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New Times / Calendar Events

April 25 - May 2

Film and TV

FILM AND TV  ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH AND TEENS
FILM AND TV ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH AND TEENS
(Times vary)

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.

Aaron Metchik
act@actorsedge.com
Phone: 323-488-9388
http://actorsedge.com

La Perla Del Mar
205 Windward Ave.
Shell Beach

Writers and Literature

CORNERS OF THE MOUTH POETRY
Poetry
March 16,April 20,May 18,June 15,July 20,August 17(7pm)

takes place every third Sun. with a featured poet. An open reading will follow.

Kevin Patrick Sullivan
kpsslopoet@charter.net
Phone: 547-1318

Linnaea's Cafe
1110 Garden St.
SLO 93401

Cost: Free

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

HEARST CASTLE
(Times vary)

The mother of all state parks is open to the public for magical tours, films, memorabilia and more. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind experience. Docent-led tours give incredible insight to Hearst and the history of his castle.

Phone: 800-444-4445 or 927-2074
http://hearstcastle.com

San Simeon

Volunteers

CASA INFO SESSIONS
CASA INFO SESSIONS
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.

Cathy Orton
corton@slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542
http://slocasa.org

CASA
75 Higuera St., Suite 180
San Luis Obispo 93401

Special Events

OPEN STUDIO
April 25 (Noon-5pm)

For individuals and families who come to create at their leisure, through May 17. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5/hr

BATTLE OF THE SALONS
Battle of Salons at Pappy McGregors in Paso every Friday this month
BATTLE OF THE SALONS
April 25 (8pm)

Battle of the Salons of SLO county. Winners of week two, Renaissance Salon & Boutique in downtown SLO, will be competing in round three, April 18. Come see which team of stylists will advance.

Anastasia
renaissanceslo@yahoo.com
Phone: 602-2502

Pappy McGregors
1112 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93447

Cost: $15

CALCAREOUS WINEMAKER DINNER
Paso Robles CAB Collective
CALCAREOUS WINEMAKER DINNER
Winery Events
April 25 (6:30pm)

CAB Collective Winemakers Dinner featuring Thomas Hill Organics, April 25.

Anna Duran
anna@calcareous.com
Phone: 239-0289
http://calcareous.com

Calcareous Vineyard
3430 Peachy Canyon Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $125 per person; $100 for wine club members

Stage

<em>PROOF</em>
PROOF
April 25 (2pm and 7pm)

SLO Little Theatre presents Proof, a Pulitzer Prize winning drama by David Auburn, through April 27.

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org/mainstage?s=00000023

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

Cost: $15-$25

<em>THE MARK OF MORRO</em>
Melodrama Cast of The Mark of Morro
THE MARK OF MORRO
April 25 (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.  

Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499

The Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano 93445

Cost: $18-$24

<em>THE COVER OF LIFE</em>
Posing for LIfe Magazine
THE COVER OF LIFE
April 25 (7:30pm Fri. & Sat.; 3pm Sun. )

The Pewter Plough Playhouse presents the drama about the lives of three WWII war brides and Life magazine's coverage on the women, through May 18.

Viv Goff, Box Office Mgr.
boxoffice@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $16-$21

WES NISKER DHARMA COMEDY: <em>HOW TO BE AN EARTHLING!</em>
Wes Nisker
WES NISKER DHARMA COMEDY: HOW TO BE AN EARTHLING!
April 25 (7pm–8:30pm)

Wes ‘Scoop’ Nisker presents this acclaimed comic monologue that explores the foolish human condition and the joys and sorrows of living in the modern age on April 25. Sponsored by White Heron Sangha.

Carole Maurer
camaurer@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 528-8018
http://whiteheronsangha.org

Morro Bay Veterans Memorial Building
209 Surf St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Music

CAL POLY FESTIVAL SHOWCASE: THE BANDS
Members of the Wind Orchestra and University Jazz Band
CAL POLY FESTIVAL SHOWCASE: THE BANDS
April 25 (8pm)

April 25.

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406
http://music.calpoly.edu

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $12-$14 general; $9 and $12 seniors and students

JESSICA FICHOT
JESSICA FICHOT
April 25 (8pm)

Drawing from her French/Chinese/American heritage and her youth in Paris, chanteuse and songwriter Fichot performs original French chanson, Chinese swing, gypsy jazz and international folk backed by her fiery trio and armed with her accordion, April 25.

Steynberg Gallery
steynberggallery@gmail.com
Phone: 547-0278

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10

RITA HOSKING DUO IN CONCERT
April 25 (7pm)

on April 25.

slofolks
Phone: 440-9521
http://slofolks.org

Coalesce Bookstore
845 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $20

Art

SANDI HELLER: "PASTEL ADVENTURES"
April 25

Pastel landscapes featuring travel around the West and Central Coast, through April 30.

Sands Motel
sandssuites.com
Phone: 441-4657
http://sandihellerart.com

Sands Motel
1930 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ART BAR
April 25 (various )

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork, through June 16. includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail. Tuesday-Sunday. Family Day on Sundays at noon.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar at Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

SLOMA ARTALK
SLOMA ARTALK
April 25 (2pm)

Artist Michele Byrne will be the featured speaker for April 25. Come meet the artist as she talks about her exhibit, “The Art of Conversation,” as well as see a demonstration of how she starts her paintings.

Erica Ellis
eellis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://www.sloma.org

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

Cost: FREE

PAINT & PINOT ART CLASSES
Heartwork City Studios in Atascadero
PAINT & PINOT ART CLASSES
Classes and Workshops
April 25 (6pm-9pm)

Taught by Professional Artist Denise Braun, through April 26.

Denise Braun
clipingirl@gmail.com
Phone: 835-5991
http://heartworkandsoul.com

Heartwork City Studios
6105 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $55 per person

BEGINNING DRAWING 1: FUNDAMENTALS
Draw with LARRY Le BRANE using an easy ‘right-brain’ approach
BEGINNING DRAWING 1: FUNDAMENTALS
Classes and Workshops
April 25 (9:30am-12:30pm)

Larry Le Brane teaches an easy ‘right-brain’ way to draw, through May 16. Make lines, perspective and composition come to life with pen-ink, charcoal and pencil.

Wes Martin
phillip_martin@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3131 ext. 2103
http://www.communityprograms.net

Cuesta College
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $118 for 6 weeks

DATE NIGHT
Classes and Workshops
April 25 (6:30pm-8:30pm)

A fun way to get to know someone, through June 13. Whether using the pottery wheels or sitting down to sculpt, folks are encouraged to share wine and food and conversation while exploring the wonders of clay.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://www.anamcre.com

Anam-Cre Pottery
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Winters Trimmings
"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Galleries
April 25 (noon-6pm)

Studios on the Park is pleased to host W. Truman Hosner as the Guest Associate Artist In Residence. His intimate plein-air pastels of landscapes and figures, is available for viewing through May 18.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://www.studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

CHAOS
Chaos
CHAOS
Openings and Receptions
April 25 (5-7pm)

Let your hair down and explore the surreal, the realistic, or the abstract, through April 27.

Rod Payor
Publicity@pasoroblesart.org
Phone: 235-0798

The Showroom Gallery
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

"ANIMAL INSTINCT"
"ANIMAL INSTINCT"
Special Art Events
April 25 (noon)

art exhibit through April 27. Celebrating the agricultural soul and native spirit of Paso Robles through original imagery of livestock and wild creatures.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238.9800
http://studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine Street
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

FROM DUSK 'TIL DRAWN: 24-HOUR DRAWING RALLY
FROM DUSK 'TIL DRAWN: 24-HOUR DRAWING RALLY
Special Art Events
April 25 (5pm)

Drawing is broadly interpreted and works by artists grace the walls throughout the 24-hour event, April 25-26. All drawings are sold to the public and proceeds are divided among the drawers and MCASB.

MCASB Press
development@mcasantabarbara.org
Phone: 319-7980
http://www.mcasantabarbara.org/node/192

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: $5

Kid Stuff

HATCHING CHICK CRAFT
April 25 (10am-5pm)

Children can learn about baby chickens and have fun participating in the hatching activity, through April 25.

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

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

Cost: museum admission

SHELL STRENGTH TESTING
April 25 (11am-noon)

Pile books of various weights on crated eggs to test strength, through April 25.

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

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

Cost: museum admission

STORY TIME WITH KAREN
April 25 (11am)

Come to the Jellybean Junction in the children's museum for a fun-filled story, April 25.

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

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

Cost: museum admission

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
April 25

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.

