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Let Go and Be Free with Nita Kenyon
Discover how meditation and self-compassion can free you from negative self-talk and support you in living a happy, fulfilled life. As a result of the workshop you will be able to identify when you are being carried away by negative self-talk, identify the...
Central Coast Body Therapy Center
Los Osos, CA

Sat 10/20/18 at 10am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Conference
North Coast Writers
Anyone interested in or already writing a book is welcome to attend.
SLO County Library - Morro Bay
Morro Bay, CA

Sat 10/20/18 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Visitors Along My Cancer Journe: Book Signing with Spiritual Healer Klazina Dobbe
Join Klazina Dobbe, spiritual healer and founder of Holland America Flowers in Arroyo Grande for a book signing event for her new memoir "Visitors Along My Cancer Journey: Emotional Release of Generational Wounds" Klazina, certified in hypnotherapy, rei...
Coalesce Bookstore
Morro Bay, CA

Sat 10/20/18 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Animals, Green/Environmental
Condor Connection with the Ventana Wildlife Society's Joe Burnett
Senior Wildlife Biologist Joe Burnett will join Greenspace-The Cambria Land Trust to present new information and images from his decades of work with California Condors and will also have details about the condor releases planned for Cambria this fall! Tic...
Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria
Cambria, CA

Sun 10/21/18 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Corners of the Mouth Poetry Reading
Corners of the Mouth presents a special edition to coincide with the display of Jack Keroauc's On The Road Scroll, at the SLO Library. Paula C. Lowe and Jan Wesley are the featured poets followed by an open reading.
SLO County Library - San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 10/21/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Ojai Storytelling Festival
Whether it’s a tall tale filled with hilarity or a journey of the imagination, master storytellers will deliver a program your children will never forget. These charismatic yarn-spinners incorporate sign language, movement, song, puppetry and inventive aud...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Sun 10/21/18 at 3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Religious, Community Event
Two Pastors & an Atheist: Civil Conversations about Religious Differences
In today’s social climate, it is imperative that we promote frank and civil conversations between people who disagree. Come hear two local pastors and a local atheist hold a civil conversation about their religious differences. On Oct. 21, Pastor Rick Uh...
SLO Library Community Room
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 10/21/18 at 2pm-3:30pm
Sun 10/28/18 at 2pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors
Medicare Open Enrollment Presentation
For Medicare Beneficiaries and their Care Givers. Topics include: • Part D Prescription Drug Plans • Understanding the changes in premiums, copayments, deductibles and formularies • New Medicare Advantage Plans • How you can save money
The Cambria Connection
Cambria, CA

Tue 10/23/18 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Toddler Storytime with Ms. Kaela
This is especially for little ones.
SLO County Library - Morro Bay
Morro Bay, CA

Tue 10/23/18 at 10:30am-11am
Tue 10/30/18 at 10:30am-11am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Talks/Lectures
POetry in the Library
The theme for the evening is “Elsewhere.” Featured poets Samuel H. Duarte of Santa Maria and Patricia Gimer of Los Osos begin the evening at 6:30. Open mic follows.
SLO County Library - Los Osos
Los Osos, CA

Thu 10/25/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
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 10/26/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Fri 11/23/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Fri 12/28/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Business
LightGabler Seminar: Hiring to Firing
Employment law firm LightGabler is presenting "Hiring to Firing: Tips and Tricks for Effective Onboarding, Evaluation and Termination of California Employees, " a half-day seminar in conjunction with the San Luis Obispo Employer Advisory Council. The semin...
Paso Robles Inn
Paso Robles, CA

Fri 10/26/18 at 8am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
Astronomy for Everyone
Join us for an exciting family program for all ages 8-100+ that explores the universe from the very small to the very large featuring a solar filter (same one NASA uses) which is used to view sunspots on the sun. All ages.
SLO County Library - Arroyo Grande
Arroyo Grande, CA

Sat 10/27/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Conscious Aging Retreat
Hospice of San Luis Obispo County
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sat 10/27/18 at 6pm-8pm
Sat 11/3/18 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Literacy for Life: 2-Day Volunteer Tutor Training Workshop
Literacy For Life has a countywide need for tutors, especially in North and South Counties. We train community members to become volunteer tutors to adults 16 and older. The tutors work one-on-one teaching basic English language skills that include reading...
Union Bank
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sat 10/27/18 at 10am-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Joan Halifax with Pico Iyer
Joan Halifax is many things – activist, author, caregiver, teacher, Zen Buddhist priest – but in all her roles she is consistently courageous and compassionate. Halifax runs the Upaya Zen Center in New Mexico, a Zen Peacemaker community she opened in 1990 ...
Arlington Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Thu 11/1/18 at 8pm
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 Community of Cambria
Cambria, CA

Thu 11/1/18 at 7pm-9pm
Thu 12/6/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Conference, Talks/Lectures
Author Paul Engler at the CC Bioneers Conference
Paul Engler, co-author of "This Is An Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt is Shaping the Twenty-First Century," will speak on movement ecology at the 9th annual Central Coast Bioneers Conference. Engler will conduct an afternoon workshop on how great social m...
San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sat 11/3/18 at 1:15pm-3:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Timber Hawkeye: Buddhist Boot Camp
Offering a secular and non-sectarian approach to being at peace with the world, both within and around us.
Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria
Cambria, CA

Sat 11/3/18 at 11:45am-1:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tarana Burke
Tarana Burke is a social justice activist, senior director at Girls for Gender Equality and original founder of the ‘me too.’ movement. Having dedicated more than 25 years to social justice work, she created the ‘me too.’ campaign at her youth organization...
University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Mon 11/5/18 at 7:30pm

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