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Central Coast November 2017

Family

Inside
Child Development ...... 2

Library Voice ....................... 4

Wellness .................................. 6

Fun & Games ...................... 8

Local History ....................... 12

Wordmonger ...................... 14

Calendar .................................. 17

Family Events ..................... 18

Local Resources .............. 20

Pumpkin Patches ............... 22

Language Development / Library Programs / Prematurity / Harvest Family Fun

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Child Development
be successful. Help build a solid
foundation for learning, reading
and writing for your children in
primary grades.

Children need to be able to use
their language skills to do more
than just answer questions or
repeat information. They need
to use language to describe,
explain, retell, predict, problem
solve, interpret and plan. How

Boost your child’s
can you find the time to boost
your child’s language skills? It’s

language skills
very simple!

The following household activity you can hear. During car rides
suggestions take advantage of have your child locate or make
Celebrate National Family when their parents are involved things you do everyday. Do you a list of different noises, moving
Literacy Month in November. in helping them learn to read. speak another language? These things, or rectangular things she
Actually, by reading every day Statistics have demonstrated activities can be done in any sees along the way. Give each
with your child, you already do! that literate adults with a higher language and you are encouraged child in the car a different job.
Study after study shows that level of education tend to become to use your strongest language. Use informational books and
family, home, and community more productive citizens with You play an important role when children’s magazines. Learn all
are the true drivers of a child’s enhanced social and economic you spend time talking with your about airplanes, outer space,
education. Children’s reading capacity in society. Their children. animals, or opposites.
scores improve dramatically children are also more likely to
introduce new words Get organized -
Give your child a job!
Cover Photo: The Taste of Autumn
© Mary Kelting Photography
When you are making supper, ask
your child to get you the spatula Ask your child to fold laundry.
out of the utensil drawer. During This can teach matching and
bath time, remind your child to organizing skills. Give your child
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Associate EDITOR occupied? Have your child draw
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Have him draw in and label all of
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Use descriptive words
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS and phrases to expand
Jennifer Best, John J. Cannell, Guy Crabb, Kerrin Edmonds, language skills
Stanley W. Horspool, Karyn Lutes, Rebecca Juretic, CS Perryess
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Cooking and baking together
copies throughout San Luis Obispo County and North Santa Barbara County.
are great ways to learn names
Visit our website: www.centralcoastfamily.com for ingredients as well as action
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Child Development
bedroom and her toys. Let her read interesting books that your
decide how to sort things into child can understand, including
groups. those about similar families

Make a grocery list together.
and cultures, reading becomes
meaningful and engaging. Talking
The Village Salon
Happy November
Decide what fruits and vegetables with your child about books and
to buy. Talk about how the sharing your own stories can
grocery store is organized. Let
your child help unpack your
foster imagination and open the
door to new worlds. and Movember!
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groceries.
For more information about
Almost any family activity can how parents and other family their haircuts until
become an opportunity for members can become involved
education, developing new skills, in the education of children, visit Thanksgiving!
and building on what children the following websites:
learn outside the home and in
school. Make learning a feature The California Department of Call Toni & Toni: (805) 489-5100
of everything you do together as Education Parents / Family and
a family. Community webpage: www.cde. 115 East Branch Street in Arroyo Grande
ca.gov/ls/pf.
Research tells us that young
children who participate in National Center for Family
conversations, are read to Literacy activity guide: www.
regularly, have books in their f a m l i t . o r g / f r e e - r e s o u r c e s / Graduate School of Education, ehow.com/info_7943091_four-
home, and develop print activities. University of California, Santa family-literacy-activities.html.
awareness have a head start on Barbara: education.ucsb.edu/
reading and literacy skills when The Family Literacy Project of the grc/familyliteracy.html. Literacy CyberSpace Interactive
they enter school. When you Gevirtz Research Center at the Activities: literacy.nwfsc.edu/
San Luis Coastal Unified School famlit/parents/ILA/literacy.
District Parent Participation html.
Resources: http://ppp.slcusd.
org/Resources.html. Adapt family literacy classroom
activities for the home: www.
Fun and Easy Family Literacy readwritethink.org/classroom-
Activities at eHow.com: www. resources.

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Library Voice
Check It Out:
November Happenings
by Rebecca Juretic

With shorter days and cooler turn off the narration and practice
weather, families will spend more reading to themselves. There are
time together indoors. Did you even educational science videos.
know that the library website Teachers can create book lists for if registration is required. THU NOV 16, 5:30 pm, Atascadero
slolibrary.org has a wealth of students. Tumblebooks is free for Café Musique Concert, all ages
free entertainment options? all patrons. All you need is a library Here are some family-friendly
You can download a book, card, which you can sign up for at events planned in November: THU NOV 16, 3:30 pm, Oceano
audiobook, magazine, movie or slolibrary.org.    Family Concert with Marylee
music. ​One great free feature is All month, Creston, Simmler and Sunseri, all ages
Tumblebooks, available on the Fall – and the holiday season – is a Shandon Libraries – Take and
library website, and as an app for busy time at County Libraries. Be Make Crafts, all ages FRI NOV 17, 3:00 pm, Los Osos
Android or iOS devices. Families sure to check the event calendar International Games Day, all ages
can access hundreds of online at slolibrary.org, and follow the SAT NOV 4, 4:30 – 6:00 pm, Santa
books in English, Spanish, and library Facebook page to stay Margarita – Young People’s SAT NOV 18, 3:00 pm, Morro Bay
French. The stories are animated, updated on the free activities. Reading Round Table, ages 12 – 16 International Games Day, all ages
and children learning to read can You can register instantly online,
SAT NOV 4, 2:00 pm, Arroyo SAT November 18, Time TBD,
Grande – Traveling Lantern Morro Bay – WHAR Wolf Rescue
Theatre Company Presents Sword Program, all ages
in the Stone, all ages
SAT NOV 18, 10:00 am, Los Osos
SAT NOV 4, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, 12 x 12 @ LOL, teens
Make a Difference! San Luis Obispo – International
Games Day, all ages SAT NOV 18, 11:30 am – 3:00
(805) 781-3226 pm, Santa Margarita – Native
SAT NOV 4, 2:00 pm, Nipomo American Crafts, school age
www.slobigs.org Painting with Kiana Shelton,
Registration required, ages 10 – 18 SAT NOV 18, 2:00 pm, Nipomo –
Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet’s
SAT NOV 4, 12:30 pm, San Luis Babes in Toyland, all ages
Obispo – Samala Chumash Dance,
all ages SAT NOV 18, 11:00 am, Arroyo
Grande – Coastal Chamber Youth
NOV 7 – 11, Morro Bay and Los Ballet’s Babes in Toyland, all ages
Osos – Write a Letter to a Hero, all
ages SAT NOV 18, 2:00 pm, Arroyo
Grande – Cork Wreaths, Ages 15
WED NOV 8, 2:00 pm, Cayucos and up, registration required
Family Movie WEDs, all ages
WED NOV 29, 4:00 pm San Miguel
WED NOV 8, 4:30 pm, Shell  Beach Cuesta Voce Concert, all ages
Origami Workshop with Junko
Semitsu, Registration required, WED NOV 29, 3:30 pm, Atascadero
ages 10 and up Manga for Teens with Irene Flores,
Registration required, ages 10 – 17
WED NOV 15, 3:30 pm, Atascadero
Paper Crafting with Beryl WED NOV 29, 4:30 pm, Shell
Reichenberg. Registration Beach – Central Coast Children’s
required, ages 4 – 12 Choir Concert, all ages

WED NOV 15, 3:30 pm, San Luis Rebecca Juretic is a freelance writer and Public
Obispo – Children’s Holiday Card Relations Consultant for the San Luis Obispo
County Libraries. Rebecca can be reached at:
Craft, recommended ages 3 - 12 juretic@sbcglobal.net.

