Coast Village Farmers’ Market

Look for booths and market umbrellas and you’ll be there among fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers When: 8 am to 11:15 am Where: Somewhere along Coast Village Road Info: 969-0303


Story Time

Serafina, children and babies boutique, hosts storybook time for toddlers and young children. Children are treated to interactive reading of old and new classics, including books by Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak, Erik Carle, Beatrix Potter, Chihiro Iwasaki, Mary Hoffman and Mo Williams. Milk and cookies are served. When: 1 pm Where: Serafina, 1269 Coast Village Road Info: 695-0420 or Allison@serafinaboutique.com


Guest chefs teach culinary magic twice a week. Where: Old Masini Adobe Winery, 597 Freehaven Drive Info: 695-8464 or www.montecitocountrykitchen.com

June 5: Perfect Summer Dinner: three salmon mousse, whole poached fish with Michel Roux’s leek, saffron and dill coulis. Price: $80


It’s MAW Time!

Don’t forget to buy your tickets for summer festivities at Music Academy of the West in Montecito. This season, Music Academy has more than 100 concerts featuring kids and professors from around the country to perform variety of musical excellence. Tickets are limited. When: June 17 to August 16 Where: Music Academy of the West’s Miraflores Campus, 1070 Fairway Road Info: 969-8787


Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver education and support group facilitated by Eryn Eckert. Caregivers of individuals in early stages of Alzheimer's Disease or other forms of dementia are invited to share laughter and tears. Free respite care available during group. When: 2:30 pm to 4 pm Where: Friendship Center, 89 Eucalyptus Lane Info: Eryn Eckert 969-0859

MERRAG Meeting

Montecito Emergency Response and Recovery Action Group (MERRAG) holds training seminar. When: 3:15 pm Where: To be announced Info: Geri Simmons 969-2537

Pan Power

Annual sixth grade play is one of Montecito Union’s most storied and honored traditions. In grinding clockwork of auditions, call-backs and rehearsals, students learned first hand what it means to stage a play from start to finish. This year’s showcase is “Peter Pan,” time-honored theater version of J. M. Barrie’s children’s tale that celebrates Neverland, fairy dust, interminable ticking noises and never growing up. Montecito Union parent Kristina Kulchin directs and Pam McLendon takes care of music for yet another year. When: 7 pm Where: MUS auditorium, 385 San Ysidro Road Info: 969-3249


It’s a Plan

Montecito Planning Commission holds special meeting to review policy consistency and compliance with existing permit conditions as they pertain to Westmont College Master Plan update and expansion. When: 9 am Where: 105 East Anapamu Street, Board of Supervisors hearing room Info: 568-2000 or www.sbcountyplanning.org


Big Dog Parade

Celebrity guests Jason Biggs, Tim Matheson and Rachael Harris kick off 12th annual Big Dog Parade. Big Dog expects to draw a crowd of more than 25,000 people to watch dogs dressed in hilarious costumes march down Santa Barbara downtown. When: 9:30 am Where: Downtown Santa Barbara Info: 963-8727

Tribute to Recovery Graduation

Santa Barbara Rescue Mission and El Montecito Presbyterian Church honor 20 people who are graduating from drug and alcohol program. Graduates successfully completed one year of sobriety along with some college education and various work programs. Public is welcome to attend. When: 5 pm to 7 pm Where: El Montecito Presbyterian Church, 1455 East Valley Road Info: 966-1316

Goddesses & Gods of Greece

Montecito School of ballet presents dramatic new ballet based on myths from classic Greek mythology. When: 7:30 pm; 2 pm performance on June 4 Where: Lobero Theatre, 33 East Canon Perdido Street Info: 560-0597 Price: $20


For Review

Montecito Board of Architectural Review meets for first of two meetings this month. Call its downtown office for copy of agenda. When: 3 pm Where: Montecito Hall, 1469 East Valley Road Info: 568-2000


On the Agenda

Montecito Association Land Use Committee meets for monthly discussion. When: 4 pm Where: Montecito Hall, 1469 East Valley Road Info: 969-2026


PTA Meeting

Montecito Union School’s Parent Teacher Association (PTA) holds monthly meeting. All MUS parents are welcome to attend. When: 8:45 am Where: To be announced Info: 969-3249 or mpta@montecitou.org


Sock Hop

Montecito Union School Sock Hop doesn’t shake and bake like it used to when the Baron was around. No, it’s gotten more technologically advanced. This time, sixth-grader Devin Engebretson assumes DJ desk in end-of-the-year extravaganza. When: 5 pm to 8 pm Where: Montecito Union School auditorium, 385 San Ysidro Road Info: 969-3249


Live at Tsunami

Coast Village restaurant Tsunami, one of Montecito’s few hubs for live music, hosts evening of moxie-sing jazz and standards from Great American Songbook. When: 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm Where: 1014 Coast Village Road Info: 969-7565 Price: free


Teddy Bear Picnic

Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation holds second annual Spring Fling. Enjoy food, drinks, music, silent auction, face painting, games and more. Picnic benefits families who have children with cancer and who need financial assistance. When: 3 pm to 6 pm Where: Beach Grill at Padaro, 3767 Santa Claus Lane Info: 962-7466 or teddybearcancerfoundation.org Price: $25 for adults; $10 for teenagers; kids 12 and under are free


On the Agenda

Montecito Association Board of Directors meets for monthly meeting. When: 4 pm Where: Montecito Hall, 1469 East Valley Road Info: 969-2026