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September 26

Holiday events

JEWISH HIGH HOLIDAYS

Congregation Beth David invites members and non-members for High Holiday Services conducted by Rabbi Bertenthal and Cantor Shore, through Oct. 4. Free for military and students with ID. Non-members may pay at the door. For further info call the CBD office 544-0760.

Congregation Beth David
office@cbd.org
Phone: 544-0760

Jewish High Holidays
10180 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $200

Special Events

SLOMA EXHIBITION TOURS
(Sept. 28, 1pm; Oct. 19, 1pm)

Join SLOMA Curator Ruta Saliklis for a monthly "Look, Think, and Respond" tour of exhibitions in the museum galleries from through Oct 19.

Erica Ellis
info@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

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

Cost: Free and open to the public

LOS OSOS FITNESS OPEN HOUSE
October 2,October 9(9am)

On Saturday Oct. 11,we will be celebrating 20 years of Los Osos Fitness. Come by for classes, smoothies, prizes, magician/mentalist Derek Hood performing; and guests are free all day.

Laura Samuel
info@losososfitness.com
Phone: 528-1190
http://losososfitness.com

Los Osos Fitness
1078 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Stage

SNAKE IN THE GRASS
September 26,September 27,September 28,October 3,October 4,October 5,October 10,October 11,October 12,October 17,October 18,October 19,October 24,October 25,October 26,October 31,November 1,November 2(Fri., Sat., Sun.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 3pm. )

through Nov. 2. Alan Ayckbourn's haunting thriller involving a shocking twist in a story of blackmail, murder, and family dynamics. Directed by Kelli Howard with Shayrn Young, Toni Young, and Sharee Hallman.

Pewter Plough Playhouse
boxoffice@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Fri.: $16; Sat. and Sun. $19-21; Gala opening Sat. Sept. 27: $30

Film and TV

FILM AND TV  ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH, AND TEENS
FILM AND TV ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH, AND TEENS
(Times vary)

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.

Aaron Metchik
act@actorsedge.com
Phone: 310-910-1228
http://actorsedge.com

La Perla Del Mar
205 Windward Ave.
Shell Beach

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

LIVE MUSIC
Live Music at Morovino Winery
LIVE MUSIC
September 21,September 28,October 5,October 12,October 19(3-5pm)

Every Sunday afternoon. Check morovino.com for a schedule of amazing musicians.

Andrea
mrs.vino@morovino.com
Phone: 627-1443

Morovino Winery
76 Landing Passage
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $10

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

RENA F. DOUD EXHIBIT
(During open hours: receptions 6-9pm.)

Paintings on display through Oct. 17. Receptions on Oct. 3.

Phone: 541-4252

1060 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

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

A PAIR OF PAINTERS
Spring Along Highway 46
A PAIR OF PAINTERS
Art at Wineries
August 22,August 23,August 24,August 25,August 28,August 29,August 30,August 31,September 1,September 4,September 5,September 6,September 7,September 8,September 11,September 12,September 13,September 14,September 15,September 18,September 19,September 20,September 21,September 22,September 25,September 26,September 27,September 28,September 29,October 2,October 3,October 4,October 5,October 6,October 9,October 10,October 11,October 12,October 13,October 16,October 17,October 18,October 19(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 15,September 16,September 17,September 18,September 19,September 20,September 21,September 22,September 23,September 24,September 25,September 26,September 27,September 28,September 29,September 30,October 1,October 2,October 3,October 4,October 5,October 6,October 7,October 8,October 9,October 10,October 11,October 12,October 13,October 14,October 15(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

CALL FOR ARTISTS: DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
Dia de los Muertos November 1 at Mission Plaza
CALL FOR ARTISTS: DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
Call For Artists

Wilshire Hospice invites you to participate in its 1st Dia de Los Muertos Celebration & Procession. Donate Day of the Dead-inspired arts or crafts in any medium for silent auction, or purchase an artist booth space by Oct. 20.

Wilshire Hospice CC
dod@wilshirehcs.org
Phone: 547-7025
http://wilshirehcs.org/events.php

Wilshire Health & Community Services
285 South Street Suite J
San Luis Obispo 93401

ZEALANDIA: ANCIENT MATERIALS, NEW DESIGNS
Zealandia, dolphin pendant, prehistoric walrus ivory, silver
ZEALANDIA: ANCIENT MATERIALS, NEW DESIGNS
Galleries
(During gallery hours)

Exhbit by Jenny Byrne on display through Oct. 9 Zealandia combines master craftsmanship with natural materials (prehistoric walrus tusk, ammonites, fossils, mammoth bones, sterling silver)woven into beautiful wearable art jewelry.

