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Talks & Readings: Conference
Support Group FTD Caregivers
Support group for caregivers of people with FTD -- early onset dementia
Office of Yvonne Roza – FTD Caregivers Support Group
San Luis Obispo, CA

Fri 4/28/17 at 10am-11:30am
Fri 5/26/17 at 10am-11:30am
Fri 6/30/17 at 10am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Helena Ndume: Namibia's Miracle Doctor
Dr. Ndume has performed over 35,000 sight-restoring surgeries, at no charge to her patients. In 2015, she was awarded the Nelson Mandela Prize by the U.N. General Assembly, for her incredible legacy of volunteer service. Dr. Ndume will tell her remarkable ...
Lobero Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Education, Class/Workshop, Seminar, Talks/Lectures
America's Job Center of California Orientation
Learn about services available from America's Job Center, including Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act funding. If you need help changing careers, navigating the job search process, want to upgrade your skills for better employment opportunities, we are ...
America's Job Center of California – SLO
San Luis Obispo, CA

Thu 5/4/17 at 9am-10am
Thu 5/11/17 at 9am-10am
Thu 5/18/17 at 9am-10am
Thu 5/25/17 at 9am-10am
Thu 6/1/17 at 9am-10am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Vegan Studies 101: Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Kathy Freston Host Plant-Based Nutrition Lecture
The public is invited to sit in on Professor Renan Larue’s Introduction to Vegan Studies course at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), which will be taught by nutrition researcher Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., and wellness expert Kathy Fres...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Harold Frank Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Thu 5/4/17 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Jessica Getman and Timothy Freeze Presentation: Gershwin's Concerto in F and the ‘Gershwin Critical Edition’
Cal Poly alumna Jessica Getman will give a presentation on George Gershwin’s Concerto in F. Getman is the managing editor for the Gershwin Initiative at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, which is in the process of making a critical score of the conce...
California Polytechnic State University – Davidson Music Center
San Luis Obispo, CA

Fri 5/5/17 at 3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Elizabeth Gilbert
“Elizabeth Gilbert is everything you would love in a tour guide… she’s wise, jaunty, human, ethereal, hilarious, heartbreaking, and God, does she pay great attention to the things that really matter.” – Anne Lamott Elizabeth Gilbert has put some serious...
The Granada Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Sat 5/6/17 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Friends of the Elephant Seal Exploratory & Rookery Tour
This Exploratory and Rookery Tour will reveal the nature of the molt, and seal adaptations that support deep dives (over 5,700 feet), the ability to go without breathing for up to two hours, a variable heart rate that, in a single dive, can range from 3 to...
Cavalier Plaza
San Simeon, CA

Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-12pm
Sat 5/13/17 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poetry at the Steynberg with Margaret C. Lange and Jerry Garcia
Featured poets Margaret C.Lange and Jerry Garcia with an open mic to follow.
Steynberg Gallery
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 5/7/17 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Art Talk, Books, Talks/Lectures
An Evening with Chip Kidd
Designer and art director Chip Kidd has changed the way book jackets are perceived – from a protective covering to a work of art. He has produced some of the most recognizable book covers of the past three decades for authors such as Haruki Murakami, David...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Tue 5/9/17 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Community Event
HomeShareSLO Coffee Chat
Have extra room in your home? Thinking about home share? Or looking for affordable housing? Grab a coffee and join this informal monthly gathering of folks interested in learning more about home sharing. Hosted by local non-profit HomeShareSLO.
Steynberg Gallery
San Luis Obispo, CA

Wed 5/10/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Wed 6/14/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poetry at the Pewter Plough Playhouse in Cambria.
Poetry Series at the Pewter Plough Playhouse continues on Wednesday April 12th at 7 p.m. with former poet laureate Glenna Luscei. Open reading follows.
Pewter Plough Playhouse
Cambria, CA

Wed 5/10/17 at 7pm-9pm
Wed 5/17/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
2nd Thursday Adult Book Discussion Group
The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
SLO County Library - San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Thu 5/11/17 at 10:30am-12pm
Thu 6/8/17 at 10:30am-12pm
Thu 7/13/17 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Photography, Talks/Lectures, Presentation, War
National Geographic Live, Lynsey Addario "A Photographer’s Life of Love and War"
MacArthur fellow Lynsey Addario is an intrepid and courageous photojournalist who documents humanitarian crises for National Geographic, Time magazine and The New York Times. Her recent work includes reportage on the plight of Syrian refugees, the ISIS pus...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Sat 5/13/17 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Education
Naomi Klein "Our Environmental Future: Connection, Collaboration and Creation"
An award-winning journalist, environmentalist and activist, Naomi Klein is a contributing editor for Harper’s and a regular columnist for The Nation. Her incisive books include The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism and No Logo: Taking Aim at ...
The Granada Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Wed 5/17/17 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Politics
Paso Robles Democratic Club monthly meeting
Monthly meeting of the Paso Robles Democratic Club
Centennial Park
Paso Robles, CA

Wed 5/17/17 at 6:30pm-9pm
Wed 6/21/17 at 6:30pm-9pm
Wed 7/19/17 at 6:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Politics
Paso Robles Democratic Club monthly meeting
Monthly meeting of the Paso Robles Democratic Club
Centennial Park
Paso Robles, CA

Wed 5/17/17 at 6:30pm-9pm
Wed 6/21/17 at 6:30pm-9pm
Wed 7/19/17 at 6:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Book Discussion
All adults are invited to attend our reading and discussion group on the third Thursday of each month Sponsored by Friends of Los Osos Library.
SLO County Library - Los Osos
Los Osos, CA

Thu 5/18/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
Women in the Environment Conference
The Women and the Environment conference is your opportunity to connect, collaborate and create. This dynamic event is for changemakers who want to establish new partnerships and be effective agents of adaptation to climate and social change. Join us to he...
Kimpton Canary Hotel
Santa Barbara, CA

Thu 5/18/17 at 7:30am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Family/Child, For the Family, Community Event
Morro Bay Estuary Poetry Contest Winners Reading
Celebrate the winners of the Morro Bay Estuary Poetry Contest and the wonders of Morro Bay at Coalesce Bookstore. You’ll hear readings from contest judges as well as contest winners and runners-up. Light refreshments provided. MBNEP.org/
Coalesce Bookstore
Morro Bay, CA

Fri 5/19/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Walking, Tour, History/Science
Guadalupe Walk and Talk
Join the longtime resident Shirley Boydstun, an amateur historian, on a walk around the historical town of Guadalupe. She will share her knowledge of the historic buildings and families that can still be seen today.
Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center
Guadalupe, CA

Sat 5/20/17 at 10am-11am
Sat 6/17/17 at 10am-11am
Sat 7/15/17 at 10am-11am
    

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