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Central Coast

July 2016

Family
July 4th
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Safe Summer Fun / Reading / Kids & Critters / Morro Bay History / Zika Prevention

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FUN IN THE SUN
against the sun is covering up.
Wear a hat with a three-inch
Babies under 6 months:
brim or a bill facing forward,
• The AAP recommends that
sunglasses (look for sunglasses
parents avoid sun exposure and
that block 99-100% of ultraviolet
dress infants in lightweight long
rays), and cotton clothing with a
pants, long-sleeved shirts, and
tight weave.
brimmed hats that shade the
neck. When adequate clothing • Stay in the shade whenever
possible, and limit sun exposure
and shade are not available,
during peak intensity hours parents can apply a minimal
between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.
amount of suncreen with at least
15 SPF (sun protection factor) to • On both sunny and cloudy days
small areas, such as the infant’s
use sunscreen with SPF of 15 or
face and the back of hands. If an
greater that protects against
infant is sunburned, apply cold
UVB and UVA rays.
compresses to affected areas.
• Be sure to apply enough
For All Other Children:
sunscreen - about one ounce for
a young adult.
• The first, and best, line of defense

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• Reapply sunscreen every two
near the pool or spa, even for a
hours, or after swimming or
moment.
sweating.
• Keep rescue equipment and a
• Use extra caution near water and
telephone near the pool.
sand (and even snow!) as they • Avoid inflatable swimming aids
reflect UV rays and may result in
such as “floaties.” They are not
sunburn more quickly.
a substitute for approved life
vests and can give children a false
sense of security.
HEAT STRESS IN EXERCISING
CHILDREN
• Children age 4 and older should
be taught to swim. Parents
• Reduce the intensity of activities
may choose to start swimming
that last 15 minutes or more
lessons before age 4 if children
whenever high heat and humidity
are developmentally ready, but
reach critical levels.
swim programs should never be
• At the beginning of a strenuous
seen as “drown proofing” a child
exercise program or after
of any age.
traveling to a warmer climate,
the intensity and duration of • Whenever infants or toddlers
are in or around water, an adult
exercise should be limited initially
should be within arm’s length.
and then gradually increased
during a period of 10 to 14 days • Avoid Entrapment: Suction from
pool and spa drains can trap an
to accomplish acclimatization to
adult underwater. Do not use
the heat.
a pool or spa with broken or
• Before
prolonged
physical
missing drain covers.
activity, the child should be
well-hydrated. During activity, • Large inflatable above-ground
pools are often exempt from
periodic drinking should be
local pool fencing requirements,
enforced, for example, each 20
although it is essential that they
minutes, 5 oz of cool water for
be surrounded by an appropriate
a child weighing 90 lbs, and 9 oz
fence. Children may fall in if they
for an adolescent weighing 130
lean against the soft side.
lbs, even if the child is not thirsty.
• Clothing should be light-colored
and lightweight and limited to
BUG SAFETY
one layer of absorbent material • Don’t use scented soap, perfume
to facilitate evaporation of
or hair spray on your child.
sweat. Replace sweat-saturated • Avoid areas where insects nest
clothing with dry clothes.
or congregate, such as stagnant
• Games played in the heat
water, uncovered foods, and
should be shortened and more
flower gardens.
frequent water breaks should be • Avoid dressing your child in
instituted.
clothing with bright colors or
flowery prints.
POOL SAFETY
• To remove a visible stinger from
• Install a fence at least four-feet
skin, gently back it out by scraping
high around all four sides of the
horizontally with a credit card or
pool. The fence should not have
fingernail.
openings or protrusions that a • Combination sunscreen / insect
young child could use to get over,
repellent products should be
under, or through.
avoided because sunscreen
• Make sure pool gates open out
needs to be reapplied every two
from the pool, and self-close and
hours, but the insect repellent
self-latch at a height children
should not be reapplied.
can’t reach.
• Use insect repellents containing
• If the house serves as the fourth
DEET when needed to prevent
side of a pool fence, install an
insect-related diseases, such
alarm on the exit door to the
as Lyme Disease transmitted
yard and the pool.
by ticks, and mosquito-borne
illnesses, such as West Nile and
• Never leave children alone in or

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Zika virus.
• Bring your child when you shop
for a bike, so that he or she can
• The current CDC and AAP recomtry it out. The value of a properlymendation for children over 2
fitting bike far outweighs the
months of age is to use 10- 30
value of surprising your child. For
percent DEET. Do not use DEET
more information on finding the
on children under 2 months.
proper fit, go to http://www.aap.
• Ten percent DEET provides
org/family/bicycle.htm#choosing
protection for ~ 2 hours; 30% for
~ 5 hours. Choose the lowest • Buy a bike that is the right size,
not one your child has to “grow
concentration that will provide
into.”
Oversized bikes are
required length of coverage.
especially dangerous.
• Children should wash off

Your child needs to wear a
repellents when back indoors.
helmet on every bike ride, no
• As an alternative to DEET,
matter how short or how close
Picaridin has become available
to home. Many accidents happen
in concentrations of 5-10%. Oil of
in driveways, on sidewalks, and
lemon eucalyptus has also been
on bike paths, not just on streets.
shown to be effective.
• When purchasing a helmet, look
for a label or sticker that says the
BICYCLE SAFETY
helmet meets the CPSC safety
• Do not push your child to ride
standard.
a 2-wheeled bike until ready, • A helmet should be worn so
at about age 5 or 6. Stick with
that it is level on the head, not
coaster (foot) brakes until your
tipped forwards or backwards.
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JUL 14 10:30 am Atascadero
Superhero School: Train to be like
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JUN 23 3:00 pm San Miguel
JUN 30 3:00 pm Los Osos *
by Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer

Readers of all ages can exercise
their minds and bodies this
summer with the San Luis
Obispo County Library “On Your
Mark, Get Set, Read” program.
Activities include over 60 free
concerts, animal shows, bubble
science, magic shows, and other
great free family events.
This 2016 Summer Reading
Program is open to youth from
birth through high school with
programs, prize drawings, story
times, and more. All who enroll
will receive a free swim pass for
San Luis Obispo Swim Center.
When kids meet their reading
goal they receive prizes from local
donors, a pass to Legoland, a free
book from the Foundation for
SLO Public Libraries, and more.
Registration begins on June 11th.
To learn more, call your local
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Sing silly songs, dance, and play.
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JUN 24 3:00 pm Cayucos
Taiko Drumming Concerts: Rock
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Stories and Songs with Nina Ryne:
Fabulous stories and songs from
JUN 30 10:30 am Atascadero
around the world.
JUL 21 2:00 pm Morro Bay
JUN 25 1:00 pm Morro Bay
Seabird Olympics: Hands-on JUN 28 1:00 pm Shandon
science show with local wild birds.
JUL 12 2:00 pm Creston
Omnipresent Puppet Theater: An
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AUG 5 3:00 pm Los Osos
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JUL 14 3:00 Oceano
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JUL 2 1:00 pm Morro Bay
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Storytelling with Zette Harbour:
JUN 23 10:30 am Atascadero
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Triple T Turtle Show: Learn about
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JUL 7 3:00 pm Los Osos *
Mini Theater with Karen Garman:
Kids theater in <60 minutes,
complete with costumes, lines, and
lots of fun!
JUL 12 1:00 pm Shandon
Really Big Music Show with Craig
Newton.
JUL 12 2:00 pm Arroyo Grande
JUL 13 10:30 am San Luis Obispo
JUL 13 1:00 pm Nipomo

