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May 17

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

Art

BUILDING COMMUNITIES EXHIBIT
Marinella Senatore, Piccolo Caos (Little Chaos), 2013, Fine art print on Hahnemühle paper, 160 x 300 cm, Courtesy Peres Projects, Berlin
BUILDING COMMUNITIES EXHIBIT
Museums
May 11,May 14,May 15,May 16,May 17,May 18,May 21,May 22,May 23,May 24,May 25,May 28,May 29,May 30,May 31,June 1,June 4,June 5,June 6,June 7,June 8,June 11,June 12,June 13,June 14,June 15,June 18,June 19,June 20,June 21,June 22,June 25,June 26,June 27,June 28,June 29,July 2,July 3,July 4,July 5,July 6,July 9,July 10,July 11,July 12,July 13,July 16,July 17,July 18,July 19,July 20,July 23,July 24,July 25,July 26,July 27,July 30,July 31,August 1,August 2,August 3,August 6,August 7,August 8,August 9,August 10,August 13,August 14,August 15,August 16,August 17(6-8pm)

Marinella Senatore's exhibit will be on display through Aug. 17.

MCASB Press
press@mcasantabarbara.org
Phone: 966-5373

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

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
May 17 (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

ADOPT-A-PET
May 17 (11am)

Spring has sprung and the Feline Network has an assortment of cats and kittens who are looking for loving homes. All are tested, vaccinated and spayed/neutered. Adoptions through May 24.

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

PETCO
271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
May 17 (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

7TH ANNUAL PISMO VINTAGE TRAILER RALLY
May 17 (10am-3pm)

May 17. Due to limited space, all visitors must park on street and walk into Resort.

Jay Jamison
rv@pismocoastvillage.com
Phone: 773-5649

Pismo Coast Village RV Resort
165 South Dolliver
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: FREE

AAUW BOOK SALE
May 17 (9am-3pm)

May 17.

Sharon Lowell
sjlowell@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 489-7282

K-Mart Parking Lot
Arroyo Grande 93420

AAUW BOOK SALE
May 17

on May 17.

Sharon Lowell
sjlowell@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 489-7282

K-Mart Parking Lot
Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

BALL AND SKEIN OPEN HOUSE
Colinette Yarns Showing off their new hand-dyed kits
BALL AND SKEIN OPEN HOUSE
May 17 (4-7pm)

An open house on May 17 to celebrate two years in their greatly expanded location. The event is featuring Sam Sansbury of Colinette Yarns, all the way from Wales.

Kris or Oz
info@cambriayarn.com
Phone: 927-3280
http://www.cambriayarn.com

Ball & Skein & More
4210 Bridge St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: FREE

FAMILY FESTIVAL AT THE FILIPINO CULTURAL CENTER
FAMILY FESTIVAL AT THE FILIPINO CULTURAL CENTER
May 17 (10am-4pm)

Everyone is invited for food, local crafts, games, face painting, a bounce house, and other entertainment, May 17.

FWCS
filipinowomensclubslo@gmail.com
Phone: 242-3453
http://familyfestival.weebly.com

Filipino Cultural Center
885 S. 13th St.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Free

MERCEDES-BENZ JAZZ FESTIVAL
May 17 (11am-10pm)

Inaugural festival and concert series to benefit children and the arts in the community, May 17.

Kevin Costigliolo
kcostigliolo@yahoo.com
Phone: 305-0460
http://slojazzfest.org

Mission Plaza
Mission Plaza
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $35 + fees

MERCEDES-BENZ SLO JAZZ FESTIVAL
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLO Jazz Festival
MERCEDES-BENZ SLO JAZZ FESTIVAL
May 17 (11am-10pm)

Inaugural festival and concert series to benefit children and the arts in the community, May 17.

Kevin Costigliolo
kcostigliolo@yahoo.com
Phone: 305-0460
http://www.slojazzfest.org

Mission Plaza
Mission Plaza
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $35 + fees

PINE NEEDLE BASKET WEAVING
PINE NEEDLE BASKET WEAVING
May 17 (9:30am-2:30pm)

Join artist Elizabeth Bear for this hands-on workshop May 17. You will learn the process of creating beautiful, fragrant and sustainable pieces of artwork at this intimate class.

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

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

Cost: $95 members; $120 public

POKER RUN AND BIKE FESTIVAL
POSTER OF EVENT
POKER RUN AND BIKE FESTIVAL
May 17 (10am-4pm)

World Bicycle Relief is holding its 4th annual walk and bicycle poker run May 17. Pre-register online. Participants may either walk or bike. 

