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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 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.
SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
January 12 (2:00pm - 5:00pm)
The Lions Peak Vineyards Tasting Room Presents Jon Stephen Tropical Brazilian Guitar In January from 2–5pm on Sunday. Shows are on Jan. 12, Jan. 20, and Jan. 26.
Cost: Complimentary with wine tasting fee
JOHN ZAMORA IN CONCERT
January 12 (4-7pm)
Join Asuncion Ridge Vineyards for an evening of guitar and song by local Troubadour John Zamora. Enjoy our award-winning wine by the glass in our comfortable downtown tasting room and lounge located on the park. Jan. 12.
Cost: Free (tasting fees apply)
Dharma Devi weaves a rich tapestry of sound while chanting the names of the masters and enlightened ones. Dana-Dharma Devi is a gifted musician and kirtan leader who has mastered several instruments, and plays over 20 flutes. She has performed with many well known artists and has her own band called Dharma Rose. She'll be playing along with local table player Johnee Gange at Sukha Wellness Center on Jan. 12, at 7pm.
Writers and Literature
WADING THROUGH TRANSITION: A JOURNALING WORKSHOP
January 12 (10:00am-3:00pm)
on Jan. 12. Finding it hard to move forward following difficult change or the profound loss of a loved one, job, or relationship? The Wading Through Transition Workshop supports you on your journey through grief, loss, and transition by acknowledging the past, increasing awareness in the present, and clarifying your goals for the future.
Beginning Drawing Class
Classes and Workshops
January 12 (9:30am-11:00am)
This class will begin with learning the basics of drawing starting with learning to articulate form, the importance of gesture and how to use them in drawing. This class will include the basics of composition and color. This class requires advanced registration. DATES: Saturdays Session1: January 12-26 and February 9-23 Session2: March 16-March 30 and April 13-April 27 AGES: 18+ TIME: 9:30-11am FEE: $75 per 6 week session LOCATION: Shell Beach Vets Hall INSTRUCTOR: Allen Capoferri
Children's Story Time and Activity
Create and Learn
Join the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center every second Saturday of the Month from 10am - 12pm for our "Children's Story Time and Activity." Stories and activities will have a nature or environmental theme. In January, we will read about birds and make a fun bird project together. For more information, contact the Dunes Center. Our mission is to promote the conservation and restoration of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes ecosystem through education, research, and the support of cooperative stewardship. Jan. 12.
TEDDY BEAR TEA
January 12 (10:00 am)
Teddy Bear lovers ages 5-10: bring your teddy bear for tea, stories, songs, and crafts. on Jan. 12 at 10am. Sign-ups required. Contact the Los Osos library at: 528-1862.
January 12 (2:00 - 3:00 pm)
Explore, have fun, and learn during this Montessori activity time with Miss Sonya and Miss Diana. All are welcome to this free event for school-aged children, grades 2 - 6. A part of the Montessori Parent Network's book fair generously provided by Barnes & Noble, to support Montessori education.
January 12 (9am-12pm)
Join Audubon on Jan. 12 from 9-12 to finish up our biggest planting project ever on the Sweet Springs Nature Preserve on the corner of 4th St and Ramona Ave in Los Osos. Bring a shovel with your name on it (if you have one). Otherwise, just bring yourself, your friends, and family of all ages. Tools, tips, and treats provided. There will even be prizes for correct answers on our Nature quiz! For more info call: 239-3928.
SLO STEWARD'S WORKDAY AT STENNER SPRINGS
January 12 (9am-noon)
Please call ECO SLO for more information. Event takes place on Jan. 12.
Sports and Wellness
THE PIT FITNESS BOOTCAMP SEMINAR
January 12 (10am)
The Pit's free Fitness Bootcamp Seminar will be held on Jan. 12.
Lectures and Learning
January 12 (1pm - 3pm)
Join us at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden as we learn from a chicken guru, Steve Soderstrom, manager of the Cal Poly Poultry Center, will give us a run down on the benefits of these feathered friends and how they can be incorporated in your life. Steve will discus breed selection, chick care, housing, diseases, and more at this informative and engaging presentation. Come with questions.
Cost: $5 for members, $10 non-members
January 12 (1pm-3pm)
Sat. Jan 12, 1pm-3pm. SLO Botanical Garden welcomes Steve Soderstrom, of Cal Poly Poultry Center, discusses backyard poultry. Learn breed selection, chick care, housing, diseases, and more. Come w/ questions. $5 for members/$10 non-members. slobg.org/pecking-order
Cost: $5 for members/$10 non-members
January 12 (11am-4pm)
take place every Saturday. Cats and kittens are spayed or neutered, tested and vaccinated prior to adoption. A free vet examination is included.
Cost: Adoption fees are $60 for one or $80 for two
For the naughty person on your list The local touch: Central Coast artisans can provide handmade gifts for just about everyone on your holiday shopping list Political Watch 12/12/13 Community Notebook 12/12-12/19 Hobnobbing with Helen Community Corner: Giving 'Food from the Vine' Furry little Christmas: The Santa Maria Valley Humane Society's 2014 calendar is the gift that keeps giving