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Tuesday, July 29, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 20
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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

July 29 - August 5

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

ARROYO GRANDE
(noon to 2:30 p.m.)

includes a farmers market on Wednesdays from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Spencer's parking lot at 1464 E. Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande. Another farmers market is Saturdays from

Phone: 544-9570
http://slocoutyfarmers.org

City Hall Parking Lot
215 Branch St.
Arroyo Grande

NIPOMO
(11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

features a certified farmers market on Sundays from

Phone: 929-3081
http://nipomofarmersmarket.com

Via Concha Road and Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo

PISMO BEACH
(3 to 7 p.m.)

holds a farmers market on the promenade Wednesdays from

info@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

Pismo Beach Promenade
Pismo Beach

SANTA MARIA
(12:30 to 4:30 p.m.)

features a farmers market on Wednesdays from

Phone: 305-9829

Town Center West parking lot
Broadway and Main Street
Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA SWAP MEET
(Call for times)

meets Friday mornings.

Phone: 861-6202

Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S.Thornburg St.
Santa Maria

Special Events

THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF SANTA MARIA VALLEY
July 29 (Call for times)

presents its annual "Ag for Youth Golf Tournament" on July 29.

abailey@bgcsmv.org
Phone: 922-7163
http://bgcsmv.org

Santa Maria Country Club
Santa Maria , CA

Health

SANTA MARIA TERRACE BLOOD DRIVE
July 30 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m. .)

meets on July 30 from

Crystal Lawrence
clawrence@ensigngroup.net
Phone: 925-8713

Santa Maria Terrace
1405 East Main St.
Santa Maria 93454

Learning

DIGNITY HEALTH
July 31 (6 p.m.)

offers "Why Your Shoulder Hurts and What You Can Do About It" by orthopedic surgeons Sean Devine and Otto Schueckler on July 31 at

Phone: 543-5353

San Luis Obispo Country Club
255 Country Club Dr.
SLO

Kids and Family

KIDS YOGA
August 1 (4 to 5 p.m.)

is now registering for an August session for kids ages 6 to 13 meeting Thursdays beginning Aug. 1 from

Nicole Donati
nicole@treetopyoga.net
Phone: 266-6391
http://treetopyoga.net

Treetop Yoga
2771-C Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria

Cost: $30

Concerts

INGA SWEARINGEN
Worth The Drive
August 2 (5 p.m.)

performs a live jazz concert on Aug. 2 at

Phone: 541-0286
http://ingaswearingen.com

San Luis Obispo Mission Plaza
1000 Chorro St.
SLO , CA

Cost: Free

Special Events

AN AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING
August 3 (9 a.m. to noon)

featuring Madame Aline, the author of "I Became a Vagabond Traveler" on Aug. 3 from

eileen66@charter.net

Friends of Nipomo Library Fair
918 W. Tefft Ave.
Nipomo , CA

HYPERTUFA PLANTER WORKSHOP
HYPERTUFA PLANTER WORKSHOP
Worth The Drive
August 3 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

with artist Jennifer Fox teaches how to create rustic, textured containers that are lightweight, porous, and perfect for your garden on Aug. 3 from

education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400, Ext. 304

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $60, $50 for members

Concerts

THE CENTRAL COAST CHORDSMEN
August 3 (2 p.m.)

perform a benefit concert on Aug. 3 at

rsmaurer@comcast.net
Phone: 925-9263

Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church
1235 N. Thompson Road
Nipomo , CA

Kids and Family

THE GUADALUPE-NIPOMO DUNES CENTER
August 3 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

presents a "Family Day at Orcutt Hill" on Aug. 3 from

admin@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455

Orcutt Hill Open Space
Orcutt , CA

Concerts

UNITY CHAPEL OF LIGHT
August 4 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

presents a musical celebration of the newly pronounced Doctor of Musical Arts Bridget Hough-Meynenc on Aug. 4 from

Phone: 937-3025

Unity Chapel of Light
1165 Stubblefield Road
Orcutt

Cost: Donations accepted

THE WEST COAST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Worth The Drive
August 4 (3:30 p.m.)

presents the forty-fourth annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta Concert on Aug. 4 at

cielofoundation@aol.com
Phone: 964-5460
http://cieloperformingarts.org

Sunken Gardens
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara , CA

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
August 4 (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