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Join our fun and friendly conversation, and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature. Whether you are a science genius or not-so-science-savvy, you are invited to participate in stimulating discussions and partake in some lively libations.

We meet at Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant in Santa Barbara. Science Pub is open to all and admission is free. No reservations, so please arrive early ~5:30PM for a seat and to order food and drink. Dargan's is located at 18 E. Ortega Street. Some street parking is available, and Lot#10 is conveniently located adjacent to Dargan's (first 75 minutes free).

Questions: Call 805-682-4711 ext. 170 or

2017 Science Pubs Occur on the Second Monday of Every Month


Bug Appetit'

Monday, October 9

Insects will play a huge role in addressing future food insecurity challenges. Join Aly Moore, Entomophagist, on a unique and thrilling journey into the world of edible insects that will open your mind and stomach. 


Admission is free. 

For more information please contact Stefanie Coleman at 805-682-4711 ext. 170 or



Concrete Jungle

Monday, November 13

In the past century, American cities have gone from having little, if any, large and charismatic wildlife to being full of it. UCSB Environmental Studies professor Dr. Peter Alagona will explain how this happened and what it means for wildlife, people, and the urban habitats we all increasingly share. 


Special thanks to Chris Coulter and HiFi Club for supporting Science Pub.



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