Thursday, January 28, 2010
SALINAS READS WEEK | SALINAS – Partners for Peace is seeking volunteer readers and book donations for Salinas Reads Week, Feb. 9-12, when guest readers visit more than 20 elementary schools. Books can be dropped off at Salinas City Hall, Borders in Sand City and Starbucks, 1186 South Main St., Salinas. To volunteer: firstname.lastname@example.org or 582-5083.
CARMEL RIVER MEETING | CARMEL – The Carmel River Watershed Conservancy hosts reps from the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District, Big Sur Land Trust and Cal Am Water, who will discuss various projects to improve the river and lagoon. 7pm. Mission Ranch meeting room, 26270 Dolores St., Carmel. 624-2533.
CARBON CUTTING AT HOME | CARMEL VALLEY – For the MEarth Home and Garden Workshop Series, Berkeley architect David Arkin presents “How to Put Your Home on a Low Carbon Diet.” 9am-noon. Hilton Bialek Habitat, Carmel Middle School, 4380 Carmel Valley Road, C.V. www.mearth.info.
‘PARENT UNIVERSITY’ | SALINAS – The Salinas Adult School presents its 18th annual Parent University, with 39 workshops from managing tantrums to positive discipline. 8:30am-1pm. Parent Center, Salinas Adult School, 20 Sherwood Place, Salinas. $10, $5 childcare. 796-6970. salinasadultschool.com
E-WASTE RECYCLING | MONTEREY – Monterey County Fair hosts a free e-waste collection event. Computers, TVs and other unwanted electronics are welcome. 9am-3pm. Gate 8, Monterey County Fair, 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. 372-5863.
FORT ORD RECREATION | SEASIDE – Bill Weigle talks about Fort Ord’s trails for Sustainable Seaside. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. 899-7934.
MARINA POLITICS | MARINA – City Council meets. 6:30pm. Council Chambers, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. 884-1278. www.ci.marina.ca.us
CARMEL POLITICS | CARMEL – City Council meets. 4:30pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, Monte Verde between Ocean and 7th, Carmel. Free. 620-2000. http://ci.carmel.ca.us.