Thursday, April 12, 2007
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED | COUNTYWIDE— CASA of Monterey County (Court Appointed Special Advocates) provides training to adults willing to become a volunteer advocate for abused and neglected children. Training begins on April 17; screening and pre-training interviews taking place now. 455-6800 or casamonterey.org.
FORT ORD CLEANUP | MONTEREY—Learn about the privatization of the Fort Ord cleanup. 6:45-8:45pm. Monterey Youth Center, 777 Pearl St., Monterey. Free. 384-7658 or 484-6659.
FORA MEETING | MARINA—The Fort Ord Reuse Authority Board seeks federal approval of its habitat conservation plan. 3:30pm. FORA Conference Facility, 201 13th St., Bldg. 2925, Marina. Free. 883-3672.
GENERAL PLANS | MONTEREY—LandWatch’s Chris Fitz compares general plan ballot measures at tonight’s Green Party meeting. 7pm. Monterey Senior Center, 280 Dickman Ave., Monterey. Free. 625-5577.
WATER SUMMIT | MONTEREY—Citizens for Public Water hosts a teach-in from the ratepayers’ point of view. 9am-noon. Monterey Senior Center, 280 Dickman Ave., Monterey. Free. 645-9914.
WATER QUALITY WALK | SALINAS—Learn about the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the quality of water flowing off our streets at a guided walk in the Santa Rita Creek Watershed. 10am-noon. North Salinas Baptist Church, 381 San Juan Grade Rd., Salinas. Free. 883-9303.
HEALTHY KIDS DAY | MONTEREY—Games, sports and healthy lifestyle lessons carry the day at the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, for kids and families. 10am-2pm. YMCA, 600 Camino El Estero, Monterey. Free. 373-4167.
MURKY WATER? | SALINAS—Alco Water Service customers can ask questions (or gripe) at this local government-sponsored forum. 6pm. Multi-purpose room, Cesar Chavez Elementary School, 1225 Towt St., Salinas. Free. 758-7381.