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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.
THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)
nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing emerging and established artists to campus.
SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at
Takes place on Thurs. in the Spencer's Market parking lot and Sat. on downtown Main Street.
Phone: call 544-9570
ARROYO GRANDE VILLAGE
Live entertainment, fresh fruit, flowers, and more on Sat.
NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
Takes place on Sundays from
SAN LUIS OBISPO
At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from
In the Town Park on Sat.
SLO FOOD BANK
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
UNITED BLOOD SERVICES
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.
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.
CASA INFO SESSION
Learn about becoming an advocate for an abused child, mentoring, and other volunteer opportunities at CASA, fourth Wednesdays.
2ND ANNUAL MAIN STREET PET FEST
April 27 (11:00AM - 3:00 PM)
Come downtown and join us for the 2nd An
April 27 (3pm)
Join us for a tour of the 9th Annual Art Eco show, led by participating artists. Free tour and refreshments in the Garden. The Art Eco show is an annual fundraiser for the Garden. Details can be seen at slobg.org/art-eco. April 27.
San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
ATASCADERO MAIN STREET 2ND ANNUAL PET FEST
April 27 (Contact for start time)
Come out and see local non-profits and local vendors. April 27.
April 27 (11am-3pm)
The Network for a Healthy California-Gold Coast Region invites all San Luis Obispo County residents to learn about healthier meal options with a free, healthy food demonstration. April 27.
April 27 (10:30-11:30am)
Enchanted tea party with Princess Belle on April 27.
April 27 (10am-2pm)
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on April 27. Music, raffle, non-profit fair, and mile walk through San Luis Obispo.
April 27 (10-1)
SARP/NCWS hosts Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on April 27. Music, raffle, non-profit fair, & mile walk thru SLO.
April 27 (12pm)
Premier win and culinary event on April 27.
LES MISERABLES...OR A WHOLE LOT LESS MISERABLE
April 27 (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 27 (7:30 pm & 2:00 pm)
Cuesta Drama Department presents Xanadu.
Cost: $15 general admission $10 Students
BIGGFOOT COMEDY TROUPE
April 27 (8-10pm)
Comedy Show featuring Sal, Aidan, and Kurtis. April 27.
Cost: Free/pass the hat
Special Art Events
April 27 (10am-5pm)
Great works of sculpture on April 27.
After school Pottery for kids
April 27 (3:30-5:00 /11-4:30)
Every child needs a chance to create!
Cost: $20 per class
Caterpillars are Back!
April 27 (All Day)
Adopt a caterpillar for $2!
COUNTY WORKDAYS: LOPEZ LAKE
April 27 (9am-noon)
Please call ECO SLO for more information. Workday is on April 27.
DOCENT LED HIKE: FELSMAN LOOP
April 27 (9am-noon)
Please call ECO SLO for more information. Hike is on April 27.
April 27 (9am-12noon)
April 27, FREE tailgate-style workshop!
Resource Conservation District
Sports and Wellness
FIGHT LIKE A GIRL SEMINAR HOSTED BY THE CENTRAL COAST KRAV MAGA
April 27 (10am)
On April 27.
Cost: $20 in advance and $25 at the door
Lectures and Learning
Pottery Classes for Adults
Clay classes in wheel throwing&sculpture
Cost: $20 per class
COLLEGE PREP CAMP FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS
April 27 (10am-1pm)
On April 27.
GET YOUR WATERSHED ON
April 27 (9am)
Get informed about your watershed with hands-on water quality testing, help identifying trouble signs, and fun watershed management techniques. April 27.
MODERN JOB HUNTING STRATEGIES
April 27 (8:30-10:30am)
See website for details. Free classes. Through May 11.
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY ARTHRITIS WALK
April 27 (8am registration time)
Arthritis Walk at Cal Poly on April 27.
SPRING PLANT SALE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
April 27 (9am-1pm)
Spring plant sale and fundraiser. April 27.
WILD, WILD WEST CASINO NIGHT FUNDRAISER
April 27 (6pm)
Support the youth of Paso Robles at the Paso Robles Youth Sports CounciI on April 27. $45 ticket includes: a tri-tip dinner, two drink tickets, entry into the casino, and chips for gambling. The evening will also include music and tons of great raffle prizes.
Cost: Tickets are available at Paso Robles Ford, Paso Robles Chevrolet, Prudential Hallmark Realty
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