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Are you comfortable with prayer in public meetings?

Yes, atheists have too much control over what's allowed.
No, keep church and state separate.
Let anyone from any religion pray in public and that will make it fair.
I'm more uncomfortable with the fact that local politicians think they need divine assistance.

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January 24

Film and TV

FILM AND TV  ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH AND TEENS
FILM AND TV ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH AND TEENS
(Times vary)

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.

Aaron Metchik
act@actorsedge.com
Phone: 323-488-9388
http://actorsedge.com

La Perla Del Mar
205 Windward Ave.
Shell Beach

Music

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: Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, May 4; Rossini’s La Cenerentola, May 10.

Lisa Woske
lwoske@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4TIX (4849)
http://pacslo.org

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $27; Students $12

Art

THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
Galleries
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)

nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing emerging and established artists to campus.

Phone: 756-1571
http://artgallery.calpoly.edu

Building 34, Dexter Hall
next to the Cal Poly library
SLO

THE DALLIDET ADOBE AND GARDENS
Museums

Open through Nov. on Fridays (10am-4pm), Sundays (1-4pm), and by appointment. Hours depend on volunteer availability; please call ahead.

Phone: 543-0638 ext. 10
http://historycenterslo.org

1185 Pacific St.
San Luis Obispo

MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTER OF SLO COUNTY
Museums

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
http://historycenterslo.org

696 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo

Kid Stuff

POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS
Create and Learn
(3:30-5pm)

Ongoing pottery classes for kids ages 6 and older.

anam-cre studio
anamcre.ss@gmail.com
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Anamcre Pottery Studio
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $20 per class

Sports and Wellness

AMERICAN TRIBAL STYLE BELLY DANCE
AMERICAN TRIBAL STYLE BELLY DANCE
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.

Leslie Thompson
ebtasam@aol.com
Phone: 550-6944
http://tribelation.webs.com

Tribe Elation
2324 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $10-15

Farmers Market

SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
(3-6pm)

This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from

Mary White
marylwhite.mail@gmail.com
Phone: 762-4688

2880 Broad St.
SLO

Cost: Free

ARROYO GRANDE
(8:30am)

In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at

Phone: 544-9570

Arroyo Grande

MORRO BAY
(2:30-6pm)

Takes place on Thurs. in the Spencer's Market parking lot and Sat. on downtown Main Street.

Phone: call 544-9570
http://morrobay.org

Morro Bay Blvd. and Main St.
Morro Bay

ARROYO GRANDE VILLAGE
(Noon-2:30pm)

Live entertainment, fresh fruit, flowers, and more on Sat.

Phone: 544-9570
http://arroyograndevillage.org

Village Gazebo area
Arroyo Grande Village - downtown

NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
(11am-2:30pm)

Takes place on Sundays from

glenn5612@att.net
Phone: 929-3081

Monarch Club
1645 Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO
(8-10:45am)

At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from

Phone: 544-9570

SLO

TEMPLETON
(9am-12:30pm)

In the Town Park on Sat.

Phone: 748-1109

at 6th and Crocker Streets
Templeton

LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
(2-4:30pm)

Mondays.

Phone: 748-1109

At Second and Santa Maria Streets
Los Osos

PISMO BEACH
(3-7pm)

Live music, produce, craft items, and prepared food are available every Wed. from

info@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

the pier
Pismo Beach

PASO ROBLES
(3-6pm)

Tues. at City Park from

Phone: 748-1109
http://northcountyfarmersmarkets.com

11th and Spring St.
Paso Robles

Lectures and Learning

HEARST CASTLE
(Times vary)

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
http://hearstcastle.com

San Simeon

Fundraisers

SLO FOOD BANK
(5-9pm)

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

1357 Monterey St.
SLO

UNITED BLOOD SERVICES
(Times vary)

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.

Phone: 543-4290
http://unitedbloodservices.org/centralcoast or Blood4Life.org

SLO County

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.