Karen Arbuckle
karbuckle@sram.com
Phone: 548-8039
http://www.wbrpokerrun.org

Central Coast Brewing/CBO parking lot
1422 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 per poker hand; festival free

PSYCHIC AND WELLNESS FAIRE
May 17 (10am-4pm)

Readings include tarot cards, fairy cards, angel oracle cards and love readings. Crystal ball gazing and laughter yoga. Special guests include Astrologist Harry Farmer and local band Panga. Drawings for prizes and more. May 17.

Ruby Dragon
rubydragonrocks@aol.com
Phone: 772-1100
http://www,rubydragon.info

Ruby Dragon
600 Morro Bay Blvd. #C
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: FREE

WINE FESTIVAL WEEKEND
Winery Events
May 17 (12:30-4:30pm)

Take a break by enjoying a tasty burger from our Burger Bar, May 17. We'll have all the toppings you love. You can enjoy it on the Terrace overlooking the vineyard with a glass of wine and listen to the Sandii Castleberry Duo.

Kristin
events@roberthallwinery.com
Phone: 239-1616 ext 24
http://www.roberthallwinery.com

Robert Hall Winery
3443 Mill Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $10 per burger

WINE FESTIVAL WEEKEND
WINE FESTIVAL WEEKEND
Winery Events
May 17 (noon-4pm)

Live music by The Lady Crooners and a lunch of Santa Maria Style BBQ, May 17.

Randy Coons
sculpterrawinery@gmail.com
Phone: 226-8881
http://www.sculpterra.com

Sculpterra Winery
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $25 general; $15 club members

Stage

<em>THE COVER OF LIFE</em>
Posing for LIfe Magazine
THE COVER OF LIFE
May 17 (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 17 (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

ALEXANDRA & THE STARLIGHT BAND IN CONCERT
Alexandra Starlight & Zachary James
ALEXANDRA & THE STARLIGHT BAND IN CONCERT
May 17 (5pm)

on May 17.

Boo Boo Records
starryeyesstudio@gmail.com
Phone: 541-0657
http://alexandraband.com

Boo Boo Records
978 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: FREE

ATASCADERO HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR SHOWCASE
Atascadero High School Choirs Showcase
ATASCADERO HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR SHOWCASE
May 17 (1pm & 7pm)

Under the direction of Emy Bruzzo, AHS presents their 2014 musical showcase, "What a Wonderful World: songs from around the globe" May 17.

Emy Bruzzo
emybruzzo@gmail.com
Phone: 462-4328

Templeton Performing Arts Center
1200 Main St.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $10 general; $5 students

DAVID FRANCEY IN CONCERT
May 17 (4pm)

on May 17. The three time Juno Award winner will perform an intimate seaside concert with 100% of the proceeds going directly to the artist.

Deborah Dunham
deborahdunham@yahoo.com
Phone: 550-1013
http://event.celebrations.com/davidfrancey

Cayucos House
589 Lucerne Rd.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: $20 suggested donation

THE RECORD CO. IN CONCERT
candia flynn
THE RECORD CO. IN CONCERT
May 17 (7-10pm)

on May 17. Reserved Seat Food by Al Fresco Picnic.  

Candia Flynn
candia@standingsunwines.com
Phone: 693-9413
http://standingsunwines.com/LIVE-in-the-Winery-Ticket-Sale-51714_p_368.html

Standing Sun Wines
92 Second St.
Buellton 93427

Cost: $10-$15

Writers and Literature

<em>MY LIFE AROUND THE BIG HOUSE</em> BOOK SIGNING
MY LIFE AROUND THE BIG HOUSE BOOK SIGNING
May 17 (10am-2pm)

Local authors, Matthew Easterbrook and Rick Wiley, will sign copies of their co-written book May 17.

The Bookstore
lompocbookstore@gmail.com
Phone: 735-9729
http://www.lompocbookstore.com

The Bookstore
1137 N. H St. Suite Q
Lompoc 93436

Art

ART BAR
May 17 (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 17 (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 17 (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 17 (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

BUILDING COMMUNITIES EXHIBIT
Marinella Senatore, Piccolo Caos (Little Chaos), 2013, Fine art print on Hahnemühle paper, 160 x 300 cm, Courtesy Peres Projects, Berlin
BUILDING COMMUNITIES EXHIBIT
Museums
May 17 (6-8pm)

Marinella Senatore's exhibit will be on display through Aug. 17.

