The Cambrian




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,

The Cambria Computer Club Novice meeting. 2 p.m. Sept. 6. The topic will be “How to setup a backup system for your files & pictures.” Don’t lose your valuable data to hardware failure. Joslyn Recreation Center Conference Room, 950 Main St., Cambria. Dave Butner,


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,

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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. Sweet Springs Fall Planting Prep. 9 a.m. to noon. Sept. 8. Learn about native plants and help prepare for fall planting. Sweet Springs Nature Preserve, Corner of 4th and Ramona Avenue, Los Osos. Free. 239-3928.

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

Diving into Plankton.

10 a.m.

Sept. 8.

Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach (west of Highway 1, across from Hearst Castle) to collect oceanographic data from San Simeon Cove, including live plankton. See the plant and animal life that lives in a drop of seawater. Reservations, 927-6575.

Red Barn Community Music Series. 6 p.m. Sept. 8. Performance by The Crooked Jades. Potluck dinner at 5 p.m. Red Barn at South Bay Community Center, 2180 Palisades Ave., Los Osos. $10 donations. 543-9021.


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

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

Harmony Headlands and Its Fascinating Human History.

10 a.m.

Sept. 9.

Humans have had a close and interactive relationship with this seemingly remote area for thousands of years. Discover a connection with the past. Meet at Harmony Headlands parking lot, on the west side of Highway 1 about 4.6 miles south of the intersection of highways 1 and 46. 4 miles, 2-2.5 hours.


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.


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.


Bob Jones Trail Walk. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 12. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays to carpool from Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria.


“The Grand Manner.” Through Sept. 30. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Tribute to the Golden Age of Broadway. Pewter Plough Playhouse, 824 Main St., Cambria.

15 to $20. 927-3877,


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,

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.

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

Dean Crawford Jr. Photography. Through September. Kennedy Club Fitness, 500 S. River Road, Paso Robles. 239-8488; Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Lisa Sisneros. Acrylic painting. Through September. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 55 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. 995-1727.

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


The Cambria Computer Club Mac meeting. 2 p.m. Sept. 13. The topic will be “Freeware 2012,” presented by Jack Hennessy. Annual survey of free Mac software and applications for iPads and iPhones. Joslyn Recreation Center Conference Room, 950 Main St., Cambria. Any questions contact Jack at aonghus@alumni.

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.,,234-3922.

Central Coast Carver’s 35th Annual Show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16. Thirty carvers from California showing and selling hand-crafted woodcarvings. Tools, guides and supplies also for sale. Demonstrations daily. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 10 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. Adults $2, children free. 927-3951.

California Coastal and Creek Cleanup Day. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15. Volunteer trash pickup, various county coast and creek locations. Sponsored by the Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo (ECOSLO). Sign up at,call 544-1777 or email

Morro Bay Beach Walk. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays to carpool from Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria.

Hunger Walk. Third annual San Luis Obispo County Food Bank fundraiser begins with check-in at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Santa Rosa Catholic Church parish hall, 1174 Main St. Beginning at 2 p.m., walkers can choose to go .9 miles or 1.7 miles, with both routes ending at Cambria Vineyard Church for hot dogs and beverages. Register online at slofoodbank.orgor call 238-4664. Every $1 raised will purchase seven meals for someone in need in Cambria. 927-4064 or 927-3159.