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March 2

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: 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

SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
(6-9pm)

The San Luis Obispo Farmers Market takes place every Thursday from 6-9pm on Higuera St. between Osos and Nipomo and includes over 120 vendors of produce, dairy, barbecue, flowers, and more.

Downtown Association
Phone: 541-0286
http://dowtownslo.com

Farmers' Market
Higuera St.
SLO

Cost: Free

Special Events

YOUR LIFE STARRING YOU
Pam Rohr-Author-Teacher-Professional Certified Life Coach-Missionary
YOUR LIFE STARRING YOU
March 2 (9am-1pm)

Nouveau Life Coaching's one-day workshop for women. Participants will be given an overview of important key areas on a “Life Wheel,” learn to develop a life purpose statement, and will generate smart goals in order to reach their defined purpose. Women will explore their special gifts, endowed by their Creator, and will work individually and in a small group to uncover the unique and specially designed masterpiece they really are. March 2.

Lisa Cassaro
lcassaro@yahoo.com
Phone: 478-3773
http://nouveaulifecoaching.com

The Conference Center at Marian Extended Care
1530 Cypress Way
Santa Maria

Cost: $25

Stage

<em>THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE </em>
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
March 2 (8:00PM)

Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee chronicles the overachievers' angst of six precocious adolescents. The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee

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

UNITY
1490 Southwood Drive
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

Music

CUESTA COLLEGE ACOUSTIC GUITAR
March 2 (7:30pm)

On March 2 at 7:30pm, come to Cuesta College for a lovely evening of solo acoustic guitar.

Bea Anderson
bea_anderson@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3936
http://cpactickets.cuesta.edu

Cuesta College CPAC
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo

SLO BLUES SOCIETY WELCOMES ROD PIAZZA AND THE MIGHTY FLYERS
March 2 (8pm)

The San Luis Obispo Blues Society welcomes Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers on March 2. The Cinders open.

SLO Blues Society
sloblues@kcbx.net
Phone: 541-7930
http://sloblues.org

SLO Vets Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $17 members, $20 general public

Art

SHADES OF GREEN
Waterfront Home
SHADES OF GREEN
Openings and Receptions
March 2 (12 PM to 4 PM)

Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att,net
Phone: 805-772-2504
http://www.artcentermorrobay.com

Morro Bay Art Center
835 Main Street
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

NANCY KOREN'S CALL TO THE WILD
Sunshine the red-tailed hawk will be at Envisions Gallery in Atascadero to support artist Nancy Koren's reception.
NANCY KOREN'S CALL TO THE WILD
Openings and Receptions
March 2 (3pm)

Nancy Koren's art spans 50 years of creation and will be featured at Envisions Gallery on March 2.

Paula McCambridge
paula@envisionsgallery.com
Phone: 466-5850

Envisions Gallery
5975 Traffic Way
Atascadero

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

HAPPY TIME PRESCHOOL RUMMAGE SALE
Special Events
March 2 (8am)

Happy Time Preschool Annual Rummage Sale. Sat, 3/2 from 8am to Noon. 1091 Bello St. @ Wadsworth in PISMO BEACH.

Marissa
marissairelin@gmail.com
Phone: 805-773-2095

HAPPY TIME PRESCHOOL
1091 BELLO ST.
PISMO BEACH 93449

The Outdoors

COUNTY WORKDAYS: SANTA MARGARITA
March 2 (9am-noon)

Please call ECO SLO for more information. Work day is on March 2.

Kylie
Programs@ecoslo.org
Phone: 544-1777

Santa Margarita Lake
Santa Margarita

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP
March 2 (10am-4:30pm )

A fun and interactive workshop where you learn to experience deeper connection with family, friends, co-workers, and yourself. March 2.

Alicia Nowicki
alicianowicki@gmail.com
Phone: (805) 434-1704
http://www.CommunicationFromTheHeart.com

Equity Reach
107 Nelson St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $60, call for discounts

Fundraisers

CASINO NIGHT
March 2 (6-10pm)

The Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo Daybreak invites the community to join them for a good cause at their "Fun-As-Hell Casino Night" on March 2. There will be gaming, a Santa Maria-style barbecue, silent auction, fifty-fifty raffle, and a roving "prize patrol." Live music and dancing will also be included in the fun. Proceeds benefit the Rotary's Community Grants Program. No tickets will be sold at the door. Get them at The Sanctuary Tobacco Shop, Obispo Wealth Management, Owen's Music, and San Luis Obispo Downtown Shell.

David Nilsen
robin@dudlycommunications.com
Phone: 541-6500

Elks Lodge
222 Elks Ln.
San Luis Obispo , CA

Cost: $50 per person

Volunteers

ADOPT-A-PET EVENTS
March 2 (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