Baby and Children’s Fair and Bike Rodeo. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Event features vendors, parental information, law enforcement, car seat safety checks, Freckles the Clown, bounce house, Cub Scout’s bike rodeo, food and more. Paso Robles City Park, 12th and Spring streets, Paso Robles. Free. 238-4103.
Jean Lazar Book Signing. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. “Their Last Painting.” Coalesce Bookstore, 845 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2880.
Casino Night. 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Evening includes buffet-style dinner, music, poker tournament, blackjack, roulette and craps tables, silent auction, raffle prizes and drinks. Adults only. Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo Daybreak’s scholarships and grants. Veterans Memorial Building, 801 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo. $40; $225 table of six; $300 table of eight. 596-2246 or 541-1234.
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Live Comedy Show. 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Central Coast Players present local comedians. Grange Hall, 2880 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. $5. 543-0639.
Poker Run Benefit Ride. 8 a.m. Sunday. Event includes poker run, chopper raffle, barbecue, live music, 50/50 raffle and more. Hosted by the Paso Robles Moose Lodge 243 and Porch Monkeys. Benefits the Boys & Girls Club of North County and The Children of Moose Heart Foundation. Boys & Girls Club of North County, 26th and Spring streets, Paso Robles. $10 to $25; $100 chopper raffle. 466-2140.
Art in the Park at Dinosaur Caves. 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Sunday. Vendors display a variety of arts and craft items, live music, barbecue, food, demonstrations and more. Dinosaur Caves, Shell Beach Road and Cliff Avenue, Shell Beach. 704-8128.
Spring Garden Tour. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. A variety of gardens on display and demonstrating artists on site. Maps available at Grover Beach City Hall, 154 S. Eight St., Grover Beach. Free. 473-4580.
Harvey Wasserman Book Signing and Discussion. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday. “Solartopia! Our Green-Powered Earth, A.D. 2030.” Reservations suggested, space is limited. Benefits the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility. San Luis Sustainability Group, 16550 Oracle Way, Santa Margarita. $5 to $20 donation. 772-7077. HopeDance Films. 7 p.m. Monday. “God Grew Tired of Us.” San Luis Obispo City/County Library, 995 Palm St., San Luis Obispo. $5. 544-9663 or www.hopedance.org.
Opera Lovers Meet. 10 a.m. Wednesday. Paul Woodring, an accompanist and coach at Cal Poly, talks about the premier Organ Concert on June 11. Odd Fellows Hall, 520 Dana St., San Luis Obispo. 543-5187 or www.calpoly.edu/~jedmiste.
EVENT Art After Dark. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Downtown San Luis Obispo. San Luis County Arts Council, 544-9251.
ARTS Space Obispo, 570 Higuera St. No. 165 (SLO Creamery). 544-9251. Wings & Petals, sculpture & works on paper by Carol Paulsen & Floral Art After Dark, SLO professional floral design competition.
The Art Center, 1010 Broad St. 543-8562. Gray Wing, ISAP’s international exhibit of acrylic paintings; First Gallery, “Petite Echelle,” works 12” or smaller by 50 top artists.
Artminds, 560 Higuera St., Suite A. 788-0205. Blown glass, photography, and digital fine art by studio members Brian Christopher, Jimmy Roberts, Finney Smith and Evan Chambers.
Frame Works Gallery, 339 Marsh St. 542-9000. “Reconstructing the Landscape,” photographs by Barry Goyette.
The Gallery at the Network, 778 Higuera St. 788-0886. New work from potter Alice Sennett,
Hands Gallery, 777 Higuera St. 543-1921. Recent works by John Ramos, inspired by Baja California.
Jeff Claassen Gallery, 1118 Morro St. 391-0361. New paintings by Portland artist Kendra Binney.
Law’s Hobby Center’s Upstairs Gallery, 855 Marsh St. 544-5518. “About the Wind,” a collection of oil paintings by Barry Ebner.
Rip Squeak and Friends Gallery, 850 Higuera St. 541-5023. New art and free 2007 calendar.
Spaces Gallery, 547 Marsh St. 544-5500. Showcase a collection of contemporary artwork.
