Fave Five | January 21 – 31

Practice social distancing and stay connected with the Santa Maria Valley #SantaMariaStyle! Every week, we’ll provide you with ways to enjoy the Santa Maria Valley by bringing the fun and the flavors to the comfort of your own home.

City Of Santa Maria Recreation And Parks: Glue Sticks & Goals

The City of Santa Maria Recreation And Parks Department is hosting an outdoor event series for teens starting January 21st. Glue Sticks & Goals will kick off the series on January 21st and will walk teens through creating a vision board for themselves. Events take place at Elks Field (600 S. McClelland Street) on Thursdays from 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm. Pre-registration is required, and snacks are provided!

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The Great Santa Maria Takeout

The Santa Maria Valley is starting the year off #SantaMariaStyle with participation from local and loved restaurants, wineries and breweries for The Great Santa Maria Takeout! Each participating outlet will be offering highlighted specials kicking off on January 22nd and going until January 31st. Don’t forget to also join in on the Takeout Selfie Contest for a chance to win a wonderful Staycation here in Santa Maria Valley!

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Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: “I Spy” California Vertebrates

This activity will test your knowledge of vertebrates and invertebrates, while also testing you’re your skills of observation and perception! Search for all of the California vertebrates in this “I spy” activity page! To access this activity and browse many more fun activities, click the link below!

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City Of Santa Maria Public Library: Online Story Time Live

Join the City Of Santa Maria Public Library for a special live story time for families on January 27th at 4:00 pm! There will be songs, fingerplays, and a few stories. Tune in for a fun story time the whole family will enjoy! Registration is required for a Zoom link to the program.

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PCPA Talkback Thursday | Jeff McCarthy

It’s not often you get to meet your heroes; however, Erik is overjoyed to announce that he will kick off PCPA’s monthly talkback series on Thursday, January 28th at 7:00 pm by spending an hour chatting with one of his heroes, Jeff McCarthy. Jeff grew up in Santa Maria just blocks away from PCPA where he studied and performed for several seasons, and has played the Beast in the Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast , Dubhdara in Broadway’s The Pirate Queen, and Billy Flynn in the Broadway revival of Chicago.

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