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CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Kristen Barnhart, Jennifer Best, Amanda Buechner, Guy Crabb, Jeffrey Cyr, Kerrin Edmonds, Walter Reil, Steven Smith, David Vogel
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Plan a Restful Vacation

Child Development

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As we enter the summer months, many of us are looking forward to and planning our summer vacations. But how do you manage your little ones sleep while traveling? When your child is tired, he will have a shorter attention span and be less able to engage with the world in a positive way. Sleep is a universal human need. It has been shown to effect crucial development, mood, and growth in young children.

have one familiar thing to take to doesnt act tired. Your little one bed. isnt going to let on that they may need a nap when the mini golf I do not recommend bed sharing course looks so appealing! while on vacation, unless you are already doing this at home. When you get back home from Sharing a bed with parents is very vacation, you plan to have a exciting for young children. This little bit of adjustment time. As can be a hard habit to break once long you expect this, it wont you return home. Try to bring be so bad... just like adjusting to along a portable bassinet or play Daylight Saving Time. Jump right yard or ask for a roll away bed at hotels.

back into your normal schedule and supplement with an earlier bedtime until you have caught up on your babys sleep debt. Try these simple tips for planning a well-rested family vacation trip, and remember to relax and have fun!
Kerrin Edmonds is a Certified Infant & Child Sleep Consultant, and the Founder of Meet you in Dreamland.

The trick is to stay as close to your childs normal schedule as Changing time zones can be very possible, but also be able to relax tricky for little ones. If you are staying more than a day or two and enjoy yourself. at your destination, I recommend that you switch your family over If you are planning your family to the local time immediately. vacation trip, consider staying in This requires waking them at their one place, rather than roaming. It normal time and putting them will be easier on your child if you to bed at the same time. For stay five nights in the same place, instance, if your baby wakes up instead of taking a road trip with for the day at 7:00 am in California stops at different locations. This and you travel to Florida, wake will offer your child the comfort your child at 7:00 am Florida time. of familiarity and continuity, and reduce the stress of packing and On the first day in a new time unpacking for you. zone, your baby might be a little tired or grumpy, but his nap will Although I am not a fan of car fall earlier as well, so it usually naps in general, sometimes it is doesnt take long to get him the best you can do on vacation in sync. Remember that you with very young children. So can always put your child down try to plan some of your driving for a slightly earlier bedtime to during your childs normal nap or accommodate a child who is tired. bedtime. When putting your child down for sleep and/or naps, try and stick to your home routine. Dont forget that our kids get This may include reading books, very excited and stimulated on singing, snuggles with a soft toy vacation, so we cant totally or blanket, etc. And dont forget neglect or throw their sleep their favorite comfort item... needs out the door. To avoid such as a stuffed animal or baby exhaustion, keep to your childs blanket. At least, your child will normal nap routine even if he

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Library Voice

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Schools out! It doesnt matter if youre young or old; the anticipation contained in those two words is electric. What will you and your family be reading this summer? With the hottest days of summer still to come and road trips looming ahead, I thought Id share one of my favorite happy tips: Audio Books. Now, Im not a total audio book junkie (no pile by my bed, no listening while I work around the house), but put me in a bus or car and I am so there! This format has evolved from edited books on cassette tape to the highlyproduced CD and downloadable options today. Downloadable, you say? Yes! From your librarys website www., you can access the software for OverDrive, which offers both mp3 and iPod options and even some burnable books (CD burning, not Fahrenheit 451 bonfire burning!). The link for these is right in the middle of the page, just click on the big green text: DOWNLOAD. We no longer carry cassette tapes and the books on CD really fly off the shelves. Okay, I have two approaches to the art of listening to books. My usual choice is to listen to books I have

already read. I read really fast -almost an inhalation of the story, and then I wander around in a daze with one foot in two worlds. Later, when I come up for air, I can luxuriate in the language and subtleties by listening to a familiar tale come back to life. This is especially true with the Harry Potter books. Jim Dale has won Grammys for his pitch perfect reading of this series. His mastery is in never crossing the line from character to caricature and therefore not stepping on the imagination toes of his audience. I am looking forward to borrowing my friends collection (which they claim is the best) of the UK recordings done by Stephen Fry, although it will feel a bit like cheating on Jim Dale. Both Jim Dale and Nathaniel Parker, who awesomely reads the hilarious Artemis Fowl series, are native speakers, which I feel enriches their performances of these British epic single reader productions. There are also multicast audio books that have a following. Brian Jacques Redwall series has a full cast, but these dont work for me as I find their dialogues to be distracting and cacophonic, especially while driving. I know; ask me how I really feel, right! I have

not totally dismissed multiple reader productions. I just dont like them talking to each other while someone else narrates! Paul Fleishmans Seedfolks has a different persons point of view for each chapter and with 13 different characters, they all come alive via the distinct performances of a widely varied cast. When Kim, a young Vietnamese girl, plants some lima beans in a run-down vacant lot, she has no idea that her actions will be a catalyst for transforming the neighborhood back into a community. This use of diverse readers nurtures the listener as well as the garden. Our own Jay Ashers book Thirteen Reasons Why also uses two voices, as the protagonist listens to tapes left by a classmate/crush who committed suicide. These teen readers provide an immediacy and depth that creates an experience equally compelling to both male and female listeners and opens up opportunities for communication. Jays next book (written with Carolyn Mackler) The Future of Us is about two teens in 1996 who discover their 2012 Facebook pages and try to influence or change their future adult selves. It is also done with two readers and works equally well for getting into the heads and hearts of the teens.

Pennypackers Clementine series and Beverley Clearys Ramona books! These laugh-out-loud funny stories manage to convey great lessons ripe for discussion. When you listen to books as a family on a long drive, you create learning moments that naturally arise as each person offers their own take on a character or situation. Just remember that these are equal opportunity lessons. Listen to your children and they will teach you well. Be sure to include shared books in your scrapbook. They were part of your family vacation, and the story memories may trigger even more memories. I hope your whole family is signed up for Summer Reading Programs at your local branch Library: Dig Into Reading for infants through 5th grade, Beneath The Surface for teens and tweens, and Groundbreaking Reads for adults. Everyone will have something to celebrate by reaching their reading goals! Dont forget to follow us on Facebook (SLOCountyLibrary) to keep up with the fun @ Your Library.

