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New Times / Calendar Events

December 30 - January 6

Film and TV

FILM AND TV  ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH, AND TEENS
FILM AND TV ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH, AND TEENS
(Times vary)

This class takes place on Sun. and is taught by a professional film actor/director. Annual LA trips to perform for talent agents and casting directors.

Aaron Metchik
act@actorsedge.com
Phone: 310-910-1228
http://actorsedge.com

La Perla Del Mar
205 Windward Ave.
Shell Beach

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

Art

Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Galleries
December 30 (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 30 (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 30 (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

Silly Snowballs
December 30 (10 am)

Fluffy and fun to make. Snowballs are back at our art table!

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 805.545.5874
http://www.slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children'm Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Admission

Fundraisers

WHITE ELEPHANT SALE
December 30

THE ROTARY CLUB OF CAYUCOS SEASIDE IS HOSTING A WHITE ELEPHANT FUNDRAISER SALE DECEMBER 22ND - JANUARY 2ND CAYUCOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 301 CAYUCOS DRIVE CAYUCOS, CA 10AM-3PM DAILY

Patty McCann
pmcann@yahoo.com
Phone: 805-995-2074

Cayucos Elementary
301 Cayucos Dr
Cayucos 93430

Cost: 0

Holiday events

'60S ROCK AND ROLL NEW YEAR'S EVE BASH
60s Rock and Roll New Years Eve Bash at Pismo Beach Vets Building featuring music of Unfinished Business
'60S ROCK AND ROLL NEW YEAR'S EVE BASH
December 31 (6pm-12:15am)

‘60s Rock ‘n’ Roll New Year’s Eve Bash at Pismo Beach Veterans Building, 780 Bello Street. Dancing will be to the music of Unfinished Business. Tickets $65 each and include a prime rib, chicken marsala, and Cajun salmon buffet dinner, door prizes, party hats and noise makers, and a champagne toast at midnight. Bar and $10 corkage fee benefits Arroyo Grande Knights of Columbus. Doors open 6pm, dinner served 6:30 to 7:30pm, and dancing will be from 8pm to 12:15am. For tickets call 929-5211.

Ed Miller
unfinishedbusiness@charter.net
Phone: 929-5211
http://unfinished-business.org

780 Bello St.
Pismo Beach

Cost: $65

Art

Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Galleries
December 31 (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

CRAFT ART MARKET
Special Art Events
December 31 (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

Nature Driven Art, The Land Conservancy SLO
Johnson Ranch, Evening Shadows
Nature Driven Art, The Land Conservancy SLO
Special Art Events
December 31

The Land Conservancy SLO is proud to present Laurel Sherrie’s paintings, "Nature-Driven Art," highlights of the Central Coast to Jan. 31, 2013, including new work depicting the Open Spaces of San Luis Obispo. 547 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo 93401 (805) 544-9096 Hours : Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Laurel Sherrie
laurel@laurelsherrie.com
Phone: 805 473 4640
http://www.laurelsherrie.com

Land Conservancy SLO
547 Marsh Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: free

Kid Stuff

FREE MUSIC TOGETHER® DEMO
Singin' Sprouts Presents: Free Music Together® Demo
FREE MUSIC TOGETHER® DEMO
Create and Learn
December 31 (9:30am)

Music Together® is... An internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and the adults who love them! Take this fun and socially interactive class to help promote the musical and overall development of your child! Singin' Sprouts is offering a free Music Together demo on Dec. 31 at 9:30am, at Sukha Wellness Center in Avila. Please email Hannah Kenyon at singinsprouts@gmail.com to RSVP for this event!

Hannah Kenyon
singinsprouts@gmail.com
Phone: (530) 712-5095

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Place
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: FREE

Sports and Wellness

Rocket Fitness
Instructor Amanda Lambert
Rocket Fitness
Lessons and Classes
December 31 (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 31 (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

Fundraisers

WHITE ELEPHANT SALE
December 31

THE ROTARY CLUB OF CAYUCOS SEASIDE IS HOSTING A WHITE ELEPHANT FUNDRAISER SALE DECEMBER 22ND - JANUARY 2ND CAYUCOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 301 CAYUCOS DRIVE CAYUCOS, CA 10AM-3PM DAILY

Patty McCann
pmcann@yahoo.com
Phone: 805-995-2074

Cayucos Elementary
301 Cayucos Dr
Cayucos 93430

Cost: 0

Holiday events

New Year's Day Wine Tasting
Avila Wine Trail
New Year's Day Wine Tasting
January 1 (11:00 am)

Avila Beach Wineries are open New Year's Day for wine tasting and sales: Alapay Cellars, Kelsey See Canyon Winery, Morovino Winery and Wood Winery are all ready to provide you with a perfect way to Ring in the New Year! Hours vary slightly, but most wineries are open between 11 and 5. Tasting fees also vary.

