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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.

September 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.

Breast Health with Thermography
Thursday, Sept. 4, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Clinical Thermography is an exceptionally accurate exam, detecting breast cancer early, and showing risk factors that lead to breast cancer using thermal photography. The proper procedures, equipment and training of providers are crucial to achieve accurate diagnosis. 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.

Self-Realization Straight Up
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 7 – 8:30 pm
People's Co-op Community Room
Do you have a deep desire to know the truth of your being? Satsang allows a direct experience of "awakeness" and offers inquiry experiences leading to an irreversible shift of consciousness and self-realization as described by Eckhart Tolle. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (401) 578-5505 or email Laura@laurakatleman.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.

People's Co-op Owner Appreciation Day
Thursday, Sept. 11
10% off purchases*
* excludes no further discount items
Seniors with an active People's ownership receive an extra
Owner Appreciation Day
Tusday, Sept. 9
Note the New Day of the Week for Seniors!

Film Night
Thursday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m.
The Green Store / O.B. Green Center
This month's film is the compelling 2006 documentary, An Unreasonable Man. The documentary traces the life and career of Ralph Nader, one of the most unique and controversial political figures of the past half century. The film by Henriette Mantel and Steve Skrovan, argues that Nader "built a legislative record that would be the envy of any modern president." See the trailer at www.anunreasonableman.com. The Green Store is located at 4843 Voltaire St. For more information call (619) 225-1083. Free of charge.

Naturally Eliminate Sugar Cravings
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 7 – 8 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Enjoy an interactive workshop and that will help you understand why you crave sweets while learning how to reduce these cravings naturally. Tame the cycle of sugar binges and end them before the holidays. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (619) 876- 2655 or email Sam@HappyFoodHealth.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.

Homeopathy 101 for Families
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Homeopathy is a gentle, safe, effective and very affordable way to enhance your family's health. Come learn some basics about it and how you can use it in common conditions such as coughs, flus, earaches, bumps, bruises and sprains. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (760) 519-0703 or email samanthajconboy@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.

Reiki: Natural Energy Healing
Thursday, Sept. 18, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Reiki is an effective natural healing system. Learn what it is and how it benefits you, others, animals, and plants. Experience Reiki for yourself at this lecture, presented by Reiki Master/Teacher Romel Hokanson. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (619) 379-2662 or email info@wavesoflife.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.

Autism/ADHD workshop
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Learn from Dr. Kino the neurological cause of Autism and ADHD, and how to end its role. 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.

More Secrets of Healthy Skin
Thursday, Sept. 25, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Holistic skin care expert Scott Truel shares secrets for maintaining firm, healthy skin. Learn how the skin works, how to use essential oils, clays and edible facial masks, as well as exercises to uplift facial and neck muscles. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (619) 540-9397. 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.

Dangers of Secondhand Anxiety
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
Join the Anxiety Relief Specialist, Gwen Lepard, to learn the dangers of secondhand anxiety. You'll receive three tools to protect yourself from outside influences, and overcome your unconscious reaction to other peoples' anxiety, fears, stress, and feelings of being overwhelmed. Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (949) 689- 2883 or email Gwen@JoyCenteredLife.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.

Climate Action Plan March
Sunday, Sept. 21, 12:30 p.m.
Starts at San Diego City Hall
Join SanDiego350 on a march that calls for a strong Climate Action Plan. Marchers will stop at American Plaza / Santa Fe Station to highlight transportation alternatives and end at the County Administration Building Park, where they will hear from local leaders representing different communities. The march is endorsed by a wide variety of local organizations, including SanDiego350 and the Citizens' Climate Lobby. There will be organized bike rides and a designated Coaster to the events. For complete details please visit www.PeoplesClimateSD.org.

People's Movie Night
Fridays in September, 6:30 p.m.
People's Co-op Community Room
People's is hosting screenings of thought provoking and educational films each Friday night this month. Show up early, beginning at 6:15 p.m. to receive a $1 savings coupon that can be used for movie snacks or treats! Attendance is limited to 18; to RSVP call (619) 224-1387 and ask for Heather or email Heather@obpeoplesfood.coop. To ensure that there are parking spaces for shoppers, please do not park in the Co-op parking lot while attending the movie. Free of charge.

Friday, Sept. 5 – Backyard. Backyard is a documentary film about fracking and its effects on five people's lives. Following stories in Pennsylvania, Colorado, North Dakota and Montana, an eerie similarity emerges amongst them, despite the vast differences in geography and personal histories. Animated interludes remind us to step back and consider the bigger picture. Watch the trailer at www.everyonesbackyard.com. (28 min)

Friday, Sept. 12 - Do the Math. The fossil fuel industry has five times the amount of coal, gas and oil that is safe to burn - and they are planning on burning it all. Left to their own devices, they'll push us past the brink of cataclysmic disaster, unless we rise up and fight back. Do the Math chronicles one of North America's leading environmentalists Bill McKibben in a David-vs-Goliath battle to fight the fossil fuel industry and change the terrifying math of the climate crisis. (45 min)

Friday, Sept. 19 - Food For Change. Food For Change is a feature-length documentary about the history of the co-op movement and food co-ops today. The movie focuses on consumer food co-ops to tell the larger story of cooperatives – their role in American history and their current efforts to create local food systems. Watch the trailer at www.foodforchange.coop/trailer. (84 min)

Friday, Sept. 26 - The Corporation. Sweepingly informative, The Corporation explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant institution of our time and includes interviews with 40 corporate insiders and critics - including Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Milton Friedman, Howard Zinn, Vandana Shiva and Michael Moore - plus true confessions, case studies and strategies for change. (145 min)

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.