Thursday, August 2, 2012
ALZHEIMERS SUPPORT | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – The Alzheimer’s Association offers support groups for caregivers, family and friends. 1:30-3:30pm Wednesday Aug. 8, Sally Griffin Center, 700 Jewell Ave., Pacific Grove; 6-8pm Monday Aug. 13, 1000 S. Main St., Room 302, Salinas, in Spanish; 7-8:30pm Monday Aug. 20, 21 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Monterey. Free. 647-9890, www.alz.org/norcal.
THURSDAY 8 | 2
DESIGN FOR HEALTH | SEASIDE – Experts from housing and environmental non-profits, public health professionals and county planners present on designing sustainable communities in Monterey County. 5:30pm tour of LEED-certified school; 6-8pm panel discussion. Chartwell School, 2511 Numa Watson Road. Free. 883-7570, www.janeparker.org.
COMMUNITY POWER | SEASIDE – State officials congratulate City Council on its recently won community transformation grant at this kick-off event. 1pm. City Hall, 440 Harcourt Ave. Free. 899-6700, www.ci.seaside.ca.us.
SATURDAY 8 | 4
GREENER WATERING | SEASIDE – Learn about practical landscaping tools to cut back on runoff, and funding opportunities for implementing green stormwater projects on your property. 10am-noon. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. 372-3196 ext. 102, www.mprpd.org.
SPORTING HEALTH | MONTEREY – Orthopaedist Peter Gerbino presents on overuse and sports injuries, and how to stay active without getting hurt. 2pm. Monterey Sports Center studio I, 301 E. Franklin St. Free. 646-3730, www.monterey.org/sportscenter.
TUESDAY 8 | 7
BREASTFEEDING AWARENESS | SALINAS – The county WIC Nutrition Program hosts a breastfeeding awareness walk and provides information on health benefits of breastfeeding. 11am-1pm. WIC office, 632 E. Alisal St. Free. 796-2862, www.mtydh.org.
KEEPING MARINA CRIME-FREE | MARINA – The police department hosts a family-friendly barbecue with games and raffles, and gives residents a chance to meet officers and ask questions about crime prevention and public safety. 6-9pm. Seacrest Plaza Shopping Center, 270 Reservation Road. Free. 884-1210, email@example.com.