Wednesday, November 22, 2006
GOT TURKEYS? | SALINAS—As of last week, the Food Bank for Monterey County was turkey-less. The Food Bank needs fresh or frozen turkeys to help families in need throughout the holiday season. Donate turkeys weekdays, 7:30am-4:30pm. Food Bank, 815 W. Market St., Salinas. 758-1523.
SEASON OF WARMTH | PRUNEDALE—Donations of knit caps, lap robes, blankets, shawls, and colorful quilted items are needed for hospice patients by Dec. 18. Senior Center, 8300 A Prunedale North Rd., Prunedale. 663-5023.
ALL WE ARE SAYING IS… | SALINAS—Organized by Monterey Peninsula Friends Meeting (Quakers) and Salinas Action League, this peace-loving group meets every Saturday to oppose the war. Call to learn specific rules for signs, dress, etc. 11am-noon. Corner of Blanco Road and South Main Street, Salinas. Free. 753-9557 or 206-5043.
…GIVE PEACE A CHANCE | MONTEREY—Join one of two peace vigils, held every Sunday in Monterey. Both noon-2pm. Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Monterey Branch meets at the four corners of Munras and Soledad Avenues, entrance/exit to Highway 1, Monterey. 392-1037. The second vigil has no sponsor and meets at Fremont Street and Camino Aguajito, Monterey.
MEDICARE IN 2007 | MONTEREY—Expert advocate discusses changes in the Medicare Part D plans for 2007. 1:30-3:30pm. Library Community Room, 625 Pacific St., Monterey. Free. 646-5602.
WASTE NOT | MONTEREY—Each day, 21 million gallons of wastewater are processed at the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency plant, which serves a population of 250,000 people. MRWPCA meets tonight. 7-9pm. MRWPCA Board Room, 5 Harris Ct., Bldg. D, Monterey. Free. 372-3367.
WAVES, PIZZA AND BEER | MONTEREY—One and all welcome at tonight’s Surfrider meeting. The pizza is on Surfrider. 7pm. Gianni’s Pizza, 725 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. Free. 644-6110.