Thursday, December 8, 2011
TAKE A GAMBLE | SEASIDE – Have a problem with gambling and don’t want to face it alone? Gambler’s Anonymous is open to new members. Weekly meetings 7:30-9pm Wed, 9-10am Sat. First Baptist Church meeting room, 1949 Waring St. 888-GA-Helps.
SATURDAY 12 | 10
WHEN IT RAINS | SEASIDE – Learn about the easy, inexpensive practice of collecting and storing rainwater at this demonstration. 10am. Seaside Garden Center, 1177 San Pablo Ave. Free. 393-0400.
OCCUTALKS | MONTEREY – Join Occupy Monterey, Monterey Central Labor Council and National Lawyers Guild for a series of teach-ins and seminars on the Occupy movement and nonviolent strategy. 9am yoga, 10:30am-2:30pm seminars. Colton Hall, 500 Pacific St. Free. www.occupymonterey.org.
MONDAY 12 | 12
HOMEOWNER WORKSHOP | MONTEREY – Learn about $1,000-$4,000 rebates for home energy upgrades, and network with local contractors. Certification courses for contractors are offered at discounted rates. 5:30pm registration, 6-7:30pm workshop. Sustainability Academy, 98 Del Monte Ave. #204. Free. 515-1331, www.energyupgradeca.org.
TUESDAY 12 | 13
WATER PLANNING | SEASIDE – Monterey Peninsula Water Management District directors Brenda Lewis and Judi Lehman present on the district’s role in the Peninsula’s water supply problem, conservation and 2012 rebates. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 899-7934, www.mpwmd.dst.ca.us.
WEDNESDAY 12 | 14
TECH BOOM | MONTEREY – The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce presents on using technology to diversify and grow your business. 12:30-1:30pm. Turf Club, County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Road. Free; bring a brown bag lunch. 633-4444, www.mpcc.com.
GMO LABELS | PACIFIC GROVE – Join the Label GMOs campaign in their effort to gather 800,000 signatures for a state ballot initiative. 10:30am-12:30pm training and strategy; 6-8pm training and film screening. P.G. High School library, 615 Sunset Ave. 204-8633.