Clark, Garrett to perform in LMA concert

Hilary Clark, on cello, and pianist Lynne Garrett will be the featured performers in the Lompoc Music Association’s first concert of 2018, scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday at the Valley of the Flowers United Church of Christ, 3346 Constellation Road.

Season tickets will admit. Tickets at the door are $20 for adults and $6 for students.

The concert will include English folk songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams, such as “Lovely On the Water,” “She Borrowed Some of her Mother’s Gold” and “As I walked over London Bridge"; Edvard Grieg’s “Sonata in A Minor”; Manuel de Falla’s “Suite of Spanish Folksongs”; and Astor Piazzolla’s “Le Grand Tango.”

City to host beautification workshop

The Lompoc Beautification and Appearance Commission will host a citywide enhancement/beautification workshop at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 100 Civic Center Plaza.

The workshop is a chance for community members to get involved and for groups to network with other groups to help make a difference in the community. Everyone is invited to the forum, in which participants are expected to brainstorm and come up with projects to help beautify the city.

For more information, contact the city at 875-8034 or visit www.cityoflompoc.com.

Registration open for teen leadership conference

The city of Lompoc is accepting registrations for the fifth annual TOTAL (Teaching Our Teens As Leaders) Conference, which is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Dick DeWees Community and Senior Center, 1120 W. Ocean Ave.

The conference is put on by the Lompoc Youth Commission. The theme for this year’s event is “Hollywood: Shoot for the Stars.” The conference is open to all middle and high school students. The keynote speakers and breakout sessions are designed to teach, motivate, empower and energize teens.

Preregistration is recommended by Jan. 31 to receive a discounted rate and conference drawstring backpack. Registrations will be accepted at the door between 8 and 8:45 a.m. the day of the event. Registration fees are $5 if registered before the end of January, and $10 per person thereafter.

To register, contact the Lompoc Recreation Division at 875-8100, stop by the Anderson Recreation Center at 125 W. Walnut Ave. or visit https://apm.activecommunities.com/lompocrecreation.

LHS Alumni Association taking applications for scholarships

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The Lompoc High School Alumni Association is accepting applications for three $1,000 scholarships that the organization will award this year to graduating seniors or graduates of Lompoc High School who are attending college or vocational school.

To be eligible, graduating seniors must have attended LHS for four years and must be the son/daughter of a member of the LHS Alumni Association. Applications will also be accepted for LHS graduates attending a university, community college or vocational school who are members of the LHS Alumni Association and enrolled in 12 units.

Applications can be downloaded from www.lompochsalumniassn.org, which can be accessed through the LHS website at www.lusd.org/lhs or picked up at the LHS counseling office. The deadline for high school students to submit an application is March 30. The deadline for college students is May 18.

Interfaith Alliance to host panel discussion

The Lompoc Interfaith Alliance will sponsor the second of its three interfaith panel discussions at 4 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Franklin Fireside Room of the First United Methodist Church, 925 North F St.

The purpose of the discussions is to promote understanding of and reveal the commonalities of five of the major world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism. Each panelist will describe the major beliefs of their faith tradition. The panel presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session and refreshments. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge.

For more information, contact the church office at 736-1261 or office@lompocumc.org.

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