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Film and TV
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.
THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)
nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing emerging and established artists to campus.
Special Art Events
Free art walk, first Saturdays in downtown Paso Robles, Oct. 5 from
POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS
Create and Learn
Ongoing pottery classes for kids ages 6 and older.
Cost: $20 per class
SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at
Takes place on Thurs. in the Spencer's Market parking lot and Sat. on downtown Main Street.
Phone: call 544-9570
ARROYO GRANDE VILLAGE
Live entertainment, fresh fruit, flowers, and more on Sat.
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
Produce, craft items, and prepared food are available every Wed. from
Tues. at City Park from
Lectures and Learning
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
SLO FOOD BANK
The Food Bank solicits, warehouses, and distributes large-scale food donations to more than 225 non-profit agency partners and directly through our food assistance programs. The Food Bank can also help you find a drop site if you are looking to make an individual donation. Volunteer opportunities are also available.
Phone: 543-0388 or 238-4664
UNITED BLOOD SERVICES
Donations may be made at the UBS Center in San Luis Obispo at 4119 Broad Street in the Creekside Center, or in Santa Maria at 1770 S. Broadway in the Plum Tree Plaza next to Lassen's Natural Foods.
WOODS HUMANE SOCIETY
(Woods opens Mon. through Sat. at 10 a.m.)
Woods Humane Society protects and shelters homeless companion animals, places animals into humane environments, promotes responsible pet ownership, provides humane education, and reduces animal overpopulation. They have beautiful animals up for adoption, camps for kids, fund-raising events, volunteer opportunities, and educational programs for the community. For more info on the various services Woods offers and a full calendar of events, contact the society. Their Quicky car wash fundraiser runs May 1-31.
CASA INFO SESSION
Learn about becoming an advocate for an abused child, mentoring, and other volunteer opportunities at CASA, fourth Wednesdays.
BIRTHDAY POTTERY PARTY
May 25 (3:30-5:00)
A UNIQUE BIRTHDAY IN THE POTTERY STUDIO
30TH ANNUAL CACTUS SHOW AND SALE
May 25 (9:00 AM TO 4:30 PM)
CACTUS SHOW AND SALE 5/24 - 5/26
EMY DE LA FUENTE
Cost: FREE AFTER ADMISSION TO FAIRCHILD
May 25 (1-3pm)
On May 25.
San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
Cost: $5 members/$10 non-members
AVILA BEACH TEQUILA FESTIVAL
May 25 (Noon-4pm)
Featuring tequila, tequila cocktails, and Mexican beers. Including over 20-plus top tequila brands. Corona, Pacifico, Modelo, and more. Shot glass and party shades provided. Ticket includes 6 (.5oz) tastings. Mexican cuisine provided by Ventana Grill for an additional cost. 21 years and over only. May 26.
May 25 (8pm to 10pm)
May 25 a night of fun wolf magic!
Cost: donation any amount
PASO WINE 101
May 25 (10am)
Learn Paso terrior & how to taste! 5/25
Cost: $30/pp or $24/pp for Crush Club members
AN EVENING OF COMEDY & MUSIC: A CULINARY CABARET
May 25 (Wed, Thurs, Fri at 7pm, Sat 3pm & 7pm, Sun at 6pm)
May 2-June 16. Celebrates food!
Cost: $18, $20, $22
May 25 (4pm)
Songwriters At Play event on May 25.
EL COLIBRI HOTEL AND SPA WITH BRIAN ASHER ON CELLO
May 25 (6-9 PM)
Singer/songwriter Shakeh and Brian Asher
ROYAL GARDEN SWING ORCHESTRA
May 25 (2-4:30pm)
This 9 piece jazz band swings. May 25.
May 25 (7 PM to 9:30 PM)
Shakeh & Brian Asher on the Patio
SLO FOLKS PRESENT DOUBLE-BILL: ANNE MCCUE ~ DAVID OLNEY W/ SERGIO WEBB
May 25 (7:30 pm)
May 25: Killer original songs & players.
PASO ROBLES FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
May 25 (10-4pm)
Art, music, and performances all day on May 25.
DOCENT LED HIKES: GUIDETTI RANCH
May 25 (9am-12pm)
Please call Eco Slo for more information. Hike is on May 25.
SLO STEWARD'S WORKDAY: BOWDEN RANCH
May 25 (9am-12pm)
Please call ECO SLO for more information. Workday is on May 25.
Lectures and Learning
Art of Blending Wine
May 25 (2pm-5pm)
May 25th: Wine blending class!
Cost: $60/pp or $48/pp for Crush Club Members
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