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Should SLO County ban marijuana cultivation in the California Valley?

Yes. It's bad for the environment and has no place in Cal Valley.
They should allow very limited cultivation.
No. Cal Valley should be treated like the rest of SLO county when it comes to marijuana.
It's legal! Get over it and stop picking on Cal Valley!

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May 19

Special Events

TRIVIA NIGHT
TRIVIA NIGHT
May 3,May 10,May 17,May 24,May 31,June 7,June 14,June 21,June 28(6-8pm)

through June 28. Trivia will kick off at 6pm every Wednesday at Tap It Brewing Co. and will consist of 8 rounds with 8 questions each. Teams are encouraged to get here early to make sure they get a spot. First and second place teams will take home prizes each night.

Mike Fogarty
contact@tapitbrewing.com
Phone: 545-7702
http://tapitbrewing.com

Tap It Brewing Co.
675 Clarion Ct.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

WINE TASTING WITH THE SUMMER PASS
WINE TASTING WITH THE SUMMER PASS
Winery Events
(11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Get your pass for 13 wineries. Passes good through Aug. 31.

Cheryl Stauffer
info@santaynezwinecountry.com
Phone: 886-7152
http://santaynezwinecountry.com

Various Tasting Rooms
Los Olivos, Solvang, Buellton, Santa Ynez

Cost: $45

Spring Passport on the Creston Wine Trail
passport
Spring Passport on the Creston Wine Trail
Winery Events
(11am-5pm)

Get your VIP Passport for a weekend or a month on the Creston Wine Trail. Start by attending a kick-off party May 6.

Rachel
rachel@olivasdeoro.com
Phone: 227-4223

Chateau Margene
4385 La Panza Rd.
Creston 93432

Cost: $25-$35

Stage

A CONNCECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARHTUR'S COURT

through June 11. Hank Morgan wakes up in the days of Camelot and King Arthur puts hims in charge of industrializing the kingdom due to his knowledge of technology.

manager@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499
http://americanmelodrama.com

Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano 93475

<em>OUR TOWN</em>
OUR TOWN
May 12,May 13,May 14,May 18,May 19,May 20,May 21,May 25,May 26,May 27,May 28(Thurs.-Sat.: 7pm; Sat. and Sun.: 2pm)

Thornton Wilder’s 1938 Pulitzer Prize winner, which follows the lives of residents in the small town of Grover’s Corners, through May 28.

SLO Little Theatre
boxoffice@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org/shows/our-town/

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

Cost: $15-$32

SHIRLEY VALENTINE
May 12,May 13,May 14,May 19,May 20,May 21,May 26,May 27,May 28,June 2,June 3,June 4,June 9,June 10,June 11(7:30 p.m. on Fri/Sat, 3pm on Sun.)

through June 11. Shirley's a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband's chip'n'egg, wondering what happened to her life. But then her friend wins a trip to Greece.

Rebecca Buckley
rebeccajbuckley@aol.com
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
828 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $20

LIVE COMEDY
May 12,June 9(7pm)

The second Friday of every month, Socrates Coffee House in Atascadero presents a free comedy show featuring the top local and touring comedians. Seating is limited, so arrive early. June 9, July 14, Aug. 11.

Sal Espana
breadandcircusestv@yahoo.com
Phone: 460-7121

Socrates Coffee House
5985 Traffic Way
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

Music

Pismo Beach Pacific Breeze Concerts
Pismo Beach Pacific Breeze Concerts
May 14,June 11,July 9(1-4pm)

through July 9. The City of Pismo Beach proudly presents the 9th Annual Pacific Breeze Concerts at Dinosaur Caves Park. This three show summer series will feature local bands and activities for your whole family! Just don't forget your lawn chairs and blankets.

Jess Marsalek
jessmarsalek@gmail.com
Phone: 773-7063

Dinosaur Caves Park
2701 Price St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free

Art

PLANS AND SCHEMES FOR AN INTERGALACTIC LOVE AFFAIR
(6-9pm)

Adrienne Allebe is showing new drawings and paintings through May 31.

Adrienne
adrienneallebe@gmail.com
Phone: 215-2082

Body and Balance Center
1248 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Love
Love
May 3,May 4,May 5,May 6,May 7,May 8,May 9,May 10,May 11,May 12,May 13,May 14,May 15,May 16,May 17,May 18,May 19,May 20,May 21,May 22,May 23,May 24,May 25,May 26,May 27,May 28,May 29

Paso Robles Art Association member artists share their artistic interpretations of love in its many forms. Love implies a relationship—with another, a group, a country, nature, a truth, a belief, even with self, through May 29.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robes 93446

DIRTY PICTURES

through May 29. Abstract expressionist landscapes by Tom Peck and other artists.

