Thursday, April 27, 2006
Any Volun-teens? | MONTEREY—The City of Monterey
invites teens, ages 13-16, to volunteer for summer positions
at spots like the Sports Center and the Harbor Division.
Deadline for applications is May 8. Call 646-3719 or visit
College Isn’t Cheap | MONTEREY—Before selling a kidney, attend tonight’s financial planning seminar and open house for parents of college-bound students. Reservations required. 6:30pm. Start Building Futures office, 2600 Garden Rd., Suite 234, Monterey. Free. 647-9123.
Do Gooders and Good Food | SEASIDE—Honor nine local
residents who have contributed to the community and their
professions at the annual Celebration of Community event, a
black-tie reception and dinner. Proceeds benefit CSUMB’s local
area scholarship program. 6pm. CSUMB University Center
ballroom, 6th Avenue and B Street, Seaside. $175.
Calling All BeachCOMBERS | MOSS LANDING—Learn about local marine birds, mammals and sea turtles while providing data on the impacts of oil, entanglement and other mortality factors affecting animals in the marine sanctuary at this training for BeachCOMBERS volunteers. 9am-2pm. Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 8272 Moss Landing Rd., Moss Landing. Free. 771-4422.
Cancer Isn’t Colorblind | SEASIDE—Find out how cancer affects African-Americans at today’s forum. 10am-2pm. Greater Victory Temple Church of God, 1620 Broadway Ave., Seaside. Free. 442-2994.
Reach Out to Activists | MONTEREY—Get key
information on promoting activist organizations and public
outreach. 2-4pm. Monterey Peace and Justice Center conference
room, Mariposa Hall, 801 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. Free.
Designing Healthy Communities | SALINAS—Today’s
tri-county summit with Dr. Richard Jackson, former California
state health officer, explores how municipal planning for
public health can help fight childhood obesity. Breakfast
(healthy, no doubt) is provided. 8am-12:30pm. Salinas
Community Center, 940 N. Main St., Salinas. Free. RSVP to
Funding for the Arts | MARINA—No, it’s not necessarily an oxymoron. Discover new ways to develop resources for arts organizations (and other nonprofits) at the Arts Management Institute. Pre-registration required. 5:30pm. SpectorDance, 3343 Paul Davis Dr., Marina. $15/arts organizations; $35/others. 375-9712.