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November 9 - November 16

Art

ACRYLICS AND MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP
Classes and Workshops
November 9 (5:30-8pm)

Explore color, design, and composition using acrylic paints and ordinary, household items with workshops every Wed. through Dec. 14.

L Ortiz
lortiz@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

San Luis Coastal Adult School
1499 San Luis Dr.
SLO 93401

Sports and Wellness

KICKBOXING
KICKBOXING
Lessons and Classes
November 9 (6:30am)

Get a full-body workout incorporating jabs, hooks, uppercuts, kicks and athletic drills. Suitable for participants of medium to high fitness levels. The class meets Mon., Wed., and Fri. Oct. 19-Nov. 21 and pre-registration required.

San Luis Coastal Adult School
sconrad@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

Sunnyside Elementary
880 Manzanita Drive
Los Osos 93402

Cost: $41

Lectures and Learning

ATHEISTS UNITED OF SLO--SOCRATES CAFE
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
November 9 (6:15pm)

This group will provide an opportunity for us to question our most commonly held assumptions and principles on Dec. 14 and the second Wed. of every month. A commitment to inclusiveness, respect, and open-mindedness will be present throughout every meeting: egos, fear, defensiveness, and dogma should be left at the door.

Martin Williams
atheistsunited.slo@gmail.com
Phone: (808) 295-8775
http://meetup.com/San-Luis-Obispo-Atheists

Kreuzberg Cafe
685 Higuera St.
SLO 93401

Cost: Free

Support Groups

ARROYO GRANDE ALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA GENERAL INTEREST
November 9 (1pm)

This group meets on the second Wed. of each month. Call Amity House Adult Day Program in advance to arrange free respite 489-8894.

Phone: 547-3830

First Methodist Church
275 N. Halcyon Rd.
Arroyo Grande

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS
November 9 (6:30pm)

Weekly meetings are on Wed.

Dave
ddeick@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 466-4032

4500 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

KARATE MATSUBAYASHI RYU
November 10 (10:30am)

Classes offfered every Thurs. at  7pm and every Sat. at

m.BODY
info@mbodyslo.com
Phone: 547-YOGA
http://mbodyslo.com

M.Body
780 Caudill St.
SLO 93405

Cost: $35 per month

LAUGHTER YOGA
November 10 (10:45)

Laughter Yoga is an aerobic exercise that can be done by all body types including people in wheelchairs, and it's offered every Thurs.

William Alarid
wmalarid@aol.com
Phone: 925-3216

Mussell Senior Center
510 E. Park Ave.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

<em>SEVEN WHISPERS OF THE SPIRIT</em>
Seven Whispers of the Spirit
SEVEN WHISPERS OF THE SPIRIT
Classes
November 10 (6pm)

Embark on a deep exploration of this experiential book by Christina Baldwin every Thurs. Oct. 20-Dec. 8 at

Mary Sage Sennewald
marysage@sukhawellnesscenter.com
Phone: 801-8088
http://sukhawellnesscenter.com

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $150 for eight weeks

Special Events

11/11/11 END OF THE WORLD PARTY
November 11 (7:30-11pm)

Enjoy a special last supper menu, drinks, limbo contest, and live music by the World's End Allstars on Nov. 11 from

Phone: 473-0102
http://slodownpub.com

SLO Down Pub
1200 E. Grand Ave.
Arroyo Grande , CA

Cost: $6

YPNG 5TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
November 11 (7pm)

Meet local friends and help the Young Professionals Networking Group celebrate its 5th anniversary with a night of dancing, drinks, and dessert on Nov. 11 at

Phone: 786-2522
http://ypng.org

Cafe Roma
1020 Railroad Ave.
SLO , CA

Cost: $35-$40

Music

KARAOKE
November 11 (9:30 pm-1:30am)

Every Friday night The Merrimaker hosts a great Karaoke party! Come sing your favorite songs with us!

Lindsey
themerrimaker@yahoo.com
Phone: 805-528-9940

The Merrimaker
1301 2nd st
Los Osos , CA 93402

Cost: free

Art

BEGINNING SINGING CLASSES
Classes and Workshops
November 11 (10am-12pm)

offered every Fri. through Dec. 9. To register, go online at thesinginginstitute.com. Classtimes are from

Katherine Arthur
Arthur@calpoly.edu
Phone: 528-0466

St. Barnabas Church
301 Trinity Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $80

Sports and Wellness

KICKBOXING
KICKBOXING
Lessons and Classes
November 11 (6:30am)

Get a full-body workout incorporating jabs, hooks, uppercuts, kicks and athletic drills. Suitable for participants of medium to high fitness levels. The class meets Mon., Wed., and Fri. Oct. 19-Nov. 21 and pre-registration required.

