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Are you comfortable with prayer in public meetings?

Yes, atheists have too much control over what's allowed.
No, keep church and state separate.
Let anyone from any religion pray in public and that will make it fair.
I'm more uncomfortable with the fact that local politicians think they need divine assistance.

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February 15

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

Music

THE MET: LIVE IN HD SERIES
(9:55am or 2pm; check website for updated times)

This series features high-def transmissions to the Cohan Center's large screen from the Metropolitan Opera in NYC. Performances include: Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, May 4; Rossini’s La Cenerentola, May 10.

Lisa Woske
lwoske@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4TIX (4849)
http://pacslo.org

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $27; Students $12

Art

THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
Galleries
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)

nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing emerging and established artists to campus.

Phone: 756-1571
http://artgallery.calpoly.edu

Building 34, Dexter Hall
next to the Cal Poly library
SLO

THE DALLIDET ADOBE AND GARDENS
Museums

Open through Nov. on Fridays (10am-4pm), Sundays (1-4pm), and by appointment. Hours depend on volunteer availability; please call ahead.

Phone: 543-0638 ext. 10
http://historycenterslo.org

1185 Pacific St.
San Luis Obispo

MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTER OF SLO COUNTY
Museums

The History Center is housed in the former Carnegie Library Bldg., built 1904-05. The Museum is open daily from 10am-4pm. The Public Research Room is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am-4pm and Fridays from 11am-4pm (subject to volunteer availability).

Phone: 543-0638, ext. 10
http://historycenterslo.org

696 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo

Kid Stuff

POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS
Create and Learn
(3:30-5pm)

Ongoing pottery classes for kids ages 6 and older.

anam-cre studio
anamcre.ss@gmail.com
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Anamcre Pottery Studio
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $20 per class

Sports and Wellness

AMERICAN TRIBAL STYLE BELLY DANCE
AMERICAN TRIBAL STYLE BELLY DANCE
Lessons and Classes
January 6,January 13,January 20,January 27,February 3,February 10,February 17,February 24,March 3,March 10,March 17,March 24,March 31,April 7,April 14,April 21(6pm)

Mondays through April 28.

Leslie Thompson
ebtasam@aol.com
Phone: 550-6944
http://tribelation.webs.com

Tribe Elation
2324 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $10-15

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

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

MORRO BAY
(2:30-6pm)

Takes place on Thurs. in the Spencer's Market parking lot and Sat. on downtown Main Street.

Phone: call 544-9570
http://morrobay.org

Morro Bay Blvd. and Main St.
Morro Bay

ARROYO GRANDE VILLAGE
(Noon-2:30pm)

Live entertainment, fresh fruit, flowers, and more on Sat.

Phone: 544-9570
http://arroyograndevillage.org

Village Gazebo area
Arroyo Grande Village - downtown

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

PISMO BEACH
(3-7pm)

Live music, produce, craft items, and prepared food are available every Wed. from

info@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

the pier
Pismo Beach

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

Fundraisers

SLO FOOD BANK
(5-9pm)

The Food Bank solicits, warehouses, and distributes large-scale food donations to more than 225 non-profit agency partners and directly through our food assistance programs. The Food Bank can also help you find a drop site if you are looking to make an individual donation. Volunteer opportunities are also available.

Phone: 543-0388 or 238-4664

1357 Monterey St.
SLO

UNITED BLOOD SERVICES
(Times vary)

Donations may be made at the UBS Center in San Luis Obispo at 4119 Broad Street in the Creekside Center, or in Santa Maria at 1770 S. Broadway in the Plum Tree Plaza next to Lassen's Natural Foods.

Phone: 543-4290
http://unitedbloodservices.org/centralcoast or Blood4Life.org

SLO County

WOODS HUMANE SOCIETY
(Woods opens Mon. through Sat. at 10 a.m.)

Woods Humane Society protects and shelters homeless companion animals, places animals into humane environments, promotes responsible pet ownership, provides humane education, and reduces animal overpopulation. They have beautiful animals up for adoption, camps for kids, fund-raising events, volunteer opportunities, and educational programs for the community. For more info on the various services Woods offers and a full calendar of events, contact the society. Their Quicky car wash fundraiser runs May 1-31.