Spirits of Africa, 570 Higuera St., (SLO Creamery). 598-3212. Paintings that celebrate the purity of the community, beaches and the harmony of local families.
Steynberg Gallery, 1531 Monterey St. 547-0278. “New Figure Paintings,” oil paintings by David Settino Scott.
Anam-Cre Pottery Studio, 570 Higuera St. 544-1850. Raku firing.
Le Crème, 464 Marsh St. 541-2736. Derek Magdefrau’s sunset photographs.
Linnaea’s Cafe, 1110 Garden St. 541-5888. Works by the Central Coast Printmakers.
The “dwellinart” Michael Ackerman Studio, 1129A Garden St. 781-0728. Check out the facade.
ThePhotoShop, 1027BMarshSt. 543-4025. “A Road Runs Through It,” photography by Nancy Watts. Open from 6 to 8 p.m.
Studio 718, 718 Higuera St. 547- 0718. Jewelry, artwork, food and wine.
Alice Sennett. Pottery. Through July. Reception: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, and July 6. The Gallery at the Network, 778 Higuera St., Suite B, San Luis Obispo. 788-0886.
Tim Cotterill. Bronzes. Reception: noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Artifacts Gallery, 775 Main St., Cambria. 927-4465.
Eileen Pritchard. Pastels and oil paintings. Through June 28. Reception: 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Ocean Art Gallery, 148 N. Ocean Ave., Cayucos. 995-0234.
Sheryl Knight. “Summer Light.” Friday, through June. Reception: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Gallery Los Olivos, 2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. 688-7517.
OPENING Shannon Marsh McClure. “The Dog Show.” Mixed media. Friday through June. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. June 8. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 772-1068.
ENDING The Fusion of Art and Wine: Paul J. McCloskey. Photography. Through today. Sylvester Vineyard, Tasting Room, 5115 Buena Vista Drive, Paso Robles. 227-4000.
Judy Chapel. Watercolors and collages. Ends today. A portion of the proceeds benefit The Boys and Girls Clubs on South San Luis Obispo County. Mission Community Bank, 154 W. Branch St., Arroyo Grande. 773-2865.
Maggie Pickering. Sculpture. Through today. The Gallery at the Network, 788 Higuera St., Suite B, San Luis Obispo. Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. 788-0886.
Michelle Hayden-Marsan. Pastel animals and still-life. Through today. Windward Vineyards, 1380 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 239-2565.
Paul J. McCloskey. “New Visions of the Central Coast.” Black-and-white and color photo-paintings. Though today. Sylvester Vineyard and Winery, 5115 Buena Vista Drive, Paso Robles. 227-4000.
Robert Oblon. “Jigsaw Puzzle Series.” three-dimensional sculpture and post-abstract expressionism. Through today. Dwellinart Gallery, 1129A Garden St., San Luis Obispo. 781-0728.
Susie Spotts. Oil paintings. Through today. The Fairways at Dairy Creek Golf Course, 2990 Dairy Creek Road, San Luis Obispo. 773-9465.
Tim Laser. “Splash.” Vases, paperweights, perfume vials and more. Through today. Seekers Glass Gallery, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. 927-4352.
Fred Ventura. “In2Blue.” Acrylic and watercolor paintings. Through Friday. Gateway Picture Framing, 1800 W. Grand Ave., Suite F, Grover Beach. 474-4800.
“Petit Echelle.” Artwork on a small scale, limited to 12 inches in any direction. Through Sunday. San Luis Obispo Art Center, 1010 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Monday. 543-8562.
ONGOING Caly Garris. Through June 15. Every Cowboy’s RanchHouse, 2261 Center St., Cambria. 927-1369.
International Society of Acrylic Painters Exhibit. Through June 16. San Luis Obispo Art Center, 1010 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Monday. 543-8562.
Paul J. McCloskey. “Sacred Light — Sacred Land.” Photo-paintings. Through June 16. University Center Gallery, 3171 Temple St., Halcyon. 489-2822.
“X Seven.” Through June 16.
University Center Gallery, 3171 Temple St., Halcyon. 489-2822.
Dianne “Lady Tie Di” Brooke. “Beyond Tie Dye.” Fiber art. Through June 17. Allied Arts Schoolhouse Gallery, 880 Main St., Cambria. 927-8190.
