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September 20

Music

NEW YOUTH POP CHOIR
September 10,September 17,September 24,October 1,October 8,October 15,October 22,October 29(3:30-5:30pm )

Do you have kids between the ages of 9-15 that love to sing? Voce Studio, a private voice studio in Arroyo Grande, is starting a new pop choir this fall. (under age 9 by audition!) Enrollment open now through Nov. 3.

Deanna Delore
operacharm@gmail.com
Phone: 503-8442
http://keepsinging.net

Voce Studio
131 Bridge St., Suite A
Arroyo Grande 93420

JAZZ JAM SESSIONS
September 11,October 9,November 13,December 11,January 8,February 12,March 12,April 9,May 14(7-9pm)

On the 2nd and 4th Thursdays. Co-sponsored by the San Luis Obispo County Jazz Federation. Sessions from September through May.

Mike Botwin
botwin@att.net
Phone: 543-1200
http://slojazz.org

Linaea's Cafe
1110 Garden St.
SLO 93401

Cost: Free

Writers and Literature

NORTH COUNTY WRITING SUPPORT GROUP
September 8,September 15,September 22,September 29,October 6,October 13,October 20,October 27(6-9pm)

through Oct. 27. Encouragement, kindness, and truth, for publication or personal growth. Led by Award-Winning author/editor Patricia Alexander.

Patricia Alexander
patricia@patriciaalexander.com
Phone: 479-7778
http://patriciaalexander.com

Patricia's Home
1063 Sleepy Hollow Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $20 per meeting or $15 for 4 meetings, in advance.

Art

WILLIAM KENYON EXHIBIT

through Oct. 31.

Rene I. Scarnegi
frstcls@aol.com
Phone: 543-4902

West End Espresso & Tea
670-A Higuera St.
San LuisObispo 93401

Cost: Free

ARTIST RECEPTION FOR LIZ MARUSKA
Love Notes from the Coast, Romantic Landscapes from the Central Coast
ARTIST RECEPTION FOR LIZ MARUSKA
Openings and Receptions
September 22,September 23,September 24,September 25,September 26,September 29,September 30,October 1,October 2,October 3,October 6,October 7,October 8,October 9,October 10,October 13,October 14,October 15,October 16,October 17,October 20,October 21,October 22,October 23,October 24,October 27,October 28,October 29,October 30,October 31,November 3,November 4,November 5,November 6,November 7,November 10,November 11,November 12,November 13,November 14(5:30pm)

Liz Maruska's Love Notes from the Coast, Romantic Landscapes of the Central Coast is a celebration of vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow as well as cool blue, that depict the changing nature of our sea and skies. On display through Dec. 5.

LIZ MARUSKA
liz@lizmaruska.com
Phone: 528-2654
http://lizmaruska.com

Edward Jones
1236 Los Osos Valley Rd. Suite J
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

LINDA POLLEY-WALD
Zippermania
LINDA POLLEY-WALD
Special Art Events

Mixed media pieces and paintings by artist Linda Polley-Wald on view  through Oct. 31. Polley-Wald's work focuses on her everyday life.

Box Office
clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444

The Clark Center of the Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

AFTER SCHOOL POTTERY
Create and Learn
September 9,September 11,September 16,September 18,September 23,September 25,September 30,October 2,October 7,October 9,October 14,October 16,October 21,October 23,October 28,October 30(Tues. and Thurs. from 3:30-5pm)

Anam-Cre' Pottery studio is taking enrollments for classes in sculpting and throwing on the potters wheel, through Oct. 30. Expect to complete 4-5 clay pieces in 2 sessions.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Shevon Sullivan
570 Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25 per session

MAKER FRIDAYS KID'S NIGHT
Create and Learn
September 19,September 26,October 3,October 10,October 17,October 24,October 31(6-8pm)

Friday Kid’s Nights are a 2 hour long kids “camp” held each week through Oct. 31. There will be a new science or technology related activity each week for the kids and their parents/guardians.

Liam
contact@slomakerspace.com
Phone: 242-1285

SLO MakerSpace
3988 Short Street Suite 100
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 for members and $10 for non-members

FALL HORSEMANSHIP & RIDING CLASSES
Special Events
September 20,September 27,October 4,October 11,October 18,October 25,November 1(1-3pm)

For ages 8 and up. Saturdays, through Nov. 1. Attend any or all. No horse experience necessary. Activities include learning about horse behavior and body language, grooming, leading, and basic riding. Space is limited, call ahead: 451-1585.