Chris Lovato
paragonslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 305-7512
http://www.paragonbjjslo.com

Paragon BJJ
235 Tank Farm, Unit J
San Luis Obispo 93401

Sports and Wellness

BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Lessons and Classes
April 25 (Various)

Intensive workout regimen designed to kick-start your healthy lifestyle, through May 16. Surrounding yourself with women who have the same fitness goals just makes the journey that much easier to take. Join & recruit a friend and you both save $25. Limited spots available.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://www.tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $150

ZUMBA FITNESS
Zumba Fitness
ZUMBA FITNESS
Lessons and Classes
April 25 (9:30am)

Drop in class, through June 14. First time is free.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://www.gozumbagirl.com

So. County Regional Ctr.
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6

Fundraisers

DANA'S FUN-RAISER - PCPA'S NOISES OFF
April 25 (Reception at 5:30pm, show at 7pm)

DANA hosts a fun-raiser at PCPA's Noises Off April 25.

Marina Washburn
marina@danaadobe.org
Phone: 9295679
http://danaadobe.org

Marian Theater
671 S. Oakglen Ave
Nipomo 93444

Cost: $35

Support Groups

SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
April 25 (9-10:30am; 3-4:30pm)

This weekly group is for adult women that focuses on healing trauma from childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual assault, through June 7. Pre-registration is required. Mondays 9-10:30am at SLO office Fridays 3-4:30pm at Paso office.

Shannon Cantillano
contact@riseslo.org
Phone: 226-5400
http://riseslo.org

RISE
51 Zaca Lane, Ste. 140
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Suggested $10 donation

Holiday events

EARTH DAY
April 26 (1-4pm)

Earth Day Celebration sponsored by Solar City, April 26. Gardening in a bag, water conservation and more. Be a part of the rammed–earth wall build designed by Cal Poly students. $2 extra to create your own recycled tote.

Tosha Punches
youth@explorationstation.org
Phone: 473-1421

Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach 93483

Cost: $2 kids, $3 adults

Special Events

FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET
April 26 (11am-4pm every Saturday)

Cats and kittens available for adoption through April. Bring a new loved one into your life for the New Year!

Feline Network
info@felinenetwork.org
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PETCO
271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

OPEN STUDIO
April 26 (Noon-5pm)

For individuals and families who come to create at their leisure, through May 17. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5/hr

USED BOOK SALE
A fabulous variety of gently used books will be available at the Morro Bay Library book sale.
USED BOOK SALE
April 26 (10am-2pm)

Thousands of gently used books, DVDs and CDs at ridiculously low prices, April 26. Special member hours from 9-10am.

Friends of the Morro Bay Libary
www.mbfol.org
Phone: 772-6394

Morro Bay Community Center
1001 Kennedy Way
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: FREE

VINTAGE SIDECAR RENDEZVOUS AND RECYCLED TREASURES SHOW
April 26 (9am-3pm)

on April 26.

Norma Moye
info@pasoroblesdowntown.org
Phone: 238-4103
http://pasoroblesdowntown.org

Downtown City Park
12th & Spring St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: free

Stage

<em>PROOF</em>
PROOF
April 26 (2pm and 7pm)

SLO Little Theatre presents Proof, a Pulitzer Prize winning drama by David Auburn, through April 27.

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org/mainstage?s=00000023

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

Cost: $15-$25

<em>THE MARK OF MORRO</em>
Melodrama Cast of The Mark of Morro
THE MARK OF MORRO
April 26 (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.  

Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499

The Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano 93445

Cost: $18-$24

<em>THE COVER OF LIFE</em>
Posing for LIfe Magazine
THE COVER OF LIFE
April 26 (7:30pm Fri. & Sat.; 3pm Sun. )

The Pewter Plough Playhouse presents the drama about the lives of three WWII war brides and Life magazine's coverage on the women, through May 18.

Viv Goff, Box Office Mgr.
boxoffice@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $16-$21

Music

AJM BAND IN CONCERT
AJM Band
AJM BAND IN CONCERT
April 26 (9:30pm)

on April 26. Rock 'N' Blues featuring hits from their new CD 'Boys Will Be Boys' plus all your favorite classics. Bring your boogie shoes.

Andrew Jay Magnuson
ajm102@comcast.net
Phone: (559) 288-5301
http://www.ajmband.com

Old Cayucos Tavern
130 N Ocean
Cayucos 93430

Cost: FREE

CAFE MUSIQUE CD RELEASE PARTY
April 26 (2pm)

Cafe Musique is celebrating the release of their latest CD, Half Step Behind, and everyone is invited to join in the festivities, April 26. Guest artists include: Joe Craven, Louie Ortega, Jill Knight, Deanna Delore, Jennings Jacobsen & Eric Williams.

Duane Inglish
dinglish@kcbx.net
Phone: 748-3569
http://www.cafemusique.org

Trinity United Methodist Church
490 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: $25

RITA HOSKING DUO IN CONCERT
April 26 (7:30pm)

on April 26.

JCC-Federation of SLO
Phone: 238-0725
http://slofolks.org

Castoro Cellars
1315 North Bethel Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: Free

THE HOWLIN BROS IN CONCERT
April 26 (7-10pm)

The country-blues string band are bringing their unique sound of bluegrass, heartache and soul on April 26. Reserved seat price includes food by Valle Fresh.

Candia Flynn
candia@standingsunwines.com
Phone: 693-9413
http://www.standingsunwines.com/LIVE-in-the-Winery-Ticket-Sale-42614_p_364.html

Standing Sun Wines
92 Second St.
Buellton 93427

Cost: $10 to $15

Art

SANDI HELLER: "PASTEL ADVENTURES"
April 26

Pastel landscapes featuring travel around the West and Central Coast, through April 30.

Sands Motel
sandssuites.com
Phone: 441-4657
http://sandihellerart.com

Sands Motel
1930 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ART BAR
April 26 (various )

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork, through June 16. includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail. Tuesday-Sunday. Family Day on Sundays at noon.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar at Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

PAINT & PINOT ART CLASSES
Heartwork City Studios in Atascadero
PAINT & PINOT ART CLASSES
Classes and Workshops
April 26 (6pm-9pm)

Taught by Professional Artist Denise Braun, through April 26.

Denise Braun
clipingirl@gmail.com
Phone: 835-5991
http://heartworkandsoul.com

Heartwork City Studios
6105 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $55 per person

"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Winters Trimmings
"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Galleries
April 26 (noon-6pm)

Studios on the Park is pleased to host W. Truman Hosner as the Guest Associate Artist In Residence. His intimate plein-air pastels of landscapes and figures, is available for viewing through May 18.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://www.studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

CHAOS
Chaos
CHAOS
Openings and Receptions
April 26 (5-7pm)

Let your hair down and explore the surreal, the realistic, or the abstract, through April 27.

Rod Payor
Publicity@pasoroblesart.org
Phone: 235-0798

The Showroom Gallery
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

"ANIMAL INSTINCT"
"ANIMAL INSTINCT"
Special Art Events
April 26 (noon)

art exhibit through April 27. Celebrating the agricultural soul and native spirit of Paso Robles through original imagery of livestock and wild creatures.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238.9800
http://studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine Street
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

FROM DUSK 'TIL DRAWN: 24-HOUR DRAWING RALLY
FROM DUSK 'TIL DRAWN: 24-HOUR DRAWING RALLY
Special Art Events
April 26 (5pm)

Drawing is broadly interpreted and works by artists grace the walls throughout the 24-hour event, April 25-26. All drawings are sold to the public and proceeds are divided among the drawers and MCASB.

MCASB Press
development@mcasantabarbara.org
Phone: 319-7980
http://www.mcasantabarbara.org/node/192

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: $5

OPENING RECEPTION: SHEREE COGAN ART EXHIBIT
Mission Nuestra Señora de la Soledad
OPENING RECEPTION: SHEREE COGAN ART EXHIBIT
Special Art Events
April 26 (4-8pm)

The opening and reception for Cogan's exhibit, April 26. Meet the artist and view pastels of historic missions and iconic California scenes.

Steve Autry
steveautry@autrycellars.com
Phone: 546-8669
http://www.autrycellars.com

Autry Cellars
5450 Edna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: FREE

Kid Stuff

BEGINNING POTTERY FOR KIDS
April 26

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.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://www.anamcre.com

Anam-Cre Pottery
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

BENEATH THE SURFACE: MARINE CLEAN-UP AND EARTH DAY FESTIVAL
BENEATH THE SURFACE: MARINE CLEAN-UP AND EARTH DAY FESTIVAL
April 26 (8am-2pm)

Join the Central Coast Aquarium April 26. SCUBA Dive clean-up at Harford Pier 8-11am, beach clean-up 10am-noon. Festival will feature environmental orgainizations, BBQ, bounce house, raffle, and entertainment.

Francesca Henderson
francesca@centralcoastaquarium.com
Phone: 595-7280

Central Coast Aquarium
50 San Juan St.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: FREE

EGG DROP
April 26 (11am-noon, 2-3pm)

Will your egg break when dropped from the second floor? Engineer a sturdy container to protect your egg from smashing on the ground, April 26

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

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

Cost: museum admission

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
April 26

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.

