Free Family Kite Festival at Rotary Centennial Park

Thousands of people packed Rotary Centennial Park, and hundreds of kites filled the sky overhead at the 9th Annual Free Family Kite Festival. Vendor booths, great food, face painting, and the music of ‘Birdie’ also entertained attendees enjoying a beautiful Santa Maria Sunday in the park. Enjoy photos from the 9th Annual Free Family Kite […]

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Events planned ahead of NASA’s historic Mission to Mars — a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’

As excitement continues to build for next month’s historic Mission to Mars from Vandenberg Air Force Base, several events are planned in and around the Lompoc Valley leading up to the big occasion. NASA is planning to launch its InSight lander into space to begin its journey to Mars as soon as 4:05 a.m. May […]

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Best places to take kids in SLO County

Family fun and much more, discover the top kids activities of SLO County Looking for fun places to take your family in SLO County? Check out our list for some special spots made just for the little ones. Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum—There is a tree house, a truck converted into a play area, a bank, […]

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Museums Score Big with Chumash Tournament

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians share stories of the five Santa Barbara County museums who received funding from the Chumash Charity Golf Classic.

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New Grant Gives the Power of Making to the Community

Allan Hancock College will collaborate with the Santa Maria Public Library and the Santa Maria Discovery Museum JULY 21, 2017–Allan Hancock College was one of 24 colleges to receive a CCC Maker Implementation Grant from the California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office. CCC Maker awarded the college an amount of $350,000 to build an inclusive […]

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Makerspace Weekend in Santa Maria encourages kids to create

KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Area News By KSBY Staff Local children and their families are invited to work together this weekend with “maker” activities. The Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, Allan Hancock College, and the Santa Maria Public Library have joined forces to create “makerspaces” in the community. A “makerspace” is […]

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SUPER HERO FUN RUN

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Free Family Kite Festival

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NAT FAST DAY CELEBRATES CHILDREN AND THE ARTS AT THE DISCOVERY MUSEUM

Local children and their families are invited to paint, draw, sing and dance with professional artists this Sunday, Jan. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Discovery Museum’s 5th Annual Nat Fast Children’s Arts Day, a free community event celebrating the arts and the legacy of local artist Nat Fast.        “Nat Fast […]

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