Something Ridiculous Juggling
Show.
JUL 19 2:00 pm Arroyo Grande
JUL 20 10:30 am San Luis Obispo
JUL 21 10:30 am Atascadero
Comedy Magic Show with Gerald
Joseph-Laugh and be amazed.
JUL 19 2:00 pm Creston
JUL 20 1:00 pm Nipomo
JUL 21 3:00 pm Oceano
JUL 23 11:00 am Santa Margarita
JUL 23 1:00 pm Morro Bay
Bilingual
Storyteller
John
Weaver: Funny stories for all ages.
JUL 26 2:00 pm Arroyo Grande
JUL 27 1:00 pm Nipomo
JUL 28 10:30 am Atascadero
JUL 28 3:00 pm Oceano
Magic Show with Chris Lopez:
Award-winning magic for all.
JUL 27 10:30 am San Luis Obispo
JUL 27 2:00 pm Simmler
JUL 28 3:00 pm San Miguel
Imagination Playground: Make
stuff that rocks with giant blocks.
JUL 28 2:00 pm Los Osos
AUG 4 2:00 pm Morro Bay
4-H Science Snail Olympics: Play
with snails and learn about Science!
Limited space, so sign up ahead of
time.
JUN 23 3:30 pm Cambria
JUL 6 3:30 pm Shell Beach
JUL 7 3:00 pm Oceano
JUL 8 3:30 pm Cayucos
JUL 9 1:00 pm Morro Bay
BMX StuntMasters: X-Games
winners will show their greatest
BMX stunts in this show for sports
fans of all ages.
JUL 30 10:30 am Atascadero
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Coordinator for San Luis Obispo County Library.
She can be reached at mkensingerklopfer@
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Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens;
Attracting Backyard Wildlife;
Garden Birds: How to Attract
Birds to Your Garden; Ortho’s All
About Attracting Hummingbirds
and Butterflies, and The National
Audubon Society Field Guide
to California, which contains
information on birds, animals,
trees,
wildflowers,
insects,
weather, and nature preserves.
Spending time outdoors is a
treat for most kids and also an
excellent opportunity for parents
and children to find fun things to
do together.

Kids
and
Critters

Did you know that a Sparrow
has 3500 feathers; that there
are 15,000 different kinds of
butterflies in the world, or that
grasshoppers sometimes flash
yellow and black colors as they
fly off? Children love to learn
about nature and the fascinating
critters around them, and a great
place for children to learn about
nature is in their own back yard.
Growing up on a hillside in the
Laguna Lake area of San Luis
Obispo, I had the opportunity
to see wild animals up close.
The field at the end of our
street was like a second backyard
to all the kids in the neighborhood,
and I had a habit of bringing
home alligator and blue belly
lizards to show my mom. Where
you live determines much of what
you will see in your backyard and
neighborhood. Children living
in rural areas usually see more
wildlife in their backyard than
children in the city, but here on
the Central Coast there are small
wild critters almost everywhere
you look.
It can be helpful for children to
understand how animals are
classified. You can discuss the
categories of wildlife including
the following major groups:
amphibians (frogs and toads);

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Bird watching is a great activity
for all ages. You might want to
invest in an inexpensive pair of
by Steven Smith
binoculars and a deck of bird
cards. When bird watching, there
arachnids (spiders);
are several qualities that help you
birds;
identify birds such as color, size,
insects;
shape, and field marks (which are
mammals, and
the spots or stripes found on the
reptiles (lizards and snakes).
bird’s head, body, wing, or tail).
What the bird is doing, where it
Reading to small children about is located, and what sounds it is
wildlife can not only cultivate making are also factors in helping
an interest, but also provide to identify the bird.
information and facts about the
common wildlife they might
encounter locally. The library has
a multitude of both fiction and
nonfiction books. Some fantastic
read-aloud picture books on the
shelves include Waiting for Wings,
I Love Bugs, The Very Hungry
Caterpillar, and Feely Bugs.
For young readers, I recommend
Bug Hunter: Nature Activities
(ages 9-12), Bugs up Close, and
Don’t Squash That Bug!: the
Curious Kid’s Guide to Insects.
Parents can find various learning
materials about nature, such
as puzzles, coloring books,
board games, sticker books,
identification cards, and an
assortment of nature kits in local
book and toy stores.

Backyard Birds - Peterson’s Field
Guide for Young Naturalists
explains
the
identification
system developed by Roger
Tory Peterson, which includes
drawings and pointers describing
unique marks of birds. Check out
the web site www.birds.cornell.
edu/allaboutbirds to hear bird
Of course, there is no shortage songs or look for the book and
of books about wildlife for tape set - Bird Songs from Around
adults.
Parents might enjoy the World.
Your Backyard Wildlife Garden:
How to Attract and Identify If your child is intrigued by bird
Wildlife in Your Yard; Bringing watching, it might be fun to start
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you and your child could keep a
record of all the birds that you
see. California’s Central Coast
is strategically located on the
Pacific Flyway. Morro Bay, the
Carizzo Plain, and the Los Padres
National Forest are Globally
Important Bird Areas. In proper
habitat and season, nearly 300
bird species can be reliably found
nearby.
Visit the websites of Morro
Coast Audubon Society, Mike
Stiles’ SLO County Birds, La
Purisima Audubon Society, and
Santa Barbara Audubon Society
for more information on local
birding.
Hummingbirds, blue
birds, blue jays, cardinals or red
birds, bushtits, mockingbirds,
cedar waxwings, woodpeckers,
sparrows, starlings, flickers,
black and white warblers, brown
threshers, orioles, black birds,
and house finches are just some
of the common birds you might
see in your yard.
To make your backyard more
attractive to insects and wildlife,
be sure to provide a source of
food and water. Bird feeders,

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flowers of different sizes since
large butterflies need tall places
to land and tiny butterflies need
low spots; select plants that have
lots of nectar, and choose some
plants that will provide larval plant
food for caterpillars (most eat
only one type of plant). Planting
milkweed will provide food for
larval Monarch butterflies, as well
as lovely flowers in your garden.
So get the family out in the
backyard, and have some critter
fun! You might be pleasantly
surprised by what you see.
There are millions of types of
insects, each of which is uniquely
adapted to its environment. Just
like people, the critters in your
backyard are good at different
things. It’s fun to learn that the
weird green bug on the window is
a leafhopper (of which there are
more species than birds, reptiles,
and mammals combined), which
feeds mostly on plant sap, but

bird houses, and bird baths help
attract birds to your yard. To
attract hummingbirds, plant
nectar-rich flowers and trumpet
or tube shaped flowers that are
bright red, purple, orange, and/
or yellow. I visited the gardening
section of a local store and found
plants like whirling butterfly gaura,
salvia spathacea (hummingbird
sage) and penstemon, all of
which can attract hummingbirds,
butterflies, and bees, as well as a
variety of other beneficial insects.
Kids are fascinated by bugs, and
there are plenty of ants, beetles,
butterflies, honey bees, ladybugs,
potato bugs, and worms along the
Central Coast. It is important to
teach your child how to recognize
each insect (especially if your
child likes to handle critters),
since they need to know how
which insects might sting them
or are poisonous. If you have a
vegetable garden, you could talk
about which bugs are good or bad
bugs for your garden. Children
can catch and draw insects, build
a wormery, or collect bugs to

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may also obtain nutrients from
soils and mud. Children often
delight in learning the particular
character of a critter, and this
reveals to them that every
living being has its own place
in nature and makes a unique
contribution to our world.
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Obispo, a graduate of CSU Long Beach
with a degree in Creative Writing, and a
painter/muralist and a freelance writer. His
art can be viewed at www.myspace.com/
sloartiststevensmith. Steven can be reached
at: sloartiststevensmith@yahoo.com.

examine them. They can make
a bug jar using a glass mason jar
with holes poked in the metal lid.
If your child likes parties, why not
throw a ladybug party (http://
www.bhg.com/crafts/partyideas/themes/ladybug-party/).
Butterflies are a big favorite with
children. The Butterfly Book:
A Kid’s Guide to Attracting,
Raising, and Keeping Butterflies
by Kersten Hamilton (ages
8-12) has directions for making
an outside caterpillar corral, a
butterfly tent trap, a butterfly
or caterpillar cage, a butterfly
net and a butterfly hunter’s kit.
Another useful book is The Family
Butterfly Book by Rick Mikula,
which has projects and activities
for butterfly lovers.
Butterflies will visit your garden to
drink nectar. They are attracted
to plants by shape, color (they
prefer bright colored flowers)
and fragrance or scent. Keep
these suggestions in mind to
attract butterflies: plant flowers
in groups of the same color; plants

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Fun & Games

Jack’s Jokes
Did you hear the one about the Liberty Bell?

USA Sodoku

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Education
Reading problems exposed!

