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February 8

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

Volunteers

CASA INFO SESSIONS
CASA INFO SESSIONS
January 22,February 26,March 26,April 23,May 28,June 25,July 23,August 27,September 24,October 22,November 26(Noon)

Learn more about becoming a volunteer advocate for an abused child or a mentor to a former foster child, fourth Wednesdays.

Cathy Orton
corton@slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542
http://slocasa.org

CASA
75 Higuera St., Suite 180
San Luis Obispo 93401

Special Events

BOOK SALE
February 8 (9am-2pm)

Bring your own bags, Feb. 8.

Dianna Curtis
dianna@slowhiz.com
Phone: 466-3997

Book House
6907 Atascadero Ave.
Atascadero 93422

CAL POLY MUSTANG BALL DANCESPORT COMPETITION
Featured Showcase Couple Vitalii Proskurin & Zhenya Shatilova
CAL POLY MUSTANG BALL DANCESPORT COMPETITION
February 8 (11am-11pm)

Over 200 dancers will compete in ballroom, latin, and swing dance at the 7th Annual Mustang Ball Ballroom and Latin Dance competition, Feb. 8.

Ali Hammond
info@cpdst.org
Phone: 242-3262
http://mustangball.com

Chumash Auditorium
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $7

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION
February 8 (3pm)

Volumes of Pleasure Bookshoppe holds their 11th Chinese New Year’s celebration. The Cal Poly Lion Dance Team will ring in the Year of the Wood Horse, Feb. 8.

Carroll Leslie
ahernchristine9@gmail.com
Phone: 528-5565

Volumes of Pleasure Bookshoppe
1016 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

MINI BOOK SALE
February 8 (9am-2pm)

The Friend of Los Osos Library will have a “mini” book sale Feb. 8 (weather permitting).

Victoria Heussen
vheussen@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

PISMO BEACH FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE
February 8 (6-8:30pm)

Event will be held Feb. 8 from 6-8:30pm; pre-registration required by Jan. 31.

Colleen Ghiglia
ccghilia@pismobeach.org
Phone: 773-7063

Pismo Beach Veterans' Hall
780 Bello St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: $25 per couple

Stage

NIPOMO HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS <em>OUR TOWN</em>
Nipomo High School Presents Our Town
NIPOMO HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS OUR TOWN
February 8 (7pm)

Feb. 6-8.

Clark Center Box Office
boxoffice@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $8-$12

I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES
February 8 (Times vary, see website)

Neil Simon's hit comedy about Herb, a Hollywood scriptwriter whose forgotten past reappears in the form of a teenage daughter, runs through June 22.

Jake Liam McGuire
thespot@thespotag.com
Phone: 474-5711
http://thespotag.com

The Spot
116 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $15-$20

MOSCOW FESTIVAL BALLET: GISELLE
February 8 (8pm)

The Moscow Festival Ballet performs Giselle on Feb. 8.

Lisa Woske
lwoske@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4TIX (4849)
http://pacslo.org

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $35-$66

Music

LIVE MUSIC SATURDAYS
February 8 (1-4pm)

A variety of acts in a relaxed setting while tasting Broken Earth wines through Feb. 15 at

Chuck Mozena
chuck@brokenearthwinery.com
Phone: 239-2562, ext. 13

Broken Earth Winery
5625 Highway 46 East
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES
Beatle's 50th Anniversary Celebration featuring Unfinished Business
50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES
February 8 (8pm)

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles' first U.S. appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show with Unfinished Business and special guests, Feb. 8.

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

Mongo's Saloon
359 W. Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $5

CAL POLY "NIGHT AT THE MISSION" CHAMBER CONCERT
Cal Poly Brass Ensemble
CAL POLY "NIGHT AT THE MISSION" CHAMBER CONCERT
February 8 (8pm)

Feb. 8.

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406
http://music.calpoly.edu/calendar

Mission San Luis Obispo
751 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $12 general, $9 seniors and students

JACOB JEFFRIES BRINGS BAND TO PASO
Jacob Jeffries
JACOB JEFFRIES BRINGS BAND TO PASO
February 8 (1-4)

with special guests Holly Ann Phillips, Ynana Rose, Rebecca Parks, and father-daughter duo Tom Carvey and Sarah Johnson, Feb. 8.

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

Vines on the Marycrest
5076 Mustard Creek Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

TRAVIS LARSON GUITAR CLINIC
TRAVIS LARSON GUITAR CLINIC
February 8 (1pm)

with Jennifer Young, Feb. 8.

Steve Hilstein
steve@musicmotive.com
Phone: 543-0377
http://musicmotive.com

Music Motive
3440 S. Higuera St. #130
San Luis Obispo 93406

Cost: Free

Writers and Literature

STORYTELLING: THE WRITER'S QUEST
Mary Ann Fraser - Author
STORYTELLING: THE WRITER'S QUEST
February 8 (1-4pm)

Mary Ann Fraser, author and illustrator of over 60 books for children, hosts this workshop Feb. 8.

Sidonie Wiedenkeller
http://scbwicencal.org

SLOMA
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $50

Art

"DREAMS AND BLOOD"
Bandage Faces
"DREAMS AND BLOOD"
Artists
February 8 (11am-5pm)

New dream drawings and collages by Morro Bay artist Philip Carey on view through March 1.