Heather Green
greenbluehealing@gmail.com
Phone: 451-1585

2991 Poco Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $35 per class/$200 package rate for all

Sports and Wellness

BABY AND ME YOGA CLASSES
September 10,September 17,September 24,October 1,October 8,October 15,October 22,October 29,November 5(11am)

Sixty minutes of movement, exercise, and relaxation for new moms and their babies. Most Wednesdays. Check website for exact dates: mbodyslo.com

Alicia Klein
info@mbodyslo.com
Phone: 547-9642
http://mbodyslo.com

mBody Yoga & Massage
780 Caudill St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10

GUINEAN DANCE CLASSES
September 12,September 19,September 26,October 3,October 10,October 17,October 24,October 31

Mory Moussa Bangoura is teaching traditional dances from Guinea, West Africa, every Friday through Oct. 31.  These fun and energetic classes will feature live drumming by skilled percussionists. All levels and drop in students are welcome.

Mory Moussa Bangoura
morymoussab@gmail.com
Phone: 904-4788

Yoga Centre
672 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $12

COMMUNITY YOGA
September 14,September 21,September 28,October 5,October 12,October 19,October 26,November 2,November 9(10:45-noon)

Open to all levels. Every Sunday morning.

Alicia Klein
info@mbodyslo.com
Phone: 547-9642

mBODY Yoga Studio
780 Caudill St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5

COMMUNITY YOGA
September 19,September 26,October 3,October 10,October 17,October 24,October 31,November 7,November 14(9-10:30am)

Every Friday. All levels welcome.

Alicia Klein
aliciaklein@gmail.com
Phone: 547-9642

mBODY Yoga Studio
1724 Caudill St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5

THE PIT: BULLY PROOF YOUR CHILD
THE PIT: Bully Proof Your Child
THE PIT: BULLY PROOF YOUR CHILD
Lessons and Classes
September 8,September 9,September 10,September 11,September 15,September 16,September 17,September 18,September 22,September 23,September 24,September 25,September 29,September 30,October 1,October 2,October 6,October 7,October 8,October 9,October 13,October 14,October 15,October 16,October 20,October 21,October 22,October 23,October 27,October 28,October 29,October 30

classes, through Oct. 31. Give your child the gift of confidence and bully proof them. They will learn confidence, discipline, respect, and focus all while having fun and getting healthy.

Heather
heather@thepit.tv
Phone: 473-2500

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

Cost: $29 per month

CHAIR YOGA
Lessons and Classes
September 10,September 17,September 24,October 1,October 8,October 15,October 22,October 29,November 5(9:15am)

Chair yoga taught by a certified instructor, through Nov. 5. For questions call 489-2990.

Sigrid
sigrid_long@yahoo.com
http://saintbarnabas-ag.org/

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
301 Trinity Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Suggested donation of $5

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

EXCAVATING YOUR BURIED TREASURE
September 3,September 10,September 17,September 24,October 1,October 8,October 15,October 22,October 29(7pm)

An ongoing in-depth exploration of your own well of creativity, facilitated by poet, writer, performer, Francesca Nemko. All genres of artistic expression uncovered, from through Nov. 3.

Francesca Nemko
francescajazzpoet@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 786-4325

Unity SLO
1130 Orcutt Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ADULT POTTERY
Classes
September 6,September 9,September 10,September 11,September 12,September 13,September 16,September 17,September 18,September 19,September 20,September 23,September 24,September 25,September 26,September 27,September 30,October 1,October 2,October 3,October 4,October 7,October 8,October 9,October 10,October 11,October 14,October 15,October 16,October 17,October 18,October 21,October 22,October 23,October 24,October 25,October 28,October 29,October 30,October 31,November 1

through Nov. 11. In an intimate creative space with 6 wheels, 2 kilns, and a slab roller. Bring a friend and learn the fundamentals of creating with clay. Mornings, nights, and weekends.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Anam-Cre' studio
570 Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25

LIVING THE ETERNAL WAY
Classes
September 17,September 24,October 1,October 8,October 15,October 22,October 29,November 5,November 12(6:30-8:30pm)

with Rev. Devin Kent Sodt, through Nov. 12. If you would like to thrive in all aspects of life, come learn a time tested spiritual science for fulfilled and spiritually conscious living. Rev. Sodt will present teachings from Yogacharya O'Brian's book Living the Eternal Way.

