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February 24 - March 3

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

Holiday events

PURIMPALOOZA
February 24 (11am-3pm)

The event will begin with a raucous, rousing, interactive play, called a Purim Spiel. Children are encouraged to wave noisemakers (groggers), shout when the evil Haman is mentioned, and cheer whenever the hero Mordechai comes to the stage. Costumes are encouraged for everyone. This is a carnival celebrating the annual Jewish holiday of Purim with games and entertainment. Carnival wristbands are $10 and food is also for sale.

Mark Sada
office@cbdslo.org
Phone: 787-0628
http://cbdslo.org

Congregation Beth David
10180 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $10

Special Events

ISRAELI FOLK DANCING
February 24 (7-8:15pm)

Israeli Folk Dancing CBD is happy to announce that Israeli Folk Dancing will take place Sunday evenings from 7-8:15pm. Dancing is great exercise for the body and the brain while the music and movement feeds the soul. We will start with simple dances, and everything will be taught, so no experience is necessary, nor do you need a partner. Just bring a bottle of water, your energy, and be ready for a good time.

Randy Harris
office@cbdslo.org
Phone: 544-0760
http://cbdslo.org

Congregation Beth David
10180 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

Stage

<em>ALL HANDS ON DECK!</em>
All Hands on Deck
ALL HANDS ON DECK!
February 24 (3pm)

The Clark Center presents All Hands on Deck! a new, two-act revue featuring the songs, dances, and laughs that America has loved since the '40s, on Feb. 24 at 3pm. All Hands on Deck! includes over 40 classic Big Band hits, all packaged in a fun-filled and true-to-life reproduction of a USO show. Songs include Chattanooga “Choo-Choo,” “I’m In The Mood For Love,” “Pennsylvania Polka,” “America The Beautiful,” “Deep in the Heart of Texas,” and a powerful Military Medley.

Box Office
info@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-4196
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande

Cost: $40-$48

Music

Karaoke Night
Karaoke Night
February 24 (10pm)

Be the star for the night! Take the stage and belt out all of your favorites! Mother's Tavern hosts Karaoke every Sunday and Monday night from 10pm. This party is unlike any other, and always promises to be a great time full of your favorite songs and great dancing! Read more here: http://events.sanluisobispo.com/san_luis_obispo_ca/events/show/308343527-karaoke-night#storylink=cpy

events
events@motherstavern.com
Phone: 8055418733
http://www.motherstavern.com

Mother's Tavern
725 Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: free

MARLEY'S GHOST AT SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Marley's Ghost
MARLEY'S GHOST AT SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
February 24 (4pm)

on Feb. 24. This popular group is nothing less than a national treasure. They can sing and play anything with spot-on feel, from reggae to blues to stone country, which is what they've been doing throughout their first quarter century as a working unit. Seating is limited.

SLO Botanical Garden
info@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400
http://slobg.org/

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

Cost: $20 for members and $25 for non-members

Art

Annual Art Show & Sale
February 24 (11 a.mm. to 4 p.m.)

Brush & Palette Art Group are staging their annual art show at the beautiful Foxenwood Tennis & Swim Club, 1087 Clubhouse Drive in Santa Maria. The group is comprise of eight very talented local artists who each paints with their own unique style. The show will feature over 200 paintings, as well as live demos and a chance to meet and chat with the artists. Free Admission and complimentary hors d'oeuvres plus a chance to win a wonderful gift basket.

Marilyn Dover Benson
donaldbenson2@mac.com
Phone: (805) 314-2202
http://fineartbymarilyn.com

Brush & Palette Annual Art Show
1087 Clubhouse Drive
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Free

SHADES OF GREEN
Waterfront Home
SHADES OF GREEN
Openings and Receptions
February 24 (12 PM to 4 PM)

Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att,net
Phone: 805-772-2504
http://www.artcentermorrobay.com

Morro Bay Art Center
835 Main Street
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Special Events

FREE HEALTHY FOOD DEMONSTRATION
FREE HEALTHY FOOD DEMONSTRATION
February 25 (12-4pm)

The Network for a Healthy California-Gold Coast Region invites all San Luis Obispo County residents to lead healthier lives by eating more fruits and vegetables and staying physically active. What better way to learn about healthier meal options than a free, healthy food demonstration being held at Albertsons on Feb. 25 from 12pm-4pm. Come sample tasty recipes filled with fruits and vegetables and take home a free recipe book and goody bag.

