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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.
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
Live music, 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.
30TH ANNUAL CACTUS SHOW AND SALE
May 26 (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
AN EVENING OF COMEDY & MUSIC: A CULINARY CABARET
May 26 (Wed, Thurs, Fri at 7pm, Sat 3pm & 7pm, Sun at 6pm)
May 2-June 16. Celebrates food!
Cost: $18, $20, $22
May 26 (2:00 - 5:00)
Enjoy Tropical Brazilian Guitar by Jon Stephen, great wine and a fun Avila Beach setting.
AVILA BLUES FESTIVAL
May 26 (Gates open at noon)
Join us in Avila Beach on Memorial Day Weekend (May 26) for the 20th annual Avila Beach Blues Festival featuring the legendary Steve Miller Band, Elvin Bishop, and Carolyn Wonderland. Purchase tickets at: vallitix.com.
Chamber Music at the Fellowship: Jim Riccardo & Jessica Hoffman with Rebecca Sloan
May 26 (2:00 pm)
no room! Please e-mail me for informati
Cost: $20 general, $5 students, under 12 free
May 26 (1pm)
Songwriters At Play showcase on May 26.
May 26 (10 AM to 5:30 PM)
Singer/Songwriter Shakeh & Brian Asher
Writers and Literature
May 26 (2-4 p.m.)
Poetry Reading at Studios on the Park
Lectures and Learning
N. COUNTY WHITE HERON BUDDHIST MEDITATION SANGHA
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
May 26 (9-11am)
Come for meditation, tea, and discussion through July 7. Meetings are on Sundays.