Thursday, June 19, 2008
FORA COMMUNITY WORKSHOP | MARINA– Fort Ord Reuse Authority hosts a workshop to discuss current work along General Jim Moore Boulevard and Eucalyptus Roads and cleanup programs. Snacks and beverages provided. Reservations requested. 6-9pm. FORA Conference Facility, 201 13th St., Marina. Free. 883-3672.
KEELEY ON SUSTAINABILITY | SALINAS– Former Central Coast assemblyman Fred Keeley speaks about local sustainability issues with the Friends of Carr Lake and CSUMB’s Watershed Institute. Keeley authored the nation’s largest park and environmental protection bonds. 7pm. Sherwood Hall, 940 N. Main St., Salinas. Free. 582-3323.
FORT ORD CLEANUP | SEASIDE– Two bus tours inform the public of efforts to clean up Fort Ord. 10am and 11:30am. Fort Ord, from Hwy 1 exit Fort Ord Main Gate, stay on Lightfighter Dr., left onto Colonel Durham Road, left onto 8th Ave., right onto Joe Lloyd Way, park in back of Building 4522, Free. 393-1284.
NATIVE PLANTING | SALINAS– CSUMB’s Return of the Natives hosts its Summer Bird Count and Clean the Creeks program. Tools, snacks and water provided. 8am. Upper Carr Lake, East Laurel Drive between Constitution Boulevard and Sanborn Road, Salinas. Free. 582-3686.
ONE DEGREE FACTOR | SEASIDE– Sustainable Seaside presents The One Degree Factor, a film about global warming. Following the screening, participants discuss local action. 6:30pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby St., Seaside. Free. 899-6805.
CSUMB PLANNING PROCESS | SALINAS– CSUMB invites residents to contribute to its emerging long-range plan for 2008-2018. 6-7:30pm. Hartnell College Center, Room HCC 116, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. Free. 755-6906.
REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S LUNCHEON | CARMEL– President of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association talks about “Coming Challenges for California Taxpayers.” Reservations requested. 11:30am/social hour; noon/lunch. Rancho Cañada Golf Course, 4860 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. $20. 375-3573.