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December 8 - December 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

Holiday events

Holiday Family Festival
December 8 (11 am to 4 pm)

DEC 8 FREE Downtown Fort Lauderdale Historical District Music, kids fun, historical tours, Antique car show and Pet Parade with Santa Arts and crafts and holiday gift items

Elaine
elainevasquez@aol.com
Phone: 9546466991
http://www.fortlauderdalehistorycenter.org

Old Fort Lauderdale District
SW 2 Avenue on Riverwalk
Fort Lauderdale 33301

Cost: FREE

LOS ALAMOS HOLIDAY STROLL
December 8

The public is invited to attend the Los Alamos Holiday Stroll festivities celebrating the season on Saturday, December 8,2012. Tree lighting is at 5:15pm, there will be strolling carolers, a community bonfire with marshmallows available for roasting, holiday shopping and complimentary holiday treats athe the businesses along Bell Street.

Jennifer Scarano
jenniferscarano@gmail.com
Phone: (805)264-6193
http://www.LosAlamosValley.org

Los Alamos Holiday Stroll
Bell Street
Los Alamos 93440

Cost: free

PEAR VALLEY HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
December 8

Enjoy holiday treats and live music during our Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 8th. Bring an unwrapped toy for the Toy Bank and receive a 10% discount on your wine purchase. Pear Valley wines are the perfect Christmas gift!

Events
info@pearvalley.com
Phone: 8052372861

Pear Valley Estate Wine
4900 Union Road
Paso Robles 93446

RITAS RAINBOW OF TREASURES
December 8 (10am to 5pm)

December 8, 2012 at the Davidson Furniture Building/SLO Local artisans showcase beautiful homemade and unique items; benefiting a local non-profit (Rita's Rainbows)created to serve the memory of Rita Maria Goehner to help children in need.

Mary Holliday
mkholliday@ritasrainbows.org
Phone: 805441449

Davidsons Furniture
669 Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: 0

Special Events

DUDLEYAS OF CALIFORNIA PRESENTATION AT SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
December 8 (1pm-3pm)

Join Stephen McCabe of UCSC Arboretum as he presents on the diversity of California native succulents. This visually stunning presentation will leave you informed and inspired. Free docent led Garden tour at 2pm. Call 805.541.1400 or visit www.slobg.org for more info.

Lindsey Collinsworth
education@slobg.org
Phone: 805.541.1400
http://www.slobg.org

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

Stage

AVENUE Q
Avenue Q
AVENUE Q
December 8 (8:00 PM)

Join Kelrik as we take you on an uproarious stroll down Avenue Q! This laugh-out-loud musical tells the story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There, he meets other colorful types who help him finally discover his own purpose in life. (Due to the show’s adult subject matter it is required that audience members under the age of 18 be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

Kelrik Productions
kelrikprods@aol.com
Phone: 805 543 7529
http://www.kelrikproductions.org

UNITY
1490 Southwood Drive
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
December 8 (7:00 PM and 2:00 PM)

America’s most cherished holiday film comes to life on the Little Theatre stage! Experience the extraordinary, heart-warming journey of Bedford Falls resident George Bailey, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been buried under family obligations and civic responsibilities. Join your favorite characters: George and Mary, Clarence, Uncle Billy and, of course, the Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter!

Kevin Harris
kevinharris@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://www.slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

Art

PHOTOMORPHOSIS II
Galleries
December 8 (11-5pm)

state wide juried photography exhibit featuring photo manipulation, HDR and texturing Gray Wing

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

Museum of Art
1010 Broad St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free Admission

Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Galleries
December 8 (11am - 5pm)

Black and white photographs by Alison Watt Jackson on display in the First Gallery through December 31st, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

The Painters Group: Push Pin Invitational
Galleries
December 8 (11am - 5pm)

The Painters Group members' artwork in a variety of mediums presented in the most casual way. On display in the McMeen Gallery through December 30th, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

CRAFT ART MARKET
Special Art Events
December 8 (11am-5pm)

This year the CraftArt Market celebrates its 25th year with a dazzling array of artful gifts, holiday ornaments, fine jewelry, textiles, home décor, and intricate ceramics. The CraftArt Market draws visitors from all over the region who are searching for one-of-a-kind presents. in addition, they support local artists and the Museum of Art with their purchases. Through December 31, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Kid Stuff

DREAM CATCHERS & HOLIDAY GIFTS: KIDS WORKSHOP AT SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Special Events
December 8 (1pm-3pm)

Create fun holiday crafts to give to friends and family! Learn fun holiday stories as we play and create in the Garden. $5 donation appreciated.  

Lindsey Collinsworth
education@slobg.org
Phone: 805.541.1400x304
http://www.slobg.org

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

The Outdoors

GreenWorks Open House: Sponsored by MidAmerican and First Solar
GreenWorks Open House: Sponsored by MidAmerican and First Solar
December 8 (10 am - 2 pm)

Come Saturday December 8th, 2012 anytime between 10 am and 2 pm and support the work of Liberty High School's students in their outdoor classroom behind the softball field, at 800 Niblick in Paso Robles. Student docents will show off project including a greenhouse, solar electric system, rainwater catchment, and plant nursery. Native plants, fruit trees, and student artwork will be on sale at the event.

Greg Ellis
greg@onecoolearth.org
Phone: 7603825164
http://www.onecoolearth.org

Liberty Continuation High School
657 Nicklaus
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $0

Sports and Wellness

CENTRAL  PHOENIX BELLY DANCE CLASS
Belly Dance with Mahin
CENTRAL PHOENIX BELLY DANCE CLASS
December 8 (2:00 PM)

Love you hips - belly dance! Women of all ages, shapes and sizes are welcome. No dance experience necessary. Winter session starts 11/3/2012.