Exhibits. “Behind a Lens: The Photography of Dorothea Lange,” “The Civilian Conservation Corps, A Bridge to Recovery” and Abalone Harvesting in San Luis Obispo County. Photographs and artifacts. Through June 17. IOOF Hall, 128 Bridge St., Arroyo Grande. Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 489-8282.
Ginger Toomer and Mike Wilson. “Natures Treasures.” Pastel and oil painting. Through June 24. Morro Bay Art Association Gallery, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.
Eric Peterson. “Focus on the Figure.” Figurative paintings and drawings. Through June 29. Casa de Oro, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-5444. Glen Gibson. Abstract art. Through June. Paso Robles City Library, 1000 Spring St., Paso Robles. Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 237-3870.
Jack Baber. “Transformations.” Black-and-white photography. Through June. B-W Gallery, 9315 Santa Clara Road, Atascadero. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. 674-0337.
John Patrick Salisbury. “Stuff of Life.” Large paintings and assemblage. Through June. Salisbury Fine Art Gallery, Old Santa Fe Schoolhouse, 6985 Ontario Road, Avila Valley. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 471-3110.
Melanee Sylvester and Tracey Sylvester-Harris. “Gardens Revisited.” Through June. Melanee Sylvester Gallery, 724 Main St., Cambria. 927-5450.
Sue Johnson. Landscape oil paintings. Through July 1. Villicana Winery, 2725 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. 239-9456.
Catherine Doyle. Photography. Through July 25. Big Sky Cafe, 1121 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. 545-5401.
“Up Close In The Parks 2007.” Art exhibit of local state parks. Through July 28. Proceeds benefit the Central Coast Natural History Association. Morro Bay Museum of Natural History, 20 State Park Road, Morro Bay. 772-2694, ext. 101.
Abstract Expressionist Art Exhibit. Paintings. Through July. Clark Center, 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande. 215-2465.
Douglas Jernberg. “Flower Power.” Photography. Through July. Morley- Bryant & Co./Art Brut Gallery, 458 Bell St., Los Alamos. 344-4440.
Marillyn Miner. Paintings. Through July. Atascadero-Martin Polin Library, 6850 Morro Road, Atascadero. Hours:11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 466-1328.
Howard Kline. “The Hearts Ballet.” Watercolors. Through Oct. 10. Howard Kline Gallery, 750 Sheffield St. Cambria. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Tuesday. 927-2917.
Art on the Beach at Avila. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, through November. Local artists paint, draw, display and sell their work. The Plaza, Avila Beach. 773-2383.
Brown Bag Concert. 12:15 p.m. Friday. Pianists Stanley Stern and Nancy Piver in a musical salute to Richard Rodgers and Larry Hart. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. First Presbyterian Church, 951 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo. Free. 543-5451.
Cal Poly University Jazz Bands’ Jazz Night. 8 p.m. Friday. A mix of jazz standards and modern compositions performed by the University Jazz Bands No. 1 and No. 2 and the Cal Poly Jazz Combo. Special guest Claudia Villela. Harman Hall, Cohan Center, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo. $6 to $15. 756-2787.
SLOFolks Concert: Over The Edge. Duo performs jazz, blues, bluegrass and country.
7 p.m. Friday. Coalesce Bookstore, 845 Main St., Morro Bay. $15. 772-2880.
7 p.m. Saturday. Green Acres Lavender Farm, 8865 San Gabriel Road, Atascadero. $15. 466-0837.
The Red Barn Community Music Series. 7 p.m. Saturday. Performance by Cascada de Flores. Potluck dinner and old-time jam at 6 p.m. Red Barn at South Bay Community Center, 2180 Palisades Ave., Los Osos. $10 donations. 528-4530.
Benefit Concert. 7 p.m. Saturday. Local artists perform to benefit the “Get on the Bus” Father’s Day event to reunite children with their fathers incarcerated at the California Mens Colony. Nativity of Our Lady Church, 221 Daly Ave., San Luis Obispo. Freewill donations. 544-2357, ext. 32.
Choral Showcase: British Invasion. 7 p.m. Saturday. Choirs from the Atascadero High School Choral Department sing and dance to a variety of musical genres. Spanos Theater, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo. $10 to $14. 756-2787.