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Wellness
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percentage of all births, these very in its own time.
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proportion of infant deaths. More Although most babies born just a
infants die from preterm-related few weeks early do well and have for expressing gratitude
thank you, kind readers
problems than from any other single no health issues, some do have
cause. Some premature babies more health problems than full
require special care and spend term babies. For example, a baby
weeks or months hospitalized in a born at 35 weeks is more likely to
neonatal intensive care unit. Those have jaundice, breathing problems,
who survive may face lifelong and a longer hospital stay. preterm birth, and breastfeeding for most women is a full term,
problems such as: intellectual (breast milk is the best food for healthy baby. More research still
disabilities; cerebral palsy; breathing What Can I Do? There are things babies, whether they are born early is needed to understand the risk
that women can do to improve or at term). factors for premature birth, such
and respiratory problems; visual
their health, lower the risk of having as how family history, genetics,
problems (including retinopathy
a premature baby, and help their Warning Signs of Preterm Labor - In infections, race and ethnicity,
of prematurity); hearing loss, and
baby stay healthy. These include: most cases, preterm labor begins nutrition, and environment may
digestive problems.
unexpectedly and with no known work together to put some women
Risk Factors - Even if a woman Avoid smoking, alcohol, and drugs. cause. It’s important to seek care at greater risk for a premature
does everything “right” during if you think you might be having delivery.
pregnancy, she still can have a See your health care provider for a preterm labor, because your doctor
medical checkup before pregnancy. may be able to help. For more Information on premature
premature baby. There are some
Get prenatal care as soon as you birth, go to:
known risk factors for premature
birth. For example, one risk factor think you may be pregnant, and The warning signs are: contractions
is having a previous preterm birth. throughout your pregnancy. Talk (the abdomen tightens like a fist) www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/
Additionally, although most black to your health care provider about: every 10 minutes or more often; maternalinfanthealth/Preterm
women give birth at term, on how to control diseases such as change in vaginal discharge (leaking Birth.htm
average, black women are about high blood pressure or diabetes; a fluid or bleeding from the vagina);
50% more likely to have a premature healthy diet and prenatal vitamins pelvic pressure—the feeling that www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/
baby compared to white women. (taking 400 micrograms of folic the baby is pushing down; low, dull Preterm_Labor_and_Birth.cfm
The reasons for the difference are acid daily before and during early backache; cramps that feel like a
www.marchofdimes.com/
an area of intense research. pregnancy); concerns about menstrual period, and abdominal
prematurity
pregnancy and warning signs or cramps with or without diarrhea.
The other known risk factors are: symptoms of preterm labor; use
carrying more than one baby (twins, of 17 alpha hydroxyprogesterone Birth is a complex and wonderful Excerpted with permission. © Centers for
triplets, or more); problems with caproate if you had a previous process. Fortunately, the outcome Disease Control and Prevention.

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Fun & Games Jack’s Jokes
What’s the best thing to put into pumpkin pie? Your teeth!
What does a space turkey say? Hubble, Hubble, Hubble!
Which side of a turkey has the most feathers? The outside!

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

Atascadero Printery Buy your copy of Monterey/Marsh Sts
100 Year Book. Remember the past, as
the future is right around the corner.
by Guy Crabb
Enjoy Your Memories!
I enjoy writing articles of mystery, bought the building and turned
featuring adventure and exciting it into a college.  In the 1950s, it Get an autographed copy at:
discoveries.  I want to tell you was bought by the Masons and w w w. s l o 1 0 0 ye a r s . co m
about the most interesting turned into a Masonic Temple.  As
Also available at Barnes and Noble, Crushed Grape, Antiques of Monterey,
building in Atascadero.  This the years went by, the local
History Center, Apple Farm, and Boo Boo Records. GUY CRABB PUBLISHING
edifice is full of intrigue.   It is school district and the Sheriff
called the Printery Building and department used the building as
from the outside it can look a well as some other businesses.  
little spooky at night.  It even As I stepped into the building, floor.  Some rooms were used for
looks a little spooky during the In 2003, there was a terrible I could see all of the writing on college classes and later as offices.
day.  I was recently given a tour earthquake and the building was the walls from the vandalism that There were also huge empty
of the old Printery by a volunteer boarded up until very recently.  A has been occurring the last few rooms that must have held giant
named Jim Dewing, who is one group of people came together to years.  It is hard to believe that printing presses on both floors.
of the many people getting this organize the Atascadero Printery people would break into one of
building back on its feet.  If the Foundation and purchased the most historic buildings in town It’s cool that the Printery was
people of Atascadero want to the Printery building with the and cause damage like graffiti, built over 100 years ago and is still
continue to build the community, intention to rescue it.  Today, the kicking holes in the walls, and standing.  It’ll be standing strong
this building will shine as a jewel building has an iron fence around breaking windows.  Jim started once earthquake retrofitting can
in the downtown historical area. it because people have broken the tour on the main floor.   He be done.  The building was built
in and caused a lot of damage.  I told me the story of the Printery during the period of World War
The Printery was the first major paid a visit to the Printery recently and the different phases the I (1914 -1918).  It only took one
building built in the new town in response to a shout out to building has gone through.  There year to complete the building
of Atascadero back in 1914.  E. G. the community to help clean were many surprises for me.  For of the Printery, 1914-1915, at a
Lewis, considered the founder up the inside and the outside.  I example, would you believe there cost of $34,000.  In 1915, the
of Atascadero, had it built so he parked in front on Olmeda Street is a swimming pool inside?  The builder put a large stone sign
could print a magazine he was and walked up to the building college must have put in the over the entrance that said
publishing.  By approximately where I met Jim.  I asked him if pool for education purposes.  It’s “Press Building.”  Until recently,
1924, most of the employees of the he could take me on a tour of filled with sand today, but no one this sign had been covered up
Printery had been laid off and a Mr. the old building.  This is where knows who filled it with sand, by a Masonic Temple sign.  It’s
Bishop bought the building.  All of the adventure begins.  The front how long ago, and why.  Jim wonderful to see the original sign
the giant printing presses were doors were sealed, so after we asked if I wanted to go into the grace the building again.  This is
shipped off to Oakland, leaving donned hard hats, we entered the basement, and I was eager to one of the great treasures that
a big empty building.  Mr. Moran building from the side.   see the spookiest part of the are being discovered by a group
building.  Down the stairs we of volunteers working to clean
went into darkness, using our cell up the place.  I’m sure there are
phone flashlights to find our way.   more treasures to be found as the
volunteers explore the building.  
We found lots of old pipes and
other ordinary stuff on the floor, Atascadero Printery Foundation
but there were also several is just starting to build a coalition
cool things down there.  One to bring this building back to its
was a large electrical panel that glory days.   If you find historical
looked like it came from Dr. buildings as interesting as I do,
Frankenstein’s castle with large you’ll enjoy helping.  Visit www.
levers to turn the power off and atascaderoprintery.org/get-
on.  Another was a large boiler involved. If someone does not get
that provided hot water and heat back to you soon, try again.  This
to the building.  There was also group is just starting out, so be
a chute that was closed off, but patient.  You can also contact me
I think it was used to slide wood if needed: crabbx5@charter.net.
down from the outside to fuel the
boiler.  There were several more
rooms down there and many Guy Crabb retired after teaching for over
32 years, most recently at Charles E. Teach
other crazy things.  (Want to Elementary School in San Luis Obispo. He was
selected as San Luis Coastal Unified School
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We then walked up to the second Reach him at crabbx5@charter.net.

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I recently came upon a book flerd – From the Old English
my mom (known in the family word flaerd. Flerd is nonsense, gydig, which meant mad. Gydig a nose of wax – this refers to a
as Muz) gave me in 1978. It’s deception, folly, or superstition. appears to have come from the person so weakly fickle s/he will
devoted to words that had word God, as it was understood accommodate others at any cost,
once lived happy lives, but in murfles – a synonym for freckles. that someone who had gone even to the point of denying those
time, expired. Poplollies and mad had been possessed by a things or people most important
Bellibones by Susan Kelz Sperling coverslut – an apron. Also divine being. Hmmm. to him/her
has brought me many a laugh an architectural structure
over the years. This article built for the sole purpose of Good readers, if you were kings hufty-tufty – a man so full of
features several of her words concealing some uglier structure or queens of the world, which himself he’s compelled to brag
whose existence and meaning I underneath. of these words would you bring non-stop
can confirm. back into common usage?
lickspigot – much like a brown-
smellsmock – a womanizer, a
titivil – related to the word nose or bootlicker, a lickspigot
Lost words of the crass lecher, a man with roving eyes
devil, a titivil was a knave or acts in a subservient manner,
variety and more
scoundrel. It appears that the fawning all over those in
word initially referred to a very authority.
specific sort of scoundrel, a chap Though some lost words may be Though I’m certain anyone
who listened so closely to other wink-a-peeps – eyes. worthy of reviving, others may reading this is 100% sweetness
monks’ prayers he collected any be better off dead. Here are and light, please imagine briefly
mumbled words and phrases and turngiddy – someone who has some words that nobody would that you were the sort who
informed the authorities. There become dizzy due to spinning. want to be called. Though the might use such crass words as
is argument as to whether the Secondary meanings include behaviors that inspired the these. Which one(s) would you
titivil delivered this information vertigo, lighthearted, flighty words continue, it’s unlikely most want at your disposal?
to the monks’ earthly superiors and childish. The term comes anyone will drag these words
or to less physically established from the Old English word out from their graves and sling
My thanks go out to sources: The OED,
them in the direction of others Etymonline, The Free Dictionary, The Times,
alive today. Thought Catalogue, and The Mad Logophile,
and Susan Kelz Sperling’s Poplollies and
Bellibones – A Celebration of Lost Words.
breedbate – one who starts
quarrels for the joy of it

fopdoodle – a fool, a
simpleminded and insignificant
fellow

lickspittle – a toady or fawning
subordinate (much like the
lickspigot)

wallydraigle – a trifling, weak and
ineffective person, or a slovenly
woman
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November 2017 Free Ongoing Events
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Child Safety Month
SLO CO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
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National Family Literacy Month literacy day birthday (Born in 1734)
Flower: 1st wagon train
National Adoption Month Chrysanthemum in ca (in 1841)
National Epilepsy Month
national sandwich day FULL MOON
National Prematurity
Awareness Month author’s day (Birthday of J. Montague)
Latin American Month

