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January 25

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

Special Events

AVILA BAY ATHLETIC CLUB OPEN HOUSE
OPEN HOUSE
AVILA BAY ATHLETIC CLUB OPEN HOUSE
January 25 (10am-2pm)

The public is invited to the Avila Bay Athletic Club and Spa's annual open house, Jan. 25.

Amy
amy@avilabayclub.com
Phone: 595-7600

Avila Bay Athletic Club and Spa
6699 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

RUBY DRAGON NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
January 25

Tarot, crystal ball gazing, and oracles cards, Jan. 25 from noon-5pm

Ruby Dragon
rubydragonrocks@aol.com
Phone: 772-1100
http://rubydragon.info

Ruby Dragon
600 Morro Bay Blvd. #C
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $10-$20

Stage

<em>THE WIZARD OF OZ</em>
THE WIZARD OF OZ
THE WIZARD OF OZ
January 25 (Saturday-Sunday at 2pm and 7pm)

Jan. 25 through Feb. 2.

Kelrik Productions
kelrikproductions@gmail.com
Phone: 543-PLAY
http://kelrikproductions.org

Cuesta College CPAC
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $20-$35

AUDITIONS FOR <em>PROOF</em>
AUDITIONS FOR PROOF
Auditions
January 25 (1-4pm)

SLO Little Theatre is holding auditions for Proof Jan. 25-26; Actors are asked to prepare two contrasting monologues.

SLO Little Theatre
kevinharris@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 781-3889
http://slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Music

LIVE MUSIC SATURDAYS
January 25 (1-4pm)

A variety of acts in a relaxed setting while tasting Broken Earth wines through Feb. 15 at

Chuck Mozena
chuck@brokenearthwinery.com
Phone: 239-2562, ext. 13

Broken Earth Winery
5625 Highway 46 East
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

CAL POLY EARLY MUSIC ENSEMBLE: BACH IN THE MISSION IV
CAL POLY EARLY MUSIC ENSEMBLE: BACH IN THE MISSION IV
January 25 (8pm)

Jan. 25 at

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4849
http://music.calpoly.edu/calendar/

Mission San Luis Obispo
751 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $14 general, $12 seniors and $9 students

SLO BLUES SOCIETY WELCOMES CAROLYN WONDERLAND
SLO Blues Society welcomes Carolyn Wonderland on Saturday January 25, 2014
SLO BLUES SOCIETY WELCOMES CAROLYN WONDERLAND
January 25 (8pm)

The San Luis Obispo Blues Society presents Carolyn Wonderland, Jan. 25.

SLO Blues Society
info@sloblues.org
Phone: 541-7930
http://sloblues.org

SLO Vets Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $17-$20

Writers and Literature

CHILDREN'S CREATIVE WRITING BOOK RELEASE PARTY
January 25

Celebrating the release of Dune Forum: Nature is Filled With Children and Animals and Don’t Forget Plants Too, Jan. 25 from 1-3pm

admin@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455
http://dunescenter.org

Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center
1065 Guadalupe St.
Guadalupe 93434

Cost: Donations accepted

STATE OF THE BAY HAIKU CONTEST
Poetry
January 25

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 25 (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

"DREAMS AND BLOOD"
Bandage Faces
"DREAMS AND BLOOD"
Artists
January 25 (11am-5pm)

New dream drawings and collages by Morro Bay artist Philip Carey on view through March 1.

Leslie Clarke Gray
leslie@deerruncambria.com
Phone: 927-0427
http://deerruncambria.com

Deer Run Art & Artifacts
2024 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

OPEN STUDIO
Classes and Workshops
January 25

For individuals and families to create at their leisure; children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Fridays from 9:30am-4:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays from noon-5pm through March 28.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 per hour

BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Pismo Monarchs
BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Galleries
January 25 (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 25 (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 25 (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

RAIN STICKS AND WATER TASTING
Create and Learn
January 25 (11am and 1pm)

Make a rain stick and learn the difference between tap, bottled, and distilled water, Jan. 25

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 25 (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

MONARCH BUTTERFLY PRESENTATION
Special Events
January 25 (2pm)

The Pismo Beach Monarch Butterfly Grove will give an interactive presentation, Jan. 25 at 2pm

Tosha Punches
youth@explorationstation.org
Phone: 473-1421
http://explorationstation.org

Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach 93483

Cost: Free with admission

The Outdoors

FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET EVENT
Take Us Home!
FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET EVENT
January 25 (11am-4pm)

Cats and kittens available for adoption, Saturdays through March 1.

Feline Network
info@felinenetwork.org
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PETCO
271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Sports and Wellness

FITNESS FOR GOLF
Overall Fitness for Golf
FITNESS FOR GOLF
Lessons and Classes
January 25 (10am)

Exercises for flexibility, postural alignment, and muscle tone to improve the golf swing, Saturdays through Feb. 22

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

Laguna Golf Course
11175 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10 donation requested

BE HERE NOW:  EMBODIED PRESENCE WITH SOUL MOTION AND IREST YOGA NIDRA
BE HERE NOW: EMBODIED PRESENCE WITH SOUL MOTION AND IREST YOGA NIDRA
Lessons and Classes
January 25 (10am-4pm)

This Jan. 25 and 26 weekend retreat will lead participants through conscious dance and guided meditation

Mary Sage Syverson Sennewald
info@sukhawellnesscenter.com
Phone: 801-8088
http://sukhawellnesscenter.com

Sukha Wellness Center of Avila Beach
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $200

SLO COLOR BLAST FUN RUN
Special Events
January 25

5K fun run/walk, Jan. 25 at 10am (registration begins at 9am) with music, entertainment, food, and prizes. Proceeds go to the Alex Cherry Maier Memorial Fund and Scholarships

http://slocolorblast.com

San Luis Obispo High School
1499 San Luis Dr.
San Luis Obispo , CA

Cost: $25 (children under 5 free)

Fundraisers

CAMP FIRE CANDY SALE
CAMP FIRE CANDY SALE
January 25 (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

Volunteers

VOLUNTEER TUTOR TRAINING WORKSHOP
January 25

2-part tutor training workshop, Jan. 11 and 25 from 9:00am-3:30pm

Grace Morgan
grace@sloliteracy.org
Phone: 541-4219
http://sloliteracy.com

SLO County Library
995 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25 enrollment fee