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Day and June 30th is Meteor Day. Central Coast Astronomical Society and the Astronomical Unit at Santa Barbara County Museum of Natural History are great jumping-off points for learning about space. Both groups offer dark-sky parties on June 8th. Head for the museums Palmer Observatory for the Santa Barbara group, or Santa Margarita Lake KOA Campground for dark, clear, Northern SLO County skies.

Summers here and the time is right for dancin in the street! - Martha and the Vandellas, 1964 I hear it all the time: The kids are out of school for the summer. What am I going to do with them? The answer is easy on the Central Coast, where we have hundreds of parks and beaches, dozens of museums and libraries, a pair of childrens museums, two zoos, and countless clubs, summer programs, and performing arts venues. We have dude ranches and hot springs, waterfalls and waterslides. Tie in this months observances and we have a perfect recipe to start an adventurous summer. Of course, June marks the celebration of all things fatherhood with Fathers Day on Sunday, June 16th. But celebrating with dad, mom, friends and strangers extends throughout the year on the Central Coast. Among Junes month-long celebrations are National Adopt-A-Cat Month, National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, National Rose Month, and National Zoo and Aquarium Month. The Central Coast is home to several animal shelters chock-full of dogs, cats, and kittens that need permanent homes. Many of them also accept volunteers and offer educational programs. Woods Humane Society offers Critter

Santa Ynez, gather blueberries National Cheese Day on June 4th at Restoration Oaks Farm near offers a perfect opportunity to by Jennifer Best Gaviota, pick berries galore at explore cheese making. Happy Summerset Farm in Santa Ynez, Acres Farm tours offer handsCamp - a day camp opportunity or double dip to pick fruit and on cheese-making lessons, and for children to learn about animal play with animals at Ballard Vivant Fine Cheese in Paso Robles care while socializing sheltered Apple Farm and Seein Spots offers cheese tasting from a pets until they find homes. Check Miniature Donkeys near Solvang. variety of local makers including with your local shelters for their Fairview Gardens in Goleta hosts Negranti Dairy, Central Coast an excellent youth education Creamery, and Rinconada Dairy. programs and needs. program including group tours On June 6th, bundle up the Theres no place like the Central and u-pick opportunities. family, pack your picnic chairs and Coast to celebrate fruits and vegetables. Good thing, since Celebrating zoos, aquariums, their jump ropes, and head to the 80th this month also brings us Eat animals and programs is as easy as anniversary celebration of the Your Vegetables Day on June heading to Charles Paddock Zoo drive-in movie theater. On this 17th. California produces nearly in Atascadero, Santa Barbara Zoo, day in 1933, Richard Hollingshead half of US-grown fruits, nuts Ty Warner Sea Center in Santa Jr. opened the first theater of this and vegetables. US consumers Barbara, or Avila Beachs Central kind in Camden, New Jersey. The regularly purchase several crops Coast Aquarium (formerly Sea fad grew to include more than produced solely in California. Life Center). All offer hands-on 4,000 in the U.S. Today, fewer San Luis Obispo and Santa opportunities for young and old than 500 remain open, including Barbara are among the states top visitors, summer camp programs, two on the Central Coast: Sunset five counties producing flowers, and special events throughout Drive-In Theater in San Luis Obispo and Santa Marias Hi-Way cacti and succulents, berries and the year. Drive-In. Both theaters play firststrawberries, broccoli, avocados, June also marks some pretty run films nightly at family-friendly celery and cauliflower. spacey commemorations. June rates. All of our Central Coast cities 3rd marks the anniversary of Ed and many towns offer farmers Whites first space walk by a U.S. June 8th marks the birthday of markets. City kids, especially astronaut. June 24th is U.F.O world-renowned architect Frank the youngest ones, enjoy the u-pick experience offered by M a k e t h e M o s t o f S u mm e r ! many family-owned farms on Best Family Adventures: San Luis Obispo County the Central Coast, including Best Family Adventures: Santa Barbara County Thompson seedless at Happy by Jennifer Best Grapes in Atascadero, organic apples at SLO Creek Farm, and a Kid-Tested, variety of crops at Hollyhock Farm Parent-Approved in Templeton, Avila Valley Barn, Activities in Rutiz Farm in Arroyo Grande, and Every Community McCall Farm in Cambria. and Rural Area In Santa Barbara County, check out Classic Organic Farm near Nojoqui, pick pumpkins and apples at Apple Lane Farm in

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Come June 13th, summer gardens should be well into production. If you dont have a garden of your own to celebrate Weed Your Garden Day, head to Santa Barbara or San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden to offer your services, learn about plants, or simply linger on a shady path. The following day (June 14th) offers the perfect opportunity to build eye-hand coordination while burning off calories on World Juggling Day. Dont know how to juggle? Dont like to juggle alone? Thats OK. We have juggling clubs on the Central Coast! Check out Muddy Bog Jugglers in Atascadero, SLO Motion Jugglers in San Luis Obispo, and the UCSB Juggling Club in Goleta. All of these groups offer help getting started, hold regular meetings, and welcome new members. June 21st marks the first day of summer, the longest day of the year, and a perfect excuse to start and end the day outdoors. Head to the hills for a picnic party with your friends, to swimming holes for a family dip, or to any of our firefriendly beaches for a celebratory bonfire. The choices are yours. Let summer begin!
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Lloyd Wright. Travel the country to see his more than 500 completed works, or just head to the corner of Pacific and Santa Rosa streets in SLO, where Dr. Karl Kundert convinced the storied architect to design one of Wrights few commercial buildings. Iced Tea Day on June 10th offers a perfect excuse to explore the scents and flavors of The Secret Garden Organic Herb Shop in SLO. The tree-shaded shop walls are lined with jars of loose-leaf teas and a variety of herbs to explore. The Central Coast also offers two opportunities for authentic English teatime. Hot tea is traditionally served with tea sandwiches, warm scones with lemon curd, clotted cream, and strawberry jam. Penelopes Tea House in Lompoc and The Tea Trolley in Atascadero both offer this tradition, as well as other English favorite meal items, and special events.

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Fun & Games

Hen & Ink

Jacks Jokes
Do fathers always snore? Wooden shoe like to know! Why did Humpty have a great fall? To make up for a lousy summer! Only when they are asleep! Knock Knock. Whos there? Wooden shoe. Wooden shoe who?

