The Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA, part of the Channel Islands YMCA, will hold its annual Father Daughter Ball, 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 24.

The YMCA will be transformed into a magical casita for a Night of Enchantment, and the evening includes dancing, activities, food and fun.

To register, call the Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA, 805-686-2037. For more about the event, visit

Established in 1887, the Channel Islands YMCA is a charitable organization of seven YMCA branches serving Santa Barbara and Ventura counties including Camarillo Family YMCA, Lompoc Family YMCA, Montecito Family YMCA, Santa Barbara Family YMCA, Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA in Santa Ynez, Ventura Family YMCA, and Youth and Family Services YMCA which operates Noah’s Anchorage Youth Crisis Shelter, the St. George Family Youth Center and My Home.

Channel Islands YMCA serves 46,000 individuals and provides some $1.3 million in financial assistance to families in need for child care, YMCA memberships, away and day camps, youth sports, and teen after-school programs.