Andrea Bradford
mrs.vino@morovino.com
Phone: 805-627-1443
http://www.avilawinetrail.com

Avila Beach
Front/First/See Canyon Road
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: varies

Art

Nature Driven Art, The Land Conservancy SLO
Johnson Ranch, Evening Shadows
Nature Driven Art, The Land Conservancy SLO
Special Art Events
January 1

The Land Conservancy SLO is proud to present Laurel Sherrie’s paintings, "Nature-Driven Art," highlights of the Central Coast to Jan. 31, 2013, including new work depicting the Open Spaces of San Luis Obispo. 547 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo 93401 (805) 544-9096 Hours : Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Laurel Sherrie
laurel@laurelsherrie.com
Phone: 805 473 4640
http://www.laurelsherrie.com

Land Conservancy SLO
547 Marsh Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: free

Sports and Wellness

FREE INTRO TO QI GONG AND TAI CHI
January 1 (4:30pm)

Quigong is a mind-body practice that relieves stress, boosts your immune system, strengthens balance, creates inner harmony and promotes longevity. QIGONG thoroughly oxygenates the cells of your entire body, helping to combat cancer and revitalize your skin. Qigong can be done standing, sitting or lying down. Free intro class on Jan. 1.

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

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Place
Avila Beach

FREE INTRO TO KUNDALINI YOGA
Lessons and Classes
January 1 (6pm)

Free intro class on Jan. 1. 6-week Series: January 8-Feb 12 Early bird before January 1st, $69, $85 after. Does your life feel out of balance? Would you like to be more relaxed, more able to cope calmly with the stresses of everyday living? Do you long for more time in your day, to do things without rushing? Would you like to look and feel younger, more vibrant and alive? Try Kundalini Yoga with Fran Dukehart.

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

6615 Bay Laurel Place
Avila Beach

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

WHITE ELEPHANT SALE
January 1

THE ROTARY CLUB OF CAYUCOS SEASIDE IS HOSTING A WHITE ELEPHANT FUNDRAISER SALE DECEMBER 22ND - JANUARY 2ND CAYUCOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 301 CAYUCOS DRIVE CAYUCOS, CA 10AM-3PM DAILY

Patty McCann
pmcann@yahoo.com
Phone: 805-995-2074

Cayucos Elementary
301 Cayucos Dr
Cayucos 93430

Cost: 0

Music

BLUES MASTERS JAM SESSION
Blues Masters Jam Session
BLUES MASTERS JAM SESSION
January 2 (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

Art

Nature Driven Art, The Land Conservancy SLO
Johnson Ranch, Evening Shadows
Nature Driven Art, The Land Conservancy SLO
Special Art Events
January 2

The Land Conservancy SLO is proud to present Laurel Sherrie’s paintings, "Nature-Driven Art," highlights of the Central Coast to Jan. 31, 2013, including new work depicting the Open Spaces of San Luis Obispo. 547 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo 93401 (805) 544-9096 Hours : Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Laurel Sherrie
laurel@laurelsherrie.com
Phone: 805 473 4640
http://www.laurelsherrie.com

Land Conservancy SLO
547 Marsh Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: free

Sports and Wellness

Rocket Fitness
Instructor Amanda Lambert
Rocket Fitness
Lessons and Classes
January 2 (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
January 2 (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

Fundraisers

WHITE ELEPHANT SALE
January 2

THE ROTARY CLUB OF CAYUCOS SEASIDE IS HOSTING A WHITE ELEPHANT FUNDRAISER SALE DECEMBER 22ND - JANUARY 2ND CAYUCOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 301 CAYUCOS DRIVE CAYUCOS, CA 10AM-3PM DAILY

Patty McCann
pmcann@yahoo.com
Phone: 805-995-2074

Cayucos Elementary
301 Cayucos Dr
Cayucos 93430

Cost: 0

Art

Nature Driven Art, The Land Conservancy SLO
Johnson Ranch, Evening Shadows
Nature Driven Art, The Land Conservancy SLO
Special Art Events
January 3

The Land Conservancy SLO is proud to present Laurel Sherrie’s paintings, "Nature-Driven Art," highlights of the Central Coast to Jan. 31, 2013, including new work depicting the Open Spaces of San Luis Obispo. 547 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo 93401 (805) 544-9096 Hours : Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Laurel Sherrie
laurel@laurelsherrie.com
Phone: 805 473 4640
http://www.laurelsherrie.com

Land Conservancy SLO
547 Marsh Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: free

Sports and Wellness

LAUGHTER YOGA
January 3 (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

INTRO TO THE EMPOWERED BIRTH SERIES
Lessons and Classes
January 3 (4:30pm)

The Empowered Birth with Mary Sage Sennewald is a series of yoga classes that will include: Yoga Practice Breath Control Body Sensing Visualization Birth Intentions. Free intro class on Jan 3. 4-week Series Thursdays, 4:30-5:45pm Jan. 10-31, $50 pre-register by Jan 3rd (after $65) Book a 60-minute Prenatal Massage with this series for only $25!

