Thursday, July 24, 2008
DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S LUNCHEON | CARMEL– The July meeting of the Carmel Area Democratic Women’s Luncheon Club features Central Coast Assemblyman John Laird, who gives an update about “What’s Happening in Sacramento: The Budget, the Environment, and Much More,” which is kinda funny considering the July 1 deadline to adopt a state budget is long gone. Space is limited; call for lunch reservations. 11:30am-1:45pm. La Playa Hotel, Eighth and Camino Real, Carmel. $28. 626-1610.
MARINA ROADS | MARINA– The Planning Commission considers adopting a mitigated negative declaration for the reconstruction of Reservation Road between Beach Road and Del Monte Boulevard. 6:30pm. Council Chambers, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. Free. 884-1278.
MARINA DEMOCRATIC CLUB | MARINA– Dem candidates running for Marina offices present statements of interest. 7pm. Marina Public Library, Community Room, 190 Seaside Circle, Marina. Free. email@example.com.
HEALTH FAIR | Castroville– The Castro Plaza Family Resource Center hosts a fair with diabetes, high blood pressure and dental screenings along with health information and entertainment. 11am-3pm. 10601 McDougall St., Castroville. Free. 633-5975.
MARINE DEBRIS CLEANUP | MOSS LANDING– The Santa Cruz and Monterey chapters of Surfrider Foundation, Save Our Shores, Sealife Conservation and the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation are teaming up for a land- and sea-based cleanup of Moss Landing Harbor and a portion of Elkhorn Slough. Participants in this cleanup will remove debris from this sensitive habitat by kayak. Bring closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, water, work gloves and kayaks if you have them. 10am-1pm. North Moss Landing Harbor parking lot between restrooms and launch ramp, Moss Landing. Free. Pre-register online at www.cleanbeachescoalition.org.
RANCHO SAN JUAN HEARING | SALINAS– Monterey County holds a long-awaited public hearing to consider the Rancho San Juan Butterfly Village project. 3pm. Supervisors’ Chambers, 168 W. Alisal St., Salinas. Free. 755-5183.