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>> The local theater community, the Fisherman’s Wharf community, any community that appreciates human light and warmth, is mourning the loss of Angelo Di Girolamo, who died Sunday at home at age 93. He owned and operated the Bruce Ariss Wharf Theater for 38 years. His theater will be open 10am-3pm this Thursday (Sept. 25) for people to pay respects. Funeral services, posted to Facebook, are as follows: this Thursday, 6-7pm is a viewing, followed by a 7pm vigil, with a funeral mass 9:30am Friday, at San Carlos Cathedral (500 Church St., Monterey). Rest in Peace, Angelo.

>> The Carmel Valley Art Association at Valley Girl Gallery (#2 Chambers Lane and Center Street) invite you to an art show 4-7pm Saturday to meet some of their artists. More than 40 of them.

>> In the wake of the biggest climate march in history, Sept. 21’s People’s Climate March, one Dr. Guy McPherson is doing the rounds in Monterey County in a series of talks entitled “Climate Crisis: Are We There Yet?” He speaks at Monterey Peninsula College 6pm Thursday, Pilgrim’s Way book store in Carmel 1-3pm Saturday, and Peace Resource Center in Seaside 5-7pm Saturday. Call 530-680-5550.

>> Sept. 22 was the beginning of the fall season. But you probably already knew that because of last week’s Fall Arts Preview issue of the Weekly. The Alisal Certified Farmers’ Market (WIC parking lot, 632 E. Alisal St., Salinas) is ending the season 11am-4pm Tuesday on a high note with the kids of the Sherwood Elementary School’s Grupo Folklorico Citlalolin de Sherwood performing at 3:45pm. A bright way to welcome the fall season. 796-2894, 796-2872.

>> B-SAGE sponsors “A Creative Revolution: How Artists Are Saving the World” on Wednesday starting at 5:30pm with free soup and salad (bring your own place setting) at Big Sur Grange Hall (Highway 1 and Juan Higuera Creek, Big Sur). It’s a presentation by the creative director of the Post Carbon Institute, Tod Brilliant (yes, his name is Brilliant). His presentation even has an opening act, Big Sur’s Rise Up Singing. 667-8823.

>> Pacific Grove Art Center is getting ready for their biggest fundraiser of the year, the Patrons’ Show, by accepting submissions of original, gallery quality paintings, drawings, collage, photographs, less than 48 inches wide, framed and ready to hang, as well as ceramics and sculptures. They’re taking donations 12-4pm Wednesday through Saturday, 1-3:30pm Sunday, Sept. 10-Oct. 16. 375-2208.

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