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Animals, For the Family
"A Party for the Planet" Earth Day at the Charles Paddock Zoo & Children's Day in the Park
Both events are teaming up to bring you a great day of education, conservation and fun for all ages! Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 13th, 10 – 3 pm at the Zoo and Atascadero Lake Park. Activities are included with admission. For more information, call (805) 461-5080.
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Art Show
"Dos Amigas By The Sea"
Ingrid Goelz and Marsha Rebstock. Ingrid recycles plastics to create unique and lovely dimensional mixed media paintings featuring sealife; including foils, bubble wrap, bottle caps and other rescued items. Marsha paints luminous transparent watercolor coastal views that are joyful, shimmering, evanescent moments in time.
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For the Family
10th annual Free Family Kite Festival
Central Coast residents of all ages will send hundreds of brightly colored kites soaring into the sky at the Family Kite Festival. Presented by the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum and the Santa Maria Public Airport District, the Kite Festival will feature professional kite-flying demonstrations, contests, food, vendors and music by family rock band Birdie. Ambassadors from the American Kitefliers Association will be on hand to help families and to ensure smooth flying. There will also be a kite “hospital” at the park for kites that need first aid.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Bicycling
11th Annual Tour of Paso Bike Ride
This is an annual fundraising ride through the beautiful wildflowers and wineries of Paso Robles. 26 and 50 mile options, followed by an amazing lunch at Niner winery. If you live locally, make a day of it, if you live elsewhere come see what all the fun is about and make a weekend of it! The money raised from this event goes to support Cancer Support Community's FREE services offered to the patients and families in San Luis Obispo county affected by cancer. For more information about Tour of Paso or to purchase tickets visit tourofpaso.org or call 805.238.4411.
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Community Event, Benefit/Fundraiser, Gardening
24th Annual Central Coast Orchid Show & Sale
At this year's two-day show, "Let the Good Times Grow!," The American Orchid Society will judge plants on exhibit. Vendors will offer a large variety of orchids, companion plants that grow with orchids, orchid books and orchid supplies for sale. Orchid culture, re-potting demonstrations and plant doctors will provide valuable information to orchid enthusiasts. A weekend drawing will benefit Welcome Home Military Heroes. Take a coffee break or enjoy lunch at the show. Don’t miss the fun in the kids’ activity area. Open March 30 and 31.
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Art Show
2nd Annual Mixed Media Art Show
Paintings, sculptures, photography, music.
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Expo/Trade Show, Conference
3rd AG Innovations Conference: Biologicals
Conference and Trade Show on Biologicals March 5, 2019-7:30 am Registration Veterans' Memorial Center, Santa Maria Cost: $50.00 Until February 28, 2019. $100.00 for late registration Lunch and refreshments included. DPR and CCA CEUs offered Registration: https://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=26302
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Benefit/Fundraiser
40th Annual SLOFOL Book Sale
There will be over 24,000 books, CDs and DVDs for sale. Books are organized by category, with an especially large selection of children’s, teen and young adult books. The first day, Thursday, is open to Friends of the SLO Library members only; memberships will be sold at the door.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, Nature
4th Annual LakeFest
4th Annual LakeFest & Cardboard Boat Regatta. The Friends of Atascadero Lake are excited to invite you to the Central Coast’s 4th Annual LakeFest, held on May 18th from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Atascadero Lake Park. Activities for all ages starting with cardboard & duct tape boat races, canoe races, rubber ducky races and more. All proceeds benefit special projects for the Lake.
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Community Event, Animals, Food/Tasting
5th Annual Brew at the Zoo
Tickets include a commemorative beer glass, craft beer, wine, cider tasting & live music. Tickets go on sale April 1st at the Zoo & www.VisitAtascadero.com.
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