Thursday, May 4, 2006
JOURNEY TO THE HEARTLAND | MONTEREY—MIIS hosts a sneak preview of Swing State Ohio, a political documentary about electoral politics and how the Midwest was won and lost in 2004, and a discussion with the filmmaker. 8pm. Irvine Auditorium, 499 Pierce St., Monterey. Free. swingstatethemovie.com.
STOP, DROP AND ROLL | MONTEREY—Learn how to prepare
for a disaster, what should be in a “disaster pack,” and meet
emergency service providers at today’s Disaster Preparedness
Fair, co-sponsored by the city of Monterey and Del Monte
Shopping Center. Noon-4pm. Del Monte Shopping Center, near
Mervyn’s, Munras Avenue and Highway 1, Monterey. Free.
HOWDY NORTH COUNTY | PRUNEDALE—Meet Jyl Lutes,
candidate for District 2 supervisor, at tonight’s social,
hosted by the Prunedale Neighbors Group and the Prunedale
Preservation Alliance. 6:30pm. Prunedale Grange, 17890 Moro
Rd., Prunedale. Free. 663-3021.
FLYING HIGH IN CARMEL | CARMEL—Co-authors of Beyond Superwoman Peggy Downes Baskin and former Supe Karin Strasser Kaufman will talk about making politics a part of daily life at the Carmel Area Democratic Women’s Luncheon Club. 11:30am. La Playa Hotel, Camino Real at Eighth Ave., Carmel. $28. RSVP to 626-1610.
MONTEREY PLANNING MEETING | MONTEREY—Tonight the
Planning Commission will discuss a proposal to build a history
center, shops, restaurants, housing condos and parking on
Cannery Row. 4pm. City Hall, Pacific and Madison Streets,
Monterey. Free. 646-3935.
FUN AND PROFIT IN MARINA | MARINA—The Community
Foundation of Monterey County hosts an Alliances and
Partnerships for Fun and Profit workshop. A light dinner will
be served, and reservations are required. 5:30-8:30pm.
SpectorDance, 3343 Paul Davis Dr., Marina. $15/arts
organizations; $35/all other nonprofits.375-9712.
MORE WOMEN IN POLITICS | MONTEREY—The League of Women Voters of the Monterey Peninsula hosts lunch and a discussion about “Women in Politics in the 21st Century.” Noon/lunch; 12:30pm/talk. Elks Lodge, 150 Mar Vista Dr., Monterey. $15/lunch/free/talk only. 648-8683.
HOT TOPIC IN SALINAS | SALINAS—The final Ag Forum Luncheon will host a talk on “Current Bills That Would Affect Ag Labor Supply” with a speaker who will discuss the proposed guest worker bill and other bills. Noon. National Steinbeck Center, 1 Main St., Salinas. $35. 775-4721.