Hink Pinks (2 rhyming 1 syllable words matching a silly definition):

1. happy father 2. summer song 3. taxi fare 4. old story ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________
1. glad dad 2. June tune 3. cab tab 4. stale tale


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Dyslexia Can Be Corrected
by Karyn Lutes, MA, CCC-SLP The Speech And Learning Coach

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Dyslexia is a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a persons ability to read, as explained by The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and those affected typically read at levels significantly lower than expected, despite having normal intelligence. Dyslexia mainly affects written language (reading, writing, and spelling), but can also affect working with numbers, and is sometimes accompanied by Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). Many students struggle with reading in school, and they may or may not have been diagnosed with dyslexia. These students are often bright, so they quickly notice their shortcomings compared to the skills of their classmates and younger siblings. This can result in eroded self-esteem, anxiety, and frustration. Tragically, these effects go well beyond elementary school. According to a long-term study released in April 2011 by the American Educational Association, A student who cant read on grade level by 3rd grade is four times less likely to graduate by age 19 than a child who does read proficiently by that time. Early identification with specialized intervention is the best remedy to address reading, spelling, and learning problems. Warning signs of dyslexia and reading problems include: slow, choppy and inaccurate reading; confusion between left and right; mixing up sounds in words; failure to remember or comprehend what was read; poor spelling; difficulty processing auditory or visual information; limited vocabulary; very slow writing; poor punctuation and capitalization, and hard work with limited achievement. Dyslexia and reading problems are the SYMPTOM of one or more weak cognitive skills that, when identified through an assessment, can explain WHY an individual is struggling. Can dyslexia and other reading challenges be corrected? YES!

While we are biologically wired to speak language, reading and spelling are not automatic, so our brains must create new neural-circuitry. In 2005, a neurological study published by the National Academy of Sciences Early Edition used 3-D functional MRI to demonstrate that new neuropathways could be created in the dyslexic brain (after only 8 weeks of specialized brain training) to correct neural circuitry, thus making reading and learning easier and more efficient. Treatment should include a sequential and structured one-toone proven program with strong cognitive and clinical research behind the intervention. Cognitive skills remediation is very different from tutoring and what schools can offer. The framework of the school system and tutoring is not geared toward remediation of processing skills, or dyslexia, because their focus is limited to teaching knowledge and higher-level concepts. Many learning disabilities, including dyslexia, can be permanently corrected with specialized braintraining programs. Children, adolescents and adults, whose learning had been crippled and limited, can now experience a greater potential with the opportunity to connect their dreams to the reality of their future.
For more information, see Davis, Ronald D., The Gift Of Dyslexia, Penguin Group Inc., 2010; Marshall, Abigail, The Everything Parents Guide To Children With Dyslexia, F+W Publications, Inc., 2004; Shaywitz, M.D., Sally, Overcoming Dyslexia, Alfred Knopf, 2003; Study: Third Grade Reading Predicts Later High School Graduation , http://blogs.edweek. org/edweek/inside-school- research/2011/04/ the_disquieting_side_effect_of.html; Study: 3-D fMRI Scans Prove Brain Function Changes, The National Academy of Sciences Early Edition, 2005. Karyn Lutes, MA, CCCSLP, is a Licensed Speech and Language Pathologist, CA Credentialed Teacher, and Executive Director of The Speech And Learning Coach in Arroyo Grande. She is an author, speaker, wife, and mother of three. Contact her at (805) 4741144 or 2013 The Speech And Learning Coach. com. Reproduction allowed if origination is included. Mustbeusedinitsentirety.

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Local History

San Luis Obispo: 100 Years Books

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Historic Best Places

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by Guy Crabb

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Every year, a local newspaper comes up with a list of the best places or things in our county. Its always fun to read about the winners and runners up. As I look through the winners this year, I play a game of trying to remember what business used to be at that location years ago. If you believe I must be crazy to find such a game amusing, you may join my wife in your false assumption. If you think this is a fun exercise of historic knowledge, then you may continue to read. If you dont want to read on, then I suggest going to Jacks joke page. He always has some funny one-liners. Lets start, shall we? Remember, if you disagree with the top picks, dont blame me. Im just reporting the news and not making it. I will need to break out my San Luis Obispo 100 Years Higuera book to find some answers. Voted Best San Luis Obispo Restaurant is Novo at 726 Higuera Street. My wife loves this place. The thing I like about Novo it is that

when Im sitting inside, I know I am in a building built in 1897 out of brick that was possibly from the Ah Louis brickyard. I enjoy knowing that I am sitting in a place where cigars were hand-rolled for the smoking citizens of our county. Kluvers Cigar Store opened at the turn of the century and stayed in business for 60 years at this address. I moved into town in the 1980s when this location housed the Cigar Factory Restaurant, which had been in business since the 1960s. I even remember when Konas was there for a while. The Best Breakfast selection is Louisas Place at 964 Higuera Street. They have a good breakfast menu, even though my favorite breakfast is at the Budget Caf on lower Higuera (I dont always agree with the winning selections.) Many people in town cant imagine that there was a business at this location before Louisas. Best Ever Grill occupied this address for over 15 years, from the early 1950s to the early 1970s.

Any restaurant in business for more than 15 years must be serving good food. Louisas Place has been open for over 37 years! The Best Vegetarian Fare designation goes to Big Sky Caf at 1121 Broad Street. I dont go into Big Sky very often because the food is just too healthful for me, but when I do venture in, I can imagine the blacksmith shop in this location at the turn of the century. Probably the most notable business at this location before Big Sky was Idlers Appliances. Idlers has been selling and servicing appliances for years, and they were at this location from the early 1960s into the early 1980s. So, when you are enjoying your healthful dinner, remember that the place used to be full of washers and dryers. Does anyone remember when Dr. West Indies Bar was here for a short time? The Best Seafood Restaurant in SLO is Ciopinot Seafood Grille at 1051 Nipomo Street. From the outside, you can tell that this is no ordinary building. When you are sitting in Ciopinot, you are in what used to be part of a creamery business where milk, butter, cheese, and other dairy products were processed. Golden State Creamery provided dairy products to people across California. You can walk around The Creamery and see clues that this place was a busy dairy operation (massive refrigerator doors, a roof-mounted cooling tower, and remnants of boilers and piping recycled into planters) back in the 1910s through the 1970s. I remember when it was Tortilla Flats, a popular Mexican restaurant from the early 1970s into the early 2000s. The Best Pizza selection went to Woodstocks at 1000 Higuera Street. As you enjoy the best pizza, try to

