4|3 THURS WATERSHED TALK | SALINAS—Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Chris Rose gives a presentation on the Gabilan Watershed, which encompasses the city of Salinas. 2pm. City Hall Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. Free. 582-3323. ASSEMBLYWOMAN SPEAKS | SALINAS—Assemblywoman Anna Caballero discusses serving in the state Legislature. 5pm. Hartnell College’s Steinbeck Dining Hall, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. 755-6778. SOCIAL JUSTICE COLLOQUIUM | SEASIDE—This year’s panel tackles social and environmental justice, led by Dr. Lisa Sun-Hee Park, a professor of ethnic studies at UC San Diego who researches immigration and social policy. A screening of the sustainability, growth and development documentary, Local 909er, follows. 6-9pm. CSUMB University Center, 100 Campus Dr. Bldg. 29, Seaside. Free. 582-3017.
4|4 FRI JANE PARKER CAMPAIGN EVENT | SALINAS—The Simmer Downs, an eight-piece instrumental local band that specializes in original Jamaican ska music, performs at tonight’s campaign event; Salinas artist Dan Beck’s digital artwork shows; and Jane Parker shares her views on solving local issues. 6pm. Jane Parker Headquarters, 224A Main St., Salinas. Free. 754-5824 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
4|7 MON SURFRIDER MEETING | MONTEREY—Sarah Corbin, Surfrider Foundation regional manager, talks about sustainable water supplies. 7-9pm. Monterey Institute of International Studies, 460 Pierce St., McGowan Building, Room 102, Monterey. Free. 644-6110.
4|9 WEDS ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY FORUM | SALINAS—Hartnell hosts a community forum on ethical responsibility and violence. Speakers include Hartnell President Dr. Phoebe Helm, Salinas Mayor Dennis Donohue, and Partners for Peace Executive Director Claudia Pizarro. Forum includes specific recommendations and information about local programs that enable community members to become active in violence prevention. 7-9pm. Main Stage Theatre in the Performing Arts Facility, Hartnell College, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. Free. 335-7676 or email@example.com.