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

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

BY THE SEA - PATRICIA GRIFFIN
BY THE SEA - PATRICIA GRIFFIN
(11am-5pm )

Patricia Griffin is an expressive ceramist whose unique work captures the natural beauty of the Central Coast, through July 2.

SLOMA
info@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

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

Cost: Admission is free, donations welcome

PETALS AND PALETTES
Painting by Claudia Solomon
PETALS AND PALETTES
May 5,May 6,May 7,May 11,May 12,May 13,May 14,May 18,May 19,May 20,May 21,May 25,May 26,May 27,May 28

through May 28. Unique biannual pairing of fine paintings and flower arrangements returns! Sponsored by Cambria Garden Club and Cambria Center for the Arts, this popular show opens May 5, 5:30 to 7 p.m. with music, a wine bar, and refreshments.

Kerry Drager
kerry.drager@gmail.com
Phone: 203-5494

Cambria Center for the Arts
1350 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Sand, Sea, and Sky

by Patti Everett, through June 2. Non-manipulated photographs and watercolor mixed media on paper lead you on a journey of color, mood, texture and surprises.

Patti Everett
cfineart@pacbell.net
Phone: (818) 219-7778
http://cfineart.net

Patti Everett
Coldwell Banker 1234 Monterey St. #110
San Luis Obispo 93401

ADHESIVE ASSAULT 1.5

through June 4. An exhibit featuring thousands of stickers from around the world.

theartery@gmail.com
Phone: 464-0533

The ARTery
5890 Traffic Way
Atascadero , CA 93422

BRUSHSTROKES 2017

California-wide Juried Exhibition through July 2. Juror David Limrite.

Ruta Saliklis
rsaliklis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

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

M.L. BURDICK EXHIBIT
BF (She Knows)
M.L. BURDICK EXHIBIT
Artists
April 1,April 2,April 3,April 4,April 5,April 6,April 7,April 8,April 9,April 10,April 11,April 12,April 13,April 14,April 15,April 16,April 17,April 18,April 19,April 20,April 21,April 22,April 23,April 24,April 25,April 26,April 27,April 28,April 29,April 30,May 1,May 2,May 3,May 4,May 5,May 6,May 7,May 8,May 9,May 10,May 11,May 12,May 13,May 14,May 15,May 16,May 17,May 18,May 19,May 20,May 21,May 22,May 23,May 24,May 25,May 26,May 27,May 28,May 29,May 30,May 31,June 1(Noon-8 pm)

A selection of abstract ink and mixed media works by local artist M.L. Burdick will be on display through June 1.

Erin
staxwine@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-5055
http://staxwine.com

STAX Wine Bar
1099 Embarcadero
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

THE ART OF KATHY PALMER
Summer Sunflowers
THE ART OF KATHY PALMER
Artists
May 3,May 4,May 5,May 6,May 9,May 10,May 11,May 12,May 13,May 16,May 17,May 18,May 19,May 20,May 23,May 24,May 25,May 26,May 27,May 30

through May 30. Kathy Palmer is an artist who is inspired by nature and enjoys creating with a variety of mediums: watercolor, acrylics, oil, and pastels.

Cambria Library
ocstaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 927-4336
http://slolibrary.org

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

CALIFORNIA SCULPTURE SLAM
CALIFORNIA SCULPTURE SLAM
Call For Artists

through June 23. California Sculpture SLAM showcases current works by established and up-and-coming California sculptors, providing a platform for a variety of concepts and materials. Juror Brigitte Micmacker is the co-founder and gallerist at Sculpturesite Gallery.

Jody Kocsis
jkocsis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

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

PWC Summer Youth Art Exhibition
Call For Artists

through July 7. Kids up to age 17 can create an original picture of an Owl, Pelican, Raccoon, or Peregrine Falcon on a sheet of paper with name, age, contact info. Artwork can be dropped off at any county public library. See pacificwildlifecare.org for details.

Pacific Wildlife Care
Karen_V@pacificwildlifecare.org
Phone: 543-WILD

Pacific Wildlife Care
1387 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Creativity
Call For Artists
May 17,May 24,May 31,June 7,June 14,June 21,June 28,July 5,July 12(10:30am-3pm)

Art Center Morro Bay offers Creativity Day, every Wednesday, through July 12. Join fellow artists and bring your artwork in any medium to work on. Bring a lunch and stay the day.

Art Center Morro Bay
artenter.morrobay@gmail.com
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.org

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Craig Harrill and Yael Korin EXHIBIT
Craig Harrill and Yael Korin EXHIBIT
Galleries
May 1,May 2,May 3,May 4,May 5,May 6,May 7,May 8,May 9,May 10,May 11,May 12,May 13,May 14,May 15,May 16,May 17,May 18,May 19,May 20,May 21,May 22,May 23,May 24,May 25,May 26,May 27,May 28,May 29(10am-6pm)

through May 29.