Spring Concert “National Roots.” 8 p.m. Saturday. Cal Poly Symphony performs music that explores the roots of our national identities. Cohan Center, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo. $6 to $12. 756-2787.
Hoot Road Show Concert. 8 p.m. Saturday. Performance by The Laurel Canyon Ramblers. Odd Fellows Hall, 520 Dana St., San Luis Obispo. $15. 546-2857.
Vocal Arts Ensemble’s Spring Concert. A mixture of classical, modern and folk music. 541-6797 or www.vocalarts.org.
8 p.m. Saturday. Grace Church, 1350 Osos St., San Luis Obispo. $15 to $30.
3 p.m. Sunday. Cambria Community Presbyterian Church, 2250 Yorkshire Drive, Cambria. $20 to $25.
Schoolhouse Rock 2007, Concert Series. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. SLO Mambo. Wine tasting and barbecue available. Salisbury Vineyards, 6985 Ontario Road, Avila Beach. Free; $5 barbecue; wine prices by the glass. 595-9463.
Paraguayan Harpist Ramón Romero in Concert. 3 p.m. Sunday. Performance of Latin American folk harp pieces from ancient to contemporary. Join by harpist Aurora Denny. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 1344 Nipomo St., San Luis Obispo. $10. 472-9036.
Music in the Gallery Series. 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Featuring Don Lampson and Jade Jackson. San Luis Obispo Art Center, 1010 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. Free. 543-8562.
Jazz Concert Series at The Hamlet. 4 and 7:15 p.m. Sunday. Saxophonist Bruce Eskovitz and his eight-piece band BEJO. The Hamlet, Highway 1, Cambria. $12 to $20. 927-0567.
Blue Turtle Seduction in Concert. 6 to 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. Food, wine and desserts available. Presented by the Surfrider Foundation’s Blue Water Task Force. Cayucos Creek Barn, 1155 Cayucos Creek Road, Cayucos. $7 to $10; children under 12 are free. 772-7668.
St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble in Concert. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Program is a combination of Russian sacred music and folk songs. St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church, 2220 Snowy Egret Lane, Los Osos. Freewill donations. 528-0654.
ARROYO GRANDE Bill’s Place, 112 E. Branch St. 489-9989. Fri and Sat: Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Sun: Karaoke, 7 to 10 p.m.
Ralph & Duane’s, 108 W. Branch St. 481-2871.
Atascadero The Carlton Hotel, 6005 El Camino Real. 461-5100. Piano Lounge, 7 to 10 p.m. Fri: Les Beck. Sat: Brett Mitchell. Bar and Lounge, 8 to 11 p.m. Fri: Viper Duo. Sat: Doc Stoltey.
Hoover’s Live, upstairs, 6900 El Camino Real. 21 and older. 466-6900. Thurs: Music videos with DJ Beau, 9 p.m. Fri: Cal Poly Frat Party, 9 p.m. Sat: Rockin’ for a Cure Benefit, 9 p.m. Wed: Karaoke, 9 p.m.
Last Stage West, 15050 Highway 41. 461-1393.
Outlaws Bar & Grill, 9850 E. Front Road. Dancing. 466-2000.
AVILA BEACH Mr. Rick’s, 404 Front St. 595-7425. Fri Body, 4 p.m. Sat: Tres Gatos, 9 p.m. Sun: Ras Danny, 4 p.m.
The Wine Attic, 53 San Miguel St. 227-4107.
CAMBRIA Cambria Pines Lodge, 2905 Burton Drive. 21 and older. Dancing. 927-4200.
The Hamlet, Highway 1. 927-0567.
CAYUCOS Hoppe’s Garden Bistro, 78 N. Ocean Ave. No dancing. 995-1006.
Old Cayucos Tavern, 130 N. Ocean Ave. Music, dancing and gambling. 995-3209.
GROVER BEACH Great Gatsby’s Wine Bar, 1750 El Camino Real. 473-8466. Fri: Friday Night Wine Extravaganza, 5 to 10 p.m.
