Thursday, January 20, 2011
SOLUTION TO POLLUTION | COUNTYWIDE—Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District invites students to submit posters to its annual Clean Air Month Calendar responding to the theme, “What’s your solution to air pollution?” Students in grades 1 through 8 are eligible, deadline March 18. Mail submissions to MBUAPCD, 24580 Silver Cloud Court, Monterey. Winners will be announced May 18. www.mbuapcd.org.
HOT TOPICS | SEASIDE—Meet with 4th District Supervisor Jane Parker to participate in an agenda review prior to Board of Supervisors meetings. 5:30pm, Seaside Public Library, 550 Harcourt Ave. Mondays prior to board meetings; next three on Jan. 24, 30, Feb. 14. www.janeparker.org.
START-UP GUIDANCE | WATSONVILLE—El Pajaro Community Development Corporation offers a low-cost, 13-week training program for people interested in starting new businesses or improving existing small businesses. Taught in Spanish and English. For dates and locations, call 722-1224. www.elpajarocdc.org.
ALZHEIMER’S EDUCATION | MONTEREY—The Alzheimer’s Association provides basic information on memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. 1pm. Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St. For free registration, call 800-272-3900. www.alz.org.
CIVIL LIBERTIES | MONTEREY—ACLU Staff Attorney Elizabeth Gill will speak on marriage equality, family rights, ending school bullying, and other civil liberties issues. Sponsored by the Monterey County Chapter, ACLU-Northern California, the talk is free and open to the public. 1:30 pm, Community Room, Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St. 624-1180. www.aclunc.org.
HOMELESS CENSUS | COUNTYWIDE—Volunteers are needed to help with the biennial Homeless Census. Volunteers work on teams with experienced guides, and must attend a two-hour training. 5:30-10:30am, countywide. For information, 883-3080 or firstname.lastname@example.org. www.chspmontereycounty.org.