Devin
devin@awakeninginterfaith.org
Phone: 772-0306
http://awakeninginterfaith.org

Awakening Interfaith Spiritual Community
1130 Napa Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free will donation

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

FRIENDS OF THE ELEPHANT SEAL FALL TRAINING
September 13,September 20,September 27,October 4,October 11,October 18,October 25

for volunteer docent guides this September and October. Classes will be held on Oct. 18 and 25.

Peter Frith
peterfrith3@gmail.com
Phone: 924-1628
http://elephantseal.org

Cavalier Plaza
San Simeon
San Simeon 93452

Cost: Free

Special Events

ADOPT-A-PET
Adopt A Pet
ADOPT-A-PET
September 20 (11am)

Kittens are here! 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 Sept. 27. Bring some love and playfulness into your home.

Feline Network
info@felinenetwork.org
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PETCO
271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

17TH ANNUAL PASO ROBLES TASTE OF DOWNTOWN
September 20 (11am-4pm)

Over 35 restaurants and wine-tasting rooms participate in this annual event, Sept. 20. Tickets provide samplings at each vendor.

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

Downtown Paso Robles
12th & Spring St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $25

BOOK SIGNING: <em>FINANCIAL REVOLUTION AND MY LIFE AROUND THE BIG HOUSE</em>
Finance Book Cover
BOOK SIGNING: FINANCIAL REVOLUTION AND MY LIFE AROUND THE BIG HOUSE
September 20

Author's Matthew A. Easterbrook and Rick Wiley will sign books Sept. 20.

Matthew Easterbrook
easterbrookmatthew@gmail.com
Phone: 748-6945
http://facebook.comauthormatteasterbrook

Cambria Historical Society
2251 Center St.
Cambria 93428

ART OF BLENDING
ART OF BLENDING
Winery Events
September 20 (10-1pm)

Sept. 20. Discover how to evaluate base wines for aromatics, flavor, texture, and aging characteristics, then create several unique blends. You’ll also have the opportunity to purchase and custom label your premium Paso Robles blend.

Becky Zelinski
becky@firstcrushwinemaking.com
Phone: 434-2772

First Crush Winemaking
2975 Limestone Way
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $75

PASO WINE101
PASO WINE101
Winery Events
September 20 (10am-noon)

Sept. 20. A fun and informative way to learn about the Paso Robles wine region, how wine is made, and how to taste and evaluate wines.

Becky Zelinski
becky@firstcrushwinemaking.com
Phone: 434-2772

First Crush Winemaking
2975 Limestone Way
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $40

Stage

GOOD PEOPLE
September 20 (Fri. & Sat. 7pm; Sat. & Sun. 2pm)

SLO Little Theatre presents the award winning play by David Lindsey-Abaire, through Sept. 21.

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

SLO Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$26

STOP KISS
September 20 (7pm)

through Sept. 22. A poignant and funny play about the ways, both sudden and slow, that lives can change irrevocably," said Variety.

Kelli Howard
Kellihoward@me.com
Phone: 709-0641

Suspended Motion
207 Suburban Rd.
San Luis obispo 93401

Cost: $10 suggested donation

<em>DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN</em>
Defending the Caveman
DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN
September 20 (8pm)

A hilariously insightful play about the ways men and women relate, Sept. 20. Don’t miss this outrageously funny and surprisingly sweet exploration of the gender gap that has become a comic phenomenon.

Clark Center Box Office
info@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $30-$40

Film and TV

FAMILY MOVIE
September 20 (2pm)

The Los Osos Library will screen a family favorite., Sept. 20. This film is rated PG. Popcorn will be provided. This family event is sponsored by the Friends of Los Osos Library. Call for details.

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

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Music

A GOOD CAUSE (CONCERT)
A Good Cause. Concert. Sept. 20
A GOOD CAUSE (CONCERT)
September 20 (7pm)

Ranchers for Peace and special guest Jody Belsher will perform Sept. 20. A benefit for Transitions Mental Health Association and the OSC Documentary Project.

