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Fibromyalgia Support Group
Living with Fibromyalgia? Come to our support group. Everyone is welcome to attend.
SLO County Library - Morro Bay
Morro Bay, CA

Wed 1/23/19 at 11am-12pm
Wed 2/27/19 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
National Geographic Live - Terry Virts: View From Above
Terry Virts always wanted to be an astronaut, so it’s surprising to learn the former International Space Station commander’s favorite planet is Earth. It was when he was farthest away from his home that he most appreciated the beauty of our world, and he s...
Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Wed 1/23/19 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Meditation and Study Group
Our Meditation and Study Group returns as we study the new book by Ellen Grace O'Brian, "The Jewel of Abundance." Deepak Chopra tells us, "This jewel of a book will show you how to tap into your own intelligence, the ultimate and supreme genius that mirror...
Awakening Interfaith Spiritual Community
Los Osos, CA

Thu 1/24/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Thu 1/31/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Thu 2/7/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Thu 2/14/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Thu 2/21/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Music
Cal Poly Bach Week Pre-Concert Talk
Join Cal Poly Bach Week directors David Arrivée and Scott Glysson for an overview of the Jan. 25 and Jan. 26 concerts.
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
San Luis Obispo, CA

Fri 1/25/19 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Let's Talk!
Join us on the fourth Friday of each month and watch a TED Talk or hear a speaker in person. Presenting a wide variety of interesting topics, followed by a gently moderated discussion.
SLO County Library - Cayucos
Cayucos, CA

Fri 1/25/19 at 1pm-2:30pm
Fri 2/22/19 at 1pm-2:30pm
Fri 3/22/19 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop, Food/Tasting
UCCE Master Food Preservers Bowl of Soul: Bone Broth & Beyond
Soup is a universally prepared and revered dish that exists in every culture around the world. There's nothing like a delicious bowl of soup to warm you up and nourish your body. Come and join us as we explore how to make the perfect "bowl of soul" start...
University of California Cooperative Extension – UCCE
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sat 1/26/19 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
South County Poetry: Ivan BrownOtter
Ivan BrownOtter started writing to get his feelings on paper at the advice ofhis counselor. Having already lived once, he now writes to experience his life a second time, to gain understanding and perspective. His second book “Through the Cosmic Mist” will...
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
Arroyo Grande, CA

Sun 1/27/19 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
George Saunders with Pico Iyer
One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is a master of the short story, and his surreal, experimental first novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo," won the Man Booker Prize in 2017. Saunders’ signature blend of ex...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Mon 1/28/19 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Seminar
LightGabler Free Employment Law Seminar: Classifying Workers
Employment law firm LightGabler is presenting a free seminar "We Need to Talk About Our Relationship: Classifying Workers as Independent Contractors, Temporary or Exempt-Salaried." In the spectrum of potential legal problems facing California employers tod...
Embassy Suites San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Tue 1/29/19 at 7:30am-9am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting, Computers/Technology
SLO Bytes Computer Users General Meeting
The First Session consists of a Questions and Answers Session led by Alan Raul. Alan talks about developments in computer technology; Windows, smart phones, software, security, hardware, inviting questions and comments from the audience. The Second Sessi...
SLO Guild Hall
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 2/3/19 at 12:45pm-3:45pm
Sun 3/3/19 at 12:45pm-3:45pm
Sun 4/7/19 at 12:45pm-3:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Journey of Hope 2019: Hearing Voices
At this free event, with simultaneous Spanish translation services, hear from London-based research psychologist Dr. Eleanor Longden, a renowned research psychologist who draws on her experiences of recovery from trauma and psychosis to promote person-cent...
New Life Church
Pismo Beach, CA

Wed 2/6/19 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
SLO NightWriters General Meeting, Open to the Public
SLO NightWriters' monthly general meetings are open to the public. The organization's goal is to provide a venue for SLO County writers to connect, inspire, enjoy a variety of guest speakers and expand their writing world. Peer review and supportive critiq...
United Church of Christ
San Luis Obispo, CA

Tue 2/12/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tue 3/12/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tue 4/9/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting, Parents/Parenting
RESOLVE General Infertility Support Group
If you or anyone you know is suffering through the trauma of infertility, support is finally here. A peer led support group through RESOLVE, the national infertility association, will be held every second Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8:30PM in San L...
Downtown San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Wed 2/13/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Paws For Reading
Come in and say hi to Milo the golden retriever! He'll be here to read with kids in grades K-6 on the third Wednesday of each month. Ages 5–11. Children’s Area.
SLO County Library - San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Wed 2/20/19 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Art Talk, Photography
Annie Leibovitz
Visionary photographer Annie Leibovitz is one of our most astute observers of contemporary culture, depicting the past half century’s great personalities in images that are both iconic and intimate. Throughout her career, Leibovitz has created work that ge...
Arlington Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Thu 2/28/19 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lisa Genova
Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says the Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author Lisa Genova. She will share the latest science investigating the disease and promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzhei...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Sat 3/9/19 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Susan Orlean with Pico Iyer
From the everyday to the outlandish, bestselling author Susan Orlean has an eye for the moving, the hilarious and the surprising. She is the author of "The Orchid Thief," which inspired the Academy Award-winning film "Adaptation," and "Rin Tin Tin," which ...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Thu 3/14/19 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Dan Buettner & David McLain
When it comes to what it takes to live a long, happy life, most people are misguided or just plain wrong. So what really works? Bestselling Blue Zones author Dan Buettner and award-winning photographer David McLain wanted to find out. They’ve spent two dec...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Mon 4/15/19 at 7:30pm

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