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The SLO Children's Museum is hosting a 007-themed fundraiser: "Museum Royale." Leave the guns at home, and come ready to play at the tables, bid at the silent auction, and drink martinis--shaken, not stirred. This is a fun formal event on Oct. 13, so partiers are encouraged to come in black tie attire, or dressed as a Bond character. There will also be several pieces of real Bond memorabilia to ogle. Tickets are $107, available by calling the museum's box office at 545-5874.

Beth David Congregation (BDC) is holding a health care 101 fair and forum Oct. 14. Members of the health care community will discuss current health care initiatives as well as possible solutions, followed by a question-and-answer period. The fair will also include several health- and fitness-related experts who will discuss options for treatment of specific illnesses and strategies for long-term health. This is also an opportunity for adults to receive free tetanus and Hepatitis B shots. The event is open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m. BDC is located at 10108 Los Osos Valley Road, near the foothill intersection. For more info, call 544-0760.

Rideshare Week--a week to try carpooling, walking, biking, or taking the bus without fear--is Oct. 15-19. To help commuters make the transition, SLO Regional Rideshare has launched TripLink, an online commuter database that connects commuters with each other. Rideshare week is designed to help people take the first steps toward more efficient transportation. This year, participants are encouraged to keep track of their savings, and donate that amount to the Food Bank Coalition. To sign up on TripLink, visit www.rideshare.org. For more info, call 781-4462.

The Sea Pines Resort in Cambria is hosting a nine-hole golf tournament to benefit the local chapter of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) on Oct. 20. The event is for teams of four, and the cost for each golfer is $40. The games start at 8 a.m. Sign up early at golfshop@seapines, www.golfresort.com or by calling 528-4653.

Staff Writer Kylie Mendonca compiled this week's Strokes and Plugs. Send your business news to rmiller@newtimesslo.com.

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