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April 12

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

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

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

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

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

Volunteers

CASA INFO SESSIONS
CASA INFO SESSIONS
January 22,February 26,March 26,April 23,May 28,June 25,July 23,August 27,September 24,October 22,November 26(Noon)

Learn more about becoming a volunteer advocate for an abused child or a mentor to a former foster child, fourth Wednesdays.

Cathy Orton
corton@slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542
http://slocasa.org

CASA
75 Higuera St., Suite 180
San Luis Obispo 93401

Special Events

FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET
April 12 (11am-4pm every Saturday)

Cats and kittens available for adoption through April. Bring a new loved one into your life for the New Year!

Feline Network
info@felinenetwork.org
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PETCO
271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

OPEN STUDIO
April 12 (Noon-5pm)

For individuals and families who come to create at their leisure, through May 17. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5/hr

<em>SON OF GOD</em>
SON OF GOD
April 12 (7pm )

Saint John’s Lutheran church is pleased to sponsor a week-long screening of the movie, Son of God, through April 17.

Cheryl Apfel
saintjohnsag@hotmail.com
Phone: 489-1259
http://saintjohnsag.com

Fair Oaks Theater
1007 Grand Ave
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

13TH ANNUAL CCGGA OPEN HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
13th Annual CCGGA Open House Scholarship Fundraiser
13TH ANNUAL CCGGA OPEN HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
April 12 (9am-3pm)

Central Coast Greenhouse Growers Association will hold its Open House April 12. CCGGA member nurseries throughout Nipomo and Arroyo Grande will open their doors to the general public.

krista
info@ccgga.com
Phone: (800) 961-8901

Edwards Barn
1095 Pomeroy
Nipomo 93444

Cost: FREE

BOOK SALE
April 12 (9am-2pm)

Book House is moving to a new location; all items half price, April 12.

Dianna Curtis
dianna@slowhiz.com
Phone: 466-3997

Book House
6907 Atascadero Ave.
Atascadero 93422

BOOK SALE
April 12

Book House is hosting a moving sale with all items half price, April 12.

Dianna Curtis
dianna@slowhiz.com
Phone: 466-3997

Book House
6907 Atascadero Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: FREE

CAL POLY TRUCK AND TRACTOR PULL
Mustang Fever: one of Cal Poly's tractors at a pull!
CAL POLY TRUCK AND TRACTOR PULL
April 12 (1pm)

The annual Truck and Tractor Pull will be held April 12 across form the Crops Unit. Proceeds go to scholarship funds. This event is the loudest and largest during Open House.

Arturo Barajas
cptractorpull@yahoo.com
Phone: (209) 765-0736
http://tractorpull.calpoly.edu

1 Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: Adults $8; Kids 10 & under $3

CENTRAL COAST GREENHOUSE GROWERS' ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
Central Coast Greenhouse Growers’ Association 13th Annual Open House Scholarship Fundraiser
CENTRAL COAST GREENHOUSE GROWERS' ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
April 12 (9am-3pm)

Member nurseries in Nipomo and Arroyo Grande will open their doors to the public for the 13th annual open house, April 12. Many offer tours of their facilities in addition to their highly anticipated plant and flower sales. A portion of the day's funds will go toward CCGGA Scholarships.

krista
info@ccgga.com
Phone: (800) 961-8901

Edwards Barn
1095 Pomeroy
Nipomo 93444

Cost: FREE

COMMUNITY PIZZA PARTY AND RAFFLE BENEFIT TO DEFEAT ALS
April 12 (11:30-3pm)

on April 12.  Featuring live music from Valerie Johnson and the New Sound Boogie Band, this event will help contribute to the search for a cure for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Jeanne Marie
jeannemarie1@msn.com
Phone: 481-4016

Del's Pizzeria
401 Shell Beach Road
Pismo Beach 93449

QUILT SHOW AND SILENT AUCTION
Original design and hand applique quilt by local artisit Gladys Brannum
QUILT SHOW AND SILENT AUCTION
April 12 (10 AM to 4PM)

The Cal Poly Women's Club scholarship fundraiser on April 12 will feature over 30 quilts on display and available by silent auction.

Val Barboza
vbarboza@calpoly.edu
Phone: 264-5901

Cal Poly Kennedy Library
California at Highland
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: FREE

SANTA MARGARITA LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE & FUNDRAISER
April 12 (2-6pm)

To kick off the start of National Library Week, the Santa Margarita Library is hosting an open house April 12, featuring a "Get Acquainted" game with prizes, poetry reading, and refreshments. Sales at Friends of the Library bookstore next door will benefit the library. Stop by the Educated Gardner at 22210 El Camino Real for a plant and book sale also to benfit the library, with dulcimer musicians Bob and Chinita Baker performing at 1:30.

jeannie
jandgmaccd@gmail.com
Phone: 4383553

Santa Margarita Library
Murphey and 1st St.
Santa Margarita 93422

Cost: Free

EARTH DAY FOOD AND WINE WEEKEND
EARTH DAY FOOD AND WINE WEEKEND
Winery Events
April 12

Eighth annual celebration, Apr. 11-13.

