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October 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.

Meatless Mondays
Family Hands-On Cooking
Wednesday, October 5, 6 p.m.
Point Loma Branch Library
Join Liz Gary for a partial "hands-on" cooking lab. This month features fall flavors with a hearty vegetable soup, corn bread, and baked apple crisp. Please bring an apron and a dish towel. To register call (619) 531-1539. The Point Loma Branch Library is located at 3701 Voltaire St. Free of charge.

Natural Solutions for Breast and Women's Health
Monday, October 10, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Bastyr University Clinic
In this talk, Sabrina Koperski, ND, a first-year resident at Bastyr University, will share natural ways that women can stay healthy. Discussion topics include keeping your hormones balanced naturally throughout life and environmental toxins that should be avoided or eliminated that specifically affect women's health. Light refreshments will be served. Bastyr University Clinic is located at 4110 Sorrento Valley Blvd. For more information call (858) 236-9722. Free of charge.

New Patient Clinic Night
Wednesday, October 12, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Bastyr University Clinic
Experience naturopathic medicine in this special, one-night-only evening clinic. Attendees will meet with a naturopathic team to receive a free health screening. You will receive a 30-minute health screening covering diet, sleep and mental/emotional health. Appointments will last 30 minutes. All attendees will leave with a health analysis, recommendations and a complimentary gift bag. You must RSVP for this event by calling (858) 246-9730. Bastyr University Clinic is located at 4110 Sorrento Valley Blvd. Free of charge.

Fukushima is Here Workshop
Wednesday, October 12, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Learn from Dr. Kino, a native of Japan, how he uses lessons learned from Hiroshima and Nagasaki to minimize the effects of internal radiation. 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 "PlantPure Nation"
Ocean Beach Green Center
Thursday, October 13, 7 p.m.
The documentary film "PlantPure Nation", from the producer and director of "Forks over Knives", tells the story of three people on a quest to spread the message of one of the most important health breakthroughs of all time. After renowned nutritional scientist and bestselling author T. Colin Campbell gives a stirring speech on the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives, his son, Nelson, and Kentucky State Representative Tom Riner work together to propose a pilot program documenting the health benefits of a plant-based diet. Once the legislation goes into Committee, agribusiness lobbyists kill the plan. The documentary highlights how corporate lobbies have perpetuated skepticism and supported the dairy, beef and egg industries. The Ocean Beach Green Center is located at 4843 B Voltaire Street, 92107.  For more information, call (619) 225-1083. Free of Charge.

Posture Correction Workshop
Tuesday, October 18, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room 
Learn how to use a simple technique that quickly and easily corrects your posture, and relieves stress and tension while giving many of the benefits of a chiropractic adjustment. 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.

What's Your Money Map?
Wednesday, October 19, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Did you know you carry within you, your own personal Money Map? Learn about the five types of money as we pick one to explore tonight. See and understand why you haven't been able to progress. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP visit http://yourmoneymap.eventbrite.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.

Shift Your Vibrational Frequencies
Thursday, October 20, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room

Are limiting beliefs, thoughts, and emotions blocking your progress toward manifesting your goals? Learn how to shift lower frequencies to new patterns of well-being. Individual programs can be designed to create a vibrational resonance with your highest desired outcomes. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP email Ldm309@aol.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.

Composting Workshop
Saturday, October 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tecolote Nature Center
Want to learn how you can improve the quality of your soil, reduce waste and air pollution, while saving energy, money, and water? Learn how to compost! Join the Solana Center for Environmental Innovation for this 2-hour presentation where you will learn the basics of backyard composting and vermicomposting (composting with worms). Using trial-tested advice and interactive demonstrations, the Solana Center's expert educators will teach you all you need to know to get started with a bin that fits your needs and lifestyle.
The following topics will be covered:

The Tecolote Nature Center is located at 5180 Tecolote Road, 92110. Free of charge. As an added bonus, join the San Diego Audubon Society for an easy nature walk to explore Tecolote canyon before the workshop! Tecolote Canyon is one of several protected urban canyons in the San Diego area that support native plant communities and associated bird life. Resident birds that live year-round in the canyon include hawks, Anna's Hummingbird, California Thrasher, House Wren, Wrentit, and both California and Spotted Towhees. Attendance for the nature walk is limited to 25. Free of charge. To register for the nature walk please visit www.s.coop/24il6. To register for the composting workshop go to www.s.coop/24il5.

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.