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May 31

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

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

RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
May 31 (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

ADOPT-A-PET
May 31

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 June 28.

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

PETCO
271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

DOG PARK ANNIVERSARY PARTY
May 31 (1-4pm)

Celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Elm Street Dog Park on May 31 with activities, doggie pools, obstacle course, and a presentation.

Vivian Krug
vivkrug@outlook.com
Phone: 458-3321
http://fivecitiesdogpark.org

Elm Street Park
380 Elm St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

OAK CREEK COMMONS ANNIVERSARY AND OPEN HOUSE
May 31 (9am)

May 31. Bagels and tours of the community at 10am and 4pm, a pool-side potluck at 5pm, and a barn dance, 7-9pm.

Sue
oakcreek_commons@yahoo.com
Phone: 591-4048
http://oakcreekcommons.org

Oak Creek Commons HOA
635 Nicklaus St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Dance: $7

SANTA MARIA RODEO DEMONSTRATION
Compassionate Community Member
SANTA MARIA RODEO DEMONSTRATION
May 31 (4pm)

Activists from Animal Emancipation will hold a demonstration against the Santa Maria Elks Club Rodeo May 31.

Peggy Koteen
gandolfsneed@aol.com
Phone: For more info call 441-5897

Unocal Events Center
Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Free

STOP ANIMATION AND DIGITAL ARTS INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE
YMCA Tech Teach/Film Crew
STOP ANIMATION AND DIGITAL ARTS INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE
May 31 (1-3pm)

with the Cambria Youth Institute Tech/Teach Film Crew, May 31.

Tosha R Punches
youth@explorationstation.org
Phone: 4731421
http://explorationstation.org

Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach 93483

Cost: $3 kids, $4 adults

Stage

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
May 31 (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

<em>PETER PAN 
</em>
AGHS Flying to Never Land
PETER PAN
May 31 (Thurs. & Fri. 10am & 7pm; Sat. 2pm & 7pm)

Arroyo Grande High School Theatre Company presents the musical adaptation of the classic tale, May 29-31.

Sean Blauvelt
mrb604@yahoo.com
Phone: 748-4265

Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks
Arroyo Grande 93449

Cost: $10-$15

THE AUTHENTIC LIFE OF BILLY THE KID
May 31 (Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 3pm and 8pm, Sundays at 7pm)

Lee Blessing's funny, occasionally chilling play about Pat Garrett, the man who shot Billy the Kid, runs through Feb. 23.

Jake Liam McGuire
thespot@thespotag.com
Phone: 474-5711
http://thespotag.com

The Spot
116 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $15-$20

Music

ADULT SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT
ADULT SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT
May 31 (4-6pm)

Enjoy an afternoon featuring Guitarist James Edwards and Soprano Katherine Arthur, May 31. Wine tasting reception following music.

Judy Adkison
jadkison@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222
http://eventbrite.com/e/san-luis-coastal-adult-school-spring-concert-tickets-11255550655

SLO Botanical Gardens Oak Pavilion
3450 Dairy Creek Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

BARN DANCE
May 31 (7-9pm)

May 31. No partner needed, with live music by Calamity House.

Arlen Bass & Risa Kaiser
risakaiser@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 239-9134

Oak Creek Commons Cohousing Community
635 Nicklaus St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $7 donation; children free

CAL POLY JAZZ NIGHT CONCERT
CAL POLY JAZZ NIGHT CONCERT
May 31 (8pm)

Guest artist TBA! May 31.

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4849
http://music.calpoly.edu/calendar/

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $14 and $12 general, $12 and $9 seniors, students and Jazz Federation members

CHRISTINE ROGERS IN CONCERT
Christine Rogers
CHRISTINE ROGERS IN CONCERT
May 31 (7-10pm)

May 31.

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

Avion & Claw
6155 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93442

Cost: Free

Art

ART BAR
May 31 (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 31 (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

AND THE KITCHEN SINK
May 31 (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.