Auditory processing is your brain’s
ability to correctly interpret sounds
and sound combinations that are
received by your ears. Phonemic
awareness is one aspect of auditory
processing and it is the ability to
correctly receive and manipulate
sounds. It is the greatest predictor
of reading success. Weak auditory
processing can be compared to being
on a bad cell phone call; you only
get bits and pieces of information
and it causes confusion, frustration,
and anxiety. Children with auditory
processing problems often say
“Huh?” and strain to listen and keep
up with conversations.
Visual processing is your brain’s
ability to accurately and efficiently
process
information
received
through your eyes. Paul Madaul
noted
that
reading
requires
translation of visual symbols into an
internal auditory image held in the
mind. The visual symbols, or letters,
require your eyes to work well
together. Children with poor visual
processing may have problems with
reading, such as: skipping letters,
words, or lines. Many of them look
at a page of words or math problems
and the numbers and organization do
not make sense. According to Sally
Goddard Blythe, “…children with
dyslexia who have visual processing
and motor-perceptual problems
have difficulty with understanding
direction, sequencing, and control of
eye movements.”
Language skills are a critical
component of reading. In order
to comprehend new information,
children must have good vocabulary
knowledge. Understanding nonliteral language is important in order
to discover the underlying meaning
of words. Another critical aspect is
visualization (i.e., turning language
into an image). Good language

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Attention / ADHD
Reading / Dyslexia
Math / Writing

by Karyn Lutes, MA, CCC-SLP

If your child struggles with reading,
or if his reading lacks fluency, you
are not alone! Many children learn
to read, but lack automatic decoding
and strong comprehension. The
foundational building blocks (called
processing skills) must be in place
in order to read efficiently. The
primary processing skills for reading
include: auditory processing, visual
processing, language processing,
memory, and attention.

Child Struggling?

expression while reading aloud
requires fluency, phrasing, rhythm,
and intonation.
Memory is the ability to retain
information long enough for it to
be useful. According to Joan Smith,
PhD, good visual and auditory
memory is necessary for reading
since they impact word-attack and
comprehension. Children who have
weak memory skills are unable to
remember the sequence of letters,
quickly recall words, and retain what
they read.
Attention impacts all of the above
areas. If a child has attention
problems, they will impact all areas
of brain processing and learning.
Conversely,
weak
underlying
processing skills, such as those
previously mentioned, will stress
attention. A reading problem can
result if any of the processing skills
mentioned above are weak. When
this is the case, too much energy
is spent trying to compensate for
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Local History

Monterey Street is getting a makeover.
Buildings are being renovated and the
parking lots are being dug up.

Historic Morro Bay

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by Guy Crabb

Summer is finally here, and going
to the beach is one activity that
most kids love. I suggest heading
to Morro Bay, to enjoy the beach
on one side of the Rock and the
beautiful view of the bay on the
other side. When you pack up for
your trip, be sure to bring this article
about historic Morro Bay fun.

was once called 5th Street, when
most of the streets were numbered
or lettered. It might be a good idea
to park the car near the Bank of
America on Morro Bay Blvd. Let’s
walk up the street until you get to
400 MBB, which is currently leased
by a nice little resale boutique called
Threads.

Let me start with the island. Yes,
at one time Morro Bay had its own
island. The island I am referring to
is Morro Rock. For thousands of
years, Morro Rock was an island. At
low tide, some people would try to
wade across the water that would
go up to their armpits or they
would hop in a row boat to have a
picnic along the shore of the rock.
It wasn’t until 1933 that the Works
Progress Administration (WPA)
blasted the Rock to get materials to
build a road from the mainland to
the Rock.

What you are standing in front of
was the first real ice cream shop
in town. It was called Morro Bay
Creamery and the name wrapped
the building in really cool neon
lights. The huge windows in front
enticed all the kids in town to look
in and try to convince their parents
to take them in for an ice cream. I
used to work with Dan Stanley at
Morro Elementary School, and he
remembered going in this place as
a kid with his buddies to spend all
of their money at the Creamery on
malts and hot fudge sundaes.

As you take that ride out to the
Rock, realize that the road you
are driving on is built of layers and
layers of rock and dirt that came
directly from Morro Rock. I could
go on and on about the Rock, but
I have other places in mind for you
to visit.
Turn around and head back on the
Embarcadero, check out all of the
tourist stores, and make your way
up to Morro Bay Blvd (MBB). As
you drive up and down Morro Bay
Blvd, you are traveling though the
heart of the city. Morro Bay Blvd

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Morro Bay Creamery

Here’s another little bit of trivia
about the little building next door
to Threads. Today, at 410 Morro Bay
Blvd is a business called Castaways,
but in 1960 a person would come
down to 410 to play pool because
this was the Morro Bay Recreation
Center Pool Hall. It’s funny that in
1960, pool halls were great fun for
the people in Morro Bay, but in 1957
there was a big controversy in town
about pinball machines.

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In 1957, a pinball arcade opened
about two blocks from Morro
Elementary School. Parents got
together and formed a committee
to ask the Board of Supervisors to
outlaw the “evil” machines. The
committee feared that kids would
spend their lunch money playing
pinball instead of buying lunch.
Within three months, the arcade
was shut down. By January of 1958,
all pinball machines were outlawed
in San Luis Obispo County. I’m pretty
sure it’s okay to play pinball in town
now, because my wife and I went
to Cool Cats restaurant the other
day and we didn’t get busted for
playing an old Elton John “Captain
Fantastic” pinball machine.

cover up the second floor windows
with a giant billboard. Several years
ago, after a major building update,
the owners decided to do the right
thing and restore the building to its
original design.

Now let’s cross the street. At the
corner of Morro Bay Blvd and
Monterey, (originally 5th Street
and C Street) is Jug Liquor. They
have been there for a long time,
but if you look at this location for
a few minutes, you may be able to
imagine the gas station that was
once at this location. Most of the
old postcards I have of Morro Bay
Blvd show Richfield gas station at
the corner. You can imagine the
gas pumps in the middle of what
When you are standing in front of is now the parking lot. That little
the old Creamery, look across the tobacco store was also part of the
street and you will see a two-story gas station.
brick building. Today, John Ramos
art gallery displays his paintings at The next place to visit is next door
this very historic location. This is to Jug Liquor. Today it’s called
one of the oldest buildings in town, Central Coast Music, but it was at
and it has a wonderful history. The one time the town’s first real movie
building you are looking at was theater. If you walk in, go to the
built in the 1910s or 1920s and was back of the business and you will see
the city post office. It was run by a very cool stage where plays would
Postmistress Lillie Anderson.
also be performed. You can also
check out the front of the building
and notice all the light sockets that
would light up in the evening and
attract the town to come down to
enjoy a movie.
Enjoy a scenic drive to Morro Bay
this summer. There are many
more old buildings in town, so
walk around with your family and
explore this historic area.
The Post Office was on the left side
of the building and the Anderson
Dry Goods store was on the right
side. At some point in the 1950s,
the building’s owner decided to

Guy Crabb teaches at Charles E. Teach
Elementary School in San Luis Obispo. He
graduated from Cal Poly SLO and has been
teaching for 30 years. Guy was a Teacher of
the Year in 2006 and currently teaches at a
National Blue Ribbon School. Reach him at
crabbx5@charter.net.

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Education
“Summer’s lease hath all too short
a date.”

CS Perryess
writes

about words
Flag

1980s, this term was applied to
drinkers who’d had a bit too much
What with Independence Day, and would no longer be served
Americans will no doubt see a more booze.
good number of flags flying.
Flag is one of those delicious In the 1870s, the term flagship was
words etymologists aren’t 100% born, referring to a ship flying the
sure of. The noun form showed flag of an admiral. Its figurative
up in English in the late 1400s.
meaning arrived in the early 1900s.
Some argue that flag may have
come from Old Norse, flaga, a word
related to flake, and referring to
split stone. We see this meaning
in the English word flagstone. The
theory is that flagstones are flat
and rectangular, a flag is flat and
rectangular, voila! Sounds like a
bit of a stretch to me.

The Arizona city, Flagstaff, was
so named on July 4, 1876, when a
very large flag was flown from a
very tall tree.
In the 1500s, the verb fag was born
of the verb flag, and like its source,
meant to droop, decline, or tire.

