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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 4

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

Holiday events

2017 CCCA 36th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration
2017 Chinese New Year Celebration
2017 CCCA 36th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration
February 4 (4:30-8pm)

Feb. 4.

CCCA President
president@centralcoast-chinese-association.org
Phone: 995-4038
http://centralcoast-chinese-association.org

Veterans Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25 for adults, $15 for kids of 5-12 yrs old, free for kids 5 or younger

Special Events

ART AFTER DARK PASO
Art After Dark Paso
ART AFTER DARK PASO
February 4 (6-9pm)

Studios on the Park celebrates Art After Dark Paso, a fun tradition of art, wine, and live music-filled evenings at the start of every month. Feb. 4.

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

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $5 if wine tasting

LIGHTSHARE BOOK SALE FUNDRAISER
February 4 (11am-4pm)

Feb. 4. Book topics cover metaphysics, spirituality, health and healing therapies, nutrition, yoga, herbs, women’s health, metaphysical novels, and much more. All book sales are by donation to Lightshare.

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

Lightshare Center
22701 El Camino Real
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: By donation

Stage

STAGED READING: <em>A NUMBER</em>
STAGED READING: A NUMBER
February 4 (Fri. and Sat.: 2pm; Sat.: 7pm)

A heart-rending tale leaving the audience us with many issues to weigh, Feb. 3 and 4.

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

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

Cost: $15

Film and TV

Free Movie For Kids
February 4 (1-3pm)

E.T., a lost alien befriended by a young boy who tries to help him return home, directed by Steven Spielberg, Feb. 4.

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

Morro Bay Library
625 Harbor Blvd.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

SCREEENING OF DOCUMENTARY FILM SHANGHAI GHETTO
February 4 (4pm)

The screening will be followed by a light dinner. After the film Rolf Preuss will share his experiences growing up in Shanghai. This was the only port open to German Jews in 1939 when his parents left Germany. Feb. 4.

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

Congregatoin Beth David
10180 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $15 in advance; $18 at the door

Music

A Tribute To The Beatles featuring Unfinished Business
Unfinished Business
A Tribute To The Beatles featuring Unfinished Business
February 4 (7pm)

Feb. 4. Advance sale tickets $15 at brownpapertickets.com, or call 431-3067, or $20 at door.

unfinishedbusiness@charter.net
Phone: 431-3067
http://.unfinished-business.org

Guild Hall
2880 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15

AN EVENING WITH THE METTA QUINTET
February 4 (8pm)

presented by JAZZREACH, Feb 4.

cparts@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-6556
http://calpolyarts.org

Spanos Theatre
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo , CA 93407

Cost: $12-$24

CLASSICS IN THE COHAN 3
Classics in the Cohan 3
CLASSICS IN THE COHAN 3
February 4 (8pm)

The San Luis Obispo Symphony presents Classics in the Cohan 3 featuring award-winning and auditioning conductor Nan Washburn and trumpet virtuoso Phil Snedecor. Feb. 4.

Heather Hellman
heather@slosymphony.com
Phone: 548-1585
http://slosymphony.org

Performing Arts Center - Cal Poly Campus
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $20-$85

MOMENTUM
kinetic audio presents - Momentum
MOMENTUM
February 4 (9pm)

Feb. 4. House and techno from Detroit, LA, and the Central Coast. Two dancefloors, intelligent decor, quality sound systems, 21 and up. Tickets at Boo Boo Records.

PJ Anthony
pj@kineticaudio.net
Phone: 316-1995

Olde Port Inn
3993 Avila Beach Dr.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $15 presale/ $20 door

SLO SYMPHONY: CLASSICS III
February 4 (8pm)

Feb. 4.

Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo , CA 93407

SLO SYMPHONY: NO TIES ALLOWED III
February 4 (11am)

Feb. 4.

Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo , CA 93407

TRIBUTE TO KATE WOLF
February 4 (7pm)

Feb. 4. Songwriters At Play presents an evening of songs written by the California folksinger Kate Wolf with John Roy Zat, Hannah Jern-Miller, Alice Wallace, The Holy City Zoo, Sonnie Brown, Jen Hajj, BanjerDan, Miss Leo, and Steve Key.