Chris Lovato
paragonslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 305-7512
http://www.paragonbjjslo.com

Paragon BJJ
235 Tank Farm, Unit J
San Luis Obispo 93401

BUTTERFLY BOOK MAKING
Children's Book Author and Illustrator Beryl Reichenberg
BUTTERFLY BOOK MAKING
Special Events
April 26 (2-3pm)

Join local author Beryl Reichenberg and learn to make a butterfly book you can hang in your room, April 26.

Beryl Reichenberg
beryl@charter.net
Phone: 541-0434
http://www.berylreichenberg.com

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $5 for materials

DOGFEST: DOGS FOR CLEAN WATER
Special Events
April 26 (10am-1pm)

Celebrate our canine citizens and learn how you and your dog can help keep the water clean in Morro Bay and creeks, April 26. The event includes agility demonstrations and practice areas, and much more.

Kathryn Winfrey
kwinfrey@mbnep.org
Phone: 772-3834

Del Mar Park
Ironwood Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: FREE

The Outdoors

CREEK INSECTS UP CLOSE
April 26 (2pm)

Discover mayflies, stoneflies and other "creek insects" at your fingertips in this workshop, April 26. All ages are invited. Discover where these unique insects live, how they grow in the water, and what they tell us about the health of creek waters.

Kathryn Winfrey
kwinfrey@mbnep.org
Phone: 772-3834

Morro Bay State Park Museum of Natural History
20 State Park Rd.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: FREE

Sports and Wellness

BELLYFIT CLASSES
BELLYFIT CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
April 26 (Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm in SLO and Saturdays from 9-10am in Atascadero)

Bellyfit is a combination of African and belly dance, Bollywood, Pilates, and yoga, offered through May.

Leslie Thompson
ebtasam@aol.com
Phone: 550-6944
http://tribelation.webs.com

Ludwick Community Center
864 Santa Rosa
San Luis Obispo and Atascadero 93401

Cost: $8-10

TRI-4-FUN TRIATHLON/JUNIOR BIATHLON
TRI-4-FUN TRIATHLON/JUNIOR BIATHLON
Special Events
April 26 (8am)

The 20th annual YMCA Tri for Fun Triathlon takes place April 26.

Colleen Murphy
cmurphy@smvymca.org
Phone: 937-8521 x110
http://smvymca.org

Santa Maria Valley YMCA
3400 Skyway Dr.
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $40 for SMVYMCA members; $50 for non-members

YMCA TRI-4-FUN TRIATHLON SERIES
YMCA TRI-4-FUN TRIATHLON SERIES
Special Events
April 26

20th Anniversary of Tri-4-Fun Triathlon (classic sprint), Triathlon Challenge (longer bike leg), and (our Tri-4-Fun Junior Biathlon for kids, April 26.

Colleen Murphy
cmurphy@smvymca.org
Phone: 937-8521
http://ymcatri4fun.org

Santa Maria Valley YMCA
3400 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria 93455

Lectures and Learning

EVOLVING TOGETHER: MINDFULNESS MEDITATION AND MODERN SCIENCE
Wes Nisker
EVOLVING TOGETHER: MINDFULNESS MEDITATION AND MODERN SCIENCE
April 26 (9:30am–4:40pm)

Many of us are amazed when we read the latest scientific discovery about the size of the cosmos or the workings of biological evolution, but how do we bring that sense of wonder and delight into our lives? Wes Nisker leads this workshop that will help us understand the world of science and discovery, April 26.  

Carole Maurer
camaurer@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 528-8018
http://www.whiteheronsangha.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1385866&eventId=856237&EventViewMode=EventDetails

Morro Bay Veterans Memorial Building
209 Surf St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $25 plus donation

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS
DSLR Photography Workshop
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS
April 26 (9am)

Join us for our next DSLR Basics photography workshop and learn how to get the most out of your digital camera, April 26. We will cover the basic functions and buttons of the DSLR camera as well as the fundamentals of photography.

Adam Paine
info@prophotoslo.com
Phone: 801-0544
http://www.prophotoslo.com/

Blackhorse Coffee
1065 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $99

Fundraisers

ALEX'S LEMONADE STAND
April 26 (11am-4pm)

Shell Beach Floral Design hosting the foundation's event on April 26. Sidewalk sale, lemonade, baked goods, Salt&Pepper's Food Truck, and music. 10 percent of profits will benefit kids with cancer.

Amanda Rounds
shellbeachfloral@yahoo.com
Phone: 474-9710
http://www.shellbeachflowers.biz

Shell Beach Floral Design
260 W Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Donation Only

ALEX'S LEMONADE STAND
Shell Beach Floral Design Hosting Alex's Lemonade Stand
ALEX'S LEMONADE STAND
April 26 (11am-4pm)

Sidewalk sale, lemonade, baked goods, Salt&Pepper's Food Truck, and music, April 26. 10% of profits will benefit kids with cancer.

Amanda Rounds
shellbeachfloral@yahoo.com
Phone: 474-9710
http://www.shellbeachflowers.biz

Shell Beach Floral Design
260 W Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Donation Only

GARDEN & BAKE SALE
Matt Conrad with Garden Sale Items
GARDEN & BAKE SALE
April 26 (8am-2pm)

Choice plants available: many are natives, drought tolerant, and deer proof- some are in beautiful containers. Home-baked goodies for sale, April 26.

St. Luke's Church
Phone: 466-0379

St. Luke's Church
5318 Palma Ave.
Atascadero 93422

LOVGC ANNUAL PLANT SALE
April 26 (9am-1pm)

The Los Osos Valley Garden Club is holding its annual sale on April 26. The sale raises money for the club’s scholarship fund.

Danna Weidner
d2weidner@earthlink.net
Phone: 439-0995

LOVGC Plant Sale
989 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: FREE

NIPOMO FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL BBQ
NIPOMO FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL BBQ
April 26 (11am-3pm)

on April 26. The BBQ will benefit the Nipomo community with safety education, advanced training, and equipment for Nipomo firefighters.

Judie Hagstrom
jahagstrom@charter.net
Phone: 260-0005

Vons
520 W. Tefft
Nipomo 93444

Cost: $6-$10

P.E.O. WINE & CHEESE AUCTION
April 26 (7-9pm)

on April 26. P.E.O Chapter KA is hosting their 1st annual Wine & Cheese Auction! P.E.O. is a philanthropic helping women advance their education. Purchase tickets by April 16.

Nancy Elmore
afml@icloud.com
Phone: 709-5999
http://slopeoka.blogspot.com

San Luis Obispo Country Club
255 Country Club Dr.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $38 per person

POALILLO VINEYARDS & WINE 4 PAWS
Poalillo Vineyards Celebrates Wine 4 Paws
POALILLO VINEYARDS & WINE 4 PAWS
April 26 (11am)

Come to Poalillo Vineyards for dog-gone good fun, April 26-27. Proceeds from our delicious wine sales go to Woods Humane. We will be featuring live music, pet lovers gift baskets, "Yappy Hour Vineyards" kibble gravy and a book signing with Diane Rose-Soloman.

Susan Poalillo
heather@poalillovineyards.com
Phone: 238-0621
http://www.poalillovineyards.com

Poalillo Vineyards
7970 Vineyard Dr.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

RUMMAGE SALE
April 26 (8am-noon)

There will be a charity rummage sale to raise funds for Joy Park, a recreational area being built for people with special needs, April 26.

Megan Brown
meegibrown@hotmail.com
Phone: 952-3001

Monterey Road School
3355 Monterey Rd.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: FREE

SAVE THE LOMPOC THEATRE FUNDRAISER
April 26 (5-8pm)

Live music from Saint Anne's Place, silent auction, fine food and wine to benefit the restoration of the historic Lompoc Theatre, April 26. Tickets available from online and at the door.

Lompoc Theatre Project
info@lompoctheatre.org
Phone: 380-6777
http://www.lompoctheatre.org

D'vine Wine Bar and Bistro
107 W. Ocean
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $25

SAVE THE OWL LOCAL ARTS BENEFIT
Save the Owl Saturday April 26th
SAVE THE OWL LOCAL ARTS BENEFIT
April 26 (8am-11pm)

The Wise Owl’s local arts and locavore programs support local musicians, artists, writers, winemakers and organic farmers of the Central Coast. All day benefit will help fund these programs and ensure their continuity for the community to enjoy, April 26.

Eileen Nunes
nuneseileen@gmail.com
Phone: 927-8888
http://www.wiseowlcambria.com

Wise Owl Bookstore Cafe
2164 Center St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $20

SPINNING NATION'S GO RED FOR WOMEN RIDE FUNDRAISER
April 26 (8am)

 to raise awareness of heart disease in women, April 26. Riders are needed and can find registration information at spinningnation.org.

