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Children singing in a church
It’s time to start planning for summer. Here are some of the Vacation Bible Schools around San Luis Obispo County and Santa Maria. The are organized by chronological order. Know of a VBS happening in the area? Let us know so we can add it to the list. Atascadero Bible Church Details!Location: 6225 Atascadero Ave., AtascaderoAges: entering kindergarten through entering 5th gradeDates: Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22Time: UnknownTheme: AMPED: Live Fully AliveCost: $25 each + $5 for songs CDWhere to register:Online Read More
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GIrl on Pismo Pier
Summer break can be both fun and draining (or both). While my daughter attends a summer, all-day day camp, we pepper the two months with beach days, special outtings and more. There are many choices of things to do around the county. For working parents, there’s the option of putting your child in an all-day childcare program (CLICK HERE to search for referrals from CAPSLO), or find different summer camps or Vacation Bible Schools to occupy their time Read More
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Summer is just around the corner! By why wait for summer to come before starting on your Summer Bucket List–pull it out on the weekends or during Spring Break! What does your family have planned? Download SLO County’s Summer Bucket List for Families for some great ideas for things to do with kids during the summer in San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Atascadero, Arroyo Grande, and throughout the Central Coast! CLICK HERE to subscribe and download! Read More
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It’s that time of year again, the California Mid-State Fair handbook is out! Entry Deadline (online entries) Arts & Crafts: Tuesday, June 12Farm Art:  Tuesday, June 12Fine Art:  Tuesday, June 12Home Arts:  Tuesday, June 12Industrial Education:  Tuesday, June 12Special Stars:  Tuesday, June 12Photography: Tuesday, June 12Agriculture Horticulture: Tuesday, July 10Floriculture: Tuesday, July 10 Take entries to the fairgrounds: Arts & Crafts: Friday, June 22, 2 -6pm and Saturday, June 23, 9am-2pmFarm Art: Saturday, July 14, 9am-5pm and Sunday, July 15, 9am-noon4-H Read More
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With the mild weather on the Central Coast, community concert series start well in the early spring, and even winter. We’re working on updating the list of concerts, the ones with * before the listing have not yet been updated or confirmed. Please check back later. Arroyo Grande’s Summer Concert Series in the Village Every other Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m., the Arroyo Grande’s Summer Concert Series in the Village in the Heritage Square Park on the Read More
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Celebrate Independence Day in San Luis Obispo County! There’s always lots of fun to be had–from Santa Maria to San Miguel, and all the beaches in between! Red, White & Blues Bash at Vina Robles Winery, Paso Robles Details!Date: Saturday, June 30Location: Vina Robles Winery Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.Particulars: The day will include an afternoon of barbecing and dancing during the event. There will be a housemade barbecue lunch prepared by Executive Chef Randy Torres.More information On the Read More
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Spring break can be both fun or draining (or both). I usually attempt to plan a vacation (even a short one to somewhere nearby) over the break, but that’s not always possible. When we’re not able to go somewhere, I do a combination of taking time off and working from home, while trying to fine some fun things to do AND promote plenty of free play. Check out our Events Calendar to see all the events, which Read More
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Although jumping in puddles may be fun for the kiddos, spending every day out in a storm is just not realistic — neither is spending all day inside at home! Here are some ideas to help burn some energy on a rainy day in SLO County. San Luis Obispo County Libraries Heading to the library is always a wonderful experience! Endless rows of books, cozy chairs, your own library card, and even some headphones with Read More
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***Sponsored post*** San Luis Obispo Classical Academy will host a storytelling experience: Experience Myths & Mysteries with Jim Weiss on Friday, Jan. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mountainbrook Church, 1775 Calle Joaquin in San Luis Obispo. Weiss is a master storyteller who entertains children and adults with some of the world’s most thrilling myths and mysteries. He brings literature to life as he talked about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Hercules and other classic heroes. Weiss has Read More
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Arroyo Grande Library Story Time Library Location/InformationTuesdays (Libros y cantos/Spanish Storytime) at 10:30amTuesdays (toddler storytime) at 4:30pmThursdays (preschool storytime) at 10:30amMore information Atascadero Library Story Time Library Location/InformationMondays & Wednesdays (preschool)​Fridays (Toddler Time) at 10:30amMore Information Cambria Library Story Time Library Location/InformationWednesdays (toddler) at 11 a.m.Thursdays (preschool) at 10:15amLast Wednesday of month (Spanish storytime) at 3:30pmMore Information Cayucos Library Story Time Library Location/InformationFridays at 10:30amMore Information Los Osos Library Story Time Library Location/InformationThursdays and Fridays (preschool) at 10:30amMore Information Nipomo Library Read More
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