student Activist Network has been selected to host this year's Students for a Democratic Society...
  • Weekly Votoberfest
    • Sunday, October 22    1:00 pm
    • 1025 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • All walks start at Headquarters. Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County is knocking on doors of supporters to remind them...
  • The Russian Revolution and the Trump Revolution
    • Sunday, October 22    1:30 pm
    • 21 W Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Dr. Tsuyoshi Hasegawa (Professor Emeritus and Research Professor, Department of History, UCSB) will speak about what the Russian Revolution can...
  • Pen Connection
    • Sunday, October 22    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Join politically motivated locals in penning letters and signs. Meets most Sundays. Contact Ethan Turpin to confirm meeting and for...
  • SB WILD! A Fundraiser for Los Padres ForestWatch
    • Sunday, October 22    3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • 2300 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105
    • Enjoy the Third Annual Santa Barbara WILD! A Benefit for Los Padres ForestWatch at a spectacular landmark location originally part...
  • Weekly Phone Banking
    • Sunday, October 22    5:00 pm
    • 1025 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County is calling supporters to remind them about the upcoming vote-by-mail election. On the ballot will...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice: Santa Barbara Unified School District
    • Tuesday, October 24    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. Location TBD. The...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice: Santa Barbara Unified School District
    • Wednesday, October 25    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. Location TBD. The...
  • Building Our Resilient Food System: Cultivating Connections
    • Wednesday, October 25    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • 40 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Held in the Faulkner Gallery. Help shape a sustainable food future for Santa Barbara by attending a free community listening...
  • SURJ SB Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, October 25    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 601 E Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
    • Please join Showing Up for Racial Justice, Santa Barbara for their monthly meeting (note new start time: 6:00 PM). There...
  • Save the Date: Indivisible SB meeting
    • Wednesday, October 25    7:00 pm
    • 1535 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Join us for our next general meeting — Indivisible SB is moving forward! New members welcome. More details coming soon.
  • Interpreting for Social Justice: Santa Barbara Unified School District
    • Thursday, October 26    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. Location TBD. The...
  • Self Defense Workshop for Women
    • Thursday, October 26    3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 889 Camino Del Sur, Isla Vista, CA, 93117
    • This class is based on a model of empowerment rather than physical agility. The class educates women about using their...
  • Sierra Club California Annual Convention
    • Friday, October 27    All Day
    • 2450 Pennington Creek Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405
    • Sierra Club California members and activists work throughout the year all over the state to support the work staff and...
  • "Study and Action" Training
    • Saturday, October 28    All Day
    • Showing Up for Racial Justice, Santa Barbara (SURJ SB) members and affiliate groups have been invited to participate in a...
  • Sierra Club California Annual Convention
    • Saturday, October 28    All Day
    • 2450 Pennington Creek Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405
    • Sierra Club California members and activists work throughout the year all over the state to support the work staff and...
  • LGBT Centers Benefit Halloween Sunset Cruise
    • Saturday, October 28    5:15 pm - 8:30 pm
    • 301 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • The SCARY TIMES Sunset Cruise is a  Fun-Raiser for the Gold Coast’s LGBT Community Centers Diversity Collective of Ventura County...
  • Prepare for a Scream Benefit
    • Saturday, October 28    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    • At the invitation of Lisa and Mitchell Green, Come Dressed to Kill. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit Pacific Pride...
  • Sierra Club California Annual Convention
    • Sunday, October 29    All Day
    • 2450 Pennington Creek Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405
    • Sierra Club California members and activists work throughout the year all over the state to support the work staff and...
  • Together as One: A Santa Barbara Community Summit
    • Sunday, October 29    11:30 am
    • 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
    • The Anti-Defamation League will be hosting the second iteration of “Together as One” and everyone is invited to attend this...
  • Final Votoberfest
    • Sunday, October 29    1:00 pm
    • 1025 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • All walks start at Headquarters. Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County is knocking on doors of supporters to remind them...
  • Pen Connection
    • Sunday, October 29    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Join politically motivated locals in penning letters and signs. Meets most Sundays. Contact Ethan Turpin to confirm meeting and for...
  • Weekly Phone Banking
    • Sunday, October 29    5:00 pm
    • 1025 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County is calling supporters to remind them about the upcoming vote-by-mail election. On the ballot will...
  • Cosmopolitics 2017
    • Monday, October 30    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 1105 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Cosmopolitics is one of the Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee's most popular annual events. It sold out last year!  This...
  • How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Reclaiming Our Economy and Our Democracy
    • Thursday, November 2    4:00 pm
    • Building 538, University of California, Santa Barbara, Mesa Rd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93106
    • Robert Reich has a reputation for seeing where politics and the economy are going before they get there. He has...
