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March 15

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

Support Groups

GENERAL GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
March 15,March 22,March 29,April 5,April 12,April 19,April 26,May 3,May 10(5-6:30pm)

Every Wednesday. This group helps those grieving the loss of a loved one (i.e. friend, partner/spouse, child, relative, etc.). This group also includes "anticipatory grief" which means those expecting the loss of a loved one.

Tony Huffaker, LMFT
tonyhuffaker@hospiceslo.org
Phone: 544-2266
http://hospiceslo.org

Hospice SLO
517 13th St.
Paso Robles 93448

Cost: Free

SPOUSE/PARTNER LOSS SUPPORT
March 21,March 28,April 4,April 11,April 18,April 25,May 2,May 9(5-6:30pm)

Every Tuesday. This is a specific support group designed for those who have a spouse or partner that has passed. This support group is for adults who want group support from those also grieving the loss of a partner or spouse.

Tony Huffaker, LMFT
tonyhuffaker@hospiceslo.org
Phone: 544-2266
http://hospiceslo.org

New LIfe Church
990 James Way, Rm. 16
Pismo Beach 93446

Cost: Free

Special Events

EASTER ARRIVES AT THE WILSHIRE HOSPICE HOPE CHEST
March 15 (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

ODD AND INTERESTING GEMSTONES EXHIBIT
Azurite Nodule Suspended in Sterling Silver
ODD AND INTERESTING GEMSTONES EXHIBIT
March 15

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

<em>Last of the Red Hot Lovers</em>
Last of the Red Hot Lovers
March 15 (7:30pm)

March 15. America's Sexual Revolution in the 1960s! True Neil Simon comedy ensues when a modern man in the hip sixties looks for something new and different, but ends up finding himself in the same situation, again and again…and again!

Dave Kastner
dave@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $39-$48

IL CORTILE RISTORANTE 2017 REVERSE WINE DINNERS
IL CORTILE RISTORANTE 2017 REVERSE WINE DINNERS
Wine Bar Events
March 15

 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)

Stage

SLOLIO - A GATHERING OF TRUE STORIES AT LINNAEA'S
March 15 (7pm)

SLOlio, the monthly storytelling events at Linnaea’s are open to anyone who has a true story to share based on a theme and told without notes.The next event is March 15 with the theme Looking For Love.

Kirk Henning
slolio@slolio.org
Phone: 995-2867
http://slolio.org

Linnaea’s Cafe
1110 Garden St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Film and TV

SAN LUIS OBISPO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
SLO Film Fest 2017 - Make the Cinema Your Home
SAN LUIS OBISPO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
March 15

Six days of film, wine, and fun on the cinematic Central Coast. From through March 19 over 100 screenings will take place in venues throughout SLO County during one of the best independent film festivals in the country.

Wendy Eidson
info@slofilmfest.org
Phone: 546-3456
http://slofilmfest.org

SLO Film Fest Headquarters
1009 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Free Movie Screening
March 15 (2pm)

The wolves of the arctic circle, the stunning beauty of a northern winter, a biologist who braves it all to record the lives of the wolves, and the Inuits who save the biologist combine for a winning film. Call for title. For teens and adult. March 15.

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

San Miguel Library
254 - 13th St.
San Miguel 93451

Cost: Free

Free Movie SCREENING
March 15 (5:30-7:30pm)

Teen life is full of mysteries and problems, so a socially challenged, nerdy computer whiz and his best friend set out to create the perfect woman. Things get weird after that. For teens and adult. March 15.

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

SLO Library
995 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Music

MASTERS OF HAWAIIAN MUSIC
March 15 (7:30pm)

Mar. 15. Featuring George Kahumoku Jr., Nathan Aweau, and Kawika Kahiapo.

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

Spanos Theatre
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $38.40-$48

Writers and Literature

Book of the Year Discussion
March 15 (4-5pm)

Discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. A Cuesta Book of the Year Program. For adults. March 15.

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

Shell Beach Library
230 Leeward Ave.
Shell Beach 93449

Cost: Free

Art

IRENE HARDWICKE OLIVIERI - TRANCING OUT
Supper for the Spotted Skunk
IRENE HARDWICKE OLIVIERI - TRANCING OUT
March 15 (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 15 (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 15

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 15 (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 15

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 15 (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 15 (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 15 (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 15

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 15 (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

ART STUDIO ACTIVITY: MUD PAINTING
March 15 (10am-5pm)

Paint a colorful picture using a mixture of mud and paint, through March 19.

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

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

Kid's Yoga! 5 Week Series
Kid's Yoga! 5 Week Series
March 15 (3-4pm)

(5-8 years old). Every Wednesday, kids explore different worlds, animals, and stories, using the imagination and the body, through April 12.

Silvia Suarez
holisticmovementcenter@hotmail.com
Phone: (707) 266-8945
http://holisticmovementcenter@hotmail.com

Holistic Movement Center
845 Napa Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $12 Drop-in, $50 full series. Siblings discount available.

KIDS CRAFT
Create and Learn
March 15 (3pm)

School age children make’n’take a craft. Program sponsored by Friends of Los Osos Library, through March 15.

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

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

KIDS KNITTING
Kids Knitting
KIDS KNITTING
Create and Learn
March 15 (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 15 (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 15 (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 15 (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

Support Groups

GENERAL GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
March 15 (5-6:30pm)

Every Wednesday. This group helps those grieving the loss of a loved one (i.e. friend, partner/spouse, child, relative, etc.). This group also includes "anticipatory grief" which means those expecting the loss of a loved one.

Tony Huffaker, LMFT
tonyhuffaker@hospiceslo.org
Phone: 544-2266
http://hospiceslo.org

Hospice SLO
517 13th St.
Paso Robles 93448

Cost: Free