Thursday, November 3, 2011
HABITAT FOR HOMES | MARINA – Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications for new partner families. In exchange for 500 hours of service, families in need can help volunteers build their new homes. 272-4830, www.habitatmonterey.org/families.
THURSDAY 11 | 3
HEALTHIER HORSES | CARMEL VALLEY – This technical livestock and water quality workshop for equestrians focuses on manure composting, erosion control and runoff management. A series of three weekly meetings begins today. 6-9pm. Carmel Valley Trail & Saddle Club, 85 E. Garzas Road. $30/family. 424-1036 x126, firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY 11 | 4
VIOLENT CLIMATE | MONTEREY – Christian Parenti, author of Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence, speaks on the human dimension of global warming. Noon-1:30pm. MIIS, Irvine Auditorium, McCone Building, 499 Pierce St. Free. www.miis.edu/community/events.
SATURDAY 11 | 5
COMPOSTING WORKSHOP | MARINA – Learn to turn your trash into food for the garden. 9:30-11:30am. Monterey Regional Waste Management District, 14201 Del Monte Blvd. Free. To register, 384-5313 or www.mrwmd.org.
WEDNESDAY 11| 9
PAYING FOR COLLEGE | SEASIDE – Students and parents are invited to learn about financial planning for college. Presented by the Center for the Advancement of Language and Literacy, featuring the National College Advocacy Group. 6:30pm. Chartwell School, 2511 Numa Watson Road. Free. 394-3468, www.chartwell.org.
FEDS AND THE CLASSROOM | MONTEREY – The League of Women Voters presents a panel on the role of the federal government in Monterey County public education. Speakers include former county superintendent Bill Barr and MPUSD board member Curt Parker. 12:30pm. Unitarian Universalist Church, 490 Aguajito Road. Free; $20/lunch. 626-3826.
HISTORY VOLUNTEERS | MONTEREY – The city’s cultural arts division seeks docents to educate the public about Monterey’s history. Volunteer trainings Nov. 9 and 16, 6:30-8:30pm. Emergency Operations Center behind fire station, Pacific Street. 646-5648, www.monterey.org/museums.