Bob Canepa
bcanepa@charter.net
Phone: 544-3719
http:// bobcanepaphotography.com

Bob Canepa
1027 B Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
Art at Wineries
May 31 (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

MICHELLE ELLIS EXHIBIT
Art at Wineries
May 31 (11am-5pm)

through Aug. 10. Exhibit features unique, highly textured, contemporary art as well as abstract artwork.

Amanda Grindley
amanda@breconestate.com
Phone: 238-2778

Brecon Estate Winery
7450 Vineyard Dr.
Paso Robles 93446

SIGNATURE EXHIBITION
What a Day
SIGNATURE EXHIBITION
Galleries
May 31 (noon-6pm)

Select nationally known artists display exquisite original oil and pastel paintings as part of Paso Artsfest through June 29.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://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 31 (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 31 (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 31

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

ART CENTER ACTIVITY: NAME PLATES
May 31 (10am)

Create and personalize your bike with a name plate, through May 31.

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

CAR SEAT CLASS
May 31 (11am)

Learn to properly install your child’s car seat with guidance form SLO Alpha volunteers, May 31.

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 31

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

Sports and Wellness

MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP
Lessons and Classes
May 31 (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 31 (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

ATASCADERO STRENGHT GAMES II
Atascadero High School Strength Games
ATASCADERO STRENGHT GAMES II
Special Events
May 31 (9am)

Events include weight for height & distance, med ball throw, car pull, farmers carry, team obstacle course, and kajabe can can. Also features food and music. Benefits AHS DRAMA. Kilts optional.

Jesse Torrey
atascaderodramaboosters@gmail.com
Phone: 674-3959
http://ahsdramaboosters.org

Atascadero High School Stadium
1 High School Hill
Atascadero 93422

Cost: 15 and older: $15, under 15: $10

Lectures and Learning

FIRST STEPS TO SUCCESS
May 31 (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 31 (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

Fundraisers

CASA SUPERHERO 5K FUN RUN & WALK
CASA volunteer Lisa Howe dresses as Wonderwoman for CASA 5K Walk
CASA SUPERHERO 5K FUN RUN & WALK
May 31 (Registration starts at 9am; run and walk start at 10pm)

Run on a certified 5K course or walk around scenic Atascadero Lake to support a great cause, May 31. Dress as your favorite superhero, bring family, friends, and co-workers to this family-friendly day. Stay for the BBQ, bounce house, and face painting after.

Cathy Orton
staff@slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542

Atascadero Lake Park
9305 Pismo Avenue
Atascadero 93422

Cost: 5K run $25; walk is free; fundraiser $100

MARCH FOR BABIES
March for Babies
MARCH FOR BABIES
May 31 (8:30am )

Join the team and raise money to improve the health of babies on May 31. The walk will start at the Clark Center and go through Arroyo Grande. All money raised will go to the March of Dimes.

Jamie Maraviglia-Manalo
myty87@gmail.com
Phone: 801-6211
http://marchforbabies.org/team/nayaspapayas

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: n/a

NIGHT OF A MILLION MEALS
May 31 (5:30pm)

Seventh Annual event will include no-host bar and a four-course dinner with local wines, in addition to silent and live auctions, May 31.

Senior Nutrition Program
snpslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 541-3312
http://snpslo.org

The Cliffs Resort
2757 Shell Beach Rd.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: $95

Volunteers

CAYUCOS VISITORS CENTER & HISTORY MUSEUM
May 31

Be a catalyst for happy memories & great experiences. Welcome visitors, offer info about lodging, dining, services, events, historical, natural, and recreational resources.

Jan Romanazzi
cayucosvisitorscenter@gmail.com
Phone: 995-1200

Cayucos Visitors Center & History Museum
41 South Ocean Ave.
Cayucos 93430

BECOME A TUTOR FOR ADULT ENGLISH LITERACY
BECOME A TUTOR FOR ADULT ENGLISH LITERACY
May 31 (10am-3:30pm)

Tutor Training Workshop on June 7. Please call or visit our website.

Grace Morgan
grace@sloliteracy.org
Phone: 541-4219
http://sloliteracy.org

SLO County Library
995 Palm Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25