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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.
THE DALLIDET ADOBE AND GARDENS
Open March through November on Fridays (10am-4pm), Sundays (1-4pm), and by appointment. Hours depend on volunteer availability; please call ahead
Phone: 543-0638 ext. 10
MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTER OF SLO COUNTY
The History Center is housed in the former Carnegie Library Bldg., built 1904-05. The Museum is open daily from 10am-4pm. The Public Research Room is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am-4pm and Fridays from 11am-4pm (subject to volunteer availability)
Phone: 543-0638 ext. 10
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.
The North County Prostate Cancer Support Group meets monthly in the Pavilion Room on the last Thurs. at
CASA INFO SESSION
Learn about becoming an advocate for an abused child, mentoring, and other volunteer opportunities at CASA, fourth Wednesdays.
August 21 (5-8pm )
Meet and mingle with drawings Aug. 21 from
J & J CELLARS: MIDWEEK MINGLE
August 21 (3pm to 6pm)
Join in on the fun on Aug. 21 from
Cost: Complimentary; wine is $5 by the glass
August 21 (1:30pm (Wed, Sat, Sun) and 7pm (Fri and Sat))
Kitty Balay stars as Patsy Cline, alongside Suzy Newman as her devoted fan (and friend) Louise, in PCPA's production of Always...Patsy Cline, running through Aug. 31.
CYRANO DE BERGERAC
August 21 (8pm)
PCPA's Cyrano de Bergerac, starring Derrick Lee Wheedon in the title role, runs through Sept. 1.
August 21 (5-8pm)
Country rock Americana concert takes place Aug. 21. Bring picnics!
Writers and Literature
SLOLIO - A GATHERING OF TRUE STORIES AT LINNAEA'S
August 21 (7pm)
The theme for Aug. 21 is "Rite of Passage."
Lectures and Learning
NATIVE BASKET LECTURE SERIES
Join guest speaker Julio Quair Aug. 21 at 5:30pm. Donations are appreciated; please RSVP by Aug. 19.
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
Global Alliance for Balance and Healing is offering a free community outreach program entitled “Shift Discussions” on Wednesday, Aug 21 at 6pm. "Shift Discussions" will be facilitated by Wendy McKenna, Holistic Healer and Founder of Global Alliance and Elizabeth Sullivan, Energy Healer and Volunteer Administrator of Global Alliance.
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