May 19 Thursday
The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) presents “Dearest Minnie: A Sailor’s Story,” an in-person lecture presentation with Leslie Compton. This presentation, about Teddy Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet as told through historic postcards, will be held at the museum. Registration is required.
May 21 Saturday
Become a Docent at 2022 Spring Training with three Saturday lectures by Daniel Krieger, PhD, Professor of History Emeritus, Cal Poly. Daily Tours are very popular and new tour guide volunteers are needed! You will learn the history of SLO and the Mission, be mentored in tour guide techniques, and join a dedicated group of interesting volunteers who love history! Please join us and begin a whole new adventure!
Around 700 million years ago, Earth was covered in ice at least twice, from pole to equator: this is called Earth's SNOWBALL STATE. Prof. Macdonald, UCSB Dept. of Earth Science, will discuss this state and the Great Unconformity, or gap in our rock record and the origin of animals at that time, including proposed models for glaciers and biological evolution of the period.
Writer Raymond H. McDonald will share stories from his book, Merle Haggard was a Friend of Mine: A Memoir. He will also perform songs relating to his friendship with musician Merle Haggard at this outdoor program.
May 28 Saturday
Teri Ecker debuts her new book Queen Bee's Alphabet Cookbook: A Nutrition Guide for Families. An all-in-one book for young children to learn healthy habits and basic literacy skills that the whole family can enjoy together. Meet the author herself!
Jun 04 Saturday
A Deadly Bone to Pick, a new murder mystery! Molly Madison just wants to start over in sunny beachside California with her beloved golden retriever. One day a strange dog wanders into her new home, and Molly soon learns that tranquil tides can hold dark secrets... and maybe murder. Meet Peggy Rothschild, the author herself!
Jun 16 Thursday
The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) will present “The Surfer and the Sage: A Guide to Survive and Ride Life’s Waves,” an in-person lecture presentation by former World Surfing Champion, Shaun Tomson, and best-selling author and public philosopher, Noah benShea.