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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 8:30-11am AG Spencers Market 3:00-6:00pm Old Porte Fisheries AG 9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart 8:00-10:30am SLO Promenade
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:10 SLO 12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr 2:30-5:00pm Spencers Morro Bay 2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall 9:00am-12:30pm Templeton City Park
3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens 6:00-9:00pm Downtown SLO LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 LO 9:00am-1:00pm Paso Downtown Park
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 AT, LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:00 MB, 9:00am-1:00pm Shell Bch Dinosaur Caves
10:30 AG, 11:00 NI 10:10 SLO, 10:15 CAM,10:30 AT, 10:30 12:00-2:30pm AG Village Gazebo
daylight AG,10:30 LO, 11:00 CAY, 11:30 SMG 2:30-6:00pm Morro Bay 800 Main St
saving LIBRARY STORYTIME: 11:00 AG
time ends US MARINE CORPS
X-Ray day EST. (1775)
(Fall Back 1 Hour) hug (Discovered in 1895)
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LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:10 SLO 12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr 2:30-5:00pm Spencers Morro Bay 2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall 9:00am-12:30pm Templeton City Park
3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens 6:00-9:00pm Downtown SLO LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 LO 9:00am-1:00pm Paso Downtown Park
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 AT, LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:00 MB, 9:00am-1:00pm Shell Bch Dinosaur Caves
10:30 AG, 11:00 NI 10:10 SLO, 10:15 CAM,10:30 AT, 10:30 12:00-2:30pm AG Village Gazebo
AG,10:30 LO, 11:00 CAY, 11:30 SMG 2:30-6:00pm Morro Bay 800 Main St
Elizabeth LIBRARY STORYTIME: 11:00 AG
cady stanton national world prematurity
button day awareness day mickey mouse’S
day pickle day birthday (Created in 1928)
national
clean out homemade william tell day
your bread day (Forced to shoot an apple
fantasia off his son’s head in 1315)
released refrigerator
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LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:10 SLO 12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr 2:30-5:00pm Spencers Morro Bay 2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall 9:00am-12:30pm Templeton City Park
3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens 6:00-9:00pm Downtown SLO LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 LO 9:00am-1:00pm Paso Downtown Park
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 AT, LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:00 MB, 9:00am-1:00pm Shell Bch Dinosaur Caves
10:30 AG, 11:00 NI 10:10 SLO, 10:15 CAM,10:30 AT, 10:30 12:00-2:30pm AG Village Gazebo
gettysburg AG,10:30 LO, 11:00 CAY, 11:30 SMG 2:30-6:00pm Morro Bay 800 Main St
address LIBRARY STORYTIME: 11:00 AG
delivered world
(by Lincoln in 1863) hello day
stop the thanksgiving
violence day
John F Kennedy
go for a Jr’s birthday
universal ride day zachary taylor’s (Born in 1960)
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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 8:30-11am AG Spencers Market 3:00-6:00pm Old Porte Fisheries AG 9:00am-12:30pm Paso Robles Wal Mart 8:00-10:30am SLO Promenade
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:10 SLO 12:30-4:30pm Santa Maria Town Ctr 2:30-5:00pm Spencers Morro Bay 2:30-5:30pm Cambria Main St Vets Hall 9:00am-12:30pm Templeton City Park
\3:00-6:00pm AT Sunken Gardens 6:00-9:00pm Downtown SLO LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 LO 9:00am-1:00pm Paso Downtown Park
LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:30 AT, LIBRARY STORYTIME: 10:00 MB, 9:00am-1:00pm Shell Bch Dinosaur Caves
10:30 AG, 11:00 NI 10:10 SLO, 10:15 CAM,10:30 AT, 10:30 12:00-2:30pm AG Village Gazebo
AG,10:30 LO, 11:00 CAY, 11:30 SMG 2:30-6:00pm Morro Bay 800 Main St
pins & mark twain’S LIBRARY STORYTIME: 11:00 AG
needles day birthDAY
(Born in 1835) stay home
well day

