Thursday, October 28, 2010
CALL FOR DONATIONS | CASTROVILLE – The Castroville Community Thanksgiving Feast wants your help to make Thanksgiving happy for hundreds of needy families. 737-0809, firstname.lastname@example.org.
POETS FOR JUSTICE | MARINA – Poets including Francisco Alarcon and Lorna Dee Cervantes read work on immigration, family, environmental justice and other themes. 6pm. University Center, Ballroom, CSUMB, www.csumb.edu
ALEJO FUNDRAISER | SANTA CRUZ – Former Assemblymen John Laird and Fred Keeley are among the hosts of a late election-season fundraiser for Assembly candidate Alejo. $40 suggested donation. 5pm, Darling House, 314 W. Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz. 335-4765, email@example.com.
LOCAL RALLY TO RESTORE SANITY | MONTEREY – Local Jon Stewart fans answer his call to respond to Fox News’ Glenn Beck’s recent “Rally to Restore Honor” with their own gatherings. Bring signs and picnic baskets. Noon-7pm, Window-on-the-Bay Park, Del Monte Avenue across from El Estero Park sites, Monterey. www.rallytorestoresanity.com, sites.google.com/site/peaceresourcecenter.
HOWLOWEEN PARTY | SALINAS – Your pet could be the lucky winner of a Halloween costume contest sponsored by Salinas Animal Services. Treats, music, kids’ activities and a human costume contest are also part of the celebration. Bring pet food, toys, treats and blankets for the shelter’s trick-or-treat bag. 1-3pm, Salinas Animal Services, 144 Hitchcock Road, Salinas. 758-7285, www.ci.salinas.ca.us.
FREE PHOTOSHOP CLASS | SALINAS – Learn to make a photo collage with Photoshop. The free session is one in a series of free Photoshop and Final Cut video editing classes offered by the Salinas Public Library. 1pm, Cesar Chavez Library, 615 Williams Road, Salinas. 758-7345, www.salinaspubliclibrary.org.
CARMEL POLITICS | CARMEL – Carmel elected officials make policy at their monthly City Council meeting. You be the citizen watchdog. 4:30pm, City Hall, Monte Verde between Ocean Avenue and Seventh Street, Carmel. 620-2000, ci.carmel.ca.us.