O’Reilly’s, 295 W. Grand Ave. 489-0469. Mongo’s Saloon, 359 W. Grand Ave. 489-3639. Thurs: The Decons, 9 p.m. Fri: The Jammies, 9 p.m. Sat: Fighting Chance, 9 p.m. Sun: live music, 3 p.m. Mon: Open Mike Night, 9 p.m. Tues: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Wed: Hump-Day-Blues, 9 p.m.
LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD Papillon, 1346 Second St. 528-8882. Fri: live jazz. Sat: live acoustic guitar.
Sweet Springs Saloon, 990 Los Osos Valley Road. Live music and dancing. 8 p.m. Thursday, $3; 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, cover charge varies.
MORRO BAY Fuel Dock, 900 Main St. 772-8478.
The Inn at Morro Bay, 60 State Park Road. No dancing. 772-5651. Morro Bay Brewing Co., 280 Harbor St. All ages, no cover. 772-3534.
Otter Rock Cafe, 885 Embarcadero. All ages until 11 p.m., then 21 and older. Dancing. 772-1420. Thurs: Open Jam, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tues and Wed: Karaoke, 8 to 11 p.m.
Rose’s Landing, 725 Embarcadero. No cover. 772-4441. Thurs: Karaoke, 7 to 10 p.m.
Windows on the Water, 699 Embarcadero No. 7. No cover. 772-0677. Thurs and Fri: Liz Douglas Duo, 6 to 9 p.m.
Antonio’s Ristorante, 626 W. Tefft St. 929-0444.
PASO ROBLES O’Grady’s, 1421 Spring St. 237-2771.
Papa Tommy’s Restaurant, 1467 Creston Road. 227-6363.
Pine Street Saloon, 1234 Pine St. 238-1444.
The Sportsmen Pub, 622 12th St. 227-4463.
The Wine Attic, 1305 Park St. alley. 227-4107. Sat: Ted Waterhouse and Viper Four, 6 to 9 p.m.
Vinoteca Wine Bar, 835 12th St., Suite A. 227-7154.
Harry’s Night Club and Beach Bar, 690 Cypress St. Dancing, no cover unless noted. 773-1010. Thurs: Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fri: Friction Addiction, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sat: Tommy Lee and The Portagees, 3 to 8 p.m.; Friction Addiction, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sun: Jaxx, 3 to 8 p.m.; 6250, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mon and Tues: Jimmy Jimmy, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wed: Just Mean Gene, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Two Blocks Off the Beach, 791 Dolliver St. 773-0332. Thurs: Native Wind, 7 to 9 p.m.
SeaVenture Restaurant, 100 Ocean View Ave. 773-3463. Sun: live music, noon to 4 p.m.
Shore Cliff Lodge, 2555 Price St. 773-4671.
SAN LUIS OBISPO
Cisco’s, 778 Higuera St. 543-5555.
The Clubhouse at This Old House, 740 W. Foothill Blvd. 548-8500. Fri: Impossible Sunday, 10 p.m. Sat: Louie Ortega and Friends, 10 p.m.
Corner View, 1141 Chorro St. 546-8444. Doc’s Karaoke Bar & Grill, 1051 Nipomo St. 595-3627. Thurs: Star Performer Show, 6 to 9 p.m.; open karaoke 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fri — Wed: Karaoke, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Downtown Brewing Co., 1119 Garden St. 543-1843. Fri: Sparta/Straylight Run and Threes, 7 p.m. Mon: Lacuna Coil, 7 p.m. Wed: Nekromantix, 7 p.m.
Koberl at blue, 988 Monterey St. Live music, dancing, no cover. 783-1135.
Frog and Peach, 728 Higuera St. 595-3764. Sat: is.
The Graduate, 990 Industrial Way. 541-0969; tickets, 888-825-5484.
Grappolo Ristorante Bar, 1040 Broad St. 788-0260.
Linnaea’s Cafe, 1110 Garden St. All ages, no dancing. 541-5888. Fri: Atilla and Dave, 8:30 p.m. Sat: Greg Robin, 8:30 p.m. Wed: West Coast Songwriters Showcase, 7 p.m.
Madonna Inn, 100 Madonna Road. All ages, live music and dancing. 543-3000.
Mission Grill, 1023 Chorro St. 547-5544.
