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February 23

Music

JAM WITH JILL KNIGHT
February 19,February 26,March 5,March 12,March 19,March 26,April 2,April 9,April 16

Bring your instruments and jam with Jill Knight every Sunday night, through April 16.

Pewter Plough Playhouse
rjbstage@aol.com
Phone: 400-4737
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
828 Main. St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $5

Art

RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Ralph Bacerra, 12 lid egg vessel
RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Museums
February 3,February 4,February 5,February 6,February 8,February 9,February 10,February 11,February 12,February 13,February 15,February 16,February 17,February 18,February 19,February 20,February 22,February 23,February 24,February 25,February 26,February 27,March 1,March 2,March 3,March 4,March 5,March 6,March 8,March 9,March 10,March 11,March 12,March 13,March 15,March 16,March 17,March 18,March 19,March 20,March 22,March 23,March 24,March 25,March 26,March 27,March 29,March 30,March 31,April 1,April 2(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

Kid Stuff

AIKIDO FOR AGES 4-6
Practicing Peaceful Power
AIKIDO FOR AGES 4-6
February 14,February 21,February 28,March 7,March 14,March 21,March 28,April 4,April 11(3pm)

through April 11. Youngsters age 4-6 have fun and express healthy energy as they learn mind body skills, social skills, and peaceful power. Aiki-MITES class is derived from the peaceful martial art Aikido. Pre-registeration required.

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
aikidoslo@icloud.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidosanluisobispo.com

Budo Ryu
3536 South Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

KIDS KNITTING
Kids Knitting
KIDS KNITTING
Create and Learn
February 22,March 1,March 8,March 15,March 22,March 29,April 5(3:15-4:15pm and 4:30-5:30pm)

through April 4. For children ages 7 and up, a weekly knitting class perfect for all abilities. Sewing, crocheting, felting, and many other handwork skills are also introduced. Taught by a Waldorf trained handwork teacher.

Katie Bariel
hello@leftcoastartstudio
Phone: 459-6080
http://leftcoastartstudio.com

Left Coast Art Studio
118 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: $15 a class

The Outdoors

SUNDAYS HIKES
(3pm)

1-2 hour flat, easy hike, every Sunday through April 2. No nicotine, no intoxicants, no unruly pets.

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

Sports and Wellness

Restore Yourself with Yoga and Essential Oils
March 3,April 7(6:30-8pm)

through April 7. Utilizing pranayama (breath), visioning, restorative poses, light bodywork, and essential oils, you will be guided through an experience that helps you go within, heal and rest deeply.

Cynthia McCabe and Alyssa Davis
holisticmovementcenter@hotmail.com
Phone: (707) 266-8945

Holistic Movement Center
845 Napa Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $20

YOGA NIDRA WITH ANAHATA
YOGA NIDRA WITH ANAHATA
Lessons and Classes
February 6,February 13,February 20,February 27,March 6,March 13,March 20,March 27,April 3(Mondays, 4-6pm)

through April 3. Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation touching upon the deep layers of the subconscious as you lie comfortably in savasana. Anahata Wind guides you to calm the nervous system and allow life force energy to flow freely.

Lauren
tao@eastwellbeing.com
Phone: 542-9500
http://eastwellbeing.com/classes

East Wellbeing & Tea
1238 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15

BREATHWORK WITH KRISHNA
BREATHWORK WITH KRISHNA
Lessons and Classes
February 7,February 14,February 21,February 28,March 7,March 14,March 21,March 28,April 4(7-9pm)

through April 4. This powerful experience weaves the mind, body, and emotions together allowing you to become more congruent with your soul. Harnessing the prana with a 2 part breath meditation to detox your physical, emotional, and energetic being.

Lauren
tao@eastwellbeing.com
Phone: 542-9500
http://eastwellbeing.com/classes

East Wellbeing & Tea
1238 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15

QI GONG WITH ANN NEWLAND
QI GONG WITH ANN NEWLAND
Lessons and Classes
February 7,February 14,February 21,February 28,March 7,March 14,March 21,March 28,April 4(5:30-6:30pm)

through April 4. Qi Gong is a low impact exercise to help the busy person reduce stress, and increase vitality.