Gregory Siragusa
greg@galleryatmarinasquare.com
Phone: 772-1068
http://galleryatmarinasquare.com

Gallery at Marina Square
601 Embarcadero Ste. 10
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

DAYS OF THE DOGS
Galleries

through May 31. Oil paintings and pencil drawings by Leslie Halls.

Leslie Halls
wallis8124@gmail.com
Phone: 235-9641

Jamaica You Salon
1998 Santa Barbara St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Watercolors by Ken Christensen
Avila Beach
Watercolors by Ken Christensen
Galleries
May 4,May 5,May 6,May 7,May 11,May 12,May 13,May 14,May 18,May 19,May 20,May 21,May 25,May 26,May 27,May 28,June 1,June 2,June 3,June 4,June 8,June 9,June 10,June 11,June 15,June 16,June 17,June 18,June 22,June 23,June 24,June 25,June 29,June 30(11:30am-5:30pm)

through June 30.

Linda Lewis
lindalewisjewelry@gmail.com
Phone: 544-1036
http://sayvacreativegallery.com

Sayva Creative Gallery
65 Landing Passage
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

SLOMA EXHIBITION: SIX SQUARED
Provence
SLOMA EXHIBITION: SIX SQUARED
Museums
(11am-5pm )

The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art presents Six Squared, an exhibition of traditional print media by the Central Coast Printmakers on view in the McMeen Gallery from through May 28.

SLOMA
info@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

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

Cost: Admission is free, donations welcome

JULIA MORGAN BUILDING TOUR
Great Room of The Monday Clubhouse
JULIA MORGAN BUILDING TOUR
Museums
April 24,May 1,May 8,May 15,May 22,May 29,June 5,June 12,June 19(2-5pm)

Open weekly from 2-5 pm every Monday, excluding holidays, or by private appointment. Free member docents will guide you through this historic building and grounds.

The Monday Club
themondayclub@gmail.com
Phone: 541-0594
http://themondayclubslo.wildapricot.org

The Monday Club
1815 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

50TH ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL ART PORTFOLIO COMPETITION
50TH ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL ART PORTFOLIO COMPETITION
Museums
(11am-5pm)

through May 29. For the last fifty years, the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art has sponsored a spring high school portfolio competition, fostering meaningful creative endeavors among high school juniors and seniors throughout SLO County.

Jody Kocsis
jkocsis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

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

TRIVETS, STEAMERS AND SPARE FORKS
Fanfare
TRIVETS, STEAMERS AND SPARE FORKS
Openings and Receptions

through June 30. During the months of May and June, Linnaea’s Café will host an exhibit of found-object assemblage art and bricolage by local artist Janelle Younger.

Marianne
linnaeascafeslo@gmail.com
Phone: 541-5888
http://linnaeas.com

Linnaea's Cafe
1110 Garden St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Homage to the Ranches
Old Edna Blue Belly Barn
Homage to the Ranches
Openings and Receptions
(Noon-4pm daily)

through June 12. In tribute to a rapidly vanishing ranch lifestyle, artwork depicts the picturesque ranches, barns and rolling hills of SLO County. Juror for this event is Steve Kellogg. Joan Sullivan author of Rounding Up the Ranches, will be there for book signing.

Art Center Morro Bay
artcenter.morrobay@gmail.com
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.org

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

GALA Center Gallery
Hollister Peak acrylic on canvas by John Shaw
GALA Center Gallery
Openings and Receptions

Open for Earthscapes by John Shaw and Sam Bonifas on display through June 9.

Ethel
ethellanders@charter.net
Phone: 550-0348
http://galacc.org

GALA Center Gallery
1060 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

THE NATURAL WORLD
THE NATURAL WORLD
Openings and Receptions

Special exhibit by San Luis Obispo High School students through May 29.

Art Central
artcentral93401@gmail.com
Phone: 747-4200

Art Central
1329 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Zen Doodle
Zen Doodle
Special Art Events
May 12,May 19,May 26,June 2,June 9,June 16,June 23,June 30(10-11:30am)

Art Center Morro Bay Free drop in adult coloring book club open to the public. Learn the latest craze! Relax and unwind with the new adult coloring books every Friday mornings, through July 1.

Art Center Morro Bay
artcenter.morrobay@gmail.com
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.org

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

Children Age 4-6 Aikido Class
Joyful Learning
Children Age 4-6 Aikido Class
April 25,May 2,May 9,May 16,May 23,May 30(3pm)

through May 30. Youngsters ages 4 to 6 have fun and express healthy energy as they learn mind body skills, social skills, and peaceful power. Aiki-Mites class is derived from the peaceful martial art Aikido. Pre-registeration required.

