Events at the Park

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The 13th Annual Great Egg Hunt!

Saturday, April 15 from 10 am to noon

Come on, come all to celebrate the Great Egg Hunt at Elings Park!

On Saturday, April 15 we will transform the softball fields into a colorful sea of 15,000 candy filled eggs. We will have lots of fun activities for our little guests: bounce house from Luna’s Jump, face painting, music by Music By Bonnie and complimentary coffee from Starbucks. The Easter Bunny will be there for pictures! Special eggs filled with a free week of Camp Elings!

Egg Hunt Schedule:

  • Baby Bunnies: ages 0 to 3 at 10:30 am
  • Daring Duck: ages 4 to 6 at 10:45 pm
  • Jack Rabbits: ages 7 and over at 11 am

We will stick to this schedule, so don’t be late! For kids only! Parents please stay off the grass so every child has a chance to find eggs. Only Baby Bunnies parents are allowed in the grass. And please respect the age limit per run, so every child can have a great time.

Bring your baskets for a fun day at the Park!

Admission is free. Parking fee $5 per car.

For more information contact the park office at 805-569-5611 or email info@elingspark.org.


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Join us Friday, March 3rd from 4 pm to 6 pm for a very special cause!

We are hosting a dedication and fundraiser event for Floyd’s Memorial. Michele Morrow had an idea of building a memorial to honor Floyd, an adorable seven-pound local chihuahua, who was tortured and killed by his owner in a tragic senseless act of violence in June 2016. Since then, Michele has devoted her time working with our staff to dedicate an area at the Park that will cultivate community compassion for our animals and strive to raise awareness to prevent animal abuse.

Floyd’s Memorial is being constructed next to the restrooms above the soccer fields. The Memorial will feature a garden, where a remarkable statue of Floyd, sculpted by Bud Bottoms, will be placed; a drinking fountain that serves dogs and people; and, an artistic ceramic tile wall created by local artist, Sheryl Wheeler from donations by individuals who purchase tiles embellished with their dog’s paw prints.

You can contribute to the Memorial by purchasing a 6×6 ceramic tile, which will display your dog’s paw and name. The cost of a tile is $250, and only one dog paw can be printed per tile. Your tile will be placed at Floyd’s Memorial behind the water fountain, creating a beautiful tile wall, displaying your commitment to this special cause. Your tile purchase is tax deductible.

A Day of Action ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Friday, March 3rd,Floyd-9 from 4 pm to 6 pm. During this ceremony, we will collect your dog paw print to create the tile. It will be one big party for the dogs! You can still get your tile even if you cannot attend the event, just come by the Park office and we will help you.

The “Day of Action” will also welcome animal welfare activists and organizations. Gretchen Lieff from “Davey’s Voice” and Diana Basehart of The Basehart Foundation will offer remarks and lead a silent march to honor abused animals.
This exciting event will be a big day for dogs! Join us for a very special afternoon!

Please help us send a message of community support and commitment to kindness for all animals.  Our hope is to grow this vision long into the future.

Download a form here to purchase a tile at the Park office.


 Elings Terrain Festival

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Get your shoes on for a great day of running, food, live music, beverages, panoramic ocean and mountain views, and one of Santa Barbara’s premier trail running venues. The Elings Terrain Festival has one simple goal…bring parents, students, and the running community together to raise money for student-athletes (cross country) at San Marcos, Dos Pueblos, and Santa Barbara high schools. And the school with the most paid race entries wins the Elings Terrain Cup! Whether you’re fast, slow, or somewhere in between, there’s a trail run for every member of the family:

  • 5K (open to everyone); 3K kids (Ages 8-13, parents can register to run with their child); and 3K dog (your pooch will love running with you).

Add to your post-race endorphin buzz with live music, food, exhibits, and a beer garden (21 and older…obviously)

For more information visit www.elingsterrain.com

 


 Summit for Danny

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A fundraiser for adolescent substance abuse treatment at the Daniel Bryant Youth andFamily Center.

Join us Saturday, October 29th at Elings Park for CADA’s 16th Annual Summit for Danny Community Climb! Every year, hundreds of hikers unite to raise scholarships funds for substance abuse treatment for teens at the Daniel Bryant Youth and Family Center. Operated by CADA and founded in 2001, the Center provides safe, effective outpatient treatment for young people ages 12-18 who are struggling with alcohol and other drug problems. Last year’s event raised over $100,000 for the treatment programs, serving 300 area teens annually.

Families and friends enjoy great company and the choice of three different hiking trails from easy to advanced. This year’s event features a mini obstacle course from Titan Fitness in the center of the grove for kids to play on during the hike, as well as chair massage stations for our hikers. Live entertainment, a BBQ and awards presentation will follow the hike. This is your opportunity to support our area youth to rise above drug abuse!

For more information visit Summit for Danny.org


Elings Park Rally for the Cure

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Saturday, October 22,  at the Las Positas Tennis Courts

Mix and Match Play – no partners

  • 10 am- Women’s Doubles
  • 12 pm – Men’s Doubles
  • 2 pm – Mixed Doubles

All levels are invited to participate! 24 players for each event. Play one event or MORE! Each participant will receive a lovely gift bag. one year magazine subscription to Conde Nast Magazine, snacks and drinks.

Each tennis event cost is $20 per person. All funds go to Rally For The Cure, supporting the mission of the Susan G. Komen For The Cure!

For more information call 805-569-5611.


Pints for the Park – Santa Barbara Beer Festival 

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All the best brewers, all in one place

Join us from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday October 15, 2016, for some phenomenal brews, food, and tunes.

Your ticket gets you a tasting glass and the opportunity to cruise the grounds of beautiful Elings Park for an afternoon, sampling the best brewers in the west. Plus, your ticket purchase helps support two local Santa Barbara nonprofits, so you can feel good about it to boot.

Remember, only people over 21 will be permitted inside the beer festival. No pets, please. And as always, please stay safe by drinking responsibly.

Cheers,
The Beer Festival

For more information visit sbbeerfestival.com


 Mesa Music Nite

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Free Admission

The Mesa Business Association presents Mesa Music Nite at Elings Park.

Join us for a night of music on the lawn at the beautiful Godric Grove. Bring your friends, blankets, chairs, and picnic dinner for a fun concert under the stars. Enjoy live music by Bobby Montanes and the band OutOfTheBlue while enjoying some of the best views in all of Santa Barbara! Wine and beer will be available for purchase.

Thursday, September 22 from 5:30 to 7:30pm at Godric Grove

Thanks to our sponsors:

  • Giovanni’s
  • Edward Jones
  • Water With Life
  • SB Creative Content

Doctors Without Walls & Santa Barbara Street Medicine Present Glow in the Park at Elings – September 10, 2016