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August 4

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. Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

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

Special Events

SCIENCE FOR GIRLS CAMP
Ajhri Kehler Experimenting at the Exploration Station
SCIENCE FOR GIRLS CAMP
August 4 (10am-noon)

One week camp, Aug. 4-8, for ages 8-12 to explore with a different mentor each day in biology, chemistry, materials engineering, technology, and art.

Tosha R Punches
youth@explorationstation.org
Phone: 473-1421
http://explorationstation.org

Exploration Station
867 Ramona Ave.
Grover Beach 93483

Cost: $50 with $25 annual registration fee or valid membership, scholarships available

WINE AROMA SENSORY STATION
Sensory Staton
WINE AROMA SENSORY STATION
Winery Events
August 4 (10am-6pm)

Test your nose with our wine aroma sensory station, Aug. 1-31. Wine tasting afterwards to see if you can identify the aromas in our wines.

Kristin
events@roberthallwinery.com
Phone: 239-1616 ext. 24
http://roberthallwinery.com/events/Wine-Aroma-Sensory-Station-every-day-in-August

Robert Hall Winery
3443 Mill Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $5-$10

Music

BIRDIE PERFORMANCE AT THE SHELL CAFE
BIRDIE's new CD,
BIRDIE PERFORMANCE AT THE SHELL CAFE
August 4 (4pm)

Children's music artist, BIRDIE, performs an interactive set at the Shell Cafe on Aug.4. Bring the kids and play with instruments, scarves and other fun! BIRDIE has been recognized by NPR music critic, Stefan Shepherd.

Teresa Gasca-Burk
birdietunes@yahoo.com
Phone: 440-5352
http://birdietunes.com

Shell Cafe
1351 Price St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free

Art

WAX EFFECTS
WAX EFFECTS
August 4 (6-8pm )

On display through August, this national juried exhibit is bringing some amazing talent to San Luis Obispo. Artists from the East coast to the West coast have been selected to show their best encaustic work.

Etty Klinger
artcentral93401@gmail.com
Phone: 747-4200

Art Central Gallery
1329 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ALMOND COUNTRY QUILT GUILD MEETING
Meetings and Associations
August 4 (6:30pm)

Aug. 4. An evening focused on making small community quilts for local charities. Visitors welcome.

Lisa Guerrero
lisajguerrero@msn.com
Phone: 237-9313
http://almondcountryquilters.com

Trinity Lutheran Church
940 Creston Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Kid Stuff

SUMMER FUN WITH HORSES
Walking Together
SUMMER FUN WITH HORSES
August 4 (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.

Janine
info@herdsofwisdom.com
Phone: 762-4862
http://herdsofwisdom.com

Herds of Wisdom
Garden Farms
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $300

CAMP MELODRAMA
August 4 (9am-1pm)

July 21 through Aug. 11. Registration now open at The Great American Melodrama. 

Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499
http://americanmelodrama.com

The Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano 93445

Cost: $450.00

ART CENTER ACTIVITIES: OIL PASTELS & WATER COLORS
August 4 (10am-5pm)

Oil & water may not mix, but used together they can make beautiful and interesting art through Aug. 8.

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545.5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Admission

KIDS YOGA SUMMER FUN
August 4 (1-3pm)

Explore nature, practice yoga, and meet new friends with this fun week of kids centered activities and adventures in the park and garden, Aug. 4-8. Instructor is First Aid/CPR certified, a registered yoga instructor, and a credentialed teacher.

Kristy Melchiorsen of City of SLO Park and Recreation
kmelchio@slocity.org
Phone: 781-7303
http://slocity.org/parksandrecreation

Meadow Park
2333 Meadow St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $95

KIDS' YOGA SUMMER FUN CAMPS
Kids Yoga
KIDS' YOGA SUMMER FUN CAMPS
Get Fit
August 4 (1-3pm)

Explore Nature, practice yoga, and meet new friends with this week of kid centered activities and adventures, four sessions through Aug. 8.

SLO City Parks & Recreation
kmelchio@slocity.org
Phone: 781-7303
http://slocity.org/parksandrecreation

Meadow Park
2333 Meadow St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $95/week

Sports and Wellness

ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
August 4 (9:30am)

Join us in the "No Diva Zone" for a fun, energetic, and effective class where you dance away calories to Latin and international music, through Aug. 22.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://gozumbagirl.com

So. County Regional Ctr.
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: First is free, then $6

Lectures and Learning

ODD FELLOWS
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
August 4 (6pm)

Join us for our dinner meeting the first Monday of each month for dinner and social, through Aug. 4.

Dianne Tuttle
academytravel570@gmail.com
Phone: 781-2630
http://facebook.com/pages/Odd-Fellows-Hall/100851089959791

Dianne Tuttle
520 Dana St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 donation

Support Groups

SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
August 4 (Mon. 9-10:30am; Fri. 3-4:30pm)

This weekly group is for adult women that focuses on healing trauma from childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual assault, through August 8. Pre-registration is required.

Shannon Cantillano
contact@riseslo.org
Phone: 226-5400
http://riseslo.org

RISE
51 Zaca Lane, Ste. 140
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Suggested $10 donation