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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.
July 24 (10-noon)
July 21-25. Designed for 9-12 year-olds.
Cost: $85 with paid $25 annual registration or valid membership
July 24 (6:30pm & 8:30pm)
on July 24 at the Fort Frontier Stage at the California Mid State Fair in Paso Robles.
Cost: Free w/ fair admission
July 24 (7:30pm)
on July 24 on the Chumash Grandstand Arena at the California Mid State Fair.
POPULAR FAVORITES AND JAZZ STANDARDS
July 24 (6:30-9:30pm)
Pianist Brett Mitchell and guitarist Adam Levine, with bassist Mike Swan play popular favorites and jazz standard, every Thursday through Aug. 7.
July 24 (6:30pm)
Missouri-based winners of The Great American Song Contest will put on their psychedelic folk show July 24.
July 24 (7-10pm)
These Berklee College of Music grads will be playing July 24. Ages 21+.
July 24 (7-9pm)
on July 24.
Writers and Literature
POETRY IN THE LIBRARY
July 24 (6:30pm)
Poets on the Edge and Los Osos Library present “GLIMPSES” with featured poets Jeanie Greensfelder and Diane Halsted on July 24. Open mic to follow.
ROSEMARY PISCIOTTA ART EXHIBIT
Cambria artist Rosemary Pisciotta is exhibiting a wide selection of her works in acrylic and mixed media, including figures, seascapes, and abstracts, through July 31. Sales benefit the Friends of the Library.
Call For Artists
California artists are invited to submit applications by Aug. 1, to be a part of our annual December exhibition and sale of fine craft including glass, metal, wood, and fabric.
Classes and Workshops
July 24 (Tues-Fri: 7pm; Sat: 11am & 7pm; Sun: noon & 4pm)
In a relaxed, social setting, our resident artists will guide you through replicating the nights chosen painting, through Aug. 17. Wine, beer and charcuterie service available. The $40 fee includes canvas, paints, instruction, and a cocktail.
July 24 (6-8pm)
Marinella Senatore's exhibit will be on display through Aug. 17.
July 24 (8:30am-12:30pm)
Five day sensory awareness camp for 8-14 year-olds to learn life skills, teamwork, and communication while connecting with horses, through Aug. 8. Games, art, mindfulness, horsemanship, and nature based predator/prey program.
July 24 (9am-1pm)
July 21 through Aug. 11. Registration now open at The Great American Melodrama.
July 24 (Tues.: 4:30-5:30pm; Thurs.:4:30-5:30pm)
Boys and Girls ages 5 -10 can have fun and gain important life skills at these empowering martial art classes. Parents and children are welcome to come observe a class.
LITTLE SPACE ADVENTURERS: GLOWING CONSTELLATIONS
July 24 (11am-12pm)
Using black paper as our night sky, our little guests will make constellations using glow-in-the-dark stickers and chalk, July 24.
LEARN, CONNECT, CLAY CAMP
Create and Learn
July 24 (8:15-11am daily; Information night at 6pm)
July 8-Aug. 1. This multi-sensory camp will help improve your child’s thinking, literacy, and creative skills. 1, 2 or 4 week sessions available.
Cost: $250 a week
FIZZ! BOOM! READ! BATS
July 24 (2pm)
On July 24, SLO County's own "bat lady" Melinda Alvarado will share all about the amazing world of bats, including a visit from a rescue bat.
FIZZ! BOOM! READ! NATURALIST
July 24 (2pm)
On July 24 naturalist Karen Poland will bring animals such as a rabbit, snake, and owl to teach kids how they depend on each other in a food chain.
July 24 (11am)
If you love tricks and illusions, and love to laugh out loud, you don't want to miss this Bay Area magician perform on July 24. Bring the whole family and be ready to be astonished, amused, and amazed.
July 24 (2pm)
If you love tricks and illusions,and love to laugh out loud, you don't want to miss this Bay Area magician perform on July 24. Bring the whole family and be ready to be astonished, amused, and amazed.
Sports and Wellness
July 24 (5:15-6:45pm)
Ongoing classes through Aug. 28 in the Japanese martial art that protects without causing harm. Beginners and visitors are welcome.
ZUMBA IN SLO VETERAN'S HALL
Lessons and Classes
July 24 (5:30pm)
Every Thursday. Beginners and drop-ins welcome.
Lectures and Learning
LEARN HOW TO CREATE CHOICE & COMPETITION IN THE LOCAL ENERGY MARKET
July 24 (6:30-8pm)
SLO Clean Energy is hosting a public workshop on how to bring local renewable energy to SLO County. Facilitator, Cordel Stillman, will explain the formation process of the CCA program called Sonoma Clean Power and what it has to offer, July 24.
PARENTING FROM THE BARN
Experiential program to guide and empower parents, through Aug. 16. Learn solutions and effective strategies with the help of horses. Establish leadership, engage cooperation, and communicate openly in a supportive environment. Horse experience not required.
Cost: $315 for a couple; $240 for a single
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