The Monday Club, 1815 Monterey St. 547-5544. Sun: woO!, $8 to $15, 10 a.m. to noon.
Mother’s Tavern, 725 Higuera St. Dancing. 21 and older. 541-8733. Thurs — Sat: DJ, 9:45 p.m. Sun and Mon: Karaoke, 9:45 p.m. Tues: DJ, 9:45 p.m.
Sycamore Springs Resort, Gardens of Avila, 1215 Avila Beach Road. 595-7378. Fri: The Pat Cormick Group with Gabriele, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Utopia European Bakery Cafe, 2900 Broad St. 544-8867.
SAN SIMEON San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill, 9520 Castillo Drive. 927-4604. Fri: live music, 9 p.m. Sat: Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sun: Open mike karaoke, 2 to 5 p.m.
The Porch, 22322 El Camino Real. 438-3376. Fri: Jonny Ward, 7:30 to 10 p.m.
The Cliffs Resort, 2757 Shell Beach Road. 773-5000.
Old Vienna Restaurant, 1527 Shell Beach Road. 773-4521. Fri: Trio Internationale, 6 to 10 p.m.
Big Band Dance. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday. Performance by the Main Street Big Band. This month’s theme is summer picnic, bring hors d’oeuvres to share. Ages 18 and older. Centennial Park, 600 Nickerson Drive, Paso Robles. $5 to $7. 237-3988.
Monthly Senior Dance “Fun in the Sun.” 1 to 3:30 p.m. Monday. Live music by Twist of Limen. Presented by the city of Pismo Beach Recreation Division. Veterans Memorial Building, 780 Bello St., Pismo Beach. $5. 773-7049.
39 Plus Dance Club. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. Ballroom dancing to live music. Coffee and tea served at 12:15 p.m. Veterans Memorial Building, 209 Surf St., Morro Bay. $5. 528-1924.
Square Dancing. Ongoing. Various locations in San Luis Obispo, Grover Beach, Paso Robles and Santa Maria. $5 to $7. For days, times and locations, call 541-2386.
City of Atascadero Department of Community Services. Classes include art, dancing and more. Call for dates, times, locations and cost. 6905 El Camino Real, Suite 6, Atascadero. 461-5000.
Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department. Classes include art, square dancing and more. Call for dates, times and cost. All classes at Grover Beach Community Center, 1230 Trouville Ave., Grover Beach. 473-4580.
Morro Bay Recreation and Parks Department. Classes include belly dancing and more. Call for dates, times and cost. 1001 Kennedy Way, Morro Bay. 772-6278.
City of Paso Robles Library and Recreation Services. Classes include art, dancing and more. Call for dates, times, locations and cost. 600 Nickerson Drive, Paso Robles. 237-3994.
City of Pismo Beach Recreation Division. Classes include landscape oil painting, watercolor, beginning drawing, ballroom dance, Latin American dance, tap and hula/ori. Call for dates, times, locations and costs. 773-7063.
City of San Luis Obispo, Parks and Recreation Department. 864 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo. 781-7300.
South Bay Community Center.
Classes include international folk dancing. Call for dates and times. 2180 Palisades Ave., Los Osos. Free. 528-4169.
ART Morro Bay Art Association. Classes include Thursday painters and creativity days. Call for dates, times and locations. 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.
San Luis Obispo Art Center. Thursday Painters. Call for dates, times and location, 481-8474. 1010 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. 543-8562 or www.sloartcenter.org.
DANCE Contemporary Dance Classes. Call for dates and times. Benefits Variable Velocity Performance Group. World Rhythm and Motion Studio, 150 South St., San Luis Obispo. $10. 471-5078.
International Folk Dance. 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Ongoing. Pacific Dance Center, 698 Morro Bay Blvd., Morro Bay. $2. 528-1259. Beginning Tap Dance Classes. 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Presented by the Cayucos Lions Club and benefits the skate park fund. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 10 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. $6 per class. 927-2436.
Salsa Lessons with CPSalsa. 8 to 9 p.m. Friday. Beginning through advanced. Free dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. Cal Poly, building No. 5, Room 225, San Luis Obispo. $5; free parking. 541-4587 or cpsalsa.com.
Lopez Lake Outdoor Discoveries. Lopez Lake Nature Center, Arroyo Grande. $7 parking. 788-2381.