Ann Calhoun
sevensistersgallery7@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-9955
http://sevensitersgalleryca.com

Seven Sisters Gallery
601 EMBARCADERO #8
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

OPENING RECEPTION FOR JENNY BYRNE
Egret Locket, prehistoric walrus ivory, silver
OPENING RECEPTION FOR JENNY BYRNE
Openings and Receptions
(5-8pm)

Sept. 12. Byrne's exhibit Zealandia will be on display through Oct. 9.

Ann Calhoun
sevensistersgallery7@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-9955
http://sevensitersgalleryca.com

Seven Sisters Gallery
601 Embarcadero #8
Morro Bay 93442

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

CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
September 23,September 25,September 30,October 2,October 7,October 9,October 14,October 16,October 21,October 23,October 28,October 30,November 4,November 6,November 11,November 13,November 18,November 20(4:30pm)

Boys and girls ages 5 -10 can have fun and gain important life skills at these empowering martial art classes, through Nov. 20. Parents and children are welcome to come observe a class.

Mary Tesoro
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidoslo.com

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
209 Bonetti
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10-15

MUSIC MAKERS CLASSES
September 23,September 30,October 7,October 14,October 21,October 28,November 4,November 11,November 18(3pm)

Central Coast Children's Choir will begin its class Music Makers, a 45-min, 9 week intro to music class, through Nov. 18. This class will lead young participants through the music program focusing on basic music terms & fun songs.

admin
cccc-slo@gmail.com
Phone: 464-0443

SLO United Methodist Church
1515 Fredericks St.
San Luis Obispo 93405

SMART STUDIO OPEN STUDIO
Smart Studio Open Studio
SMART STUDIO OPEN STUDIO
Create and Learn
August 8,August 9,August 10,August 15,August 16,August 17,August 22,August 23,August 24,August 29,August 30,August 31,September 5,September 6,September 7,September 12,September 13,September 14,September 19,September 20,September 21,September 26,September 27,September 28,October 3,October 4,October 5(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

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

CREATE YOUR OWN COMIC BOOKS
CREATE YOUR OWN COMIC BOOKS
Create and Learn
September 19,September 26,October 3,October 10,October 17(2:00-4:30pm)

through Oct. 17. Students will learn how to create their own cartoon characters and comic strips, going through the whole process of penciling, lettering, editing, and inking their work.

Raymond Mullikin
raytoons@yahoo.com
Phone: 470-3360
http://apm.activecommunities.com/cityofatascadero/Activity_Search/comic-book-creation/5466

Colony Park Community Center
5599 Traffic Way
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $51.50 (Non-resident is $56.50, Discount for 2 or more participants is $5.00)

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
Heather & her horses
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

BELLYFIT CLASSES
August 20,August 27,September 3,September 10,September 17,September 24,October 1,October 8,October 15(5:30 pm)

A combination of African belly dance, Bollywood, pilates, and yoga, offered through December.

Leslie Thompson
ebtasam@aol.com
Phone: 550-6944
http://tribelation.webs.com

Ludwick Community Center
864 Santa Rosa St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $8

OKINAWA KARATE CLASSES
August 25,August 27,September 1,September 3,September 8,September 10,September 15,September 17,September 22,September 24,September 29,October 1,October 6,October 8,October 13,October 15,October 20

Will inlcude calisthenics, punching and blocking techniques, sparring, and kata, through Oct. 20.

Richard Ringer
richard.ringer1@gmail.com
Phone: 305-2132

Okinawa Karate
1166 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $30 per month

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASS
August 25,August 27,August 29,September 1,September 3,September 5,September 8,September 10,September 12,September 15,September 17,September 19,September 22,September 24,September 26,September 29,October 1,October 3,October 6,October 8,October 10,October 13,October 15,October 17,October 20(9:30am)

Aug. 25 through Sept. 20. Fun, energetic, and effective class where you dance away calories to Latin and international music.