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

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15

Art

SLOMA ARTALK: RALPH BACERRA'S EXQUISITE BEAUTY
SLOMA ARTALK: RALPH BACERRA'S EXQUISITE BEAUTY
February 4 (2pm)

Join SLOMA for an afternoon ARTalk with Jo Lauria and Cindy Bass in conjunction with the exhibition, Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty. Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008) was a Los Angeles–based ceramics artist known for creating meticulous ceramic vessels. Feb. 4.

info@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

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

Cost: Free

THE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK OF ERIN PERRY
Great Deliverance - Mixed Media
THE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK OF ERIN PERRY
Artists
February 4

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

Learn to Make Pine Needle Baskets
Learn to Make Pine Needle Baskets
Classes and Workshops
February 4 (9:30am-2:30pm)

Morro Bay Art Association presents a workshop in pine needle basket weaving with Elizabeth Bear. Employing coiling techniques and long-leaf pine needles, this art form has remained virtually the same for hundreds of years. Feb. 4.

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: $110 members; $125 non-members

SUCCULENT PAINTINGS
Succulents by Mary McCrea
SUCCULENT PAINTINGS
Galleries
February 4 (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 4 (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 4 (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

SLO RAILROAD MUSEUM
San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum
SLO RAILROAD MUSEUM
Museums
February 4 (10am-4pm)

Check out the SLO Railroad Museum, with its fun kid's play area. See historic artifacts, rail cars, a world class model railroad under construction, visit the gift shop, and wave at passing trains.

Diane Marchetti
media@slorrm.com
Phone: 548-1894
http://slorrm.com

SLO Railroad Museum
1940 Santa Barbara St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $3 and under

NEW PERSPECTIVES
Bouba Boumaiz,
NEW PERSPECTIVES
Museums
February 4 (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 4 (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

MICHAEL MILLER EXHIBIT
Michael Barton Miller, “Seacon Square,” graphite on paper, 90” x 70”
MICHAEL MILLER EXHIBIT
Openings and Receptions
February 4

through Feb. 10.

Garet Zook
gzook@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-1571

University Art Gallery
Building 34, Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: Free

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

ART21 SCREENING AND ARTIST TALK WITH EDGAR ARCENEAUX
ART21 SCREENING AND ARTIST TALK WITH EDGAR ARCENEAUX
Special Art Events
February 4 (7pm)

About the episode: While sprawling Los Angeles has world-class museums and art schools, artists working in the shadow of the entertainment industry are more under the radar, affording them the space and time to imagine. Feb. 4.

Emma Saperstein
emma.saperstein@mycuesta.edu

Mitchell Park
2333 Meadow St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

Inchworm Class
February 4

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

After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
February 4

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

Super Hero Saturdays
Get Fit
February 4 (10-11am)

through March 11. Super Hero Class integrates agility, tumbling, trampoline, gymnastics, physical fitness and flexibility into a fun and action-packed session for boys and girls ages 5-12. Kids can move up through levels as they gain strength.

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

Performance Athletics Gymnastics
4484 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

The Outdoors

BLACKBERRY SPRING AND TURKEY RIDGE LOOP HIKE
February 4 (Noon-2pm)

Feb. 4. Take a guided hike with a ranger to explore the trails in the park. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Moderate to strenuous. Meet at registration office. Rain cancels event.

Lake Lopez
rwemple@slo.co.ca.us
Phone: 788-2381

Lake Lopez
6800 Lopez Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Park day use fee $10 per vehicle.

SWAP ELFIN FOREST WORK PARTY
February 4 (9am-noon)

Feb. 4. Join SWAP volunteers to help with weeding, erosion control, and other tasks in the Elfin Forest. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants, and sleeves. Bring work gloves and a shovel. Avoid mail boxes when parking. Event is cancelled if there is significant rain.

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

El Moro Elfin Forest Natural Area
1100 15th St. North of Santa Ysabel
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

FREE PROJECT OF LIGHT CLINIC
February 4 (11am-2pm)

Lightshare is providing free sessions of light and tone Feb. 4. No appointment is necessary for a Project of Light session. All are welcome. Come and enjoy a tune up facilitated by Lightshare team volunteers.

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

Lightshare Center
22701 El Camino Real
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

Erin Marin Kidney Fund: Silent Auction
February 4 (11am-3pm)

Erin Marin, mother of two, wife, nurse and wonderful person is seeking a living kidney donor and support for her transplant. Please consider donating and come to the silent auction. Feb. 4.

Mary Gardner
kidneyforerin@gmail.com
Phone: 235-2839
http://give.transplants.org

Los Osos Community Center
LOVR and Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free