Santa Barbara Village


Santa Barbara Village offers a wide variety of events, socials, field trips, lectures, and the like.

Our events may be open for all, or just for members and volunteers.

August 2016

August 5 Current Affairs
August 11 Waffle Therapy !
August 13 WIC & Farmers' Market : Downtown Santa Barbara
August 15 Brainfood
August 16 Screening of Kantor's Circle at the Jewish Federation

August 17

Apple Teach-In
August 18 Collette Travel Presentation
August 19 Current Affairs
August 21 WIC & Farmers' Market : Goleta
August 23 Coffee and Conversation

Event Details


Monday &


Valle Verde Retirement Community has welcomed SB Village Members to join them for:
Tai'Chi- 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Village members are encouraged to partake in Valle Verde's Tai'Chi events throughout July! Practice the Chinese martial art of Tai'Chi, an activity shown to improve balance, strength, and longevity of those who practice it. All ages and abilities are welcome.

Tai'Chi will be located at Valle Verde's North Gazebo.

To arrange a ride: or 805.729.5038



Valle Verde Retirement Community has welcomed SB Village Members to join them for:
Mahjong - 1:00 PM

Village members: join the fun at Valle Verde's Mahjong events throughout June! Invite culture and conversation on Tuesday afternoons with the traditional Chinese tile game, Mahjong.

Mahjong will be located at Valle Verde's North Gazebo

To arrange a ride:  or (805) 729-5038

Valle Verde Retirement Community has welcomed SB Village Members to join them for:
Bocce Ball - 10:00 AM

Valle Verde's bocce ball court has recently been improved: the new surface will guarantee you'll be a winner. Bocce Ball is easy to learn and provides physical activity along with an opportunity to visit with others. Equipment and rules are in the Recreation Clubhouse. Come join the fun!

Bocce ball is located at Valle Verde's Recreation Clubhouse!

To arrange a ride:  or (805) 729-5038


Current Affairs


Current Affairs Discussion Group
Jewish Federation, 524 Chapala St., SB

July 1st
July 15th

10:30 AM- 12:00 PM

The group is open to all points of view.  Gatherings are held in a non-judgmental, tolerant atmosphere.  Discussion topics are chosen by the participants and the meetings are moderated Village members & volunteers.  
*Due to its success and needing more space, Current Affairs Discussion Group now meets at the Jewish Federation, 524 Chapala St., SB.

To RSVP & get information:  or (805) 729-5038



Members and Volunteers:
Join us for Waffle Therapy

Thursday, July 14
10:30am- 12:00pm
15 E. Carrillo St.

Join us for Waffle Therapy - our newest hit - at SB Village!! We will be serving delicious waffles, fruit and beverages.

This is a great opportunity for the SB Village community to get to know each other. Feel free to bring family and friends to this event.

For more information:  or (805) 729-5038

Friday, July 15

Members and Volunteers: stay tuned this month for our new supplement, Brain Food! A monthly assembly of links to articles and materials relevant to our members. Brain Food is provided once a month via email.


To share an article with the Village: or 805.729.5038


  Free Movie Showing - All Welcome!

Kantor's Circle
Tuesday, August 16
J-Fed, 524 Chapala St., SB

Join us at the Jewish Federation for a documentary about the underground Yiddish Theatre Scene during World War II. "Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle." Click here for movie description.

To RSVP & get location information: or 805.729.5038

Sunday, July 24
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Alice Keck Memorial Gardens 
Garden St & E Arrellaga St.

Potluck In The Park: what a great way to spend an afternoon in the summertime!  Gather your friends, family, and loved ones and make a beeline for Alice Keck Park. 
Bring a chair and a little food to add to the picnic table: a side dish, a dessert, or drinks.  SB Village will provide sandwiches, plates, utensils, tables, and some shade.  
There will be live ukulele music, activities, and many smiles. 
Alice Keck Park features pleasant walking paths, a pond, and lovely gardens.
We encourage you and your guests to stay the whole time or just part of the time.  
RSVP's are required so that we know how many sandwiches & supplies to prepare.
RSVP's or more information contact  or  805.729.5038
Monday, July 25
10:30AM - 12:00 PM
15 East Carrillo Street

We all need rides now and then: come learn the ins and outs of the mobile phone application for affordable rides, UBER!
UBER is very simple to use: we encourage seniors who have smart phones to join us to learn about, and use (if desired), this great application.
UBER makes finding a ride on short notice easy by using the location of your smart phone and local uber drivers. 
This workshop will occur at the SB Village location, in the Community Partners Center, 15 E. Carrillo Street, SB, 93101.


RSVP's or more information, contact SB Village's Hugo Luna: or 805.729.5038