Does the verb-to-noun argument
Another possibility is that flag resonate best for you, or do you
comes from the Danish flaeg or side with the flagstoners or irisDutch flag. Both these words refer reeders?
to a yellow iris and/or freshwater
Summertime
reed, things that flap about in the
breeze, not unlike flags. Hmm.
I am positively wallowing in the
wonder of summer. During my
The most likely connection (in my
teaching career, middle-schoolers
humble opinion) is to the verb
made me laugh, but to be honest,
flag, which predates the noun by
they’ve got nothing on summer.
a full century, and comes from
So I’m indulging in a modicum of
Old Norse, flakka, to flicker, flap,
etymology and a few celebratory
or flutter. In the Old Norse term
quotes about summer.
we can hear the onomatopoeia of
fabric in a stiff wind. Etymologists Summer comes to English from
in the flag - comes - from - flakka Sanskrit. It appeared in English
school of thought argue that the in 825, meaning exactly what
verb for flap or flutter naturally it does today and spelled
morphed into the noun for the sumur. Interestingly, summer is
item that flapped or fluttered.
etymologically related to the word
gossamer, which came to English in
Some other flag tidbits:
the early 1300s, from a marriage of
The verb to flag changed meaning the words goose and summer, and
in the early 1600s, from meaning meant spider threads spun in fields
flap, flicker flutter to meaning to of stubble in late fall. Etymologists
go limp or droop. Perhaps a lack of theorize that the spider silk looked
a bit like goose feathers. Hmm.
winds inspired this change?
Within a century, gossamer found
In the 1800s, the verb to flag its present meaning, of light,
collected another meaning, to flimsy, or delicate.
stop or slow something. This grew
out of the use of flags to slow or Here are some authors’ thoughts
stop trains. Much later, in the about summer.

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William Shakespeare,
Shakespeare’s Sonnets
“There shall be eternal summer in
the grateful heart.”
Celia Thaxter Etymologists argue over the
origins of the term kibosh.
“And so with the sunshine and Dickens (at the tender age of 24)
the great bursts of leaves growing introduced the term to English
on the trees, just as things grow readers in 1836 as kye-bosk.
in fast movies, I had that familiar Though most etymologists agree
conviction that life was beginning that it sounds as though it should
over again with the summer.”
have Yiddish roots, the most likely
F. Scott Fitzgerald, origin appears to be the Gaelic
The Great Gatsby term, cie bash, pronounced kybosh. This term refers to the black
“Come with me,’ Mom says.
skullcap worn by judges and/or
executioners when pronouncing
To the library.
or performing the death penalty,
thus the term, to put the kibosh
Books and summertime
on.
go together.”
Unlike boss and kibosh, smart
Lisa Schroeder, I Heart You, alec (or aleck) has a wonderfully
You Haunt Me clear origin. Alec Hoag was a con
man, misogynist, and/or pimp
“One must maintain a little bit of
summer, even in the middle of who – when his wife, Melinda,
was “distracting” a client -- would
winter.”
sneak through a specially designed
Henry David Thoreau secret panel in the room to pilfer
her client’s wallet, watch, and
“Summertime and the livin’ is easy other valuables. Apparently, he
used some of these valuables to
Fish are jumpin’ as high as the sky
buy off local law enforcement for
Your mama’s rich and your daddy’s some time, making a good deal of
money and earning the nickname
good-looking
Smart Alec. I find a certain poetic
So hush little baby, don’t you cry” justice in the fact that smart alecs
tend to perceive themselves as
DuBose Heyward, music by
George Gershwin smart, while the rest of us find
them downright offensive.
Boss, put a kibosh on that
smart alec!
Some etymologies are milquetoast
while others are just plain weird.
Boss entered English in the 1640s
in America. Though its Dutch
source word baas, meant master,
it’s believed that boss may have
come into use in an attempt to
make a distinction between master
of a slave and master of a hired
worker.  The Dutch term appears
to have come from the Old High
German terms, baes, uncle, and
basa, aunt. The slang term of the
1950s and ‘60s, meaning excellent,
was actually the rebirth of a slang
use of boss in the 1880s.

My thanks to sources: the OED, Etymonline.
com, Goodreads, Wordnik, and Cracked.com.

CS Perryess writes for teens, narrates audio
books, and ponders the wonder of words in a
foggy little town on California’s central coast.
Find more at http://csperryess.blogspot.com,
or reach him at csperryess@gmail.com.

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July 2016 Free Ongoing Events
SUNDAY
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FARMERS MARKET:
11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club
3:00-6:00pm Grover Bch Ramona Pk

July is:
UV Safety Month
Anti-Boredom Month
National Blueberry Month
National Hot Dog Month
National Ice Cream Month
National Picnic Month
National Parks Month
National Recreation Month

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FARMERS MARKET:

11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club
3:00-6:00pm Grover Bch Ramona Pk

MONDAY

TUESDAY

27
FARMERS MARKET:

2-4:30pm Los Osos: 2nd & Santa Maria

Birthstone: Ruby

28
FARMERS MARKET:

3:00-6:00 pm in Paso Robles City Park
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:10 SLO
DOC BURNSTEIN’S READING LAB
3:30-4:15pm AG

WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
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30
FARMERS MARKETS:
FARMERS MARKETS:

8:30-11am AG Spencers Market
12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr
3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens
3:00-6:00pm Pismo Beach Pier
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 AT,
10:30 AG, 11:00 NI

3:00-6:00pm Old Porte Fisheries AG
2:30-5:00pm Spencers Morro Bay
6:00-9:00pm Downtown SLO
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:00 MB,
10:10 SLO, 10:15 CAM,10:30 AT, 10:30
AG,10:30 LO, 11:00 CAY, 11:30 SMG

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

1
2
BINGO VETS HALL MB - 1st FRI 5:00pm FARMERS MARKETS:
FARMERS MARKETS:

9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart
10:00am-12:30pm Cayucos Vets Hall
2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 LO

international joke
day(see pg 8)

8:00-10:30am SLO Promenade
9:00am-12:30pm Templeton City Park
9:00am-1:00pm Paso Downtown Park
12:00-2:30pm AG Village Gazebo
2:30-6:00pm Morro Bay 800 Main St
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 11:00 AG

SLO CO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
1st SAT 12:30am IOOF Hall SLO

1ST ZEPPELIN (1900)

Flower: Larkspur

WORLD UFO day

4
FARMERS MARKET:

2-4:30pm Los Osos: 2nd & Santa Maria

5
FARMERS MARKET:

3:00-6:00 pm in Paso Robles City Park
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:10 SLO
DOC BURNSTEIN’S READING LAB
3:30-4:15pm AG

dog days begin

6
FARMERS MARKETS:

8:30-11am AG Spencers Market
12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr
3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens
3:00-6:00pm Pismo Beach Pier
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 AT,
10:30 AG, 11:00 NI

7
FARMERS MARKETS:

3:00-6:00pm Old Porte Fisheries AG
2:30-5:00pm Spencers Morro Bay
6:00-9:00pm Downtown SLO
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:00 MB,
10:10 SLO, 10:15 CAM,10:30 AT, 10:30
AG,10:30 LO, 11:00 CAY, 11:30 SMG

8
FARMERS MARKETS:

9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart
2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall
10:00am-12:30pm Cayucos Vets Hall
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 LO

9
FARMERS MARKETS:

8:00-10:30am SLO Promenade
9:00am-12:30pm Templeton City Park
9:00am-1:00pm Paso Downtown Park
12:00-2:30pm AG Village Gazebo
2:30-6:00pm Morro Bay 800 Main St
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 11:00 AG

liberty bell cracks
(at J. Marshall’s funeral 1835)

national Fried
chicken day
independence day
NEW MOON

national sugar
cookie day

macaroni day

10
FARMERS MARKET:

11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club
3:00-6:00pm Grover Bch Ramona Pk

11
FARMERS MARKET:

2-4:30pm Los Osos: 2nd & Santa Maria

cheer up
the lonely day

12
FARERS MARKET:

3:00-6:00 pm in Paso Robles City Park
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:10 SLO
DOC BURNSTEIN’S READING LAB
3:30-4:15pm AG

cow appreciation
day

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FARMERS MARKETS:

