Wednesday, November 21, 2012
BOOKS OF THE FUTURE | COUNTYWIDE – Monterey County Free Libraries is soliciting feedback from teens and youth on its long-term strategic plans. Fill out the informational survey online by Nov. 30. Free. 883-7573, www.MCFLplan.org.
CURING CAMILA | COUNTYWIDE – Camila de la Llata, 22, is fighting leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant. Register as a prospective donor; testing only requires a free mail-in cotton swab. Benefit concerts 7pm Nov. 26 and 27, Golden Bough Theatre, Monte Verde between Eighth and Ninth, Carmel. $25/general; $15/student. 622-0100, www.bethematchfoundation.org/goto/CamilasCure.
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EARLY BIRD | SAND CITY – The Salvation Army needs more than 300 turkeys to distribute to seniors and families in need. Donate 8:30am-5pm to the Good Samaritan Center, 800 Scott St. 899-4988.
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COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING | MONTEREY – Join the Kiwanis Club’s 42nd annual community Thanksgiving dinner, or help by providing ingredients or supplies. Turkeys, hams, pies, cakes, clothing and cash accepted. Noon-3pm. Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Road. Free. 659-2493.
EATING WITH GRATITUDE | CASTROVILLE – Volunteers are invited to help cook turkeys, donate, set up, prep, serve and clean for this community Thanksgiving. Call for times, daily until Thanksgiving beginning at 6am. Food, monetary donations accepted. 11am-3pm Thanksgiving dinner. Community Center, 11261 Crane St. Free. 756-0825, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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HIV/AIDS TESTING | SEASIDE – Give thanks for your health, and get tested. Central Coast HIV/AIDS Services and CSUMB offer testing. 10am-1pm Mon and Tues. CSUMB Health Center, Gen. Jim Moore Blvd. and Inter-Garrison Road. Free. 394-4747, www.cchas.org.
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EATING FOR HEALTH | SALINAS – Vendors offer fresh fruits and vegetables every Wednesday. Today, for American Diabetes Month, they administer risk tests. Natividad Medical Center, 1441 Constitution Blvd. 11am-3:30pm; noon cooking demo. Free. 917-8902, www.everyonesharvest.org.