king tut’s
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THU SEP 21-SUN NOV 12 (times vary): Atascadero. This annual event includes
THE PHANTOM OF THE MELODRAMA carnival games, a haunted house, and
at The Great American Melodrama, tricks & treats! Wear your costume and
1863 Front St, Oceano. In an effort to bring the whole family to a not-too-scary
be taken seriously as a “legitimate and wild night at the Zoo! Bring your
theatre,” the Melodrama decides to own reusable bag for treats. Cost: $9-
produce the most famous musical of all 10, free for kids 2 and under. Contact:
time, The Phantom of the Opera. But visitatascadero.com or 461-5080.
things go awry when off-stage drama,
SUN OCT 29 8:30 am-1:00 pm: CHUMASH
bad luck, and a mysterious figure derail
KITCHEN: Acorn Awakening at San Luis
the production. With a colorful cast of
Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy
characters, hysterical song parodies,
Creek Rd. Learn about eating seasonally
and witty dialogue, this is one show your
in the Chumash Kitchen. Presented by
family won’t want to miss! Vaudeville
Chumash chefs Violet Cavanaugh and
Revue follows each show. Food and
Janette Acosta. One of a 4-part series on
drinks available at in-house pub. Cost:
preparing local edible plants and herbs
$20-27. Contact: americanmelodrama.
in various modern dishes. Cost: $88-120.
com or 489-5539.
Contact: 541-1400 x 303 or slobg.org.
FRI OCT 27-SAT NOV 4 (dates vary) 7:00-
SUN OCT 29 9:00 am-5:30 pm:
10:00 pm: NIGHTMARE ON MAIN STREET
OKTOBERFEST in Baywood Park, 2nd
at 99 S Main St, Templeton. Guaranteed
St, Los Osos. This 39th annual family
to scare your socks off. Ages 10 and up.
event includes live music, car show,
Cost: $5-17. Contact: nightmareonmain.
food, crafts, jewelry, children activities,
com or 423-0674.
5k race, aerial artists, face-painting,
FRI OCT 27-SUN NOV 26 (dates and bounce houses, balloon sculptures, Beer
times vary): THE LAST FLAPPER at Garden, arts & crafts. Cost: free. Contact:
Pewter Plough Playhouse, 828 Main lobpchamber.com or 528-4884.
St, Cambria. The definitive portrait of
SUN OCT 29 & SUN NOV 5 5:00-7:00 pm:
the glamorous, fun-loving, and tragic
MURDER AT CASTLE FRANKENSTEIN:
Zelda Fitzgerald. Cost: $20-25. Contact:
MYSTERY DINNER THEATER at F.
pewterploughplayhouse.org or 927-
McLintock’s Saloon, 750 Mattie Rd, Shell
3877.
Beach. Dr. Frankenstein, his wife Liz, and
SAT OCT 28 9:00 am-12:00 pm: ZOMBIE their daughter Vicky invite you to the
RUN behind Camp San Luis Obispo, annual convention of the Multinational
10 Sonoma Ave, off Hwy 1 in SLO (near Assn of Deranged Scientists (MADS).
Cuesta college).  This 3rd Annual event Includes show and dinner. Ages 8 and
is an untimed 5K walk or run for all ages up. Cost: $50. Contact: murderinmind.
with all proceeds going to Central Coast com or 489-3875.
Autism Spectrum Center.  Participants
TUE OCT 31, 10:00 am-7:00 pm: TRICK
may either be Zombies, Survivors,
OR TREAT at Los Osos Library, 2075
or Both.  Zombies may come in full falcons, and other sea birds. Dress for In this new comedy by Richard Dresser,
Palisades Ave. If you wish to join our
costume or enjoy free zombification on weather, bring binoculars and a field two Little League coaches face the facts
jamboree, there is one rule that is
site. Rain or shine! Cost: $15-40 includes guide. Meet near chain link fence at base of fatherhood, sports and life. For ages 5
compulsory. You must pay a “costume
shirt and goodies. Contact: 763-1100 or of Morro Rock, in the NW corner of large and up. Cost: $20-35. Contact: slorep.org
fee.” When ghosts and goblins stop by,
zombieinvasionslo.com. parking lot. Rain cancels. No dogs. Cost: or 786-2440.
show off your costume for a treat! Cost:
SAT OCT 28 9:45–10:45 am: KIDS’ free. Contact: 525-1862. free. Contact: centralcoastparks.org or SAT NOV 4 9:00 am-5:00 pm & SUN NOV
COSTUME TEA at Los Osos Library, 2075 772-2694. 5 10:00 am-3:00 pm: HOLIDAY CRAFT
TUE OCT 31 4:00-7:00 pm: SAFE & FUN
Palisades Ave. Give your Halloween FRI NOV 3 3:30-5:30 pm: EXPLORE THE BOUTIQUE at American Legion Hall. 805
HALLOWEEN at Downtown City Park, 11th
costume a test drive! Join a tea party for TIDE POOLS AT CORALLINA COVE at South Main St., Templeton. Handmade
& Spring St, Paso Robles. Trick or treat at
kids ages five and up, with stories and Montana de Oro State Park, Pecho crafts show and sale. More than 20 local
downtown businesses, bring your own
various activities. Come in costume for Rd, Los Osos. Learn local history while vendors will sell hats, shawls, cowls,
carved pumpkin to enter in contest, take
lots of fun. Cost: free. Contact: 525-1862. walking the bluffs looking for seabirds, gloves, jewelry, aprons, hand towels,
photos with witches! Cost: free. Contact:
SAT OCT 28 10:00 am-1:00 pm: FALL pasoroblesdowntown.org. whales, seals and otters. Explore the tide quilts, cloths, wash cloths, candles,
PLANT SALE at San Luis Obispo Botanical pools at low tide. Wear sturdy shoes, soaps, lotions, and more. Cost: free.
THU NOV 2 6:45-8:00 pm: DIA DE LOS dress for weather, and bring binoculars. Contact: 540-1367.
Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd. Buy
MUERTOS CANDLELIGHT PROCESSION Meet at Bluff Trailhead, 100 yards south
beautiful drought tolerant plants and SAT NOV 4 10:00 am-1:00 pm: PROJECT
in SLO. Starts at First Presbyterian of Spooner Ranch House. Cost: free.
benefit the garden. Plant experts will FIX OF THE CENTRAL COAST at iFixIt,
Church (981 Marsh Street) for songs and Contact: ccspa.info or 772-2694.
help answer questions. Cost: varies. 1330 Monterey St, SLO. Enjoy this free,
procession for Day of the Dead. Hold
Contact: 541-1400 x 303 or slobg.org. FRI NOV 3 4:00-4:30 pm: SHARE A TALE monthly, local event with a team of
candles and walk through downtown
SAT OCT 28 10:00 am-1:00 pm: PUMPKINS ending at SLO Art Museum. Costumes, at Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades volunteer fixers and tinkerers who
IN THE PARK at Dinosaur Caves Park, face painting, and photos of loved Ave. Join us for a book share and tale. know how to fix stuff and enjoy passing
2701 Price St, Pismo Beach. Enjoy a ones encouraged. A festival in Mission Promoting literacy and books for school on those skills. By 12:30 pm, bring your
costume contest, pumpkin decorating, Plaza follows. Cost: free. Contact: age kids will be the focus of this program. broken devices—electronics, jewelry,
climbing wall, bounce house, balloon diadelosmuertosslo.org or 269-0141. Grades K-6. Cost: free. Contact: 528-1862. clothing, etc. Coffee and snacks will be
typhoon, face painting, and carnival served. Cost: free. Contact: facebook.
THU NOV 2-SAT NOV 11 (dates and FRI NOV 3-SAT NOV 25 (dates vary)
games. 11:30 am: Kid’s Costume Contest. com/sloprojectfix or (330) 519-2972.
times vary): 4000 MILES at the Cal Poly 1:00-4:00 pm: CELEBRATING FALL! at
12:00-2:00 pm: Trick or Treat at local the Cambria Center for the Arts, 1350 SAT NOV 4 10:00 am-4:00 pm: A BRUSH
PAC, 1 Grand Ave, SLO. While biking
businesses. Cost: free. Contact: 773-7063 Main St. In this exhibit at the Cambria WITH THE BUTTERFLIES at Pismo Beach
across America, Leo experiences a
or pismobeach.org. Center for the Arts, see how area Monarch Grove, 455 S Dolliver St. The
horrific event. When he arrives in NYC,
SAT OCT 28 1:00-2:30 pm: PYJAMA Leo spends a month with his 91-year- artists interpret autumn in all sorts of annual celebration is a kickoff to the
DRAMA at Los Osos Library 2075 old grandmother. Together, the pair creative ways. Opening reception: Nov. Monarch’s winter stay in Pismo Beach.
Palisades Ave. Bring little ones to navigates a maze of heartbreak, humor 3 5:30-7 p.m., with live music, wine bar The event will include art, food, drawings
experience role playing and drama. The and healing. Cost: $12-20. Contact: and refreshments. Cost: free. Contact: and activities for the whole family. Cost:
focus is to have fun, imagine, and create. pacslo.org/tickets or 756-4849. cambriacenterforthearts.org or 927- free. Contact: centralcoastparks.org or
The theme will be spooky, not scary. 8190. 548-0391.
FRI NOV 3 10:00 am-12:00 pm: BIRDS
Ages 3–8. Cost: free. Contact: 525-1862. FRI NOV 3-SUN NOV 19 (dates and times SAT NOV 4 3:00 - 5:00 pm: SLO POETRY
OF LAND AND SEA at Morro Rock,
SAT OCT 28 5:00-8:30 pm: ZOO BOO at 101 Coleman Dr, Morro Bay. Observe vary): ROUNDING THIRD at San Luis FESTIVAL at GALA Center Gallery, 1060
Charles Paddock Zoo, 9305 Pismo Ave, cormorants, pelicans, gulls, Peregrine Obispo Repertory Theatre, 888 Morro St. Palm St, SLO. Selected poets Lani Steele

