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Film and TV
This class takes place on Sun. and is taught by a professional film actor/director. Annual LA trips to perform for talent agents and casting directors. Ongoing.
THE MET: LIVE IN HD SERIES
(9:55am or 2pm; check website for updated times)
This series features high-def transmissions to the Cohan Center's large screen from the Metropolitan Opera in NYC. Performances include: Massenet’s Werther, Mar. 15; Puccini’s La Boheme, April 5; Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte, May 4; Rossini’s La Cenerentola, May 10.
Cost: $27; Students $12
THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)
nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing emerging and established artists to campus.
THE DALLIDET ADOBE AND GARDENS
Open March through November on Fridays (10am-4pm), Sundays (1-4pm), and by appointment. Hours depend on volunteer availability; please call ahead
Phone: 543-0638 ext. 10
MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTER OF SLO COUNTY
The History Center is housed in the former Carnegie Library Bldg., built 1904-05. The Museum is open daily from 10am-4pm. The Public Research Room is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am-4pm and Fridays from 11am-4pm (subject to volunteer availability)
Phone: 543-0638, ext. 10
POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS
Create and Learn
Ongoing pottery classes for kids ages 6 and older.
Cost: $20 per class
(Contact for tour times)
See migrating California Grey Whales on 2.5 hour tours through April.
Sports and Wellness
Lessons and Classes
January 6,January 13,January 20,January 27,February 3,February 10,February 17,February 24,March 3,March 10,March 17,March 24,March 31,April 7,April 14,April 21(6pm)
Mondays through April 28.
SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at
Takes place on Thurs. in the Spencer's Market parking lot and Sat. on downtown Main Street.
Phone: call 544-9570
ARROYO GRANDE VILLAGE
Live entertainment, fresh fruit, flowers, and more on Sat.
NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
Takes place on Sundays from
SAN LUIS OBISPO
At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from
In the Town Park on Sat.
LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
Live music, produce, craft items, and prepared food are available every Wed. from
Tues. at City Park from
Lectures and Learning
The mother of all state parks is open to the public for magical tours, films, memorabilia and more. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind experience. Docent-led tours give incredible insight to Hearst and the history of his castle.
Phone: 800-444-4445 or 927-2074
SLO FOOD BANK
The Food Bank solicits, warehouses, and distributes large-scale food donations to more than 225 non-profit agency partners and directly through our food assistance programs. The Food Bank can also help you find a drop site if you are looking to make an individual donation. Volunteer opportunities are also available.
Phone: 543-0388 or 238-4664
UNITED BLOOD SERVICES
Donations may be made at the UBS Center in San Luis Obispo at 4119 Broad Street in the Creekside Center, or in Santa Maria at 1770 S. Broadway in the Plum Tree Plaza next to Lassen's Natural Foods.
WOODS HUMANE SOCIETY
(Woods opens Mon. through Sat. at 10 a.m.)
Woods Humane Society protects and shelters homeless companion animals, places animals into humane environments, promotes responsible pet ownership, provides humane education, and reduces animal overpopulation. They have beautiful animals up for adoption, camps for kids, fund-raising events, volunteer opportunities, and educational programs for the community. For more info on the various services Woods offers and a full calendar of events, contact the society. Their Quicky car wash fundraiser runs May 1-31.
The North County Prostate Cancer Support Group meets monthly in the Pavilion Room on the last Thurs. at
THIS IS YOUR LIFE, MORRO BAY
Celebrate the city’s 50th anniversary and honor those who have played significant roles in the community with a dinner catered by Great American Fish Co. and Off The Hook, and proceeds to benefit community legacy projects, Jan. 11 at 5pm
LIVE MUSIC SATURDAYS
January 11 (1-4pm)
A variety of acts in a relaxed setting while tasting Broken Earth wines through Feb. 15 at
ASUNCION RIDGE PRESENTS ERIC BRITTAIN IN CONCERT
Jan. 11 from 5-8pm
Jason Petty and Carolyn Martin perform over 20 of their chart-topping hits with a live band, Jan. 11 at 7pm
JUDY PHILBIN AT D'ANBINO CELLARS
January 11 (7:30pm)
Judy Philbin returns to D’Anbino's with an eclectic program, accompanied by Adam Levine, Bill Wingfield, and Daryl Vandruff, Jan. 11.
M.L. BURDICK AT THACHER WINERY
Art at Wineries
January 11 (11am-5pm)
Original ink paintings on view Thursday through Sunday, through Jan. 26.
January 11 (11am-5pm)
New dream drawings and collages by Morro Bay artist Philip Carey on view through March 1.
Classes and Workshops
January 11 (11am-1pm and 6:30-8:30pm)
Workshops offered through Jan. 23 at
Cost: $40 per workshop
PERSONAL JOURNAL WORKSHOP
Classes and Workshops
January 11 (9-3pm)
One-Day Personal Journal Workshop with artist/instructor Linda Ortiz. Scrapbookers and artists: create a personal, hardcover journal, with fun interactive elements, Jan. 11 from 9am-3pm
Openings and Receptions
January 11 (Noon-5pm)
This exhibit features photographs of the Oceano Dunes taken the past three years, through Feb. 28, Tuesday-Saturday.
LET IT RAIN
January 11 (11am and 1pm)
You too can be a weatherperson! Make a cloud jar and examine how clouds hold their water until they become too heavy. Learn how to predict changes in the weather by also making and observing a barometer, Jan. 11 at 11am and 1pm
Cost: Free with admission
The Los Osos Library will screen an animated film adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, Jan. 11 at 2pm
January 11 (11am-4pm)
Cats and kittens available for adoption, Saturdays through March 1.
PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE DUNES
Accompany photographer Jules Reuter, Jan. 11 from 3-5:30pm
Cost: Donations accepted
January 11 (1-3pm)
Master Gardeners Wes and Ray will guide you through cleaning, sharpening and prepping your tools for the coming season; Jan. 11 from
Cost: $5 members; $10 non-members
Sports and Wellness
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY YMCA OPEN HOUSE
Join the SLO County YMCA for an open house Jan. 11 from 10am-2pm including group exercise classes, tours, and giveaways
VEGAN WEEK SLO
Sample local vegan products and prizes starting Jan. 11 from noon-4pm
January 11 (During open hours)
through Feb. 19 in local stores and neighborhoods.
Cost: $5 per box