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Film and TV
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.
THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)
nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing emerging and established artists to campus.
SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
February 16 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)
Our February Havdalah program will be a presentation by CBD Members Ron and Sandy Baers about their recent trip to Cuba. Come share a bit of Cuban culture as they share with us what they learned about the Jewish Community in Cuba. Following a brief Havdalah service, they will make their audio and visual presentation.
February 16 (1-3pm)
Making candy with simple garden ingredients is fun and tasty! Learn how easy it is to make homemade candied treats. Activity is $5 donation per family. For more information contact our education coordinator. Feb. 16.
San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
February 16 (8pm)
The Big Laugh's 5th annual stand out STAND-UP Valentines Comedy and Live Music Event. Will be held Feb. 16, at the Atascadero Pavilion On The Lake. This is an all headliner show starring: Orny Adams, Bil Dwyer, Mrs. Hughes, and host Lizette Mizelle. Featuring comedians as seen on The Tonight Show and Comedy Central. Live Music by Tim Pacheco. Beer, wine, appetizers, and desserts will be available for purchase. Doors open at 7pm. First 100 guests receive a complimentary glass of champagne.
Cost: $30 for pre-sale and $35 door
February 16 (2-5 pm)
Creating your own Love Potion with First Crush at this special edition of the Art of Blending Wine seminar is the perfect way to spend Valentine's Day with your Soul Mate. You'll enjoy our fun and entertaining class while sharpening your palate and learning why blending is an important process of making great wines. Discover how to evaluate base wines then create several unique and romantic blends. Enjoy a wine and chocolate pairing, and take home a bottle of the winning potion. Feb 16th.
Cost: $75 per person, $60 for Crush Club Members
February 16 (10 am-12 pm)
A fun and informative way for visitors and locals to learn about Paso Robles, its wines and how to taste them. You'll get an overview of the Paso Robles terrior, how it influences Paso Robles' wines and learn how wine is made. You'll also get an introduction on how to taste wines while tasting several of the great wines that Paso Robles has to offer. Approximately 2 hours, advanced reservations recommended. Just $30/pp or $25 for Crush Club members. February 16, March 9 & March 30
Cost: $30 per person, $25 for Crush Club Members
February 16 (7:00pm)
The BIG Laugh brings another stand out STAND-UP event Feb. 16, Valentines weekend. This is an all headliner show starring Orny Adams, Bil Dwyer, Myk Powell and hosted by Lizette Mizelle. Catch comedians as seen on Showtime, The Tonight Show, Last Comic Standing and Comedy Central. Beer, wine and appetizers will be available for purchase.
Cost: $30 pre sale $35 door
February 16 (1 - 4 pm)
Songwriters At Play presents a triple bill of top talent: Nancy Cassidy, Emily Wryn, and Matt Williams. Special guests Modern Lighthouse will kick off the show.
February 16 (8pm)
Back by Popular Demand! Join acclaimed performer Jim Curry for a tribute to the music of one of the most beloved singer/songwriters ever to grace the stage with Take Me Home: The Music of John Denver at the Clark Center on Feb. 16. Tribute artist Jim Curry has performed Denver’s music in sold out shows throughout the country and has emerged as today’s top performer of Denver’s vast legacy of multi-platinum hits like "Rocky Mountain High," "Annie’s Song" and "Calypso.”
VALENTINE BARN DANCE IN PASO ROBLES
February 16 (7pm)
Valentine Barn Dance on Feb. 16 from 7-9:30pm. Jean Gorrindo will teach and call circle and contra dances. Calamity House Band will play rollicking old time dance music and waltzes. Adult donation is $7 and children are free. Snacks to share are welcome.
SLO STEWARD'S WORKDAY: SANTA MARGARITA LAKE
February 16 (9am-noon)
Please call ECO SLO for more information. Workday is on Feb. 16.
Sports and Wellness
FREE ENERGY BALANCING CLINIC
February 16 (11am-4pm)
Global Alliance for Balance and Healing is offering free energy balancing sessions on Feb. 16. The free clinic will be held at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in the Auditorium. Look for our Global Alliance signs. Sessions are 25 minutes in duration, appropriate for all ages, and no appointment is necessary. All are welcome.
February 16 (9am)
Looking for a way to keep up your fitness goals? Come join us on Feb. 16 for a fun-run/walk through Cal Poly's beautiful rolling hills! It will be Valentines Day themed: discount for registering as a couple (or friend). This run is a fundraiser for the Cal Poly Triathlon team, and 20 percent of the money will be donated to the SLO Food Bank. Everyone will get a t-shirt and there will be a half-mile fun run for kids.
Lectures and Learning
EQUINE ASSISTED LEARNING WORKSHOPS
Saturday, February 16 in Los Osos. Give your relationship a gift by attending this couples workshop 9am-12 noon, Individuals from 1pm-4pm. $60. per person for 3 hours. Let the horses help you reconnect and empower yourself. (no horse experience needed, all activities are unmounted. To register contact Change Your Lead at www.changeyourlead.com or email email@example.com or call (650) 248-4072 Angela Sherman, Ph.D license# PSY23689 Facilitated by EAGALA Certified Professionals.
February 16 (10:00 am)
"Is it possible to look compassionately at our own violence as we observe humanity as a whole? . . . to investigate ourselves . . as the oneness we are?" We begin with a 30-minute silent meditation, followed by the dialogue that lasts about one hour. Dialogue will be followed by tea and refreshments. There is no charge. Donations gratefully accepted. For information, location, directions, and to reserve your space, please call 805-343-2582.
February 16 (5pm)
San Luis Obispo City Firefighters Ball is on Feb. 16 from 5-11:30pm. Join us for a night of cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions, and dancing all to benefit the John W. Callahan Heart Safe Project. For tickets go to slocityfirefighters.org, callahanheartsafeproject.org, and brownpapertickets.com.
February 16 (11am-4pm)
take place every Saturday. Cats and kittens are spayed or neutered, tested and vaccinated prior to adoption. A free vet examination is included.
Cost: Adoption fees are $60 for one or $80 for two
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