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make, taste test the results, and take dedicated to playing games. Come play
home a cookbook! Cost: free. Contact: chess, checkers, geomags or cards. Feel
smvdiscoverymuseum.org or 928-8414. free to bring friends and games.  All
ages. Cost: free. Contact: 528-1862.
SUN NOV 12 3:00-5:00 pm: CAL POLY
BANDFEST 2017: EARTH at the Cal Poly FRI NOV 17 3:30-4:30 pm: WINDY COVE
PAC, 1 Grand Ave, SLO. In “Earth and MUD AND TIDE POOLS at the Morro Bay
Sky,” Cal Poly Wind Bands present a State Park Museum of Natural History,
concert of works celebrating lands that 20 State Park Rd. Walk to Windy Cove
sustain mankind. Cost: $9-12. Contact: learning about plants and organisms
tickets.calpoly.edu or 756-4849. that inhabit the mud and rocks. Dress
for weather and wear shoes that can get
MON NOV 13 3:00-5:00 pm: MIKE RUDE
muddy; no bare feet. Meet at the “Nature
WOODTURNING DEMO at Art Center
Walk” sign in front of the museum. Easy
Morro Bay, 835 Main St. Enjoy an
walk, 1-2 hrs. Rain cancels. No dogs. Cost:
overview of techniques, an orientation
free. Contact: centralcoastparks.org/
to lathes and wood grains, and an
awn or 772-2694.
overview of turnery. Cost: free. Contact:
artcentermorrobay.com or 772-2504. FRI NOV 17 4:00-4:30 pm: SHARE A TALE
at Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades
WED NOV 15 10:00 am-12:00 pm: BIRDING
Ave. Join us for a book share and tale.
THE BOARDWALK at Morro Bay State
Promoting literacy and books for school
Park, MB State Park Rd. Enjoy a stroll
age kids will be the focus of this program.
while identifying shorebirds. Beginning
Grades K-6. Cost: free. Contact: 528-1862.
birders welcome. Bring binoculars and
field guide. Dress for wind/weather. FRI NOV 17 7:00-9:00 pm: THE REBOOT:
Park close to east end of Bayside marina STORYTELLING REIMAGINED at Top Dog
parking lot. Easy walk, 1 mile, 1.5 hours. Coffee Bar, 857 Main St, Morro Bay. A
Rain cancels. No dogs. Cost: free. curated mix of invited storytellers, open
Contact: centralcoastparks.org/awn or mic for novices, spoken word artists,
772-2560. improv comedy, character sketches,
impromptu pitches and interactive
WED NOV 15 3:30-4:30 pm: KIDS CRAFT
games! Cost: free. Contact: facebook.
HOLIDAY CARDS at SLO Library, 995
com/topdogcoffeebar or 772-9225.
Palm St, SLO. Make holiday cards in the
children’s area. Supplies provided. Cost: FRI NOV 17 7:00-9:00 pm: 34TH ANNUAL
free. Contact: slolibrary.org or 781-5775. SLO POETRY FESTIVAL at SLO Library
Community Room, 995 Palm St. Selected
WED NOV 15 at 7:30 pm: CHAMPIONS
poets Bonnie Young, Patti Sullivan, SLO
OF MAGIC at the Cal Poly PAC, 1 Grand
Poet Laureate Jeanie Greensfelder, and
Ave, SLO. Enjoy a spectacular night of
Carolyne Wright. Cost: free. Contact:
mystery. Cost: $91-165. Contact: pacslo.
languageofthesoul.org or 903-3595.
org or 756-7555.
SAT NOV 18 8:00-11:00 am: AMERICAN
THU NOV 16-SUN DEC 31 (times vary):
and Nixson Borah and featured poets including paintings, photography and LEGION BREAKFAST at Veterans
HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA at The Great
Mary Kay Rummel and Christopher fine crafts. Crafts include fiber art, wood, Memorial Blg, 240 Scott St, Paso Robles.
American Melodrama, 1863 Front St,
Buckley. Open reading follows. Cost: glass, jewelry and more. Meet the artists Veterans serve pancakes, eggs, sausage,
Oceano. No holiday season is complete
free (donations encouraged). Contact: at the opening reception on November orange juice, coffee and tea. Cost: $3-6.
without this triple bill tradition featuring
languageofthesoul.org or 903-3595. 5th from 2 to 4 pm. Cost: free. Contact: Contact: 239-7370.
Charles Dickens’ heartwarming A
artcentermorrobay.org or 772-2504. Christmas Carol, zany characters in a SAT NOV 18 9:00 am-1:00 pm: BOOK SALE
SAT NOV 4 3:30-4:30 pm: WINDY COVE
MUD AND TIDE POOLS at the Morro Bay TUE NOV 7 7:00-9:00 pm: THE MORE fractured fairytale opera, and great at Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades Ave.
State Park Museum of Natural History, THE MERRIER at the Cambria Center for music in the Holiday Vaudeville Revue. Join us for great bargains at our quarterly
20 State Park Rd. Walk to Windy Cove the Arts, 1350 Main St. This 1943 comedy Get your tickets early as this show book sale. The proceeds support the Los
below the Museum learning about the film makes fun of the housing shortage always sells out. Food and drinks at Osos Library and the Friends of Los Osos
plants, the mud and the organisms that during World War II. Cost: $8. Contact: in-house pub. Cost: $20-27. Contact: Library. Contact: 528-1862.
inhabit the mud and the rocks around cambriacenterforthearts.org or 927- americanmelodrama.com or 489-5539. SAT NOV 18 10:00 am-1:00 pm: 12 x 12
the cove. Dress for the weather and 8190 FRI NOV 17 10:00 am-12:00 pm: BIRDS CRAFT FAIR at Los Osos Library 2075
wear shoes that can get muddy; no bare TUE NOV 7-SAT NOV 11 (times vary): OF LAND AND SEA at Morro Rock, Palisades Ave. Tweens and teens can sell
feet. Meet at the “Nature Walk” sign in WRITE A LETTER TO A HERO at Los Osos 101 Coleman Dr, Morro Bay. Observe their homemade crafts. Open to crafters
front of the museum. Easy family walk, Library, 2075 Palisades Ave. In honor of cormorants, pelicans, gulls, Peregrine aged 12 through 12th grade. Applications
1-2 hrs. Rain cancels. No dogs. Cost: free. Veterans Day, material will be available falcons, and and other sea birds. Dress now available. The public is welcome to
Contact: centralcoastparks.org/awn or for adults and big kids to write a letter for wind/weather; bring binoculars and a buy on the day of event. Rain cancels.
772-2694. to a hero. Little ones can color pages. field guide. Meet near chain link fence at Get ready for the season of giving. Call
SAT NOV 4 8:00-10:00 pm: ARAB MUSIC The library sends pages to Operation base of Morro Rock, in the NW corner of for details 528-1862.
ENSEMBLE WINTER CONCERT at the Gratitude. Cost: free. Contact: 528-1862. large parking lot. Rain cancels. No dogs. SAT NOV 18 10:00 am-4:00 pm: 10TH
Cal Poly PAC, 1 Grand Ave, SLO. Enjoy a Cost: free. Contact: centralcoastparks. ANNUAL ARTISAN FAIRE at Arroyo
WED NOV 8 7:00-9:30 pm: JAZZ JAM org or 772-2694.
variety of genres from the Middle Ages SESSION at Unity Concert Hall, 1130 Grande Community Center, 211 Vernon St.
to the present. Colorfully costumed Orcutt Rd, SLO. Sponsored by the SLO FRI NOV 17 2:30-4:30 pm: EXPLORE TIDE Peruse handmade arts and crafts, snacks
dancers will also join the ensemble. County Jazz Federation. A rhythm POOLS AT CORALLINA COVE at Montana and a lunch cafe. All proceeds benefit
Cost: $9-14. Contact: music.calpoly.edu/ section will be provided. Cost: free. de Oro State Park, Pecho Rd, Los Osos. local college scholarships and charitable
calendar/ame or 756-4849. Contact: slojazz.org or 546-3733. Learn some local history while walking organizations! Cost: free. Contact:
SUN NOV 5 & SUN DEC 3 8:00-11:00 two miles along the bluffs looking for thewomansclubofarroyogrande.org or
SAT NOV 11 2:00-3:00 pm: WATERCOLOR seabirds, whales, seals and otters. 473-8066.
am: PANCAKE BREAKFAST at the PAINTING at AG Library, 800 Branch St
SLO Guild Hall, 2880 Broad St. Enjoy Explore the tide pools of Corallina Cove SAT NOV 18 11:00 am-12:00 pm: CDMA
W, Arroyo Grande. Join artist Jerry Smith at low tide. Wear sturdy shoes, dress for
pancakes, eggs, bacon, juice and coffee. to learn watercolor techniques in this PRESENTS BABES IN TOYLAND at SLO
Cost: $7 suggested donation. Contact: wind and weather, and bring binoculars. County Library, 800 Branch St W, Arroyo
fun hands-on workshop. Registration Meet at Bluff Trailhead, about 100 yards
sloguildhall.com or 543-0639. is required. Ages 13 and up. Cost: free. Grande. Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet
south of Spooner Ranch House. Cost: performs a special version of their
SUN NOV 5-SAT DEC 23 12:00-4:00 pm: Contact: slolibrary.org or 473-7163. free. Contact: ccspa.info or 772-2694.
WINTER FAIRE & JURIED CRAFT SHOW annual holiday ballet spectacular, Babes
SUN NOV 12 2:00-4:00 pm: NUTRITION FRI NOV 17 3:00-4:30 pm: NATIONAL in Toyland. This favorite dance program
at Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St. EXPEDITION at the Santa Maria Valley
This annual show features some of the GAMES AFTERNOON at Los Osos Library, will be fun for the whole family. Arrive
Discovery Museum, 705 S McClelland 2075 Palisades Ave. For National Games early for preferred seating. Cost: free.
finest artworks on the Central Coast, St. Learn easy recipes even a kid can day we will have an area in the library Contact: slolibrary.org or 473-7161.

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SAT NOV 18 12:00-4:00 pm: ADOPT A SAT NOV 18 8:00-10:00 pm: TAPESTRY THU NOV 23 12:00-2:00 pm: ANNUAL
PET at San Luis Bay Motors Kia, 2700 CAROLE KING CONCERT EXPERIENCE THANKSGIVING FOR PASO ROBLES at
Theater Dr, Paso Robles. Come and find at the Clark Center, 487 Fair Oaks Ave, Centennial Park, 600 Nickerson Dr. More
your furever friend! Must be 18 or older Arroyo Grande. This show faithfully than 250 volunteers help transform the
to adopt. Cost: free. Contact: facebook. recreates the glorious sound of a Carole park into a restaurant for more than
com/slbmkia or 239-8700. King concert with all her top hits, a 1,000 of our neighbors who would Feeling hopeless, desperate, or alone?
including “You’ve Got a Friend”, “Natural normally go without a holiday meal. Concerned for someone you care about?
SAT NOV 18 1:00-2:00 pm: POLAR BEAR Woman”, “It’s Too Late”, “So Far Away”, Cost: free. Contact: 712-6401.
PRESENTATION at San Luis Obispo “I Feel the Earth Move” and “Beautiful”.
Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Her 1971 album “Tapestry” took King to FRI NOV 24 at 8:00 pm: KISHI BASHI at
Rd. Learn about polar bear hunting the pinnacle of popular music, winning Fremont Theatre, 1035 Monterey St,
and survival skills while viewing recent all of the top Grammy Awards. Cost: SLO. Kishi Bashi is the solo project of
photos and sipping hot cocoa. 2:00 pm: $38-46. Contact: clarkcenter.org or 489- Kaoru Ishibashi, a member of the band
free docent led tour. Cost: $5-10 / kids Of Montreal. Cost: $48-51. Contact: Suicide Prevention
9444. Mental Health and
free. Contact: 541-1400 x 303 or slobg. fremont.themovieexperience.com or
org/polarbears. SUN NOV 19 7:30-11:00 am: NFA PANCAKE 546-8600. Emotional Support
BREAKFAST at Nipomo Fire Station 20, Free
SAT NOV 18 1:00-2:00 pm: WE ARE 450 Pioneer Ave. The paid call firefighters SAT NOV 25 2:00-3:30 pm: SCHOOL
Confidential
STILL HERE: THE SURVIVAL STORY OF and community volunteers from Nipomo BREAK SPECIAL SUPER MOVIE at 24 hours of every day
THE SALINAN PEOPLE at SLO Library Stations 20 and 22 will prepare pancakes, Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades Ave. A program of Transitions Mental Health Association

