The Cambrian

Arts & Events

THIS WEEK

THURSDAY 4-8

The Cambria Computer Club Mac meeting. 2 p.m. April 8. Jack Hennessy will present “Back to Mac Basics.” Joslyn Recreation Center Conference Room, 950 Main St., Cambria. For information email

aonghus@alumni.calpoly.edu.

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Valencia Peak Hike. April 8.

Our Parks Imagined,
Capturing the Dream. April 8.

FRIDAY 4-9

Singer-songwriter Jack Tempchin in concert. 7 p.m. April 9 at Coalesce Bookstore, 845 Main St., Morro Bay. 7 p.m. April 10 at Painted Sky Studios, 4111 Bridge St.

Cambria. $20. Reserve tickets at 772-2880 or 546-2857. Tickets for the Cambria show available at The Yew Tree, 734 Main Street, Suite A, Cambria.

SATURDAY 4-10

Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART) rummage sale and barbeque to benefit rescued animals. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 10 and 11. Now collecting items for sale during business hours until April 4. No clothes, TVs or computers. HART Shelter parking lot, 1500 Main St., Cambria. 927-7377.

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Trillium Photo Hunt. April 10.

Sketch Walk — April Surprise. April 10.

SUNDAY 4-11

Native Plants, Rocks, Shards and Spring: A botanist and an archeologist lead a Walk on Red Mountain. 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 11. Fundraiser for Greenspace—The Cambria Land Trust. $35 includes lunch. Reservations required: 927-2866 or rick@greenspacecambria.org.www.greenspacecambria.org.

Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve Walk. 10 a.m. April 11. John Lindsey leads walk and discusses the geological impacts of weather on the ranch. Cambria. Reservations and locations, call 927-2202.

Barbecued Oyster and Beer Feast Fundraiser. 1 to 6 p.m. April 11. Event includes oysters, beer, live entertainment and silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Morro Bay 4th Inc.

Tognazzini’s Dockside Too, 1245 Embarcadero, Morro Bay. $20 donation. 396-6910.

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Tapestry Weaving Demonstration. April 11.

Mountain of Gold. April 11.

Stuart Green in Concert. 2 p.m. April 11. Presented by the F. Roger Bailey Scholarship Fund. Coalesce Bookstore, 845 Main St., Morro Bay. $20. 772-2880.

Jazz Concert Series at The Hamlet. 4 and 7:15 p.m. April 11. Saxophonist Tim Armacost joined by pianist Bruce Barth, bassist Kenny Davis and drummer Billy Hart. The Hamlet, Highway 1, Cambria. $12 to $20. 927-0567.

MONDAY 4-12

Community Action Partnership Senior Health Screening. 9:30 a.m. to noon April 12. Free and confidential blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes and anemia screenings for seniors age 50 and older. Col-rectal cancer take-home screening test kit available for $5. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2700 Eton Road, Cambria. First come, first serve. Donations welcome.

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Discover Treasures of Montaña de Oro. April 12.

TUESDAY 4-13

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Los Osos Oaks Reserve.

a.m. April 13. A shaded stroll through an ancient forest looking at native plants and evidence of Chumash habitation, and learning colorful historical background. Meet at Reserve entrance, 0.7 miles east of South Bay Boulevard on Los Osos Valley Road. 1 mile, 1.5 hours.

WEDNESDAY 4-14

Walk to Morro Rock. 9:30 a.m. April 14. New path from the smoke stacks. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays at Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria. darlenencambria@att.net.

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Birds and Marine Mammals at Morro Rock. April 14.

Montaña de Oro Bluff Nature Walk. April 14.

ONGOING

Piedras Blancas Light Station Tours. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Meet at 9:45 a.m. at the former Piedras Blancas Motel, 1.5 miles north of the Lighthouse. $10 for adults, $5 for age 6-17, no fee ages 5 and under. Special arrangements must be made for groups of 10 or more. 927-7361. Artist paint-out days. Second Wednesdays. $10. To make arrangements, call 927-8574.

Electronic Recycle Center, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria. 2:30 to 5 p.m. the fourth Friday of every month. Bring TVs, PCs, and most other electronic devices. No appliances, batteries or fluorescent lighting. Cambria Farmers Market. Free. Call 9271349, e-mail info@uuccambria.org,

or go to uuccambria.org.

Live entertainment in Zara’s Lounge Bar at The Brambles. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Friday of each month. Singer songwriter David Plumb with occasional guest musicians and (always) the Plumettes. Dino Airali behind the bar. Happy hour drink and bar menu prices. 4005 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-0747.

San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill performance showcase. 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and 5 to 9 p.m. Saturdays. Karaoke with “Elvis” 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and

Saturdays. 9520 Castillo Drive, San Simeon. Free. 927-4601 or www.sansimeonrestaurant.com.

