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Are you comfortable with prayer in public meetings?

Yes, atheists have too much control over what's allowed.
No, keep church and state separate.
Let anyone from any religion pray in public and that will make it fair.
I'm more uncomfortable with the fact that local politicians think they need divine assistance.

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December 4

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. Ongoing.

Aaron Metchik
act@actorsedge.com
Phone: 323-488-9388
http://actorsedge.com

La Perla Del Mar
205 Windward Ave.
Shell Beach

Music

THE MET: LIVE IN HD SERIES
(9:55am or 2pm; check website for updated times)

This series features high-def transmissions to the Cohan Center's large screen from the Metropolitan Opera in NYC. Performances include: Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, May 4; Rossini’s La Cenerentola, May 10.

Lisa Woske
lwoske@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4TIX (4849)
http://pacslo.org

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $27; Students $12

Art

THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
Galleries
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)

nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing emerging and established artists to campus.

Phone: 756-1571
http://artgallery.calpoly.edu

Building 34, Dexter Hall
next to the Cal Poly library
SLO

THE DALLIDET ADOBE AND GARDENS
Museums

Open through Nov. on Fridays (10am-4pm), Sundays (1-4pm), and by appointment. Hours depend on volunteer availability; please call ahead.

Phone: 543-0638 ext. 10
http://historycenterslo.org

1185 Pacific St.
San Luis Obispo

MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTER OF SLO COUNTY
Museums

The History Center is housed in the former Carnegie Library Bldg., built 1904-05. The Museum is open daily from 10am-4pm. The Public Research Room is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am-4pm and Fridays from 11am-4pm (subject to volunteer availability).

Phone: 543-0638, ext. 10
http://historycenterslo.org

696 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo

Kid Stuff

POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS
Create and Learn
(3:30-5pm)

Ongoing pottery classes for kids ages 6 and older.

anam-cre studio
anamcre.ss@gmail.com
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Anamcre Pottery Studio
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $20 per class

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

ARROYO GRANDE
(8:30am)

In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at

Phone: 544-9570

Arroyo Grande

MORRO BAY
(2:30-6pm)

Takes place on Thurs. in the Spencer's Market parking lot and Sat. on downtown Main Street.

Phone: call 544-9570
http://morrobay.org

Morro Bay Blvd. and Main St.
Morro Bay

ARROYO GRANDE VILLAGE
(Noon-2:30pm)

Live entertainment, fresh fruit, flowers, and more on Sat.

Phone: 544-9570
http://arroyograndevillage.org

Village Gazebo area
Arroyo Grande Village - downtown

NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
(11am-2:30pm)

Takes place on Sundays from

glenn5612@att.net
Phone: 929-3081

Monarch Club
1645 Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO
(8-10:45am)

At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from

Phone: 544-9570

SLO

TEMPLETON
(9am-12:30pm)

In the Town Park on Sat.

Phone: 748-1109

at 6th and Crocker Streets
Templeton

LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
(2-4:30pm)

Mondays.

Phone: 748-1109

At Second and Santa Maria Streets
Los Osos

PISMO BEACH
(3-7pm)

Live music, produce, craft items, and prepared food are available every Wed. from

info@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

the pier
Pismo Beach

PASO ROBLES
(3-6pm)

Tues. at City Park from

Phone: 748-1109
http://northcountyfarmersmarkets.com

11th and Spring St.
Paso Robles

Lectures and Learning

HEARST CASTLE
(Times vary)

The mother of all state parks is open to the public for magical tours, films, memorabilia and more. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind experience. Docent-led tours give incredible insight to Hearst and the history of his castle.

Phone: 800-444-4445 or 927-2074
http://hearstcastle.com

San Simeon

Fundraisers

SLO FOOD BANK
(5-9pm)

The Food Bank solicits, warehouses, and distributes large-scale food donations to more than 225 non-profit agency partners and directly through our food assistance programs. The Food Bank can also help you find a drop site if you are looking to make an individual donation. Volunteer opportunities are also available.

Phone: 543-0388 or 238-4664

1357 Monterey St.
SLO

UNITED BLOOD SERVICES
(Times vary)

Donations may be made at the UBS Center in San Luis Obispo at 4119 Broad Street in the Creekside Center, or in Santa Maria at 1770 S. Broadway in the Plum Tree Plaza next to Lassen's Natural Foods.

Phone: 543-4290
http://unitedbloodservices.org/centralcoast or Blood4Life.org

SLO County

WOODS HUMANE SOCIETY
(Woods opens Mon. through Sat. at 10 a.m.)

Woods Humane Society protects and shelters homeless companion animals, places animals into humane environments, promotes responsible pet ownership, provides humane education, and reduces animal overpopulation. They have beautiful animals up for adoption, camps for kids, fund-raising events, volunteer opportunities, and educational programs for the community. For more info on the various services Woods offers and a full calendar of events, contact the society. Their Quicky car wash fundraiser runs May 1-31.