Mahin
mahin@shes-got-hips.com
Phone: 4802330022
http://shes-got-hips.com/Summer_Belly_Dance_Classes_in_Phoenix.html

Cannedy Performing Arts
6222 N. 7th St.
Phoenix 85012

Cost: $50 session/$15 single class

ELATION EAR ACUPUNCTURE
Elation Ear Acupuncture at Amethyst Healing Center
ELATION EAR ACUPUNCTURE
Special Events
December 8 (12pm- 2pm)

A simple, effective, low cost introduction to acupuncture, creating tranquility throughout the day. Auricular acupuncture is well known as an effective support to release stress, chronic pain, headaches, PMS, high blood pressure, anxiety, insomnia, and to support smoking cessation, detox & weight loss. Enjoy herbal tea, learn more about Chinese medicine and catch a breeze.

Jacqueline Anaya
jacqueline@anayaacupuncture.com
Phone: 805.203.3014
http://www.amethysthealingcenter.com/Amethyst_Annex.html

Amethyst Healing Center: Annex
604 Main Street
Cambria 93428

Cost: $15

Lectures and Learning

TROLLEY TOURS TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
Historic Pt. San Luis Lighthouse - Avila Beach CA
TROLLEY TOURS TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
December 8

Lighthouse Trolley Tours: Every Saturday 12pm, 1pm, 2pm Departure Times $20.00 per person/ $15 for children under 12 Docent led tour of the Lighthouse For Reservations Call 805-540-5771 www.sanluislighthouse.org Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers P. O. Box 13556, San Luis Obispo CA 93406

Kristi Balzer
kristibalzer@gmail.com
Phone: 805 540 5771
http://info@sanluislighthouse.org

Point San Luis Lighthouse
1 Lighthouse Rd.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $20

Essentials of Human Resources Management Course
Classes
December 8 (Saturdays, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm)

Essentials of Human Resources Management Course The Essentials of HR is the perfect class for entry level HR staff and for supervisors and managers who need to understand how HR rules and regulations effect their daily work and managerial roles. Brandman University's Santa Maria Campus November 17 – December 15, 2012 Saturdays, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Ray Lacasse, Instructor For More Information: Call: (805) 928 - 3443 Email: exedbmt@brandman.edu Web: brandman.edu/SHRM

Brandman University
exedbmt@brandman.edu
Phone: (805) 928 - 3443
http://www.brandman.edu/SHRM

Brandman University's Santa Maria Campus
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A1
Santa Maria 93454

Fundraisers

TEAM AUTO COLLISION & CUSTOM CENTER'S TOYS FOR TOTS SHOW & SHINE & BBQ
December 8 (10 AM - 5 PM)

Sat, Dec 8, 2o12 from 10 AM to 5 PM at Team Auto Collision & Custom Center, 5685 Monterey Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446, TOYS FOR TOTS SHOW & SHINE & BBQ, featuring bounce house, rockin' band, raffle, variety of vendors and car show. A new, unwrapped toy $ 20 and up will get you into the car show. Even if you don't participate in the car show, providing a toy will make Christmas magical for so many wonderful children! Don't miss it! You'll have fun!

Bettina Whippie
bettinasara@gmail.com
Phone: 805-610-7139

TEAM AUTO COLLISION & CUSTOM CENTER'S TOYS FOR TOTS SHOW & SHINE & BBQ
5685 Monterey Road
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free to general public & $20 + toy for car show participants.

Volunteers

ADOPT-A-PET EVENTS
December 8 (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

CALLING ALL GREEN THUMBS!
December 8 (9am-12pm)

Calling all Green Thumbs! Join Audubon on Sat, Dec 8th 9-12 to help restore this beautiful coastal habitat on the shores of Morro Bay with native plants. Bring a shovel with your name on it, if you have one. Otherwise, just bring you and your friends and family of all ages to the Sweet Springs Nature Preserve on the corner of 4th Street and Ramona Ave in Los Osos. Tools, tips & treats provided – even prizes for correct answers on our Nature quiz! More info: 239-3928.

Holly Sletteland
hslettel@calpoly.edu
Phone: 8052393928
http://www.morrocoastaudubon.org

Sweet Springs Nature Preserve
4th St & Ramona Ave
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Holiday events

THE POLAR EXPRESS
Join Le Vigne Winery and Family Care Network for a magical evening aboard The Polar Express!
THE POLAR EXPRESS
December 9 (4:30, 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 pm)

This holiday season you and your family can take a ride on the Polar Express! Jump aboard a historic Pullman train cars at Le Vigne Winery and hear a special reading of The Polar Express. After the storytelling, guests will proceed to a winter wonderland celebration complete with hot cocoa & cookies for kids, wine & cheese for adults and of course, a visit from Santa Claus! Join us for an evening of holiday cheer at Le Vigne Winery in Paso Robles Sunday, December 9 & 16 at 4:30 5:30 6:30 & 7:30.

Sydney McNamara
smcnamara@fcni.org
Phone: 805 503 6269
http://www.levignewinery.com/events-news/

Le Vigne Winery
5115 Buena Vista Drive
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $10 for children, $20 for adults. Free for FCNI clients and families.

VINE STREET VICTORIAN SHOWCASE
December 9 (6-9pm)

14 blocks of front yards and decorated homes including Victorian homes, Scrooge, Santa, the Grinch, and entertainment including carolers on Dec. 8.

