Thursday, September 28, 2006
WATER DISTRICT OPEN HOUSE | MONTEREY—Learn about the Peninsula Water Management District’s water supply planning and fishery enhancement. 4-6:30pm. MPWMD office, Building G, 5 Harris Court, Monterey. 658-5652.
FIRST FLUSH TRAINING | MONTEREY—Volunteers are needed to collect water samples from storm drain outfalls. Field training is tonight: a dry run Saturday. 6-8:30pm. Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary office, 299 Foam St., Monterey. 883-9303.
QUILT PINK DAY | PACIFIC GROVE—Learn how to make a quilt block at this benefit for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Refreshments and door prizes provided. The pink and white blocks will be pieced together and sold. Call for a time slot. 10am-5pm. The Hand Maden, 620 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. Free. 373-5353.
DROP OFF E-WASTE | MONTEREY— HOPE Services and MPC host an electronic equipment collection event. Revenues fund HOPE’s programs for locals with developmental disabilities. 9am-4pm. Parking Lot C, Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont St., Monterey. Free. 393-1575.
SAVE MONEY ON GAS | COUNTYWIDE—Rideshare Week begins today. Try carpooling, vanpooling, riding transit, walking, bicycling or telecommuting. 1-888-BAY-POOL or RideshareWeek.com.
PG CANDIDATES FORUM | PACIFIC GROVE—League of Women Voters, PG Chamber of Commerce, the Weekly, etc. sponsor a City Council candidates forum. All questions generated by the audience. 6-8:30pm. PGMS Performing Arts Theater, 835 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. Free. 373-3304.
MARINA CITY COUNCIL | MARINA—The Council gathers. 6:30pm. City Hall, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. Free. 884-1278
WALK TO SCHOOL | SALINAS—The City and County want kids and parents from all 11 elementary schools in the Alisal Union School District to participate in “walking school buses,” parent-led walking groups that accompany students to school, in an effort to curb childhood obesity. Salinas. Free. 758-7201.