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June 21

Film and TV

FILM AND TV  ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH, AND TEENS
FILM AND TV ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH, AND TEENS
(Times vary)

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.

Aaron Metchik
act@actorsedge.com
Phone: 310-910-1228
http://actorsedge.com

La Perla Del Mar
205 Windward Ave.
Shell Beach

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

Lectures and Learning

HEARST CASTLE
(Times vary)

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
http://hearstcastle.com

San Simeon

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

ADOPT-A-PET
June 21

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

CAT ADOPTION SPECIAL
Please Come and Adopt Me!
CAT ADOPTION SPECIAL
June 21 (noon-5pm)

through the month of June. Adopt cats 9 months or older for just $9. Includes spay/neuter, current vaccinations, free follow-up vet exam, and a bag of kibble.

HART
warmhearts@slohart.org
Phone: 927-7377
http://slohart.org

Homeless Animal Rescue Team
2638 Main St.
Cambria 93428

BRIDGE ON THE LONGEST DAY
June 21 (9:30am)

On June 21, local bridge clubs will host a bridge marathon for the Alzheimer's Assocation. Free lessons and bridge games all day.

Gina Kirk
ginakrk@gmail.com
Phone: 541-8001
http://acbldistrict22.com/540/

SLO Senior Center
1445 Santa Rosa
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

NESTING BOXES & HUMMINGBIRDS
NESTING BOXES & HUMMINGBIRDS
June 21 (1-3pm)

Discover helpful tips and hints for creating a backyard bird sanctuary, June 21.

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
lcollinsworth@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $5 members; $10 general

TRADING DAY AND BATTLE OF THE GARAGE BANDS
June 21

North County's largest garage sale from 9am-3pm, followed by the Battle of the Garage Bands 3pm-7pm, June 21.

Norma Moye
info@pasoroblesdowntown.org
Phone: 238-4103
http://pasoroblesdowntown.org

Downtown City Park
12th and Spring St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Stage

THE AUTHENTIC LIFE OF BILLY THE KID
June 21 (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

Film and TV

FAMILY MOVIE
June 21 (2pm)

A film adaptation of Samuel Taylor’s short story A Situation of Gravity (PG) on June 21. Popcorn will be provided.

Chase McMunn
cmcmunn@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades Ave.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Music

<em>THE MIKADO</em>
CCG&S presents
THE MIKADO
June 21 (7:30pm)

A comic opera in two acts is set in Japan which satirizes British society within a story of forbidden love, June 21.

Cuesta Cultural & Performing Arts Center
ctarani@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3198
http://cpactickets.cuesta.edu

Cuesta Cultural and Performing Arts Center
Cuesta College, Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 94303

Cost: $15- General, $10- student/senior 65+

ENSEMBLE BRILLIANTEMUSIC FOR FLUTE, OBOE & ORGAN
Ensemble Brilliante, in Concert
ENSEMBLE BRILLIANTEMUSIC FOR FLUTE, OBOE & ORGAN
June 21 (3pm)

The Organ Series of FPCSLO presents flute, oboe, and organ music, June 21. Featuring Katya Gotsdiner-McMahan on organ, Jessica Hoffman on oboe, and Suzanne Duffy on flute.

Katya Gotsdiner-McMahan
churchoffice@fpcslo.org
Phone: 543.5451

First Presbyterian Church of SLO
981 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10 suggested donation

HAWAIIAN FALSETTO AND UKELELE ARTIST
Kamakakehau Fernandez - Hawaiian Falsetto artist
HAWAIIAN FALSETTO AND UKELELE ARTIST
June 21 (7pm)

One of Hawai'i's newest and most refreshing talents and award-winning falsetto artist "Kamaka" will be in concert on June 21.

Yvette
hoapili.pomaikai.aloha@gmail.com
Phone: 878-6793
http://santamariahula.org

The Hideout Cafe
338B W. Tefft St.
Nipomo 93444

Cost: $22 advanced sale; $25 regular

KAMAKAKEHAU FERNANDEZ IN CONCERT
June 21 (7pm)

A Hawaiian falsetto and ukulele concert, June 21.

Phone: 878-6793
http://santamariahula.org

The Hideout Cafe
338 B West Tefft St.
Nipomo 93444

Cost: $22

KENNY TAYLOR IN CONCERT
KENNY TAYLOR IN CONCERT
June 21 (7-10pm)

on June 21. Must be 21 or older.