Norma Moye
mainstreet@tcsn.net
Phone: 238-4103
http://pasoroblesdowntown.org

Vine, between 9th and 21st Streets
Paso Robles

Cost: Free

WRITE FOR RIGHTS
December 9 (11-5)

Sunday December 9,at Linnaea's Cafe between 11-5pm. the local Amnesty International group invites you to join us in participation in Amnesty International's annual global Write-A-Thon. WRITE for RIGHTS! Take a few minutes out of your day to make a real difference in the world. In recognition of International Human Rights Day, Amnesty International annually holds a global Write-a-thon. For information regarding our local event, call 528-5823 or 544-8346.

Gail
gailgreetings@yahoo.com
Phone: 8055285823

Linnaea's Cafe
1110 garden St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: FREE

Special Events

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL WRITE-A-THON
December 9 (11 am - 5 pm)

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL WRITE-A-THON WRITE FOR RIGHTS!! LINAEA'S CAFE, 1110 Garden Street, San Luis Obispo Sunday, December 9, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. On Sunday December 9, you can shine a light in dark corners and step up the pressure on governments around the world. Join us at Linnaea's Cafe where together we will write, tweet, blog, speak out and make sure that Prisoners of Conscience are not forgotten. We will provide prisoner information, holiday cards and writing materials.

Gail Comer
gailgreetings@yahoo.com
Phone: 528-5823

Linnaea's Cafe
1110 Garden Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: 0

Stage

It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
December 9 (7:00 PM and 2:00 PM)

America’s most cherished holiday film comes to life on the Little Theatre stage! Experience the extraordinary, heart-warming journey of Bedford Falls resident George Bailey, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been buried under family obligations and civic responsibilities. Join your favorite characters: George and Mary, Clarence, Uncle Billy and, of course, the Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter!

Kevin Harris
kevinharris@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://www.slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

Music

SAN LUIS OBISPO YOUTH SYMPHONY HOLIDAY CONCERT
December 9 (3 pm)

The 2012-2013 Season for the San Luis Obispo Youth Symphony commences with a great concert for the entire family on Sunday, December 9th at 3 p.m. at the Clark Center in Arroyo Grande. The concert will feature the very talented members of all five Youth Symphony ensembles: SuperBows, Preparatory Strings, Symphonic Winds, Academy String Orchestra and the Concert Orchestra. The musical program will include Dvorak’s American Quartet and Walton’s Crown Imperial March. In addition, audience members of all ages will enjoy performances of holiday favorites. Tickets for the performance are priced very affordably for young families at $15 for adults and $5 for children age 14 and under.

SLO Symphony
staff@slosymphony.com
Phone: (805) 543-3533
http://sloyouthsymphony.org/cm/Home.html

Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks Avenue
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $5-$15

Art

PHOTOMORPHOSIS II
Galleries
December 9 (11-5pm)

state wide juried photography exhibit featuring photo manipulation, HDR and texturing Gray Wing

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

Museum of Art
1010 Broad St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free Admission

Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Galleries
December 9 (11am - 5pm)

Black and white photographs by Alison Watt Jackson on display in the First Gallery through December 31st, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

The Painters Group: Push Pin Invitational
Galleries
December 9 (11am - 5pm)

The Painters Group members' artwork in a variety of mediums presented in the most casual way. On display in the McMeen Gallery through December 30th, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

Artist Reception
Openings and Receptions
December 9 (3pm - 5pm)

Free public reception to meet with the artists Alison Watt Jackson, members of The Painters Group and the Santa Ynez Woodworking Guild.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free

CRAFT ART MARKET
Special Art Events
December 9 (11am-5pm)

This year the CraftArt Market celebrates its 25th year with a dazzling array of artful gifts, holiday ornaments, fine jewelry, textiles, home décor, and intricate ceramics. The CraftArt Market draws visitors from all over the region who are searching for one-of-a-kind presents. in addition, they support local artists and the Museum of Art with their purchases. Through December 31, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Sports and Wellness

BOOSTING IMMUNITY AND DIGESTION: A QUIGONG AND YIN YOGA WORKSHOP
December 9

Invigorate your immune system and promote healthy digestion this holiday season with the life-giving practices of Quigong and Yin Yoga. Instructors: Devin Wallace, certified Quigong instructor; Katy Yurchesen, certified Yin Yoga teacher and founder of Metta Health & Wellness. Dec. 9, 4-6:30 pm

Devin Wallace
devinwalla@gmail.com
Phone: 709-2227

The Yoga Center of Morro Bay
335 Dunes St.
Morro Bay

ELATION EAR ACUPUNCTURE
Elation Ear Acupuncture at Amethyst Healing Center
ELATION EAR ACUPUNCTURE
Special Events
December 9 (12pm- 2pm)

A simple, effective, low cost introduction to acupuncture, creating tranquility throughout the day. Auricular acupuncture is well known as an effective support to release stress, chronic pain, headaches, PMS, high blood pressure, anxiety, insomnia, and to support smoking cessation, detox & weight loss. Enjoy herbal tea, learn more about Chinese medicine and catch a breeze.

Jacqueline Anaya
jacqueline@anayaacupuncture.com
Phone: 805.203.3014
http://www.amethysthealingcenter.com/Amethyst_Annex.html

Amethyst Healing Center: Annex
604 Main Street
Cambria 93428

Cost: $15

Fundraisers

Mona Sperlo Benefit BBQ and Fundraiser
Fundraiser BBQ and Raffle
Mona Sperlo Benefit BBQ and Fundraiser
December 9 (12pm to 4pm)

Join friends and family on Dec. 9th from 12pm to 4pm at the Portuguese Hall in Arroyo Grande to benefit Mona's fight with cancer. BBQ and Raffle tickets are each $10.00 and can be purchased in advance by calling 805-440-3436.

