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SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
January 13 (2:00pm - 5:00pm)
The Lions Peak Vineyards Tasting Room Presents Jon Stephen Tropical Brazilian Guitar In January from 2–5pm on Sunday. Shows are on Jan. 12, Jan. 20, and Jan. 26.
Cost: Complimentary with wine tasting fee
January 13 (1:00 - 4:00 pm)
Songwriters At Play presents Bay Area’s singer-songwriter Grover Anderson as feature performer. Guest sets to include Bay Area balladeer Geoff Baker, and Ynana Rose of the Swingin' Doors band.
January 13 (2:00pm – 5:00pm)
Come Enjoy the Delicious Wines, Soothing Waves of Avila, and Original Tropical Brazilian Guitar Music Every 2nd and 4th Sundays from 2:00 – 5:00pm Come Enjoy, and be part of Something Wonderful, I'm positive you'll be glad you did!!!
Cost: $5 includes wine tasting
Writers and Literature
WRITER'S SUNDAY WITH TOBEY
January 13 (1-5pm)
on Jan. 13 from 1-5pm. This workshop is for writers who are ready to take the plunge to make their books a reality. Learn the nuts and bolts of writing: editing, creating imagery, practice, structure, using real life as a springboard for words on the page, the inner critic, the world of e-books, and more. Bring pages, a journal, pens, a blanket for meditation, water, and a snack. Prepare to be fired up and ready to write when you leave.
Cost: $100 (some sliding scale possible)
January 13 (2:30 - 3:00 pm)
If you have always wanted to know more about the Montessori teaching method this free event is a great way to check it out. Montessori students from Morro Bay perform songs of Peace, followed by a traditional Birthday Walk.
January 13 (2-2:30pm)
Hora de Cuentos españoles con la señorita Alma. The delightful Miss Alma will be reading for this Spanish Storytime. This event is free and open to the public and is part of the Montessori Parent Network's bookfair generously provided by Barnes and Noble. MPN supports Montessori enrichment for children. Jan. 13.
RANGER LED HIKES AT ISLAY HILL
January 13 (9am-1pm)
Please call ECOSLO for more information. Jan. 13.
Sports and Wellness
Lessons and Classes
January 13 (9:30am-12pm)
Clarity Breathwork is a gentle, safe, and profound tool for healing and transformation on all levels: physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. This practice is able to increase the available energy in the physical body, improve the clarity of the mind, and allow a release of blocked emotional energy to gently uplift the spirit. The workshop, led by Dharma Devi, will be at Sukha Wellness Center on Jan. 13 from 9:30am-12:30pm. Cost is $45.
Lectures and Learning
January 13 (2-4pm)
Introduction to Feng Shui: The Art and Science of Balancing Your Life. Learn from Dr. Kac Young, a Feng Shui Master, how to use the principles of Feng Shui to increase happiness, attract romance, improve health, enhance prosperity, and live your life to its fullest potential. You will be introduced to the core principles of Feng Shui, a snippet of history, the BaGua Chart, and learn how your life can be balanced and enhanced by using ancient techniques in your home or office environment. Come see for yourself on Jan. 13.
Cost: suggested donation is $10
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