Thursday, April 19, 2007
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS | MONTEREY—Register now for the Monterey Fire Department’s disaster-preparedness training. Classes will meet at 6:30pm on Mondays, beginning April 30, at City Hall. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. 646-3900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARK CLEANUP | SALINAS—Volunteer with Return of the Natives; pick up litter and plant native plants near the creeks of the Salinas River. Tools, water, snacks and sandwiches provided. 9:30am-1:30pm. Natividad Creek Park, 1395 Nogal St., Salinas. Free. 582-3686.
BEACH CLEANUP | MARINA—Help Surfrider tabulate trash. Bags, gloves and good ocean karma provided. 10am-noon. Marina State Beach, Reservation Road exit, Marina. Free. email@example.com.
VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION | MARINA—The Marina City Council appreciates volunteers at its annual volunteer recognition luncheon. 11:30am-2pm. Rocky Han Community Center, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. Free. 884-1253.
GPU COMPARISON | MONTEREY—The Leagues of Women Voters of the Monterey Peninsula and of the Salinas Valley have endorsed the Community General Plan. Today they present a comparison of the Community General Plan and GPU 4. 1pm. Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St., Monterey. Free. lwvmp.org or sv.ca.lwvnet.org.
AG LUNCHEON SERIES | SALINAS—The Ag Forum Luncheon Series examines the great General Plan debate. Lunch included. Noon-2pm. National Steinbeck Center, 1 Main St., Salinas. $35. 775-4721 or steinbeckstore.org.
COMMUNITY FORUM | SEASIDE—The Citizens League for Progress hosts its monthly community forum, including an update on the Alliance On Aging programs for seniors. 7pm. Villa Del Monte Senior Citizens Complex, Multi Purpose Room, 1670 Broadway Ave., Seaside. Free. 394-9047.
ADOPTEE SUPPORT GROUP | SALINAS—Discussion and support for birth parents whose children have been adopted, and adopted persons who are at least 18, unless accompanied by a parent. 7pm-9pm. Kinship Center, 124 River Rd., Salinas. Free. 455-4702.