Phone: 543-9316
http://woodshumanesociety.org

875 Oklahoma Ave.
SLO

Support Groups

PROSTATE CANCER
(7pm)

The North County Prostate Cancer Support Group meets monthly in the Pavilion Room on the last Thurs. at

Bill Houston
Phone: 995-2254
http://cancer.org

Twin Cities Community Hospital
1100 Las Tablas Road
Templeton

Cost: Free

Holiday events

HOLIDAYS IN THE PINES 2013
December 4

Festive events and unique gifts through Dec. 23

Barbara
infi@cambriachamber.org
Phone: 927-3624
http://cambriaholiday.com

throughout Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

MAKE MERRY AT THE LIGHTHOUSE
Make Merry at the Lighthouse
MAKE MERRY AT THE LIGHTHOUSE
December 4

through Dec. 28, Wednesdays at noon and Saturdays at noon, 1pm, and 2pm

The Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers
info@sanluislighthouse.org
Phone: 855-533-7843
http://sanluislighthouse.org

The Point San Luis Lighthouse
1 Lighthouse Rd.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $35 for adults, $15 for kids 3-12

SOLSTICE HOLIDAY GREEN MIXER
December 4

Network with local, sustainable-minded people Dec. 4 from 5:30-7:30pm

Madeline Palaszewski
mpalaszewski@slosolstice.com
Phone: 471-9386
http://slosolstice.com

Bliss Cafe
778 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $5 donation to benefit SLO Food Bank

Music

PINK MARTINI HOLIDAY SHOW
December 4 (7:30pm)

The ultra hip Pink Martini celebrates the season with traditional favorites alongside gorgeous, lesser-known discoveries on Dec. 4.

Lisa Woske
lwoske@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4TIX (4849)
http://pacslo.org

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40-$85

Art

SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Out of the Shadows
SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Artists
December 4 (1-4pm, closed Mondays)

Pastel landscapes featuring trees. Hangs through Jan. 9 from

Cayucos Art Association
info@cayucosart.org
Phone: 995-2049
http://cayucosart.org

Cayucos Community Art Gallery
10 Cayucos Dr.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

BIG SUR OIL PAINTINGS
Artists
December 4

by Susan Sears, through Dec. 31

Susan Sears
sears1945@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-3718

Top Dog Coffee House
857 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

ART BAR
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
December 4 (7-9pm)

A venue for art, wine, and music Tuesday-Sunday through Dec. 10,

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 541-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar
1130 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40/workshop

ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Art Bar awaits you...
ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Classes and Workshops
December 4 (11am-1pm and 6:30-8:30pm)

Workshops offered through Jan. 23 at

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40 per workshop

WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Morro Bay Boulevard
WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Special Art Events
December 4 (noon-4pm)

Through Dec. 31 from

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att.net
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.com

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

ATASCADERO LIBRARY STORYTIME
December 4

Stories, songs, and a craft for ages 3-6, Wednesdays through Dec. 18.

Joan Bloomfield
jbloomfield@slolibrary.org
Phone: 461-6163

6850 Morro Rd.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

ZUMBA WITH ERIKA IN AVILA BEACH
Lessons and Classes
December 4

Zumba classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5pm through Dec. 11

Erika Bocardo
avilabeachcc@gmail.com
Phone: 254-4555
http://coastzumba.com

Avila Beach Community Center
191 San Miguel St.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $7 per class

ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
Lessons and Classes
December 4 (9:30am)

First class is free; no memberships. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings through Dec. 20.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://gozumbagirl.com

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

Cost: $6 after the first class

QI GONG CLASS
Lessons and Classes
December 4 (6:45pm)

Learn this health and spiritual system Wednesdays through May 28.

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

Yoga Center of Morro Bay
1000 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $10 drop-in fee; 4 class punchcard $25

Lectures and Learning

FREE GED PREP CLASSES IN LOS OSOS
Classes
December 4 (5-9pm)

Students may join anytime, Wednesdays through Dec. 18 from

Sara
smikkelsen@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222

Coastal Family Resource Center
880 Manzanita Dr., Rm. 17
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

BEGINNING ARGENTINE TANGO LESSONS
Argentine Tango
BEGINNING ARGENTINE TANGO LESSONS
Classes
December 4 (6:30-7:30pm)

Learn to tango with no partner required, Wednesdays through Dec. 19 from

Bonnie Ernst
bonnie@pacificcoastpro.com
Phone: 801-6148
http://centralcoasttango.org

SLO Odd Fellows Hall
520 Dana St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15 per class or discount for multiple classes

GET COMFORTABLE SPEAKING
Classes
December 4 (noon-1pm)

Presented by SLO Women's Network - free to everyone! Janet Hilts of Speaking Made Fearless will show you how to: - identify exactly what's making you nervous - eliminate hidden sources of tension - use a stress-relief technique to get calm, Dec. 4 from noon-1pm

Janet Hilts
janet@janethilts.com
Phone: 835-5566
http:// http://bit.ly/register-gcs

SLO Community Foundation
550 Dana St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO NEWCOMERS CLUB
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
December 4 (Contact for time)

meets first Wednesdays, through Jan 31

SLO Newcomers Club
slonewcomers@gmail.com
Phone: 354-1379
http://slonewcomers.org

Various
San Luis Obispo 93401