Vineyard Team
kyle@vineyardteam.org
Phone: 466-2288
http://earthdayfoodandwine.org

Castoro Cellars
1315 North Bethel Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $75-$115

Stage

<em>PROOF</em>
PROOF
April 12 (2pm and 7pm)

SLO Little Theatre presents Proof, a Pulitzer Prize winning drama by David Auburn, through April 27.

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org/mainstage?s=00000023

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

<em>YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL</em>
AHS Drama performs Young Frankenstein
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL
April 12

Presented by Atascadero High School Drama on April 10-12 at 7pm and April 13 at 2pm. Tickets available at brownpapertickets.com.

Jesse Torrey
atascaderodramaboosters@gmail.com
Phone: 464-7110
http://ahsdramaboosters.org

Templeton Performing Arts Center
1200 Main St.
Templeton 93465

<em>THE MARK OF MORRO</em>
Melodrama Cast of The Mark of Morro
THE MARK OF MORRO
April 12 (Wed, Thurs, Fri 7pm, Sat 3pm & 7pm, Sun 6pm)

A melodrama about a local college student running for student body president who is conflicted when faced with shady business about his school, through April 27.  

Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499

The Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano 93445

Cost: $18-$24

<em>THE COVER OF LIFE</em>
Posing for LIfe Magazine
THE COVER OF LIFE
April 12 (7:30pm Fri. & Sat.; 3pm Sun. )

The Pewter Plough Playhouse presents the drama about the lives of three WWII war brides and Life magazine's coverage on the women, through May 18.

Viv Goff, Box Office Mgr.
boxoffice@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $16-$21

HULA SHOW
April 12 (8pm)

Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu will perform April 12, featuring their trademark hula mua or "hula that evolves" style.

Cal Poly Arts
Phone: 756-4849
http://calpolyarts.org

Spanos Theatre
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $38.40-$47

AUDITIONS FOR 2014 CENTRAL COAST SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
Auditions
April 12 (1-5pm)

Auditions for A Midsummer Nights Dream and The Taming of the Shrew on April 12.

Zoe Saba
zoe.saba@centralcoastshakespeare.org
Phone: 546-4224
http://centralcoastshakespeare.org

SLO City Library
995 Palm St.
SLO 93401

Music

31ST ANNUAL PIANO SHOWCASE
April 12 (7:30pm)

The SLO County Jazz Federation presents six of the finest jazz players in the area backed by drums and bass in concert, April 12.

SLO County Jazz Federation
botwin@att.net
Phone: 546-3733

Unity Concert Hall
1490 Southwood
SLO 93401

Cost: $20 General;$15 Jazz Fed Members;$10 Students

31ST ANNUAL PIANO SHOWCASE
April 12 (7:30pm)

The SLO County Jazz Federation presents six of the finest jazz players in the area backed by drums and bass in concert, April 12.

SLO County Jazz Federation
botwin@att.net
Phone: 546-3733

Unity Concert Hall
1490 Southwood
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20 General;$15 Jazz Fed Members;$10 Students

BRILLIANTE PRESENTES STABAT MATER BY PERGOLESI
BRILLIANTE PRESENTES STABAT MATER BY PERGOLESI
April 12 (3pm)

Organ Concert series at FPC SLO is pleased to present ensemble Brilliante with a sacred masterwork of Pergolesi the “Stabat Mater” on April 12.

Katya Gotsdiner-McMahan
churchoffice@fpcslo.org
Phone: 543-5451

First Presbyterian church
981 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93406

Cost: $10 suggested donation

CAFE MUSIQUE CD RELEASE SHOW
Cafe Musique's new CD,
CAFE MUSIQUE CD RELEASE SHOW
April 12 (7:30pm)

Cafe Musique is celebrating the release of their latest CD, "Half Step Behind" with two shows on April 12.

Nancy Green
nancy.theatre.cca@gmail.com
Phone: 927-8190

Allied Artist Theatre
1350 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $25

VIOLIN AND PIANO CONCERT
April 12 (3pm)

on April 12. Violinist Nicole Bush and pianist Robert Krupnick together playing the works of Telleman, Mozart, Gluck ans Stravinsky.

