Thursday, October 9, 2008
PARKS COMMISSION MEETING | SALINAS– The commission, which advises the board of supervisors in planning, maintenance, development and operation of all recreation areas and facilities owned, controlled or leased by the county, meets. Noon-1pm. Monterey County Parks Administrative Office, 855 E. Laurel Drive, Salinas. Free. 755-4907.
The Dunes Evolution | MARINA– The Planning Commission considers adjustments to the Dunes on Monterey Bay’s tentative map, including street realignments and land modifications. 6:30pm. City Council Chambers, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. Free. 884-1278.
GREEN PARTY FORUM | MONTEREY– The Green Party hosts candidates for local offices and reviews the state ballot propositions. 7-9pm. Monterey Senior Center, 280 Dickman Ave., Monterey. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOORE DEMOCRACY | SAND CITY– This get out the vote night features a screening of Michael Moore’s Slacker Uprising. 7pm. Ol’ Factory Cafe, 1725 Contra Costa St., Sand City. Free. 394-7336.
BINATIONAL HEALTH FAIR | SALINAS– Join the Alisal Healthy Start Family Resource Center and First 5 Monterey County for storytelling, music, free educational games and prizes when the First 5 California mobile Hands-on Health exhibit stops at the Binational Health and Resource Fair. 10am-2pm. Alisal Community Healthy Start Resource Center, 1441 Del Monte Ave., Salinas. Free. 775-4500.
PRETTY UP P.G. | PACIFIC GROVE– Pacific Grove’s Beautification and Natural Resources Committee holds a special meeting to discuss suggestions on how to use a $309,000 bequest for the city’s beautification and enhancement. 4pm. Downstairs exhibit room, museum of natural history, 165 Forest Ave. Pacific Grove. Free. 648-9723.
SEASIDE– Netizen pundit Matt Bai, a political writer for the New York Times Magazine, opines on “The Future of Politics: The 2008 Election (and Beyond).’’ 7pm. CSUMB World Theater, Sixth Ave., Seaside. Free; reservations encouraged. 582-4580, 582-3653.