Thursday, November 8, 2012
THURSDAY 11 | 8
THE FUTURE OF THE FORT | SEASIDE – Sustainable Seaside and FORT Friends host a community workshop to discuss the future uses of the newly designated Fort Ord National Monument. 6pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. 899-7934.
SATURDAY 11 | 10
COPING WITH GRIEF | MONTEREY – Grief Counselor Judy Tatelbaum presents on how to navigate the holidays without loves ones while honoring their memory. 10am-noon. Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 800 Cass St. Free. 333-9023, www.hospicegiving.org.
CLEANER LAKES | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – Join Return of the Natives in volunteer restoration efforts at Upper Carr Lake, including pruning and trash pick-up. 10am-1pm. East Laurel Drive between Constitution and Sanborn, Salinas. Free. 582-3686, http://ron.csumb.edu. Save Our Shores volunteers clear trash from Salinas River State Beach. 10am-noon. Sandholt Road south of the harbor, Moss Landing. Free. 462-5660, www.saveourshores.org.
MONDAY 11 | 12
SAFER COMMUNITIES | SALINAS – Following a recent string of armed robberies, City Councilman Steve McShane hosts a public safety forum. 7pm. Villa Serra, 1320 Padre Dr. Free. 970-4141, www.lorneighborhood.com.
FREAKING FRACKING | SEASIDE – Steve Craig, co-chair of the California Sierra Club’s fracking committee, presents on state regulations and potential for drilling in the Monterey Bay region. A screening of the documentary Gasland follows the talk. 7pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. 372-5762.
WEDNESDAY 11 | 14
PREVENTING GANG VIOLENCE | SEASIDE – Seaside PD and the county’s Gang Task Force present on gang activity and trends, indicators and intervention activities. 6pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. 899-6748, www.ci.seaside.ca.us.
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT | SEASIDE – A panel of entrepreneurs present on their experiences in restaurants, web development, publishing and agriculture, and provide tips to aspiring business owners. 4-6pm. CSUMB, University Center, Sixth Ave. and B St. Free. 582-3230.