Avion & Claw
giggitygigs@avionandclaw.com
Phone: 461-9463
http://avionandclaw.com

Avion & Claw
6155 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

REMEMBERING SAM FORD BENEFIT CONCERT
Samantha Ford
REMEMBERING SAM FORD BENEFIT CONCERT
June 21 (3-6pm)

on June 21. Featuring local musicians Nataly Lola and Mid-Life Crisis, plus dancers from the Studio of Performing Arts. Proceeds benefit dance scholarships and Pablove, a cancer research foundation.

Marni Farmer
rememberingsamford@yahoo.com
Phone: 748-8636
http://rememberingsamford.com/

Branch Street Deli
203 E. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

SLO TRACKS SOLSTICE MUSIC & BBQ BLAST
SLO TRACKS SOLSTICE MUSIC & BBQ BLAST
SLO TRACKS SOLSTICE MUSIC & BBQ BLAST
June 21 (noon-7pm)

Enjoy great bands, BBQ, drinks, and more on June 21.

Vincent
stvincentfolk@gmail.com
Phone: 215-9305

SLO Tracks
1 Vintage Ranch Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93406

Cost: $12

SZILENZE IN CONCERT
Szilenze
SZILENZE IN CONCERT
June 21 (6-9pm)

on June 21.

Sky Byrd
silenzerocks@gmial.com
Phone: (715) 412-1172
http://facebook.com/pages/Szilenze/112222275479235

Last Stage West
15050 Morro Rd.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

Writers and Literature

GORDON SNIDER BOOK SIGNING
June 21 (2-4pm)

Author of The Origamist will sign books June 21.

Coalesce Bookstore
coalescebookstore@gmail.com
Phone: 772-2880
http://coalescebookstore@gmail.com

Coalesce Bookstore
845 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Art

JANICE LUCIER WORKS ON DISPLAY
June 21 (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

ERIN PERRY ART EXHIBIT
Erin Perry Mixed Media - An Evening at the Opera
ERIN PERRY ART EXHIBIT
June 21

Local artist Erin Perry is exhibiting a wide selection of her bold collage and colorful mixed-media works during the month of June. A portion of any sales benefits the Friends of the Cambria Library.

Joen Kommer
jkommer@slolibrary.org
Phone: 927-4336
http://cambriafol.org

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
Art at Wineries
June 21 (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
June 21 (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

AVILA ART ASSOCIATION CALL FOR PAINTERS
Avila Beach Welcome Sign
AVILA ART ASSOCIATION CALL FOR PAINTERS
Call For Artists
June 21 (10am-5pm)

Avila Art on the Plaza is calling for new painters. Sell your art all day every Saturday from through October.

Gay Melody Sullivan
gaymelody@msn.com
Phone: 627-0256

Avila Plaza Art Walk
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

SIGNATURE EXHIBITION
What a Day
SIGNATURE EXHIBITION
Galleries
June 21 (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
June 21 (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
June 21 (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

SANTA MARGARITA ART BEFORE DARK
Special Art Events
June 21 (6-9pm)

A blocks long arts festival featuring 17 artists showing their work in seven different venues celebrating the longest day of the year, June 21.

Heidi Petersen
olpupi@yahoo.com
Phone: 305-7012
http://santamargaritabeautiful.org/art.html

Town of Santa Margarita
El Camino Real
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

SCIENCE SATURDAY: COLOR CHANGING MILK
June 21 (11am-noon)

Experiment and see what happens when milk, food coloring, and a drop of liquid soap are mixed together, June 21.

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

ALL ABOARD - WE'RE HOPPING TO THE MOON
Cover Image of Children's Book By Beryl Reichenberg, Hopping to the Moon
ALL ABOARD - WE'RE HOPPING TO THE MOON
Create and Learn
June 21 (2-3pm)

Join local artist and author Beryl Reichenberg as she talks about traveling to the Moon and reads her new children's book on June 14.

Tosha
youth@explorationstation.org
Phone: 473-1921
http://explorationsttion.org

Exploration Station
867 Ramona
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Free

HENNA FOR TEENS
Libraries
June 21 (10:30am)

Teen and tweens, grades 6-12, may come and experience the ancient Indian art of skin staining with Debra Lay on June 21. Call to pre-register as space is limited. 