Community Rm, 995 Palm St, SLO. eggs and sausage, open Station 20 for Popcorn and a PG action/adventure
Presenter Patti Dunton, a Playano tours, provide fun kids’ activities, and movie. Call for title. Cost: free. Contact:
Salinan Descendant, will give a historical hold a raffle for Disneyland tickets. Cost: 528-1862.
overview of the Salinan people from $3-5. Contact: 260-0005. Rides. Start shopping early and enjoy
prehistoric times through today. Cost: MON NOV 27 5:00-6:00 pm: DIABETES “Art & Wine” at the variety of merchants
free. Contact: slolibrary.org or 781-5989. SUN NOV 19 10:00 am-12:00 pm: LOS HAPPY HOUR at French Hospital Medical in the Downtown. Cost: free. Contact:
OSOS OAKS RESERVE on Los Osos Valley Center, 1911 Johnson Ave, SLO. Meet 470-3360.
SAT NOV 18 1:00-2:30 pm: DISCOVER Rd. Enjoy a shaded stroll through ancient others with Type 2 and Type 1 diabetes.
ESTERO BLUFFS: HUMAN HISTORY forest. See native plants and evidence The sessions are led by Angela Fissell, FRI DEC 1 8:00-10:00 pm: CAL POLY FALL
AND COASTAL GEOLOGY at Estero of Chumash habitation. Learn colorful RD Registered Dietitian, and other local JAZZ CONCERT at Cal Poly PAC, 1 Grand
Bluffs, Cabrillo Hwy, Cayucos. Walk historical background. Dress for wind/ diabetes experts. Cost: free. Contact: Ave, SLO. The repertoire ranges from
along the Bluffs to discover ancient weather. Meet at Reserve entrance, 0.7 dignityhealth.org/frenchhospital/ that of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Tito
proof of geologic forces that shaped miles east of South Bay Blvd on LOVR. classes-and-events or 597-6780. Puente and Tower of Power, to advanced
our coastline. The Chumash culture and Easy walk, chance of poison oak, 1 mile, cutting-edge repertoire as recorded and
proof of their presence will be shown. WED NOV 29 7:00-9:30 pm: JAZZ JAM performed by the most acclaimed jazz
1.5 hours. Rain cancels. No dogs. Cost: SESSION at Unity Concert Hall, 1130
Meet at Fig Tree Parking Lot 1 mile north free. Contact: centralcoastparks.org or ensembles. Cost: $9-14. Contact: music.
of Cayucos. Easy hike. Wear layers. Orcutt Rd, SLO. Sponsored by the SLO calpoly.edu or 756-4849.
772-2694. County Jazz Federation. A rhythm
1-2 miles: 1-1.5 hrs. Cost: free. Contact:
centralcoastparks.org or 772-2694. SUN NOV 19 2:00-3:00 pm: DISCOVER section will be provided. Cost: free. SAT DEC 2 at 9:00, 9:15, & 9:30 am: POLAR
HIDDEN LIFE IN THE MORRO BAY Contact: slojazz.org or 546-3733. EXPRESS MOVIE at Galaxy Theatres, 6917
SAT NOV 18 2:00-3:00 pm: SATURDAY ESTUARY at Morro Bay Museum of El Camino Real, Arroyo Grande. Tickets
SCIENTISTS: MICROBIOLOGY at Morro WED NOV 29 at 7:00 pm: ELF THE can be purchased through Atascadero
Natural History, 20 State Park Rd. MUSICAL at the Cal Poly PAC, 1 Grand
Bay Museum of Natural History, 20 Learn about some of our planet’s most Cooperative Preschool, at Baby’s
State Park Rd. Do you think of bacteria Ave, SLO. This is the hilarious tale of Babble, or online at Eventbrite.com.
fascinating, seldom seen life-forms. Buddy, a young orphan child who
as nothing but nasty diseases and bad A video-microscope will be used to Tickets include the movie, popcorn, hot
smells? Think again. Come meet some of mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of cocoa, and a visit with Santa. Cost: $10-
look at the life that exists in a single gifts and is transported back to the
your good bacteria, learn how they keep drop of water. Cost: free. Contact: 12. Contact: atascaderocooppreschool.
you healthy, and how you can keep them North Pole. Cost: $102-169. Contact: com or 466-8437.
centralcoastparks.org or 772-2694. elfthemusicalontour.com or 756-7555.
healthy. All ages. Cost: free. Contact:
centralcoastparks.org or 772-2694. SUN NOV 19 2:00-4:00 pm: VEGAN SAT DEC 2 & SAT DEC 16 10:00 am-3:30
THU NOV 30 at 5:00 pm: GALA FESTIVAL pm: LITERACY FOR LIFE at Union Bank,
FALL FEAST at South Bay Community OF TREES at Cambria Pines Lodge,   
SAT NOV 18 2:00-7:00 pm: MOVEMENT Center, 2180 Palisades, Los Osos. Enjoy a 995 Higuera St, SLO. Literacy for Life is
ARTS COLLECTIVE - ARRIVAL at the Cal 2905 Burton Dr. Beloved holiday event offering a 2-day volunteer tutor training.
fresh, totally vegan holiday feast in the includes a buffet dinner, champagne,
Poly PAC, 1 Grand Ave, SLO. Camille St- company of friendly people. The menu Tutors work one-on-one teaching adults
Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals provides musical entertainment by the Belmores, basic English skills. Registration required.
includes plant-based roasts, stuffing, and a spirited auction of unique live
an introduction to ballet for all ages with mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy, Cost: $25. Contact: literacyforlife.org or
animal characters, a Ring Master, and trees, fabulous fakes and artistic 541-4219.
rice pilaf, Brussels sprouts, red cabbage, creations. All proceeds benefit local non-
the famous Dying Swan variation. Cost: cranberry relish, Caesar salad, cranberry-
$20. Contact: pacslo.org or 756-2787. profit organizations. Cost: $50. Contact: SAT DEC 2 7:30-9:30 pm: HOLIDAY
apple crisp pie, coffee, tea, and sparkling cambriachamber.org or 927-3624. KALEIDOSCOPE at Cal Poly PAC, 1
SAT NOV 18 3:00-5:00 pm: EXPLORE cider. Bring your own wine. Cost: $10- Grand Ave, SLO. High schools of Arroyo
THE TIDE POOLS AT CORALLINA COVE 35 in advance. Contact: fallfeast2017. THU NOV 30 7:00-9:00 pm: SLO VOCAL Grande, Cabrillo, Morro Bay and San Luis
at Montana de Oro State Park, Pecho brownpapertickets.com or 234-1186. ARTS ENSEMBLE at Trilogy at Monarch Obispo, and Cal Poly Choirs sing holiday
Rd, Los Osos. Learn some local history Dunes, 1645 Trilogy Pkwy, Nipomo. Kick favorites, modern works, participatory
TUE NOV 21 3:00-4:30 pm: SCHOOL off the holiday season with the whole
while walking two miles along the BREAK SPECIAL SUPER MOVIE at carols, and a surprise at the end of the
bluffs looking for seabirds, whales, seals family at this beautiful choral concert, concert! Cost: $9-14. Contact: music.
Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades Ave. where more than 50 people will perform
and otters. Explore the tide pools of Popcorn and a PG action/adventure calpoly.edu or 756-4849.
Corallina Cove at low tide. Wear sturdy classical music, contemporary songs, and
movie. Call for title. Cost: free. Contact: traditional carols. Cost: $10-40. Contact: SAT DEC 2 8:00-10:00 pm: SLO VOCAL
shoes, dress for wind and weather and 528-1862.
bring binoculars. Meet at Bluff Trailhead, vocalarts.com or 541-6797. ARTS ENSEMBLE at Mission SLO, 751
about 100 yards south of the Spooner TUE NOV 21 6:00-8:00 pm: COMMUNITY Palm St. Kick off the holiday season with
FRI DEC 1 5:00-8:00 pm: LIGHT UP THE the whole family at this beautiful choral
Ranch House. Cost: free. Contact: ccspa. VEGAN POTLUCK at Unitarian DOWNTOWN in Downtown Atascadero,
info or 772-2694. Universalist Fellowship, 2201 Lawton concert, where more than 50 people will
6500 Palma Ave. Enjoy our local, musical perform classical music, contemporary
Ave, SLO. This ongoing community performance groups by the Atascadero
SAT NOV 18 at 7:30 pm: AN EVENING IN vegan potluck is open to all. Held on songs, and beloved traditional carols.
VIENNA at Harman Hall, Cal Poly PAC, 1 Fine Arts Academy Honor Choir and the Cost: $10-40. Contact: vocalarts.com or
the third Tuesday of each month, doors Fairweather Four Barbershop Quartet!
Grand Ave, SLO. This concert features open at 5:45pm and dining begins at 541-6797.
SLO Master Chorale and Orchestra Music by Atascadero Community Band
6:00. Between 6:45-7pm selected short and Atascadero High School Jazz Band. SAT DEC 2-SAT DEC 23 (dates and
performing Beethoven’s Mass in C, films and/or discussion topics begin.
Brahms’ Gypsy Songs, Strauss’ opera Die Visit with Santa Claus, take a docent times vary): A CHRISTMAS STORY at
Vegan cuisine is plant-based, contains no led tour of Historic City Hall from the SLO Repertory Theatre, 888 Morro St.
Fledermaus and waltz On the Beautiful animal products, and is enjoyed across
Blue Danube. Cost: $20-50. Contact: Atascadero Historical Society. Plus enjoy The holiday classic is back by popular
all culinary cultures. Cost: free. Contact: complementary Hot Chocolate, Horse demand. Cost: $20-38. Contact: slorep.
pacslo.org or 756-4849. 234-7279 or heyjenny@gmail.com. drawn Hay Ride and Model-A Firetruck org or 786-2440.

