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July 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.

Water Support Group
Thursday, July 2, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Join others for a 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.

Morning After Cleanup
Sunday, July 5, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Ocean Beach Pier
Join Surfrider for their annual Morning After Mess cleanup and help them help the beaches after the 4th of July weekend. This year Surfrider will be hosting cleanups at the Ocean Beach Pier, Belmont Park in Mission Beach, Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach, and the Oceanside Pier. Bags and gloves will be provided but you are encourage to bring your own reusable ones in an effort to reduce plastic use. The first fifty volunteers will also receive a free t-shirt. For more information please visit sandiego.surfrider.org/the-morning-after-mess.

Film Night
O.B. Green Center
Thursday, July 9, 7 p.m.
"I AM" is a 2010 documentary by commercially successful director Tom Shadyac. The film explores Shadyac's personal journey after a 2007 bicycle accident, "the nature of humanity" and "world's ever-growing addiction to materialism."  He conducts interviews with scientists, religious leaders, environmentalists and philosophers including Desmond Tutu, Noam Chomsky, Lynne McTaggart, Elisabet Sahtouris, David Suzuki, Howard Zinn, and Thom Hartmann. The film asks two central questions: What's wrong with the world and what can we do about it? The O.B. Green Center is located at 4843 Voltaire St in Ocean Beach. For more information call (619) 225-1083. Free of charge.

DTLT for Pain and Regeneration
Thursday, July 9, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Learn about Class 4 Laser Therapy's use in a non-force professional chiropractic office. The newest most exciting healing tool for pain relief and regenerative care. Free information session with Dr. Randy Fulton D.C. It's the new wellness paradigm. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (858) 206-0179. 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, July 15, 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.

Loving-Kindness Meditation
Thursday, July 16, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Join others for an introduction to meditation and experience the powerful benefits of the Meditation of Twin Hearts. This meditation increases inner peace and joy and offers tools to handle stress in a healthy manner. 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.

Stronger Together: A Workshop Series for Food and Farm Entrepreneurs
Nuts and Bolts of Cooperative Business Models
Tuesday, July 21, 6 – 8 p.m.
Marketing Cooperatives and Co-Branding
Tuesday, August 18, 6 – 8 p.m.
Cooperative Equipment Ownership Models
Tuesday, September 22, 6 – 8 p.m.
Workshops 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.

Muscle Testing
Tuesday, July 21, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Learn to muscle test yourself and others, how to choose the best supplement and dose, and whether supplements or foods combine well and increase 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.

Drought-adapted Landscape Design
Wednesday, July 22, 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.

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.