Phone: 543-9316
http://woodshumanesociety.org

875 Oklahoma Ave.
SLO

Support Groups

PROSTATE CANCER
(7pm)

The North County Prostate Cancer Support Group meets monthly in the Pavilion Room on the last Thurs. at

Bill Houston
Phone: 995-2254
http://cancer.org

Twin Cities Community Hospital
1100 Las Tablas Road
Templeton

Cost: Free

Volunteers

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,December 24(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

Special Events

CHINESE NEW YEAR BANQUET
February 15 (5-9pm)

The Central Coast Chinese Association is having its annual Chinese New Year banquet including a family-style Chinese dinner, lion dance, raffle prizes, silent auction and live entertainment, Feb. 15

Charlotte Chang
president@centralcoast-Chinese-association.org
Phone: 440-8648
http://centralcoast-chinese-association.org

Embassy Suites
333 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $30-$50 per person

CUPID'S CHEMISTRY AT THE EXPLORATION STATION
Candy labs at the Exploration Station
CUPID'S CHEMISTRY AT THE EXPLORATION STATION
February 15 (2-4pm)

Explore science with candy, Feb. 15.

Tosha R. Punches
youth@explorationstation.org
Phone: 473-1421
http://explorationstation.org

Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach 93483

Cost: $2 kids, $3 adults

PIEDRAS BLANCAS LIGHTHOUSE 139TH BIRTHDAY TOUR
February 15 (Meet at the former Piedras Blancas Motel by 9:45am)

The Piedras Blancas Light Station offers a "living history tour" to celebrate the lighthouse's 139th birthday, Feb. 15.

Phone: 927-7361

Piedras Blancas Lighthouse
San Simeon

Cost: $5-$10

A WINE FANTASY IN FEBRUARY
A WINE FANTASY IN FEBRUARY
Winery Events
February 15

This 4-day event over the Valentine's/President's Day weekend includes 15 wine tastings, appetizers on Saturday, plus a souvenir wine glass, Feb. 14-17.

Cheryl Stauffer
info@santaynezwinecountry.com
Phone: 800-563-3183
http://santaynezwinecountry.com

Various Tasting Rooms
Los Olivos, Santa Ynez, Solvang, Buellton 93460

Cost: $55

SWEETHEART WINE AND CHOCOLATE PAIRING
Sweetheart Wine and Chocolate Pairing Class
SWEETHEART WINE AND CHOCOLATE PAIRING
Winery Events
February 15 (11am-5pm.)

Feb. 15.

Becky Zelinski
info@firstcrushwinemaking.com
Phone: 434-2772
http://firstcrushwinemaking.com

First Crush Cellars
2975 Limestone Way
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $10

Stage

I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES
February 15 (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 May 30-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

MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET
February 15 (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm)

This comedy about a close-knit Catholic family runs through March 22.

Viv Goff
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $16-$21

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SOME ENCHANTED EVENING: THE SONGS OF RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN
February 15 (Friday-Saturday at 7pm, Saturday-Sunday at 2pm)

Presented by SLO Little Theatre through March 16.

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: $35

LOVE LETTERS
February 15 (8pm)

A.R. Gurney's classic romantic comedy stars Ed Bischof and Sharyn Young, Feb. 15 as a fundraiser for the Morro Bay Community Foundation.

Jeff Eckles
jeff@eckleswealth.com
Phone: 800-396-6910
http://eventbrite.com

Veterans Memorial Building
209 Surf St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $20

Film and TV

SATURDAY AFTERNOON MOVIES
February 15 (2pm)

Watch a family movie on a big screen with popcorn courtesy of the Friends of the Los Osos Library, March 15.

Victoria Heussen
vheussen@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Music

"SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY"
February 15 (7:30-10pm)

featuring jazz vocalists Judy Philbin and Dawn Lambeth, Feb. 15.

SLO County Jazz Federation
botwin@att.net
Phone: 546-3733
http://slojazz.org

Unity Concert Hall
1490 Southwood
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$20

AFTERNOON CONCERT
Louise King, Katherine Arthur, Caroline Tobin
AFTERNOON CONCERT
February 15 (4pm)

Including songs from Franz Schubert, Louis Spohr, and Mozart, featuring soprano Katherine Arthur, clarinetist Caroline Tobin, and pianist Louise King, Feb. 15.

