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Should SLO County ban marijuana cultivation in the California Valley?

Yes. It's bad for the environment and has no place in Cal Valley.
They should allow very limited cultivation.
No. Cal Valley should be treated like the rest of SLO county when it comes to marijuana.
It's legal! Get over it and stop picking on Cal Valley!

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February 17

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

Paso Robles Dance
Social Dancing in Paso Robles
Paso Robles Dance
February 17 (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.

Tina Scarsella
tinascarsela@gmail.com
Phone: 835-2076

Centennial Park
600 Nickerson Dr.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $95 for 10 admissions

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU CONTEST
February 17

through Feb. 28. A fabulous makeover contest for two deserving winners.  Participants have a chance to nominate someone special in their community who deserves to be pampered.

Ariel Shannnon
ariel@bluebirdsalon.com
Phone: 440-9470

Bluebird Salon
742 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

MBHS Auto Shop Grand Opening & Car Show
February 17 (Noon-6pm, ribbon cutting at 1pm)

Morro Bay High School's 2nd Annual Car Show, Feb. 17. Celebrate the grand opening of the Auto Shop funded by Measure D. Special guests include Ben Bright from the tv show Overhaulin'.

James Bueno
jbueno@slcusd.org
Phone: (559) 280-9488

Morro Bay High School
235 Atascadero Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

THAT'S AMORE!
February 17

Pop-up dinner benefitting Family Care Network Inc., Feb. 17.

Taylor Gatlin
taylor@zestitup.com
Phone: (661) 487-6390
http://zestitup.com

Secret location

Stage

<em>GUYS AND DOLLS</em>
GUYS AND DOLLS
February 17 (Thurs.-Sat.: 7pm; Sat. and Sun.: 2pm)

A couple of big-city gamblers run amok in depression-era Times Square, Feb. 17 through March 12.

SLO Little Theatre
boxoffice@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org/shows/guys-dolls/

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $35-$75

ON GOLDEN POND
February 17 (Fri/.Sat./Sun.: 7pm; Sun.: 3pm)

The heartwarming story of Norman and Ethel Thayer, married for many years, who must now face growing older together. Directed by Gene Strohl, with Tom Ammon and Toni Young, through March 5.

ajschwaber1@aol.com
Phone: 776-3287
http://bytheseaproductions.org

By The Sea Productions
545 Shasta Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $20

Film and TV

Free Movie Screening
February 17 (4:30-6pm)

This Disney film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them. Popcorn will be provided. For all ages. Feb. 17.

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

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Music

MARC DOUGLAS BERARDO LIVE
Friday Feb. 3 Rhode Island's Marc Douglas Berardo featured on the Songwriters At Play showcase at The Porch in Santa Margarita
MARC DOUGLAS BERARDO LIVE
February 17 (7-9pm)

Award-winning troubadour Marc Douglas Berardo, with special guests Larry Allen, Archie Logsdon, and Mario Rojas, Feb. 17.

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

The Porch Cafe
22322 El Camino Real
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

WHITHERWARD LIVE
Whitherward @ Morro Bay Wine Seller
WHITHERWARD LIVE
February 17 (6pm)

Indie-Folk touring band, Whitherward, return to Morro Bay to film their third music video with local director, Howard Ignatius, with a celebration performance Feb. 17.

info@whitherward.com
Phone: 772-8388
http://whitherward.com

Morro Bay Wine Seller
601 Embarcadero # 5
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $10

Art

THE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK OF ERIN PERRY
Great Deliverance - Mixed Media
THE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK OF ERIN PERRY
Artists
February 17

Erin Perry is an altered book, collage, and mixed media artist. Her work will be up through Feb. 28.

Cambria Library
ocstaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 927-4336
http://slolibrary.org

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

SUCCULENT PAINTINGS
Succulents by Mary McCrea
SUCCULENT PAINTINGS
Galleries
February 17 (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

SWEET ART INVITATIONAL
Sweet Art Invitational
SWEET ART INVITATIONAL
Galleries
February 17 (Noon-4pm)

This special month long exhibition showcases original artworks inspired by the appetite’s objects of affection, through Feb. 26.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

MASQUERADE EXHIBIT
Paso Robles Art Association - February Show
MASQUERADE EXHIBIT
Galleries
February 17 (5-7pm)

Feb. 2 through 27.

