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October 6

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

Special Events

ADOPTABLE PETS MEET AND GREET PETCO EVENT
October 6 (9am-4pm)

Petco is hosting a adoptable pets meet and greet adoption event. Our adoption partners will be there with both dogs and cats/kittens, who would love to meet thier prospective forever family members. All adoptions include Think Adoption First Care and Savings program with instant savings on food and supplies, free consultations with professional animal trainers, and groomers. Join us at petco next to Sears and Best Buy in Madonna Plaza on Oct. 6.

Tawnya
tawnyawiskirchen@yahoo.com
Phone: 596-0836

271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

BEAUTIFUL MINDS WALK
October 6 (8am)

The fourth annual Beautiful Minds Walk takes place on Oct. 6 at Laguna Lake Park in SLO. Registration begins at 8am and the 1.5 mile walk begins at 9am. The purpose of this event is to raise awareness of the widespread issues concerning mental health, reduce the stigma that a mental illness label brings about, and to raise much needed funds for our local mental health support and treatment programs. There will be a silent auction, as well as numerous displays from local groups, which will provide information on mental health issues and support services. Registration forms can be found on the SLO County National Alliance on Mental Illness website.

Mary Garza
empath62@charter.net
Phone: 459-0501

Laguna Lake Park
SLO

COMMUNITY REIKI SHARE
COMMUNITY REIKI SHARE
October 6 (10am-1:30pm)

Community Reiki Share on Oct. 6 from 10am-1:30pm. This event is designed to share and introduce the healing benefits of Reiki to the community.

Cherish
theunfolding@ymail.com
Phone: 460-8531
http://facebook.com/TheUnfolding.

4605 El Camino Real
Atascadero

Cost: $25

FALL PLANT SALE
Asteriscus maritimus
FALL PLANT SALE
October 6 (10am - 1pml members only 9-10am)

Gearing up for fall planting? Plants looking a bit parched? Want some variety in your garden or yard and don't know what to try? Then come on out! This is more than just a plant sale; it is an opportunity to learn more about the climate region you live in and see the multitude of plant species that thrive in such a climate. Plants are TAX-FREE from 10am-1pm. Members only 9-10am. Ask all of your questions and grab a free coffee; wander through the Garden.

Kristina Van Wert
kvanwert@slobg.org
Phone: 805-541-1400 x305
http://www.slobg.org

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
San Luis Obispo , CA 93405

Cost: FREE

ACOUSTICO LIVE AT GATHER WINE BAR
Acoustico at Gather Wine Bar
ACOUSTICO LIVE AT GATHER WINE BAR
Wine Bar Events
October 6 (7pm-10pm)

Mellow, peppy, always filling the bar with comfortable sound - that's Acoustico at Gather. Pair that with great Central Coast wines, amazing food by Chef Tim, and this is the day to make reservations for yourself and friends and settle in for a great Saturday night. Oct. 6.

Manager
info@gatherwinebar.com
Phone: 474-4771
http://gatherwinebar.com

Gather Wine Bar
122 East Branch St.
Arroyo Grande

Cost: No cover for patrons and $10 for non-patrons

KEITH COX LIVE AT GATHER WINE BAR
Keith Cox Musician
KEITH COX LIVE AT GATHER WINE BAR
Wine Bar Events
October 6 (7pm-10pm)

Keith Cox is a local Singer/Songwriter on the Central Coast. Come on out for his first debut at Gather Wine Bar.

Manager
info@gatherwinebar.com
Phone: 805-474-4771
http://gatherwinebar.com

Gather Wine Bar
122 East Branch Street
Arroyo Grande , CA 93420

Cost: No cover for patrons - $10 for non patrons

Music

NOVO AFTER DARK
NOVO AFTER DARK
October 6 (10 pm - 1 am)

Every Friday and Saturday night 10pm - 1am. DJs spin in the lounge. Ask about drink specials at the bar.

Novo
info@novorestaurant.com
Phone: 805-543-3986

Novo
726 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo , CA 93401

Cost: free

SLO Symphony Opening Night with David Kim
David Kim, Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra
SLO Symphony Opening Night with David Kim
October 6 (8:00 pm)

On Saturday, October 6th at 8pm, the San Luis Obispo Symphony will present Opening Night with violinist David Kim at the Christopher Cohan Center in San Luis Obispo. The concert will feature Shostakovich’s triumphal Festive Overture, Respighi’s delightful ode to Italy, The Fountains of the Rome, and the passionate Violin Concerto in D Major, by Johannes Brahms. For tickets call the PAC ticket office at (805)756-4849 or order online at slosymphony.com.