Lauren
tao@eastwellbeing.com
Phone: 542-9500
http://eastwellbeing.com/classes

East Wellbeing and Tea
1238 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $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

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

Support Groups

VETS WELLNESS CIRCLE
February 3,February 10,February 17,February 24,March 3,March 10,March 17,March 24,March 31(5:30pm)

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

Anton Hoffman
pjeffery707@gmail.com
Phone: (415) 416-4497
http://slomansion.com

The SLO Mansion
2746 Reservoir Canyon
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Donations accepted

Special Events

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU CONTEST
February 23

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

Stage

<em>GUYS AND DOLLS</em>
GUYS AND DOLLS
February 23 (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

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
February 23 (8pm)

Six precocious sixth-graders compete to become champion, while reflecting on the trials, tribulations, and triumphs that led them to the bee, through March 4.

Performing Arts Center
performinartscenter.slo@gmail.com
Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $12-$20

Music

CENTRAL COAST JAZZ INSTITUTE
February 23 (7-10pm)

March 23. Charlie Shoemake's new Central Coast Jazz Institute series onstage the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, monthly. An upcoming featured jazz artist will be backed by bass and drums with Charlie and Sandi Shoemake joining in. Make reservations at 927-0179.

Charlie Shoemake
charlie@talsanmusic.com

Pewter Plough Playhouse
828 Main Street
Cambria 93428

Cost: $15

One Night of Queen
One Night of Queen
February 23 (7:30pm)

Jet-set to Wembly Stadium or Madison Square Garden with this authentic celebration of the musical power of Queen. This spectacular live concert event recreates the look, sound, pomp, and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. Feb. 23.

Performing Arts Center
performinartscenter.slo@gmail.com
Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $38-$67

Art

THE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK OF ERIN PERRY
Great Deliverance - Mixed Media
THE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK OF ERIN PERRY
Artists
February 23

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

Mr. Trombly's Pastel Magic
Mr. Trombly's Pastel Magic
Classes and Workshops
February 23 (1-4pm)

Learn to paint a landscape, seascape, pet portrait, or your choice, with soft pastel, through Feb. 23.

Art Center Morro Bay
artcenter.morrobay@gmail.com
Phone: 772-2504
http://artentermorrobay.org

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $30-$35

SWEET ART INVITATIONAL
Sweet Art Invitational
SWEET ART INVITATIONAL
Galleries
February 23 (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 23 (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 23 (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 23 (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 23 (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 23 (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

STUDIO PROJECT FREEFORM COLLAGE-MAKING
February 23 (10am-5pm)

Visit The Studio and find a table full of supplies to create a collage of your choice, through Feb. 28.

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 23

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

Sports and Wellness

MEDITATION GROUP
February 23 (6-7:30pm)

Wendy McKenna guides a free monthly meditation group every fourth Thursday of the month. The next meeting will take place on Feb. 23. Participants are asked to dress in comfortable clothing and be ready to relax into meditation.

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

Lightshare Center
22701 El Camino Real
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

ADULT AIKIDO FOR EVERYONE
Ai - Ki - Do (Japanese Characters)
ADULT AIKIDO FOR EVERYONE
Lessons and Classes
February 23 (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.

San Luis Coastal Adult School
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 549-1222
http://aikidosanluisobispo.com

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

Cost: $99 total for Jan through April

MIXED GOLF CLUB
Team Sports
February 23

through March 2. Tired of playing the same course all the time? The San Luis County Golf Club offers play at over 10 courses. Two overnight trips per year. $20 annual fee. All handicaps accepted.

Paul Marcotte
Paul93401@yahoo.com
Phone: 544-3234

San Luis County Golf Club
SLO/S.Maria County
San Luis Obispo 93401

Volunteers

FRIENDS OF THE ELEPHANT SEAL VOLUNTEER GUIDES
February 23

Friends of the Elephant Seal is interviewing prospective volunteer guides in February  for a training class on March 11. Apply for this rewarding position online at elephantseal.org. Call 924-1628 with questions.

Friends of the Elephant Seal
fes@elephantseal.org
http://elephantseal.org

Cavalier Plaza
250 San Simeon Ave.
San Simeon 93452