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April 9

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. Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

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

Special Events

WINE WEDNESDAY
WINE WEDNESDAY
Wine Bar Events
April 9 (5pm)

Join us for a pop up Wine Wednesday with Wolff Winery, April 9. Enjoy a complimentary tasting.

Novo
info@novorestaurant.com
Phone: 543-3986
http://novorestaurant.com

Novo Restaurant & Lounge
726 Higuera St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Stage

<em>THE MARK OF MORRO</em>
Melodrama Cast of The Mark of Morro
THE MARK OF MORRO
April 9 (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

Art

SANDI HELLER: "PASTEL ADVENTURES"
April 9

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

POETS AND STORYTELLERS
Poets Youssef Alaoui and Darius Degher Featured Poets at the Wise Owl on April 9
POETS AND STORYTELLERS
Openings and Receptions
April 9 (7pm)

Magic Realist poet Youssef Alaoui reads from his new work, “Blue Demons." Also featured is songwriter and poet Darius Degher, April 9.

Celeste Goyer
celestegoyer@gmail.com
Phone: (760) 490-7990
http://www.wiseowlcambria.com

Wise Owl Bookstore Cafe
2164 Center St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: FREE

Kid Stuff

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
April 9

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

JACK'S HELPING HAND ADAPTIVE TOY LENDING LIBRARY
Libraries
April 9 (2-4pm)

Adaptive toys for children and their families to borrow, Wednesdays through May 7.

Lisa Campolmi
Lisa.campolmi@yahoo.com
Phone: 541-9005
http://Jackshelpinghand.com

Central Coast Gymnastics
21 Zaca Lane #100
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

The Outdoors

ELFIN FOREST NATURE WALK
April 9 (10am-noon)

April showers and warmer temperatures should bring out butterflies in the Elfin Forest. Come and share the search for the "flowers that fly" with docent Vicky Johnsen, and learn some fun facts, April 9.

Yolanda
yolanda@elfin-forest.org
Phone: 528-0392
http://elfin-forest.org

El Moro Elfin Forest Natural Area
North end of 15th St. off of Santa Ysabel
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

NORTH COUNTY MULTIFLORA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
April 9 (1pm)

James Rikel from Atascadero Kiwanis will give an overview of how he turned a yellow lawn into public gardens at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, April 9.

multifloragarden@gmail.com
Phone: 835-9422

Paso Robles Community Church
2706 Spring St.
Paso Robles 93447

Cost: FREE

Sports and Wellness

MATSUBAYASHI-RYU
April 9 (4:30-6pm)

Classes on this Okinawan style karate offered through April 22

Richard Ringer
richard.ringer1@gmail.com
Phone: 305-2132

Martial Arts School and Dojo
1166 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $30

CHAIR YOGA
April 9 (9:15-10am)

taught by certified yoga teacher Sigrid Long, Wednesdays through May 7.

Sigrid
saintbarnabas@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 234-6951

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
301 Trinity Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $5 suggested donation

AFRICAN DANCE CLASSES
April 9 (7:15pm)

with live drumming through May 7.

Bruce Ogilvie
info@highermovement.com
Phone: 305-0172

Central Coast Afro Rhythm and Dance
4484 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93402

Cost: $8

ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
Lessons and Classes
April 9 (9:30 AM)

First class is free, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, through April 21.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://gozumbagirl.com

South County Regional Center
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6

BELLYFIT CLASSES
BELLYFIT CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
April 9 (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

BOOTCAMP
Boot camp at Tantrum Fitness
BOOTCAMP
Lessons and Classes
April 9 (6-7am)

Monday through Friday, through April 11.

Claudia
Indo@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://tantrumbombshells.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W Grand
Grover Beach 93433

BABY AND ME YOGA CLASSES
Lessons and Classes
April 9 (11am-Noon)

Sixty minutes of movement, exercise, and relaxation for new moms and their babies. Held most Wednesdays through May.

Alicia Klein
info@mbodyslo.com
Phone: 547-9642
http://mbodyslo.com

mBody Yoga & Massage
780 Caudill St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10

Lectures and Learning

LATINO OUTREACH COUNCIL/AAUW FORUM
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
April 9 (6:30pm)

The Latino Outreach Council and AAUW SLO and Atascadero are sponsoring a forum to explore challenges faced by Latinas in navigating the educational system on April 9. Reception follows.

Janet Morales
janetknightmorales@gmail.com
Phone: 462-9655

Board of Supervisors Chambers
1055 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free