Christina Lares
christinai.lares@ventura.org
Phone: 677-5255
http://goldcoastnetwork.org

Albertsons
771 E Foothill Blvd.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

Film and TV

MINDSCANS *SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE MOVIE SCREENING AT THE GALAXY THEATRES ATASCADERO*
MindScans - Movie poster
MINDSCANS *SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE MOVIE SCREENING AT THE GALAXY THEATRES ATASCADERO*
February 25

MindScans from Alliance Digital Studios. Feature film produced in San Luis Obispo 154 minutes NOT RATED. Tickets are available at http://mindscans.com starting January 15th, 2013. Show dates February 25th and 28th.

Alliance Digital Entertainment
tickets@alliancedigitalstudios.com
Phone: 805-270-3332
http://MindScans.com

Galaxy Theatres
6917 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Music

Karaoke Night
Karaoke Night
February 25 (10pm)

Be the star for the night! Take the stage and belt out all of your favorites! Mother's Tavern hosts Karaoke every Sunday and Monday night from 10pm. This party is unlike any other, and always promises to be a great time full of your favorite songs and great dancing! Read more here: http://events.sanluisobispo.com/san_luis_obispo_ca/events/show/308343527-karaoke-night#storylink=cpy

events
events@motherstavern.com
Phone: 8055418733
http://www.motherstavern.com

Mother's Tavern
725 Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: free

DULCIE TAYLOR BRINGS CAROLINA CHARM TO SLO
Dulcie Taylor
DULCIE TAYLOR BRINGS CAROLINA CHARM TO SLO
February 25 (6:30-9:30pm)

Songwriters At Play presents Dulcie Taylor. with special guest performers on Feb. 25 including: Tiana Star, Deborah Kirk, Ezra Henderson, and Amie Richie.

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

Upper Crust Tratoria
11560 Los Oso Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

Art

SHADES OF GREEN
Waterfront Home
SHADES OF GREEN
Openings and Receptions
February 25 (12 PM to 4 PM)

Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att,net
Phone: 805-772-2504
http://www.artcentermorrobay.com

Morro Bay Art Center
835 Main Street
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

Ballroom Pismo Beach
Liliana Graham
Ballroom Pismo Beach
Lessons and Classes
February 25 (7:15pm)

Liliana Graham teaches ballroom dance classes every Monday at 7:15pm in a friendly and social environment. Ages 16 to 106, beginner to advanced are encouraged to come and learn Swing,Tango, Cha Cha, Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba and More. No partner needed.

Liliana Graham
Liliana_Graham@yahoo.com
Phone: 805-748-4050
http://zumbapismobeach.blogspot.com/

Pismo Beach Veterans Hall
780 Bello St
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: 5.00

Salsa Pismo Beach
LIliana Graham
Salsa Pismo Beach
Lessons and Classes
February 25 (8:15pm)

This high-energy class provides great exercise in a friendly and social environment. Ages 16 to 96, beginner to advanced are encouraged to come and learn Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Merengue, Rumba and Bachata. No partner needed.

Liliana Graham
Liliana_graham@yahoo.com
Phone: 805-748-4050
http://zumbapismobeach.blogspot.com/

Pismo Beach Veterans Hall
780 Bello St
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: 5.00

Special Events

WE OLIVE CELEBRATES AMERICAN HEART MONTH
February 26 (57pm)

February is American Heart Month and We Olive Paso Robles is celebrating by hosting a fundraiser in support of the American Heart Association. On Feb. 26 from 5-7pm your $15 donation will buy you: heart healthy appetizers, olive oil tasting, wine tasting, and other samples. There will be prizes raffled off at the event for $1, $5, and $10 ticket prices. Your donations are tax deductable.

jholmes@weolive.com
Phone: 239-7667
http://weolive.com

1311 Pine St.
Paso Robles , CA

Cost: $15

WORLD SPAY DAY
February 26 (Contact to schedule a surgery time)

World Spay day is a day to shine a spotlight on spaying and neutering pets as a proven means to save lives. Woods Humane Society is doing their part by offering 40, low-cost feline spay and neuter surgeries to SLO County residents. The fee is $25. To schedule a spay appointment for your cat, call: 543-9316 ext. 10. Surgeries are on a first come, first served basis. Feb. 26.

