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January 31

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

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

SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
(6-9pm)

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.

Downtown Association
Phone: 541-0286
http://dowtownslo.com

Farmers' Market
Higuera 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

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

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

Volunteers

CASA INFO SESSIONS
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(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

Stage

NIPOMO HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS <em>OUR TOWN</em>
Nipomo High School Presents Our Town
NIPOMO HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS OUR TOWN
January 31 (7pm)

Feb. 6-8.

Clark Center Box Office
boxoffice@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $8-$12

I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES
January 31 (Times vary, see website)

Neil Simon's hit comedy about Herb, a Hollywood scriptwriter whose forgotten past reappears in the form of a teenage daughter, runs through June 22.

Jake Liam McGuire
thespot@thespotag.com
Phone: 474-5711
http://thespotag.com

The Spot
116 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $15-$20

<em>OTHER DESERT CITIES</em>
OTHER DESERT CITIES
January 31 (7pm)

SLO Little Theatre’s Ubu’s Other Shoe Staged Reading series presents the acclaimed 2012 comedy/drama Other Desert Cities, by Jon Robin Baitz, Jan.31-Feb.1.

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

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

Cost: $7-$10

Music

WINTER WHITE FEATURING STEVE AOKI
Winter White featuring Steve Aoki
WINTER WHITE FEATURING STEVE AOKI
January 31 (6pm)

All ages show, Jan. 31.

Bruce Howard
bruce@otterproductionsinc.com
Phone: 924-1142
http://otterproductionsinc.com

Rec Center at Cal Poly
One Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40-$50

Writers and Literature

STATE OF THE BAY HAIKU CONTEST
Poetry
January 31

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

"THROUGH THE LENS: A TWISTED SCERENITY"
Artists
January 31

Photography by Tom Burgher on view Jan. 31 through March 3, Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm

Gregory Acampora
gregory.acampora@aol.com
Phone: 314-6708
http://theseasidegallery.com

Seaside Gallery
580 Cypress St.
Pismo Beach 93449

WISE OWL ARTIST MEET AND GREET
Artists
January 31 (5-7pm)

with Wise Owl artists Ruth Armstrong, Janet Allenspach, and Phil Hauser available to answer your questions, Jan. 31.

Jade
info@wiseowlcambria.com
Phone: 927-8888
http://wiseowlcambria.com

Wise Owl Cambria
2164 Center St
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

ART BAR
Art Bar
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
January 31 (6:30pm, 11am, and 4pm)

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork; includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail, Tuesday-Sunday.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Pismo Monarchs
BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Galleries
January 31 (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 31 (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

ART ACTIVITY: RAIN GAUGES
Create and Learn
January 31

Build a rain gauge to place in your yard, through Jan. 31 10am-5pm

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

Sports and Wellness

ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
Lessons and Classes
January 31 (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

WOMEN'S CIRCLE AND CHAKRA HEALING YOGA
WOMEN'S CIRCLE AND CHAKRA HEALING YOGA
Lessons and Classes
January 31

with teacher Constance Hart, Jan. 31 from 6:30-9pm

Constance Hart
constance@consciouscolors.com
Phone: 801-8088
http://sukhawellnesscenter.com

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $30-$35

Lectures and Learning

SELF STUDY DISCUSSION GROUP
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
January 31 (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 31 (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

WINE AND YOGA FUNDRAISER
For more info visit TantrumFitness.com
WINE AND YOGA FUNDRAISER
January 31 (6:30pm)

Donation based yoga class followed by wine reception; all donations go towards “Team Sam’s Twisted Ride” for the Walk to Defeat ALS in SLO on April 12.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Support Groups

NAR-ANON SUPPORT GROUP FOR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF DRUG ADDICTS
January 31

Fridays from noon-1pm through March 28.

Nar-Anon
Phone: (800) 477-6291
http://nar-anon.org

Church of Our Redeemer
4500 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

Volunteers

HOSPICE SLO VOLUNTEER TRAINING
January 31 (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