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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org,or go to uuccambria.org.
Dahlia Daze. 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25. Event. wine and cheese
reception, vendors booths, exhibits,
speakers, food, dance performance and
raffle. Veterans Memorial Building, 209
Surf St., Morro Bay. Free. 772-5782.
Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve
Walk. 10 a.m. Aug. 25. Lou Blanck will discuss the geologic past of the Fiscalini Ranch. Marine terraces, faults and tsunamis will be explained it reference to the Ranch and surrounding area. Cambria. Reservations and locations, call 927-2202.
Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.
•Taking Care of Sick and Injured Marine Mammals.
10 a.m.Aug. 25.
Find out how to identify local marine mammals, what you should do if you see a sick or injured seal, sea lion, or sea otter, and what you can do to help keep our shoreside animals healthy. Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach, west of Highway 1 across from Hearst Castle Space is limited. Reservations, 927-6575.
•Sea Otter Experience.
11 a.m.Aug. 25 and 26.
View sea otters in the wild while learning about these incredible creatures from museum docents. Located at Morro Rock in Morro Bay State Park (look for the exhibit trailer on Coleman Drive at the end of the boardwalk and across from the restrooms).
Talk on Adam Smith, author of "The Wealth of Nations" (1776). 2:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Stephen Overturf, Ph. D. Free. Meeting of the Cambria Forum. Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria. For reservations, call 927-6736 or email email@example.com.
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.
St. Peter’s Readers’ Theater. 3 p.m. Aug. 26. “Good Time Charlie,” a Charles Dickens compendium, adapted and directed by Jonniepat Mobley. St. Peter’s-By-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 545 Shasta Ave., Morro Bay. $15. 772-2368.
“Rumors.” Through Sept. 2. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Cambria Center for the Arts. 1350 Main St., Cambria. $15 to $20, $5 for students. 927-5951.
ENDING 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.
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.
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.
Jim Huchthausen. Stained and fused glass. Through August. Cambria Library, 900 Main St., Cambria. 927-4336.
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.
“Chasing the Dragon.” Chinese brush paintings. Through Sept. 5. Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.
Bob Kliss. “Teapot Sculpture.” Fantasy floral sculpture. Through September. Seekers Gallery, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-4352.
Lisa Sisneros. Acrylic painting. Through September. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 55 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. 995-1727.
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.
Pinedorado Waffle Breakfast. 7 to 10 a.m. Sept. 1. Waffles, sausage, strawberries, melon, juice, coffee, tea. $8 ($4 children 12 and under). Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria.
Community Action Partnership Senior Health Screening. 9:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 10. 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.
Pier-to-Point Fun Paddle and Ocean Race at San Simeon Bay. 8 a.m. registration 9 a.m. start, Sept. 15, 6-mile ocean water course from San Simeon Pier to Leffingwell Landing, Cambria. Kayaks, surf-skis, paddleboards, stand-up paddlers and outrigger canoes welcome. Fundraiser for North Coast Ocean Rescue. Entry, lunch and T-shirt for $40. www.ncoronline.com,firstname.lastname@example.org,234-3922.
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