Thursday, April 9, 2009
LGBT PANEL DISCUSSION | SALINAS – Triangle Speakers, a program of the Santa Cruz-based nonprofit Diversity Center, presents a panel to discuss their experiences, followed by a question-and-answer session at today’s PFLAG meeting and support group. 7pm. Salinas First United Methodist Church, 404 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. Free. 655-3524.
STUDENT ACTIVISM TALK | SEASIDE – Green Party hosts a talk on student activism on campus and in the community with students from CSUMB, MIIS and MPC. 7-9pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 645-9914.
LEARN ABOUT SAFE PLACE | CARMEL – Therapists in training with Safe Place, Mike Nickerson and Renee Monrad, talk about the Community Human Services program for runaway and homeless youth that provides street outreach, clothing, temporary placements, life-skills development, and drop-in groups for anger management, drug and alcohol use. The presentation is followed by a support group and refreshments. 7pm. Unitarian Universalist Church, 490 Aguajito Road, Carmel. Free. 655-3524.
PEACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE | SEASIDE – The Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom holds its monthly meeting and discusses peace and social justice issues and upcoming actions. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 372-5762.
COUNTY SUPERVISORS MEET | SALINAS – Monterey County Supervisors meet. 10:30am. Board Chambers, 168 W. Alisal St., Salinas. Free. 755-5066. http://000sweb.co.monterey.ca.us/cob/agenda.htm
IRAN AND THE ISSUES | MONTEREY – The Monterey Bay chapter of the United Nations Association presents Iran: The Country, Its People and the Issues with a film screening by PBS travel guru Rick Steves and a discussion on U.S.-Iran relations with Dr. Fred Lawson, a Middle East expert from Mills College. 7pm. Golden State Theatre, 417 Alvarado St., Monterey. $5; Free/students with ID. 625-9414.
PG POLITICS | PACIFIC GROVE – City Council meets. 6pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, 300 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. Free. 648-3172. www.ci.pg.ca.us/citycouncil/agmin.htm