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  • Summer Reading Program at the Library 
    Thursday July 10 @ 3:00pm
    Cara O'Brien, sea bird olympics - Lots of interactive activities in this fun workshop.

    Thursday July 31 @ 3:00pm
    Spark a Reaction, cool experiments combining substances to observe chemical reactions for grades 6 through 12. 
    Space is limited and pre-registration is required, call 467-3224.
    Also, did you know that wifi is available 24/7.  Check library page for more information.
     Librarian, Judy Brown, is doing a great job updating the library page. Get all the details of what's happening at the library on the library page .

    Be involved in helping your community.  Come and lend a hand.  
    Next downtown 
    Landscape Workday
     July 12  8:30- 10:30 am
      WE will again need your help --bring tools for garden work in downtown landscape .  Meet at the Coffee Station  or look for the bright yellow vested helpers along Mission St.
    "Many hands make light work!"  More hands are appreciated.
         Questions, See Mike at the Mercantile.

        • San Miguel Firefighter Association's 

          Clean up Day

          Saturday July 12-

      8 am - full


      X    Hazardous wastes /materials like paint, oils, chemicals, tires,

      vehicle  batteries, etc

      X    Commercial garbage or commercial construction waste

      X    Green waste materials such as tree cuttings, grass, bushes, leaves, etc.

      X     Dirt


    • Large household items such as furniture, mattresses ($10 fee for each), and generally things that won’t fit into your regular garbage can

    • Metal items such as washers, dryers, refrigerators, freezers, scrap metal of any kind

    • SMALL batteries &electronic items such as TV’s, VCR’s computers, monitors, stereos, etc.

    • Donations are appreciated to help cover dumping fees & so this event can continue. 

  • All donations should be addressed to :  SMFA Cleanup Committee

  • Thank you,

    History Project  Thought you might be interested in some more old photos from San Miguel. Below is photo of the LIttlefield Home in the late 1880's. It is still in occupied and kept up at 248 12th St.  You might want to go take a look.

    Click  to view home with all out buildings,   here for  home side view with Mr. Littlefield on bicycle, or here for a   view from Mission St. which also show a Livery Stable and few other buildings  All compliments of Thelma Negley Sinclair family files.
    Be sure to check out the posts on the history discussion board after last posting.  You may have input to add or you may find some information about where you live in town.

    If you like classical music, be sure to check this out:
    Festival Mozaic is having a  Free Community Event in  San Miguel in July 

    Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what it takes to make truly great music. Hear and watch Scott Yoo and the other Festival artists as they prepare for their concerts. Be sure to bring the young musicians in your life.     Thursday, July 17, Mission San Miguel, 2 - 5 p.m.

    SanLuis Obispo, CA - Festival Mozaic launches its 44th season this July with a celebration of classical and classically-inflected music that takes place in intimate and charismatic venues throughout San Luis Obispo county. Tickets are currently on sale for the summer series, which features with 20 events in 11 different venues. The Festival offers something for every kind of music lover and provides an authentic SLO experience offering the best in culinary, coastal and cultural life. Visit for information about the Festival and other updates.    In addition to the ticketed events, the Festival has just announced additional calendar offerings of master classes, open rehearsals, pre-concert lectures and audio simulcasts at no charge to the public.

    To learn more, contact:

      Plans continue  for return of
                 Farmer's Market  to San Miguel  
                Fundraiser event planned for  Friday Aug 8, 5-9 pm at the park.  Mark your calendar.

    The Ad Hoc committee working on the creation of a Farmer’s Market in San Miguel has reviewed finances, and determined there is a need to raise funds to start a strong and healthy market.  Therefore, they have decided to organize a fundraiser with the following goals  ·      Raise $3000 for the formation, permitting, and marketing of the market &  Grow community awareness and buy in through a fun and successful event

    For a vendor application check here

    Save the dates

    Chamber of Commerce Annual Car Show

    Fri. night Cruise Night, Saturday Show

    August 22, 23


    SEPT. 27   @ CALEDONIA 
    To find out more about it or get an application to have a display, be a dutch oven demonstrator, vendor, or artisan.

    San Miguel CSD Elections coming up soon.  If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, there are two positions soon available.  You just need to be a registered voter in the district to become a candidate.  If interested, there is more information  on CSD page  

     Bench Fund consider making a donation/application
    for 'Adopt a Bench'.  
    San Miguel 
    Chamber of Commerce is asking for individuals, 
    groups, organizations, and businesses to make a donation
    of any
    amount to contribute to the project or Adopt a Bench by donating at least $200 to the FUND. If you adopt a bench, it can be done as a memorial to someone , a family or business. We're hoping everyone will want to get involved and do what they can to improve the community.  They already have 3 benches adopted. First one is
    dedicated in memory of Kay Jarvis
     in front of the Coffee Station.  The second dedicated
    in memory of  Chick Wimer is located just north of Post Office. The third is in memory of C.J. Buckman and Joe Witcosky and is in front of the Ranch. The Chamber is appreciative of these  beginning adoptions and look forward to more.  See Mike at the Mercantile if you are interested or want to know more.  more info? please email Mike

    Twin Cities Hospital Volunteers are Seeking Additional Volunteers

    Opportunities are Available to Make a Difference at Twin Cities Community Hospital

    The Twin Cities Community Hospital Volunteers, a non-profit organization initiated to provide support to the patients, doctors and nurses of Twin Cities Community hospital, are seeking volunteers to work in the gift shop and Obstetrics (OB) Department. AM and PM shifts are available. Applicants must be able to volunteer a minimum of four hours per week. Volunteers must fill out an application and request an available shift. For more information about how to become a volunteer, contact Sandy Short, Membership Chairman of the Twin Cities Community Hospital Volunteers by calling (805) 434-4524 or emailing

    For information about Twin Cities Community Hospital, please visit or call Press Agency AR & Co. PR and Marketing at (805) 239-4443 or email

    Please join the Almond Country Quilters’ Guild for their July meeting  

    Date: Friday, July 11, 2014

    Location: Masonic Lodge, 2607 Traffic Way, Atascadero

    Social Time begins at 6:30 pm and at this month's meeting, Allison Aller (  will present a lecture titled "From Sane to Crazy: My Life in Quilts"   Cost: Free

    For further information about the guild, check out our website





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