8:30-11am AG Spencers Market
12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr
3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens
3:00-6:00pm Pismo Beach Pier
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 AT,
10:30 AG, 11:00 NI

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FARMERS MARKETS:

3:00-6:00pm Old Porte Fisheries AG
2:30-5:00pm Spencers Morro Bay
6:00-9:00pm Downtown SLO
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:00 MB,
10:10 SLO, 10:15 CAM,10:30 AT, 10:30
AG,10:30 LO, 11:00 CAY, 11:30 SMG

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FARMERS MARKETS:

9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart
10:00am-12:30pm Cayucos Vets Hall
2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 LO

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FARMERS MARKETS:

8:00-10:30am SLO Promenade
9:00am-12:30pm Templeton City Park
9:00am-1:00pm Paso Downtown Park
12:00-2:30pm AG Village Gazebo
2:30-6:00pm Morro Bay 800 Main St
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 11:00 AG

first boeing 707
flew (in 1954)

national french
fries day
barn day

teddy bear’s
picnic day

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FARMERS MARKET:

11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club
3:00-6:00pm Grover Bch Ramona Pk

Pick blueberries
day

Paper bag day

18
FARMERS MARKET:

2-4:30pm Los Osos: 2nd & Santa Maria

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FARMERS MARKET:

3:00-6:00 pm in Paso Robles City Park
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:10 SLO
DOC BURNSTEIN’S READING LAB
3:30-4:15pm AG

disneyland opens
(in 1955)

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FARMERS MARKETS:

8:30-11am AG Spencers Market
12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr
3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens
3:00-6:00pm Pismo Beach Pier
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 AT,
10:30 AG, 11:00 NI

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FARMERS MARKETS:

3:00-6:00pm Old Porte Fisheries AG
2:30-5:00pm Spencers Morro Bay
6:00-9:00pm Downtown SLO
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:00 MB,
10:10 SLO, 10:15 CAM,10:30 AT, 10:30
AG,10:30 LO, 11:00 CAY, 11:30 SMG

moon day
(Astronauts land 1969)

stick your tongue
out day

11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club
3:00-6:00pm Grover Bch Ramona Pk

amelia
earhart day
NATIONAL
PARENTS DAY

25
FARMERS MARKET:

2-4:30pm Los Osos: 2nd & Santa Maria

26
FARMERS MARKET:

3:00-6:00 pm in Paso Robles City Park
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:10 SLO
DOC BURNSTEIN’S READING LAB
3:30-4:15pm AG

Thread the
needle day
(Celebration of Needle Crafts)

9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart
10:00am-12:30pm Cayucos Vets Hall
2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 LO

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FARMERS MARKETS:

8:00-10:30am SLO Promenade
9:00am-12:30pm Templeton City Park
9:00am-1:00pm Paso Downtown Park
12:00-2:30pm AG Village Gazebo
2:30-6:00pm Morro Bay 800 Main St
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 11:00 AG

ice cream cone
introduced (in 1904)

chess day

FULL MOON

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FARMERS MARKET:

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FARMERS MARKETS:

National summer
leisure day

ice cream soda
day
world
listening day

apollo 11 lifts off
(to the moon in 1969)

national junk
food day

27
FARMERS MARKETS:

8:30-11am AG Spencers Market
12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr
3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens
3:00-6:00pm
Pismo Beach Pier
\
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 AT,
10:30 AG, 11:00 NI

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FARMERS MARKETS:

3:00-6:00pm Old Porte Fisheries AG
2:30-5:00pm Spencers Morro Bay
6:00-9:00pm Downtown SLO
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:00 MB,
10:10 SLO, 10:15 CAM,10:30 AT, 10:30
AG,10:30 LO, 11:00 CAY, 11:30 SMG

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FARMERS MARKETS:

9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart
10:00am-12:30pm Cayucos Vets Hall
2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 LO

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FARMERS MARKETS:

8:00-10:30am SLO Promenade
9:00am-12:30pm Templeton City Park
9:00am-1:00pm Paso Downtown Park
12:00-2:30pm AG Village Gazebo
2:30-6:00pm Morro Bay 800 Main St
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 11:00 AG

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FARMERS MARKET:

11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club
3:00-6:00pm Grover Bch Ramona Pk

aunt & uncle day

1st US Patent issued
(in 1790)

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FATHER IN LAW
DAY

beatrix potter’s
birthday (Born in 1866)

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Family Events
JULY 4th EVENTS
MON JUL 4 at 7:00 am: FOURTH
OF JULY CELEBRATION at
Atascadero Lake Park, 9305
Pismo Ave, Atascadero. Enjoy bike
rides, races, horseshoe-pitching
contest, an antique carousel,
food, kid’s activities, live music,
and free admission to Charles
Paddock Zoo and a kids movie
at Galaxy Theatre. Cost: free.
Contact: atascaderochamber.org.
MON JUL 4 8:00-11:00 am: 4TH
OF JULY PANCAKE BREAKFAST
fundraiser at Avila Beach
Community Center, 191 San Miguel
St. Followed by Doggie Parade.
All funds benefit the Community
Center. Cost: $5, $2.50 for 6 years
and under. Contact: 627-1997.
MON JUL 4 9:00 am-1:00 pm:
FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
at Santa Margarita Park, 9509 CA
58, Santa Margarita. Decorate
your bikes and wagons in red,
white, and blue and join the
parade down H St. Then enjoy live
music, games, contests, an art
and craft faire, and more. Cost:
free. Contact: 438-5011.
MON JUL 4 10:00 am-9:30 pm:
FOURTH OF JULY at Tidelands
Park, South End of Embarcadero,
Morro Bay. Enjoy family fun with
live music, food, a bike parade,
kids games, and fireworks. Cost:
free. Contact: morrobay4th.org
or 772-4467.
MON JUL 4 10:00 am-9:30 pm:
PISMO BEACH FIREWORKS SHOW
at Pismo Pier, Pismo Beach.
Celebrate with music, food, and

a grand fireworks display from
Pismo Pier. Cost: free. Contact:
443-7778.
MON JUL 4 11:00 am-3:00 pm:
OLD FASHIONED FOURTH OF
JULY at Mitchell Park, 1400 Osos
St, SLO. Family festivities include
free carnival games, sweet treats,
a fundraiser BBQ, and bandstand
music all day. Cost: free. Contact:
781-7300.
MON JUL 4 11:00 am-9:00 pm:
CAMBRIA PICNIC & FIREWORKS at
Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd,
Cambria. Enjoy fun family events,
music, and barbecue all day with
a fireworks display at dusk. Cost:
free. Contact: 927-9426.
MON JUL 4 11:00 am-9:30 pm:
SOLVANG FOURTH at Old Mission
Santa Ines, 1760 Mission Dr,
Solvang. Enjoy a parade, festival,
and fireworks with the whole
family. Cost: free. Contact: 6939106.
MON JUL 4 at 11:30 am: AVILA
BEACH DOGGIE PARADE at tile
wave on the Promenade at
San Miguel St. 9:00-10:45 am:
Check in at Community Center.
Cost: free, but all dogs must be
pre-registered. Contact: www.
AvilaBeachCC.com or 627-1997.
MON JUL 4 12:00-12:45 pm: 4TH
OF JULY BOAT PARADE at Avila
Beach Pier. This annual event
features all types of decorated
sail and power boats, led by Port
San Luis Harbor Patrol fire boat
(with water cannon), patriotic
music, and a loud mini cannon at
the end of the pier. Cost: free.
Contact: slyc.org.

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MON JUL 4 1:00-3:00 pm: FOURTH
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Short & Branch Sts, Arroyo
Grande. Enjoy live music and
a good old-fashioned family
celebration. Cost: free. Contact:
473-2250.
MON JUL 4 11:00 am-9:00 pm:
SAND SCULPTURE CONTEST &
FIREWORKS in Cayucos, near
the Pier. Enjoy the contest for
kids, novices, and pros, a parade
down Ocean Ave, BBQ, bingo, and
fireworks. Cost: free. Contact:
cayucoschamber.com or 9951200.
MON JUL 4 at 6:00-9::00 pm:
LOMPOC FIREWORKS at Lompoc
High School Huyck Stadium, 515
W. College Ave. City Parks and
Recreation presents a spectacular
show. Cost: free. Contact: 8758100.
MON JUL 4 (dusk): SANTA MARIA
FIREWORKS at Pioneer Valley
High School, 675 Panther Dr, Santa
Maria. City Recreation and Parks
Dept presents a family fireworks
show. Cost: free. Contact: 9250951 or cityofsantamaria.org.

