Pardall Road

Saturday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Pardall Road will transform into a community jamboree this Saturday for the annual Pardall Festival. The Isla Vista Community Relations Committee will offer food, free t-shirts, giveaways and a UCSB rite of passage: the Pardall Ferris Wheel. UCSB organizations will be volunteering at the fair, and it’s a great chance to meet clubs and nonprofits in Isla Vista.



6612 Sueno Road

Friday 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Grab your Docs and head to the The Biko Garage on Friday for a free matinée punk show featuring Now What, Herbicide, Crucial Measures and Slow Down before they head to the Funkzone Fest in Santa Barbara. The Biko House recommends a $5 donation, but no one will be turned away if they can’t pay. The bands are all local and managed by Bird in a Bush record label in the Tri-County area. Moshing is guaranteed.



I.V. Theater

Tuesday at 7 p.m.

A.S. Program Board will screen its weekly free film on Tuesday at Isla Vista Theater. This week’s movie, “Despicable Me 3,” is the third installment to the family-friendly super-villain story.



6551 Trigo Road

Thursday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The UC Student-Worker Union will host a workshop on bargaining, contract campaigns, grievances, and membership empowerment on Thursday. Attendees are invited to share input on upcoming contract campaigns, and the union office will offer light refreshments



Isla Vista Co-op

Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Isla Vista Co-op is hosting a Halloween-themed children’s activity day on Saturday. Tiny tots will have a chance to create a spooky or silly mask, decorate a mini pumpkin, learn about the origins of All Hallows Eve, and enter a raffle to win a pumpkin carving kit. The Co-op offers children’s workshops one Saturday a month as its Sunflower Kid’s Club.



Little Acorn Park

Sunday at 5 p.m.

A local group called Food Not Bombs will serve free vegan food at 5 p.m. Sunday at Little Acorn Park (next to Bagel Cafe). Food Not Bombs is a large organization that spans the country and is a form of “franchise activism.” They believe that corporate and government priorities are skewed and allow hunger despite the abundance of food and food waste. Those interested in cooking for Sunday can email organizers at The dinner is regularly held every Sunday.

A version of this article appeared on page three of the October 12, 2017, print edition of the Daily Nexus.