NOVEMBER Calendar of Events    

November 1 (Friday) 7 p.m.  BOOKSIGNING:  Jewel of Abundance by Ellen O’Brian,  Although millions of Westerners practice yoga simply for its health benefits, the philosophy and wisdom behind the multifaceted discipline have far more to offer. In The Jewel of Abundance, award-winning author and Kriya Yoga teacher Ellen Grace O'Brian reveals an overlooked aspect of yoga: its powerful teachings on prosperity.

November 2 (Saturday) 2-4 p.m.  BOOKSIGNING:  12 Hearings by Laura Gaisie,  Twelve Hearings is the 2nd book of the Twelve book series.  The story begins with Emma St. Roman alternating between her celestial body in heaven and the wounded one that lies in a coma. Listening to confessions of those who sit at her bedside Emma gains the strength to not only live, but to forgive, to love again, and wake up fighting for what is rightfully hers. 

November 9 (Saturday) 2-4 p.m.  BOOKSIGNING:  Artie of Ten Sleep by Lynne Ludwick,  Set in the 1930s in Wyoming and California, this is a fictional children's chapter book, about a boy who develops magical powers that he has no control over.            

November 10 (Sunday) 2 p.m., Free  POETRY FESTIVAL:  36th Annual SLO Poetry Festival,  SOLO Press anthology Psalms of Cinders & Silt,  With readers Mary Kay Rummel & Friday Gretchen and Glenna Luschei.  Additional Featured Readers:  Paul Lobo Portuges and Yun Wang.  Open Reading to Follow.

November 10 (Sunday):  Second Sunday at Seven Poetry Series:  Canceled, don’t miss the SLO Poetry Festival event
November 19 (Tuesday) 3-4:30 p.m.  GENERAL GRIEF AND LOSS SUPPORT GROUP:  Wilshire Hospice – Center for Grief Education & Healing offers a Grief Support Group in the Coalesce Garden Chapel the third Tuesday of each month.  Join us in a safe space to share your journey through the grieving process. With grief comes mourning; and while mourning brings healing, it’s important to have support and understanding while you are experiencing your loss.  For more information:  or call 805-269-0141.  No charge.

November 15  (Friday), 7 p.m.,  $20   SLOFOLKS CONCERT:  Nina Gerber & Chris Webster.  Nina Gerber has such an amazing history - she has played with a long litany of Americana masters, starting as Kate Wolf’s guitarist/accompanist and then backing such luminaries as Jerry Jeff Walker and Barbara Higbie. Chris Webster is often tagged as a soul singer, but she is so much more than that. Her voice has an amazing range and versatility, she easily takes on everything from country to blues, and takes it to a new level.

November 16  (Saturday) 2-4 p.m.  POP-UP BOOKSIGNING:  Author Diane Harrison.  Come meet the author of these children’s books:  Amazing Grace, How to Love a Dog,and The ABCs of a Cat.

November 27 (Wednesday) 6 p.m. Central Coast Buddhist Meditation Group.  Call for more information before attending, 805-441-5478                                 

November 28 (Thursday)  CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING - Open Friday at 10 a.m.


On-going NOVEMBER events in our Garden Chapel

Metaphysical Discussion Group in Garden Chapel (Fridays), noon to 1 p.m. –all welcome, donation.  Check out the group’s website for topic information.

Wednesday Mornings, 10-noon: Enjoy lively discourse in this volunteer-led discussion group.  If you like to learn, you’ll want to discover SOCRATES.  Satisfying Our Curiosity as Readers and Talkers.  We are Eternal Students.

Transformation Readings with Annette  (Thursdays 2pm – 5 pm)  To schedule an appointment please call 1-661-426-3683, drop-ins welcome too.

Yoga on Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. - please call Shoosh Crotzer for info and cost, 805-801-7335


Note: No parking in back lot of Bookstore, please. Walk down driveway off Harbor Street

“Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day of your life. Appreciate and never take for granted all that you have.”

the SLO Poetry Festival event Catherine Pulsifer