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Story time for preschoolers. 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Thursdays. Ages up to 6 welcome. Cambria Library, 900 Main St. 927-4336.

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

Meditation class. 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. $25. Amethyst Healing Center, 704 Main St., Cambria. 927-1700, FRIDAY 8-17

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

Magnificent Coastal Live Oaks. Aug. 17.

Work-Out Hike Reservoir Flats to Hazard Reef. Aug. 17.

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,or go to


Teasures and Treats Craft, Yard and Bake Sale. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18. Event includes baked goods, collectibles and vintage items, books, toys, tools, furniture, household items and more. Estero Bay United Methodist Church, 3000 Hemlock Ave., Morro Bay. Free. 772-7644.

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

SeaStars and Other Tidepool Friends. Aug. 18.

Sea Otter Experience. Aug. 18 and 19.

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.


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

Harmony Headlands and Its Fascinating Human History. Aug. 19.

Lisa Sisneros. Reception: 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 19. Acrylic painting. Aug. 19 through September. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 55 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. 995-1727.

“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.

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


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.


Film Screening. 10 a.m. Aug. 22. “The Help,” discussion follows. Morro Bay Library, 625 Harbor St., Morro Bay. 225-3131.



Patricia Newton. Paintings. Through Aug. 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Rod Steelman. 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.

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

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

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

“Chasing the Dragon.” Chinese brush paintings. Through Sept. 5. Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.

“From Shore to Vine... Summer on the Central Coast.” Juried art exhibit. Through Sept. 9. Vina Robles Winery, 3700 Mill Road, Paso Robles.

Dale Evers. “Guitars: The Exhibit.” Through Sept. 10. Dale Evers Studio, 1000 Park St., Paso Robles. 434-9237.

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

Brett White. Photography. Ongoing. Brett White Gallery, 4044 Burton Drive, No. 2. Cambria.

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, 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,

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,

Seekers Glass 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,

Kirkes Mar Gallery/Studio. Figurative expressionistic art in oil, watercolor, and pastels. Giclee reproductions available. Ongoing. 2435 Village Lane, Tin City, Cambria. 927-2870.


The Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department is sponsoring an art competition and exhibition to coincide with the fall theatre production of “God’s Ear” by Jenny Schwartz. Prizes awarded. Pledge to exhibit by Oct. 18. For guidelines and entry forms, email


Talk on Adam Smith, author of "The Wealth of Nations" (1776). 2:30 p.m. Aug. 24. Stephen Overturf, Ph. D. Free. Meeting of the Cambria Forum. Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria. For reservations, call 927-6736 or email

Coast Union High School AFS Pinedorado 5K Fun Run. 7:45 a.m. Sept. 1. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Proceeds support the foreign exchange student program. Coast Union High School, 2950 Santa Rosa Creek Road, Cambria. $20 with t-shirt, $15 without. 995-1432.


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

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,

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 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.