imagine that this location was once a very large liquor store. Let me tell you a little secret. 1000 Higuera was actually 1040 Osos Street. The city made the change in 1980 because Sullys Cocktail Lounge wanted their address to be Higuera Street. Before Sullys, 1000 Higuera/1040 Osos was known as Lagomarsinos Wholesale Liquors, which occupied this location from the 1940s to the late 1970s. The second floor was used as a warehouse for many years. In 1992, the second floor became Kennedy Fitness Center until they vacated the location in 2007. The original Woodstocks opened in 1980 at 1015 Court Street, and moved to Higuera in 1991. By the way, Woodstocks was named after one of its founders, Chuck Woodstock. Tragically, he died in a plane crash along with cofounder Mike Chew in 1985. Eureka! was selected as the Best Burger joint in town. Once again, I cant always agree with the voters, as my favorite burger is The Duke at Cool Cats. Eureka! is located at 1141 Chorro Street, which has been home to many businesses. During the 1930s and 1940s, Santa Maria Gas Company was in this location. Then it was the Title Insurance Company for about 15 years. Mission Federal Savings and Loan opened here in the 1980s, and Home Federal Bank opened in 1990. In the early 1990s, this location switched from banking to a restaurant location. Linns Restaurant took over in the 1990s, and then Corner View Restaurant occupied this location for several years.
Guy Crabb teaches at Charles E. Teach Elementary School in San Luis Obispo. He graduated from Cal Poly SLO and has been teaching for 28 years. Guy was a Teacher of the Year in 2006 and currently teaches at a National Blue Ribbon School. Reach him at

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Beauty Blog: Pro Make-Up Tips

by Mandy Buechner

Self Care
a more casual look.If your mascara smells funny or is more than six months old, its time to toss it. After youve coated lashes with mascara, add just one more layer to the outer corners. The extra coat will make your lashes look especially long and make your eyes appear farther apart. For thickness, hold the brush as close as possible to base of lashes, and wiggle it as you move it up through lashes (this motion helps get every lash). Let mascara dry for ten seconds, then replace brush at lash base, and wiggle again as you move up the lashes. Lip Liner: Lip liner is very important to keep lip color from feathering, or wearing out past the lines of your lips, and it can also keep the color looking vibrant all day. 1. Choose a lip liner color that works best with the look you are trying to achieve. 2. Put two dots in the two highest parts of the cupids bow (in the center of your top lip). 3. On the bottom lip, put a horizontal dash in the center, as close to the edge as possible. 4. Connect the three marks together with short strokes of the pencil along the edges of your lips. Take it slow. Once youve lined the edge of your lips, blend it over your whole lip. Dont forget the corners of your mouth! This will decrease the chance of your lip color fading and leaving only the liner outline. 5. Now apply your lip color over the liner. Lipstick: Subtle colors and neutral tones can serve you well on casual days and weekend afternoons. When it comes to dressing up, nothing says Party better than a glamorous red! Quiet pinks and sheer textures are ideal for warm weather; creamy dark wines and plums are great for winter. Olive skin looks best in light browns with warm tones, or dark brownishreds. Stay away from pinks or orangereds! Fair complexions fare well with shades that have a warm pink or peachy glow, or dramatic reds with a bluish tint. Dark skin is flattered by deep reds with blue or purple tones, or deep reddish-browns. Avoid pinks or orange-reds! * If you missed Parts 1, 2, or 3 of Professional Makeup Tips, visit Mandys blog at to get caught up!
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Part 4* Finishing Make-up

Eye Liner: People with fair skin and light eyes should avoid dark and black eyeliners and mascara. Instead, use brown. Applying eyeliner is tricky, but getting a straight line is worth your time. 1. Stand 6 inches away from a mirror and tilt your chin up, so that when you look down your nose into the mirror, you can see your entire eyelid. 2. Dab concealer or dust translucent powder on your upper lids. Blend well with a sponge or lightly pat with a fingertip to cover veins and prevent creasing.3. Before applying liner, determine your eye shape. If eyes are close-set or round, line only the outer corners. Otherwise, rim the entire upper lid.4. Soften a pencil tip by rolling it between your fingers.5. Gently pull your eyelid taut at an upward angle. Beginning at the inner corner, draw small, connected dashes along the top lashes. Be sure to stay close to the roots so there is no skin visible between the lashes and the liner. To make eyes look bigger, extend

the liner slightly beyond the outer 6. Brush a coordinating corners. powder shadow on top of the liner to keep it from rubbing off.7. Soften the line with a sponge tip or cotton swab by rubbing it slightly up and out at the corners. 8. Use a cotton swab to fix mistakes. For larger messes, dip it in makeup remover. Lash Curler: Want amazing lash lift? Use an eyelash curler before applying mascara.FIRST Gently place curler at the base of upper lashes, so lashes fit in between the curler pads.THEN Press pads together firmly, count to five, and release. Repeat these steps on the other eye (but not your lower lashes).NEVER curl your eyelashes after youve applied mascara. Your lashes can stick to the curler pad and get pulled out. Ouch! Mascara: Never, ever pump the wand this adds air to the container, which will only make your mascara dry out faster.Use less mascara on lower lashes than on top lashes. Or skip the mascara on lower lashes for

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June 2013 Free Ongoing Events

FARMERS MARKET: 11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club


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

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



Great Outdoors Month Potty Training Awareness Month National Adopt-A-Cat Month National Drive Safe Month National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month National Rose Month National Tennis Month International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

June is:

Birthstone: Pearl

8:30-11am AG Spencers Market 12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr 3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens 5:00-8:00pm Pismo, Main St & Dolliver LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 AT, 10:30 AG, 11:00 NI


9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart 2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall 4:00-8:00pm Avila Beach Promenade

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

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



Flower: Rose

stand for children day


11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club


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

egg day 1st US Spacewalk (by Ed White in 1965)

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


8:30-11am AG Spencers Market 12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr 3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens 5:00-8:00pm Pismo, Main St & Dolliver 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




9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart 2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall 4:00-8:00pm Avila Beach Promenade


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

Cheese day aesops birthday (Born in 620 BC)