  • Intersectionality and Incommensurability: Third World Feminism and Asian Decolonization
    • Thursday, November 2    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 494 UCEN Rd, Isla Vista, CA, 93117
    • Held in the MCC Lounge. The Third World Women’s Alliance (TWWA) is an organization that brought together women of color...
  • Militant Action Against Extraction
    • Sunday, November 5    1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • 1102 E Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
    • Mainstream environmentalism has not been effective in stopping fossil fuels or any other extractive industries. Despite over 50 years of...
  • Pen Connection
    • Sunday, November 5    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Join politically motivated locals in penning letters and signs. Meets most Sundays. Contact Ethan Turpin to confirm meeting and for...
  • Final Phone Banking
    • Sunday, November 5    5:00 pm
    • 1025 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County is calling supporters to remind them about the upcoming vote-by-mail election. On the ballot will...
  • Difficult Conversations, a Social Justice Workshop
    • Tuesday, November 7    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • 494 UCEN Rd, Isla Vista, CA, 93117
    • Held in the MCC Lounge. How do we approach the challenging conversations in our lives, whether it’s about confederate flags,...
  • Food, Rights, & Animals: Addressing Justice for All
    • Tuesday, November 7    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • 6550 Pardall Rd, Isla Vista, CA, 93117
    • In today’s world the question of ethics is at the forefront of many peoples mind when it comes to food...
  • Community Discussion: Resilient Love
    • Wednesday, November 8    12:00 am
    • 494 UCEN Road, Santa Barbara, CA, 93117
    • Exactly a year after the controversial 2016 presidential elections, the country remains deeply polarized along ideological lines. Conversations about political...
  • Movies That Matter – Thank You for Your Service
    • Friday, November 10    7:00 pm
    • 1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • The Granada Theater will be showcasing the documentary Thank You For Your Service, a nationally acclaimed documentary, co-directed by our...
  • Veterans Day Ceremony
    • Saturday, November 11    10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • 901 Channel Dr, Montecito, CA, 93108
    • This one-hour ceremony at the Santa Barbara Cemetery with the Santa Barbara Choral Society is a poignant tribute to all...
  • Fifth Annual Salute to Veterans
    • Sunday, November 12    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • 129 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • The Santa Barbara Veterans Foundation and Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation present an afternoon with live music, food, military vehicles on...
  • Veterans Day Parade
    • Sunday, November 12    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Sola St & State St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • The Santa Barbara Veterans Day Parade is a star spangled salute to all veterans complete with WWII vehicles and re-enactors,...
  • Pen Connection
    • Sunday, November 12    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Join politically motivated locals in penning letters and signs. Meets most Sundays. Contact Ethan Turpin to confirm meeting and for...
  • Voices for Justice Annual Dinner
    • Sunday, November 12    5:30 pm
    • 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
    • Human Rights Watch Santa Barbara will host its annual Voices for Justice Annual Dinner that honors courageous individuals who protect...
  • SB Progressive Coalition Community Action Meeting
    • Monday, November 13    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 601 E Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
    • (enter on Calle Cesar Chavez) Join Santa Barbara Progressive Coalition for their November action meeting.
  • Film Screening: National Bird
    • Tuesday, November 14    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    • UCSB, Isla Vista, CA, 93117
    • National Bird (2016) follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice Workshop
    • Thursday, November 16    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 629 Coronel Pl, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Thursday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. The Just Communities...
  • The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency
    • Thursday, November 16    7:30 pm
    • Building 538, University of California, Santa Barbara, Mesa Rd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93106
    • Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Jon Meacham is one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals. A contributing editor at Time magazine,...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice Workshop
    • Friday, November 17    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 629 Coronel Pl, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Thursday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. The Just Communities...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice Workshop
    • Saturday, November 18    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 629 Coronel Pl, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Thursday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. The Just Communities...
  • Pen Connection
    • Sunday, November 19    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Join politically motivated locals in penning letters and signs. Meets most Sundays. Contact Ethan Turpin to confirm meeting and for...
  • Pen Connection
    • Sunday, November 26    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Join politically motivated locals in penning letters and signs. Meets most Sundays. Contact Ethan Turpin to confirm meeting and for...
  • Judaism and Social Justice
    • Tuesday, November 28    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • 494 UCEN Rd, Isla Vista, CA, 93117
    • Held in the MCC Lounge. What is the history of the Jewish commitment to social justice? Is it an inherent...
  • Save the Date: Annual Sierra Club Holiday Potluck Party
    • Saturday, December 9    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    • 1535 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, California, 93110
    • More information coming soon.