MCASB Press
press@mcasantabarbara.org
Phone: 966-5373

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

Cost: FREE

H2O TWO
Bringing the Light
H2O TWO
Openings and Receptions
May 17 (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

Kid Stuff

BEGINNING POTTERY FOR KIDS
May 17

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

HANDLEBAR STREAMERS
May 17 (11am)

Decorate your bike's handlebars with streamers made from skateboard wheel shavings, through May 18.

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

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

Cost: museum admission

BUNNIES
May 17 (1pm)

Join Canyon Country 4H to meet bunnies and learn about raising and caring for them, May 17.

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

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

Cost: museum admission

CHILDREN'S DAY IN THE PARK
May 17 (11am-3pm)

Join us for the 25th annual event May 17. There will be bounce houses, piñatas, and the Elks Train to ride, plus much more family fun.

The Link
Jamie@cjneventplanning.com
Phone: 470-3360

Atascadero Lake Park
9305 Pismo Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $5 per carnival wristband

READ ALOUDS
May 17 (11am)

Members of Cal Poly’s Student California Teacher’s Association Club will read a book and lead an activity with the theme of bicycles, May 17.

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://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
May 17

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

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

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

The Outdoors

ELFIN FOREST WILDFLOWER WALK
May 17 (9:30-11:30 am)

Botanist Dirk Walters will lead a delightful tour of the Elfin Forest's many blooming wildflowers, May 17. Treat yourself to a springtime experience in Nature's own garden.

Yolanda
yolanda@elfin-forest.org
Phone: 528-0392
http://elfin-forest.org

El Moro Elfin Forest Natural Area
North end of 15th St. off of Santa Ysabel
Los Osos 93402

Cost: FREE

GUIDED SALINAS RIVER TRAIL WALK
May 17 (10am-noon)

The Paso Robles REC Foundation, National Park Service and the City of Paso Robles invite the public to explore and celebrate the new bilingual, interpretive exhibits recently installed along a portion of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, May 17.

Julie Dahlen
jdahlen@prcity.com
Phone: 237-3987

Salinas River Trail
100 Riverbank Lane
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

OCEAN FRIENDLY GARDENS
May 17 (1-3pm)

Robert Nieto will teach us the concepts of conservation, permeability & retention and to help Blue C Garden begin installation of its Ocean Friendly Demonstration Garden, May 17.

Amanda
stacey@ecologistics.org
Phone: 235-0666
http://www.ecologistics.org

Blue C Community Garden
1968 11th St.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: FREE

Sports and Wellness

ENERGY BALANCING CLINIC
May 17 (11am-4pm)

Lightshare is offering 25 minute sessions on May 17; open to all ages, and no appointment is necessary.

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

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
1010 Murray Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: FREE

BELLYFIT CLASSES
BELLYFIT CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
May 17 (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

MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP
Lessons and Classes
May 17 (9-11am)

This seminar is designed to equip participants with multiple tools for building mindfulness in their own lives, 5 sessions through May 31. Guest speakers include specialists in meditation,yoga, massage, reflexology and more.

Browne Psychological Services
drbrowneoffice@gmail.com
Phone: 481-2823
http://brownepsychservices.com

Paradise Center
655 Vetter Lane
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $50 for all 5 sessions

MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY BROWNE PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
Mindfulness Workshop
MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY BROWNE PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
Lessons and Classes
May 17 (9-11am)

Join us each Saturday in May to learn about Mindfulness, a practice of living in the present. This practice helps alleviate depression from living in the past and anxiety from worrying about the future. Speakers in various related fields each week.

Browne Psychological Services
drrhbrowne@gmail.com
Phone: 481-2823
http://brownepsychservices.com

Mindfulness Center
655 Vetter Ln.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $50

Lectures and Learning

FIRST STEPS TO SUCCESS
May 17 (various)

No-cost customer service training for 18-25yr SLO County residents. Boost your resume by gaining competitive job skills that employers want in this workshop through June 14.

Coco Herda
socorro_herda@my.cuesta.edu
Phone: 574-1520

Youth One Stop
191 S. Oak Park Blvd.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: FREE

MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP
Classes
May 17 (9-11am)

Important event for those who struggle with anxiety or depression, 5 sessions through May 31. Guest speakers will discuss topics such as aromatherapy, breath work, reflexology, meditation, yoga, and massage; all tools for mindfulness.

Browne Psychological Services
DrRHBrowne@gmail.com
Phone: 481-2823
http://www.BrownePsychServices.com

The Spiritual Center
555 S. 13th St.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $50 for all 5 sessions