D-day national Yo-yo day

frank lloyd wrights birthday (Architect born in 1867) world oceans day national chocolate ice cream day

richard scarrys birthday (Born in 1919) world environment day


11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club


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

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


8:30-11am AG Spencers Market 12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr 3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens 5:00-8:00pm Pismo, Main St & Dolliver 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



9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart 2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall 4:00-8:00pm Avila Beach Promenade


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

iceD tea day race unity day Anne Franks birthday (Born in 1929) magic day

weed your garden day

fly a kite Day flag day caldecott medal 1st awarded (in 1937) world juggling day
power of a smile day


11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club


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

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


8:30-11am AG Spencers Market 12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr 3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens 5:00-8:00pm Pismo, Main St & Dolliver 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



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


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

fathers day

international picnic day

eat your vegetables Day

juneteenth (End of slavery in 1865)

bald eagle day


11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club



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

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


U.F.O. day

8:30-11am AG Spencers Market 12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr 3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens 5:00-8:00pm Pismo, Main St & Dolliver 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



9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart 2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall 4:00-8:00pm Avila Beach Promenade


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


11:30-2:30pm Nipomo: Monarch Club

bicycle patented (in 1819) Eric Carles birthday toothbrush invented (in 1498)

helen kellers birthday (Born in 1880)

meteor day

paul bunyan day

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Family Events
THU MAY 2-SUN JUN 16 (times vary): AN EVENING OF COMEDY AND MUSIC at The Great American Melodrama, 1863 Front St, Oceano. Join the Melodrama for a night of lighthearted entertainment as they present two hilarious one act plays followed by a vaudeville revue guaranteed to liven your step and tickle your funny bone. Cost: $18-22. Contact: or 489-2499. FRI MAY 24-SUN JUN 23 (times vary): THE SOUND OF MUSIC at the San Luis Obispo Little Theatre, 888 Morro St, SLO. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as a governess for seven children of a widowed naval officer, Captain von Trapp. Cost: $15-28. Contact: or 786-2440. THU MAY 30-SUN JUN 2 (times vary): SANTA MARIA ELKS RODEO AND PARADE at the Elks UNOCAL Event Center, 4040 South Hwy 101, Santa Maria. A weekend of romping around! The 2013 Elks event kicks off with the Minetti Mini Rodeo, followed by ABBI/ PBR Dave Osburn Memorial Bull Riding. Other events throughout the weekend include the Vino and Vittles wine tasting tent, Fly Cowboys BMX show, Mutton Bustin, and more. Cost: $15. Contact: or 925-4125. THU MAY 30-SUN JUN 2 (times vary): 4TH ANNUAL WINE, WAVES, AND BEYOND. This classic 4-day surf and wine event celebrates the best of San Luis Obispo County. These events take place at numerous scenic venues throughout San Luis Obispo County and include a Barrel to Barrel wine, beer, and food tasting event, a longboard surf contest and much more. All proceeds support the Association of Amputee Surfers (AmpSurf). Cost: varies. Contact: or 556-3306. FRI MAY 31-SUN JUN 30 (times vary): AUDIENCE WITH MURDER at the Pewter Plough Playhouse, 824 Main St, Cambria. A play by Roger Leach and Colin Wakefield. Runs May 31 June 30. A fast-paced comedy thriller, taut, and exquisitely plotted, full of unexpected twists and turns, that is audience-grabbing and with a whammy surprise ending. Cost: $15-25. Contact: or 9273877. SAT JUN 1 1:00-3:00 pm: Kids Science Day at San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, Hwy 1, SLO. Enjoy an afternoon of exploration with the Cal Poly Chemistry Fraternity. Cost: $5 per family. Contact: or 541-1400. SAT JUN 1 8:00 pm: CAL POLY SYMPHONY PRESENTS MUSIC AND WORD at Harman Hall at Cal Poly, 1 Grand Ave, SLO. With guest actor Josh Machamer. Cost: $9-14. Contact: or 756-4849. SAT JUN 1: START UP OF SIGN-UPS FOR THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM at the Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades, Los Osos. 11:00 am concert featuring Ivan Ulz. At 1:00 pm, the Ichimi Daiko Taiko drummers perform. Sponsored by the Friends of the Los Osos Library. Cost: free. Contact: 528-1862. SAT JUN 1-SUN JUN 2 11:00 am-7:00 pm: SAN LUIS OBISPO GREEK FESTIVAL at Mission Plaza, SLO. This is a fundraiser for St. Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox Church. There will be food, beer, local wines, Greek music, dance, raffle prizes, a costume fashion show, community booth, and shopping. Cost: free. Contact: or 227-4474. SAT JUN 1-SAT JUN 29: ECOSLO HIKEA-THON in SLO County. The ECOSLO Hike-A-Thon, an outdoor activity for all ages, encourages hiking, running, mountain biking, or horseback riding on trails throughout the entire month of June. The month long activities will culminate with an After Party on June 29 at El Chorro Regional Park. Co-sponsors include SLO County Parks and the City of San Luis Obispo. Register by picking up a packet at the ECOSLO office at 75 Higuera St. Suite 100, San Luis Obispo or register online at Cost:

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$10. Contact: or 544-177. SUN JUN 2 11:30 am-3:30 pm: AFTERNOON OF EPICUREAN DELIGHTS at the Chapman Estate, 2100 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach. Features food, wine, and beer from over 50 vendors in benefit of the work of the health prevention division. Cost: $100. Contact: 549-7603. SUN JUN 2 2:00-6:00 pm: TAKE IT SLO at Room 218, Davidson Music Center, Cal Poly, SLO. Cal Polys a cappella ensemble performing a Spring Concert. Cost: $57. Contact: or 756-2406. FRI JUN 7-SAT JUN 8 8:00 am-5:00 pm: GRANDMOTHERS CLUB 31st annual Rummage and Bake Sale at the Grandmothers Clubhouse, 1241 Farroll Ave, Arroyo Grande. Sandwiches and soup will be available. Contact: 704-3261. SAT JUN 8 1:00-3:00 pm: BASICS OF BEEKEEPING at the SLO Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd, SLO. Jeremy Rose, owner of The California Bee Company, teaches how to construct and manage bees naturally. Cost: $5-10. Contact: or 5411400. SAT JUN 8 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm: TRAVELTIME USA at The Clark Center, 487 Fair Oaks Ave, Arroyo Grande. Presented by Gold Coast Barbershop Chorus. Cost: varies. Contact: or 4899444. SAT JUN 8-SAT JUL 27 2:00 pm: SATURDAY AFTERNOON MOVIES FOR

