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July 2020

Cardboard Animals

July 22
3:30 pm
Online Via Zoom CA 93101 United States + Google Map
FREE

Let's keep creating with cardboard. This week we will make cardboard animals that can even stand up. Lions, tigers, bears and more will come alive with your old boxes.   Supplies for the workshop are materials that you most likely already have at home   You’ll need the following: Cereal box, small box, or any old box or cardboard Something to color with Scissors Colorful paper scraps (optional) Instructions for joining and a Zoom invitation will be emailed to all registered…

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Fertile Soil, Less Toil: Worm Composting 101 Workshop

July 24
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Online Via Zoom CA 93101 United States + Google Map
$10

Build your own vermicomposting bin in this hands-on workshop with Explore Ecology Garden Educator Bennett Rock on Thursday, July 24th at 4:00 pm on Zoom. Bennett will teach you how to create healthy, fertile garden soil using worms. You’ll learn how to maintain your new worm bin, what worms and other soil organisms need to thrive, and how to use vermicompost in your garden. Grow more with less by letting healthy soil do the work. This is the first workshop in our…

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Paper Sculptures

July 29
3:00 pm
- 3:30 pm
Online Via Zoom CA 93101 United States + Google Map
FREE

Turn paper into abstract hanging sculptures. We'll show you some paper folding techniques and how to make these fun one of a kind sculptures.   Supplies for the workshop are materials that you most likely already have at home   You’ll need the following: Paper (different colors is best but anything works) Scissors Stapler Pencil String and a paper clip (optional to hang your work) Instructions for joining and a Zoom invitation will be emailed to all registered attendees on Wednesday morning.…

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August 2020

Explore Ecology Summer Clubhouse

August 3
9:00 am
- August 7
11:00 am
Online Via Zoom CA 93101 United States
Free

We are offering a super fun alternative to in-person camp this year, our new online Explore Ecology Summer Clubhouse. Join us on Zoom for art and garden workshops, games, and nature-based learning all offered at no cost to you! Explore Ecology wants to engage lots of children this summer and make environmental and art education accessible for our community. We've decided to make our Summer Clubhouse free of charge, so more kids can attend. If you’re looking for a little bit of structure for your children now that…

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Tiny Houses

August 5
3:00 pm
- 3:30 pm
Online Via Zoom CA 93101 United States + Google Map
FREE

Let's make little houses out of found materials. Get a container and gather some materials like rocks, buttons, fabric, anything that you have around. If you want a kit full of all the materials for this project you can buy one from the Art From Scrap online store. Please note you must purchase a kit from Art From Scrap a week before the workshop in order to pick it up in time.   Supplies for the workshop are materials that…

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CANCELLED: Arroyo Burro Beach Cleanups

August 9
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2020

Arroyo Burro Beach, 2981 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109 United States
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Free

Show the beach some love at Explore Ecology's Monthly Beach Cleanups! Join us on the 2nd Sunday of each month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at beautiful Arroyo Burro Beach. Meet at the South Coast Watershed Resource Center (blue building) before the cleanup to sign in and pick up supplies. You can also bring your own bag, bucket, and gloves. Explore Ecology Monthly Cleanups are a great way for families, businesses, and groups to volunteer together.  Spend time on the beach,…

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September 2020

Coastal Cleanup Month

September 5
9:00 am
- 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 26, 2020

Santa Barbara County CA 93101 United States + Google Map
Free

Coastal Clean-Up Day has been changed for 2020. This year, instead of gathering together at beaches and sites throughout the county on a single day, cleanups will happen every Saturday in September from home. We can stop potential marine debris from traveling through storm drains into our creeks and ocean. Let’s protect our favorite beaches by picking up trash in our neighborhoods and local natural areas. Community members are encouraged to clean up their neighborhood every Saturday from 9 to Noon…

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Coastal Cleanup Month

September 12
9:00 am
- 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 26, 2020

Santa Barbara County CA 93101 United States + Google Map
Free

Coastal Clean-Up Day has been changed for 2020. This year, instead of gathering together at beaches and sites throughout the county on a single day, cleanups will happen every Saturday in September from home. We can stop potential marine debris from traveling through storm drains into our creeks and ocean. Let’s protect our favorite beaches by picking up trash in our neighborhoods and local natural areas. Community members are encouraged to clean up their neighborhood every Saturday from 9 to Noon…

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CANCELLED: Arroyo Burro Beach Cleanups

September 13
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2020

Arroyo Burro Beach, 2981 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Show the beach some love at Explore Ecology's Monthly Beach Cleanups! Join us on the 2nd Sunday of each month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at beautiful Arroyo Burro Beach. Meet at the South Coast Watershed Resource Center (blue building) before the cleanup to sign in and pick up supplies. You can also bring your own bag, bucket, and gloves. Explore Ecology Monthly Cleanups are a great way for families, businesses, and groups to volunteer together.  Spend time on the beach,…

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Abundance Sunday Art From Scrap Sale- Cancelled

September 13
10:00 am
- 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Celebrate the abundance of reuse materials at Art From Scrap on Abundance Sunday Sale Days! Join us every Sunday at our downtown Creative ReUse Store. Sale items (both bulk and/or non-bulk) will be half off and will vary depending on our recent donations. Fabric, paper, housewares, or a particular commodity like metal, glass, or plastic will be highlighted. On Saturday, we will post a clue on Instagram as to what will be on sale the next day. Every day is…

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