Holistic fair. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. Free. Amethyst Healing Center, 704 Main St., Cambria. 927-1700, amethysthealingcenter.com

ART

EVENT “Our Parks Imagined, Capturing the Dream.” Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. April 8. Art works in various media. April 8, though April 29. Morro Bay Museum of Natural History, 20 State Park Road, Morro Bay. 772-2694.

Morro Bay Embarcadero Art Walk. 5 to 8 p.m. April 9. Many galleries have food, wine and artists in attendance. Various galleries, Embarcadero, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Deb Festa. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. April 9. Watercolor. April 1, through April 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10. Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Doug Howard. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. April 9. Photography. April 1, through April 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10. Morro Bay. 772-1068.

“Art in the Pines.” Reception: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 9. Juried exhibition of paintings. Through May 3. Old Grammar School Gallery, 1350 Main St., Cambria.

Morro Bay Art Association Monthly Meeting. 3 to 5 p.m. April 12. Lynn Kishiyana demonstrates abstract, mixed-media techniques. Morro Bay Art Association Gallery, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.

ONGOING “Spring Fling.” Works by the Creativity Group. Through April 25. Morro Bay Art Association Gallery, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.

Stephen Schlanser. Engraved, carved and etched crystal bowls, vases and sculptures. Through April. Seekers Gallery, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-4352.

Clarence Weiss. “Passion for Plein Air Painting.” Paintings. Extended to May 4. The Hamlet, 7432 Exotic Garden Drive, Cambria. 927-2856.

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.

Sally Seago. Romantic Impressionist oil paintings. Ongoing. Seago Gallery by the Sea, 6100 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria. 927-9444, www.seagogallery.com.

TALENT CALL

“Fabulous Fibers” show. Area fiber artists are invited to enter a juried show to be presented in May by Allied Arts Association in Cambria. Entries are to be delivered between 10 a.m. and noon May 5 to the Allied Arts Gallery at the Old Grammar School, 1350 Main St. in Cambria. For details, visit www.ArtistsOfCambria.com.

Central Coast Shakespeare Festival auditions for “Twelfth Night” and The Gamester.” 1 to 5 p.m. April 10; 2 to 9 p.m. April 11. Actors should prepare a classical monologue (from any play) of two minutes or less. Those interested in working as production crew will be scheduled for an interview. Ludwig Community Center, 864 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo. Call 546-4224 or visit centralcoastshakespeare.orgto make an appointment.

Transitions-Mental Health Association call for art for its upcoming exhibit “Opening Minds.” Entry deadline is 4 p.m. April 19. Submissions may be in any artistic medium including stone, metal, clay, textiles, sketches and paintings. For an entry form or more information, call 503-0350, email mwalters@tmha.org

or visit www.t-mha.org.

PLAN AHEAD

Cambria Chili Cookoff and Classic Car Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 17. Cambria Veterans Memorial Building and Pinedorado grounds, 1000 Main St., Cambria. 927-3624 or www.cambriachamber.org.

San Simeon Creek Road Walk. 9:30 a.m. April 21. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays at Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria. darlenencambria@att.net.

Sixteenth Annual Faerie Festival. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 25. Celebrate the arrival of spring with storytelling, harp music, and palm reading. Heart’s Ease Herb and Garden Shop, 4101 Burton Drive, Cambria. Free.

NIGHTLIFE

Pacific Blue, 9070 Castillo Drive, San Simeon. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke. 927-8101.

San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill, 9520 Castillo Drive. Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke with Jim and ‘Vel Owen, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. No cover. 927-4604, www.sansimeonrestaurant.com.

The Hamlet, just north of Cambria on Highway 1. 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Richard Moratin, piano/vocals. 927-3535 or 927-4994. Cambria Pines Lodge. 2905 Burton Drive, 21 and older. Dancing. Music starts around 8 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday, 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. 927-4200, www.cambriapineslodge.com.

West End Bar & Grill, 774 Main St., Cambria. All ages. 927-5521.

Mozzi’s, 2262 Main St., Cambria. 927-4767.

Las Cambritas, 2336 Main St., Cambria. Music on the patio at 2 p.m. Sunday. 927-0175.

Old Cayucos Tavern, 130 N. Ocean Ave., Cayucos. Card room. 995-3209.

Line Dancing. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at the Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St., Cambria. Newcomers welcome; $2 a class. 927-7131.

Cambria Couples Dance and Social Club. 6 to 9 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Live music and a potluck dinner. Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria. 927-0527.•

Birding Multiple Habitats. 8 a.m. April 17. Observe birds on a short hike along the seashore, creek, wetlands, chaparral and pine forest habitats. Meet in the Washburn day use parking lot north of Cambria on the east side of Highway 1 just south of San Simeon Creek. 2 miles, 3 hours.

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