CHILDREN at the Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades, Los Osos. A summer series at the Los Osos Library every Saturday. Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Los Osos Library. Cost: free. Contact: 528-1862. FRI JUN 14 6:00-8:30 pm: THE LOST CITY OF DEMILLE ARTIFACT UNVEILING at The Dunes Center, 1065 Guadalupe St, Guadalupe. Featuring real archeaological remains of the set from the film Ten Commandments. Cost: $5. Contact: or 343-2455. FRI JUN 14-SUN JUN 16 10:00 am-5:00 pm: PISMO BEACH CLASSIC CAR SHOW at Downtown Pismo Beach. One of the largest and finest classic car and street rod shows. Over 850 classic cars and street rods participate. Fun for the entire family. Cost: free. Contact: 450-7469. SAT JUN 15: SIGN-UPS START FOR LOS OSOS CHILDRENS CRAFT FAIRE at the Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades, Los Osos. Children aged 13 and younger are welcome to bring their handcrafted items priced $4 or less to the best childrens craft faire on the Central Coast on SAT AUG 17. Applications are mandatory and are available at the Los Osos Library. Everybody is invited to this fun-filled day for both buyers and sellers. Cost: free. Contact: 528-1862. SAT JUN 15 & SUN JUN 16 (times vary): FIREBIRD, CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS AND LE CORSAIRE (THE PIRATE) at Clark Center, 487 Fair Oaks Ave, Arroyo Grande. Everybody Can Dance brings a

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Childrens Activities Summer Calendar

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June 24-28 6:30 PM-8:30 pM Vacation Bible School Age 4 - Grade 6 At the Church - No Cost July 8-12 Monday-Friday (overnight) Summer Camp at quaker Meadow, porterville Grades 3-6 Cost: $260 July 22-26 9:00 aM-12:00 noon Archery Camp Grades 1-6 At the Church - Reg: $5 July 29-August 2 9:00 aM-12:00 noon Sports Camp, Baywood School Age 4 - Grade 6 - Reg: $5 August 12-16 9:00 aM-3:00 pM Camp H2O, various locations Grades 1-6 Ravine Water Park $15, Avila Pool $8, Avila Beach $3 Sinsheimer Pool $3, Mustang Slides $18

Family Events
SHOWTIME! at The Clark Center, 487 Fair Oaks Ave, Arroyo Grande. Presented by Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet. Cost: varies. Contact: or 4899444. WED JUN 26 5:00 pm: DUCT TAPE CRAFTS at the Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades, Los Osos. For teens, tweens and in betweens. Well bring the tape, you bring the imagination. Ages 11 and up. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. Cost: free. Contact: 528-1862. TUE JUL 4 7:00 am: FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION at Atascadero Lake Park, 9305 Pismo Ave, Atascadero. There will be bike rides, races, horseshoe-pitching contest, an antique carousel, food, activities for kids, and live music. And enjoy the Charles Paddock Zoo, free of charge! There will also be a free movie for kids at Galaxy Theatre in the afternoon. Cost: free. Contact: atascaderochamber. org/events. TUE JUL 4 7:00 am-10:00 pm: VIP FOURTH OF JULY PARTY IN PISMO BEACH at the SeaCrest Hotel, 2241 Price St, Pismo Beach. Enjoy dinner, drinks, and a DJ on the rooftop terrace as you watch the annual fireworks show set off from the Pismo pier. Cost: $50. Contact: or 773-4608. TUE JUL 4 9:00 am-1:00 pm: FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION at Santa Margarita Park, 9509 California 58, Santa Margarita. Community members are encouraged to decorate bikes and wagons in red, white, and blue and join the parade down H street. After the parade, there will be live music, games, contests, art, craft faire, and more. Cost: free. Contact: 438-5011. TUE JUL 4 10:00 am-9:30 pm: PISMO BEACH FIREWORKS SHOW at the Pismo Pier, Pismo Beach. Celebrate our nations independence on July 4 with music, food, and a grand fireworks display from our famous 1,200 foot Pismo Pier. Cost: free. Contact: 443-7778. TUE JUL 4 10:00 am-10:00 pm: CAMBRIA PICNIC IN THE PARK AND FIREWORKS DISPLAY at Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd, Cambria. This annual celebration includes fun family events, music, and barbecue all day long. A spectacular fireworks display begins at dusk and will light up the sky for miles along the coast. Cost: free. TUE JUL 4 11:00 am-3:00 pm: OLD FASHIONED FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION IN SLO at Mitchell Park, 1400 Osos St, SLO. The family festivities include free carnival games, sweet treats, and a fundraiser barbecue in support of Rotary charities. Music plays at the bandstand throughout the day. Cost: free. Contact: parksandrecreation or 781-7300. TUE JUL 4 12:00-10:00 pm: MORRO BAY FOURTH OF JULY at Tidelands Park,

July 4th Public Fireworks

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Pismo Beach: at the pier - FREE Morro Bay: Tidelands Park - FREE Cayucos at the pier - FREE Cambria - Shamel Park - FREE Santa Maria Fairgrounds - FREE Meridian Winery Vineyards Entrance fee: Adults: $25, 3-17 yrs: $20, under 3 yrs: free

