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Villa Santa Barbara

227 E. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 892-6638

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Community Life

Villa Santa Barbara celebrates its residents with regular special activities that bring our community together. Activity programs include wine tours, casino visits and shopping with free transportation. Residents, family members and friends can keep track of all of our daily, weekly and monthly happenings, find out how to get involved in our activities, see photos from past events and get the latest news from our community by checking here.


Date: 09/10/2019 to 09/16/2019

Visit the Cozy Beach Town of Carpinteria for shopping and lunch

This trip will be a fun SHOPPING EXPERIENCE that has a rustic scenic feel and the Beach Front is so beautiful. There are Antique shops, Thrift Shops and tons of interesting restaurants; we'll be choosing one of them for our dining hour. Let's get out of the house and go on a journey! Expect to be gone three hours. Please Sign-up for this event by the mail boxes. Monday, September 16th. Bus leaves at 10:00 a.m. Family and friends are always welcome to join us!

Date: 09/10/2019 to 09/23/2019

Miniature Horse, "STAR" wants to meet us at the Park during our Picnic Lunch

We had so much fun last month, let's do it AGAIN! On Monday, September 23, Our buddy, Miniature Horse, Star wants to join us at Shoreline Park for a Picnic Lunch. We snap the cutest pictures and have a grand time on this trip! Bring a family member or a friend with you. Sign up for this trip and fill out a picnic form with Suzy or at the front desk.
Bus leaves at 10:45 a.m. Bring a sun hat and your sun glasses!

Date: 09/10/2019 to 09/25/2019

Free Senior Day Into the Botanic Gardens + A Picnic in the Park

We have been invited to bring our picnic lunches into this beautiful setting. Only in California! All the plants in the gardens grow naturally somewhere in California, and they were Not brought here by European settlers. One third of California's native plants grow nowhere else on Earth! Founded in 1926, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is dedicated to conservation of California native plants. With sweeping views from the Santa Ynez Mountains to the SB Channel Islands, the Garden's renowned landscapes showcase California native plant diversity. We love visiting the Botanic Gardens on "FREE" entrance day for seniors. We take leisurely walks throughout the breathtakingly Beautiful gardens and have a picnic lunch there as well. It's a Lovely trip and the Botanic staff treat us like royalty! Join us on Wednesday, September 25th. Bus leaves at 10:45 a.m. Please sign-up for this trip and make out a pink "Picnic Lunch Form" with Suzy. This trip is growing in popularity, so sign-up soon.

Date: 09/10/2019 to 09/30/2019

Trip to Solvang, CA for a Pancake Luncheon

Everyone loves our monthly trips to Solvang, CA. Our luncheon choice of the month is "Betty's Pancake House." Join us for a Fun day and a Fabulous Scenic Drive. We always have the best trip! Your friends and family are always welcome. Our Bus departs on Monday, September 30th at 10:30 a.m. Please sign-up for this trip. We meet and greet in the Lobby Area around 10:15. Family and friends are always encouraged to join us on these fun day trips!

Date: 09/10/2019 to 10/04/2019

A Scheduled Illustrated Art Presentation

The Docent Council, Santa Barbara Museum of Arts is scheduled to visit the Villa ONCE PER MONTH, beginning on Friday, October 4th. at 1:00 p.m. Speaker will present "Artistic Visions of Growing America" part I. Friday, October 11th. at 1:00 p.m. Katherine will present Part II. We are so excited to begin this monthly program with the SB Arts Museum. The Community Speakers Program features lectures written and delivered by docents. The art lectures are one hour of Art related presentations given to community organizations on a variety of topics pertaining to the museum's special exhibitions and collections. SBMA docents have a longstanding tradition of excellence and education, imparting both enthusiasm and expertise in their presentations. As ambassadors to the public, the docents believe in the power of art to ignite imagination, stimulate thought, and generate personally rewarding experiences. See you in the Theater October 4th. at 1:00 p.m. Family and friends are always welcome to join us.

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Posted On: 09/10/2019 - 5:45pm

The Villa Belongs to the SB Public Library!

Get the full library calendar from Suzy. Walk to the SB Public Library (only two blocks from the Villa) for some friendly events. Visit daily if you wish.
MAY EVENTS: Book Club, Learning Technology, Civic Forums, Basic Computing Course and Exploring Treasures of Our Local Libraries and Archives.
Also, National Poetry Month Event, National Library Week Event and Social Gatherings. Don't miss out on the daily events in your neighborhood.

Posted On: 09/10/2019 - 12:45pm

BetterHelp.com A Mental Health Online Program

Did you realize? BetterHelp will match you to one of 2,000 licensed therapists through your computer! Get feedback, advice and guidance from your counselor. Please visit BetterHelp.com to fill out this short questionnaire to provide some general and anonymous background about you and the issues you'd like to deal with in our online therapy. This information will help us match you with the most suitable therapist for you. Your answers will also give this counselor a good starting point in getting to know you. Did you realize? Almost a fifth of seniors experience depression. BetterHelp.com can help you navigate through the pain. If not for yourself, share with your friends.

Posted On: 06/07/2019 - 5:30pm

4th. of JULY FIREWORKS PARTY ON THE VILLA ROOF TOP

JOIN THE VILLA SANTA BARBARA FOR A "PATIO ROOF TOP" JULY 4th. FIREWORKS CELEBRATION. W'LL SERVE COOKIES AND HOT CHOCOLATE. FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE WELCOME! JULY 4th. FROM 7:30 TO 9:30 p.m.

Posted On: 06/07/2019 - 5:30pm

4th. OF JULY LUNCHEON WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR 4th. OF JULY LUNCHEON.
TIME: 11:30 TO 1:00 p.m.

The Chef will be serving: Southern Style Fried Chicken Grilled Hot Dogs with all the Trimmings, Flame-Broiled Hamburgers, Corn on the Cob, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Fresh Fruit, Homemade Corn Bread and Biscuits. For Dessert, we’ll be serving American Apple Pie, Brownies and Cookies! Beverages: Ice Cold Beer, Root Beer and Juice. Family may call in advance to make reservations with the front desk.

Posted On: 04/18/2019 - 6:00pm

An Amazing and Rare Traveling Museum of WWII Airplanes

A Traveling Museum of WWII Airplanes is an opportunity to see them up close through direct participation. These airplanes will be at 1501 Cook Place, Santa Barbara Airport on Friday, May 17th. and 24th. Flying in will be the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchel, P-51 Mustang and new on tour this year is the P-40 Warhawk! Don't miss this AMAZING Traveling Museum. The Villa Residents are all signed up for this event.

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