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Book Publishing 1-2-3
This lively program will empower and inspire writers of fiction and nonfiction alike. Join us for a quick glimpse at the book business (including the rise of self-publishing), then hear some ideas for connecting with editors and literary agents, explore th...
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Pismo Beach, CA

Fri 4/20/18 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Bookends Book Club: Born a Crime
Join us as we discuss "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah.
SLO County Library - Arroyo Grande
Arroyo Grande, CA

Fri 4/20/18 at 10am-11am
Tue 4/24/18 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
SLO County Commission on Aging April Meeting
Monthly meeting of the Commission. The meeting will consist of a brainstorming session in which members will work to develop priorities in advancing the goals of the Commission. The discussion will be led by Maryanne Zarycka.
San Luis Obispo Vets Hall (SLO Vets Hall)
San Luis Obispo, CA

Fri 4/20/18 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Going Solar Workshop: Photovoltaic Systems
If you’re thinking about going solar, this free 1.25-hour workshop will help you understand the basics of solar photovoltaics (PV), the technology options, the economics, how you tie into the PG&E grid, purchasing tips, etc. The workshop is offered by Su...
French Hospital Medical Center – Copeland Pavilion
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sat 4/21/18 at 9am-10am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
An Evening with Anne Lamott
The author Anne Lamott is known for addressing complex subjects like addiction, motherhood and faith with self-effacing humor and ruthless honesty. Her wisdom and forthrightness has made her an “icon of blessed imperfection [whose] classics like Operating ...
The Granada Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Tue 4/24/18 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Employee Handbooks: What To Include So You Don't Get Sued!
In this informative seminar for employers, supervisors and human resource professionals, employment law attorneys Jonathan Fraser Light and Susan S. Waag will review the most important updates to employee policies for 2018. Topics include new language on m...
Embassy Suites San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Wed 4/25/18 at 7:30am-9am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation & Bullying Prevention Training for Supervisors
California law requires companies with 50 or more employees provide their supervisors with at least two hours of sexual harassment and bullying prevention training every two years. New supervisors must be trained within six months of starting their supervi...
Embassy Suites San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Wed 4/25/18 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poetry in the Library
The theme for the evening is “Cosmic Changes.” Featured poets Jonniepat Mobley and Jeanie Greensfelder begin the evening at 6:30. Open mic follows.
SLO County Library - Los Osos
Los Osos, CA

Thu 4/26/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
David Barsamian: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy
Barsamian will discuss his recently released book with Noam Chomsky, Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy. He lectures on world affairs, imperialism, capitalism, propaganda, the media, the economic crisis and global rebellio...
SLO County Library - San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Fri 4/27/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Master Food Preserver of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties Condiments and Chutneys Class
As flavor enhancers, condiments, are important for creating cultural recipes from around the world. Come and learn how to make and preserve your own condiments including chutneys as we travel around the globe through food. In the auditorium.
University of California Cooperative Extension – UCCE
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sat 4/28/18 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Book Signing & Discussion with Jeffrey Geiger
Join us at the SLO Library for a free presentation by author and historian, Jeffrey Geiger. He will discuss his book, "German Prisoners of War at Camp Cooke, California." Books will be available for sale and signing at event. Conference Room.
SLO County Library - San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Wed 5/2/18 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Literary, Poetry
Anthony Doerr In Conversation with Pico Iyer
Author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr is lauded for his lyricism, precise attention to the physical world and his gift for metaphor. With the eye of a scientist and the heart of a poet, the celebrated prose s...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Thu 5/3/18 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poetry/Spoken Word hosted by Mary Anne Anderson
Poetry/Spoken Word series hosted by Mary Anne Anderson continues; first Thursday of every month. Feature readers, followed by open mic.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Cambria, CA

Thu 5/3/18 at 7pm-9pm
Thu 6/7/18 at 7pm-9pm
Thu 7/5/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Anticipatory Grief Group
Are you struggling with an anticipated loss in your life? Join us for our open Anticipatory Loss Grief Support group, the second Wednesday of every month from 3-4:30pm, at Wilshire Hospice, hosted by Center for Grief Education and Healing.
Wilshire Hospice
San Luis Obispo, ct

Wed 5/9/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Wed 6/13/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Wed 7/11/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
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 5/9/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Wed 6/13/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Wed 7/11/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Group Support
Crones Community Circle
One Women can Change anything. A Group of Women can Change Everything. Crones are wisdom seekers, 50 years old and older, who are curious about the world and desire to learn an grow emotionally and spiritually. Join us: Let's discover together how to share...
Firefly Haven
Arroyo Grande, CA

Wed 5/16/18 at 11am-12pm
Wed 6/20/18 at 11am-12pm
Wed 7/18/18 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Cambria Caregiver Support Group - Alzheimer's Assocation
A monthly support group that enables participants to develop mutual support and social relationships, receive education about issues related to dementia and receive support to develop the skills to problem solve. All support groups are offered at no cost a...
Pacific Premier Bank
Cambria, CA

Thu 5/17/18 at 9:30am-11am
Thu 6/21/18 at 9:30am-11am
Thu 7/19/18 at 9:30am-11am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Corners of the Mouth Poetry Reading
Featured poets are Laure-Anne Bosselaar and David Kann's Beginning Poetry Writing Cal Poly Class. Open reading follows.
Linnaea's Cafe
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 5/20/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Bookends Book Club
Join us at the Arroyo Grande Library as we discuss "Young Jane Young" by Gabrielle Zevin.
SLO County Library - Arroyo Grande
Arroyo Grande, CA

Tue 5/22/18 at 5:30pm-6:30pm

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