Thursday, May 26, 2011
BACKPACK COLLECTION | MONTEREY – Donate new school supplies to children in need. Donation drop 9am-5pm Mon-Thurs, 9am-4pm Fri, 8am-2pm Sun. Shoreline Community Church, 2500 Garden Road. 383-8593, email@example.com.
THURSDAY 5 | 26
CELEBRATING VOCATIONAL ED | SALINAS – The Agricultural Advisory Committee for Salinas High School Reclaim for the Future team up to support school vocational programs. Original metal and wood work are available for sale. 5:30-7:30pm. McShane’s Nursery, 115 Monterey-Salinas Highway. Free. 970-4141.
FUNDRAISER PLANNING | MONTEREY – Join Easter Seals Central California in a planning session for the 2011 Walk With Me fundraiser to support children and adults with disabilities. 4:30pm. Gianni’s Pizza, 725 Lighthouse Ave. Free. 684-2166, www.walkwithme.org/monterey.
FRIDAY 5 | 27
HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION | SEASIDE – Learn about root causes of human trafficking in this prevention-oriented training. Led by the Monterey-based organization One Less, this session will help educators identify and address gender-based violence related to gang activity and bullying. 5-7pm. Peace Resources Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. RSVP required, firstname.lastname@example.org. http://oneless-unamenos-volunteers.weebly.com.
MONDAY 5 | 30
ROSE GARDEN DEDICATION | SALINAS – The Central Park rose garden, first established in 1944 to honor fallen World War II soldiers, has been restored. Join American Legion Auxiliary Unit 31 at this Memorial Day rededication ceremony. 12:30pm. Central Park Rose Garden, Central Ave. Free. www.leadershipsalinasvalley.org.
BAGGING IT | CARMEL – Join Eco Carmel, Waste Management, Monterey Regional Waste Management and Sustainable Carmel in kicking off the Films in the Forest season with a screening of the documentary Bag It, an entertaining look at the environmental impact of plastic. 8:15pm. Forest Theater, Mountain View and Santa Rita. $5 suggested donation. 624-2522.