The 27th Annual Bay-Osos Kiwanis Club’s Easter Egg Hunt is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26 at the South Bay Community Center lawn, Los Osos. The free event features two bounce houses, the Balloon Guy, a 4-H petting zoo, Boy Scout demos and more. At 10:30 is story time with the Friends of the Library and the best costume and best home-decorated egg contests awarded by age group. The egg hunt starts at 11 with a free barbecue hot dog lunch afterwards. The event is co-sponsored by the Kiwanis Club and SLO County Parks. Sponsors are Steve Auslender REeBroker Group, Michael Konjoyan’s State Farm Insurance Agency, Whiz Kids Toy Store, Rabobank, Pacific Capital Mortgage, Jimmy Bumps Pasta House and Celia’s Garden Café.
Meet Marilyn Meredith at the March 26 meeting of Central Coast Sisters in Crime, in Nipomo Library Community Room, 918 West Teft Street, from 10 a.m. to noon. Meredith is the author of many published novels, including the award-winning Deputy Tempe Crabtree mystery series. She taught writing for Writers Digest School for 10 years and was an instructor at the prestigious Maui Writers Retreat. Meredith will inform both readers and writers of her work and the techniques of blogging and blog tours.
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Friends of the Los Osos Library will hold a used book sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 in the library parking lot, 2075 Palisades Ave. There will be books, CDs and DVDs for sale. From noon-1 it’s a “buck-a-bag” sale. Rain cancels.
Breakthrough Ministry invites the community to honor and celebrate “Leadership, Legacy, Perseverance, Sacrifice, Paying it Forward and Strong Faith.”
The annual event takes place Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. at Breakthrough Ministry, 4251 S. Higuera ST. Suite 200, San Luis Obispo. Following the event there will be a Soul Food Feast including collard greens, mac ‘n’ cheese, fried chicken and cornbread. A $5 donation in advance is required or $7 at the door. Tickets are available at 234-1448 or email [email protected] Continue reading Community Calendar: Feb. 25–March 9, 2016
The South County Historical Society presents the 35th Annual Antique Show and Sale, Feb. 13 -14 with 22 Dealers selling furniture, glass, jewelry, art, postcards and collectibles. It all takes place Saturday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the South County Regional Center, 800 West Branch Street, Arroyo Grande. Free Parking! Admission is $6 or $5 with a coupon from local papers. Gift baskets will be raffled. Donations are $1each or 6 for $5 and tickets available at the door. Drawing will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. Winner need not be present. Soups, sandwiches, pies, drinks and more will be available to purchase. For more information, visit www.SouthCountyHistory.org or call 489-8282.
SLO Skiers, a non-profit sport and social club, is having its next free monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Elks’ Club Lodge, 222 Elks Ln., in San Luis Obispo. Membership is $40 a year and is open to all adults. Sports activities and social events are held all year long. See website at: www.sloskiers.org or call 528-3194 for more information.
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There will be a 3rd District Supervisor debate Jan. 28 from 7-9 p.m. at the Avila Beach Community Center, 191 San Miguel St. Seating is limited and doors open at 6:30. The debate will not be moderated and will have no time limits or pre-determined questions. Audience members will ask questions.
St Peter’s by the Sea Episcopal Church will celebrate, “Shrove Tuesday” with a pancake supper with all the trimmings set for 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9. Donations accepted. Shrove Tuesday, known as the feast before the fast,” signals the beginning of Lent. St. Peter’s is located at 545 Shasta Ave.
The Morro Bay Resource Connections Office, Estero Bay Alliance for Care and Morro Bay Seniors, Inc., will host a lunch and HomeShare Program presentation from noon-2 p.m. Saturday. Jan. 30 at the Morro Bay Community Center, 1001 Kennedy Way. All are welcome to attend this free public event. Laura Fanucchi, associate executive director at HIP Housing in San Mateo, and a board member of the National Shared Housing Resource Center, will explain how the approximately 60 HomeShare programs in the U.S. typically work, including questions of matching and liability. Fanucchi, Miriam Hall, HomeShare Program manager at Affordable Living for the Aging Los Angeles, and Kimberly Sloan and Amber Fedosh from ElderHelp San Diego’s HomeShare will answer questions and explain how a local program may provide community benefit.
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The Morro Bay Art Center Gallery, 835 Main St., will present, “For the Birds,” an art show running from Jan. 14-Feb. 22. A free artists’ reception is set for 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17.
New Year—New Storytime. Story Time at the Grover Beach Community Library, 240 N. 9th St., Grover Beach, will now be held every Monday at 10:30 a.m. Children of all ages are welcome for some stories, songs and surprises in English and Spanish.
The Central Coast Women for Fisheries is again having an enchilada fundraiser, featuring enchiladas made with West Coast caught albacore tuna in red or green sauce. Cost is $10 for a tray of four. Red sauce is flour tortillas and green is corn. To order call Jackie at 772-8281 or Sharon at 674-4854. Order early, supplies limited. Pick up date is 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Morro Bay Community Center, 1001 Kennedy Way. See: www.womenforfisheries.org for more information on the non-profit group.
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