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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.
POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS
Create and Learn
Ongoing pottery classes for kids ages 6 and older.
Cost: $20 per class
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.
LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
Produce, craft items, and prepared food are available every Wed. from
Tues. at City Park from
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.
May 17 (12 - 4)
Food, wine, live music and more in Avila
May 17 (6PM)
Guest Chef Antonio Varia of Buona Tavola
PICNIC UNDER THE STARS
May 17 (6 - 9:30 p.m.)
Catered by Trumpet Vine Catering
Cost: $45 per person
WINE FESTIVAL WINEMAKER'S DINNER
May 17 (6:30pm)
Join Opolo’s winemakers for an intimate evening of dining as we team up with Trumpet Vine. We’ll be pairing our favorite Opolo wines with a delectable, multiple course meal. May 17.
AN EVENING OF COMEDY & MUSIC: A CULINARY CABARET
May 17 (Wed, Thurs, Fri at 7pm, Sat 3pm & 7pm, Sun at 6pm)
May 2-June 16. Celebrates food!
Cost: $18, $20, $22
May 17 (7:30pm)
Cuesta Choirs and Voce will perform on May 17.
RECEPTION FOR "A PLACE IN TIME"
Openings and Receptions
May 17 (5pm)
Reception for calendar competition winners on May 17.
WEE ART: DOUGH
May 17 (10 am - 5pm)
Roll homemade dough into shapes
Create and Learn
May 17 (1pm-4:30pm)
All ages welcome Tuesdays and Fridays for an open arts and crafts session. Each craft is $5 with materials included.
May 17 (1-4:30pm)
Apr. 9 craft with recycled materials
Cost: $5 per craft
ZUMBA FOR HUNGER AT PASO ROBLES SPORTS CLUB
May 17 (6pm)
May 17. This will be a two hour event with a $5 entry fee and/or non perishable donations. 100 percent of the entry fees will be donated to SLO Food Bank.
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