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April 26

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

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

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
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