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May 4 - May 11

Farmers Markets

SAN LUIS OBISPO
(8 to 10:30 a.m.)

features the "Thursday night SLO County Farmers' Market" featuring produce, food, nonprofits, political groups, kids activities, and live entertainment on Thursdays from 6:10 to 9 p.m., downtown SLO. A morning farmers' market featuring fresh produce is Saturday from

http://slocountyfarmers.org

Gottschalk's Parking Lot
SLO

Special Events

LOS ALAMOS TOWN WIDE GARAGE SALE
May 4 (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

a map map/address list at the Los Alamos Post Office on May 4 from

Kathy Christoferson
Phone: 878-7909

Town Wide Garage Sale
Los Alamos 93440

TRAILPALOOSA 2013
May 4 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

is an outdoor music festival in benefit of the Santa Maria Valley Open Space and will feature performances by Sean Wiggins and 1one g0at, Marc Beauregard, Bloom and Embark, The Dirigible Hearst, and Joe Daddy and The Sumthings on May 4 from

SMVOS
info@smvos.org
http://smvos.org

Newlove (Breitburn) Picnic Grounds
1555 Orcutt Hill Road
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $10 donation includes food and drink

PINE NEEDLE BASKET
PINE NEEDLE BASKET
Worth The Drive
May 4 (9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

with Elizabeth Bear, shows how to create unique, sustainable, and beautiful baskets on May 4 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
Phone: 541-1400, Ext. 304
http://slobg.org

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $120, $95 for members

THE CLARK CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Worth The Drive
May 4 (1:30 p.m.)

presents a "Kentucky Derby Party" benefit event on May 4 at

Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

Greengate Ranch
300 Greengate Road
SLO

Cost: $60

Concerts

BLUEGRASS WEST
May 4 (8 p.m.)

presents Bluegrass Etc. live in concert May 4 at

peter@bluegrasswest.com
Phone: 688-9894
http://bluegrasswest.com

St. Marks in the Valley
2901 Nojoqui Ave.
Los Olivos

Cost: $15

BIRDIE FAMILY CONCERT AND FUNDRAISER
Birdie Family Concert & Fundraiser
BIRDIE FAMILY CONCERT AND FUNDRAISER
Worth The Drive
May 4 (11 a.m.)

sees proceeds going towards the Children's Resource Network on May 4 at

Teresa GascaBurk
birdietunes@yahoo.com
Phone: 440-5352
http://birdietunescom

Avila Community Center
191 San Miguel St.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $5 donation or a bag of gently used clothing accepted

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO SYMPHONY
Worth The Drive
May 4 (8 p.m.)

presents its season finale featuring Don Quixote and Haydn's Symphoyn no. 92 on May 4 at

SLO Symphony
Phone: 756-4849
http://slosymphony.com

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93407

Cost: $20 to $75

Recreation

LA PURISIMA MISSION
May 4 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

features "Purisima's People Day" on May 4 from

Phone: 733-3713
http://lapurisimamission.org

La Purisima Mission State Park
2295 Purisima Road
Lompoc

Learning

A "ZERO WASTE WORKSHOP"
Poster for Sustainable Tourism
A "ZERO WASTE WORKSHOP"
Worth The Drive
May 4 (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

with Gary Liss is May 4 from

marge bushman
sbpcnet@silcom.com
Phone: 962-2571
http://sustainability.sbcc.edu/

Fe Bland Auditorium/BC Forum on the Santa Barbara City College West Campus
800 Block of Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara 93109

Cost: $50

CENTRAL COAST GYMNASTICS
Worth The Drive
May 4 (3 to 5 p.m.)

presents a guest speaker and presentation titled "The Truth About Attention, Behavior, Communication, and Learning" on May 4 from

info@thespeechandlearningcoach.com
Phone: 474-1144

Central Coast Gymnastics
21 Zaca Lane
SLO , CA

Health

YOGA FOR FIBROMYALGIA
Worth The Drive
May 4 (10:30 a.m. to noon)

with Shoosh meets May 4 from

Phone: 772-3560

SLO Vets Hall
801 Grand Ave.
SLO , CA

Cost: $15

Special Events

TEMPLE BETH EL
May 5 (Call for times)

presents a Gala Luncheon, raffle, reception, and performance of PCPA's Fiddler on the Roof on May 5.

