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THIS WEEK

THURSDAY 8-2

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, amethysthealingcenter.com.

FRIDAY 8-3

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.

Electronic Recycle Center, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria. 2:30 to 5 p.m. the last Friday of every month. Bring TVs, PCs, and most other electronic devices. No appliances, batteries or fluorescent lighting. Cambria Farmers Market. Free. Call 927-9556, email info@uuccambria.org,or go to uuccambria.org.

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

Walk Along the Edge.
Aug. 3.

Painted Sky Concert Series. 8 p.m. Aug. 3. Featuring Americana music by Sweet Talk radio, Garrison Starr opens. Painted Sky Recording Studios at the Old Creamery Building, Harmony $20. 927-8330.

SATURDAY 8-4

Occupy Cambria. Meet at 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St., walk .9 miles to Wall Street and back again.

National Lighthouse Day Celebration. Aug. 4. Tour guides in period attire do historical reenactment at Piedras Blancas Light Station. $10 adults, $5 ages 6-17, free for 5 and under. Meet no later than 9:45 a.m. at the former Piedras Blancas Motel (north of the lighthouse, 7 miles north of Hearst Castle). 927-7361 or email PiedrasBlancasTours@gmail.com.

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

Exploring Old San Simeon. Aug. 4.

Sea Otter Experience. Aug. 4 and 5.

SUNDAY 8-5

Fiber fans invited to free “Stitching in your Slippers.” See Friday listing for details.

Concert. 2 p.m. Aug. 5. Summer String Workshop performance featuring summer camp students with special guests Brynn Albanese and Duane Inglish. Featuring music by Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Brahms and more. Camp Ocean Pines Amphitheater, 1473 Randall Drive, Cambria. Free. 543-3533.

MONDAY 8-6

Mah jongg classes. Beginners welcome; intermediate players, please call first. $1 per class. Noon to 1 p.m. Mondays, Aug. 6 to Sept. 24 (except Sep. 3), Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria. Sharon, 927-5155.

TUESDAY 8-7

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.

ART

EVENT “Chasing the Dragon.” Reception: 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 5. Chinese brush paintings. Aug. 2, through Sept. 5. Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.

Morro Bay Embarcadero Art Walk. 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 10. Many galleries have food and artists in attendance. Various galleries, Embarcadero, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

ENDING

“The Framing Vision.” Photography. Through Aug. 5. Allied Arts Association, 1350 Main St., Cambria. 927-8190.

ONGOING

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.

Terry DeLapp Gallery. Contemporary and 19th century American paintings. Ongoing. 2020 Main St., Cambria. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, closed Tuesday-Wednesday. 927-9416, www.terrydelapp.com.

Marcie Oakes. Acrylic paintings. Through Sept. 3. Deer Run Art and Artifacts, 2024 Main St., Cambria. 927-0427.

Bob Kliss. “Teapot Sculpture.” Fantasy floral sculpture. Through September. Seekers Gallery, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-4352.

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. 927-2870.

Jade Herrera. “Painting with Paper.” Through Aug. 14. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 55 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. 995-1727.

Marilyn Wadsworth. Oil paintings. Through August. Edward Jones, 241 S. Ocean, Cayucos.

Rochelle Niemerow. “Elegant Buddha.” Wearable art jewelry. Through Aug. 9. Seven Sisters Gallery in Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, Suite 8, Morro Bay. 772-9955.

Rod Steelman. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 10. Paintings. Through Aug 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Patricia Newton. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 10. Paintings. Through Aug. 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Dean Crawford Jr. Photography. Through August. Paso Robles Library, 1000 Spring St., Paso Robles. 238-3871; Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Tom Wright. Knife paintings. Through Sept. 3. Top Dog Coffee Bar, 857 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-9225, 995-3539.

PLAN AHEAD

The Cambria Computer Club Mac meeting. 2 p.m. Aug. 9. Jack Hennessy will discuss the multiple uses of his iPad on his recent European trip. Joslyn Recreation Center Conference Room, 950 Main St., Cambria. For information email Jack at aonghus@alumni . calpoly.edu.

The Craft Fair. Glass art, leather-work, tie-dye clothing, birdhouses, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, quilts, wind chimes and more. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 11 and 12. Live music by the Good Medicine duo. Food for sale. Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St. 559-288-6614, www.thecraftfair.org.

Community Action Partnership Senior Health Screening. 9:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 13. Free and confidential blood pressure, pulse, weight, cholesterol, diabetes and anemia screenings for seniors age 50 and older. Nutritional and lifestyle counseling. Call 544-2484 ext. 1 to schedule a full lipid panel for $20. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2700 Eton Road, Cambria. First come, first serve. Donations welcome.

The Cambria Computer Club General meeting. 2 p.m. Aug. 16. The meeting topic will be “Handheld Devices 2012.” There will be an assortment of Netbooks, iPads, iPhones, Motorola Xoom, KindleFire and more to work with and demonstrate in real-time. Joslyn Recreation Center Conference Room, 950 Main St., Cambria. For information email Walt at wastacy @ juno.com.

“An Elegant Evening” theater and dinner event. 3 p.m. Aug. 19. Performance of Neil Simon’s “Rumors” followed by dinner at St. Paul’s Church. Tickets $45 each or two for $85. 924-1776.

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 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.

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. Karaoke on Thursdays. 927-4200, www.cambriapineslodge.com/Lounge.htm. Mozzi’s, 2262 Main St., Cambria. 927-4767.

Las Cambritas, 2336 Main St., Cambria. Music on the patio at 1 p.m. Sunday. 927-0175.

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

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.

Line Dancing. Mondays, Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St., Cambria. Beginner class at 5:30 p.m., no experience or partner required. Latin, contemporary, Country Western. Learn to dance and exercise at the same time. $2. On-going class at 6:15 p.m., $5, or take both classes for $5. 927-7068 or 927-8270.

For more events, click on the “Cambria Events Calendar” link near the bottom of the page at thecambrian.com.To post your own listing online, go to the calendar and click on “add to our listings.”

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