Full Moon Night Hike. 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. today. Hike through the oak trees by moonlight. A ranger discusses the nocturnal creatures that come alive in the park after dark. Dress warm and bring a flashlight.
Adventures With Nature. Docent-led walks. Legend: E=easy. 1 mile or less, mostly level. M=moderate. 1 to 3 miles, uneven terrain. A=active. Any distance, difficult terrain. T=talk. Talk or lecture. * indicates poison oak in area. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. No dogs. All times approximate. 772-2694 or www.morrobaymuseum.org.
Great Blue Herons of Morro Bay. 1:30 p.m. today. Learn about the courtship, nesting habits, anatomy and behavior of the great blue herons, great and snowy egrets, black-crowned nigh herons and the double-crested cormorants. (T) 1 hour.
Oceano Lagoon. 10 a.m. Friday. Explore the surroundings of the lagoon. Learn about the plants and animals found there. Meet at Oceano campground entrance station, Pismo State Beach. (*E) 1.5 miles, 2 hours.
San Simeon History. 11 a.m. Saturday. Explore the diverse history and uses of San Simeon Cove. Coastal Discovery Center docents on the pier at W.R Hearst State Beach (across Highway 1 from Hearst Castle) between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (T)
White’s Point Vistas. 11 a.m. Saturday. A short, but steep walk to view the estuary and learn about the forces that have created this watery world, home to hundreds of marine and terrestrial animals. Meet at the Museum of Natural History by the outdoor Chumash garden. (M) .5 mile, .5 hour.
San Simeon History. 11 a.m. Sunday. Explore the diverse history and uses of San Simeon Cove. Coastal Discovery Center docents on the pier at W.R Hearst State Beach (across Highway 1 from Hearst Castle) between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (T)
Discover Treasures of Montaña de Oro. 1 p.m. Monday. Tour the Spooner Ranch House and Holloway Garden, see some of the park and hunt for wildflowers on the Reservoir Flats Trail. Meet at the Visitor Center, Montaña de Oro State Park. Part 1: (E) 1 hour. Part 2: (M) 1.5 miles, 1.5 hours.
Shoreline Geology. 8 a.m. Tuesday. Walk along the bluffs from Spooner’s Cove to Corallina Cove learning about the geology of the wave-cut terraces, cliffs, beaches and tidepools. Meet at the Visitor’s Center, Montaña de Oro State Park. Wear nonskid shoes and dress warmly. (M) 1.5 miles, 2 hours.
Cayucos Beach Walk. 9 a.m. Wednesday. Leisurely stroll along the Cayucos Beach and view various forms of sea life, including kelp, organisms in the tide pools and shore birds. Meet at the pier at Cayucos Beach by the restroom. Wear sturdy shoes and layered clothing. Bring binoculars. (E) 1 mile, 1.5-2 hours.
Montaña de Oro Bluff Nature Walk. 10 a.m. Wednesday. Hike along the Bluff Trail for views and likely looks at a variety of birds, plants and sea life. Binoculars helpful. Meet at Bluff Trailhead, 200 yards south of Visitor Center at Montaña de Oro State Park. (*A) 2.5 miles, 2 hours.
The Morro Bay Art Association is accepting entries for its Central Coast National Fine Art Competition. Applications with a CD of artwork are due today. For complete details, call 772-2504 or visit www.morrobayartassociation.org.
Vocal Arts is forming a new Youth Choir for singers 16 to 26 years old. Auditions are at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the choir room at San Luis Obispo High School. Gary Lamprecht is directing. Rehearsals begin Tuesdays in Septembers, location to be announced. Bring an a cappella piece of choice. For information, call 528-5866 or visit www.vocalarts.org.
San Luis Obispo County Band. 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Brass, woodwind and percussion players are invited to play with the band for its winter and spring season. San Luis Obispo High School Band Room, 1369 San Marcos Court, San Luis Obispo. 543-5691.
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GENERAL Los Olivos Jazz and Olive Festival. 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. An afternoon of live jazz music, tasting of olivebased dishes and wine tasting. Lavinia Campbell Park, Los Olivos, $10 to $30. 324-2310 or 325-2345.