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SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
The San Luis Obispo Farmers Market takes place every Thursday from 6-9pm on Higuera St. between Osos and Nipomo and includes over 120 vendors of produce, dairy, barbecue, flowers, and more.
In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at
NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
Takes place on Sundays from
SAN LUIS OBISPO
At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from
In the Town Park on Sat.
LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
Tues. at City Park from
January 22,February 26,March 26,April 23,May 28,June 25,July 23,August 27,September 24,October 22,November 26(Noon)
Learn more about becoming a volunteer advocate for an abused child or a mentor to a former foster child, fourth Wednesdays.
May 22 (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.
VIGIL FOR KIDNAPPED NIGERIAN GIRLS AND VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING
May 22 (7-7:45pm)
May 22. Speakers include Nisha Abdul Cader M.D., F.A.A.P., Commander Brenda Trobaugh, Rabbi Linda Bertenthal, Rebecca Turner, and Sarah Pihl.
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
May 22 (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.
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.
May 22 (7pm)
An evening full of enjoyable songs and stories is in store on May 22, accompanied by guitarist Andy Stack.
Cost: $15 suggested donation
May 22 (6:30-9:30pm)
on May 2.
CAL POLY PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE RECITAL
May 22 (7:30pm)
The program will include works by Alan Hovhaness, Christopher Rouse, King Crimson, Aurel Hollo, Mutsuhito Ogino, James Holt, and Music Department alum Kevin Capacia. The music has elements of fiery rhythmic passion, and gentle harmonic meditation, May 22.
CAL POLY STUDENT PIANO RECITAL
May 22 (11am)
Features music majors who study piano in a program of solo piano repertoire from various composers, May 22.
May 22 (7-10pm)
Contemporary acoustic guitar, May 22.
Avion & Claw
May 22 (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.
JANICE LUCIER WORKS ON DISPLAY
May 22 (During business hours)
through June 30.
AND THE KITCHEN SINK
May 22 (10am-6pm)
Photographic work by Bob Canepa, through June 14. A diverse collection of the artist's interests in photography from composite to portrait, landscape to macro.
Art at Wineries
May 22 (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.
MICHELLE ELLIS EXHIBIT
Art at Wineries
May 22 (11am-5pm)
through Aug. 10. Exhibit features unique, highly textured, contemporary art as well as abstract artwork.
May 22 (6-8pm)
Marinella Senatore's exhibit will be on display through Aug. 17.
Openings and Receptions
May 22 (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.
May 22 (5pm)
Children ages 5 to 10 welcome, Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 22.
BEGINNING POTTERY FOR KIDS
Anam-Cre'Pottery offers beginning classes for kids 6 and up, through June 10. They sculpt, throw on the wheel, make story plates and build bird houses. Give your kids the opportunity to explore their creativity. After school hours and Saturdays.
May 22 (5pm)
Children ages 5 to 10 have fun and gain important life skills in Aikido. Tues. and Thurs. at 5pm through June 26.
May 22 (10am)
Make an art print using bicycle tire tread and paint through May 25.
Cost: museum admission
Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.
Sports and Wellness
AIKIDO CLASSES FOR ADULTS
May 22 (6pm )
Beginner level footwork, moves, and techniques from the modern Japanese martial art; non-violent, through May 26. Taught by blackbelt Mary Tesoro, with 32 years+ experience.
May 22 (6pm)
Learn moves and techniques of the modern Japanese martial art Aikido. Begin any Mon. or Thurs. through May 29. Taught by blackbelt Mary Tesoro, with 32 years plus experience.
Lessons and Classes
May 22 (5:15-6:45 pm)
Ongoing classes through June 26. Beginners welcome.
Lessons and Classes
May 22 (6-7:30pm)
Gentle, restorative yoga with Body Work & Essential Oils, through May 22. Taught by RYTs Heather Noyes and Tracy Kosinski.
Cost: $60 for 4 sessions or $18 drop-in
ZUMBA AT SLO VETERAN'S HALL
Lessons and Classes
through June 5. Drop in anytime.
Zumba with Sue
May 22 (6 - 9pm)
Come to Downtown Association's Farmers' Market Public Works Night and meet the men and women who help keep your city running! The City of SLO Public Works Dept. will have equipment and informational booths for you to see on Chorro Street.
Lectures and Learning
NEW WRITING COURSES
May 22 (5:30pm)
Various, new classes through June 12.
Cost: $30 per class
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
May 22 (7-9pm)
Conner Everts, Director of the Southern California Watershed Alliance and the Desal Response Group, discusses our worsening water situation, what might help, and what won’t. Get the facts on California’s most urgent environmental problem, May 22.
Community Notebook 11/20/14-11/27/14 Testing the waters: Locals prepare to submit a nomination to create a National Marine Sanctuary along the Central Coast Faculty association and Santa Maria Joint Union High School District struggle to come to terms with contract Political Watch 11/20/14 Community Corner: Santa Maria Keller Williams holds Toys for Tots drive Students and employers want a four-year college in Northern Santa Barbara County Pipeline crunch-time: A Nov. 21 hearing looms as Nipomo stakeholders consider key water decisions