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
aikidoslo@icloud.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidosanluisobispo.com

Budo Ryu
3536 South Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $60 for one month

KIDS AIKIDO CLASSES FOR AGES 7-12
Get Fit
May 16,May 18,May 23,May 25,May 30,June 1,June 6,June 8,June 13,June 15,June 20,June 22,June 27,June 29(4-5pm)

through June 30. Fun, focus, and peaceful power for boys and girls ages 7-12. Martial arts techniques, tumbling, and body awareness skills help kids learn to handle bullies without becoming one. Family discounts available.

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

AikidoSLO at Budo Ryu
3536 S. Higuera
San Luis Obispo 934012

Cost: $75 a month

PRESCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Special Events

The California State and First 5 programs will be holding early enrollment through June 30. Call for more information on how your 3-4 year old can qualify and the cities that we serve.

Rosario Mora
rmora@slocoe.org
Phone: 782-7275

Preschool enrollment
3350 Education Dr.
San Luis Obispo 93905

The Outdoors

Sunday Hikes
April 16,April 23,April 30,May 7,May 14,May 21,May 28,June 4,June 11(3pm)

through June 11. 1-2 hour flat, easy hike, every Sunday. No nicotine, no intoxicants, no unruly pets.

Sydney Sordia
sydneysordia@gmail.com
Phone: (502) 777-5561

The SLO Mansion
2746 Reservoir Canyon
San Luis Obispo 93401

Sports and Wellness

AIKIDO AT MORRO BAY COMMUNITY CENTER
Lessons and Classes
April 4,April 6,April 11,April 13,April 18,April 20,April 25,April 27,May 2,May 4,May 9,May 11,May 16,May 18,May 23,May 25,May 30(5:15-6:45pm)

Aikido is a Japanese martial art based on redirecting an attacker's force harmlessly. Visitors are welcome to watch and new students can start at any time. Ages 12 and up, through May 30.

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

Morro Bay Community Center
1001 Kennedy Way
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $37/month

AIKIDO FOR ADULTS
Ai Ki Do
AIKIDO FOR ADULTS
Lessons and Classes
May 2,May 4,May 9,May 11,May 16,May 18,May 23,May 25,May 30,June 1,June 6(5:45-7pm)

May 2 through June 6.

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

San Luis Coastal Adult School
1500 Lizzie St. J4
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $52 for unlimited classes

SLO PING PONG CLUB
Team Sports
April 25,April 27,April 30,May 2,May 4,May 7,May 9,May 11,May 14,May 16,May 18,May 21,May 23,May 25,May 28,May 30,June 1,June 4,June 6,June 8,June 11,June 13,June 15,June 18,June 20(Sun. 4pm, Tues. and Thurs. 7:00)

through June 20. The Ping Pong club in San Luis meets three times a week. It is recreational and competitive.

Mike Bess
stuckonscience@hotmail.com
Phone: 781-0641

Ludwick Gym
864 Santa Rosa
San Luis Obispo 93405

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

Pismo Beach Farmers Market
Pismo Beach Farmers Market
April 19,April 26,May 3,May 10,May 17,May 24,May 31(3-6pm)

through May 26. Now located in the Main Street Parking Lot on the corner of Main and Dolliver Streets.

Rochelle Bento
rochelle@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

Main Street Parking Lot
Main St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free admission

LOMPOC FARMERS MARKET
(2 to 6 p.m.)

features fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers, entertainment, and activities for the whole family Fridays from

Lompoc Farmers Market
Ocean Avenue and I Street
Lompoc , CA

Cost: Free

NIPOMO FARMERS MARKET
(11:30 to 2 p.m.)

includes a large variety of locally grown produce every Sunday from

Nipomo Farmers Market
Via Concha Road
Nipomo , CA

Cost: Free

ORCUTT FARMERS MARKET
(10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

presents local farmers and small businesses every Tuesday from

Orcutt Farmers Market
Bradley Road
Nipomo , CA

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

HALCYON STORE WORKSHOPS
Halcon Store classes
HALCYON STORE WORKSHOPS
May 2,May 6,May 9,May 13,May 16,May 20,May 23,May 27,May 30,June 3,June 6,June 10,June 13,June 17,June 20,June 24,June 27

Ongoing classes and monthly workshops: intuitive circle, mediumship, Reiki, essential oils, etc.

Louise
Halcyonstorepostoffice@gmail.com
Phone: 489-2432

Halcyon Store
936 S. Halcyon Rd.
Arroyo grande 93421

Cost: $20 and up

Best Value! Start, Run & Grow Your Business Accelerated Course
Best Value! Start, Run & Grow Your Business Accelerated Course
Classes
May 3,May 10,May 17,May 24,May 31,June 7,June 14,June 21(5:30-8:30pm)

throug June 21. This in-depth course will teach you the fundamental principles of operating and managing your own business.