Lynda Vaneck
lvaneck@att.net
Phone: 805-440-3436

Mona Sperlo Benefit BBQ
Portuguese Hall
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $10.00

Toy Drive/Zumba Fitness Class
December 9 (1-2:30)

We are holding our 3rd Annual Toy Drive/Zumba Fitness Party on December 9th from 1-2:30 at C.L. Smith Elementary School. All you have to do to help deserving kids is bring an unwrapped, new toy for a boy or girl between the ages of 4-12 and have fun dancing with us!

Erin Brzykcy
ebrzykcy@slcusd.org
Phone: (805) 596-4094

C.L. Smith Elementary School
1375 Balboa St
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Unwrapped New Toy

Art

PHOTOMORPHOSIS II
Galleries
December 10 (11-5pm)

state wide juried photography exhibit featuring photo manipulation, HDR and texturing Gray Wing

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

Museum of Art
1010 Broad St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free Admission

Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Galleries
December 10 (11am - 5pm)

Black and white photographs by Alison Watt Jackson on display in the First Gallery through December 31st, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

The Painters Group: Push Pin Invitational
Galleries
December 10 (11am - 5pm)

The Painters Group members' artwork in a variety of mediums presented in the most casual way. On display in the McMeen Gallery through December 30th, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

CRAFT ART MARKET
Special Art Events
December 10 (11am-5pm)

This year the CraftArt Market celebrates its 25th year with a dazzling array of artful gifts, holiday ornaments, fine jewelry, textiles, home décor, and intricate ceramics. The CraftArt Market draws visitors from all over the region who are searching for one-of-a-kind presents. in addition, they support local artists and the Museum of Art with their purchases. Through December 31, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Sports and Wellness

Rocket Fitness
Instructor Amanda Lambert
Rocket Fitness
Lessons and Classes
December 10 (12:00-12:45 pm)

Experience the power of real fitness! Get off the hamster wheel and rediscover your authentic, wild, warrior side through short bursts of fast-paced, fun training. See why spending hours on the treadmill is keeping you overweight, tired, sick, and bored. Learn how to melt fat; build sleek muscle; and boost immunity, brain function, libido, and vitality! Mon/Wed, starting Nov 5, 12-12:45pm, at mBody Yoga in SLO.

Amanda Lambert
movingforward@flashofwhite.org
Phone: 805-680-8541
http://.www.flashofwhite.org

mBody Yoga
780 Caudill Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10.

ECSTATIC DANCE IN THE MORNING WITH TOBEY
Lessons and Classes
December 10 (8:30 - 9:30)

Ecstatic Dance in the Morning with Tobey: This fun dance class combines a warm up with stretching & qi gong leading into a metabolism boosting 30+ minute wave of eclectic 5 Rhythms dancing a la Gabrielle Roth and Soul Motion with Vinn Marti. We then end with a soulful cool down that brings a good vibrational tune up to the rest of your day. Mon Weds Fri 8:30-9:30 am. $5 per class or $50 for the month. Amethyst Annex 604 Main St Cambria. Sunday Dec 9th, 10 am we'll meet for a longer class $8.

Tobey
tobeycrockett@gmail.com
Phone: 805 203 5183
http://www.tobeycrockett.com

Amethyst Annex
604 Main Street
Cambria 93428

Cost: $5 per or $50 per month

Stage

CHEAP COMEDY NIGHT EXPERIMENT AT THE Z!
December 11 (8PM)

CHEAP COMEDY NIGHT EXPERIMENT AT THE Z! Former cast members of local television cult show FISHMASTERS host an evening of Stand Up Comics, Sketch Comedy, Music, and "Anything Goes" Open Mic the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each Month. Show starts at 8pm. The Z is located at 2010 Parker (Parker & High off Higuera).

Carl Edge
davidcarledge@gmail.com
Phone: 805-541-2353

The Z
2010 Parker
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5,00

Support Groups

PASO ROBLES ALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA GENERAL INTEREST
December 11 (5:30pm)

Open to all, this group meets the second Tues. of the month.

Phone: Elana Peters at 975-8270

Emeritus/Creston Village
1919 Creston Road
Paso Robles

Holiday events

NORTH COUNTY MULTIFLORA GARDEN CLUB CHRISTMAS LUNCH
December 12 (Noon)

North County Multiflora Garden Club will hold its Holiday Potluck Luncheon at the Quail Run Clubhouse, 1400 Quail Run Avenue, Paso Robles on Wednesday, December 12 at noon. Bring a main dish, salad or dessert to share. We will be collecting toy donations for the Toy Bank. Please bring an unwrapped gift for a child of any age. We will also hold an optional gift exchange. The limit on the gift is $10.00. For more information call 238-5888.

