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February 8

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

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

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 8

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

HOMESHARESLO COFFEE CHAT
Home sharing can provide income and companionship.
HOMESHARESLO COFFEE CHAT
February 8 (10:30am)

Have an extra room in your home? Thinking about home share, but don't know where to begin? Grab a coffee and join this informal gathering hosted by local non-profit HomeShareSLO to talk about how home sharing can provide income and companionship. Feb. 8.

Celeste Goyer
celestehomeshareslo@gmail.com
Phone: 215-5474
http://homeshareslo.org

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

IL CORTILE RISTORANTE 2017 REVERSE WINE DINNERS
IL CORTILE RISTORANTE 2017 REVERSE WINE DINNERS
Wine Bar Events
February 8

 Each week, a selected Paso Robles winery is the focus of the dinner, through March 15.

Il Cortile Ristorante
ilcortilepaso@gmail.com
Phone: 226-0300
http://ilcortileristorante.com

Il Cortile Ristorante
608 12th St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $50/person (wine cost not included)

Film and TV

Free Movie
February 8 (2-4pm)

Feb. 8. Inspired by a true story, 13-year-old Amy is sent to live with her father after her mother dies. She rescues a nest of eggs, and when they hatch, the adventures begin. Popcorn provided. All ages.

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

Cayucos Library
310 B St.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

Writers and Literature

MYSTERY READERS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Mystery Readers Book Discussion Group
MYSTERY READERS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
February 8 (10am-noon)

Every Second Wednesday, through March 8. Discuss a wide spectrum of mysteries, thrillers and suspense novels. Download the booklists at morrobaybookdiscussiongroup.org.

Karen
karen@live-now.org
Phone: 772-9268
http://morrobaybookdiscussiongroup.org/

Morro Bay Library
625 Harbor St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Issues and Ideas
Edna at large
Issues and Ideas
February 8 (1-2pm)

Local author Tod Rafferty discusses his novel The Pismo Calamity with Brian Reynolds on KCBX-FM, 90.1, Feb. 8. The suspense story, subtitled A strange Tale of Unnatural Disaster, traces the search for the cause of bizarre events in the ocean.

Tod Rafferty
traff@charter.net
Phone: 801-6340

SLO 93401

Art

THE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK OF ERIN PERRY
Great Deliverance - Mixed Media
THE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK OF ERIN PERRY
Artists
February 8

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

Create Silver Earrings
Classes and Workshops
February 8 (4:30-5:30pm)

Create beautiful silver earrings, a perfect gift for Valentine's Day. Registration required. For adults. Feb. 8.

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

Shell Beach Library
230 Leeward Ave.
Shell Beach 93449

Cost: Free

SWEET ART INVITATIONAL
Sweet Art Invitational
SWEET ART INVITATIONAL
Galleries
February 8 (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

NEW PERSPECTIVES
Bouba Boumaiz,
NEW PERSPECTIVES
Museums
February 8 (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 8 (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 8

through Feb. 10.

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

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

Cost: Free

Kim Ferrell Art Show
Artwork of Kim Ferrell Exhibit at Los Osos Fitness
Kim Ferrell Art Show
Special Art Events
February 8 (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: TEXTURE & PAINT COLLAGE
February 8 (10am-5pm)

through Feb. 12. Cut and glue textured materials such as sandpaper and onto a cardstock base and detail with paint.

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

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

After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
February 8

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

BABY AND ME YOGA CLASS
Get Fit
February 8 (1-2pm)

Baby & Me yoga is a hybrid of developmental movements for babies and post-natal re-integration for the mamas, through Feb. 22.

Mary S Sennewald
marysage108@gmail.com
Phone: 801-5781
http://arroyograndeyoga.com

Yoga Village
132 West Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $15-$45

PAWS TO READ
Libraries
February 8 (3-4pm )

Do you have children learning to read? Berkeley the dog is all ears, come read to her on Wednesday afternoons, through March 24.

Kristin Nibbe
oystaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades Ave.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

PAWS TO READ
Libraries
February 8 (3-4pm )

Do you have children learning to read? Berkeley the dog is all ears, come read to her on Wednesday, through March 29.

Kristin Nibbe
oystaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades Ave.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

YOGA WITH KARESA
YOGA WITH KARESA
Lessons and Classes
February 8 (11am-Noon)

through March 29. Experience the relaxed flow of your natural breath nourishing the body and inspiring ease of movement. Karesa Bullock shares a yoga practice that is simple and complete, welcoming new and experienced students alike.

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

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

Cost: $15

Farmers Market

PISMO BEACH FARMER'S MARKET
Pismo Beach Farmers Market
PISMO BEACH FARMER'S MARKET
February 8 (2-5pm)

Where the Produce meets the Sea: fresh produce, food, and handmade items, through Feb. 22.

Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce
info@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382
http://pismochamber.com

Pismo Pier
West end of Pomeroy
Pismo Beach 93449

Lectures and Learning

When Things Fall Apart
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
February 8 (7pm)

Here's your chance to discuss the work of Pema Chodron, one of today's most beloved Buddhist teachers. Join a group of like-minded individuals at SLO BodhiPath Center, a Buddhist center in the Mahayana tradition, for meditation and lively discussion, through Feb. 23.

BodhiPath
sanluisobispo@bodhipath.org
Phone: 264-4118
http://bodhipath.org

SLO BodhiPath Center
3484 Gregory Ct.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

MULTIFLORAL GARDEN CLUB MONTHLY MEETING
February 8 (Noon)

Feb. 8.

Cathy Van Orman
multifloragarden@gmail.com
Phone: 464-0632
http://multifloragardenclub.org

Paso Robles Community Church
2706 Spring St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Volunteers

CASA INFO SESSION
CASA INFO SESSION
February 8 (6:30pm)

Learn about volunteer opportunities at CASA of SLO County. Become an advocate for an abused or neglected infant, toddler, child or teen, or a mentor for a young adult leaving foster care. Training provided. Feb. 8.

staff@slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542
http://slocasa.org

Starbucks
7135 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422