John Brunson
info@cycletribeslo.com
Phone: 540-0011
http://cycletribeslo.com

Cycletribe
285 Buchon St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Donations

SPRING PLANT SALE/SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
April 26 (9am)

Quality, locally grown plants, including those that are drought tolerant. Funds go to a scholarship for a student majoring in earth sciences, April 26.

President
multifloragarden@gmail.com
Phone: 835-9422

First Presbyterian Church
610 S Main St.
Templeton 93465

Cost: FREE

TEE-OFF WITH ALTRUSA
TEE-OFF WITH ALTRUSA
April 26 (10am-8pm)

Altrusa Int'l of Cinco Ciudades will be hosting their 21st annual Altrusa Golf Tournament, April 26. A dinner banquet and raffle will be held in the evening. All proceeds go towards community service projects.

Liz Howland
klhowland@aol.com
Phone: 710-2238

Cypress Ridge Golf Course
780 Cypress Ridge Parkway
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $400 per team

TEXAS HOLD'EM TOURNAMENT
Texas Hold'em Tournament
TEXAS HOLD'EM TOURNAMENT
April 26 (5pm)

Come play to benefit the Civic Ballet of San Luis Obispo, April 26.

Civic Ballet
office@civicballetofslo.org
Phone: 544-4363
http://www.civicballetofslo.org/fundraisingevents.html

Holland Ranch
2275 Carpenter Canyon Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $100 for player, $35 for non-player

Volunteers

PISMO PRESERVE OPEN HOUSE
April 26 (11am-2pm)

The public is invited to learn about the acquisition plans of the Land Conservancy of SLO, April 26. The open house will be from 11am to noon.

Teresa Tibstra
lc@lcslo.org
Phone: 544-9096

Pismo Beach Veteran's Memorial Building
780 Bello St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: FREE

Special Events

OPEN STUDIO
April 27 (Noon-5pm)

For individuals and families who come to create at their leisure, through May 17. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5/hr

COMPOSTING SEMINAR
COMPOSTING SEMINAR
April 27 (10am-5pm)

Dairy Creek Golf Course is a local golf facility that is striving to be the first zero waste golf course in the U.S. On April 27, the facility will be educating participants about composting and liquid fertility as part of Earth Day.

Alex Ullrich
alex.ullrich.24@gmail.com
Phone: 289-0822

Dairy Creek Zero Waste Facility
2990 Dairy Creek Rd.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Cost: FREE

EARTH DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL
EARTH DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL
April 27 (10am-5pm)

The largest free annual environmental event in SLO County will showcase the eco friendly April 27.

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

ECSTATIC DANCE
April 27 (10:45am-1pm)

Ecstatic Dance SLO hosts a special band of local musicians: "Timo and Friends", April 27. This living interaction between musicians and dancers is always a unique event, an invitation to participate in authentic movement rather than sitting on the side waiting

Ecstatic Dance SLO
jeff3jewels@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 555-1234
http://ecstaticdanceslo.org

San Luis Vets Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10

HISTORIC CHURCH CELEBRATES 90 YEARS
April 27 (11am-2pm)

The Community Presbyterian Church will celebrate its 90th birthday on April 27. Special music provided by the church choir and the bagpipes of Paul Dunn. Luncheon to follow.  

Rev. Robert Crouch
cpcpismo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 773-2535

Community Presbyterian Church of Pismo Beach
990 S. Dolliver
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: FREE

MORRO BAY AAUW GARDEN TOUR
April 27 (noon-5pm)

Visit five gardens in Morro Bay, Cayucos, and Los Osos, April 27. Tickets available for the self-guiding tour.

AAUW
morrobayaauw@gmail.com
Phone: 235-5779
http://morrobayaauw.org

City of Morro Bay
Morro Bay Blvd.
Morro Bay 93443

Cost: $10

JON STEPHEN IN CONCERT
Winery Events
April 27 (2pm)

Tropical Brazilian/Nuevo Flamenco guitarist performs the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month, through June 22. Cover price includes wine tasting. Ages 21+ only.

Andrea
mrs.vino@morovino.com
Phone: 627-1443
http://www.morovino.com

Morovino Winery
76 Landing Passage
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $10

Stage

<em>PROOF</em>
PROOF
April 27 (2pm and 7pm)

SLO Little Theatre presents Proof, a Pulitzer Prize winning drama by David Auburn, through April 27.

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org/mainstage?s=00000023

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

Cost: $15-$25

<em>THE MARK OF MORRO</em>
Melodrama Cast of The Mark of Morro
THE MARK OF MORRO
April 27 (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.  

Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499

The Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano 93445

Cost: $18-$24

<em>THE COVER OF LIFE</em>
Posing for LIfe Magazine
THE COVER OF LIFE
April 27 (7:30pm Fri. & Sat.; 3pm Sun. )

The Pewter Plough Playhouse presents the drama about the lives of three WWII war brides and Life magazine's coverage on the women, through May 18.

Viv Goff, Box Office Mgr.
boxoffice@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $16-$21

Music

ANTHONY SMITH IN CONCERT
LIVE in the Winery- Anthony Smith
ANTHONY SMITH IN CONCERT
April 27 (7-10pm)

on April 27. The singer, songwriter, and producer brings his country sound live in the winery. Reserved seat price includes food by Tacos Amigos.

Candia Flynn
candia@standingsunwines.com
Phone: 693-9413
http://www.standingsunwines.com/LIVE-in-the-Winery-Ticket-Sale-42714_p_365.html

Standing Sun Wines
92 Second St.
Buellton 93427

Cost: $15-$20

CAFE MUSIQUE CD RELEASE PARTY
April 27 (2pm)

Cafe Musique is celebrating the release of their latest CD, Half Step Behind, and everyone is invited to join in the festivities, April 27. Guest artists include Joe Craven, Jill Knight, Jennings Jacobsen and Eric Williams.

Duane Inglish
dinglish@kcbx.net
Phone: 748-3569
http://www.cafemusique.org

Vina Robles Winery
3700 Mill Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $25

CAFE MUSIQUE CD RELEASE PARTY
April 27 (2pm)

Cafe Musique is celebrating the release of their latest CD, Half Step Behind, and everyone is invited to join in the festivities, April 27. Guest artists include: Joe Craven, Jill Knight, Deanna Delore, Jennings Jacobsen & Eric Williams.

Duane Inglish
dinglish@kcbx.net
Phone: 748-3569
http://www.cafemusique.org

Vina Robles Winery
3700 Mill Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $25

CAL POLY ALL-STATE FESTIVAL CONCERT
CAL POLY ALL-STATE FESTIVAL CONCERT
April 27 (2:30pm)

April 27.

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406
http://music.calpoly.edu/calendar/

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $12-$14 general; $9 and $12 seniors and students

EASTER CELEBRATION CONCERT
April 27 (3pm)

on April 27. John Leavitt's 'Requiem' will be performed by the combined choirs of Trinity UMC, St. Benedict's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Episcopal Church. The Chamber Ensemble and several instrumental soloists will also join in this musical celebration.

Barbara Hoff
tumclososos@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 528-1649
http://www.trinitylososos.org

Trinity United Methodist Church
490 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: FREE-donations accepted

PETER JANDULA-HUDSON & TORSTEN JUUL-BORRE IN CONCERT
PETER JANDULA-HUDSON & TORSTEN JUUL-BORRE IN CONCERT
April 27 (2pm)

on April 27. Peter and Torsten, an unusual duo of viola and piano, perform sensual and dramatic music by Schumann, Villa-Lobos, Franck, and more. These outstanding musicians have traveled the world and are much in demand.

Rebecca Sloan
music@uuslo.org
Phone: 786-4331
http://uuslo.org

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2201 Lawton Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20 general, $5 student, under 12 free

SAN DIEGO’S GAYLE SKIDMORE PLAYS PASO
Gayle Skidmore
SAN DIEGO’S GAYLE SKIDMORE PLAYS PASO
April 27 (1-4pm)

on April 27. Special guests include: Erynn Rose, Grover Anderson, Becki diGregorio, Karen Reed, and Amanda Lopez.

Steve Key
stevekey57@gmail.com
Phone: 204-6821
http://songwritersatplay.com

Sculpterra Winery
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

SCULPTERRA WINERY PRESENTS LIVE MUSIC
Mammoth by John Jagger
SCULPTERRA WINERY PRESENTS LIVE MUSIC
April 27 (1-4pm)

Enjoy live music in the beautiful sculpture garden surrounding the winery, April 27. Wines are available to purchase by the glass or by the bottle.

Sculpterra Winery
sculpterrawinery@gmail.com
Phone: 226-8881
http://www.sculpterra.com

Sculpterra Winery
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

Writers and Literature

SOUTH COUNTY POETRY
April 27 (5:30pm)

Dr. James Cushing is the South County Poets' featured reader, April 27.