Phone: 543-9316
http://woodshumanesociety.org

875 Oklahoma Ave.
SLO

Support Groups

PROSTATE CANCER
(7pm)

The North County Prostate Cancer Support Group meets monthly in the Pavilion Room on the last Thurs. at

Bill Houston
Phone: 995-2254
http://cancer.org

Twin Cities Community Hospital
1100 Las Tablas Road
Templeton

Cost: Free

Volunteers

CASA INFO SESSIONS
January 22,February 26,March 26,April 23,May 28,June 25,July 23,August 27,September 24,October 22,November 26,December 24(Noon)

Learn more about becoming a volunteer advocate for an abused child or a mentor to a former foster child, fourth Wednesdays.

Cathy Orton
corton@slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542
http://slocasa.org

CASA
75 Higuera St., Suite 180
San Luis Obispo 93401

Writers and Literature

STATE OF THE BAY HAIKU CONTEST
Poetry
January 24

hosted by the National Morro Bay Estuary Program and open to students in grades 7-12 as well as adults, through Feb. 3

Kathryn Winfrey
kwinfrey@mbnep.org
Phone: 772-3834
http://mbnep.org

601 Embarcadero, Suite 11
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Art

M.L. BURDICK AT THACHER WINERY
Art at Wineries
January 24 (11am-5pm)

Original ink paintings on view Thursday through Sunday, through Jan. 26.

Michelle Thacher
Phone: 237-0087

Thacher Winery
8355 Vineyard Dr.
Paso Robles 93346

Cost: Free

BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Pismo Monarchs
BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Galleries
January 24 (10am-5pm daily)

including paintings, photography, and metal sculpture in honor of the Monarch Butterfly migration, open through March 5.

Tom Burgher
tburgher2@gmail.com
Phone: 773-8057
http://theseasidegallery.com

Seaside Gallery
580 Cypress St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free

"THE DUNES"
The Dunes
"THE DUNES"
Openings and Receptions
January 24 (Noon-5pm)

This exhibit features photographs of the Oceano Dunes taken the past three years, through Feb. 28, Tuesday-Saturday.

Bob Canepa
bcanepa@charter.net
Phone: 544-3719
http://bobcanepaphotography.com

Olive Tree Fine Arts Gallery
5850 Traffic Way
Atascadero

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

COLORFUL UMBRELLAS
Create and Learn
January 24 (10am-5pm)

Decorate an umbrella outline and add glue drops of “rain," through Jan. 26

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free with admission

WINTER REVUE
Paso Robles Youth Arts Foundation
WINTER REVUE
Special Events
January 24 (6pm with a 1pm matinee on Saturday)

featuring visual and performing arts from the Paso Robles Youth Art Foundation, Jan. 23-25

Vicki
vicki@pryaf.org
Phone: 238-5825
http://pryaf.org

Paso Robles Youth Arts Foundation
3201 Spring St.
Atascadero 93446

Cost: $5-$10

Sports and Wellness

ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
Lessons and Classes
January 24 (9:30 AM)

First class is free; no memberships. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30am through Feb. 21

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://gozumbagirl.com

South County Regional Center
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6 after the first class

Lectures and Learning

SELF STUDY DISCUSSION GROUP
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
January 24 (6:30-7:30pm)

Based on the Vedic wisdom found to some degree in all cultures, Fridays through March 14

Tony Criscuolo
yogitony@juno.com
Phone: 542-0137

477 Sandercock St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Donations accepted

Fundraisers

CAMP FIRE CANDY SALE
CAMP FIRE CANDY SALE
January 24 (During open hours)

through Feb. 19 in local stores and neighborhoods.

Cheri Hess
campfirech@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 773-5126
http://campfirecentralcoast.org

Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: $5 per box

SIP, SAMPLE, AND SINATRA
Sip, Sample & Sinatra
SIP, SAMPLE, AND SINATRA
January 24

Sip local wines, sample local specialty foods and listen to Stephen McAndrews and Band, Jan. 24 from 6-9pm

Debbie Collins
collins7846@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 441-2654
http://themondayclubslo.org

The Monday Club
1815 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $35 advance, $40 at door

Volunteers

HOSPICE SLO VOLUNTEER TRAINING
January 24 (8:45am-1pm)

Fridays through Feb. 28

Julie Wilson
juliewilson@hospiceslo.org
Phone: 544-2266
http://hospiceslo.org

Hospice of San Luis Obispo
1304 Pacific St.
San Luis Obispo 39401

Cost: $30