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December 8

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