Civic Theatre to hold auditions for 'RED'

The Lompoc Civic Theatre will hold auditions for a staged reading of John Logan's "RED" at 7 p.m. on both Monday, June 17, and Tuesday, June 18, at Stone Pine Hall, 210 South H St.

“RED,” winner of a 2010 Tony Award, is set in the New York studio of modernist painter Mark Rothko in 1958-59. It traces the complex relationship between Rothko and his new assistant, Ken, as Rothko works on a series of murals for the largest commission in the history of modern art. Roles are available for two men, age ranges 50s to 60s (Rothko) and 20s to 30s (Ken).

Performances will take place July 26 through 28. For more information, contact the Lompoc Civic Theatre at 805-735-2281.

Church to feature chanters in concert

Community members are invited to attend "Hearing the Divine: A Concert," featuring chanters Nicholas and Nate Baba, at 7 p.m. Friday, June 21, at St. Timothy Orthodox Church, 403 North J St.

Tickets for the concert are $15. Cheese, wine and desserts will be served following the performance, which will feature songs of ancient Byzantium. 

For more information, visit www.sttimothy.net.

Community invited to Veterans United meeting

American Veterans United, a nonprofit that advocates for active-duty service members, veterans and their families, is inviting the community to attend its monthly general meeting, scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, at the American Legion Post 211, 636 North H St.

Veterans seeking help with benefits and claims are encouraged to attend. There will also be merchandise for sale and a 50/50 raffle afterward. The American Veterans United meetings are held on the fourth Saturday of each month. Free transportation will be provided from Santa Maria.

For more information, call Clettus McDonell at 805-598-4260 or email avuinc@yahoo.com.

City budget workshop slated for June 24

Lompoc community members are invited to participate in the city's next budget workshop, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 24, at Lompoc City Hall, 100 Civic Center Plaza.

The workshop will include discussion from city staff and the Lompoc City Council regarding the 2019-21 biennial budget. Community input is encouraged.

The meeting will be broadcast live on TAP TV (Comcast channel 23), on the radio in Lompoc on 100.9 FM, and on the city website at www.cityoflompoc.com.

Legion seeking vendors for summer bazaar

The Sons of the American Legion Vandenberg Squadron 125 is seeking vendors and craft-makers who would like to operate a display at the squadron's Christmas in July Bazaar, which is scheduled for July 20 at the Lompoc Veterans Memorial Building, 100 E. Locust Ave.

The cost is $25 per space.

For more information, call Don Ramirez at 805-717-3022.

Lompoc High Class of '69 to hold 50-year reunion

The Lompoc High School Class of 1969 will hold its 50th class reunion over the weekend of Aug. 30 through Sept. 1. 

Anyone who would like to attend or receive more information about the event is encouraged to visit www.lompochigh1969.com, call Jan at 805-736-9495, or call Linda at 805-736-5572.

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