SLCUSD
adultschool@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

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

Cost: $56

JEWELRY AND ENAMELING CLASSES
Enamel Pendant
JEWELRY AND ENAMELING CLASSES
Classes
May 6,May 13,May 20,May 27,June 3,June 10,June 17,June 24(9am-Noon)

Saturdays, through June 30.

Linda Lewis
lindalewisjewelry@gmail.com
Phone: 544-1036
http://sayvacreativegallery.com

Sayva Creative Studio and Gallery
65 Landing Passage
Avila Beach 93424

Film and TV Acting Classes
Classes
May 14,May 21,May 28,June 4,June 11,June 18,June 25,July 2

through July 3. All ages and skill levels. Plus optional Hollywood showcases to meet and perform for agents and casting directors.

Actor's Edge
Act@ActorsEdge.com
Phone: (310) 910-1228
http://actorsedge.com

Actor's Edge
1025 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $165-$175 per month

Citizenship Classes
Classes
May 9,May 16,May 23,May 30,June 6,June 13,June 20,June 27,July 4(5:30-6:30pm)

through July 4. Learn about the U.S. citizenship application process, review civics and history materials, and practice the writing and reading portions of the exam. Bilingual. All materials covered in 8 classes. No fee and no registration required.

Aracelli Astorga
aastorga@slolibrary.org
Phone: 781-4187
http://slolibrary.org

San Luis Obispo Library Community Room
995 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

SOCIAL JUSTICE HEROES COURSE
Classes
May 10,May 17,May 24,May 31,June 7,June 14(6-8 pm)

Wednesdays through June 14.

Lucille
uuccambria.org
Phone: 395-4055

Unitarian Universalist of Cambria
786 Arlington St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

CHESS CLUB
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
April 27,April 29,May 4,May 6,May 11,May 13,May 18,May 20,May 25,May 27,June 1,June 3,June 8,June 10,June 15,June 17(Thur.: 6:30pm in SLO, Sat.: 10:30am in MB)

through June 17. Club meets twice per week. All levels are welcome and all ages.

Mike Bess
stuckonscience@hotmail.com
Phone: 781-0641

Carl's Jr in San Luis Obispo and Embarcadero Morro Bay
195 N. Santa Rosa, Morro Bay Blvd Embarcadero
93405, 93442

Cost: Free

SLO MOTION TOASTMASTERS
Toastmasters International Logo
SLO MOTION TOASTMASTERS
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
May 1,May 8,May 15,May 22,May 29,June 5,June 12,June 19,June 26(11:45am)

through June 26. A supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills.

Joseph Erwin
josephjerwin@gmail.com
Phone: 305-5615
http://slomotion.toastmastersclubs.org

America's Job Center
880 Industrial Way
San Luis Obispo 93401

Fundraisers

Mother's Tavern Table 48
Dine for Wildlife
Mother's Tavern Table 48
May 4,May 5,May 6,May 7,May 8,May 9,May 10,May 11,May 12,May 13,May 14,May 15,May 16,May 17,May 18,May 19,May 20,May 21,May 22,May 23,May 24,May 25,May 26,May 27,May 28,May 29,May 30,May 31,June 1,June 2,June 3,June 4,June 5,June 6,June 7,June 8,June 9,June 10,June 11,June 12,June 13,June 14,June 15,June 16,June 17,June 18,June 19,June 20,June 21,June 22,June 23,June 24,June 25,June 26,June 27,June 28,June 29,June 30

Make reservations for Table 48 at Mother's Tavern through June 30 and 100% of proceeds go to Pacific Wildlife Care, a non-profit dedicated to the rescue, rehab, and release of injured, sick,or abandoned wildlife.

pacificwildlifecare.org
Phone: 541-8733

Mother's Tavern
725 Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

Support Groups

HIGH SCHOOL GRIEF GROUP
April 5,April 12,April 19,April 26,May 3,May 10,May 17,May 24,May 31(3:30-5pm)

Hospice SLO will be offering a drop-in adolescent grief group on Wednesdays from through June 7.

Tony Huffaker
tonyhuffaker@hospiceslo.org
Phone: 544-2266

Hospice SLO
1304 Pacific St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
April 6,April 7,April 8,April 9,April 10,April 11,April 12,April 13,April 14,April 15,April 16,April 17,April 18,April 19,April 20,April 21,April 22,April 23,April 24,April 25,April 26,April 27,April 28,April 29,April 30,May 1,May 2,May 3,May 4,May 5,May 6,May 7,May 8,May 9,May 10,May 11,May 12,May 13,May 14,May 15,May 16,May 17,May 18,May 19,May 20,May 21,May 22,May 23,May 24,May 25,May 26,May 27,May 28,May 29,May 30,May 31,June 1,June 2,June 3,June 4,June 5,June 6(Various)

Do you struggle with food and eating? Do you purge, restrict, or binge for no apparent reason? Overeaters Anonymous can help. No dues or fees. Weekly meetings throughout county. Go to oacentralcoast.org for more info or leave message at 596-5033.