Evelyn Cole
evycole@inbox.com
Phone: 473-0230
http://www.evelyn-cole.com

South County Poetry
1748 Deer Canyon Rd.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: FREE

Art

SANDI HELLER: "PASTEL ADVENTURES"
April 27

Pastel landscapes featuring travel around the West and Central Coast, through April 30.

Sands Motel
sandssuites.com
Phone: 441-4657
http://sandihellerart.com

Sands Motel
1930 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ART BAR
April 27 (various )

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork, through June 16. includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail. Tuesday-Sunday. Family Day on Sundays at noon.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar at Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

GIFTS FROM THE GARDEN ART & TASTING WORKSHOP
Succulent Shoe Garden
GIFTS FROM THE GARDEN ART & TASTING WORKSHOP
Classes and Workshops
April 27 (1-3pm)

April 27. Create a succulent shoe garden, herb sugar scrubs, rosemary salt and more.

Joan Martin Fee
joanmartinfee@gmail.com
Phone: 286-5993
http://creativemetime.com

Gifts from the Garden Workshop
1299 Nipomo
Los Osos 93402

Cost: $40

"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Winters Trimmings
"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Galleries
April 27 (noon-6pm)

Studios on the Park is pleased to host W. Truman Hosner as the Guest Associate Artist In Residence. His intimate plein-air pastels of landscapes and figures, is available for viewing through May 18.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://www.studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

CHAOS
Chaos
CHAOS
Openings and Receptions
April 27 (5-7pm)

Let your hair down and explore the surreal, the realistic, or the abstract, through April 27.

Rod Payor
Publicity@pasoroblesart.org
Phone: 235-0798

The Showroom Gallery
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

"ANIMAL INSTINCT"
"ANIMAL INSTINCT"
Special Art Events
April 27 (noon)

art exhibit through April 27. Celebrating the agricultural soul and native spirit of Paso Robles through original imagery of livestock and wild creatures.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238.9800
http://studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine Street
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

INTRO TO ZUMBA
April 27 (11:30am-12:30pm)

In this workshop we'll breakdown basic steps found in the dance-fitness sensation, April 27. Whether you are new to ZUMBA or participate regularly, this seminar will give you the tools you need to rock out in a class. Come see why so many people are addicted.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://www.TantrumFitness.com

Tantrum Fitnesss
1590 W. Grand
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $12

Fundraisers

ADOBE ARCHITECTURAL TOUR
April 27 (9am-2:30pm)

Tour features five San Luis Obispo adobes, highlighting history and cultures of the era, and includes roundtrip transportation, music entertainment, local art, and food samplings, April 27.

Mary Qualls
maryjqualls@charter.net
Phone: 303-587-7079

The Monday Club
1815 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

BBQ AND WHITE ELEPHANT
Hesperia Hall Chicken BBQ and White Elephant Sale
BBQ AND WHITE ELEPHANT
April 27 (11am)

White Elephant auction fun with great deals and annual raffle, April 27. Food served: chicken, beans, salad, bread, coffee, lemonade and homemade desert.

Ed Buntz
dogtrailers@gmail.com
Phone: 472-2070
http://www.heperiahall.org

Hesperia Hall
51602 Hesperia Hall
Bradley 93426

Cost: $10 adult, $5 kids, under 6 free

BBQ AND WHITE ELEPHANT
Hesperia Hall Chicken BBQ and White Elephant Sale
BBQ AND WHITE ELEPHANT
April 27 (11am-4pm)

Auction fun with great deals and annual raffle, April 27. Chicken, beans, salad, bread, coffee, lemonade and homemade desert will be served.

Ed Buntz
dogtrailers@gmail.com
Phone: 472-2070
http://www.hesperiahall.org

Hesperia Hall
51602 Bryson Hesperia Rd.
Bradley 93426

Cost: $10 adult; $5 kids; under 6 free

PET PORTRAITS
Pet Portraits
PET PORTRAITS
April 27 (11am-4pm)

Bring your best little buddy for a pet portrait by Frances Bowman of Bowman Photography, April 27. Your photo package will include 2 5x7's and a folio frame, with proceeds donated to Woods.

Kristin
events@roberthallwinery.com
Phone: 239-1616
http://www.roberthallwinery.com

Robert Hall Winery
3443 Mill Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $15 for pictures

Music

SAN DIEGO’S GAYLE SKIDMORE PLAYS SLO
Gayle Skidmore
SAN DIEGO’S GAYLE SKIDMORE PLAYS SLO
April 28 (6:30-9pm)

on April 27. Special guests include Tim Jackson, Randall Lamb, and Kathleen Sieck.

Steve Key
stevekey57@gmail.com
Phone: 204-6821
http://songwritersatplay.com

Bon Temps Creole Cafe
1000 Olive St.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free

Art

SANDI HELLER: "PASTEL ADVENTURES"
April 28

Pastel landscapes featuring travel around the West and Central Coast, through April 30.

Sands Motel
sandssuites.com
Phone: 441-4657
http://sandihellerart.com

Sands Motel
1930 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
April 28

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.

Chris Lovato
paragonslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 305-7512
http://www.paragonbjjslo.com

Paragon BJJ
235 Tank Farm, Unit J
San Luis Obispo 93401

Sports and Wellness

AMERICAN TRIBAL STYLE BELLY DANCE
AMERICAN TRIBAL STYLE BELLY DANCE
April 28 (6pm)

Classes teaching basic belly dance technique, Mondys through June 16. Improve your posture, self-image, musicality, and core strength while connecting with women in a fun and energetic setting.

Leslie Thompson
ebtasam@aol.com
Phone: 550-6944
http://tribelation.webs.com

Tribe Elation
2324 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10-$15

BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Lessons and Classes
April 28 (Various)

Intensive workout regimen designed to kick-start your healthy lifestyle, through May 16. Surrounding yourself with women who have the same fitness goals just makes the journey that much easier to take. Join & recruit a friend and you both save $25. Limited spots available.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://www.tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $150

ZUMBA FITNESS
Zumba Fitness
ZUMBA FITNESS
Lessons and Classes
April 28 (9:30am)

Drop in class, through June 14. First time is free.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://www.gozumbagirl.com

So. County Regional Ctr.
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6

Support Groups

SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
April 28 (9-10:30am; 3-4:30pm)

This weekly group is for adult women that focuses on healing trauma from childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual assault, through June 7. Pre-registration is required. Mondays 9-10:30am at SLO office Fridays 3-4:30pm at Paso office.

Shannon Cantillano
contact@riseslo.org
Phone: 226-5400
http://riseslo.org

RISE
51 Zaca Lane, Ste. 140
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Suggested $10 donation

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
April 28 (5pm)

Fourth Monday of the month through June 23.

Sandra Miller
sandra.miller@dignityhealth.org
Phone: 542-6629
http://frenchmedicalcenter.org

French Hospital Medical Center
1911 Johnson Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Special Events

LLADRO PAINTING DEMONSTRATION
Demonstration by Amparo Martínez
LLADRO PAINTING DEMONSTRATION
April 29 (5-8pm)

Gallery of Amazing Things is proud to unveil the new Lladró creations for spring at a special cocktail party, April 29. Experience the intricate handcrafted process behind all Lladró sculptures in person. This event is open to the public.

Alfredo Barrios
alfredo@galleryamazing.com
Phone: (954) 654-7739
http://www.galleryamazing.com/event-calendar/

Gallery of Amazing Things
481 South Federal Hwy.
Dania Beach 33004

Cost: FREE

Music

SEEKING FEMALE SINGERS
April 29 (7-9pm)

Do you sing? The Pacific Horizon Chorus, a 4-part harmony educational accappela group, invites you to join them every Tuesday through May 27. Let's Harmonize the World!

Barbara O'Donnell
dodonn10@netzero.net
Phone: 782-9951

United Methodist Church
1515 Frederick Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: First 4 visits free; membership $28 per month

GUITAR CLASSES
GUITAR CLASSES
April 29

Join like-minded adults and discover your hidden musical talent or expand on your current guitar abilities, through June 19. Three classes to choose from: Beginning, Intermediate and Ensemble.

Judy Adkison
jadkison@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1328
http://www.ae.slcusd.org

San Luis Coastal Adult School
1500 Lizzie St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Art

SANDI HELLER: "PASTEL ADVENTURES"
April 29

Pastel landscapes featuring travel around the West and Central Coast, through April 30.

Sands Motel
sandssuites.com
Phone: 441-4657
http://sandihellerart.com

Sands Motel
1930 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ART BAR
April 29 (various )

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork, through June 16. includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail. Tuesday-Sunday. Family Day on Sundays at noon.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar at Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

Kid Stuff

CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
Kids Aikido is fun
CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
April 29 (5pm)

Children ages 5 to 10 welcome, Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 22.

