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Should oil companies be allowed to drill off the coast in SLO County?

Who are we to stand in the way of a company's profits? Drill away!
Yes but we should be sensitive to environmental concerns and only allow a few drilling operations.
No. It's environmentally destructive and the costs of a spill would be disastrous for SLO County.
No. I'd hate to see the view from our beaches spoiled by ugly oil platforms.

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January 5

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

Art

LITERALLY: IDENTITY AND THE WRITTEN WORD
LITERALLY: IDENTITY AND THE WRITTEN WORD
January 5

through Jan. 29. Featuring sculpture and prints by Lisa Occhipinti.

info@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF JOE JOSEPHS
Pines Fog
THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF JOE JOSEPHS
Artists
January 5

through Jan. 31. Joe Josephs is a photographer who splits his time between NYC and the Central Coast. His photographs have been published in the New York Times and on CNN.

Cambria Library
ocstaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 927-4336
http://slolibrary.org

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

NEW VISIONS
Call For Artists
January 5

Welcomes photographers to delve into subjects, themes, and motifs that expose new images in the world today. Deadline is to submit Feb. 1.

BeJae Blake
jkocsis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

STITCH & STUFF NIGHT
Stitch & Stuff a Mini Walrus
STITCH & STUFF NIGHT
Classes and Workshops
January 5 (5:30-7:30pm)

Jan. 5. Start 2017 with some C.R.A.F.T! (Creative. Rad. Artsy. Fun. Thursdays!) Rebecca Ruggles, of TubbyWubby, will be leading a free stitch night at SLO MakerSpace. Make a miniature felt walrus, hippo, panda, or fox to take home and love.

Rebecca Ruggles
rebecca@tubbywubby.com
Phone: 369-1626
http://slomakerspace.com/craft/

SLO MakerSpace
81 Higuera St., Ste. #160
SLO 93401

Cost: Free

FLO BARTELL: BLOODLINES
Saving Stories
FLO BARTELL: BLOODLINES
Museums
January 5

Dec. 2 through Jan. 29, with an opening reception Dec. 3 from 3 to 5pm.

Jody Kocsis
jkocsis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Modern Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

THE PEACE LIBRARY
Books are displayed in unusual recycled niches.
THE PEACE LIBRARY
Openings and Receptions
January 5

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.

Melinda Forbes
peacelibrary.slo@gmail.com
Phone: 438-5077
http://thepeacelibrary.org

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Oceans
Oceans
Oceans
Special Art Events
January 5

through Jan. 31. Paso Robles artists express their relationship with the great ocean in this exhibit.

Carlota Santa Cruz
carlota@carlotasantacruz.com
http://pasoroblesartassociation.org

Paso Robles Art Association Showroom at Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
January 5

through March 7. After school pottery is a place where kids have the freedom to create with clay using the wheel, sculpting, and handbuilding.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre.ss@gmail.com
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Anam Cre Pottery
1243 Monterey St. Ste. 100
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $30 per class

KIDS AIKIDO CLASSES FOR AGES 7-12
Get Fit
January 5 (4-5pm)

through Jan. 31. Fun, focus, and peaceful power for boys and girls ages 7-12. Martial arts techniques, tumbling, and body awareness skills help kids learn to handle bullies without becoming one. Family discounts available.

Mary Tesoro
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidosanluisobispo.com

AikidoSLO at Budo Ryu
3536 Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $75 a month

Sports and Wellness

ADULT AIKIDO FOR EVERYONE
Ai - Ki - Do (Japanese Characters)
ADULT AIKIDO FOR EVERYONE
Lessons and Classes
January 5 (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.

San Luis Coastal Adult School
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 549-1222
http://aikidosanluisobispo.com

San Luis Coastal Adult School
1500 Lizzie St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $99 total for Jan through April