Thursday, November 11, 2010
TRANSPORTATION AND SUSTAINABILITY | MONTEREY – MIIS’ Sustainability Speakers’ Series continues, featuring the USDA’s Jacqueline Gaskill on California’s alternative and renewable fuels and transportation tech. 6pm, MIIS, 460 Pierce St., Monterey. 647-4123, www.miis.edu
BRING THE TROOPS HOME | MONTEREY – Local peace groups call on President Obama to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. 9am-noon, Window on the Bay Park, Del Monte Boulevard at Lake El Estero, Monterey. 899-7322, www.peacecentral.org
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP | MONTEREY – Heartland Hospice offers help in coping with grief during the holidays. 10am, Park Lane, 200 Glenwood Circle, Monterey. 373-8442.
HELP BABY MATTHEW | MOSS LANDING – Live music, food and a silent auction are on tap to benefit an infant fighting leukemia. Noon-5pm, Chamber of Commerce, 8071 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing. 235-8525, www.babymatthew.org
SIGN LANGUAGE STORYTIME | MARINA – Deaf and hard-of-hearing children are treated to an afternoon of storytelling. The American Sign Language program will be interpreted for hearing audience members. 2pm, Michelle Lang Children’s Room, Marina Branch Library, 190 Seaside Circle, Marina. 883-7507, www.montereycountyfreelibraries.org.
SALINAS POLITICS | SALINAS – Watch local lawmakers in action and offer your comments at the City Council meeting. 4pm, City Council Chambers, 201 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas. 758-7201, www.ci.salinas.ca.us.
MONTEREY POLITICS | MONTEREY – The City Council invites residents and others to watch how the sausage is made. 4:30pm, City Council Chambers, 580 Pacific St., Monterey. 646-3935, www.monterey.org.
LIGHTHOUSE PLAN | MONTEREY – City planners hold a workshop to hear citizen input on plans for a revitalized Lighthouse Avenue corridor in New Monterey. 8:30am, Scholze Park Center, 280 Dickman Ave., Monterey. 646-1739, email@example.com.