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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.

August 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.

Yoga for the Brain
Wednesday, August 5, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room 
Learn a simple technique that energizes and balances the brain through activation of certain energy pathways throughout the body. These energy channels or meridians provide subtle "energy fuel" to energize the brain. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP email neus@pranichealing.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 Health 
Thursday, August 6, 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.

Film Night
Ocean Beach Green Center
Thursday, August 13, 7 p.m.
This month's film is "Food for Change," a 2013 documentary focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in North 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 Ocean Beach Green Center is located at 4843 B Voltaire Street, 92107.  For more information, call (619) 225-1083. Free of Charge.

Water Support Group
Thursday, August 13, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Join others for a weekly group discussion cultivating individual and family awareness of household water habits. Facilitated by a local communication and sustainability specialist dedicated to empowering communities toward resource efficiency. We share challenges and simple solutions to reduce water use. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (619) 517-8723. 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.

Alternate Perspective in Health
Friday, August 14, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Coop Community Room
Dr. Wil Spencer is a Naturopath, author, and researcher with a background in farming. Be prepared to shift your paradigm as he speaks about reversing and healing conditions of illness and imbalance in humans, animals, our honeybees and the soil. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP email cheryl.handscans@gmail.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.

Stronger Together
Food and Farm Entrepreneurs Workshop:
Marketing Cooperatives and Co-Branding
Tuesday, August 18, 6 – 8 p.m.
Workshop co-hosted by Common Ground Collective, California Center for Cooperative Development, Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Market, and San Diego Small Farms Alliance. For workshop location and to RSVP, please email CommongroundcollectiveSD@gmail.com. Free of charge.

Vegan Outreach Review
Tuesday, August 18, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Get information on new vegan food 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. 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.

Doggie Street Festival 
Saturday, August 22, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
NTC Park at Liberty Station
San Diego's largest adoption event features tips from veterinarians, special guest speakers, a kids' art area, live music, and much more. At last year's event more than 40 rescue groups attended and 200 animals found forever homes. Whether you're looking for a dachshund or a sheep dog, a domestic short-haired kitten or a long-haired Persian, your future furry companion is waiting to greet you! NTC Park at Liberty Station is located at 2455 Cushing Road. Free of charge.

Muscle Testing
Tuesday, August, 25, 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 dose, and whether supplements or foods combine well and increase vital life force. Handouts will be provided with hands-on experience using actual products. 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.

Healthy Shoulder
Wednesday, August 26, 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.

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.