A monthly look at events, fundraisers, meetings, and entertainment in Paso Robles & nearby communities

To submit a listing, email nic@pasomagazine.com, mildrum@sbcglobal.net or mail to PO Box 3996, Paso Robles, 93447 by the 5th of each month preceding publication. Questions? 805-239-1533.

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 • BNI– Early But Worth It Chapter – Business Networking International – Tuesdays 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. Paso Robles Golf Club. Visitors welcome, visit bni.org.

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 • Tai Chi Chuan – Intermediate, ages 18+, Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Tai Chi for Health – Beginner, ages 18+, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Centennial Park, Room B with Faye Baker. Register at PRCity.com/recreation or Centennial Park, Mon. – Fri. noon to 5:00 p.m. 805-237-3988.

2, 16 • MOPS – Mothers of Pre-schoolers, first & third Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 940 Creston Road, Paso, Ashley Hazell, 805-459-6049, nocomops@gmail.com.

3, 10, 17, 24, 31 • Body in Balance for Active Aging, ages 50+, Wednesdays, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Senior Center with Faye Baker. Register at PRCity.com/seniors or Centennial Park, Paso, Mon. through Fri. Noon to 5:00 p.m. 805-237-3988.

4 • Above the Grade Advanced Toastmasters, first Thursdays, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Kennedy Club Fitness, 500 So. River Road, Paso. 805-238-0524, 930206.toastmastersclubs.org.

4, 11, 18, 25 • BNI – Partners in $uccess – Business Networking International –Thursdays, 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. Paso Robles Assn. of Realtors, 1101 Riverside Ave. Visitors welcome, visit bni.org.

4, 11, 18, 25 • Hamburger Lunch– American Legion Post 50, Thursdays, $5, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 240 Scott St., Paso Robles.

5, 12, 19, 26 • Speak Easy Toastmasters Club, Fridays, 12:10 to 1:15 p.m. Founders Pavilion, Twin Cities Community Hospital. http://9797.toastmastersclubs.org. 805-237-9096.

6 • Daughters of the American Revolution meets first Sundays. For time and place, email dmcpatriotdaughter@gmail.com.

8 • Almond Country Quilters Guild Meeting, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.  featuring special speaker Rami Kim on Folded Fabric Elegance from her book about 3D textures with fabric.  Friday, Feb. 2 – Special speaker Debbie Gordon on “quilting beyond the quarter inch.” Trinity Lutheran Church, 940 Creston Road, Paso. General info: lisajguerrero@msn.com, acqguild.com.

8, 15, 22, 29 • North County Overeaters Anonymous, Mondays, 5:30 p.m.  1916 Creston Road, #400 upstairs, Paso Robles, www.OA.org, Irene 818-415-0353.

8, 15, 22, 29 • North County Toast ‘N Talk Toastmasters, Mondays, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Keller Williams, 13th & Spring, Paso Robles. Info: 805-464-9229.

8 & 22 • Writing Support Group. Complete writing projects with award-winning author/editor Patricia Alexander. Every other Monday, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. $25 per or $20 for 4 meetings paid in advance. Call for location 805-479-7778. BookOfComforts.com.

9 • Exchange Club, second Tuesdays, 12:15 – 1:30 p.m. McPhee’s in Templeton. 805-610-8096, exchangeclubofnorthslocounty.org.

9, 23 • Paso Robles Lions Club, 7:00 p.m., PR Elks Lodge, 1420 Park Street, Paso. Second & fourth Tuesdays. 805- 227-4476. pasorobleslions.org.

10 • North County Multiflora Garden Club, socialize at noon, meeting 1:00 p.m. PR Community Church, 2706 Spring St., second Wednesdays. 805-712-7820, guests welcome. multifloragardenclub.org.

10 • Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 465 – 7:00 p.m. at the Paso Airport Terminal, second Wednesdays. Getting youth involved with aviation. EAA465.org.

10, 17, 24, 31 Line Dancing –Wednesdays, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Centennial Park Banquet Room. $55 for 10-Punch Pass (can be shared by more than one person). Beginning and intermediate classes taught by Tina Scarsella. Visit prcity.com/recreationonline, 805-835-2076.