Overeaters Anonymous
centralcoastintergroup@gmail.com

SLO County

Cost: Free

Wellness Circle
April 14,April 21,April 28,May 5,May 12,May 19,May 26,June 2,June 9(5:30pm)

through June 9. Fridays, 50 minutes long. No nicotine, intoxicants, or rudeness.

Sydney Sordia
sydneysordia@gmail.com
Phone: (502) 777-5561

The SLO Mansion
2746 Reservoir Canyon
San Luis Obispo 93401

Nar-Anon Meetings
April 18,April 21,April 25,April 28,May 2,May 5,May 9,May 12,May 16,May 19,May 23,May 26,May 30,June 2,June 6,June 9,June 13,June 16(6pm on Tue.; noon on Fri.)

Nar-Anon family groups is for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction of someone very near to you. Every Tuesday and Sunday.

Kathy Sarenana
ks4586@hotmail.com
Phone: 466-9065

Church of the Redeemer
4600 El Camino Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: None

Family Caregivers of those with Neurological Impairments
May 3,June 7(3pm)

through June 7. The group helps family caregivers develop skills to solve problems and encourages caregivers to maintain their own health as well as optimally care for an adult with a neurological impairment (stroke, TBI, or other serious brain damage).

Coast Caregiver Resource Center
noreeno@coastcrc.org
Phone: 534-9234

Coast Caregiver Resource Center
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Alzheimer's/Dementia Family Caregviers
May 18,June 15(1-2:30pm)

Every thrid Thursday of the month. Support group for family caregivers of those with dementia. Supervised socialization of those with dementia provided in adjoining room with prior arrangement.

Coast Caregiver Resource Center
noreeno@coastcrc.org
Phone: -534-9234

First Baptist Church Activity Room
1900 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Volunteers

Friends of the Elephant Seal - Become a Docent
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Friends of the Elephant Seal - Become a Docent
May 11,May 18,May 25,June 1,June 8,June 15,June 22,June 29

Friends of the Elephant Seal is interviewing prospective volunteer guides in July and August, for a training class on Sept. 9.

Brenda Prince
elephantseal.org
Phone: 924-1628

Freinds of the Elephant Seal
Post Offfice Box 490
Cambria 93428

Special Events

Paso Robles Dance Hall
May 19 (7-9pm)

Join other social dancers on a 3,000 sf wood dance floor every Friday night in through May 31.

Tina Scarsella
tinascarsella@gmail.com
Phone: 835-2076
http://pasodh.wix.com/prdh

Paso Robles Dance Hall
600 Nickerson Blvd.
Paso Robles 93446

Ribs and Rose
Ribs and Rose
Ribs and Rose
Winery Events
May 19 (5:30-9pm)

Derby Smokehouse will be smoking up two kinds of traditional, regional style ribs, accompanied by perfect pairing sides, and the best pairing of all, Rosé! May 19.

Calli
calli@derbywineestates.com
Phone: 238-6300
http://derbywineestates.com

Derby Wine Estates
525 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $35 Club/$45 public

Stage

<em>Stupid F**king Bird</em>
Stupid F**king Bird
May 19 (8pm)

May 11 through 20. In this meta-theatrical redux of Chekhov's The Seagull, an aspiring young director yearns to break free from the shadow of his actress mother, while his young muse pines for the love of a renowned novelist.

Performing Arts Center
performingartscenter.slo@gmail.com
Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org/calendar/event/stupid_fking_bird

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $12

<em>OUR TOWN</em>
OUR TOWN
May 19 (Thurs.-Sat.: 7pm; Sat. and Sun.: 2pm)

Thornton Wilder’s 1938 Pulitzer Prize winner, which follows the lives of residents in the small town of Grover’s Corners, through May 28.

SLO Little Theatre
boxoffice@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org/shows/our-town/

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

Cost: $15-$32

SHIRLEY VALENTINE
May 19 (7:30 p.m. on Fri/Sat, 3pm on Sun.)

through June 11. Shirley's a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband's chip'n'egg, wondering what happened to her life. But then her friend wins a trip to Greece.

Rebecca Buckley
rebeccajbuckley@aol.com
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
828 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $20

Music

Charlie Shoemake LIVE
May 19 (6-8:30pm)

Famed jazz pianist Charlie Shoemake performs music from The Great American Songbook for dining every Friday and Saturday through May 26.

charlie@talsanmusic.cpm
Phone: 924-1219

Harmony Cafe
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

CAL POLY'S AN EVENING OF WOODWIND AND STRING CHAMBER MUSIC
May 19 (7:30pm)

May 19. Featuring several ensembles performing traditional and contemporary music on woodwind and string instruments.