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

Trinity Methodist Church
490 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: $15- $20

STUART MASON OF MOLLY’S REVENGE
Stuart Mason
STUART MASON OF MOLLY’S REVENGE
February 15 (7-10pm)

Stuart Mason headlines with Don Lampson, Steve Kindel, Dulcie Taylor, and True North, Feb. 15.

Steve Key
stevekey57@gmail.com
Phone: 204-6821
http://songwritersatplay.com

Avion and Claw
6155 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93442

Cost: Free

THE DUHKS
February 15 (8pm)

Featuring the original band members, this award-winning neo-folk band will perform Feb. 15.

Jamie Mariviglia
jamie@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

The Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $29-$39

Art

"DREAMS AND BLOOD"
Bandage Faces
"DREAMS AND BLOOD"
Artists
February 15 (11am-5pm)

New dream drawings and collages by Morro Bay artist Philip Carey on view through March 1.

Leslie Clarke Gray
leslie@deerruncambria.com
Phone: 927-0427
http://deerruncambria.com

Deer Run Art & Artifacts
2024 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

"THROUGH THE LENS: A TWISTED SCERENITY"
Artists
February 15

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

OPEN STUDIO
Classes and Workshops
February 15

For individuals and families to create at their leisure; children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Fridays from 9:30am-4:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays from noon-5pm through March 28.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 per hour

ART BAR
Art Bar
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
February 15 (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
February 15 (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

"UP WITH THE NEW"
Up With The New Teen Exhibit
"UP WITH THE NEW"
Galleries
February 15 (5-7pm)

An exhibit by the Paso Robles Art Association celebrating creative work of San Luis Obispo county teens through Feb. 23

Rod Payor
publicity@pasoroblesart.org
Phone: 235-0798
http://pasoroblesart.org

The Showroom Gallery
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

"THE DUNES"
The Dunes
"THE DUNES"
Openings and Receptions
February 15 (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

READ ALOUDS!
February 15 (11am)

Student members of Cal Poly’s Student California Teacher’s Association Club will read a book and lead an activity at the performance stage, Feb. 15. This month’s theme is "President’s Day."

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

ART ACTIVITY: HEART COLLAGE
Create and Learn
February 15 (10am-5pm)

Design a beautiful and one-of-a-kind heart collage using chalk and cotton balls, through Feb. 23.

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

ENCHANTED STORYTIME AT MORRO BAY LIBRARY
Libraries
February 15

Feb. 15.

Jackie Kinsey
jkinsey@slolibrary.org
Phone: 772-6395

Morro Bay Library
625 Harbor St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

The Outdoors

FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET EVENT
Take Us Home!
FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET EVENT
February 15 (11am-4pm)

Cats and kittens available for adoption, Saturdays through March 1.

Feline Network
info@felinenetwork.org
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PETCO
271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

SWAP ELFIN FOREST NATURE WALK
February 15 (9:30am-noon)

Join mycologist Al Normandin in a search of fascinating fungi on the Elfin Forest floor. We'll find poisonous amanitas, boletes, earthstars, and more, Feb. 15. This isn't a mushroom collecting walk, as all plants in the Forest are protected by law.

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

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

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

FITNESS FOR GOLF
Overall Fitness for Golf
FITNESS FOR GOLF
Lessons and Classes
February 15 (10am)

Exercises for flexibility, postural alignment, and muscle tone to improve the golf swing, Saturdays through Feb. 22

Tony Criscuolo
yogitony@juno.com
Phone: 542-0137

Laguna Golf Course
11175 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10 donation requested

ENERGY BALANCING CLINIC
Lessons and Classes
February 15 (11am-4pm)

Feb. 15.

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

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
1010 Murray Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

CAL POLY'S VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (VITA)
February 15 (10:30am-2pm)

The IRS sanctioned VITA program, open to those making less than $50,000 per year, every Saturday through March 15.

Janice Carr
jcarr@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2667
http://vita.calpoly.edu

Cal Poly's Orfalea College of Business
1 Grand Ave. Bldg. 03, Third Floor
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

CAMP FIRE CANDY SALE
CAMP FIRE CANDY SALE
February 15 (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

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 15

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