Tuesday, March 28, 2017     Volume: 31, Issue: 35
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Should SLO allow night hiking in public spaces?

Yes, I need my fix of night hiking and biking, especially during the short winter days.
No, I think that might disturb the wildlife that occupy those open spaces at night.
No, have you not heard of mountain lions?
People hike at night anyway so might as well make the change.

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March 1

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

SUNNY WRIGHT TRIO
March 1,April 5

Listen and dance to the Sunny Wright Trio performing onstage at the Pewter Plough Playhouse every first Wednesday of the month. April 5.

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

Pewter Plough Playhouse
828 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $5

Art

HAND PAINTED SKATEBOARDS
Love Bomb
HAND PAINTED SKATEBOARDS

Artist Jason Towne created this series of 13 hand painted skateboards to honor the memories of life as a skater in the 1980s. This will be the only exhibition where all 13 boards are displayed together. March 1 through 31.

Jason Towne
jasontowne.art@gmail.com
Phone: (408) 910-9196
http://artbyjasontowne.com

Nautical Bean
11560 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free

ART BY FELLER
ART BY FELLER
Artists
March 1,March 2,March 3,March 4,March 7,March 8,March 9,March 10,March 11,March 14,March 15,March 16,March 17,March 18,March 21,March 22,March 23,March 24,March 25,March 28,March 29,March 30

through March 30. Local award winning artist Garry Feller creates whimsical acrylic paintings on canvas and wood.

Cambria Library
ocstaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 927-4336
http://slolibrary.org

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Featured Artist Dottie Visker
Fine Art Mixed Media Paintings by Dottie Visker
Featured Artist Dottie Visker
Galleries
March 1,March 2,March 3,March 4,March 5,March 6,March 7,March 8,March 9,March 10,March 11,March 12,March 13,March 14,March 15,March 16,March 17,March 18,March 19,March 20,March 21,March 22,March 23,March 24,March 25,March 26,March 27,March 28,March 29(10am-6pm)

Fine art mixed media painting, through March 29.

Gallery at Marina Square
greg@galleryatmarinasquare.com
Phone: 7720-1068
http://galleryatmarinasquare.com

Gallery at Marina Square
601 Embarcadero Ste. 10
Morro Bay 93442

Featured Guest Artists Jack and Gay McNeal
Jack and Gay McNeal - Photography and Fabric Art
Featured Guest Artists Jack and Gay McNeal
Galleries
March 1,March 2,March 3,March 4,March 5,March 6,March 7,March 8,March 9,March 10,March 11,March 12,March 13,March 14,March 15,March 16,March 17,March 18,March 19,March 20,March 21,March 22,March 23,March 24,March 25,March 26,March 27,March 28,March 29(10am-6pm)

Fine art photography and fabric art, through March 29.

Gallery at Marina Square
greg@galleryatmarinasquare.com
Phone: 772-1068
http://galleryatmarinasquare.com

Gallery at Marina Square
601 Embarcadero Ste. 10
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

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

SMALL WORKS EXHIBIT
Openings and Receptions
February 28,March 1,March 2,March 3,March 4,March 7,March 8,March 9,March 10,March 11,March 14,March 15,March 16,March 17,March 18,March 21,March 22,March 23,March 24,March 25,March 28,March 29,March 30,March 31

Trilogy Art Group (TAG) will be exhibiting paintings, photos, jewelry, pottery, and sculpture with 20% of sales going to the Friends of the Nipomo Library, through March 31.

Dorothy Modafferi
tdmod7@icloud.com
Phone: 219-0239

Nipomo Library
918 W. Teffifoll
Nipomo 93444

Cost: Free

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

PAWS TO READ
Libraries
February 1,February 8,February 15,February 22,March 1,March 8,March 15,March 22,March 29(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,February 15,February 22,March 1,March 8,March 15,March 22,March 29(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

MAKER MONDAY
MAKER MONDAY
Libraries
February 27,March 27,April 24(4-5pm)

Last Monday of the month. Learn by doing while creating art, upcycling, experimenting, and exploring the world. Maker Monday's are for kids in 1st grade and older and are limited to the first 30 participants, through April 24.

Melissa Bailey
mbailey@prcity.com
Phone: 237-3870

Paso Robles Library
1000 Spring St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

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 WITH KARESA
YOGA WITH KARESA
Lessons and Classes
February 1,February 8,February 15,February 22,March 1,March 8,March 15,March 22,March 29(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

RESTORATIVE YOGA WITH DAVANA
RESTORATIVE YOGA WITH DAVANA
Lessons and Classes
February 2,February 9,February 16,February 23,March 2,March 9,March 16,March 23,March 30(11:30am-12:30pm)

Restorative yoga brings you back to balance and cultivates deep inner peace. This class is focused on centering breath and body to align the physical with the mental. Thursdays, through March 30.

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

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

Cost: $15

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

PISMO BEACH FARMER'S MARKET
Pismo Beach Farmers Market
PISMO BEACH FARMER'S MARKET
March 1,March 8,March 15,March 22,March 29,April 5,April 12,April 19,April 26

March 29, and April 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 3-6pm.

Rochelle
rochelle@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

Pismo PIer
West end of Pomeroy
Pismo Beach 93449

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

Family Caregivers of Parkinson's Support Group
February 22,March 29(10-11:30am)

This support group provides emotional, educational, and social support for family caregivers. Sponsored by Coast Caregiver Resource Center, through March 29.