12 • Paso Robles Dance Hall – An evening of swing, ballroom and line dancing, second Friday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Admission $5. For an additional $5, a ballroom dance lesson is taught from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. Centennial Park Banquet Room.  Visit prcity.com/recreationonline, call Tina Scarsella 805-835-2076.

12 • North County Women’s Connection Luncheon, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m at Templeton Community Center, $12, reservations before Jan. 7 to JoAnn Pickering at 805-239-1096. Speakers are Arlene Fetzer about “Living Out of Tune until You Find the Right Key” and Becky Gray of must! charities.

13 • Central Coast Violet Society, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Second Saturdays, Brookdale Activity Room, 1919 Creston Road, Paso. Znailady1@aol.com.

14 • PR Grange Pancake Breakfast, second Sundays, 7:30 to 11:00 a.m. 627 Creston Road, Paso Robles.

15 • Paso Robles Republican Women Federated, third Mondays, 11:30 a.m. lunch, speaker at noon. $22 cash, guests welcome, Paso Robles Inn Ballroom. Reservations by the 2nd of each month to Diane Oehlke, 805-239-8693 dloehlke@gmail.com. Prrwf.org.

15 • Santa Lucia Rockhounds – 7:00 p.m. third Mondays, Templeton Community Center, 601 S. Main St. Open to all who enjoy rocks, fossils & minerals. slorockhounds.org.

16 • Chronic Pain Support Group Meeting –CRPS (Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome), third Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Rabobank, 1025 Las Tablas Rd, Templeton. Suzanne Miller 805-704-5970, suzanne.miller@ymail.com.

16 • North County Parkinson’s Support Group, 1:00 p.m. third Tuesdays, Templeton Presbyterian Church, 610 So. Main St. Info: Rosemary Dexter, 805-466-7226.

17 • Paso Robles Democratic Club, third Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. White Oak Room, Centennial Park, 600 Nickerson, Paso. Visitors/newcomers welcome. pasoroblesdemocrats@gmail.com, 805-769-4847.

18 • North County Prostate Cancer Support Group, 7:00 p.m. third Thursdays, Twin Cities Community Hospital Pavilion Room. Info: Bill Houston, 805-995-2254 or American Cancer Society 805-473-1748.

20 • Pancake Breakfast, American Legion Post 50, 8:00 a.m.to 11:00 a.m. third Saturdays, $6, 240 Scott St., Paso Robles

20 • Community Quilting (to help children and senior organizations with quilts), third Saturdays, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Bethel Lutheran Church, Old Country Road, Templeton. Contact Cynthia Bradshaw, clbrad1313@hotmail.com.

23 • American Legion Post 50 monthly meeting fourth Tuesdays. 6:30 p.m. 270 Scott Street, Paso Robles. Info:  Commander John Irwin, 805-286-6187.

27 • Lupus/Auto Immune Disorder Support Group, fourth Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. Nature’s Touch, 225 So. Main   St., Templeton.

31 • Deadline for North County Newcomers Club luncheon on Feb. 7 at Café Roma, 1020 Railroad Ave., SLO. Social at 11:00 a.m. Lunch at noon.  Meetings/luncheons/dinners held monthly for residents living here less than 3 years.  To RSVP, info for events/activities, visit northcountynewcomers.org.

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Grief Support Groups 

Sponsored by Hospice SLO, 805-544-2266, hospiceslo.org

Bereaved Parents Group, Tuesdays, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m

Suicide Bereavement Support, fourth Wednesdays, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Meetings at RISE, 1030 Vine St., Paso Robles

  General Grief Support, Wednesdays, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

 Meeting at 517 13th Street, Paso. No cost, no pre-registration.

GriefShare All Saturdays in January.  A 13-week on-going faith-based seminar/support group for people grieving a loss of a loved one. 10:00 a.m. to noon, $15, on-going, open enrollment. Trinity Lutheran Church, Fireside Room, 940 Creston Rd., Paso. Deaconess Juliet Thompson, 805-238-3702, ext. 205.