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world of fantasy for children and adults with dance, poetry, music and theater. Cost: $10-17. Contact: or 489-9444. SUN JUN 16 10:00 am-6:00 pm: GUELAGUETZA FESTIVAL at the Santa Maria Fairpark, 937 S Thornburg, Santa Maria. Celebrate the indigenous culture of Oaxaca, Mexico with music, dance, food, regala, and art. Contact: 458-4247. TUE JUN 18 & SAT JUL 25 5:45 pm: FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT at the Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades, Los Osos. Join neighbors and friends and watch a free flick on a big screen. Refreshments provided by Friends of the Los Osos Library. Cost: free. Contact: 528-1862. THU JUN 20-SAT SEP 21 (times vary): HOW THE WEST WAS REALLY WON at The Great American Melodrama, 1863 Front St, Oceano. There are many stories of how the West was won with legendary characters, brave battles and forgotten heroes. Take a look at how the West might have... uh, could have... well, maybe even should have been won... but probably wasnt. Guns will be blazin and laughs will be snortin as you come hear our tales... maybe slightly tall tales... of the West. Cost: $18-22. Contact: or 489-2499. FRI JUN 21 8:00 pm: TRIBUTE TO ROY ORBISON BY WILEY RAY AND THE BIG OL BAND at The Clark Center, 487 Fair Oaks Ave, Arroyo Grande. Presented by Music of the Central Coast. Cost: varies. Contact: or 489-9444. FRI JUN 21-SAT JUN 29 8:00 pm: EVENING FIRESIDE PROGRAMS at Cachuma Lake Nature Center, Highway 154, Santa Ynez Valley. Features a movie night on June 21, campfire songs and sing-alongs on June 22, and evening nature program on June 28, and a star party on June 29. Cost: free. Contact: or 729-2246. SAT JUN 22 10:00 am-3:00 pm: GOLF BALL DROP at Sea Pines Golf Resort, 1945 Solano St, Los Osos. You are invited to sponsor this years inaugural Golf Ball Drop, enter a chance to win $1000, and support the Chamber of Commerce. Funds raised are aimed at providing quality services to residents and businesses of Los Osos and Baywood Park, and contributing to the vitality of our local community. Cost: $10. Contact: or 528-4884. SAT JUN 22 5:30 pm: COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN CARING at the Santa Maria Country Club, 505 W Waller Lane Santa Maria. An annual fundraiser, dinner, and auction. Cost: $100. Contact: or 925-8000. SAT JUN 22 12:00 am-6:00 pm: OLALILLIEBERRY FESTIVAL at 4022 Burton Dr, Cambria. Enjoy live music, shop event merchandise and crafts, and taste Olallieberry pies, jams, and wines. Cambria Alehouse will also serve brews in the beer garden. Contact: or 9275125. SAT JUN 22-SUN JUN 23 (times vary):

El Morro Church of the Nazarene

South End of Embarcadero, Morro Bay. Enjoy a day of family activities. There will be live music, food, vendors, kids games, and more. Dont miss the fireworks! Cost: free. Contact: or 772-4467. TUE JUL 4 1:00-3:00 pm: FOURTH OF JULY IN THE VILLAGE at Arroyo Grande Village, Short St, Arroyo Grande. Enjoy music in the bandstand and a good oldfashioned family celebration. Cost: free. Contact: 473-2250. TUE JUL 4 4:00-10:00 pm: PASOBLAST! A FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION at Barney Schwartz Park, 2970 Union Rd, Paso Robles. Celebrate our nations birthday with a patriotic event for the both community and visitors. This will be a fun family event for all to enjoy. No pets and no alcoholic beverages. Cost: free. Contact: or 226-9262. TUE JUL 4 5:30-10:00 pm: SAND SCULPTURE CONTEST AND FIREWORKS in Downtown Cayucos, near the Cayucos Pier. Join a Sand Sculpture Contest created by kids, novices, and professionals. There will be a parade through downtown, and fireworks at dusk. Cost: free. Contact: or 995-1200. TUE JUL 4 9:00 pm: SANTA MARIA FIREWORKS DISPLAY at the Santa Maria Fairpark, 937 S Thornburg, Santa Maria. The annual July 4 Fireworks display starts at dark. Cost: free. Contact: FRI JUL 5-SUN JUL 7 (times vary): MARK TWAIN: AT HIS WITS END! at the Pewter Plough Playhouse, 824 Main St, Cambria. Tony Miratti returns in a special engagement with his superb portrayal of that wonderfully witty and legendary American, in an uncanny recreation of Twain sharing dramatic tales from his extraordinary life. Cost: $15. Contact: or 9273877.

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Local Resources
Every THU-FRI 12:00-5:00 pm & SAT 11:00 am5:00 pm: Exploration Stations Interactive Science Center welcomes families at 867 Ramona Ave, Grover Beach. Cost: $2 kids, $3 adults. Contact: 473-1421 or http:// 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. This free group is for anyone suffering from the loss of a loved one who is in need of support. Contact: 540-6020. 2nd SAT of every month FEB-NOV at 9:00 am: The City Of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department offers free docent-led nature walks in Los Flores Ranch, 6271 Dominion Rd, Santa Maria. Contact: 925-0951 x 263. Volunteer as a Good Neighbor! Make a difference in the life of an older or disabled adult. Once trained, volunteers choose services to contribute and schedule hours at their convenience. Training is scheduled 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 2nd MON every month 6:30-8:00 pm: Caregiver Support Group at Cayucos Community Church, Ocean Ave & S 3rd St. Free support group for caregivers and family members dealing with long-term illness, memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimers. Contact: 458-7484. 1st SAT every month 9:00 am-12:00 pm: Elfin Forest Work Parties. Dress for wind, fog, or sun (layers work well) in long pants, longsleeved shirts, and sturdy shoes. Meet at the north end of 15th St in Los Osos. Contact: 528-0392 or 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 the Braille Institute, such as managing the home, traveling, and use of 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 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 with staff trained to screen, assess, and provide intervention. Appt preferred. Contact: 4894026. 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 people 50 and older including blood pressure, pulse, weight, total cholesterol, screening for anemia, diabetes and fecal blood, nutritional counseling, and 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: 544-2266 or 1st THU every month at 6:15 pm: Commission on the Status of Women meets at Coast National Bank, 500 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo.

Arroyo Grande Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Seeking... Sharing... Serving

Worship Service Times

800 549-4499

Saturday: 9:30 & 10:45 am 240 Vernon St, Arroyo Grande

SLO Hotline
Suicide Prevention, Mental Health and Emotional Support
Free & Confidential 24 Hours of Every Day
The Commission is an official advisory group to the SLO County Board of Supervisors to identify issues of concern to women that are not the focus of other advocacy or advisory organizations. Contact: 788-3406. Every TUE at 7:00 pm: Al-Anon Family Support Group at Luis OASIS Senior Center, 420 Soares Ave, Orcutt. Contact: 937-9750. 3rd WED every month at 7:00 pm: How to Survive Divorce seminar at the San Luis Obispo Womens Community Center, 1124 Nipomo St, #D in SLO. Practical tips, pointers, and suggestions for handling family law issues. $10.00 donation requested for handout materials and book. Contact: 5449313 to register. 4th TUE every month at 5:30 pm: Legal Clinic for Self-Represented Litigants at the San Luis Obispo County Courthouse Law Library, 1050 Monterey St in SLO, #125. SLO County Bar Assn Family Law Section & Womens Community Center provide one-on-one legal advice for persons filing divorces w/o an attorney, and a document preparer to assist in completing court-required forms.