Phone: 756-2406
http://music.calpoly.edu

San Luis Obispo Methodist Church
1515 Fredericks St.
San Luis Obispo 93405

FOR THE FOLKS BENEFIT SHOW
Community Benefit Music Series
FOR THE FOLKS BENEFIT SHOW
May 19 (7pm)

Ethan Burns with the Ragged Jubilee and special guest Erisy Watt play For the Folks to benefit the Land Conservancy of SLO. Proceeds benefit the bands and the nonprofit. Hosted by Whalebird Kombucha. May 19.

Ben Bellizzi
benbellizzi@gmail.com
Phone: 888-7940
http://facebook.com/forthefolksmusic

Whalebird Kombucha
3576 Empleo St.
San Luis Obispo 93406

Cost: $10 donation

FRIDAY MUSIC NIGHT AT AVILA BEACH GOLF RESORT
May 19 (5-8pm)

Live music, happy hour food and drink specials all night. May 19.

Mulligans Bar and Grill
mulligans@avilabeachresort.com
Phone: 595-4000

Mulligan's Bar and Grill
6464 Ana Bay Rd.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience
May 19 (8pm)

May 19.

Vina Robles Amphitheatre Box Office
amphitheatre@vinarobles.com
Phone: 286-3680
http://vinaroblesamphitheatre.com

Vina Robles Amphitheatre
3800 Mill Rd.
Paso Robles 93466

Cost: $36-$46

PAUL SPRAWL LIVE
Paul Sprawl
PAUL SPRAWL LIVE
May 19 (6:30-9pm)

Songwriters At Play presents Paul Sprawl on May 19. His music uniquely combines percussive guitar techniques with bottleneck, tapping, harmonica, and a baritone voice.

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

Porch Cafe
22322 El Camino Real
Santa Margarita 93453

THE RECKLESS SAINTS LIVE
The Reckless Saints @ Last Stage West
THE RECKLESS SAINTS LIVE
May 19 (6pm)

May 19.

Dan
musicbooking@laststagewest.net
Phone: 461-1393
http://laststagewest.net

Last Stage West
15050 Morro Rd.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

TRAIN WRECK FRIDAY: BURNING JAMES & THE FUNKY FLAMES
Train Wreck Friday postcard
TRAIN WRECK FRIDAY: BURNING JAMES & THE FUNKY FLAMES
May 19 (5:30pm)

Bring a picnic, food to grill, or purchase from Steins BBQ or Choco’s Mexican Grill. Free wine tasting 5-7pm. Wine available for purchase. No outside alcohol or pets. Lawn chairs recommended. May 19.

Denise Levy
denise@pomarjunction.com
Phone: 238-9940
http://pomarjunction.com

Pomar Junction Vineyard and Winery
5036 S. El Pomar Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $15

UP IN THE AIR LIVE
Up in the Air at Rio Seco Winery
UP IN THE AIR LIVE
May 19 (6-9pm)

The 7 piece band will perform as part of Rio Seco' Fun Friday Night series, May 19.

Rio Seco Winery
info@riosecowinery
Phone: 237-8884

Rio Seco Winery
4295 Union Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $12 for barbeque dinner and wine tasting

Writers and Literature

MORRO BAY ESTUARY POETRY CONTEST WINNERS READING
MORRO BAY ESTUARY POETRY CONTEST WINNERS READING
Poetry
May 19 (7pm)

Celebrate the winners of the Morro Bay Estuary Poetry Contest and the wonders of Morro Bay. You’ll hear readings from contest judges as well as contest winners and runners-up. Light refreshments provided. May 19.

Rachel Pass
rpass@mbnep.org
Phone: 772-3834

Coalesce Bookstore
845 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Art

CAL POLY JURIED STUDENT SHOW 2017
May 19 (11am-4pm)

through May 19.

Garet
gzook@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-1571

Cal Poly University Art Gallery
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: Free

Love
Love
May 19

Paso Robles Art Association member artists share their artistic interpretations of love in its many forms. Love implies a relationship—with another, a group, a country, nature, a truth, a belief, even with self, through May 29.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robes 93446

PETALS AND PALETTES
Painting by Claudia Solomon
PETALS AND PALETTES
May 19

through May 28. Unique biannual pairing of fine paintings and flower arrangements returns! Sponsored by Cambria Garden Club and Cambria Center for the Arts, this popular show opens May 5, 5:30 to 7 p.m. with music, a wine bar, and refreshments.

Kerry Drager
kerry.drager@gmail.com
Phone: 203-5494

Cambria Center for the Arts
1350 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

M.L. BURDICK EXHIBIT
BF (She Knows)
M.L. BURDICK EXHIBIT
Artists
May 19 (Noon-8 pm)

A selection of abstract ink and mixed media works by local artist M.L. Burdick will be on display through June 1.

