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SMART AFTER DARK
On May 3. Make and browse crafts.
Cost: $5 per hour for studio time
OPEN STUDIO BY APPOINTMENT
(Call to schedule an appointment time)
Rent the studio for craft parties. Ongoing.
Cost: $40/hr; $125 for birthday parties
Film and TV
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.
LIVE MUSIC WITH TIM JACKSON AND GUEST APPEARANCES BY DAVE MILLER
Jackson performs folk and blues every Sat. evening and hosts an open jam session every Thurs. at
April 10,April 17,April 24,May 1,May 8,May 15,May 22,May 29
contact 805-710-4428 2pm Ramona Park GB
JAM SESSIONS SPONSORED BY SLO COUNTY JAZZ
Every second and fourth Thurs. at Linnaea's Cafe. Next show is on May 23.
Art at Wineries
Barr Estate Winery presents Laurel Sherrie’s Expressive Landscape paintings "Highlights of the Central Coast." Through May 31.
THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)
is a venue that nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing bold thinkers, emerging and established artists, and creative professionals to campus. Receptions are held the day a new exhibit is installed.
A historic living museum of a Victorian home circa 1880 with original furnishings and ongoing events. Tour the historic and elegant Victorian Jack House for $2.
Special Art Events
local photographer -show @ Edward Jones
Cost: no charge
April 9,April 12,April 16,April 19,April 23,April 26,April 30,May 3,May 7,May 10,May 14,May 17,May 21,May 24,May 28,May 31(1-4:30pm)
Apr. 9 craft with recycled materials
Cost: $5 per craft
SLO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
(10am to 2pm)
On Sun. find produce, fish, local meats, vendors, musical entertainment, and baked goods.
CASA INFO SESSION
Speak up for a child. Learn about becoming an advocate for an abused child and other volunteer opportunities at CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). The fourth Wednesday of every month.
CENTRAL COAST GREENHOUSE GROWERS 12TH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE
April 13 (9am-3pm)
Central Coast Greenhouse Growers’ Association will hold its 12th Annual Open House on April 13 from 9am-3pm. Member nurseries in Nipomo and Arroyo Grande will open their doors to the public. Many offer tours of their facilities in addition to their highly anticipated plant and flower sales. Each participating nursery proudly donates a portion of that day’s sales to the CCGGA Scholarship Fund made available to Horticulture students and CCGGA Grower members' children.
April 13 (1-3pm)
Local landscaper Gabriel Frank of Gardens by Gabriel will explore compelling plants from the mediterranean regions of the world. Followed at 2pm by a free docent-led tour of the Garden. April 13.
San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
Cost: $5 members and $10 non-members
SLO CONTRA DANCE
April 13 (7pm)
on April 13.
Cost: $9, $5 with student ID
April 13 (Contact for event times)
Nutrient dense gourmet food and live music on April 13.
April 13 (7pm)
Join us as we raise funds and awareness to end violence against women and girls. Buy tickets at: vday5cities.org. April 13.
April 13 (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.)
Vina Robles,Parrish,Robert Hall & Opolo
Cost: $120/pp; $105 Wine Club
LES MISERABLES...OR A WHOLE LOT LESS MISERABLE
April 13 (Wed, Thurs, Fri at 7pm, Sat 3pm & 7pm, Sun 6pm)
March 14-April 28. Seen the musical, movie or neither one? You're going to love the TGAM twist on this Hugo classic!
Cost: $18, $20, $22
April 13 (4-7pm)
Songwriters At Play features Josh Barrett and Brianna Lee (aka Girls & Boys) to kick off a new monthly showcase. Special guests on April 13 include: Derek Senn, Cynthia Hathaway, Brent Dannells of the Dr. Danger blues band, and Denmark's Karoline Hausted and her husband Mark Davis.
ROYAL GARDEN SWING ORCHESTRA
April 13 (2-4:30pm)
This 9 piece band sounds big. Performing on April 13.
After school Pottery for kids
April 13 (3:30-5:00 /11-4:30)
Every child needs a chance to create!
Cost: $20 per class
Caterpillars are Back!
April 13 (All Day)
Adopt a caterpillar for $2!
Art Table Activities: Hungry Caterpillar
April 13 (10 am-5 pm)
Make a caterpillar with colored paper
COUNTY WORKDAYS: COASTAL DUNES
April 13 (9am-noon)
Please call ECO SLO for more information. Workday is on April 13.
April 13 (9am-12pm)
Help us pot up native plant seedlings for planting on the preserve this winter on April 13.
Sports and Wellness
HORSESHOE COURT BENEFIT TOURNAMENT
April 13 (10:30am check-in, 10:45am draw for partner, 11am games start)
April 13. Pre-registration required.
Cost: $25 per person includes lunch
April 13 (9am-4pm)
April 13 and April 14 with Lee Holden.
Cost: $125 by April 5th, $150
Lectures and Learning
Pottery Classes for Adults
Clay classes in wheel throwing&sculpture
Cost: $20 per class
April 13 (11am-12:30pm)
Workshop will be led by Jennifer Fox (teacher for 25 years) and recently moved to the area to share this wonderful style of yoga here at Serenity. April 13.
CIVIC BALLET OF SLO PRESENTS: TEXAS HOLD'EM TOURNAMENT
April 13 (5-10pm)
Support the Ballet’s efforts to bring a Live Orchestra to the 2013 Nutcracker Production! $100 player admission and $35 admission for non-players (includes hearty appetizers, beer and wine). Please register in advance. April 13.
April 13 (9am-12:30pm)
Volunteers are needed at Montana de Oro State Park for CSPF's Earth Day on April 13. Register at calparks.org/earthday.
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