New Times / Calendar Events
January 2,January 9,January 16,January 23,January 30,February 6,February 13,February 20,February 27(2-5pm)
through Feb. 27. The Monday Club of San Luis Obispo is offering free docent-led tours every Monday. This is an excellent opportunity to tour one of the architectural gems of San Luis Obispo. Designed by Hearst Castle Architect, Julia Morgan.
January 6,January 13,January 20,January 27,February 3,February 10,February 17,February 24(7-9pm)
through Feb. 28. Do you love to dance? Join other social dancers every Friday night to dance ballroom, swing, line dance, free style, and mixers to DJ tunes. Requests welcome. This is a no-alcohol event.
Cost: $95 for 10 admissions
January 17,January 24,January 31,February 7,February 14,February 21,February 28(4pm)
through Feb. 28. The Central Coast Children’s Choir can help you find your voice! SLO County boys and girls can join one of five levels of choirs dependent on age. Rehearsals are held in SLO on Tuesdays, and in Atascadero on Wednesdays.
Central Coast Children's Choir
Cost: Priced per season, Scholarships Available
Writers and Literature
MORRO BAY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Each 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month participants will have a chance to discuss bestsellers, classics, traditional literature, historical fiction, or non-fiction books. Download the booklists to find out what book is discussed each week.
January 11,February 8,March 8(10am-noon)
Every Second Wednesday, through March 8. Discuss a wide spectrum of mysteries, thrillers and suspense novels. Download the booklists at morrobaybookdiscussiongroup.org.
January 6,February 3
through Feb. 28. An exhibit for storytellers and story lovers alike. This show holds visual interpretations of any story you can think of, and some you might not have known about!
January 14,January 21,January 28,February 4,February 11,February 18,February 25,March 4,March 11(10am-4pm)
Check out the SLO Railroad Museum, with its fun kid's play area. See historic artifacts, rail cars, a world class model railroad under construction, visit the gift shop, and wave at passing trains.
Cost: $3 and under
Special Art Events
The enchanting coastal photography of Greg Magee, on display through March 8.
PYJAMA DRAMA - DRAMA AND IMAGINATIVE PLAY CLASSES
(9:30am, 10:15am, and 11am)
Children 6 months up to age 7 can develop skills like communication, concentration, and creative problem solving, while having tons of fun. Weekly classes every Saturday through March 11.
Cost: $12 weekly or $15 to drop in
January 16,January 23,January 30,February 6,February 13,February 20,February 27,March 6,March 13(9:30am, 10:15am, and 11am)
Sing, Dance, Pretend, and Play...Where will our imagination take us today? Children 6 months up to age 7 develop skills like communication, concentration, and creative problem solving, while having tons of fun. Ongoing classes start every Monday through March 13.
Cost: $12 weekly or $15 to drop inweekly or $15 to drop in
January 20,January 21,January 27,January 28,February 3,February 4,February 10,February 11,February 17,February 18,February 24,February 25,March 3,March 4,March 10,March 11,March 17,March 18
through March 18. Babies crawling and beginning to walk will practice rolling, crawling, balancing, climbing, and more in a playful, social environment. Caregivers and baby will enjoy bonding through activities. Fridays 9:30-10:15am and Saturdays 12:15-1pm.
Cost: Call for pricing
After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
January 5,January 6,January 7,January 10,January 11,January 12,January 13,January 14,January 17,January 18,January 19,January 20,January 21,January 24,January 25,January 26,January 27,January 28,January 31,February 1,February 2,February 3,February 4,February 7,February 8,February 9,February 10,February 11,February 14,February 15,February 16,February 17,February 18,February 21,February 22,February 23,February 24,February 25,February 28,March 1,March 2,March 3,March 4,March 7
through March 7. After school pottery is a place where kids have the freedom to create with clay using the wheel, sculpting, and handbuilding.