Jody
info@heartsgatemusic.com
Phone: 550-5605
http://heartsgatemusic.com

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10 in advance; $15 at door

LUIS OLIART AND DEBRA WINDSONG IN CONCERT
Luis Oliart and Debra Windsong
LUIS OLIART AND DEBRA WINDSONG IN CONCERT
September 20 (7pm)

Sept. 20. Luis is a soulful singer, guitarist, songwriter, and soundtrack composer who blends funk, rock, blues, reggae, and Latin. Debra Windsong,  a blues harp player and singer, will join Luis.

Cliff Stepp
cstepp@steppup.com
Phone: 202-4655
http://luisoliart.com

Wise Owl Cafe
2164 Center St.
Cambria 93428

Art

LARRY LE BRANE'S BEGINNING FUSED GLASS
Fun to Learn Fused Glass!
LARRY LE BRANE'S BEGINNING FUSED GLASS
September 20 (9:30am-12:30pm)

Sept. 6, 13, and 20. Learn basics for home-garden décor, jewelry, and art in a fun coastal setting.

Larry Le Brane
larron4@charter.net
Phone: 528-8791
http://larrylebrane.com

Central Coast Glass Cottage
1279 2nd St.
Baywood Park-Los Osos 93402

Cost: $125 for 3 weeks, includes materials

A PAIR OF PAINTERS
Spring Along Highway 46
A PAIR OF PAINTERS
Art at Wineries
September 20 (11am-5pm)

Plein air and studio paintings of California landscapes by Rosemary and Mike Bauer, through Oct. 19.

Thatcher Winery
rosemary@rmartstudios.com
Phone: 237-0087
http://rmartstudios.com

Thatcher Winery
8355 Vineyard Dr.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

ARTISANS' FAIRE
ARTISANS' FAIRE
Call For Artists
September 20 (10am-5pm)

The Woman's Club of Arroyo Grande will host it's 7th annual Artisans' Faire Nov. 8 Vendor space is still available. Please visit womansclubofarroyogrande.org for more info. Space must be booked before Oct. 15.

Woman's Club of Arroyo Grande
isalicat@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 473-1866
http://Womansclubofarroyogrande.org

Pismo Beach Veterans Hall
780 Bello St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Vendor cost varies based on space

FIGURATIVE
Figurative
FIGURATIVE
Galleries
September 20 (Thur & Sun: noon-6pm; Fri & Sat: noon-9pm)

Figurative is 5 week exhibit showcasing local art work that represents forms derived from life, human, and the human condition using a creative, symbolic, or emblematic interpretation of things that are alive, through Sept. 28.

Rod Payor
Publicity@pasoroblesart.org
Phone: 235-0798
http://pasoroblesart.org

The Showroom Gallery
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

FACES & FACETS
FACES & FACETS
Openings and Receptions
September 20 (11am-5pm)

A one woman retrospective show of paintings by Pat Cairns, through Sept. 28.

pat cairns
patcairns@juno.com
Phone: 466-5997

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo, Ca 93401

Cost: Free

REUNION 1974-1978
REUNION 1974-1978
Openings and Receptions
September 20 (6-8pm )

An exhibit that brings together old friends from the staff of Cuesta’s Art Department 40 years ago, through Sept. 30.

Art Central
artcentralslo@yahoo.com
Phone: 747-4200
http://artcentralartsupply.com

Art Central Gallery
1329 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

L'ETREINTE ARBORESCENTE
Special Art Events
September 20

An art exhibit celebrating trees, through Sept. 28.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine
Paso Robles 93446

SHANNON MCNAMARA ART EXHIBIT
Shannon McNamara Art Exhibit
SHANNON MCNAMARA ART EXHIBIT
Special Art Events
September 20

Award winning Cambria artist Shannon McNamara is exhibiting a broad selection of her plein air oil landscapes through September.

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

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Kid Stuff

SMART STUDIO OPEN STUDIO
Smart Studio Open Studio
SMART STUDIO OPEN STUDIO
Create and Learn
September 20 (noon-5pm)

through Oct. 6. You are the artist. Materials will be provided, music is on, and the glue is overflowing for studio hours. Parents and families welcome. Children under 14 require adult supervision.