Susan Powell
spowell@woodshumane.org
Phone: 543-9316x15
http://spaydayportal.humansociety.org

Woods Humane Society
875 Oklahoma Ave.
SLO , CA

Cost: $25

Art

SHADES OF GREEN
Waterfront Home
SHADES OF GREEN
Openings and Receptions
February 26 (12 PM to 4 PM)

Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att,net
Phone: 805-772-2504
http://www.artcentermorrobay.com

Morro Bay Art Center
835 Main Street
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

INDOOR CYCLING
INDOOR CYCLING
February 26 (6:30pm)

Cycling targets a wide variety of abilities, fitness levels and goals. You control the resistance and thus the intensity of the workout.Class meets: 1/8-4/16 Tu 6:30-7:30p $42,Class meets: 1/10-4/18 Th 6:30-7:30p $42.

San Luis Coastal Adult School
sconrad@slcusd.org
Phone: 805-549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

Morro Bay High School
235 Atascadero Rd.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: 42.00

FREE PINEAL TONING GROUP
Lessons and Classes
February 26 (6:30pm to 7:30pm)

On Tuesday, February 26 Global Alliance for Balance and Healing will host a Pineal Toning Group, facilitated by a Healing Team member, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at the Global Alliance Center in Santa Margarita. This is a free Community Outreach Program and no registration is required. No experience is necessary and information about Pineal Toning will be provided to newcomers.

Wendy McKenna
wendy@globalalliance.ws
Phone: 805-438-4347
http://www.globalalliance.ws

Global Alliance for Balance and Healing Cultural Center of Light and Learning
22720 El Camino Real, Suite C
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: free

Lectures and Learning

Excel - The Basics
Excel - the Basics
Excel - The Basics
February 26 (10:00 am)

Learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel program including entering data, formatting cells, using formulas, adjusting rows and columns, and more! Basic understanding of computer operation is required. Dates: Tue/Thur, Feb 26 - Mar 7, 2013, 10am - 12pm. Price: $49.00

Greg Perry
gregperry@kcbx.org
Phone: 805-781-2580
http://kcbx.net

KCBXnet
4100 Vachell Lane
San Luis Obispo 93401

LEARN ABOUT PINEAL TONING FOR FREE IN SANTA MARGARITA
February 26 (6:30 PM-7:30 PM)

Every fourth Tuesday of the month, Global Alliance for Balance and Healing hosts a Pineal Toning Group, facilitated by a Global Alliance Healing Team member from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at the Global Alliance Cultural Center: 22720 El Camino Real Suite C, Santa Margarita. The Pineal Toning Group is a free Community Outreach Program and no registration is required. No experience is necessary. Information will be provided to those new to Pineal Toning.

Elizabeth Sullivan
elizabeth@globalalliance.ws
Phone: 805-438-4347

Global Alliance Center of Light and Learning
22720 El Camino Real, Suite C
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

Art

SHADES OF GREEN
Waterfront Home
SHADES OF GREEN
Openings and Receptions
February 27 (12 PM to 4 PM)

Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att,net
Phone: 805-772-2504
http://www.artcentermorrobay.com

Morro Bay Art Center
835 Main Street
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

SENIOR CO-HOUSING WORKSHOP
February 27 (4-6pm)

If you are a Senior in the SLO area and looking for housing options, join us for this Feb. 27 workshop on co-housing.

Lauren Bandari
lbandari@jccslo.com
Phone: 426-5465

SLO Senior Center
1145 Santa Rosa St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

COMMUNICATION, CONFLICT AND COLLABORATION
Classes
February 27 (1-4pm)

Join Spokes for this workshop and learn practical strategies for resolving conflict within your organization. Feb. 27.

Katrina
katrina@spokesfornonprofits.org
Phone: 547-2244
http://spokesfornonprofits.org

Spokes
3765 S. Higuera St., Suite 140
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $50 for non-members and $30 for members

PROMOTE YOUR HEALING BUSINESS WITHOUT SELLING OUT
Healers Worldwide PRISM Series
PROMOTE YOUR HEALING BUSINESS WITHOUT SELLING OUT
Classes
February 27 (6-9pm)

A FREE intro to a powerful series to help you Grow Your Healing Practice. February 27 6-9 PM at Sukha Wellness Center

Healers Worldwide
jennifer@healersworldwide.com
Phone: (805) 242-1276
http://healersworldwide.com

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Place
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: FREE

Film and TV

MINDSCANS *SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE MOVIE SCREENING AT THE GALAXY THEATRES ATASCADERO*
MindScans - Movie poster
MINDSCANS *SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE MOVIE SCREENING AT THE GALAXY THEATRES ATASCADERO*
February 28

MindScans from Alliance Digital Studios. Feature film produced in San Luis Obispo 154 minutes NOT RATED. Tickets are available at http://mindscans.com starting January 15th, 2013. Show dates February 25th and 28th.

