Thursday, December 7, 2006
SEASIDE CITY COUNCIL | SEASIDE—City Council meets for longtime Councilman Darryl Choates’ last meeting and the swearing in of newcomer Dennis Alexander and returning Councilman Tom Mancini. 7pm. Council Chambers, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. Free. 899-6700.
BIG SUR ADVISERS | BIG SUR—The Big Sur Multi-Agency Advisory Council meets to informally review development proposals in the area. 10am. Big Sur Lodge Conference Center, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Highway 1, Big Sur. Free. 647-7755.
WOMEN FOR PEACE | MONTEREY—Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom’s last meeting of the year includes a potluck dinner and gift sale. 6:30pm. Monterey Library Community Room, 625 Pacific St., Monterey. Free. 444-8645.
HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY | MONTEREY—The Humanist Association of the Monterey Bay Area (HAMBA) hosts a program on the origins and history of Christianity featuring top-notch Christian scholar and historian Dr. Bart Ehrman. 7pm. Monterey Senior Center, 280 Dickman Ave., Free. 601-3770.
GENERAL PLAN UPDATE | SALINAS—County Supervisors plow through another hearing on GPU4. 10:30am-5pm. Supervisors’ Chambers, 168 W. Alisal St., Salinas. Free. 755-5025.
ELECTION REFORM MEETING | MONTEREY—Help analyze the process and make suggestions about how Monterey County can achieve a more reliable voting system in the future. Call for time. First National Bank Community Room, 615 Abrego St., Monterey. Free. 375-2016.
TEDDY BEAR PICNIC | SEASIDE—The holiday luncheon of the Monterey Bay Republican Women’s Federated Club features its annual teddy bear drive. Bring a teddy bear and help ensure that when sheriff’s deputies need to comfort a frightened child, they have a ready supply of cuddly bears. Reservations required. 11:30am/social time; noon/lunch. Embassy Suites Hotel, 1441 Canyon Del Rey Blvd., Seaside. $20. 375-3573.