Terri
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Smart Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 per hour

VIDEO GAME CREATION
Create and Learn
September 20 (9am-noon )

Don't just play games, make them! Learn to create a multi-level arcade or platform style video game using introductory graphical programming software for kids, through Sept. 27. After students make your own games, they will bring their game home on a flash drive.

Raymond Mullikin
raytoons@yahoo.com
Phone: 835-8044

Cuesta Colleg Building 4700
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93403-8106

Cost: $83

ANIMATION FOR KIDS
Special Events
September 20 (12:30-3:30pm)

Students will learn how to draw characters, animate them with the help of movement guides, use timelines and layers, and add titles and sound to bring their characters and stories to life, through Sept. 27.

Gaby Rangel
gabriela_rangel@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3132
http://apm.activecommunities.com/cccommunityprograms/Activity_Search/1953

Cuesta College Building 4700
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93403-8106

Cost: $83

FALL HORSEMANSHIP & RIDING CLASSES
Special Events
September 20 (1-3pm)

For ages 8 and up. Saturdays, through Nov. 1. Attend any or all. No horse experience necessary. Activities include learning about horse behavior and body language, grooming, leading, and basic riding. Space is limited, call ahead: 451-1585.

Heather Green
greenbluehealing@gmail.com
Phone: 451-1585

2991 Poco Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $35 per class/$200 package rate for all

WHIZ KIDS TOYS' BIRTHDAY PAW-TY
WHIZ KIDS TOYS' BIRTHDAY PAW-TY
Special Events
September 20 (10am-2pm)

Whiz Kids Toys is celebrating 27 years of busines on Sept. 20 and our sweet puppy, Cody, is turning 1. We want you to celebrate this special occasion with us. Play pin the birthday hat on Cody, make a puppy craft, and more.

Whiz Kids Toys
whizkidsslo@gmail.com
Phone: 547-1733

Whiz Kids Toys
3878 S. Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

The Outdoors

ESTERO BLUFFS STATE PARK HIKE
September 20 (10am-noon)

Join 4-H SLO Hikers for a 3 mile hike Sept. 20. We'll be meeting at the second large dirt pullout on the west side of the road across San Geronimo Road, which is 1 mile north of Cayucos off Hwy 1.

Christine Nelson
cinelson@co.slo.ca.us
Phone: 781-5944

Estero Bluffs State Park
Hwy 1, Cayucos
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR AVILA BEACH BIRD SANCTUARY
Avila Beach Bird Sanctuary
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR AVILA BEACH BIRD SANCTUARY
September 20 (10-11am)

Sept. 20. The public is invited meet Supervisor Adam Hill. Learn about local birds and buy commemorative stamps.

Phone: 595-2526

Avila Beach Civic Association Garden
191 San Miguel St.
Avila Beach, CA 93424

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

FREE ENERGY BALANCING CLINIC
September 20 (11am-4pm)

Lightshare is offering free energy balancing sessions on Sept. 20. Sessions are appropriate for all ages and no registration is required.

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

Farmers Market

MORRO BAY FARMER'S MARKET
September 20 (2-6pm)

Saturdays on Main and Harbor St.

Lisa Winn
Llisa@morrobay.org
Phone: 772-4467

Main St. and Harbor
Morro Bay 93442

Lectures and Learning

TUTOR TRAINING WORKSHOP
TUTOR TRAINING WORKSHOP
September 20 (10am-3:30pm)

The Literacy Council for SLO County has an ongoing need for volunteer tutors. Tutors work with adult learners in English literacy/language skills. Our 2-part, Tutor Training Workshop helps volunteers prepare to be tutors, through Sept. 20.

Grace Morgan
grace@sloliteracy.org
Phone: 541-4219
http://sloliteracy.org

SLO County Library
995 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25

ADULT POTTERY
Classes
September 20

through Nov. 11. In an intimate creative space with 6 wheels, 2 kilns, and a slab roller. Bring a friend and learn the fundamentals of creating with clay. Mornings, nights, and weekends.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Anam-Cre' studio
570 Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25

FINANCIAL WELLNESS FOR WOMEN
FINANCIAL WELLNESS FOR WOMEN
Classes
September 20 (9am-5pm)

Develop your financial skills and vocabulary, learn the questions to ask, and create strategies to succeed, Sept. 20. All materials and lunch included.

info@economicsofbeingawoman.com
Phone: 242-2185
http://092014financialwellness.eventbrite.com

Hind Properties Conference Center
3765 S. Higuera St. #170
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $299

PERCEIVING DEATH AS TRANSITION
Classes
September 20 (10am - 1 pm)

A workshop and presentation on how to connect with those in the beyond and shift your perception on life, death, and healing, Sept. 20. Author/speaker Patricia Alexander will explore these concepts with you in a personal amd tangible way, plus teach you how to take ORB pictures.

