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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.
THE DALLIDET ADOBE AND GARDENS
Open through Nov. on Fridays (10am-4pm), Sundays (1-4pm), and by appointment. Hours depend on volunteer availability; please call ahead.
Phone: 543-0638 ext. 10
MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTER OF SLO COUNTY
The History Center is housed in the former Carnegie Library Bldg., built 1904-05. The Museum is open daily from 10am-4pm. The Public Research Room is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am-4pm and Fridays from 11am-4pm (subject to volunteer availability).
Phone: 543-0638, ext. 10
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
Live music, produce, craft items, and prepared food are available every Wed. from
Tues. at City Park from
Lectures and Learning
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
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.
The North County Prostate Cancer Support Group meets monthly in the Pavilion Room on the last Thurs. at
August 17 (10:00 am-6:00 pm)
Sat., Aug. 17, Los Olivos Art Festival
August 17 (1pm to 3pm)
Making creative art projects is fun and educational. Bring your kiddo to this workshop on Aug. 17. Please RSVP.
San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
PACIFIC COAST WINE TRAIL GARDEN PARTY
August 17 (4:30-6:30pm)
The newly established Pacific Coast Wine Trail is hosting its first event Aug. 17 from
Pewter Plough Playhouse Presents THE ODD COUPLE (Female Version) - Neil Simon's Hilarious Comedy Classic With A Twist!
August 17 (Evenings 7:30pm; Sunday Matinees 3 pm)
August 17 (1:30pm (Wed, Sat, Sun) and 7pm (Fri and Sat))
Kitty Balay stars as Patsy Cline, alongside Suzy Newman as her devoted fan (and friend) Louise, in PCPA's production of Always...Patsy Cline, running through Aug. 31.
August 17 (Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm; Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm )
The talented kids at the Academy of Creative Theatre present two one-act plays based on the works of William Shakespeare through Aug. 25.
CYRANO DE BERGERAC
August 17 (8pm)
PCPA's Cyrano de Bergerac, starring Derrick Lee Wheedon in the title role, runs through Sept. 1.
AUDITIONS FOR PURPLE DAZE
August 17 (Contact for time)
Males and females ages 16-25 are invited to audition on Aug. 17.
Film and TV
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MOVIE SHOWING
August 17 (2pm)
This silent epic was filmed in the dunes of Guadalupe. Come watch some local history unfold on the big screen on Aug. 17.
Cost: General admission is $10 and students are free
August 17 (1pm)
OperaSLO presents this musical afternoon on Aug. 17, starting at
August 17 (1-4pm)
Songwriters At Play presents a triple bill on Saturday, Aug. 17.
August 17 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Open air concert of Broadway music
Cost: Concert - $45; Table - $60; Tables of 8 - $480
August 17 (11am-2pm)
Cheyenne Mcdonald will perform live at the Shell Cafe Aug. 17 from
Cost: Contact venue for cost
CHEYENNE MCDONALD LIVE AT THE SHELL CAFE
August 17 (11am-2pm)
Cheyenne Mcdonald will perform live Aug. 17 from
ATASCADERO ART ASSOCIATION PRESENTS MAYRENE OGIER
August 17 (1-3pm)
Mayrene Ogier’s watercolor paintings are on display as the Atascadero Art Association’s "Featured Artist" through October in the Martin Polin Room of the Atascadero Library,
BEE SOCK PUPPETS
August 17 (11am and 1pm)
Create bee hand puppets with googly eyes on Aug. 17.
Cost: Free with admission
5th ANNUAL CHILDREN'S CRAFT FAIR
August 17 (11:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Applications mandatory, info at Library
ELFIN FOREST WALK
August 17 (9:30am)
This easy-paced walk in the Elfin Forest will be Aug. 17 at
Sports and Wellness
FREE ENERGY BALANCING CLINIC
August 17 (11am-4pm)
Energy Balancing sessions on Aug. 17.
Lectures and Learning
August 17 (5-7pm)
Nurture divine feminine wisdom in this course on Aug. 17.
16TH ANNUAL ROTARY CLUB OF SLO DAYBREAK CLASSIC CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
August 17 (9am)
This tournament kicks off with a shotgun start at 9am on Aug. 17.
August 17 (10am to 2pm)
The Five Cities Dog Park Association will be hosting their fourth annual “Puttin’ on the Dog” fundraising event to benefit the Five Cities Dog Park on Aug. 17 from
TREASURES AND TREATS ANNUAL YARD AND BAKE SALE
August 17 (8am to 2pm)
This yard and bake sale takes place in Morro Bay on Aug. 17,
AUGUST ALS SUPPORT GROUP - GUEST SPEAKER DALLAS FORSHEW
August 17 (2pm)
ALS Support Group meets Aug. 17.
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