Thursday, October 27, 2011
FOOD DRIVE | COUNTYWIDE—The Food Bank for Monterey County is seeking volunteers to host collection barrels for its holiday food drive, and to greet shoppers at grocery stores to help collect donations. 758-1523, www.food4hungry.org.
HOT TOPICS IN DISTRICT 4 | SEASIDE—Supervisor Jane Parker invites constituents to discuss Board of Supervisors happenings. 5:30-6:30pm. Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14 and Dec. 5, 12. Me-n-Ed’s Pizza, 880 Broadway. Free. 883-7570, email@example.com.
THURSDAY 10 | 27
HONORING EMPLOYERS | MONTEREY—This annual awards luncheon honors employers who hire and retain individuals with disabilities. 12-2pm. Hyatt, 1 Old Golf Course Road. 796-6410, www.montereycountywib.org.
SPEAK YOUR MIND | SEASIDE—Join City Manager Ray Corpuz for a special session on improving citizen engagement in Seaside. 6pm. City Hall, 440 Harcourt Ave. Free. 899-6707, www.ci.seaside.ca.us.
SATURDAY 10 | 29
E-RECYCLE | MONTEREY—Safely unload your unwanted computers, TVs and other electronics, and keep toxics out of landfills. 9am-1pm. Municipal Wharf 2. Also Sun, Oct. 30 9am-3pm. Fairgrounds, Gate 8, 2004 Fairgrounds Road. Free. 372-5863.
REBUILDING SUDAN | MONTEREY—Robin Denney presents on her two-plus years of missionary work in South Sudan. 2pm. St. James Episcopal Church, 381 High St. Free. 625-3425.
TUESDAY 11 | 1
INTERPRETING IN PRISON | MONTEREY—Interpreters for less visible communities face unique challenges in prisons, where a rapidly diversifying inmate population depends on multilingual mediators. Dr. Aída Martínez-Gómez lectures on the role of prisoner-interpreters. 12:15-2pm. MIIS, Irvine Auditorium, 499 Pierce St. Free. www.miis.edu/community/events.
MEASURING FOOD MILES | PACIFIC GROVE—Guest speakers Gary Peterson of ALBA and Iris Peppard of Everyone’s Harvest present on the costs and benefits of eating food produced close to home. 7pm. Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.