Thursday, May 10, 2012
VOTER ED | COUNTYWIDE – Future and eligible voters ages 12-22 are invited to enter the county Elections Department’s poster contest. Entries should reflect the value of civic participation and address the theme “Art Inspires Me to Vote.” Submission deadline 5pm June 8. Monterey County Elections Department, 1370-B South Main St., Salinas. 796-1499, www.MontereyCountyElections.us.
FRIDAY 5 | 11
HEALTH AND BODY | MONTEREY – The film America the Beautiful 2 explores the multi-billion dollar weight loss industry. A panel discussion with director Darryl Robery and eating disorder experts follows the screening. 7pm. Monterey Peninsula College, lecture room 103, 980 Fremont St. Free. 636-386-6611, www.castlewoodtc.com.
SATURDAY 5 | 12
KEEP ASILOMAR CLEAN | PACIFIC GROVE – Volunteer to remove trash from the beach. Participants are encouraged to bring reusable gloves, buckets and bags. In honor of World Oceans Day, the first 75 volunteers receive free tickets to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. 10am-noon. Asilomar State Beach entrance on Sunset Drive. Free. 462.5660, www.saveourshores.org.
MONDAY 5 | 14
FIGHT THE BLIGHT | MARINA – Dunes at Monterey Bay developer Scott Hilk and Supervisor Jane Parker discuss Fort Ord blight. 5:30-6:30pm. Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 266 Reservation Road. Free. 883-7570, email@example.com.
TUESDAY 5 | 15
PARKS WITH PURPOSE | SEASIDE – Friends of Jacks Peak Park member Mary Pendlay presents on the history of the park and leads a discussion on the proposed zipline. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 899-8560.
WEDNESDAY 5 | 16
DISABILITY SERVICES | SALINAS – This community resources fair for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities includes info from educational, recreational, health and governmental agencies in Spanish/English. 7-9pm. Monterey County Office of Education, rooms A/B, 901 Blanco Circle. Free. Pre-registration required. 755-6464, www.monterey.k12oms.org.