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Film and TV
This class takes place on Sun. and is taught by a professional film actor/director. Annual LA trips to perform for talent agents and casting directors. Ongoing.
LIVE MUSIC WITH TIM JACKSON AND GUEST APPEARANCES BY DAVE MILLER
Jackson performs folk and blues every Sat. evening and hosts an open jam session every Thurs. at
THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)
is a venue that nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing bold thinkers, emerging and established artists, and creative professionals to campus. Receptions are held the day a new exhibit is installed.
A historic living museum of a Victorian home circa 1880 with original furnishings and ongoing events. Tour the historic and elegant Victorian Jack House for $2.
SLO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
(10am to 2pm)
On Sun. find produce, fish, local meats, vendors, musical entertainment, and baked goods.
CASA INFO SESSION
Speak up for a child. Learn about becoming an advocate for an abused child and other volunteer opportunities at CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). The fourth Wednesday of every month.
ANNUAL CENTRAL COAST WOMEN'S SYMPOSIUM WITH DR. JEAN HOUSTON
March 16 (9am-4 pm)
The Circle of Grace is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Women's Symposium on March 16, and this year's theme is: "The Renaissance of Spirit and the New Identity of Women."
March 16 (9am)
Third Annual Women's Symposium with Dr. Jean Houston. Her talk is titled: “The Renaissance of Spirit and the New Identity of Women” We are living in a profound moment in human history, when more and more women are awakening to their full potential, committed to co-creating a more conscious world, to live and lead with heart, soul and wisdom. For more information: wwww.spiritualcircle.org/symposium
March 16 (11am-3pm)
The Network for a Healthy California-Gold Coast Region invites all San Luis Obispo County residents to learn about healthier meal options with a free, healthy food demonstration. March 16.
GREEN ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARTY
March 16 (This Saturday)
Saturday 3/16 we will be making St. Patrick's Day crafts. Cost includes materials. RSVP on smart studio calendar page.
March 16 (10am)
We'll be making leprochaun traps, fake gold, and other "green" projects for this fun party. March 16.
Cost: $5 per person
Members only hours are from 9-10am. Open to the public from 10am-1pm. Are you gearing up for spring planting? Is your garden looking a bit bare? Do you want some variety in your garden or yard and don’t know what to try? If so, be sure to swing by the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden’s semi-annual plant sale on March 16. All plants are tax free! For more information visit slobg.org/plant-sale.
March 16 (2-5 pm)
Sharpen your palate and learn why blending is an important process of making great wines. Discover how to evaluate base wines for aromatics, flavor, texture and aging characteristics then create several unique blends. You’ll also have the opportunity to purchase and custom label your premium Paso Robles blend. March 9 & March 30.
Cost: $60 per person, $50 for Crush Club Members
March 16 (10-4pm)
Extended cavern tours. Four reserve wines with appetizers and book signing. Allow 45 minutes for tour. Reservations required.
IRISH STEW AND ZIN
March 16 (11am-5pm)
It will be a house of Zin all weekend long! Zin library wines and futures for sale. Enjoy Irish stew with your Zin. March 16.
March 16 (8:00PM)
Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee chronicles the overachievers' angst of six precocious adolescents. The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee
LES MISERABLES...OR A WHOLE LOT LESS MISERABLE
March 16 (Wed, Thurs, Fri at 7pm, Sat 3pm & 7pm, Sun 6pm)
March 14-April 28. Seen the musical, movie or neither one? You're going to love the TGAM twist on this Hugo classic!
Cost: $18, $20, $22
AUDITION: THE BREAKFAST CLUB
March 16 (1pm)
Text or Email for audition time. March 16. by appointment only from 1-5. Prepare a 1-2 minute monologue.
Film and TV
MOVIE NIGHT IN THE SUMMERWOOD BARREL ROOM
March 16 (7pm)
James Bond's From Russia with Love complete with Chef Kelly's gourmet popcorn! Wine and pizza available for purchase. March 16.
CAL POLY ARAB MUSIC ENSEMBLE WINTER CONCERT
March 16 (8pm)
takes place on March 16. This first concert of two major contrasting shows of the season presents some of the most classic and popular selections of Arabic music and socio-historically related cultures. Renowned guest artists add to the ensemble’s diverse vocal and instrumental repertoire, and colorful dancers put a variety of beloved folksongs into motion.
March 16 (1-4pm)
Triple bill show on March 16.
The SLO Symphony presents piano prodigy Salome Jordania with the orchestra on March 16 at 8 pm.
Writers and Literature
COALESCE BOOKSTORE BOOK-SIGNING
March 16 (2-4pm)
on March 16. The Key to the Upper Room: Unlocking the Door to a Closer Relationship with God by Steven Shoemaker.
GROVER BEACH COMMUNITY LIBRARY BOOK SALE
March 16 (8am-3pm)
Come buy books on March 16.
Openings and Receptions
March 16 (12 PM to 4 PM)
Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.
March 16 (1-3pm)
On March 16.
Cost: $2 kids, $3 adults
COUNTY WORKDAYS: OCEANO CAMPGROUND
March 16 (9am-noon)
Please call ECO SLO for more information. Workday is on March 16.
ATHEISTS UNITED SLO INFORMATION BOOTH
March 16 (9am)
Come support the Atheists United booth. We have lots of fun and usually meet really interesting people. March 16.
ART AGAINST ALZHEIMERS CHARITY ART SHOW/AUCTION!
March 16 (8-11pm)
Come by Sally Loo's on March 16 from 8-11pm as we raise money for the fight against Alzheimers. We have an eclectic group of artists who have donated their art for auction and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to Alzheimer's Association. Animators, storyboard artists, tattoo artists, painters, bonsai, comic book, sculptures, and graphic designers will have their art on display as the Tipsy Gypsies play their infectious brand of gypsy swing jazz.
March 16 (6pm)
Come to our annual fundraiser sponsored by Cayucos Cellars’ “Zinfandel Party #9”, Saturday March 16th 2013 to be held at the historic Borradori Garage in Cayucos, 455 N Ocean Blvd . With a catered Hawaiian buffet from The Sea Shanty, rock band “Critical Mass” and a fantastic live/silent auction you are in for a fun night 6pm to 10 pm. All proceeds benefit the MBCPF and our efforts to build a pool. Purchase Tickets call: Cayucos Cellars wine tasting room 995-3036 or Pat S 225-1552.
Cost: $50 for Non-Wine Club Members
March 16 (6pm)
Come to the "Zinfandel Party #9" on March 16. Help raise funds to build a swimming pool in Morro Bay.
Cost: $50 for non-wine club members
March 16 (noon-1:30pm)
There will be a Zumba Fitness Party on March 16, from noon-1:30pm. Tickets are available for purchase at the door. Dance to support youth in our community. 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Atascadero Community Services Foundation to provide recreation scholarships to youth that qualify in Atascadero.
March 16 (11am-4pm)
take place every Saturday. Cats and kittens are spayed or neutered, tested and vaccinated prior to adoption. A free vet examination is included.
Cost: Adoption fees are $60 for one or $80 for two
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