Group Dinner on July 12


Next group dinner: Thursday July 12 at 7:30 pm at Goleta Beach Cafe Santa Barbara, CA.

Please sign up by Thursday July 12

Goleta Beach Cafe is in walking distance from the KITP. Walk to Goleta beach and you will find the cafe. The correct name of the restaurant is Beachside Cafe, 5905 Sandspit Rd., Goleta (Tel: 805-964-7881).
To sign up write your name below here (click on Edit on the right up corner and then Save).

Fuyu Tamanoi + 1
Helene Ayari + 3.5
Tom Chou
Christoph Krist
Petros Koumoutsakos + 2.5
Edouard Hannezo
Iman Tavassoly
Larry Nagahara
Bob Austin
Darryl Shibata
Ramin Golestanian


BBQ + soccer game on Friday June 29,


We are planning to have a soccer game (ask Robijn which team you should be on) and a BBQ this Friday, starting at 5pm at the goleta beach, next to KITP. If you would like to join, please write your name here so we can plan for it.

The cost is $7 per person, please bring it to the bbq.

What to bring?
-Sunscreen
-bear or wine
-$7

-Helene+ family (5 in total is that ok? of course)
-Iman Tavassoly
-Rhoda Hawkins
-Ramin Golestanian
-Robijn Bruinsma
-Edouard Hannezo
- Oskar Hallatschek
-Christophe Deroulers
-Roya Zandi (3 in total)
-Tom Chou
-Marija Vucelja
-Jaewook Joo (5 in total)
-Mehran Kardar (3)


Hike (10am) + lunch at cold spring tavern on Saturday (June 30th)


We are planning to have an easy hike this Saturday, June 30, and the have lunch at this place called cold spring tavern. If you would like to join, please write your name here.

We will meet at KITP (downstairs in the commons room) at 10AM. Please indicate if you have a car.

What to bring?
-water (~2 litres)
-Some snack
-Hat
-Sunscreen
-Any sort of Sneakers should be fine

-Rhoda Hawkins
-Adel Dayarian
- Edouard Hannezo
-Helene Ayari +family (have a car but ... full)
-Fuyu + Mariko + dog (Taroh)



Group Dinner


Next group dinner: Thursday June 21that 7:30 pm at Palazzio: 1026 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA

Please sign up by June 20th so we can make a reservation. To sign up write your name below here (click on Edit on the right up corner and then Save).

We will meet at KITP (downstairs in the commons room) at 7PM.

SAMPLE:
Mr. X + 1 more person (need a ride)
Mrs. Y (can drive and take 3 others)

Tom Chou, can drive 1 person
Oskar Hallatschek
Helene Delanoe-ayari (can drive and take 4 others)
Len Sander +1 (I will meet at the restaurant)
Robijn Bruinsma (needs ride)
Fuyu Tamanoi +1 (can drive and take 2 others)
Rhoda Hawkins (need a lift)
Gyan Bhanot (will meet at the restaurant)
Iman Tavassoly (needs ride)
Ramin Golestanian (can drive and take 3 others)
Edouard Hannezo (needs ride)
Colin Phipps (needs ride)
Christophe Deroulers (needs ride)




Happy hour on Saturday (June 9th)

Time : 5pm



We are organizing a happy hour outdoors, near the beach, in the West Cottages. There will be beers, wine, cocktails... Here is a Google map of the place :

https://maps.google.fr/maps/ms?msid=212999348666441888879.0004c1e727743b9ff158e&msa=0&ll=34.410911,-119.878006&spn=0.024855,0.043945

Here's my number in case you get lost : Edouard, 646 544 74 41

We look forward to seeing you there, write your name below if you plan on going, just so that we can plan on an approximate volume of margaritas !

- Markus
- Jens
-Edouard
- Colin (I will bring vodka and Southern Comfort)


Santa Cruz island kayaking trip


We are thinking of going to a kayak trip either on June 2nd or 3rd. The full prices is $120.
About the trip:
-We take a boat to go to the island and then kayak next to the island. The boat departs at 8am and returns in the evening from santa barbara.
-The boat ride is pleasant with plenty of nice sceneries. Kayaking around the island is also nice (the highlight being the`painted cave')
-You will probably see dolphins, whales and sea lions
-Breakfast and lunch on the boat is included

Please write your name here if you would like to come so we can make a reservation early.
Elke Markert
Alexei Vazquez
Mickey Atwal (but only on June 2nd)
Colin Phipps
Jens Elgeti +2 (IF Family friendly, number 2 of this '+2' is just 2.5y old...)
Markus Basan

Whale video!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7Da4YzHPXQ

Hike (11am)+ BBQ (4pm) on Memorial day


We are planning to have an easy hike and a bbq afterwards (a soccer game along with it too) this Monday, May 28. If you would like to join, please write your name here so we can plan for it. Hike (called the inspiration point) is around 3.5 miles round trip with an elevation gain of 800 ft. No rock hopping or bouldering, mostly walking on dirt.

We will meet at KITP (downstairs in the commons room) at 11AM. We wil drive to Tunnel road and park wherever we can.

What to bring?
-water (~2 litres)
-Some snack
-Hat
-Sunscreen
-Any sort of Sneakers should be fine
-Camera!

Tom Chou (can drive 3 from KITP to BBQ and back. Will be at KITP at 3:30pm, 310-497-7319 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting external image numbers_button_skype_logo.pngFREE 310-497-7319end_of_the_skype_highlighting)
Iman Tavassoly (need a ride)
Eytan Domany (please define "easy hike"). If I do come I can provide a ride to 3 people
Boris Shraiman (can drive 2)
Adel Dayarian (can drive 3)
Len Sander & Mae Sander
Michael Rubinstein (will skip the hike, but will come to BBQ)
Robijn Bruinsma (need a ride)
Gyan Bhanot + 1 (can drive and take 2 more from Goleta)
Martine Ben Amar (need a ride)
Edouard Hannezo (need a ride)
Markus Basan (can drive 3)
Jacques Prost (need a ride)
Alexei Vazquez (need a ride)
Elke Markert (need a ride)
Frank J├╝licher (can drive 2)
Mickey Atwal (need a ride)
Colin Phipps (need a ride)


Memorial Day (Monday, May 28) BBQ:

Time: 4pm

Address: Chez Boris: 977 West Campus Point Lane, Goleta, tel. 917-208-3239 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting external image numbers_button_skype_logo.pngFREE 917-208-3239end_of_the_skype_highlighting

BBQ will be in the "Palm Court" next to the pool in the center of the housing complex.







Jazz & Folk Music

SB has but one place that features jazz and folk: SOhO Restaurant & Music Club .They have decent food if you want to eat before/during a performance.


Hiking around Santa Barbara



Sport Activities

SAMPLE:
Anyone interested in swimming/running (maybe biking if nice bikes available for renting) or playing some sports like table tennis or soccer at the Rec.Cen. of UCSB !? Drop a line here or pop up at my office