Robert Krupnick
robert@coemergent.com
Phone: 798-0679

St. Peters by the Sea Episcopal Church
545 Shasta Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: &20

Art

SANDI HELLER: "PASTEL ADVENTURES"
April 12

Pastel landscapes featuring travel around the West and Central Coast, through April 30.

Sands Motel
sandssuites.com
Phone: 441-4657
http://sandihellerart.com

Sands Motel
1930 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

PAINT & PINOT ART CLASSES
Heartwork City Studios in Atascadero
PAINT & PINOT ART CLASSES
Classes and Workshops
April 12 (6pm-9pm)

Taught by Professional Artist Denise Braun, through April 26.

Denise Braun
clipingirl@gmail.com
Phone: 835-5991
http://heartworkandsoul.com

Heartwork City Studios
6105 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $55 per person

CHAOS
Chaos
CHAOS
Openings and Receptions
April 12 (5-7pm)

Let your hair down and explore the surreal, the realistic, or the abstract, through April 27.

Rod Payor
Publicity@pasoroblesart.org
Phone: 235-0798

The Showroom Gallery
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

MODERN DISCOURSE: ARTWORK BY GLENDA GRIFFITH & CELESTE GOYER
Openings and Receptions
April 12 (5pm)

Pop imagery and abstraction chat it up about ideas, unique surface treatment and materials for great reveals and conceals, April 12.  Cambrian artists Griffith and Goyer are the featured artists for April. Lush landscapes to witty pop sculptures.

Eileen Nunes
nuneseileen@gmail.com
Phone: 927-8888
http://www.wiseowlcambria.com

Wise Owl Bookstore Cafe
2164 Center St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: FREE

"ANIMAL INSTINCT"
"ANIMAL INSTINCT"
Special Art Events
April 12 (noon)

art exhibit through April 27. Celebrating the agricultural soul and native spirit of Paso Robles through original imagery of livestock and wild creatures.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238.9800
http://studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine Street
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

IMAGINATION PLAYGROUND AT CHILDREN'S DAY
April 12 (10am-3 pm)

Explore the new Imagination Playground in the Mission Plaza and build amazing structures using large blocks, April 12.

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://www.slocm.org

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

Cost: FREE

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
April 12

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.

Chris Lovato
paragonslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 305-7512
http://www.paragonbjjslo.com

Paragon BJJ
235 Tank Farm, Unit J
San Luis Obispo 93401

STATE OF THE BAY FAMILY EVENT
Special Events
April 12 (10am-2pm)

Spend April 12 trying your hand at knot tying, fish prints and compass reading. This event for all ages provides activities and entertainment focused on sea life, wild life and other characteristics unique to the Morro Bay estuary.

Kathryn Winfrey
kwinfrey@mbnep.org
Phone: 772-3834

Tidelands Park
300-394 Embarcadero
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: FREE

The Outdoors

BIRD WATCHING
April 12 (8:30-10:30am)

Chestnut Backed Chickadees, Wilson’s Warblers and other resident and migrating birds are sure to abound, April 12. Bring warm clothes, binoculars and cameras for the trip. Dunes Center President John Deacon will lead the group.

dunes center
admin@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455
http://dunescenter.org

Oso Flaco Lake State Park
Oso Flaco Lake Rd.
Nipomo 93444

Cost: donation suggested

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
Figueroa Mtn poppies
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
April 12 (9am)

Discover Figueroa Mountain wildflowers and celebrate Wildflower Week, Native Plant Week, and Earth Day, April 12. Meet at Fire Station on Figueroa Mtn Rd. Bring sturdy shoes, lunch and liquids; camera and binoculars recommended.

Charlie Blair
blairce@sbceo.org
Phone: 733-3189
http://cnpsslo.org/2014/03/wildflower-native-plant-week-earth-day-weekend-2014/

Figueroa Mountain
Fire Station on Figueroa Mtn Rd.
Los Padres National Forest 93254

Cost: FREE

Sports and Wellness

FITNESS FOR GOLF
April 12 (10-10:45am)

Exercises for flexibility, postural alignment, and muscle tone to improve the golf swing, Saturdays through April 12.

Tony Criscuolo
yogitony@juno.com
Phone: 542-0137

Laguna Golf Course
11175 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

BELLYFIT CLASSES
BELLYFIT CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
April 12 (Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm in SLO and Saturdays from 9-10am in Atascadero)

Bellyfit is a combination of African and belly dance, Bollywood, Pilates, and yoga, offered through May.

