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Parking ReminderTo ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending.Thank you.

January 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.

Eating Veg 101
Wed, January 11, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Are you a new or aspiring vegetarian or vegan? Join us for a roundtable discussion designed to answer frequently asked questions about eating meat-free while meeting other like-minded people in a friendly environment. Hosted by The Humane League San Diego. Attendance is limited to 17; to RSVP email bbrough-ton@thehumaneleague.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.

Film Night
"Before the Flood"
Thursday, January 12, 7 p.m.
Ocean Beach Green Center
From Academy Award winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award winning actor, environmental activist, and UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change Leonardo DiCaprio, "Before the Flood" presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. The film follows DiCaprio as he travels to five continents and the Arctic speaking to scientists, world leaders, activists and local residents to gain a deeper understanding of this complex issue and investigate concrete solutions to the most pressing environmental challenge of our time. The Ocean Beach Green Center is located at 4843 Voltaire Street #B, 92107.  For more information, call (619) 225-1083. Free of Charge.

Childbirth Choices in San Diego
Friday, January 13, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
San Diego County is a mecca for childbirth. Women have every choice in childbirth here. From hospital to birth center, to homebirth, we are experienced midwives here to guide you in your childbirth options. Attendance is limited to 17; to RSVP call (619) 297-2229. 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.

San Diego Women's March
Saturday, January 21, 10 a.m.
Port Pavilion, Broadway Pier
Held in solidarity with the Women's March On Washington, women, men and children of all backgrounds and political affiliations will come together for this peaceful event the day after the presidential inauguration. Together we can stand united in our respect for all people and we resist the marginalization of anyone. The rally and march will start near the end of the Port Pavilion on the Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego. Details of the exact starting point are available at www.sdwomensmarch.com.  

Muscle Testing
Tuesday, January 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Learn to Muscle Test yourself and others, how to choose the best supplements and doses, and whether supplements or foods combine well and increase your vital life force. Handouts will be provided. Please bring a partner. 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.

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.