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advice for persons filing divorces w/o 2nd FRI every month at 1:00 pm: Book 2nd SAT of every month FEB-NOV at 9:00
an attorney, and a document preparer Group at Cayucos Library, 310 B St. Join am: Santa Maria Parks & Rec Dept offers
to assist in completing court-required other readers to discuss whatever you’re free docent-led nature walks in Los
forms. Cost: free. Contact: 788-3418. reading and to discover, ponder, and Flores Ranch, 6271 Dominion Rd, Santa
share insights about what others are Maria. Cost: free. Contact: 925-0951.
Every TUE & THU at 1:30 pm: Divorce &
reading. Cost: free. Contact: 995-3846.
Child Support Workshops at SLO Court 2nd MON every month 6:30-8:00 pm:
Support Services, 1120 Mill St, Ste A, San Every THU 6:30-9:30 pm: SLO Chess Club Caregiver Support Group at Cayucos
Luis Obispo and Paso Robles Courthouse, meets at Carl’s Jr on Santa Rosa St, 1 Community Church, Ocean Ave & S
901 Park St, Paso Robles. Help is provided block W of Foothill, across from Cal-Poly. 3rd St. Free support for caregivers and
to start or respond to a divorce case, or All ages. Cost: free. Contact: 441-7210 or family dealing with long-term illness,
request or modify child support, custody slochess.com. memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer’s.
and/or visitation orders. An overview of Every SAT 10:00 am-2:00 pm: SLO Chess Contact: 458-7484.
the legal process is followed by time to Club meets at the big board on Morro Every MON 10:00 am-2:00 pm: Remain
prepare forms and ask questions. Cost: Bay Embarcadero at west end of Morro Independent Despite Vision Loss at
free. Contact: 788-3418. Bay Blvd (down the stairs). Cost: free. Santa Maria Terrace, 1405 E Main St.
1st & 3rd SAT every month at 2:00 pm: Contact: 441-7210 or slochess.com. New ways of doing daily tasks are
FAMILY MOVIE at Los Osos Library, 2075 Mankind Project men’s support group taught by the Braille Institute, such as
Palisades Ave. Enjoy popcorn and a G/PG meetings: all issues welcome. Find home management, traveling, and using
movie. Call for title. Cost: free. Contact: purpose, mastery, healthy autonomy, talking library books. Contact: 462-1225.
528-1862. and your life’s mission and purpose. Gain 2nd & 4th MON every month at 6:30
2nd FRI every month at 3:00 pm: PAWS skills to change your life or to become pm: MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
2nd & 4th SAT every month 12:00-4:00 TO READ at Los Osos Library, 2075 a better husband or dad. Call ahead to meet at Pacific Christian Church, 3435
pm: Railway Historical Museum at Santa Palisades Ave. Come share your stories confirm. 1st & 3rd TUE 6:00-9:00 pm in Santa Maria Way, Santa Maria. Childcare
Maria Transit Center, 400 E Boone St, with adoring listener Carly. Cost: free. San Luis Obispo. Contact: 459-7808. is provided.  Contact: 934-3491 or www.
Santa Maria. This bimonthly opening Contact: 528-1862. 1st & 3rd THU 6:30-9:30 pm in Cayucos. pacificchristian.net.
features a locomotive, boxcar, caboose, Contact: 471-9342. 2nd & 4th THU 6:30-
railroad artifacts, interpretive exhibits, Every WED 3:00-4:00 pm: PAWS TO READ 9:00 pm in Atascadero. Contact: 235- Every TUE 3:00-6:00 pm & FRI 3:00-
vintage rolling stock, and a diorama to at Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades Ave. 2774. Cost: free. Contact: mkp.org. 5:30 pm: Teen Wellness Program at
explore. Cost: free. Contact: 714-4927. Read to Berkeley, the dog who loves to Arroyo Grande EOC Health Services
listen to children. Cost: free. Contact: 1st & 3rd THU every month 7:00-8:30 pm: Clinic, 1152 E Grand Ave. Health services,
Every TUE & THU: Youth Aikido Classes 528-1862. Drop-in Dream Group at St. Benedict’s including reproductive health, in a safe
at Budo Ryu, 3536 S Higuera St, San Episcopal Church, 2220 Snowy Egret Ln, environment to screen, assess, and
Luis Obispo. Kids have fun, stay fit, 3rd WED every month at 3:00 pm: Los Osos. This support group is to share provide intervention. Appts preferred.
make friends, gain life skills, and learn KIDS CRAFT at Los Osos Library, 2075 dreams and the relationship between Contact: 489-4026.
to deal with bullies without becoming Palisades. School age children make ’n’ dreams and spiritual path, using Jungian
one. Aiki-Mites (age 4-6) class is 3:00 take crafts. Cost: free. Contact: 528-1862. interpretive assumptions and language 1st WED every month at 9:00 am:
pm TUE. Aiki-Kids (age 7-12) TUE & THU and Robert Johnson’s book Inner Senior Health Screening at First United
Every SUN 12:00-4:00 pm: Family Funday
at 4:00 pm. Pre-registration only. Cost: Work. Cost: free. Contact: bobpelfrey@ Methodist Church, 275 N Halcyon Rd,
at Bang the Drum Brewery, 950 Orcutt
$50-75/mo. Contact: 544-8866 or www. charter.net. Arroyo Grande. Free and low-cost
Rd, San Luis Obispo. Enjoy the patio with
aikidosanluisobispo.com. services for ages 50 and older: blood
your family. Bring the kids to play family- 3rd WED of every month at 6:30 pm: pressure, pulse, weight, cholesterol,
Every WED 10:00-11:00 am: Growing With friendly games and drums! Cost: free. Prepared & Natural Childbirth Classes screening for anemia and diabetes,
Baby Class at 1230 Marsh St, San Luis Food and craft beer available for sale. at Twin Cities Community Hospital, 1220 nutritional counseling, and medical
Obispo. Andrea Herron, a pediatric nurse Contact: bangthedrumbrewery.com or Las Tablas Rd, Templeton. This six-series referrals. Contact: 481-2692 or 788-0827.
practitioner and lactation consultant, 242-8372. class addresses all matters of childbirth
answers your questions about feeding, with a lecture, hands-on demos, and 1st WED every month at 12:00 pm:
Every FRI 6:00 am-4:00 pm: Early Bird
crying, and sleep for babies 0-10 months. technique practice. Cost: free. Contact: Disabled American Veterans luncheon at
Flea Market at Santa Maria Fairpark, 937
Dads are always welcome! Call to reserve 434-4654. Veterans Memorial Bldg, 313 W Tunnell
S Thornburg St. Browse many vendors
a spot. Contact: 543-6988. St, Santa Maria. Contact: 345-0402.
with antiques, fruits, vegetables, new 2nd THU of every month at 6:30 pm:
Every TUE 7:00-9:00 pm & SAT 2:00- and used items, and more! Cost: free. Breastfeeding Basics at Twin Cities Every WED 5:30-7:00 pm: Widowed
4:00 pm: Basic Safety Class at SLO Contact: 258-1765. Community Hospital, 1100 Las Tablas Support Group at New Life Church, 990
MakerSpace, 81 S Higuera St, Ste 160 Rd, Templeton. Learn about practical James Way, Rm 14, Pismo Beach. Offered
Every FRI 10:00 am-12:00 pm: Zen
& 180, San Luis Obispo. This course aspects of feeding your newborn from by Hospice of SLO Co. Contact: 544-2266
Doodle Adult Coloring Book Group
gets you acquainted with the space a Lactation Consultant. Cost: free. or hospiceslo.org.
at Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main
and equipment. All are required to St.  Relax and unwind with the new adult Contact: 239-4443. Every TUE at 7:00 pm: Al-Anon Family
take this class before using any part coloring books. Cost: free. Contact: SLO Special Education Local Plan Area Support Group at Luis OASIS Senior
of the facility. See website for specific artcentermorrobay.org or 772-2504. (SELPA) and Community Advisory Center, 420 Soares Ave, Orcutt. Contact:
dates and other classes. Cost: free for Committee (CAC) offer parent 937-9750.
Every MON 2:00-5:00 pm: Historic
MakerSpace Members and SLO County orientation to special education
Architectural Tour at the Monday Club, 3rd WED every month at 7:00 pm: How to
Library Cardholders. Contact: 439-2727 programs in SLO County. Contact: 782-
1815 Monterey St, SLO. The Monday Club Survive Divorce seminar at SLO Women’s
or slomakerspace.com. 7301 or sloselpa.org/pro_dev.htm.
of SLO is offering free docent-led tours. Community Center, 1124 Nipomo St #D,
Every THU 10:00-11:00 am: La Leche This is an excellent opportunity to tour Twin Cities Community Hospital SLO. Tips and suggestions for handling
League Mother Support Meetings in one of the architectural gems of the City Volunteers provide support to patients, family law issues. Cost: $10. Contact: 544-
North Co, SLO, AG and SM. Breastfeeding of San Luis Obispo. Cost: free. Contact: doctors, and nurses, and seek volunteers 9313 to register.
and parenting support and information themondayclubslo.wildapricot.org or to work in the gift shop and Obstetrics 4th TUE every month at 5:30 pm: Legal
offered. Cost: free. Contact: 242-2294 or 541-0594. Dept. AM and PM 4 hour shifts are Clinic for Self-Represented Litigants at
Facebook.com/lllofslo. available. Contact: 434-4524.
Every THU at 10:15 am: Tiny Tunes SLO County Courthouse Law Library,
MON-THU 8:30-11:30 am: Walk-In Legal Music & Movement at Music Motive, Every THU-FRI 12:00-5:00 pm & SAT 1050 Monterey St, SLO, #125. One-on-one
Clinic in 3rd Floor Atrium of Courthouse 3440 S Higuera St #130, SLO. This 11:00 am-5:00 pm: Exploration Station legal advice for persons filing divorces
Annex, 1035 Palm St, San Luis Obispo parent participation program for ages Interactive Science Center welcomes w/o an attorney, and a document
and Paso Robles Courthouse, 901 Park 1-5 includes activities based on music families at 867 Ramona Ave, Grover preparer to assist in completing court-
St, Rm 112. Get help with divorce, child psychology and child development. Beach. Cost: $2-3. Contact: 473-1421 or required forms. Cost: Min $40 donation.
and spousal support, domestic violence, Cost: $80 per mo. Contact: 543-0377. explorationstation.org. Contact: 544-9313.
guardianship, civil harassment, and 2nd THU of every month 6:00-7:00 pm:
Every TUE & SAT (by appt only): Partners RISE offers: weekly drop-In support
name or gender change. Grief Support Group at Central Coast
in Equestrian Therapy in Atascadero groups for sexual assault survivors;
Every TUE & THU at 1:30 pm: Legal Clinic offers riding lessons for special Hospice, 253 Granada Dr, Ste D, San Luis 24 hour crisis line; advocacy; peer
for Self-Represented Litigants at the SLO needs children, adults, and veterans. Obispo. Free group for anyone suffering counseling; prevention, empowerment
County Courthouse Law Library, 1050 Volunteers needed. Contact: petslo.com the loss of a loved one who is in need of and education. Contact: 545-8888 or
Monterey St, SLO, #125. One-on-one legal or 235-2787. support. Contact: 540-6020. www.sarpcenter.org.

