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Should SLO allow night hiking in public spaces?

Yes, I need my fix of night hiking and biking, especially during the short winter days.
No, I think that might disturb the wildlife that occupy those open spaces at night.
No, have you not heard of mountain lions?
People hike at night anyway so might as well make the change.

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January 7

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

Special Events

NEW YEARS TAROT FESTIVAL
January 7 (11am-4pm)

Jan. 7. $20 for a 15 minute reading from an amazing reader. Door prizes and special store prices.

Penny Harrington
rubydragonrocls@aol.com
Phone: 772-1100

Ruby Dragon
875 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Stage

MET LIVE IN HD: VERDI'S NABUCCO
January 7 (9:55am)

Jan. 7.

Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo , CA 93407

Cost: $12-$22

Music

CAFE MUSIQUE UNPLUGGED
Cafe Musique
CAFE MUSIQUE UNPLUGGED
January 7 (7:30pm)

Join Café Musique for a very special evening gypsy, tango, swing, folk and wild classical in the beautiful seaside hamlet of Cambria. Jan. 7.

Duane Inglish
info@cafemusique.org
Phone: 748-3569
http://cafemusique.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St
Cambria 93428

Cost: $25

Art

LITERALLY: IDENTITY AND THE WRITTEN WORD
LITERALLY: IDENTITY AND THE WRITTEN WORD
January 7

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 7

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 7

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

Succulent Saturday
Succulent Saturday
Classes and Workshops
January 7 (1-3pm)

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with mixed media artist and succulent lover, Joan Martin Fee, who will show you how easy it is to create with succulents. Jan. 7.

Joan Fee
artcenter.morrobay@gmail.com
Phone: 286-5993
http://artentermorrobay.org

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $65

SUCCULENT PAINTINGS
Succulents by Mary McCrea
SUCCULENT PAINTINGS
Galleries
January 7 (Noon-5pm)

Succulent Paintings in acrylic by Mary McCrea, on display through Feb. 26.

Linda Lewis
lindalewisjewelry@gmail.com
Phone: 544-1036
http://sayvacreativegallerycom

Sayva Creative Gallery
65 Landing Passage
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

FLO BARTELL: BLOODLINES
Saving Stories
FLO BARTELL: BLOODLINES
Museums
January 7

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 7

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 7

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

Animals of the Central Coast
January 7 (2-3pm)

Educators from the Lopez Lake DEER (Discovering the Environment through Education and Recreation) program introduce local wild animals. Jan. 7.

Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer
mkensingerklopfer@slolibrary.org
Phone: 781-4796
http://slolibrary.org

Arroyo Grande Library
800 West Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
January 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.

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

The Outdoors

ESCONDIDO SPUR LOOKOUT HIKE
January 7 (Noon-2pm)

Jan. 7. Take an invigorating hike that boasts of beautiful views of the lake and surrounding hillsides. The hike is strenuous, bring water, and wear sturdy shoes. Meet at Arboleda group day use area. Rain cancels event.

rwemple@co.slo.ca.us
Phone: 788-2381

Lopez Lake
6800 Lopez Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Park day use fee $10 per vehicle

SUCCULENT WREATH WORKSHOP
Succulent Wreath Workshop
SUCCULENT WREATH WORKSHOP
January 7 (1-3pm)

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with gardening enthusiast, Joan Martin Fee who will show you how easy it is to create with succulents. Choose from two sizes of round wreaths, a heart wreath or you can even paint a birdhouse and plant with succulents! Jan. 7.

Joan
joanmartinfee@gmail.com
Phone: 286-5993
http://creativemetime.com

Morro Bay Art Center
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

SWAP ELFIN FOREST WORK PARTY
January 7 (9am-noon)

Jan. 7 and 8. Join SWAP volunteers to help with weeding, erosion control and other tasks in the Elfin Forest. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants and sleeves. Bring work gloves and a shovel. Avoid mail boxes when parking.  Significant rain cancels event.

Yolanda
yolanda@elfin-forest.org
Phone: 528-0392
http://elfin-forest.org

El Moro Elfin Forest Natural Area
1100 15th St., north of Santa Ysabel
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

FREE PROJECT OF LIGHT CLINIC
January 7 (11am-2pm)

Jan. 7. No appointment is necessary for a Project of Light session. All are welcome. Come and enjoy a free tune up facilitated by Lightshare team volunteers.

Wendy McKenna
wendy@lightshare.us
Phone: 438-4347
http://lightshare.us

Lightshare Center
22701 El Camino Real
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

MEET AND GREET WITH THE PLAYERS OF CAL SKATE ROLLER DERBY
Cal Skate Roller Derby
MEET AND GREET WITH THE PLAYERS OF CAL SKATE ROLLER DERBY
January 7 (Noon-3pm)

Come join local roller derby team, Cal Skate Roller Derby, Jan. 7 for an afternoon of roller derby education, fun, entertainment, and great food. Learn about the amazing sport of roller derby!

Lisa Burgett
bettiekrueger82@gmail.com
Phone: 930-5547
http://calskaterollerderby.com/

Skip Gibson's BBQ
1572 Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Free, with exception to food cost

Lectures and Learning

The Geology and Manmade Configuration of Morro Bay
January 7 (1-2pm)

Jan. 7. Presented by the always interesting local historian, Dan Krieger. For adults.

Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer
mkensingerklopfer@slolibrary.org
Phone: 781-4796
http://slolibrary.org

Morro Bay Library
625 Harbor Blvd.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

WIRELESS WEEKENDS
January 7 (11am)

through Jan. 28. Hands-on help for digital downloads. Get help with your device to download free eBooks and other resources from the library.

Kristin Nibbe
oystaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades Ave.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: No cost

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU WELLNESS AND RESOLUTION WORKSHOP
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU WELLNESS AND RESOLUTION WORKSHOP
Classes
January 7 (1-3pm)

Jan. 7, with Mary Sage. Set goals for a happy and healthy 2017 and learn how yoga, essential oils, and mindfulness practices can support your intentions of healthy weight, less stress, more vitality, and alignment with your true self!

Mary Sage Sennewald
marysage108@gmail.com
Phone: 801-5781
http://arroyograndeyoga.com

Yoga Village
132 West Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93405

Cost: Free