San Luis Coastal Adult School
sconrad@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

Sunnyside Elementary
880 Manzanita Drive
Los Osos 93402

Cost: $41

Lectures and Learning

WOMAN'S CLUB OF ARROYO GRANDE
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
November 11 (1pm)

meets on the second Fri. of every month for culture, advancement, and civic betterment. A lunch is generally served for $12.

http://womansclubofarroyogrande.org/aboutus.htm

211 Vernon St.
Arroyo Grande

Special Events

Drive One 4 UR Schools
November 12 (9:00 - 4:00)

Ford Motor Company and Perry Ford Lincoln San Luis Obispo are pleased to announce a special event on Nov. 12 from 9 AM to 4 PM. During this one day event Ford will be donating $20 for every test drive to San Luis Obispo High School. Simply come by and take a drive. It only takes a couple of minutes and there are no strings attached. Similar events have raised between $2400 and $5000. We hope to hit the maximum amount of $6000. Stop by 12200 Los Osos Valley Rd. San Luis Obispo on Saturday!

Brian Smith
briansmith@perrysanluis.com
Phone: 805-441-5779

Perry Ford Lincoln San Luis
12200 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo , CA 93405

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

YOUNG LEADERS AND SPEAKERS
November 12 (9:15-10:15am and 11:15am-12:15pm)

 is a series of Sat. workshops Nov. 5, 12, 19, and 26 designed to develop public speaking, communication and leadership skills for children ages 11-18 years of age because the ability to communicate effectively has a profound impact on self esteem and relationship building for your child. Classes are limited to 8 students per session.

Glenn Hoving
Glennhoving@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 235-1549

Hoving and Associates
1147 E. Grand Ave.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Cost: $210

Lectures and Learning

"ETHICS AND YOUR PLATE: A CONVERSATION ABOUT ANIMALS & FOOD" SYMPOSIUM
November 12 (1: 00 pm - 8:30 pm)

The National Museum of Animals & Society and Go Vegan Santa Barbara present the "Ethics and Your Plate: A Conversation about Animals & Food" Symposium. Exploring contemporary issues surrounding animal agribusiness, the event includes presentations by Nicolette Hahn Niman, author of Righteous Porkchop, Paul Shapiro of the Humane Society of the United States, Rancho San Julian's Elizabeth Poett, a town hall-style discussion, and a film screening of Forks Over Knives.

Nat'l Museum of Animals & Society
info@museumofanimals.org
Phone: 530-520-5397
http://www.museumofanimals.org/symposium

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol
Santa Barbara , CA 93105

Cost: Suggested donation: $6- $15.

Holiday events

PIE TASTING
November 13 (3-6pm)

Sample sweet pies, taste wine, and take part in a baking demonstration on Nov. 13 from

Phone: 344-4609
http://bellstreetfarm.com

Bell Street Farm
406 Bell St.
Los Alamos , CA

Cost: Free

The Outdoors

3RD ANNUAL WINE VINE RUN
November 13 (5pm)

Choose between 5k and half-marathon runs that take participants through rolling vineyards on Nov. 13 at 8am. Register at active.com. Proceeds benefit the athletic department at Paso Robles High School, and a "pasta feed" to fuel runners for the following day will take place Nov. 12 at

winevinerun@gmail.com

Meridian Vineyards
7000 Highway 46
Paso Robles , CA

Cost: $40-$65

Lectures and Learning

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS SERIES
Classes
November 13 (10am-4pm)

Outside Now instructors Rion Naus and Evan Albright will teach how to meet personal, family, and community needs for food, water, shelter, and warmth in extreme circumstances on Nov. 13. Appropriate for ages 12 and up if accompanied by an adult. Childcare available for younger children.

Donna
info@outsidenow.org
Phone: 541-9900

Bellevue Santa Fe Charter School
Avila Beach 93401

Cost: $50

Eckanakar Worship Service
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
November 13 (10:30 AM)

"THE SECRET TO LIFE" How to connect with God in a meaningful way. Everyone is welcome Sunday November 13th at 10:30 am at the SLO CITY LIBRARY MEETING ROOM.

