Thursday, March 29, 2007
EDUCATION SEAT OPEN | SEASIDE/MARINA—The Monterey County Board of Education seeks applicants to fill a board vacancy in trustee area six, Seaside and Marina. Request an application from the Office of the Monterey County Superintendent of Schools, 901 Blanco Circle, Salinas. 755-0301 or monterey.k12.ca.us.
FEMINISM AND EMPIRE | SEASIDE—At CSU-Monterey Bay’s Social Justice Colloquium, Dr. Namsoon Kang, a feminist scholar and theologian from South Korea, talks with actress and activist Dessa Quesada from the Philippines about how imperialism has shaped Asian culture and identity. 5:30pm. CSUMB University Center, Sixth Avenue and B Street, Seaside. Free. 584-4355.
PEACE MARCH | SALINAS—Join students, parents, teachers and community leaders, and march for peace while celebrating Cesar Chavez’s legacy. 1pm. Alisal High School, 777 Williams Rd., Salinas. Free. 229-7969.
BOOKS FOR GUNS | SALINAS—Bring in a toy gun in exchange for a book or toy. 7:45-8:15am. Frank Paul Elementary School, 1300 Rider Ave., Salinas. 753-5740.
LOVE LETTERS WORKSHOP | MONTEREY—Therapist Cindy Gum leads “Love Letters from the Heart,” a grief workshop that helps participants honor lost loved ones by creating a collage of photos, letters and images. Art materials provided. RSVP required. 1-4pm. The Park Lane Residence, 200 Glenwood Circle, Monterey. Free. 373-0101.
CULTURE OF POVERTY | SEASIDE—Three professors from CSU campuses discuss issues surrounding the culture of poverty and their relevance to teaching in public schools. 4pm. CSUMB University Center, Sixth Avenue and B Street, Seaside. Free. 582-4773 or 582-3641.
MONTEREY POLITICS | MONTEREY—City Council meets. Agenda available at monterey.org/ccncl/agendas/agenda.html. 4pm. Council Chambers, Pacific and Madison Streets, Monterey. Free. 646-3935.