Leslie Clarke Gray
leslie@deerruncambria.com
Phone: 927-0427
http://deerruncambria.com

Deer Run Art & Artifacts
2024 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

"THROUGH THE LENS: A TWISTED SCERENITY"
Artists
February 8

Photography by Tom Burgher on view Jan. 31 through March 3, Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm

Gregory Acampora
gregory.acampora@aol.com
Phone: 314-6708
http://theseasidegallery.com

Seaside Gallery
580 Cypress St.
Pismo Beach 93449

OPEN STUDIO
Classes and Workshops
February 8

For individuals and families to create at their leisure; children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Fridays from 9:30am-4:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays from noon-5pm through March 28.

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

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 per hour

ART BAR
Art Bar
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
February 8 (6:30pm, 11am, and 4pm)

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork; includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail, Tuesday-Sunday.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

FABRIC GREETING CARD WORKSHOP
Classes and Workshops
February 8

Feb. 8 from 9am-1pm

L. Ortiz
lortiz@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

San Luis Coastal Adult School
1500 Lizzie St., Rm K1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Cost: $20

BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Pismo Monarchs
BUTTERFLIES AT SEASIDE GALLERY
Galleries
February 8 (10am-5pm daily)

including paintings, photography, and metal sculpture in honor of the Monarch Butterfly migration, open through March 5.

Tom Burgher
tburgher2@gmail.com
Phone: 773-8057
http://theseasidegallery.com

Seaside Gallery
580 Cypress St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free

"THE DUNES"
The Dunes
"THE DUNES"
Openings and Receptions
February 8 (Noon-5pm)

This exhibit features photographs of the Oceano Dunes taken the past three years, through Feb. 28, Tuesday-Saturday.

Bob Canepa
bcanepa@charter.net
Phone: 544-3719
http://bobcanepaphotography.com

Olive Tree Fine Arts Gallery
5850 Traffic Way
Atascadero

Cost: Free

4TH ANNUAL VALENTINE'S EVENT AT PICKING DAISES
Special Art Events
February 8 (6-9pm)

Feb. 7.

Kay
contact@pickingdaisesinslo.com
Phone: 783-2434
http://pickingdaisesinslo.com

Picking Daises
570 Higuera St. #120
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ART OPEN HOUSE
Special Art Events
February 8 (6-9pm)

Heartwork City and Soul presents an evening of creativity, wine, and mixed media, Feb. 8.

Natalie
denise@heartworkandsoul.com
Phone: 464-0129
http://heartworkandsoul.com

The Spa Central Coast
6105 El Camino Real
Atascaero 93422

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

VALENTINE ACCORDION BOOK CLASS FOR KIDS
Cover of one of Beryl Reichenberg's children's books, Butterfly Girls
VALENTINE ACCORDION BOOK CLASS FOR KIDS
Create and Learn
February 8 (2-3pm)

Children's book author and fiber artist Beryl Reichenberg will teach a class on making a folded book, Feb. 8.

Studios on the Park
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $5

The Outdoors

FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET EVENT
Take Us Home!
FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET EVENT
February 8 (11am-4pm)

Cats and kittens available for adoption, Saturdays through March 1.

Feline Network
info@felinenetwork.org
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PETCO
271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

HUELL HOWSER MEMORIAL HIKE
February 8

Join the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center as we remember Huell Howser and learn about the flora and fauna of the dunes, Feb. 8 from 10am-noon

The Dunes Center
admin@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455
http://dunescenter.org

Oso Flaco Lake State Park
2340 Oso Flaco Lake Rd.
Nipomo, CA 93444

Cost: Donations appreciated

WINES OF THE TIMES: SUSTAINABLE VINTNERS
WINES OF THE TIMES: SUSTAINABLE VINTNERS
February 8

Discover Sustainability In Practice (or SIP) Certification and how it addresses issues like water quality, soil conservation, and energy efficiency, Feb. 8 from 1-3pm

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400 x304

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

Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members

Sports and Wellness

FITNESS FOR GOLF
Overall Fitness for Golf
FITNESS FOR GOLF
Lessons and Classes
February 8 (10am)

Exercises for flexibility, postural alignment, and muscle tone to improve the golf swing, Saturdays through Feb. 22

Tony Criscuolo
yogitony@juno.com
Phone: 542-0137

Laguna Golf Course
11175 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10 donation requested

Lectures and Learning

CAL POLY'S VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (VITA)
February 8 (10:30am-2pm)

The IRS sanctioned VITA program, open to those making less than $50,000 per year, every Saturday through March 15.

Janice Carr
jcarr@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2667
http://vita.calpoly.edu

Cal Poly's Orfalea College of Business
1 Grand Ave. Bldg. 03, Third Floor
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

CAMP FIRE CANDY SALE
CAMP FIRE CANDY SALE
February 8 (During open hours)

through Feb. 19 in local stores and neighborhoods.

Cheri Hess
campfirech@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 773-5126
http://campfirecentralcoast.org

Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: $5 per box

Volunteers

GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY
Volunteers from all walks of life join homeowners on their roof to learn about and build solar arrays.
GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY
February 8

Call for volunteers and job trainees who would like to install solar electric systems for low income families throughout the Central Coast. Orientations held Feb. 28.

Peter Schaab
volunteercc@gridalternatives.org
Phone: 351-3344
http://gridalternatives.org/centralcoast

GRID Alternatives Central Coast Office
2900 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free