Phone: 929-6071

Temple Beth El
1501 E. Alvin Ave.
Santa Maria

Cost: $40 to $48, $28 for kids

Farmers Markets

VANDENBERG VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET
Vandenberg Village Farmers' Market
VANDENBERG VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET
May 5 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

meets every Sunday from

Joel Marshall
jm@villagegoesgreen.org
Phone: 588-8469
http://villagegoesgreen.org

Vandenberg Village
Vandenberg Village 93436

Cost: Free

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
May 5 (10 a.m.)

offers worship services Sundays at 10 a.m. with Sunday school at 9 a.mAn adult Bible study is Thursday at.

Phone: 937-0339

Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4465 S. Blosser Road
Santa Maria

Special Events

THE ANNUAL TOURISM LUNCHEON
May 8 (noon to 1:30 p.m.)

by the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce will feature BBQ chicken on May 8 from

terri@santamaria.com
Phone: 925-2403, Ext. 851

510 Event Center
510 S. Broadway
Santa Maria

Concerts

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
May 8 (5:30 and 8 p.m.)

presents "Warhol's World in Song: Musical Snapshots from the 1960's" on May 8 at

Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu

Art, Design, and Architecture Museum, UCSB
Santa Barbara

Cost: $35, $10 for students

Learning

THE HOUSING TRUST FUND
May 8 (6 to 7:30 p.m.)

offers a workshop on the "Workforce Homebuyer Down Patment Loan Program" on May 8 from

j.mcgovern@sbhousingtrust.org
Phone: 685-1948
http://sbhousingtrust.org

Santa Maria Public Library
421 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria , CA

Kids and Family

THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
May 9 (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

presents "Stand Tall Against Bullying" with Suzanne Peck on May 9 from

mwitt@sbjf.org
Phone: 957-1115
http://jewishsantabarbara.org

Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center
524 Chapala St.
Santa Barbara

Learning

FRENCH HOSPITAL'S HEARST CANCER RESOURCE CENTER
Worth The Drive
May 9 (6 to 8 p.m.)

presents "Nutrition Matters in the Cancer Journey" including "Vegetable Based Proteins" on May 9 from

Emily Reneau
emily.reneau@heart.org
Phone: 602-0435
http://sloheartwalk.com

Hearst Cancer Resource Center
1941 Johnson Ave., Suite 201A
SLO

Special Events

SECOND FRIDAY FLICKS
May 10 (1:30 p.m.)

features a screening of the film "Argo" on May 10 at

Lompoc Public Library
Phone: 875-8778

Lompoc Public Library
501 E. North Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

Concerts

NATIVITY OF OUR LADY CATHOLIC CHURCH
Worth The Drive
May 10 (7 p.m.)

holds a a concert event in benefit of Get On the Bus titled "Share the Journey" on May 10 at

Phone: (818) 980-7714

Nativity of Our Lady Church
SLO , CA

Barbecues

HAPPY HOLLOW PRESCOOL TRI-TIP SANDWICH FUNDRAISER
May 10 (11 a.m.)

includes sign ups for sandwiches on May 10 starting at

ALESIA YGLESIAS
saumc.sm@gmail.com
Phone: 937-2470

St. Andrew Methodist Church
3945 S. Bradley Road
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $9

Special Events

A MOTHER'S LOVE DINNER SHOW
May 11 (5:30 p.m.)

and fundraiser event featuring live music by singers Dennis Headrick, George Stillman, and Maggie Worsdale is May 11 at

Dennis Headrick
deh@lompoc.com
Phone: 736-4567, Ext. 223

La Purisima Hall
213 W. Olive Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $35

THE 3RD ANNUAL FIREFIGHTER'S CHOW DOWN
May 11 (1 p.m.)

features firefighters and friends tackling the biggest sandwich on the central coast to raise funds for the Central Coast Firefighters Charity Fund on May 11 at

fireshot207@gmail.com
Phone: 345-0197

Rancho Nipomo Deli and BBQ
108 Cuyama Lane
Nipomo

LOTUSLAND
Worth The Drive
May 11 (1:30 to 4 p.m.)

offers a Mother's Day Tea and Tour event on May 11 from

Phone: 969-9990
http://lotusland.org

Lotusland
Montecito

Cost: $80, $70 for members

THE SLO MINI MAKER FAIRE
Worth The Drive
May 11 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is "The Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth" on May 11 from

Phone: 543-8562
http://slominimakerfaire.com

Mission Plaza
SLO , CA

Health

WELLNESS FAIR
Worth The Drive
May 11 (noon to 4 p.m.)

is Sycamore Mineral Springs' first annual event on May 11 from

Phone: 595-7302
http://sycamoresprings.com

Sycamore Mineral Springs
1215 Avila Beach Drive
SLO