FAMILY EVENTS

THU JUN 16-SAT SEP 17 (times
vary): UNDER THE BOARDWALK at
The Great American Melodrama,
1863 Front St, Oceano. A clam
and a gull fall in love in this wacky
musical that will delight the whole
family. Vaudeville Revue follows
each show with song, dance, and
comedy. Cost: $19-25, discounts
for groups, seniors, students,
military, and children. In-house
snack bar serves food and drinks.
Contact:
americanmelodrama.
com or 489-2499.
WED JUN 22-SAT JUN 25 (times
vary):
PCPA
THEATERFEST
presents Shrek the Musical at
Marian Theatre, 800 S College Dr,

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on the popular animated film,
can be enjoyed by all over age
5, though it does contain some
bathroom humor. Cost: $38.5049.50. Contact: 922-8313 or pcpa.
org.
WED JUN 22-SUN JUN 26 (times
vary): LOMPOC VALLEY FLOWER
FESTIVAL in Ryon Park, 800
W Ocean Ave, Lompoc. Enjoy
family activities, carnival rides
and
games,
refreshments,
and live entertainment along
with a flower-themed parade.
Cost: free. Contact: 735-8511 or
lompocvalle1@verizon.net.
SAT JUN 25 & SUN JUN 26 9:00
am-5:00 pm: SEVEN SISTERS
QUILT SHOW at Alex Madonna
Expo Center, 100 Madonna Rd,
SLO. Enjoy more than 300 quilts
on display and over 44 vendors.
Contact: sevensistersquiltshow.
org. Cost: $10.
SAT JUN 25 11:00 am-4:00 pm:
FAMILY FUN DAY at Soto Sports
Complex, 1275 Ash St, Arroyo
Grande. Bring the whole family to
enjoy this event presented by the
City of Arroyo Grande Recreation
Services Dept and Arroyo Grande
Lions Club. Cost: free. Contact:
473-5476 or arroyogrande.org.
SAT JUN 25 1:00 & 6:00 pm:
STEPPIN’ UP at Cohan Center,
PAC, 1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo.
Presented by Coastal Dance and
Music Academy. Cost: $18-30.
Contact: 489-9444 or pacslo.org.
SAT JUN 25 3:00-7:00 pm: IN
CELEBRATION OF POLLINATION
at SLO Grange Hall, 2880 Broad St,
San Luis Obispo. Enjoy information
booths related to farming and
food, farmers with produce for
sale, activities for children, music,
dancing, food, friends and fun.
Cost: free. Contact: 543-0639 or
slogrange.com.

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SAT JUN 25 8:30-9:30 pm: NIGHT
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Grande. Special guests from
Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit
will share a presentation and
telescopes set up for viewing the
sky. Rain cancels event. Cost: $10
per vehicle. Contact: 788-2381.
SUN JUN 26 1:00-4:00 pm:
THRIFT
&
CONSIGNMENT
STORE FASHION SHOW at
Congregation Beth David, 10180
Los Osos Valley Rd, SLO. SLO
Noor Foundation presents this
3rd annual fundraising event.
Cost: $50. Contact: 548-0893 or
slonoorfoundation.org.
MON JUN 27-SUN JUL 17 (times
vary): RED, WHITE, AND TUNA
at Pewter Plough Playhouse,
828 Main St, Cambria. Get ready
for sheer zaniness on stage.
Cost: $20. Contact: 927-3877 or
pewterploughplayhouse.org.
SUN JUL 2 1:00-5:00 pm:
CELEBRATION OF CAMBRIA
AUTHORS at the Veterans
Memorial Hall, 1100 Main
St.
Commemorate Cambria’s
Sesquicentennial (150 years) by
honoring 25 local authors of fact,
fiction, and children’s stories.
Featuring award winning authors
Catherine Ryan Hyde and Sharon

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Cost: $5, kids free. Contact: 9271442 or cambria-authors.com.
SAT JUL 2 at 2:00 pm: FAMILY
MOVIE at Los Osos Library, 2075
Palisades Ave. Enjoy popcorn and
a G/PG movie every 3rd SAT of the
month. Call for title. Cost: free.
Contact: 528-1862.
FRI JUL 8 at 3:00 pm: PAWS TO
READ at Los Osos Library, 2075
Palisades Ave. There’s a new
Therapy Dog and an additional
day for youngsters to read to an
adoring listener of tales. Come
share your stories with Carly
every 2nd FRI. Cost: free. Contact:
528-1862.
SAT JUL 9 11:00 am-2:00 pm:
PEOPLES DAY at La Purisima
Mission, 2295 Purisima Rd,
Lompoc. Re-enactors portray
people who used to call the
Mission home. Cost: $6 parking.
Contact: 733-3713.
SAT JUL 9 12:00-8:00 pm: CENTRAL
COAST OYSTER & MUSIC
FESTIVAL at Avila Beach Resort,
6464 Ana Bay Rd, SLO. This annual
event features over 25 local food
and retail vendors, beverages,
and live music. Cost: $22. Contact:
centralcoastoysterfestival.com.

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SAT JUL 9-SAT JUL 16 (times vary):
WILLY WONKA: THE MUSICAL
at Spanos Theater, PAC, 1 Grand
Ave, San Luis Obispo. Roald Dahl’s
timeless story of the candy man
and his quest to find an heir comes
to life in this stage show featuring
songs from the film. This musical
treat is guaranteed to delight
with a fantasy ride into the land
of pure imagination! Cost: $20-40.
Contact: 756-4849.
SUN JUL 10 1:00-4:00 pm: PACIFIC
BREEZE CONCERT at Dinosaur
Caves Park, 2701 Price St, Pismo
Beach. Enjoy music by Sean
Wiggins & l0ne g0at, and kids
activities (bounce houses, games,
and crafts). Bring low lawn chairs
or blankets. Refreshments for
sale. Cost: free. Contact: 773-7063
or pismobeach.org/recreation.
THU JUL 14-SUN SEP 18 (times
vary): A WITLESS ROGUE at The
Great American Melodrama, 1863
Front St, Oceano. Duke Phillipo
wishes to marry Laura, but
Laura loves Paolo! Find out what
happens in this swashbuckling
melodrama. Vaudeville Revue
follows each show with song,
dance, and comedy. Cost:
$19-25, discounts for groups,
seniors, students, military, and
children. In-house snack bar
serves food and drinks. Contact:
americanmelodrama.com or 4892499.
FRI JUL 15-SUN JUL 31 (times
vary): THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS
at San Luis Obispo Little Theatre,
888 Morro St, San Luis Obispo.
SLO Little Theatre’s Academy
of Creative Theatre presents
a delightful adaptation of the
classic Disney animated film.
Cost: $15-30. Contact: 786-2440 or
slolittletheatre.org.
SAT JUL 16 & SUN JUL 17 6:00
am-4:00 pm: CAMBRIA SUMMER
FAIR at Veterans Memorial Blg,
1000 Main St, Cambria. Features
arts and crafts vendors from
around the state, and a pancake
breakfast from 8:00-11:00 am.
Cost: free. Contact: 927-4720.
SAT JUL 16 & SUN JUL 17 10:00
am-6:00 pm: CENTRAL COAST
RENAISSANCE
FESTIVAL
at
Laguna Lake Park, 504 Madonna
Rd, San Luis Obispo. Enjoy over
500 costumed entertainers and
four stages of comedy, dance,
music, plays, juggling, jousting,
and falconry. Kids activities
include a pirate treasure hunt, face
painting, pony rides, storytelling,

FREE Public Fireworks
July 4th at Dusk (~ 9:00 pm)
• Pismo Beach - at the pier
• Morro Bay - Tidelands Park
• Cayucos - at the pier
• Cambria - Shamel Park
• Santa Maria - Pioneer Valley HS
•Solvang - Mission Santa Ines
• Lompoc - Lompoc High School

