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SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
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.
In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at
NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
Takes place on Sundays from
SAN LUIS OBISPO
At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from
In the Town Park on Sat.
LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
Tues. at City Park from
January 22,February 26,March 26,April 23,May 28,June 25,July 23,August 27,September 24,October 22,November 26(Noon)
Learn more about becoming a volunteer advocate for an abused child or a mentor to a former foster child, fourth Wednesdays.
April 17 (6-9pm)
Every third Thursday evening of the month at the Sm(ART) Studio is ladies' night, through May 15. Bring a snack or drink to share. Call Terri to reserve a spot.
April 17 (7pm )
Saint John’s Lutheran church is pleased to sponsor a week-long screening of the movie, Son of God, through April 17.
CIGAR DINNER WITH MICHAEL GIANNINI
April 17 (6-10pm)
A private dinner party will be held at the magnificent Vina Robles Vineyard and Winery in Paso Robles where “European Inspiration meets California Character”.
April 17 (Wed, Thurs, Fri 7pm, Sat 3pm & 7pm, Sun 6pm)
A melodrama about a local college student running for student body president who is conflicted when faced with shady business about his school, through April 27.
Film and TV
THE INVISIBLE WAR
April 17 (7pm)
Screening of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival "Best Documentary Feature" written about sexual assault tin the United States Military. Refreshments and discussion will follow the screening, April 17.
Cal Poly's Safer
April 17 (6:30pm)
on April 17. He will be performing funk, reggae and blues originals. Guest performer includes Pismo's own Nick Moti.
Writers and Literature
LIBRARY BOOK GROUP DISCUSSION
April 17 (7pm-8:30pm)
Paso Robles Library's next great read is The Good Lord Bird by James McBride. The discussion will be on April 17.
April 17 (7pm)
Featured poets Glenna Luschei and Barry Floyd will read their original work, April 17. An open mike will follow.
SANDI HELLER: "PASTEL ADVENTURES"
Pastel landscapes featuring travel around the West and Central Coast, through April 30.
Special Art Events
April 17 (noon)
art exhibit through April 27. Celebrating the agricultural soul and native spirit of Paso Robles through original imagery of livestock and wild creatures.
April 17 (5pm)
Children ages 5 to 10 welcome, Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 22.
BEGINNING POTTERY FOR KIDS
Anam-Cre'Pottery offers beginning classes for kids 6 and up, through June 10. They sculpt, throw on the wheel, make story plates and build bird houses. Give your kids the opportunity to explore their creativity. After school hours and Saturdays.
EGG CARTON SAIL BOATS
April 17 (10am-5pm)
Children will learn how to build boats made from egg cartons and test their creations in the Arts Center of the museum, through April 24.
Cost: museum admission
April 17 (11am-noon)
Separate the yolk from an egg using the suction produced by a water bottle to find out why an egg is oval, through April 24.
Cost: museum admission
April 17 (5pm-8pm)
The San Luis Obispo Children's Museum is open for FREE in the evening on April 17.
Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.
Sports and Wellness
AIKIDO BASICS FOR ADULTS
April 17 (6:15pm)
Foundational footwork, moves, and practices from the modern Japanese martial art Aikido, through April 24. For women and men; non-aggressive. Instructed by blackbelt Mary Tesoro, with 32 yrs+ experience.
AIKIDO IN MORRO BAY
Lessons and Classes
April 17 (5:15-6:45pm)
Ongoing Aikido classes through April 29.
Lessons and Classes
April 17 (2-3:30pm)
Restorative Yoga with instructor Heather Noyes Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 24. Sign up through MB Recreation and Parks.
Morro Bay Recreation and Parks
Cost: $55 per month
CAPSLO ADULT WELLNESS AND PREVENTION SCREENING
April 17 (9:30am-noon)
Free health screening for adults from through May 8. Blood pressure, pulse, weight, finger-prick blood screening for anemia, blood sugar, and cholesterol testing available, as well as nutritional/lifestyle counseling and free dental screening by CHC dentists at some sites. No appointment needed.
Lectures and Learning
SENIOR PEER COUNSELING CERTIFICATION TRAINING
April 17 (1-4pm)
through March 8. Trains volunteers age 55 and up to provide free in-home supportive counseling to seniors. Counselors help seniors improve their quality of life and maintain their independence as they navigate various challenges.
SLO TRAVEL SINGLES
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
April 17 (6pm)
meet the secod Thursday of each month through April, for a social & planning meeting. Come meet other baby boomers.
LOS OSOS DEMENTIA CAREGIVERS
April 17 (1-2:30pm)
Support group for those who care for patients with dementia, through May 15. Supervised watch of patient is provided in adjoining room.
Community Notebook 11/20/14-11/27/14 Testing the waters: Locals prepare to submit a nomination to create a National Marine Sanctuary along the Central Coast Faculty association and Santa Maria Joint Union High School District struggle to come to terms with contract Political Watch 11/20/14 Community Corner: Santa Maria Keller Williams holds Toys for Tots drive Students and employers want a four-year college in Northern Santa Barbara County Pipeline crunch-time: A Nov. 21 hearing looms as Nipomo stakeholders consider key water decisions