(805) 489-6622

Min. $40.00 donation. Limit: 12 participants. Contact: 544-9313. Sexual Assault Recovery and Prevention (SARP) Center of San Luis Obispo County offers: Weekly Drop-In Support Group for Sexual Assault Survivors; 24 Hour Crisis Line; Advocacy and Accompaniment; Peer Counseling; Individual Clinical Counseling; Prevention and Education Programs; and Womens Empowerment and Self Defense Workshops. Contact: 545-8888 or www. 1st THU every month at 6:15 pm: Commission on the Status of Women meets at Coast National Bank, 500 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo. The Commission is an official advisory group to the SLO County Board of Supervisors to identify issues of concern to women that are not currently the focus of other advocacy or advisory organizations. Contact: 788-3406. Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens offers many free services: Senior Connection - connecting callers with local resources; HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) one on one assistance for Medicare beneficiaries, advise and referrals for long term care options, and help with billing / appeals; Vial of Life magnetized containers with medical information; a Senior Resource Directory for SLO or SB counties, and much more. Contact: 925-9554 or www. San Luis Obispo Senior Center offers health screening, legal services, meals, exercise, bridge, bingo, and more at 1445 Santa Rosa St. Contact: 781-7306. San Luis Obispo ALPHA (Alpha Pregnancy Counseling & Support) provides free pregnancy support, newborn assistance & education in SLO, Arroyo Grande, and Atascadero. Pregnancy Testing; Options Counseling; Follow-Up Counseling; Support & Referrals re: Post-Partum Depression; Medical Care & Insurance; Agency Referrals; Rental Deposit Assistance; Maternity & Baby Clothes; Infant Supplies & Equipment; Workshops; Support Groups; and Speakers Bureau. Contact: 541.3367 or www.sloalpha. org.

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Central Coast Astronomical Society plans a Dark Sky Star Party every month at Santa Margarita Lake KOA Campground at sunset. CCAS also sponsors special guest speakers and programs periodically. Event details and schedules, weather updates, and local resources can all be found at: www. Contact: Aurora Lipper at aurora@centralcoastastronomy. org.

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Summer Camps, Intensives & Classes Dance Music Theater Voice Fitness
Beauty and the Beast Camp
July 8-26 10am-1pm $290 Ages 8 - 17

Now enrolling for Summer Play Groups Tuesdays & Thursdays July 2 - August 1
Im a Big Kid Now: This group helps children ages 3-5 years develop language, motor skills & social abilities needed to benefit from a structured learning experience in preschool & kindergarten. Co-led by a Speech & Language Pathologist & Occupational Therapist. How Does Your Engine Run?: This group helps kids develop selfregulation & behavior control through a non-medication approach & sensory integration therapy. Picky Eaters: Children learn about healthy eating through fun cooking crafts & nutrition education. Super Flex Social Thinking: Have kids follow in the foot-steps of Super Flex, a super hero who has mastered social skills & understands non-verbal communication. Happy Handwriting: This group helps kids improve & enjoy printing & cursive handwriting. Parent Support Group: Learn the 1-2-3 Magic approach to child behavior management, and receive valuable support for parents of children with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and behavioral difficulties. Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm.

Summer Session Classes

Story Time Theater Camp

July 8-12 10am-12pm $100 Ages 5-7 July 22-26 10am-1pm $125 Ages 11+

Choreography Lab Camp Vocal Jamm, Pop! Camp

July 29-Aug 2 9:30am-11am $100 Ages 12-18

(once/week, 1 hr, 6 weeks, $60) Learn The Beatles on Guitar! M, 2:45 Dance Jams T, 2:45 Act It Out T, 2:45 Intro to Happy Feet W, 2:45 Lyrical Fusion TH, 2:45 Performance Troupe Prep F, 2:45 Conditioning for Dancers F, 5:45 A Taste of Tap (21+, $75) F, 5:45 Ask about our Childrens On Tour Program!

Broadway Tap Intensive

July 29-Aug 2 11:30am-2:30pm $125 Ages 11+

Ballet Intensive

Aug 5-9 8am-11:30am (advanced, 13+) $150 Aug 5-9 12pm-2:30pm (intermediate, 10+) $125

Jazz Funk & Hip Hop Camp

All camps / intensives include a showcase of learned material on the final day!

We host Birthday Parties!

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Most Insurance Plans Accepted

Aug 12-16 11am-2pm (2 levels) $125 Ages 8+(beg./interm.) 12+(interm./adv.)

Stephanie M. Foster PhD, OTR/L

(805) 264-1553 www.kidswor

Spaces are limited and filling up - register today! For camp descriptions and registration call or visit us online. 1030 Huston St. Ste. C, Grover Beach | 489-5678


Super FUNdamentals (Boys and Girls, Ages 6-14) 9:00 am to noon Cost: $125 Little Skillsbuilders (Boys and Girls, Ages 4-6) 9:30 to 11:00 am Cost: $75
Week Week Week Week Week Week Week Week Week 1A 1B 2A 2B 3 4A 4B 5 6 June 17th-21st Arroyo Grande (Soto Sports Complex) June 17th-21st Morro Bay (Morro Bay Elementary) June 24th-28th San Luis Obispo (Taylor Field) June 24th-28th Templeton (Evers Field) July 22nd- 26th Atascadero (Paloma Creek Park) July 29th-Aug 2nd Orcutt (Orcutt Junior High July 29th-Aug 2nd Paso Robles (Barney Schwartz Fields) Aug 5th-9th Arroyo Grande (Soto Sports Complex) Aug 12th-16th San Luis Obispo (Hawthorne Elementary) Catalyst Soccer is taught by current college coaches and players with a FC Barcelona-inspired curriculum to increase skill levels and tactical understanding. Influenced by the top youth development models in the world, Boys and Girls will love the FUN and LEARNING of Catalyst Soccer!

SPACE IS LIMITED - Register Today!

Register at CATALYSTSOCCER.COM or call 805 541-3031

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Camp Melodrama 2013 July 22 - August 12 Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Showcase Performances on August 11 & 12

Cost: $450

To download a registration form, go to: For more information, call:


The Great American Melodrama in Oceano . 3 Miles South of Pismo Beach

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