Mary Tesoro
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidoslo.com

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
209 Bonetti
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10-15

BEGINNING POTTERY FOR KIDS
April 29

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.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://www.anamcre.com

Anam-Cre Pottery
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

TINY EXPLORERS
Create and Learn
April 29 (10-11am)

New toddler parent participation group starting at the Exploration Station every Tuesday through May 5. Science, art, socialization, movement, music, and fun. Pre-registration is required.

Tosha Punches
youth@explorationstation.org
Phone: 473-1421
http://explorationstation.org

Exploration Station
867 Ramona Avenue
Grover Beach 93483

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
April 29

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.

Chris Lovato
paragonslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 305-7512
http://www.paragonbjjslo.com

Paragon BJJ
235 Tank Farm, Unit J
San Luis Obispo 93401

Sports and Wellness

LUNCHTIME YOGA
April 29

with instructor Shelley Massa-Gooch, Tuesdays through April 29.

Shelley Massa-Gooch
iintobalanceyoga@gmail.com
Phone: 441-4003
http://into-balance.com

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
209 Bonetti
San Luis Obispo 93430

Cost: $10-13

AIKIDO IN MORRO BAY
Lessons and Classes
April 29 (5:15-6:45pm)

Ongoing Aikido classes through April 29.

Greg Barker
gabarker@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 704-8613

Morro Bay Community Center
1001 Kennedy Way
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $37

BACHATA TUESDAYS
Liliana Graham
BACHATA TUESDAYS
Lessons and Classes
April 29 (8pm)

First and third Tuesdays through May 6.

Liliana Graham
liliana_graham@yahoo.com
Phone: 748-4050

San Luis Obispo Vets Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5

NEW QI GONG CLASS
Lessons and Classes
April 29 (6:45pm)

through May 27 Taught by certified qi gong instructor Devin Wallace.

Devin Wallace
devinwalla@gmail.com
Phone: 709-2227

Spirit Winds Physical Therapy
1422 Monterey St. Suite C-102
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10 or 4 classes for $30

BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Lessons and Classes
April 29 (Various)

Intensive workout regimen designed to kick-start your healthy lifestyle, through May 16. Surrounding yourself with women who have the same fitness goals just makes the journey that much easier to take. Join & recruit a friend and you both save $25. Limited spots available.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://www.tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $150

Lectures and Learning

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION
MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION
Classes
April 29 (6:30pm)

A highly acclaimed experiential program that offers simple yet powerful tools for working with chronic pain, illness and stress through May 13.

Susan McIntosh
stresslessSLO@charter.net
Phone: 805-602-2903
http://stresslessSLO.com

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Place
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $335 includes program materials

SENIOR PEER COUNSELING CERTIFICATION TRAINING
Classes
April 29 (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.

Traci Mello
tmello@wilshirehcs.org
Phone: 547-7025 Ext. 15
http://seniorpeer@wilshirehcs.org

Rolling Hills Apartments
999 Las Tablas Rd
Templeton 93465

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

5 CITIES HOMELESS COALITION FUNDRAISER DINNER
April 29 (5-9pm)

on April 29.  All proceeds go to mobilizing resources, support, and hope.

Liz Howland
liz.howland@5chc.org
Phone: 710-4330
http://5chc.org

Fin's Seafood Restaurant
25 W. Grand Avenue
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $15 minimum donation

Support Groups

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS SUPPORT GROUP
HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS SUPPORT GROUP
April 29 (Noon)

Open group for adult women with a focus on healing from violence in relationships every Tuesday, through May 27.

Shannon Cantillano
contact@riseslo.org
Phone: 226-5400
http://riseslo.org

RISE
1030 Vine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Suggested donation of $10

Stage

PHILIP GLASS ENSEMBLE
April 30 (8-10pm)

Glass' live interpretation of Jean Cocteau’s masterpiece La Belle et la Bête, April 30. For this production, Glass removed the film’s soundtrack and replaced it with his own musical score played live by his ensemble. The dialogue is also performed live by the vocalists who are synchronized with the actors in the film.

UCSB Arts & Lectures
aandl-info@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3535
http://www.artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu/Details.aspx?PerfNum=2925

Granada Theatre
1214 State St.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: $21-$48

Film and TV

<em>INEQUALITY FOR ALL </em>SCREENING
Robert Reich
INEQUALITY FOR ALL SCREENING
April 30 (6:30pm)

SLO County Democratic Party and SEIU Local 1000 are teaming up to bring a free showing of Robert Reich’s award winning documentary on April 30.

Pat Harris
pharris.slo@gmail.com
Phone: 4404426
http://slocdp.org

Elks Lodge
222 Elks Ln.
San Luis Obispo 93401-6960

Cost: free

Writers and Literature

CAYUCOS POETRY CELEBRATION
April 30 (3-5pm)

April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, Ivan Brownotter, along with other local poets and selected students, will present their work, April 30.

Joanne Reister
djreister@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 995-3312

Cayucos Library
310 B St.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: FREE

Art

SANDI HELLER: "PASTEL ADVENTURES"
April 30

Pastel landscapes featuring travel around the West and Central Coast, through April 30.

Sands Motel
sandssuites.com
Phone: 441-4657
http://sandihellerart.com

Sands Motel
1930 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ART BAR
April 30 (various )

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork, through June 16. includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail. Tuesday-Sunday. Family Day on Sundays at noon.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar at Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

BEGINNING FUSED GLASS
Fun to Learn Fused Glass!
BEGINNING FUSED GLASS
Classes and Workshops
April 30 (5:30-8:30 pm)

Try a class for beginners with artist Larry Le Brane, Wednesdys through April 30. 5:30-8:30 pm. Make three to five in-class projects in a great studio setting.

Larry Le Brane
larron4@charter.net
Phone: 528-8791

Central Coast Glass Cottage
1279 2nd St.
Baywood Park-Los Osos 93402

Cost: $125 for 3 weeks, includes $20 of materials

Kid Stuff

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
April 30

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.

Chris Lovato
paragonslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 305-7512
http://www.paragonbjjslo.com

Paragon BJJ
235 Tank Farm, Unit J
San Luis Obispo 93401

JACK'S HELPING HAND ADAPTIVE TOY LENDING LIBRARY
Libraries
April 30 (2-4pm)

Adaptive toys for children and their families to borrow, Wednesdays through May 7.

Lisa Campolmi
Lisa.campolmi@yahoo.com
Phone: 541-9005
http://Jackshelpinghand.com

Central Coast Gymnastics
21 Zaca Lane #100
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

CHAIR YOGA
April 30 (9:15-10am)

taught by certified yoga teacher Sigrid Long, Wednesdays through May 7.

Sigrid
saintbarnabas@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 234-6951

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
301 Trinity Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $5 suggested donation

AFRICAN DANCE CLASSES
April 30 (7:15pm)

with live drumming through May 7.

Bruce Ogilvie
info@highermovement.com
Phone: 305-0172

Central Coast Afro Rhythm and Dance
4484 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93402

Cost: $8

BELLYFIT CLASSES
BELLYFIT CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
April 30 (Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm in SLO and Saturdays from 9-10am in Atascadero)

Bellyfit is a combination of African and belly dance, Bollywood, Pilates, and yoga, offered through May.

Leslie Thompson
ebtasam@aol.com
Phone: 550-6944
http://tribelation.webs.com

Ludwick Community Center
864 Santa Rosa
San Luis Obispo and Atascadero 93401

Cost: $8-10

BABY AND ME YOGA CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
April 30 (11am-Noon)

Sixty minutes of movement, exercise, and relaxation for new moms and their babies. Held most Wednesdays through May.

Alicia Klein
info@mbodyslo.com
Phone: 547-9642
http://mbodyslo.com

mBody Yoga & Massage
780 Caudill St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10

BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Lessons and Classes
April 30 (Various)

Intensive workout regimen designed to kick-start your healthy lifestyle, through May 16. Surrounding yourself with women who have the same fitness goals just makes the journey that much easier to take. Join & recruit a friend and you both save $25. Limited spots available.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://www.tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $150

ZUMBA FITNESS
Zumba Fitness
ZUMBA FITNESS
Lessons and Classes
April 30 (9:30am)

Drop in class, through June 14. First time is free.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://www.gozumbagirl.com

So. County Regional Ctr.
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6

Special Events

DR. DAVE KEIL AT CNPS-SLO r
May 1

Learn about California native grasses and try out Dr. David Keil’s new key to the genera. Dr. Keil will begin the program with an introduction to grass features in which you will be encouraged to ask questions, followed by a hands-on workshop.

Judi Young
judi@judiyoung.com
Phone: 234-2557

SLO Vets Hall
San Luis Obispo Vets Hall. 801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
May 1 (Varies by event)

May is Bike Month. Grab your friends and family, compete in iRide Community Bike Challenge or attend one of the volunteer hosted events listed on calendar here: rideeshare.org.

