3|6 THURS LED LIGHTING CLASS | MOSS LANDING—Learn how temperature affects LED performance, how long LEDs last, what influences the life of the lamp and whether the industry standard CRI (color rendering index) works well for LEDs. Attendees also see prize-winning LED products and discuss how well LEDs will compare with other technologies in the next few years. Continental breakfast included. 9am-1pm. Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 8272 Moss Landing Rd., Moss Landing. Free. 883-3750.
3|8 SAT ELECTRONIC WASTE COLLECTION | MONTEREY—Unload old computers, television sets, monitors and other out-dated, unusable or unwanted electronic items for proper recycling. Batteries and print cartridges not accepted. 9am-3pm. Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Rd., Monterey. Free. 372-5863. University Women Open Houses | COUNTYWIDE—The American Association of University Women holds open houses for prospective and current members. Call for times and locations. Free. 375-5220 or aauwmpb.org.
3|9 SUN DEM CLUB GRAND OPENING | MONTEREY—Join the Democratic Club of Monterey Peninsula in celebrating the grand opening of its new headquarters, just in time for the 2008 presidential election. 1-5pm. Democratic Club of Monterey Peninsula Headquarters, 60 Bonafacio Pl., Monterey. Free. 206-8318.
3|10 MON “LOST BOY” OF SUDAN | SEASIDE—Benjamin Ajak, a “Lost Boy” of Sudan, and Dr. Ashis Brahma, the sole doctor of a Sudanese refugee camp in Chad, speak about their experiences. 12:15-1:30pm. CSUMB University Center, 100 Campus Dr. Bldg. 29, Seaside. Free. 582-3017.
3|11 TUES METTEE-MCCUTCHON AT BOS | SALINAS—What Will Ila Do? See newly appointed Monterey County Supervisor Ila Mettee-McCutchon in action today, at her first board of supervisors’ meeting. 10:30am. Supervisors Chambers, 168 West Alisal St., 1st Floor, Salinas. 755-5066. co.monterey.ca.us/cttb/agenda.htm.