Alliance Digital Entertainment
tickets@alliancedigitalstudios.com
Phone: 805-270-3332
http://MindScans.com

Galaxy Theatres
6917 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Music

ENCORE! DIRK HAMILTON RETURNS TO SLO DOWN PUB
Dirk Hamilton
ENCORE! DIRK HAMILTON RETURNS TO SLO DOWN PUB
February 28 (6:30-9:30pm)

Songwriters At Play features Dirk Hamilton with special guests including: Kat Devlin, Steve Fort, Spanky Baldwin, Loren Radis, and the duo Jane and Michael Banks. Feb. 28.

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

SLO Down Pub
1200 Grand Ave.
Arroyo Grande

Cost: Free

Art

SHADES OF GREEN
Waterfront Home
SHADES OF GREEN
Openings and Receptions
February 28 (12 PM to 4 PM)

Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att,net
Phone: 805-772-2504
http://www.artcentermorrobay.com

Morro Bay Art Center
835 Main Street
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

SMART STUDIO'S KIDS' CLASS
Smart Studio's Kids' Class
SMART STUDIO'S KIDS' CLASS
Create and Learn
February 28 (3:00-4:30pm)

This class will feature reusable materials to create a seasonal art piece, math project, science experiment, or natural history piece . Projects are prepared and modified with elementary students in mind. Space in this program is limited, so please sign up in advance. www.smartstudioslo.com/calendar.html

Terri
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 805-904-5229
http://www.smartstudioslo.com

SmART Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $11 per session

Sports and Wellness

INDOOR CYCLING
INDOOR CYCLING
February 28 (6:30pm)

Cycling targets a wide variety of abilities, fitness levels and goals. You control the resistance and thus the intensity of the workout.Class meets: 1/8-4/16 Tu 6:30-7:30p $42,Class meets: 1/10-4/18 Th 6:30-7:30p $42.

San Luis Coastal Adult School
sconrad@slcusd.org
Phone: 805-549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

Morro Bay High School
235 Atascadero Rd.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: 42.00

Lectures and Learning

DIY BRIDAL EVENING AT SMART STUDIO
DIY Bridal Evening at Smart Studio
DIY BRIDAL EVENING AT SMART STUDIO
Classes
February 28 (6-7:30pm)

DIY wives discuss the trials, successes, and lessons learned from using DIY techniques during their weddings. We'll have pictures, discussion, wine, and nibbles, for this event. Cost is $5 to attend. Please RSVP to smartstudioslo@gmail.com. Feb. 28.

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

Smart Studio
3591 Sacramento Dr. #104
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $5

Special Events

ART AFTER DARK - CREATE A COLLABORATION COLLAGE FOR CONGRESS
March 1 (Contact organizer for time)

on March 1. Create group art project local authors will hand deliver to all senators on March 11 along with the Collaborative Soup book.

Paula Vigneault
pvigneault@gmail.com
Phone: 541-0367
http://giftourleaders.com

1435 Monterey St.
SLO

SALON 544 ART AFTER DARK SILENT AUCTION TO BENEFIT SMART STUDIO
Reuse Art Show to Benefit Smart Studio
SALON 544 ART AFTER DARK SILENT AUCTION TO BENEFIT SMART STUDIO
March 1 (6-9pm)

As part of their community outreach and fundraising for local non-profits, Salon 544 will host a silent auction of art created from reusable materials during Art After Dark on March 1 from 6-9pm. All proceeds from the sales generated at the silent auction will benefit Smart Studio, a green community studio, gallery, and gift shop creatively reusing materials to make art, crafts, garden materials, and household goods for artists of all ages.

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

Salon 544
544 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo

Stage

<em>THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE </em>
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
March 1 (8:00PM)

Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee chronicles the overachievers' angst of six precocious adolescents. The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee

Kelrik Productions
kelrikprods@aol.com
Phone: 805 543 PLAY
http://www.kelrikproductions.com

UNITY
1490 Southwood Drive
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

Music

GEORGE KAHUMOKU SLACK KEY GUITARIST WORKSHOP AND CONCERT
Slack Key guitar Concert and workshops
GEORGE KAHUMOKU SLACK KEY GUITARIST WORKSHOP AND CONCERT
March 1 (The workshops are 3-6pm and the concert is 7-9:30)

on March 1. Call 772-4930 for details. The concert is $20 and $25 for the Uke-guitar worshops.