Cost: $30 per class
Super Hero Saturdays
January 14,January 21,January 28,February 4,February 11,February 18,February 25,March 4,March 11(10-11am)
through March 11. Super Hero Class integrates agility, tumbling, trampoline, gymnastics, physical fitness and flexibility into a fun and action-packed session for boys and girls ages 5-12. Kids can move up through levels as they gain strength.
Sports and Wellness
INFUSED RESTORATIVE YOGA
Lessons and Classes
January 3,January 10,January 17,January 24,January 31,February 7,February 14,February 21,February 28(1-2:30pm)
through Feb. 28. Restorative Yoga is a gentle floor practice with guided relaxation and breathing exercises. This class in unique because it combines essential oil blends with each pose to support the body's healing and relaxation processes. Beginners welcome!
Cost: $15 drop in plus $5 materials
Lessons and Classes
January 5,January 10,January 12,January 17,January 19,January 24,January 26,January 31,February 2,February 7,February 9,February 14,February 16,February 21,February 23,February 28,March 2(5:45-7pm)
through March 5. Aikido is a Japanese martial art of self-defense and self-development. It is peaceful and powerful. Gain flexibility, balance, core strength, and energy. Fifth degree Black Belt Instructor Mary Tesoro teaches locally, nationally, and internationally.
Cost: $99 total for Jan through April
MIXED GOLF CLUB
January 12,January 19,January 26,February 2,February 9,February 16,February 23,March 2
through March 2. Tired of playing the same course all the time? The San Luis County Golf Club offers play at over 10 courses. Two overnight trips per year. $20 annual fee. All handicaps accepted.
SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
The San Luis Obispo Farmers Market takes place every Thursday from 6-9pm on Higuera St. between Osos and Nipomo and includes over 120 vendors of produce, dairy, barbecue, flowers, and more.
In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at
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
Tues. at City Park from
January 22 (1-4pm)
Cost: $35 Pre-register or $40 otherwise
January 22 (Noon-4pm)
Featuring tea tasting, games, prizes, and treatment demos. Jan. 22.
January 22 (Fri. and Sat.: 2pm; Sat. and Sun.: 7pm)
Presented by SLO Little Theatre’s Academy of Creative Theatre, through Jan. 29.
January 22 (2-5pm)
Jan. 22. Additional featured performance by guitarist Jon Stephen. $10 cover includes wine tasting. 21 and only please, and no pets.
January 22 (7pm)
Runa has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americana and roots music formats since their formation in 2008. Jan. 22.
January 22 (3-5pm)
AUMC will host a benefit concert with SLO Winds. Admission is free, however donations will be accepted at the door. Performing groups include: Wind in the Reeds, clarinet choir; AUMC Joyful Noise Bell Choir; Neptune Reeds, and more. Jan. 22.
through Jan. 29. Featuring sculpture and prints by Lisa Occhipinti.
Call For Artists
Welcomes photographers to delve into subjects, themes, and motifs that expose new images in the world today. Deadline is to submit Feb. 1.
January 22 (Noon-5pm)
Succulent Paintings in acrylic by Mary McCrea, on display through Feb. 26.
Dec. 2 through Jan. 29, with an opening reception Dec. 3 from 3 to 5pm.
Openings and Receptions
Dec. 2, runs through Jan. 28. Exhibition of handmade books by artists and community members. Books are created using a variety of conceptual forms and materials. Plus wearable art and peace-themed crafts made from recycled materials.
Special Art Events
through Jan. 31. Paso Robles artists express their relationship with the great ocean in this exhibit.
SLO CHILDREN'S MUSEUM STUDIO PROJECT: WINDY FOIL PAINTING
January 22 (10am-5pm)
The cold winds swirl in the winter. Swirl blue and white paint with cotton on a sheet of foil, through Jan. 22.
January 22 (10am-noon)
Jan. 22. Master how to start and tend a winter vegetable garden. There will also be some general garden maintenance work. Lead by One Cool Earth, a non-profit in SLO County supporting outdoor education and neighborhood gardens.
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