Questions about fire safety?
CAL FIRE/SLO: 543-4244

archery and fencing lessons,
costume contests, a magic show,
and carnival games. Cost: $12-18.
Contact: CCRenFaire.com.
SAT JUL 16 at 2:00 pm: FAMILY
MOVIE at Los Osos Library 2075
Palisades. Enjoy popcorn and a
G/PG movie every 3rd SAT of the
month. Call for title. Cost: free.
Contact: 528-1862.
WED JUL 20-SUN JUL 31 12:00 pm12:00 am: CALIFORNIA MIDSTATE
FAIR at Paso Robles Event Center,
2198 Riverside Ave. Live music,
rodeos, bull riding, prize farm
animals, arts and crafts displays,
carnival rides, rodeos, monster
trucks, wine tasting, food, and
much more. Cost: varies. Contact:
midstatefair.com or (800) 9093247.
WED JUL 20 at 3:00 pm: KIDS
CRAFT at Los Osos Library 2075
Palisades. School age children
make’n’take a craft on the 3rd
WED of every month. Cost: free.
Contact: 528-1862.
SAT JUL 23 at 8:30 am: STRIDE
WITH THE TIDE 5K RUN at
Pismo Beach Pier. 7:30–8:15 am:
Registration day-of only. Race
begins promptly at 8:30 am on the
south side of the pier and is an out
and back course on the sand. All
ages and all levels welcome. Cost:
$15-25. Contact: 805-773-7063 or
pismobeach.org.
FRI JUL 29 at 7:00 pm: LITTLE
RED RIDING HOOD at United
Methodist Church, 1515 Fredericks
St, San Luis Obispo. Opera San Luis
Obispo presents this family classic

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by Seymour Babar performed by
children in the opera’s summer
camp. Cost: free. Contact: 5415360.
SUN JUL 31 12:00-5:00 pm: OBON
FESTIVAL at Veterans’ Memorial
Community Center, 313 W Tunnell
St, Santa Maria. Bring the whole
family to enjoy this Japanese
Buddhist custom to honor the
spirits of one’s ancestors. Cost:
free. Contact: 837-9027.

ON-GOING Resources
Every SUN 12:00-4:00 pm:
Family Funday at Bang the Drum
Brewery, 950 Orcutt Rd, San
Luis Obispo. Enjoy the patio with
your family. Bring the kids to
play family-friendly games and
drums! Cost: free. Food and craft
beer available for sale. Contact:
bangthedrumbrewery.com
or
242-8372.
Every FRI 6:00 am-4:00 pm:
Early Bird Flea Market at Santa
Maria Fairpark, 937 S Thornburg
St. Browse many vendors with
antiques, fruits, vegetables, new
and used items, and more! Cost:
free. Contact: 258-1765.
Every THU at 10:15 am: Tiny
Tunes Music & Movement at
Music Motive, 3440 S Higuera
St #130, SLO. This parent
participation program for ages
1-5 includes activities based
on music psychology and child
development. Cost: $80 per mo.
Contact: 543-0377.
Every TUE & SAT (by appt only):
Partners in Equestrian Therapy in
Atascadero offers riding lessons
for special needs children, adults,
and veterans. Volunteers needed.
Contact: petslo.com or 235-2787.
2nd FRI every month at 1:00 pm:
Book Group at Cayucos Library,
310 B St. Join other readers to
discuss whatever you’re reading
and to discover, ponder, and
share insights about what others

are reading. Cost: free. Contact:
995-3846.
Every WED 3:00-4:00 pm: Paws
to Read at Los Osos Library, 2075
Palisades Ave. Read to Berkeley,
the dog who loves to listen to
children read. Cost: free. Contact:
528-1862.
Every THU 6:30-9:30 pm: SLO
Chess Club meets at Carl’s Jr
on Santa Rosa St, 1 block W of
Foothill, across from Cal-Poly. All
ages. Cost: free. Contact: 441-7210
or slochess.com.
Every SAT 10:00 am-2:00 pm: SLO
Chess Club meets at the big board
on Morro Bay Embarcadero at
west end of Morro Bay Blvd (down
the stairs). Cost: free. Contact:
441-7210 or slochess.com.
Mankind Project men’s support
group meetings: all issues
welcome. Find purpose, mastery,
healthy autonomy, and your life’s
mission and purpose. Gain skills
to change your life or to become
a better husband or dad. Call
ahead to confirm. 1st & 3rd TUE
6:00-9:00 pm in San Luis Obispo.
Contact: 459-7808. 1st & 3rd THU
6:30-9:30 pm in Cayucos. Contact:
471-9342. 2nd & 4th THU 6:309:00 pm in Atascadero. Contact:
235-2774. Cost: free. Contact:
mkp.org.
1st & 3rd THU every month 7:008:30 pm: Drop-in Dream Group at
St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church,
2220 Snowy Egret Ln, Los Osos.
This support group is to share
dreams and the relationship
between dreams and spiritual
path, using Jungian interpretive
assumptions
and
language
and Robert Johnson’s book
Inner Work. Cost: free. Contact:
bobpelfrey@charter.net.
3rd WED of every month at 6:30
pm: Prepared & Natural Childbirth
Classes at Twin Cities Community
Hospital, 1220 Las Tablas Rd,
Templeton. This six-series class

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addresses all matters of childbirth
with a lecture, hands-on demos,
and technique practice. Cost:
free. Contact: 434-4654.
2nd THU of every month at 6:30
pm: Breastfeeding Basics at Twin
Cities Community Hospital, 1100
Las Tablas Rd, Templeton. Learn
about practical aspects of feeding
your newborn from a Lactation
Consultant. Cost: free. Contact:
239-4443.
SLO Special Education Local Plan
Area (SELPA) and Community
Advisory Committee (CAC) offer
parent orientation to special
education programs in SLO
County. Contact: 782-7301 or
sloselpa.org/pro_dev.htm.
Twin Cities Community Hospital
Volunteers provide support to
patients, doctors, and nurses, and
seek volunteers to work in the
gift shop and Obstetrics Dept. AM
and PM 4 hour shifts are available.
Contact: 434-4524.
Last FRI every month at 6:00 pm:
Family Fun at Unity Church, 1165
Stubblefield St, Orcutt. Contact:
937-3025.
Every THU-FRI 12:00-5:00 pm &
SAT 11:00 am-5:00 pm: Exploration
Station
Interactive
Science
Center welcomes families at
867 Ramona Ave, Grover Beach.
Cost: $2-3. Contact: 473-1421 or
explorationstation.org.
2nd THU of every month 6:00-7:00
pm: Grief Support Group at Central
Coast Hospice, 253 Granada Dr,
Ste D, San Luis Obispo. Free group
for anyone suffering the loss of
a loved one who is in need of
support. Contact: 540-6020.
2nd SAT of every month FEBNOVat 9:00 am: the Santa Maria
Recreation and Parks Dept offers
free docent-led nature walks in
Los Flores Ranch, 6271 Dominion
Rd, Santa Maria. Cost: free.
Contact: 925-0951 x 263.
2nd MON every month 6:30-8:00
pm: Caregiver Support Group
at Cayucos Community Church,
Ocean Ave & S 3rd St. Free support
for caregivers and family dealing
with long-term illness, memory
loss, dementia, and Alzheimer’s.
Contact: 458-7484.
Every MON 10:00 am-2:00 pm:
Remain Independent Despite
Vision Loss at Santa Maria
Terrace, 1405 E Main St. New ways
of doing daily tasks are taught by
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management, traveling, and using
talking library books. Contact:
462-1225.
2nd & 4th MON every month
at 6:30 pm: MOPS (Mothers of
Preschoolers) meet at Pacific
Christian Church, 3435 Santa
Maria Way, Santa Maria. Childcare
is provided. Contact: 934-3491 or
www.pacificchristian.net.
Every TUE 3:00-6:00 pm & FRI
3:00-5:30 pm: Teen Wellness
Program at Arroyo Grande EOC
Health Services Clinic, 1152 E Grand
Ave. Health services, including
reproductive health, in a safe
environment to screen, assess,
and provide intervention. Appts
preferred. Contact: 489-4026.
1st WED every month at 9:00 am:
Community Action Partnership
Senior Health Screening at First
United Methodist Church, 275 N
Halcyon Rd, Arroyo Grande. Free
and low-cost services for ages
50 and older: blood pressure,
pulse, weight, total cholesterol,
screening for anemia, diabetes,
and fecal blood, nutritional
counseling, and medical referrals.
Contact: 481-2692 or 788-0827.
1st WED every month at 12:00
pm: Disabled American Veterans
luncheon at Veterans Memorial
Bldg, 313 W Tunnell St, Santa
Maria. Contact: 345-0402.
Every WED 5:30-7:00 pm:
Widowed Support Group at New
Life Church, 990 James Way, Rm
14, Pismo Beach. Arrive 10 min
early for 1st meeting. Offered by
Hospice of SLO Co. Contact: 5442266 or hospiceslo.org.
Every TUE at 7:00 pm: Al-Anon
Family Support Group at Luis
OASIS Senior Center, 420 Soares
Ave, Orcutt. Contact: 937-9750.