Eddie Frawley
ed@centralcoastmusic.com
Phone: 772-4930

Central Coast Music Store
365 Morro Bay Blvd.
Morro Bay

Art

SHADES OF GREEN
Waterfront Home
SHADES OF GREEN
Openings and Receptions
March 1 (12 PM to 4 PM)

Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att,net
Phone: 805-772-2504
http://www.artcentermorrobay.com

Morro Bay Art Center
835 Main Street
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

BEACON ART SHOW OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND AWARDS
Openings and Receptions
March 1 (6-9pm)

The SLO-United Methodist Church will host artists and the public  on March 1. Special music and awards will be included. This is an Art After Dark event.

United Methodist Church
office@sloumc.com
Phone: 543-7580
http://sloumc.com

United Methodist Church
1515 Fredericks St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

FREE PROJECT OF LIGHT CLINIC IN SANTA MARGARITA
March 1 (11:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

Global Alliance for Balance and Healing will hold a free Project of Light Clinic each month in 2012. Free sessions of light and tone will be offered the first Friday of each month from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Santa Margarita Community Hall, on the corner of I Street and Murphy Street. No appointment is necessary. All are welcome. Come and enjoy a free tune up facilitated by Global Alliance Healing Team members.

Elizabeth Sullivan
elizabeth@globalalliance.ws
Phone: 805-438-4347

Santa Margarita Community Hall
Corner of I and Murphy Streets
Santa Margarita 93401

Cost: Free

Special Events

YOUR LIFE STARRING YOU
Pam Rohr-Author-Teacher-Professional Certified Life Coach-Missionary
YOUR LIFE STARRING YOU
March 2 (9am-1pm)

Nouveau Life Coaching's one-day workshop for women. Participants will be given an overview of important key areas on a “Life Wheel,” learn to develop a life purpose statement, and will generate smart goals in order to reach their defined purpose. Women will explore their special gifts, endowed by their Creator, and will work individually and in a small group to uncover the unique and specially designed masterpiece they really are. March 2.

Lisa Cassaro
lcassaro@yahoo.com
Phone: 478-3773
http://nouveaulifecoaching.com

The Conference Center at Marian Extended Care
1530 Cypress Way
Santa Maria

Cost: $25

Stage

<em>THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE </em>
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
March 2 (8:00PM)

Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee chronicles the overachievers' angst of six precocious adolescents. The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee

Kelrik Productions
kelrikprods@aol.com
Phone: 805 543 PLAY
http://www.kelrikproductions.com

UNITY
1490 Southwood Drive
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

Music

CUESTA COLLEGE ACOUSTIC GUITAR
March 2 (7:30pm)

On March 2 at 7:30pm, come to Cuesta College for a lovely evening of solo acoustic guitar.

Bea Anderson
bea_anderson@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3936
http://cpactickets.cuesta.edu

Cuesta College CPAC
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo

SLO BLUES SOCIETY WELCOMES ROD PIAZZA AND THE MIGHTY FLYERS
March 2 (8pm)

The San Luis Obispo Blues Society welcomes Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers on March 2. The Cinders open.

SLO Blues Society
sloblues@kcbx.net
Phone: 541-7930
http://sloblues.org

SLO Vets Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $17 members, $20 general public

Art

SHADES OF GREEN
Waterfront Home
SHADES OF GREEN
Openings and Receptions
March 2 (12 PM to 4 PM)

Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att,net
Phone: 805-772-2504
http://www.artcentermorrobay.com

Morro Bay Art Center
835 Main Street
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

NANCY KOREN'S CALL TO THE WILD
Sunshine the red-tailed hawk will be at Envisions Gallery in Atascadero to support artist Nancy Koren's reception.
NANCY KOREN'S CALL TO THE WILD
Openings and Receptions
March 2 (3pm)

Nancy Koren's art spans 50 years of creation and will be featured at Envisions Gallery on March 2.

