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May Co-op Community Calendar

Live Acoustic Music
Fridays 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Sundays 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
People's Co-op Deli
The Co-op's Deli continues to present the finest in folk, jazz, blues, and bluegrass performed by local musicians. Our highly acclaimed organic, vegetarian fare features a variety of award-winning soups, salads, entrees, baked goods and desserts. All food, including breakfast, lunch and dinner, is prepared fresh daily. Top off your meal with a complement of Fair Trade, certified organic teas and coffees, freshly made juices, and more. Bring a friend or make new friends here. Free of charge.

Miraculous Mondays Lectures
Mondays, 6:30 - 9 p.m.
School of Healing Arts
The School of Healing Arts offers free wellness clinics with lectures, demonstrations and student massage every Monday night. Call Candice at (619) 233-0938 for a current schedule or visit the school's website at www.schoolofhealingarts.com. Click on the Resource tab and then the FREE Wellness Clinic tab. The School of Healing Arts is located at 1001 Garnet Ave., Ste. 200, in Pacific Beach. Free of charge.

Make Mom a Mother's Day Card
Saturday, May 2, 12 – 2 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
We've got all the art supplies you'll need to make your Mom a card on her very special day! Hosted by People's - all ages welcome and encouraged to attend. Free of charge.

Thoughtful Wellness
Wednesday, May 6, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Laura started teaching nutrition in 1975 and started her business, Lifestyle Change Weight Management in 1985. She has helped multitudes find a healthy body weight and has successfully incorporated the importance our thoughts play in weight management and youthful aging. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP email laura@the-beachhouse.com. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending this workshop. Free of charge.

Drama Free Weight Solutions
Thursday, May 7, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Come learn a simple systematic approach that can help make the transition from dieting to a healthy lifestyle easy! Counting calories and grams of fat takes way too much time and effort. Why not try something different? Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (619) 216-7164. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending this workshop. Free of charge.

"Food for Change"
Friday, May 8, 7 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Hosted by People's, tonight's movie "Food for Change" is a feature-length documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture. The movie tells the story of the cooperative movement in the U.S. through interviews, rare archival footage, and commentary by the filmmaker and social historians. This is the first film to examine the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems. Additionally, the film shows how the co-op movement strengthens communities where they are located, enhancing local economies and food security. The goal is to educate a wide national audience about the principles of cooperation with a focus on food. Light refreshments will be served. Free of charge.

People's Spring Arts & Crafts Fair
Saturday, May 9, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
People's Food Co-op
Find a unique gift for Mom at the Co-op's Spring Arts & Crafts Fair. Co-op owners will showcase and sell their one-of-a-kind handmade wares. Items include a unique selection of jewelry, pottery, scarves and bags, trinkets, magnets, soaps, candles, stained glass and much more. All booths will be in front of the market.

Film night
O.B. Green Center
Tuesday, May 12, 7 p.m.
"The Road to Clean Elections," is a short and inspiring film by Bill Moyers about states and cities that are making a difference with clean elections. Following the film there will be a presentation from Neighborhoods for Clean Elections about San Diego's local campaign. The O.B. Green Center is located at 4843 Voltaire St. in Ocean Beach. For more information call (619) 225-1083. Free of charge.

Vegan Outreach Review
Tuesday, May 12, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Get information on new products, hear from guest speakers, discuss current events and find out what's happening in our area to promote plant-based living. Includes light refreshments and outreach resources you can use. Attendance is limited to 17; to RSVP email liz@newoptionsfoodgroup.com. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending this workshop. Free of charge.

Healthy Shoulder
Wednesday, May 13, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Learn from Dr. Kino how he helped a UFC champion resolve frozen shoulder, impingement and rotator cuff syndrome naturally by adjusting the nervous system. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (858) 866-4545. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending this workshop. Free of charge.

Film night
O.B. Green Center
Thursday, May 14, 7 p.m.  

"Bidder 70" tells the story of how, in 2008, as George W. Bush tried to gift the energy and mining industries thousands of acres of pristine Utah wilderness via a widely disputed federal auction, college student Tim DeChristopher monkey-wrenched the process. Bidding $1.7 million, he won 22,000 acres with no intention to drill. For this act of civil disobedience he was sentenced to two years in federal prison. The O.B. Green Center is located at 4843 Voltaire St. in Ocean Beach. For more information call (619) 225-1083. Free of charge.

Triple your Energy: Get More Done
Thursday, May 14, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Do you suffer from chronic fatigue, low energy, and adrenal exhaustion? Dr. Blum can show you how to correct your energy problems so you have the energy to happily face a new day. Reduce stress, correct sugar problems, gain energy. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (858) 263-7716. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending this workshop. Free of charge.

Get My Kids to Listen
Friday, May 15, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
What if your kids are already listening and you expect something else from them? Get clear on what you really want, what listening really is and how you can have more co-operation in your family. Presented by Bhagavan Bauer. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP email bhagavan@joyfilledparenting.com or call (760) 607-6761. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending this workshop. Free of charge.

Vision Boarding
Tuesday, May 21, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Your life force is within, now direct it out. Burst forth into this season of rebirth clear about what you are attracting into your life right now.  Walk away with your very own Vision Board. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (619) 717-6061. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending this workshop. Free of charge.

Successful Drought-adapted Landscape Design
Thursday, May 21, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
California is in severe drought! Learn principles of xeriscape gardens, a basic low water plant palette, and how to create wildlife habitat. We'll talk about things to avoid and look at helpful resources. Presented by experienced landscape designer David Clarke. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP email david@davidclarkedesign.com. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending this workshop. Free of charge.

Thermal Imaging for Whole Body?
Thursday, May 28, 7 - 8 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Clinical Thermography is exceptional when used appropriately. Learn what is most appropriate for thermographic examinations, and be sure the exam is in your best interest. The proper procedures, equipment and providers' training/experience are crucial to accurate diagnosis and validity. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (619) 269-8360. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending this workshop. Free of charge.

Community RoomPeople's Coop Community Room
The Community Room is available free of charge on a first come, first serve basis to Co-op members and to Co-op members' nonprofit community service groups, when not in use by the Co-op. Our intent is to provide a meeting space at no charge for individuals and organizations whose purpose is to work for the betterment of the community as set forth in our mission, vision, and values statements. The room is available for classes, meetings and exhibits providing that the space is not required for Co-op events. Groups may not charge admission nor can we allow any uses that would result in individual gain for a lecturer, class instructor, political candidates, etc. The Board of Directors is the final arbiter regarding appropriate room use. The room is available 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

To book the Community Room or obtain information about the room, please call Kylie, at O.B. People's Co-op (619) 224-1387. Advance scheduling and approval for use of the room is required and a completed room-reservation application must be submitted to the Co-op at least seven days prior to the event. Events may be published in the Community Calendar of the Co-op Newsletter; event notice deadline is the 10th of the preceding month. There are many fine organizations that make use of the community room. In order to accommodate as many as possible we accept only one reservation at a time from any group or individual per month. The Community Room is equipped with chairs and tables for your use.