Thursday, April 12, 2012
NATURALIST TRAINING | PACIFIC GROVE – UC Cooperative Extension and the P.G. Museum of Natural History host a course on the natural and cultural histories of the state. 6-8:30pm Wednesdays April 18-June 27. Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave. $340; $150/museum volunteers with 25-plus hours of service. 648-5716 ext. 14, firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEALTHY EXPERTISE | SALINAS – Receive health screenings, attend cooking demos and attend physicians’ panels on health concerns. April 16-19, various events. SVMH Education Center, 611 Abbott St. Free. 759-1890, www.svmhasktheexperts.com.
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WINNING WITH WINE | MONTEREY – Congressman Sam Farr and local wine and tourism leaders discuss opportunities to expand Monterey County’s wine country. 10am-1:45pm. Crazy Horse Restaurant, 1425 Munras Ave. $55/Monterey Bay Trade Association members; $65/non-members; $10 additional charge for tickets at the door; lunch included. 335-4780, www.mbita.org.
INSURANCE TOWN HALL | MARINA – Assemblyman Bill Monning and State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones discuss health care reform implementation and health insurance changes. 6:30-8:30pm. Carpenters’ Union Hall, 910 Second Ave. Free. 649-2832, www.asmdc.org/members/a27.
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EDUCATION ENGINE | SEASIDE – The $2 billion education industry is Monterey County’s third largest. Panelists from CSUMB, Monterey College of Law, Hartnell and NPS present on education as an economic driver. 10am-noon. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, CSUMB, Inter-Garrison and 6th Ave. Free. 582-5500.
HUMAN RIGHTS LAW | MONTEREY – The local chapter of the American Red Cross offers a course on international humanitarian law. Subjects include rules of engagement specified by the Geneva Conventions and Red Cross relief efforts. 9am-1pm. MIIS, McGowan building, Room 102, 411 Pacific St. Free. 566-8841.
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EDUCATION PLANNING | MONTEREY – Monterey Peninsula College hosts two town hall sessions on its five-year master plan. 3-4pm Monday, 1-2pm Tuesday. MPC Library, Sam Karas Room, 980 Fremont St. http://bit.ly/HyVbYo, 646-4033.