Wednesday, Sept. 20 - Retreat Day: Traveling Courage Road, from Grief to Hope with Mary Ransom, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., La Casa de Maria Retreat & Conference Center, 800 El Bosque Rd., Santa Barbara. Mary shares from her book, “Courage Road: Your Guide from Grief to Hope,” as a practical roadmap towards healing from loss of a loved one. Valerie Moore (background in art therapy) offers ways to integrate the experience. Donation requested. Lunch cost: $14/person or bring sack lunch. To register or for more information, call 805-969-5031 or go to lacasademaria.org.