Leslie Thompson
ebtasam@aol.com
Phone: 550-6944
http://tribelation.webs.com

Ludwick Community Center
864 Santa Rosa
San Luis Obispo and Atascadero 93401

Cost: $8-10

11TH ANNUAL MONSTER SKATE SERIES
11TH ANNUAL MONSTER SKATE SERIES
Special Events
April 12 (10am)

Compete in the Monster Skate competition, joining contestants from throughout the Central Coast, April 12. There will be a best trick contest and age divisions.

Dave Setterlund
dsetterlund@slocity.org
Phone: 781-7300

SLO Skate Park
Santa Rosa St. and Oak St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15

7TH ANNUAL MASTERS GOLF DEMO DAY
Golf Demo Day - Golfland Warehouse
7TH ANNUAL MASTERS GOLF DEMO DAY
Special Events
April 12 (9am-3pm)

Golfland Warehouse presents demo day, April 12. Major golf brands Titleist, TaylorMade, Ping, Nike, Callaway, Mizuno, Cleveland, Adams and more will be featured.

Nick
nick@golflandwarehouse.com
Phone: 544-4653
http://www.golflandwarehouse.com

BlackLake Golf Resort
1490 Golf Course Lane
Nipomo 93444

Cost: FREE

Lectures and Learning

SPEAKER SERIES
April 12 (2pm)

Helen Daurio will be starting off our 2014 speaker series with a talk about John Fremont, an important historical figure and famous visitor to the Rancho Nipomo Dana Adobe, April 12.

Marina
marina@danaadobe.org
Phone: 929-5679

Rancho Nipomo Dana Adobe
671 S. Oakglen Ave
Nipomo 93444

Cost: $5

TALKIN' TRASH WITH MIKE DI MILO
April 12 (1pm)

This lecture will feature details the state of recycling and solid waste management in SLO, April 12. Find out where all the stuff you put on the curb each week really goes, and learn how we can take the next step in reducing waste, moving toward a zero waste county.

Kathryn Winfrey
kwinfrey@mbnep.org
Phone: 772-3834

San Luis Obispo Botanical Gardens
3450 Dairy Creek Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: FREE

DOG TRAINING CLASSES
Classes
April 12

Good Dogma is holding classes through April 21.

Good Dogma
gooddogma@hotmail.com
Phone: 528-8383

Red Barn
2180 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

FINANCIAL WELLNESS FOR WOMEN
Financial Wellness for Women
FINANCIAL WELLNESS FOR WOMEN
Classes
April 12 (9am-5pm)

Financial Education Seminar presented by Andrea C. Wasko and Meaghan Gilbert, instructing how to thrive finiancially instead of just surviving, April 12.

Economics of Being a Woman
info@economicsofbeingawoman.com
Phone: 242-2185
http://www.economicsofbeingawoman.com

Hind Properties Conference Center
3765 S. Higuera St. #170
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $199

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
DSLR Photography Workshop
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Classes
April 12 (9am)

Join us for our next DSLR Basics photography workshop and learn how to get the most out of your digital camera, April 12. We will cover the basic functions and buttons of the DSLR camera as well as the fundamentals of photography.

Adam Paine
info@prophotoslo.com
Phone: 801-0544
http://prophotoslo.com/

Blackhorse Coffee
1065 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $99

Fundraisers

BOOK SALE
April 12 (9am-2pm)

Friends of Los Osos Library is hosting a book sale April 12 to raise money for the library. The event will feature buck-a-bag.

Victoria Heussen
vheussen@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

LOLOMA FOUNDATION GARAGE SALE
April 12 (8am-3pm)

Dr.Limberg and his team are preparing for thier medical mission trip to Fiji. They will be hosting a garage sale benefiting the Loloma Foundation at their San Luis Obispo Office on Saturday April 12.

Sydney Boman
sboman@eyesonly.com
Phone: 548-8114

Limberg Eye Surgery
1270 Peach St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: FREE

Walk to Defeat ALS
Walk to Defeat ALS
April 12 (11am)

The ALS Association’s biggest annual event on April 12 raises funds that allow our local chapters to sustain care services and support research. Check in begins at 9:30am.

Julie Himot
jhimot@alsagoldenwest.org
Phone: (818) 865-8067 Ext.240
http://web.alsa.org

Mitchell Park
1400 Osos St.
San Luis Obispo 903401

Cost: FREE

Volunteers

CITIZEN SCIENCE TRAINING
MPA Watch Needs Volunteers
CITIZEN SCIENCE TRAINING
April 12 (1-4pm)

Learn how to become a citizen scientist and collect valuable data about how people are using our marine protected areas, April 12.

Holly Sletteland
holly@otterproject.org
Phone: 239-3928
http://www.otterproject.org

Cal Poly
1 Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: FREE