SLO Symphony
staff@slosymphony.com
Phone: 805-756-4849
http://slosymphony.com/cm/Home.html

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo , CA 93407

Cost: $20-$75

The Outdoors

SMALL WILDERNESS AREA PRESERVATION (SWAP) WORK PARTY
October 6 (9am-12pm)

Volunteers are needed to help with weed and erosion control on the first Sat. of each month.

Phone: 528-0392
http://elfin-forest.org

Elfin Forrest
15th Street
Los Osos

Audubon Bird Walk at SLO Botanical Garden
Audubon Bird Walk at SLO Botanical Garden
Audubon Bird Walk at SLO Botanical Garden
October 6 (8:00 am - 10:00 am )

Audubon Bird Walk Sat. Oct 6, 8-10am. Join local Audubon Society and bird enthusiasts for a bird watching walk through El Chorro Park. October is prime time for viewing rare migrating birds and returning wintering birds. Learn something new this beautiful morning. $5 Garden Members, $10 non-Members. Call 805.541.1400x304 for more info or visit www.slobg.org.

Lindsey
education@slobg.org
Phone: 805.541.1400x304
http://slobg.org/audubon-walk/

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Rd
San Luis Obispo , CA 93405

Cost: $5 Garden members, $10 non-members

BIRDING AT THE GARDEN WITH THE MORRO COAST AUDUBON SOCIETY
White Tailed Kite
BIRDING AT THE GARDEN WITH THE MORRO COAST AUDUBON SOCIETY
October 6 (8am)

Jennifer Moonjian and Stephanie Little of the Morro Coast Audubon Society lead a birding walk through the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden and the surrounding environs including El Chorro Regional Park, Dairy Creek, the Bluebird Trail, and the grassy hillsides. We will look for returning wintering birds and fall migrants including sparrows, warblers, raptors, and others. October is prime time for rare migrants when nearly anything can show up.

Lindsey Collinsworth
lcollinsworth@slobg.org
Phone: 805-541-1400 x304
http://www.slobg.org

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
San Luis Obispo , CA 93405

Cost: $5 members, $10 non-members

Fall Plant Sale Fundraiser at SLO Botanical Garden
Fall Plant Sale Fundraiser at SLO Botanical Garden
Fall Plant Sale Fundraiser at SLO Botanical Garden
October 6 (10am - 1pm )

Fall Plant Sale Fundraiser Sat. Oct 6, 10am-1pm. Sip free coffee and enjoy mini-presentations while viewing our wonderful selection of unique drought tolerant plants. All plants are tax free and plant experts will be on hand. Members only shopping starts at 9am. Call 805.541.1400 or visit www.slobg.org for more info.

Lindsey
education@slobg.org
Phone: 805.541.1400x304
http://slobg.org/fall-plant-sale/

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Rd
San Luis Obispo , CA 93405

Cost: FREE

Sports and Wellness

FIGHT LIKE A GIRL
FIGHT LIKE A GIRL
Special Events
October 6 (10am-1pm)

Our upcoming Fight Like a Girl seminar, presented by Central Coast Krava Maga, aims to educate women on building the mentality to fight back in threatening situations. The seminar will be held at the Budo Ryu, on Oct. 6. It is $20 to pre-register (contact: 2012fightlikeagirl@gmail.com to sign up) and $25 at the door. Participants in our seminar receive hands-on training in striking, grab releases, and real-life tactics in thwarting attackers.

Michelle Houston
2012fightlikeagirl@gmail.com
Phone: 544-8008
http://budoryu.com

Budo Ryu
3566 S. Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo

Fundraisers

BINGO FOR BREAST CANCER
October 6 (11:30am)

Central Coast Women's League will hold its annual fundraiser to benefit SLO Noor Foundation, Oct. 6. Tickets are $30. Bingo begins at 12:30pm. Light lunch, cash prizes, silent auction, and raffle. For ticket info, email info@theccwl.org. Or call 748-8278 or 543-2437. Noor Foundation is a volunteer-based, non-profit clinic that helps to cover the costs of preventative breast cancer screening for uninsured local women.

ccwl
info@theccwl.org
Phone: 748-8278

SLO Elks Lodge
222 Elks Ln.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $30

HOSPICE SLO GARAGE SALE
October 6 (8am-1pm)

Come rummage through the treasures that Hospice SLO has to offer. The garage sale will feature furniture, clothing, electronics, sports equipment, home decor, and more. Oct. 6.

Kara Barbieri
karabarbieri@hospiceslo.org
Phone: (544-2266
http://hospiceslo.org

Hospice SLO
1304 Pacific St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

Volunteers

ADOPT-A-PET EVENTS
October 6 (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.

Debra Holt
DebraHolt@AOL.COM
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PetCo
Madonna Plaza Shopping Center
SLO 93405

Cost: Adoption fees are $60 for one or $80 for two