Thursday, July 26, 2007
PERMACULTURE IN PRACTICE | PACIFIC GROVE – Sustainable Monterey County and Sustainable Pacific Grove host a two-part workshop led by Benjamin Fahrer, permaculture designer, educator and farmer. At today’s session, learn how to turn an existing home into a more energy-efficient, healthy-food-producing oasis with hands on practice in catching roof water, greywater, composting systems and energy conservation. Register in advance. 9am-5pm. Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. $75/one session; $125/both. urbanpermacultureguild.org/pfr or 707-874-2342.
PERMACULTURE PART II | PACIFIC GROVE – Second part of Permaculture workshop focuses on community self reliance. Learn how to organize the neighborhood around fun projects including how to transform front lawns into food forests. See Saturday listing. 10am-6pm. Museum of Natural History.
ELECTION LAW CLASS | SEASIDE – Guest presenter Lazar M. Palnick, a Pittsburgh attorney and campaign coordinator for Clinton for President in Pennsylvania in 1992, discusses “The State of Current Election Law.” Limited seating; register in advance. 6:30-8:30pm. Room 4, Monterey College of Law, 100 Col. Durham Rd., Seaside. Free. 582-4000.
MORE PALNICK AND ELECTIONS | SALINAS – Missed him last night? Or just can’t get enough election talk? Tonight, Palnick discusses “Election Protection v. Fraud” with the Monterey County Democratic Party. 7-9pm. SEIU Meeting Room, 334 Monterey St., Salinas. Free. 277-4726 or 794-9305.
ESTATE PLANNING | SEASIDE – Tax expert Lori Silver talks at the Professional Women’s Network of the Monterey Peninsula. 5:45pm. Embassy Suites, 1441 Canyon Del Rey, Seaside. Free. pwnmonterey.org.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED | MARINA – CASA of Monterey County trains adults willing to advocate for the needs of abused, neglected or abandoned children and speak up for their best interests in the court system. In particular, men and bi-lingual volunteers are needed. Learn more at tonight’s informational session. 6:30pm. Starbucks, 3148 Del Monte Blvd., Marina. Free. 455-6800.