Villa Santa Barbara

227 E. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(877) 931-4369

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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: 05/22/2018 to 05/28/2018


You asked for Spanish Class so let's get the party started. Join Armando's Spanish Class every Monday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. Learn to speak Spanish with your friends. Learning a language will keep your mind sharp! The more, the merrier, so bring your family and friends. See you Monday afternoon at 3:00p in the Game Room (if we are visiting Solvang or Ventura on a Monday, Spanish class will be cancelled). Hasta La Wago!

Date: 05/22/2018 to 05/31/2018


Last chance to Sign-Up for a Whale Watching Cruise: Thursday, May 31th. from 12:30 to 3:30p.

Did you know the waters surrounding the Channel Islands National Park are home to many diverse and beautiful species of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises? The Villa Santa Barbara Playground IS the Ocean and we take full advantage of watching the Whales pass through the Channel Islands from February through mid-April. About one third of the species found worldwide can be seen right here in our own backyard. The 27 species sighted in the channel include Gray, Blue, Humpback, Minke, Sperm, and Pilot Whales; Orcas; Dall's Porpoise and Risso's, Pacific White-sided, Common, and Bottlenose Dolphins. We've got it "ALL."

Date: 05/22/2018 to 06/04/2018


Ready for Pancakes? This restaurant, Paula's Pancake House is the place to visit for the "BEST" Pancake Luncheon... EVER!
We'll take a stroll around this famous Danish Town after our meal. Also on our agenda, visiting our favorite Miniature Horse Ranch.
Join us Monday, June 4th. The Bus leaves at 10:30 a.m. Sign-up to get on board; bus fills up fairly fast!

Date: 05/22/2018 to 06/14/2018


OK DAD'S, you asked and we listened. Beer Fest and Pool Party will be held in honor of our Fathers at the Villa SB! Everyone is welcome to join us on this honorary day. Meet in the Game Room to start the Villa Residential Father's Day Party on Thursday, June 14th. at 3:00 p.m. See you there.

Date: 05/22/2018 to 06/15/2018

Jump on board for our monthly trip to K-Mart

Friday, June 15th. K-Mart is a Great store for your everyday shopping needs. So get signed-up for a visit to K-Mart and Ross. If interested, one may also shop at Costco. This trip satisfies everyone! The bus leaves just after our lunch hour at 1:00 p.m. Sure, bring a friend!


Posted On: 05/22/2018 - 6:00pm


When you live at the Villa Santa Barbara, one of the many advantages you have is living down the street from the Sunken Garden. There are lots of beautiful events on the weekend. On Memorial Day, Monday, May 28th. the Faulkner Gallery will host Jane Hahn, Flute, Adelle Rodkey, Oboe, Chad Cullins, Clarinet and Christopher Davis, Piano. Begins at 12:00 p.m. Take a walk down the street and attend the Joyous Celebration! Everyone is welcome. We love our Vets!

Posted On: 05/22/2018 - 1:15pm

Live in Santa Barbara? SBCC Extended Learning Life Skills

When you live at the Villa Santa Barbara, we can give you a ride to the SBCC Extended Learning Classes which start May 29th. So get Enroll Today! Let's get involved in something fun and interesting! for more information.

Posted On: 05/22/2018 - 12:45pm 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 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. can help you navigate through the pain. If not for yourself, share with your friends.

Posted On: 05/21/2018 - 6:15pm


The Villa Santa Barbara is having a community fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association. We are planning a huge neighborhood "BBQ BOOGIE AND BINGO BASH," on our beautiful ocean island; city and mountain view roof top veranda. The public is welcome to buy a $25.00 dollar "BBQ Hamburger or Hot Dog" dinner ticket to help support Alzheimer's. A dance band called "SNAPSHOT" will be in full swing from 5:30 to 7:30. One may also play a 50/50 Bingo Raffle at 6:00 in the Theater. Wine and beer will be available for purchase on the patio. This event will take place on Wednesday, June 20th from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Don't miss out on the FUN!

If you have another conflict on this date, don't worry... please feel free to make a donation supporting research, caregivers and those affected by Alzheimer's. Someone in your family might be next. Questions about how you may get involved or donate, contact Ken Mahler at (805) 963-4428

THE LONGEST DAY ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION. On the Summer Solstice, teams around the world will honor the strength, passion and endurance of those facing Alzheimer's. Attend the excitement and donate to a cause that effects "All" of our loved ones.

Posted On: 05/21/2018 - 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.