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March 10

Special Events

ODD AND INTERESTING GEMSTONES EXHIBIT
Azurite Nodule Suspended in Sterling Silver
ODD AND INTERESTING GEMSTONES EXHIBIT
March 6,March 7,March 8,March 9,March 10,March 11,March 13,March 14,March 15,March 16,March 17,March 18,March 20,March 21,March 22,March 23,March 24,March 25,March 27,March 28,March 29,March 30,March 31,April 1,April 3,April 4,April 5,April 6,April 7,April 8,April 10,April 11,April 12,April 13,April 14,April 15,April 17,April 18,April 19,April 20,April 21,April 22,April 24,April 25,April 26,April 27,April 28,April 29,May 1,May 2,May 3,May 4,May 5

through May 5. Showcasing over 20 different varieties and 230 different gemstones including fire obsidian, iris agate, zincite ,lodolite, and many more. Features the work of professional jewelry designer  Austin Moore, owner of Earth Art Gem and Jewelry.

I Love Rocks
rocksgonewild@gmail.com
Phone: 710-3970
http://facebook.com/Opals-Interesting-Gemstones-580962095256969/

I Love Rocks
The Network Shopping Center, 3970 Broad St Suite 2,
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Art

Springtime Succulence
Springtime Succulence
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,March 30,March 31,April 1,April 2,April 3,April 4,April 5,April 6,April 7,April 8,April 9,April 10,April 11,April 12,April 13,April 14,April 15,April 16,April 17,April 18,April 19,April 20,April 21,April 22,April 23,April 24,April 25,April 26,April 27,April 28,April 29,April 30,May 1,May 2

through May 2. Come see art that expresses the ripeness of spring.

Logan
artcentral93401@gmail.com
Phone: 747-4200
http://artcentralslo.wordpress.com/

Art Central Gallery
1329 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

Co-ed Adult Volleyball League
Co-ed Adult Volleyball League
Team Sports
March 6,March 13,March 20,March 27,April 3,April 10,April 17,April 24,May 1,May 8(6pm)

Monday nights, March 6 through May 8. 7-12 players per team, beginner/intermediate, fun-spirited! Call for more information or to be on the free agent list.

Alyssa Arguilles
aarguilles@grover.org
Phone: 473-4580

Judkins Middle School
680 Wadsworth Ave.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: $482

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

Lectures and Learning

SLO MOTION TOASTMASTERS
A SLO Motion Toastmasters meeting in action
SLO MOTION TOASTMASTERS
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
March 6,March 13,March 20,March 27,April 3,April 10,April 17,April 24,May 1(11:45am)

Provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth, through May 1.

Joe Erwin
Vppr-1389069@toastmastersclub.org
Phone: 305-5615
http://slomotion.toastmastersclub.org

America's Job Center
880 Industrial Way
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free to visit

Special Events

EASTER ARRIVES AT THE WILSHIRE HOSPICE HOPE CHEST
March 10 (10am-5pm)

Easter merchandise clothing now available! From bunnies to baskets to bonnets and much more. Hope Chest proceeds benefit uninsured and underinsured Wilshire Hospice patients and their families, through April 16.

Jenann
jamclennan@wilshirehcs.org
Phone: 545-5955

Wilshire Hospice Hope Chest
445 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $2-$25

Paso Robles Dance Hall
March 10 (7pm)

through April 28. Join other social dancers on a 3,000 square foot dance floor, Friday nights from 7-9 pm. A DJ plays tunes to a variety dance styles. $9 per person.

Tina Scarsella
tinascarsella@gmail.com
Phone: 835-2076

Paso Robles Dance Hall
600 Nickerson Blvd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $9

WILSHIRE HOSPICE HOPE CHEST SPRING CLOTHING
March 10 (10am-5pm)

Blouses, sweaters, tank tops, T-shirts, pants, scarves and much more for men, women and children now available. There's a special rack loaded with Easter sweaters to help you get ready for the big day, through March 10.

