New Times / Calendar Events
January 2,January 9,January 16,January 23,January 30,February 6,February 13,February 20,February 27(2-5pm)
through Feb. 27. The Monday Club of San Luis Obispo is offering free docent-led tours every Monday. This is an excellent opportunity to tour one of the architectural gems of San Luis Obispo. Designed by Hearst Castle Architect, Julia Morgan.
January 6,January 13,January 20,January 27,February 3,February 10,February 17,February 24(7-9pm)
through Feb. 28. Do you love to dance? Join other social dancers every Friday night to dance ballroom, swing, line dance, free style, and mixers to DJ tunes. Requests welcome. This is a no-alcohol event.
Cost: $95 for 10 admissions
Writers and Literature
MORRO BAY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Each 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month participants will have a chance to discuss bestsellers, classics, traditional literature, historical fiction, or non-fiction books. Download the booklists to find out what book is discussed each week.
January 6,February 3
through Feb. 28. An exhibit for storytellers and story lovers alike. This show holds visual interpretations of any story you can think of, and some you might not have known about!
After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
January 5,January 6,January 7,January 10,January 11,January 12,January 13,January 14,January 17,January 18,January 19,January 20,January 21,January 24,January 25,January 26,January 27,January 28,January 31,February 1,February 2,February 3,February 4,February 7,February 8,February 9,February 10,February 11,February 14,February 15,February 16,February 17,February 18,February 21,February 22,February 23,February 24,February 25,February 28,March 1,March 2,March 3,March 4,March 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.
Cost: $30 per class
Sports and Wellness
INFUSED RESTORATIVE YOGA
Lessons and Classes
January 3,January 10,January 17,January 24,January 31,February 7,February 14,February 21,February 28(1-2:30pm)
through Feb. 28. Restorative Yoga is a gentle floor practice with guided relaxation and breathing exercises. This class in unique because it combines essential oil blends with each pose to support the body's healing and relaxation processes. Beginners welcome!
Cost: $15 drop in plus $5 materials
Lessons and Classes
January 5,January 10,January 12,January 17,January 19,January 24,January 26,January 31,February 2,February 7,February 9,February 14,February 16,February 21,February 23,February 28,March 2(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.
Cost: $99 total for Jan through April
SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
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.
In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at
NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
Takes place on Sundays from
SAN LUIS OBISPO
At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from
In the Town Park on Sat.
LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
Tues. at City Park from
January 8 (8am-1pm)
Jan. 8. Free chair massage, first come first serve! Raffle tickets and prizes. All proceeds go to Community Foundation of Estero Bay.
January 8 (3pm)
Linda Ashworth, Marti Lindholm, and Peter Jandula-Hudson have been musicians in this community for many years. So here they are in 2017 presenting everything from luscious romantic music to light-hearted dances. Jan. 8.
Cost: $20 for general seating
January 8 (3pm)
Join Café Musique for a very special evening of unplugged gypsy, tango, swing, folk and wild classical in the beautiful seaside hamlet of Cambria. Jan. 8.
CENTRAL COAST FIDDLERS JAM SESSION
January 8 (1:15pm)
The Central Coast Fiddlers invite musicians, dancers, and listeners to their jam session on Jan. 8. There will be classic country, bluegrass, and oldies music, along with refreshments.
Writers and Literature
SECOND SUNDAY AT SEVEN
January 8 (7pm)
Marsha de la O and Phil Taggart will be the featured poets, Jan. 8.
through Jan. 29. Featuring sculpture and prints by Lisa Occhipinti.
Call For Artists
Welcomes photographers to delve into subjects, themes, and motifs that expose new images in the world today. Deadline is to submit Feb. 1.
January 8 (Noon-5pm)
Succulent Paintings in acrylic by Mary McCrea, on display through Feb. 26.
January 8 (1–4pm)
through Jan. 31. Explore artists as diverse as Edward Lear and Volcano School founder Jules Tavernier in a tour of the century whose artistic movements shape-shifted our perception of the built and natural world.
Cost: $5 adults, kids free
Dec. 2 through Jan. 29, with an opening reception Dec. 3 from 3 to 5pm.
Openings and Receptions
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.
Special Art Events
through Jan. 31. Paso Robles artists express their relationship with the great ocean in this exhibit.
Lectures and Learning
WATER INSECURITY IN THE CITY OF SLO
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
January 8 (7:30-9:00pm)
Wine and cheese (7:30-8pm), discussion (8-9pm) Jan. 8. SLO City build-out to 2035: water problems and negative social impacts, with Allan Cooper, Bob Lucas, and Bob Shanbrom.
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