PLACES TO GO
Cambria Historical Museum. Local and regional history in the former Guthrie-Bianchini House, a home dated from 1870. Rotating exhibits and displays. Bookstore with gifts and mementos, nursery with heirloom plants. Corner of Burton Drive and Center Street. 1 to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday. Free admission, but donations welcome. Museum and gardens available for small parties, meetings and other events. 927-2891, www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com.
Hearst Castle. Daytime tours, daily, $25 adults, $12 children (5- 12 years old). Evening tours, Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 30, $36 adults, $18 children (5-12 years old). 800-444-4445, www.hearst castle.com.
Piedras Blancas Light Station Tours. Sept. 1 to June 14: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. June 15 to Aug. 31: Mondays through 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 ages 6-17, no fee for 5 and under. Special arrangements must be made for groups of 10 or more; no tours on federal holidays. 927- 7361. Artist paint-out days. Second Wednesdays. $10. To make arrangements, call 927-8574.
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Adult day care. Care and enrichment for clients and respite for families and caregivers. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Cambria Adult Resources, Education and Support (CARES), at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2700 Eton Road, Cambria. 927-4290.
Senior Nutrition Program lunch, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2700 Eton Road. $2.75. 927-1268.
Free transportation around Cambria for seniors and the disabled on the Cambria Community Bus on weekdays. Weekly trips to Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo; monthly trips to Paso Robles, Templeton and Atascadero. Call 927-4173 from 9 to 11 a.m. two days prior to the day a ride is needed.
Free senior health screening is offered monthly by the Community Action Partnership to seniors 50 years old and older, including monitoring blood pressure, pulse and weight and a finger prick blood test for anemia, diabetes and high cholesterol. No appointment necessary. 9:30 a.m. to noon the second Monday of each month at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2700 Eton Road, Cambria. “The Wednesday Roundup,” lunchtime activity program for seniors, including board games, low-key chair exercises, enrichment programs (such as musical performances), lunch and general camaraderie. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the Community Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 2250 Yorkshire Drive. $2 for lunch. Transportation can be arranged. Call 927-7017 for reservations and details.
Cambria American Legion Post No. 432 begins its general meeting at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month at the Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St. All veterans welcome. 927-5010.
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.
Cambria Coalition for Youth, a resource, advocacy and support network for youth, families and the community, meets at 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Palmer Building, 870 Main Street. Everyone is invited.
The Cambria Computer Club meets at 2 p.m. Thursdays at the Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St. The novice group meets on the first Thursday; the Mac user meeting is on the second Thursday; and the general meeting is on the third Thursday. www.cambriacomputer club.org.
The Cambria Couples’ Dance Club meets from 6 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria. Live band, potluck dinner, dancing and fellowship. 927-0655, 927-0527.
The Cambria Democratic Club of the North Coast meets at 7:15 p.m. the first Thursday of October through June at the Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St.
The Cambria Drum Corps rehearses at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Coast Union High School band room. The group welcomes interested percussionists, middle-school-aged and up. 927-4742.
The Cambria 4-H Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month (September through June) at 2250 Yorkshire Drive (Community Presbyterian Church).Five to 19-year-olds can learn citizenship, leadership, personal responsibility, socialskills and life skills. 927-8004, www.cambria4h.com.
Cambria Lawn Bowls Club meets at 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at the Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria. Free lessons for all ages. 927-3364 or 927-2585, or email emandler@sbcglob al.net.
The Cambria Lions Club meets for dinner at the Joslyn Recreation Center at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Following dinner, guest speakers make presentations on subjects of local interest. 927-5842.
Cambria Newcomers meet for lunch on the third Thursday of the month. All welcome. 924-0678.
The Cambria Tennis Club hosts drop-in tennis for members, Cambria residents and visitors from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays at the high school, 2950 Santa Rosa Creek Road. 927-0799
Cambria Toastmasters meets from 5 to 6 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at Rabobank, 1070 Main St. Public welcome. Develop communication and leadership skills. 203-5072.
The Cambria Walking Bunch meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Shamel Park. darlenencam email@example.com.
Cambria Writers’ Workshop meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at the Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St. Anyone serious about writing and publishing can come and bring their original unpublished work. No charge. Guests welcome. Call Daphne at 924-1324 for details.
The Central Coast Woodcarvers Club meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 201 Ocean Front, Cayucos. 927-5240.
Course in Miracles. Meets at 5:30 p.m. the first and third Sundays of the month at the Cambria Connection, 870 Main St. The group is for anyone interested in exploring spiritual issues that come with life, including forgiveness. Alexis, 395-1272; or Lisa, 441-2965.
Cub Scouts Pack No. 217. Cub Scouts do things with other kids, like go places, see things, build and take part in community events while weaving lifetime values and educating. Call Pack Leader Lynn Azevedo, 927-1465, for details.
Friends of the Cambria Library meet at 8:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the library. Membership ($10) is open to all library-card holders. www.cambriafol.org.
Girl Scouts. 2:40 p.m. every Tuesday at the Cambria Grammar School, Room 11, 3223 Main St. Laura Dubnow, 924-1856, firstname.lastname@example.org. Mah jongg is played Mondays at the Joslyn Center, 950 Main St., Cambria. New players are welcome and encouraged to learn mah jongg from noon to 1 p.m., then stick around for regular play from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 927-5155 to make sure there’s room in the class.
Military Parents of the Central Coast meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at United Methodist in San Luis Obispo. 927-3197.
The University Women of Cambria, an organization of university and college graduates dedicated to promoting community endeavors (with emphasis on education), meet the third Monday of the month. 927-8193, 927-8073.
Recreation & Education listings appear the first Thursday of each month; Help Is Available listings on the second Thursday; Volunteers Needed listings on the third Thursday; and undated Club Meeting information on the fourth Thursday. Want your listing to appear here? Items for Bulletin Board should be submitted at least a week prior to the requested publication date. Email items (flyers are welcome) to email@example.com;drop by The Cambrian at 2442 Main St.; mail to P.O. Box 67, Cambria CA 93428; or fax to 927-4708.