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Events, Festivals, Fundraisers and Entertainment

Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse & Cattlemen’s Lounge, 1103 Spring St., 805-226-4925. Steakhouse: Join us for Prime Rib  Wednesdays and Sundays! Cattlemen’s Lounge: Happy Hour, 4-7 pm, includes cocktail and menu specials; Monday Industry Night, 6-9 p.m., 20% off for all professionals; Taco and Tequila Tuesdays 5-9 p.m.; Wednesday Locals Appreciation Night Happy Hour 4:00 p.m.to close; Friday & Saturday Live Entertainment, 9:30-11:30 p.m. Jan. 5 & 6 Noach Tangeras; Jan. 12 & 13 Bobby Santa Cruz; Jan. 19 &20 Stellar, and Jan. 26 & 27 Los Gatos Locos.

The month of January – Winter Wine Stroll – All downtown wine tasting businesses are featuring gourmet food and wine pairing. Purchase tickets at downtownpasowine.com.

3 • Monthly dinner at Estrella Warbirds Museum, first Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m., guest speakers.  Call 805- 296-1935 for dinner reservations. ewarbirds.org.

6 • Art After Dark Paso – first Saturdays, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Downtown Paso. Hosted by Studios on the Park.

12 • Poetry in the Garden – Join local poets and share your poetry and prose. Meet in Ellie’s Garden on second Fridays at 6:30 p.m. Contact Ellie at 805-227-0110 or ellencasey777@gmail.com.

13 • Classic Car Cruise Night – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. second Saturdays (weather permitting), King Oil Tools, 2235 Spring St., Paso. Info: Tony Ororato, 805-712-0551.

18 • Third Thursday Shop, dine and drink in downtown Paso. A portion of the proceeds benefit must! charities. facebook.com/pages/Third-Thursday-PasoRobles.

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THE WELLNESS KITCHEN AND RESOURCE CENTER

1255 Las Tablas Rd., Templeton. Visitthewkrc.org, call 805-434-1800 for information on Healing and Wellness Foods meal programs, volunteer opportunities, and classes (to RSVP, register and pay online.) Hours Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Wednesday until 6:00 p.m.

Healthy Cooking Classes – Comfort Foods, Jan. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 in Templeton. Jan. 19 in San Luis Obispo, Idler’s Home, 189 Cross Street, 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Class fee is $ 20; however, no one is turned away due to lack of funds.  RSVP appreciated. Auto Immune Support Group, Jan. 23 with Kelli Lincoln, 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Nutritional guidance and recipes about the Autoimmune Protocol to alleviate symptoms of disease. Intro to Wellness, Jan. 24 – A Taste of Change with Registered Dietitian Hayley Garelli. Class is FREE. 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

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CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY

1051 Las Tablas Road, Templeton provides support, education and hope. CSCslo.org, 805-238-4411. Cancer Support Helpline, 888-793-9355, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PST.

SPECIAL GATHERINGS: Jan. 4, 11:00 a.m. Support for Advanced Cancers; Jan. 10, 5:45 p.m. Young Survivors Peer Gathering in Templeton. Jan. 10, 12:15 p.m. Art Time; Jan. 11 & 25, 10:00 a.m. Patient Navigation; Jan.17, 6:00 p.m. Young Survivors Peer Gathering at Sierra Vista Hospital, San Luis Obispo; Jan. 24, 12 noon, Potluck Social; Jan. 31, 12:15 p.m. Mindfulness Hour, RSVP required.

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

MONDAY: 11:30 a.m. Therapeutic Yoga at Dharma Yoga

TUESDAY: 9:00 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:05 a.m. Coffee Chat

WEDNESDAY: 10:00 a.m. Living with Cancer Support GroupNewly Diagnosed/Active Treatment.

FRIDAYS: Jan. 12 & 26 • 6:00 p.m. Grupo Fuerza y Esperanza.

Special ProgramsCancer Well-Fit® at Paso Robles Sports Club, Mondays and Thursdays 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. pre-registration is required with Kathy Thomas, kathythomas10@hotmail.com or 805-610-6486. Look Good Feel Better®, check calendar for Mondays, register at 800-227-2345.