Thursday, October 13, 2011
FIGHT THE FLU | MONTEREY – The Visiting Nurses Association offers flu vaccines and mists. 2-5pm, Fridays in October. 5 Lower Ragsdale Drive. $30, covered by Medicare Plan B. www.ccvna.com.
THURSDAY 10 | 13
ECO COLLABORATION | PACIFIC GROVE – Dr. Frank Schwing of the National Oceans Council lectures on the history of conservation, and the story of the scientists and artists who created the mural on P.G.’s National Marine Fisheries Services lab. This is the first of several lectures accompanying the “Green Seas, Blue Seas” exhibit. 7pm. Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave. $5, free to members. 648-5716, www.pgmuseum.org.
SATURDAY 10 | 15
ENDING ALZHEIMER’S | MONTEREY – Join the Alzheimer’s Association’s walk to educate the public and raise research funds. 8am check-in and expo, 10am walk begins. Custom House Plaza. To register, 647-9890 or www.alz.org/walk.
PUTTING OUT FIRES | SEASIDE – Learn about fire safety and emergency response at the Seaside Fire Department’s annual open house. Businesses are invited to become sponsors for $250. 11am-3pm. 1635 Broadway Ave. Free. 899-6790.
SMELL THE SHRUBS | MARINA – Join the Bureau of Land Management for a look at what’s still blooming in the fall. Learn to identify native shrubs on this tour. 10am-1pm. Meet on south side of Lightfighter Drive off of Highway 1 at old Ft. Ord entry gate. 394-8314, email@example.com.
OCCUPY MONTEREY PENINSULA | MONTEREY – This local offshoot of the national Occupy Wall Street protests invites “the 99 percent” to join in this demonstration. 4-8pm. Colton Hall, 570 Pacific St. www.facebook.com/groups/OWSMonterey.
SUNDAY 10 | 16
SUNNY IN NORTH COUNTY | CASTROVILLE – This tour of solar installations celebrates alternative energy and electric cars. Learn about successful, subsidized home projects and a growing interest in sustainability in North County. 11am-5pm. Starts at Moro Cojo Park, 9200 Los Niños Place. Free. 333-1919, www.appliedsolarenergy.com.