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

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

FITNESS BOOT CAMPS NOW ENROLLING
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
FITNESS BOOT CAMPS NOW ENROLLING
Lessons and Classes
August 11,August 12,August 13,August 14,August 15,August 18,August 19,August 20,August 21,August 22,August 25,August 26,August 27,August 28,August 29,September 1,September 2,September 3,September 4,September 5,September 8,September 9,September 10,September 11,September 12,September 15,September 16,September 17,September 18,September 19,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(Varies)

through Oct. 9. Limited space available. Sign up and recruit a friendand  you both save $25. Expect to be pushed, coached, trained, motivated, held accountable, and make friends.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

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

805 ELITE VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM CLINICS
805 Elite Youth Volleyball Club
805 ELITE VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM CLINICS
Lessons and Classes
September 17,September 22,September 24,September 29,October 1,October 6,October 8,October 13,October 15,October 20,October 22,October 27(7:15-9pm every Mon. and Wed.)

All youth welcome. High school students: Everythrough Oct. 2.

Caroline Walters
805elite@gmail.com
Phone: 602-2400

Loma Vista Community Gym
2494 Pennington Creek Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $20

AFRICAN DANCE CLASS
Special Events
(7:30pm)

African master dance teacher, Moustapha Bangoura, offers a class, Oct. 3. All levels are welcome.

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

Yoga Centre
672 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15

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

AN OVERVIEW OF BOOKS NOT INCLUDED IN THE BIBLE
Classes
September 16,September 23,September 30,October 7(10am)

Lenore Erickson, former Cuesta instructor, will explore the Hebrew Bible Pseudepigrapha and the New Testament Apocrypha, every Tuesday through Oct. 7.

Saint Benedict's
stbenedicts1@aol.com
Phone: 528-0654

Saint Benedict's Church
2220 Snowy Egret Ln.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

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

WRITING A-TO-Z
Classes
September 24,October 1,October 8(6pm to 8:30pm)

Cuesta College Community Education is offering a 3-part Writing A-to-Z: from Creation to Publication series. The last class is on Oct. 8.

Cuesta College Community Education
francesleitch@outlook.com
Phone: 546-3132
http://communityprograms.net

Cuesta College Community Education
Highway 1, P.O. Box 8106
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403

Cost: $30 each; $80 for whole series

FREE FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOPS
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
October 15,October 16(6:30pm)

Free financial aid workshops held on the third Wednesday of each month in San Luis Obispo, and on the third Thursday of each month in Templeton, through Nov. 13.

Kymba Bartley
kbartley@nationalcps.com
Phone: 242-3267
http://nationalcps.com

NCPS
4252 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Support Groups

MORNING CUP OF WELLNESS
The Wellness Kitchen and Resource Center
MORNING CUP OF WELLNESS
August 20,August 27,September 3,September 10,September 17,September 24,October 1,October 8,October 15(8:30-9:30am)

Every Wednesday through Oct. 15 A sacred "time out" for your heart & soul. Connect, inspire, support, and empower one another while on your journey to healing, well being, and optimal health. Healing tea and goodie provided.

Donna
deepen@charter.net
Phone: 434-1800
http://thewkrc.org

The Wellness Kitchen and Resource Center
1255 Las Tablas Rd. #102
Templeton 93465

Cost: $5

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

SMART STUDIO WEEKEND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Smart Studio Weekend Volunteers
SMART STUDIO WEEKEND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
August 16,August 17,August 23,August 24,August 30,August 31,September 6,September 7,September 13,September 14,September 20,September 21,September 27,September 28,October 4,October 5(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 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. 11, 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

GRAND OPENING SLO CREATIVE STUDIO
Grand Opening
GRAND OPENING SLO CREATIVE STUDIO
September 26

through 27. Daily deals, open Friday late night, sewing orientations, demos, and make and take prizes.

Janet Mease
slocre8ive@gmail.com
Phone: (812) 345-1552
http://slo-creative.com

SLO Creative Studio
3536 S Higuera St. Ste. 210
San Luis Obispo 93401

HARVEST QUILT AUCTION
September 26 (View quilts and shop boutique starting at 2pm; auction at 4pm)

Presented by Central Coast Quilters, Sept. 26.

Alice Carter
publicity@centralcoastquilters.org
Phone: 474-4781
http://centralcoastquilters.org

Heritage House Museum
126 Mason St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

SUNSET SAVOR THE CENTRAL COAST
Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast
SUNSET SAVOR THE CENTRAL COAST
Winery Events
September 26 (11am)

A four-day culinary exploration that invites you to experience the food, wine, and lifestyle of the Central Coast, Sept. 25-28.

Erica Davis
erica@visitsanluisobispocounty.com
Phone: 541-8000
http://savorcentralcoast.com

Santa Margarita Ranch
9000 Yerba Buena Ave.
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Various

PASO WINE 101
PASO WINE 101
Winery Events
September 26 (10am-noon)

A fun and informative way to learn about the Paso Robles wine region, how wine is made, and how to taste and evaluate wines, Sept. 26.

