Thursday, September 4, 2008
FREE FUN AT HARTNELL | SALINAS—Join Hartnell Superintendent/President Phoebe K. Helm at a family barbecue tribute to the community, including Planetarium shows, music by the Hartnell College Jazz Band and a state of the college address by Helm. The Kid’s Fun Zone includes a bounce house, youth soccer fun and craft activities. Following the festivities, the Panther football team kicks off its season. Barbecue: Noon-2pm. Hartnell College, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. Free. Football game: 3pm. Salinas High School stadium, 726 South Main St., Salinas. Free to barbecue attendees. 755-6810.
CANDIDATES DEBATE | SALINAS—Rep. Sam Farr and Jeff Taylor, the Republican candidate for Farr’s District 27 answer questions about transportation funding, sustainability, infrastructure issues, healthcare and other issues. 9-11am. Palma High School Assembly Hall, 919 Iverson St., Salinas. Free. 484-5640.
PEACE RALLY | SALINAS—Operation “June Bug,” a gang outreach initiative sparked by the May death of 16-year-old Jose Soto III, takes the form of a peace rally fueled by live bands, motorcycles, cars, jump houses, and community service booths. Calvary Chapel Salinas and CROSS Motorcycle Club Ministries sponsor the event. 12-6pm. Natividad Creek Park, 1395 Nogal Drive, Salinas. Free. 751-1554.
CITIZENSHIP WORKSHOP | SALINAS—The UFW Foundation offers a citizenship workshop for all legal permanent residents who wish to become U.S. citizens. 10am-5pm. 437 E. Alisal St., Salinas. Free. 757-6713 or email@example.com.
RANCHO SAN JUAN | SALINAS—County Supervisors hold a public hearing to conduct an annual review of the development agreement between the county and developer HYH about Rancho San Juan’s Butterfly Village. Come see what the supes decide. Reentry Facility: 10:30am. Butterfly Village: 1:30pm. Supervisor Chambers, 168 West Alisal St., Salinas. Free. 755-5066.
MORE REENTRY FACILITY FUN | SALINAS—The City Council weighs in on whether to support a reentry facility in Salinas. 4pm. City Hall Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. Free. 758-7381.