Patricia Alexander
patricia@patriciaalexander.com
Phone: 479-7778
http://patriciaalexander.com

Branch Mill Organic Farm
2815 Branch Mill Rd.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $30 with optional $15 organic lunch

SOLAR OVEN COOKING
Classes
September 20 (12:30-2pm)

Sept. 20. Learn how to save money, time, trees, and lives, and have fun doing it. See how solar ovens can cook a whole meal while you're not even home and using no fuel too! Solar ovens are changing lives all over the world. Call to let us know you're coming.

Phyllis Davies
Phyllis@DaviesCo.com
Phone: 440-9346

Davies Farm
5015 Jesperson
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

12TH ANNUAL CASA RENDEZVOUS 2014
September 20 (5-10pm)

A benefit for CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children. Gourmet dining, premier local wines, and live auctions, Sept. 20.

CASA of SLO County
slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542

San Luis Obispo Country Club
255 Country Club Dr.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $100 per person

AROUND THE WORLD WITH THE WOMEN'S SHELTER PROGRAM
From Russia to SLO with Love flyer
AROUND THE WORLD WITH THE WOMEN'S SHELTER PROGRAM
September 20 (6-10pm)

Join the Women's Shelter Program for their annual South County fundraiser, Sept. 20. This year's theme is From Russia to SLO with Love, and tickets include wine tasting, dinner, silent auction, and entertainment by the Big Rock Balalaikas Band.

Beth Raub
braub@wspslo.org
Phone: 781-6401
http://wspslo.org

South County Regional Center
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Individual ticket $90; table of 10 $850

CHRIS MITCHUM FOR CONGRESS FUNDRAISER
Western BBQ-Barn Dance-Auction
CHRIS MITCHUM FOR CONGRESS FUNDRAISER
September 20 (5:30-10:30pm)

Sept. 20. Includes a BBQ and music by Monte Mills & Thunder Road Band.

Lydia Thompson
notyranny4me@att.net
Phone: 391-0933

The Taft Barn
10120 Santa Clara Rd.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $50

TOOSLO CLUB SHOW
TOOSLO CLUB SHOW
September 20 (10am-3pm)

23nd Annual Turtle, Tortoise, & Reptile Show, Sept. 20. There will be displays of exotic turtles, tortoises, lizards, and American alligators. Many other animal conservation groups will be there as well.

Lisa Winn
kingfisher1864@gmail.com
Phone: 441-8492

Vet's Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Adults: $3; Kids: $2; under 5: free

Volunteers

SMART STUDIO WEEKEND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Smart Studio Weekend Volunteers
SMART STUDIO WEEKEND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
September 20 (noon-2:30pm and 2-5pm)

through Oct. 10. Volunteers should be interested in arts and crafts, believe in the creative and exploratory process of art with all people, and love to share their creative enthusiasm with the adults and kids in our community.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Smart Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

FRIENDS OF THE ELEPHANT SEAL FALL TRAINING
September 20

for volunteer docent guides this September and October. Classes will be held on Oct. 18 and 25.

Peter Frith
peterfrith3@gmail.com
Phone: 924-1628
http://elephantseal.org

Cavalier Plaza
San Simeon
San Simeon 93452

Cost: Free

2014 COASTAL CLEANUP DAY
2014 COASTAL CLEANUP DAY
September 20 (9am-noon)

The Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo is proud to announce the 30th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 20.

Krista Burke
ccd.ecoslo@gmail.com
Phone: 544-1777
http://ecoslo.org

30 different Beach Sites
75 Higuera Street, Suite 100
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

2014 COASTAL CLEANUP DAY
September 20 (9am-noon)

The 30th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day will take place on Sept. 20. Help keep our beaches clean by volunteering at a beach near you.

Adria Arko
programs@ecoslo.org
Phone: 544-1777

Throughout SLO County
75 Higuera St. Suite 100
San Luis Obispo 93401