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Valley Rd, Los Osos: Pumpkin Oak Flat Road, Paso Robles:
patch, harvest produce, eggs, Pumpkin patch (gathered),
family corn maze, hay rides, child - sized haybale maze,
slides, bounce pillow, corn fresh produce, snacks and
cannon, rubber duck races, farm refreshments, restrooms, picnic
animals, restrooms, and field area, pony rides. Open weekends
trips. Open daily. Contact: 549- 10:00 am-6:00 pm. Contact: 237-
8733 or brookshirefarms.com. 9560.
Cal Poly SLO Fruits & Crops, The Pumpkin Patch, Biddle
Highland Drive off of Hwy 1, San Ranch Rd & Edna Rd, San Luis
Luis Obispo: Pumpkin patch-pick Obsipo: Locally owned farm with
Pumpkin Patches in the field, corn maze, haunted
corn maze, u-pick apples,
u-pick pumpkins and other fresh
vegetables, field trips, and corn

& Harvest Fun
produce, honey from hives on maze. Open weekends 10:00 am-
the farm, restrooms, school 5:00 pm, and after hours honor
©
tours. Open SAT 10:00 am-1:00 system. Contact: 439-3214.
Elle Rose Photography
pm. Free parking. Contact:
River K Pumpkin Patch and
756-2224 or cfs.calpoly.edu/
Corn Maze, 7325 N River Road,
Avila Valley Barn, 560 Avila Valley 2810 or avilavalleybarn.com. programs/organic_farm.html.
Paso Robles: Pumpkin patch
Drive, San Luis Obispo: Fresh Cheesebrough Farm, 790 Moss u-pick, corn maze, horse-drawn
Big League Produce, 1603 So.
produce, pumpkin patch (u-pick Lane, Templeton: Pumpkin hayrides, picnic area, school
Bradley Rd, Santa Maria -
in the field or gathered), straw patch. Open daily 10:00 am-6:00 tours. Open daily 9:00 am-dusk.
Pumpkins (8 varieties) in shop
bale maze, gift shop, snacks and pm. This is a working farm with Contact: 467-3737.
or farmstand, pumpkin patch.
refreshments, restrooms, picnic fields at different stages, barn,
Open daily OCT 20-30 10:00 am- San Marcos Ranch, 775 San
area, tractor-pulled hay rides, tractors, small cattle operation.
9:00 pm. Contact: 260-4154. Marcos Rd, Paso Robles:
petting zoo, parking. Open daily Farm stand and pumpkin
9:00 am-6:00 pm. Contact: 595- Brookshire Farms, 4747 Los Osos patch available during October Pumpkin patch (u-pick in the field
or gathered), Fall festival, corn
only. Contact: 434-0843 or
maze, child-sized hay bale maze,
cheesebroughfarm.com.
haunted house, restrooms,
Dos Pasos Ranch, 4330 Santa picnic area, pony rides, farm
Rosa Creek Road, Cambria: animals. Open MON-SUN 10:00
Pumpkins, gourds, and other am-dusk. Contact: 467-3315.
produce at unmanned farm
SLO Creek Farms, 6455 Monte
stand. Open weekends 9:00 am-
Rd, San Luis Obispo – Pumpkins
5:00 pm. Contact: 924-1008.
in the farmstand or pick in the
Jack Creek Farms, 5000 Hwy field, pick-your-own apples,
46 West, Templeton: Organic tractor-pulled hay rides, honey,
pumpkins, pumpkin patch porta-potties, picnic area.
(u-pick in the field or gathered), Open everyday 11:00 am-5:00
Fall festival, child-sized haybale pm. Contact: (702) 245-3135 or
maze, honey from hives on slocreekfarms.com.
the farm, gift shop, snacks and
Sunny Acres Pumpkin Patch,
refreshments, restrooms, picnic
10660 Los Osos Valley Rd, San
area, farm animals, birthday
Luis Obispo: Families can choose
parties, school tours. Open
their own pumpkins grown on-
MON-SAT 10:00 am-6:00 pm
site and support community
(except WED), SUN 11:00 am-
recovery programs. Prices start
6:00 pm. Contact: 238-3799 or
at $1 – cheapest in SLO! Contact:
jackcreekfarms.com.
sunnyacresca.com.
McCall Farm B&B, 6250 Santa
The Tiny Trotters - Pony Rides,
Rosa Creek Rd, Cambria:
2210 Cimarron Way, Los Osos:
Pumpkin patch, fresh produce,
Wagon rides, pony rides, birthday
and fruit orchard. Open
parties, shows and school tours.
daily. Contact: 927-3140 or
Limited availability – call first to
mccallfarm@earthlink.net.
schedule a visit. Contact: 748-
Oak Flat Pumpkin Patch, 4760 9158 or thetinytrotters.com.

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