Dee Kemp
garykemp@ssprintmail.com
Phone: 238-5888

Quail Run Club House
1400 Quail Run Avenue
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Music

BLUES MASTERS JAM SESSION
Blues Masters Jam Session
BLUES MASTERS JAM SESSION
December 12 (6:30-9:30pm)

Every Wednesday Night Hosted by Craig Louis Dingman of Code Blues

Charlie
charlesbrunetti@att.net
Phone: 773-8300
http://shellcafepismo.com

Blues Masters Jam Session
1351 Price St.
Pismo Beach 93449

CUESTA COLLEGE WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT
December 12 (7:30 pm)

THE CUESTA WIND ENSEMBLE Wednesday, December 12, 7:30 p.m. Cuesta CPAC 546-3936 Take a mid-week break from the hustle and bustle and hear the sleigh bells, carols played by the brass ensemble, and several interesting settings of familiar holiday fare played by the Wind Ensemble. The sounds of the season will fill the acoustically beautiful CPAC and will make your spirit soar! Jennifer Martin conducts. Tickets are priced at $12 general admission, seniors/students $7

Bea Anderson
bea_anderson@cuesta.edu
Phone: 805-546-3936

CPAC
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $7 & $12

Art

PHOTOMORPHOSIS II
Galleries
December 12 (11-5pm)

state wide juried photography exhibit featuring photo manipulation, HDR and texturing Gray Wing

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

Museum of Art
1010 Broad St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free Admission

Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Galleries
December 12 (11am - 5pm)

Black and white photographs by Alison Watt Jackson on display in the First Gallery through December 31st, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

The Painters Group: Push Pin Invitational
Galleries
December 12 (11am - 5pm)

The Painters Group members' artwork in a variety of mediums presented in the most casual way. On display in the McMeen Gallery through December 30th, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

CRAFT ART MARKET
Special Art Events
December 12 (11am-5pm)

This year the CraftArt Market celebrates its 25th year with a dazzling array of artful gifts, holiday ornaments, fine jewelry, textiles, home décor, and intricate ceramics. The CraftArt Market draws visitors from all over the region who are searching for one-of-a-kind presents. in addition, they support local artists and the Museum of Art with their purchases. Through December 31, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Kid Stuff

Classic Story Hour
December 12 (9:30-10:30)

Please join us at the SLO Classical Academy on Dec. 12th for Classic Story Hour- a free, public story-time, designed for children ages 2-5. This month our focus is on the science of cookies as we explore them through stories, songs, observation activities, and crafts.

Denise Indvik
mrsindvik@sloclassicalacademy.com
Phone: 548-8700

SLO Classical Academy
165 Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: free

Sports and Wellness

Rocket Fitness
Instructor Amanda Lambert
Rocket Fitness
Lessons and Classes
December 12 (12:00-12:45 pm)

Experience the power of real fitness! Get off the hamster wheel and rediscover your authentic, wild, warrior side through short bursts of fast-paced, fun training. See why spending hours on the treadmill is keeping you overweight, tired, sick, and bored. Learn how to melt fat; build sleek muscle; and boost immunity, brain function, libido, and vitality! Mon/Wed, starting Nov 5, 12-12:45pm, at mBody Yoga in SLO.

Amanda Lambert
movingforward@flashofwhite.org
Phone: 805-680-8541
http://.www.flashofwhite.org

mBody Yoga
780 Caudill Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10.

DOWNTOWN PHOENIX BELLY DANCE CLASS
Belly Dance with Mahin
DOWNTOWN PHOENIX BELLY DANCE CLASS
Lessons and Classes
December 12 (6:00 PM)

Love you hips - belly dance! Women of all ages, shapes and sizes are welcome. No dance experience necessary. Winter session starts 11/7/2012.

Mahin
mahin@shes-got-hips.com
Phone: 4802330022
http://shes-got-hips.com/Downtown_Phoenix_Belly_Dance_Class.html

Fifth Row Dance Studio
513 E Roosevelt St.
Phoenix 85004

Cost: $60 session/$12 single class

ECSTATIC DANCE IN THE MORNING WITH TOBEY
Lessons and Classes
December 12 (8:30 - 9:30)

Ecstatic Dance in the Morning with Tobey: This fun dance class combines a warm up with stretching & qi gong leading into a metabolism boosting 30+ minute wave of eclectic 5 Rhythms dancing a la Gabrielle Roth and Soul Motion with Vinn Marti. We then end with a soulful cool down that brings a good vibrational tune up to the rest of your day. Mon Weds Fri 8:30-9:30 am. $5 per class or $50 for the month. Amethyst Annex 604 Main St Cambria. Sunday Dec 9th, 10 am we'll meet for a longer class $8.

Tobey
tobeycrockett@gmail.com
Phone: 805 203 5183
http://www.tobeycrockett.com

Amethyst Annex
604 Main Street
Cambria 93428

Cost: $5 per or $50 per month

Lectures and Learning

MIRACLE MINDED TALKS AT SUKHA WELLNESS, 2nd Wed. Every Month
Miracle Minded Talks at Sukha Wellness Center
MIRACLE MINDED TALKS AT SUKHA WELLNESS, 2nd Wed. Every Month
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
December 12 (6:30pm)

Do you believe that life is miraculous? Are you waiting for a miracle to happen in your life? Just imagine what it would be like to live your life as if EVERYTHING is a miracle. NOVEMBER 14th, Laura Grace's down-to-earth style will inspire you to integrate spiritual concepts and miracle-minded thinking into your relationships, health, creativity, finances and life’s purpose. Each month a different topic will be discussed to create a miraculous life.

Laura Grace
laura@lauragrace.net
Phone: 8055401058
http://www.spiritualcircle.org/symposium

Suhka Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Place Avila Beach
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $10

MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON
Katcho Achadjian
MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
December 12 (12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.)

Membership Luncheon with California Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian, Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 12 noon South County Regional Center 800 West Branch Street, Arroyo Grande. Price: $18.00 - $25.00 Find out what Assemblyman Achadjian is doing to protect local interests, hear how the recent elections will effect business in California. Ask the questions that are important to you! To make reservations please call 805-489-1488

AG & Grover Beach Chamber of Commerce
info@agchamber.com
Phone: 805-489-1488

South County Regional Center
800 W. Branch Street
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $18.00 - $25.00

Support Groups

ARROYO GRANDE ALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA GENERAL INTEREST
December 12 (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

Leukemia, lymphoma & multiple Myeloma (LL&MM) support group
December 12 (1:00 pm)

To help individuals and their families cope with diagnosis, before, during and after treatment.