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

6615 Bay Laurel Place
Avila Beach

Cost: Free

Art

Nature Driven Art, The Land Conservancy SLO
Johnson Ranch, Evening Shadows
Nature Driven Art, The Land Conservancy SLO
Special Art Events
January 4

The Land Conservancy SLO is proud to present Laurel Sherrie’s paintings, "Nature-Driven Art," highlights of the Central Coast to Jan. 31, 2013, including new work depicting the Open Spaces of San Luis Obispo. 547 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo 93401 (805) 544-9096 Hours : Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Laurel Sherrie
laurel@laurelsherrie.com
Phone: 805 473 4640
http://www.laurelsherrie.com

Land Conservancy SLO
547 Marsh Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: free

Sports and Wellness

ECSTATIC DANCE IN THE MORNING WITH TOBEY
Lessons and Classes
January 4 (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

Writers and Literature

POETRY AT THE BEAN
San Luis Obispo First Poet Laureate Ray Clark Dickson reading at the SLO Poetry festival in 2011
POETRY AT THE BEAN
Poetry
January 5 (7pm)

Ray Clark Dickson, the first Poet Laureate for San Luis Obispo, will be the featured reader along with Phil Taggart of Ventura at the Nautical Bean on Jan. 5.

Kevin Patrick Sullivan
kpsslopoet@charter.net
Phone: 547-1318
http://languageofthesoul.org

Nautical Bean
11560 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

The Outdoors

SMALL WILDERNESS AREA PRESERVATION (SWAP) WORK PARTY
January 5 (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

Sports and Wellness

BHAKTI YOGA WORKSHOP WITH PALAKA DAS
Lessons and Classes
January 5 (1pm)

Come to the Bhakti Yoga Workshop on Jan. 5 from 1-3pm. Join us for an opportunity to cultivate an understanding of the practice and principles of Devotion to the Divine, one of the most powerful processes of Self-Realization. Learn to apply these basic principles of devotion in your daily life to achieve more consciousness in all your activities leading to greater health, vitality and harmony within and without. Jan. 5.

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

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach

Cost: $25

Volunteers

ADOPT-A-PET EVENTS
January 5 (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

Music

THE LIONS PEAK VINEYARDS TASTING ROOM PRESENT
THE LIONS PEAK VINEYARDS TASTING ROOM PRESENT
January 6 (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.

Lions Peak
http://lionspeakwine.com/html/tasting_room.html
Phone: (805)693-LION (5466)
http://lionspeakwine.com/html/tasting_room.html

The Lions Peak Vineyards Tasting Room
1659 Copenhagen Drive
Solvang 93463

Cost: Complimentary with wine tasting fee

Sports and Wellness

WINTER WISDOM CHINESE MEDICINE AND YIN YOGA WORKSHOP
January 6 (1pm)

Join licensed acupuncturist Erika Eddy and yoga instructor Robyn Rigoni for a Yin Yoga practice and discussion of Chinese Medicine principles for the Winter season. Cultivate wisdom and become grounded in the calming, quiet postures of Yin Yoga as we target joints and connective tissues. Nourish and nurture the Kidney and Urinary Bladder energies with tuning forks and gentle acupressure. Relax deeply and focus on the breath with specific breathing techniques and enjoy aromatherapy. Jan. 6.

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

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach

Cost: $35

WINTER WISDOM YIN YOGA AND CHINESE MEDICINE
Winter trees and water
WINTER WISDOM YIN YOGA AND CHINESE MEDICINE
Lessons and Classes
January 6 (1pm)

As the holiday season comes to a close, the season of Winter is just getting started. On Jan. 6 from 1-3pm join Erika Eddy, L.Ac. and Robyn Rigoni, yoga instructor for an extended yin and restorative yoga practice and discussion of Chinese Medicine principles for a restful, mindful Winter season. Cost is $35.

Mary Sage Sennewald
info@sukhawellnesscenter.com
Phone: 801-8088

6615 Bay Laurel Place
Avila Beach

Cost: $35