Gary Mulholland
balisurfer@hotmail.com
Phone: 805-440-1354

SLO Lbrary meeting room
995 Palm St.
SLO , CA 93401

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

KICKBOXING
KICKBOXING
Lessons and Classes
November 14 (6:30am)

Get a full-body workout incorporating jabs, hooks, uppercuts, kicks and athletic drills. Suitable for participants of medium to high fitness levels. The class meets Mon., Wed., and Fri. Oct. 19-Nov. 21 and pre-registration required.

San Luis Coastal Adult School
sconrad@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

Sunnyside Elementary
880 Manzanita Drive
Los Osos 93402

Cost: $41

Special Events

A CONVERSATION ON LOCAL SUSTAINABILITY
November 15 (7:00 p.m.)

SLO Transition Towns will convene a conversation to build local community action around sustainable practices in San Luis Obispo County on Tuesday, November 15th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Ludwig Community Center, 864 Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obispo. All county residents are invited to attend. The conversation will encourage participants to focus on local environmental, economic, and energy issues.

June Cochran
gradofcal@yahoo.com
Phone: 805-773-2847

Ludwig Community Center
864 Santa Rosa Street
San Luis Obispo , CA 93401

Cost: Free

Stage

COMEDY ON THE SPOT
Comedy on The Spot Improv Group
COMEDY ON THE SPOT
November 15 (7pm)

Enjoy a night of hilarious comedy and improvisation with the Central Coast's 'Comedy on the Spot' troupe directed by Michael Passarelli. The improv players will take ideas and suggestions from the audience to create scenes that are sure to tickle your funny bone on Nov. 15 at

Jessica Edwards
thespot@thespotag.com
Phone: 474-5711
http://thespotag.com

The Spot
116 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $10

Writers and Literature

WRITING FROM LIFE
November 15 (2-4pm)

Join this five week class to write stories and break through blocks, meeting every Tues. through Dec. 6.

Gayle Cuddy
nightengayles@aol.com
Phone: 489-1026

1445 Santa Rosa
SLO 93401

Cost: $35

Lectures and Learning

EVOLUTION OF MODERN HUMAN BEHAVIOR
November 15 (6:30 pm)

Learn why we do what we do with Stanford University professor Richard Klein on Nov. 15 at

Terry Jones
tljones@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2523

Cal Poly Spanos Theater
SLO , CA

Cost: Free and open to the public

Holiday events

TEMPLETON COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING
November 16 (6pm)

presented by the Templeton 4H Club on Nov. 16 at

Stan
Phone: 434-1402

Legion Hall
801 S. Main St.
Templeton , CA

Stage

COMEDY ON THE SPOT
Comedy on The Spot Improv Group
COMEDY ON THE SPOT
November 16 (7pm)

Enjoy a night of hilarious comedy and improvisation with the Central Coast's 'Comedy on the Spot' troupe directed by Michael Passarelli. The improv players will take ideas and suggestions from the audience to create scenes that are sure to tickle your funny bone on Nov. 15 at

Jessica Edwards
thespot@thespotag.com
Phone: 474-5711
http://thespotag.com

The Spot
116 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $10

Art

ACRYLICS AND MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP
Classes and Workshops
November 16 (5:30-8pm)

Explore color, design, and composition using acrylic paints and ordinary, household items with workshops every Wed. through Dec. 14.

L Ortiz
lortiz@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

San Luis Coastal Adult School
1499 San Luis Dr.
SLO 93401

Sports and Wellness

KICKBOXING
KICKBOXING
Lessons and Classes
November 16 (6:30am)

Get a full-body workout incorporating jabs, hooks, uppercuts, kicks and athletic drills. Suitable for participants of medium to high fitness levels. The class meets Mon., Wed., and Fri. Oct. 19-Nov. 21 and pre-registration required.

San Luis Coastal Adult School
sconrad@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222
http://ae.slcusd.org

Sunnyside Elementary
880 Manzanita Drive
Los Osos 93402

Cost: $41

TEEN ZUMBA CLASSES
Teen Zumba Wednesdays 4pm at Tantrum Fitness in Grover Beach
TEEN ZUMBA CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
November 16 (4pm)

offer an easy and fun way for a teenager to feel good physically and emotionally with dance every Wed. through Dec. 28.

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

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Blvd.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $10 drop-in

Support Groups

SLO ALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA GENERAL INTEREST
November 16 (1pm)

This group meets the third Wed. each month.

Phone: For more information including respite possibilities, please call: 547-3830

First Baptist Church
2075 Johnson Ave.
SLO

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS
November 16 (6:30pm)

Weekly meetings are on Wed.

Dave
ddeick@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 466-4032

4500 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free