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January 7 (9am-7pm)
See an assortment of precious stones, necklaces, bracelets, and rings Jan. 6-8.
Cost: Admission is free
2ND ANNUAL ACT TALENT SHOW
January 7 (10am-4pm)
Guest judges will award cash prizes for categories ranging from ages 4 to adult as part of a fundraiser for theatre scholarships. The finale takes place Jan. 19.
Cost: $10 registration fee
LET IT BE
January 7 (10am-4pm)
This original story based on music by The Beatles features live music and dancing in a variety of styles, including ballet, jazz, and hip-hop. This will be the North County Dance and Performing Arts Foundation's major spring production. Auditions take place Jan. 7 from
January 7 (7:30pm)
performs Jan. 7.
Cost: $12, ages 21 and up
Writers and Literature
January 7 (7-9pm)
This new, monthly poetry series showcases featured poets and open readings on the first Saturday of every month, starting Jan. 7 with Kevin Clark and Dian Sousa.
Kevin Patrick Sullivan
January 7 (Open Wed.-Sun.)
is a discussion of the newest ideas in contemporary photography. The exhibit was juried by New York's Debra Klomp Ching and will be on display through Jan. 29.
Art at Wineries
January 7 (10:30am-4:30pm)
exhibits a selection of her mixed media, pastel, and hand-made prints through Feb. 29.
DROP-IN WATERCOLOR CLASSES
Classes and Workshops
January 7 (10am-12pm)
An introduction course for beginners and a refresher class for more advanced students is offered every Saturday. Class size is limited to 15 students: first come, first served. Beginning materials are provided, but students are encouraged to bring their own supplies.
Cost: $12 for members, $15 for non-members
January 7 (Gallery hours vary)
are on display through Jan. 30.
Create and Learn
January 7 (3:30-5pm)
Kids can learn to make their own bowls, cups, and sculptures with after-school and Sat. classes
Cost: $20 per class
SMALL WILDERNESS AREA PRESERVATION (SWAP) WORK PARTY
January 7 (9am-12pm)
Volunteers are needed to help with weed and erosion control on the first Sat. of each month.
Sports and Wellness
NEW YOGA STUDIO IN ORCUTT
January 7 (Open Mon.-Sat.)
Come to an open house Jan. 7 with live music, wine, and catered appetizers. The studio is also offering a special discount of 30 days of classes for $30. The deal ends Jan. 31.
Lessons and Classes
January 7 (Class times vary. See schedule online.)
This class is a fun and effective cardio workout with sculpting exercises designed to tone the entire body from top to bottom. Latin music and a combination of fast and slow moves are used to create routines that are easy to follow and fun to learn.
Cost: Drop-in and unlimited monthly memebrships available
Lectures and Learning
CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT TRAINING PROGRAM
January 7 (9am-4:30pm)
This program combines 134 hours of classroom instruction (21 of these hours online), including electrocardiography (EKG), with a 160-hour externship. The class meets every Saturday from Jan. 7-May 5.
SAN LUIS OBISPO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
January 7 (12:30pm)
The research class on Jan. 7 will be "What's in the 1940 Census?" This will be followed by a short business meeting, drawing, and social time with refreshments.
January 7 (11am-4pm)
take place every Saturday. Cats and kittens are spayed or neutered, tested and vaccinated prior to adoption. A free vet examination is included.
Cost: Adoption fees are $60 for one or $80 for two
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