Bev Kirkhart
Phone: 805-542-6269

Hearst Cancer Resource Center Ste 201A
1941 Johnson Ave Ste 201A
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: none

Stage

It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
December 13 (7:00 PM and 2:00 PM)

America’s most cherished holiday film comes to life on the Little Theatre stage! Experience the extraordinary, heart-warming journey of Bedford Falls resident George Bailey, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been buried under family obligations and civic responsibilities. Join your favorite characters: George and Mary, Clarence, Uncle Billy and, of course, the Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter!

Kevin Harris
kevinharris@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://www.slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

Art

PHOTOMORPHOSIS II
Galleries
December 13 (11-5pm)

state wide juried photography exhibit featuring photo manipulation, HDR and texturing Gray Wing

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

Museum of Art
1010 Broad St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free Admission

Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Galleries
December 13 (11am - 5pm)

Black and white photographs by Alison Watt Jackson on display in the First Gallery through December 31st, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

The Painters Group: Push Pin Invitational
Galleries
December 13 (11am - 5pm)

The Painters Group members' artwork in a variety of mediums presented in the most casual way. On display in the McMeen Gallery through December 30th, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

Ladies' Night at SmART Studio
Ladies' Night at SmART Studio
Meetings and Associations
December 13 (5:30-8:30 )

The SmART Studio is inviting all the ladies to our Open Studio evening. Bring $5 and a treat to share for our first Ladies' night at the Studio. We'll be making amazing paper crafts. Facilitated by our paper princess, Olga. :) Email me to reserve space! smartstudioslo@gmail.com Smart Studio is a green studio, gallery, and gift shop using repurposed materials to benefit the therapy and child development programs of CDRC. www.smartstudioslo.com

Terri
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 805-904-5229
http://www.smartstudioslo.com

SmART Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 and a treat to share

CRAFT ART MARKET
Special Art Events
December 13 (11am-5pm)

This year the CraftArt Market celebrates its 25th year with a dazzling array of artful gifts, holiday ornaments, fine jewelry, textiles, home décor, and intricate ceramics. The CraftArt Market draws visitors from all over the region who are searching for one-of-a-kind presents. in addition, they support local artists and the Museum of Art with their purchases. Through December 31, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Sports and Wellness

LAUGHTER YOGA
December 13 (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

Holiday events

<em>CHRISTMAS GHOST STORIES</em> - READING BY LOCAL AUTHOR MARK ONSPAUGH
Tales to Make You Shiver
CHRISTMAS GHOST STORIES - READING BY LOCAL AUTHOR MARK ONSPAUGH
December 14 (7pm)

In his new book Christmas Ghost Stories writer Mark Onspaugh brings you a tantalizing new collection of dark, humorous, and romantic winter tales to share with family and friends. The author will perform a selection and sign books for the holiday crowd on Dec. 14 at 7 pm at the Amethyst Annex.

Tobey
tobeycrockett@gmail.com
Phone: 203-5183
http://christmasghoststories.com

Amethyst Annex
604 Main St.
Cambria

Cost: Free

Stage

AVENUE Q
Avenue Q
AVENUE Q
December 14 (8:00 PM)

Join Kelrik as we take you on an uproarious stroll down Avenue Q! This laugh-out-loud musical tells the story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There, he meets other colorful types who help him finally discover his own purpose in life. (Due to the show’s adult subject matter it is required that audience members under the age of 18 be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

Kelrik Productions
kelrikprods@aol.com
Phone: 805 543 7529
http://www.kelrikproductions.org

UNITY
1490 Southwood Drive
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
December 14 (7:00 PM and 2:00 PM)

America’s most cherished holiday film comes to life on the Little Theatre stage! Experience the extraordinary, heart-warming journey of Bedford Falls resident George Bailey, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been buried under family obligations and civic responsibilities. Join your favorite characters: George and Mary, Clarence, Uncle Billy and, of course, the Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter!

Kevin Harris
kevinharris@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://www.slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

Music

ST. VINCENT FOLK AT KREUZBERG WITH SPECIAL GUESTS TRIPLE X AND WORLD CLASS HEAVYWEIGHTS
December 14

St. Vincent Folk at Kreuzberg with special guests Triple X and World Class Heavyweights on Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

vincent bernardy
vinny444@hotmail.com
Phone: 215-9305

Kreuzberg
685 Higuera St.
SLO

Cost: free

Art

PHOTOMORPHOSIS II
Galleries
December 14 (11-5pm)

state wide juried photography exhibit featuring photo manipulation, HDR and texturing Gray Wing

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

Museum of Art
1010 Broad St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free Admission

Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Galleries
December 14 (11am - 5pm)

Black and white photographs by Alison Watt Jackson on display in the First Gallery through December 31st, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

The Painters Group: Push Pin Invitational
Galleries
December 14 (11am - 5pm)

The Painters Group members' artwork in a variety of mediums presented in the most casual way. On display in the McMeen Gallery through December 30th, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

FEATURED AND GUEST ARTISTS CAROL ASTAIRE AND SLO CAMERA CLUB
Catch A Wave
FEATURED AND GUEST ARTISTS CAROL ASTAIRE AND SLO CAMERA CLUB
Openings and Receptions
December 14 (5-8pm)

Exhibit runs through Dec. 29 with an opening reception on Dec. 14 from 5-8pm.