Angela Nelson
anelson@rideshare.org
Phone: 781-1385

93401

Cost: Free

Stage

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
May 1 (Wed, Thurs, Fri: 7pm; Sat: 3pm & 7pm; Sun: 6pm)

presented by the Great American Melodrama, through June 15. Join adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant as they race the globe in under 80 days. Danger and comic surprises abound as five actors portray 39 characters traversing 7 continents.

Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499

The Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano 93445

Cost: $18-$24

Music

GUITAR CLASSES
GUITAR CLASSES
May 1

Join like-minded adults and discover your hidden musical talent or expand on your current guitar abilities, through June 19. Three classes to choose from: Beginning, Intermediate and Ensemble.

Judy Adkison
jadkison@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1328
http://www.ae.slcusd.org

San Luis Coastal Adult School
1500 Lizzie St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Writers and Literature

THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE
May 1 (6:30pm)

Read Together presents William Saroyan’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, May 1. No auditions needed, all voices are welcome.

Chase McMunn
cmcmunn@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: FREE

Art

ART BAR
May 1 (various )

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork, through June 16. includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail. Tuesday-Sunday. Family Day on Sundays at noon.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar at Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

JANICE LUCIER WORKS ON DISPLAY
May 1 (During business hours)

through June 30.

Rene Scarnegi
frstcls@aol.com
Phone: 543-4902

West End Espresso
670 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
Art at Wineries
May 1 (10am-5pm)

Featuring selected work from: "Sacred Light - Sacred Lands”: A Journey Through the Nat’l Parks & Monuments and the American Landscape; and "A New Vision of the Central Coast and the California Landscape." Photo-Paintings by Paul J. McCloskey. Daily through June 30.

Kyle Coots
paul@paintingwithlightstudio.com
Phone: 226-8881
http://www.sculpterra.com

Sculpterra Winery & Sculpture Gardens
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles, 93446

Cost: FREE

"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Winters Trimmings
"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Galleries
May 1 (noon-6pm)

Studios on the Park is pleased to host W. Truman Hosner as the Guest Associate Artist In Residence. His intimate plein-air pastels of landscapes and figures, is available for viewing through May 18.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://www.studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

KIDS ART SMART
Galleries
May 1 (noon-6pm)

The students of Bauer Speck Elementary School present the art they created as part of Studios on the Park's "Kids Art Smart" program, May 1-4.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://www.studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

Kid Stuff

CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
Kids Aikido is fun
CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
May 1 (5pm)

Children ages 5 to 10 welcome, Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 22.

Mary Tesoro
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidoslo.com

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
209 Bonetti
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10-15

BEGINNING POTTERY FOR KIDS
May 1

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.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://www.anamcre.com

Anam-Cre Pottery
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
May 1

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.

Chris Lovato
paragonslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 305-7512
http://www.paragonbjjslo.com

Paragon BJJ
235 Tank Farm, Unit J
San Luis Obispo 93401

Sports and Wellness

BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Lessons and Classes
May 1 (Various)

Intensive workout regimen designed to kick-start your healthy lifestyle, through May 16. Surrounding yourself with women who have the same fitness goals just makes the journey that much easier to take. Join & recruit a friend and you both save $25. Limited spots available.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://www.tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $150

AIKIDO CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
May 1 (5:15-6:45 pm)

Ongoing classes through June 26. Beginners welcome.

Greg Barker
gabarker@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 704-8613

Morro Bay Community Center
1001 Kennedy Way
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $37

YOGA RELAX SERIES
Green Lotus Center
YOGA RELAX SERIES
Lessons and Classes
May 1 (6-7:30pm)

Gentle, restorative yoga with Body Work & Essential Oils, through May 22. Taught by RYTs Heather Noyes and Tracy Kosinski.

Kirk Forde
kirk@bodhiqi.com
Phone: 748- 4930
http://www.greenlotuscenter.com

Green Lotus Center
550 Morro Bay Blvd.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $60 for 4 sessions or $18 drop-in

ZUMBA AT SLO VETERAN'S HALL
Lessons and Classes
May 1

through June 5. Drop in anytime.

Zumba with Sue
Rosiethree@aol.com
Phone: (323) 273-9909

SLO Veteran's Hall
801 S. Grand St.
SLO 93401

Cost: $5

CAPSLO ADULT WELLNESS AND PREVENTION SCREENING
Special Events
May 1 (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.

Heather Murphy, R.N.
hmurphy@caplso.org
Phone: 544-2484
http://capslo.org

SLO Senior Center
1445 Santa Rosa
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

LIBRARY LUNCHEON
Announcements
May 1 (11am)

The SLO Friends of the Library Annual Luncheon will be held on May 1. Local author and speaker Felicia Prekeris Brown will be the guest presenter. Make reservations online.

lanny hernandez
pr@slofol.org
Phone: 543-6247
http://www.slofol.org

Madonna Inn Main Ballroom
100 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $22

SENIOR PEER COUNSELING CERTIFICATION TRAINING
Classes
May 1 (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.

Traci Mello
tmello@wilshirehcs.org
Phone: 547-7025 Ext. 15
http://seniorpeer@wilshirehcs.org

Rolling Hills Apartments
999 Las Tablas Rd
Templeton 93465

Cost: Free

Support Groups

CAREGIVERS FOR ADULTS WITH NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENTS MEETING
May 1 (3-4:30pm)

on the first Thursday of every month. Share and learn from others caring for loved ones with stroke, brain injury, or other serious brain damage.

Alyce Crawford
alycec@coastcrc.org
Phone: 534-9234

The Palms
55 N. Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free

Special Events

OPEN STUDIO
May 2 (Noon-5pm)

For individuals and families who come to create at their leisure, through May 17. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5/hr

RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
May 2 (Varies by event)

May is Bike Month. Grab your friends and family, compete in iRide Community Bike Challenge or attend one of the volunteer hosted events listed on calendar here: rideeshare.org.

Angela Nelson
anelson@rideshare.org
Phone: 781-1385

93401

Cost: Free

CIRQUE DU SLO TROUPE SHOWCASE
Local aerialists perform in Cirque du SLO Troupe Showcase
CIRQUE DU SLO TROUPE SHOWCASE
May 2 (7:30pm)

Local aerialists of all ages perform high-flying acts on aerial silk, rope and trapeze in one-hour show, May 2. Doors open at 7pm. Free popcorn and libations (for adults), and baked goods for sale.

Paige Wyatt
paigewyatt@gmail.com
Phone: (415) 341-3435
http://www.facebook.com/cirqueduslo

Suspended Motion Aerial Arts
207 Suburban Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

COALESCE BOOKSTORE INVITES YOU TO A WOMEN'S GATHERING: BELTANE
May 2 (7-9pm)

May 2.

Coalesce Bookstore
coalescebookstore@gmail.com
Phone: 772-2880
http://coalescebookstore@gmail.com

Coalesce Bookstore
845 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

SLO COUNTY ADULT DRUG COURT GRADUATION
May 2 (6-8pm )

19 participants receiving completion certificates, May 2. Comedian Mark Lundholm to perform.

Clark Guest
cguest@co.slo.ca.us
Phone: 975-7730

SLO Veteran's Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: FREE

Stage

<em>THE COVER OF LIFE</em>
Posing for LIfe Magazine
THE COVER OF LIFE
May 2 (7:30pm Fri. & Sat.; 3pm Sun. )

The Pewter Plough Playhouse presents the drama about the lives of three WWII war brides and Life magazine's coverage on the women, through May 18.

Viv Goff, Box Office Mgr.
boxoffice@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $16-$21

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
May 2 (Wed, Thurs, Fri: 7pm; Sat: 3pm & 7pm; Sun: 6pm)

presented by the Great American Melodrama, through June 15. Join adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant as they race the globe in under 80 days. Danger and comic surprises abound as five actors portray 39 characters traversing 7 continents.

Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499

The Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano 93445

Cost: $18-$24

DEAD MAN WALKING
May 2 (Fri. & Sat.: 7pm; Sun.: 2pm)

May 2-4.

Jennifer Blomfield
Jblomfield@missionprep.org
Phone: 543-2131
http://missionprep.org

Mission College Prep
682 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93446

Cost: Adults $10; Seniors & Students $7

Music

BROWN BAG CONCERT
SLO First Pres
BROWN BAG CONCERT
May 2 (Noon)

May 2. Brian Asher Alhadeff of Opera San Luis Obispo along with cast members from the upcoming production of SHOW BOAT. Tickets available at pacslo.org.