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

First Crush Winemaking
2975 Limestone Way
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $40

Stage

SNAKE IN THE GRASS
September 26 (Fri., Sat., Sun.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 3pm. )

through Nov. 2. Alan Ayckbourn's haunting thriller involving a shocking twist in a story of blackmail, murder, and family dynamics. Directed by Kelli Howard with Shayrn Young, Toni Young, and Sharee Hallman.

Pewter Plough Playhouse
boxoffice@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Fri.: $16; Sat. and Sun. $19-21; Gala opening Sat. Sept. 27: $30

Music

THE MONROE IN CONCERT
the Monroe
THE MONROE IN CONCERT
September 26 (8-11pm)

Atascadero "Roll-Soul" band, the Monroe, is playing a rare hometown show Sept. 26  for the Dummit Photography Exhibit at Avion & Claw. Chef Stephen Malloy will preparethe his famous menu until 10pm. Ages 21 and over.

Avion & Claw
giggitygigs@avionandclaw.com
Phone: 461-9463
http://avionandclaw.com

Avion & Claw
6155 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free admission

Art

GEMS OF THE WEST
September 26 (10am to 4:30pm)

Art exhibit by Sandi Heller, through Sept. 30. Pastel Landscapes from the Central Coast, Sierras, Canyonlands, and Vernazza, Italy.

Sandi Heller
sandih5@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 547-1628
http://sandihellerart.com

Office of Dr. Eibschutz
1039 Murray Ave. Suite 200
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free

A PAIR OF PAINTERS
Spring Along Highway 46
A PAIR OF PAINTERS
Art at Wineries
September 26 (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 26 (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 26 (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 26 (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 26 (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

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 26 (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

L'ETREINTE ARBORESCENTE
Special Art Events
September 26

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 26

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

ART ACTIVITY: SILLY STRUCTURES
September 26 (10 am5pm)

Sept. 23. Build a silly yet colorful sculpture using pipe cleaners, straws, paper clips, and more, secured in a base of clay.

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

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

Cost: Free with cost of admission to museum

SMART STUDIO OPEN STUDIO
Smart Studio Open Studio
SMART STUDIO OPEN STUDIO
Create and Learn
September 26 (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

CREATE YOUR OWN COMIC BOOKS
CREATE YOUR OWN COMIC BOOKS
Create and Learn
September 26 (2:00-4:30pm)

through Oct. 17. Students will learn how to create their own cartoon characters and comic strips, going through the whole process of penciling, lettering, editing, and inking their work.

Raymond Mullikin
raytoons@yahoo.com
Phone: 470-3360
http://apm.activecommunities.com/cityofatascadero/Activity_Search/comic-book-creation/5466

Colony Park Community Center
5599 Traffic Way
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $51.50 (Non-resident is $56.50, Discount for 2 or more participants is $5.00)

MAKER FRIDAYS KID'S NIGHT
Create and Learn
September 26 (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

Sports and Wellness

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASS
September 26 (9:30am)

Aug. 25 through Sept. 20. Fun, energetic, and effective class where you dance away calories to Latin and international music.

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

GUINEAN DANCE CLASSES
September 26

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 26 (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

FITNESS BOOT CAMPS NOW ENROLLING
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
FITNESS BOOT CAMPS NOW ENROLLING
Lessons and Classes
September 26 (Varies)

through Oct. 9. Limited space available. Sign up and recruit a friendand  you both save $25. Expect to be pushed, coached, trained, motivated, held accountable, and make friends.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

YMCA GOLD "FUN" RAISER
YMCA GOLD "FUN" RAISER
Special Events
September 26 (Noon)

Sept. 26.

Colleen Murphy
cmurphy@smvymca.org
Phone: 937-8521 x110

Santa Maria Country Club
505 Waller Ln.
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $150 per player

Lectures and Learning

CONVERSATIONS IN THE GARDEN
September 26 (12:15pm-1:15pm)

Crossing the Creek With Hilliard Wood, Sept. 26. Comments about how the city of San Luis Obispo moved across the creek from its home in front of the Mission.

Jill Fletcher
jfletcher@historycenterslo.org
Phone: 543-0638 ext. 11
http://dallidet.org

Dallidet Adobe
Pacific St. and Santa Rosa St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ADULT POTTERY
Classes
September 26

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