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February 12

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

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

Film and TV

SLO LIBRARY "WATCH A GREAT BOOK"
February 12

A series featuring films adapted from great books, Wednesdays at 5:30pm including: April 2: Moneyball.

Steve Kinsey
skinsey@slolibrary.org
Phone: 781-1215
http://slolibrary.org

San Luis Obispo Library
995 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

Music

DAVID PLUMB
David Plumb
DAVID PLUMB
February 12 (6-9pm)

plays Wednesdays.

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

Wise Owl Cambria
2164 Center St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Writers and Literature

POETS AND STORYTELLERS AT THE WISE OWL
Poets Dian Sousa and Lani Steele are featured readers on February 12th at the Wise Owl Poets & Storytellers evening.
POETS AND STORYTELLERS AT THE WISE OWL
Poetry
February 12 (7pm)

Former Poet Laureate Dian Sousa reads from The Marvels Recorded in My Private Closet, and Lani Steele reads from A Plague of Angels with an open reading to follow, Feb. 12.

Celeste
celeste@wiseowlcambria.com
Phone: 927-8888
http://wiseowlcambria.com

Wise Owl Bookstore Cafe
2164 Center St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Art

"THROUGH THE LENS: A TWISTED SCERENITY"
Artists
February 12

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

ART BAR
Art Bar
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
February 12 (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

BEGINNING FUSED GLASS WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Beginning Fused Glass with LARRY Le BRANE
BEGINNING FUSED GLASS WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Classes and Workshops
February 12 (9:30am-12:30pm)

Home and garden decor, jewelry, or fine art; complete 3-5 projects, Wednesdays through Feb. 26.

Larry Le Brane
larron4@charter.net
Phone: 528-8791
http://larrylebrane.com

Central Coast Glass Cottage
1279 2nd St.
Baywood Park-Los Osos 93402

Cost: $125 for 3 weeks, including materials

BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Pismo Monarchs
BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Galleries
February 12 (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
February 12 (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

4TH ANNUAL VALENTINE'S EVENT AT PICKING DAISES
Special Art Events
February 12 (6-9pm)

Feb. 7.

Kay
contact@pickingdaisesinslo.com
Phone: 783-2434
http://pickingdaisesinslo.com

Picking Daises
570 Higuera St. #120
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

ART ACTIVITY: VALENTINES
February 12 (10am-5pm)

Using red and pink craft materials, create valentines for your loved ones, Feb. 14.

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free with admission

The Outdoors

PET THERAPY TEAM TRAINING
February 12 (Contact for time)

Make a positive difference in someone's life while bonding with your dog; become a therapy team Wednesdays at 5:30pm, through Feb. 19.

Good Dogma
Gooddogma@hotmail.com
Phone: 528-8383
http://gooddogma.net

Red Barn
2180 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: $150

NORTH COUNTY MULTIFLORA GARDEN CLUB
February 12 (1pm)

Claudia Estrada, of Harmony Lavender Farm in Atascadero, will share her knowledge of lavender with us, Feb. 12.

President
multifloragarden@gmail.com
Phone: 835-9422

Paso Robles Community Church
2706 Spring St.
Paso Robles 93447

SWAP ELFIN FOREST NATURE WALK
February 12 (10am-noon)

SWAP docent Vicky Johnsen will talk about the fascination of hummingbirds for fuchsia flowering gooseberries and the sex life of flowers, Feb. 12.

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

El Moro Elfin Forest
North end of 15th St.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

RECLAIM YOUR LIFE — FINDING RELIEF FROM ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION
February 12

Learn to bring mindful awareness to your emotional states and to release habitual patterns of stress, Feb. 12 from 7-8:30pm

Susan McIntosh
stresslessslo@charter.net
Phone: 602-2903
http://stresslessslo.com

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach

Cost: $25

ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
Lessons and Classes
February 12 (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

STRONGER YOGA
Stronger Yoga
STRONGER YOGA
Lessons and Classes
February 12 (5:35-6:35pm)

with instructor Heather Noyes, Mondays and Wednesdays through April 21.

San Luis Coastal Adult School
adulted@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

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

Cost: $76

AFRICAN DANCE CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
February 12 (Wednesdays at 7:15pm)

with live drumming through March 5.

Bruce Ogilvie
info@highermovement.com
Phone: 305-0172

Central Coast Afro Rhythm and Dance
4484 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93402

Cost: $8

CHAIR YOGA
Lessons and Classes
February 12 (Wednesdays from 9:15-10am)

taught by certified yoga teacher Sigrid Long through March 5.

Sigrid
saintbarnabas@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 234-6951

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
301 Trinity Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $5 suggested donation

ZUMBA AT REV SLO
ZUMBA AT REV SLO
Lessons and Classes
February 12

Wednesdays through Feb. 26 at 6:45pm

Meli
zumbawithmeli@gmail.com
Phone: 786-564-2322
http://zumbawithmeli.com

Rev SLO
755 Alphonso Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10

TRADITIONAL OKINAWA KARATE
Lessons and Classes
February 12

Matsubayashi Shorin-ryu Karate classes, Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30-6pm through March 19.

Richard Ringer
richard.ringer1@gmail.com
Phone: 305-2132

Okinawa Karate
1166 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $30/month

FOUR WEEK BOMBSHELL BOOTCAMP
www.TantrumBombshells.com
FOUR WEEK BOMBSHELL BOOTCAMP
Lessons and Classes
February 12 (6am)

Monday-Friday, through March 7.

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

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Fundraisers

CAMP FIRE CANDY SALE
CAMP FIRE CANDY SALE
February 12 (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

Support Groups

QUIT TOBACCO CLASSES
February 12

Smokers that want to quit are invited to classes meeting Tuesdays from 5:3-7pm, Wednesdays from 4-5pm and 5:30-7pm, and Thursdays from 5:30-7pm, through Feb. 13

Kitty
kfarhar@co.slo.ca.us
Phone: 781-1562

Public Health Dept.
723 Walnut Dr.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Volunteers

GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY
Volunteers from all walks of life join homeowners on their roof to learn about and build solar arrays.
GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY
February 12

Call for volunteers and job trainees who would like to install solar electric systems for low income families throughout the Central Coast. Orientations held Feb. 28.

Peter Schaab
volunteercc@gridalternatives.org
Phone: 351-3344
http://gridalternatives.org/centralcoast

GRID Alternatives Central Coast Office
2900 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

CASA INFO SESSIONS AT STARBUCKS
February 12 (6:30pm)

Learn more about becoming a volunteer advocate for an abused child or a mentor to a former foster child March 12.

Cathy Orton
corton@slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542

Starbucks
1230 Los Osos Valley Rd.