Mike Suddarth
fmsuddarth@charter.net
Phone: 543-3070
http://pacslo.org

First Presbyterian Church of San Luis Obispo
981 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

CONCERT TO FIGHT HUMAN TRAFFICKING
May 2 (6:30pm)

Two bands will be featured as well as CHOSEN Documentary on the sexual exploitation of teenage girls, and dessert will be offered, May 2. All proceeds go to the next Justice Summit.

Rebecca or Luke
info@mbabolitionists.org
Phone: 835-1748

Mountainbrook Church
1775 Calle Joaquin Dr.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $5 donation

KOTORINO IN CONCERT
Kotorino at Last Stage West
KOTORINO IN CONCERT
May 2 (6pm)

May 2. Kotorino is a multi-instrumental musical animal that lurches about the New York area and beyond, playing chamber pop with carnivalesque touches. They will be playing music from their latest recording Better Than This.

Tom Passon
tom@laststagewest.net
Phone: 461-1393
http://aststagewest.net

Last Stage West
15050 Morro Rd.
Atascadero 93422

Art

ART BAR
May 2 (various )

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork, through June 16. includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail. Tuesday-Sunday. Family Day on Sundays at noon.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar at Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

JANICE LUCIER WORKS ON DISPLAY
May 2 (During business hours)

through June 30.

Rene Scarnegi
frstcls@aol.com
Phone: 543-4902

West End Espresso
670 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
Art at Wineries
May 2 (10am-5pm)

Featuring selected work from: "Sacred Light - Sacred Lands”: A Journey Through the Nat’l Parks & Monuments and the American Landscape; and "A New Vision of the Central Coast and the California Landscape." Photo-Paintings by Paul J. McCloskey. Daily through June 30.

Kyle Coots
paul@paintingwithlightstudio.com
Phone: 226-8881
http://www.sculpterra.com

Sculpterra Winery & Sculpture Gardens
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles, 93446

Cost: FREE

BEGINNING DRAWING 1: FUNDAMENTALS
Draw with LARRY Le BRANE using an easy ‘right-brain’ approach
BEGINNING DRAWING 1: FUNDAMENTALS
Classes and Workshops
May 2 (9:30am-12:30pm)

Larry Le Brane teaches an easy ‘right-brain’ way to draw, through May 16. Make lines, perspective and composition come to life with pen-ink, charcoal and pencil.

Wes Martin
phillip_martin@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3131 ext. 2103
http://www.communityprograms.net

Cuesta College
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $118 for 6 weeks

DATE NIGHT
Classes and Workshops
May 2 (6:30pm-8:30pm)

A fun way to get to know someone, through June 13. Whether using the pottery wheels or sitting down to sculpt, folks are encouraged to share wine and food and conversation while exploring the wonders of clay.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://www.anamcre.com

Anam-Cre Pottery
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

PLEIN AIR PAINTING DEMONSTRATION
Santa Ynez Oak
PLEIN AIR PAINTING DEMONSTRATION
Classes and Workshops
May 2 (noon-4pm)

Larry Kappen provides a demonstration of his plein air painting techniques, May 2. Learn about his unique process and style.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://www.studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Winters Trimmings
"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Galleries
May 2 (noon-6pm)

Studios on the Park is pleased to host W. Truman Hosner as the Guest Associate Artist In Residence. His intimate plein-air pastels of landscapes and figures, is available for viewing through May 18.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://www.studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

KIDS ART SMART
Galleries
May 2 (noon-6pm)

The students of Bauer Speck Elementary School present the art they created as part of Studios on the Park's "Kids Art Smart" program, May 1-4.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://www.studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

ART AFTER DARK
ART AFTER DARK
Openings and Receptions
May 2 (6-9pm)

A free, self-guided tour of galleries and non-traditional art venues showcasing the work of local visual, literary and performing artists, May 2.

Lori Lerian
programs@artsobispo.org
Phone: 544-9251
http://www.artsobispo.org/art-after-dark/what-is-art-after-dark

Downtown San Luis Obispo
Downtown San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: FREE

H2O TWO
Bringing the Light
H2O TWO
Openings and Receptions
May 2 (noon-5pm)

These are not photographs, these are dreams that you are invited to enter and experience, through June 30. Some of these dreams are playful with people seeming to do ordinary acts like talking on the phone or pulling a wagon, but they are underwater.

Kabe Russell
dadagallery@hotmail.com
Phone: 400-8903
http://olivetreefinearts.com

Olive Tree Gallery
5850 Traffic Way
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

ART AFTER DARK
Digital painting, Lavender Fields
ART AFTER DARK
Special Art Events
May 2 (6-9pm)

Fromagerie Sophie will be hosting the digital art by Carole Bartolini May 2. Digital painting is an emerging art form in which traditional painting techniques such as watercolor, oils, impasto, etc. are applied using digital techniques.

Lori
programs@artsobispo.org
Phone: 544-9251
http://www.sloartscouncil.org/art-after-dark/what-is-art-after-dark

Fromagerie Sophie
1129 Garden St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: FREE

Kid Stuff

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
May 2

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.

Chris Lovato
paragonslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 305-7512
http://www.paragonbjjslo.com

Paragon BJJ
235 Tank Farm, Unit J
San Luis Obispo 93401

"PETER AND THE WOLF"
"PETER AND THE WOLF"
Special Events
May 2 (11am)

Ballet Theatre San Luis Obispo offers a youth outreach performance of the classic Russian folktale, May 2. Presented in a professionally mounted production with full sets, exquisite costumes and fine dancing.

Blair London
blair@bt-slo.org
Phone: 440-1439
http://www.bt-slo.org

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $20-$25

Sports and Wellness

FREE PROJECT OF LIGHT CLINIC
May 2 (11am-2pm)

Lightshare is offering sessions of light and tone provided by Lightshare Team volunteers at this Project of Light clinic on May 2. No appointment inecessary and all ages are welcome.

Wendy McKenna
wendy@lightshare.us
Phone: 438-4347
http://lightshare.us

Santa Margarita Community Hall
Corner of Murphy and I Streets
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Lessons and Classes
May 2 (Various)

Intensive workout regimen designed to kick-start your healthy lifestyle, through May 16. Surrounding yourself with women who have the same fitness goals just makes the journey that much easier to take. Join & recruit a friend and you both save $25. Limited spots available.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://www.tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $150

ZUMBA FITNESS
Zumba Fitness
ZUMBA FITNESS
Lessons and Classes
May 2 (9:30am)

Drop in class, through June 14. First time is free.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://www.gozumbagirl.com

So. County Regional Ctr.
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6

Lectures and Learning

WINE TASTING 101
May 2 (4-6pm)

Learn how to taste and evaluate red wines with First Crush owner/winemaker, Becky Zelinski, May 2. Learn the wine tasting basics and sharpen your palate. Class features a selection of Paso Robles wines that exhibit traditional varietal characteristics.

Becky Zelinski
info@firstcrushwinemaking.com
Phone: 434-2772
http://www.firstcrushwinemaking.com

First Crush Cellars
2975 Limestone Way
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $40 per person or $32 for Crush Club members

Fundraisers

5TH ANNUAL MONTE CARLO NIGHT
May 2 (7-10pm)

Time to hit the jackpot, May 2. A night filled with blackjack, roulette, craps, raffle, music, drinks & desserts, benefiting RISE. Wear your Vegas best. Tickets available online.

Anthonia
events@ypng.org
Phone: 543-9119
http://www.ypng.org/events?eventId=861412&EventViewMode=EventDetails

Monday Club
1815 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $35+

FIESTA LATINA
FIESTA LATINA
May 2 (6-10pm)

Latino Outreach Council's Fiesta Latina dinner/dance, will be held May 2. The event will feature a mariachi band, DJ Rawger, a catered dinner with local wine, and a silent auction. For tickets contact 598-6083 or latinooutreachslo@gmail.com.

Jacqueline
jvflaw@aol.com
Phone: 264-1303

Edwards Barn
1095 Pomeroy
Nipomo 93444

Cost: $50 per person

FIGHT HUMAN TRAFFICKING CONCERT
May 2 (7pm)

Musicians Hilary & Kate will perform to help raise awareness and funds for the fight against human trafficking, May 2. The documentary CHOSEN will be screened before the show, which helps teens and young adults protect themselves from being trafficked. Parental consent is advised for viewers under 12.

info@mbabolitionists.org
http://mbabolitionists.org

Mountainbrook Community Church
1775 Calle Joaquin
San Luis Obispo , CA 93405

Cost: Free; suggested donation of $5

Support Groups

SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
May 2 (9-10:30am; 3-4:30pm)

This weekly group is for adult women that focuses on healing trauma from childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual assault, through June 7. Pre-registration is required. Mondays 9-10:30am at SLO office Fridays 3-4:30pm at Paso office.

Shannon Cantillano
contact@riseslo.org
Phone: 226-5400
http://riseslo.org

RISE
51 Zaca Lane, Ste. 140
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Suggested $10 donation