Gallery at Marina Square
gallerymarinasq@gmail.com
Phone: 772-1068
http://marinasqgallerynews.blogspot.com

Gallery at Marina Square
601 Embarcadero
Morro Bay

Cost: Free

MORRO BAY EMBARCADERO ART WALK
Openings and Receptions
December 14 (5-8pm)

Spend an enjoyable evening along the waterfront. Converse with talented local artists about their fine art, jewelry, crafts, and more. Get a work of art signed by the artist. Listen to local guitarist, Mike Swanberg play some tunes. Enjoy refreshments provided by participating galleries and shops. Dec. 14.

Marina Square Complex
gallerymarinasquare@gmail.com
Phone: 772-1068
http://marinasqgallerynews.blogspot.com

Marina Square Complex
601 Embarcadero
Morro Bay

Cost: Free

CRAFT ART MARKET
Special Art Events
December 14 (11am-5pm)

This year the CraftArt Market celebrates its 25th year with a dazzling array of artful gifts, holiday ornaments, fine jewelry, textiles, home décor, and intricate ceramics. The CraftArt Market draws visitors from all over the region who are searching for one-of-a-kind presents. in addition, they support local artists and the Museum of Art with their purchases. Through December 31, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Sports and Wellness

ECSTATIC DANCE IN THE MORNING WITH TOBEY
Lessons and Classes
December 14 (8:30 - 9:30)

Ecstatic Dance in the Morning with Tobey: This fun dance class combines a warm up with stretching & qi gong leading into a metabolism boosting 30+ minute wave of eclectic 5 Rhythms dancing a la Gabrielle Roth and Soul Motion with Vinn Marti. We then end with a soulful cool down that brings a good vibrational tune up to the rest of your day. Mon Weds Fri 8:30-9:30 am. $5 per class or $50 for the month. Amethyst Annex 604 Main St Cambria. Sunday Dec 9th, 10 am we'll meet for a longer class $8.

Tobey
tobeycrockett@gmail.com
Phone: 805 203 5183
http://www.tobeycrockett.com

Amethyst Annex
604 Main Street
Cambria 93428

Cost: $5 per or $50 per month

Lectures and Learning

WOMAN'S CLUB OF ARROYO GRANDE
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
December 14 (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

TRAVEL CONNECTIONS AND SOCIAL CLUB
Travel Club
TRAVEL CONNECTIONS AND SOCIAL CLUB
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
December 14 (6pm)

provides a relaxed, safe, and informal way to meet new friends and travel companions on the second Fri. of every month.

Dianne Tuttle
atc@itravelconsultants.com
Phone: 781-2630
http://itravelconsultants.com

Travel Club
570 Higuera St.
SLO 93401

Holiday events

SAN MIGUEL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIRE AND LIGHTS PARADE
December 15

on Dec. 15 in downtown San Miguel. The Craft Faire starts at 2pm and includes a chili cook-off and a cupcake decorating contest. The parade begins at 6pm.

Mike Saunders
Phone: Lynne_Schmitz@yahoo.com

Cost: Free

SONGS FOR THE SEASON
Ron Perry and Mary Schwalbe sing Songs for the Season
SONGS FOR THE SEASON
December 15 (2-4:30pm)

Please join Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve for an afternoon of holiday music on Dec. 15. Seasonal favorites will be provided by Ron Perry and Mary Schwalbe. Snacks, warm, holiday beverages, and a wine bar, along with a raffle will round out the evening’s entertainment.

Jo Ellen Butler
ffrpcambria@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 927-2856
http://ffrpcambria.org

2735 Main St.
Cambria

Cost: $15

Special Events

INDEPENDENT GRAPE GROWERS OF THE PASO ROBLES AREA HOLIDAY SOCIAL
December 15 (6-10pm)

The public is invited to a wine and viticulture holiday social, hosted by The Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA) on Dec. 15 from 6-10pm at the San Miguel Parish Center. A four-course dinner will be serviced by Cahoots Catering along with dancing with DJ Jerry Craig. Guests and growers are encouraged to bring wine to share and offer the opportunity to sample local wines that may not be commercially available. Tickets are $50 per person in advance and seating is limited which means reservations are required. Reservations can be made by contacting Elizabeth Torp at: 226-8293 or by going online.

Elizabeth Torp
pr@arandcompany.com
Phone: 226-8293
http://pasorobleswinegrapes.com

775 Mission St.
San Miguel

SLO ROASTED COFFEE OPEN HOUSE
December 15 (12-4pm)

SLO Roasted Coffee is having a open house on Dec. 15 from noon to 4pm. Come and check out our: coffee and chocolate pairings, coffee roasting demonstration, automated bagging process, and a cupping coffee class.

SLO Roasted Coffee
sloroasted@hotmail.com
Phone: 528-7317

SLO Roasted Coffee Open House
1172 Los Olivos Ave.
Los Osos

Cost: Free

Stage

AVENUE Q
Avenue Q
AVENUE Q
December 15 (8:00 PM)

Join Kelrik as we take you on an uproarious stroll down Avenue Q! This laugh-out-loud musical tells the story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There, he meets other colorful types who help him finally discover his own purpose in life. (Due to the show’s adult subject matter it is required that audience members under the age of 18 be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

Kelrik Productions
kelrikprods@aol.com
Phone: 805 543 7529
http://www.kelrikproductions.org

UNITY
1490 Southwood Drive
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
December 15 (7:00 PM and 2:00 PM)

America’s most cherished holiday film comes to life on the Little Theatre stage! Experience the extraordinary, heart-warming journey of Bedford Falls resident George Bailey, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been buried under family obligations and civic responsibilities. Join your favorite characters: George and Mary, Clarence, Uncle Billy and, of course, the Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter!