Jenann
jamclennan@wilshirehcs.org
Phone: 545-5955

Wilshire Hospice Hope Chest
445 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $6-$12

ODD AND INTERESTING GEMSTONES EXHIBIT
Azurite Nodule Suspended in Sterling Silver
ODD AND INTERESTING GEMSTONES EXHIBIT
March 10

through May 5. Showcasing over 20 different varieties and 230 different gemstones including fire obsidian, iris agate, zincite ,lodolite, and many more. Features the work of professional jewelry designer  Austin Moore, owner of Earth Art Gem and Jewelry.

I Love Rocks
rocksgonewild@gmail.com
Phone: 710-3970
http://facebook.com/Opals-Interesting-Gemstones-580962095256969/

I Love Rocks
The Network Shopping Center, 3970 Broad St Suite 2,
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

St. Patrick's Day in Ireland
St. Patrick's Day in Ireland
March 10 (7pm)

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the great joy of being Irish with music, song, dance and irresistible merriment from the Emerald Isle! Irish dance led by champion dancer Connor Reider, combined with singing from The Kerry Voice Squad. March 10.

Dave Kastner
dave@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-4196
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $36-48

Stage

<em>GUYS AND DOLLS</em>
GUYS AND DOLLS
March 10 (Thurs.-Sat.: 7pm; Sat. and Sun.: 2pm)

A couple of big-city gamblers run amok in depression-era Times Square, Feb. 17 through March 12.

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

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

Cost: $35-$75

NANA'S NAUGHTY KNICKERS
Cast of Nana's Naughty Knickers
NANA'S NAUGHTY KNICKERS
March 10

Bridget and her New Yorker Nana are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget, through March 12.

Pewter Plough Playhouse
rjbstage@aol.com
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
828 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $22

Film and TV

MOVIE NIGHT: THE DALLIDET ADOBE
March 10

By Joan Sullivan (2002). Film runtime 28 minutes. Showings at 6, 7, and 8pm. March 10.

Alicia Hightower
alicia@historycenterslo.org
Phone: 543-0638
http://historycenterslo.org

SLO History Center
696 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Music

34th CENTRAL COAST JAZZ FESTIVAL CONCERTS
34th CENTRAL COAST JAZZ FESTIVAL CONCERTS
March 10 (8pm)

Featuring the Dave Douglas Quartet with Cuesta Jazz on March 10, and the Dave Douglas Quartet on March 11.

Phone: 546-3198
http://cpactickets.cuesta.edu

Cuesta College Cultural and Performing Arts Center
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93403

Cost: $10-$20

AFRICAN GUITAR SUMMIT
March 10 (8pm)

Featuring Madagascar Slim, Donne Roberts, Alpha Yaya Diallo, Kofi Ackah, and Naby Camara, March 10.

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

Spanos Theatre
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $31.20-$39

ONE WORLD, ONE HEART
March 10 (7:30pm)

A Celebration of the Music and Peoples of the World with singer Gale McNeeley and accordionist Chuch Osborne, March 10.

Gale McNeeley
gale.mcneeley@gmail.com
Phone: 406-4997

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10

ROBERT CRAY LIVE
March 10

March 10. Tickets at Boo Boo Records.

http://ticketfly.com

Fremont Theatre
1035 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo , CA 93401

THE DAVE DOUGLAS QUARTET WITH CUESTA JAZZ
Dave Douglas
THE DAVE DOUGLAS QUARTET WITH CUESTA JAZZ
March 10 (8pm)

Dave Douglas is a prolific trumpeter, composer, educator, and entrepreneur from New York City known for the stylistic breadth of his work. He will join Cuesta Jazz for a night of memorable music. March 10.

Nancy Douglas
nancy_douglas@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3936
http://cpactickets.cuesta.edu

Cuesta College Cultural and Performing Arts Center
CA-1
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $10-$15

Art

IRENE HARDWICKE OLIVIERI - TRANCING OUT
Supper for the Spotted Skunk
IRENE HARDWICKE OLIVIERI - TRANCING OUT
March 10 (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

LESLIE HANNON: CLOSURE
Leslie Hannon,
LESLIE HANNON: CLOSURE
March 10 (11am-5pm)

through April 2. Leslie Hannon’s sculpture and assemblages invite closer inspection into drawers, through windows, and around miniature rooms. This sculptural narrative represents Hannon’s journey from businessperson to artist.