Joan Bloomfield
kbarnhart@slolibrary.org
Phone: 461-6163
http://slolibrary.org

Atascadero Library
6555 Capistrano Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

MANGA WORKSHOP FOR TEENS
Irene Flores Sparks a Reaction at The Library!
MANGA WORKSHOP FOR TEENS
Libraries
June 21 (11am)

Teens and tweens, grades 6-12, are invited to work with Tokyopop's Irene Flores, June 21.

Kristen Barnhart
kbarnhart@slolibrary.org
Phone: 781-5775
http://slolibrary.org

SLO Library Community Room
995 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93403

Cost: Free

The Outdoors

ELFIN FOREST NATURE WALK
June 21 (9:30-11:30am)

The walk on June 21 will be "All About the Estuary."

Yolanda
yolanda@elfin-forest.org
Phone: 528-0392
http://elfin-forest.org

El Moro Elfin Forest Natural Area
North end of 15th St. off of Santa Ysabel
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

SATURDAYS IN THE GARDEN - NATURAL BUG REPELLANTS
June 21 (1-2pm)

Different types of herbs, plants, and other amendments will attract or repel various insects. Come learn these techniques, June 21.

Amanda
stacey@ecologistics.org
Phone: 235-0666
http://ecologistics.org

Blue C Community Garden
1968 11th St.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

STANDUP PADDLEBOARD YOGA
STANDUP PADDLEBOARD YOGA
June 21 (4:45-6:30pm)

Connect with nature, community, and experience yoga while floating on the ocean, June 28. Expert instruction with a tutorial on paddling, a warm up paddle, followed by yoga and relaxation.

Avila Beach Paddlesports
info@slocoastkayaks.com
Phone: 704-6902
http://slocoastkayaks.com

Avila Beach Paddlesports
3915 Avila Beach Dr.
Port San Luis 93405

Cost: $45

Sports and Wellness

BELLYFIT CLASSES
June 21 (varies)

A combination of African belly dance, Bollywood, pilates, and yoga; offered through July 30.

Leslie Thompson
ebtasam@aol.com
Phone: 550-6944
http://tribelation.webs.com

Ludwick Community Center
864 Santa Rosa
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $8-$10

FREE ENERGY BALANCING CLINIC BY LIGHTSHARE
June 21 (11am-4pm)

June 21. Sessions are 25 minutes in duration, free of charge, appropriate for all ages, and no appointment is necessary.

Wendy McKenna
wendy@lightshare.us
Phone: 438-4347
http://lightshare.us

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
1010 Murray Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free

THE PIT: FATHER'S TRAIN FREE
Father's train FREE
THE PIT: FATHER'S TRAIN FREE
Lessons and Classes
June 21 (Various)

All father's who have not been a member before can train in martial arts and fitness for free the entire month of June.

Heather
heather@thepit.tv
Phone: 473-2500

The Pit Martial Arts & Fitness
1106 E. Grand Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

A GATHERING IN THE GARDEN
A GATHERING IN THE GARDEN
June 21 (5-7:30pm)

June 21. Will feature appetizers, wine, live music, and Zen garden sculptures, and will benefit the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve.

Cambria Nursery Gardens
2801 Eton Rd.
Cambria 93428

GATHERING IN THE GARDEN
enjoy music, wine and fine food at the Gathering in the Garden
GATHERING IN THE GARDEN
June 21 (5pm)

A benefit for the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve on June 21. Enjoy live music, wine, appetizers, a raffle, and auction in a lovely garden setting.

Jo Ellen Butler
ffrpcambria@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 927-2856
http://ffrpcambria.org

Cambria Nursery and Florist
2801 Eton Rd.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $15

REMEMBERING SAM FORD BENEFIT CONCERT
June 21 (3-6pm)

June 21. Pays tribute to 24-year-old Arroyo Grande resident Samantha Michelle Ford who lost her life in 2010 after her third battle with cancer. The event will raise money for dance scholarships in Sam's name at the Studio of Performing Arts in Grover Beach, and The Pablove Foundation, which supports childhood cancer research.

Branch Street Deli
203 E. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande , CA 93420

Cost: Free admission, %10 of food and drink sales will be donated to the Remembering Sam Ford fund

Volunteers

CAYUCOS VISITORS CENTER & HISTORY MUSEUM
June 21

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