Deprise Brescia
VPGallery@pasoroblesartassociation.org
Phone: 238-5473
http://pasoroblesartassociation.org

Studios on the Park #7
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

NEW PERSPECTIVES
Bouba Boumaiz,
NEW PERSPECTIVES
Museums
February 17 (11am-5pm)

In collaboration with the Central Coast Sculptors Group, SLOMA presents New Perspectives in the McMeen Gallery, through Feb. 26. Sculpture by new members Bouba Boumaiz, Peter Charles, Dave Doust, and David van Zant.

Jody Kocsis
jkocsis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free admission, donations appreciated

RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Ralph Bacerra, 12 lid egg vessel
RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Museums
February 17 (11am-5pm)

Collectors and viewers alike will relish this rare opportunity to view and acquire Ralph Bacerra artworks. Ralph Bacerra was a LA–based ceramics artist known for creating pieces adorned with complex patterns and mesmerizing color,  through April 2.

Jody Kocsis
jkocsis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free admission, donations welcome

CAMBRIA PLEIN-AIR ART EXHIBIT
'Up a Creek' with Cambria's Wednesday Irregulars
CAMBRIA PLEIN-AIR ART EXHIBIT
Openings and Receptions
February 17 (1-4pm)

through Feb. 26. This show features the paintings of the Wednesday Irregulars, a plein-air group that has been part of the Cambria art scene for more than 30 years.

Kerry Drager
kerry.drager@gmail.com
Phone: 927-8190
http://cambriacenterforthearts.org

Cambria Center for the Arts
1350 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Kim Ferrell Art Show
Artwork of Kim Ferrell Exhibit at Los Osos Fitness
Kim Ferrell Art Show
Special Art Events
February 17 (All day)

Featuring portraits of fierce and strong athletic woman, through March 31.

Laura Samuel
Phone: 528-1190
http://losososfitness.com

Los Osos Fitness
1078 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

Inchworm Class
February 17

through March 18. Babies crawling and beginning to walk will practice rolling, crawling, balancing, climbing, and more in a playful, social environment. Caregivers and baby will enjoy bonding through activities. Fridays 9:30-10:15am and Saturdays 12:15-1pm.

Performance Athletics Gymnastics
info@performanceathleticsslo.com
Phone: 547-1496
http://performanceathleticsslo.com

Performance Athletics Gymnastics
4484 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Call for pricing

STUDIO PROJECT: COLLAGE NEWSPAPER CAT WITH A RED HEART
February 17 (10am-5pm)

Make a collage cat using geometric shapes of recycled newspaper, through Feb. 20.

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

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93410

Cost: Admission

After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
February 17

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

Lectures and Learning

LECTURE: AFRO-LATINOS IN EARLY SPANISH CALIFORNIA 1769-1821
LECTURE: AFRO-LATINOS IN EARLY SPANISH CALIFORNIA 1769-1821
February 17 (6-7:30pm)

Lecture presented by Cal Poly Professor Cameron Jones. Feb. 17.

Alicia Hightower
alicia@historycenterslo.org
Phone: 543-0638
http://historycenterslo.org

SLO History Center
696 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Tarot & Tea
February 17 (7:30-9pm)

Feb. 17. Come learn about the intuitive art of Tarot from a professional reader, while sipping a specialty tea by Herbalist Bianca Clayton! Decks are provided. 1st and 3rd Fridays. Entrance on Johnson between Higuera and Monterey.

Maeve Holden
DreamyDragon805@gmail.com
Phone: (310) 927-2324
http://milkweedandalchemy.com

Milkweed and Alchemy
1264 Higuera Ste. 102
SLO 93458

Cost: $10

Edible & Medicinal Plants of SLO County with Tellur Fenner
Edible & Medicinal Plants of SLO County with Tellur Fenner
Classes
February 17 (6-7:30pm)

Edible and medicinal plants, mushrooms, and seaweed can be found all throughout SLO County! Join herbalist, Tellur Fenner of the Blue Wind Botanical Medicine Clinic for an in-depth look at the useful species growing in your own backyard. Feb. 17.

Lindsey
lcollinsworth@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $5 for Garden members/ $10 for non-members. No reservations needed.

Support Groups

VETS WELLNESS CIRCLE
February 17 (5:30pm)

Fridays, through March 31. 50 minutes long. No nicotine, intoxicants, or rudeness.

Anton Hoffman
sydneysordia@gmail.com
Phone: (502) 777-5561
http://slomansion.com

The SLO Mansion
2746 Reservoir Canyon
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Donations accepted