Fave Five | July 2 – 12

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.

Go Birding With The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center

Grab your binoculars and your bird guide, we’re going birding! What is birding, you ask? It is simply the act of observing and identifying birds! There are so many different types of birds you can easily see in your backyard, on a hike or at the beach! With this lesson, you will learn the basics of becoming a birder! Access the activity by clicking the link below.

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Visit The Oso Flaco Lake Trail

Oso Flaco Lake Trail is an easy, 1.7-mile, famous out and back trail located in the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area. This trail features a lake and is good for all skill levels and perfect for families. The trail offers the perfect spot for bike rides, bird watching, or a peaceful walk. Also, the route that leads to the overlook is wheelchair accessible.

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Take A Quick Guitar Lesson With The City Of Santa Maria Recreation & Parks

Joe Payne of the City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department has put together a few guitar lessons for you to practice with virtually! These quick lessons teach chords as well as music styles! You can find the lessons at the link below.

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PCPA: Christian Arteaga | Talkback Thursday

Christian Arteaga, director of PCPA’s Outreach Tour ‘The Circuit’, joins Erik Stein on Facebook LIVE on Thursday, July 9th from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm with a Q&A and much more!

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cnagy First Friday Of July

Join cnagy on July 3rd as they reopen for First Friday! Featuring photography by Kerry Donlon and Mr. Richard Lemmon. Meet and Greet 5 – 8 pm! Also enjoy their new releases- just in time for summer! Reservations recommended.

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