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You don't need to be a student to take your education higher in Santa Barbara. Cater to your curiosity with one of these lectures and workshops.
Kenneth Lapatin, Associate Curator at Getty Villa and Co-Curator of the exhibition at the Getty Center, will lead a lecture on the current Getty exhibition "Power and Pathos." Ken's lecture will be followed by a book signing of his Power and Pathos catalogue.
Meet live raptors such as Red-tailed Hawk, Western Screech Owl, or peregrine Falcon!
SHARKS...Bite Size showcases some of the smaller sharks found in the Santa Barbara Channel. come face-to-face with these marine predators and visit them at the touch pool. Learn facts about their struggle for survival and the impact humans have on sharks, the oceans and our planet.
Santa Barbara County Park Naturalists lead 2-hour cruises that focus on bald eagles, local birds and migratory birds, local wildlife, flora, geology, and Native American and settler history.
Keepers offer informal activities relating to the zoo's collection of insects, spiders, snakes, and other "creepy crawly creatures." Check online or at the entry kiosk for more information. Special "Year of the Explorer" craft activities at the Explore Store.
Shop for seasonal local ingredients and learn how to use them to easily create delicious gourmet meals. Our hands-on cooking class is followed by a shared feast paired with wines. Please call ahead or visit website to see the day's menu.
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