Unity World Day of Prayer. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13. Facilitated by the Rev. Marlene Morris, www.relevantspirituality.com.All welcome. Bring chair or blanket. Submit prayer requests at www.silentunity.org.Greenspace Creekside Reserve, 2264 Center St. Details, Nancy Butz, 927-8457.
The Cambria Computer Club Mac meeting. 2 p.m. Sept. 13. The topic will be “Freeware 2012,” presented by Jack Hennessy. Annual survey of free Mac software and applications for iPads and iPhones. Joslyn Recreation Center Conference Room, 950 Main St., Cambria. Any questions contact Jack at email@example.com
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Story time for preschoolers. 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Thursdays. Ages up to 6 welcome. Cambria Library, 900 Main St. 927-4336. Meditation class. 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. $25. Amethyst Healing Center, 704 Main St., Cambria. 927-1700, amethysthealing center.com.
Fiber fans invited to free “Stitching in your Slippers.” 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays and Sundays at the Ball & Skein & More, 4210 Bridge St. at Main St. Not a class; just sharing knitting and crocheting time with all abilities and ages. 927-3280.
Cambria Farmers Market, sponsored by Cambria Lions Club, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays at the Veterans Memorial Building parking lot, 1000 Main St. Cambria. 924-1260.
Pier-to-Point Fun Paddle and Ocean Race at San Simeon Bay. 8 a.m. registration 9 a.m. start, Sept. 15. 6-mile ocean water course from San Simeon Pier to Leffingwell Landing, Cambria. Kayaks, surf-skis, paddleboards, stand-up paddlers and outrigger canoes welcome. Fundraiser for North Coast Ocean Rescue. Entry, lunch and T-shirt for $40. www.ncoronline.com,firstname.lastname@example.org,234-3922.
Coastal Cleanup Day and Creek Day. 9 a.m. to noon. Sept. 15. Cleanup of beaches and creeks throughout the county. For locations, visit www.ecoslo.org/coastal-cleanup-day. Sponsored by the Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo (ECOSLO). Call 544-1777 or email email@example.com.
Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad
weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.
SeaStars and Other Tidepool Friends. 10 a.m. Sept. 15. Learn about tidepool residents and their adaptations for survival. Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach (west of Highway 1, across from Hearst Castle). Free to the public but space is limited. To reserve space, call 927-6575.
Central Coast Woodcarvers’ Show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16. Thirty carvers from California showing and selling hand-crafted woodcarvings. Tools, guides and supplies also for sale.
Demonstrations daily. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 10 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. Adults $2, children free. 927-3951.
Avocado and Margarita Festival. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 15; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16. Live music, margaritas, beer, avocado dishes, entertainment, contests and vendors. 714 Embarcadero, Morro Bay. $1. 772-4467.
Fiber fans invited to free “Stitching in your Slippers.” See Friday listing for details.
Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.
Harmony Headlands and Its Fascinating Human History. 10 a.m. Sept. 16. Humans have had a close and interactive relationship with this seemingly remote area for thousands of years. Discover a connection with the past. Meet at Harmony Headlands parking lot, located on the left side of Highway 1 about 5.5 miles north of Cayucos. 4 miles, 2-2.5 hours.
Peace Love Story Fest. 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Featuring Ranchers For Peace, Shannon Savage, Zette Harbour and Baba The Storyteller. All ages welcome. Camp Ocean Pines, 1473 Randall Drive, Cambria. $10; ages 6 and under are free. Tickets online at www.peacelovestory.com,441-6688.
The Cambria Chorale meets for rehearsals from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and periodically from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Fridays at the Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St. All singers welcome. 927-2989.
Morro Bay Beach Walk. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays to carpool from Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria. darlenen firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The Grand Manner.” Through Sept. 30. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Tribute to the Golden Age of Broadway. Pewter Plough Playhouse, 824 Main St., Cambria. $15 to $20. 927-3877, www.pewterploughplayhouse.org.
Open casting call for extras for student movie. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Graduate students at Chapman University plan to film “The Dead Kid,” a short film about bullying, in Cambria starting Oct. 25. For more, go to thedeadkid.com.Casting call is at the Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria.
EVENT Morro Bay Embarcadero Art Walk. 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14. Many galleries have food and artists in attendance. Various galleries, Embarcadero, Morro Bay. 772-1068.
Hope Myers and Sarah DeLong. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14. Paintings. Through Sept. 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.
Jari de Ham. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14. Paintings. Through Sept. 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.
Sharon Harris and Jacque Egger. Reception: 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 16. “Bit of Everything.” Oils and mixed media. Through Oct. 5. Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.
Melanee Sylvester Gallery. Paintings of the Central Coast by Melanee Sylvester, a California impressionist oil painter, and contemporary oil paintings by Tracey Sylvester Harris. Ongoing. 724 Main St. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Wednesdays. 927-5450, www.melaneesylvester.com.
Howard Kline. Original abstract expressionistic watercolors and giclee reproductions. Ongoing. Howard Kline Gallery, 750 Sheffield St., Cambria. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, closed Wednesday. 927-2917, howardkline.com. Brett White Gallery: Serenity by the Sea. Fine art photography of Cambria and the Central Coast by Brett White. Ongoing. 4044 Burton Drive, Cambria. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. 909-1420, BrettWhiteGallery.com.
Kirkes Mar Gallery/Studio. Figurative expressionistic art in oil, watercolor, and pastels. Giclee reproductions available. Ongoing. 2435 Village Lane, Tin City, Cambria. www.shirleykirkesmar.com,927-2870.
Bob Kliss. “Teapot Sculpture.” Fantasy floral sculpture. Through September. Seekers Gallery, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-4352.
Lisa Sisneros. Acrylic painting. Through September. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 55 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. 995-1727.
Brett White. Photography. Ongoing. Brett White Gallery, 4044 Burton Drive, No. 2. Cambria.
Cambria Newcomers annual Fashion Show and Luncheon. “Wrap Up in Fashion” show features fall fashions from Cambria retailers and one from San Luis Obispo, modeled by Newcomers Club members. Noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at Cambria Pines Lodge, 2905 Burton Drive, Cambria. Program free; lunch $19, payable in advance. For choice of entree, call Mary Hill, 924-1898.
Hunger Walk. Third annual San Luis Obispo County Food Bank fundraiser begins with check-in at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Santa Rosa Catholic Church parish hall, 1174 Main St. Beginning at 2 p.m., walkers can choose to go .9 miles or 1.7 miles, with both routes ending at Cambria Vineyard Church for hot dogs and beverages. Register online at slofoodbank.orgor call 238-4664. Every $1 raised will purchase seven meals for someone in need in Cambria. 927-4064 or 927-3159.
Welcome the equinox and connect to Lemurian energies. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 22, at Leffingwell Landing, Cambria. email@example.com.
Shore Bird Walk. 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 22. Join Shirley Green, a noted local bird expert, on a shore bird walk on the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Bring binoculars and a bird book if possible. Beginning birders are more than welcome. Call 927-2202 for reservations.
Moonstone Beach Board walk from the park. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 26. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays to carpool from Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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