Erin
staxwine@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-5055
http://staxwine.com

STAX Wine Bar
1099 Embarcadero
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

THE ART OF KATHY PALMER
Summer Sunflowers
THE ART OF KATHY PALMER
Artists
May 19

through May 30. Kathy Palmer is an artist who is inspired by nature and enjoys creating with a variety of mediums: watercolor, acrylics, oil, and pastels.

Cambria Library
ocstaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 927-4336
http://slolibrary.org

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Craig Harrill and Yael Korin EXHIBIT
Craig Harrill and Yael Korin EXHIBIT
Galleries
May 19 (10am-6pm)

through May 29.

Gregory Siragusa
greg@galleryatmarinasquare.com
Phone: 772-1068
http://galleryatmarinasquare.com

Gallery at Marina Square
601 Embarcadero Ste. 10
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Watercolors by Ken Christensen
Avila Beach
Watercolors by Ken Christensen
Galleries
May 19 (11:30am-5:30pm)

through June 30.

Linda Lewis
lindalewisjewelry@gmail.com
Phone: 544-1036
http://sayvacreativegallery.com

Sayva Creative Gallery
65 Landing Passage
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

Zen Doodle
Zen Doodle
Special Art Events
May 19 (10-11:30am)

Art Center Morro Bay Free drop in adult coloring book club open to the public. Learn the latest craze! Relax and unwind with the new adult coloring books every Friday mornings, through July 1.

Art Center Morro Bay
artcenter.morrobay@gmail.com
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.org

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

STUDIO PROJECT: SANDY ANT HILL
May 19 (10am-5pm)

Draw an ant hill on a sheet of blue paper then cover the hill with glue and sprinkle with sand. Don’t forget to add little black paint thumbprint ants, through May 21.

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

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93410

Sports and Wellness

OUTDOOR QI GONG
Lessons and Classes
May 19 (10:30am)

through May 19. Qi Gong is a powerful health and spiritual development system from China. Focusing on deep breathing, flowing movements,and meditations, it is easy to learn amd  fun. Led by certified teacher Devin Wallace. Call first!

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

Tidelands Park
351 Embarcadero
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Suggested donation: $10

Lectures and Learning

Tarot and Tea
May 19 (7:30-9pm)

May 19. New large space at East Wellbeing and Tea Spa! Learn the intuitive art of Tarot while sipping tea ceremonially prepared gung-fu style by Cyndi Silva. No experience needed, decks are provided.

Maeve Holden
info@dreamydragontarot.com
Phone: (310) 927-2324
http://dreamydragontarot.com

East Wellbeing and Tea Spa
1238 Monterey St #110
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15

Tarot and Tea
May 19 (7:30-9pm)

May 19. Learn about the intuitive art of Tarot from Maeve, a professional reader while enjoying tea service by Cyndi Silva. Decks are provided, no experience necessary.

Maeve Holden
dragronrunner805@gmail.com
Phone: (310) 927-2324

East Wellbeing and Tea Spa
1238 Monterey St. #110
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15

Fundraisers

Mother's Tavern Table 48
Dine for Wildlife
Mother's Tavern Table 48
May 19

Make reservations for Table 48 at Mother's Tavern through June 30 and 100% of proceeds go to Pacific Wildlife Care, a non-profit dedicated to the rescue, rehab, and release of injured, sick,or abandoned wildlife.

pacificwildlifecare.org
Phone: 541-8733

Mother's Tavern
725 Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

SWING (DANCE) FOR JOY
SWING (DANCE) FOR JOY
May 19 (7pm)

Atascadero United Methodist Church will host a swing dance for all ages on May 19. A semi-professional dance band, Swing for Joy Big Band, will provide music for all ages.

Atascadero United Methodist Church
communications@atascaderoumc.org
Phone: 466-2566
http://atascaderoumc.org/events/swing-dance-joy/

Atascadero United Methodist Church
11605 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Support Groups

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
May 19 (Various)

Do you struggle with food and eating? Do you purge, restrict, or binge for no apparent reason? Overeaters Anonymous can help. No dues or fees. Weekly meetings throughout county. Go to oacentralcoast.org for more info or leave message at 596-5033.

Overeaters Anonymous
centralcoastintergroup@gmail.com

SLO County

Cost: Free

Wellness Circle
May 19 (5:30pm)

through June 9. Fridays, 50 minutes long. No nicotine, intoxicants, or rudeness.

Sydney Sordia
sydneysordia@gmail.com
Phone: (502) 777-5561

The SLO Mansion
2746 Reservoir Canyon
San Luis Obispo 93401

Nar-Anon Meetings
May 19 (6pm on Tue.; noon on Fri.)

Nar-Anon family groups is for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction of someone very near to you. Every Tuesday and Sunday.

Kathy Sarenana
ks4586@hotmail.com
Phone: 466-9065

Church of the Redeemer
4600 El Camino Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: None