Coast Caregiver Resource Center
noreeno@coastcrc.org
Phone: 534-9234

Parkinson's Support Group
Call for address
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

fAMILY CAREGIVERS OF THOSE WITH NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENT
March 1,April 5(3-4:30pm)

First Wednesday of the month. For family caregivers of those recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, or other serious brain damage. The group helps caregivers develop methods and skills to solve problems and encourages caregivers to maintain their own health. April 5.

Coast Caregiver Resource Center
noreeno@coastcrc.org
Phone: 534-9234

UCP conference room
3620 Sacramento Dr., #201
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Special Events

Los Osos Fitness Open House
Los Osos Fitness Open House
Los Osos Fitness Open House
March 1 (8am)

Los Osos Fitness welcomes the community to this open house, March 1. Features mebership specials, demos, workshops, art, prizes, food, and more.

Laura Samuel
info@lososfitness.com
Phone: 528-1190
http://losososfitness.com

Los Osos Fitness
1078 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

SLO SKIERS MONTHLY MEETING
March 1 (7pm)

SLO Skiers, a local non-profit sports and social club for adults, has its monthly meeting on March 1. Social hour with food and drink at 6 pm.

Pete
publicity@sloskiers.org
Phone: 528-3194
http://sloskiers.org

Elks Club
222 Elks Ln.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free; annual membership $40.

IL CORTILE RISTORANTE 2017 REVERSE WINE DINNERS
IL CORTILE RISTORANTE 2017 REVERSE WINE DINNERS
Wine Bar Events
March 1

 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

WATCH A GREAT BOOK
March 1 (5:30pm)

A free presentation of a movie based on Ted Chiang’s short story, Story of Your Life. Mysterious spacecraft appear on Earth and a linguistics professor has to interpret their language. March 1.

Steve Kinsey
oostaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 781-1215
http://slolibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventCalendar.aspx

SLO Library Community Room
995 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Music

SUNNY WRIGHT TRIO
March 1

Listen and dance to the Sunny Wright Trio performing onstage at the Pewter Plough Playhouse every first Wednesday of the month. April 5.

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

Pewter Plough Playhouse
828 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $5

Art

IRENE HARDWICKE OLIVIERI - TRANCING OUT
Supper for the Spotted Skunk
IRENE HARDWICKE OLIVIERI - TRANCING OUT
March 1 (4-7pm)

This exhibition displays paintings which illuminate the artist's connection to the natural world and the subterranean world of the heart, and runs through March 24.

Emma Saperstein
emma_saperstein@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3202
http://cuesta.edu

Harold J. Miossi Art Gallery
CA-1, Room # 7170
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free

ART BY FELLER
ART BY FELLER
Artists
March 1

through March 30. Local award winning artist Garry Feller creates whimsical acrylic paintings on canvas and wood.

Cambria Library
ocstaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 927-4336
http://slolibrary.org

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Featured Artist Dottie Visker
Fine Art Mixed Media Paintings by Dottie Visker
Featured Artist Dottie Visker
Galleries
March 1 (10am-6pm)

Fine art mixed media painting, through March 29.

Gallery at Marina Square
greg@galleryatmarinasquare.com
Phone: 7720-1068
http://galleryatmarinasquare.com

Gallery at Marina Square
601 Embarcadero Ste. 10
Morro Bay 93442

Featured Guest Artists Jack and Gay McNeal
Jack and Gay McNeal - Photography and Fabric Art
Featured Guest Artists Jack and Gay McNeal
Galleries
March 1 (10am-6pm)

Fine art photography and fabric art, through March 29.

Gallery at Marina Square
greg@galleryatmarinasquare.com
Phone: 772-1068
http://galleryatmarinasquare.com

Gallery at Marina Square
601 Embarcadero Ste. 10
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Ralph Bacerra, 12 lid egg vessel
RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Museums
March 1 (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

SMALL WORKS EXHIBIT
Openings and Receptions
March 1

Trilogy Art Group (TAG) will be exhibiting paintings, photos, jewelry, pottery, and sculpture with 20% of sales going to the Friends of the Nipomo Library, through March 31.

Dorothy Modafferi
tdmod7@icloud.com
Phone: 219-0239

Nipomo Library
918 W. Teffifoll
Nipomo 93444

Cost: Free

Kim Ferrell Art Show
Artwork of Kim Ferrell Exhibit at Los Osos Fitness
Kim Ferrell Art Show
Special Art Events
March 1 (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

After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
March 1

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

KIDS KNITTING
Kids Knitting
KIDS KNITTING
Create and Learn
March 1 (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

PAWS TO READ
Libraries
March 1 (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
March 1 (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
March 1 (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
March 1

March 29, and April 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 3-6pm.

Rochelle
rochelle@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

Pismo PIer
West end of Pomeroy
Pismo Beach 93449

Support Groups

fAMILY CAREGIVERS OF THOSE WITH NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENT
March 1 (3-4:30pm)

First Wednesday of the month. For family caregivers of those recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, or other serious brain damage. The group helps caregivers develop methods and skills to solve problems and encourages caregivers to maintain their own health. April 5.

Coast Caregiver Resource Center
noreeno@coastcrc.org
Phone: 534-9234

UCP conference room
3620 Sacramento Dr., #201
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Volunteers

Hope's Village of SLO
March 1 (10am)

Help create a sustainable village of tiny homes,for people in the community who can't afford housing. Now seeking volunteers for fundraising, site search, outreach, tiny-cabin building, public events, and more. March 1.

Dori
doristone2008@gmail.com
Phone: 235-5547

SLO Salvation Army
815 Islay St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free