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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
August 5 (noon-5pm)
Special $5 Cat Adoptions at the Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART) in Cambria for cats 9 months or older during August! Includes: spay/neuter, up-to-date vaccinations, free follow-up Vet exam and bag of kibble.
August 5 (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.
Cost: $50 with $25 annual registration fee or valid membership, scholarships available
REMOTE CALLER BINGO
August 5 (4:30pm)
Three sessions every Tuesday; 4:30, 6:30, 8:30. Proceeds benefit local and national charities sponsored by the Elks Lodge.
Atascadero Elk's Lodge
Cost: $10 and $15 per session.
August 5 (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.
August 5 (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.
Classes and Workshops
August 5 (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.
August 5 (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.
August 5 (9am-1pm)
July 21 through Aug. 11. Registration now open at The Great American Melodrama.
August 5 (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.
ART CENTER ACTIVITIES: OIL PASTELS & WATER COLORS
August 5 (10am-5pm)
Oil & water may not mix, but used together they can make beautiful and interesting art through Aug. 8.
Sports and Wellness
August 5 (5:15-6:45pm)
Ongoing classes through Aug. 28 in the Japanese martial art that protects without causing harm. Beginners and visitors are welcome.
Lectures and Learning
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
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING
August 5 (12:30pm)
Hospice training equips community members to provide once-a-week respite care, emotional support, and practical help for families coping with a life-threatening illness. Six week class through Aug. 26; open to the public.
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