Thursday, January 21, 2021     Volume: 21, Issue: 47
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READERS NEEDED

FILE PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SLO LITERACY COUNCIL

READERS NEEDED

Literacy for Life in San Luis Obispo hosts its next two-part training session through Zoom on Saturday, Jan. 23, and Saturday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. both days. Participants of this virtual workshop will be trained to become volunteer tutors to work one-on-one with non-literate adults learning to read, write, and speak English. Admission to join is free. Call (805) 541-4219 or visit literacyforlifeslo.org.

—Caleb Wiseblood

MUSIC MONTHLY

FILE PHOTO COURTESY OF CAROL HOUCHENS

MUSIC MONTHLY

The Santa Maria Philharmonic Society presents Fridays at Four, a monthly virtual concert series on YouTube, which premieres its next video on Friday, Feb. 5, from 4 to 5 p.m. Each prerecorded concert in the free program features performances from different members of the orchestra. A new concert is uploaded on the first Friday of each month. Call (805) 925-0412 or visit santamariaphilharmonic.org to find out more.

—Caleb Wiseblood

BOOK YOUR SPOT

IMAGE COURTESY OF ALYSSASHEINMEL.COM

BOOK YOUR SPOT

The San Luis Obispo Library presents an online author talk with novelist Alyssa Sheinmel on Friday, Jan. 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. This virtual event is part of the library’s ongoing virtual book club series. Sheinmel will be discussing her novel, What Kind of Girl (cover pictured). Admission to join is free, but pre-registration is required at slolibrary.org. To find out more about the author, visit alyssasheinmel.com.

—Caleb Wiseblood

THE WHY IN WINE

FILE PHOTO COURTESY OF CASS WINERY

THE WHY IN WINE

Cass Winery in Paso Robles hosts its next in-person wine seminar, Taste Like a Pro, on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. Host and wine specialist Katie Gebauer will guide participants through a sensory experience that includes analysis, discussion, and tasting of wine. Seating will be socially distanced, and each seminar is limited to 16 guests. Admission ranges from $28 to $35, and tickets are available in advance at my805tix.com.

—Caleb Wiseblood










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