Kevin Harris
kevinharris@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://www.slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

Writers and Literature

BOOK SIGNING WITH LESTER ROUGEOT
December 15 (10am-1pm)

will take place on Dec. 15 from

Suzanne Robitaille
srobitaille@prcity.com
Phone: 237-3870

Paso Robles City Library
1000 Spring St.
Paso Robles

Cost: Free

Art

PHOTOMORPHOSIS II
Galleries
December 15 (11-5pm)

state wide juried photography exhibit featuring photo manipulation, HDR and texturing Gray Wing

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

Museum of Art
1010 Broad St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free Admission

Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Galleries
December 15 (11am - 5pm)

Black and white photographs by Alison Watt Jackson on display in the First Gallery through December 31st, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

The Painters Group: Push Pin Invitational
Galleries
December 15 (11am - 5pm)

The Painters Group members' artwork in a variety of mediums presented in the most casual way. On display in the McMeen Gallery through December 30th, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

CRAFT ART MARKET
Special Art Events
December 15 (11am-5pm)

This year the CraftArt Market celebrates its 25th year with a dazzling array of artful gifts, holiday ornaments, fine jewelry, textiles, home décor, and intricate ceramics. The CraftArt Market draws visitors from all over the region who are searching for one-of-a-kind presents. in addition, they support local artists and the Museum of Art with their purchases. Through December 31, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Forever Stoked Holiday Art Show
Santa may be busy surfing , snowboarding or skating, but we are still having an awesome art show December 15th! Hope to see you there!
Forever Stoked Holiday Art Show
Special Art Events
December 15 (Noon-10pm)

Forever Stoked Holiday Art Show. Featuring works from Local Central Coast Artists... Ken Christensen, Charlie Clingman, Chris Pedersen, Peter Pierce, Jordan Haughey, and more. Dec.15 at the Forever Stoked Gallery. 

Chris Pedersen
foreverstoked@hotmail.com
Phone: 234-5917
http://foreverstoked.com

Forever Stoked Gallery
1164 Quintana Rd.
Morro Bay

Cost: Free

The Outdoors

SWAP'S WALK IN THE ELFIN FOREST
December 15 (9:30am)

On the third Sat. of every month, Small Wilderness Area Preservation leads an informative nature walk through this unique ecosystem. Wear comfortable shoes, leave pets at home, and park carefully to avoid mailboxes and driveways.

Phone: 528-0392
http://Call for details

Elfin Forest
15th or 16th Streets
Los Osos 93412

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

CENTRAL  PHOENIX BELLY DANCE CLASS
Belly Dance with Mahin
CENTRAL PHOENIX BELLY DANCE CLASS
December 15 (2:00 PM)

Love you hips - belly dance! Women of all ages, shapes and sizes are welcome. No dance experience necessary. Winter session starts 11/3/2012.

Mahin
mahin@shes-got-hips.com
Phone: 4802330022
http://shes-got-hips.com/Summer_Belly_Dance_Classes_in_Phoenix.html

Cannedy Performing Arts
6222 N. 7th St.
Phoenix 85012

Cost: $50 session/$15 single class

FREE ENERGY BALANCING CLINIC
December 15 (11am-4pm)

Global Alliance for Balance and Healing is offering free energy balancing sessions on Dec. 15 from 11am-4pm. The free clinic will be held at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in the Auditorium. Look for our Global Alliance signs. Sessions are 25 minutes in duration, appropriate for all ages, and no appointment is necessary. All are welcome.

Wendy McKenna
wendy@globalalliance.ws
Phone: 438-4347
http://globalalliance.ws

1010 Murray Ave.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

TROLLEY TOURS TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
Historic Pt. San Luis Lighthouse - Avila Beach CA
TROLLEY TOURS TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
December 15

Lighthouse Trolley Tours: Every Saturday 12pm, 1pm, 2pm Departure Times $20.00 per person/ $15 for children under 12 Docent led tour of the Lighthouse For Reservations Call 805-540-5771 www.sanluislighthouse.org Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers P. O. Box 13556, San Luis Obispo CA 93406

Kristi Balzer
kristibalzer@gmail.com
Phone: 805 540 5771
http://info@sanluislighthouse.org

Point San Luis Lighthouse
1 Lighthouse Rd.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $20

Essentials of Human Resources Management Course
Classes
December 15 (Saturdays, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm)

Essentials of Human Resources Management Course The Essentials of HR is the perfect class for entry level HR staff and for supervisors and managers who need to understand how HR rules and regulations effect their daily work and managerial roles. Brandman University's Santa Maria Campus November 17 – December 15, 2012 Saturdays, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Ray Lacasse, Instructor For More Information: Call: (805) 928 - 3443 Email: exedbmt@brandman.edu Web: brandman.edu/SHRM

Brandman University
exedbmt@brandman.edu
Phone: (805) 928 - 3443
http://www.brandman.edu/SHRM

Brandman University's Santa Maria Campus
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A1
Santa Maria 93454

Fundraisers

THE AMERICAN LEGION PANCAKE BREAKFAST
December 15 (8-11am)

will be held to benefit veterans on Dec. 15. There will be pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, and coffee. It's $6 for adults and $3 for children.

DAN HARTNESS
danhartness@yahoo.com
Phone: 286-2949

Veterans' Building
240 Scott St.
Paso Robles

Volunteers

ADOPT-A-PET EVENTS
December 15 (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