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December 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.

Removing Blocks to Success
Wednesday, December 3, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Everyone has things that stop them. In this mini-workshop we look at fun ways to get past situations where you may feel pressured, stuck or dis-empowered. You'll come away with new tools to handle these things powerfully. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (614) 306-2026. 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.

Aromatherapy and the Brain
Thursday, December 4, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Danielle Daniel, LCSW, is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology student who studies natural medicine for brain health and psychological symptoms. This class focuses on her research and treatment modalities. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP email info@danielledr.com or call (619) 800-0886. 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.

35th Annual O.B. Holiday Parade
Saturday, December 6, 5:05 p.m.
Newport Street, Ocean Beach
The Ocean Beach Annual Holiday Parade is hosted by the Ocean Beach Town Council's Tree Committee. Every year, Newport Ave. is taken over by motorcycle riding dogs and marching bands, plus Santa Claus on a fire truck. Ocean Beach People's Co-op will be there, too, handing out organic tangerines. Come and show your support! Last year, People's won first place in the merchants division!

Vegan Cooking for the Holidays
Tuesday, December 9, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
"It's the most wonderful time of the year," especially when you have healthy treats. Bring the recipe for your favorite holiday dish and Suzette will convert it into a delicious vegan version. She'll also share holiday delights! Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (323) 707-8107. 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.

Tips, Tricks and Treats
Wednesday, December 10, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Join others for the third of the three immersions into Ayurveda wellness. Learn the functions and cycles of seasons. Design a daily routine according to your natural blue print. Discover techniques to transition with ease and stability into the holiday season. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP email ayurvedayoga108@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.

Muscle Testing
Thursday, December 11, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Learn to muscle test others to choose the best supplement and dose, whether supplements or foods work well, combine well, and increase vital life force. Handouts will be provided plus hands-on experience. 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.

Film night
Thursday, December, 11, 7 p.m.
The Green Store
This month's film night will feature short films and presentations on the power of activism, including "Disruption", a film that focuses on climate change. Join others for an evening of hope and inspiration. The Green Store is located at 4843 Voltaire St. in Ocean Beach. For more information call (619) 225-1083. Free of charge.

Inner and Outer Landscapes
Friday, December 12, 7 – 8:15 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Spend an evening with Cindy Santee and Christopher Robin, exploring the futurescapes that are possible using permaculture design. New and old world restoration techniques for sustainable land use management and inner satisfaction. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (208) 290-3916 or email cindyissanti@gmail.com. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Coop parking lot while attending this workshop. Free of charge.

Bio-identical Hormone Therapy
Tuesday, December 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Take this opportunity to learn more about bio-identical hormone therapy (BHRT) for men and women. BHRT is a natural way to replace hormones your body loses with aging. It can help with many symptoms, improve wellbeing and assist with anti-aging. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (858) 707-5124 or email tpatel@mizaanwellness.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.

Nonviolent Communications Basics
Wednesday, December 17, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Join Tera Gardner, San Diego area Nonviolent Communication coordinating team member/facilitator, for a fun, lively and interactive introduction to Nonviolent Communication (NVC). NVC supports using language in selfresponsible, respectful, compassionate, and empowering ways. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (858) 344-0898. 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.

Introduction to Breathwork
Thursday, December 18, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
This workshop is an introduction to breathwork, an umbrella word, referring to many different styles of breathwork practices. Parts of breathwork can be done anytime anywhere once you have learned the technique for your health and mind. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (858) 349-1061. 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.