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3rd WED every month at 7:00 pm:
How to Survive Divorce seminar at
SLO Women’s Community Center,
1124 Nipomo St #D, SLO. Tips and
suggestions for handling family
law issues. Cost: $10. Contact:
544-9313 to register.
4th TUE every month at 5:30 pm:
Legal Clinic for Self-Represented
Litigants at the SLO County
Courthouse Law Library, 1050
Monterey St, SLO, #125. One-onone legal advice for persons filing
divorces w/o an attorney, and a
document preparer to assist in
completing court-required forms.
Cost: Min $40 donation. Contact:
544-9313.
RISE offers: weekly drop-In
support groups for sexual assault
survivors; 24 hour crisis line;
advocacy and accompaniment;
peer counseling; counseling;
prevention and education, and
empowerment and self defense
workshops. Contact: 545-8888 or
www.sarpcenter.org.
Every SAT 11:00 am-3:00 pm:
ADOPT A PET at Petco, 2051
Theater Dr, in Paso Robles. Cats
from NCHS and dogs from Short
n’ Sweet Dog Rescue. Contact:
466-5403.
Every MON 2:00-4:00 pm & WED
3:00-5:00 pm: Jacks’ Adaptive
Toy
Lending
Library-Jack’s
Helping Hand at Central Coast
Gymnastics, 21 Zaca Lane, #100,
San Luis Obispo. Traditional and
adaptive toys for children with all
types of disabilities to check out.
In-home appts available. Cost:
free! Contact: 547-1914 or www.
jackshelpinghand.org.
Every TUE 2:00-5:00 pm & FRI
4:00-7:00 pm: Jacks’ Adaptive Toy
Lending Library - Jack’s Helping
Hand at Pat’s Place in Nipomo
Recreation
Community
Rm,
671 W Tefft St, Ste 2, Nipomo.
Toys for children with all types
of disabilities to check out. Inhome appts available. Costfree! Contact: 547-1914 or www.
jackshelpinghand.org.
Every FRI at 7:00 pm: Senior
Ballroom Dancing at Madonna
Inn. If you are a senior (single
or attached) and like ballroom
dancing, this is the place! Look
left of the bandstand for sign:
Senior Dancers. Dance, chat and
listen to good music. No fees; no
dues; just fun! Contact: 489-5481
or dg17@juno.com.
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Obispo County has an ongoing
and urgent need for volunteer
tutors and offers free training in
SLO. Contact: 541-4219 or www.
sloliteracy.org.
1st THU every month at 6:15 pm:
Commission on the Status of
Women meets at Coast National
Bank, 500 Marsh St, SLO. This
official advisory group to SLO
County Board of Supervisors
identifies issues of concern to
women that are not the focus
of other advocacy or advisory
organizations. Contact: 788-3406.
Every WED 11:00 am-12:00 pm:
Growing With Baby, an infant
feeding office for breastfeeding
moms and babies (0-10 mos), offers
a free class on feeding, crying, and
sleep at 1230 Marsh St, SLO. Nurse
and lactation consultant Andrea
Herron answers questions. Dads
welcome! Call to reserve. Contact:
543-6988.
Morro Bay Museum of Natural
History offers Adventures With
Nature & Mind Walks. Find the
schedule at: www.ccnha.org/
naturewalks.html.
Central Coast Commission for
Senior Citizens offers many free
services: Senior Connection for
connecting callers with local
resources; one on one Medicare
assistance, advice and referrals
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of Life magnetized containers
with medical info for emergency
responders; a Senior Resource
Directory for SLO and SB counties,
and more. Contact: 925-9554 or
www.centralcoastseniors.org.
Hospice of SLO County provides
free grief counseling, individual
and family support, counseling,
crisis intervention, and wellness
education to those with a lifelimiting illness, their families, and
the bereaved. Services offered
at offices in San Luis Obispo and
Paso Robles. Contact: 544-2266.
Volunteer as a Good Neighbor!
Make a difference in the life of an
older or disabled adult. Trained
volunteers choose services to
contribute and schedule hours
at their convenience. Training is
monthly at Wilshire Community
Services, 285 South St, Ste J, SLO.
Contact: 547-7025 x 17.
Volunteer at San Luis Obispo
Museum of Art! Stop by at 1010
Broad St (Mission Plaza) or
email
volunteer@sloma.org
for information about multiple
volunteer opportunities.
San Luis Obispo Senior Center
offers health screening, legal
services, meals, exercise, bridge,
and bingo at 1445 Santa Rosa St.
Contact: 781-7306.
Central
Coast
Astronomical
Society sponsors a Dark Sky

Star Party every month at Santa
Margarita Lake KOA Campground
at sunset. CCAS sponsors guest
speakers and public programs.
Find weather updates, and local
astronomy resources at: www.
centralcoastastronomy.org.
San Luis Coastal Adult School’s
Parent Participation Program
offers Core Parenting and
Enrichment classes at centers
in San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay,
and Los Osos. Bring your child to
parent and child activity classes,
or find individual peer support
and education just for parents.
Cost: $76 / 10 weeks. Contact: 5491222 or parentparticipation.org.

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with the resources
they need to thrive!

What do you offer
Central Coast families?

Display advertising in Central Coast Family offers an
extraordinary value. Our loyal readers are relatively
mature, prosperous, and educated family members
in two of California’s most affluent counties. They
take an active role in all aspects of parenting and
purchasing.
Every issue includes original feature articles and
calendar listings for six weeks of local family events.
Your ad is viewed the whole month through; not
discarded after a day or a week.
We offer the lowest rates in our region (and discounts
for non-profits or ads running 3 months or more).
All of our advertisers also enjoy FREE: full color
printing; basic graphic design; preferred placement
options; monthly edits; and website exposure!

Advertiser Comments
“Thank you for providing the single best source of
useful information and encouragement for families in
this area. Our whole family enjoys reading CCF and
we refer to your event pages often. Our customers
seem to love it too - as we need to keep more copies
- Henry and Mary Ellen Eisemann
in stock!”
“I have received more phone calls from being in
Central Coast Family than any other place I have
advertised (including the Yellow Pages and Internet
Yellow Pages). Thanks for everything!”
- Shelley Candelario

Contact us to spread the
word in print, online, and
social media:
CC F

ccfamilyad@gmail.com

(805) 528-0440
Phone

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Central Coast Family
PO Box 6424
Los Osos, CA 93412

centralcoastfamily.com
Central Coast Family is published monthly online and in print with a readership over 40,000!
FREE copies are available throughout San Luis Obispo and North Santa Barbara Counties at all libraries

and community centers, at chambers of commerce, schools, supermarkets, banks, restaurants, hotels,
YMCAs, medical and dental clinics, real estate offices, museums, and other family-friendly businesses.
Distribution (population 400,000+) : Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Avila Beach, Cambria, Cayucos, Grover Beach, Guadalupe, Los Osos,
Morro Bay, Nipomo, Orcutt, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Santa Margarita, Santa Maria, Shell Beach, and Templeton.

Every issue is printed with soy ink on 100% recycled paper. Please recycle again.