Paula McCambridge
paula@envisionsgallery.com
Phone: 466-5850

Envisions Gallery
5975 Traffic Way
Atascadero

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

HAPPY TIME PRESCHOOL RUMMAGE SALE
Special Events
March 2 (8am)

Happy Time Preschool Annual Rummage Sale. Sat, 3/2 from 8am to Noon. 1091 Bello St. @ Wadsworth in PISMO BEACH.

Marissa
marissairelin@gmail.com
Phone: 805-773-2095

HAPPY TIME PRESCHOOL
1091 BELLO ST.
PISMO BEACH 93449

The Outdoors

COUNTY WORKDAYS: SANTA MARGARITA
March 2 (9am-noon)

Please call ECO SLO for more information. Work day is on March 2.

Kylie
Programs@ecoslo.org
Phone: 544-1777

Santa Margarita Lake
Santa Margarita

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP
March 2 (10am-4:30pm )

A fun and interactive workshop where you learn to experience deeper connection with family, friends, co-workers, and yourself. March 2.

Alicia Nowicki
alicianowicki@gmail.com
Phone: (805) 434-1704
http://www.CommunicationFromTheHeart.com

Equity Reach
107 Nelson St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $60, call for discounts

Fundraisers

CASINO NIGHT
March 2 (6-10pm)

The Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo Daybreak invites the community to join them for a good cause at their "Fun-As-Hell Casino Night" on March 2. There will be gaming, a Santa Maria-style barbecue, silent auction, fifty-fifty raffle, and a roving "prize patrol." Live music and dancing will also be included in the fun. Proceeds benefit the Rotary's Community Grants Program. No tickets will be sold at the door. Get them at The Sanctuary Tobacco Shop, Obispo Wealth Management, Owen's Music, and San Luis Obispo Downtown Shell.

David Nilsen
robin@dudlycommunications.com
Phone: 541-6500

Elks Lodge
222 Elks Ln.
San Luis Obispo , CA

Cost: $50 per person

Volunteers

ADOPT-A-PET EVENTS
March 2 (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.

Debra Holt
DebraHolt@AOL.COM
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PetCo
Madonna Plaza Shopping Center
SLO 93405

Cost: Adoption fees are $60 for one or $80 for two

Music

UKULELE STRUMMERS
March 3 (2pm for beginners, 3pm for intermediates)

We meet 1st Sunday of Month. Join the Groovy Grover Strummers for a strummin' good time! Next meeting is on March 3.

Linda
lindirose2@yahoo.com
Phone: 710-4428

Groovy Grover Strummers
555 13th St.
Grover Beach

Cost: Free

Karaoke Night
Karaoke Night
March 3 (10pm)

Be the star for the night! Take the stage and belt out all of your favorites! Mother's Tavern hosts Karaoke every Sunday and Monday night from 10pm. This party is unlike any other, and always promises to be a great time full of your favorite songs and great dancing! Read more here: http://events.sanluisobispo.com/san_luis_obispo_ca/events/show/308343527-karaoke-night#storylink=cpy

events
events@motherstavern.com
Phone: 8055418733
http://www.motherstavern.com

Mother's Tavern
725 Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: free

CHAMBER PLAYERS OF THE SLO YOUTH SYMPHONY
CHAMBER PLAYERS OF THE SLO YOUTH SYMPHONY
March 3 (2pm)

Exceptionally talented musicians from the San Luis Obispo Youth Symphony will be performing chamber works on March 3.

Rebecca Sloan
rlsloan@att.net
Phone: 786-4331
http://uuslo.org

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2201 Lawton Ave.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $20 for general admission and $5 for students. Under 12 is free

Art

SHADES OF GREEN
Waterfront Home
SHADES OF GREEN
Openings and Receptions
March 3 (12 PM to 4 PM)

Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att,net
Phone: 805-772-2504
http://www.artcentermorrobay.com

Morro Bay Art Center
835 Main Street
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

Empty Bowls
Empty Bowls
March 3 (6:00pm)

An interactive event on Hunger & Homelessness in SLO County and beyond. Proceeds will be donated to the SLO Food Bank.

Sarah
ssfernan@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805-756-5651

Sierra Madre Hall
1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93410

Cost: $5 and a non perishable food item

Support Groups

SUNDAY SOCIAL
March 3 (Noon)

Join the Atheists Undited for food, fun, and conversation.

Martin Williams
atheistsunited.slo@gmail.com
Phone: 295-8775
http://meetup.com/San-Luis-Obispo-Atheists/events/100247402

Jaffa Cafe
206 East Branch St.
Arroyo Grande

Cost: Free