Jody Kocsis
jkkiocisis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

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

Cost: Admission is free, donations appreciated

Springtime Succulence
Springtime Succulence
March 10

through May 2. Come see art that expresses the ripeness of spring.

Logan
artcentral93401@gmail.com
Phone: 747-4200
http://artcentralslo.wordpress.com/

Art Central Gallery
1329 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

FOLDED AND FLAT: SHIBORI BY ANA LISA HEDSTROM
Folded and Flat 1
FOLDED AND FLAT: SHIBORI BY ANA LISA HEDSTROM
March 10 (11am-5pm)

Ana Lisa Hedstrom is a world-renowned textile artist best known for her contemporary adaptations of shibori. Hedstrom’s thoughtful and inventive artwork features an amalgam of homemade natural and indigo dyes on kozo paper, textiles, and wool felt, through April 30.

Jody Kocsis
jkociss@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

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

Cost: admission is free, donations appreciated

ART BY FELLER
ART BY FELLER
Artists
March 10

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 10 (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 10 (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

COLOR Exhibit
COLOR Exhibit
Galleries
March 10

Color as an element of art and used as the language of the artist, can be a powerful tool to express the artist’s idea. This exhibit is on display through March 28.

Carlota Santa Cruz
president@pasoroblesartassociatio.org
Phone: 237-5473
http://pasoroblesartassociation.org

Studios On The Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93447

Cost: Free

RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Ralph Bacerra, 12 lid egg vessel
RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Museums
March 10 (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 10

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

Julie Dunn and Roger Coms exhibit
Montana de Oro by Julie Dunn
Julie Dunn and Roger Coms exhibit
Openings and Receptions
March 10 (2pm)

Tempera Batik paintings by Julie Dunn and woodworking by Roger Combs, through April 30.

Linda Lewis
lindalewisjewelry@gmail.com
Phone: 544-1036
http://sayvacreativegallery.com

Sayva Creative Studio and Gallery
65 Landing Passage
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

MEET THE ARTIST
MEET THE ARTIST
Openings and Receptions
March 10 (6-8pm)

Lickety Split Bakery hosts Meet the Artist from 6pm-8pm every second Friday of the month. This month's local artist will be doing a live painting with specialty pieces available that night only, plus there will be live music and complimentary coffee. March 10.

Jamie
licketysplitbakery@gmail.com
Phone: 481-3255
http://licketysplitbakery.com

Lickety Split Bakery
1544 West Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Free

Kim Ferrell Art Show
Artwork of Kim Ferrell Exhibit at Los Osos Fitness
Kim Ferrell Art Show
Special Art Events
March 10 (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

MEET THE ARTIST
MEET THE ARTIST
Special Art Events
March 10 (6-8pm)

Join Lickety Split Bakery on the second Friday of every month to meet the featured artist that month. Occasionally the artist will do a live painting, and live music and a local winery wil featured, through March 10.

Jamie
licketysplitbakery@gmail.com
Phone: 481-3255
http://licketysplitbakery.com

Lickety Split Bakery
1544 West Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

Inchworm Class
March 10

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

ART STUDIO ACTIVITY: PAPER STRIP RAINBOW
March 10 (10am-5pm)

through March 12. After it rains, look up and you may see a rainbow. Cut strips of colorful construction paper and glue them to a base to craft your own rainbow.

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

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Admission

PAWS TO READ
Libraries
March 10 (3pm )

An additional day for youngsters to read to an adoring dog, through March 10. Come share your stories with Carly the dog.

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

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

ICF FISH FRY DINNERS
March 10 (4-7pm)

Beverages and desserts for additional charge. Take outs available. Fridays, through April 7.

ICF BR. 291
icfbranch291@gmail.com
Phone: 489-2680

St. Patrick's Church
501 Fairoaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $7-$13

Support Groups

VETS WELLNESS CIRCLE
March 10 (5:30pm)

Fridays, through March 31. 50 minutes long. No nicotine, intoxicants, or rudeness.

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