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9 things to do in SLO County on Thursday, May 11

A busy farmers market packs Higuera Street in downtown SLO on a warm summer evening.
A busy farmers market packs Higuera Street in downtown SLO on a warm summer evening. The Tribune

Parkfield Bluegrass Festival

Various times.

Thursday through Sunday. Bluegrass, old-time and gospel music, plus a barn dance, workshops, children’s activities and more. Parkfield Bluegrass Festival, 70410 Parkfield-Coalinga Road, Parkfield. Various prices. 805-994-0929. www.parkfieldbluegrass.org.

CAPSLO adult wellness and prevention screening

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Includes checks of blood pressure, pulse and weight, as well as a blood test for anemia, blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Senior Center, 1445 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo. Free. 805-544-2484. www.capslo.org.

Book discussion group

10:30 a.m. to noon.

“The Life We Bury” by Allen Eskens. San Luis Obispo Library, 995 Palm St., San Luis Obispo. Free. 805-539-9374.

“New Visions”

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Juried photography exhibition. San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, 1010 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. Free. 805-543-8562.

Mental Clarity: Keep Your Mind Working lecture

5 to 6:30 p.m.

Obispo Hyperbaric Wellness Center, 3196 S. Higuera St., Suite C, San Luis Obispo. Free. 805-440-9856.

Book signing and discussion — John Matteson

6 to 7:30 p.m.

Reservations encouraged. San Luis Obispo Library, 995 Palm St., San Luis Obispo. Free. 805-548-8700. slolibrary.org.

Mother’s Day flower giveaway

6 to 8:30 p.m.

Farmers market, Chorro and Higuera streets, San Luis Obispo. Free. 805-541-0286.

The Erin Inglish Band and Kendra McKinley in concert

6 to 10 p.m.

Presented by Paso Food Co-Op and will include information about joining the Paso Food Co-Op to start a community-supported food market in Paso Robles. D’Anbino Cellars, 710 Pine St., Paso Robles. Free. 805-727-3745.

“Stupid F**king Bird”

8 p.m.

Features work of Cal Poly theatre and dance department students, faculty and staff. Spanos Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Cal Poly. $12 to $20. 805-756-4849.

For a complete list of events, visit events.sanluisobispo.com.

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